What’s new

First Saturday Speaker Meeting!

“Admitting our wrongs”
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, 6:30-8pm
Hosted by Freedom from Despair AFG —
newcomers welcome!

Speakers: Lee H. and Christina K.

Join us for a virtual meeting on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 830369141, Password: 199211 

We’re looking for speakers! Contact Deborah at debdra@comcast.net if interested.  


Third Friday Speaker Meeting!

“Alcoholism: A family illness” 

Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, 7:15–8:30pm
Fellowship 8:30-9pm
Hosted by Thursday 1;30 Midday Strength and Hope AFG
Speakers:  Kelsey (Al-Anon Nevada) and Odell P. (AA Oakland, CA)


Join us for a virtual meeting on Zoom!
Meeting ID: 692090488, Password: 830106 


Al-Anon events all over


What’s happening?

Al-Anon’s Northern California World Service Area maintains a calendar of recovery and fellowship events taking place  around Northern California and elsewhere, too. Many events take place online, so you can participate no matter where you are.


Fun Family Recovery in the Park – In Person! 

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022
Food, games, activities, and fellowship, 12pm
Outdoor speakers meeting, 3pm
Hosted by District 17 AFG with A.A. participation

Join us for face-to-face FUN, sun, and outdoor family & friend activities. Featuring: bouncy house, games, raffles, potluck, and recovery!

  • Alateen Speaker: TBD
  • A.A. Speaker: Chris J, San Jose
  • Al-Anon Speaker: Eric J, Fremont

Newark Community Park
35501 Cedar Blvd, Newark, CA 94560

Link up!

Al-Anon member Nasser V. sends out an e-mail every week linking you to Al-Anon events all over Northern California. If you’d like to join this popular e-mail list, send your request to Nasser at Vijehng@gmail.comPlease include your name, e-mail address, and phone number. (The phone number is just in case there is a problem so he has an alternate means of contacting you.)


Al-Anon speakers share
experience, strength and hope


  • Listen to speakers from District 17
    Al-Anon California District 17 has begun recording speakers at its events and making the recordings available here. 
  • Al-Anon speakers from all over 
    MSB Recordings’ website offers recordings of Al-Anon speakers and speaker meetings from around the world, and Alcoholics Anonymous speakers, too. 


Don’t miss a thing!

Al-Anon District 26’s email/text alert service sends out reminders about speaker meetings, meeting changes and other news.


  • Sign up on your phone or computer by going to Remind.com  (originally developed for schools).
  • Put in your phone number or personal email address and follow the prompts. You don’t need to give your full name.
  • When you see the prompt for “class” type alanonbay after the @ sign (for the “class” AlAnonByTheBay).
  • Whether you enroll as a “teacher,” “parent” or “student,” you’ll get the same timely updates about goings-on in District 26.