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Events and Retreats

Wachusett Mountain HikeIn the spirit of fellowship and inclusiveness, NEI hosts various activities and events throughout the year. The activities always include the serenity prayer and a getting current/topic meeting. The longer events, such as the spring and fall recovery gatherings, include additional opportunities to work our program. We update this page frequently with specific dates and locations. Please check back regularly for updates.

  • Outreach Meeting 6/3/22

    Please join us for our next Outreach Committee meetings on 5/6 and 6/3 at 5pm on Zoom — Meeting ID: 835 0769 0381 — PW: Outreach12 — By phone: 929-205-6099

    June 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
  • Activities Committee 6/3/22

    Activities Committee meeting NEI Roundup Prep Phone: 605-468-8004 — Password: 263895

    June 3 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm EDT
  • Spring Gathering 2022

    Keep Coming Back Hybrid Spring Gathering Schedule In-Person or Virtual Hang-out 9:00-9:30AM EDT Connect with old & new recovering friends before the sessions start Session 1:  9:30-10:20AM EDT Coming Back from Relapse. Have you just returned to S.L.A.A after being “out there”? ...

    June 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
  • NEI Monthly Meeting

    Topic: Monthly NEI Meeting05:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 128 213 347 Dial by your location+1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Have you ever wondered what its’ like to do service at the Intergroup level? NEI needs your SUPPORT and

    June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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    An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Second of the month, happening 13 times

  • New England Intergroup Roundup 2022

    When: June 24 – June 26 Check In @ 4:00pm Check out is after 1:00pm on Sunday Where:  Located on the shores of the beautiful Otter Lake in th shadow of Crotched Mountain Barbara C. Harris Camp & Conference Center GPS 400 Sawmill Road, Greenfield, NH  03047

    June 24 @ 4:00 pm - June 26 @ 1:00 pm EDT


  • NEI Spring and Fall Gatherings – Twice a year we organize S.L.A.A gatherings which usually include keynote speakers and discussion sessions focused on topics of interest to newcomers and those in recovery. Information on our Spring 2022 Gathering will be available soon.
  • 12-Step Retreat Weekends – These retreats take place 4 times per year: April, July, Sept/Oct and December. We review the 12-Steps from the S.L.A.A. Basic Text over the weekend. The retreats are not only about sharing experience, strength, and hope, but there is also a chance to have lots of fun and laughs as well! Please see upcoming events listed above to get info about specific retreats.

NEI has hosted a variety of events which have previously included a summer picnic/BBQ at Ponkapoag in Canton, biking the Minutemen bike path in Cambridge, canoeing on the Charles River, bowling, corn maze in Central MA, Fall Stroll at World’s End in Hingham and we have even hosted a talent show.  Are you interested in helping to arrange any of these events again or have other ideas for events you might want to host?  There is a Committee which meets to plan these events – email the Activities Committee for more information.