Local events and meetings for the day.

Events are subject to change without notice. If inclement weather please check ahead with events for delays, cancellations or postponements. For changes call 320-269-2156, Fax: 320-269-2159 or (non-office hours) e-mail to mbutzin@montenews.com  Office Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 8-5p.m., Fri. 8-3 p.m.

Regular Weekly and Monthly Meetings:

American Legion Post 59: Second Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m., 613 Legion Dr., Montevideo

Chamber Board of Directors: Second Monday of the month at noon.

City Council: First and third Mondays at 7 p.m., at City Hall, 103 Canton Avenue, Montevideo.

Lions: First and third Mondays at noon at The Rivers, 610 Hwy 212, Montevideo.

Parkinson’s Support & Education Group: Meets the first and third Monday of every month except for July 4 & Sept. 5, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in the CCMH Ambulance & Training Center 1020 13th Street, Montevideo, across from the Monte­video VA Clinic. If you know anyone who would like to know more about Parkinson’s Disease, or could benefit from additional support, please encourage them to come! Any questions regarding this event can contact Lori Petersen at 320-321-8268

Sunset Masonic Lodge: Third Monday at 7:30 p.m. (supper at 6:30 p.m.) (Sept.-May).

Weight Watchers: Mondays at Hope Reformed Church in Montevideo (Lincoln & 17th St., 1502 Lincoln Ave) Weigh-in at 5:30 p.m., meeting begins at 6:00 p.m.

Gluten Intolerance Support Group - For individuals with an intolerance to gluten/wheat or diagnosed with celiac disease. Jan Bartell: (320) 297-1103 or (320) 598-3355 or Anna Landmark: (320) 226-4569.

Sexual Abuse Survivors Support Group: Meets weekly. For more information, call (320) 269-7397 or 888-564-4894.

Women’s Issues Therapy Group: Call (320) 235-5411.

Other Area Events:

Monday, Jan. 15: In the LAND of the DAKOTA: Embracing the Tragic Past and Imagining a Just and Sustainable Future. - Presentations by: Samantha Odegard, Tribal Historical Preservation Office at the Upper Sioux Community. Scott DeMuth, Land Stewardship Project staff, Montevideo. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 224 N 4th St., Montevideo First Congregational UCC. Followed by a conversation to talk about what this means to you. Please RSVP to Amy Baciagalupo 320-269-2105 or by email at amyb@landstewardshipproject.org.