Nov
18
9:00am 9:00am

2017 Marathon Meeting

2016 SCINA Marathon Meeting

Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA) hosts a Marathon Meeting each year to give extra help to those trying to quit using nicotine (and as a follow-up on the Great American Smoke-Out which is always held the 3rd Thursday of November). Located at the Calvary Baptist Church in Bellflower, this eleventh annual event will provide a wonderful opportunity to share our experience, strength and hope with other members across the region.  Printable Flyer here.

DATE: Saturday, November 18, 2017 (always the Saturday before Thanksgiving)

TIME: 9:00am to 9:00pm Meetings every hour

LOCATION: Calvary Baptist Church Family Center, upstairs (elevator available), 14722 Clark Avenue, Bellflower, CA

To sign up to lead a meeting, contact Joseph W. at (562) 644-5225.  Stay for an hour or enjoy the event all day!  Refreshments provided - enjoy good fellowship - expand your horizons.

DIRECTIONS:

From Santa Monica:  Take the 405 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk. Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit16) and turn right. Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave. Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Los Angeles:  Take the 5 south to the 710 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk. Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit 16) and turn right. Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave. Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Orange County:  Take the 405 North to the 605 North or the 91 West, whichever is closer. Take the Rosecrans Ave exit (exit 9A) and turn left. Go 1.7 miles on Rosecrans Ave and turn left on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

 

 
Please enter parking lot on this side of the church and drive around to the back entrance for Marathon Meeting.

Please enter parking lot on this side of the church and drive around to the back entrance for Marathon Meeting.

Please enter parking area to the left of this picture, drive around back for the entrance to the Marathon Meeting.

Please enter parking area to the left of this picture, drive around back for the entrance to the Marathon Meeting.

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Sep
17
10:00am10:00am

2017 SCINA Annual Picnic in the Park

2017 SCINA Annual Picnic in the Park

  • Sunday, September 17, 2017
  • 11:00am  4:00pm
  • Tellefson ParkWashington Place and Tilden Avenue,Culver City, CA 90230United States 
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Sponsored by Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA)

Who:    All of us in and around Nicotine Anonymous. Come get involved!  We need our membership’s support. As part of our recovery, it is important for us to practice reaching out to others.  Intergroup events are an opportunity for that.


What:    A Pot Luck Picnic Featuring
•    SCINA Intergroup meeting from 10:00 am to Noon
•    Election of Officers for 2017/2018
•    Food, Fun & Games (bring any game you might like to play including Scrabble, Cribbage and Backgammon tournaments)


When:    Sunday, September 17, 2017.  SCINA Intergroup meeting from 10:00 am to noon with the picnic following until 4:00 pm.


Where:    Tellefson Park, Washington Place and Tilden Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230

If you have questions, please call Angela (949) 302-8465 who is keeping a list of what people are bringing.

get flyer here

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Jun
23
to Jun 25

2017 Retreat - Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree Retreat Center, 59700 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 365-8371, www.jtrcc.org

Here is the flyer for the Nicotine Anonymous Retreat if you would like to download it.

Please call Jane (323) 852-1518 or Bill H. (818) 800-3449 and let them know if you will be attending so they can get a head count.

The retreat is Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:00 am until Noon on Sunday, June 25, 2017. $____includes [insert specific meals here] meals and lodging; $___ for meals only.  All are welcome. For anyone who has a desire to stop using nicotine. No dues of fees. A Twelve-Step Program of Recovery.  www.QuitNowLA.com 

This retreat is for Nicotine Anonymous members and guests who want to enhance their practice of prayer and meditation. Held in the heart of one of the most serene settings of the Mojave Desert, the Joshua Tree Retreat Center offers the perfect atmosphere to enhance your journey into the Twelve Steps of Nicotine Anonymous.  One hour workshops will be held on both days along with periods of prayer and meditation. Materials are provided. There will be a Nicotine Anonymous meeting UNDER THE STARS Saturday night at 8:00 pm. Please complete one form per person. (download flyer above)  Please return your payment by May 10, 2017 and call Jane H. if you are sending it last minute.  Make checks payable to Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA). Mail your payments of $___ for meals and lodging or $___ for meals only to: Jane Haskell, 753 N. Kings Rd., Apt #206, Los Angeles, CA  90069.

