Due to damage caused by Hurricane Ian, the Lighthouse office is under construction.
We have temporarily moved to:
1506 Bayshore Gardens Pkwy Bradenton, FL 34207

+1 (941) 359-14047318 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
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May 2024

Monday May 20

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Tuesday May 21

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Wednesday May 22

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In-Person Venice Low Vision Support Group
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice, FL 34293, USA

Host: Erin & Barbara
Topic:

Thursday May 23

9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Red Cane Support Group for the Sight Impaired & Blind Individuals of Highlands County
33565 Grand Prix Dr, Sebring, FL 33872, USA
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lighthouse Ambassadors of Sarasota
Selby Library, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Join the Lighthouse Ambassadors as we make real change in our community.

Friday May 24

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Saturday May 25

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Sunday May 26

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Monday May 27

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Tuesday May 28

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Wednesday May 29

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Thursday May 30

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Friday May 31

10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Beach Day with the Lighthouse
Coquina Beach Cafe, 2650 Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217, USA

Come to our beach day at Coquina Beach onFriday May 31st 2024 at 10 AM-2:00 PM1438 Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217Snacks, drinks and sunscreen provided!Let us know you’re coming by registering: https://forms.gle/AGQMaUZut2LcUaX69
  emailing:Programs@lighthouseeducationcenter.org

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual/Zoom Support Group



Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031

Host: Erin & Gloria 

Topic: Giving Up Before You Can Begin Again 
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June 2024

Saturday June 1

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Sunday June 2

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Monday June 3

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Virtual/Zoom Family Support Group

Host: Erin
Topic: House accessibility

Erin Vincent is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/86871723153?pwd=q0dFnj7VfA4CUDwXKANoFa0PRPXVaA.1

Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153
Passcode: 140706

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Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153

Find your local number: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/u/kdrvPs81hL

Tuesday June 4

All Day
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Wednesday June 5

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Manatee Lighthouse Ambassadors
Braden River Branch Library, 4915 53rd Ave E, Bradenton, FL 34203, USA

Thursday June 6

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Friday June 7

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual/Zoom Support Group



Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031

Host: Erin & Gloria
Topic: Senses, are they are on overdrive or overcompensating as your vision declines? Lets discuss.

We will end group with a 5 minute meditation.

Saturday June 8

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Sunday June 9

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Monday June 10

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Tuesday June 11

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sarasota In-Person Support Group
Fruitville Library, 100 Apex Rd, Sarasota, FL 34240, USA

Hosts:  Barbara Fernandez & Erin Vincent

Wednesday June 12

All Day
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Thursday June 13

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In person Support Group
1506 Bayshore Gardens Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34207, USA
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
In-Person Book Club-
1506 Bayshore Gardens Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34207, USA

Come early for the support group at 11 AM
Windy City by Renee Rosen, DB 92167

Friday June 14

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Saturday June 15

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Sunday June 16

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Monday June 17

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Tuesday June 18

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Wednesday June 19

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Thursday June 20

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual Book Club-

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031
Meeting ID: 880 4987 2031
Phone: +1 (929) 205-6099
One tap mobile: +16465588656,,88049872031#

Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/awu-soos-rpu
Or dial: (US) +1 661-527-2825 PIN: 750017008#
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Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720

Friday June 21

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Saturday June 22

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Sunday June 23

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Monday June 24

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Tuesday June 25

10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Accessible Museum Tour at the Ringling
Ringling Museum, 5401 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34234, USA

Come and enjoy an accessible tour at the Ringling followed by a creative craft! Bring a lunch to dine on the grounds after.

Wednesday June 26

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In-Person Venice Low Vision Support Group
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice, FL 34293, USA

Host: Erin & Barbara
Topic:

Thursday June 27

9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Red Cane Support Group Annual Picnic for the Sight Impaired & Blind Individuals of Highlands County
33565 Grand Prix Dr, Sebring, FL 33872, USA
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Red Cane Support Group for the Sight Impaired & Blind Individuals of Highlands County
33565 Grand Prix Dr, Sebring, FL 33872, USA
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Lighthouse Ambassadors of Sarasota
Selby Library, 1331 1st St, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

Join the Lighthouse Ambassadors as we make real change in our community.

