Upcoming events

GracePointe Crossing Craft and Bake Sale

Friday, Oct. 25: The GracePointe Crossing Craft and Bake Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 135 Fern St. N in Cambridge. Crafters: $10 for a table. Proceeds benefit resident activities. To reserve a table, call Penny Folkema at 763-691-2117.

Long Lake Lutheran Spaghetti Dinner

Friday, Oct. 25: Long Lake Lutheran Church (Highway 47 and 277th Avenue) in Isanti will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 4-7 p.m. Adults: $5. Ages 6-12: $3. Under 6: Free. Includes spaghetti, garlic bread, dessert and beverage for one low price.

Fiber & Glass Artist’s Reception

Friday, Oct. 25: All are welcome to join for the opening artist’s reception at Cambridge Center for the Arts, 144 Second Ave. SE, Cambridge, from 4-8 p.m. Fiber artist Becky Utecht, from Mora, will be exhibiting her work along the side of Tony Michaud-Scorza, glass blower from Cambridge. Take this chance to meet the artists, learn about their methods and view their extraordinary work. Appetizers and refreshments served.

Spaghetti Supper at Historical Society

Friday, Oct. 25: A Spaghetti Supper fundraiser for the Isanti County Historical Society will be held from 4-8 p.m. at the Historical Society, 33525 Flanders St. NE, Cambridge (northwest corner of the Isanti County Fairgrounds). Free-will donations accepted. Sponsored by Cambridge Lions.

Swedish Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction

Saturday, Oct. 26: The MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) chapter held at North Isanti Baptist Church will hold a Swedish Pancake Breakfast & Silent Auction from 9-11 a.m. at North Isanti Baptist Church, 2248 313th Ave. NE, Cambridge. Cost is $5 per person (over 5), or $20 max per family. Proceeds benefit the church’s MOPS  chapter, and the church’s Haiti Mission Trip Team.

Isanti VFW Fundraiser BOOYA

Saturday, Oct. 26: The Isanti VFW Fundraiser BOOYA will be held at noon. $5 All You Can Eat. The VFW is located at 410 Railroad Ave. So.

Isanti VFW Kid’s Halloween Party

Saturday, Oct. 26: A Kid’s Halloween Party will be held beginning at noon at the Isanti VFW, 410 Railroad Ave. S., Isanti. Wear your costume and come trick or treat. Bring in your carved or decorated pumpkin for the contest. Top three winners announced at 1:30 p.m. and receive a gift card. Non-perishable food items will be accepted for the local food shelf. Cooties Pup Tent #99 is providing Pronto Pups. Presented by Rum River VFW #2735 Ladies Auxiliary and Cooties Pup Tent #99. Call 763-444-9787 for more information.

New Pathways Box City

Saturday, Oct. 26: New Pathways is hosting its sixth annual Box City event at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge. The event serves as a fundraiser for New Pathways and raises awareness about homelessness. It involves people spending the night in a cardboard box or tent, with participants making their own dwelling. Each participant is asked to raise $50 to participate. Registration materials can be downloaded on the New Pathways Facebook page, call 763-691-0121, email cs.pmfe@newpathwaysmn.com or stop at 310 Ashland St. S., Cambridge. Registration can also be done from noon to 3 p.m. the day of the event.

Pancake Breakfast to benefit Li’l Farm

Sunday, Oct. 27: The Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council 12813 in Cambridge will hold a Pancake Breakfast at the Catholic Parish Hall from 8 a.m. to noon. All proceeds will be given to Li‘l Farm. Cost of the all-you-can eat breakfast is $6 for adults, $3 for children 6-12, with children 5 and under free. There will also be a silent auction.

Bingo offered in Braham

Sunday, Oct. 27: 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 Nov. 10. Sponsored by Braham Area Community Center.

Friends of the Braham Library Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 29: A meeting of the Friends of the Braham Library has been scheduled for 4 p.m. in classrooms 3-4 of the Braham Evangelical Lutheran Church. The community center will be completed in a little over a month and plans need to be made for use of the library space in that building. Anyone interested in this project is welcome to attend. Questions, call Judy Hegstrom at 320-496-1122.

Informational Meetings on C-I Bond Referendum

Thursday, Oct. 31: Informational meetings on the Cambridge-Isanti School District bond referendum will be hosted by Superintendent Dr. Raymond Queener at 7 a.m. at Peoples Cafe in Cambrige and during the Cambridge-Isanti Rotary Club meeting at Wintergreen’s in Isanti at 11:45 a.m.

Halloween Fun at Harvest Christian Center

Thursday, Oct. 31: Harvest Christian Center is sponsoring the Kidz Kraze and Mystery Maze from 5-8 p.m. at Harvest Church in Isanti. It is a free community event. There will be games, a fun maze, bouncy houses and candy.

‘Trunk N Treat’ at Long Lake Lutheran Church

Thursday, Oct. 31: All are welcome toTrunk N Treat’ at Long Lake Lutheran Church from 4-7 p.m. There will be a bouncy house, as well as games and candy for the kids. Canned items are welcome to benefit the local food shelf.

All welcome to weekend of workship

All are invited to a weekend of worship, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27. The Kelzenberg’s will be hosting a weekend of worship lead by Steve and Gwen Corgan of www.richharvestinternational.com.

Food and fellowship will begin at 4:30 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. This is a time of worship with the scripture as a way of getting to know Christ. Come expecting to intimately and experientially know Him. Event located at 5235 313th Ave. NW, Cambridge.

Polka service, brats at Calvary Lutheran, Rush Point

On Reformation Sunday, Oct. 27, at 10 a.m., a polka service will be held at Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church of Rush Point featuring Jon Ekstrom and the King’s Men. Following the service grilled bratwursts and hotdogs with sauerkraut and other relishes and beans and chips along with beverages and ice cream will be served.

Calvary is 5.5 miles east of Grandy at County Road 6. All are invited to a morning of toe tapping music and good food and fellowship. A free-will donation will be received for the lunch and will go toward the food expenses and to the men’s group providing the lunch.

Free women’s event Nov. 2 at North Isanti Baptist

Ditch the drama and embrace his grace. All are welcome to learn more about freeing yourself from those things that continue to hold you back from living the life you were purposed for.

Hear from a panel of three women share about their experience; from Shari Harris, author of the book, “Faith in the Workplace;” and some insights and simple tools from Melody LaBeau that will help you move forward.

Experience the interaction with those at your tables as you do some fun and meaningful activities, and stick around for a light lunch and fellowship.

Living in the Gap: Counting the Fish (John 21), will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at North Isanti Baptist Church. It is a free event.

Contact Melody LaBeau at makena16@msn.com or 763-742-8111, or join the event on Facebook if you are coming so they can get a count for materials and lunch. This event is sponsored by Mission Link and is a free event.

Everyone can do one thing to change the world

All are welcome to join at First Baptist Church in Cambridge on Saturday, Nov. 2 to find out what one thing you can do.

The morning will begin with a 5K Fun Run at the Cambridge-Isanti High School track. Registration for this event begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run will commence at 8 a.m. Registration is $10 per person with a $25 family maximum. The registration proceeds will be used to purchase water filters for Robin’s Nest Children’s Home in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Snacks and water will be provided for all run/walkers and prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the event.

At 9 a.m., the community is invited to First Baptist Church for workshops on foster care, adoption and child sponsorship. Updates will also be shared by Our Response members who travelled to Rwanda this past summer. All workshops are free. To pre-register for the event call the church office at 763-689-1173.

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