Traveling to Northern California?

Body Image –  Love the One You’ve Got! (sponsored by Santa Cruz Intergroup)

THURSDAY MARCH 22ND – 6:00 – 8:30 PM (registration begins at 5:30)Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6 – 8:30 pm, with registration starting at 5:30 pm
Trinity Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall * 420 Melrose Ave. * Santa Cruz, CA 95062 (Entrance on Poplar)
SUGGESTED DONATION: $8-$15 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
QUESTIONS? Contact Leslie at or 831-425-5132

 The Big Book Comes Alive (sponsored by the Channel Islands Intergroup)

FRIDAY April 6SUNDAY April 8

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS * 350 E. Port Hueneme Road * Port Hueneme, CA * 93041  Hotel Paid Separately. Please contact the hotel directly at (805) 986-5353.

  • OA group room rates are being held until 3/1/18 (make sure to mention this when making reservation). After 3/1/18 standard room rates will apply.
  • $138/1-2 people per night, $148/3 people per night, $158/4 people per night
  • Breakfast is included at the hotel. Please bring your own reusable water bottle.


A recovered compulsive eater from Winnipeg, Canada who has 24 years of abstinence. He has dedicated his life to serving OA and bringing the Big Book Alive. Together we will go through all the steps as instructed in the Big Book.


Two ways to register –

Register online: (transaction fee will be applied) Click here to register for The Big Book Comes Alive Retreat!

Mail in registration: Big Book Comes Alive Mail-in form and flyer

Make check payable to Channel Islands Intergroup and mail to P.O. Box 1321, Summerland, CA 93067  

  • $50 Registration Fee (Jan. 1 thru Feb. 28, 2018)
  • $60 Registration Fee (After Mar. 1, 2018)

No cancellations or refunds, but registration is transferable.

For general information contact: Janine I. (206) 841-1965 or Amy W. (646) 373-6828
Want to give service at this retreat? Contact our volunteer coordinator Stephanie J. (805) 729-4811

Click here for more information about The Big Book Comes Alive Retreat!


It’s a ‘Whee!’ Program
Registration is Now Open for the
OA Region 2 Convention in Sacramento

SACRAMENTOONLINE REGISTRATION opened this week for Overeaters Anonymous’ Region 2 Convention, June 29 through July 1, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Northeast, 5321 Date Avenue, in Sacramento.

Here is a sneak preview of what’s in store, hot off the presses!


  • Opening Ceremony
  • Saturday Dinner
  • Sunday Breakfast
  • Closing Ceremony

    • Workshops
    • Marathon Meetings
    • OA Musical, “The Sound of Recovery”
    • Clothing Boutique and Silent Auction
    • Quilt and 50-50 Drawings
Early Bird Registration Special
$45 to register by April 15, 2018
($55 by June 10, 2018 and $65 at the door)

Click here for 2018 Region 2 Convention Brochure!