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July 2017

FREE EVENT- Guest Speaker- Seeing Clearly Now: Creative Technology for the Blind in Saudi Arabia

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Museum of disABILITY, 3826 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14226 United States
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Join the Middle East Institute and the Museum of disABILITY History For a talk with visiting social activist, Mohammed Saad. FREE EVENT In recent years, new adaptive technologies have been developed to allow the blind to fully utilize smart phones, tablets, and computers. But for Mohammed Saad, there was a problem with these new programs. None of the apps designed to assist the blind were available in his native language of Arabic. Saad, who has been blind since early childhood,…

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September 2017

Peach Festival 5K Benefiting the Olmsted Center for Sight

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Historic Frontier House, On Center Street between 4th & 5th
Lewiston , 14092 United States
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  Peach Festival 5K Lewiston, NY   Saturday September 9, 2017                                      Race Start 9:00 am 5K Registration $20    before 9/1/17 $25    9/1/17 through 9/7/17 $30    9/8/17 to race day   Please join us on Saturday September 9, 2017 for the 39th Annual Peach Festival 5K Run. This race has been around longer that almost any race in the area. Proceeds…

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Taste of Tesla

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Culinary Arts Center at Auburn Watson, 3295 Walden Avenue
Depew, NY 14043 United States
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Win a Weekend with a Tesla and support Olmsted Center for Sight!  Our free event takes place on: Thursday, September 14th | 6-8pm Walden Design Center 3295 Walden Avenue in Depew Meet with Tesla reps and experience a Tesla Model S and Model X, which will be on display at the event. Enjoy live cooking demonstrations as well as appetizers and refreshments, prepared by Mike A of Seabar & Cantina Loco! Win an entire weekend driving a Tesla! While you…

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2017 Dining In The Dark Gala

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hyatt Regency, 2 Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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$112.50 - $20000.00 3,403 tickets left

6th Annual Dining in the Dark Gala An Eye-Opening Glimpse into the Lives of Those Living with Visual Impairment. Join us on Tuesday September 19th 2017 5:30pm- 9pm at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Buffalo Emcee Maryalice Demler from WGRZ Channel 2  Dining in the Dark is Olmsted Center for Sight’s annual fundraiser wherein guests have the unique opportunity to dine blindfolded!  5:30-7:00 PM Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres Silent Auction Basket Raffle Bike Raffle Art in the Dark Auction 7:00 PM DINNER…

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2017 Dining In The Dark Gala

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hyatt Regency, 2 Fountain Plaza
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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6th Annual Dining in the Dark Gala An Eye-Opening Glimpse into the Lives of Those Living with Visual Impairment. Join us on Tuesday September 19th 2017 5:30pm- 9pm at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Buffalo Emcee Maryalice Demler from WGRZ Channel 2  Dining in the Dark is Olmsted Center for Sight’s annual fundraiser wherein guests have the unique opportunity to dine blindfolded!  5:30-7:00 PM Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres Silent Auction Basket Raffle Bike Raffle Art in the Dark Auction 7:00 PM DINNER…

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October 2017

Peer Group Support for the Visually Impaired

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center, 1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Peer Group Support for the Visually Impaired Peer Group/Guest Speakers/ Resources/Awareness Monthly Meetings Second Thursday of every month   Where: Olmsted Center for Sight Education Center 1170 Main Street Buffalo NY 14209 Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm Peer Support Group Contacts: Linda Kaminski (716) 856-2821 Chris Hock (716) 381-3751 Future Dates      November 19th 2017 December 14th 2017 January 11th 2018 February 8th 2018 March 8th 2018

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Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center, 1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Olmsted Center for Sight  Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series  Featuring: Kyle Robidoux THIS IS A FREE EVENT Wednesday, October 18th 2017 12pm-1pm Olmsted Center for Sight Education Center 1170 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14209 About our Guest Speaker: Kyle Robidoux is a ultra-marathon runner, who at a young age was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a degenerative eye disease that causes severe vision impairment and often blindness. Kyle has spent his entire professional career working with non-profit organizations as a…

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Five Guys Burgers Fundraiser

October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FIVE GUYS BURGERS & FRIES FUNDRAISER When: Wednesday October 25th Time: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm Galleria Mall Location    PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND BUFFALO CHAPTER

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November 2017

Peer Group Support for the Visually Impaired

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center, 1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Peer Group Support for the Visually Impaired Peer Group/Guest Speakers/ Resources/Awareness Monthly Meetings Second Thursday of every month   Where: Olmsted Center for Sight Education Center 1170 Main Street Buffalo NY 14209 Time: 2 pm to 3:30 pm Peer Support Group Contacts: Linda Kaminski (716) 856-2821 Chris Hock (716) 381-3751 Future Dates      November 19th 2017 December 14th 2017 January 11th 2018 February 8th 2018 March 8th 2018

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Family Care-giving Essentials

November 11 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
UB Center for Tomorrow

Healing Caregivers presents…. Family CARE GIVING Essentials ­‐ An event for inspiration, education & support November 11, 2017 8:30am– 2pm Free Event. Lunch Included. UB Center for Tomorrow – Maple & Flint Rds. Amherst Registration required at healingcaregivers.com 716.775.5748   All family caregivers are invited for this free event offering real world advice on aging parents, or loved ones with long-­‐term chronic illnesses. Listen to experts on dementia, Parkinson's, diabetes, heart disease; financial & legal issues, veteran’s care and more.…

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