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    Friday, October 05, 2018 - Friday, November 16, 2018 05:00pm - 04:30pm

    On Friday, October 5, the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired hosted a Gallery Night featuring artists who are blind or visually impaired. Works ranged from pencil sketches to water color to paper cutting to large oil painted canvases. The event was a part of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) seasonal gallery nights and one of nearly 70 locations throughout the city featuring art and entertainment.


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    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 03:00pm - 05:00pm
    Location: Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

    If you are making your list and checking it twice, this class will provide you all the tips and tricks you need to make sure your list is complete. The presentation will demonstrate several accessible online shopping sites and provide tips for navigating some of the major sites which may not be quite as useful. Shopping with a screen reader and a smart speaker will both be covered.


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    Thursday, November 08, 2018 - Wednesday, November 14, 2018 12:00pm - 08:00pm

    Support the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired by bidding on items during our online auction. There’s no event to attend, no transportation to arrange, no babysitter to pay — just spend a few minutes wherever you are, browsing a variety of items at biddingforgood.com/wcbvi.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to win great products and experiences while you support the Council’s vision services, advocacy, and educational events.

    Starts November 8 at 12:00 pm and goes through November 14 at 8:00 pm.


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    Thursday, November 08, 2018 06:30pm - 09:30pm

    Join us for Dining in the Dark in a beautiful rural setting with welcoming hosts serving a delicious vegetarian meal. Vignette Dining Club uses the freshest local ingredients when preparing the multi-course meal that always starts with a hint of dessert. The textures and aromas of the different foods come alive as you dine without your sense of sight.


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    Tuesday, November 13, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

    This year’s webinar will include an introduction by the Council’s new Sharper Vision Store manager, Amy Dean. Focus will then turn to a discussion of indoor light, a critical component for people who have low vision or aging eyes. The webinar will cover how to select light bulbs, the type and placement of light to match activities, and an introduction to task lamps.