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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

Haven's Point Sunday Brunch Buffet - Build your own Bloody Mary just the way you like it at our Bloody Mary Bar. Chef Carving Station, Made to Order Eggs, Omelets and Scramblers. Menu also includes Belgian Waffles, Biscuits & Country Gravy, Breakfast Potatoes, Freshly Baked Carmel Rolls and Muffins, the Season's Freshest Fruits and Berries, Hardwood Smoked Bacon & Sausage Links and more!  Located at Green Haven Golf Club, 2800 Greenhaven Rd., Anoka.  10:00am - 1:00pm,  $15.99 Adults, $12.99 Seniors (65+), $8.99 Kids 6 - 10yrs, Kids 5 & under eat Free.  Reserve Today at 763-576-2966Click Here for Flyer

Monday's through October - Anoka Farmers MarketMondays, beginning July 10 through October between 2-6 p.m. Call the information line (a recording) at 763-792-4025 for updates on the latest produce and other items available.  Located at the corner of East Main St. & 5th Ave. (Lyric Arts parking lot).

Now Playing – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “String” - To kick off Season Ten we are thrilled to bring back the play that started it all! Written by co-founder Jessica Lind Peterson, this hilarious romantic comedy chronicles the unlikely courtship between a poet and a pizza delivery boy. Raina is determined to find that great love one only reads about in sonnets. Unknowingly, it arrives on her doorstep one day in the form of a scruffy pizza delivery guy who flunked high school English. Will she open her eyes to see the true poet, the one who is captivated by the ordinary, the one whose love for her is comparable only to his passion for organic lawn fertilizer? Don't miss out on this heart-warming love story starring Yellow Tree founders Jason Peterson and Jessica Lind Peterson and featuring original music and a live performance by singer/songwriter Blake Thomas!  Running now through October 15th.  Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at 763-493-8733.


Now Playing – GREASE - Chanhassen Dinner Theatres (CDT) most popular show, returns to the Main Stage for the first time in a decade. The original Rock ‘n’ Roll musical, GREASE, opens to a week of preview performances from March 3rd through 9th with opening night festivities on Friday, March 10.  Join Sandy, Danny and the rest of the Burger Palace Boys and Pink Ladies for an affectionate satire of high school life in the 1950's.  Don't miss the unforgettable tunes like: “Summer Nights,” “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee,” “We Go Together,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Beauty School Dropout,” AND added songs made popular in the beloved film: “Grease (Is The Word),” “Hopelessly Devoted to You” and “You’re the One That I Want.”  It’s a high-octane rock ‘n’ roll party packed with explosive energy!  Running March 3rd thru October 28th Click Here for Tickets or call the box office at 952-934-1525.

September 23, 2017 - Andover Fire Department Open House - Come join us for our open house at the Andover Community Center 1:00pm - 4:00pm (15200 Hanson Blvd., Andover). This will be a great event, free for all to meet their local law enforcement, firefighters & responders and see the equipment they use to keep our community safe.  Firefighters will be conducting demonstrations and there will be many educational opportunities on site.  "Be a Firefighter" photo op, Fight a Fire (spray house with real water), face painting, and special appearance from Sparky the Firefighter Dog!  Come for an hour, or all day!  Click Here for Flyer 

September 23, 2017 - Love My Pet Fair - Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair grew from the realization that people have strong bonds with their pets and consider their pets as part of the family. The goal of the Coon Rapids Love My Pet Fair is to provide pet lovers within it's community education, resources and fun activities to celebrate responsible pet ownership.  From demonstrations, to pet costume contests, to pet art and more, people and pets had a great time together.  It is our mission to provide a safe space for pets and people to mingle, learn a few things, and have fun! It is also our goal to collaborate and provide an occasion for local businesses and pet centric businesses to showcase their services and products.  Located at 2420 - 105th Ave NW, Coon Rapids. 

