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Happy Birthday Legion
Thursday, March 24:The Howard McCarty American Legion Post 290 in Cambridge, will be celebrating the Legion’s 93rd Birthday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Post home. All members are welcome to join. Hors D’Oevres, cake and ice cream will be served.
Relay for Life kick-off meeting
Thursday, March 24: Cancer survivors, families, and anyone interested in forming a team for Relay For Life are encouraged to attend a Kick Off Party from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cambridge Lutheran Church in Cambridge. For more information visit www.relayforlife.org/isantimn. You may also call Becky at 612-710-9370 or Vanessa at 763-689-5693.
Community garden meeting
Tuesday, March 29: A pre-season Community Garden meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center. Registration is open for garden plots now at the Isanti County Extension Office. The Garden is located in Cambridge, near the intersection of 18th Ave. SW and East Rum River Drive South. Seasonal rental costs are $20 for a 100 square foot plot; other size plots are available. For more information call the Extension at 763-689-1810.
Fun with Paper Folding
Tuesday, March 29: The Cambridge-Isanti Women of Today will be making boxes to hold tiny treasures or surprise messages, paper purses, whimsical greeting cards to suit any occasion and many other wonderful paper projects. Come be creative with them. It’s easy and fun. The event will be held from 7-9 p.m. at Lake State Federal Credit Union, (corner of Hwy. 65 and Co. Rd. 5 in Isanti). RSVP: Carla at 763-354-6124 or sign up on Facebook.
Preschool Storytime at Cambridge Public Library
Wednesday, March 30: Spring preschool storytime is set to begin at the Cambridge Public Library. Children ages three to five are invited to join branch librarian, Nancy Dunbar, on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. at the library from March 30 thru May 18. There will be stories, fingerplays, flannelboards and more. Call the library at 763-689-7390 x15 for more information.
Taste of Isanti County
Thursday, March 31: The Cambridge-Isanti Rotary Club invites you to the 6th annual Taste of Isanti County event, featuring more than 20 restaurants. It will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Armed Forces Reserve and Community Center in Cambridge. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door, Community Pride Bank, or Cambridge State Bank – East Branch. For more information or to purchase tickets in advance call 763-691-8027. Hosted by the Cambridge
Knights of Columbus Fish Fry
Friday, April 1: The Cambridge Christ the King Knights off Columbus will host its annual Lenten Fish Fry Dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Catholic Parish Hall. All-you-can-eat fish, cole slaw, potatoes and more for $9 adults, $5 children 12-under (children 5-under eat free).
Free class on Container Gardening
Sunday, April 3: A free class at Green Barn Garden Center: “Container Gardening For All Seasons,” will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Learn how to make your container planters stand out all year long. Soil, containers, plants, and fertility will be discussed. They will demonstrate ideas for early spring planters and show you options for the rest of the year. Reservations required: Call 763-444-5725 or e-mail email@example.com.
Vision and hearing loss support group
Tuesday, April 5: A vision and hearing loss support group will meet from 12:30-1:30/2 p.m. at the SACS (Senior Activity Center Services), 322 NW 3rd Ave, Cambridge. Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services, St. Cloud, and Diane Leonard, Consultant and Joanie Robinson, TED Program, will lead the presentation. For more information call Sandy at 320-290-0003 or Fran at 763-689-6555 (SACS).
Plant Fashion Show at Green Barn
Saturday, April 9: A free event at Green Barn Garden Center: “Plant Fashion Show: Hot New Plants for 2011,” will be held from 10-11 a.m. Join them behind the scenes and preview annuals, perennials, and shrubs for 2011 in their fashion show featuring the plants. Limited seating. Reservations required: Call 763-444-5725 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.