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Cambridge Farmer’s Market

Ongoing:  Cambridge Farmer’s Market takes place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the City Center Market parking lot. Oct. 27 will end the season.

Planting the Garden

Thursday, May 10: A free presentation on “Planting the Garden” will be held at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge. The event is presented by Gary Goldsmith (Busse Gardens – “The Minnesota Perennial” People). Sponsored by the Isanti County Master Gardeners. For more information call 763-689-8254

Free Computer Class

Thursday, May 10: A free computer class will be held at Joy Lutheran Church, just south of Cambridge, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register call Vicki at 763-689-5912. This is a beginning computer class, but will benefit people at all skill levels. Topics include: computer terminology, the parts inside the computer, tips for buying one, should you buy a laptop, pros and cons of different stores, and plenty of time for questions. The instructor is Dave Larson.

Sign up to be an Isanti Ambassador

Thursday, May 10: An informational meeting regarding the Isanti Ambassador Program will be held at 5 p.m. at Community Pride Bank in Isanti. At this time, you can sign up to be a candidate in the 2012 Isanti Ambassador Program. Candidates must be between 17 and 21 at time of coronation and live, work or go to school in the Cambridge-Isanti area.

2nd Annual Pink Boutique

Saturday, May 12: The 2nd Annual Pink Boutique, hosed by the Isanti 3 Day Team, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Long Lake Lutheran Church. Over 40 vendors and crafters (including Zumba classes on the hour from 9-2). Lunch will be available. Gift raffle, quilt raffle and cookbooks will be on sale all day. Pamper yourself while supporting the fight of breast cancer.

Matthew 25 Food Distribution Ministry

Saturday, May 12:

Matthew 25 Food Distribution Ministry will be held at Isanti Middle School. Doors open at 9 a.m. Spirit River Community distributes food to any and all who show up.  Every person, no matter the age, receives two grocery bags of food.

Fourth Annual Bird Walk at Anderson Park

Saturday, May 12: The public is invited to the Fourth Annual Bird Walk at Anderson County Park from 8-11:30 a.m. Join expert birders Joe Sausen and Tom Anderson from the local Wild River Audubon Chapter as they explore the park for spring migrant and returning resident birds. Last year over 50 species were identified—including many colorful warblers. This year boardwalks across 3 wetlands and a raised viewing platform will offer new areas to spot birds. 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. The event is free and children are welcome. Call Lee at 651-462-2015 for reservations or with questions. Bring binoculars.

Veterans Services and Benefits

Tuesday, May 15: Come to GracePointe Crossing Heritage Center at 1 p.m. for a Veterans Services and Benefits update. Jim Rostberg, Officer with Isanti County Veterans Services, will present the latest programs and resources available to veterans. Tours available following the presentation. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated by calling 763-691-6166. The Heritage Center is located at 322 RiverHills Place North in Cambridge.

Isanti County Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, May 16: The Isanti County Boosters of the Seven County Senior Federation will meet at SAC’s on Third in Cambridge. Everyone is welcome.

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, May 16: 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.

Cambridge Ambassadors host Princess Party

Friday, May 18: The Cambridge Ambassadors and 2012 Candidates are hosting a “Princess Party” for all young princesses of the kingdom at the AFRC/Community Center. The royal fun goes from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with an optional “Fashion Show” at 7:30. Activities are geared for ages 4 to 8, but all princesses are welcome. Cost is $18 by May 11 or $20 at the door. E-mail solle@cambridge.k12.mn.us for a registration form or call 612-991-1687 with questions.

Spaghetti Dinner

Friday, May 18: A Spaghetti Dinner at Long Lake Lutheran Church will be held from 4-7 p.m. Adults,  $5; 6-12, $3; and under 6 are free. Dinner includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage. The church is located at Hwy. 47 & 277th Ave. in Isanti.

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