Clubs And Organizations


Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers meets at 5 p.m. every Wednesday at the Masonic Lodge, 200 E. Rancho Road (next to the fire station).

For further information, call 1-800-651-6000.

Adult Children of Alcohol and Dysfunctional Families

Adult Children of Alcohol and Dysfunctional Families meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Canal Senior Apartments, 807 S. Westerly in the first floor community room. Please contact Bev at (928) 472-4481 for details.

Rim Country Cowboy Church

The Rim Country Cowboy Church meets at 6 p.m. every Wednesday at Star Valley Baptist Church, 4180 E. Highway 260, Star Valley. The service includes live music by the Country Gospel Misfits.

For more information, call (928) 474-5557.

Midweek Advent Services scheduled

Midweek Advent Services will be held at Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane, Payson, in preparation for celebrating the birth of Jesus.

Services will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14 and 21.

The theme for the Advent Services will be Wait, Pray and Live by Faith.

Rim Country residents and visitors are invited to join the congregation for this traditional welcome to Christmas.

For more information, call Pastor Steve DeSanto, (928) 474-5440.

Unity of Payson and Daily Word Readers

Celebrate Unity of Payson is now an official church affiliated with Unity Worldwide Ministries. Those interested are invited to attend these continuing events:

• Prayer and Meditation Group, Thursdays, 10 a.m., for location information, call (928) 468-2117.

• Unity Book Study Group, Fridays, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for location information, call (928) 478-6906.  No meeting First Fridays.

• Services Sunday 10 a.m. at the Central Arizona Board of Realtors office, 600 E. Highway 260.

Contact Unity of Payson at P.O. Box 2582, Payson, AZ 85547 or e-mail

TOPS #373

TOPS Chapter 373 meets at Shilow Christian Fellowship Hall, 502 E. Rancho Road every Thursday. Weigh-in starts at 7:20 a.m., with the meeting at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, contact Ilona Swenson at (928) 472-3331.

Payson Tea Party

The Payson Tea Party meets every Thursday night (except holidays) at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There are great speakers and/or great interaction each week on local, state and federal issues. All are welcome.

Call (928) 468-1131 for more information.

Payson Area Computer Association meeting

The Payson Area Computer Association will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2 in the meeting room of the Payson Public Library. 

There is always good information including a question and answer session. Please bring your friends; guests are always welcome. The first meeting is always free. Membership is only $10 per year, per family.

Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for Nov. 23 were: Sherry Proctor and Myrtle Warter, first; Meg Turlukis and Phon Sutton, second; Sally Matthews and Wanda Sitz, third.

For information and reservations, call Kay Hutchinson at (928) 474-0287.

Ponderosa Men’s Breakfast

Another fabulous “Breakfast for a Buck” will be served at Ponderosa Bible Church, 1800 N. Beeline Highway, at 8 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 3.

Kevin Ritter and his team will prepare breakfast, while the featured speaker will be Ed Warwick.  He will share amazing and humorous stories about sharing Jesus with others.

Come and enjoy great fellowship, a super message and a complete breakfast that still costs only $1.

For more information, call (928) 472-8178.

American Legion Riders next meeting is Dec. 3

The American Legion Riders December meeting is at Tiny’s Restaurant Saturday, Dec. 3. Breakfast is at 9:15 a.m., with a business meeting to follow at 10 a.m.

The meeting agenda will include continuing discussion regarding recognition of contributors to last year’s Fun Run for Payson Supply Line, and ongoing planning for the 2012 Fun Run, scheduled for May 12, 2012 at the American Legion Post #69.

For more information, contact the Post at (928) 474-6969. 

Pine Library Friends to hold Christmas potluck

The Pine Library Friends will hold its next meeting Monday, Dec. 5 at the Library Activity Room, located right behind the Cultural Hall in Pine. 

The group will meet at noon for its annual Christmas Potluck.  Bring a friend and a favorite dish to share. Plates and utensils will be furnished as well as beverages.  There will be no guest speaker as the time will be used to eat and enjoy good conversation. Please join us.

In light of the holiday spirit, please bring a boxed cake mix and a can of frosting to be donated to the Pine/Strawberry food bank for them to include in the Christmas boxes that will be given to the less fortunate.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

The “Life Changing-Something New” Parkinson’s Disease Support Group meets at 10 a.m. the first Thursday of every month at 805 E. Highway 260 at Au Natural Cafe & Healthy Perspectives.

Call (928) 472-7450 for reservations.

For more details on the group, contact Cindy Bryant, CNHP, FIfHI, (928) 472-7120.

Card players wanted

The Saving Graces of Payson — a Canasta card-playing group — is looking for a few ladies who enjoy fun, laughter and friendship.

This Red Hat group meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Chaparral Pines dining room.

Anyone interested in joining will be welcomed. You do not need to know how to play, the members will be happy to teach the game.

Please contact Queen Mum Ann-Marie at (928) 468-8585; please leave a message if there’s no answer.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

The Desert Southwest Chapter cordially invites caregivers, families, service providers and members of the community to attend the Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meeting at Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St., from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month starting Dec. 7.

The key is to walk away with skills to support caregivers of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

For additional details, contact Shirley Grady at (602) 697-4870.

Calling all ladies

Come to one of Fancy Flair of Red’s luncheon meetings. No RSVP needed. If you are 55 to 100, the door’s open. The group meets the second Wednesday of every month at different establishments.

Call Queen Mum Mary Smith at (928) 468-8766 for more information.

Payson Lioness Club seeking new members

The Payson Lioness Club meets the third Saturday of the month at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, at 8:30 a.m. for breakfast, with the meeting at 9 a.m.

All interested are welcome to attend. You are never too young or young at heart to be a Lioness!

For more information, call Carol at (928) 978-4132.


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