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Join local Writer’s Group

Thursday, Oct. 11: The Cambridge Center for the Arts is starting a Writer’s Group. Anyone who enjoys writing is invited to attend the initial meeting where they will discuss what they want the group to be going forward. Join at 7 p.m. at 144 SE 2nd Ave., Cambridge. Call 763-691-9679 for more information.

Join for Free Presentation on Gardening

Thursday, Oct. 11: The Isanti County Master Gardeners is sponsoring a free presentation, “Common Mistakes Gardeners Make and How to Avoid Them,” at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge. The presentation will be led by Meleah Maynard, nationally recognized journalist and master gardener.

Knit Night in Isanti

Thursday, Oct. 11: Knit Night will be held at Rendezvous Coffee Shop in Isanti from 6-8 p.m. Come join for knitting, or a craft of your choice every Thursday. Fundraiser for Mann Field

Oct. 12-13: A Huge Sale Fundraiser for the Mann Field Equipment Building in Athens Township will be held Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale will be held at Athens Town Hall, 883 261st Ave. N.E. (Co. Rd. 56), 1/2 mile west of Hwy. 65. Taking donations of sale items. Call 612-968-0124 for more information.

Passenger Train Passing Through Town

Saturday, Oct. 13: The community can expect a colorful vintage passenger train twice through the Cambridge community. Although the train has been up to 90 minutes late, the two-block passenger train can be enjoyed northbound at 9:55 a.m. and southbound at 4 p.m.

Matthew 25 Food Ministry

Saturday, Oct. 13: Matthew 25 Food Ministry will be held at the Isanti Middle School. Distribution of food begins at 9:30 a.m. Every person, no matter the age, receives two grocery bags of food. For more information contact Rev. Jim Crecelius at 763-413-6896 or 763-269-1548 or email him at pastorjim@starpoint.net.


Saturday, Oct. 13: Isanti VFW #2735 will host a BOOYA! from noon until its gone. Cost is $5 for all you can eat. Isanti VFW is located at 410 Railroad Ave. S. and can be reached at 763-444-9787. Proceeds are being used toward purchasing new Color Guard Uniforms for their members to wear when they are performing their duties at funerals and other community functions.

Recovery Group meets at Spirit River

Sunday, Oct. 14: Together in Recovery Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti.

PFLAG Meeting

Sunday, Oct. 14: The East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 4 p.m. at the ARC Retreat Center, 1680 373rd Ave. NE, Stanchfield – west of Grandy. Questions? Call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.

Pancake Breakfast to Benefit Li’l Farm

Sunday, Oct. 14: When the Cambridge Knights of Columbus puts on their Pancake Breakfast that will benefit the Li’l Farm Children’s Home, from 8 a.m. to noon, there will be a couple of special items in the silent auction. A person has donated a plow, valued at $3,000, that will go on the front end of a pickup for the Li‘l Farm silent auction. Also, among many other items, will be a child’s electric fire truck that is valued at $170. Besides enjoying breakfast (Adults $6; Children 6-12, $3; 5 and under free), the public is invited to bid on many treasures in the 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 can be blessed on their behalf. Bring an unopened small bag or can of animal food for the local food shelf.

Friends of Grass Lake Church Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 17: The Friends of the Grass Lake Church will meet at 4:30 p.m. in the Coin school on the History Center grounds. All persons interested in the restoration of this building are invited to attend.

Parkinson’s Support Group

Wednesday, Oct. 17: Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their regular monthly meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at Grace Pointe Crossing, Commons Bldg., 1545 River Hills Parkway, Cambridge. Cheryl Braddock will present, “Dance From Your Chair,” which features enjoyable dance movements with elements of Ballet, Jazz, and Tap that can be done in a seated position. Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, friends and caregivers are invited to attend.

Free Community Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 18: 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. Call the church office at 763-444-9201 with questions.

Braham Area Community Center Open House

Monday, Oct. 22: The public is welcome to an Open House Update on the Braham Area Community Center from 4-7 p.m. at the Park Cafe Community Room in Braham. Refreshments served.

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.