Friday June 28

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual/Zoom Support Group



Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031

Host: Erin Gloria, Barbara 
Topic: Learning To Be Assertive With Sight Loss 
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Saturday June 29

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Sunday June 30

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July 2024

Monday July 1

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Virtual/Zoom Family Support Group

Host: Erin
Topic: Encouraging your loved one to be assertive

Erin Vincent is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/86871723153?pwd=q0dFnj7VfA4CUDwXKANoFa0PRPXVaA.1

Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153
Passcode: 140706

One tap mobile
8884754499,,86871723153# US Toll-free

Dial by your location
• 888 475 4499 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153

Find your local number: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/u/kdrvPs81hL

Tuesday July 2

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Wednesday July 3

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Thursday July 4

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Friday July 5

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual/Zoom Support Group

Saturday July 6

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Sunday July 7

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Monday July 8

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Tuesday July 9

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sarasota In-Person Support Group
Fruitville Library, 100 Apex Rd, Sarasota, FL 34240, USA

Hosts:  Barbara Fernandez & Erin Vincent

Wednesday July 10

All Day
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Thursday July 11

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In person Support Group
1506 Bayshore Gardens Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34207, USA

Friday July 12

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Saturday July 13

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Sunday July 14

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Monday July 15

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Tuesday July 16

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Wednesday July 17

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Thursday July 18

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual Book Club-

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031
Meeting ID: 880 4987 2031
Phone: +1 (929) 205-6099
One tap mobile: +16465588656,,88049872031#

Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/awu-soos-rpu
Or dial: (US) +1 661-527-2825 PIN: 750017008#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/awu-soos-rpu?pin=9191060866620&hs=7

Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720

Friday July 19

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Saturday July 20

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Sunday July 21

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Monday July 22

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Tuesday July 23

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Wednesday July 24

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In-Person Venice Low Vision Support Group
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice, FL 34293, USA

Host: Erin & Barbara
Topic:

Thursday July 25

9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Red Cane Support Group for the Sight Impaired & Blind Individuals of Highlands County
33565 Grand Prix Dr, Sebring, FL 33872, USA

Friday July 26

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Virtual/Zoom Support Group

Saturday July 27

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Sunday July 28

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Monday July 29

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Tuesday July 30

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Wednesday July 31

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In-Person Venice Low Vision Support Group
Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda Library, 4143 Woodmere Park Blvd, Venice, FL 34293, USA

Host: Erin & Barbara
Topic:

August 2024

Thursday August 1

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Friday August 2

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Saturday August 3

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Sunday August 4

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Monday August 5

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Virtual/Zoom Family Support Group

Host: Erin
Topic: Knowing when and how to encourage your loved one to get out on their own for indepence 

Erin Vincent is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/86871723153?pwd=q0dFnj7VfA4CUDwXKANoFa0PRPXVaA.1

Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153
Passcode: 140706

One tap mobile
8884754499,,86871723153# US Toll-free

Dial by your location
• 888 475 4499 US Toll-free

Meeting ID: 868 7172 3153

Find your local number: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/u/kdrvPs81hL

Tuesday August 6

All Day
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Wednesday August 7

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Thursday August 8

10:30 am – 12:00 pm
In person Support Group
1506 Bayshore Gardens Pkwy, Bradenton, FL 34207, USA

Friday August 9

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Saturday August 10

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Sunday August 11

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Monday August 12

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Tuesday August 13

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Wednesday August 14

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Thursday August 15

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Virtual Book Club-

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88049872031
Meeting ID: 880 4987 2031
Phone: +1 (929) 205-6099
One tap mobile: +16465588656,,88049872031#

Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/awu-soos-rpu
Or dial: (US) +1 661-527-2825 PIN: 750017008#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/awu-soos-rpu?pin=9191060866620&hs=7

Learn more about Meet at: https://support.google.com/a/users/answer/9282720

Friday August 16

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Saturday August 17

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Sunday August 18

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Monday August 19

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Tuesday August 20

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Wednesday August 21

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Thursday August 22

9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Red Cane Support Group Annual Picnic for the Sight Impaired & Blind Individuals of Highlands County
33565 Grand Prix Dr, Sebring, FL 33872, USA