Nov 30

Portland Holiday Party


Portland Holiday Party-Cover Photo

December 20

6:30 to 9:30 PM

Portland Sober House 3351 Portland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN

Join Out & Sober Minnesota and Portland Sober House for a night filled with food, fellowship and festivities!

Nov 06

Queer Cuts for a Cause Benefit for Out & Sober Minnesota Nov. 29th

Queer Cuts Web

November 29th 1:30 to 5:30 pm
Minnehaha Free Space
3747 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis


Get tense or stressed around this time of year when you may or may not have family gatherings to go to? The fall edition of Queer Cuts for a Cause is here and queer and ready to give some rad haircuts all while in the company of friendly community!This go around, QCFAC is happy to raise funds for Out and Sober Minnesota! $15-30 sliding scale haircuts (no one is turned away for lack of funds) will go toward this local cause so they can continue to do great work in the LGBTQ sober community and beyond.

Here’s a bit more about Out and Sober Minnesota: Out & Sober Minnesota is an organization dedicated to reconnecting LGBTQ addicts and alcoholics with the community and helping them build healthy, clean, and sober networks. They sponsor low or no cost social, educational, and informational events throughout the year and maintain a list of LGBTQ friendly recovery meetings throughout the Twin Cities area on their website.

At this Queer Cuts event you can expect…
-a chill, hangout vibe with friends and friendly community
-live acoustic music
-sliding scale merch (t-shirts and patches) that help keep QCFAC going
-talented local stylists who can give 20 min. on average clipper and trim cuts
-and MORE!

Keep checking back for more updates and spread the word and invite your friends :)



Oct 14

Thank you for coming out to MinneSober 2015!

thank-youA huge heartfelt thank you to all of you who were part of making MinneSober 2015 a great success!

We couldn’t have done it with out all of the attendees, speakers, facilitators, volunteers, silent auction donors and committee members.

Thanks for a great event!!!

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


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