What we're about

There are tons of great things to do in this life that don't center around drinking. Let's go find them, and wake up feeling great the next day! Whether you just don't prefer alcohol (and drugs) for health or personal reasons, or if you are clean and sober, this is a group to enjoy activities together outside of the alcohol realm. We can make new friends who share the same interest, and have a lot of fun exploring in the process.

For meetups I am thinking hikes, beach walks, restaurants, concerts, art shows, comedy, theater, game nights, bonfires, etc. I would love ideas for meetups. It takes a village, let's make this our group!

Upcoming events (4+)

OCEAN BIKE RIDE – BALBOA TO CORONA DEL MAR AND BACK BAY - PICNIC - BIKE RENTALS

CORONA Del MAR - OCEAN TO BACKBAY BIKE TOUR
9/25 Saturday 10:00 Bike Tour – Balboa Island to the Dunes, Corona del Mar, the ocean, and Back Bay with a stop at the Audubon House. Great for first timers, shy people, and expert riders. Are you ready for a beautiful fun day? We have scheduled stops along the way to ‘Group Up’ and hydrate. Any kind of bike or rent one (see end of post). Open for all levels but must have a basic level of fitness, be Willing and Able to ride as part of a supportive group. Bikes with gears are recommended. (Bike Rentals – see end of post – very easy)

A MICRODOSING LIFE RIDE.
If you are in a hurry to get somewhere – this is not the ride for you because the journey IS the destination.

HISTORY OF OCEAN BIKE TOURS
We have led over 250 bike tours over recent years on bike paths, side roads and paved trails (No PCH) along the ocean from Laguna Beach to the Queen Mary. Meet new friends, like-minded people, exercise and enjoy the beauty of where we live. Please read the entire post.

SELF REGULATED FUN
We ride as a safe, supportive group for casual exercise in well-organized rides and everyone is Self-Responsible. You should have a basic level of fitness and show up with a bike in good working order or rent a bike. You are responsible for You. Helmets recommended.

LEADER
Roz[masked] – [masked]:
Text with questions, feedback, suggestions, or comments.
If you feel moved to support these rides the Zelle is the cell number.

START
10:00 sharp! – Saturday September 25th. Leaving from the Galley Cafe - 829 Harbor Island Dr in Newport Beach 92660. Come early and relax.

RETURN BY
3:00+/- Route is designed to be individually shortened as needed.

BIKE RENTALS – WHERE TO PARK
Yes – If you do not have a bike see end of this post.

THE RIDE
Plan for 4+/- hours and 18+/- miles. Leave from the Galley Café to The Dunes and then Bayside Drive to Corona del Mar Heights, the ocean and after lunch return via the Back Bay. A few manageable hills. We will also stop by the Audubon House. https://www.seaandsageaudubon.org/
Bring money for lunch. We plan the ride you bring the enthusiasm.

PICNIC LUNCH
After Memorial Park, we will pause for a lunch in a shady picnic area in Harbor View Shopping Center. Pack your lunch or there are several places to buy food. We break for lunch and complete the ride. There is no need for a bike lock.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Bike outings are rewarding and pleasant activities, but there are certain dangers you should be aware of including Covid 19. Those include, but are not limited to, impact or fall injuries, broken or dislocated bones. By signing up for this bike trip, you assume the risks of the outing and agree to release the organization, the trip organizer, and other participants from claims for any and all injuries or other losses sustained during this trip. HELMETS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

BEHAVIOR
Please! – No creepy, negative types, anger issues or controlling behavior invited. This is always a supportive group of like-minded people, and it is important that people feel safe. Some adventurous people are trying Meet Up and a bike ride for the first time and we plan with this in mind.

THE NO’s
No boom boxes
No politics
No using a phone while riding
No complaining

THE YES’s
Helmets
Shoes – Protect your feet
Pump your tires before you come.
Positive Attitude

BIKE RENTAL PARKING
Park in the Bayside Center Shopping Plaza at Jamboree and Bayside Drive. Walk across the bridge on the right-hand sidewalk onto Balboa Island. First building on the right is Sports Rent.

Come early to rent a bike and peddle up Bayside Drive to the Galley Café to be ready for the 10:00 start. As you leave the rental place stay on the left-hand sidewalk over the bridge, keep on the sidewalk all the way to a left on Harbor Island Drive.

BIKE RENTALS
Call Liam to schedule a bike rental
Sports Rents –[masked] Marine Ave
Newport Beach, CA 92662
www.sportsrentsonline.com

Try Something New this Sunday – Outdoor Meditation – Spiritual Development & You

Try Something New This Sunday Outdoors in A Beautiful, COVID-safe Garden. (26th)

Feeling Spiritual and not Religious? Connect with people and programs that uplift your life.

