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Published March 02 2008

Support Groups

Sunday


Second Sunday:

PFLAG, parents, friends and families of gays and lesbians, 4 p.m., First Congregational UCC Church, 406 8th St. S., Moorhead. www.fmpflag.org. (701) 235-7335.


Third Sunday:

Fibromyalgia, healing service at 3 p.m., meeting at 4, First Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 235-9359.


Every Sunday:

Adoption Play, for adoptive families, foster-care parents and families interested in adoption or foster care, 2 to 4 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 S. University Drive, Fargo. Call to register. (701) 200-3285.

Overeaters Anonymous, 3:30 p.m., Pontoppidan Church, Fargo. (701) 239-0062 or (701) 232-8179.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, closed 12-step meeting, 8 p.m., call for location. (218) 287-2089.



Monday


First Monday of the month:

Rural Cass Caregiver, 6:30 p.m., Community of Care office, Casselton, N.D. (877) 815-8502.

Chronic Pain, 7 p.m., MeritCare South University, Room 1A-1, Fargo. (701) 234-6600.

Pregnancy and Infant Loss, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 2900 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 235-6629.


Second Monday:

Crohn’s and Colitis, for persons with inflammatory bowel diseases and their family and friends, 7 to 8:30 p.m., MeritCare South University, Room 1A-1, Fargo. (701) 388-4025.

Diabetes, 7 p.m., MeritCare Hospital Cafe, Fargo. (701) 234-2245.

Epilepsy, 7 to 9 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 232-8521.

Mended Hearts, 7 p.m., Royal Fork Buffet, Fargo. (218) 233-3226.

Adoption Search, for birth parents, adopted adults and the parents of adopted adults, 7 p.m., Village Family Service Center, Fargo. (701) 235-7341.

F-M Migraine Education and Support, 7 to 8 p.m., meets every third month at MeritCare Neuroscience Building, 700 1st Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 234-4036.

Second and fourth Monday:

People Affected by Disability, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 2900 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 234-6022.

Disabilities, for those whose lives have been affected by a physical or mental disability, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 2900 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 234-6022.

F-M Dads, for fathers seeking parenting skills, 6:30 p.m., call for location and details. (701) 237-0359.


Third Monday:

Widows, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo. (701) 356-1500 or (800) 237-4629.


Fourth Monday:

Suicide Survivors, 6 to 8 p.m., 4357 13th Ave. S., Suite 107L, Fargo. (701) 293-6462.


Every Monday:

Hearts Plus, an ongoing exercise and education program for heart patients or those at risk for heart disease, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, 736 Broadway, Fargo; or 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., MeritCare Southpointe, 2400 32nd Ave. S., Fargo; group exercise from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (701) 234-5659.

Cancer Care, cancer support for those of all faiths, 10 a.m., Nativity Catholic Church, Fargo. (701) 232-2414.

Morning Out, social and recreational activities for persons 60 and older who have Alzheimer’s or other dementia, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 610 13th St. N., Moorhead. (218) 233-7521.

Free to Be Me, all addictions addressed, 11 a.m. to noon, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 601 15th Ave. N., Moorhead. (218) 236-8373.

Eating Disorders, for family and friends, 5 p.m., Eating Disorder Institute, 120 8th St. S., Fargo. (701) 234-4111.

GLBT Adult, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and the transgendered. Call for location. (218) 287-4636.

Gamblers Anonymous, 5:30 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 730-5267.

Gam-Anon, 5:30 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 S. University, Fargo. (701) 730-5267.

Compulsive shopping, for men and women; 12-week class; $550 includes workbook; call for session dates and times, 1310 23rd St. S., Fargo. www.bensonpsychological

services.com (701) 297-7540.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 6 p.m., Community Presbyterian Church, West Fargo. (701) 282-2364 or (701) 282-7261.

No More Diets, 10-week session focuses on healthy lifestyles, call for session dates and times, Village Family Service Center, Fargo. (701) 451-4900.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 6:30 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo. (701) 235-6210.

Divorce Care, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Bethel Evangelical Free Church, 2702 30th Ave. S., Fargo. Call for session dates. (701) 232-4476.

Divorce Care for Kids, call for session dates and prices, Bethel Evangelical Free Church, 2702 30th Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 232-4476.

