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From: American Council of The Blind <cvanwinkle@...>
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Saturday, May 2, 2020

 

Fitness Class: 12pm ET, 9am PT, 6am HT

Today's class is a mixed fitness class consisting of dance, chair Fitness with hand weights (optional), boxing and Pilates/Stretch. Something for everyone and all fitness levels. Presented by Angel Eyes Fitness and Nutrition.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85215700505 

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,85215700505#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 852-1570-0505

 

Gaming Lab 1 – Dice World: 2pm ET, 11am PT, 8am HT

This will be an introduction to Dice World, an interactive app allowing you to play six dice games with friends all over the world. Download it from the App Store by visiting https://apps.apple.com/us/app/dice-world/id553269986.

and come ready to learn. We’ll cover: initial setup, how to start a new game including playing against the computer, and a basic overview of game navigation and features.

Presenters: Debbie Hazelton and Cindy Van Winkle

Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/94416963771?pwd=K3J3VnpsdEpxQWdUeG0vcEt4TDBYQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,94416963771#,,#279413#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 944-1696-3771

·     Password: 279413

 

Gaming Lab 2 – Playing with a Full Deck: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT

Cards alone is a fun game consisting of two rather unique solitaire games, not traditional solitaire but lots of fun to play. The game costs $0.99 from the App Store. Download by visiting: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/cardsalone/id437437053.

Blindfold Rummy is a fully accessible card game Designed for rapid audio play, customizable, and played against up to 3 computer competitors. This is part of Blindfold Games by Objective Ed. Your in App upgrade of $4.99, pays for the development and support of these games. Download by visiting: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/blindfold-rummy/id1063085654?mt=8.

Download either or both and we will show you the basic setup, features, and overview of these card games.

Presenters: Peggy Carpenter and Nona Haroyan

Listen on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81849186120?pwd=ejdGNUhMdXJvTkdSQnc1ZGhmNllzUT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81849186120#,,#282275#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 818-4918-6120

·     Password: 282275

 

Gaming Lab 3 – Adventure Time: 6pm ET, 3pm PT, 12pm HT

Join in on the fun and sweeping adventure as we take you through the wonderful world of text based gaming. Have your questions ready as this is an interactive demonstration of 3 of the games out there.

Choice of Games is a free, magnificent library of interactive novels: action, adventure, drama, historical, war, humor, supernatural, and more. These games are entirely text-based—without graphics or sound effects. Download by visiting: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/choice-of-games/id1363309257.

Hearts choice is free with in app purchases. How will you find your Happily Ever After? The choice is yours! Become the main character of a romance novel and choose your path to love. Download by visiting: https://apps.apple.com/za/app/hearts-choice/id1487052276.

Hosted Games is free with in app purchases. The choice is yours! Joust for love and glory, solve an eldritch murder, find romance, or battle aliens with Magitek Download by visiting https://apps.apple.com/za/app/hosted-games/id1302297731.

Presenters: Tyson Ernst and Meka White

Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82148650167?pwd=U05INHNHaFZNWUtmblN4SGNaRjV1dz09

·     One tap Mobile: +13126266799,,82148650167#,,#519543#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 821-4865-0167

·     Password: 519543

 

Let’s Talk Sports: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Once again, Dan Spoone and Eric Bridges come together to reminisce, predict, and just have fun chatting about everything and anything sports, and they want you to join in the fun.

Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live or from your phone: 712-775-4808 (Powered by Audio Now.)

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/92486740243?pwd=T2c2aWlpWlhnQ3U2ZjhjY1RmSXNXZz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,92486740243#,,#755655#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 924-8674-0243

·     Password: 755655

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Sunday, May 3, 2020

 

Happy Hour Time: 3:30pm ET, 12:30am PT, 9:30am HT

Take off your shoes, grab that beer or glass of wine, or whatever your favorite beverage is, and come join the party and chat about pretty much anything on your mind. Let’s yack a little and have some fun. Who knows, you may even make a new friend or two. Hosted by FCB member, Patricia Lipovsky.

