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Meet and greet superintendent candidates

A barbecue supper at the Pine-Strawberry School is planned to meet the candidates for the post of school superintendent at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15. The school district’s governing board is hosting the event.

Contact Mike Clark, (928) 476-3283, for more details.

Fiddlers jam

An Old-Time Fiddlers Jam Session will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Pine Community Center, Cultural Hall on Highway 87. The event features local fiddlers and other musicians who gather on the third Wednesday of the month for a jam session of old-time music and singing.

At the library

Another Movie Madness event is planned for 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27. The library will be showing the movie, “Hotel Transylvania.”

The annual celebration of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday — Read Across America Day — is from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 2 at the Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library.

The library will be closed for weeding its non-fiction section March 26, 27, 28 and 29. It will reopen from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 30.

Thrift shop closed, meals still served

The mid-January cold snap caused severe enough damage at the Pine Strawberry Thrift Shop that it is temporarily closed. The community dining hall is still open Monday through Friday.

The employees arrived on Jan. 16 to find water damage due to a broken water pipe. Repairs are being made and there are plans afoot to have a reopening party in March.

The thrift store is still taking donations, but staff asks that donations be put inside the gate by the outside bathrooms.

The staff and volunteers thank everyone for their concerns and well wishes.

Quilt Angels Quilt-A-Thon

The Quilt Angels Quilt-A-Thon is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 13 through Friday, March 15 at First Baptist Church, Pine on Highway 87. Everyone is invited and quilting experience is not needed.

The Quilt-A-Thon includes a catered main meal for all volunteers, as well as potluck with desserts, salads, etc.

This Quilt Angels’ project will help Time Out Thrift Shop; group homes; homeless Mothers and Children’s Home; the Senior Center; and Meals on Wheels.

Send Roundup PS items

Columnist Joy Hafford is not yet able to return to her work gathering information about events in the Pine and Strawberry area, so anyone with planned activities that need publicity should send them directly to the Roundup at tmcquerrey@payson.com, drop them off at 708 N. Beeline, Payson, or mail them to P.O. Box 2520, Payson, AZ 85547.

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