For example, why not test your general Knowledge at the Monthly Virtual MSSC Quiz?
Merton Sport and Social Club February Quiz
The next monthly MSSC virtual quiz will take place between 7.00 pm and 8.00 pm on Tuesday 2nd February. Why not join MSSC for some light-hearted fun and a chance to catch up with fellow MSSC members?
Support is available if you would like help to set up Zoom on your phone, tablet or computer in advance. A link to join on the evening will be sent to you by email.
Please book your place in good time by emailing Bev Williamson Email: email@example.com.
Croydon Vision’s Fit and Fabulous programme for women
This takes place every Thursday from 2pm to 3.00pm. This series of fitness classes will include exercises to stretch, build your strength, relax and take away any stress as well as boost your energy and make you feel good. All the exercises are really well described so you will not need to see the facilitator. You can join by zoom or by using a USB stick just like the talking news.
To find out more or to register for these free classes, email Fitandfab@croydonvision.org.uk or phone 020 8688 2486.
Distant Socialising and Promoting Positive Wellbeing
Two organisations, Eye Matter and Beyond Sight Loss have combined forces to offer a range of virtual activities to support vision impaired individuals and promote positive well-being.
They are proud to present the following weekly groups and meetings:
- Monday 3 pm – 4 pm – Surviving to Thriving – Helping your mental well-being with a Solution Focused Approach.
- Tuesday 6 pm – 8 pm – Social followed by activities.
- Wednesday 11 am – Cookery with VI tips.
- Thursday 5 pm – Beyond Sight Loss, discussion with Ashrafia Choudhury.
- Friday 11 am –1 pm Social group followed by activities including:
Body conditioning, Neurobics, Zumba, salsa, comedy, quizzes, meditation and mindfulness.
Tuesday and Friday activities change each week.
On Tuesday 26th January, singer, Sarah Wade (Winner of Eastbourne’s got talent2020) will perform a concert of popular songs. Join us at 6 pm for the usual hour’s social, followed by an hour of songs you will recognise and love.
All of the above events and groups are held on the Zoom platform and are accessible via mobile, landline or computer.
The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2599114264
Or to join in by phone, call 0208 080 6591 and use ID 2599114264, followed by the hash (#) key. You will then be asked for your participant number, press hash (#) again and you will then be put into our waiting room; we will let you in as soon as we notice you are there!
VALENTINES BLIND DATING EXTRAVAGANZA
Eye Matter is delighted to be holding a virtual speed dating evening from 7 pm to 9 pm on Saturday 13th February.
This is a callout to all you single people, with low vision or no sight, to bring yourselves and your single friends along to our valentine’s extravaganza. Breakout rooms will be provided for 5 minutes for each couple.
Please preregister by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
VI GROUP FOR ANXIETY AND LOW MOOD
This is a weekly online discussion group on Thursday evenings for visually impaired people, using mindfulness techniques and gentle movement for the relief of tension and stress.
Learn to be with difficult thoughts, learn how to find compassion for yourself and others.