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Free Community Dinner

Wednesday, Jan. 9: A free Community Dinner will be offered from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti. All are welcome.

New Plants, Products, & Trends in the Garden 

Thursday, Jan. 10: Afree presentation will be held at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge sponsored by the Isanti County Master Gardeners. The topic will be, “What’s new for your garden in 2013,” and the special speaker will be Kelsey Sparks with the Green Barn Garden Center. Sparks will introduce new annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs and vegetables that you will find in the garden center this year. Learn about new grafted tomatoes, hot new hostas, a thornless rose, exciting new clematis and wisteria vine varieties, and much more. In addition to plants, get a sneak peek at some new products and trends for the garden. New plant insect and disease problems and solutions will also be discussed. For more information call Les at 7693-689-8254.

Matthew 25 Food Distribution

Saturday, Jan. 12: Matthew 25 Food Distribution Ministry will be offered at 9:30 a.m. at Isanti Middle School, 201 Centennial Drive. Every person, no matter the age, receives two free grocery bags of food.

Bonspiel Broasted Chicken Dinner

Saturday, Jan. 12: Cambridge American Legion Curling Bonspiel Broasted Chicken Dinner will be held from 5 p.m. until food is gone. This is open to the public. Cost is $8 per plate, and dinner will be located in the downstairs Cambridge Legion Clubrooms.

PFLAG Meeting

Sunday, Jan. 13: The East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 4:30 p.m. at Common Ground, the Cambridge United Methodist Church, at 404 North Cypress in Cambridge. Our discussion will include goals and directions for 2013. Please note, this is a new time and location. If you have questions concerning PFLAG, call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.

Come Hear The Story of Addiction

Sunday, Jan. 13: Too much food, drink, spending, online browsing? Are things out of control? Come hear, “The Story of Addiction,” at Common Ground, A United Methodist Community, 404 Cypress St. North, Cambridge, at 6:30 p.m. Treats and coffee will be served. Call 763-689-2071 for more information.

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 16: Parkinson’s Support Group will hold their regular monthly meeting from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at GracePointe Crossing, Commons Bldg., 1545 River Hills Parkway, Cambridge. Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend. Come and enjoy the fellowship, light refreshments, share interests, concerns, and more with others who are living with Parkinson’s.

7 County Senior Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 16: The 7 County Senior Boosters club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at SAC’s on Third, 332 3rd Ave. NW, in Cambridge.  All are welcome for lunch at 11:30 a.m.

Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution

Saturday, Jan. 19: Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution will be held at Elim Baptist Church, 114 Dahlin Ave., Isanti, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. $15 donation.

Cambridge Senior Dance

Wednesday, Jan. 23: The Cambridge Senior Dance will be held at the Cambridge American Legion on from 1 to 4 p.m. with Tony Jambor. Dancemoves with Woody and Bonita at 12:15 p.m. See you at the dance.

Lorraine Fischer’s 90th Birthday

Saturday, Jan. 19: Lorraine Fischer’s 90th Birthday Celebration will be held at Faith Lutheran Church, 109 2nd Ave. N, Isanti, from 2 to 5 p.m. with a program at 3 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend.

Free Computer Classes

Tuesday, Jan. 22-Friday, Jan. 25: There are free computer classes held at the Joy Lutheran Church just south of Cambridge. There are four days to choose from: Tuesday, Jan. 22, Wednesday, Jan. 23, Thursday, Jan. 24 or Friday, Jan. 25. All classes run 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.