AA Events

If you have an event you would like posted here, please email the information and a flyer if you have it to dmpartyline@gmail.com

AA adage:  If you are bored, then it is your own fault!

We are not a glum lot!

District #7 websitehttp://www.aadesmoines.org/events.htm.

August, 2019 Events

Iowa State Fair: 

Saturday, August 17, 2019 – Sunday August 18, 2019 Meeting on a Stick SEASONAL A.A. MEETINGS LOCATED ON THE IOWA STATE FAIRGROUNDS @ 7:30 AM DAILY – Thursday, August 8 – Sunday August 18, 2019 Meetings are located upstairs at Jalapeño Pete’s Cantina prior to hours of operation. The Fairgrounds open at 7:00 AM. Admission is Required. Coffee will be provided.file:///C:/Users/User07/Downloads/meeting%20on%20a%20stick%202019.pd

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Saturday August 17, 2019  Woodward Steak Fry 5pm – Social Hour 6pm  – Dinner
Steaks provided. Please bring a side dish. McColls Park Oak Avenue. Woodward IA 50267

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Monday, August 19, 2019 Speaker Meeting 3 Legacies Grace United Church 3010 52nd St, Des Moines, IA 50310-1736. Speakers: 6 & 8 PM.

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Thursday, August 22, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Dates: 08/22/19 – 08/25/19    61st ICYPAA (International Conference of Young People in Alcoholics Anonymous) Hotel: Boston Marriott Copley Place 110 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02116.

https://www.icypaa.org/

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August 24, 2019   3rd Annual Shindig 2019 Altoona Area A. A. Groupʼs Pot Luck
Cross Creek 1975 8th St SW Altoona, IA. Open at 12:00 PM; Eat at 1:00 PM. Provided – Hamburgers and buns; Hot dogs and buns, tea; coffee; & lemonade. Cook your own meat.
Speaker John G. ##### Help Altoona Alano Society #####

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Saturday, 8/24/2019   F & G 38th Anniversary –  Union Park Shelter House 1801 Pennsylvania Ave. Des Moines, IA 50316.
5:00 pm – food served. 6:00 pm – speakers. 50/50 raffle after speakers
Provided – hamburgers, brats, beans, potato salad, lemonade & tea.
Please bring a dessert to share Coke/Pepsi $1.00. Bottled water $.50
see attached flyer. F&G%20Ann%202019.pdf

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Saturday August 24th  1st Annual Big Book Workshop. 2019 Event Sponsored by
Wednesday Night ‘Jaywalkers’ Big Book Study Meeting’ 10:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sisters of the Presentation Presentation Center 2360 Carter Road Dubuque, Iowa
Presenters “Mike and Ericka M.” Cedar Rapids, Iowa/ Lunch and Snacks Provided-7th Tradition. Open to the Al-Anon Family Groups. Smoking Is Prohibited On Campus
BYOBB.

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 Sunday 8/25/2019   Wall Lake 2 year Anniversary Wall Lake City Shelter House
4th & Stuart St. Wall Lake, IA 51466 7:00 pm – Speaker Tricia A.
Followed by an Ice Cream Social.

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Thursday, August 29, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Saturday August 31, 2019     F & G Movie Night 4:30 p.m. Bar Fly (1987)
Staring: Mickey Rourke & Fay Dunaway  Free Popcorn, Lemonade and Coffee.

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September, 2019 Events

Sunday, September 1, 2019 The Dexter Step Study Group Dexter United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 1008 Polk Street Dexter, IA 50070 7:00 p.m. Speaker: Doug K.

http://www.aadesmoines.org/Archives/2018/Dexterfall2018.pdf

Dexter Road Trip: Meet and leave from the south parking lot of the Quik Trip on 22nd Street and Interstate 235 in West Des Moines at 5:30 p.m.

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Monday, September 2, 2019 Speaker Meeting 3 Legacies Grace United Church 3010 52nd St, Des Moines, IA 50310-1736. Speakers: 6 & 8 PM.

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MONDAY SEPT 2ND  LABOR DAY PICNIC  STARTS AT 12PM 
BRING YOUR CHAIRS.  THE WHITE HOUSE1400 PENNSYLVANIA AVEDES MOINES IA 50316. HAMBURGERS AND HOT DOGS PROVIDED. BRING A SIDE DISH OR DESSERT TO SHARE! Pop and water will be available to purchase. We will have a 50/50 raffle and YARD GAMES! /wh%20ldpicnic%202019.pdf

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Monday, September 2, 2019 Intergroup Labor Day Picnic 
11:30am – 2pm2500 Duff AveAmes, IAInis Grove, Shagbark ShelterGrilling: 11:30am unch: 12:00pmSpeaker: 1:00pm 
Kelly M, Ames, IA.  Please bring meat to grill, and a Side dish and/or dessert to share.

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Sunday September 8. 2019     Powell CDC alumni and friends annual picnic
Easter Lake Park2830 Easter Lake Drive Des Moines, IA 50320
Shelter # 4 Southwest side of Easter Lake 12:00 pm – 3:00 p.m.
Cost is free Provided: Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, sweet corn, plates, silver ware and bottled water. Please bring a side dish to share. The best side dish will win a $50
gift card to Latin King.

