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:

NA: Every Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Countryside Public Health WIC voucher pickup: For more information about WIC go to: http://www.countrysidepublichealth.org/wic.php - Oct. 14: Countryside Public Health Office, Montevideo, 9-3.

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-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.

Friday, October 14: Artist Reception - Paper State Flowers by Ellen Schofield and David Rogers, 5 p.m. Hutchinson Center for Arts, 15 Franklin SW, Hutchinson. The artist will present an informal gallery talk about their process and the project at 6 p.m. With the Paper State Flowers these two artists explore art with a laser cutter and collaborating on a series of pieces that combine typography and paper illustration based around the official flowers of each U.S. state. For more information visit hutchinsonarts.org or call (320) 587-7278.