Free Tax Help
Want help filing for your Rent Credit or Property Tax refund? AARP Tax-Aides will be available to assist you on July 30, from 3-7 p.m. and Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Cambridge Public Library, 244 South Birch St., Cambridge. Call 763-645-1228 for an appointment. Help will also be available at the 7 County Senior Federation, 47 Park St. N., Mora, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Aug. 5. For an appointment there, call 320-679-4700.
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.
Fundraiser for C-I Competition Cheerleading Team
Friday, July 31: A fundraiser for the Cambridge-Isanti Competition Cheerleading team will be held at Wintergreens, 306 Credit Union Drive NE, Isanti. A $10 minimum donation buys you a wrist band for unlimited tap beer from 8:30-11:30 p.m. The proceeds will help send the Competition Cheerleading Team to the National Cheer competition in Orlando, Florida, where the girls will compete against teams from all across the country.
Free Lessons for Pickleball
Aug. 3, 6 & 13: Free Lessons for Pickleball will be offered by the Isanti County Pickleball Club at Pioneer Park, 2240 Bridgewater Blvd. S., Cambridge. Free lessons will be held Aug. 3 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.; Aug. 6 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.; and Aug. 13 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. To secure a space call Gary at 763-689-2314 or Dick at 763-689-4767 or you are welcome to just show up. Pickleball is a new sport to Cambridge for the old and young.
VBS at St. John Lutheran-Weber
Monday, Aug. 3: Vacation Bible School at St. John Lutheran-Weber will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Aug. 3-6. Join Camp Discovery for interactive and engaging activities while learning about Jesus’ amazing love. The event is free, and all ages welcome. Call for directions and-or pre-registration at 763-552-0683. Leave a message and they will return your call.
Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series
Monday, Aug. 3: The Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series will meet from 7-8 p.m. every Monday at the Cambridge Family Pathways Conference Room, 1575 East First Ave. (located in the food shelf building). A.C.T.S. is a self-help holistic educational approach to fighting addictions. All are welcome. For more information contact Eric Dewey at 763-744-7609.
Edward Jones Coffee Club
Tuesday, Aug. 4: All are welcome to join the next Edward Jones Coffee Club hosted by Matt Larson at 10 a.m. at the Senior Enrichment Center, 140 Buchanan St., City Center Mall, Cambridge. Discussing current events, the economy and investing, in a relaxed, informal setting. Coffee and pastries provided. RSVP by calling 763-689-8552 by Aug. 3.
National Night Out Block Party
Tuesday, Aug. 4: National Night Out Block Party at Common Ground: A United Methodist Community, will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Free food, fun and games in their North Birch Street parking lot. Everyone welcome.
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.
Ventriloquist comes to Cambridge Library
Thursday, Aug. 6: Comic ventriloquist James Wedgwood will bring his outrageous characters and hilarious audience participation to the Cambridge Primary School Multipurpose Room at 10:30 a.m. This program is free and open to the public.
Free Dinner & Bread Distribution
Thursday, Aug. 6: A Free Community Dinner & Bread Distribution hosted by The Journey 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 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.
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]
Free Class at Green Barn Garden Center
Saturday, Aug. 8: Free class at Green Barn Garden Center in Isanti, Hydrangea Palooza, offered from 10-11 a.m. Learn all about different hydrangeas available for your landscape. They will discuss varieties available, care, and pruning methods. You will also get to view mature blooming hydrangeas in the display garden. Call or email to sign up: 763-444-5725 or [email protected]
Auction at Long Lake Lutheran Church
Sunday, Aug. 9: An auction and luncheon will be held at Long Lake Lutheran Church (Highway 47 and 277th Avenue, Isanti). Lunch will be available for sale at 11 a.m. with the auction beginning at noon. Auction items include antiques, furniture, quilts, homemade jellies, jams, pickles, pies and garden produce and more. There will also be an antique car, truck and tractor display. Proceeds going to kitchen fund. All are welcome.
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]
Memorial Blood Centers Blood Drive
Thursday, Aug. 27: Memorial Blood Centers will hold a Blood Drive from noon to 6 p.m. at the Isanti Community Center, 121 Norelius St. While walk-in donors are welcome, they encourage appointments to be made in advance online at MBC.ORG or by calling 1-888-448-3253.