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Game night set

Bring the family for a fun night of board games and more at the Payson Public Library from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15.

All ages are welcome. No sign-up is necessary. Light snacks will be provided.

Library facilities will be closed, only the meeting room will be open.

Contact Harryette at (928) 474-9260 with questions.

Rodeo fun gearing up

The 124th Annual World's Oldest Continuous Rodeo -- August Doin's -- is Aug. 15 through Aug. 17.

The festivities include:

Women's Barrel Racing, 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, Payson Event Center. Admission is a can of food for the Payson Food Bank.

The 2008 Rodeo Parade will be on Main Street this year, starting in the shade of Green Valley Park at 9 a.m., and proceeding east to Sawmill Crossing.

Tough Enough to Wear Pink benefit for breast cancer research Rodeo Performance, 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 15 (gates open at 5 p.m.), Payson Event Center.

2 for price of 1 afternoon performance, 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16 (gates open at 11 a.m.), Payson Event Center.

Evening performance, 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16 (gates open at 5 p.m.), Payson Event Center.

Free admission for children, under 12 with paying adult, 1 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 17 (gates open at 11 a.m.), plus a drawing for a 110cc child's ATV, winner must be present, Payson Event Center.

Ticket Prices: Adults: $14, Seniors: $12, Kids: $7, under 5: free

For details, call (928) 474-4515.

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