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.
7th: Learning how to Advocate: Airline Travel Using Uber and Lyft, Tips on Sun Van. Barbara will lead the discussion. Let Barb know if you are coming to the Annual Meeting on Nov. 14th.
7th: Manny’s iPhone class 6:30-8:30 PM on Zoom
14th: Annual Meeting. TSB members will elect board of directors and hear the President’s and Treasurer’s reports. We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of TSB. Lunch will be a choice of either American or Italian submarine sandwiches, potato salad, coleslaw and birthday cake. Get a 12:15-12:45 PM out on Sun Van. Please let Barb know if you are coming by November 7th on Sun Van.
17th: Board Meeting at 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café 7026 E. Broadway
21st: Vacation – There is no meeting at the church.
21st: Manny’s iPhone class 6:30-8:30 PM on Zoom
28th: Craig Plotner will be performing Christmas songs and some fun oldies on his guitar.
3rd: Disability Pride Day 11:00-7:00 PM at Tucson Convention Center, 2060 S. Church Ave. TSB will have a resource table. There will be 60 non-profit exhibitors, music, food trucks, and family activities. Admission and parking are free.
5th: Singer group “Seneca Drive Duo” will perform songs from the 50’s and 60’s as well as Christmas songs.
12th: TSB Annual Christmas Party. We will have a chili potluck with all the extra side dishes. There will be a gift exchange. Wrapped gifts need to be marked “man” or “women” and not cost more than $15.00. No alcoholic beverages please. Get a 12:15-12:45 PM out on Sun Van.
19th: TSB Members will enjoy a lunch at Olive Garden, 5410 E. Broadway. Meet at 11:15 AM. Lunch on your own. Get a 1:00-1:30 PM out on Sun Van.
26th: Vacation – There is no meeting at the church.
2nd: Vacation – There is no meeting at the church.
9th: Nancy, an occupational therapist, will be talking about Low Vision and Safety” and “How to Avoid Falls,”
10th: Lovin’ Life After 50 Expo, 9:00-1:00 PM, Reid Park Doubletree Hotel, 445 S. Alvernon Way. This free, fun event will have vendors, entertainment, and a raffle drawing every hour. We will go to the Olive Garden restaurant at 5410 E Broadway for lunch afterwards.
12th: Board Meeting at 10:15 AM at Biscuit Country Café, 7026 E. Broadway
15th: Meet at the Gaslight Theater, 7010 E. Broadway at 4:00 PM at Little Anthony’s diner for supper before the show. Be there at 5:30 PM for the show “Salute to Burt Bacharach.” Tickets are $22.00 and must be purchased by Dec 19. We have seats in rows A, B, and D. Please contact Barbara if you would like to go.
16th: JJ Rico. an ADA lawyer, will talk about court cases involving accessibility for the blind and disabled people in Arizona.
16th: Manny ‘s iPhone class 6:30-8:30 PM on Zoom.
23rd: Jeff Babson, a biologist, will be talking about Arizona animals.
30th: Bob Kresmer will be talking about his life’s vision journey and the proposed legislation from the National Federation of the Blind.
6th: Dr. Jennifer Caywood, low vision optometrist, will talk about the latest magnifiers and the importance of good lighting and contrast.