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Isanti County Self-Advocacy Meeting

Friday, April 27: An Isanti County Self-Advocacy meeting will be held at 4 p.m. at Cambridge United Methodist Church on North Cypress Street in Cambridge. Come and learn new and exciting skills on how to become the best ‘self-advocate.’ The right to vote will also be discussed. Please bring a pot luck item for after the meeting and some change to give to the local food pantry.

Friends of Grass Lake Church meet

Saturday, April 28: The friends of the Grass Lake Church will meet at 10 a.m. at Park Cafe in Braham. All interested persons welcome to assist in planning upcoming projects and events.

Pet Clinic in Isanti

Saturday, April 28: Bring your pet for vaccinations & Dog Licensing to the Isanti Ice Arena from 1-4 p.m. All clinics are on a first come, first serve basis, no advanced appointment. Rabies (dogs & cats): $20; Distemper (dogs & cats): $20; Lyme (dogs): $33; Bordetella (dogs): $21; Feline Leukemia (cats): $29; 4DX Test (dog heartworm & tick disease): $39. Cash or check only. Services provided by East Central Veterinarians. Call 763-444-4761 with questions.

Gerdin’s Cemetery Association Meeting

Saturday, April 28: Gerdin’s Cemetery Association Spring Meeting will be held at the Creamery Crossing Lodge Room in Isanti. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., followed by the 2 p.m. meeting. Any questions, call Barbara at 763-444-4762.

Pancake Breakfast for St. Scholastica School

Sunday, April 29: The Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council 12813 in Cambridge will hold a Pancake Breakfast at the Catholic Parish Hall from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will be given to St. Scholastica School. Cost of the delicious all-you-can-eat breakfast is $6, for adults, $3, for children 6-12 and 5 and under free. Also featured is a silent auction and bake sale.

Helios Masonic Lodge Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 29: Helios Masonic Lodge in Cambridge will host a Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, beverage. Donation $6, under six years old free. Located 2nd and Cypress St. SW, Cambridge.

Former MN Twin Bert Blyleven to Speak at Event

Tuesday, May 1: Former Minnesota Twin and Hall of Famer, Bert Blyleven, will make an appearance at 7 p.m. to talk, share stories and meet with fans at the Richard G. Hardy Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti High School. The event is free and open to the public. He will sign autographs for a limited time following the program. Due to time constraints, please be aware that not everyone may get an autograph. No jerseys or bats are allowed, one autograph per person. For more information call the Cambridge Public Library at 763-689-7390 x15.

Free Community Dinner, Bread Distribution

Thursday, May 3: A free community dinner and bread distribution will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. It’s hosted by Cambridge UPC Church, located at 210 10th Ave SW, Cambridge, (renting the Seventh Day Adventist Church. Questions, or need a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842.

Spring Workday at Anderson Park

Saturday, May 5: The public is invited to help plant tree and shrub seedlings during the Spring Workday at Isanti County’s Anderson Park from 9 a.m. to noon. Adults and children are welcome. The park is being restored to prairie and oak savanna and your help is needed. Bring work gloves and a spade shovel (if you have one). Snacks and drinks will be available. The park is located at 27241 Furman St. NE – North Branch, in the southeast corner of Isanti County on Co. Rd. 18, a quarter mile north of Co. Rd. 9 and 2 miles south of Co. Rd. 5. Call Barry at 763-689-8220 for more information.

Fundraiser for Layla Tresedder

Sunday, May 6: A Fundraiser for Layla Tresedder will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center, 121 1st Ave. Layla was diagnosed with a childhood leukemia recently, resulting in her family incurring a substantial medical debt. Faith Lutheran Church, together with Thrivent Financial, will host the fundraiser. This event will include a silent auction and a pancake breakfast served by the Isanti Lions. There will also be entertainment featuring a clown, live bands and other activities for all ages. Tickets are $6 (ages 11 and up), and $4 (10 and under) and are available at the door, or in advance by contacting Sue Larson at 763-286-9964.

MS Walk in Cambridge

Sunday, May 6: Registration for the MS Walk in Cambridge will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Anoka Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus. The walk is 1.5 miles or 3.0 miles to walk. Once you have registered, you can begin the walk. There will be snacks, hot dogs, Subway and water for walkers. They will also have a DJ and face painting and drawings. Prize drawings range from Perkins, movie tickets to car washes and more. Winner not be present to win. To register visit www.MSsociety.org and then click on Walk MS and find the Cambridge event, or call 1-800-582-5296.