Come join us at Unity of Tustin for our Try-Something-New Sunday & Ice Cream Social on September 26 @ 11:00 am facilitated by Rev. Shara—

OUTDOORS AND COVID SAFE IN TUSTIN
Taking place outdoors in our beautiful, COVID-safe gardens, this Sunday experience is designed for you to get to know us and the spiritual resources we offer. We specialize in meditation, positive psychology, personal and spiritual development, and the wisdom of master teachers such as Jesus and Lao Tzu grounded in the power of Love.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM
We also provide outstanding safe, heart-centered programming to support children, youth, and families. So come check us out! The experience is non-threatening, discovering our meditation gardens is alone worth the trip, and you might just find the spiritual community you’ve been looking for.

BRING A FRIEND
Bring that like minded friend and double the experience.

BBQ IS COMING
This Sunday experience will be followed by a celebratory service on Sunday, Oct. 3 which will end with a BBQ, music and dancing, and an opportunity to join small book groups to easily connect with others right off the bat!

MORE INFORMATION
For more information, contact call Mary Jeanne or Christy at (714)[masked], Shara at [masked], or visit our website at https://www.unitytustin.org/.

AGAPE SOUTH On-Line - Guided Meditation – Life Structure Talk – Community & You

Join AGAPE SOUTH on Sunday’s on-line Meditation and Service
As we STAY CONNECTED IN COMMUNITY

10:30 Meditation
11:00 Inspirational Talk

Do you have Zoom?
If not download it.
https://zoom.us/download

Join us Sunday on this Zoom link:
https://zoom.us/j/226971396
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FEELING SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS
Do you believe that your thoughts and internal self-talk, have anything to do with the life you are now experiencing and reality you have created?

Meet other like-minded people discovering a spiritual path and consciously changing their lives towards what they want. Thoughts become things. www.enlightenedheartoc.com/

“Everything is energy. Match the frequency of the reality you want, and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”

QUESTIONS? Text Roz at[masked] or email [masked]

Cross posted on Meet Up with average attendance 40+

10:30 a.m. Guided Meditation
11:00 a.m. Inspiration – Message – Community
12:00 Receive Affirmative Prayer after service from an Agape Practitioner

Led by Rev. Susan Shahani who is 30+ years of sobriety. Rev. Susan is trained by Reverend Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, at the Agape International Spiritual Center in LA

COST
There is no cost or fee however people invest in their own spiritual growth with a donation to support the center and come again and again. Your journey IS the destination.

LIFE STRUCTURE TALKS
What are life structures? Life structures, as taught by Reverend Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, at the Agape International Spiritual Center, “are the fundamental areas of living where our growth and development are revealed. The stabilization of our life structures keeps pace with the evolution of consciousness.” As we grow spiritually, we open to the possibility of what our life is truly meant to be! And as we continue to stabilize these Life Structures, we become more open and receptive to receive all of the good that awaits us!

Life Structures include: Spiritual – Ego – Livelihood – Relationship - Body Temple – Financial – Beliefs - Community. Each month, we will dive deeper into one structure, providing you with tools, tips!

AGAPE SOUTH On-Line - Guided Meditation – Life Structure Talk – Community & You

Join AGAPE SOUTH on Sunday’s on-line Meditation and Service
As we STAY CONNECTED IN COMMUNITY

10:30 Meditation
11:00 Inspirational Talk

Do you have Zoom?
If not download it.
https://zoom.us/download

Join us Sunday on this Zoom link:
https://zoom.us/j/226971396
____________________________________________________________________

FEELING SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS
Do you believe that your thoughts and internal self-talk, have anything to do with the life you are now experiencing and reality you have created?

Meet other like-minded people discovering a spiritual path and consciously changing their lives towards what they want. Thoughts become things. www.enlightenedheartoc.com/

“Everything is energy. Match the frequency of the reality you want, and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”

QUESTIONS? Text Roz at[masked] or email [masked]

Cross posted on Meet Up with average attendance 40+

10:30 a.m. Guided Meditation
11:00 a.m. Inspiration – Message – Community
12:00 Receive Affirmative Prayer after service from an Agape Practitioner

Led by Rev. Susan Shahani who is 30+ years of sobriety. Rev. Susan is trained by Reverend Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, at the Agape International Spiritual Center in LA

COST
There is no cost or fee however people invest in their own spiritual growth with a donation to support the center and come again and again. Your journey IS the destination.

LIFE STRUCTURE TALKS
What are life structures? Life structures, as taught by Reverend Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith, at the Agape International Spiritual Center, “are the fundamental areas of living where our growth and development are revealed. The stabilization of our life structures keeps pace with the evolution of consciousness.” As we grow spiritually, we open to the possibility of what our life is truly meant to be! And as we continue to stabilize these Life Structures, we become more open and receptive to receive all of the good that awaits us!

Life Structures include: Spiritual – Ego – Livelihood – Relationship - Body Temple – Financial – Beliefs - Community. Each month, we will dive deeper into one structure, providing you with tools, tips!

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