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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
 


A PREMIER CONCERT VENUE
Welcome to Le Musique Room, located INSIDE the ST.  MICHAEL CINEMA.

Music fans can expect incredible sound, lighting and video accouterments in the 199-seat theater and concert space, complete with Parisian design elements that highlight the entire complex.  Offering a broad menu including original music, singer-songwriters, classic country, jazz, classic rock, new country, tribute acts, themed shows, big band music, and more!  We will also feature both regional and national touring acts.

CLICK HERE FOR UPCOMING SHOWS


 

Now Playing - Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Presents: Mamma Mia - EXTENDED THROUGH FEBRUARY 22, 2020!  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! Running now through February 22, 2020.  Click Here for Tickets or call the Box Office at 952.934.1525.


November 8, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Robert Baril, featuring Joey Hamburger.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

November 9, 2019 – Holiday Bazaar – Shopping has never been easier (or more fun!).  -Shop at high-quality vendor and crafter tables!  Buy $1 chances at the Buck-et Drop for numerous prize baskets! Visit our Blessings Boutique for handmade gifts! Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win beautiful prizes (queen size quilt, mosaic glass window panel, wall of wine).  Take home a package or two of homemade Lefse.  Enjoy a soup & sandwich lunch while listening to a live performance by CODA9:00am – 2:00pm, Lord of Life Church in Ramsey. 

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 16, 2019 – Cookies with the Clause - Cookies + Santa Claus = the perfect combination! Join us on Saturday, November 16th from 11 AM - 2 PM at Northtown Mall in the Burlington Court. After Santa's arrival on a train at 11 AM, we will be decorating holiday cookies with frosting and sprinkles! What better way to welcome Santa to town? 

November 16, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Jeff Pfoser.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

November 21, 2019 - Holiday Boutique Vendor & Craft Show Event - Join us for a great night out and get some holiday shopping done.  Swag bags for the first 50 in the door, Wine Tasting, Cash Bar, DJ music, while you shop from over 40 crafters and vendors.  Each person in the door gets a FREE raffle ticket for awesome door prizes.  We will be giving away $120 Gift Certificate to Majestic Oaks Golf Club, good for 2 rounds of golf and golf cart, large gift baskets and more.  Treats while you shop, you never know what you will find!  Thursday, Nov. 21st, 5:30pm - 8:30pm at Majestic Oaks Golf Club, 701 Bunker Lake Blvd., Ham Lake, MN.  Click Here for list of vendors and details.

November 22, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Spencer Dobson, featuring Willy Sawyer.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

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. 

November 23, 2019 – Turkey Hunt through the Mall - We are hunting turkeys throughout the mall!  They aren't real turkeys, but you'll still have lots of goblin' fun following the clues to find all of our hidden turkeys. We will give you a list of clues, and you will begin your search throughout the mall. Your hunt will start in Center Court!  There will also be a fun craft and a free face painter for participants to enjoy!  Northtown Mall in Blaine, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

November 27, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with David Harris, featuring Tommy Bayer.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

November 30 – December 31, 2019 - A Father’s Christmas - The McNulty family has celebrated Christmas at the family’s cabin for as long as they can remember. Each year, the patriarch, Patrick McNulty, masterminds a Christmas riddle that makes the holiday particularly fun, and earned him the title, ‘Father Christmas.’ But, what happens to family traditions the first Christmas after the passing of their beloved ‘Pops?’ Who is behind the new Christmas riddle that seems to miraculously appear? And, is that enough to bring the joy and healing this family needs? It seems that ‘Father Christmas’ is still presiding over this sacred holiday, surrounding his family (And, your family, of course!) with joy filled memories, and hoots of laughter. Come share in the fun and meaning the McNulty family finds, and relive some of your own Christmas memories.  The Season’s Dinner Theatre at Majestic Oaks.  Tickets on sale now at 763-755-2140 or www.majestickoaksgolfclub.com 

December 6, 2019 - Out of the Cold Kickoff - Join HOPE 4 Youth, KDWB’s Dave Ryan, and friends for a fun-filled evening as we work to bring youth experiencing homelessness Out of the Cold. 2-8 pm at Invictus Brewing Company (2025 105th Ave NE, Blaine, MN 55449).  You can sign up to go out in the cold at this location here  https://runsignup.com/Race/MN/CoonRapids/OutoftheCold.

