Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, April 4: A Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution, hosted by Cambridge UPC, located at 210 10th Ave. SW, Cambridge, (Renting the Seventh Day Adventists Church), will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For questions or a ride call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842.
Braham Ambassador/Little Miss information meeting
Thursday, April 4: Braham Ambassador/Little Miss Braham informational meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Braham Area High School. There is no commitment to participate by attending. Ambassador ages are 16 to 19 years and Little Miss ages are 6 to 8 years. Contact Katie Grundyson at 520-483-1617 or Angie Rysdam at 612-282-6755 for more information.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Friday, April 5: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Culver’s restaurant in Cambridge. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information.
Artist Reception at Cambridge Center for the Arts
Friday, April 5: The public is invited to a free artist reception from 4 to 7 p.m. supporting nine artists that have been involved in the drawing operative at Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts located in Fridley—many since its inception in 1982. Can’t make the reception? Gallery hours are Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Cambridge Center for the Arts, 144 2nd Ave. SE, can be reached at 763-691-9679.
Garage Guys at Spirit River
Saturday, April 6: Garage Guys will meet at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti 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.
Mamacita’s Parent Group
Sunday, April 7: 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? All are welcome. A nursery will be provided. Also, at 5:30 p.m., youth group will be held.
Bethel Chorale to perform at North Isanti Baptist
Sunday, April 7: Bethel University Women’s Chorale will perform at North Isanti Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Nancy Parker, Ph.D. is the director of this ensemble of 41 women that perform the finest traditional and contemporary works written for treble voices. The event is free and open to the public.
Together in Recovery
Sunday, April 7: 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). All are welcome.
‘What’s New in Trees’ presentation
Monday, April 8: Debbie Lonnee of Bailey Nurseries will be speak on ‘What’s New in Trees and Shrubs’ at Four Seasons Garden Club’s Open House at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge. Free admission.
Join for Breakfast
Tuesday, April 9: Join your friends for breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace, 235 Fern St. N. in Cambridge, from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Good food, friendly service and great prices. Complimentary coffee. For more information call 763-689-1474.
Spirit River Community Dinner
Wednesday, April 10: 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.
Prayer Gathering & Service
Thursday, April 11: Spirit River Community Church will hold a Prayer Gathering at noon at Rendezvous Coffee in Isanti, 310 Dahlin Ave.
Taste of Isanti County
Thursday, April 11: Come and enjoy food, art and music at the Taste of Isanti County/Rotary Club of Cambridge-Isanti annual fundraiser. The event will be held at Spectacular Events Banquet Center in Isanti from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20.
Presentation on the Creation of New Food Systems
Thursday, April 11: Jacquelyn Zita, educator and farmer (a semi-retired U of M professor and co-founder of the Women’s Environmental Institute) will speak on “Multiplying the Local: Farming/Gardening for the New Food System” at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge at 7 p.m. She will discuss how we can feed our communities and feed the world through the creation of new food systems—bringing healing nutrition and growing power from the local soil to the local fork. She now serves as the Director of Operations and Education and Farm Manager at WEI. This free presentation is sponsored by the Isanti County Master Gardeners. For more information call 763-689-8254.
Spring Craft and Bake Sale
Saturday, April 13: A Spring Craft and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Joy Lutheran Church, 1155 Joy Circle, Cambridge. Questions? Call Vicki 763-689-5912.