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Community Events &
Happenings in Anoka County

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...


Haven's Point Sunday Brunch Buffet - Introducing our new 2015 Brunch every Sunday. 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.  $13.99 Adults, $10.99 Seniors (65+), $6.99 Kids 9 - 12yrs, Kids 8 & under Free.  Reserve Today at 763-576-2961.  Click Here for Flyer

Now playing- Chanhassen Dinner Theatres - 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

Now thru May 17, 2015 - Next To Normal a rock musical- Diana Goodman has the perfect suburban life complete with a loving husband, son and daughter.  But her struggle with bipolar disorder threatens to destroy it all and as her medical treatments get more aggressive her family struggles desperately to hang on.  An electrifying feel-everything musical with soaring music, sharp, smart lyrics and a storyline full of unexpected twists and turns. Heartbreaking in one breath and uplifting the next, this powerhouse musical shows just how far two parents will go to keep their family’s world intact.  Winner of three Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Tickets at or call 763-493-8733.  Yellow Tree Theatre, 320 5th Ave. SE, Osseo.

Now thru May 24 – The Crucible - Inspired by the McCarthy-era Communist witch hunts, Miller’s masterpiece of good and evil is being revisited at the Guthrie for the first time in four decades.  It’s 1692 and a dark magic possesses Salem. The God-fearing citizens are on their guard and no one is beyond suspicion. As investigations into witchcraft reach their height, a young woman points a finger at Elizabeth, the blameless wife of John Proctor. But Proctor finds he cannot save her without unearthing his own black sin. With powerful notions of faith and uncertainty, and truth and deception – burning as feverishly today as the day it was written – this Tony Award-winning masterpiece of the American canon is a must-see.  Under the keen direction of Joe Dowling, whose productions of Miller’s All My Sons and Death of a Salesman are raved about to this day, this stirring production features an impressive cast of more than 20 actors.  For tickets call the Box Office at 612-377-2224 or Click Here.

Now thru August 29, 2015 – The Chanhassen Dinner Theatre presents Mary Poppins - Based upon the iconic Disney film, MARY POPPINS is a family musical featuring breathtaking dance numbers and unforgettable songs including: “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Let’s Go Fly A Kite.” What could be more jolly?  Winner of 44 major theatre awards from around the globe, this enchanting musical has captivated audiences for generations, and now, she comes to life on Chanhassen's Main Stage to dazzle you!  For tickets call 52-934-1525 or order online at

April 24 & 25, 2015 - Stadium Rock! featuring the Fabulous Armadillos.  Fans of the Fabulous Armadillos won't want to miss "Stadium Rock!" It played to nearly 17,000 people at a summer festival in St. Cloud in 2014.  Of their 35 different show themes, it has quickly become their most highly-requested show. The Fabulous Armadillos will be joined by special guests with surprises and new songs from key artists of the genre: Journey, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Boston, Aerosmith, Queen and many more. Get set for another dose of fun and rock with the timeless music that these great bands brought to us. Add it to your list of Fabulous Armadillos favorites! For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

April 24 thru May 17, 2015 - Happy Days - A New Musical - Presented by Presented by Minneapolis Musical Theatre & Hennepin Theatre Trust.  The New York Daily News wrote "If you like Grease you will love Happy Days. A power house, rock and roll trip down memory lane, Happy Days is not to be missed!" Take a trip back to the 1950s with the Cunninghams and their friends.  Happy Days - A New Musical brings one of television’s best loved families to a new generation. When Arnold’s, the town's number one hangout and malt shop, is in danger of being torn down, Richie, Potsie, Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli and the rest of the gang team up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match. In a race against time, can The Fonz save the day?  The television series' original creator Garry Marshall wrote the book and the original Fonzie, Henry Winkler, served as the musical’s creative consultant. Happy Days features 21 songs by Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe award-winning songwriter Paul Williams, including the series’ iconic theme song. Performances at the New Century Theatre, 615 Hennepin Ave., Street Level, Minneapolis.  For Tickets Click Here or call 612-455-9501. 

