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Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, Aug. 2: A free community dinner, bread distribution and free clothing and household goods offered by Hisgivers will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at 210 10th Ave. SW in Cambridge (renting the Seventh Day Adventists Church). The event is hosted by Cambridge UPC Church. For questions or if you need a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842. Dinners & Bread Distribution are held the first Thursday of each month. There will also be a free Christian concert with food Friday, Aug. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m., and Family Day with free prizes and giveaways is Sunday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. Call 651-674-8842 for details.
Blood Drive at Cambridge Culver’s
Friday, Aug. 3: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Culver’s in Cambridge. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. For more info call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org or to make an appointment.
Joy Lutheran Annual Block Party
Saturday, Aug. 4: The Joy Lutheran Annual Block Party is from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. rain or shine. Special music by Kenny Krona and Gwen Anderson as well as member and youth talent. Grilled food and root beer floats will be available. Free will offering and proceeds will go toward the youth summer trip with BWX (Boundary Waters Experience) next summer.
Poppin’ in the Park
Saturday, Aug. 4: The Cambridge-Isanti Women of Today are offering Poppin’ in the Park. Pack a picnic lunch and join them from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Park Pavilion in the City Park #2. Fun will include make-your-own custom bubble blowing holder, bike decorating parade and water balloon toss. Please bring/ride bikes already decorated. Rain or shine. Do not bring glass to the park. Meet at the Pavilion located by Fern and 5th Ave SW, Cambridge. To ensure they have enough bubbles, let them know your family is joining by calling Lisabet at 763-221-5356.
United Methodist Community National Night Out
Tuesday, Aug. 7: All Common Ground, A United Methodist Community, is having a National Night Out get-together from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free food, games and prizes. All welcome. Call Jean Knight at 612-390-1759 for details.
National Night Out at GracePointe Crossing
Tuesday, Aug. 7: All seniors and their families are invited to celebrate with GracePointe Crossing (at the Commons 1545 RiverHills Pkwy NW Cambridge) for its annual National Night Out event from 4-6 p.m. There will be live music, good food and a petting zoo. Come on over and get to know your neighbors. Questions? Call 763-691-6166 for more information.
Minnesota Women of Today Chapter Meeting
Tuesday, Aug. 7: Interested in volunteering, planning events or developing your leadership skills? This organization might be just what you’re looking for! Stop by the chapter to find out more about Cambridge/Isanti Women of Today. They are always looking for new members. Come and share your ideas with them. The meeting is 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake State FCU, on the corner of Hwy. 65 and Co. Rd. 5 in Isanti. For more information about them or any event, send an e-mail to CIwot@hotmail.com or call Linda at 763-913-2325.
Design Ideas to Shrink Your Lawn
Thursday, Aug. 9: A free presentation on “Design Ideas to Shrink Your Lawn” will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Isanti County Government Center. Presentation by Evelyn Hadden, author and landscaping expert. Event sponsored by the Isanti County Master Gardeners. For more information call 763-689-8254.