Axy Awards & Year-End Celebration
Kick back with your popcorn for our end-of-the-year celebration, including our annual Axy Awards to the most blind-friendly businesses in Lake and Sumter.
When: Tuesday, 12/6, 10:30 a.m.
This event has been canceled. Please contact Mykal with any questions: email@example.com
Dining in the Dark
Dining in the Dark is back, in-person! Experience food, drink and conversation in a new way: in this unique dining experience, you will eat dinner in darkness. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team, as part of a training exercise, will serve you wearing night vision goggles. The annual Dining in the Dark fundraiser event for New Vision for Independence will showcase that blindness does not have to be a barrier to independence.
When: March 2, 2023, 6 p.m.
Where: Venetian Center, Leesburg
Cost: $800 for a private table of 8
Crazy Bingo Fundraiser
When: Wednesdays quarterly – 12/14/22, 3/15/23, 6/14/23, 9/13/23 @ 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Where: via Conference Call (our system will call the number provided at registration)
Cost: $20 Donation to Play
Must use bingo cards specifically from this event, which will be mailed upon receipt of registration. No other bingo cards are eligible to win. Must register by one week in advance to get a paper card; otherwise a digital card will be sent.
Sensational Egg Hunt
Join us for a fun morning of sensory experiences and an Easter egg hunt with tons of beeping eggs! All kids under 13 are invited, but our sighted participants will be required to wear a blindfold to participate. This event is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are required.
When: Saturday, April 2, 2022
- 10 a.m. sensory activities & photos with the Easter bunny’s blind brother
- 11 a.m. blindfolded audible egg hunt for children under 13 (blindfolds required to participate)
Where: Astatula Community Center
RSVP online by March 28 to be guaranteed a basket
Photos of many of New Vision’s events are posted on the New Vision Facebook page.