Beginning Experience, Level 1, each level lasts 10 weeks; call for session dates and times, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 1005 1st St. E., West Fargo. http://beginningexperienceeasternnorthdakota.org. (701) 277-8784.

DivorceCare, 13-week session for people who are separated or divorced; call for session dates and pricing. Nursery is provided for younger children, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 3636 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 235-6629.

DivorceCare for Kids, 13-week session for children ages 5 to 12; free, call for session dates. Nursery provided for younger children, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 3636 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 235-6629.

Career Transition Connection, for people seeking careers and Christian support, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, 4575 45th St. S., Fargo. (701) 232-5650.

Narcotics Anonymous (in Spanish), 7 p.m., 116 12th St. S., Moorhead. (701) 361-0679.

Sexaholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., call for location. (701) 235-7335.

Families Anonymous, for individuals concerned with another’s abuse of drugs or related problems, 8 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 909 19th Ave. N., Fargo. (701) 293-3503 or (701) 235-7335.



Tuesday


First Tuesday of the month:

Search and Reunion Discussion Group, 5 to 6 p.m., Permanent Family Resource Center, Fergus Falls, Minn. (218) 998-3400.

Alzheimer’s, 6 p.m., Carlson Library, 2801 32nd Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 476-4040.

MS Caregivers, 7:30 p.m., MeritCare Southpointe, 2400 32nd Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 234-7049.


Second Tuesday:

Sleep Disorders, for those with narcolepsy, cataplexy, sleep apnea, restless legs and related disorders, 10 a.m., Grace Methodist Church, 1120 17th St. S., Moorhead. (218) 494-3443 or (218) 233-7918.

Alzheimer’s, 2 to 3 p.m., Hjemkomst Center, Elm Room, Moorhead, call for session dates. (701) 235-2173.

Transplants, express concerns or questions about organ transplants, 4:30 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, Fargo. (701) 234-6366.

Brain Injury, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., MeritCare South University, Room 1A3, Fargo. (701) 234-5570.

Adult grief, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo. (701) 356-1500 or (800) 237-4629.

Mothers of Multiples, for mothers of twins, triplets or other multiple-birth children, 6:30 to 9 p.m., West Acres Shopping Center Community Room, Fargo. (701) 235-4772.

Early Onset Memory Loss, 6:30 p.m., call for location. (701) 277-9757.

MDA/ALS, 7 p.m., 939 5th Ave. W., West Fargo. (701) 235-1988.

Second and fourth Tuesday:

Mothers of preschoolers, fellowship, discussion and education for mothers; bring your children, 6:30 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 802 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 232-6010.

Coping with Depression and Bipolar Disorder, 7 to 8 p.m., 124 8th St. N., Fargo. (701) 237-5871.

North Dakota Federation Families for Children’s Mental Health, 7 p.m., 1104 2nd Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 235-9923.


Third Tuesday:

American Chronic Pain Association, 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Fargo. (701) 280-2472.

La Leche League of Fargo-Moorhead, informal meetings about breastfeeding for expectant, new and experienced mothers and their babies, 6:30 p.m., downtown Fargo, call for directions. www.lllusa.org/web/FargoMoorhead.html. (701) 793-3458.

SHARE, pregnancy and infant loss, 7 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, Fargo. (701) 234-7500.

Down Syndrome, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 234-5737.

Alzheimer’s, 7 p.m., Waterford at Harwood Groves, Fargo. (701) 306-9748.


Fourth Tuesday:

Widows and Widowers, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Detroit Lakes, Minn. Call for location. (218) 847-9493.

Adult Grief, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Hospice of the Red River Valley, Fargo. (701) 356-1500 or (800) 234-4629.

Us Too, prostate cancer survivors and their families, 7 p.m., Bethesda Lutheran Church, Moorhead. (218) 233-1176.


Last Tuesday of the month:

COPE, couples dealing with infertility, 7 p.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 3636 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 277-8826.


Every Tuesday:

Hearts Plus, an ongoing exercise and education program for heart patients or those at risk for heart disease, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, 736 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 234-5659.

Active Older Adults, fitness for seniors ages 62 and older, 9 a.m., MeritCare Southpointe, Fargo. (701) 234-8700.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9 a.m., Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1900 14th St. S., Moorhead. (218) 233-4260.

