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Kids’ Events at Spirit River

Wednesday, Feb. 1: Kids Klub for 1st-3rd graders, and 456 Fellowship for 4th-6th graders, will be held at Spirit River Community Center in Isanti, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE (formerly’s Spectacular Events Banquet Center) at 5:30 p.m. Come and have a fun time, and a meal is provided to visiting families.

Movie Night at Spirit River

Thursday, Feb. 2: Family Movie Night featuring “Princess Bride” will be held at Spirit River Community Center in Isanti, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE (formerly’s Spectacular Events Banquet Center) at 5 p.m. Cost is $2 at the door. All are welcome.

Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution

Thursday, Feb. 2: A free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution, hosted by Cambridge UPC Church, located at 210 10th Ave, S.W., Cambridge, (Renting the Seventh Day Adventists Church) will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Questions, or for a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis  at 651-674-8842.

Silent Auction Fundraiser for Long Lake

Saturday, Feb. 4: The 4th Annual Silent Auction sponsored by the Long Lake Improvement Association (LLIA) will be held at Captain’s on Long Lake in Isanti. Anyone (businesses & private) can place items in the auction and anyone can bid on the items. If your item sells you will get 75% and 25% will go to the LLIA. Drop off is at 9 a.m., with the auction starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Several local area antique and boutique shops are bringing items. All businesses are encouraged to bring items. Questions, call Will at 612-232-4776.

Candlelight Ski at Cambridge Campus 

Saturday, Feb. 4:The Candlelight Ski (or walk, depending on snow conditions) is an annual event that encourages participants to get out and enjoy a beautiful evening in the Spirit River Nature Area. The Ski will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Approximately 2 miles of the ski trails, starting at the Cambridge Campus of Anoka-Ramsey Community College, are lined with luminaries that create a unique experience. Ken Krona and Lyle Swedeen will be performing in the food court from 5:30-7:30 p.m., and door prizes will be given out at 7:30 p.m. Hot chocolate and goodies are available for participants. The event is free, everyone is welcome.

Read a Book with Us

Saturday, Feb. 4: Join Cambridge-Isanti Early Childhood for a story with guest readers such as a police officer, a judge, hockey players and maybe even a princess. The event will be held from 9-10 a.m. at the Early Childhood Room at Cambridge Intermediate School.

4th Annual CFD Gun Raffle & Spaghetti Feed

Saturday, Feb. 4: The 4th Annual Cambridge Firefighters Relief Association Gun Raffle and Spaghetti Feed will be held at the Cambridge Armed Forces Readiness Center on Co. Rd. 70 (across from the Community College). Cash bar opens at 4 p.m. Spaghetti Dinner runs from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $7 for Adults and 12 and under is $4. The Gun Raffle Drawing is at 9 p.m. and cost is $5 per ticket. Tickets are available from any Cambridge Firefighter, businesses or call Sean at 763-286-8633, Branden at 320-241-5746 or Corey at 763-843-6094 for more info.

Complimentary Tea

Tuesday, Feb. 7: The community is invited to a Reach Out and Read Complimentary Tea at 2:30 p.m. at Riverwood Village, 909 S. Dellwood, Cambridge. A beautiful quilt and other prizes will be available in the raffle.

Valentine’s Sock Hop

Friday, Feb. 10: Spend a special evening dancing and making crafts with your children to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The dance will be held from  6–7:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Intermediate School Cafeteria. Sponsored by Cambridge-Isanti Early Childhood.

Cambridge Chamber Fun Frolic

Friday, Feb. 10: The Cambridge Area Chamber of Commerce Fun Frolic will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Cambridge American Legion. This year’s theme is “Cambridge Pirates of the Rum.” Tickets are $40 per person. A table of 8 is $280. For tickets call 763-689-2505 or email [email protected]

Isanti VFW Ladies Auxiliary Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Feb. 11: The Isanti VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $5 for All-You-Can-Eat. 6 years and under eat free. Proceeds to benefit Veteran Programs and U14 CR Fire Department Girls Soccer Team. The VFW is located at 410 Railroad Ave. So., Isanti, and can be reached at 763-444-9787.