Special Events and Important Dates

2017 Intergroup Meetings

All Intergroup meetings are held at Gardiner Library Public Room – 133 Farmer’s Turnpike Gardiner, NY 12525 – unless otherwise noted. Meetings are 12-2pm

January 21
March 18
May 13
July 15
September 15

2017 Event Calendar

Mid-Hudson Intergroup

    • January 21 – OA’s Birthday (third Saturday of January)
    • February 25 11:30 a.m. PST – Unity Day (last Saturday of February)
      This day recognizes the strength of the Fellowship worldwide.
      On the last Saturday in February, at 11:30 a.m. pacific standard time, OA members pause to reaffirm the strength inherent in OA’s unity.
    • May 19-21 – Spring Retreat – Practice Makes Progress, Not Perfection. Download the information and registration packet for details.  
    • August – Minithon TBD.
    • August 19 – A NEW OA HOLIDAY! Third Thursday of August is Sponsorship Day!  – TBD.
    • November 18  IDEA: International Day Experiencing Abstinence (third Saturday in November) This day encourages OA members worldwide to begin or reaffirm their abstinence from compulsive overeating.
      The Mid-Hudson Intergroup meeting is being held at the Cornwall United Methodist Church, 198 Main St., Cornwall, NY 12518.
      Check back here closer to the date for more details.
    • December 12 – Twelfth-Step-Within Day (annually on 12/12) A day to focus on carrying the message to OA members who are in relapse or still suffering from compulsive eating.

Region 6 and World Service Events

    • August 19 – Sponsorship Day – Region 6
      Held at Stepping Stones, 62 Oak Rd, Katonah, NY 10536 from noon to 3pm.
      This event requires individual tickets be purchased prior to the event.  Download the flyer for details.
    • World Service Business Conference
      World Service Business Conference (WSBC) is an opportunity to meet delegates from around the world and share the commitment to abstinence, recovery and carrying OA’s message.  The delegates will make decisions that will affect the entire Fellowship of Overeaters Anonymous.  It is the duty and privilege of the delegates to assure the future of OA through this participation and “our collective conscience”.
      Theme: Growing OA Unity Worldwide
      Dates: May 1–6, 2017
      Venue: Embassy Suites Albuquerque Hotel and Spa, Albuquerque, NM USA
      Register Here – Delegate Registration Instructions and Form* – This is an interactive PDF
    • Click here for the World Service Events page and calendar.