Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Rd., plans movies at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 29; and Wednesday, Dec. 30.
Once again the Payson Public Library staff is inviting its young patrons to bring their teddy bears to a sleepover at the library.
“The Polar Express” makes a stop at the Payson Public Library at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 18. The Isabelle Hunt Memorial Library, 6124 N. Randall Place, Pine, is inviting all preschoolers to enjoy the reading of “The Polar Express” at 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 16 in the library. The movie will be shown in Pine as part of its Movie Madness program at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 23.
Carol’s Cookie Sale, presented by the Ladies of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, is from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec, 5 in the parish hall, 1000 N. Easy St., Payson.
It is a holiday tradition that has been part of the Rim Country for many years. The local chapter of the Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to serve as bell ringers in front of a number of area stores.
Tony Taylor is coming to Payson. Taylor is the winner of both the Arizona Book of the Year Grand Prize and First Prize for the Published Fiction category for 2015, awarded by the Arizona Authors Association in partnership with Green Pieces Press.
The Buttermoon Windcup Gallery of Treasures, 802 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson, presents a retrospective of the abstract/realism art of Brenda L. Baker.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Payson is once again seeking help from residents to collect turkeys.
The Rim District of Arizona Professional Writers hosts Jodi Weisberg, a stand-up comic and award-winning writer at its noon meeting, Wednesday, Nov. 18.
An amazingly significant jazz music event comes to Payson Sunday, Nov. 15.
The Young Irelanders, featuring traditional Irish music, song and dance, will perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8 at the Payson High School Auditorium as part of the Tonto Community Concert Association’s 2015-16 season. Single tickets are $25 at the door, or get season tickets online at www.tccarim.org.
The children at the Community Child Learning Center of the Community Presbyterian Church are hosting their annual Spaghetti Dinner to help raise money to benefit the less fortunate children and families of Payson at Christmas time.
The next Lunch and Learn program at Banner High Country Seniors, 215 N. Beeline Highway, features Dr. Cynthia Booth discussing incontinence and prolapse.
The next Payson Community Blood Drive is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26 at the Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane, Payson.
The Payson Pro Rodeo Committee is looking for cooks to compete in their 5th Annual Southwestern Cook Off.