Families Anonymous, for families dealing with a family member with drug abuse, alcohol addiction or behavior problems, noon, First Congregational Church of Christ, 406 8th St. S., Moorhead. (218) 790-5898.

Asperger’s Family and Friends, for those with Asperger’s, PDD or high-functioning autism, and their family or friends, noon, Southeast Human Service Center, 2624 9th Ave. S., Fargo. www.rrvasperger

.org. (701) 298-4500.

Grief, for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, sessions at 1:30, 5:15 and 7:45 p.m., Lakeland Hospice & Home Care, 120 S. Union Ave., Fergus Falls, Minn. (218) 998-1400.

Codependents Anonymous Women’s Group, 5:30 p.m., Recovery Church, 2525 17th Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 235-7335 or (701) 200-6542.

Families Anonymous, for individuals concerned with another’s abuse of drugs or related problems of living. Child care is available, 5:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 406 8th St. S., Moorhead. (701) 235-7335.

Mind Over Mood, eight-week group for people who want to learn new skills to deal with depression and anxiety, call for session dates, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 451-4900.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:45 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, Fargo. www.tops.org.

Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Moorhead. (218) 233-3170.

S-Anon, for partners, friends and relatives of sex addicts and the sexually abused, 6:30 p.m., call for location. (701) 235-7335.

Tools for a Successful Marriage, eight-week educational group; call for session dates, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Village Family Service Center, Fargo. (701) 451-4900.

DivorceCare, for people going through a divorce or separation, 6:30 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 S. University, Fargo, call for session dates. (701) 237-9651.

Beginning Experience, Level 2, each level lasts 10 weeks, call for session dates and pricing, 6:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 670 4th Ave. N., Fargo. http://beginningexperienceeasternnorthdakota.org. (701) 277-8784.

Grief Recovery, 7 to 8:30 p.m., First Assembly of God, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 232-0003.

Codependents Anonymous, 7 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 235-7335.

Recovering Couples Anonymous, 12-step group for couples in recovery; couples and singles welcome, 7 p.m., call for location. (701) 281-1231.

Celebrate Recovery, faith-based addiction program, 7 p.m., First Assembly of God Church, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 232-0003.

Grief Share, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Bethel Evangelical Free Church, Resource Center, 2702 30th Ave. S., Fargo, call for session dates and prices. (701) 232-4476.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7:30 p.m., First Congregational United Methodist Church, Moorhead. (701) 235-7335.

Gamblers Anonymous, step meeting, 8 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 730-5267.



Wednesday


First Wednesday of the month:

Hepatitis, 7 to 9 p.m., MeritCare Clinic, Room B2, Fargo. (701) 281-0363.

Cancer Care, 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead. (218) 236-1333.


First and third Wednesday:

Circle of Parents, free child care and refreshments provided, drop-ins are welcome, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Nokomis Child Care Center, 618 23rd St. S., Fargo. (701) 241-5700.


Second Wednesday:

Al-Anon (in Spanish), 6 p.m., 200 5th St. S., Room 302, Moorhead. (218) 236-9884.


Third Wednesday:

F/M Post Polio, for polio victims suffering from post-polio syndrome, 1 to 3 p.m., Bethany Homes, Fargo. (701) 232-8417.

Atonement Cancer Care, for patients, survivors and family members, 6:30 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 237-9651.

Heart Success, for patients living with heart failure, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., discuss nutrition, exercise, depression and sleep. (701) 234-6022.


Fourth Wednesday:

A.W.A.K.E., for patients suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Dakota Clinic, 1702 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 235-7424 or (800) 962-8145.

Fargo Moorhead Leonard Peltier group, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S. (701) 235-5422.

Last Wednesday of the month:

Gastric bypass, for those who have had bypass surgery or want more information, 6:30 to 8 p.m., MeritCare Clinic Auditorium, Fargo. (701) 234-6366.


Every Wednesday:

Hearts Plus, ongoing exercise and education program for heart patients or those at risk for heart disease, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, 736 Broadway, or 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., MeritCare Southpointe, 2400 32nd Ave. S., Fargo; group exercise classes from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (701) 234-5659.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9:30 a.m., Golden Ridge Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 237-3709.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 10 a.m., VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. (701) 282-3136.

GLBT Adult, for gays, lesbians, bisexuals and the transgendered, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., call for location. (218) 287-4636.

