Alli Baker

Alli Baker

Minneapolis Tattoo Arts Convention: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Show Times: Friday 2pm-12am; Saturday 11am- 12am; Sunday 11am- 8pm. Special Guests: St. Marq from Ink Master Season 6 & 7; Alli Baker from Best Ink; Shanghai Kate; Robert LaSardo from Nip/Tuck, & CSI: Miami. For all other information please call 215-423-4780.  Alli Baker

Miss Bennet: Christmas at PemberleyMiss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley: Nov. 18 – Dec. 30 at The Jungle Theatre, Minneapolis. Experience the magic of Jane Austen this holiday season with an imagined sequel to Pride & Prejudice., 612-822-7063.

Recovering Hope: Using the 12 Steps to Find Healing When You’ve Lost a Loved One to Addiction January 10, 2018, 7- 8:30 pm A monthly meeting to explore using the Steps to help those who have lost someone find a way to navigate grief. Meets each second Wednesday of the month at The Retreat, lower level meeting room, 1221 Wayzata Blvd. E., Wayzata. For those who have lost a loved one to the disease of alcoholism or addiction, the thought that there ever may be healing feels difficult to grasp. The devastation of loss is compounded with many unanswered questions, and often an overwhelming sense of guilt. All welcome.

Exercise and Sobriety

Exercise can greatly enhance the quality of your sobriety. The St. Paul Strength Room is launching a new group training class for men and women in recovery. Register by November 27. Call 651-334- 7250 for details. Located at 655 Fairview Ave. N. St. Paul. www.stpaulstrengthroom. com


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 Recov ery 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.

"Exploring 12 Step Spirituality" Workshops “Exploring 12 Step Spirituality” Workshops meet the 2nd Sat of each month 9am-noon at Colonial Church of Edina, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina, MN 55436. Workshops include: Centering Prayer and meditation instruction; two 20-minutes sessions of Centering Prayer; readings from the Big Book; teaching on 12-Step spirituality and impediments to it; testimonials; group discussions. Free-will offering of $10 to cover rent, snacks, printing and coffee appreciated. All welcome – no registration necessary.

November 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 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.

Pancake Breakfast: 3rd Sunday of each month, 10am-12:30pm; The Recovery Church, 253 State Street, St. Paul, MN, Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee (free refills on pancakes and coffee). $5 per person/10 and under $2.50 at the door (No one turned away due to lack of funds!)

The Recovery Church Please join us on Sundays!
9:30am – Worship Service & Sunday School
10:30am – Fellowship
10:45am – Meditation
11:00am – Spiritual Development
Our celebration is called The Recovery of Hope, where we offer participants the opportunity to deepen their recovery experience and to develop a stronger relationship with God, as they understand God. We are not a typical church or a twelve-step program. We draw from both traditions, to embody the spirit of God without creating boundaries for its expression.  All invited. 651- 291-1371 or

To place a listing, email or call 612-805-1959.

Happy Holidays and a Peaceful New Year from The Phoenix Spirit

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