Please email us with your AA group’s upcoming events. District 18 website can be located here: https://nwmdistrict18aa.com/

8/19 – Kalkaska Annual Log Lake Attitude of Gratitude Picnic

Sunday, August 19th @ 12pm-3pm. Log Lake Pavilions on West Log Lake Rd (1 mile East of US 131). Brats & Burgers provided – Bring a dish to pass. Donations accepted at the Mill Pond AA group. Open Meeting & Family Welcome. Attitude with Gratitude meeting @ 12pm with picnic to follow. Questions & Cooks please contact: Rick A. (231) 258-2965 or Bill C. (231) 676-9487. More info HERE.

8/24-26 – 66th Michigan State Convention

Hosted by Area 34 – Western Lower Michigan & The Eastern U.P. August 24th – 26th – in conjunction with the East Central Regional Conference – Hosted by Area 32 – Central Michigan. Located at Kalamazoo Radisson Plaza Hotel 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. (269) 343-3333. Rooms $126.00 per night (Single & Double occupancy). Code: “MI State Convention of AA 2018” – Room Rate Cutoff Date: August 2nd. Contact Russ L. (231) 798-3961 or Erin H. (313) 574-3571 for more info, or click HERE.

8/25 – Annual Recovery Float/Paddle Down the Boardman

Please join us on Saturday, August 25 for our 8th annual tube/kayak/canoe trip down the Boardman River! The float will start about 2 pm. Potluck around 5, with a fireside meeting to follow. Everyone is welcome to come for any or all of the event. Hot dogs & hamburgers with the fixings will be provided. Bring a dish to pass if you can, but if you can’t, still come! We always end up having s’mores, great fellowship & lots of laughter. Camping is available on first come, first serve basis. Last year we had a great time!! More information available here.

8/26 – Common Ground August Soberversary

Please join us on Sunday, August 26th at 7pm for our monthly celebration of sobriety anniversary dates! Back with a new format and date – now the last Sunday every month! Each month, starting at 7pm, anyone celebrating a sobriety date that month is welcome to share their experience, strength and hope with us for 5-7 minutes. Following the meeting we will enjoy cake and fellowship! Please contact Kristin F. for more info (231) 883-7688. Location: West Bay Covenant Church – 12720 S West Bay Shore Drive, TC
More information available here.

8/30 – Unstable Study Group Ice Cream Social

Kingsley’s Unstable Study Group invites you to an Ice Cream Social & Open Speaker Meeting on Thursday, August 30th at 7pm. Located at Brownson Park (Behind Kingsley Post Office: 201 S Brownson Ave, Kingsley). Ice Cream Social @ 7pm | Open Speaker Meeting @ 8pm. Rain or Shine – BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair). *Unstable Study Group meets regularly @ 8pm at The Rock in Kingsley.
More information available here.

9/8 – Common Ground Sobrie-tea Open Mic

Join us for a day of fun in recovery at the Sobrie-tea Open Mic Event on Saturday, September 8th, 2018 from 3pm-10pm at Greilickville Harbor Park (13133 S. West Bay Shore Dr., TC). Calling all local artists in recovery for an open mic at 7pm! Dinner at 5:30pm – Hot Dogs and beverages provided – Bring a dish to pass. Beach, volleyball, lawn games, playground.  No pets. For more information contact David N. (231) 313-5866.  More information available here.

9/22 – District 11’s 2nd Annual Gratitude Picnic

Join District 11 AA for their 2nd Annual Gratitude Picnic @ Bryant Park – 1101 Peninsula Dr, TC. Food Provided 12-2pm, Bring a dessert & chair, Live Music & Fellowship, 2pm Gratitude Meeting – OPEN TO ALL!

For more info contact Madie B. (312) 217-6187  Event flyer

Central Office Survey

In order to better serve the community, Central  Office would like each group to complete this survey. If you could work on this together during your group conscious we would appreciate it.

4th Friday Step of the Month

The Alano Club of Grand Traverse hosts its 4th Friday Step of the Month on Friday, August 24th at 7pm at 3055 S. Cass Rd.   A speaker will share their experience, strength, and hope on Step Eight, followed by a Q/A. John P. is the moderator for the meeting.

Central Office Board

If you have 2 years of sobriety and are looking for a great service opportunity, please consider joining us! We meet every 2nd Wednesday at 7:00pm. The next meeting will be July 11th.

Alano Club Monthly Potlucks

The Alano Club in Traverse City has potlucks every 3rd Saturday directly after the 5:30p meeting. The Alano Club is now on Cass Road, just south of Airport Road.  Click here for more information.

General Service Office call for stories- New Pamphlet on AAs Three Legacies

 Deadline is November 18th. Manuscripts should be 500-800 word and emphasize the history of the Three Legacies and how they work together including personal stories of members experiences with the Three Legacies. For full instructions click here.


Saturday Night TC Group Speakers – Munson

Please send an email to the TC Group to get on their speaking list!
August Speaker
Aug 4th Catherine H
Aug 11th Connie
Aug 18th Open
Aug 25th Jerry H
September Speaker
Sep 1st Open
Sep 8th Open
Sep 15th Open
Sep 22nd Eric W
Sep 29th Dianna J