BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Earle Baum Center - ECPv5.3.1//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Earle Baum Center X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://earlebaum.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Earle Baum Center BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/Los_Angeles BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0800 TZOFFSETTO:-0700 TZNAME:PDT DTSTART:20210314T100000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0700 TZOFFSETTO:-0800 TZNAME:PST DTSTART:20211107T090000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210329T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210329T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210208T183645Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210209T234122Z UID:5288-1617022800-1617030000@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Group Orientation & Mobility Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Orientation & Mobility Five-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Certified Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists. \nMaura Wong Cooper\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nRegina Kutches\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nGroup Orientation & Mobility class is online and provides every participant with the opportunity to talk openly about safe and efficient ways to travel independently. We have fun together while learning about O&M. There are so many reasons to join our group. \n\nDiscover O&M and learn how it can improve your life.\nBe inspired to become a more confident\, independent\, safe\, and efficient traveler in your community and on trips out of town.\nGain detailed information about how to cross streets and travel safely by yourself.\nHear from guest speakers about their experiences traveling as a person with sight loss and the benefits that they have realized through O&M training.\nDecide whether or not O&M training is right for you.\n\nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT. Fee is $250 for the series of five class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/group-orientation-mobility-class/2021-03-29/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/OM-Class-Featured-Image-Generic-1200x628-1.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210329T150000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210329T163000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210308T192014Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T183700Z UID:6597-1617030000-1617035400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to the Labyrinth Experience DESCRIPTION:Everyone is invited to join Earle Baum Center for an introduction to the labyrinth experience. On March 29th\, 2021 from 3:00 pm PST to 4:30 pm PDT we will meet via your phone for a finger labyrinth walk. On our virtual walk\, we will come together and meditate\, sitting in quiet contemplation with finger labyrinths. By quieting our minds\, letting go of stress\, we open our hearts to our inner wisdom. \nDiscussion\, music\, meditation\, and reflection are included in our labyrinth practice. \nPlease click here for a visual representation of the EBC Labyrinth. \nWe have raised line\, low vision and copies for people who are blind of EBC’s labyrinth available to purchase for $15. When you register let us know you’d like one\, and it will be sent to you. \nPlease contact Patricia Jefferson at email jefferson@earlebaum.org for further information\, to register and receive the Uber Conference phone number for the meeting. Patricia is an instructor at EBC as well as a Veriditas Trained Labyrinth Facilitator. \nPhoto of Labyrinth by Patricia Jefferson. \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-the-labyrinth-experience/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Labyrinth/IMG_1907-003.jpeg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210331T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210331T133000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210219T164209Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180500Z UID:5604-1617190200-1617197400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Introduction to Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Earle Baum Center staff who have experience working with both individuals and support groups for people with sight loss. \nOur group classes are designed for people experiencing sight loss and we introduce information and techniques that allow you to lead an active life. \nThe class continues for 12 weeks\, and we meet once per week on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT. \nWe cover a variety of topics. Each week we introduce a new concept and share information that includes techniques and equipment to use in the areas of cooking\, cleaning\, laundry\, and technology. \nWe present labeling foods\, medications\, and other personal items. We introduce you to orientation and mobility (getting around)\, travel\, social skills\, adaptive phones\, and in-home safety. \nOur class gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Class fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-vision-loss-class/2021-03-31/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210401T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210401T120000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210218T234713Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180355Z UID:5671-1617271200-1617278400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Living with Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Living with Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nThis is a counselor-led group class designed to address an individual’s emotional adjustment to sight loss. Living with Vision Loss Group is a safe\, friendly environment with peer interaction and support. \nThe instructor of the group is Susan Hirshfield\, Ph.D. – Independent Living Specialist and Service Counselor. \nWe meet once per week on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT. The group continues for 12 weeks covering a variety of topics. \nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n  \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/living-with-vision-loss-class/2021-04-01/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210401T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210401T130000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T180223Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180223Z UID:6638-1617274800-1617282000@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC Vision Group DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC Vision Group meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 11:00am to 1:00pm PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at Earle Baum Center. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-vision-group/2021-04-01/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210405T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210405T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210208T183645Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210209T234124Z UID:5290-1617627600-1617634800@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Group Orientation & Mobility Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Orientation & Mobility Five-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Certified Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists. \nMaura Wong Cooper\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nRegina Kutches\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nGroup Orientation & Mobility class is online and provides every participant with the opportunity to talk openly about safe and efficient ways to travel independently. We have fun together while learning about O&M. There are so many reasons to join our group. \n\nDiscover O&M and learn how it can improve your life.