A look at upcoming community events in Cambridge and Deerfield. If you have an event to add, please email it to: cdnews@hngnews.com. Upcoming events are also listed in the print edition of the paper, published each Thursday.


Friday, Oct. 25 : Dunkin’ for Pumpkins

Cambridge Community Activities Program annual Dunkin for Pumpkins event from 6-8 p.m. at the Cambridge Area Community Pool, 802 W. Water St. Kids can swim with floating pumpkins, dive for pumpkins and play games.

Oct. 26-27: Earth, Wood and Fire artist tour

The 20th anniversary of the Earth, Wood and Fire artist tour is Oct. 26 and 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Area artists open their studios for a self-guided driving tour.

Saturday, Oct. 26: Lions Club raffle

The Cambridge Area Lions Club is having its annual gun raffle to benefit the club and its programs. Tickets are $20. Winners will be drawn on Oct. 26 at Lake Ripley Lanes, W9582 U.S. Highway 12.

Saturday, Oct. 26: Halloween parade

Second-annual Halloween costume parade steps off at Badger Bank on Main Street at 9:45 a.m. Parade through Veterans Park in downtown Cambridge and trick-or-treat at downtown businesses.

Thursday, Oct. 31: Trick or Canning

Cambridge High School students will go trick-or-treating for non-perishable food items to benefit the local food pantry on Oct. 31 from 5:30-7 p.m.

Oct. 31-Dec. 12: Caregiving workshop

There will be a six-week workshop for caregivers at the Amundson Community Center in Cambridge, 200 Spring St., between Oct. 31 and Dec. 12 from 1-3:30 p.m. Different tools for reducing stress, managing time and communication.

Thursday, Oct. 31: Halloween open house

The Cambridge Fire Department will have an open house at 271 W. Main St. on Oct. 31 from 5:30-8 p.m. during trick-or-treating. Hot chocolate, treats.

Nov. 1-2: Addams Family haunted house

Cambridge Deerfield Players Theater haunted house 6-9 p.m Nov. 1 and Nov. 2 at 1906 Historic School, 213 South St. Dance Nov. 2, also 6-9 p.m., in the historic school gym. Family-friendly haunted house with an Addams Family theme.

Saturday, Nov. 2 : Friends of the Cambridge Library Arts and Crafts Fair

The Friends of the Cambridge Library Arts and Crafts Fair is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Cambridge High School, 403 Blue Jay Way. Holiday items for sale, quilt raffle, concessions.


Monday, Oct. 28: Pack the Pantry and Community Day

Community Day is a community service event for Deerfield High School students on Oct. 28, from 12:30-3 p.m. Rescheduled from Oct. 22 due to weather. Local residents can place non-perishable items outside their door to be collected by students. Students will also be doing fall yard work.

Oct. 28-Nov. 1: Share the Warmth

The Deerfield schools clothing drive. Drop off any donations, which will go to the Deerfield Community Center Food Pantry, at the Deerfield Elementary or Deerfield Middle-High School offices Oct. 28-Nov. 1. Items being collected: coats, hats, scarves, gloves, snow pants, socks and boots in all sizes.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.