Local events and meetings for the day.
For changes call 320-269-2156, Fax: 320-269-2159 or (non-office hours) e-mail to email@example.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.
The Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital Dementia Caregiver Support and Education Group (DCSE- “Dixie”): meets in the Clinic Conference Room at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital on the second Thursday of the month from 10:30-noon. Pre-registration is not required and there is no mandatory fee.. Call Gretchen Reeves at 320-321-8266 for more information.
Disabled American Veterans/Auxiliary-Western Chapter #24: Second Thursday of every month at the Montevideo American Legion at 7 p.m.
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
Free health insurance counseling for older adults: The Senior LinkAge Line has trained volunteer specialists available who provide assistance with Medicare, supplemental insurance, long-term care insurance, Medicare savings programs, prescription drugs, forms assistance and much more, at the Montevideo Community Center. A trained specialist is available the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. - noon. Call 1-800-333-2433, ext. 82024, to set up an appointment.
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.
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:
Thursday, October 13: Decorative Wine Bottle Class - 6:30 p.m. K.K. Berge Gallery, 807 Prentice St., Granite Falls. Artist Tamara Isfeld will teach participants how to decorate a wine bottle. For more information and to sign up call (320) 564-4240.Thursday, October 13-Sunday, October 16: Sideways Stories from Wayside School - Oct. 13-15 7:30 p.m., Oct. 16 2 p.m. The Barn Theatre, 321 4th St., SW, Willmar. The zany characters of Wayside School take you on a bizarre classroom journey that promises to thrill and excite the entire family. Sponsored by Willmar Area Community Foundation. Information and tickets at www.thebarntheatre.com or (320) 235-9500.