\nBe inspired to become a more confident\, independent\, safe\, and efficient traveler in your community and on trips out of town.\nGain detailed information about how to cross streets and travel safely by yourself.\nHear from guest speakers about their experiences traveling as a person with sight loss and the benefits that they have realized through O&M training.\nDecide whether or not O&M training is right for you.\n\nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT. Fee is $250 for the series of five class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/group-orientation-mobility-class/2021-04-05/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/OM-Class-Featured-Image-Generic-1200x628-1.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210406T103000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210406T113000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T213641Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T213641Z UID:6794-1617705000-1617708600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group at Friends House DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group at Friends House meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held in the Friends House crafts room\, 684 Benicia Drive\, Santa Rosa\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-at-friends-house/2021-04-06/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210406T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210406T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T214446Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T214521Z UID:6846-1617714000-1617721200@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group in Ukiah DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group in Ukiah meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 1:00pm to 3:00pm PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at Jack Simpson Apartments\, 1051 N. Bush Street\, Ukiah\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/6846/2021-04-06/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210407T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210407T133000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210219T164209Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180503Z UID:5605-1617795000-1617802200@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Introduction to Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Earle Baum Center staff who have experience working with both individuals and support groups for people with sight loss. \nOur group classes are designed for people experiencing sight loss and we introduce information and techniques that allow you to lead an active life. \nThe class continues for 12 weeks\, and we meet once per week on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT. \nWe cover a variety of topics. Each week we introduce a new concept and share information that includes techniques and equipment to use in the areas of cooking\, cleaning\, laundry\, and technology. \nWe present labeling foods\, medications\, and other personal items. We introduce you to orientation and mobility (getting around)\, travel\, social skills\, adaptive phones\, and in-home safety. \nOur class gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Class fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-vision-loss-class/2021-04-07/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210408T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210408T120000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210218T234713Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180359Z UID:5672-1617876000-1617883200@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Living with Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Living with Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nThis is a counselor-led group class designed to address an individual’s emotional adjustment to sight loss. Living with Vision Loss Group is a safe\, friendly environment with peer interaction and support. \nThe instructor of the group is Susan Hirshfield\, Ph.D. – Independent Living Specialist and Service Counselor. \nWe meet once per week on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT. The group continues for 12 weeks covering a variety of topics. \nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n  \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/living-with-vision-loss-class/2021-04-08/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210408T103000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210408T113000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T215053Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T215053Z UID:6875-1617877800-1617881400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group at Spring Lake Village DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group at Spring Lake Village meets on the second Thursday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at Spring Lake Village\, 5555 Montgomery Drive\, Santa Rosa\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-at-spring-lake-village/2021-04-08/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210412T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210412T143000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210128T172310Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210413T162948Z UID:5208-1618232400-1618237800@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Music and Poetry - On Your Phone DESCRIPTION:Come and listen! \nMusic and Poetry Group is offered on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 1:00pm-2:30pm PST beginning February 8 and ending on April 26. \nIf you wish to have your favorite music\, song\, poem or an original work\, presented at the group\, celebrating all styles and eras\, please submit your selection to Patricia 4 days prior to the group.   We will ask for a brief introduction to your choice\, we will all listen together with time for discussion. \nWe would love to hear the music and poetry that you like! \nMusic and Poetry class at EBC is presented by Patricia Jefferson\, Vision Rehabilitation Instructor\, who has a lifelong passion for music and poetry. For questions or more information please email Patricia at jefferson@earlebaum.org \nThere is a $20.00 fee each month with payment due prior to the 2nd Monday of each month. Please register online or call our office at 707.523.3222 to register. \nThe class call-in number will be provided prior to the beginning of the class. \n  \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n Registrations are closed for this event. \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/music-and-poetry-on-your-phone/2021-04-12/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/Music-and-Poetry-Image-1200x630-1.png END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210412T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210412T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210208T183645Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210209T234127Z UID:5292-1618232400-1618239600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Group Orientation & Mobility Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Orientation & Mobility Five-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Certified Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists. \nMaura Wong Cooper\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nRegina Kutches\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nGroup Orientation & Mobility class is online and provides every participant with the opportunity to talk openly about safe and efficient ways to travel independently. We have fun together while learning about O&M. There are so many reasons to join our group. \n\nDiscover O&M and learn how it can improve your life.