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Fall family fun at Green Barn Garden Center
Throughout October: Your family will love the annual indoor straw maze ($2.50 per person any age, under 2 free) open daily. Fill your “passport” throughout the maze by collecting a flag stamp in each country visited. Kids will also love to play in the corn kernel pit ($1.50 per person. Must be at least 2 yrs). Both are open daily through Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Don’t forget your camera. Green Barn Garden Center is located on Hwy. 65, 3 miles south of Isanti. For more information call 763-444-5725 or visit www.greenbarngardencenter.com
Children’s Costume Halloween Party
Saturday, Oct. 20: Isanti VFW is hosting a Children’s Costume Halloween Party from noon to 2 p.m. The top three winners of the Best Pumpkin Design Contest will receive a gift card. Pronto pups and refreshments will be served inside. Nonperishable food items will be accepted for the local food shelf.
Saturday, Oct. 20: Ruby’s Pantry would like to invite people in need of groceries to Elim Baptist Church in Isanti (114 Dahlin Ave. NE) from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The cost is $15 and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 763-444-9221. Bring your own containers for food.
Cambridge Farmers’ Market
Oct. 20 & 27: Cambridge Farmer’s Market will be held Oct. 20 and Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the City Center Market Parking lot. Oct. 27 will be the end of the season.
Music & Pie Concert
Sunday, Oct. 21: The next Music & Pie concert features Lehto & Wright at Siloa Lutheran Church. Lehto & Wright have a sound that is a unique blend of traditional and modern styles. By taking cues from the Irish, English and American folk traditions and interpreting them with contemporary guitar/bass arrangements, Lehto & Wright have taken a fresh approach to the world of folk and folk rock. Come for the music, stay for the pie! Concert is at 3 p.m., doors open at 2:30 p.m. The concert is free, with all free will offerings given to the performers. For directions, visit www.siloalutheranchurch.org or call Pat Schonhardt at 718-749-6341.
Pancake Breakfast to Support Boy Scouts
Sunday, Oct. 21: A Pancake Breakfast will be held at the Isanti Community Center from 8 a.m. to noon. Come support Isanti Boy Scout Troop 523. Sponsored by the Isanti Lions.
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.
Hope Lutheran Roast Beef Dinner
Tuesday, Oct. 23: Hope Lutheran Church in Grasston will host a Roast Beef Dinner and Bake Sale from 4:30-7 p.m. Free will offering.
Art Gallery Open House
Tuesday, Oct. 23: The community is invited to celebrate a new art gallery with Cambridge Center for the Arts. Enjoy the art work and learn about what they have to offer. Refreshments will be served. The open house will be held from 4-8 p.m. at 144 – SE 2nd in Cambridge. For more information visit www.cambridgecenterforthearts.org.
Cambridge Senior Dance
Wednesday, Oct. 24: The Cambridge Senior Dance will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the American Legion in Cambridge. Tony Jambor plus 3 is playing, and they will also be celebrating Gail Genim’s birthday. Dancemoves with Woody and Bonita is at 12:15 p.m.
Memorial Blood Centers – Blood Drive
Thursday, Oct. 25: Memorial Blood Centers – Blood Drive will be held at the Isanti Community Center (1 block W of railroad tracks, turn S off Co. Rd. 5, follow signs) from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome or you can call 651-332-7170 for an appointment. No tricks, just treats, when you give the gift of life.
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.
Coffee, Cake and Conversation
Sunday, Oct. 28: Senate District 31 Friends of the DFL invite the community to join them for coffee, cake and conversation from 2-4 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center. Local DFL candidates have been invited to attend the event
Thrivent’s County Board meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 30: Thrivent’s County Board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Creamery Crossing in Isanti. If you are interested in who Thrivent is and what Thrivent does, please visit their monthly meeting.
East Cambridge Dental Halloween Celebration
Wednesday, Oct. 31: You and your family are invited to East Cambridge Dental for some family fun on Halloween day. Between noon and 7 p.m., they will be having refreshments, trick or treating, and a free 4×6 Halloween photo of you and your kids’ costumes. From those photos, they will be posting them on their website and allowing you to vote for your favorites on days to follow. Best kids costume wins $25 and best adult costume wins $50. East Cambridge Dental is located off 2nd avenue behind Caribou Coffee. More details posted at www.ecdental.com or call 763-689-5699.
Kidz Kraze Free Family Event
Wednesday, Oct. 31: Kidz Kraze Free Family Event will be held from 5-8 p.m. at Harvest Church in Isanti, (Intersection of Hwy. 65 & Co. Rd. 5). Lots of candy, prizes, games and food. Everyone welcome.