Thursday, May 10, 2012

Weekend Events and Entertainment

compiled by Jenny Caster
Computer Job Search Tools Available at Payson Public Library
Every Friday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Payson Public Library.  Learn how to complete an on-line job application and/or establish an e-mail account.  For more information, call: 474-9260.

Mountain High Karaoke
Open mic night from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 11 at the Mountain High Coffee Works, 612 N. Beeline Highway.  For more information, call: 478-7166.

Post Office Annual Food Drive
The Annual Letter Carriers Food drive will be held all day on Saturday, May 12.  Interested participants may leave unexpired, non-perishable foods at their mailbox where postal carriers will pick them up.  There will also be a drop-off point in front of the post office on Saturday. 

Community Yard Sale
The Community Yard Sale will be held from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12 at the Community Presbyterian Church, 800 W. Main Street.  All proceeds to benefit the Deacons Assistance Program.  To reserve a space and to obtain more information, call: 474-2059.

Run for the Troops
The Payson Supply Line Fun Run in conjunction with the Payson American Legion Riders will host a fun run at 8 a.m. on Sat., May 12 at the American Legion, 709 E. Highway 260.  Breakfast served at 8 a.m.; lunch from noon to 2 p.m.  Auction and awards begin at 2 p.m.  No need to enter the race in order to participate.  For more information, call: 474-6969.  Fundraising events help Payson Supply Line ship care packages to active duty military personnel.

Spring Gardening Plant Sale
An Annual Plant Sale sponsored by the High Country Garden Club will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 12 in front of Walmart on Highway 87. A variety of plants, vegetables and baked goods will be for sale.

Payson Wildlife Fair
The Annual Payson Wildlife Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at Green Valley Park in Payson.  Activities, games and booths promote wildlife viewing.  Participants can attend a fishing clinic.  No fishing license is required for fair attendees and equipment and bait are provided at the fishing booth.  Sponsored by the AZ Game and Fish Department, Mogollon Sporting Association, U.S. Forest Service and Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism.  Free admission. For more information, call the Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department at (928) 947-5242 x7.
Rim Country Corvette Group at Chapman Payson Auto Center
The First Annual Corvette Show will be held at Chapman Payson Auto Center,  100 N. Beeline Highway, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 12.  The show is a non-judging, display only event sponsored by the Rim Country Corvettes in conjunction with the Humane Society of Central Arizona and the Payson Rodeo Committee.  For more information, call 474-3607 or (602) 320-5186.

ABATE Bicycle Safety Day
The First Annual Bike Safety Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at Rumsey Park.  Bike games, raffles, booths and bike events for children and adults.  Free admission.

Weekend May Day Celebration in Pine
Come join in the fun at the first craft show of the summer season! Entertainment, food, craft fair, antique tractor show in Pine at the Community Center & Ramada, 3886 N. Highway 87, all day on Saturday, May 12 and Sunday, May 13. Sponsored by the Pine Strawberry Business Community.  For more information, call: 476-3655.

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