Local events and meetings for the day.

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:

AA: Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at Carnegie Hall and Sundays open meeting from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Community Center.

AL-ANON: Thursdays at 8 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Montevideo.

Cooties: First Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the VFW.

Montevideo Snowmobile Club: First Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Snowmobile Club House.

NA: Every Thursday at The House (corner of Benson Rd. & Ashmore Ave.) 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Open to all who struggle with any type of addiction. John Enstad at (320) 296-1326.

Scenic Valley Cruisers Car Club: All car enthusiasts welcome! Meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Runnings, leave at 6 p.m. Thursdays. No membership needed to participate.  Schedule is subject to change. TBA

Toastmasters speaking club: Thursdays from 12 - 1 p.m., upstairs in the Willmar Public Library. Easy to follow instruction learning to be comfortable speaking before others as in seeking employment. All are welcome, all ages, come visit.

TOPS: Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. at the Montevideo Community Center. For information call (320) 769-4439.

Countryside Public Health WIC voucher pickup: For more information about WIC go to: http://www.countrysidepublichealth.org/wic.php - Oct. 6: Lac qui Parle Multi Media Room, Madison, 9-1

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:

Thurs., Oct. 6: Journey to the Past: The One-Room School House - Located at the Sacred Heart Community Center at 309 1st Avenue, Sacred Heart. at 6 p.m. presented by the Sacred Heart Area Historical Society. Enjoy food and laughter while watching a play about life in country schools and the families that attended School District 44 and 141. Contact (320) 765-2559 for more information.