Clubs And Organizations


Tai Chi and Qigong

Tai Chi and Qigong classes are offered at 9 a.m. Saturdays at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road.

The program is especially designed for seniors 50 or older, but is beneficial for all ages. There is no charge, but donations are accepted.

Beyond Limits Disability Ministry

Beyond limits Disability Ministry, a Christian group for adults with developmental disabilities, age 18 and older, is participating this month with the Resurrection Celebration sponsored by the Payson Christian Ministerial Fellowship at Rumsey Park on Saturday, April 23.

Participants are encouraged to bring friends and family between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to enjoy the festivities, including musical groups, food, crafts and fun activities. The event is free of charge.

Beyond Limits’ next regular monthly meeting will take place at First Assembly of God church, 1100 W. Lake Drive, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 10. Participants will enjoy a delicious free dinner, warm fellowship, lively singing and an inspirational message. Caregivers and service providers are welcome to attend.

Beyond Limits is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity. Donations are fully tax deductible. For further information, call Mark or Jennie Smith at (928) 468-8434.

Pine Library Friends

The Pine Library Friends will meet this month at 10 a.m., Monday, April 25 in the Library Activity Room, located just behind the Cultural Hall in Pine.

The guest speaker will be Amy Abney, a local artist whose paintings can be seen in The Randall House.

The meetings are open to the community. Refreshments will be served. 

Republican Club

The Rim Country Republican Club will meet Monday, April 25 at Tiny’s Family Restaurant.

This month, the speaker will be District 1 County Supervisor Tommie Cline Martin, who will speak on events impacting Gila County. Since Ms. Martin needs to leave early, she will speak from 11:15 a.m. to noon, so be sure to come before 11 a.m. to order brunch and socialize.

The regular business meeting will be held at noon.

Payson Raconteurs seeking new members

The Payson Raconteurs, a group of area writers, assemble at 6 p.m. every Monday in a private dining room in Tiny’s Restaurant. The members invite anyone, ages 16 to 100, who has a passion to write stories (any genre), poetry, songs, etc. Fun assignments are given that inspire creativity and participation is not required. Members read aloud their completed works and stories in progress.

This is a fun and relaxed group of writers. Come join the fun. No fees are required.

For further information, contact Janie Allen, facilitator, at 472-3219.

Calling all ladies

Have you ever seen a bunch of senior ladies, wildly dressed? Wearing beautiful, wild Red Hats with lots of feathers? Outrageous jewelry? Ever wonder what they do? Where they go? Wonder no more.

Come to one of Fancy Flair of Red’s luncheon meetings and see for yourself. Good company and door prizes await you — but most of all FUN!

No RSVP needed. If you are 55 to 100, the door’s open. We meet the second Wednesday of every month at different establishments. Contact Queen Mum Mary Smith at 468-8766 for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Rim Country Health & Retirement Community, 807 W. Longhorn Road, Payson. (After turning in driveway, turn right at first driveway. OA meets in the Community Room in the center of the facility’s apartment complex.)

Call the following members for information: Mary Jo, (928) 978-4663; Denise, (928) 978-3706; Nancy, (928) 472-7661; Ted, (928) 951-3362.

There are no dues or fees.

Rim Country Healing Rooms

Rim Country Healing Rooms now open by appointment at Uptown Espresso, 612 N. Beeline Highway.

To learn more, call (928) 478-7166 or email: or visit the website at

Manifesting Abundance

The Manifesting Abundance Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane.

The group will focus and intend for all sorts of abundance — physical and emotional well being, joy in relationships, true love and financial security. Join and learn how to create what you desire. 

For more information please call, Nancy at (602) 793-7611.


The JULIETs (Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together) is just for fun: no book to read, no dish to make. The group meets for lunch and conversation at the Crosswinds Restaurant at the Payson Airport the fourth Tuesday of the month at 11:30 a.m., which this month is Tuesday, April 26. No reservations required.

For additional information, please call Chris Tilley at (928) 468-9669.

Daily Word Readers

Anyone interested in studying Unity teachings is invited to join the newly forming ministry in the process of affiliation with Unity Worldwide Ministries.

Activities include: Course of Miracles Study Group, donation, Tuesdays 10 to 11:30 a.m. at My Sister’s Bakery & Deli, 1101 S. Beeline Highway, for information, call (928) 970-2490; Study Group reading and discussing Emilie Cady’s Lessons in Truth, Fridays 6 to 8 p.m, for location information, call (928) 478-6906; Prayer and Meditation Group, Thursdays 9:45 a.m., for location information, call (928) 468-2117; family and individual spiritual counseling, love offering, for information, call (936) 788-3181.

Blended families program April 27

Ponderosa Baptist Church will host a discussion on “Blended families: Tough Topics” at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 27. There will be a question and answer session with several blended families trying to do life God’s way. The discussion will include: the real life challenges that come along with being a blended family and practical solutions from families who have been there. The meeting is free of charge.

American Legion Riders

The American Legion Riders’ final meeting before the Fifth Annual Charity Fun Run to benefit Payson Supply Line will be held at Tiny’s Restaurant Saturday, April 30.

Breakfast is at 9:15 a.m., with a business meeting to follow at 10 a.m.

All members are requested to attend, as this will be the last opportunity to make final preparations for the May 7 run.

Donations should be collected and final nominations for Bead Stops will be accepted. 

Interested parties are welcome to attend.

For more info call Post 69 at (928) 474-1466.

Welcome all Red Hatters

Let’s all celebrate Red Hat Day!

Come join us at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30 at the Senior Center on Main Street. There will be a wonderful lunch, topped off with great door prizes and fun with all your sisters.

Tickets are $15 at the Senior


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