Meeting Time Change: Thursday AM, Richmond

The Thursday morning Richmond meeting time will be changing to 10 am – 11 am (from 9:00-10) starting December 11. The meeting is in a nice, quiet neighborhood with off-street parking right outside the door of the meeting room in a lovely church. There is easy access to the freeway and a great group of members who attend regularly. Come join us!

New Meeting and Schedule Changes

New! 12 Steps and 12 Traditions Meeting in Walnut Creek


  • Speaker brings their chosen passages on the Step or Tradition of the week, from the Big Book and 12×12
  • Speaker talks for 15 minutes
  • Followed by a 10 minute meditation and writing time
  • The group then discusses the Step or Tradition
  • Please bring your Alcoholics Anonymous and 12 Steps x 12 Traditions Books

Walnut Creek
Tuesday, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Manor Care Health Center
1975 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek
(Manor Care Health Center is located across from the Rossmoor Safeway. The meeting is in the Manor Care Board Room, right off the front lobby.)
Contact Mary B. (925-482-0280) or Lynn E. (925-683-1461)
Wheelchair Accessible

Changed! Saturday Alameda Meeting

This meeting is now a one hour Literature and Writing format meeting.

Saturday, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Christ Episcopal Church
1700 Santa Clara Ave.
Corner of Grand and Santa Clara
Contact: Meg: 510-865-6182 or Lois: 510 782-8416
Format: Literature/Writing
Wheelchair Accessible

Day in HOW: Winter Woes, Willingness and Wonders

Hear the experiences, feel the strength and find the hope of RECOVERY!


Saturday, November 8th, 2014
11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Kaiser Lilac Building,
1505 S.Main Street
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

This “Day in How” intends to share stories and tools to help us:

  1. to stay abstinent during the holiday season and beyond
  2. to live rather than to survive
  3. to bring us together in peace and love for all who have suffered and may still suffer from our compulsive eating!

RSVP by clicking this link to a Google form.

(Suggested donation is $5.00 but no one will be turned away for lack of funds)

New HOW-OA Tuesday Evening Meeting: 12 Steps and 12 Traditions

New HOW-OA 12 Steps and 12 Traditions meeting

We will learn more about the 12 steps and 12 traditions of Overeaters Anonymous by studying the steps weekly and once  a month studying one of the 12 traditions.

Time & Date:

Tuesday evenings from 7-8 PM starting October 14, 2014


Manor Care Health Center

1975 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek

Manor Care Health Center is located across from the Rossmoor Safeway and the meeting is in the Manor Care Board Room, right off the front lobby and is wheelchair accessible.

For more information contact Mary B. (925-482-0280) or Lynn E. (925-683-1461).

Day in HOW-OA and OA Birthday Party


Day in HOW-OA

hosted by Northern California Intergroup

Date: November 8, 2014 (Saturday)
Time: 11:30am-4:30pm
Place: Kaiser Lilac Building, 1505 South Main Street, Walnut Creek

OA 55th Birthday Party 2015

hosted by Los Angeles Intergroup

January 23 – January 25, 2015 @ LAX Hilton Hotel
Register for the birthday party online, purchase specific meals, buy a T-shirt and stay at the Los Angeles Airport Hilton January 23-25th for only $109 a night!  Come earlier and stay later for the same great rate!  Registration is only available online. Don’t miss the OA Birthday happening in Los Angeles, birthplace of Overeaters Anonymous!  More information available at the Los Angeles Intergroup website here.

Meeting Schedule Updates and Intergroup News

Meeting Change

The Sunday morning Oakland meeting location and contact person as changed:

Sunday Oakland
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM  

Kaiser – 3600 Broadway, Oakland
Medical Offices, Lower Level D2
Contact: Meg B.: 510-865-6182
Format: Big Book/Writing/Discussion
Meeting #40366


Intergroup meeting is the first Saturday of the month from 8:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at Kaiser  – Walnut Creek Lilac Building. On August 2 the Intergroup will be voting to elect a Parliamentarian — a new service position to help Intergroup meetings run smoothly according to Roberts Rules of Order.

OA 55th Annual Birthday Party!

Save the Date: January 23-25, 2015

Be part of the massive 55th Annual OA Birthday Party celebration planned for January 2325, 2015 in Los Angeles! More info to come.

OA Region 2 Convention and Meeting News

Region 2 Convention

OA Region 2 Convention

Early Bird Registration ends April 30th, 2014.  Take advantage of the lowest possible registration fee of $38.00 and register by that date.

What:  Annual Convention / Region 2’s Largest Fundraiser!  Workshops, Marathon Meetings, Entertainment, Keynote Speakers / Sat. Eve. Dance
Theme:  A New Freedom, A New Happiness
When:    July 4-6, 2014 (Fri-Sun)
Where:  Hyatt Regency SFO – Burlingame CA
How:  Look for registration forms at your meetings or register and pay securely online at

Fun, Fellowship and Recovery for all – join us in Burlingame July 4-6, 2014.

Donations for the silent auction and boutique are being collected; for more info on how to get items to the committee please send e-mails to


  • Saturday 7:00 a.m. Walnut Creek meeting relocates on MAY 17 and OCTOBER 25 to: Congregation B’nai Tikvah, 25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek
  • Thursday morning Richmond meeting at 9:00 a.m. is growing. It’s a literature meeting in a lovely church in a quiet neighborhood with easy parking in the lot just outside the door on Roosevelt.
  • Tuesday night Concord Men’s Meeting started in April.
  • To find HOW-OA phone meetings, visit (the website listed on the back of our current meeting list is incorrect). Their virtual service bureau hosts phone meetings 6 days a week.