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Upcoming Events

Northern California Braille Challenge

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Date:  Saturday, March 3, 2018
Location:   Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, 101 N. Bascom Ave., San Jose CA 95128 – Directions to event
Hosting Agency:  Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in collaboration with California School for the Blind and SF LightHouse
Contact for event:  To learn more or to register a student, please contact Alice Turner at Vista Center, email: or call 650 858-0202, ext. 130.

Additional NC Braille Challenge Information


Menlo Charity Horse Show

August 7-12, 2018

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, took place in August 2017.   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 28 years, the Horse Show has raised more than $6M benefiting Vista Center.

For more information please visit The Menlo Charity Horse Show

Vintage Affaire

September 23, 2018

For more info please visit

Wine bottles on display for the Vintage Affaire silent auction benefitting Vista Center June 23, 2012





Past Events

Annual Ice Skating Party

Sponsored by the Sharks Foundation

Ice Skaters in rink at Winter LodgeThursday, December 22, 2016
5:25 pm to 7:30 pm

Thank you to all of the volunteers and families that helped make this a record-breaking event.

View 2016 photos

Winter Lodge
3009 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 94306

Volunteers will be available to help with skating! You don’t even need to skate - You may simply sit by the fire and enjoy pizza and hot chocolate!   This is a tremendous event to meet other students and their families

Thank you to the Sharks Foundation for sponsoring this event!

2016 Low Vision Expo

2015 Holiday Ice Skating Party photos

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

2015 Northern California Braille Challenge Update
A Record Breaking Day