ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS

  • Friday Welcome Ceremony and Speaker Meeting
  • Saturday Night Banquet and Speaker Meeting
  • Sunday Morning Spiritual Breakfast and Speaker Meeting
  • AA Marathons
  • Longtimer’s Meeting
  • Family Meeting
  • H&I Meeting
  • Young Peoples Meetings

AL-ANON MEETINGS

  • Friday Night Opening Meeting
  • Al-Anon Luncheon and Speaker Meeting
  • Family Meeting
  • Sunday Closing Meeting
  • Al-Anon Marathon Meetings

ALATEEN MEETINGS

  • Family Meeting
  • Workshops
  • Candlelight Meeting

Meals, Ceremonies & Entertainment

  • Friday Night Welcome Ceremony – Join us for the Friday Night Welcome Ceremony in the hotel banquet room. The doors open at 6pm, and the event starts at 6:30pm. You must be registered to attend this meeting.
  • Al-Anon Luncheon - The Al-Anon Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, at 11am; doors open at 10:30am. Following the luncheon, our main speaker will share his/her experience, strength and hope with us. You must be registered to attend the luncheon and speaker meeting.
  • Saturday Night Banquet - Join us Saturday evening at 6pm for the Saturday Night Banquet followed by the Speaker Meeting. 
  • Saturday Night Entertainment & Dance – Immediately following the Saturday Night Banquet and Speaker Meeting, join us for the Saturday Night Show followed by the Saturday Night Dance. Check back by the SFV Convention website for more details on these two events.
  • Dancing - Bring your dancing shoes to Friday and Saturday night dances. Start times are 10:30pm for Friday night and 11:30pm for Saturday night.

Sporting Events

  • Golf Tournament - The Golf Tournament will be held at Balboa Golf Course, 16821 Burbank Blvd in Encino on Friday, February 1 at 7:30am. Signup deadline is January 19, 2019. Rainouts will be rescheduled. Awards and trophies for the golf tournament will be presented at the events venue. Note that a $20 Mulligan package may be purchased at the event

2018 SFV CONVENTION, INC. TIME LINE

Friday, February 1

Golf Tournament Start 7:30 am
Registration & Hospitality Open 2:00 pm
Early Bird Participation Meeting 2:30 pm
Marathon Meetings Begin 4:00 pm
Spanish Marathons Begin 6:00 pm
Welcome Ceremony 6:30 pm
AA Welcome Speaker Meeting 7:30 pm
Business Meeting 9:30 pm
AA Dance 10:30 pm

Saturday, February 2

General Services Meeting 8:00 am
Family Speaker Meeting 8:30 am
H & I Speaker Meeting 10:00 am
AA Birthday Meeting 10:30 am
Al-Anon Luncheon Speaker Meeting 11:00 am
AA Young People's Meeting 12:00 pm
Longtimer's Meeting 2:00 pm
Al-Anon Spanish Speaker Meeting 4:00 pm
Banquet 6:00 pm
Saturday Night Speaker Meeting 7:30 pm
Banquet Show 10:00 pm
AA Dance 11:30 pm

Sunday, February 3

Final AA Marathon Meeting 8:00 am
Spiritual Breakfast 9:00 am
Spiritual Speaker Meeting 10:30 am

AA Marathons

Start Friday, 4pm, run continuously until Sunday, 9:30am (last one starts at 8:30am)

Al-Anon Marathons

Friday, 4pm - Midnight
Saturday, 7am - Midnight

Speaker Meeting Schedule

Friday, February 1 Meeting
7:30 pm AA Welcome Speaker Meeting
Saturday, February 2 Meeting
8:30 am Family Speaker Meeting
10:00 am H&I Speaker Meeting
11:00 am Al-Anon Luncheon Speaker Meeting
4:00 pm Al-Anon Spanish Speaker Meeting
8:00 pm Saturday Night Speaker Meeting
Sunday, February 3 Meeting
10:30 am Spiritual Speaker Meeting

MARATHONS

The San Fernando Valley AA Convention features marathon meetings that run continuously from 4pm on Friday through 8:30am on Sunday. During most of the weekend, two sets of marathon meetings run concurrently, with start times staggered by 30 minutes. If you would like to have your AA group sponsor a marathon, please click on the link below to submit your request to the marathon committee. For more information and questions, please email: sfvaac.marathons@gmail.com

Marathon Meeting Schedule

We will send reminders prior to your meeting via SMS text message (or email if you prefer)

Al-Anon and Alateen Events Schedule

Friday, February 1
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Marathon Meetings Begin

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Skit – Al-Anon

9:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Business Meeting – Al-Anon

Saturday, February 2
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshops - Alateen

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Luncheon – Al-Anon

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Workshop – Al-Anon

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Raffle – Al-Anon

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alateen Banquet

9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Alateen Dance

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Workshop - Al-Anon

Al-Anon and Alateen Meeting Schedule

Friday, February 1 Topic

7:30 pm Opening Meeting – Al-Anon
7:30 pm Opening Meeting – Alateen
9:00 pm Icebreaker Meeting – Alateen
Saturday, February 2 Topic

8:30 am Family Meeting
2:00 pm Candlelight Meeting – Alateen
4:00 pm Al-Anon Spanish Speaker Meeting