April 25, 2015 - Anoka County 4-H Clover Dash – Saturday, 9am Come run or walk with us to raise funds for Anoka County 4-H! 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 awarded to top three 5K males & females. Random prize drawings for all participants except those 10 & under who will receive medals & goodie bags. We are encouraging everyone to dress in their favorite green or clover attire. Register 4 participants, 11 yrs old & older, and the 5th one is free (available with mail or drop off only). Race day registration from 7:30-8:30 am onsite (cash or checks only).  Online registration available at (small additional processing fee) or for a registration form go to

April 25, 2015 - Family Earth Day Celebration - Join us for a family Earth Day celebration complete with entertainment and light refreshments.  Learn about Wargo's native gardens and bees and make your own earth art project to take home.  Visit the Earth Day Fair, where local organizations provide information and businesses will showcase earth-friendly products.  Free Admission, Wargo Nature Center, 12:30 - 3:00pm.  7701 Main St. Lino Lakes, 651-429-8007-

April 25, 2015 - Green Expo- Featuring local businesses and services that focus on sustainability and the environment.  Saturday, 9:00am - 2:00pm at the National Sports Center, 1750 105th Ave. NE, Blaine. Free Admission.

April 26, 2015 - ABC Preschool Silent Auction Fundraiser & Ice Cream Social – ABC Preschool invites you and your family to come out for an afternoon of fun! Free ice cream, a ton of GREAT items to bid on in our silent auction, vendors from local consultants, and a chance to win $500.  Sunday, April 26th 2015.  1:00 PM to 3:00PM, Raffle drawing to be held at 2:00PM.  171 Elm St, Lino Lakes, MN 55014. 

April 29, 2015 - Moms On The Run Comes To Anoka - Are you looking for some fun, friendship and fitness?  Check out Moms On The Run.  We are new to Anoka, but have been around for 7 years. We offer moms and women of any age, and you don't have to be a mom, fitness, fun, and friendship. Weather you want to run your first 5k, increase your speed, lose weight, meet other moms, or just have fun, we are the group for you. We meet about twice/week and focus on running along with strength training. Classes start April 29th.  Check out or website:  For more information Email:  Facebook:

May 1 & 2, 2015 – River The Music of Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon - Three top Twin-Cities female singers, Rachel Holder, Deb Brown & Jana Anderson, pay tribute to legendary songwriters: Carole King, Joni Mitchell & Carly Simon. While these artists have an extensive list of works, "River" will focus on their most popular pieces... the songs that take the audience on a nostalgic journey through their own lives, remembering the women’s music movement of the ’60s & ’70s: their prom, their first kiss, weddings, heartaches and other life experiences. Songs such as: "You're So Vain" and "Nobody Does it Better" performed by Carly Simon, "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow" and "Natural Woman" by Carole King, and "Help Me" and "Both Sides Now" by Joni Mitchell. Through the decades these artists continued to craft timeless songs that stay with us today. Rachel Holder, Deb Brown and Jana Anderson are backed by an amazing band. "River" brings the songs, stories and memories together on one stage in this unforgettable tribute.  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

May 2, 2015 - Kids Fishing Clinic - This free event is a great way for kids and families to learn how to fish, learn about water safety, and enjoy a free lunch.  All participants and chaperones will receive a hot dog and chip lunch, and kids can pick up a goody bag of fishing related gear.  All equipment is provided and pre-registration is not required.  Located at Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park, 9750 Egret Blvd., Coon Rapids, 9:00am - 12:00pm.  651-429-8007. 

May 2, 2015 - Spring Women's Day Out Craft & Gift Show - Join us Saturday, May 2nd at April 18th from 9:00am - 3:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd, Maple Grove.  Celebrate spring with over 40 quality vendors of craft items and direct sales, unique products you can't buy in stores!  Stop by the NeriumAD booth and register for a FREE bottle of NeriumAD Night Cream ($110 retail value) and find out about the new amazing product, EHT (anti-aging for the brain) coming out soon!  Hosted by Cadybeth Craft & Gift Shows, 612-224-4907. 

