skip to main content

 

 

 

2018 Office Closure Dates

Sign up for Newsletter

Donate Now Button

Fundraising Events

Amazon Smile button

GreatNonProfits

 

Santa Cruz Social Rec Calendar

May 2018

 

May 1 - Spanish Support Group led by Ana Bedingfeld, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

May 2 - Low Vision iPhone Class taught by Tiffany Chinn continues. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

May 7 - "What's Cookin' Club Conference Call," hosted by Holli Clark.  9:30 -10:15 a.m.  Conference call phone number: 641-715- 0700.  Access code is 565322. Whether you're a seasoned chef, beginning cook, or just coming back to the kitchen after vision loss, please join us as we share kitchen tips, recipes and laughter!

May 7-10 Tools for Success Workshop, a four-day education/orientation program for adults with visual impairments.  The sessions, which are led by social services staff and trained Vista Center volunteers, address different aspects of rehabilitation.  Each day features an introduction to several aspects of rehabilitation with the opportunity for discussion, sharing of collective experience and hands-on work with the equipment and techniques demonstrated.  Topics include understanding vision disorders and legal blindness; daily living skills techniques and adaptive equipment; safe & efficient travel and use of mobility devices; community education and recreation programs; understanding and managing emotional responses to vision loss; and use of technology to enhance communication. Call Vista Center at 831-458-9766 to register. 

May 14 - "Get an Earful" Book Club.  10:30 a.m. May's book is "The Immortalist" by Chloe Benjamin.  Want to join us in June? Next month's book pick is "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman.

May 15 - English Support Group led by Ana Bedingfeld, 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

May 16 - "How to Use Seeing AI" Workshop.  12 to 2 p.m. $10. Email Stacie Grijalva to register.  See below for more information and a description of the workshop and app.

May 19 - Technology Users Group.  Presentation by Microsoft Engineers about Seeing AI. 10 a.m. to 12 noon, Louden Nelson Center, Santa Cruz.  EmailStacie Grijalva for more information.

May 21 - "What's Cookin Club Conference Call," hosted by Holli Clark.  9:30 a.m.  Conference call phone number: 641-715- 0700.  Access code is 565322.  

May 22 - Peer Support Group led by Beverly Crook, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

May 23  - Low Vision iPhone Class taught by Tiffany Chinn continues. 10 to 11:30 a.m.

May 24  - Let's Dance! Swing & Waltz Dance class led by Katie Bargetto.  7 p.m. Vista del Lago Clubhouse, 444 Whispering Pines Drive, Scotts Valley.  Bring a partner! Great for balance and movement.  $10/couple. Email Patrice Maginnis to register.

Unless otherwise noted, all classes and activities are held at Vista Center Santa Cruz- 3315 Mission Drive, Suite B in Santa Cruz (near Dominican Hospital).  Call Vista Center at 831-458-9766 for information about any of the events, classes and activities above.  



Call Vista Center at 831-458-9766 for information about any of the events, classes and activities above.  

As a reminder, Vista Center Santa Cruz's office hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.