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Nowthen • Oak Grove • Ramsey • St. Francis • Spring Lake Park

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
 


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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.

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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.


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 25, 2020 – Alma Murder; A Killer Class Reunion Murder Mystery - The Alumni of Mellencamp Sr. High have learned that their old Alma Mater is soon to be demolished. To show their school spirit, they’ve decided to throw one last all-class reunion. So get together with long absent friends and classmates. Find out whatever happened to that old flame. Stroll down memory lane, or tear it up on the dance floor. It’s guaranteed to be the party of a lifetime…if you live that long!  The Mystery Cafe dishes out a hilarious comedy caper, where you and your table are invited to solve the crime…all while enjoying a delicious 3-course meal.  Upon arrival, you’ll be seated by members of the cast. Clues are all around, and you’ll also be provided with “Mystery Money,” so you can bribe characters for more information. The evidence points to one answer, and a prize is awarded to our “Super Sleuth” winner. We also give prizes for the most…shall we say…“creative” answer. Right or wrong, you’ll be laughing all the way to the solution. Whether or not you crack the case, you’ll certainly bust a gut! Majestic Oaks Golf Club, 701 Bunker Lake Blvd NE, Ham Lake, Minnesota 55304.  Click Here for Tickets.

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  

January 31, 2020 - Nancy Ellis & Enrique Ponticas - Double Billing Jazz Night!  The Music Factory is excited to host for the first time, two great local artists - Nancy Ellisand Enrique Ponticas for a night of Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Latin music! Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb.  8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

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. 

February 8, 2020 - Linwood Lake Ice Bocce Tournament - Register your 4 person team for a fun game that's a mixture of curling and bocce ball and played with sawed up logs on ice lanes on the famous Linwood Lake. Space is limited and spots are filling up fast so don't delay and register at http://www.linwoodlake.org before its too late! All proceeds go toward improving Linwood Lake through the Linwood Lake Improvement Association.  9:00am – 4:00pm, Saturday, February 8th, 2020.

February 8, 2020 - Paul Aldrich - Clean Comedy Night - Break up the cold Winter with a night of hilarious, clean comedy with Paul Aldrich! Comedian Paul Aldrich will be performing an evening of clean comedy at the Heart of the City Music Factory. Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. eating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 pm, show is at 8:00pm at the Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N. , Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets

February 8 & 9, 2020 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - We EXPANDED this show to be our LARGEST EVER! Nutrition, Fitness, and Longevity - It's all here! Explore up to 160+ exhibitors offering everything for health, balance and success in all areas of life. 3 - Stages of on-going speaker presentations, and demonstrations. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo and win a FitBit. 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! $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation.   Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm at the Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom - 1301 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN – 55403.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

February 14, 2020 – Valentines Day Mix and Mingle – Come and join us for a Valentines Day Mix and Mingle from 4:00pm – 6:00pm at Dilly Dally’s Pub!  Meet some current Affinity at Ramsey residents and hear first hand how they love the Affinity lifestyle and their new homes.  Appetizers and beverages will be provided.  Please RSVP by February 10th by calling 763-225-9978.  Affinity at Ramsey is located at 14529 Willemite St. NW, Ramsey, MN. 

February 14, 2020 Some Romantic Evening with Dan & Sandy Adler - A Romantic dinner with an evening of love songs by Dan and Sandy Adler.  Bring your love out to the beautiful, Victorian setting of the Music Factory and enjoy an elegant dinner and cake followed by a concert of romantic music by Dan and Sandy Adler. Tickets are $40.00 in advance and $50.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N. , Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets

February 22, 2020 – Anoka County Polar Plunge - The Polar Plunge is back in Anoka County for the 9th year in a row! The Anoka County Plunge has raised over $1,289,000 in its 8-year history and in 2019, 537 Plungers raised $156,034! Located at Crooked Lake, 13160 Crooked Lake Blvd. Register here

February 28, 2020 - Ben Kyle Concert - Twin Cities' based, Irish born, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Ben Kyle in concert. Kyle synthesized the roots music he absorbed in midwestern America with his Irish folk upbringing and has went on to release 5 heralded albums as the singer-songwriter and frontman behind the Americana critical darlings Romantica. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. Show is at 8:00pm at the Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N. , Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets

Opening February 28, 2019 – Music Man - A fun and transformative story, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best!  This musical theatre classic features songs like “(Ya Got) Trouble,” “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “The Wells Fargo Wagon,” “Till There Was You,” “Gary, Indiana” and more! Meredith Willson’s six-time, Tony Award-winning musical comedy has been entertaining audiences since 1957 and is a family-friendly story to be shared with every generation.  The Music Man follows fast-talking traveling salesman, Harold Hill, as he cons the people of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band that he vows to organize – this, despite the fact that he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef. His plans to skip town with the cash are foiled when he falls for Marian, the librarian, who transforms him into a respectable citizen by curtain’s fall.  Opens February 28th at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.  Click Here for tickets or call 952-934-1547.

