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Upcoming visual impairment related events in Pima County. This calendar is a relatively short term reminder list of events with a blindness or other visual impairment component. We supplu links and phone numbers for you to get up-to-date information in more detail. Select here for the longer term Arizona Statewide edition. All times are Mountain Standard Time. JAWS users can navigate by headings or paragraphs. Press the letter H to move through the headings, or Shift H to step backwards through the headings.


4/22 Sunday 11:00 a.m.

SAZCB community dining fundraiser is all day from 11:00 to 11:00 p.m. at On The Border Restaurant & Cantina on Broadway in Tucson. Bring a FLYER and 20 per cent of the money you pay on your bill, with very few exceptions, goes directly to the Southern Arizona Council of the Blind. For details contact Lindsey McHugh at

4/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The SIERRA VISTA LOW VISION SUPPORT GROUP meets every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 at the Oscar Yrun Community Center on Tacoma Street. Everyone is welcome. Call Bill Hall at 520-458-6441.

4/24 Tuesday 10:00 a.m.

The TUCSON SOCIETY OF THE BLIND meets from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Christ Presbyterian Church on Broadway. Speaking will be Dr Nick Clement. Please bring items to the church to support YOUTH ON THEIR OWN. For more information call Erma at 326-3757 or Barbara at 298-2427.

4/26 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

SAAVI ALUMNI meet from 9:00 a.m. until 12:30 at the SAAVI annex at 4002 E Grant Road in Tucson. For details contact Diana or Cathé at 520-829-7376.

4/28 Saturday 9:30 a.m.

THE ARIZONA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING and board officers and directors election is at the Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Phoenix from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. No fees for members and non-members only need to come up with a five dollar pizza fee. Steve Welker will share about his journey with blindness and his current pursuits, Officer Walter Olsen will talk about personal safety, and AzCB member Roy Stinson will share about his journey with vision loss. RSVP by 2:00 p.m. on 4/17 to Barbara McDonald at

For entries beyond this day you can check the longer Arizona statweide calendar.