Internet pornography addiction, eight-week group for men; call for session dates and pricing, 6 to 7 p.m., 1310 23rd St. S., Fargo. www.bensonpsychologicalservices.com (701) 297-7540.

Step-parenting, eight-week group for couples looking to improve their relationships with stepchildren and each other in blended families, 6:30 to 8 p.m., The Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th St. S., Fargo, call for session dates. (701) 451-4900.

Saving Your Second Marriage Before It Starts, 10-week session, call for session dates, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Christian Counseling Center, 2345 Meadow Ridge Parkway, West Fargo. (701) 241-9266.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, for women only, 7 p.m., call for location. (701) 235-7335 or (218) 287-2089.

Life-Threatening Illness, for sufferers and caregivers, 7 p.m., Evangel Temple, Moorhead. (218) 233-3875.

Recovery Inc., for nervous and emotional problems, 7:30 p.m., YMCA, Fargo. (701) 235-7335.

Stress and Anxiety Management, 7:30 to 9 p.m., Mental Health America, Fargo. (701) 237-5871.



Thursday


First Thursday of the month:

Caregivers Discussion Group, 11 a.m., St. Andrews Catholic Church, Hawley, Minn. (218) 233-7521.

Parkinson’s disease, 3:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead. (218) 236-6543.

Borderline Personality Disorder, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Mental Health America, 124 8th St. N., Fargo. (701) 237-5871.

First and third Thursday:

Asperger’s Family and Friends, for those with Asperger’s, PDD or high-functioning autism and their family and friends, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 2601 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. www.rrvasperger.org. (701) 298-4500.

Women’s Support and Bible Study, 7 p.m., 1414 15th St. S., Moorhead. (218) 790-3158.


Second Thursday:

Caregivers Discussion Group, for anyone caring for a friend or family member who is older than 60 and has an ongoing illness, 10 a.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Moorhead. (800) 488-4146 or (218) 233-7521.

F-M Hearing Loss, noon to 1 p.m., Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S.; group meets every other month (2008 meetings will be in February, April, June, August, October and December). (701) 239-7116 or (800) 456-7589.

After the Diagnosis, for people recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia and their care partners, 6:30 p.m., MeritCare on Broadway, Fargo; preregistration required. (701) 277-9757.

Compassionate Friends, assists families following death of a child, 7:30 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo. (701) 235-7335.


Third Thursday:

Survivors of Stroke, 2:30 p.m., MeritCare South University, Fargo. (701) 234-5570.

Cancer Care, talk about your experiences dealing with cancer in a Christian setting, 6:30 p.m., Atonement Lutheran Church, 4601 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 237-9651.

Fibromyalgia, 7 p.m., MeritCare South University, Room 1A-3, Fargo. (701) 799-4200.

Moms Night Out, for mothers of children with diabetes, 7 p.m., West Acres Food Court, Fargo. www.jdrf.org/minnesota.


Fourth Thursday:

Dining Out Club, for celiacs, noon, call for location. (701) 232-3896.


Last Thursday of the month:

Multiple Sclerosis Self-Help Group, 11:45 a.m., Country Kitchen, 3201 33rd St. S., Fargo. (701) 293-5605.

St. Mary’s Alzheimer’s and Dementia group, open to anyone concerned about caring for someone affected with memory loss, noon to 1:30 p.m., Winchester on Washington Library, Detroit Lakes, Minn. (218) 844-8376.

Survivors of Suicide Loss, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., 1121 4th Ave. S., Fargo. www.myspace.com/afspnd. (701) 219-4110.


Every Thursday:

Hearts Plus, an ongoing exercise and education program for heart patients or those at risk for heart disease, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, 736 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 234-5659.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 8:30 a.m., Riverview Place, Sicily Room, Fargo. (701) 282-0750.

Active Older Adults, fitness for seniors ages 62 and older, 9 a.m., MeritCare Southpointe, Fargo. (701) 234-8700.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 9:30 a.m., Hope Lutheran Church, 2900 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 277-3847.

North Dakota Federation Families for Children’s Mental Health, noon, 1104 2nd Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 235-9923.

Grief Group, for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one, 3 to 4 p.m., Perham (Minn.) Memorial Hospital & Home, lower level conference room. (218) 998-1400.

SMART Recovery, non-12-step program for alcohol, drugs and other self-destructive behaviors, 5:30 p.m., Lake Region Hospital, Fergus Falls, Minn.

