Upcoming Hauschka Therapeutic Painting to Explore the Twelve Steps Mondays, 1-3pm or 6:30-8:30pm, for 12 weeks, April 3 – June 19. This class contemplates the feelings associated with each of the 12-Steps, then paints those feelings, seeing what images emerge from the unconscious. All materials provided. Fee $360. For info: www.donnawebb.com
Peace Education Program
Further the conversation and nurture the seed of peace within you. Classes will consist of watching inspirational videos of Prem Rawat, discussion and interaction. This will focus on our inner resources and does not represent any religion or philosophy. Roosevelt High School, Mondays April 17 – May 22, 7-8:30pm, Free. To register call 612-668-2828 or online at mplscommunityed. com
Free Interactive Seminar with Brave New Workshop for Youth (ages 12-18), Parents & Providers: April 10, 6pm – 8pm Come laugh with us in this fun & interactive seminar with Brave New Workshop and leave #inspired to be a better you! The Brave New Workshop has been inspiring humans from all walks of life to outwit their fear and self-doubt through improv for more than 50 years. You will listen, feel, discover, wonder, move, explore, connect, and LAUGH. You’ll discover the joyful bliss and creative breakthroughs that result with true improvisation. Fridley Community Center, 6085 7th Street NE, Fridley, MN 55432. Register by April 3. Online: www.anokacounty.us/GIST or email: GIST-Events@co.anoka.mn.us. Call 763-433-3185 for more information. Pizza and refreshments; free childcare (Ages 2-11) and door prizes.
Eating for Recovery from alcohol or drug abuse- various dates, 5:30-6:30 pm Eating issues often worsen on the path to becoming clean & sober, threatening hard-earned sobriety and leading to repeated relapse for some. Learn how to REFUEL your body for optimum health and long-term recovery. Attend a free info session with a nutrition expert at Melrose Center. You’ll also get a taste of how Melrose treats eating disorders and substance abuse together so the cycle of chemical use and a poor relationship with food can end. St. Louis Park location, 3525 Monterey Dr, Community Room A1, 2nd Tuesday of the month: May 9, July 11. St. Paul location, 2550 University Ave West, Suite 216S, 3rd Monday of the month, April 17, June 19. Visit http://www.parknicollet.com/SpecialtyCenters/ Melrose-Center
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. The meetings are an opportunity for social support focusing on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. Come, socialize, share – friends and family members welcome. Call 612-584-4158 for more info or go to https://minnesotarecovery. org.
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. Reclamation-Ministries.org 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.
Pancake Breakfast: 3rd Sunday of each month, 10am-12:30pm; The Recovery Church, 253 State Street, St. Paul, MN, www.therecoverychurch.org. 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!)
To place a listing, email phoenix@thephoenixspirit. com or call 612-805-1959.