March 13, 2020 - Ovation String Quartet - Collectively, they have many years of experience with the quartet, and with other chamber groups and orchestras. Their very extensive and versatile repertoire makes them unique, and this show will include a mix of Classical, Jazz Standards, Christian, and Acoustic Rock with their own arrangements. Please join us for a fun evening of string music!  Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. Show is at 8:00pm at the Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N. , Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets

March 14, 2020 – North Suburban Home Show – The 22nd Annual North Suburban Home Show will be at the Andover Community Center, Saturday from 8:00am – 2:00pm.  With over 100 exhibitors, you are sure to find answers to your questions and ideas for your projects.  This show will connect you with the experts and the best resources in the area to help with money-saving tips, remodeling ideas, the latest and greatest features, and all your home improvement needs.  Admission is FREE.  Non-perishable food items and monetary donations for the ACBC Food Shelf will be collected by the Boy Scouts of America.  The show is sponsored by the cities of Andover, Anoka and Coon Rapids, and the Anoka Area Chamber of Commerce.  For more details about the show, please visit northsuburbanhomeshow.com or call 763-767-5168.

March 21, 2020 - 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. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards, a Home Depot Gift Card and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo for a chance to win a NEW tablet Computer. Find everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to home/lawn! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr., Mounds View. $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation. This is our 106th Home Improvement & Design Expo!  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

March 27, 2020 - Teah Neepaye - The Seeker - Afro-Zouk style Praise & Worship - An evening of African style praise and worship with local Liberian artist, Teah Neepaye - The Seeker! The Music Factory welcomes Teah Neepaye for the first time to Music Factory for an evening of Praise and Worship. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb.  . Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. Show is at 8:00pm at the Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N. , Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets

March 28, 2020 - 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. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards, a Home Depot Gift Card and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo for a chance to win a NEW tablet Computer. Find everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to home/lawn! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long. Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center.  $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation. This is our 108th Home Improvement & Design Expo!  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com  or call (952)238-1700.

April 3, 2020 - The Snowman Band - Rhythm and Praise!! The Snowman Band is fiery mix of New Orleans groove, New York Jazz, and Minneapolis funk. Hailing from Louisiana, the Snowman brings this original sound to both the secular and spiritual worlds with equal conviction, passion, and dance-able music. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicap accessible building and there are some stairs to climb.  8:00pm – 11:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

April 4, 2020 ~ 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! Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo and win a FitBit. Stay active and visit the Longevity EXPO – your better life awaits.  Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm.  - Maple Grove Community Center – 12951 Weaver Lake Road – Maple Grove, MN 55369.  $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com  or call (952)238-1700. 

April 5, 2020 – Shop Like a Girl Craft & Vendor Boutique – Join us for a fun event!  Cash Bar, DJ music, while you shop from over 50 crafters and vendors.  Swag Bags for first 50, Each person in the door gets a FREE raffle ticket for awesome door prizes.  Some of the vendors will have prize drawings as well.  Sunday from 12:00pm – 4:00pm at Green Haven Golf Course, 2800 Greenhaven Rd., Anoka.  Click Here for more info.  Click Here for more info

April 24, 2020 - Bob Bennett Concert - Critically acclaimed songwriter, amazing finger picking style acoustic guitarist, singer and recording artist, Bob Bennett in Concert. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic WWI era Old Milk Factory which is not a handicap accessible building and there are some stairs to climb. Tickets are general admission seating. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Advanced tickets are $25.00. Tickets at the door at $35.00. 8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

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.