 

Joshua Tree Retreat Center, 59700 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA  92252 (760) 366-8371  www.jtrcc.org  

Jane H. (323) 852-1518 or Bill H. (818) 800-3449

 

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Sep
18
10:00am10:00am

2016 Picnic In The Park (Rossmoor, CA)

Click here for flyer you can print or print this page.

 

Please join us for the Intergroup meeting at 10:00 where we will have election of Officers for 2016 -2017.  The picnic will be immediately following the meeting.

It is a Pot Luck picnic so please bring your favorite dish to share.  SCINA will provide drinks in the form of water and soda.  Please do not bring huge amounts of food, however, as everyone brings something and there is always too much left over.

Please also bring your favorite games you like to play and invite others to join you.  Please feel free to call Angela at (949) 302-8465 or email her at angela.socal9@gmail.com if you have questions.

See you there!

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Aug
20
to Aug 21

2016 Retreat - Joshua Tree Retreat Center

  • Joshua Tree Mentalphysics Center59700 Twentynine Palms HwyJoshua Tree, CA, 92252United States 

 
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Here is the flyer for the Nicotine Anonymous Retreat if you would like to download it.

Please call Jane (323) 852-1518 and let her know if you will be attending so she can get a head count.

The retreat is Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 10:00 am until Noon on Sunday, August 21, 2016. $125 includes meals and lodging; $65 for meals only.  All are welcome. For anyone who has a desire to stop using nicotine. No dues of fees. A Twelve-Step Program of Recovery.  www.QuitNowLA.com 

This retreat is for Nicotine Anonymous members and guests who want to enhance their practice of prayer and meditation. Held in the heart of one of the most serene settings of the Mojave Desert, the Joshua Tree Retreat Center offers the perfect atmosphere to enhance your journey into the Twelve Steps of Nicotine Anonymous.  One hour workshops will be held on both days along with periods of prayer and meditation. Materials are provided. There will be a Nicotine Anonymous meeting UNDER THE STARS Saturday night at 8:00 pm. Please complete one form per person. (download flyer above)  Please return your payment by August 10, 2016 and call Jane H. if you are sending it last minute.  Make checks payable to Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA). Mail your payments of $125 for meals and lodging or $65 for meals only to: Jane Haskell, 753 N. Kings Rd., Apt #206, Los Angeles, CA  90069 no later than August 10, 2016

Joshua Tree Retreat Center, 59700 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA  92252 (760) 366-8371  jtrcc.org  

Jane H. (323) 852-1518

SCINA Intergroup meeting will be held at 9:00 AM on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Retreat.  Please feel free to join us there.

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Nov
21
9:00am 9:00am

2015 Marathon Meeting

2015 SCINA Marathon Meeting

Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA) hosts a Marathon Meeting each year to follow-up on the Great American Smoke-Out which is always held the 3rd Thursday of November. Located at the Calvary Baptist Church in Bellflower, this tenth annual event will provide a wonderful opportunity to share our experience, strength and hope with other members across the region.

DATE: Saturday, November 21, 2015 (always the Saturday before Thanksgiving)

TIME: 9:00am to 9:00pm

LOCATION: Calvary Baptist Church Family Center, 14722 Clark Avenue, Bellflower, CA

To sign up to lead a meeting, contact Joseph W. at (562) 644-5225.  Stay for an hour or enjoy the event all day!  Refreshments provided - enjoy good fellowship - expand your horizons.

