Serenity Festival: The Serenity Festival is a day long extravaganza with live music, food, and 5K walk/run. July 21, 9a.m-5p.m. Veteran’s Park in Paynesville. Free. More info at www.serenityfestival.org.
HazelFest 2018: Headliners include: Brother Ali, The Cactus Blossoms, Chastity Brown and Davina & The Vagabonds. August 4, from 11a.m to 7:30p.m. at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Center City, MN. $15 in advance. $25 at the door. Children 12 and under free. For more information visit hazeldenbettyford.org/events/hazelfest.
Coffee, Croissants and Creativity: Experiential workshops providing hands-on theater and art-making activities at Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. August 8, 1-3:30pm. Space is limited, call Deb Holtz at 651-209-3575 ext 117 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 1860 Minnehaha Ave. W, St Paul, 55104.
Smokin’ Meat Not Drugs BBQ 2018: Saturday, August 18, 5:30-10p.m. at Silver Lake Park (East Shelter) in Rochester. BBQ, fireworks, and live music. Must buy a ticket for the BBQ, but the event is free.
28th Annual Heartland Round-up: A weekend of fun and fellowship, the Round-up is being held September 7-9 in Park Rapids, MN. For information and registration forms, visit heartlandroundup.com.
Walk for Recovery: Saturday, September 15, from 9a.m-1p.m. at Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis. For more information or to register, visit walk.minnesotarecovery.org
Mothers of Adult Children: A support group for people whose moms used violence. Our support group will offer a safe place to talk, listen and share your feelings, experiences and stories with other moms in a comfortable, confidential environment. We meet 1st Saturday of every month , 9-11:00am. Breakfast provided at Calvary Baptist Church-Maki Room 1st. floor, 2608 Blaisdell Ave S., Mpls, 55408. Parking available on street or back lot. Call 534-349-9105 for more information.
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.
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 Covington. Peace Presbyterian Church has a community dinner at 6pm on Wednesdays and we provide free 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
2:55 p.m. – Relaxation group
800-257-7810; Plymouth alum welcome
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.