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Sunday, 9/8/2019 Amana Speaker Meeting Ronneburg Restaurant 4402 220th Trail Amana, Iowa 50223. Breakfast 8AM, Speaker: 9 AM/ Shawn N.

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Monday, September 10, 2019 Speaker Meeting 3 Legacies Grace United Church 3010 52nd St, Des Moines, IA 50310-1736. Speakers: 6 & 8 PM.

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Thursday, September 13, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Monday, September 17, 2019 Speaker Meeting 3 Legacies Grace United Church 3010 52nd St, Des Moines, IA 50310-1736. Speakers: 6 & 8 PM.

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Thursday, September 20, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Monday, September 24, 2019 Speaker Meeting 3 Legacies Grace United Church 3010 52nd St, Des Moines, IA 50310-1736. Speakers: 6 & 8 PM.

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Thursday, September 26 @ 5:00 pm- Sunday, September 29 to Noon    76th Annual White House Conference

White House, 1400 Pennsylvania Ave Des Moines, IA 50316 United States.

 Registration $30 (includes meals) Pre-register by September 13th, $40 after White House Conference Flyer.

https://aadesmoines.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/WHConf2019.pdf

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Thursday, September 27, 2019 Thursday Speaker Meeting Whitehouse 1400 Pennsylvania Avenue Des Moines, IA 50316-2258. 7:00 p.m. Speaker:

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Saturday September 28, 2019 Recovery Seminar With Friends of Bill W. Collegiate United Methodist Church 2622 Lincoln Way Ames, IA 50014. Registration $3.00 at the door 8:30 – 9:00 Coffee & Fellowship. 9:00 GIVE UP Steps 1,2,3,4  Glenn R,  Ames. 10:00 FESS UP. Steps 5,6,7,8  Judy R,  Ames. 11:00 LIVE UP Steps 9, 10, 11, 12  Phil S,  Ames. Lunch on your own. 1:30 – SPONSORSHIP  Karen S,  Ames. 2:30 HIS STORY – Bob McC,  Des Moines. Coffee and Cookies provided.

https://aadesmoines.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/recoveryseminar2019.pdf

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October, 2019 Events 

Saturday, October, 5, 2019  Come Have a Grillin’ Good Time
Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats, salads, and desserts 1201 McCormick
Ames, IA. 5:00 p.m. – Doors Open. 5:30 p.m. – Supper Begins
6:30 p.m. – Al-Anon speaker –  Timothy (Redd) V. – Mason City, IA.
7:30 p.m. – AA Speaker – Andi O. – Ames, IA.
Suggested Donation $7.00

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Sunday, October 6, 2019 The Dexter Step Study Group Dexter United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall 1008 Polk Street Dexter, IA 50070. 7:00 p.m. – Speaker – 1st Sunday of the month @ 7 pm
see attached flyer.

Dexter Road Trip: Meet and leave from the south parking lot of the Quik Trip on 22nd Street and Interstate 235 in West Des Moines at 5:30 p.m.

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Area 24 Fall Conference

October 11 @ 12:00 pm – October 13 @ 12:00 pm
Carrollton Inn, 1730 US Hwy 71 N
Carroll, IA 51401 United States 
+ Google Map

Area 24 2019 Fall Conference October 11-13 Carrollton Inn • 1730 US 71 • Carroll, Iowa Area 24 Fall Conference Flyer

https://aadesmoines.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/a24fc2019.pdf

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Sunday, October 27, 2019   A group of AA women in Des Moines are hosting the first annual Iowa Women’s AA Luncheon with Al-Anon Participation on  at the Holiday Inn Airport in Des Moines.  The print registration flyers and a website where people can register online will be available within two weeks.https://westcentralw2w.org/

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November 2019 Events

November 1st & 2nd, 2019  Capital City Conference

Stoney Creek Inn 5291 Stoney Creek Court Johnston, IA.

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Saturday, November 2, 2019 Madison County 43th Anniversary Banquet Jackson Building Madison County Fairgrounds 1318 W Summit St. Winterset, Iowa 50273. Social Hour 5:00. Dinner at 6:00. AA Speaker Melissa (Mel) T. from Winterset. Al-anon Missy N. from Des Moines. Please bring a covered dish or two to share.  Meat, coffee and tableware provided. Pop, water and Raffle tickets for sale.

madison%20county%202019.pdf

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Sunday, November 3 Dexter Step Study Group

 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pmDexter United Methodist Church

1008 Polk St DexterIA 50070 United States.
https://aadesmoines.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/dexterthrusept2019.pdf
 

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Saturday, November 9, 2019  Madison County 43th Anniversary Banquet Jackson Building Madison County Fairgrounds. 1318 W Summit St. Winterset, Iowa 50273. Social Hour 5:30. Dinner at 6:30/AA Speaker Mel T. from Winterset Al-anon speaker TBD. Bring covered dish, appetizer or dessert to share.  Meat, coffee and table service to be provided. Raffle following dinner, raffle tickets and pop for sale. Flyer coming soon.

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Sunday, 11/10/2019 Amana Speaker Meeting Ronneburg Restaurant 4402 220th Trail Amana, Iowa 50223. Breakfast 8AM, Speaker: 9 AM/Jeff.