Welcome to Tucson Society of the Blind!
Serving Tucson and Pima County
We welcome all with visual impairment.
Welcome to the Tucson Society of the Blind, TSB, website. TSB provides social and educational programs for those individuals with low or no vision. TSB provides valuable resources on coping with blindness and vision impairment. It is wonderful to meet other visually impaired seniors who can act as mentors and provide emotional support.
“We may not have a lot of sight, but we have a great vision.”
All about TSB
Join Us at our Weekly Meetings
Tuesday mornings from 9:30am- 1:00pm
Christ Presbyterian Church
6565 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ
Includes topic as noted on our calendar, followed by games.
1st: Vacation – No meeting
8th: No meetings at the church this month. We will be on the phone by 9:55 AM. The TSB phone is 1-605-468-8020, access code 969009 (pound).
8th: We will listen to Hadley Podcast Bison Bloopers which is funny. Be prepared to share your own vision bloopers.
11th: Board Meeting, 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café 7026 E. Broadway.
15th: Meet at the Black Bear Diner 6995 E. Broadway Blvd, 11:15 AM with a 1:00 to 1:30 PM ride out. Lunch is on your own.
15th: Manny’s iPhone Class 6:30-8:30 PM on Zoom
22nd: Steve Patton, an Orientation and Mobility instructor, will tell his life story of dealing with vision loss.
29th: Teresa Christian, a Hull Foundation instructor, will talk about Gratitude and Making Life Choices and Being Visually Impaired
SEPTEMBER5th: Vacation – no meeting on phone or church
8th: Board Meeting, 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway Blvd.
12th: Rex Scott Pima County Supervisor, will be discussing Roads and Preschool Programs.
15th: Field trip –TBA
19th: Today we will watch the History of Vail Pioneers. We will have popcorn and watch for one hour. Then we will have a pizza lunch break. Then we will watch the last hour. Get an 1:00-1:30 PM ride out.
19th: Manny’s iPhone class on Zoom 6:30-8:30 PM
26th: Barbara and Nancy will lead a discussion on “Dealing with those Pesky Feelings Associated with Vision Loss, and Handling Stress and the Philosophy of Blindness.”
OCTOBER3rd: Patty Breen will demonstrate devices or microwave cooking, pouring and measuring, and share some recipes. Manny will demonstrate the Alexa app and the Echo Show skills that Alexa can perform.
6th: PizzaParty at John McCann’shouse. His address is 8761 E. Placita Bolivar. Be there at 10:00 AM with a 2:00 PM ride out. Don’t miss the fun. John has a wonderful shady patio.
10th: State Representative, Nancy Gutierrez of District 18, will discuss educational and environmental issues. There will be a potluck. Plan for a 12:00 -12:45 PM Sun Van ride out.
13th: Board Meeting 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway
17th: JJ Ricos, of Arizona Center for Disability Law, will discuss the ADA (American Disability Act) and the legal cases pending in Arizona.
17th: Manny’s iPhone class on Zoom 6:30-8:30 PM
20th: Field Trip – TBA
24th: Historian, Jan Lovecchio, will be discussing the first woman recalled from office in Arizona and how women got the right to serve on juries in Arizona.
31st: Get dressed up for Halloween. Bill Martin will perform the oldies on his guitar. He will also play Monster Mash and the Addams Family tunes.
NOVEMBER3rd: Field Trip – TBA
14th: Annual TSB Meeting. Members will elect a Board of Directors and hear the President’s and Treasurer’s Reports. Lunch will be served after the Annual Meeting.
17th: Board Meeting 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway
21st: Vacation – No meeting at church
21st: Manny’s iPhone class on Zoom, 6:30-8:30 PM