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Upcoming Al-Anon Events in Illinois

Following is a list of events such as open meetings, conferences, and other Al-Anon activities. For information on posting an event to this page.  click here

Listing of Events

October 2014

Oct 25 - District 6 - Open Al-Anon Meeting - 1.5 hours, 3 pm, at United in Faith Church, 6525 W Irving Park Road, Chicago, IL 60634. Targeting professionals and new Al-Anon Members. Refreshments will be served. Parking available in the rear of the building..

Oct 30 - Open Al-Anon Meeting with AA Participation! - , 8 pm, at Harper Community College, Room 238A in Building A, See Flyer for Parking Information. Bring family and friends to share experience, strength and hope in Al-Anon Recovery with There Is A Solution, AFG! Flyer: click here.

November 2014

Nov 1 - Area World Service Committee Meeting - 5.5 hours, 9:30 am, at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1775 Dempster Street - 10th Floor, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Business meeting for Northern Illinois Al-Anon/Alateen. All members welcome..

Nov 7 - Lincoln Park Legacies Open Anniversary Meeting - 1.5 hours, 9 am, at Lincoln Park Alano Club, 2100 N Sheffield, Chicago, IL 60614. Flyer:
click here.

Nov 8 - Alateen Certification Workshop - 3 hours, 9 am, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 25519 W IL Route 134, Ingleside, IL 60041. Training for Alateen Sponsors. Flyer:
click here.

Nov 14 - Ray of Hope AFG Open Meeting - , 7 pm, at Christ Lutheran Church, 14700 S 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL. Al-Anon and AA Speakers. Refreshments will be served. Flyer:
click here.

Nov 21 - 25th Annual McHenry's Soberfest - 3 days, , at The Grand Geneva Resort, 7036 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147. Banquet and dance. Alca-thons and Alanon-athons. Speakers Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Karaoke and Bonfire. Meditation Room and Step Workshop. More information:

January 2015

Jan 16 - Open Speaker Meeting before NIAFG Area Assembly - , 8 pm, at St Luke Roman Catholic Church, 528 Lathrop Ave, River Forest, IL 60305. .

Jan 17 - NIAFG Area Assembly - 6 hours, 9 am, at St Luke Roman Catholic Church, 528 Lathrop Ave, River Forest, IL 60305. .

February 2015

Feb 6 - Al-Anon Weekend Workshop - 3 days, , at Cabrini Retreat Center, 9430 Golf Road, DesPlaines, IL 60016. It Works When Your Work It - and You're Worth It! Flyer:
click here.

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Posting an Event on This Page

Posting an Event WITHOUT  a name/phone number on event listing or flyer

  • Email the information to with "NIAFG Event" in the subject line.
  • Event name
  • Date & Time
  • Location
  • Miscellaneous comments to be included in posting
  • Flyers can be accepted in Word or Adobe.pdf format only. If using Word 2007 or higher, please be sure to "Save As" a 2003 version or lower, so everyone can open the document.
  • Flyer size must be letter size (8-1/2 x 11).
  • Multiple page flyers are acceptable however they must be in only one document.

If posting an Event with a name/phone number on the event listing for flyer please take these additional steps:

  • Complete the Events Form. Instead of clicking "Submit Event" print the form.
  • The person(s) whose name/phone is to appear on the posting or flyer must sign the Events Form to designate their approval. The event will not be posted until the Events Coordinator receives the signed form.
  • Scan the completed form and email to with "NIAFG Event" in the subject line. If you prefer to send the form through regular US Post Office mail please send an email to requesting a mailing address.
  • If applicable, attach a flyer in either Microsoft Word (.doc version 2003 or lower) or Adobe.pdf format only.

Current events may also be published in the AIMS, the Northern Illinois Family Groups newsletter. AIMS is a monthly publication sent free to all Al-Anon/Alateen groups in the Northern Illinois Area. Members can obtain a personal subscription by using the subscription form in each copy of the newsletter. To post an event in AIMS please contact the AIMS editor.

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NIAFG Area Assembly

Grace United Methodist Church
300 East Gartner Road
Naperville, IL 60540

Open Speaker Meeting
Friday, Sept 19, 2014 - 8 pm

Area Assembly
Saturday, Sept 20, 2014 - 9 am-3 pm

Northern IL Business Meetings

District Meetings  click here.

NIAFG Assembly and Area World Service Committee Meetings click here.

Steering Committee Meetings click here.

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2014 Illinois AFG State Convention

Letting Go - Falling Into Recovery

Click here to download and read or print the 2014 IL State Convention Flyer (PDF format).

October 17-19, 2014
Marriott Hotel & Convention Center Normal, IL 61761

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