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There is always something fun and family-friendly going on in Anoka County!  This section is to keep you up-to-date on all the fun events going on in your community and throughout Anoka County...  Everything is in date order.  For On-going events/groups Click Here
 

Now Playing – Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Presents: Holiday Inn - the new Irving Berlin musical, tells the story of Jim, who leaves the bright lights of show business behind to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut. He quickly discovers life isn't the same without a bit of song and dance. Jim's luck takes a spectacular turn when he meets Linda, a spirited schoolteacher with talent to spare. Together they turn the farmhouse into a fabulous inn with dazzling performances to celebrate each holiday from Thanksgiving to the Fourth of July. But when Jim's best friend Ted tries to lure Linda away to be his new dance partner in Hollywood, will Jim be able to salvage his latest chance at love?  Running October 5th thru February 23, 2019 at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.  Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 952-934-1525.

Now Playing – Flowers for the Room - Allison and Jake have only just begun their new lives as husband and wife when a tragic accident changes everything. Confined to a hospital bed and trapped inside a body that won’t cooperate, Allison hears the world around her, but the world cannot hear her. As weeks turn to months, Jake loses hope of getting his wife back and he is forced to chose between his marriage vows and the life he imagined for himself. Is the love they had before the accident enough to tackle the uncertainty of what lies ahead? One foot in each world, both must decide whether to continue the fight, or to finally let each other go. With a story by award-winning playwright Jessica Lind Peterson and a gorgeous original score by contemporary folk sensation Blake Thomas, Flowers for the Room is a stunning new musical about human resilience and the power of choice. Running now through March 3rd at the Yellow Tree Theatre in Osseo.  Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 763-493-8733.

Now Playing – The Sunshine Boys - Delicious food, wonderful service and laugh out loud comedy are waiting for you at the Seasons Dinner Theatre at Majestic Oaks! The Sunshine Boys opens this Friday, Feb. 8th and runs weekends only until Mar. 10th. Come see the story of the Vaudeville duo so funny that Ed Sullivan said “How about that!” five times when they were on his show!  Use code SUNSHINE for $5 off per ticket! Running now through March 10th.  Tickets can be purchased online by clicking here or by calling the Box Office at 763-755-2140.

February 23, 2019 - Ol’ Timers MC Winter Party! -  Join us for a fun night for music, beer & food! Live Music by “TOMMY BOY”   Your ticket includes *Free Beer & Pop till gone, *Food served till gone.  Tickets: $20 Presale, $25 at the door.  Leave message with the Tommy Boy FaceBook page for presale tickets!  Event is at 7:00pm at Brookhall Event Center , (next to Blainbrook Bowl) 11930 Central Ave NE, Blaine MN 55434.

February 23, 2019 - Elton Songs - The most prolific and influential era of Elton John and Bernie Taupin were between the years of 1970-76.   ELTONSONGS - The Deep Tracks and Hits of Elton John and Bernie Taupin 1970-76 is a stand-out concert event that features a 12-piece band that includes strings, percussion, background vocals and two keyboardists, including the one and only Peter Guertin on piano.   Hits such as PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM, YOUR SONG, LEVON, TINY DANCER and BORDER SONG, are also joined with such deep track masterpieces as FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, THE KING MUST DIE, MADMAN ACROSS THE WATER, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC AND THE BROWN DIRT COWBOY and many more.   This show is the dream Elton John concert for any true Elton John fan. 8:00pm show.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com or call the Box Office at 612-314-9199.

March 1, 2019 - Forever Elvis  Featuring Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard Show Band - Back by POPULAR DEMAND!!  No music industry icon has been imitated more than Elvis Aaron Presley. That is why Elvis Tribute Artist Art Kistler and the EP Boulevard Show Band present, "Forever Elvis... the Spirit Lives!" - a fun, classy, high-energy show featuring tasteful audience interaction and brings a modern style that catapults this classic entertainment genre to an entirely new level! Feel the excitement as some of the Midwest's finest, seasoned professionals take the stage and build a fever pitch of anticipation just like the "King of Rock 'n' Roll" did in concert with the "2001: A Space Odyssey" theme. At the crescendo, "Elvis" enters the building in one of his many dazzling, authentic costumes and launches into a wide variety of timeless classic tunes, many of which have been modernized with a new, impressive edge while still preserving their original essence. The full production show even includes multimedia that transforms segments of the show into a live music video experience!   2pm and 8pm For tickets go towww.goexit205.com All special needs seating and group sales must call the box office for service.  612-314-9199.