September 26, 2017 - Pollinate Minnesota - You are invited to a presentation by Pollinate Minnesota, an advocacy organization for pollinators and people like you.  Pollinate Minnesota is a educational hands-on experience with bees for all ages.  Pollinate Minnesota are beekeepers, educations and advocates working toward a better Minnesota for pollinators.  Join us for an educational and fun afternoon at Margaret Place Seniors Apartments Cafe' Margaret (1555 - 118th Lane NW, Coon Rapids, MN), Tuesday, September 26th at 3:00pm.  Sweet honey treats will be served along with a wealth of new information.  For more information, contact Lucia Frost at 763-710-1498 or Click Here for Flyer

September 27, 2017 - 18th Annual Senior Fair - Join us at the Anoka County Government Center in the Atrium for our Senior Resource Fair.  Multiple vendors, information and resources for seniors to help them stay in their own homes longer, find health care support, get meals delivered, find respite care for their caregiver and much more.  Our senior fairs also present citizens of all ages the chance to discover ways to use their talents and volunteer to help their neighbors.  Attendees will learn more about services offered to seniors by Anoka County and the state of Minnesota, as well as have the opportunity to discuss the issues that are important to them.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Hosted by Senator Jim Abeler.  Wednesday, Sept. 27th, 10:00am - 12pm, 2100 3rd Ave., Anoka, MN. 

September 29 - October 1, 2017 - Flea Market in Blaine - This huge outdoor event will be held in the back parking area of “Nate’s Plaza” behind our new store (1033 - 109th Ave., Blaine).  Friday - Sunday, 9:00am - 6:00pm each day.  Open to the public with multiple vendors to choose from.  If you would like to be a vendor at this event, contact Flight Line Gifts at 763-784-6400

September 30, 2017 – Fall Recycling Drop Off Day – Hosted by the city of Anoka - Fall cleaning? Bring your recyclables to Anoka's annual fall recycling event 8am - 12pm, 501 Pierce St., Anoka, MN. Appliances, electronics, carpet, bicycles, mattresses, tires, paper shredding, and more.  We are also collecting clothing donations as a fundraiser for the Anoka High School Alpine Ski Team! For complete details and associated fees, scroll over the Community Events tab at and look for Fall Recycling Drop off Day. Open to Anoka County residents. Thanks to the Waste Reduction & Recycling Board, the Anoka Lions Club, and Anoka High School students for all of their help!

September 30, 2017 – Walk For Hope 2017 - Alexandra House will be hosting its 13th Annual Walk for Hope on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Bunker Hills Regional Park in Andover, MN.  Registration starts at 8:00am.  The purpose of Walk for Hope event is to raises awareness about – and take steps to end domestic and sexual violence. The event also raise much needed funds which to support Alexandra House’s comprehensive services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  The 13th Annual Walk for Hope will feature a vendor and community resource fair, kidz zone, healthy refreshments for all participants, a rousing Zumba warm-up, remarks by public officials, and brief keynote address.  Click Here for more information and to register. 

September 30, 2017 – 4th Annual Thumbs Up High 5k - This event is a 5K and 10K run, walk, bike and blade event supporting mental health and suicide prevention. The event is family-friendly including a kids SUPER HERO obstacle course, bounce houses, trampoline bungee, face-painting, crazy hair & more!  It is a day for people to mourn the loss of loved ones who died by suicide, it is a day to celebrate their lives, and it is a day to come together as a community, as neighbors, strangers, friends, and people from afar to help support others who struggle with mental health disorders.  Saturday, Sept. 30th Opening Ceremonies at 9:15am, race begins at 10:00am.  Lake Orono Park, 18599 Gary Street,  Elk River.  For More info on registering, sponsoring, and/or donating visit our website at or call 763-772-5912 #keepmovingforward  Click Here for Flyer

September 30, 2017 – KidX  Island Princess - Come meet our Island, Mermaid and Frog Princess' for a interactive story. Enjoy hula lessons and do the limbo.  Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to meet, greet and take a photo with your favorite character.  Northtown Mall in Blaine, Saturday, September 30th, 2pm – 4pm. 