May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day Brunch at Green Haven - Bring mom to Green Haven Golf Club for our Mother's Day Brunch, 10:00am - 2:00pm (2800 Greenhaven Rd., Anoka).  Adults, $21.95, Seniors $18.95, Children 6-10 $11.95, Children 4-5 $4.95, Children 0-3 Free.  Menu includes carved Prime Rib with Rosemary Demi-Glaze, carved Grand Marnier Hardwood Smoked Ham, Broiled Mahi Mahi with Lemon Caper Cream Sauce, Pan Roasted Rosemary Pomegranate Chicken, Creamy Parmesan Hash Browns, Fresh Baked Breads, Season's Freshest Fruits & Berries, Made to Order Omelet & Scrambled Egg Station, Hardwood smoked bacon and sausage, Lavish Desserts, and much more.  Call 763-576-2966 for reservations. 

May 15 & 16, 2015 - The Sound of Simon, A Tribute to Simon & Garfunkel - With a career spanning decades, the music of Simon & Garfunkel remains among the most treasured in the American popular songbook. Performing hits including: "The Boxer," "Scarborough Fair," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "The Sound of Silence" and "America," this performance pays tribute to Simon & Garfunkel, the world renowned-duo, in a memorable evening of music & harmony.  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

May 21 - 23, 2015 - Takin' It To The Limit, A Tribute to the Eagles - Back by popular demand! Two bands, Collective Unconscious and The Fabulous Armadillos, combine talents and return to present this most remarkable tribute concert to The Eagles - the quintessential band of the '70s and '80s. Audiences here have loved every minute of this concert event and are known to sing and even dance along to such hits as: “Take it Easy,” “Life in The Fast Lane,” “Desperado” and so many more. This show played to sold-out houses in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Do not miss this return engagement! For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

May 28 & 29, 2015 - Transit Authority, A Tribute to Chicago - Back by popular demand, don't miss Transit Authority in their premier tribute to the legendary rock band, Chicago! This fantastic band presents sold-out shows across the nation performing Chicago's #1 hits and arena rock power ballads including: "Saturday In the Park," "Just You and Me," "Wishing You Were Here,"  "25 or 6 to 4," "Feeling Stronger Every Day," "Old Days," "If You Leave Me Now" and many more!  A one-time opportunity at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres in 2015!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

May 30 & 31, 2015 - Anoka Antique, Vintage, and Craft Show – Stop out at the Anoka County Fairgrounds Saturday 8:00am – 5:00pm or Sunday 10:am – 4:00pm.  Tons of Antiques, Vintage, Collectibles, Crafts, Military, Furniture, Glassware, Jewelry, Paintings and a Flea Market.  Admission $4  -  12 and under free  - Bring copy of ad for $1 discount.  Concessions on site.  For more info go to or call 763-434-6664. Click Here for a $1 off Admission.

May 30 & 31, 2015 - Disover Aviation Days - Come out to the Anoka County Airport in Blaine on May 30th & 31st to celebrate the many aspects of aviation.  7am - 4pm each day, enjoy numerous aviation exhibitors, aircraft & helicopter rides, food booths and more!  On display will be general and corporate aircraft, experimental and homebuilt, WWII fighters, trainers and bombers along with vintage and modern military.  Those interested in a career in aviation, can stop by the aviation education booths, see flying demonstrations, and kid's activities.  Meet our many veterans, see our military history display area. A Pancake Breakfast & Lunch to be served both days. A 1940's evening Hangar Dance with a 15 piece swing band held Saturday night.  Anoka County Blaine Airport, 8891 Airport Rd., C-8, Blaine.  For more information, to Volunteer or to become a Sponsor for the event call 763-568-6072 or visit our website at