Join the Call:

·     One tap mobile: +16054754000,,594012#

·     Phone: 605-475-4000

·     Pass code: 594012#

 

ACB Students Book Chat: 7pm ET, 4pm PT, 1pm HT

We’ll continue chatting about the book, Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenites. Come prepared to have a fun and lively discussion with other students and young people. We hope to see you there! This book chat is held on Sundays and Wednesdays and hosted by ACB Students.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/601055712

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,601055712#

·     Phone: 1-312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 601 055 712

 

Self-Care in the Time of Coronavirus: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join ACB Students President Minh Ha and ACB Next Generation Interim President and Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, Amanda Selm for a discussion on self-care during the pandemic! During this time of social distancing and quarantine, it’s important to keep yourself in a positive mindset. Self-care practices range from taking care of your body’s physical appearance to nourishing your body mentally and spiritually, lifting your mood and improving your self-esteem. During this call, we’ll share tips on keeping you in balance, and hope you’ll come ready to share tips of your own.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/96898093830?pwd=Qy9uVXZObFRzVVI0ekxKWkE0Y083UT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,96898093830#,,#023316#

·     Phone: 312 626 6799

·     Meeting ID: 968 9809 3830

·     Password: 023316

       

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Monday May 4, 2020

 

Coffee Social: 11AM ET, 8:00 AM PT, 5am HT

Let’s get social. Join in the conversation over your favorite morning beverage. Hosted by WCB First VP, Meka White.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81596951810?pwd=QmtRYVRWNzBsR2IzVnhhS0RuVmZrQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81596951810#,,#479095#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 815-9695-1810

·     Password: 479095

 

Cooking with Essential Oils: 2pm ET, 11am PT, 8am HT

Whether you are new to cooking or fancy yourself as a bit of a foody, come learn how essential oils can be useful in your kitchen. This presentation will include some yummy recipes as well. Join Hayley Agers from Washington for her fifth essential oils presentation.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86744177596?pwd=cy9iQ0daVDRtY1R2R2xHYWpsM1JMUT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,#86744177596#,,#421854#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 867-4417-7596

·     Password: 421854

 

May the Fourth Be With You: 5pm ET, 2pm PT, 11am HT

Are you a Jedi or a Sith? Han Solo or Luke Skywalker? Rebel or Imperial? Join in on a discussion about a galaxy far, far away. Make the jump to lightspeed with Tyson Ernst and friend as they lead a sharing of stories and our favorite moments of the epic space saga on Star Wars day!

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88570917500?pwd=OXhuTHZ0VVhsc0laODNURTFweGxidz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,88570917500#,,#535124#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 885-7091-7500

·     Password: 535124

 

Radio isn’t just AM or FM Any More: 7pm ET, 4pm PT, 1pm HT

At a time when we’re all at home, most of us are listening to the radio, whether it’s podcasts, music, and even ACB Radio, using our devices. What kinds of radio do you like to listen to on a daily basis? Who is your radio hero, whether living or deceased? Join WCB Member and radio enthusiast, Malissa Hudson for an hour of radio Fun!

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88173606826?pwd=RGdBVGRkenV3bjdqdjhoTEd4cWRRQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,88173606826#,,#234481#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 881-7360-6826

·     Password: 234481

 

What Can Your Phone Do for You: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Flip phone VS Smart phones, Android versus iPhone, all your questions will be answered during this session. Join ACB of Minnesota and technology trainer Debbie Bock as we explore all things phone related.