DIRECTIONS:

From Santa Monica:  Take the 405 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk. Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit16) and turn right. Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave. Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Los Angeles:  Take the 5 south to the 710 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk. Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit 16) and turn right. Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave. Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Orange County:  Take the 405 North to the 605 North or the 91 West, whichever is closer. Take the Rosecrans Ave exit (exit 9A) and turn left. Go 1.7 miles on Rosecrans Ave and turn left on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

 


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2015 SCINA Annual Picnic in the Park
Sep
20
11:00am11:00am

2015 SCINA Annual Picnic in the Park

Sponsored by Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA)

Who:    All of us in and around Nicotine Anonymous. Come get involved!  We need our membership’s support. As part of our recovery, it is important for us to practice reaching out to others.  Intergroup events are an opportunity for that.


What:    A Pot Luck Picnic Featuring
•    SCINA Intergroup meeting from 10:00 am to Noon
•    Election of Officers for 2015/2016
•    Food, Fun & Games (bring any game you might like to play including Scrabble, Cribbage and Backgammon tournaments)


When:    Sunday, September 20, 2015.  SCINA Intergroup meeting from 10:00 am to noon with the picnic following until 4:00 pm.


Where:    Tellefson Park, Washington Place and Tilden Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230

If you have questions, please call Angela (949) 302-8465 who is keeping a list of what people are bringing.

get flyer here

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2015 Retreat - Mark your calendars!
Jul
25
to Jul 26

2015 Retreat - Mark your calendars!

  • Joshua Tree Mentalphysics Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Here is the flyer for the Nicotine Anonymous Retreat if you would like to download it.

Please call Jane (323) 852-1518 and let her know if you will be attending so she can get a head count.

The retreat is Saturday, July 25, 2015 at 10:00 am until Noon on Sunday, July 26, 2015. $125 includes meals and lodging; $65 for meals only.  All are welcome. For anyone who has a desire to stop using nicotine. No dues of fees. A Twelve-Step Program of Recovery.  www.QuitNowLA.com 

This retreat is for Nicotine Anonymous members and guests who want to enhance their practice of prayer and meditation. Held in the heart of one of the most serene settings of the Mojave Desert, the Joshua Tree Retreat Center offers the perfect atmosphere to enhance your journey into the Twelve Steps of Nicotine Anonymous.  One hour workshops will be held on both days along with periods of prayer and meditation. Materials are provided. There will be a Nicotine Anonymous meeting UNDER THE STARS Saturday night at 8:00 pm. Please complete one form per person. (download flyer above)  Please return your payment by June 15, 2015 and call Jane H. if you are sending it last minute.  Make checks payable to Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA). Mail your payments of $125 for meals and lodging or $65 for meals only to: Jane Haskell, 753 N. Kings Rd., Apt #206, Los Angeles, CA  90069

Joshua Tree Retreat Center, 59700 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA  92252 (760) 366-8371  jtrcc.org  

Jane H. (323) 852-1518

Angela (949) 302-8465

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2015 Pot Luck in Hollywood
May
24
11:00am11:00am

2015 Pot Luck in Hollywood

Sunday, May 24, 2015 11:00 am - 2:30 pm at City View Villa Assisted Living (rooftop), 515 N. La Brea Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90036

Street parking. Ask front desk person to show you elevator when you walk in the front entrance of the building.

Come enjoy a day of recovery, fellowship, and a beautiful view of Hollywood and Los Angeles on the rooftop.

Nicotine Anonymous meeting 11-12 with Pot Luck lunch and fellowship after meeting.  Bring your favorite dish to share. We will provide bottled water and coffee.

Directions:  

From 101 Freeway - Exit Highland Ave, then go south on HIghland Ave. Turn right on Melrose Ave., then left on La Brea Ave. Location is 1.5 blocks down on the right side. Location is about 6 miles from Freeway exit.

From 10 Freeway - Exit La Brea Ave, then go north. Location is about 5 miles from Freeway exit.

