Our monthly events calendar gives you the opportunity to plan ahead for BCA’s various events.

If you have any questions, or would like more information, please feel free to contact us on events@bca.org.au or call 1800 033 660.

March 

Trivia  

Saturday, 2nd March at 8:00pm AEDT.  

Are you interested in expanding your general knowledge in an easy going and fun atmosphere? If so, join this week’s trivia presented by Graeme Innes for an enjoyable night of team competition.  

Please be aware that, to ensure the smooth operation of the game, Trivia will be limited to 25 players. To give everyone an opportunity, the Zoom waiting room will open to admit people who sign in from 7:45pm Sydney time and closes at 8.00pm. 

Business Connect Network 

Monday, 4th March at 7:00pm AEDT. 

Are you on the lookout for opportunities to connect with seasoned business owners, or perhaps you’re an experienced entrepreneur eager to pay it forward by helping others succeed? Look no further – BCA’s Business Connect Network is here to bring you together. 

Our network is designed to foster meaningful connections and facilitate the exchange of insights and knowledge among business enthusiasts. Whether you’re at the helm of a thriving enterprise or embarking on the exciting journey of entrepreneurship, your experience is invaluable. 

BCA Inform – Digital Inclusion 

Tuesday, 5th March at 7:30pm AEDT. 

Amid the closure of numerous local post offices, banks, and other in-person services across Australia, the importance of digital inclusion has never been more pronounced for individuals who are blind or vision impaired. Join BCA’s National Policy Officer Corey Crawford and special guest Lauren Henley from the Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) in a discussion to both learn and voice your concerns regarding efforts being made to guarantee that no one is excluded in today’s digital environment and that a more inclusive digital landscape be available for everyone 

To register please visit the Humanitix website 

If you have any questions, or if you require assistance registering, please feel free to contact us at events@bca.org.au or call 1800 033 660. 

Book Club  

Wednesday, 6th March at 7:00pm AEDT.  

In this meeting the group will be discussing “Can’t get you Out of my Head” by Nicola Catalano. This group is open to all readers, whether you’ve just embarked on your reading journey or have been immersed in books for many years you are welcome to come along. You will have the chance to discuss books, exchange ideas, and broaden your horizons through the magic of storytelling. 

Trivia  

Saturday, 9th March at 8:00pm AEDT.  

Are you interested in expanding your general knowledge in an easy going and fun atmosphere? If so, join this week’s trivia presented by Ramona Mandy for an enjoyable night of team competition.  

Please be aware that, to ensure the smooth operation of the game, Trivia will be limited to 25 players. To give everyone an opportunity, the Zoom waiting room will open to admit people who sign in from 7:45pm Sydney time and close at 8.00pm. 

Travel Club 

Tuesday, 12th March at 1:00pm AEDT. 

If you’re eager to gain invaluable insights into traveling confidently, whether it’s exploring your local surroundings or journeying to far-flung destinations both nationally and internationally, this group is your perfect travel companion. With a wealth of lived experience in traveling join Adrian Watson in discussions that will be both informative and enjoyable, arming you with the essential knowledge and tools necessary to embark on thrilling adventures. 

BCA’s Audio Production Training Program Information Session  

Tuesday, 12th March at 7:00pm AEDT. 

Are you an avid audio listener wanting to know how to make audio and get into broadcasting or podcasting?    

Blind Citizens Australia (BCA) in partnership with Vision Australia is excited to announce further funding by the Community Broadcasting Foundation to support people who are blind, or vision impaired interested in gaining valuable training and experience in the world of audio presentation and production. 

The world needs more of our voices creating audio that empowers, connects, and informs. There’s never been a better time to step up and make your mark in community radio. This introduction course to podcasting is available again to participants from 2023 and for newcomers. 

Register now to attend an online information session on Tuesday, 12th March at 7:00pm AEDT.   

For more information, email bca@bca.org.au or contact Natasha on 1800 033 660.    

Music Group  

Wednesday, 13th March at 7:30pm AEDT. 

Hosted by Jen Parry and Tim Haggis, the Music Group welcomes musicians of all levels to talk about music, create collaborative pieces, and share personal experiences as performers. It’s a fun and friendly place to meet and hang out with fellow musicians. 

Guitar Group 

Saturday, 16th March at 2:00pm AEDT. 

The guitar group offers a welcoming space for players of all levels, from beginners to advanced, to come together to share tips and techniques. This group is an open platform for guitar enthusiasts where you can find support and share resources to help you along your musical journey. 

Trivia  

Saturday, 16th March at 8:00pm AEDT. 

Are you interested in expanding your general knowledge in an easy going and fun atmosphere? If so, join this week’s trivia presented by Peter Rickards for an enjoyable night of team competition.  

Please be aware that, to ensure the smooth operation of the game, Trivia will be limited to 25 players. To give everyone an opportunity, the Zoom waiting room will open to admit people who sign in from 7:45pm Sydney time and close at 8.00pm. 

Assistive Technology Group 

Monday, 18th March at 8:00pm AEDT. 

Assistive Technology is useful and increasingly necessary in our daily lives. However, not everything is easy to navigate, and new technologies develop every day. Join Adam and others to learn more about assistive technology and how to get the best from it. 

Journey to Employment Group 

Tuesday, 19th March at 7:30pm AEDT.   

Join Garry Adler each month at a Journey to Employment group, your go-to destination for insightful discussions and valuable tips on finding your path to professional success. Whether you’re a recent graduate embarking on your career journey or a professional looking to pivot, this group is here to support. Join in exploring various employment paths, uncovering hidden opportunities, and sharing ideas on the art of job hunting. 

Trivia  

Saturday, 23rd March at 8:00pm AEDT. 

Are you interested in expanding your general knowledge in an easy going and fun atmosphere? If so, join this week’s trivia presented by Graeme Innes for an enjoyable night of team competition.  

Please be aware that, to ensure the smooth operation of the game, Trivia will be limited to 25 players. To give everyone an opportunity, the Zoom waiting room will open to admit people who sign in from 7:45pm Sydney time and close at 8.00pm. 

Acquired Sight Loss Group  

Monday, 25th March at 7:30pm AEDT. 

Hosted by BCA’s National Advocacy Officer, Martin Stewart, this welcoming and friendly group is a forum for members to meet and talk with others with acquired sight loss.   

Gardening Group 

Wednesday, 27th March at 7:30pm AEDT. 

Gardening can be therapeutic and bring joy when plants are growing and thriving. Join Silvana and other gardening enthusiasts and share your knowledge, tips, and techniques for a flourishing home garden. All welcome. 

Music Group  

Wednesday, 27th March at 7:30pm AEDT. 

Hosted by Jen Parry and Tim Haggis, the Music Group welcomes musicians of all levels to talk about music, create collaborative pieces, and share personal experiences as performers. It’s a fun and friendly place to meet and hang out with fellow musicians. 

Trivia  

Saturday, 30th March at 8:00pm AEDT. 

Are you interested in expanding your general knowledge in an easy going and fun atmosphere? If so, join this week’s trivia presented by Heale Huth for an enjoyable night of team competition.  

Please be aware that, to ensure the smooth operation of the game, Trivia will be limited to 25 players. To give everyone an opportunity, the Zoom waiting room will open to admit people who sign in from 7:45pm Sydney time and close at 8.00pm.