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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 well-wishes to Zimmerman.

Friday Night Happenings at SAC’s

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 SAC’s on Third, 332 3rd Ave. N.W., Cambridge). Refreshments will be served. Freewill 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 [email protected] 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 our community at Lakeside Church on Sunday evening beginning at 7:00 pm. 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.

Isanti Blood Drive

Tuesday, Aug. 2:

The Isanti Community Blood Drive runs 1:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Harvest Christian Center (Co. Rd. 5/Hwy. 65). For appointments or information, call 1-800-REDCROSS. Walk-ins are welcome.

National Night Out

Tuesday, Aug. 2:

A National Night Out Community event will be held at GracePointe Crossing Commons, 1545 RiverHills Pkwy NW, from 6-8 p.m. Bluegrass, gospel, country music, popcorn and ice cold lemonade. Come on out and visit with your neighbors. Questions? Call 763-691-6166.

Community Prayer

Wednesday, Aug. 3:

Friends and family are invited to a Community Prayer in North Branch Central Park, at 7 p.m. America Praying for Africa, Africa praying fo America. For more information visit www.OasisOfLifeAfrica.com

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.

Block Party at Joy Lutheran

Sunday, Aug. 7

Joy Lutheran Church will be hosting a block party from 4-8 p.m. in the church parking lot off Central Ave. in Cambridge (in case of rain, it will be moved inside the church). The event will include free food, entertainment, and an inflatable bounce house.  Kellie Mcrae, a national recording artist, will be the featured act.  Freewill donations will be accepted.

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.