Leblon 4:00pm on Wednesdays and Ipanema 6:00pm on Fridays (details below) are the only face-to-face meetings open. Fernando WhatsApp 55 21 98660 4052 for face-to-face meeting info. Zoom meetings on Sunday at 6:00pm ID 448 673 617 passcode 009837. Zoom Mondays at 6:00pm ID 103 736 596 Passcode 006790. Send an email or message Tim Y. WhatsApp +55 21 99818 3448 or Rod R. WhatsApp +1 305 987 9688 for any questions.
It’s now easier than ever to get to English meetings from Barra da Tijuica by metro train (one of the safest ways to travel in Rio). Email us for details or google Rio Metro.
Flamengo/Largo do Machado
Address: 29 Largo do Machado, Room 526
Address for taxi: Largo do Machado, 29
Enter shopping galleria (entrance to the left of the store drop’s) and take elevator to 5th floor
MONDAYS 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Closest subway Largo do Machado
Address for taxi:
Leblon, Rua General Urquiza 128
In a building Between Streets (ruas) Joao de Barros and Humberto de Campos. Go down the alleyway on the right side of the building. Then up the stairs to the left to the 2nd floor. Look for the AA sign. Not wheelchair accessible.
Closest subway Antero de Quental
Wednesdays 4:00pm – 5:00PM
Contact Fernando WhatsApp 55 21 98660 4052
Botafogo, 99 Rua Real Grandeza address for taxi:
Botafogo, Rua Real Grandeza, 99
Between Rua Voluntarios da Patria and Rua Sao Clemente at the English School in The Anglican Church(*). Enter the grounds through the gate that the guard will open, go to the right side of the church at end of hall turn left to the auditorium. Closest subway(called metro) stop is Botafogo Station. Walk(allow 20 minutes) about 8 blocks away from the beach up the street Rua Voluntarios da Patria. When you get to the intersection with Real Grandeza, turn right and the church with be about 50 meters down the street on the right. Not Wheelchair accessible
Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Step Study (Closed meeting which means for Alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)
Contact Sofia +55 21 97206 1506 (Whatsapp only please — no phone calls)
Big Book Study
(Closed meeting for alcoholics and those with a desire to stop drinking)6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ipanema, 156 Rua Visconde de Piraja, Room 610
Address for taxi:
Ipanema, Rua Visconde de Piraja, 156
In a office building (retail ground level) between Rua Teixeira de Melo and Rua Farme de Amoeda. Take the elevator to the 6th floor, room 610 is down the hall on the left with a sign on the door that says Grupo Ipanema. Enter the building under sign 156 Centro Comercial to the left of Azteka Restaurant. Elevator will be to the left. Closest subway (called metro) stop is General Osorio. Take the exit General Osorio Square (Pca. General Osorio). Walk straight ahead from the exit, then cross the street. Wheelchair accessible.
Friday 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Open 365 days a year
Copacabana, 435 Avenida Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, Room 1001
Address for taxi:
Copacabana, Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 435
In an office building between Rua Paula de Freitas and Rua Republica do Peru. Take elevator to 10th floor. Closest subway stop is Cardeal Arcoverde Station. Wheelchair accessible.
Step Study (Open Meeting)
As Bill Sees It (Open Meeting)
Contact Sofia +55 2 197 206-1506 Whatsapp Messages Only
(*) Although our meetings are held at a church, we, as an AA group are not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution.
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