Sports & Recreation calendar

Disclaimer

The following information is being forwarded by the Sports & Recreation Committee of the NFBNJ as a courtesy, in accordance with our continued efforts to share information that may be of interest or of benefit to individuals who are blind and vision-impaired and should not be construed as an official endorsement.

Calendar of Events

To navigate to the previous month, please click or press ENTER on the “previous” button found above the month title. To move to the next month, click or press ENTER on the “next” button found below the month title. If you wish an event to be added to the calendar, please contact Linda Melendez at 732-421-7063 or lindamelendez220@gmail.com to learn what details is required for posting to the calendar.

January 24, 2018
  • Philly MeetUp for The Blind & Visually Impaired - Stories, Singing, Poems, Instruments and more!
    January 24, 2018  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Philly Tour Hub, 229 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

    Our First Meet Up of the new year is at the Philly Tour Hub at
    229 Arch St.
    Philadelphia 19002
    on Weds, Jan. 24th from 6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Come join us for a warm, cosy evening of friendship and camaraderie! Share your musical and literary talents through an instrument, song, story or poem. Bring cookies and candy to share and we'll order take out pizza. We'll also brainstorm ideas for our 2018 social calendar!

    * Please RSVP if you plan to come. Also, please sign up directly at our MeetUp page (https://www.meetup.com/Meetup-for-the-Blind-and-Visually-Impaired) and you will receive regular posts and updates about our MeetUps. We have at least one event per month. See you there!

    For more information, contact Trish Maunder at 215-790-9079 or trish@phillytouchtours.com.

January 25, 2018
  • SPECIAL CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT
    January 25, 2018  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Calvary Episcopal Church, 31 Woodland Ave, Summit, NJ 07901, USA

    Phone: (908) 277-1814
    Email: info@calvarysummit.org

    Price for the concert: $20

    Please call to confirm length of concert.

January 27, 2018
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY OPERA
    January 27, 2018  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Montclair State University Foundation, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA

    PHONE: 973-655-5112
    Price for concert: $15

    Please call to confirm length of concert.

January 28, 2018
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY OPERA
    January 28, 2018  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Montclair State University Foundation, 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA

    PHONE: 973-655-5112
    Price: $15

    Please call to confirm length of concert.

January 29, 2018
  • 2018 NFB Washington Seminar
    January 29, 2018 - January 31, 2018  
    Washington, DC

    550 C Street, SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    202-479-4000
    participants only

    Additional information on the NFB Washington Seminar along with the fact sheets for the issues can be viewed at www.nfb.org/washington-seminar.

January 30, 2018
  • 2018 NFB Washington Seminar
    January 29, 2018 - January 31, 2018  
    Washington, DC

    550 C Street, SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    202-479-4000
    participants only

    Additional information on the NFB Washington Seminar along with the fact sheets for the issues can be viewed at www.nfb.org/washington-seminar.

January 31, 2018
  • 2018 NFB Washington Seminar
    January 29, 2018 - January 31, 2018  
    Washington, DC

    550 C Street, SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    202-479-4000
    participants only

    Additional information on the NFB Washington Seminar along with the fact sheets for the issues can be viewed at www.nfb.org/washington-seminar.

February 13, 2018
  • NJ State Council on the Arts' Public Meeting/Feedback Session/Artists Reception
    February 13, 2018  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
    Mana Contemporary, 888 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07306, USA

    The NJ State Council on the Arts will convene a brief public meeting on Tuesday, February 13th at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, jointly hosted by Mana and the International Sculpture Center. The meeting will include Council committee reports, presentations by the meeting hosts, and announcement of the 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship recipients. Immediately following the meeting, the Council will conduct the third of four public feedback sessions to inform the Agency's new long-range strategic plan. Special thanks to Carole A. Feuerman, artist and ISC board member for hosting the afternoon's celebratory reception in her Mana studio.

    PLEASE JOIN US

    Public Meeting - Feedback Session - Artist Reception

    TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    Public meeting and Feedback Session will be immediately
    followed by a reception for this year's Artist Fellowship winners.
    All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
    Estimated conclusion time 2:30 PM.

    MANA CONTEMPORARY
    888 NEWARK AVENUE, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07306
    DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

    The NJ State Council on the Arts will convene a brief public meeting on Tuesday, February 13th at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City, jointly hosted by Mana and the International Sculpture Center. The meeting will include Council committee reports, presentations by the meeting hosts, and announcement of the 2018 Individual Artist Fellowship recipients. Immediately following the meeting, the Council will conduct the third of four public feedback sessions to inform the Agency's new long-range strategic plan. Special thanks to Carole A. Feuerman, artist and ISC board member for hosting the afternoon's celebratory reception in her Mana studio.

