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.

NJ Theater Alliance

The websites and contact information for all NJ professional theaters associated with the NJ Theater Alliance can be found at https://www.njtheatrealliance.org. You can call to see if there are any audio described shows currently being offered.

Calendar of Events

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.

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 4, 2018
  • ShopRite of Hazlet Educational, Outreach & Fundraising Event
    May 4, 2018  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    ShopRite of Hazlet, 3120 NJ-35, Hazlet, NJ 07730, USA

    NOT Access Link Accessible

    Telephone:  732 264 4110

    Any questions please contact Linda Melendez at lindamelendez220@gmail.com

May 9, 2018
  • NFBNJ & Philly Touch Tour 9th Street Italian Market: 2-hour Sensory Tour Event
    May 9, 2018  10:00 am - 10:00 pm

    9thStreet Italian Market: 2-hour Sensory Tour Event

    Contact:Trish Maunder at 609-760-8223 or email at trish@phillytouchtours.com
    Cost:
    $25 per person
    PayPal Payments at https://www.paypal.com/mep/dashboard
    For Other Payment Options Contact Trish directly

    Take Access Link to Philly Tour Hublocated at 229 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Cross Street: 2nd Street

    From Philly Tour Hub we can share anUber or Lift to the Italian Market

May 11, 2018
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.

  • South Jersey Shore Chapter Heart for Health Walk
    May 19, 2018  10:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Ocean City boardwalk
    Saturday May 19th
    Walk starts at 10:30 A.M.  at  6th Street and the boardwalk
    Any member of the NFBNJ and/or the Sports and Recreation Division is cordially invited to join us  for a mile and one-half. After the walk the Chapter members and any guest will have lunch at one of the boardwalk restaurants. For additional information please contact
    PhilipHarrison
    H: 609 382 5987
    C: 609 231 4881
    Email:
    pbharrison39@comcast.net

May 20, 2018
  • The Annual Spring Social Dance Party for People who are Blind and Vision Impaired
    May 20, 2018  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Courtesy of the Nutley Lions Club
    BRINGYOUR APPETITE AND DANCING SHOES” - DINNER, DANCING, PRIZES

    Place:      Nutley Parks and Recreation Building

    44 Park Ave Nutley, NJ  07110

    Access Link Accessible

    Cost:       Free – Courtesy of the Nutley Lions Club

     Carmen Addeo at:  201-438-5844

    All attendees must RSVP by May 11, 2018

    Please leave your name phone number and how many people will be attending. Friends and/or drivers are welcome!

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.

May 31, 2018
  • The 13th Annual Night Out With The Trenton Thunder
    May 31, 2018  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June 1, 2018
  • ShopRite of Hazlet Educational, Outreach & Fundraising Event
    June 1, 2018  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    3120 NJ-35, Hazlet, NJ 07730, USA

    NOT Access Link Accessible

    Telephone:  732 264 4110

    Any questions please contact Linda Melendez at lindamelendez220@gmail.com

June 3, 2018
  • 2018 NFB 6 Dot Dash
    June 3, 2018  8:00 am - 10:30 am
    200 E Wells St, Baltimore, MD 21230, USA

    We are working on additional details with the NFB Jernigan Institute regarding our participation in this event. Once confirmed, we will update.
    To learn more about this event, please visit www.nfb.org/dot-dash.
    Each participant is responsible for their own registration. The deadline to register and to participate in our transportation cost sharing is May 1st.

    Questions can be directed to Linda Melendez at lindamelendez220@gmail.com

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

    All Members

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

Coming Soon

2018 NFB National Convention

July 3 through 8, 2018
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32819

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