March 1 – September 28, 2019 - Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia - One mom. One daughter. Three possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget!  It’s sequins, spandex and feather boas on a Greek Island paradise! Get ready to have the time of your life with Mamma Mia! A daughter planning her wedding longs to discover the identity of her father. She brings three men from her mother’s secret past back to the Greek island they’d all visited 20 years ago. This sunny, funny tale is a guaranteed get-happy hit. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless popular songs propel this delightful story of love, laughter and friendship. Don’t miss the theatrical sensation that’s been enjoyed by over 60 million people across the globe. A large cast, non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers make Mamma Mia! a guaranteed smash hit that’ll have you dancing in the aisles! Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 952.934.1525.

March 3, 2019 - Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Benefiting HOPE 4 Youth – Join us as we support HOPE 4 Youth.  Enjoy a delicious spaghetti dinner with salad, bread, beverage & dessert.  Raffles available for great items including a kid-focused raffle.  New HOPE 4 Youth gear and other items will be available for purchase.  When • Sunday, March 3, 2019; 3-6 p.m., Where • Coon Rapids VFW (1919 Coon Rapids Blvd NW, Coon Rapids).  Cost • Adults $10/Kids(10 & Under) $5; Tickets can be purchased online.  Additional Information • Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15/Adults and $5/Children.  Questions? Cheri Sutch, Director of Community Engagement & Giving, at csutch@hope4youthmn.org or 763.323.2066, ext. 102.  Sponsorships are available.  https://www.hope4youthmn.org/

March 6, 2019 - Legends of Country: Featuring Phil Thompson - Legends of Country celebrates country  music’s biggest stars with an incredible tribute concert filled with #1 hits through time including classic artists like Johnny Cash (I Walk the Line & Ring of Fire), Glen Campbell (Rhinestone Cowboy) and Willie Nelson (Always on My Mind) – to contemporary superstars like Kenny Rogers (The Gambler, Islands in the Stream), Garth Brooks (The Dance, Friends in Low Places), Alan Jackson (Chattahoochee & Don’t Rock the Jukebox) and George Straight (Cross My Heart) – as well as all of today’s biggest hit-makers like Toby Keith (Shoulda Been a Cowboy), Rascal Flatts (Bless the Broken Road), and Darius Rucker (Wagon Wheel). Phil's all star band brings this awesome music to life.  2:00pm Matinee.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

March 9. 2019 – North Suburban Home Improvement Show - The cities of Andover, Anoka, and Coon Rapids will be sponsoring the 21st annual North Suburban Home Improvement Show on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Andover YMCA Community Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Visit 100+ exhibitors specializing in a wide range of home improvements and meet with local mayors and city staff members.  It’s a great opportunity to talk with city building department representatives to find answers to questions about your home improvement projects. Each year the North Suburban Home Show collects donations for local area food shelves.  Admission to the Home Show is FREE but we encourage a people to provide a non-perishable food item or monetary donation. For more information, visit www.NorthSuburbanHomeShow.Org.

March 13, 2019 - The Music of Rosemary Clooney, Patti Page, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Peggy Lee is truly “The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade”.  - This show a truly an entertaining show jam-packed with hit after hit from some of the best-loved female vocalists of all-time.  You’ll not only hear fantastic music performed by an outstanding cast, Colleen Raye, Jennifer Grimm, and Debbie O’Keefe,but also take a nostalgic trip back to a simpler time.  2:00pm show.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com.  All special needs seating (row D) available ONLY through box office sales at 612-314-9199. Group sales available.

March 14, 2019 – Winter Concert Series; The Brueskes - The Winter Concert Series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission kicks , f next Thursday with the band, Good Foot Express (variety). Get your tickets now at the front desk of City Hall from 8 am to 4:30 pm, or purchase tickets at the door.  All events take place at 7 p.m. at the Coon Rapids Civic Center, 11155 Robinson Drive.  To see more events and activities going on in Coon Rapids, visit the City Website Calendar.  Other concerts to be featured during this series:  Th. April 11 - Bill Koncor (accordion variety).  Click Here for Flyer.

