Toronto Visionaries chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind

Yearly events

The CCB Toronto Visionaries present a few big events, and many smaller activities throughout the year.

In February each year, the CCB celebrates White Cane Week, a public awareness campaign which broadens the understanding of vision loss and its impact on Canadians across the country. The CCB Toronto Visionaries participates in White Cane Week by hosting the WCW Experience Expo, an exposition of the products, supports & services available to the vision loss community in Toronto.

Our other big events include a Bus Trip, a Concert, and a walkathon.

Some of our recent past events include:

Calendar of activities

The calendar that appears below highlights the events and regular activities that the CCB Toronto Visionaries has planned. These include our big events, smaller activities, and our ongoing Get Together with Technology (GTT) programs in Toronto.

Please contact us for more information on how you can join us for any or all of the following activities, events and meetings.

We look forward to meeting you!

Use this list to jump directly to a particular month:

February, 2018

2018 WCW Experience Expo

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 4:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (750 Spadina Ave, Toronto)

Directions: South-west corner of Bloor & Spadina

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: An interactive Exposition of all aspects of living with vision loss

2018 WCW Community Social

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018

Time: 4:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (750 Spadina Ave, Toronto)

Directions: MNJCC Al Green Theatre

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: Food, cash bar, door prizes; RSVP to the CCB Toronto Visionaries

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Time: 5:00pm until 8:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Bishop & Belcher Pub (175 Bloor Street East, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Church, 1 block south of Bloor at Hayden

Contact: Bishop & Belcher Pub, 416-591-2352, info@bishopandbelcher.com, http://bishopandbelcher.com/ho...

Winter-licious Lunch

Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

Time: 12:00pm until 2:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Café California (538 Church Street, Toronto, ON M4Y 2E1)

Directions: West side of Church Street, just south of Wellesley

Contact: Café California, http://www.cafecalifornia.ca/

Notes: 2 or 3-course fixed prix lunch

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $8.25+tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Yonge, 1 block north of St Clair at Heath

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, http://www.gtt-toronto.ca

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 1:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: Potluck Social

March, 2018

Historic Campbell House Tour

Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018

Time: 1:00pm until 3:30pm

Cost: Members, free; non-members $5

Location: Campbell House Museum (160 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M5H 3H3)

Directions: North-west corner of University & Queen

Contact: Campbell House Museum, 416-597-0227, campbellhouse@bellnet.ca, http://www.campbellhousemuseum...

Notes: Traditional baking plus 'War Flowers' multisensory exhibit

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: The Swan & Firkin Pub (2205 Bloor Street West, Toronto)

Directions: South side of Bloor St West, just east of Runnymede

Contact: The Swan & Firkin Pub, 416-767-9222, http://www.firkinpubs.com/thes...

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $8.25+tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Yonge, 1 block north of St Clair at Heath

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, http://www.gtt-toronto.ca

Full Sensory Tour at the AGO

Date: Friday, March 23, 2018

Time: 6:30pm until 9:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas Street West, Toronto)

Directions: South side of Dundas Street, between McCaul and Beverley

Contact: Art Gallery of Ontario, 416-979-6648, http://www.ago.net/accessible-...

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

April, 2018

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Time: 5:00pm until 8:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Bishop & Belcher Pub (175 Bloor Street East, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Church, 1 block south of Bloor at Hayden

Contact: Bishop & Belcher Pub, 416-591-2352, info@bishopandbelcher.com, http://bishopandbelcher.com/ho...

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $9 + tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

Blind Boys & Blues Queens' Concert

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 5:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: In Advance: members $10, Non-members $15

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: An evening of blues with the 'Lucas Haneman Express'

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Yonge, 1 block north of St Clair at Heath

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, http://www.gtt-toronto.ca

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Dinner at Saint Louis Bar & Grill

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 6:30pm until 9:00pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Saint Louis Bar & Grill (561 Danforth Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: South-east corner of Danforth and Carlaw

Contact: Saint Louis Bar & Grill, 647-351-1112, https://stlouiswings.com/

Notes: Taco specials and great wings!

May, 2018

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: The Swan & Firkin Pub (2205 Bloor Street West, Toronto)

Directions: South side of Bloor St West, just east of Runnymede

Contact: The Swan & Firkin Pub, 416-767-9222, http://www.firkinpubs.com/thes...

Our Musical Universe Planetarium Show

Date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:30pm

Cost: free, maximum of 25 people

Location: University of Toronto Planetarium ((Russell Street entrance) 50 St George St, Toronto)

Directions: West side of St George, just north of College

Contact: U of T Planetarium, http://universe.utoronto.ca/pl...

Notes: Show designed for those with vision loss

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $9 + tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Yonge, 1 block north of St Clair at Heath

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, http://www.gtt-toronto.ca

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

June, 2018

City Walking Tour

Date: Saturday, June 2, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 12:30pm (if not staying for lunch)

Cost: free, limit of 25 walkers

Location: Toronto's Waterfront (9 Queens Quay West, Toronto, ON, M5J 2H3)

Directions: Start: Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, west to Amsterdam Brew House

Contact: Amsterdam Brew House, 416-504-1020, http://www.amsterdambeer.com/b...

Notes: Host: Professional Describer, JJ Hunt

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Time: 5:00pm until 8:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Bishop & Belcher Pub (175 Bloor Street East, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Church, 1 block south of Bloor at Hayden

Contact: Bishop & Belcher Pub, 416-591-2352, info@bishopandbelcher.com, http://bishopandbelcher.com/ho...

Our Musical Universe Planetarium Show II

Date: Saturday, June 9, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 12:30pm

Cost: free, maximum of 25 people

Location: University of Toronto Planetarium ((Russell Street entrance) 50 St George St, Toronto)

Directions: West side of St George, just north of College

Contact: U of T Planetarium, http://universe.utoronto.ca/pl...

Notes: Back by popular demand! Show designed for those with vision loss

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $9 + tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

2018 CCB Walk-a-thon & Beach BBQ

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 2:30pm

Cost: free

Location: Woodbine Beach Boardwalk (Woodbine Beach Picnic Area #1)

Directions: South of Lakeshore Rd East and Northern Dancer, at the Woodbine 92 Bus Loop

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: 5km fundraiser - followed by our Beach BBQ!

Get Together with Technology (GTT) Meeting

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Community Hub (1525 Yonge Street, Toronto)

Directions: East side of Yonge, 1 block north of St Clair at Heath

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, http://www.gtt-toronto.ca

CCB Toronto Visionaries Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 10:00am until 1:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: CNIB Centre (1929 Bayview Avenue, Toronto)

Directions: Corner of Bayview & Kilgore, north of Eglinton

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, ccbtorontovisionaries@gmail.com, http://ccbtorontovisionaries.c...

Notes: End-of-Year Luncheon/Annual General Meeting/Executive elections

July, 2018

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: TBD

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $9 + tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

There is no Monthly Meeting in July

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Notes: Monthly meetings resume January 30

August, 2018

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: TBD

Bowling

Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Time: 2:00pm until 4:00pm

Cost: Members: free, Non-members: $9 + tax

Location: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama (2788 Bathurst Street, Toronto)

Directions: West side of Bathurst, just south of Glencairn

Contact: Bathurst Bowl-a-rama, 416-782-1841

Notes: Bowling shoe rental included

There is no Monthly Meeting in August

Date: Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Notes: Monthly meetings resume January 30

The information on this page was last updated: 2018-05-15

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