October 6 – 7, 2017 - 2017 North Star Genealogy Conference - Set your compass to the Tenth Annual North Star Genealogy Conference, October 6-7, 2017. Meet at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota to enjoy featured speakers Paula Stuart-Warren and Cyndi Ingle, 20 topical breakout presentations, door prizes, exhibitors, the annual Awards Banquet and more!  Also, learn the value of adding DNA to your genealogy toolbox at the North Star DNA Day pre-conference on October 5th.  Find complete conference information on the North Star 2017 page at

October 7, 2017 – Night Nation Run Twin Cities - The Night Nation Run is the World’s first Running Music Festival. A musical voyage filled with live music, lights, lasers, all set to the latest in Electronic Dance Music. Run, walk, skip or dance your way through this electrifying adventure with music carrying you every step. Your journey will take you through an illuminated racecourse to multiple on course DJ stages, finishing with an explosive main stage after party featuring top EDM DJ’s and special guest celebrity performers.  REGISTRATION INCLUDES:  Night Nation T-shirt, Race Bib, Glow Necklace, Free Giveaways, Admission into the Night Nation after party, The best night of your life! Children 8 and under are FREE (T-shirt not included).  Main Stage After Party:  After you cross the finish line the real party begins! On the main stage multiple DJ’s will bring the house down. Dance the night away, as lights, fog, cryo, confetti guns, and giveaways rain down on you! This all leads up to our surprise headliner DJ!  Click Here to Register Today! 

October 14, 2017 - Great Minnesota Blaster Battles (World Record Attempt) - October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. We are hosting our first annual Great Minnesota Nerf Battle, and we’re attempting to break the world record for largest Nerf battle – our goal is to exceed 2,200 participants. Funds raised at the event will go to for bullying prevention, to Project My Neighborhood for our scholarship and student ambassador program, and toward renting a space for consistent events all year round.  Our public events are free to attend, but we do ask for a voluntary donation of $10 per participant to cover costs and raise funds for our cause. If you don’t have a Nerf blaster that is okay - we will bring some extra blasters. Our events incorporate our core values, and we highlight key points about bullying prevention throughout our Blaster Battles games, including overcoming adversity, the choices we make and the resulting impact.  Saturday, October 14th, 1pm – 4pm at the National Sports Center, 1750 – 105th Ave. NE, Blaine, MN  55449.  Click Here to Register

October 27, 2017 - Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Spencer Dobson - Spencer Dobson is a midwestern comic. Spencer captivates audiences with tales of life, current events, love, technology and family. Spencer’s act doesn’t shy away from controversial topics and can find the funny in almost anything.  His take on life is a little dark, pretty clever and very funny.  Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

November 3, 2017 - Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Bryan Miller & Casey Flesch - Bryan Miller renounced all seriousness and quit his job as a newspaper editor to move to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and try standup comedy in 2008. In his first year he was a finalist in Acme’s Funniest Person in the Twin Cities contest, and just two years later he was spotted by Craig Ferguson, who invited him to do a spot on CBS’s The Late Late Show, where he made his network television debut in April 2012. Every week he writes football jokes for Costaki Economopoulos’s “Quick Snaps” podcast and radio segment, which is featured on the Bob & Tom Show and can be found on iTunes. He’s also a recurring opener for Minnesota Public Radio’s comedy variety show Wits. Bryan has appeared in the Great American Comedy Festival, the Boston Comedy Festival, and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, can be heard on Sirius/XM radio, and is featured on the Stand Up! Records compilation album “Nerd Alert.”  Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

November 4, 2017 - Lord of Life Church Holiday Bazaar - Join us for a great holiday event from 9:00am - 2pm at Lord of Life Church in Ramsey.  Get some early Christmas shopping done.  Up to 80 vendors/crafters, artists, and more.  14501 Nowthen Blvd., Ramsey, MN.

November 4 - 5, 2017 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - Sat and Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center – Hall D - 1301 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN – 55403.  Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 200 exhibitors offering everything for maintaining health and success in all areas of life! Featuring 3 Stages of on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and live entertainment. Free product sampling, hourly drawings and health information, tips, and ideas. New this year is the Yoga Stage with on-going seminars and demonstrations. The Smart place to get the free tips information to start living a healthier life. See the latest in men’s & women’s health, weight loss, living well, health services, and much more! Seminars, product demonstrations, entertainment, and great shopping all weekend long!  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for Golden Valley Family Center Food ShelfSee all the attractions at: or call (952)238-1700.

