Calendar of Events and Meetings for the Minnesota Recovery Community

The following is a list of recovery-related activities and events happening in and around the Twin Cities metro. Please contact us if you’d like your event listed.


Twin Cities Recovery Project’s 2nd Annual Living the Dream Gala: Thursday, July 18 at 5:00 pm at St. Mary’s University Center, 2540 Park Ave S, Minneapolis. The night will include dinner, Gala games, program, and more! To register / donate.

The Big Reveal of The Recovery Ranch: Wednesday, July 31 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd E. Join to learn more about coaching, the value to the family and the power of community. RSVP:

Sober Sisters Retreat: August 16-18, 2024. Women’s recovery can differ from men’s. We will embrace this in finding our own path in recovery and everyday life. Bring your drum, or any other instrument, for our drum circle! Presented by Candace Bahr Investment: $225. To register or call 715-443-2236.

12 Steps for Everyone: September 13-15, 2024. The practical spirituality of the 12 Steps can help anyone seeking a path to spiritual and emotional freedom. The steps are rooted in spiritual principles such as Honesty, Open-Mindedness and Willingness. Presented by Candace Bahr Investment: $230. To register or call 715-443-2236.

Minnesota Conference on Problem Gambling: Thursday, September 19, 2024 at Hilton Minneapolis, Bloomington. CEU credits available. This conference (in-person only) will cover a variety of gambling addiction topics. We’re applying for CEUs from the Behavioral Health Board, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Board, Minnesota Certification Board -recovery community, Minnesota Board of Social Work, Board of Psychology and International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. More info and to register.

Minnesota Recovery Connection Walk for Recovery: Saturday, September 21, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the MN State Capitol grounds. Minnesota Recovery Connection’s Walk for Recovery, presented by NUWAY Alliance is a day for everyone and anyone to celebrate recovery and break the stigma associated with substance used disorder. More info and to register.


Gam-Anon International: Gam-Anon offers support for family and friends of problem gamblers, Hotline 718-352-1671, website:

Recovery Basketball League: Starting January 20th (and running every Saturday), Colin Powell Center, from 2-4 p.m. Contact Jay Pee for more information and to sign-up:

MRC Family Group: Provides support for concerned others of people with substance use disorders. The group uses principles from CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training) and meets 7-8:30 pm on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. Please join the Zoom Meeting There is no cost and the groups are open to the  public. For more information contact or

Emotions Anonymous (EA) in the Mac-Groveland-Midway area is currently meeting via phone conference. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. Fridays. Call in to 515-606-5450, access code 722360#. Everyone is welcome. There are no dues or fees but your phone plan may incur a one cent per minute charge for the conference service. Emotions Anonymous offers a twelve-step program to help people cope with stress in their daily living and to live a healthier emotional life. EA is not affiliated with any other organization. The program is open to anyone who has a desire to become emotionally well. Members attend for various reasons, among them depression, anxiety, relationship issues and other emotional difficulties. If you need further information, please contact Paul at 651-402-6774.

The Retreat Breakfast Club: Monthly meeting via Zoom on Thursdays from 7:30 am to 8:30 am. Zoom conference at

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.

Open Mic Night: Wednesdays at 9:30 pm to 12:30 am at Alano Society of Minneapolis, 2218 1st Avenue South, Minneapolis 55404 (auditorium, use auditorium door off west end of parking lot). Jam session in the last hour. Call for more information: 612-871-2218.

Recoveroake (Recovery Karaoke): Fridays at 9:30 pm to 12:30 am at Alano Society of Minneapolis, 2218 1st Avenue South, Minneapolis 55404 (auditorium, use auditorium door off west end of parking lot). For more information, call 612-871-2218.

Dissonance Presents: Story Well: Mondays from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at The Warming House, 4001 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis. Held the first Monday of every month — is a time to share and discuss the various ways we can help and care for each other and others. Whether you have substance use or mental health concerns, feel depleted by everyday life, have a friend or loved one who is sick or suffering, or just want to connect with others around the idea of being well, this is a place for you. Everyone welcome.

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

Caring Families Online Support Group: Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm CST, online at A support group for parents and family members of loved ones that are struggling with alcohol and or drug addiction; mixed/open to the public. It may seem counterintuitive or even selfish, but finding a way forward for your family starts with getting help for yourself—regardless of whether your loved one seeks addiction treatment. For more than 65 years, Hazelden Betty Ford has devoted each new day to helping individuals and families reclaim their lives from the pain and chaos of addiction. They know from experience that life gets better. Questions, contact Jeremiah at 651-213-4754.

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, or like therecoverychurchstpaul on Facebook.

Last Updated on July 12, 2024