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:

Depression & Bipolar Support Group: Fourth Monday of the month at the Wellness Center 665 Hwy 212 in Granite Falls. For more info call (320) 564-1889.

Women of Today: Fourth Monday of the month at the Community Center, 550 S 1st St, Montevideo at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call (320) 269-7398.

HIV: Family and Friends Support Group: at Woodland Centers, 1125 SE 6th St., Willmar. Second and fourth Mondays at 5:30 p.m.

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, April 23: A Celebration of Southwest Stories - Southwest Minnesota State University will host “A Celebration of Southwest Stories” dinner at the Conference Center Ballroom on campus. Social hour is at 5:30 p.m. and dinner and program begin at 6:30 p.m.. This is a culmination celebration of the university’s 50th anniversary and will include five speakers discussing their memories of SMSU. Friends and benefactors of the university are invited to attend.Tickets are $25 per person and pre-registration is required. TIckets may be purchased at www.SMSU.edu/50 or call the SMSU Foundation at 507-537-6255