Crossroads AA, 5:30 p.m., 1420 Crossway Drive, West Fargo. (701) 235-7335.

TOPS, Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 6 p.m., 1207 Prairie Parkway, West Fargo. (701) 281-5698.

Beginning Experience, Level 3, each level lasts 10 weeks, 6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 1501 17th Ave. S., Fargo. http://

beginningexperienceeastern

northdakota.org. Call for session dates and pricing. (701) 277-8784.

Anger Management for Men, 6:30 p.m., Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th St. S., Fargo, call for session dates. (701) 451-4900.

Nar-Anon, 12-step support group for family and friends of drug addicts, 7 to 8 p.m., Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 232-8042 or (701) 361-9724.

Men’s Group, for men having issues with violence, abuse and control, 7 to 9 p.m., Family Therapy Center, NDSU, Fargo. (701) 231-8534.

Beginning Experience, Various Levels, For divorced, separated, widowed persons, 7 to 9 p.m., First Congregational Church, 403 8th St. S., Moorhead. Call for session dates (218) 233-7133, or (701) 234-9324 (leave a message).

Set-Free Program, Bible-based program addresses all types of living problems, 7 to 9 p.m., Fargo Baptist Church, 3303 23rd Ave. S., Fargo. (701) 367-4818.

Rainbow Recovery AA, closed meeting, 7 p.m., 116 12th St. S., Moorhead. (701) 280-5839.

AA Red Road to Sobriety, 7 p.m., Native American Center, Fargo. (701) 298-8233.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, closed meeting, 7 p.m., call for location. (218) 287-2089.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7:45 p.m., Cormorant Lutheran Church, Lake Park, Minn. (218) 532-2402.



Friday


Third Friday:

MOMS Club, offers weekly activities for mothers and their children, 10 a.m., Peace Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 277-0415.


Fourth Friday:

HIV/AIDS, noon to 2 p.m., Minnkota Health Project, Moorhead. (218) 287-4636 or (877) 871-4636.


Every Friday:

Hearts Plus, an ongoing exercise and education program for heart patients or those at risk for heart disease, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., MeritCare Broadway Health Center, 736 Broadway, Fargo, or 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., MeritCare Southpointe, 2400 32nd Ave. S., Fargo; group exercise classes from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (701) 234-5659.

Overeaters Anonymous, 11 a.m., Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo. (218) 233-3170.

Happy, Joyous and Free to be Me, all addictions addressed, 11 a.m. to noon, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 610 13th St. N., Moorhead. (218) 236-8373.

Divorce Recovery, DivorceCare for adults and DivorceCare of Kids for children ages 5 to 12; 13-week sessions; call for session dates, 7 p.m., First Assembly of God, 3401 25th St. S., Fargo. (701) 232-0003.



Saturday


First Saturday of the month:

Red River Celiacs, for those who cannot tolerate gluten, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. (701) 235-6603.

First and third Saturday:

American Chronic Pain Association, Fargo Chapter, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, Room 226, Fargo. (701) 298-6468.


Second Saturday:

Asperger’s Family and Friends, for those with Asperger’s, PDD or high-functioning autism, and their family and friends, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sts. Anne and Joachim Catholic Church, upper room, 5202 25th St. S., Fargo. www.rrvasperger.org. (701) 298-4500.

Straight Positive, for heterosexual HIV patients and their partners, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Minnkota Health Project. (218) 287-4636.

Insight, for blind and visually impaired, 2 p.m., New Horizons Manor Community Room, 2525 Broadway, Fargo. (701) 282-4644.

American Chronic Pain Association, 7 to 9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Fargo. (701) 280-2472.


Last Saturday of the month:

Defeat Diabetes Day, 1 to 5 p.m., Anishinaabe Center, Detroit Lakes, Minn. (218) 846-9463.


Every Saturday:

Gamblers Anonymous, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m., Olivet Lutheran Church, 1330 S. University Drive, Fargo. (701) 730-5267.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, closed 12-step meeting, 10 a.m., call for location. (218) 287-2089.

Al-Anon, 10:30 a.m., Christ the King Church, 1900 14th St. S., Moorhead. (218) 233-0307.

Overeaters Anonymous, 11 a.m., Pontoppidan Lutheran Church, Fargo. (218) 233-3170.