After some time in service at the area, I joined the planning committee for the very convention that sparked the change in my attitude.
The opportunities to work with others and become a part of this fellowship have soothed the aching need I had to belong somewhere."
...Basic Text pg 238 (Finally Connected)
Where and when does the Activities subcommittee meet?
1st & 3rd Tuesday of Each Month
St Andrew's Lutheran Church (upstairs)
1501 South El Camino Real @ 15th Ave
San Mateo, CA 94402 (map)
See the UPCOMING EVENTS page
for event information
What is the Activities Subcommittee?
Dances, picnics, campouts, special speaker meetings—these events are put on by area activities subcommittees. Activities like these can provide a greater sense of community for the local NA Fellowship and produce additional area income. It should always be kept in mind, however, that these functions are designed to enhance NA’s primary purpose, not to replace group contributions in funding area services.
A couple of remarks must be made regarding legalities relevant to NA activities. Most activities subcommittees distribute fliers announcing their next event to NA groups in the area. If your subcommittee’s flier displays one of the NA logos shown below, a small circled letter “R” (it looks like this: ®) should appear to the right of the logo. This mark shows that the logo is a registered trademark of Narcotics Anonymous worldwide and helps protect the logo from misuse outside the fellowship. For more information, see the bulletin, Internal Use of NA Intellectual Property, available from your World Service Office.
Some activities subcommittees have conducted raffles of one sort or another either as separate fundraising efforts or as parts of another activity. It should be noted that in many US states and in some other countries such raffles are considered gambling and, as such, are illegal. Activities subcommittees should also consider whether raffles, especially cash raffles or lotteries, appeal more to the spirit of self-interest than the spirit of voluntary support implicit in our Seventh Tradition.
Activities Subcommittee Guidelines rev 2009-07