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Isanti Community Blood Drive

Thursday, Feb. 28: Memorial Blood Centers will be holding a Blood Drive 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. Your taking the time to give can save a life.

Knit Night in Isanti

Thursday, Feb. 28: Knit Night meets at Rendezvous Coffee Shop, 310 Dahlin Ave., Isanti, every Thursday to work on crafts from 6 to 8 p.m. All are welcome.

St. Elizabeth Lenten Fish Fries

Friday, March 1: Lenten Fish Fries will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 207 Co. Rd. 23 NW, Isanti, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All You Care to Eat fish, potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and coffee/milk will be served. Cost is $9.50 per adult, $5 ages 6-12 and under 5 are free. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #10238. Other dates of the Fish Fries are March 8, March 15 and March 22.

St. Peter & Paul Lenten Fish Fries

Friday, March 1: All You Can Eat Lenten Fish Fries will be held at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1050 Southview Ave., Braham. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Other dates of the Fish Fries are March 8, March 15 and March 22. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #152.

Garage Guys at Spirit River

Saturday, March 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.

Peter Vodenka – Journey For Freedom

Saturday, March 2: Peter Vodenka will tell his story of escape from behind the Iron Curtain of Communist Czechoslovakia. He, his wife, and two toddlers defected and fled to the United States in 1983. If they were successful, they would be free. If he was unsuccessful, Peter and his wife would be forced to serve ten years hard labor, and never see their children again. Vodenka will also speak about how crucial it is not to let our precious freedom slip away from our grasp. This free event will begin at 1:30 p.m. and held at the Minnco Community Center, 236 2nd Ave. SW, Cambridge. Event hosted by GenJ STORM.

Mamacita’s Parenting Strategy Class

Sunday, March 3: Mamacita’s Parenting Strategy Class, facilitated Elva Bustios Huss, will be offered at 5:30 p.m. at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events). Are you a single parent, a couple, grandparents, foster parents, male, or female? Are you a new parent or are you just having a new child in your home or maybe your kids are just driving you crazy? Mamacita might have some ideas for you, with more than 40 years of experience. All are welcome to get some great ideas on parenting. A nursery will be provided.

Together in Recovery Group

Sunday, March 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 welcome.

Women’s Fashion Show, Shopping Day

Monday, March 4: Attention All Women: Taylor Marie’s, a full service mobile retail store, will be holding a fashion show and shopping event at GracePointe Crossing – Gables West, 135 Fern St. N., Cambridge, at 2 p.m. 20 racks of clothing from size 2 to 3X … scarves and jewelry for women of all ages. Credit cards and personal checks accepted.

Join Your Friends for Breakfast

Tuesday, March 5: Join your friends for breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace, 235 Fern St. N in Cambridge on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 am. Good food, friendly service and great prices. Complimentary coffee will be served. Questions? Call 763-689-1474.

Youth Groups at Spirit River

Wednesday, March 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). A Lenten Service will also be held this evening at 7:15 p.m.

Spirit River Prayer Gathering

Thursday, March 7: Spirit River Community Church will hold a Prayer Gathering at noon at Rendezvous Coffee in Isanti, 310 Dahlin Ave.

Christ the King Lenten Fish Fry

Friday, March 8: Christ the King Knights of Columbus will hold a Lenten Fish Fry at the Catholic Parish Hall from 4:30 to 7 p.m. All You Care to Eat of fish, potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, dessert, coffee/milk/juice. Cost $9 adults, $5 six to 12 years of age, five and under eat free.

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