International Aromatherapy Conference and Wellness Expo: September 27-29, at DoubleTree – Park Place (Hilton Minneapolis), 1500 Park Place Blvd. St. Louis Park. The Wellness Expo is free and open to the public during the International Aromatherapy Conference. More info.
ACA MN Open Speaker Series: Speakers: Rolf and Layne talk about Relationships in Recovery: A Couple in ACA. Saturday, September 28 from 2-5:00 PM at Suburban North Alano, 15486 Territorial Rd, Maple Grove, MN 55369. https://goo.gl/maps/
Annual Recovery Fest: Saturday, September 28 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at The Recovery Church, 253 State Street, St. Paul. Activities will include fellowship, live music, street dancing, guest speaker, food, face painting, inflatable bounce house and other fun activities for kids. Held rain or shine. Featured music will include “Ramshackle Charmers” and the “Gawd Awful Boys”. Free event. www.therecoverychurch.org.
37th Annual St. Cloud Roundup: October 25 & 26, at River’s Edge Convention Center, 10 4th Ave S, St. Cloud. A.A. and Alanon speakers. Pre-registration is $15 at www.stcloudroundup.org.
A Different Kind of Grief (6-week session): Support Groups for loved ones who have suffered from an overdose or substance use-related death. Meeting dates include September 18, 25 and October 2, 9, 16, 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Brighter Days Grief Center, 8925 Aztec Drive Suite #1, Eden Prairie. Registration deadline is September 16. Space is limited. Contact Gloria at 612-866-1056/gloria @ recoveringu.com to register.
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 https://minnesotarecovery.org.
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
2:30 p.m. – Relaxation group
800-257-7810; Plymouth alum welcome
Happy, Joyous and Free
The Recovery Church: 253 State St. St. Paul, 55107, offers worship services on Sunday at 9:30am with fellowship, coffee and snacks following service. The mission is to provide a spiritual community for people in search of growth, healing, and recovery. For a list of recovery meetings, visit www.therecoverychurch.org, or like therecoverychurchstpaul on Facebook.