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July 2014

Spanish Group

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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Circle of Friends Group Meeting

Circle of Friends Support Group Meeting Topic: TBA Bring Your Lunch Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10am – 2pm Archdiocese Center 7202 Buchannan Street Landover Hills, MD 20784

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52nd Annual Braille Rallye by MG Car Club

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind & MG Car Club of Washington, DC Present The 52nd Annual Braille Rallye The 52nd annual Braille Rallye is open to any adults or youth who are blind or visually impaired. Participants are invited to participate as navigators, reading directions in Braille or large print, to their assigned drivers of classic automobiles. At the start line each navigator is provided a set of instructions for the 30 mile course. The driver must locate certain landmarks while…

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August 2014

2nd Annual Bowling for Blind Awareness

National Federation of the Blind – Greater Washington, DC Chapter Presents 2nd Annual Bowling for Blind Awareness Saturday, August 16, 2014 1 – 4pm Parkland Bowling Alley 5700 Silver Hill Road District Heights, MD Adults (13+) – $20 Children – $10 Blind Veterans – $10 Admission includes 3 games, shoes, hot dogs, wings, and unlimited soft drinks **Tickets must be purchased by August 9, 2014** Please contact Shawn Callaway at 202-352-1511 or by email at callaway.shawn@gmail.com or Libra Robinson at…

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Spanish Support Group – August

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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September 2014

Tactile Carnival for the DeafBlind

$10

The Metropolitan Washington Area Association of the DeafBlind (MWADB)   Hosts: Tactile Carnival for the DeafBlind When: Saturday, September 13, 2014 Where: Maryland School for the Deaf (Columbia Campus) Where: Denton Building Multipurpose Room Address: 8169 Old Montgomery Road, Columbia, MD Time: 12 – 4 PM The Tactile Carnival features a large variety of original carnival games and prizes that are fully accessible to those who are DeafBlind. The Tactile Carnival is open to people of all ages, those who are…

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SHARE Presentation

Join us on Tuesday, September 17 at the Archdiocese Center, 7202 Buchanan Street, Landover Hills, MD from 10am – 2pm for a SHARE Presentation. Please contact Victoria Hamilton at 240-737-5156 or by email at vhamilton@clb.org.

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Spanish Support Group – September

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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October 2014

Spanish Support Group – October

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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November 2014

CLB’s ClickAndGo DC Metro Launch

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind in partnership with the Washington Area Transit Authority (WMATA) and ClickAndGo Wayfinding will host a launch event on Friday, November 7, 2014 at Metro Headquarters. The National Capital Transportation Planning Board contributed to the development of this project. ClickAndGo is an audio-mapping and orientation technology that gives highly detailed walking directions to pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired. Currently, Metro customers who are blind or visually impaired are not able to access detailed information regarding…

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Spanish Support Group – November

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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March 2015

Spanish Support Group – March 2015

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to socialize and make new friends can really improve your outlook. Plus you will assuredly learn some tips and tricks that you probably wouldn’t come up with on your own. Join…

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May 2015

3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic

Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic Friday, May 1, 2015 6:00 – 10:00 pm Lakewood Country Club 13901 Glen Mill Road Rockville, MD 20850 This special evening will begin with a golf clinic for novice golfers who are blind or visually impaired. The clinic will be led by two National Blind Golf Champions, Bruce Hooper and Phil Blackwell, who will also demonstrate their skills for all guests to enjoy. Cocktails, dinner, entertainment and Night Golf will follow. Those…

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June 2015

June Picture This – Art Tours for the Visually Impaired

Free

Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision or Who are Blind at the National Gallery of Art Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. The tours take place on the fourth Wednesday and fourth Saturday of every month. Tours meet at 1:00 in the Rotunda of the West Building of the National Gallery and last about an hours. In June, tour dates fall on Wednesday, June 24 and Saturday, June 27, and will…

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March 2016

Yoga for the Visually Impaired

Free

Whether you’ve never tried yoga before or have some experience and would like to try some new poses or take your practice to the next level, come out and join our group of blind, visually impaired and fully sighted yoga students as we explore the physical and spiritual benefits of yoga. Our instructors have designed their classes to emphasize verbal instruction so that the directions are easy to follow for those with little or no sight, and extra instructors will…

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May 2016

Shot in the Dark Golf Classic & Casino Night

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Golfer registration begins at 11:30 am with a 1:00 pm shotgun start. Casino Night and Dinner begins at 5:30 pm Play an 18 hole golf tournament and enjoy a casino night after golf, with fantastic prizes. Our golfers will have the opportunity to play with a National Blind Golf Champion and compete against them at certain holes. Witness the unique and inspiring clinic for golfers who are visually impaired, led by our professional blind golfers. Enjoy a cocktails and dinner,…

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June 2016

57th Annual Camp Lighthouse

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s annual Camp Lighthouse for youth ages 6 – 12 who are visually impaired or blind will enjoy a 5-day camp at the Silver Spring YMCA. For more information, please contact info@clb.org or (202) 454-6400.

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July 2016

Braille Rallye: Annual MG Car Rallye

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind & the MG Car Club Washington DC Centre Invite You to the 54th Annual BRAILLE RALLYE! WHO: Adults and youth who are blind or low vision are invited to participate as navigators, reading directions in braille or large print to their assigned drivers of classic automobiles. WHERE: The Rallye course begins at a picnic shelter in the park and proceeds through about 30 miles of the surrounding countryside. WHAT: At the starting line, each navigator…

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June 2017

Camp Lighthouse 2017

Mark Your Calendars for June 26 – June 30 for Camp Lighthouse! Camp Flyer 2017

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July 2017
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