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Upcoming Events


Menlo Charity Horse Show

August 9 - 14, 2016

Horse and rider going over a big jump at the Menlo Charity Horse Show benefiting Vista Center August 7-12, 2012The Menlo Charity Horse Show, one of the nation’s top horse shows, takes place in August.   Horses and exhibitors come from all over the Western states, Canada, and Mexico to compete in the beautiful setting of the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. Over the past 27 years, the Horse Show has raised more than $6M benefiting Vista Center.

For more information please visit The Menlo Charity Horse Show

View this beautiful short video, produced by the Menlo Charity Horse Show committee shown at its Friday Night Gala during the 2015 horse show.  Katie is a Vista Center client and young mother who has had a progressive eye disease for many years.  Her heartwarming story will help you more fully understand and appreciate the life-changing services offered by Vista Center.

Low Vision Expo

Saturday, September 24th, 2016 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

Louden Nelson Community Center
301 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Steven Sanislo, Retinal Specialist,
Byers Eye Institute at Stanford

2016 Low Vision Expo Flyer (MS Word)

2016 Low Vision Expo Flyer (PDF)


Past Events

2015 Holiday Ice Skating Party

Holiday Ice Skating Party photos

Monday, December 21, 2015

Winter Lodge
3009 Middlefield Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Saturday, November 7th from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Soquel, CA.

Invitations to this fun new fundraising event for Vista Center in Santa Cruz County. Silent auction, music, hors d’oeuvres and no-host wine and beer.  For information, please call 831-458-9766

2015 Low Vision Expo (presentation audio, exhibitor and other info)


2015 Northern California Braille Challenge Update
A Record Breaking Day

Low Vision Expo (Santa Cruz)

Low Vision Expo (Santa Clara)

Northern California Braille Challenge 2012