December 8, 2019 – Christmas Makes Everything New - Please join us as we celebrate the Christmas season with Christmas Makes Everything New on Sunday, December 8th at Crossfire Assembly, 3700 Coon Rapids Blvd., Coon Rapids at 10am. Enjoy a time of special music, worship, and a Christmas message from our pastor. You will not want to miss it! Please contact us with questions at info@cfassembly.com or call the church office at (763) 710-7600.  https://www.cfassembly.com/

December 20, 2019 - Out of the Cold Final Freeze - Gather with HOPE 4 Youth and other participants at the Final Freeze. This party atmosphere will include food trucks, games, fundraising updates and more!  Nooon-8 pm at the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, (13301 Hanson Blvd NW, Andover, MN 55304).  You can sign up to go out in the cold at this location here https://runsignup.com/Race/MN/CoonRapids/OutoftheCold.

December 20, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Bryan Miller, featuring Ben Marcotte.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

December 27, 2019 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Michael Thorne, featuring Shannon Thompson.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

January 10, 2020 – Comedy at the Courtyards with James Ervin Berry, featuring Ali Sultan.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

January 17, 2020 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Kelechi Jaavaid, featuring Joe Christiansen.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

January 25, 2020 – Comedy at the Courtyards with Bill Blank, featuring  Casey Flesch.  Winter. Is. Here. Have fun with it and join us at Courtyards of Andover for Surely You Jest Entertainment’s Comedy Season. Tickets include Unique Dining’s most-loved buffet dinners. We provide a cash bar with drink specials. See schedule below for details on dinner and entertainers.   Courtyards of Andover dinner + comedy shows are an awesome way to celebrate a birthday, can be a neat alternative to traditional holiday parties, and are a great way to show your team you appreciate them!   Buffet Dinner from 6pm – 7:30pm, Comedy begins at 7:45pm.  Cash Bar w/drink specials available.  Be sure to check out our Facebook page too for chances to win free tickets throughout the season! Seating is first come first sit.  $60 regular admission, reserve table of 8 for $300 or ½ table of 4 for $180.  Click Here to order tickets or call 763-754-6953. 

 

 

 

January 27, 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.  We are thrilled to have you join us in this effort by having this years $5 cash entry directly benefiting Pay it Forward Fund, a non-profit fund that helps breast and women’s cancer patients pay basic living expenses.  www.payitforwardfund.net 4:00pm – 9:00pm NEW NIGHT (MONDAY) AND NEW LOCATION - Rush Creek Golf Course, 7801 County Road 101, Maple Grove.  Any questions about applying as a vendor or event sponsorship please email whatagirlwants2005@hotmail.com   

February 6, 2020 - Valentines Vendor & Craft Show Event - Join us for a great night out with your special someone or friend.  Swag bags for the first 50 in the door, Wine Tasting, Photo Booth, Cash Bar, DJ music, while you shop from over 50 crafters and vendors.  Each person in the door gets a FREE raffle ticket for awesome door prizes.  We will be giving away $120 Gift Certificate to Majestic Oaks Golf Club, good for 2 rounds of golf and golf cart, a dozen roses will be given away, large gift baskets and more.  Treats while you shop, you never know what you will find!  Thursday, Feb. 6th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm at Majestic Oaks Golf Club, 701 Bunker Lake Blvd., Ham Lake, MN. 

April 25, 2020 - 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.  Event will be held at the Bunker Hills Activities Center in Andover.  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). 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.

 

 

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,
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

Authentic Achievers Business Network International - Click Here for info

Coon Rapids Women of Today - Get Involved with your Community!
For more info, Click Here

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. 
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 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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