The Beacon Newsletter December 2017-March 2018

DECEMBER HAPPENINGS

 

December 25-January 5:  The Lighthouse of Broward will be closed to clients and will reopen, January 8, 2018.

 

JANUARY HAPPENINGS

January 1-5(Monday-Friday): The Lighthouse Broward closed to clients.

January 8(Monday): The Lighthouse Broward reopens to clients.

January 11(Thursday): Trivia Group will meet 10am-12pm in the boardroom.

January 12(Friday): All Staff Training, Lighthouse closed.

January 15(Monday): Martin Luther King Jr. Day Lighthouse of Broward closed.

January 16(Tuesday): Lifetime Learners Presentation on “ADA Rights & Regulations with Paul Edwards” 1pm-3pm in the dining room. RSVP to Fabienne at 954-463-4217 ext. 140 by Thursday, January 11.

FEBRUARY HAPPENINGS

February 16(Friday): Annual Alumni Fundraiser at Bobby Rubino’s (2501 N Federal Hwy) 12:30pm-2:30pm. $22 per person (cash only at the door). Seating is limited. RSVP by Monday, February 12 to Tranique at 954-463-4217 ext. 115 Lots of Fabulous Prizes Raffles are $5.00 for six tickets. All proceeds will support the Lighthouse of Broward’s Alumni Association.

 

February 19(Monday): President’s Day Lighthouse closed.

 

MARCH HAPPENINGS

March 9(Friday): Lighthouse All Staff Training, Lighthouse closed.

 

March 24(Saturday): Save the date for our Annual Fantasy Station Academy fundraiser to benefit the Lighthouse of Broward County. More information to come!

 

REGULAR MEETINGS: JANUARY-MARCH

Bill Kociaba’s Exercise Class 10:00am to 11:30am in the dining room, Tuesdays: January 9, (There will be no class on January 16), 23 & 30, February 6, 13, 20 & 27, March 6, 13, 20 & 27. Contact Bill to RSVP at 954-801-6322 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Broward Council of the Blind meeting 2:30pm-4:30pm in Room 20, 2nd Tuesday of the month: January 9, February 13 & March 13. For more information, contact BCB President, Archie Deshazior at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 954-549-0763

 

Baking with Joel 9am-12pm in the Training Kitchen, Wednesday: January 17 & 31, February 7 & 21: March 7 & 21. Spots are limited (five each class). RSVP to Joel at 954-805-0146.

 

Trivia Club 10am-12pm in the boardroom Thursday: January 11, Friday: February 2 & March 2.

 

Alumni Association Meeting 10am-12pm in the boardroom Friday, January 19, February 16 (no meeting see February Happenings), March 16.

 

Book Club 10am-12pm in the boardroom, Friday: January 26- Book is All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, February 23 – Book is The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty & March 23 – Book is Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. For more information, please contact Ellen Meyers at 954-922-7360.

 

Yoga for Adults hosted by Broward County Parks & Recreation meets every 2nd & 4th Saturday 10am-12pm Location to be determined. Call Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170 or email at

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Broward County Parks & Recreation is starting a Tandem Bike Program for Adults (18 and over) who are blind or Visually impaired at Quiet Waters Park: Bald Eagle Shelter#10 on Thursdays beginning January 25-Feburary 22 from 10am – 12pm. For more information or to pre-register, call the Special Populations Section at 954-357-8170/8160 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Announcements

The Vision of Unity group is also seeking new members. Please contact India Ashley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join or for information on the group’s upcoming events in 2018.