ACB Presents The Daily Schedule: 9am ET, 6am PT, 3am HT
Join your Community Morning Crew for the question of the day; reading of the daily schedule; and sharing time. (Listen on ACB Media 5.)
Herbie's Community Cooking Corner: 10am ET, 7am PT, 4am HT
Join Tori and me for another cooking adventure. This time: Apple Fritters. If cooking with us, you will need the following: 1 cup all-purpose flour; 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder; 1/2 teaspoon salt; 2 tablespoons sugar;1 egg, beaten; 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk; 1 1/2 cups peeled, diced apples; 2 mixing bowls; oil; skillet. Do you need vegan or gluten-free alternatives? Tori will suggest substitutions and other cooking techniques in Tori's Tips.
We will also consider any recipe requests or future cooking demos. This call will be made available as a podcast afterwards. (Listen on ACB Media 5.)
Neighborhood Coffee Klatch: 11am ET, 8am PT, 5am HT
Get to know each other better in small groups over your favorite morning beverage with Bel and your community friends. Note: This event is using breakouts. Everyone must identify themselves to participate.
Unmute Presents: 1pm ET, 10am PT, 7am HT
The Unmute Presents team is ready to resolve your tech queries or guide you to find answers yourself, across Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Sponsored by Unmute Presents. (Listen on ACB Media 5.)
Abacus Made Simple: 2pm ET, 11am PT, 8am HT
We will continue our journey through learning mathematical calculations using the abacus.
Helpful Hints on Using Homophones: 3pm ET, 12pm PT, 9am HT
Join Mary Haupt to learn about homophones — words that sound alike, but differ in spelling and meaning. Examples: "T E A R" and "T I E R"; "O U R" and "H O U R." (Listen on ACB Media 5.)
Resistance 101: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT
It’s time for an upper body workout using resistance bands. Hand weights, soup cans, or other household items can be substituted. These exercises can be done sitting or standing. Get moving with Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.
Brought to you by the ACB Get Up and Get Moving Campaign.
The Ins and Outs of Sight Loss Later in Life: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT
Come discuss the unique issues and feelings you may experience if you are losing sight later in life. Hear from those who have taken this journey before you.
Sponsored by Alliance on Aging and Vision Loss. Disclaimer: The purpose of this group is for peer support only. It is not a therapy group; will not be facilitated by a health care professional; and does not purport to provide mental health services.
All Paws on Deck: 5pm ET, 2pm PT, 11am HT
Danette and Sue Ellen would like to hear all those Guide Dog and pet dog stories. Come on in and help us make Mr. Mayor and Miss Twig happy campers.
Braille Room: 6pm ET, 3pm PT, 12pm HT
Join fellow braille learners and enthusiasts to study the code; practice skills; and troubleshoot problems in break out rooms. Note: This event is using breakouts. Everyone must identify themselves to participate.
Tuesday Topics: 7pm ET, 4pm PT, 1pm HT
This week we will discuss being blind and going to college. We will explore such questions as did you live in a dorm and what was that like? Were you treated fairly? Join us as we explore many more topics related to blindness and college. (Listen on ACB Media 1.)
ACBDA Tupperware Fundraiser: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT
For the Virtual Party, please come a join us to find out more about the newest, fun and great Tupperware products. Amy Nickel, Tupperware Consultant, will be with us to show us these products. She will describe them, provide prices, and share tips about them including other useful ways to use them. Tupperware is not just for kitchen use. ACBDA will receive 20% of all sales during the period of the fundraiser. Make sure to bring your paper and pencil, or your slate and stylus, so you can make note of those items you may be interested in or want to check out. Amy has done many parties for blind and low vision people and is very comfortable assisting us with descriptions, one-on-one purchasing and placing order, answering questions and locating certain items. There will be a new fall catalog released and there are also monthly sales flyers for each month. Something new this time, those in attendance in the Zoom room will have a chance to win a door prize. This is typically not done, but is an extra for ACBDA. For questions, inquiries or to place an order, feel free to reach out to Amy directly. Make sure to let her know that you are part of ACBDA so that we will receive the percentage. Her phone number to call or text is: 515-491-8011. Her email address is: [email protected]. Her website is: https://www.tupperware.com/?twcId=US-80000295781&twpId=4101369620. Sponsored by ACBDA.
From the Dating Game to Love Boat on the Bay: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT
On a call held three years ago, we learn that in fact, romance can bloom from a game played on Zoom. Hear clips from that special event where one couple in particular took part and experienced a meeting of the heart.
RSVA RS Vendor check-in for entrepreneurs: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT
For our September 19 call, RSVA Has invited Chris Gray to share the attributes of the Shell phone and its ease of use for blind and visually impaired people. He’ll tell about the ARX headset and the all-terrain cane. Sponsored by Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of America.
Let's Talk Low Vision: 8:30pm, ET, 5:30pm PT, 2:30pm HT
U.S. Veterans Services Available for veterans experiencing vision loss is the topic for this month’s call. Please spread the word about this informative session as we have a panel assembled to discuss everything from web access to services to recent instructors and participants at various locations throughout the country. Veterans, their families and friends are all encouraged to attend. Sponsored by Council of Citizens With Low Vision International.
Conversational French: 9pm ET, 6pm PT, 3pm HT
Join Kathy to learn conversational French.
The Chat Cafe with Teresa and Company: 10pm ET, 7pm PT, 4pm HT
Join Teresa, Marja and the rest of the gang for some fun and fine conversation. They’ll chat about the question of the day and whatever else strikes their fancy. Sponsored by Hull Foundation and Learning Center.