Free Community Dinner at Faith Lutheran
Thursday, May 16: A free Community Dinner will be held at Faith Lutheran Church in Isanti from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Use the downstairs entrance. Everyone is welcome to join for a time of fellowship and a meal. Call the church office at 763-444-9201 with questions.
Blood Drive at Peoples Bank
Friday, May 17: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at Peoples Bank of Commerce, 234 1st Ave., Cambridge, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Picture ID or Donor Card required. Call 1-800-Red Cross for more information or visit redcrossblood.org.
Long Lake Spaghetti Dinner
Friday, May 17: Long Lake Lutheran Church (Hwy. 47 & 277th Ave., Isanti) will hold a Spaghetti Dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Adults, $5; 6-12, $3 and under 6 are free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage.
Isanti County Self-Advocacy Meeting
Friday, May 17: An Isanti County Self-Advocacy meeting will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Common Ground, 404 N. Cypress St., Cambridge. Learn new and exciting skills on how to become the best ‘Self-Advocate.’ Bring a potluck item for after the meeting and some change to give to the local food pantry. For more information call Maggie at 763-370-3946.
Local Woodcarving Show and Sale
May 17 & May 18: A Woodcarving Show and Sale by professional woodcarver, Dick Lichtscheidl, will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1802 12th Place SE, Cambridge. Handmade carvings, no power tools used. Refreshments available. Call 763-689-2985 for directions.
The Wild Galleries Grand Opening
May 17-19: The public is invited to the Grand Opening/Spring Festival of The Wild Galleries, 27114 Hwy. 65 NE, Isanti. The Wild Galleries offers fine arts and crafts, gourmet foods and custom framing. Come and see the beautiful gallery and show grounds in the pines. The event will feature gyros, Italian sausage, entertainment, hot dogs, kettle corn and crafts by many artists. Admission is $3 per person and bring in your food donations for the Family Pathways food shelf. Call 763-444-0455 for more information or visit www.thewildgalleries.com.
Ruby’s Food Pantry
Saturday, May 18: Ruby’s Food Pantry will be held from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Elim Baptist Church, 114 Dahlin Ave., Isanti. $15 donation.
Pancake & Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser
Sunday, May 19: A Pancake & Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Christ the King Parish Hall in Cambridge. It will feature All-You-Can-Eat pancakes, waffles, and scrambled eggs with ham, and a silent auction. $6 adults; $4 ages 4-11. Sponsored by the Cambridge Lions to support the Cambridge Ambassador Program.
Special Worship at Spirit River
Sunday, May 19: Spirit River Community Church, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events), will host a special Worship Service at 10 a.m. for those who ride motorcycles during the summer. All motorcyclists are invited to attend this service so the church can bless them.
Garms Family at North Isanti Baptist Church
Sunday, May 19: A spring music festival featuring the popular Garms Family will be held at North Isanti Baptist Church at 6 p.m. There will be a free will offering, and coffee and treats following the concert. The church is located south of Cambridge on Highway 65 and 1 mile east on County Road 43. For more information call 763-689-3576.
Spirit River Youth Group
Sunday, May 19: Spirit River Youth Group will meet at Spirit River Community Center at 5:30 p.m. Spirit River is at 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events).
Together in Recovery
Sunday, May 19: 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.
Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution
Tuesday, May 21: The Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution will be held at the Isanti County Fairgrounds. Registration and food distribution will be from 3:30 to 6 p.m. There will not be any preregistration. Do not arrive before 1 p.m. Food will be distributed to one person only per address. You must bring an ID with your current address on it or two pieces of mail addressed to you with your current address. For more information, call 763-691-9035.
Cambridge Senior Dance
Wednesday, May 22: The Cambridge Senior Dance will be held at the American Jane’s Grill & Bar (formerly American Legion) from 1-4 p.m., with Michael James and Midi. See you at the dance.
Wednesday, May 22: Spirit River Community Church will hold a Prayer Gathering at 1:30 p.m. at Rendezvous Coffee in Isanti, 310 Dahlin Ave.
Spirit River Community Dinner
Wednesday, May 22: 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.
Baccalaureate Service honoring CIHS seniors
Wednesday, May 22: The Baccalaureate Service will be held at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Cambridge-Isanti High School. It is a non-denominational worship service honoring the class of 2013.