March 15, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with John Bush - The Surely You Jest Comedy Season at Courtyards of Andover keeps on keeping on with dinner and hilarity.  Tickets include Buffet Dinner (6-7:30pm), Comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Cash Bar throughout the evening. Tickets are $40 General Admission or $45 Reserved (excludes Valentine’s shows). Click Here for Tickets or call 763-754-6953 to buy a Five Show Reserved Seating Package for only $180 or Buy a table of up to 8 for $280 (excludes Valentine’s Day shows).  Larger party accommodations available. 

March 15, 2019 – Fire and Rain: A Tribute to James Taylor - This show was a favorite and now bigger and better.  Will Bauermeister from Dazy Head Mazy Presents: A tribute to James Taylor, his music, and his art of writing. A Celebration of some of the best music to grace Earth. Through his wit, images, humor, melodies, and his intelligence that comes through his writing, James Taylor has inspired many to make music of their own. Fire and Rain: A James Taylor Tribute, represent those inspired, making music of their own for decades, now bringing it full circle in an evening of James Taylor music.  8:00pm Show.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

March 22, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Bryan Cork - The Surely You Jest Comedy Season at Courtyards of Andover keeps on keeping on with dinner and hilarity.  Tickets include Buffet Dinner (6-7:30pm), Comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Cash Bar throughout the evening. Tickets are $40 General Admission or $45 Reserved (excludes Valentine’s shows). Click Here for Tickets or call 763-754-6953 to buy a Five Show Reserved Seating Package for only $180 or Buy a table of up to 8 for $280 (excludes Valentine’s Day shows).  Larger party accommodations available. 

March 23, 2019 – Family Health Fair 2019 - Join us for the 2nd Annual Family Health Fair on Saturday, March 23rd 2019 at the Andover Community Center from 10:30am to 1:30pm. This event is FREE to community members.  Meet vendors in your local community that help to INSPIRE ACTIVE FAMILIES. There will be a kid’s play area along with multiple chances to win prizes.   15200 Hanson Blvd., Andover. 
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March 23, 2019 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr., Mounds View. $6 admission or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf. http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

March 27, 2019 – Patsy Cline Tribute Concert - Colleen Raye and her country band bring the music of Patsy Cline to life with soulful vocals and warm personality. Sing or even yodel along as Colleen involves the audience in this musical journey.  2:00pm Matinee.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

March 29, 2019 – Zeppo:  Led Zeppelin Tribute - We're just four men paying homage to a bundle of sticks by spraying physical graffiti on the houses of the holy.  8:00pm Show.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

March 30, 2019 – Hallelujah We Love Him So - The word "genius" is tossed around far too casually these days.  Concerning Ray Charles, the word was apt, and probably downplayed.  “HALLELUJAH WE LOVE HIM SO,” another fantastic show from Mick Sterling Presents being performed at at the Chankaska Winer is an unabashed love-fest from a collection of top Twin Cities’ players to the man who molded and inspired them to pick up an instrument or be a singer.  Led by Mick Sterling, the band features a 3-piece horn section, 3 background singers and a soulful, bluesy rhythm section. The soulful orchestra is driven by Twin Cities legend Bobby Vandell on drums.  From “Georgia on my Mind,” “Hit The Road Jack” and “I Got A Woman,” to the essential “Drown in My Own Tears,” “Crying Time,” “I Can’t Stop Loving You” and many other songs that he made his own, “HALLELUJAH WE LOVE HIMSO” is a show that will make you want to stand up and cheer.  Come see the show that Prince jumped up on stage and performed with and celebrated the man, The Genius of Soul, Mr. Ray Charles.  8pm Show.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com   or call the Box office at 612-314-9199. 

April 4, 2019 - Neil Diamond Tribute by Doug Allen Nash - Nashville Recording Artist Doug Allen Nash featuring A-List Big Band! Get ready to sing along as only the music of Neil Diamond can do. Doug has toured 87 countries with the USO and features a Special Tribute to the American Veterans in his show. This is truly an All American concert.  Shows at 2:00pm and 7:30pm.  For tickets go to www.goexit205.com  or call the Box Office at 612-314-9199.