May 9, 2020 - Michael Card Concert - Highly acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist, author, speaker and theologian, Michael Card, is coming to the Music Factory for two back to back shows! Tickets are $40.00 in advance and $50.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission.  Two Shows! 5:00pm - 7:00pm or  8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

May 22, 2020 - Heart of the City Band in Concert - The multi-talented, multi-ethnic Heart of the City Band is returning to their home-base for a concert of multi-ethnic praise & worship. The members of this multi-ethnic band represent 12 different ethnicities working together in unity. The broad styles of music they use represents the diversity of the band - including Bossa Nova, Gospel, Latin, East Indian Bhangra, Native American, Jazz, Blues, Reggae and others. Their concerts are moving and exciting and include powerful stories and testimonies of God's work in their lives. They have performed for many thousands of people in many settings small and large and have recorded 7 CD's of original music.  The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

June 5, 2020 - Sara Renner Concert - Soul Singer Sara Renner is back to the Music Factory with a brand new CD! After sold out concerts in 2018 and 2019, Sara Renner is coming back to the Music Factory with a brand new CD. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

June 19, 2020 - Mitch McVicker in Concert - Former musical partner with the late Rich Mullins, Mitch McVicker is a singer/songwriter/guitarist with heartfelt, thoughtful words & music. Mitch McVicker’s career began in 1995 and has since spanned 10 albums and a DVD, a single on a compilation, appearance as himself and music in the closing credits in the movie “Ragamuffin”, and over 1800 concerts in 49 states and 13 countries.  The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

 

September 18, 2020 - Ian Ethan Case - Double-necked Guitar Virtuoso - Mind blowing double-necked guitar virtuoso, Ian Ethan Case, is coming to the Music Factory for the first time for an amazing concert! Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory on the Rum River in Anoka which is a non-handicapped accessible building with some stairs to climb. Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. 8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

October 23 & 24, 2020 - Phil Keaggy - Guitarist Extraordinaire - Guitarist Extraordinaire, Phil Keaggy, is back for the 2nd year at the Music Factory for just two shows! World-renowned virtuoso guitarist, singer, song-writer and recording artist, Phil Keaggy is coming back in 2020 after performing for three sold-out shows at the Music Factory in September of 2019! This time he's just doing two shows - one on Friday, October 23rd and one on Saturday, October 24th, 2020. Tickets are general admission and doors open at 7:30. Tickets are $45.00 in advance and $55.00 at the door. The Music Factory is located on the 2nd floor of the historic Old Milk Factory which is not a handicapped accessible building and there are some stairs to climb.  Seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM. 8:00pm – 10:00pm, seating is general admission and doors open at 7:30 PM.  Heart of the City Music Factory, 2665 4th Avenue N., Anoka, MN 55303.  Click Here for Tickets.

November 7, 2020 ~ 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. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards, a Home Depot Gift Card and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo for a chance to win a NEW tablet Computer. Find everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to home/lawn! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.  Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Maple Grove Community Center – 12951 Weaver Lake Road – Maple Grove, MN 55369.  $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation. This is our 111th Home Improvement & Design Expo!  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700

November 14, 2020 ~ 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. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards, a Home Depot Gift Card and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo for a chance to win a NEW tablet Computer. Find everything from bathroom and kitchen renovations to lawn and landscape. Even get help with your home décor! It’s everything from inside/out to home/lawn! Main Stage filled with on-going speaker presentations, demonstrations and entertainment all day long.   Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm at the Mounds View Community Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr, Mounds View, MN 55112.  (1 Block North of County Road 10 on Edgewood Drive).  $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation. This is our 112th Home Improvement & Design Expo! See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700.

November 21 & 22, 2020 ~ Healthy LIFE EXPO™ - 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. Hourly prize drawings that include Good Earth Restaurant Gift Cards and Expo Guys Famous Hot Sauce!, Play Booth Bingo and win a FitBit.  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!  Sat and Sun 10:00am to 5:00pm. Minneapolis Convention Center – Ballroom - 1301 2nd St - Minneapolis, MN – 55403.  $6 at the door or FREE with food shelf donation.  See all the attractions at: http://www.MediaMaxEvents.com or call (952)238-1700. 

 

 

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)
 

Do you have a public event coming up
that you would like to promote on
Anoka County Online?
 
You can submit your event information to: webmaster@anokacountyonline.com  
Please include date, time, location, and
-a brief description of the event!

* Anoka County Online is not personally affiliated with any of the posted events, we are strictly sharing what is available.  In the event of discrepancies, injury, cancellations, etc., please contact the actual event contact person/company. 


 



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