\nBe inspired to become a more confident\, independent\, safe\, and efficient traveler in your community and on trips out of town.\nGain detailed information about how to cross streets and travel safely by yourself.\nHear from guest speakers about their experiences traveling as a person with sight loss and the benefits that they have realized through O&M training.\nDecide whether or not O&M training is right for you.\n\nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT. Fee is $250 for the series of five class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/group-orientation-mobility-class/2021-04-12/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/OM-Class-Featured-Image-Generic-1200x628-1.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210413T103000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210413T113000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T215401Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T215401Z UID:6887-1618309800-1618313400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group in Napa DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group in Napa meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at The Meadows of Napa\, 1800 Atrium Parkway\, Napa\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-in-napa/2021-04-13/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210413T133000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210413T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T214112Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T214634Z UID:6820-1618320600-1618326000@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group at Vintage House DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group at Vintage House meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 1:30pm to 3:00pm PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at Vintage House\, 264 First St. E.\, Sonoma\, CA \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-at-vintage-house/2021-04-13/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210414T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210414T133000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210219T164209Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180505Z UID:5606-1618399800-1618407000@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Introduction to Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Earle Baum Center staff who have experience working with both individuals and support groups for people with sight loss. \nOur group classes are designed for people experiencing sight loss and we introduce information and techniques that allow you to lead an active life. \nThe class continues for 12 weeks\, and we meet once per week on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT. \nWe cover a variety of topics. Each week we introduce a new concept and share information that includes techniques and equipment to use in the areas of cooking\, cleaning\, laundry\, and technology. \nWe present labeling foods\, medications\, and other personal items. We introduce you to orientation and mobility (getting around)\, travel\, social skills\, adaptive phones\, and in-home safety. \nOur class gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Class fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-vision-loss-class/2021-04-14/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210415T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210415T120000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210218T234713Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180405Z UID:5673-1618480800-1618488000@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Living with Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Living with Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nThis is a counselor-led group class designed to address an individual’s emotional adjustment to sight loss. Living with Vision Loss Group is a safe\, friendly environment with peer interaction and support. \nThe instructor of the group is Susan Hirshfield\, Ph.D. – Independent Living Specialist and Service Counselor. \nWe meet once per week on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT. The group continues for 12 weeks covering a variety of topics. \nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n  \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/living-with-vision-loss-class/2021-04-15/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210415T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210415T130000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T180226Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180226Z UID:6639-1618484400-1618491600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC Vision Group DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC Vision Group meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 11:00am to 1:00pm PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at Earle Baum Center. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-vision-group/2021-04-15/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210419T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210419T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210208T183645Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210209T234129Z UID:5294-1618837200-1618844400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Group Orientation & Mobility Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Orientation & Mobility Five-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Certified Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists. \nMaura Wong Cooper\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nRegina Kutches\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nGroup Orientation & Mobility class is online and provides every participant with the opportunity to talk openly about safe and efficient ways to travel independently. We have fun together while learning about O&M. There are so many reasons to join our group. \n\nDiscover O&M and learn how it can improve your life.\nBe inspired to become a more confident\, independent\, safe\, and efficient traveler in your community and on trips out of town.\nGain detailed information about how to cross streets and travel safely by yourself.\nHear from guest speakers about their experiences traveling as a person with sight loss and the benefits that they have realized through O&M training.\nDecide whether or not O&M training is right for you.\n\nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT. Fee is $250 for the series of five class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/group-orientation-mobility-class/2021-04-19/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/OM-Class-Featured-Image-Generic-1200x628-1.