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Riverwood Village Open House

Thursday, April 28: An Open House will be held at Riverwood Village, a senior independent living residence, from 2:30-4 p.m. at 909 South Dellwood, Cambridge.

Community-wide read discussions

Thursday, April 28 & Saturday, April 30: Join other “Little Bee” readers for discussions on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Library and Saturday at 11 a.m. at Scout & Morgan Books. This is part of the Cambridge Community-Wide Read events, with the book selected being, “Little Bee.”

Gerdin Cemetery Spring Meeting

Saturday, April 30: The Gerdin Cemetery Spring Meeting will be held in the Creamery Crossing Lodge Room in Isanti, and will include the election of officers. Lunch will be held at 1 p.m., followed by the meeting at 2 p.m. Questions, call Barb at 763-444-4762 or Judy at 763-444-5526.

Pancake Breakfast, Silent Auction fundraiser

Saturday, April 30: The 2011 Cambridge-Isanti High School Graduation Lock-In Party will have a fundraiser event with a Pancake Breakfast/Silent Auction at Cambridge Applebees from 8-10 a.m. Tickets are $6 and can be purchased ahead of time by calling Diane at 763-689-5853. All are welcome.

Braham Fire/Rescue Smelt Fry

Saturday, April 30: The Braham Fire and Rescue will hold its Annual Smelt Fry/Chicken Nuggets for the Kids, from noon to 7 p.m. at the Braham Fire Hall. Cost is $8 for All-You-Can-Eat smelt. Proceeds benefit firefighter relief.

Isanti County Master Gardeners Program

Saturday, April 30: The Isanti County Master Gardeners and the Friends of the Cambridge Library invite you to a gardening workshop from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Cambridge Public Library.  There will be a question and answer table staffed with two master gardeners. There will also be a master gardener in the downstairs Computer Lab showing helpful gardening links, plus presentations in the meeting room on the following topics: Planning a Vegetable Garden; Container Gardening; New Plants for 2011; and Fruit Trees.

Bradford Township Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 30: Join Bradford Township residents at the Town Hall for the annual cleanup day. The event will begin at 9 a.m. and last until 4 p.m.

Mason’s Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, May 1: Stop by the Helios Masonic Lodge from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for pancakes, eggs and sausage. Donations are $6 for adults, kids six and under are free. The lodge is located at 2nd Ave. and Cypress St. SW in Cambridge.

Long Lake Garage Sale

Wednesday, May 4-Friday, May 6: Join other bargain hunters for a garage sale at Long Lake Lutheran Church. The sale  will last from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each of its three days.

Free computer class offered

Friday, May 6: An ‘Overview of Computers’ taught by Dave Larson will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Joy Lutheran Church, Cambridge. To register call Vicki at 763-689-5912. This is a beginning computer class, but will benefit people at all skill levels.

Red Hat Sister’s Benefit

Friday, May 13: A Red Hat Sister’s Benefit for the family of Joan Bauer will be held at 2 p.m. All Red Hatter’s, as a group or individually, are welcome to join for the benefit. It will be held at SAC’s on Third in Cambridge. For more information call Shari at 763-689-3156, Fran at 763-689-6555 or Shirley at 763-689-4709.

Third Annual Bird Walk at Anderson County Park

Saturday, May 14: The public is invited to join expert birders Joe Sausen and Tom Anderson from the local Wild River Audubon Chapter as they explore the park for spring migrant and returning resident birds from 8 a.m. to noon. The park is located in the southeast corner of Isanti County on Co. Rd. 18, a quarter mile north of Co. Rd. 9 and two miles south of Co. Rd. 5. The event is free and family-friendly. Call 651-462-2015 for reservations or with questions. Bring binoculars.