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.
AA International Convention: A Virtual Experience: Online
Roseville in Bloom: Running from July to October 31 in the city of Roseville, “Roseville in Bloom” is a free public art event featuring 20 seven-foot-tall rose statues throughout Roseville in the summer of 2020. Local and regional artists have transformed each rose into a unique work of art. Artists include Adam Turman, Shakun Maheshwari, and Kristi Abbott. To learn and view maps, visit www.visitroseville.com/roseville-in-bloom
Powderhorn Art Fair: August 1-2. Art enthusiasts and supporters of artists can shop the event at powderhornartfair.org. There will also be a small market experience at 35th Street and Chicago Avenue South from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on August 1st & 2nd featuring community arts.
Uptown Art Fair Heals Mini-Event: August 8-9. Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Approximately 50 artists will be located in the surface lot at Calhoun Square in Uptown Minneapolis (enter off Lake Street). Other happenings all over the Uptown community will be taking place at various businesses and locations including sidewalk sales, artist demonstrations, musicians, food and drink specials. Participating businesses at this time include: Calhoun Square, Granada Theater, Amazing Thailand, Kitchen Window, Local Motion Boutique, Daymark Uptown Apartments (Sons of Norway space).
Using Intuitive Painting to Explore the 12 Steps: Online class, Wednesdays, September 2-November 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm CST. More info: www.fullmooncreativearts.com firstname.lastname@example.org 612-518-2378.
Addiction Intervention: When It’s Needed and How It Works: Wednesday, July 22 at 1:30 pm CST. Webinar for professionals. Join Hazelden Betty Ford clinician Jeff Stuhmer and interventionist Mark Rose for this information-packed webinar. You will learn how intervention works and what types of resources are most effective. To register and for more information.
Minnesota Fringe: Virtual Festival Presentation: July 30-August 9. There will be live and recorded events online. Nightly Fringe (schedule opens 7/16) and the Digital Hub (button purchases of $5 required to access). More information.
Mpls.St.Paul Restaurant Week: July 20-26. Distance socially, eat locally. Celebrate the best of Twin Cities dining with a week’s worth of deals from the Twin Cities best restaurants. Participating restaurants will serve two-course lunches for $10-$25 and three-course dinners for $15- $35 (beverage, tax and gratuity not included). Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Restaurant Week started in 2007 in an effort to connect Twin Cities food enthusiasts with the best in Twin Cities dining. Since then, Restaurant Week has become a tradition embraced by Minnesotans. More info: mspmag.com
Minnesota Plants: A Webinar Series: Live on Thursdays, May 14 – September 10, 7 pm – 8 pm. Calling all gardeners, landscapers, and nature enthusiasts- this free weekly webinar series is put on by the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Join local horticultural experts for a closer look at the plants that grow in Minnesota. You’ll get to explore collections, backyards and gardens from your armchair as you learn more about trees, perennials, edible plants, houseplants and more. To join or for more info.
Walker at Home: While their galleries are currently closed, the Walker has made it possible to connect with art and artists through their website at walkerart.org.
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 minnesotarecovery.org.
Caring Families Online Support Group: Every Tuesday at 6:00 pm CST, online at TheDailyPledge.org. 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 www.therecoverychurch.org, or like therecoverychurchstpaul on Facebook.
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