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Knit Night in Isanti
Thursday, Jan. 31: Knit Night will be held at Rendezvous Coffee, 310 Dahlin Ave. SE, Isanti, from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring a craft or come learn to knit.
Garage Guys at Spirit River
Saturday, Feb. 2: Garage Guys will meet at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events), at 8 a.m. The time will start with devotions and coffee and then move on to the project(s) at hand. This is open to all—males and females.
Open Studio at Cambridge Center for the Arts
Saturday, Feb. 2: Bring your supplies to paint/draw/write/edit photos/ sculpt. Coffee and snacks will be offered. Located at Cambridge Center For the Arts, 144 2nd Ave. SE, Cambridge, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 763-691-9679 for more information.
Silent Auction Fundraiser for Long Lake
Saturday, Feb. 2: The 5th Annual Silent Auction sponsored by the Long Lake Improvement Association (LLIA) will be held at Captain’s on Long Lake in Isanti. Anyone (businesses & private) can place items in the auction and anyone can bid on the items. If your item sells you will get 75% and 25% will go to the LLIA. Drop off is at 9 a.m., with the auction starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Several local area antique and boutique shops are bringing items. All businesses are encouraged to bring items. Questions, call Will at 612-232-4776.
Cambridge Firefighters Gun Raffle & Spaghetti Feed
Saturday, Feb. 2: The Cambridge Firefighters Relief Association will hold its 5th Annual Gun Raffle & Spaghetti Feed at the Cambridge Armed Forces Reserve and Community Center (505 Spirit River Dr., Co. Rd. 70). Cash Bar opens at 4 p.m. and the Spaghetti Feed will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. and costs $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under. Tickets at the door. Tickets for the Gun Raffle are $5 per ticket, with the drawing being held at 9 p.m. Need not be present to win. Tickets for the Gun Raffle are available from any Cambridge Firefighter, participating businesses or call Susan at 763-286-8633, Branden at 320-241-5746 or Corey at 763-843-6094.
Together in Recovery Group
Sunday, Feb. 3: The Christian-based recovery group, Together in Recovery, will meet from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events). Use the entrance on the north side of the building to maintain confidentiality (look for the sign). Coffee and pastries will be served. All are welcome to attend.
Reach Out and Read Complimentary Tea
Tuesday, Feb. 5: The community is invited to the Reach Out and Read complimentary tea at 2 p.m. at Riverwood Village (909 S. Dellwood, Cambridge). A raffle and music and books and cupcakes will be part of the fun. Come and celebrate literacy.
Join for Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace
Tuesday, Feb. 5: Join your friends for breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace, 235 Fern St. N in Cambridge, on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Good food, friendly service and great prices. Complimentary coffee will be served. For more information call 763-689-1474.
Friends of the Grass Lake Church
Wednesday, Feb. 6: The Friends of the Grass Lake Church will meet at the Kanabec History Center at 4:30 p.m. All interested are invited.
Youth Groups at Spirit River
Wednesday, Feb. 6: Spirit River Kid’s Klub (Grades 1-3) & 456 Fellowship (Grades 4-6) will meet at Spirit River Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Meals will be provided to all families, and a nursery will be available. Spirit River is located at 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events).
Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, Feb. 7: A free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution hosted by Cambridge UPC Church located at 210 10th Ave SW in Cambridge (Renting the Seventh Day Adventists Church) will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Questions? Call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842. Call if you need a ride. Bread distributions are held the first Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Spaghetti Dinner at Long Lake Lutheran
Friday, Feb. 8: A Spaghetti Dinner will be held at Long Lake Lutheran Church in Isanti (Hwy. 47 and 277th Ave.) from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults: $5; Ages 6-12: $3 and Under 6: Free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for one low price.
Matthew 25 Food Distribution Ministry
Saturday, Feb. 9: Matthew 25 Food Distribution Ministry will be held at Isanti Middle School, 201 Centennial Drive. Food will be distributed beginning at 9:30 a.m. Every person, no matter the age, receives two free grocery bags of food.
Sunday, Feb. 10: The East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will meet at 4:30 p.m. at Common Ground (Cambridge United Methodist Church) at 404 North Cypress in Cambridge. Please use the SW entrance. They welcome attendance by and input from members of the LGBT community at their meetings. If you have questions concerning PFLAG, call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.
Isanti County MN Deer Hunters Banquet
Saturday, Feb. 16: The Isanti County Chapter of the MN Deer Hunters Association will hold its 16th Annual Banquet at the Cambridge American Legion, 200 2nd Ave. SE. Activities begin with a 5 p.m. social hour/raffles, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7 p.m. Over 30 firearms will be given away. Regular banquet tickets cost $35 and includes 1 dinner ticket, 1 year membership to MDHA and entry into the door prize drawing which includes a gun. Support the Forkhorn Food Drive by bringing a canned or boxed food item and receive one ticket per item for a drawing of a Marlin .22 Rifle. For ticket information contact John Erlandson, Jr. at 763-689-4992.