November 10, 2017 - Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Todd Andrews and Joe Tanner - Todd Andrews began his comedy career by establishing his roots in the Boston comedy arena. Eventually moving to his wife’s hometown in Wisconsin, Todd took the Midwest comedy scene by storm. With his East Coast attitude and sharp wit, the crowds are overwhelmed with laughter! Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

November 10 through December 31, 2017 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “A Gone Fishin’ Christmas” - Back by popular demand! From the playwright who brought you Miracle on Christmas Lake and A Hunting Shack Christmas—Jessica Lind Peterson’s hilarious new holiday comedy is back for an encore! The Northland’s biggest ice fishing contest of the decade is underway and two sisters travel home to Duluth to catch a big one. But an unseasonably warm winter threatens to break apart the ice and the girls quickly find themselves in precarious waters. Featuring an unruly team of sled dogs, an aquaphobic intern and an old boyfriend—A Gone Fishin’ Christmas is guaranteed to tickle your funny bone and cast you into the Christmas spirit! Last year’s run sold out before opening night so don’t wait to snag your seats!  Running November 10th thru December 31st Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733.

November 11, 2017 ~ 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 National Sports Center in Blaine Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Mom’s & Neighbors Food Shelf. or call (952)238-1700.

November 17, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Mark Poolos and Josh Florhaug - Mark Poolos was born and raised in Edina, Minnesota. To start his career he co-starred in two independent films "Attack of the Killer Snow Cone Zombies" and "Joanie Loves Furbies". He did more films, some commercials and some theater but it wasn't enough, so he began his stand-up comedy career. Mark stands 6'7" weighs in at 350 technically a giant however he is very weak and a wimp. In his routines he weaves story of his life as a bumbling jolly giant in his fast engaging story telling style.  Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

November 24, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Phil Johnson and Ron Lamprecht - Examining the process of maintaining your individuality without totally standing out like a freak in the world with standup comedy and comedy music. Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

November 25 thru December 31, 2017 - A Taxing Christmas - A musical comedy by Patti J. Hynes-McCarthy.  Join us at The Seasons Dinner Theater at Majestic Oaks Golf Club for our dinner show.  Matinee shows also available.  Ticket prices include dinner & show (tax & gratuity are not included).  Tickets can by purchased online at or call 763-755-2140.

December 15, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Chris Maddock and Todd Jay -  Chris Maddock is a stand up comedian from the Land of Sun Kissed Beer Guts, Stillwater, MN, living in Minneapolis. Known affectionately by his friends as "The Ol' Mad Dogger",  "Chris" has performed in every state that's invited him, Alaska and Mexico included, and has an album on the Grammy Award winning "Stand Up! Records" label.  Atta boy, Mad Dogger!  He is a member of the sketch group The Turkeys and host of the long running Death Comedy Jam at Grumpy's Bar in Downtown MPLS.His last namesounds like "God Damn" backwards, and his full name sounds like the word "charismatic".You can call him "Madoo". Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

December 22, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring Jeff Pfoser and Sherlonda Clark -   Jeff Pfoser is a regular performer in Minneapolis' 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival and was a finalist in both the 2015 and 2016 Joke Joint Comedy Club's Minnesota's Funniest Person Contest. Pfoser owns two minivans, enjoys top-shelf root beer and prefers eating breakfast food for dinner. A charismatic family man whose stories take surprise twists and turns, Pfoser walks the likeable-vs.-offensive tightrope with true panache, and his material will make you laugh or cringe (sometimes both). Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

December 29, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards Featuring The Peabody Players Improv Troupe -   In similar fashion to the popular TV show, "Whose Line is it Anyway?" the Peabody Players perform improv comedy.  For two hours, our players will create scenes and jokes based on your suggestions.  Our shows are family friendly, but are intended for a more mature audience.  When you come to a show, get ready to laugh!  Our comedians are some of the best in the Twin Cities.  In fact, skip the gym and work your abs at our show!  You could be close to a six-pack when you leave.  And hey--your abs won't look half bad either! Friday night comedy PLUS all you can eat dinner buffet.  Best night out in Minnesota on a Friday night!  Dinner starts at 6:30pm and the comedy show starts at 8:00pm.  Click Here for tickets to Order by Phone Call (763) 754-6953, OR email us at and we will call YOU!