Join the webinar:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81225501535

·     One tap mobile: +19292056099,,81225501535#

·     Phone: 929-205-6099

·     Webinar ID: 812-2550-1535#

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

ACB Book Chat: 8:30pm ET, 5:30pm PT, 2:30pm HT

Let’s chat about the book, the Covenant by Beverly Lewis, DB56398, and any other interesting reads of the passed couple weeks. Hosted by MCBVI member, Casey Dutmer.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86337064968?pwd=SUZwelZ4TGlmZnE1c1NlbjBRUGk4QT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,86337064968#,,#367163#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 863-3706-4968

·     Password: 367163

 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

 

Coffee Social: 11AM ET, 8:00 AM PT, 5am HT

Let’s get social. Join in the conversation over your favorite morning beverage. Hosted by Cindy, Membership Services Coordinator.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87311173097?pwd=OFhLcmxkbHhSQnd5SUxSOC9mVktXZz09

·     One Tap Mobile: +13126266799,,87311173097#,,#976825#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 873-1117-3097

·     Password: 976825

 

Easy Chair Yoga: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT

All you need is a chair, some comfortable clothes, and no shoes and together we can enjoy a relaxing and stress-free hour in the comfort of our own homes. Hosted by Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85065804057?pwd=VUppMUxjRW1iUHZ3d3ZKNlA3cWhjUT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,85065804057,,#412415#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 850-6580-4057

·     Password: 412415

 

Exploring the Victor Reader Part 4: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

In part 4 of his Victor Reader presentation, Tyson Ernst, tech trainer from Illinois, will introduce and demonstrate the basics of GPS navigation using the orientation functions of the Victor Reader Trek.

Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81523401230?pwd=NVdhQldzVEgvMmNWaDhEL1pEak9iQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,#81523401230#,,#752129#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 815-2340-1230

·     Password: 752129

 

Tuesday Topics: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT - TBA

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Sheltering In Place, Together: 10pm ET, 7pm PT, 4pm HT

Sick of isolating? Board out of your gourd? Come chillax with your friends in Oregon for a while. Stay for 10 minutes, stay the whole 90. Its all good! We will discuss a wide range of topics. Come join the fun! Hosted by Teresa Christian and Pat Wallace of ACB of Oregon.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/6734662226

·     One tap mobile: +13462487799,,6734662226#

·     Phone: 346-248-7799

·     Meeting ID: 673-466-2226#

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

 

Wednesday Check-In: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT

It’s mid-week. Whether things are going good, or you’re feeling a bit over-whelmed, here’s an opportunity for us to connect and just check in. Because, there’s something reassuring about being a part of a community. So let’s join Nat and the rest of the gang for a little company and a boost to our week.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82407670962?pwd=aFBmRk5yK0UrZEtzcStRSTdiYnA2QT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,82407670962#,,#547276#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 824-0767-0962

·     Password: 547276

 

Casserole Recipe Swap: 7pm ET, 4pm PT, 1pm HT

We all like simple casseroles that we can throw in one dish and throw in the oven. Come join us and share something you love to make, or just love to eat if someone else makes it! Join Sheila Young for another fun hour of swapping recipes.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81200175940?pwd=d2RhQWk5NnJjdUtLKy90NVBlaFpRQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,81200175940#,,#123456#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 812 0017 5940

·     Password: 123456

 

ACB Students Book Chat: 7pm ET, 4pm PT, 1pm HT

Come prepared to have a fun and lively discussion with other students and young people about your latest read. We hope to see you there! This book chat is held on Sundays and Wednesdays and hosted by ACB Students.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/601055712

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,601055712#

·     Phone: 1-312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 601 055 712

 

Keeping Virtual Meetings Real: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

As more of us are using Zoom and other conferencing venues for our formal meetings or social gatherings, sometimes they can feel a bit overwhelming for the organizer and frustrating for the participants. Join Cindy Van Winkle, Membership Services Coordinator, as she shares tried and true tips for holding a virtual meeting, touching on some basic Etiquette, and hopefully providing tools you can use on your next call.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84922765645?pwd=bE9IY2lGNVl5OVg1NGFwTUxFamhDdz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,84922765645#,,#764531#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 849-2276-5645

·     Password: 764531

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

 

Coffee Social: 11AM ET, 8:00 AM PT, 5am HT

Let’s get social. Join in the conversation over your favorite morning beverage. Hosted by Cindy, ACB Membership Services Coordinator.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82272678562?pwd=d0t0RXZUN1BheW1jaDJMbU5uT1paZz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,82272678562#,,#958122#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 822-7267-8562

·     Password: 958122

 

Easy Chair Yoga: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT

All you need is a chair, some comfortable clothes, and no shoes and together we can enjoy a relaxing and stress-free hour in the comfort of our own homes. Hosted by Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82593014733?pwd=NWdlWjdVdGtXYTU3VFEvc2plRXl6QT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,82593014733#,,#097462#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 825-9301-4733

·     Password: 097462

 

Open Chat: 5pm ET, 2pm PT, 11am HT

Let’s stay social. Join this open chat with our friends from the Missouri Council of the Blind.

