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Making a Difference

Our goal is to provide solutions which help you maintain your independence and thrive in your community. Perhaps you need assistive technology, safe travel skills, simplification of homemaking, ways to move within your community, a creative outlet or accessing your mail or favorite book, The Blind Center guides are here to offer support and education.

We have expanded The Blind Center’s 40 year history of offering classes and programming in arts, crafts, cooking and technology. Check back regularly for new updates as we continue to offer you new and exciting opportunities.

Our Offerings

Cooking Class

Spend some time in the kitchen with friends and guides learning new recipes and revisiting old favorites. Then, enjoy the fruits of your labors as you settle in with your classmates to enjoy your freshly prepared lunch.
*spaces are limited and pre-registration is required.

Additional Health and Wellness Programming includes

Weekly exercise classes for members, seniors and those wanting low-impact seated exercise.

  • DEEP (Diabetes Empowerment Education Program) a six-week course on Diabetes Management and Healthy Living.
  • Regularly scheduled yoga and meditation classes.
  • Healthier Living Series: a six-week course offering practical solutions for chronic disease management, weight management, stress reduction and healthy living.
  • Try It Workshops to try new forms of exercise such as kayaking, tandem cycling, hiking, and more!”
Weavers studio

Weaving has a long history at the center, enrollment in quarterly weaving sections are open to everyone. Space is limited and fees apply to non-members.

Printers studio

Greeting Cards, art prints, linens, and more! We have the tools and the guides to teach you how to create amazing art. Space is limited and fees apply to non-members

The Science of Well Being

NEW PROGRAM!! Move through Yale University’s course which was designed to increase your happiness and build more productive habits. Professor Laurie Santos and a Blind Center Guide will help you discover new ways to address misconceptions about happiness and the annoying features of the mind which lead us to think the way we do. This course will directly address how you look at Happiness, Gratitude, meditation, and the ability to truly savor your experiences. This course is open to non-members so bring along a friend, partner, or your adult children.

Basket Weaving

Weaving has long been associated with the center and we are pleased to reintroduce this handicraft to not just our community, but non-members as well. Fees apply to non-members

Technology Lab

The technology lab offers an assortment of tools, resources and learning opportunities. Please reach out to us directly so that we may tailor services for your specific needs and wants.

Open Craft Studios

You never know what our volunteers will be guiding you through. Wreaths, sock monkeys, candles, the list goes on…
Do you have an idea for a course, project or workshop? Tell us!!! We want to know what you want at your center

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