EVENT CALENDAR: February through March 2017
compiled by Mike Keithley


For Tabard Theatre shows: To order tickets, call the Tabard box office at 408-679-2330 and speak to Marilyn Watts, or visit tabardtheatre.org. SVCB members and Blind Center clients should use Discount Code BC27 when ordering. Performances take place at Theatre on San Pedro Square, 29 North San Pedro Street, San Jose.

For shows described by AudioVision: Get tickets for Broadway San Jose by calling 866-395-2929. Performances are at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts (SJCPA), 255 West Almaden Boulevard, San Jose, on Sundays at 6:30 PM unless noted. At this time, AudioVision is not commissioned to describe shows in 2017 at SJCPA. If you want 2017 shows described at SJCPA, email didisalvo@msn.com

For all San Francisco productions (Golden Gate and Orpheum theatres): Tickets are generally on sale four weeks before the production opens. To charge tickets and reserve receivers, call 888-746-1799 (SHN Theaters), or fax your order to 415-581-2121, and ask for AudioVision tickets. If you have any questions, please email didisalvo@msn.com.

The monthly "Lets Talk Low Vision" conferences from CCLVI can be accessed as podcasts at www.airsla.org/cclvi.asp.

Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors: Departs every Sunday at noon from Pier 40 in San Francisco. Call 415-281-0212 for information and reservations, or visit www.baads.org.

Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP): BORP believes that everyone should have access to the unique challenges that outdoor recreation provides, and makes every effort to accommodate each person's needs, including providing transportation and volunteer support. For event listings, call Lori Gray at 510-843-4398, or visit www.borp.org.


February: Eye donor awareness month.

Feb 1, 7 to 9 PM: SVCB Board meeting. Call-in: 800-662-6992; ID: 1184109. If you're not on the Board but wish to attend, contact president Susan Glass.

Feb 7, 5:30 to 7 PM: Breast Cancer Support Group. Call-in: 605-715-4920; ID: 2776167. For questions, call Lori Scharff at 516-887-1336, or didisalvo@msn.com.

Feb 17 to Mar 12: YOU'LL DIE LAUGHING, tabard Theatre, see notes.

Feb 18, 9:30 AM to 1 PM: SVCB membership meeting; cummunity room of the Monte Vista Terrace Apartments, 1101 Grant Road, Mountain View. Lunches must be ordered by 9:40 AM. Please have exact cash. 9:30: coffee and conversation; 10: program; 11: business; 12 to 1 PM: lunch and socializing. Raffle! Program: See Program article in this newsletter. Approve 2017 budget, elect delegates for CCB conference and convention.

Feb 21, 5:30 to 7 PM: Lets Talk Low Vision, Nutrition, Exercising and Healthy lifestyles in the New Year. Call 712-432-3447 with ID 145330.

Feb 25, noon: deadline for March newsletter.

Feb 25: Northern California Braille Challenge at the San Francisco Lighthouse, 1155 Market St, 10th floor, San Francisco CA, 94103 . Contact Jamey Gump, jgump@lighthouse-sf.org, 415-694-7372.

Feb 25 through Tue. Feb 28: ACB affiliate presidents' meeting and legislative seminar. Capitol Hill Day is Tue. Feb 28. Meetings take place at the Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, located at 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Visit register.acb.org/.

Feb 27 to Mar 4: 32nd annual CSUN Conference in San Diego at the Manchester Grant Hyatt Hotel, San Diego. Visit www.csun.edu/cod/conference/.

Mar 1, 7 to 9 PM: SVCB Board meeting.

Mar 7, 5:30 to 7 PM: Breast Cancer Support Group.

Mar 9 to Mar 12: 58th California Transcribers and Educators for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CTEbVI) conference at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, CA.

Mar 18, 9:30 AM to 1 PM: SVCB membership meeting. Discuss resolutions for CCB Convention.

Mar 24, noon: April newsletter deadline. Distribute spring membership list.

Mar 31, 8 PM; Apr 1, 8 PM; Apr 2, 2 PM: TheatreWorks, CALLIGRAPHY, Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 650-463-4900.

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