April 5, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Ed Hill - The Surely You Jest Comedy Season at Courtyards of Andover keeps on keeping on with dinner and hilarity.  Tickets include Buffet Dinner (6-7:30pm), Comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Cash Bar throughout the evening. Tickets are $40 General Admission or $45 Reserved (excludes Valentine’s shows). Click Here for Tickets or call 763-754-6953 to buy a Five Show Reserved Seating Package for only $180 or Buy a table of up to 8 for $280 (excludes Valentine’s Day shows).  Larger party accommodations available. 

April 5, 2019 - An Evening with Keri Noble - Le Musique Room is proud to present KERI NOBLE in a special evening of music.  This Detroit native and now Twin Cities mainstay has had her songs recorded by Kelly Clarkson and featured on “Grey’s Anatomy.” If you have missed Keri in the past, you will not want to miss her this time.  8:00pm show.  For tickets call the box office at 612-314-9199 or go on line at www.goexit205.com.

April 6, 2019 ~ Longevity Health EXPO™ - The Longevity EXPO offers attendees options to see all the latest products and services for gaining better health.  Up to 110 Exhibitors and visit two Stages filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long. This show is all about products, services and information that will help you stay healthy and well at any age! See the latest in anti-aging, nutrition, fitness, men’s & women’s health, medical information, weight loss, health services, living-in-place, and much more! Stay active and visit the Longevity EXPO – your better life awaits.  Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center – 12951 Weaver Lake Road – Maple Grove, MN 55369. Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for Golden Valley Family Center Food Shelf.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

April 11, 2019 – Winter Concert Series; Bill Koncor Accordion - The Winter Concert Series sponsored by the Coon Rapids Arts Commission kicks , f next Thursday with the band, Good Foot Express (variety). Get your tickets now at the front desk of City Hall from 8 am to 4:30 pm, or purchase tickets at the door.  All events take place at 7 p.m. at the Coon Rapids Civic Center, 11155 Robinson Drive.  To see more events and activities going on in Coon Rapids, visit the City Website Calendar.  Click Here for Flyer.

April 12, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Mr. Showtime David Scott - The Surely You Jest Comedy Season at Courtyards of Andover keeps on keeping on with dinner and hilarity.  Tickets include Buffet Dinner (6-7:30pm), Comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Cash Bar throughout the evening. Tickets are $40 General Admission or $45 Reserved (excludes Valentine’s shows). Click Here for Tickets or call 763-754-6953 to buy a Five Show Reserved Seating Package for only $180 or Buy a table of up to 8 for $280 (excludes Valentine’s Day shows).  Larger party accommodations available. 

April 12 through May 12, 2019 – Cry It Out - Cooped up on maternity leave and starved for conversation, neighbors Jessie and Lina become fast friends when they begin daily coffee dates in their adjoining backyards while their newborns nap. Though from vastly different financial backgrounds, they bond over their ferocious love for their babies and the monumental demands of new motherhood. When a stranger from a nearby mansion drops by to ask if his wife who is “having a hard time” can join their coffee klatch, their fearsome two-some is infiltrated with shocking results. A whip-smart comedy with a sharp edge, Cry it Out takes an honest look at being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work, and the effect class has on parenthood in America.  Running April 12th through May 12th at the Yellow Tree Theatre in Osseo.  Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 763-493-8733.

April 14, 2019 - Gospel According to St. Mark - Since Tom Stolz first performed his moving recitation of The Gospel According to St. Mark in 1984 at the Old Log Theater, it has become a favorite Lenten season tradition with Twin Cities’ audiences. Without props, costumes, or sets, dependent totally on the rich and beautiful language of the King James Bible, the story of Jesus is reborn in the hearts and minds of the audience. Suitable for all ages, he presents The Gospel of According to St. Mark as a message of love and hope to the world.  Sunday, April 14, 7:00pm with Dinner preceding or Wednesday, April 17, 1:00pm with Lunch preceding.  $22 Show Only, $37 Dinner & Show.  https://www.chanhassendt.com/

