On the Go upcoming events

Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution

Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution will not have a food distribution during the month of July because of the Isanti County Fair. They would like to thank all the volunteers who have helped during distribution the last three months.  This distribution would not happen without each and every one of you doing your part. See you next month.

Spirit River Community Notes

Due to busy summer schedules, Spirit River Community will not be hosting community dinners during the month of July. They will have a community dinner on the second Wednesday of August.

Braham Outreach Site Storytime

Mondays: All are welcome to join for fun stories and more at the Braham Outreach Site at the Braham Community Center on Mondays in July at 3 p.m. Ages preschool thru grade 2 are welcome to attend. Siblings also welcome.

Isanti Family Farmers Market

Fridays: The Isanti Family Farmers Market will be held every Friday through Sept. 25 at 18 Broadway St. SW. in Isanti (Eagle Park) from 2:30-6:30 p.m. More info at isantifamilyfarmersmarket.org.

Cambridge Farmers Market

Saturdays: The Cambridge Farmers Market will be held every Saturday through Oct. 31 at the City Center Market parking lot in Cambridge from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Long Lake Improvement District

Wednesday, July 15: The Long Lake Improvement District will hold its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Bradford Township Hall.

Paint ‘n Pinot

Thursday, July 16: Paint ‘n Pinot evening of fun from 6:30-9:30 p.m. is back for July. Bring your own bottle of wine or favorite beverage. They add snacks and all the painting supplies. You learn step by step how to complete a beautiful painting that you will take home that evening. No experience necessary. Sign up early. This fills up fast. Registration in advance is mandatory. Cambridge Center for the Arts, 140 Buchanan St. N. No. 178 in City Center Mall. $35 Members, $40 Non-Members. Or sign up online at cambridgecenterforthearts.org. More info: 763-552-0320.

Fundraisier for Mann Field

July 16 and July 17: A Huge Sale will be held Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a fundraiser for Mann Field at Athens Town Hall Garage, 883 261st Ave. NE. (County Road 56), 1/2 mile west of Highway 65. Do it for the kids and find some great deals. You can also come and take a tour of WCCO’s Best Little League Field in Minnesota.

Long Lake Improvement Association

Saturday, July 18: The Long Lake Improvement Association will meet at
9 a.m. at Captain’s On Long Lake.

Young Life Dunk Tank at Isanti County Fair

July 22-26: All are invited to dunk a politician, policeman and many others at the Young Life Dunk Tank during the Isanti County Fair. Proceeds benefit the Young Life program.

Life Drawing

Wednesday, July 22: Join for an opportunity to draw-paint from a clothed life model from 1:30-4:30 p.m. This is an open studio setting without instruction. Any medium. Use odorless turpentine. Cambridge Center for the Arts, 140 Buchanan St. N., inside City Center Mall. Fee is $10 Members, $15 Non-members. You must register and pay in advance. More info: 763-552-0320.

Isanti County Talent Show

Sunday, July 26: It is not too early to prepare for the Isanti County Talent Show to be held 3 p.m. at the Bandshell on the Isanti County Fairgrounds. Winners in each of the pre-teen, teen, and open divisions will receive a trip to the State Fair talent show as well as cash prizes and plaques. Details are available at www.isanticountyfair.com. Questions can be directed to [email protected]

Rumelva Lodge Sons of Norway

Tuesday, July 28: Rumelva Lodge Sons of Norway will meet at 7 p.m. at the Isanti County Historical Society, located at the northwest corner of the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge. Eric Gustafson will share his insights on “Norway in the World Today.” One need not be Norwegian to attend or join. For more information contact Kathy at 763-689-3401 or Ann at 763-389-4908.

Vietnam Veterans of America Picnic

Wednesday, Aug. 5: The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 684, Cambridge, is hosting its annual picnic for all veterans and their families at the Isanti Community Center, 121 First Ave., Isanti, from 4-6:30 p.m. Hamburgers, hot dogs, brats and bottled water provided. A potluck dish is welcomed. No charge for the event. Bring your favorite lawn chair.

North Branch Class of 1980

Saturday, Aug. 8: North Branch Class of 1980, 35th Reunion, will be held at the North Branch Legion. If you didn’t receive an invite, or know someone who did not receive an invite, contact [email protected]

Cambridge High School Class of 1960 Reunion

Thursday, Aug. 27: Cambridge High School Class of 1960 announces its 55th-anniversary reunion. All CHS classes invited. The event will be held at 11 a.m. at Sidelines in Cambridge. Come as you are. Laugh and chat and have lunch with old friends. To RSVP and for more information email Shar Feldheim at [email protected]

Cathedrals and Gangsters Tour 

Tuesday, Sept. 15: Sac’s Enrichment Center invites the public to join them for a tour to the St. Paul Cathedral and 1930s Gangster Tour of St. Paul, as organized by volunteer host Sandie Ordahl. Lunch will be a buffet lunch at the St. Paul Hotel. They will also have a surprise stop on Grand Avenue. Cost is $89 per person and sign up by calling 763-689-6555.