June 18, 2015 - Gary Rue's Only Love Can Break a Heart, The Music of Gene Pitney - Returning for one night only, Gene Pitney fans will be thrilled to revisit Pitney’s hits including "Hello Mary Lou," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance," "Town Without Pity" and many more. Gary Rue, former band leader for The Coasters, The Platters, The Marvelettes and The Shirelles, and music director for Gene Pitney from 1986-2006, performs an unforgettable tribute to a one-of-a kind talent along with his amazing group of musical artists.   For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

June 19 & 20, 2015 - Beat Boom! Radio: British Invasion Music, featuring Gary Rue and The Sensational Sleepers - Gary Rue and The Sensational Sleepers pay tribute to "fab" British bands of the ‘60s including: The Yardbirds, The Animals, The Hollies, The Dave Clark Five, The Zombies, The Searchers, The Kinks and The Rolling Stones, to name a few. The Sleepers perform songs like, “We Gotta Get Outa This Place,” “You Really Got Me,” “Look Through Any Window,” “Heart Full of Soul,” “She's Not There,” “Hippy Hippy Shake” and “Tobacco Road.”The Sleepers give audiences a rare opportunity to hear songs overshadowed by the greatness of John, Paul, George and Ringo, impeccably performed by the heirs apparent: The Sensational Sleepers! But there will be plenty of The Beatles to satisfy as well: “Help!,” “Ticket To Ride,” “A Hard Day’s Night” and many more. Travel back to look and listen to the music that changed the world!    For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

June 26 & 27, 2015 - Sherwin Linton: The Johnny Cash Story- Country performing legend Sherwin Linton's show pays tribute to Johnny Cash's early "Sun Years" when he established his unique sound through many career highlights including memorable duets with wife June Carter Cash. True stories about Johnny and his life, career, recordings and many tours are interwoven into this dynamic tribute. An astonishing event!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

July 11, 2015 - Anoka River Fest & Craft Fair - One of the largest craft fairs in the Twin Cities.  Located in historic downtown Anoka, 9:00am - 5:00pm.  Unique crafts from over 140 artisans, live music, food court, Riverfest has something for everyone.  Click here for more information and for exhibitor info. Admission, parking and most events are FREE. 

July 24 & 25, 2015 - The Song Remains the Same, Jonny James & the Hall of Fames does Zeppelin – Jonny James and the Hall of Fames (the band that brought you “The Beatles Anthology”) is back rocking harder than ever with “The Song Remains The Same,” a tribute to the greatest rock band of all time, Led Zeppelin, who just this past year was awarded a Kennedy Center Honor for their contribution to the music industry. For 10 years, Led Zeppelin dominated the US and the UK with their unforgettable guitar riffs, blues-inspired wails, and insane drum solos. Their music is some of the most loved in rock history. JJHOF will feature the greatest Zeppelin tunes including: “Black Dog,” “Heartbreaker,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Immigrant Song” and of course, “Stairway to Heaven.”  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

July 31 & August 1, 2015 - The Girls Present: A Diva Tribute - We are thrilled to host this new concert event at CDT! “The Girls” are a vocal and musical group that includes: beloved Twin Cities’ vocalist, pianist and arranger, Lori Dokken, award-winning vocalist, producer, songwriter, Judi Donaghy-Vinar, the seven time Minnesota Music Award recipient, Patty Peterson, musical theater and cabaret darling, Erin Schwab, Twin Cities’ jazz legend, Debbie Duncan, and the incredibly gifted Rachel Holder-Hennig. “The Girls” pay tribute to the music of legendary pop/jazz/R&B vocal DIVAS with the likes of Barbra Streisand, Ella Fitzgerald, Bette Midler, Aretha Franklin, Patti LaBelle, Tina Turner, Christina Aguilera. “The Girls,” features solo vocalists and incredible six-part harmonies. The energy brought to the stage makes this a DIVA TRIBUTE you will not want to miss! For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