April 17, 2019 - Gospel According to St. Mark - Since Tom Stolz first performed his moving recitation of The Gospel According to St. Mark in 1984 at the Old Log Theater, it has become a favorite Lenten season tradition with Twin Cities’ audiences. Without props, costumes, or sets, dependent totally on the rich and beautiful language of the King James Bible, the story of Jesus is reborn in the hearts and minds of the audience. Suitable for all ages, he presents The Gospel of According to St. Mark as a message of love and hope to the world.  Wednesday, April 17, 1:00pm with Lunch preceding.  $22 Show Only, $37 Dinner & Show.  https://www.chanhassendt.com/

April 17, 2019 – That’ll Be The Day - Colleen Raye Productions presents this NEW SHOW featuring the talented Wayne Luchau, Colleen Raye and Debbie O’Keefe with The Echoes Rock and Roll Band. They will be performing the dynamic music of Roy Orbison, Linda Ronstadt, and Gene Pitney. You’ll hear your favorites from Roy Orbison including “Pretty Woman”, “You Got It,” “Crying,” Gene Pitney “Town Without Pity,” “24 Hours From Tulsa,” and Linda Ronstadt “Blue Bayou,” “That’ll Be The Day,” “When Will I Be Loved” and more. Filled with stories and humor as well as masterful musicianship and impressive vocals, the show will take you on an emotional, energetic and nostalgic journey you won’t forget.  2:00pm Matinee.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

April 18, 2019 - Deuces Wild Dueling Piano Show Present: What a Wonderful World - This wonderful matinee is perfect for mom, dad, the kids, any and all who love a good time. Ted and Dave really make all smile, sing laugh and enjoy life by reflection through music. This is a must see show tailored to seniors including a great solute to veterans.   2:00pm Matinee.  Please do not leave empty seats when purchasing. GROUP RATES AVAILABLE by calling 612-314-9199.  For tickets Call 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com

April 18, 2019 – Deuces Wild - Back by popular demand! There are dueling piano shows...and then there is DEUCES WILD! They are unparralelled in their field and you are in for an incredible night of fun with these two amazing showmen! It is a clap along, sing along musical comedy show where the audience is always a part of the action! No one does it better than Dave and Ted.   Showtime is 7:30pm.  For tickets Call 612 314 9199 or go to www.goexit205.com.

April 27, 2019 - Anoka County Senior Expo 2019 - Celebrate Healthy Living.  This is a FREE event open to Seniors & their families.  Ample parking and handicapped accessible, information booths, free pancake breakfast, blood pressure checks, mini massages, entertainment & more.  Sponsored by the Alliance for a Violence Free Anoka County and Anoka County Human Services.  Saturday, April 27th 9:00am - Noon at the Lord of Life Church, 14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey, MN. 

April 27, 2019 - 4-H Clover Dash 5K - Come run or walk with us to raise funds for Anoka County 4-H! We will be having a 5K and 2 mile walk.  Funds will support healthy living programs, community service projects and scholarships for youth. This event is for everyone, runners, walkers, etc. Invite family, friends and co-workers for a fun-filled morning to help support 4-H youth programming in Anoka County. Medals and/or prizes awarded to top finishers. Random prize drawings for all participants except those 10 & under who will receive medals & goodie bags. Register 4 participants and get the 5th one of equal or lesser value free (available with mail or drop off only).  Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9 am.  Race day registration from 7:30-8:30 am onsite (cash or checks only).  Online registration available at www.midwestevents.com (small additional processing fee) or for a registration form go to http://www.anokacounty.us/2432/4-H-Clover-Dash.

April 28, 2019 – Mom’s Day Out Vendor & Craft Show Event - Join us for a great day out with your girlfriends.  Swag bags for the first 30 in the door, Cash Bar, DJ music, appetizers and shop from over 30 crafters and vendors.  You never know what you will find!  Sunday, April 28th from 12:00pm – 4:00pm at Banquets of Minnesota, 1009 109th Ave NE, Blaine.  Find out more on our Facebook Event Page.