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210420T103000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210420T113000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T215821Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T215821Z UID:6903-1618914600-1618918200@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group in Oakmont DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group in Oakmont meets on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:30am to 11:30am PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at the Oakmont Gardens Activities Room\, 301 White Oak Dr.\, Santa Rosa\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-in-oakmont/2021-04-20/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210421T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210421T133000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210219T164209Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180508Z UID:5607-1619004600-1619011800@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Introduction to Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Earle Baum Center staff who have experience working with both individuals and support groups for people with sight loss. \nOur group classes are designed for people experiencing sight loss and we introduce information and techniques that allow you to lead an active life. \nThe class continues for 12 weeks\, and we meet once per week on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT. \nWe cover a variety of topics. Each week we introduce a new concept and share information that includes techniques and equipment to use in the areas of cooking\, cleaning\, laundry\, and technology. \nWe present labeling foods\, medications\, and other personal items. We introduce you to orientation and mobility (getting around)\, travel\, social skills\, adaptive phones\, and in-home safety. \nOur class gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Class fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-vision-loss-class/2021-04-21/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210422T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210422T120000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210218T234713Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180408Z UID:5674-1619085600-1619092800@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Living with Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Living with Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nThis is a counselor-led group class designed to address an individual’s emotional adjustment to sight loss. Living with Vision Loss Group is a safe\, friendly environment with peer interaction and support. \nThe instructor of the group is Susan Hirshfield\, Ph.D. – Independent Living Specialist and Service Counselor. \nWe meet once per week on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT. The group continues for 12 weeks covering a variety of topics. \nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n  \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/living-with-vision-loss-class/2021-04-22/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T143000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210128T172310Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210413T162955Z UID:5209-1619442000-1619447400@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Music and Poetry - On Your Phone DESCRIPTION:Come and listen! \nMusic and Poetry Group is offered on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month from 1:00pm-2:30pm PST beginning February 8 and ending on April 26. \nIf you wish to have your favorite music\, song\, poem or an original work\, presented at the group\, celebrating all styles and eras\, please submit your selection to Patricia 4 days prior to the group.   We will ask for a brief introduction to your choice\, we will all listen together with time for discussion. \nWe would love to hear the music and poetry that you like! \nMusic and Poetry class at EBC is presented by Patricia Jefferson\, Vision Rehabilitation Instructor\, who has a lifelong passion for music and poetry. For questions or more information please email Patricia at jefferson@earlebaum.org \nThere is a $20.00 fee each month with payment due prior to the 2nd Monday of each month. Please register online or call our office at 707.523.3222 to register. \nThe class call-in number will be provided prior to the beginning of the class. \n  \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n Registrations are closed for this event. \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/music-and-poetry-on-your-phone/2021-04-26/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/Music-and-Poetry-Image-1200x630-1.png END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T150000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210208T183645Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210209T234131Z UID:5296-1619442000-1619449200@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Group Orientation & Mobility Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Orientation & Mobility Five-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Certified Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Specialists. \nMaura Wong Cooper\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nRegina Kutches\, M.A.\, C.O.M.S. \nGroup Orientation & Mobility class is online and provides every participant with the opportunity to talk openly about safe and efficient ways to travel independently. We have fun together while learning about O&M. There are so many reasons to join our group. \n\nDiscover O&M and learn how it can improve your life.\nBe inspired to become a more confident\, independent\, safe\, and efficient traveler in your community and on trips out of town.\nGain detailed information about how to cross streets and travel safely by yourself.\nHear from guest speakers about their experiences traveling as a person with sight loss and the benefits that they have realized through O&M training.\nDecide whether or not O&M training is right for you.\n\nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone on Mondays from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. PDT. Fee is $250 for the series of five class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/group-orientation-mobility-class/2021-04-26/ ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/OM-Class-Featured-Image-Generic-1200x628-1.