Upcoming Events - October, 2017

This page was last updated on October 4 and contains events scheduled for October.

October 1 - Greater Louisville Committee Meetings

Committees meet by phone as follows: Advocacy, 7:00 PM; Education, Activities and Technology (EAT), 8:00 PM. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 2 - KCB Convention Planning Committee Meeting

7 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 3 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Conference Call Meeting

8 PM on conference line. Great for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. Phone 605-475-6006, access code 294444.

October 4 - Bill Roby Track & Field Games

11:30 AM to 2 PM. Track an field activities for visually impaired children ages 13 and under. Kentucky School for the Blind, 1867 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville. Information, 502-897-1583.

October 5 - American Council of Blind Lions Conference Call

Monthly meeting of blind Lions from around the country. Program presented by blind past district governor. An opportunity to Share ideas and ways to be involved in local clubs. 9:00 PM; call 712-432-3900 and enter code 796096.

October 6 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

October 8 - KCB Next Generation Meeting

8 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 9 - KSB Advisory Board Meeting

11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. Kentucky School for the Blind, 1867 Frankfort Avenue Louisville. Information, 502-897-1583.

October 10 - Support Alliance of the Visually Impaired (SAVI) Meeting

1-3 PM Central. Jim Fortman, Vision Aid Systems/The Low Vision Store, will provide demonstrations and hands-on opportunities with several low vision devices. Members will also share information/ideas, finalize plans for our October 24 fundraiser at Texas Roadhouse and more. Wing Avenue Baptist church, 628 Wing Avenue, Owensboro. Information, Rick Boggess at 270-684-4418 or Bill Roberts at 270-485-8170, owensboro@kentucky-acb.org.

October 11 - "There's An App for That" with Sam Seavey

1-2 PM. BCB office, 1093 S. Broadway, Lexington. RSVP (at least two days in advance) or information, 859-259-1834.

October 11 - KCB PR/Membership Committee Meeting

8 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 12 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

October 12 - Northern Kentucky Council Meeting

7:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-4700 and enter code 155619. More information, call 859-781-7369 or northernkentucky@kentucky-acb.org.

October 13 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; bingo ($2 person), games and crafts, 7-10. Special Guests: KCB President Kim Charlson and Vickie Vogt from Perkins Library in Massachusetts. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

October 14 - Greater Louisville Board Meeting

11:00 AM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 15 - KSB Alumni Board Meeting

8:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 16 - White Cane Awareness Walk in Downtown Lexington

11 AM. Information, contact BCB at 859-259-1834.

October 16 - Kentucky Council Board Meeting

7:30 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 18 - "Blind Beauty Basics" Makeup Class

12-2 PM. BCB office, 1093 S. Broadway, Lexington. RSVP (at least two days in advance) or information, 859-259-1834.

October 20 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; discussion time, 5-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

October 21 - Halloween Masks

10:30 Am to 12:30 PM. Use tactile materials to make scary or friendly masks and headdresses. Free, but registration required, ages 6 and up. American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Ave., Louisville. Phone 502-899-2213 or email kcarpenter@aph.org.

October 22 - ACB Families Peer Support Network Call

9 PM (Eastern.) Opportunity to discuss anything about being a blind, visually impaired or sighted parent, grandparent or guardian raising a blind, visually impaired or sighted child. Call 1-712-432-3900 and enter code 796096 (long distance rates may apply.)

October 23 - Guide Dog Users of Kentuckiana Membership Call

7:00 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

October 24 - SAVI FundRaiser at Texas Roadhouse

4-10 PM. Present your SAVI Texas Roadhouse flyer in Owensboro and SAVI will receive 10% of the bill (dine in and carry out.) Texas Roadhouse, 943 Moseley Rd., Owensboro. Information/flyers, 270-684-4418.

October 25 - Bluegrass Council Peer Support Group Meeting

12-2 PM. Blind Ability Celebration. BCB office, 1093 S. Broadway, Lexington. RSVP (at least two days in advance) or information, 859-259-1834.

October 26 - Kentucky Council of Citizens With Low Vision Support Group Meeting

1:30-3:30 PM. Great activity for those who have begun experiencing vision loss or who have had low vision for several years. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Information, 502-895-4598.

October 27 - Statewide Rehabilitation Council Meeting

9:30 Am to 2:30 PM. Charles W. McDowell Center, 8412 Westport Road in Louisville. Contact: Jennifer Wright, 502-564-4754.

October 27 - GLCB Roundabout

Education/technology, 3:30-5; Tip Sheet, 5-5:30; Page Turners, 5:30-6; dinner ($5 per person), 6 PM; games and crafts, 7-10. United Crescent Hill Ministries, 150 S. State Street, Louisville. Sign up, 502-895-4598.

October 30 - KCB Convention Planning Committee Meeting

8 PM by phone. Call 605-475-6006 and enter code 294444.

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