May 10, 2019 - Abby Road by the Collective Unconscious - Join Collective Unconscious as they “drop the needle” on the Beatles Abbey Road! A complete performance of one of the greatest rock albums of all time. With hits like "Here Comes the Sun”, “Come Together”, “Something”, and “Octopus’s Garden”, this album is a joy to listen to and even more fun to watch! Side two, with it’s signature “medley” beginning with “You Never Give Me Your Money" takes on a whole new level of entertainment when experienced live. The first half of the show will feature a retrospective of the Beatles work in chronological order showing the development of the sound and the writing that led to their pinnacle recording, Abbey Road.  8:00pm show at LeMusique Room.  For tickets call the Box Office at 612-314-9199 or online at www.goexit205.com.

May 17, 2019 Tonic Sol-fa - Tonic Sol-fa is a ground-breaking a cappella ensemble from Minnesota, in constant development since their formation two decades ago. TSF stands as one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music with Emmy Award winning arrangements and multi-million selling compositions.  8:00pm show at LeMusique Room.  For tickets call the Box Office at 612-314-9199 or online at www.goexit205.com.

May 18, 2019 – Just 1 More Step 5K & 10K - Please join us for the 5th annual 5k & 10k run/walk family friendly event.  Run, walk, or come for support we have a chip timed USATF sanctioned 5k or 10k run, a 5k walk, a kids fun run, and hog roast.  100% of the proceeds raised through Just1MoreStep will be donated to City on a Hill, a Haiti project through World Wide Village. This is for a great cause and through volunteers and fundraising events like this, World Wide Village has made a tremendous impact to the lives of many.  Start Time: 9am, Location: Bunker Hills Regional Park, Pavilion 3.  To register or get more event details, please visit www.just1morestep.org.

May 22, 2019 - Gospel Country with the Flora's - The Old Rugged Cross. How Great Thou Art. I Saw The Light. Far Side Banks of Jordan. Just A Closer Walk With Thee. And MANY MORE classic Americana hymns and Country Gospel songs. Brought to you live in full harmony by husband/wife duo, Mark & Lisa Flora ~ also known as The Floras.  For tickets call the Box Office at 612-314-9199 or go to www.goexit205.com. 

November 2, 2019 - HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center. $6 admission or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf. http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 9, 2019 ~ HOME Improvement and Design EXPO™ - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest products, services and information to help turn your dream home into a reality. Start your next projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and renovation ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to basement/roof! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr., Mounds View. $6 admission or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf. http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 23 & 24, 2019 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - We EXPANDED this show to be our LARGEST EVER! Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all areas of life. 3 - Stages of on-going speaker presentations, and demonstrations. New this year is three Stages with non-stop speaker’s presentations! Product sampling, hourly drawings and free health information. The Smart place to get the free tips information to start living a healthier life. See the latest in nutrition, fitness, men’s & women’s health, medical information, weight loss, health services, and much more! Seminars, product demonstrations, entertainment, and great shopping all weekend long!  Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom - 1301 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN - 55403. Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for Golden Valley Family Center Food Shelf.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700. 

January 28, 2020 – What A Girl Wants Market & Expo - Please join us for the 14th annual What a Girl Wants Women's Expo! This fabulous event is the perfect GIRLS NIGHT OUT filled with shopping, make & takes, prize drawings, giveaways, pampering and dining at the new Tavern at Green Haven. Gather up your girlfriends or take some time for yourself...whatever you need to rejuvenate after the hustle of the holidays. Hosted by Women Worth Celebrating created by Darcy Board, bringing a dose of hope and encouragement to women in our community. 4:00pm – 9:00pm at Greenhaven Golf Course, Anoka.  Any questions about applying as a vendor or event sponsorship please email whatagirlwants2005@hotmail.com   

 

On Going Events/Groups

Girl Scouts River Valleys - Girl Scouts River Valleys provides an inclusive environment where girls develop the skills they need to become our future leaders. Through specialized programs and events, we provide a safe place for girls to grow and share new experiences, develop core values and contribute to society.In partnership with 11,000 committed volunteers and adult members, Girl Scouts River Valleys serves more than 32,000 girls through a 49-county council that spans Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa. 
Find a group here:  http://www.girlscoutsrv.org/.


