Connecting Women in Recovery

Woman on beach with eyes closed and arms reaching up
The Ann Arbor Women’s Group strengthens women’s sobriety through fun and informative events, workshops and retreats. We help women in recovery connect with other recovering women in Washtenaw County, Michigan. We are not a rehab, detox or transitional housing organization. A2WG is unique in our mission.

Walking Dexter

June’s Event

bridge in Dexter, MI

Meet at Dexter Memorial Park Gazebo (across from Dairy Queen)

 2-3 mile hike (1:00 pm) through town, past Dexter Cider Mill, and along Huron River. Fellowship afterward at Dairy Queen (2:00 pm).

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Annual Family Canoe & Picnic Event

Saturday, July 13th 

person canoeing

Canoeing- 9:30 am Argo Livery 1055 Longshore Dr, Ann Arbor, MI

Picnic- 12:00 pm Gallup Park FAST Pavilion 3000 Fuller Rd. Ann Arbor, MI

Join us for some summer fun. Come canoeing, for a picnic, or BOTH!

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Women’s Recovery Retreat

August 2nd – 4th, 2019

Fri., 7:30 P.M. – Sun., 1:00 P.M.

retreat center on Port Huron

The Lake Huron Retreat Center-8794 Lakeshore Drive, Lakeport, MI 48059

FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING

This year’s retreat reflects a look at our past and an invitation in the present.

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Events Every Month

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Connect with other women in recovery! Make strong social bonds that lead to longevity in sobriety. Join us at one of our upcoming EVENTS or RETREATS.

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Free Child Care
Free Child Care

Child Care

 

Wednesday Night 7:15 – 8:45 pm

Zion Lutheran Church,

1501 W Liberty Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Friday Night 7:15 – 8:45 p.m.

Westside United Methodist Church,

900 S 7th St. Ann Arbor, MI

 

*AA and Alanon meetings at both locations

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*A2WG is not affiliated with AA or Alanon

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Past Events

Past Events

2018

January: Workshop: Attachment Styles in Relationships
February: Brunch at Weber’s with Open Talk
March: Movie Theater and Ice Cream
April: Workshop: Worry Less Now
May: Comedy Show
June: WRAP Recovery Walk Rally
June: Zip Line
July: Beach BBQ
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat – Care of God; Care of Self; Care of Others
September: Bonfire and Brainstorming

2017

January: Movie
February: A2WG 10 year Anniversity Brunch
March: ROOTS
April: Spring Overnight and Zip Lining
May: Bonfire Open Talk at Alano Club
June: WRAP Recovery Walk and Rally
June: Horseback Riding
July: Picnic and Swimming
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat – Recover; Relax; Renew
September: Course in Miracles
September: WRAP recovery vs Washtenaw county sheriff’s softball game
October: Rock climbing at Planet Rock
November: Sober Holidays
December: Recovery Live
December: Jewelry Making & Recovery Toolboxes

2016

January:Movie Time
February: Make Your Own Recovery Bracelets and Dream Catchers
March: Prayer, What’s Your Path
April: Get Inspired Caribbean Style
May: Washtenaw Recovery Advocacy Project (WRAP) recovery walk and rally
May: UFAM rally at State Capitol
July: Picnic at Gallup Park
August: Soberfest at Alano Club
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat – Compassionate Communication
September: Zap Zone September: WRAP recovery vs Washtenaw county sheriff’s softball game
October: Comedy Show
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon November: Financial Serenity and Drumming
December: Recovery Toolboxes (given to Dawn Farm and HNV) December: Mexican Poinsetta Paper Flowers

2015

January: Let Us Entertain You – Movie
March: Service Beyond Self
March: Sponsorship Workshop
April: Ride For Recovery
May: Yoga
May: Lucky Burgers and Hot Dogs
June: Labyrinth Walk
June-July: Yoga
July: Canoe and Picnic
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat – Drop the Rock
September: Comedy Fundraiser
October: Unite For Recovery Rally
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon
November: Recovery Toolbox
November: Sober Holidays
December: Holiday Bake and Gift Sale

2014

January: Economic Insecurity
April: Beading and Crafting
April: Ride for Recovery
May: Labyrinth – Matthaeu Botanical Gardens
June: Coping with Stress
July: Active Day at Whitmore Lake
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat
September: Pick Your Own Raspberries
October: Mini Retreat – Feelings, What Do I Do with Them Now?
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon
December: Bake Sale

2013

April: Jewelry
May: Labyrinth
June: Island Park Picnic
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat
August: Soberfest
September: Raspberry Picking
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon
November: Sober Holidays
December: Holiday Craftmaking

2012

January: Jewelry Making
April: Make a Terrarium
May: Mini Retreat – It’s an Inside Job
June: Silver Lake Picnic
August: Woman’s Recovery Retreat
September: Raspberry Picking
October: Nature Walk
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon
November: Mini Retreat – Financial Security
December: Holiday Gift Making

2011

January: Origami
February: Movie and Ice Cream
March: Mini Retreat – Life on Life’s Terms
April: Drumminity
June: Labyrinth Walk
July: Lake Picnic
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat – Forgivness
September: Drumminity
October: Mini Retreat – Finding Your Treasure

2010

2010 Events
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat
August: Picnic at Silver Lake
October: Mini Retreat – Find Your Balance and Keep It
November: Woman To Woman Luncheon
December: Make Holiday Gifts for Friends and Family

2009

January: Addiction & Spirituality
February: Art As Therapy
March: Meeting, Lunch, & Movie
April: Jewelry Making
May: American Heart Association’s Start! Heart Walk
June: Shock Game at the Palace
July: Fun in the Sun at Friend’s Lake
August: Women’s Recovery Retreat
September: P is for …. Picnic, Path, Peace, Pen, Process
October: Bonfire & Open Speaker Meeting
November: Woman To Woman Luncheon – Following Our Dreams
December: Jewelry Making 101

2008

March: Art As Therapy
May: AAWG joins Michigan Heart Walk
July, WNBA Basketball – Shock vs Sacramento at the Palace
August: 3rd Annual Women’s Recovery Retreat
September: The NuStep Health and Wellness Expo
November: Woman to Woman Luncheon – A Vision of Hope
December: Holiday Gift Outing for Children

2007

February: Drop the Rock Seminar at International Women’s AA Conference
June: Volunteered Services at Soberfest
December: Holiday Gift Outing for Children

Non-A2WG Recovery Activities

WASHTENAW ALANO CLUB 4TH OF JULY PICNIC

 

Washtenaw Alano Club- 995 N. Maple Rd

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washtenaw alano club is having a picnic on July 4th