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October 2016

Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series

October 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Olmsted Center for Sight Educational Center, 1170 Main Street
Buffalo , NY 14209 United States
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Please Join Us at the Olmsted Center for Sight for the Conrad N. Hilton Distinguished Speakers Series Featuring: Ollie Cantos When: Friday, October 14th 2016 12pm-1pm Where: Olmsted Center for Sight 1170 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14209 -Education Center Ollie Cantos is a blind Filipino-American who has overcome the odds. He was the object of bullying and taunts as a little boy.But he defied conventional thinking by rising to become the highest ranking person with a disability in the United States government. He is…

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November 2016

Peer Group Support for the Visually Impaired

November 10, 2016 @ 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                                        Contacts: Linda Kaminski 716-586-2821  and Christopher Hock 716-381-3751

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February 2017

Valentine’s Dinner Dance- National Federation for the Blind- Buffalo Chapter

February 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Holiday Inn, Airport, 4600 Genesee Street
Cheektowaga, NY 14225 United States
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Valentine's Dinner Dance Saturday February 11th 2017 @ 6pm Location Holiday Inn Airport Location 4600 Genesee St. Cheektowaga Ticket Includes Buffet Dinner Dancing Door Prizes Trivia Games & More *Cash Bar* Tickets $ 40 Each or 2 Tickets for $75 For Tickets and More Information Call 716-877-1688 All funds go to the National Federation for the Blind Buffalo Chapter http://nfbny.org/    

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Winter Ice Skating Event

February 18, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Ice Skating Event The Healthy Zone Rink 41 Riley Street East Aurora, NY 14052 When: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 Time:  8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. This will allow time for your child to get their skates on. The skating rink will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. Following skating, a breakfast will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Please Note: Siblings are welcome to join us for this event. Siblings and parents will…

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April 2017

Give Back Day

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Embrace The Difference 4th Annual Giveback Day Olmsted Center for Sight is a beneficiary of Embrace The Difference® Jewelry and Giftware and we are cordially invited to participate in our 4th Annual Giveback Day! On this day, an amazing 10% of each purchase throughout the store will directly benefit the charity of the purchaser's choosing. And make sure you choose Olmsted Center for Sight!! Saturday April 29th, 2017 10am to 5pm ReedJenss 4001 Maple Road Amherst Location Breakfast Catered Lunch Meet & Greet…

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May 2017

6th Annual Western New York VisionWalk

May 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Our Team for the 6th Annual WNY Vision Walk  Join Our Team Please join our VisionWalk team and help us save and restore sight to the 10 million Americans living in darkness. Our team is walking in support of all of our clients that are losing their vision. We hope that you will support our team by making a donation and joining us at the VisionWalk on Saturday May 14th 2016! Support our team and help bring us closer…

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June 2017

Adaptive Recreation Expo

June 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Court Center (BNCC), 425 Meyer Rd
West Seneca, NY 14224 United States
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Adaptive Recreation Expo Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Buffalo Niagara Court Center 425 Meyer Rd., W. Seneca Website http://wnyadaptiverecexpo.org/ This year we have joined up with Super Heroes Alliance of WNY. Super Heroes are up for a challenge and are claiming they will take on any team for any sport. Put a team together and come and play against your favorite Super Hero!   Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/WNYAdaptiveRecreationExpo/        

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July 2017

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

July 8, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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, 2017 @ 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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