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What’s happening in May at the WCBVI?

Curious about what’s happening at the Wisconsin Council for Blind and Visually Impaired? We’ve got you covered with featured monthly events, free online courses, and the latest local happenings.


Featured Events

Summer Cooking and Grilling — May 18

With Memorial Day coming up and everyone firing up their grills, now is a perfect time to learn about how you can learn to grill with no or low vision. In this live online event (through Zoom) they’ll talk about how you can use adaptive techniques and products, as well as offer up some tips and safety recommendations. This could be your best-tasting summer yet!

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Access Technology Class: Smart Speakers with Screens
Smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Alexa are seemingly everywhere, but now screens are being added to many of them. This means more functionality, like image searching and video chatting with family and friends. But it also means learning how to use these products as a person who is blind or visually impaired. In this online class, they will have demonstrations of the Amazon Echo Show and the Google Nest Hub.

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Other Events to Note 

Excellence Awards Nominations 

Don’t miss your chance to nominate someone in the community who has made an important contribution to the lives of the blind and visually impaired.

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Low Vision Support Group 

Join a community of blind and visually impaired at our virtual low vision support group offered every month by Vision Services staff.  

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Gallery Night – Artwork Submissions due August 15

As they begin the process of bringing the 2021 Gallery Night to life, they need one thing most of all—your artwork! Consider submitting your creative masterpiece by August 15th, and stay tuned for more information on the details of the event.

You can watch last year’s live stream gallery event here

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