Upcoming Gopher State Annual Roundup XLIV
May 26 – May 28, $17 prereg; $20 door
Theme: Willing To Go To Any Length An occasion to share the fellowship and to carry the message of AA; with Al-Anon and Alateen participation. Doubletree Bloomington Hotel, Minneapolis South (Formerly Sheraton) 7800 Normandale Boulevard Bloomington, MN 55439

Cultivating Joy in an Age of Uncertainty
Thursday, June 1, 7-9pm public talk on meditation for well-being by Mingyur Rinpoche, author of The Joy of Living, University of St. Thomas, $12-$25,

Introduction to Meditation
free 4-week course, Tuesdays, July 18 to August 8, 7 pm, Tergar Meditation Community, 706 N First Street, Suite 112 (North Loop), Minneapolis 55401,

Fourth annual “Jump For Recovery”
Wednesday June 21st, Baldwin, WI.
Restoration Counseling and Community Services is partnering with Skydive Twin Cities for a fun event to celebrate sobriety. Geared towards the entire treatment community – current clients, alumni, staff, parole officers, case managers, county employees, etc – the day is a fun way to take test your limits and take a “leap of faith!” First jump at 9am and last jump at 5pm. Discounted pricing: $179/per person, $50 deposit due at sign up. Must be 18 years or older, and in good health. Call 715-684- 3416.

NuWay House Annual Picnic Saturday
September 9 from 1-4 p.m. Food, fun activities, fellowship, families welcome and encouraged to attend! 2118 Blaisdell Ave. S., Mpls, 55404 Please visit for more information.

International Overdose Awareness Day.
The FED UP! Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic is calling for immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids. 11:00am – Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington, DC, 1:00pm – Networking Luncheon – National Press Club, Washington, DC, 7:00pm – Candlelight Vigil – White House Ellipse, 8:00pm – March to White House.



The Dan Anderson Renewal Center
Hazelden, Center City, MN. 12-Step-inspired weekend retreats focus on common issues faced in recovery: forgiveness, spirituality, healthy relationships, grief, and loss.
Call 1-800-262-4882 for more info.

All Recovery Meetings: Minnesota Recovery Connection
is hosting All Recovery meetings throughout the Twin Cities. These meetings honor all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person’s path is unique. Come, socialize, share – friends and family members welcome. Call 612-584-4158 for more info or go to

Women’s 12-Step Program
Wednesdays at 7pm
Peace Presbyterian Church, 7624 Cedar Lake Rd, St Louis Park.
For women of all ages who find any part of life chaotic or out of control. The chaos can be caused by addiction, eating disorders, relationship problems or self esteem issues. We use, A Woman’s Way through the Twelve Steps by Stephanie S. Covington. Peace Presbyterian Church has a community dinner at 6pm on Wednesdays and we provide free supervised childcare for 12-Step participants. or call 612-879-9642.

Hazelden’s Second Sunday Retreats
The second Sunday of each month everyone in recovery is invited to Hazelden in Center City, MN for an inspirational day of workshops, fellowship, sharing and fun.
Open to anyone 18 or older involved in a 12-Step program.
$20/person includes a buffet lunch and information packet.
9 a.m. – Register at the Cork Center
9 a.m. – Introductions and orientation
10-11 a.m. – Lecture
10:30 -12:45 – Small group discussions
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. – Sunday buffet
1:45 p.m. – Small group discussions or Meditation group
2:55 p.m. – Relaxation group
800-257-7810; Plymouth alum welcome.


To place a listing, email phoenix@thephoenixspirit. com or call 612-805-1959.

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