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Free Community Dinner

Wednesday, Feb. 8: Spirit River Community Center will host a Free Community Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. All are welcome. Spirit River is located at 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti (formerly Spectacular Events).

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.

Winter Book Sale at Cambridge Public Library

Friday, Feb. 10 & Saturday, Feb. 11: The East Central Regional Library is having a winter booksale at the Cambridge Public Library on Friday, Feb. 10 from 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 11 from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Paperbacks, hardcovers, adult, children, fiction and non-fiction books at bargain prices. The every popular bag sale will be held on Saturday only. Grab a grocery bag of books for $2. The Friends of the Cambridge Public Library are sponsoring the sale.

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]

Food Distribution

Saturday, Feb. 11: Spirit River Community Center will host a Matthew 25-Food distribution. All are welcome. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. Spirit River is located at 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti (formerly Spectacular Events).

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.

2nd Annual Military Appreciation Night

Saturday, Feb. 11: In conjunction with the Cambridge Isanti Bluejacket Boys Hockey varsity game at 7 p.m., the Isanti Civic Ice Arena would like to show appreciation for the area’s military veterans, both active and retired. The local color guard will perform pregame honors and various local and regional military veteran service organizations will be present as well. All are encouraged to come and enjoy the fellowship while supporting the CIHS Bluejacket Boys hockey team for their Senior Night competition against St. Michael. JV game starts at 5:15 p.m. Varsity game starts at 7 p.m. All veterans with a valid active, guard/reserve, or retired military ID will be admitted free of charge to both games. Cake and coffee will be served. The Isanti Ice Arena is located at 600 1st Ave N. in Isanti.

Sweetheart Dinner at St. Stephen’s

Sunday, Feb. 12: St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Youth Group invites you to the annual “Sweetheart Dinner” at 5 p.m. located at 400 SE 8th Street in Braham. Tickets are $15 per couple or free will offering, and proceeds go to support future projects and trips for the SST Youth Group. Dinner includes; Turkey, dressing, potatoes, vegetables, and a variety of drinks and desserts.

PFLAG Meeting

Sunday, Feb. 12: East Central Minnesota PFLAG (Parents, Family, Friends of Lesbians and Gays) will meet at 4 p.m. at the ARC Retreat Center, 1680 373rd Ave NE, Stanchfield. Call 612-390-6122 for further info.

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 15: Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their regular monthly meeting from 10-11:30 a.m. at Grace Pointe Crossing-Commons Bldg., 1545 River Hills Parkway, Cambridge. Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend. Come and enjoy the fellowship, light refreshments, share interests, concerns, and more with others who are living with Parkinson’s.

Seven County Senior Federation

Wednesday, Feb. 15: The Seven County Senior Federation will meet at 12:30 p.m. at SAC’s on Third in Cambridge. Come for lunch also. All are welcome.

Free Community Dinner

Thursday, Feb. 16: 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 the church office at 763-444-9201 with questions.

Self-Advocacy Dinner & Dance Fundraiser

Friday, Feb. 17: An Isanti County Self-Advocacy Dinner & Dance Fundraiser will be held at United Methodist Church on Cypress Street in Cambridge. The Spaghetti Dinner will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and the dance from 6:30-8:30 p.m. $5 admission-including staff. All are welcome. Contact Maggie Treichel at 763-370-3946 for more information.