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Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution
There will not be a Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution in July due to the Isanti County Fair. The next food distribution will be in August.
Local Farmers’ Markets
Ongoing: Check out the Markets: Cambridge Farmers’ Market, Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., held at the parking lot of the City Center Market. Masters Gardeners on hand to answer questions. Isanti Farmers’ Market held at the Riverside Grocery Store, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life Meeting
Thursday, July 21: A Relay for Life meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at East Terrace Cooperative (formerly Realife), 2155 6th Lane SE in Cambridge. For more information, call Karen Muhlhauser at 763-552-9941.
Walgreen’s Customer Appreciation Day
Saturday, July 23: Enjoy food, fun and games from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A garage sale will help raise money for Relay for Life (American Cancer Society).
Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group
Tuesday, July 26:
A support group for people dealing with Crohn’s disease and/or colitis will be held room 12:30-2 p.m. Anyone affected, in any way, by either of these conditions is welcome to attend. You do not necessarily need to be the one with the medical condition to attend. If you are supporting someone affected by Crohn’s or colitis, you are also welcome. Refreshments provided. For more information call Bonnie at 763-688-8415.
Cambridge Customer Appreciation
Wednesday, July 27: The Cambridge Customer Appreciation Event planning committee will meet at 10 a.m. at the Minnco Center in Cambridge. All interested businesses are encouraged to attend and participate in the planning of this annual event scheduled for Sept. 16. Contact Tonya at 763-691-6001 for more info.
Swedish Club meeting
Thursday, July 28: The Swedish Club will meet at Riverwood Village, 909 S. Dellwood St. in Cambridge, for a potluck supper and meeting at 5 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
Open House retirement for Bonnie Zimmerman
Friday, July 29: An Open House Retirement Celebration will be held in honor of Bonnie Zimmerman from 2 to 4 p.m. at Cambridge City Hall. Zimmerman worked for over 29 years for the city of Cambridge in its finance department. The community is invited to attend the Open House and offer their well-wishes to Zimmerman.
Swedish Club meeting
Friday, July 29: Oldies and Goodies (songs from the 30s & 40s) featuring Gwen Anderson, Judy Franke and Elaine Johnson, will be presented at 7 p.m. at SACS’s on Third, 332 3rd Ave. N.W., Cambridge). Refreshments will be served. Free will donation. For more information, call Fran at 763-689-6555.
Pancake Breakfast with Relay for Life
Saturday, July 30: The American Cancer Society is hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser for Relay for Life from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Applebee’s in Cambridge. Tickets are $6 at the door.
Free Food Preservation Class
Saturday, July 30: Free Class at Green Barn Garden Center: “Food Preservation,” will be held from 10-11 a.m. presented by Isanti County Master Gardener, Jason Kopp. Learn the basics of home canning and freezing to preserve the harvest. Space is limited. Sign up for this free class to reserve a seat by calling Green Barn at 763-444-5725 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Jason has been preserving foods with his family for over 10 years.
Founder of Youth With A Mission to speak
Sunday, July 31: The Founder and International Director of YWAM/King’s Kids International, Dale Kauffman, will give a message to the community at Lakeside Church beginning at 7 p.m. The evening will begin with worship and then Dale, who is a prophetic man and a very inspirational speaker, will challenge us with things that God has put on his heart for these times. For more information call Jeff and Kathy Boyum at 763-689-5267
Fundraiser for Haiti earthquake survivors
Friday, Aug. 5: SWAF – Haiti will be selling sleep shirts to benefit the Latorra-Larsen medical foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit, at Minnco Credit Union, 235 W. First Ave., Cambridge, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sleep Shirts – 100% Cotton – only $5, slight irregulars at 75 percent off retail price. Check their progress at Latorra-Larsen.org. All money collected will be used to help improve medical care in Haiti and the earthquake survivors.
CHS Class of 1996 Reunion
Saturday, Aug. 6: Cambridge High School Class of 1996 will hold a class reunion at Spectacular Events Banquet Center in Isanti, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Cost is $35 per person. For more information visit the Reunion’s Facebook page.
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
Saturday, Aug. 6: The Isanti VFW Post #2735 is holding a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $5; children 7 and under eat for free. Proceeds going to Minneapolis Veterans Home and other veteran programs. The VFW is located 1 block south of Main Street in Isanti, 410 Railroad Ave South. Call 763-444-9787 with questions.
Vacation Bible School with GO FISH
Monday, Aug. 8 – Thursday, Aug. 11: From 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8 through Aug. 11, Vacation Bible School with GO FISH will be held at Open Arms Church of God, 406 Pine Street, Grasston, Minn. For questions or early registration, call Kim at 320-396-2513 and leave a message. If transportation is needed, please include in the message. Calls will be returned within 24 hours.