The Buzz: Special Edition

Greetings! The Buzz is sending a special, early edition for Thanksgiving. Tomorrow is a holiday, when visitors, newcomers and local A.A. members may be in search of meetings and fellowship. We’re sharing info about “alcathons” happening in San Francisco and Marin tomorrow. And remember to check our regular meeting schedule for other meetings happening in S.F. and Marin. 

This special edition of The Buzz takes the place of our regular Friday edition. Look for the next issue to arrive in your inbox next Friday, December 1. 

Thanksgiving Meetings and Fellowship

Looking for meetings to anchor your recovery over the holiday tomorrow? You have options in San Francisco and Marin. All of the events take place on Thanksgiving. 


San Francisco: 

Gratitude Center Thanksgiving Potluck and Alcathon

Come to the Gratitude Center (1320 7th Ave., S.F.) for meetings throughout the day starting from 6am-9pm. There will be a Thanksgiving potluck from 2:30pm-4pm.



Larkspur Haven Thanksgiving Day Celebration

Join the Larkspur Haven Group of A.A. at the Strawberry Rec Center (118 E. Strawberry Drive, Mill Valley) for its Annual Thanksgiving Day Celebration. Doors open at 10am, speaker meeting with Susan S. at 12pm, followed by a bountiful Thanksgiving feast. Friends and family are welcome.


Novato Alcathon

Come to Good Shepherd Church (1180 Lynnwood Drive, Novato) for the Novato Alcathon Thanksgiving Celebration 2023. Meetings are every hour on the hour from 10am-9pm (last meeting is 8pm), with the exception of 3-4pm, when dinner will be served. Everyone is encouraged to bring a dessert.


Thanksgiving Feast

Come to the Marin Alano Club (1360 Lincoln Avenue, San Rafael) for a Thanksgiving Feast after the 12pm A.A. meeting.

Central Office Closure: November 23 and 24

Central Office will be closed tomorrow and Friday. On November 25, it will resume regular hours of operation, which are Tuesday to Friday 10am-6pm and Saturdays 12-4pm.

Holiday Meeting Changes? Let Central Office Know!

Click here to see the current list of A.A. meetings that are not meeting due to Thanksgiving. And if your group is not meeting on a regularly scheduled date, please email [email protected] so that info can be reflected in the online schedule. Newcomers, visitors and members are looking for meetings on holidays, and having accurate information on our meeting schedule is important.

Gratitude Month

There is still time to show your gratitude for A.A. by passing a second basket for Gratitude MonthClick here to learn what you can do to support the essential 12th Step services provided by San Francisco and Marin Intergroup.

Open House & Ugly Sweater Holiday Party

Kick off the holidays with our Open House & Ugly Sweater Holiday Party at Central Office on December 2 from 12-2pm. Bring your friends and family for fun, festivities, food, and literature sales. Email [email protected] for more information or to RSVP.

Step by Step Workshop: Step Eleven

We Must Remain Thankful

For the love of pie, please share this information and encourage your A.A. fellows to subscribe to The Buzz. The Buzz is produced by San Francisco and Marin Intergroup. To learn more about Intergroup, check out our Annual Report.   

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