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T150000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210426T163000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210413T171950Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210413T175216Z UID:6951-1619449200-1619454600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Finger Labyrinth Walk on Zoom DESCRIPTION:Everyone is invited to join Earle Baum Center for an introduction to the labyrinth experience. On April 26th\, 2021 from 3:00 pm  to 4:30 pm PDT we will meet via Zoom for a finger labyrinth walk. On our virtual walk\, we will come together and meditate\, sitting in quiet contemplation with finger labyrinths. By quieting our minds\, letting go of stress\, we open our hearts to our inner wisdom. \nDiscussion\, music\, meditation\, and reflection are included in our labyrinth practice. \nPlease click here for a visual representation of the EBC Labyrinth. \nWe have raised line\, low vision and copies for people who are blind of EBC’s labyrinth available to purchase for $15. When you register let us know you’d like one\, and it will be sent to you. \nPlease contact Patricia Jefferson at email jefferson@earlebaum.org for further information\, to register and receive the Uber Conference phone number for the meeting. Patricia is an instructor at EBC as well as a Veriditas Trained Labyrinth Facilitator. \nPhoto of Labyrinth by Patricia Jefferson. \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/finger-labyrinth-walk-on-zoom/ CATEGORIES:Featured ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Labyrinth/labyrinth-for-April-2021.jpg END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210427T110000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210427T123000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210119T221100Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210119T221100Z UID:5232-1619521200-1619526600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Find Your Balance - Fourth Tuesday of the Month DESCRIPTION:Find Your Balance\, a Four-Class Series\nThis is a phone call-in class\, on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 11:00am-12:30 pm PST\,  beginning on Tuesday February 23\,  and continuing on Tuesday March 23\, Tuesday April 27 and Tuesday May 25. \nEach class will focus on topics that will help us become more aware of ways we may change our attitude toward our health and become better able to improve our balance. We will discuss and practice techniques for improving balance and body awareness as well as sharing ideas for home safety. \nWe will practice some basic exercises by sitting and standing behind a chair. \nPresented by Patricia Jefferson\, Vision Rehabilitation Instructor\, for questions please email Patricia at jefferson@earlebaum.org \nThe 4-week series is $25 with payment due prior to the first day of class. Please register online or call our office at 707.523.3222 to register. \nThe class call-in number will be provided prior to the beginning of the class. \n\n \n \n \n \n\n\n\n Registrations are closed for this event. \n \n \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/find-your-balance-fourth-tuesday-of-the-month/2021-04-27/ LOCATION:Uber call-in number ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/png:https://earlebaum.org/wp-content/uploads/Classes-and-Events/Balance-Class-Image-Generic-1200x630-1.png ORGANIZER;CN="Patricia%20Jefferson":MAILTO:jefferson@earlebaum.org END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210427T130000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210427T143000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210311T220157Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T220157Z UID:6917-1619528400-1619533800@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:EBC group in Lakeport DESCRIPTION:When we are able to meet in person\, our support groups will be offered in several easy to access locations and on several days with similar content and discussions. Currently because of the pandemic\, our support groups will be offered by phone.  We meet on the same day and time we met in person. Please check our calendar or call the main office at 707-523-3222 for schedule changes. \nEBC group in Lakeport meets on the fourth Thursday of the month from 1:00pm to 2:30pm PDT. \nWe are currently meeting by phone and the number will be provided when you contact us to join the group. When we are able to meet safely meet in person\, our group will be held at he Lakeport Library\, 1425 N. High St.\, Lakeport\, CA. \nIn the instructor-led class we introduce ourselves to each other and share information or ask questions about our experiences with sight loss. Examples of topics of interest for our group discussion include accessible equipment such as the BTBL player or BARD\, CTAP free phone services; NFB news line phone number services; shopping from catalogs such as Maxi aids and LSS for vision and hearing loss; food shopping online at local stores and arranging for deliveries. \nThe group may also discuss topics including how to remain independent in our homes; use of the latest adaptable technology and magnification devices such as hand-held optical lenses\, and electronic portable and electronic desktop models. We may want to understand the local Paratransit system or ride share programs such as Uber or Lyft driver programs. In addition\, we regularly review the schedule of other classes\, activities and events available at EBC that may be of interest to our group members. \nWe welcome anyone with sight loss to attend our support groups\, you do not need to be a current client of EBC. We value our connections with each other and the lively discussions. Each group is led by an EBC instructor. \n  \n  \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/ebc-group-in-lakeport/2021-04-27/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210428T113000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210428T133000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210219T164209Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180511Z UID:5608-1619609400-1619616600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Introduction to Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Introduction to Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nOur class instructors are Earle Baum Center staff who have experience working with both individuals and support groups for people with sight loss. \nOur group classes are designed for people experiencing sight loss and we introduce information and techniques that allow you to lead an active life. \nThe class continues for 12 weeks\, and we meet once per week on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. PDT. \nWe cover a variety of topics. Each week we introduce a new concept and share information that includes techniques and equipment to use in the areas of cooking\, cleaning\, laundry\, and technology. \nWe present labeling foods\, medications\, and other personal items. We introduce you to orientation and mobility (getting around)\, travel\, social skills\, adaptive phones\, and in-home safety. \nOur class gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Class fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/introduction-to-vision-loss-class/2021-04-28/ END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210429T100000 DTEND;TZID=America/Los_Angeles:20210429T120000 DTSTAMP:20210413T221629 CREATED:20210218T234713Z LAST-MODIFIED:20210311T180411Z UID:5675-1619690400-1619697600@earlebaum.org SUMMARY:Living with Vision Loss Class DESCRIPTION:Join EBC Online for Our Group Living with Vision Loss – A 12-Class Series \nSchedules and start dates for our online classes are to be announced. Please contact our main office at 707-523-3222 for more information and to register. \nThis is a counselor-led group class designed to address an individual’s emotional adjustment to sight loss. Living with Vision Loss Group is a safe\, friendly environment with peer interaction and support. \nThe instructor of the group is Susan Hirshfield\, Ph.D. – Independent Living Specialist and Service Counselor. \nWe meet once per week on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PDT. The group continues for 12 weeks covering a variety of topics. \nClass gatherings are easy to attend by phone. Fee is $300 for the series of 12 class meetings. We invite you to join us. \n  \n \nShare this: URL:https://earlebaum.org/event/living-with-vision-loss-class/2021-04-29/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR