Sign Up for Local Softball Leagues
Spring is right around the corner. If you are interested in joining any of the local softball leagues, visit the website at cisoftball.com for contact information. They have a first-class facility at Sandquist Park. Come out and enjoy the fun.
Take Off Pounds Sensibly
Mondays: Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets every Monday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 1450 237th Ave. NE, East Bethel. Visitors always welcome and first meeting is free. For more information call Area Captain Leslie Knudson at 763-381-1572, or visit www.tops.org.
GriefShare at Long Lake Lutheran Church
Wednesdays: Long Lake Lutheran Church invites the community to join them for GriefShare on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. It is free. For more information contact Sharon Sudeith at 763-444-4483 or visit www.longlakeluth.org. For general information on the GriefShare program, visit www.griefshare.org.
Isanti Community Blood Drive
Friday, March 17: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 12:30-6:30 p.m. at New Hope Community Church in Isanti (former Elim Baptist Church) , 114 Dahlin Ave. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) and use sponsor code Isanti or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fries
Friday, March 17: Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Fries will be held every Friday through April 7 from 4:30-7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 207 County Road 23 NW, Isanti. All you can eat fish, potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, dessert, coffee and milk will be served. Cost is $10 for adults; $5.50 for ages 6-12; and 5 and under are free. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council No. 10238.
Lenten Meal at Sts. Peter and Paul Church
Friday, March 17: A Lenten Meal will be held from 5-7 p.m. at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Braham sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council No. 10052. The menu includes baked fish, baked potato bar with all the fixings, mac and cheese, vegetable, coleslaw, dessert and beverages. Cost is $9/adults, $5 for kids under 12 and 5 and under are free.
Lawrence Welk Theatre Shows at SAC’s
March 17 & March 18: Act III: The Lawrence Welk Dinner Show Theatre will be held on March 17 and the Lawrence Welk Matinee Theatre on March 18 at the SAC’s Enrichment Center, 140 N. Buchanan St., Cambridge, City Center Mall, near the police department. Call 763-689-6555 for tickets.
Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution
Saturday, March 18: Ruby’s Pantry Food Distribution will be held at New Hope Community Church-Isanti Campus (formerly Elim Baptist), 114 Dahlin Ave., Isanti, from 9-10:30 a.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. Everyone who wants to save on grocery expenses is welcome. In return for a $20 donation, participants receive an abundance of grocery items. Bring boxes or baskets to carry home the food. There are no income or residency requirements. Look for them on Facebook at Ruby’s Pantry IsantiMN. Any questions, contact Ruby’s Pantry site coordinator Joyce at 612-760-4179.
Peace Walk in Cambridge
Saturday, March 18: The bi-monthly peace walk in Cambridge will take place at 9 a.m. The group meets in the parking lot at Highway 95 and Birch, and the walk takes about half-hour. They try to keep their messages positive, supporting equal rights and justice for all, protection of our environment, and an end to violence. Anyone is welcome to join them. They walk on the first and third Saturdays every month, so they will also meet on April 1 and April 15.
Isanti VFW St. Patrick’s Day Horseshoe Tourney
Saturday, March 18: The Isanti VFW annual St. Patrick’s Day Horseshoe Tournament will start at noon. There is a $10 entry fee, with a $100 pot to the winner. Call 763-444-9787 for more information or to register.
St. Patrick’s Day Dance
Saturday, March 18: Families are welcome to a St. Patrick’s Day Dance at the Braham Event Center from 5-9 p.m. Music by Ed Pangerl and Friends. Cash bar available. Admission is $8 per person and children under 10 are free. Meals can be purchased for $6 per person.
Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series
Monday, March 20: The Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series of Deliverance will meet from 7-8 p.m. every Monday at The Journey New Life Church, 145 Second Ave. SE, Cambridge. 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.
Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution
Tuesday, March 21: Cambridge Surplus Food Distribution will distribute food at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge from 2:30-5 p.m. or until food is gone. Registration will not begin before 2:30 p.m. and will close at 5 p.m. It’s a new year so everyone will need two forms of ID for registration; one is a Driver’s License and another is a utility bill that has a current address. No one is allowed before 1 p.m. in the parking lot. If you come in early, you will be put to the end of the line.
Senior Dance in Braham
Wednesday, March 22: A Senior Dance will be held at the Braham Event Center (655 Eighth St. SW) from 1-4 p.m. featuring Ed Pangerl.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, March 23: An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 1-7 p.m. at Common Ground: A United Methodist Community Church, 404 N. Cypress, Cambridge. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org for more information.
Taste of Isanti County
Thursday, March 23: The Taste of Isanti County will be held from 5-8 p.m. at the Spirit River Community Center in Isanti, 1321 Heritage Blvd. Tickets are $25 at the door or $20 from a Cambridge-Isanti Rotary Club member or from Century 21 Moline Realty in Cambridge.
Bluejackets Robotics Craft Show and Expo
Saturday, March 25: Bluejackets Robotics Craft Show and Community Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Cambridge-Isanti High School Gym. Admission is free. Over 60 vendors booths of local crafters, artists and local business. Check out the robot demonstrations and drive a robot, raffle drawings for local crafts and goods and chances for tickets to see the Minnesota Wild Hockey, Minnesota Twins and the Minnesota Timberwolves. There will be fun and activities for the whole family.
Saturday, March 25: Tired of fish? The Christ the King Knights of Columbus Council No. 12813 is sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for kids 12 and under, kids 5 and under are free and families, $20. All proceeds will go to help their Council fund community and Parish projects.