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Local Farmers’ Markets

Ongoing: Cambridge Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City Center Market Parking Lot.  Artisan Breads, Wild Rice, Honey, Maple Syrup, Jams. Jellies, Vegetables and Crafts. Be sure to shop while the supply is here.  Some items may run out early. Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions.

Crafters wanted

Ongoing: GracePointe Crossing, 135 Fern St. N., Cambridge, is hosting their Annual Resident Activity Craft Sale on Friday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reserve your table for $10 and you keep all your proceeds. Come join in the fun. Questions? Call 763-689-1474.

Scrapbooking Fun Day

Saturday, Oct. 1: The Cambridge-Isanti Women of today invite other women to their “Scrapbooking Fun Day” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at D&K Scrap & Stamp. Cost is $15 and includes lunch, snacks, beverages and door prizes. Call Christa to RSVP at 763-202-6275.

Fundrasier at Isanti VFW

Saturday, Oct. 1: A Post Fundraiser BOOYA will be held at the Isanti VFW starting at noon. The VFW is at 410 Railroad Ave So. Call 763-444-9787 for more information.

Free Community Dinner, Bread Distribution

Thursday, Oct. 6: A free community dinner and bread distribution, as well as free clothing and personal items distribution, will be held the first Thursday of each month. It’s hosted by Cambridge UPC Church, located at 210 10th Ave SW, Cambridge, (renting the Seventh Day Adventist Church), and will be held from 5:30 -7 p.m. Questions, or need a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842.

Legion Broasted Pork Chop Dinner

Friday, Oct. 7: The Cambridge American Legion Howard McCarty Post 290 will be serving a “Broasted Pork Chop” dinner the first Friday of each month at the upper level of the Legion from 5:00 p.m.-whenever all pork chops are sold out. The first dinner will be served on Friday, Oct. 7. Cost of the dinner is $8. The Legion is also serving a “Broasted Chicken” dinner each third Friday of the month from 5 p.m.-whenever the chicken is sold out. The first chicken dinner will be Oct. 21. The Legion also will be serving their meatball dinner on the second Tuesday of each month from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $5.

Spaghetti Dinner

Friday, Oct. 7: A Spaghetti Dinner at Long Lake Lutheran Church, Hwy. 47 & 277th Ave., Isanti, will be held from 4-7 p.m. Adults:  $5; Ages 6-12: $3; and under 6 free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for one low price.

Local girl and band to open up for Monroe Crossing

Saturday, Oct. 8: The Manly Kitties will be performing at the Richard G. Hardy Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti High School at 7:30 p.m. prior to the Monroe Crossing concert. The Manly Kitties were the 2011 MN Bluegrass Festival talent show winners and played on five different stages that weekend. They are all teenagers and feature local talent Kiley Ellingson, a Cambridge-Isanti senior and Bethel freshman.

Pancake breakfast at Isanti VFW

Saturday, Oct. 8: The Isanti VFW 2735 Ladies Auxiliary will host a Pancake Breakfast from 9 a.m. to noon. Cost $5. The VFW is at 410 Railroad Ave So.

Blessing of the Animals Ceremony

Sunday, Oct. 9: In honor of the Feast of St. Francis, the Isanti County Humane Society is hosting a Blessing of the Animals Ceremony at noon in front of Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge. You are invited to come and bring your pet(s). All animals must be under control of the owner and safe to be around. If you are unable to bring your animal, an article representing them (picture, collar, toy, halter, etc.) can be blessed on their behalf. If possible, bring an unopened small bag or can of animal food for the local food shelf.

K.C.’s Pancake Breakfast for Refuge

Sunday, Oct. 9: The Cambridge Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council 12813 will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon at the Catholic Parish Hall. The breakfast will include pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice and milk. Cost will be $6 for adults, $3 for children with five and under eating free. All the proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the Refuge Network.

Meeting for PFLAG

Sunday, Oct. 9: East Central PFLAG (parents, family, and friends of gays and lesbians) will meet on at 4 p.m. at the ARC Retreat Center,1680  373rd Ave. NE, Stanchfield. Call 612-390-6122 for further info.

Comedy Show at Isanti VFW

Saturday, Oct. 15: The Scott Hansen Toys for Troops Comedy Show will be at the Isanti VFW, 410 Railroad Ave So. Call 763-444-9787 or stop in for more detailed information.