August 14 & 15, 2015 - EltonSongs: 1970-1976, Featuring Mick Sterling and Peter Guertin - EltonSongs returns for one final appearance in 2015 at CDT. The most prolific, influential period of Elton John and Bernie Taupin was from 1970-1976. EltonSongs celebrates and honors some of the most important deep tracks and hits during that time. Led by Minnesota Music Hall of Fame Winner and Midwest Hall of Fame Recipient, Mick Sterling, and the Musical Director of Brave New Workshop, Peter Guertin, EltonSongs features a huge 10-piece band that faithfully and powerfully performs hits including: “Benny and the Jets,” “Border Song,” “Philadelphia Freedom,” “Levon” and “Your Song” along with deep track masterpieces such as: “Funeral For a Friend,” “The King Must Die,” “Tonight,” “Madman Across the Water,” “Indian Sunset” and more. If you’re an Elton fan, EltonSongs is the Elton concert you would tell your friends about because the songs he played were so cool! Come celebrate the incredible songwriting of Elton John and Bernie Taupin!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

August 27 – 29, 2015 - Rumours and Dreams, The Music of Fleetwood Mac -
For fans of Fleetwood Mac or anyone who simply loves melodic rock ‘n’ roll, this remarkable show returns to CDT after numerous sold-out engagements last year is an absolute must-see. Singer-songwriter Pamela McNeill has compiled a song list of Fleetwood Mac’s most well-loved songs delivered impeccably by a nine-piece ensemble of gifted musicians that is truly inspired. By the end of this show you’re guaranteed to be on your feet. Soak up hits including: "Rhiannon," "You Make Lovin' Fun," Don't Stop Thinkin' About Tomorrow," "Gypsy," "Tusk," "Little Lies," "Sara" and many, many more. Stevie and Mick would approve!
For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

September 12, 2015 - The Andrews Sisters: Music & Memories - Making its Fireside Theatre debut is a high-energy nostalgic trip down memory lane, featuring the signature vocal sound of Minnesota’s own Andrews Sisters. The performers - Lisa Pallen, Kathy Mueller and Aimee Lee beautifully recreate the vocal stylings of the first million-selling “girl group,” backed by a 6-piece band led by two-time Ivey Award-winning arranger and musical director Raymond Berg. You’ll enjoy “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy,” “Rum and Coca Cola,” “Apple Blossom Time” and many more of their greatest hits. Hosted by Bill Arnold of Triple Espresso fame, audiences of all ages will enjoy this delightful offering of the great music of the Swing Era!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

September 24 - 26, 2015 - Takin' It To The Limit, A Tribute to the Eagles - Back by popular demand! Two bands, Collective Unconscious and The Fabulous Armadillos, combine talents and return to present this most remarkable tribute concert to The Eagles - the quintessential band of the '70s and '80s. Audiences here have loved every minute of this concert event and are known to sing and even dance along to such hits as: “Take it Easy,” “Life in The Fast Lane,” “Desperado” and so many more. This show played to sold-out houses in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Do not miss this return engagement! For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

October 2 & 3, 2015 - Neil! Martin Zellar's Tribute to Neil Diamond - With a career spanning generations, the music of Neil Diamond remains among the most popular in the world. Performing hits including: “Sweet Caroline,” "Kentucky Woman," “Solitary Man,” "America" and “Cherry, Cherry” this show pays tribute to Neil Diamond the timeless songwriter and entertainer.  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

October 9, 2015 - Beautiful Vision - The Songs of Van Morrison, featuring Mick Sterling - The many incarnations of Van Morrison from "Brown-Eyed Girl" and "Domino" to "Into The Mystic" and "Cleaning Windows" is celebrated and led by Twin Cities’ soul and bluesman Mick Sterling and a band so strong that Van Morrison would surely choose it for his own. Intricate, essential background vocals are brilliantly handled by Cate Fierro, Katie Gearty and Michelle Cassioppi with the classic Van horn parts delivered by The Street Choir Horn Section. Hear songs including “Jackie Wilson Said,” “Moondance,” “I’ve Been Working,” “Tupelo Honey,” “Crazy Love” and many more. One of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s most celebrated and unique voices of rock, soul and blues will be joyfully honored. One night only!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

