Pie Day Crafters Wanted
Attention all crafters. There are still spaces available for vendors at Braham Pie Day, Friday, Aug. 2. A 12 X 12 space costs $60 in Freedom Park. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 320-396-4956.
Weekly Farmer’s Markets
Ongoing: There will be a weekly Cambridge-Isanti Farmer’s Market happening May through October on Saturdays in Cambridge at the City Center Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Isanti on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Riverside Market. Then, from July through October, another Cambridge day will be added for Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at City Center Market.
Free Community Dinner
Thursday, July 18: 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.
Compassionate Friends Support Group
Thursday, July 18: The Compassionate Friends (supporting family after a child dies) holds its monthly meeting the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 1050 Southview Ave., Braham. For more information call 763-568-4138.
Isanti County Self-Advocacy meeting
Friday, July 19: An Isanti County Self-Advocacy meeting will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. at Common Ground Methodist, 404 North Cypress St., Cambridge. The theme is “How to Stay Safe.” Bring a potluck item for after the meeting and some change to give to the local food pantry. Come and learn new and exciting skills on how to become the best ‘self-advocate.’ For more information contact Maggie Treichel at 763-370-3946.
Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution
Saturday, July 20: Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution will be held at Elim Baptist Church in Isanti from 8–9:30 a.m. $15 donation.
Learn about the Debt Collection Process
Saturday, July 20: Mercy Anti-Collection Services, a licensed credit services organization in Minnesota, will offer a class on the debt collection process and how to change or stop the process. The class will be held from 9-11 a.m. at Wintergreens in Isanti. Cost is $20 at the door or $10 if you pre-register. Bring your box of collection letters and your questions. Call 612-326-9975 or email Sharon@mercyanticollectionservices.com to make your reservations.
Full Moon to host Breast Cancer Benefit
Saturday, July 20: The Full Moon in Stark will host it’s 6th Annual Breast Cancer Benefit, “Save The Rack” at 4 p.m. The pig roast by Dave is $10 and includes all the fixins,’ beer bust for $10, horseshoes, bean bags, raffle, silent auction and their new t-shirt will be available for purchase. Outdoor music begins at 7 p.m. by “Jackwagon.” Campers welcome. Proceeds donated to The Hope Chest, a Minnesota charity that helps patients with bills while they are battling breast cancer. For questions or raffle donations, contact Crystal or Kyle at 651-674-5929 or www.fullmoonbarrestaurant.com.
Together in Recovery
Sunday, July 21: The Christian-based recovery group, Together in Recovery, will meet from 7:15-8:30 p.m. at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd., 5 NE, Isanti (Spectacular Events). All are welcome.
Penny Lowery benefit
Sunday, July 21: A benefit for Penny Lowery will be held at Lakeside Christian Church (32393 Rendova Circle NE, Cambridge) from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Activities will include Live Music, Games, a Silent Auction, and Food. In March of 2013, Penny was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Penny has worked several years as a Chemical Dependency Tech at Dellwood Recovery Center. She was also a dedicated volunteer at New Pathways in Cambridge, as well as a family member at the New Hope Community Church. Join Penny to celebrate her life, and raise money to help her and Shaun cover their growing medical bills, and cover their living expenses while Penny undergoes treatment. A fund has been set up for Penny at Wells Fargo and donations will be accepted at any branch location.
Blood Drive at Cambridge Medical Center
Monday, July 22: An American Red Cross Blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at Cambridge Medical Center, 701 S. Dellwood. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.
Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace
Tuesday, July 23: Join your friends for breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace, 235 Fern St. N. in Cambridge, on Tuesdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Good food, friendly service and great prices. Complimentary coffee will be served. For more information call 763-689-1474.
Sons of Norway meeting
Tuesday, July 23: Sons of Norway Rum Elva Lodge will meet at 7 p.m. at SAC’s on Third, 332 3rd Ave. NW, Cambridge. All are welcome to attend. They will see pictures and hear commentary from Dave and Ann Saterbak about their trip to France and Norway. Coffee and refreshments will be served and there will be time for fellowship. Sons of Norway is an organization that promotes and preserves the heritage and culture of Norway, and celebrates their relationship with other Nordic countries. If you have always wanted to know more about Sons of Norway, come visit us and bring your questions. For directions and more information, contact Gordy and Kathy Hagfors at 763-689-3401.
Cambridge Senior Dance
Wednesday, July 24: The Cambridge Senior Dance will be held at American Jane’s Grill & Bar (formerly Cambridge American Legion) from 1-4 p.m. with Barefoot Becky of Mount Vernon, Iowa.
Wednesday, July 24: 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, July 24: 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.
Hymn Sing at Common Ground
Wednesday, July 24: A Hymn Sing at Common Ground: A United Methodist Community, 404 Cypress St. N., Cambridge, will be held at 7 p.m. For more information call 763-689-2071.
Isanti Community Blood Drive
Tuesday, July 30: An Isanti Community Blood Drive will be held from 12:30- 6:30 p.m. at Harvest Christian Center, 1455 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti (corner of County Road 5 & Highway 65). Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org to make an appointment or for more information. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Walk in’s are welcome.