Sep 29

Join us for MinneSober 2015!

MinnesoberWe are less than 2 weeks until the big event. Join us for workshops, speakers, entertainment, great food, and fellowship. This will be the best and biggest MinneSober ever. We look forward to seeing you there!

Friday, October 9 & Saturday, October 10
Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church
Cost: $40 – Scholarships Available

To learn more about our event, visit the MinneSober page.

If you are able, please help us support our community and bring a non-perishable food item for The Exchange’s Queer Community Food Shelf.

Aug 28

Walk for Recovery on Saturday, September 19

On September 19, Out & Sober Minnesota will join hundreds of others walking in Minnesota Recovery Connection’s Walk for Recovery.

Saturday, September 19
9:00am – 10:15am: Check In
10:30am – 11:30am: Walk for Recovery
11:30am – 1:00pm: Post Walk Celebration

Location: Lake of the Isles
To register, visit:


Addiction affects people from every age and every community, but people can and do recover from addiction. This event will help people understand the positive impact that people in recovery can make.

By joining our team you are supporting the efforts of Out & Sober Minnesota and MRC’s important mission to strengthen the recovery community through peer-to-peer support, public education and advocacy.

Aug 03

Join us for tubing down the Cannon River on Saturday, August 29th

TubingTeaserHere is the event you have been waiting for! Join Out & Sober Minnesota for one of our most popular social events of the year.

Saturday, August 29th
Noon – 5:00pm

Cost: $12 (Cash only)
Scholarships available

Meet up at: Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900 Nicollet Ave 
Minneapolis, MN. We will be car pooling and driving down to the tubing location, Welch Mill.

We will need volunteers to drive for this event so that those without transportation can attend. If you are able to drive please post on our Facebook event wall and indicate how many people you can take with you. Either way you will meet some fun people and make some new friends.

Jul 30

Join the fellowship at the Sunday BBQ meeting

The Sunday Summer BBQ meeting is coming up this Sunday August 2nd. Food and fellowship at 6:00pm.

Location is Corrie S’s house at 4930 Ashley Ln. Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077 on the border of West St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights. (10 min. from the Uptown House on Summit).

Speaker mtg at 7:00. John H. an LADC and good family friend will be sharing his presentation on how the movie The Wizard of Oz parallels alcoholism, addiction, & recovery.

You don’t want to miss this! All are welcome… tell your family and friends as this is an open meeting! I have a huge swimming pool too if you’d like to jump in before or after the bbq/meeting so bring your suit!

Please don’t forget to bring your smile and get ready to get down and see what fun in sobriety & recovery is all about! Wahooooo bing bang BoooooooOOoom!! Hope to see ya’ll there!! Be blessed!!

Jul 14

Join us for a Beach Day at Lake Calhoun

Grab your beach towels and yoga mats! Join Out & Sober Minnesota for a day at the beach during our beautiful Minnesota summer weather.

We will be having a yoga class led by Jeffest H, a volleyball court and enjoy time on the south beach of Lake Calhoun.

Admission is free. Bring your beach towel, swim suit and a yoga mat if you would like to participate in the yoga class.

Sunday, July 26
3pm – 6pm
South Side of Lake Calhoun

Jun 25

Visit our booth at the Pride Festival

PridePlease Join Out & Sober Minnesota at the Pride Festival in Loring Park this Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm.

Our Booth will be in the Living Well Park section of the festival (NE corner of the park). We will be in booth 44 right next to Rainbow Health Initiative (booths 42 and 43).

Stop by and visit, we would love to see you all.

May 29

Volunteers Wanted: Help Staff Our Booth at the Pride Festival

logo2x1We are looking for volunteers to help staff our booth at the Pride Festival. Volunteers would be speaking with people about the mission of Out & Sober Minnesota, explaining our events and giving out our contact information. This is a great people watching opportunity and a great way to show people that recovery can be fun.

A few of the volunteer shifts will take place during the parade so if you planning on marching with us in the parade, please take note.

Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on VolunteerSpot


Saturday, June 27, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, June 28, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Thank you in advance for your support


May 15

PRIDE 2015!!

5-15-2015 9-21-17 AMOut & Sober Minnesota will be marching in the 2015 Ashley Rukes GLBT Pride Parade!

Pride Parade
Sunday, June 28th
Parade starts at North 3rd Street & Hennepin Ave.

Tie Dye T-Shirt Party
Saturday, June 6th
Muffin Top Café
1424 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN

Join our Facebook event for more information about how to register to march in the parade with us as we have a limited number of marchers we can have in our contingent.

As we march in the parade, we will be sporting new Out & Sober Minnesota t-shirts. Join us for a tie dye party as we glam up our t-shirts with fabulous colors of the Rainbow.

May 11

Join Pride Institute for the 2015 Minnesota AIDS Walk

image003Join The Pride Institute​ at the 2015 Minnesota AIDS Walk on Sunday, May 17th at 10am. All members of Out and Sober Minnesota are invited to walk with this great group.

Where: Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis- meeting kitty-corner from the DQ on Minnehaha Ave in the Park!

Our team webpage:

This is an easy and casual walk that we encourage you to bring your fur-covered children (dogs) &/or non-fur-covered children to join!

You’ll get to walk with some of our staff members that you might remember, as well as alumni who are wanting to catch up and have a fun time together.

We will meet at 10am on the ‘island’, kitty-corner from the Dairy Queen near the start of the Walk to have our group picture taken before the opening ceremony at 10:30am (same location as last year.) Please register and join our team online to secure a t-shirt and help raise money for the Minnesota AIDS Project.  We hope you can join us!

May 06

Visit our hospitality suite at the Gopher State Roundup May 22-24!

12-step-programOut & Sober Minnesota will be hosting a hospitality suite during the Gopher State Roundup. Look for us in the directory and join us for refreshments and fellowship during and between the speaker sessions. We look forward to seeing you all there!!

May 22, 23 and 24th
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Highway 100 & 494, Bloomington, MN

More information on schedule, location and registration can be found at

A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the AA Groups who made a financial donation to help us host this terrific event:

  • Design for Living, 7pm Tuesday nights at St Mark’s Cathedral.
  • Tuesday Gratitude Group, 7pm Tuesday nights at All God’s Children MCC.
  • Beyond Jitters, Meets daily at Wesley Historic Center.
  • Live & Let Live, 10am Saturday mornings at St. Clair Recreational Center W. 7th Street Community Center
  • Back to Basics AA, 7pm Friday nights at Minnehaha United Church of Christ.
  • Thursday Night Speaker Meeting, 7:30pm Thursdays at All God’s Children MCC.

Also, special thank you to several anonymous donors who contributed donations to the hospitality suite.

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