Suicide Support Group
First & Third Thursdays: Lost someone to suicide? Support group meets the first and third Thursdays at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brunswick at 7 p.m. Call 320-679-4246 for more information.
Faith Lutheran hosts Family Food Distribution
Thursday, Feb. 27: Faith Lutheran Church, 109 Second Ave. N., Isanti, will have the Family Pathways Mobile Food Shelf program in the fellowship hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Ribs & Chixfest Fundraiser at SAC’s
Friday, Feb. 28: A Ribs & Chixfest fundraiser will be held at the Cambridge Senior Activity Center, 332 3rd Ave. NW, Cambridge. Tickets are $15 each and avaialble at the Center or by calling 763-689-6555. 4:30 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. seating times. Menu includes Mama’s BBQ Ribs & Gingered Chicken, Creamed Potatoes & Baked Beans, Broccoli Salad or Cole Slaw w/Rolls, Scratch Carrot Cake or Peach Cobbler. Proceeds going toward the Center’s move to Cambridge City Center Mall.
Friends of the Isanti Area Library Book Sale
Feb. 28 & March 1: The Friends of the Isanti Area Library will host a sale featuring used books, DVDs and audio. The sale will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 1 and held at the SOS Classroom, 110 NW Second Ave., Isanti (across from Faith Lutheran Church). Books only $.25. Gently used books and DVD donations accepted. (No encyclopedias, Readers Digest Condensed Books or textbooks).
Free class at Green Barn Garden Center
Saturday, March 1: A free class will be held from 10-11:15 a.m. at the Green Barn Garden Center called, “Pruning Basics.” Late winter is a great time to prune many varieties of trees and shrubs. Learn how, when, and why to prune various trees, shrubs, evergreens, and fruits during this free class. Call or e-mail to reserve a seat. Space is limited. 763-444-5725 or e-mail [email protected]
Plan(t) Your Garden Day
Saturday, March 1: Stop in at City Center Market, ignore the snow, and start planning your best garden ever. They have organic and locally-sourced seeds (hardy enough for the short Minnesota summers). A Master Gardener will be on hand to answer your garden questions and help you choose the best vegetables, herbs and flowers for your garden. Event held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at City Center Market, 122 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge. Visit their Facebook page for more information about this garden event.
Adult Forum at Common Ground UMC
Sunday, March 2: “An enemy is someone whose story we have not yet heard.” If Christians believe that their tradition is the one true way and other faiths claim the same, how are we to live peacefully with each other in this very diverse world? The community is invited to an Adult Forum and conversation about the Islamic faith at 10:45 a.m. at Common Ground UMC, 404 N. Cypress, Cambridge. A speaker from the Minneapolis-based Islamic Resource Group, will join for a presentation and discussion about his faith tradition.
Sunday, March 2: All welcome to Community BINGO at Christ the King Parish Hall in Cambridge starting at 5 p.m. Knights of Columbus potato bar. Bingo conducted by American Legion.
MNsure Information for Small Businesses
Tuesday, March 4: A MNsure Information and Assistance Session for Small Businesses will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Cambridge WorkForce Center, 140 Buchanan St. If you are wondering about providing insurance for your employees, come learn more about MNsure and its opportunities available to employers with 2-50 employees. Offered by Central Minnesota Jobs & Training Services. Call 763-279-4492 for more info.
MNsure Information & Assistance Session
Tuesday, March 4: A MNsure Information and Assistance Session for individuals and families will be held from 1-2 p.m. at the Cambridge WorkForce Center, 140 Buchanan St. Information about MNsure will be presented. Group application assistance will be available following presentation or set an appointment for individual assistance. Offered by Central Minnesota Jobs & Training Services. Call 763-279-4492 for more info.
Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, March 6: 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.
Braham Knights of Columbus Fish Fries
Friday, March 7: The Braham Knights of will host Fish Fries every Friday March 7 through April 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1050 Southview Ave., Braham. All are welcome.
Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fries
Friday, March 7: The Knights of Columbus Council #10238 will host Lenten Fish Fries every Friday March 7 through April 11 from 4:30- 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 207 Co. Rd. 23 NW, Isanti. All you care to eat Fish, potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, dessert and coffee/milk will be served. $9.50/adults; $5/ages 6-12; age 5 and under free. Now offering call ahead drive up and take out meals, 763-444-4035.
Saturday, March 8: A Pastel Demo will be held at the new CCFA Gallery located in City Center Mall, 140 Buchanan St. N., Cambridge. MaryAnn Cleary will show how to make our own pastels. This demonstration will start at 1 p.m. and last about 90 minutes. No charge for this demonstration event.
Sunday, March 9: 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, Cambridge. Their regular meeting schedule is 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. Call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079 with questions.