Theme: Out, Proud, & Sober

31st Annual COURAGE Round Up — August 9, 10, 11 2019 For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Questioning Persons in Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, and Al-Anon.  All events are held at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 5500 Inglis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

This is the program from 2018. 2019 is likely to very similar but there may be some minor changes.


6:00pm Registration
6:00pm - 7:30pm Gathering of the Community
7:30pm - 7:45pm Welcome – John D. (Chair of Round Up)
7:45pm - 8:45pm Speaker Meeting – TBA
8:45pm - 9:30pm Fellowship
9:00am - 9:30am Gathering of the Community, Fellowship, Coffee
9:30am  Greetings & Announcements
9:30am - 11:00am Group Meditation Session
11:00am - 11:15am Break
11:15am -12:30pm

Meeting for those who identify as male
Meeting for those who identify as female
Open Meeting
Trans people may choose where they feel most comfortable

12:30pm - 1:30pm Luncheon (Cost is included in Registration)
1:30pm - 3:00pm Workshop Sessions:
• Choice 1: Coming Out and Sobriety
• Choice 2: Higher Power
• Choice 3: TBA
3:00pm - 3:15pm Break
3:15pm - 4:15pm AA Meeting
Al-Anon Meeting
NA Meeting
4:15pm - 5:45pm Free Time
5:45pm - 7:00pm Dinner @ Julien's, 5595 Fenwick St. (Cost extra, pay at the restaurant, there are very good meals for under $20)
7:45pm - 8:15pm Gathering of Community (Sobriety Countdown, Raffles, Prizes)
8:15pm - 9:15pm Speaker Meeting - TBA
9:15pm - 10:00pm Fellowship
10:30am - noon Brunch @ Smitty's Restaurant (you pay)
1:00pm - 2:00pm Gathering of the Community, Coffee
2:00pm - 3:30pm Spiritual Meeting and closing - (Chair: Mike A.)
3:30pm - 4:00pm Clean up