Toronto Visionaries chapter of the Canadian Council of the Blind

Events and activities

Notice: The CCB Toronto Visionaries will follow all Toronto Public Health recommendations for COVID-19. As restrictions lift, protocols may vary according to venue requirements. Please see individual event listings below and event bulletins for more information.

Every year, the CCB Toronto Visionaries presents a few big events, like our Spring concert, our Walk-a-thon and Beach BBQ, our bus trip, and the WCW Experience Expo. We also offer many smaller activities throughout the year, including local historical tours, described walks, meals out at local restaurants, our regular monthly meetings, and much more!

A group of Visionaries members raising their glasses at Creekside winery on our 2016 Bus Trip.
Photo courtesy: Julie Pierce

Our calendar

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The information on this page was last updated: Saturday, June 18, 2022.

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June, 2022

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Black Creek Pioneer Village Tour

Date: Saturday, June 4, 2022

Time: 10:30AM until 2PM

Cost: Members and sighted guides free

Location: Black Creek Pioneer Village (1000 Murray Ross Parkway, North York, ON M3J 2P3)

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

Notes: Guided tour of this 1860's historic village!

Coffee & Conversation

Date: Monday, June 6, 2022

Time: 10AM until 12PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Download the Zoom app and join host Denise Chamberlin via phone or computer

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 6, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Pub Night at Shenanigans

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Shenanigans Pub (11 St Clair Ave West, Toronto, ON M4V 1K6)

Directions: South side of St Clair, just west of Yonge

Contact: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , https://www.shenaniganspubpati...

Notes: RSVP 24 hours in advance and come join us at the Pub!

Virtual Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: This will be our final virtual pub night!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 13, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Peter's Book Club

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Deer Park Library (40 St Clair East, Toronto)

Directions: North side of St Clair, just east of Yonge Street

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com

Notes: Winter counts: A novel' by David Heska Wanbli Weiden, 2020

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Toronto

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 6:00pm until 8:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (Call: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 937 0058 6904)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: GTT Toronto, gtt.toronto@gmail.com, https://gttprogram.blog/

Notes: An assistive technology user group

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 20, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 23, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

2022 'Live2Learn' Inclusive Design Research Conference

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2022

Time: 9AM until 4PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 850 7088 0553)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Presentations and a panel discussion on Inclusive Design solutions to barriers faced by those with vision loss

CCB Walk-a-thon and Beach BBQ

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Time: 10:30AM until 2:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Woodbine Beach Picnic Area #1 (1681 Lakeshore Blvd East, Toronto, ON)

Directions: South of Lakeshore & Northern Dancer

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

Notes: 5km fundraising walk along the Woodbine Beach Boardwalk, followed by Beach BBQ fun!

CCB Monday Night Bingo

Date: Monday, June 27, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 821 6185 9971)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Let's play BINGO!

Aamer's Evening Book Club

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Aamer Khan, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join Aamer for lively conversation about the latest great reads!

Visionaries Town Hall

Date: Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Time: 7:30PM until 9:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: The 2021-22 year in review, and what's coming up for the summer and into the Fall!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Starting next month, Let's Talk will run on the first and third Thursday of the month; see listings below

July, 2022

Canada Day!

Date: Friday, July 1, 2022

Location: Happy Canada Day! (Visionaries vacation alert!)

Notes: Many of our programs will be taking a break for the summer, but will return in September!

CCB Monday Night Bingo: On Vacation!

Date: Monday, July 4, 2022

Location: Lynda will be on vacation for July and August (returning in September)

Coffee & Conversation

Date: Monday, July 4, 2022

Time: 10AM until 12PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Download the Zoom app and join host Denise Chamberlin via phone or computer

Pub Night at the Swan

Date: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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: CCB Toronto Visionaries, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , https://www.shenaniganspubpati...

Notes: RSVP 24 hours in advance and come join us at the Pub!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Thompson Memorial Park Nature Walk

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2022

Time: 10:30AM until 2:30PM

Cost: free

Location: Thompson Memorial Park (1005 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 3E9   )

Directions: Roughly Brimley and Lawrence East

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

Notes: RSVP 24 hours In advance, capacity limit: 20

Peter's Book Club: On Vacation!

Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Location: Peter will be on vacation for July (returning in August with more great reads!)

Get Together with Technology' (GTT) Toronto: On Vacation!

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Location: Jason and the GTT Toronto group will be on vacation for July and August (returning in September)

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, July 22, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

Aamer's Evening Book Club

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Aamer Khan, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join Aamer for lively conversation about the latest great reads!

August, 2022

Coffee & Conversation: On Vacation!

Date: Monday, August 1, 2022

Location: Denise will be on vacation for July and August (returning in September)

Pub Night: Firkin on the Danforth

Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: Firkin on the Danforth Pub (2057-B Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4C 1J8)

Directions: South side of Danforth, just west of Woodbine

Contact: Firkin on the Danforth Pub, 416 693-2057, https://www.firkinpubs.com/men...

Notes: RSVP 24 hours in advance and come join us at the Pub!

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, August 4, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Peter's Book Club

Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Time: 10:00am until 12:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: Deer Park Library (40 St Clair East, Toronto)

Directions: North side of St Clair, just east of Yonge Street

Contact: Peter Tsatsanis, 416-755-4310, petertsa@hotmail.com

Notes: ‘Our darkest night: A novel of Italy and the second world war’ by Jennifer Robson, 2021

Let's Talk' with Kamini Rodhan

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time: 8PM until 10PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

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

Notes: Kamini guides the conversation on a wide variety of issues and topics

Bowling

Date: Friday, August 26, 2022

Time: 4PM until 6PM

Cost: Members $5

Location: Rexdale Bowlarama (115 Rexdale Boulevard, Toronto, ON, M9W 1P1)

Contact: Lynda Spinney, 416-456-7117, secretary@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: includes bowling shoes

Aamer's Evening Book Club

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Time: 7PM until 9PM

Cost: free

Location: Via Zoom conference call only (ZOOM: 647-558-0588, Meeting ID: 511 951 0004)

Directions: Ask us for a password to access the call

Contact: Aamer Khan, 416-760-2163, info@ccbtorontovisionaries.ca , http://www.ccbtorontovisionari...

Notes: Join Aamer for lively conversation about the latest great reads!

September, 2022

Labour Day!

Date: Monday, September 5, 2022

Location: Happy Labour Day!

Notes: Marks the start of our 2022-23 season!

Pub Night

Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Time: 6:30pm until 9:30pm

Cost: $5 member rebate

Location: To Be Determined

Notes: RSVP 24 hours in advance and come join us at the Pub!

Visionaries Mystery Boat Cruise!

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Time: 12:30PM until 4:30PM

Cost: Members $50, Non-members $60; contact us for tickets

Location: Great Lakes Schooner Company Ltd: Obsession III (Harbourfront West Pier, Toronto, ON, M5J 2B8; at the foot of Lower Simcoe St.)

Directions: just behind Harbourfront Centre & the Powerplant Gallery at the end of the dock.

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

Notes: Come cruise the Harbour and Islands, enjoy a sit-down lunch, cash bar, raffles, draws, and a mystery or two!

Bus Trip: Creekside winery

Date: Friday, September 30, 2022

Time: 8:30AM until 7PM

Cost: TBD

Location: To Be Determined

Directions: We'll have more details available soon!

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

Notes: Join us for a day trip out of the City to Niagara Wine Country!

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