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Hwy. 65 Coalition Legislative Update Meeting

Thursday, Sept. 27: The public is invited to attend a Hwy. 65 Coalition meeting from 7-9 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center, (off 1st Ave., first left down alley). The Coalition has invited those in office and those running for office to come and share Hwy. 65 updates and information on what is currently happening. They will also discuss future plans for roadways in the communities along Hwy. 65 from Anoka County to north of Mora.

Knitting Group

Thursday, Sept. 27: Join for knitting, crochet, spinning, quilting or the craft of your choice. The group meets every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Rendezvous Coffee Shop in Isanti. Come and learn to knit. All are welcome.

Garage Sale at Braham Ev. Lutheran Church

Sept. 28-29: Braham Ev. Lutheran Church will host a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sept. 28 and from 8 a.m. to noon on Sept. 29. The church is located at 905 West Central Drive, Braham.

Garage Sale at St. Stephen’s

Saturday, Sept. 29: St. Stephen’s will be having a Youth Fundraiser “Garage” Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 400 SE 8th Street in Braham. Items include clothes, household, toys, books, yard stuff and much misc. Fill a bag for $6. Sale is indoors so it is rain or shine. Proceeds go to the Youth Group for youth convention trip.

Helios Lodge Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Sept. 30: Helios Lodge Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $6 for ages 6 and up and under age 6 is free. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, and juice will be served. Helios Lodge #273 is located at 343 Second Ave. SW, Cambridge.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, Oct. 1: The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Culver’s in Cambridge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. For more information call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Tuesday, Oct. 2: The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Anoka Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. For more information call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Spaghetti Dinner at Long Lake Lutheran

Friday, Oct. 5: Long Lake Lutheran Church (Hwy. 47 and 277th Ave., Isanti) will be holding a Spaghetti Dinner from 4-7 p.m. Adults: $5. Ages 6-12: $3. Under 6: free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for one low price.

Fall Fest at Stark Wines

Saturday, Oct. 6: Celebrate the colorful fall season at the winery. From noon to 6 p.m., Stark Wines will have wine tastings, live entertainment, local artisans and crafts and local produce. Stark Wines is located at 43020 Blackhawk Rd. in Harris.

Public Welcome to Changing Gaits Benefit

Saturday, Oct. 6: A benefit to help raise money for Changing Gaits will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Changing Gaits is in need of help to continue to provide to the community. Come and enjoy a Pig Roast, live entertainment, silent auction, activities for kids and more. Cost is $10 a plate and includes one drink. Additional beverages will be sold separately. Visit www.changinggaits.org to get more information on what this organization does for the community. Changing Gaits is located at 27274 Monument Rd., Brook Park.

David Koblish in Concert

Sunday, Oct. 7: David Koblish, soloist and recording artist from Minneapolis, will be in concert at the North Isanti Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The church is located at 2248 313th Ave. NE, Cambridge, and can be reached at 763-689-3576.  There will be a free will offering and refreshments will be served after the concert. All are welcome.

“Crock Pot Meals” Demonstration

Wednesday, Oct. 10: Darla Wessels, Director of Culinary Services at GracePointe Crossing will do a “Crock Pot Meals” cooking demonstration at Sac’s on Third (Senior Activity Center) 332 3rd Ave. NW, Cambridge. Come join in the fun of getting some new recipe ideas and taste sampling. Questions? Call Julie at 763-691-6192.

Cambridge Fiber Fair

Saturday, Oct. 13: The Cambridge Fiber Fair will be held at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring supplies for spinning, weaving, knitting, dying, crocheting and much more. Visit www.cambridgefiberfair.com for more information.

Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, Oct. 14: 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 Li‘l Farm. Cost of the all-you-eat breakfast is $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, with children 5 and under free. There will also be a silent auction.

Blessing of the Animals

Sunday, Oct. 14: The Isanti County Humane Society is hosting a Blessing of the Animals Ceremony in honor of the Feast of St. Francis at noon at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge, 230 N. Fern St. You are invited to bring your pets. All animals must be under control of the owner and safe to be around. If you are unable to bring your animal, an article representing them (picture, collar, toy, halter, etc.) can be blessed on their behalf. If possible bring an unopened small bag or can of animal food for the local food shelf.

Calling All Crafters

Friday, Oct. 26: The GracePointe Crossing Annual Craft and Bake Sale will be held at Gables West, 135 Fern St. N., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables can be reserved for $10 each by calling 763-689-1474. Proceeds benefit the Resident’s Activities Fund.