We welcome all with visual impairment

Serving Tucson and Pima County

Welcome to the Tucson Society of the Blind, TSB, website. TSB provides social and educational programs for those individuals with low or no vision. TSB provides valuable resources on coping with blindness and vision impairment. It is wonderful to meet other visually impaired seniors who can act as mentors and provide emotional support.

Join Us at our Weekly Meetings

   Tuesday mornings from 9:30am- 1:00pm.
   Christ Presbyterian Church
      6565 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ
   Includes topic as noted on our calendar, followed by games.




5th: Maurice Peret, National Federation of the Blind, will talk about the philosophy of NFB and how he has adapted his lifestyle to his blindness

8th: Board Meeting, 7026 E. Broadway, Biscuit Country Café 10:15

The following will be held back at the church.

12th: Janet Dylla, Desert Low Vision, will bring many talking products

19th: Jeff Babson, "Arizona Mammals and Birds"

19th: Lesson with Manny about the iPhone on Zoom from 6:30 to 8:30 PM

20th: TSB goes to the Gaslight Theater, 7010 E. Broadway, to see the show, "Frankenstein." We meet at little Anthony’s Diner at 4:30 PM. If you are not eating with us, please be at the theater by 6:30 PM. We have reserved seats in the front rows of the theater.

26th: Bill Martin will play the guitar and sing the Oldies and Halloween tunes


2nd: Laura, Volunteer Coordinator of Sister Jose Women Shelter, will talk about how they help the women. TSB will be doing a drive and bringing in helpful items for the women.

9th: Annual Meeting, Election, and Thanksgiving Luncheon. Let Barb know by November 2 If you are attending, so she can order enough food. See details below.

12th: Board Meeting 10:15 AM Biscuit Country Cafe, 7026 E. Broadway

16th: "Navigating the Health Care System, being visually Impaired," Barbara Macpherson

16th: Lesson with Manny on the iPhone, 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

19th: From 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM 1 VRATE (Vision Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Expo) on Zoom. This is an annual event which showcases the many resources available to those who are blind or visually impaired, their families, and those who work with them so they might accomplish their career and life goals.

23rd: No Meeting: Holiday

30th: Janice Deardoff will perform Western Music and Christmas tunes on her guitar.

Be sure to put the following on your calendar:

November 9th: TSB Annual Meeting: Board of Directors Election, Presidential Report, Treasurer’s Report, Proposed Budget, Thanksgiving luncheon with turkey and all the trimmings with two choices of pie. All members are encouraged to come and vote.
December 7th: Christine Vivona will play glorious Christmas Music on her harp.
December 14th: Holiday party, Christmas trivia, exchanging of gifts; enjoy a delicious lunch.
December 21st: No Meeting, Holiday
December 28th: No meeting, Holiday

Timothy: Cactus walking with a white cane, dark sun glasses, and white cowboy hat.

Volunteers Needed


TSB needs sighted volunteers to:

  • drive
  • assist with activities
  • help with luncheons, field trips, and fund raising events

IRS #  84-1636485
TSB is a 501c3 Organization

Green Check Mark in square box with Black border.

Or mail your donations, which is 100% tax-deductible to:

Tucson Society of the Blind
P.O. Box 57655
Tucson, AZ  85732

Thank you for your support

For membership and general information contact:

Barbara Macpherson, President
  (520) 298-2427

Tom Young, Director
  (520) 721-1029

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