December 31, 2017 – Comedy at the Courtyards New Years Eve Dinner & Show Featuring James Ervin Berry and James Wells - The Teddy Bear of Comedy James Ervin Berry's likable personality, “down-to-earth” attitude and fun loving nature generates big laughs!  He's a comedian who LOVES making an audience laugh...and it shows! Whether it's Comedy Clubs, Colleges, Churches, Corporate Events or Private functions his target is always the same--Funny Bones! Foot stompin’, hand clappin’, smile on your face laughter!!  James Ervin Berry's comedic style has been described as "clean and observational, with an educated homespun feel."  His boy next door "teddy bear" charm creates an instant connection with mainstream audiences nationwide. One comedy club owner stated " James Ervin Berry now BEFORE he's untouchable!"  Show includes Passed Appetizers, a Plated Duel Entrée Meal, Drinks, Dancing, and Champagne Toast after Comedy.  Online ordering is closed to please call   (763) 754-6953 for tickets.

January 23, 2018 – What A Girl Wants Girls Night Out – Women’s Expo - Mark You Calendars! You won't want to miss our 13th Annual What a Girl Wants, Girl's Night Out... Women's Expo! Tuesday, Jan. 23rd from 4 to 9 PM!!! $3 at the Door! Green Haven Golf Course -2800 Greenhaven Road Anoka 55304.  New!!! Free Valet Parking from 4:30 to 8:30 PM by Unparalleled Parking Don't miss out on $5 eyebrow waxing by Salon Ciry!!! Free Flowers to First 200 women by Forever Floral! Free bags by Suburban Imaging!!! Free Mini Board Projects by Bee artsy, $5 Mini Canvas Painting, by Wine and Canvas Minneapolis! Free Make and Take cards, by Sandy McManus ! Plus many other wonderful vendors! Food and cocktails available for additional cost! Stop in for a little time for yourself or stay all night with your girlfriends! All Proceeds will go to Women Worth Celebrating - Random Acts of Hope & Encouragement for Women in Anoka County! Thankful for our Partnership with All Event Party Rental & Supplies, LLC and Lori Wawers.

February 2 through March 4, 2018 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “The Royale” - Jay ‘The Sport’ Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905 and, in the racially segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out. Told in six rounds and set in a boxing ring, The Royale is inspired by the story of Jack Johnson, an African American boxer whose quick rise to stardom made him a world-wide phenomenon. But at the height of the Jim Crow era, victory for a black man over a white man posed untold dangers and Jay quickly finds himself fighting for more than just a title. Written by award-winning American writer Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy, Orange is the New Black), Yellow Tree is thrilled to host the regional premiere of this extraordinary new play!  Running February 2nd through March 4th Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733.

April 13 through May 13, 2018 – Yellowtree Theatre Presents “Still Dance The Stars” - We are beyond excited to host the world premiere of this  touching and highly theatrical new play! A powerful love story with extraordinary heart, Still Dance the Stars follows the journey of James and Anne, a married couple facing unthinkable loss. Desperate to heal, they discover an old box of stuffed animals, and the magic unfolds. Whimsical and heart-warming, this brand new play is truly a breathtaking gem! Running February 2nd through March 4th Click Here for tickets or call our box office at 763-493-8733.



On Going Events/Groups

Donations needed for Hurricane Harvey Victims
Drop off your donations during business hours until October 31st at BLAINE SELF STORAGE

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:

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.

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

Every Wednesday - Silver Sneakers Flex Program at Body In Motion Pilates Studio , 11452 Martin St. NW., Coon Rapids, MN.  763-213-5181,

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.

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,
Click Here

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!
For more info, Click here

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

Give the gift of music year 'round! 
Call 651-291-1144, or Click here

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, the Child Care Assistance Program, and the Weatherization Program.  These programs and services help individuals and families in our community achieve their goal of self-sufficiency. 
Click Here for More Information.

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


Having Trouble Paying Your Utility Bill

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

 * Community Action Program - 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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