Chamber mixer in Pine
There will be a mixer at Rimside Grill in Pine starting at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, July 22.
Hosted by the Rimside Grill and Pine-Strawberry Business Community there will be a variety of snacks, many featuring goat cheese from the Fossil Creek Creamery in Strawberry and door prizes.
Proceeds from the 50-50 drawing will benefit the Friends of the Tonto Natural Bridge.
The cost is $3 for chamber members and $5 for non-members.
Make a reservation with the chamber by calling (928) 474-4515.
Shoot the storm
The Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department will present a special Monsoon Outdoor Photography Class from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 5 at the parks office in Green Valley Park, 1000 W. Country Club Drive.
Learn simple techniques to capture the reality of what you’re seeing with your camera.
Enjoy an afternoon of monsoon photography with instructor Dennis Fendler.
The class will include a short indoor presentation starting at 4 p.m., followed by a walk around Green Valley Park for hands-on photography practicing what you’ve learned.
Bring your camera, which can either be digital or analogue, but manual adjustment options are preferred.
The fee to participate is $15 per person and the registration deadline is Monday, Aug. 2. Register at the Payson Parks, Recreation and Tourism Office at 1000 W. Country Club Drive, or online at www.paysonparks. com. Call (928) 474-5242, ext. 7 for more information.