Boy Scouts of America - Serving over 113,000 young people across Central Minnesota & Western Wisconsin. Our programs offer young men & women opportunities to be active and grow through hands-on experiences, activities, and service projects in your community and across the globe. Scouting means Doing!  Get involved! 
For more information, call 763-231-7201.  www.northernstarbsa.org


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ACBC Food Shelf & Clothing:  Give Back to Your Community!  They Need You!  We accept non-perishable food items, clean, in-season, ready to wear clothing, books, toys, linens, household and miscellaneous items.  Donations accepted Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00am - 1:00am, or schedule a drop off time by calling 763-422-0043.  2615 9th Ave N, Anoka.  Donate online at www.ACBCFoodShelf.org.

Every Thursday 2:00-5:00 PM: Hope for the Community Free Groceries - Come by for a few bags of free groceries!  Everyone is welcome. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co. workers.  Hope Church 1264 109th Avenue NE, Blaine. 763-757-4266  Click Here For More Details

Anoka Senior Center Enjoy a delicious and nutritious lunch M-F for a suggested donation of $3.50, including milk, coffee and dessert.  For more info call 763-427-6646 or Click Here For More Details
Click Here for the monthly "Anoka Senior Times" Newsletter

Coon Rapids Senior Center - The Coon Rapids Senior Center provides the perfect opportunity for seniors, age 55 and older, to socialize, participate in activities and meet new friends! Senior Center staff and volunteers organize a variety of: Day trips, Dynamic programs, Educational classes & Social events.  Join us for lunch through our Senior Dining Program.  Call 763-767-6473 for more information or visit our website: Coon Rapids Senior Center

Spring Lake Park Recreation Older Adult Program - In this age of fast pace technology, we find ourselves running to keep up with the daily demands on our time. Take this opportunity to find something to enjoy, to rejuvenate your spirit, to allow you to take on another day.  Call a friend and join a class or tour. Explore the many enrichment opportunities available to adults of all ages.  Sports, crafts, home and garden, hobbies, tours, day trips, whatever your interest, do something just for you.  Check out our special interest classes and sports & fitness offerings on the menu to the left.  http://www.slprec.org/programs.html

Anoka County is full of history!  See and relive it at the Anoka County History Center & Library!  Home of the Anoka County Historical Society.  For more info,
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There are plenty of things to do and see at Springbrook Nature Center! For more info, Click Here


There's always something fun happening at the Library!  For more info, call 763-785-3695 or Click Here

Senior Dances at the Coon Rapids American Legion - 2nd & 3rd Wednesday of the month from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.  $4.00/person, For more info, call 763-421-6260.

Anoka Women of Today - Get involved with your community!
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Authentic Achievers Business Network International - Click Here for info

Coon Rapids Women of Today - Get Involved with your Community!
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WoMN Strong - Women volunteering together!  Click here for more info

FREE Breast Cancer Screening available for qualifying women who are over 40, meet income requirements, and are either under-insured or have no insurance to cover the cost of testing.  For more info, call MN Dept of Health Sage Program, 1-888-643-2584

Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc. (ACCAP) is committed to helping individuals in Anoka County, Minnesota out of poverty and into the community as productive citizens.  Information and referral services are offered to Anoka County residents through programs such as Child Care Resource & Referral and the Senior Information Line. ACCAP also provides direct services and subsidies to residents such as affordable housing, the Energy Assistance Program and the Child Care Assistance Program.  These programs and services help individuals and families in our community achieve their goal of self-sufficiency. 
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Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret!- Take a trip out to the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre for Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret, now playing in The Playhouse, Stevie Ray's Comedy Troupe will keep you laughing with comedy sketches, music and improv based on suggestions taken from the audience!  Shows are Thursday-Sunday. Tickets are $20 for Thursday & Sunday, Tickets are $25 for Friday & Saturday, Show is at 8p (Thursday-Saturday) and at 7p on Sunday, Reservations recommended at 952-934-1525 or order online at www.ChanhassenDT.com


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Having Trouble Paying Your Utility Bill


 
The following agencies might be able to provide assistance with
 your energy bills this winter:

 * Anoka County Community Action Program (ACCAP) - 763-783-4747

     (Calls are taken from October 1st through May 31.)
 

 
*Welfare & Social Service Financial Assistance
   
Adults - 763-422-7200
    Adults with Children - 763-717-7700

 * CEAP - 763-783-4930

 
* Salvation Army HeatShare - 763-755-6873 (ext 123 or 124)
 

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