Join the discussion:

·     One tap mobile: +14802970773,,3453307#

·     Phone: 480-297-0773

·     Meeting ID: 3453307#

 

Sobriety First: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

This weekly meeting is for recovering alcoholics and addicts who cannot get to a meeting near their location.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84108484911

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,84108484911#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 841-0848-4911

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Friday, May 8, 2020

 

Sheltering In Place, Together: 1pm ET, 10am PT, 7am HT

Sick of isolating? Board out of your gourd? Come chillax with your friends in Oregon for a while. Stay for 10 minutes, stay the whole 90. Its all good! We will discuss a wide range of topics. Come join the fun! Hosted by Teresa Christian and Pat Wallace of ACB of Oregon.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/6734662226

·     One tap mobile: +13462487799,,6734662226#

·     Phone: 346-248-7799

·     Meeting ID: 673-466-2226#

 

Cutting the Cord: 3pm ET, 12pm PT, 9am HT

In this session, Matt Vollbrecht, Apple Teacher and owner of The Tech Juggernaut, will explore various options for TV streaming, cord cutting and more, all from the perspective of a Voiceover user. Learn about the Apple TV app on iPad, iPhone, and AppleTV. See how easy it is to find your favorite shows with apps like Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, Amazon Prime, and more. Learn how to cut the cord and still get all your favorite channels, including locals, live and On Demand. Learn how to enable audio description and other useful features. It’s everything you need to watch your favorite movies and shows, so bring the popcorn and join us.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89544438874?pwd=a2ZQRHVDam5xVDFNTzNWdHdTQnNBUT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,89544438874#,,#235165#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 895-4443-8874

·     Password: 235165

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

It’s Play Time: 9pm ET, 6pm PT, 3pm HT

We won’t be distancing forever. What are games you’ve played in the past which are great crowd pleasers, or would work for a one-on-one? Let’s make sure we talk specifically about accessibility of these games.

Listen on ACB Radio Live Event by visiting www.acbradio.org/live.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87333548941?pwd=dFhIeTNnV3I0elJkNmxYQms4SmlYQT09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,87333548941#,,#221338#

·     Phone: 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 873-3354-8941

·     Password: 221338

 

Saturday, May 9, 2020

 

Fitness Class: 12pm ET, 9am PT, 6am HT

Today's class is a mixed fitness class consisting of dance, chair Fitness with hand weights (optional), boxing and Pilates/Stretch. Something for everyone and all fitness levels. Presented by Angel Eyes Fitness and Nutrition.

Join the call:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/615911133 

·     One tap mobile: +19294362866,,615911133#

·     Phone: 929-436-2866

·     Meeting ID: 615-911-133

 

Game Lab 4: 2pm ET, 11am PT, 8am HT - TBA

 

Game Lab 5: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT - TBA

 

Game Lab 6: 6pm ET, 3pm PT, 12pm HT - TBA

 

BITS Open Chat: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

Join our special-interest affiliate, Blind Information Technology Specialists for a nightly open chat.

Join the discussion:

·     Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/781425635?pwd=cGhKMlZPQ1N6cmZyQ1BRSzV5QzFndz09

·     One tap mobile: +13126266799,,781425635#,,#,592190#

·     Phone 312-626-6799

·     Meeting ID: 781 425 635

·     Password: 592190

 

Please contact Cindy by email at cvanwinkle@... or by calling 612-332-3242 with any questions about these events.

 

 

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