Twin Cities north metro town briefs: Lyric Arts Cabaret set for May 9-10

  • Updated: May 6, 2014 - 3:48 PM


Lyric Arts Cabaret is Friday, Saturday

The Lyric Arts Main Street Stage will hold its annual Cabaret Fundraiser shows this Friday and Saturday, at the theater’s home at 420 E. Main St., Anoka. The show will feature songs and roles from Broadway musicals.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. both days, with a silent auction, games and other activities preceding the 7:30 p.m. show.

Tickets are $50, or $60 for box seats. To buy tickets or to get more information, call the box office at 763-422-1838 or visit

‘Ghosts’ walking tours back for 2014 season

The Ghosts of Anoka walking tours begin a new season this week, with outings on Thursday, May 8, and Saturday, May 10. The tours, presented by the Anoka County Historical Society, blend “history and mystery.”

They start at 7:30 p.m. at the Anoka History Center and last about an hour and a half. Advance reservations are required. Tickets are $7.50 for adults ($5 for Historical Society members) and $5 for youth. Call 763-421-0600 or go to


May 17 concert marks Armed Forces Day

The great room at the Isanti County Historical Society will be transformed into “Sweet Sue’s Music Hall” for a May 17 Armed Forces Day concert. Angie Senger, Joe Chock and Doyle Peck will perform at the event, set for 6 p.m. at the ICHS Heritage Center, 33525 Flanders St. NE, Cambridge.

Tickets are $12 and can be bought online at or at the Heritage Center, which is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Tickets can also be purchased at the door, if available.

A portion of the proceeds will support Isanti County Beyond the Yellow Ribbon program. For further information, call 763-689-4229 or send an e-mail to

Coon Rapids

Paid-on-call firefighters sought

Coon Rapids is recruiting candidates to be paid-on-call firefighters.

No training or experience is required. The city will provide training to candidates who are hired, through the Anoka County Fire Training Academy. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on May 23.

Interested individuals can also attend an informational session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on May 15 at Coon Rapids Fire Station 1, 1460 Egret Blvd.

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