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.


Minnesota Alliance on Problem Gambling “Cultural Communities Symposium on Problem Gambling and Mental Health”: Saturday, March 25 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at Wilder Center Auditorium (451 Lexington Parkway North, St. Paul). Free to attend. Free parking. Learn more about problem gambling and ways in which parents and trusted adults can engage in conversations with youth to prevent gambling and gaming addiction. Registration ends March 20. More information.

40th Annual Gratitude Night: Saturday, March 25, 6:30 pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Al-Anon speaker: Jim D from St. Paul, AA speaker, Rose E from FL. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. More info:

StepUP Open House: Thursday, April 6 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at the Oren Gateway Center, Augsburg University. Tours of the substance-free campus residences, meet students / staff and information about financial aid and how to apply. More info at

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge Minneapolis Gala “Woven Together: Friday, May 19 at 5:00 pm at the Hilton in Minneapolis. Hear stories of the miracles that are happening every day within our walls and help us to continue to restore families, strengthen communities, and transform lives. Dinner and program at 6:30 pm. $100 per individual / $1,000 table.  Contact for more info:

5th Annual Ride for Recovery & All-Day Music Jam: Saturday, June 24th, starting at 8:00 am,  St. Paul Harley Davidson. Sober fundraiser for 2218 Alano Society of Minneapolis. For more information, visit


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 March 15, 2023