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February 2020

Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing – Concord

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Future In Sight, 25 Walker Street
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing

The Adaptive Sewing group program has been active for several years, hosting monthly meetings in both Concord and Manchester. The group is affectionately known as the “Mitsy Kits” sewing group. This is because the Mitsy Kit organization provides the sewing materials and projects for the group. Participants can choose from an assortment of “ready to sew” kits that have been prepared with tactile edges, specifically for people who are blind or visually impaired. These groups produce many wonderful finished products ranging from… read more Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing – Concord

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Mode Salon hosts City Side Soapery

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mode Salon, 117 South Willow Street
Manchester, NH 03103 United States
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City Side Soapery

Make your own scented soap! It’s great clean fun when you create your own soap.  Participants will be guided through the process of carving, selecting a scented oil, decorating and molding your own personalized soap to bring home. To reserve your spot please contact Stephanie Hurd at 603-545-4345 or email shurd@futureinsight.org  (please use "Adult Activities" as the subject line)

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Walk for Sight 2020 Captain’s Breakfast & Mission Tour

February 26 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Future In Sight, 25 Walker Street
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Walk for Sight Team Captain's Breakfast

Future In Sight will be holding it’s Captain’s Kick-Off Breakfast for Individuals & Corporate Teams Interested in the June 6th Walk for Sight. Although the Walk for Sight is several months away, event organizers are hosting a special Kick-Off Breakfast on Wednesday, February 26th from 8:30-9:30 AM at 25 Walker Street in Concord, NH. The Kick-Off Breakfast is open to new and returning team captains who are interested in fundraising and taking part in this event, now in it’s 17th year.… read more Walk for Sight 2020 Captain’s Breakfast & Mission Tour

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Berlin Technology Group

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
White Mountain Community College, 2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin, NH 03570 United States
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Berlin NH Technology Users Group for the blind or visually impaired.

This is a free event for technology users who are blind or visually impaired. This group meets at this location on the fourth Wednesday of every month.

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Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing – Manchester

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Robert Shaw Community Center, 219 Tarrytown Road
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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The Manchester Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing Group poses together for a group shot while holding their current projects. From left to right: Joyce Fearon, Barbara Dickson, Therese Goodno, Joan Pinard (seated), Diane McClung behind her, Cheryl Thomas and Leona Thomas.

The Adaptive Sewing group program has been active for several years, hosting monthly meetings in both Concord and Manchester. The group is affectionately known as the “Mitsy Kits” sewing group. This is because the Mitsy Kit organization provides the sewing materials and projects for the group. Participants can choose from an assortment of “ready to sew” kits that have been prepared with tactile edges, specifically for people who are blind or visually impaired. These groups produce many wonderful finished products ranging from… read more Mitsy Kits Adaptive Sewing – Manchester

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NH Theatre Project

February 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NH Theatre Project, 959 Islington Street #3
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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NH Theatre Project for youths

Improv Theater for our Youth Adventures activities. Are you shy or a ham? Either way, this stage has a place for you!  Through small group theater games, you will be introduced to the world of improvisation, where imagination joins with spontaneity, which always equals fun. To reserve your spot please contact Stephanie Hurd at 603-545-4345 or email shurd@futureinsight.org  (please use “Youth Adventures” as the subject line)

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March 2020

Creating Tactile Overlays for Books and iPads

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UNH, Institute on Disability, 10 West Edge Drive
Durham, NH 03824 United States
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Tactile Overlays for Books & iPads

Individuals with vision loss are often unable to interact with visual images in a book or on an iPad.  Participants will make a tactile overlay for a book and a tactile overlay for the Garage Band App on an iPad.  Each participant must bring a book and or an iPad. Our Adaptive Low Tech DIY Workshops will be facilitated by Therese Willkomm, PhD, ATP.  Dr. Willkomm is the director of New Hampshire state wide assistive technology program with the Institute… read more Creating Tactile Overlays for Books and iPads

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Keene Support Group Meeting

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keene Recreation Center, 312 Washington Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Peer Support Group

If you are new to vision loss, you may be feeling overwhelmed and in need of additional support. Studies have shown that joining a support group comprised of individuals dealing with similar challenges can help alleviate feelings of depression and anxiety. Benefits include a gained sense of self-confidence, coping skills to adjust to vision loss and a discovery of resources, services and devices that meet your needs. Our groups meet monthly to share their feelings and experiences and to exchange… read more Keene Support Group Meeting

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Millyard Museum

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Millyard Museum, 200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Millyard Museum

Enjoy this walking Guided tour through history at the Manchester Millyard Museum. Topics explored include Native Peoples early European settlement, the textile industry, water power, labor struggles, immigration and more!  This 90 minute tour will be led by our own personal guide, John Clayton, to share and interact, as well as a few tactile opportunities throughout the tour. This is a handicapped accessible building. Continue the conversation over an optional cup of coffee, tea, or lunch across the street at… read more Millyard Museum

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Concord Technology Group Meeting

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Future In Sight, 25 Walker Street
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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Concord Technology Group

This is a free event for technology users who are blind or visually impaired. This group meets at this location on the first Friday of every month.

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