October 10, 2015 - The Tenderness Sessions - GIANTS of '60s Memphis Soul featuring Mick Sterling - An undeniably sultry night of classic Memphis Soul and R&B featuring the songs of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, and Wilson Pickett featuring songs including: "Soulman," Try a Little Tenderness," "I've Got Dreams To Remember," "When Something is Wrong with My Baby" and many more. Spotlighting legendary Twin Cities' singers: Maurice Jacox, Willie Walker and Mick Sterling, along with a killer band and horn section, this premier event is filled with energy, shimmer, rhythm and excitement. Look for some special guest vocalists that night too!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

November 6 & 7, 2015 - E Street Shuffle/Detroit Muscle, The Songs of Bruce Springsteen & Bob Seger - The thematic songs of Rock‘n’Roll Hall of Fame recipients Bruce Springsteen and Bob Seger have provided a memorable soundtrack for anyone with a car radio or record player. The combination of the songs of these two iconic artists in one night at The Fireside Theatre will be quite frankly, unstoppable! Springsteen classics such as “Born to Run,” “Backstreets,” “Rosalita,” “Jungleland” and “Dancing in the Dark” will be joined by Seger classics such as “Mainstreet,” “Night Moves,” “Hollywood Nights,” “Get out of Denver,” “Katmandu,” “Ramblin' Man” and many more. Lead vocals will be handled by two of the most recognized, influential voices in the Twin Cities’ music scene, Mark Lickteig and Mick Sterling. The magic created by the E Street Band and the Silver Bullet Band will be duplicated by a band led by the three rocking guitars of Jody Hanks, Billy Larson and Jason Ploof, along with two keyboardists, and of course, you’ll enjoy glorious sax stylings reminiscent of both The Big Man and Alto Reed! E Street Shuffle/Detroit Muscle will unite the energies of Jersey and Detroit and blow the roof off at Chanhassen. Don't miss this show!  For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

November 7, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at National Sports Center, 1700 105th Ave. Blaine, MN To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 Print FREE tickets at:

November 20 & 21, 2015 - Rainy Days & Mondays: The Music of the Carpenters - Do not miss this stellar tribute to The Carpenters, the biggest selling soft-rock group of the '70s. If you were a fan of The Carpenters, this concert will make you smile, sway and want to sing along. Aimee Lee, the quintessential "Karen," is backed by 12 musicians and back-up singers who perfectly re-create that classic Carpenters sound you remember and love. Featuring beloved classics, such as “Close To You,” “Yesterday Once More,” “We've Only Just Begun,” "Mr. Postman," “Superstar,” “For All We Know” and many, many more! Book early — this favorite sells out in a flash. Do not delay! For tickets call 952-934-1525 or online at

November 21, 2015 - Home Improvement and Design Expo - Attention all home improvement enthusiast! Don’t miss your opportunity to explore up to 150 exhibitors featuring the latest home improvement products and services to get your home renovation projects off to the right start. Talk with the experts and get free tips and ideas! Meet builders, remodelers, landscapers, designers, painters, architects, interior designers and more. Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Admission $6 or FREE with a donation for the Food Shelf.  10:00am - 5:00pm at Maple Grove Community Center, 12951 Weaver Lake Rd., Maple Grove.  To exhibit or attend call 952-238-1700 Print FREE tickets at:



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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

Every Thursday 4:00-6:00 PM: Hope for the Community Come by for a few bags of free groceries!  Everyone is welcome. Invite your friends, family, neighbors, and co. workers.  Kingswood Church 1264 109th Avenue NE, Blaine. 763-757-4266  Click Here For More Details

The Mounds Theatre:  Whether you want to catch a fantastic play, enjoy a lively musical or dance, take a community class or even rent this space for your own private event, St. Paul's beautiful historic and newly renovated theatre in the Dayton's Bluff area offers you fine entertainment and a welcoming neighborhood spot.  Click Here For Events & 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 orClick Here For More Details
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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.

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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

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    Adults with Children - 763-717-7700

 * CEAP - 763-783-4930

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

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