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The Alano Club of Portland

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909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
www.portlandalano.org

August 2016

Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop

August 13, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

Come learn the basics of Mindful Self-Compassion, a powerful and empirically supported tool for people in recovery, at this FREE 4-hour workshop with Dr. Nina Meledandri. Loft Community Room Mindful Self-Compassion is an empirically supported program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Instead of mercilessly judging and criticizing yourself for various inadequacies or shortcomings, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings. Perhaps most importantly, having compassion for yourself means that you honor and accept…

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October 2016

Claire Rudy Foster

October 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Join us for Club member Claire Rudy Foster’s very first public reading from her recently published collection of stories “I’ve Never Done This Before.” Stumptown coffee, Smith Teas and delicious cookies for all! ADVANCED PRAISE FOR “I’VE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE:” I'VE NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE is solid proof of the adage that bad decisions make for great stories. It’s full of startling, damaging actions, made without forethought or foresight, that tear a reader along through their thrills and misapprehensions.…

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PORCYPAA Manor

October 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Join us for a spooky celebration cohosted by Alano Club of Portland + Oregon Bid Committee for PORCYPAA, ICYPAA, EASYPAA, SAYPAA, ROSYPAA, and local PDX meetings. $10 Admission for guided tour and dance Haunted house: 7-9pm Dance: 9pm - midnight Speaker Rick H. From PDX, OR: 11pm in the loft Kids activity room: 7-10pm Red Bull and La Croix sold at the event

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November 2016

Mindful Eating

November 12, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Loft Community Room This workshop with Dr. Nina Meledandri provides an opportunity to help you consider food habits and connect with your body's innate wisdom of hunger and what can truly satisfy it. Come experience mindful eating as a source of ease and joy in your relationship with food, eating and your life! Workshop includes mindful meditation practice, mindful eating taste experiements, small group discussion, and resources to support your on-going practice. Nina Meledandri, ND, MSOM, Lac. is a board…

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February 2017

Mindful Self-Compassion Workshop

February 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

Come learn the basics of Mindful Self-Compassion, a powerful and empirically supported tool for people in recovery, at this 3-hour workshop with Dr. Nina Meledandri. Loft Community Room • Cost $10 Mindful Self-Compassion is an empirically supported program designed to cultivate the skill of self-compassion. Instead of mercilessly judging and criticizing yourself for various inadequacies or shortcomings, self-compassion means you are kind and understanding when confronted with personal failings. Perhaps most importantly, having compassion for yourself means that you honor…

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March 2017

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

March 25, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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This workshop introduces mindfulness practices proven to sustain a successful recovery from addictive behaviors. Throughout the day we’ll learn the science behind the practices as well as experience their impact first hand. We’ll also explore and increase our awareness of triggers, habitual patterns and “automatic” reactions that increase relapse risk. Using tools directly drawn from the evidence based 8-week program, Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention, we’ll experience the ability to pause, observe present experience, and bring awareness to the range of…

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April 2017

Artists in Recovery Series: Kasey Anderson

April 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Kasey Anderson: Stories and Songs Join us for the first event in the Alano Club's new Artists in Recovery series.

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Beyond Recovery with Know Bounds

April 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Take Your Life Beyond Recovery with Know Bounds If you have had an addiction to alcohol or drugs or other substances and are now clean and sober, congratulations!  That is a major accomplishment.  You may be wondering what is next?  How do you achieve meaning, value, and success beyond addiction recovery? Whether you’ve been clean and sober for months or decades, there’s always opportunity for more growth and fulfillment. I will share helpful information and practical tools that you can…

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September 2017

Recovery Art Walk

September 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

Join us at the Alano Club for a very special showcase of regional artists in recovery. See what’s possible when creativity and recovery come together! Catered event with light food and beverages. Original artwork for sale! Please fill out the Artist Submission Form to register your art pieces. Artist Submission Form  

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February 2018

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

This workshop introduces mindfulness practices proven to sustain a successful recovery from addictive behaviors. Throughout the day we’ll learn the science behind the practices as well as experience their impact first hand. We’ll also explore and increase our awareness of triggers, habitual patterns and “automatic” reactions that increase relapse risk. Using tools directly drawn from the evidence based 8-week program, Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention, we’ll experience the ability to pause, observe present experience, and bring awareness to the range of…

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March 2018

Picnic People

March 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

April 2018

Self Care

April 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

We stress the importance of self-care to our clients, but what about us? This workshop invites us to practice what we preach and stretch our self-care practice. Using mindfulness, movement, and breath work, we will explore the benefits and challenges to practicing self-care while doing time sensitive, stressful, and demanding work.  

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May 2018

Introduction to mindfulness-based relapse prevention

May 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

This workshop introduces mindfulness practices proven to sustain a successful recovery from addictive behaviors. Throughout the day we’ll learn the science behind the practices as well as experience their impact first hand. We’ll also explore and increase our awareness of triggers, habitual patterns and “automatic” reactions that increase relapse risk. Using tools directly drawn from the evidence based 8-week program, Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention, we’ll experience the ability to pause, observe present experience, and bring awareness to the range of…

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October 2018

Dead Sober

October 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - October 28, 2018 @ 12:00 am
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

Join us if you dare for a night of fright co-hosted by The Alano Club and OSYPAA. Kid’s Room: 7:30-9pm Haunted House: 9-11pm Dance: 9-12pm $10 Admission for guided tour and dance

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March 2019

Introduction to Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

This workshop introduces mindfulness practices proven to sustain a successful recovery from addictive behaviors. Throughout the day we’ll learn the science behind the practices as well as experience their impact first hand. We’ll also explore and increase our awareness of triggers, habitual patterns and “automatic” reactions that increase relapse risk. Using tools directly drawn from the evidence based 8-week program, Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention, we’ll experience the ability to pause, observe present experience, and bring awareness to the range of…

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June 2019

Expressive Arts Therapy: Mask Making

June 15 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States
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Join us as we delve into recovery from our binding addictions. Through creativity, recovery and wellness can be supported in a unique way, allowing participants to tell their stories using the unique language of images, colors and shapes. When we use a different language, we tell a different story and in turn gain new insight and genuine change.  In this three-hour workshop we will be collaging masks, exploring both how we present ourselves to the world and our shadow side,…

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October 2019

Artists x Harvest Party

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Alano Club of Portland, 909 Northwest 24th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210 United States

A Celebration of Art and Recovery The entire house will be filled with the works of visual artists in recovery — including work by Ian Cole, Lana MacNaughton, Brazil Morgan and many others — and art will be available for purchase with the proceeds going directly to the artists. Small plates from Elephants Catering will be served along with zero-proof drinks from a menu curated by Sans Bar, featuring Small Barrel Shrubs and Portland Syrups. The evening will conclude with…

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