Art Lab Rx Open House: Saturday, November 10, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Adler Graduate School, 10225 Yellow Circle Dr., Minnetonka. The event is designed for anyone who is interested in learning more about art therapy and seeking to partner with the services offered through Art Lab Rx. Featured activities include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, art experiences on “Maggie” (the 45’ coach bus) a photo booth, and a button-making station. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.
Twelve Step Retreat for Members of the Military and Veterans in Recovery: Tuesday through Thursday, November 13-15, at Dan Anderson Renewal Center, 15251 Pleasant Valley Road, Center City. Experience presentations by veterans in recovery and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation staff on topics such as resilience, military skills that support recovery and those that get in the way, as well as emotional sobriety. This retreat is offered to active duty, National Guard and veterans free of charge. Space is limited. To learn more and reserve your spot by calling 1-800-262-4882.
St. Paul Intergroup – Gratitude Night: Saturday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 285 Dale Street N, St. Paul. One-year speaker and a main speaker.
Founder’s DayWeekend 2018: Friday through Saturday, November 23-25, at DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington, 7800 Normandale Blvd. Pre-registration is $20, $25 at the door. There will also be a banquet, dance (Sat.) and breakfast on Sunday morning. Celebrating 78 years of AA in the Upper Midwest and honoring those AA members with one-year sobriety.
St. Paul Intergroup – New Year’s Celebration: Monday and Tuesday, December 31 and January 1, at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 285 Dale Street N, St. Paul. Speaker, marathon meetings and dance. Starts at 7:00 p.m. on Monday.
Tattoo Convention: Friday through Saturday, January 11-13, at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, 1300 Nicollet Mall. $20 per day and $40 for a 3-day pass. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are only sold at the show. Special guests include participants from Ink Master Seasons 1-9.
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.