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Nov
22
9:00am 9:00am

2014 MARATHON MEETING Saturday November 22

Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA) hosts a Marathon Meeting each year.  Located at the Calvary Baptist Church in Bellflower, this tenth annual event will provide a wonderful opportunity to share our experience, strength and hope with other members across the region.

DATE:          Saturday, November 22, 2014

TIME:           9:00am to 9:00pm

LOCATION:  Calvary Baptist Church

                    Family Center

                    14722 Clark Avenue, Bellflower, CA    

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS MEETINGS HELD EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR!  

SLOTS   ARE AVAILABLE TO LEAD A MEETING.  TO   SIGN UP TO LEAD A MEETING, CONTACT:

Joseph W. at (562) 644- 5225        

STAY FOR AN HOUR OR ENJOY THE EVENT   ALL DAY!  

  • REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
  • ENJOY GOOD FELLOWSHIP
  • EXPAND YOUR HORIZONS

From Santa Monica:

Take the 405 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk.  Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit16) and turn right.  Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave. Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave.  Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Los Angeles:

Take the 5 south to the 710 South to the 105 East heading toward Norwalk.  Exit on Lakewood Blvd (exit 16) and turn right. Go .7 miles on Lakewood Blvd and then turn left on Rosecrans Ave.  Go .5 miles and turn right on Clark Ave. Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

From Orange County:

Take the 405 North to the 605 North or the 91 West, whichever is closer. Take the Rosecrans Ave exit (exit 9A) and turn left.  Go 1.7 miles on Rosecrans Ave and turn left on Clark Ave.  Go .3 miles to Calvary Baptist Church.

See the Flyer

 
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Sep
21
10:00am10:00am

2014 Annual Picnic - Sunday, September 21, 2014

2014 Annual Picnic - Orange County

September 21, 2014 10AM - 4PM

Sponsored by Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous (SCINA)

All welcome!  A Pot Luck Picnic - Bring your favorite Dish to share.  We will provide the drinks.

  • Food, Fun & Games (including Scrabble, Cribbage and Backgammon tournaments and any other game you wish to bring supplies for.)
  • Election of Officers for 2014 - 2015.

Rush Park, 3001 Blume, Rossmoor, CA 90720

DIRECTIONS: 

Take the 405 to Seal Beach Blvd.  Exit on Seal Beach Blvd going north toward Los Alamitos Blvd (1.1 mi.); at Bradbury, turn left (.2 mi.); at Montecito, turn left (.3 mi.); at Main Way, turn right (.1 mi.).  The park will be on the left-hand side.

click here for flyer

 


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Jul
26
to Jul 27

2014 Joshua Tree Retreat

Joshua Tree Retreat Center, 59700 29 Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA 92252 (760)365-8371 - www.jtrcc.org

ALL WELCOME - For anyone who has a desire to stop using nicotine. No dues or fees. A Twelve-Step Program of Recovery.  The 14th Annual retreat is for nicotine Anonymous members and guests who want to enhance their practice of prayer and meditation.

A Sacred Space to Restore Body, Heart and Soul.  420 Acres, camping available, buildings designed by Lloyd & Frank Lloyd Wright.

Held in the heart of one of the most serene settings of the Mojave Desert, the Joshua Tree Retreat Center offers the perfect atmosphere to enhance your journey into the Twelve Steps of Nicotine Anonymous.  Meditate, swim, hike, do yoga. Soak in the hot pool, relax, climb, watch birds, write. Look at the stars - find inspiring reading at our onsite bookstore.  Explore the Joshua Tree National Park.

Flyers will be sent out soon to Nicotine Anonymous meeting secretaries registered with SCINA.  Make checks payable to: SCINA (Southern California Intergroup of Nicotine Anonymous) and mail them to Jane Haskell, 753 N. Kings Rd, Apt #206, Los Angeles, CA 90069.  $125 for meals and lodging, or $65 for meals only.

Click Here for Flyer

 



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