Christmas Meetings and Events

Novato 24-hour Alcathon: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Come to Novato Druid’s Hall (801 Grant Ave., Novato) for open meetings every hour on the hour starting @ 5pm on December 24. The last meeting is @ 4pm on December 25. There will be a sandwich buffet and potluck—consider bringing a dish to share. There is a $10 suggested donation to cover the cost of food and the meeting space, but no one will be turned away. 

Marin Alano Club Christmas Day Meeting and Dinner

Come to a speaker meeting @ 12pm on December 25 at the Marin Alano Club (1360 Lincoln Ave.,San Rafael) and stay for Christmas dinner, which will be served @ 1pm. Parking is available in the lower lot of the Lincoln Hill Church (1411 Lincoln Ave) across the street from the club and up one block. A $10 donation is suggested to cover the cost of dinner, but no one will be turned away.

Gratitude Center Holiday Alcathon

Come to the Gratitude Center (1320 7th Ave. San Francisco) or Zoom in to hybrid meetings starting @ 6pm on December 24 and continuing through Christmas Day.


New Year’s Meetings and Events

Novato 24-Hour New Year’s Eve Alcathon

Come to Novato Druid’s Hall (801 Grant Ave., Novato) for open meetings every hour on the hour starting @ 7pm on December 31. The last meeting is @ 6am on January 1. Consider bringing a dish for a potluck buffet. A $10 donation is suggested to cover the cost of the meeting space for this and future alcathons, but no one will be turned away. 


New Year’s Eve at the Castro Country Club

Ring in 2023 at “A Night at the Masquerade”, presented by Western Roundup Living Sober on December 31 at the Castro Country Club (4058 18th St., San Francisco). This event includes entertainment and fellowship. Dance in the front room with a live deejay, play games in the cafe or gather on the back porch with your friends and fellows. Come dressed with your own masquerade mask or make one at the mask-making station. Food will be sold separately to benefit the Castro Country Club, while proceeds from ticket sales go to Western Roundup Living Sober. No one will be turned away–get tickets here or contact [email protected] for information about scholarships. 


Holiday Meeting Closures

Keep sending information about meetings that will be closed over the holidays to Central Office and check out this page to see which meetings have reported cancellations so far. 


Central Office Closure: December 24

Central Office will be closed tomorrow for Christmas Eve. On December 27, it will resume regular hours of operation, which are Tuesday to Friday 10am-6pm and Saturdays 12-4pm.


Last Call for 2022 Contributions

If your group participated in November’s Gratitude Month, please encourage your treasurers to send in those contributions before December 31. The same applies to individuals considering a last-minute, tax-deductible contribution in 2022 to San Francisco and Marin Intergroup. Many thanks for your support. Consider becoming a Faithful Fiver in 2023! 


Service Opportunities for the Week …

  • California Northern Coastal Area (CNCA) (online) is December 24 @ 11am.

  • Marin Teleservice (online) is December 27.

    • Orientation @ 6:30pm

    • Business Meeting @ 7:30pm


A New Light

For the love of the winter solstice, please share this information with your social media communities (keeping in mind our 11th Tradition of anonymity) and encourage your A.A. fellows to subscribe to The Buzz. All of our prior updates can be found here. Drop our subscription link in the chat at your meetings and tell your members to subscribe to stay in the know on what’s happening with SF/Marin A.A.  🐝  

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