    Review the Council's current Strategic Plan

    The event is free and open to the public.
    The Council will provide CART (real time captioning) services at each of its public business meetings. If you require additional accessibility services, please contact the Council's Accessibility Coordinator, Mary Eileen Fouratt two weeks prior to the event at (609) 984-6815 (NJ Relay711) or maryeileen.fouratt@sos.nj.gov.

    If you have any questions please contact:
    Allison Tratner, Director of Communications
    New Jersey State Council on the Arts
    PO Box 306
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0306
    Phone: 609-292-4524 (NJ Relay 711)
    Email: allison.tratner@sos.nj.gov

February 21, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - Real Stories Told by the Dioramas
    February 21, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    During this tour, you'll experience the Museum’s dioramas in depth and learn how these iconic “windows on nature” play a role in wildlife conservation and public education.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time for the tour.

  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 1st New Membership Committee Meeting
    February 21, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605-468-8005
    Code: 460994
    Committee members only

  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 3rd Conference Call Meeting
    February 21, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605-468-8005
    Code: 460994
    all members

March 21, 2018
  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 1st Chapter Captains & Division Coordinators Meeting
    March 21, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    Committee members only

  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 4th Conference Call Meeting
    March 21, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    all members

March 22, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - Ocean Life
    March 22, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    During this tour, you'll plunge into the ocean to explore aquatic habitat dioramas in the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time for the tour.

April 18, 2018
  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 1st New Activities & Events Meeting
    April 18, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    open to all

  • Sports & Recreation Division 5th Conference Call Meeting
    April 18, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    all members

April 21, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - Scales of the Universe
    April 21, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    Through verbal descriptions and touchable objects, discover the Rose Center for Earth and Space to understand our place in the Universe, explore the range of sizes in the cosmos, and investigate what lies beyond.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time for the tour.

May 16, 2018
  • 1st Sports & Recreation Summer Get Yourself Moving Personal Challenge Preparation Meeting
    May 16, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    open to all

  • Sports & Recreation Division 6th Conference Call Meeting
    May 16, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    all members

May 19, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - A World of Fossils
    May 19, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    Through verbal descriptions and touchable objects, trace the giant “family tree” of life on Earth through the Museum’s amazing fossil collections, organized by a myriad of evolutionary relationships.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time for the tour.

May 23, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - Nature in Native American Myths and Legends
    May 23, 2018  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    Through verbal descriptions and touchable objects, explore various halls, including North American Mammals, North West Coast Indians, and North American Forests. Learn about the myths and legends that are prominent in Native American cultures.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time for the tour.

June 20, 2018
  • Sports & Recreation Division of NFBNJ 2nd Board Meeting
    June 20, 2018  7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    Board members & invited guests only

  • Sports & Recreation Division 7th Conference Call Meeting
    June 20, 2018  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    conference call

    Dial: 605 468-8005
    Access Code: 460994 pound
    Open to all

June 30, 2018
  • American Museum of Natural History Science Sense Accessible Tour - Meteorites
    June 30, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West & 79th St, New York, NY 10024, USA

    Visitors who are blind or partially sighted are invited to attend this program, held monthly in the halls of the American Museum of Natural History. Specially trained Museum tour guides highlight specific themes and exhibits, engaging participants through extensive verbal descriptions and touchable objects.

    Science Sense tours are available to individuals or to groups. Advance registration is required. Programs may be subject to change. Tours are free for Members or with Museum admission.

    Through verbal descriptions and touchable objects, discover the origin of the universe and our solar system in the Arthur Ross Hall of Meteorites, which includes the largest meteorite on display in any museum in the world.

    For additional information or to register for a Science Sense tour, please call 212-769-5567 or email accessibility@amnh.org. Please call to confirm length of time of the tour.

July 3, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

July 4, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

July 5, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

July 6, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

July 7, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

July 8, 2018
  • 2018 NFB National Convention
    July 3, 2018 - July 8, 2018  
    Rosen Shingle Creek, 9939 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

    Learn additional details about the 2018 National Federation of the Blind National Convention at www.nfb.org/convention.

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Contact Information

Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075
Email: nfbnj1@verizon.net

Coming Soon

9th Annual After the Holidays Party

January 6, 2018
1:00 – 5:00 PM
Knights of Columbus Hall
94 Bridge Street
Belleville, NJ 07109
Cross Street: Belleville Avenue
Access Link accessible

2018 NFB Washington Seminar

January 29 to February 1, 2018
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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