New Locations: Saturday A.M. Walnut Creek

Saturday HOW-OA 7:00 A.M.
Walnut Creek Meeting Has Moved To:

KAISER MEDICAL BUILDING
3rd Floor Oak Room
1425 S Main St, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Park in Newell Street Parking Structure and go directly to oOffice building and look for the elevator to your left

Cross Streets: Between Newell Ave and Lilac Drive
Downtown Walnut Creek

HOW-OA Annual Retreat “Camp Recovery”

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HOW-OA Northern California Intergroup 2015 annual retreat in Santa Cruz, CA

This year’s retreat will be a relaxing getaway with the theme of “Camp Recovery” including fun, friends, speakers, panels, recipe ideas, free time, exercise, meditation, & more.

Friday June 5 – Sunday June 7, 2015

Villa Maria Del Mar Retreat Center
21918 E Cliff Drive, Santa Cruz, CA

Villa Maria Del Mar overlooks the ocean, with easy beach access. Six abstinent meals will be provided from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch.

Registration

$235 Shared Room; $285 Single Room (limited number of single rooms are assigned based on registration date)

Payment in full is due by Apri l 1st. No refunds will be given after April 1st 2015. If the retreat fills, later applicants will be put on a waiting list to be accommodated if there are cancellations.

For more info contact:

Maureen H. Phone: 510-917-6065; email: dancinmomo@gmail.com
or
Jeannie H. Phone: 925-938-3155; email: jmh619@yahoo.com

Correction: Sunday 4:00 PM Meeting @ John Muir Hospital

The Sunday afternoon Walnut Creek meeting has moved and is back in action!

The new meeting room is at JOHN MUIR HOSPITAL in Concord and here are the details:

SUNDAY

Concord (MOVED! from Walnut Creek)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
John Muir Hospital, Martinez Room
2540 East Street, Concord (Corner of Almond Ave.)

(Enter at main entrance, left at information desk into conference center; 1st room at right)
Additional parking in Almond Ave. and Highschool Ave parking lots.
Format: Literature; chips last Sunday
Wheelchair Accessible
Meeting #30575

(The contact person and her phone number will be listed on printed flyers and meeting lists, just not on the website.)

Starting Sunday January 18: New Location for 4:00 PM Meeting

The Sunday afternoon Walnut Creek meeting has moved and is back in action!

The new meeting room is in Concord and here are the details:

SUNDAY

Concord (MOVED! from Walnut Creek)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
John Muir Hospital, Martinez Room
2540 East Street, Concord (Corner of Almond Ave.)

(Enter at main entrance, left at information desk into conference center; 1st room at right)
Additional parking in Almond Ave. and Highschool Ave parking lots.
Format: Literature; chips last Sunday
Wheelchair Accessible
Meeting #30575

(The contact person and her phone number will be listed on printed flyers and meeting lists, just not on the website.)

Sunday Walnut Creek Meeting: Update

The Sunday Walnut Creek meetings will not recommence until February 1 as they will not have a new room until then. The new location will be announced as soon as it’s available. 

 Sunday Walnut Creek (MOVING!)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Meeting is moving, Location TBA
Contact:  Patty C. 925-798-6377
Format: Literature; chips last Sunday

Sunday Meeting Changes!

The Sunday afternoon Walnut Creek meeting has lost their room at the Kaiser Lilac Building. As soon as a new room has been found it will be posted here and added to the printed meeting list. Please contact Patty C. at 925-798-6377 for more information.

Sunday Walnut Creek (MOVING!)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Meeting is moving, Location TBA
Contact:  Patty C. 925-798-6377
Format: Literature; chips last Sunday

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The Sunday Hayward meeting changed their start time:

Sunday Hayward (NEW START TIME)
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
All Saints Church
22824 2nd St. @ D St. around the back
Contact: Nancy R.: 510-728-1477
Format: Literature;  Chips 2nd Sunday

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

Format:

  • 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.

Alameda
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!

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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

Location:

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).