On the Go upcoming events

Pollination in our Gardens

Thursday, April 10: ‘Pollination in our Gardens’ presentation will be held at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Government Center in Cambridge and led by Karl Foord, Extension Educator and Professor, Horticulture. This is a free presentation, but reservations are required by calling 763-689-1810. Our vegetable-fruit crops run the complete gamut of pollination mechanisms. We have self-pollination and cross pollination using either wind or insects to facilitate. We have vegetables with male and female flowers on the same plant. We have vegetables where the plants have all male or all female flowers. We have vegetables-fruits that tend toward and tolerate inbreeding, and we have vegetables-fruits that tend toward outcrossing and do not tolerate inbreeding.

Kaleidoscope Revue returns for last performance

April 10 & April 12: The Kaleidoscope Revue will return for its 20th and last performance. Shows will be at 7 p.m. April 10 and 12 at the Hardy Performing Arts Center, and proceeds go toward scholarships and events for students. The variety show will feature the much-loved Ole and Lena – played by Danielson and Ann Berg – as well as some new acts. Look out for Zelda and a new act from the Fancy Dancers. Student Aurora Wahlstrom will be singing a song about memories while clips from old shows play. Tickets are $5, and will be general admission seating. The ticket booth will open at 6 p.m. the day of the show.

Easter Bake & Craft Sale

Saturday, April 12: An Easter Bake & Craft Sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cambridge City Center Mall. Proceeds to benefit Isanti County Humane Society ‘Share the Care.’

Easter Egg Hunt at Isanti VFW

Saturday, April 12: An Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Isanti VFW sponsored by the Post and Ladies Auxiliary. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. with the hunt beginning at 1 p.m. During registration, you will get a ticket for a chance to win an Easter basket.

Easter Egg Hunt at Christ Ev.

Saturday, April 12: An Easter egg hunt for children ages 1-10, as well as the Easter story, will be offered at Christ Ev. Lutheran Church (1 mile east of Cambridge on Hwy. 95) beginning at 10 a.m.  Call 763-689-5333 with any questions.

Girl Scouts Family Fundraising Easter Event

Saturday, April 12: Girl Scouts Family Giving Fundraising Easter Event will be held at St. Peter & Paul’s Catholic Church in Braham from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Easter Egg Hunt: 10:30-11 a.m. $1 a bag. Silent Auction: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., need not be present to win. Brunch: Egg Bake & French Toast Bake, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. $5 a person or $20 a family.

Free Classes at Green Barn Garden Center

April 12-13: New Plant Fashion Show will be held April 12 from 10-11:15 a.m. Fairy and Miniature Gardening Basics will be held April 13 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Both events are free. Visit www.greenbarngardencenter.com for details. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 763-444-5725 or e-mail kelsey@greenbarngardencenter.com to sign up.

Isanti Lions Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, April 13: The Isanti Lions are having a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon at the Isanti Community Center. Donations of $6 per adult and $5 per senior and child are appreciated (6 and under are free). All proceeds go toward community projects. The Isanti Lions are celebrating 40 years of community service, 1974-2014.

Cambridge-Isanti Diamond Club Waffle Breakfast

Sunday, April 13: Cambridge-Isanti Diamond Club is hosting an all you can eat waffle breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon with all the fixings for $7 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Cambridge.

PFLAG Meeting

Sunday, April 13: 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, at 404 North Cypress in Cambridge. 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 their organization or meetings call 320-396-3128 or 763-464-0079.

Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution

Tuesday, April 15: The Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution will be held at the Isanti County Fairgrounds. Registration and food distribution will be from 3-5:30 p.m. There will not be any preregistration. Do not arrive before 1 p.m. and there is no parking on the fairgrounds prior to 1 p.m. Food will be distributed to one person only per address. You must bring an ID with your current address on it or two pieces of mail addressed to you with your current address. For more information, call 763-691-9035.

Parkinson’s Support Group Meeting

Wednesday, April 16: Parkinson’s Support Group will hold its monthly meeting from 10-11:30 a.m. at GracePointe Crossing, Commons Building, 1545 River Hills Parkway, Cambridge. Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, their families, friends, and caregivers are invited to attend. Come and enjoy the fellowship, light refreshments, share interests, concerns, and more with others who are living with Parkinson’s.

Faith Lutheran Church Community Dinner

Thursday, April 17: 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. Call the church at 763-444-9201 with questions.

Harvest Christian Center Easter Eggstravaganza

Saturday, April 19: Harvest Christian Center in Isanti will host an Easter Eggstravaganza from 9:30-11:30 a.m. There will be a movie, popcorn, egg hunt, candy and more. All are welcome. The church is located near the intersection of Highway 65 and County Road 5 in Isanti.

Community Breakfast, Service

Sunday, April 20: Harvest Christian Center in Isanti will host a Community Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and Easter Service at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. The church is located near the intersection of Highway 65 and County Road 5 in Isanti.

 

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