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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 in Cambridge. Only three Saturdays left, Oct. 15,  22 and 29. Take note and stock up for the months ahead.

Icelandic Storyteller Ingibjorg Gisladottier

Thursday, Oct. 13: Icelandic Storyteller Ingibjorg Gisladottier will appear at the Cambridge Public Library at 7 p.m. The event is free, and all are welcome. Sponsors: Rumelva—Cambridge Sons of Norway Lodge  and the Cambridge Swedish Festival. Questions, call


Fall Booksale at Cambridge Public Library

Oct. 14 & Oct. 15: East Central Regional Library is having a fall booksale at the Cambridge Public Library on Friday, Oct. 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be materials for adults, teens and kids. On Saturday only there will be a $2 bag sale. The Cambridge Friends of the Library are sponsoring the sale. Stop by early for the best selection.

Fundraiser for Mann Field

Oct. 14 & Oct. 15: A Huge Sale Fundraiser for Mann Field, for the second field construction, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find some great deals. Sale at Athens Town Hall, 883 261st Ave. N.E. (Co. Rd. 56) – half-mile west of Hwy. 65.

Annual Fall Harvest Festival at Joy Lutheran

Friday, Oct. 14: The Annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held at Joy Lutheran Church, 1155 Joy Circle, Cambridge. They will be serving homemade soups, breads and bars from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Free will offering. There will also be a bake and produce sale. All are welcome.

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 for more information.

Surplus Food Distribution

Tuesday, Oct. 18: Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution. Registration and food distribution from 3 to 5:30 p.m. (or until food supply is depleted) at the Isanti County Fairgrounds, 3101 Hwy. 95 NE, Cambridge. Food is distributed to one person per address. Volunteers are needed anytime between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. to help with various tasks. Call 763-691-9035 for more information.

Purse and Accessory Swap

Tuesday, Oct. 18: The Cambridge-Isanti Women of Today will hold a purse and accessory swap from 7-9 p.m. at the Spirit River Community Center in Isanti. (Former Spectacular Events building, east of Co. Rd. 5) Bring a purse and five fashion accessories to join in the fun. The event is free. RSVP: Linda at 763-689-5821.

Seven County Senior Citizens Boosters meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 19: The Isanti County branch of the Seven County Senior Citizens Boosters will meet at 12:30 p.m. at SAC’s on Third, 332 NW 3rd Ave., Cambridge.

Parkinson’s Support Group meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 19: Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their regular monthly meeting from 10-11:30 a.m., at GracePointe Crossing, Commons Building, 1545 River Hills Parkway, Cambridge. Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend.

Free Community Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 20: A free Community Dinner will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Use the downstairs entrance. Everyone is welcome to join for a time of fellowship and a meal. Call 763-444-9201 for info.

Cambridge Legion serves broasted chicken

Friday, Oct. 21: The Howard McCarty American Legion in Cambridge will serve a broasted chicken dinner on the third Friday of every month. The first dinner is Friday, Oct. 21, at the upper level of the Legion from 5 p.m. until all the chicken is sold. Cost is $8.

Isanti VFW Halloween Party

Saturday, Oct. 22: Isanti VFW Post 2735 will host a Children’s Costume Halloween Party from noon to 2 p.m. The party is sponsored by the Isanti VFW Women’s Auxiliary #2735 and Cooties Pup Tent 99. There will be a best pumpkin design contest for the most creative-carved or decorated. Winners announced at 1:30 p.m. Non-perishable food items will be accepted for the local food shelf.