Alanon & A.A. Meetings
Tuesdays: Alanon meets from 7-8 p.m. and A.A. meets from 8-9 p.m. at Long Lake Lutheran Church, 3921 277th Ave. NW, Isanti. Both are open meetings. Use west entrance for privacy. Call 763-444-5315 for more information.
Isanti VFW BINGO
Wednesdays: Isanti VFW Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Five games at $2 per game and $1,000 Progressive Cover All Game. The VFW is located at 410 Railroad Ave. S, and can be reached at 763-444-9787.
Fall family fun “Water Wonderland” at Green Barn
Through Oct. 31: Families are welcome to an indoor straw maze ($2.50 per person any age, under 2 free) open daily. Learn about water features and creatures found in oceans, rivers, lakes and ponds. Kids will also love to play in the corn kernel pit ($1.50 per person. Must be at least 2 yrs). Both are open daily through Oct. 31 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Don’t forget your camera. Green Barn Garden Center is located on Highway 65, 3 miles south of Isanti at mile marker 33. Phone: 763-444-5725. Website: www.greenbarngardencenter.com.
Informational Meeting on C-I Bond Referendum
Thursday, Oct. 31: An informational meeting on the Cambridge-Isanti School District bond referendum will be hosted by Superintendent Dr. Raymond Queener at 7 a.m. at Peoples Cafe in Cambridge and during the Cambridge-Isanti Rotary Club meeting at Wintergreen’s in Isanti at 11:45 a.m. All are welcome.
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 lots of candy.
‘Trunk N Treat’ at Long Lake Lutheran Church
Thursday, Oct. 31: All are welcome to ‘Trunk N Treat’ at Long Lake Lutheran Church from 4-7 p.m. There will be a bouncy house, as well as games, activities and candy for the kids. Canned donations are also welcome to benefit the local food shelf.
Enjoy Halloween while Giving to Those in Need
Thursday, Oct. 31: The organizers at 1535 Marigold Drive in Cambridge are asking for the community’s help again this year. When stopping by to view the Annual Halloween Display, they are asking for you to bring a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to help the Cambridge Food Shelf. The display will be all new this year, so come on out and help support those in need at the same time.
Christ the King Knights of Columbus to Play Bingo
Sunday, Nov. 3: The Cambridge Christ the King Knights of Columbus will sponsor a bingo party at the Catholic Parish Hall on Sundays Nov. 3,10 and 17 from 5-7 p.m. Prizes will be turkeys or cash. The public is invited.
Breakfast at Mill Ridge Terrace
Tuesday, Nov. 5: 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.
Vietnam Veterans of America
Wednesday, Nov. 6: Vietnam Veterans of America, East Central Chapter 684, will meet at 7 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center.
Bingo offered in Braham
Sunday, Nov. 10: 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. Sponsored by Braham Area Community Center.
Sunday, Nov. 10: The next meeting of the East Central MN Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays be held at 4:30 p.m. at Common Ground, the Cambridge United Methodist Church, 404 North Cypress in Cambridge. Our regular meeting schedule is the second Sunday of the month. (Please 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. No regular meetings will be held in December or January.
Other Upcoming Events:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Annual Fall Pork Dinner at Fish Lake Lutheran
The Annual Fall Pork Dinner will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. (until gone) Tuesday, Nov. 5, at Fish Lake Lutheran Church in Harris.
Besides the dinner, there will be a craft and bake sale, apron auction, special quilt drawing and silent auction.
Dinner will include roast pork, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, cole slaw, pickled beets and pickles, roll, dessert, apple cider, milk and coffee. Adults: $8, ages 6-12: $4, ages 5 and under: free. Proceeds go toward local community needs.
The church is located at 43353 Cedarcrest Trail, Harris (1/4 mile south of Stark on County Road 8). For more information call 651-674-4252 or visit www.fishlakelutheran.org.