Weekly Farmer’s Markets
Ongoing: There will be a weekly Cambridge-Isanti Farmer’s Market happening May through October on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cambridge at the City Center Market and Isanti on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Riverside Market.
Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, Sept. 5: A Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution hosted by Cambridge UPC Church at 210 10th Ave. SW, Cambridge (Renting the Seventh Day Adventists Church) will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. For questions, or if you need a ride, call Pastor David L. Willis at 651-674-8842. Bread Distributions are held the first Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Cambridge Community Blood Drive
Thursday, Sept. 5: The Cambridge Community Blood Drive, to benefit the American Red Cross, will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cambridge Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall. For more information or to make an appointment, call Konnie at 763-689-3653. Pictured ID or Donor Card Required.
Isanti Family Farmer’s Market
Friday, Sept. 6: The Isanti Family Farmer’s Market is held every Friday from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at Eagle Park, 18 Broadway St. SW, downtown Isanti. Friends of the Isanti Area Library will have a booth at the Market Aug. 30. Books and totes will be available. For more info visit isantifamilyfarmersmarket.org or call Sean Sullivan or Holly Buboltz at 763-444-5512.
Gerdin Cemetery Association Meeting
Saturday, Sept. 7: Gerdin Cemetery Association will hold its fall meeting at the Creamery Crossing Isanti-Lodge Room. Lunch will be at 1 p.m. with the meeting at 2 p.m. Any questions, contact Barbara Anne Erickson at 763-444-4762.
North Country Hillbillys Car, Truck Show
Saturday, Sept. 7: The 8th Annual North County Hillbillys Car and Truck Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Braham Covenant Church, Highways 4 & 107. Register on site, and custom dash plaques will be given to first 50 entrant. Prize drawings and live gospel music throughout the day. Participate in the “Valve Cover Race” at 1 p.m. The “Slow Ride Race” will be at 2 p.m. and the Muffle Rap Contest at 3 p.m. No entry fee, but a nonperishable food item for the food shelf is appreciated. For more information call Les Orvis at 320-492-4579 or Mike Mason at 612-221-4295 or visit www.thench.com.
Classic Car Show at North Isanti Baptist
Sunday, Sept. 8: A Classic Car Show at North Isanti Baptist Church, 2248 313th Ave. NE, Cambridge, will begin at 12:15 p.m. with registration beginning at 9 a.m. New sermon series by Pastor Travis Blake, “Ephesians: Fully Equipped, Ready to Ride,” will begin at the worship service at 11 a.m. The classic car show is at 12:15 p.m. and the picnic is at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Food, fun and fellowship will begin following the worship service. Questions, call 763-689-3576.
Pork Chop Dinner at Christ the King Church
Sunday, Sept. 8: Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge will host its annual “Pork Chop Dinner” from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Catholic Parish Hall, 230 N. Fern St. The public is invited to enjoy a delicious dinner, as well as a bake sale, kids carnival, and a silent auction that will end at 1:15 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $9.50 for adults, $6 for ages 6-12 with five and under eating free.
Bingo offered in Braham
Sunday, Sept. 8: Starting Sunday, Sept. 8, Bingo will be held at Zimmer Hall at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 1050 Southview Ave., Braham. Lunch served 12:30-1:30 p.m. by Sts. Peter and Paul youth group. Bingo from 2-4 p.m. Bring family, friends and neighbors for a fun filled afternoon. Other dates are: Oct. 13, Oct. 27 and Nov. 10. Sponsored by Braham Area Community Center.
Spirit River Youth Group Fall Kick-off
Sunday, Sept. 8: Spirit River Youth Group is hosting its annual, “Running of the Biffers” at 3 p.m. for Fall kick-off. Meet at Spirit River Community Center, 1320 Co. Rd. 5 NE, Isanti.
Sunday, Sept. 8: The next meeting of the East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays will be held at 4:30 p.m. at Common Ground, the Cambridge United Methodist Church, 404 North Cypress, Cambridge. Regular meetings are held the second Sunday of the month. (Use the NE door to the church.) If you are in need of support or answers on LGBT issues, they encourage you to attend. Should you have any questions about the organization or meetings, call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.
Together in Recovery
Sunday, Sept. 8: 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.
Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace
Tuesday, Sept. 10: 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. For more information call 763-689-1474.
Special Presentation on Lands and Waters
Thursday, Sept. 12: Laura Durenberger-Grunow, volunteer manager for Great River Greening will speak on, “Securing the Legacy of Minnesota Lands and Waters.” Great River Greening has ecological expertise in natural resource and water quality management and focuses on volunteer activities that offer conservation impact, ecosystem services and community benefits. Projects include native planting design, restoration and stabilization of shore lands, planting of native trees and wildflowers and exotic species removal. This free presentation at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge is at 7 p.m. and sponsored by the Isanti County Master Gardeners. For more information call 763-689-8254.