Clubs And Organizations


Payson Elks

Elks members and guests are welcome to enjoy lunch at the Lodge from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday; Friday dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday dinner from noon to 5 p.m.

Basic refreshments are offered for sale at the Karaoke Night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday in February and during the Elks Jam Sessions, scheduled at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 and 25. Every Sunday there is Bingo at 1 p.m. and a Pool Tournament at 4:30 p.m., with Happy Hour from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Elks members and guests are welcome at these events.

The Elks Lodge is at 1206 N. Beeline Highway. For more information, contact the Lodge at (928) 474-2572.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America will meet at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at the American Legion Post #69, located at 709 E. Highway 260.

We would like to invite all members to join us. For more information, contact Post Commander Dwayne Cunningham, (928) 951-1691.

A Course in Miracles Study Group

A Course in Miracles Study Group meets from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays. Participation is by donation.

For details, call (928) 478-6928.

Payson Masonic Lodge #70, F. & A. M.

Welcome members and sojourning Masons. Stated meetings: 7 p.m., second Tuesday, Masonic education and fellowship follows at 5:30 p.m. dinner; 7 p.m. other meetings for degree, practice, work party or Masonic education.

The Lodge is at 200 E. Rancho Road, Payson. Contact Tom Jones, P.M./secretary, (928) 474-1305 or (818) 314-9950 for more information.

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.

New Hope Grief Support Group

The New Hope Grief Support Group is for those who have lost a spouse. It meets from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Senior Circle, 215 N. Beeline Highway, Payson.

For more information, call (928) 472-9290.

Payson Rimstones Rock Club

The Payson Rimstones Rock Club meets Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road, Payson. The board meeting is at 2:30 p.m., followed by the general meeting at 3:30 p.m. The group’s guest speaker will be Dana Lewis, owner of Vision Speaking Books in Pine. He will be speaking on Native American use of rocks, mineral and gems.

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.


Nar-Anon is a 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend.

In Payson, the group meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at 408 W. Main St., #11 (around the back of the building).

For more information, call Maxine at (602) 568-8747.

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.

Reaching Out Breast Cancer Support Group

The Reaching Out Breast Cancer Support Group meets from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., the second Thursday of each month at Mount Cross Lutheran Church, 601 E. Highway 260 (just past Safeway).

Contact Ilona, (928) 472-3331 or Arlynne, (928) 474-9568.

Rim Country Celts

The Rim Country Celts are inviting everyone who is interested to come to the Thursday, Feb. 9 meeting in the back room at the Crosswinds Restaurant. Dinner, ordered from the menu or select the Thursday special of spaghetti, is at 6 p.m.; at 6:45 p.m., there will be a short meeting and at 7:15 p.m. Toni Sarcinella will present a program on the history of the claddagh.

Members of the Rim Country Celts would like to thank everyone who attended the Jan. 28 Ceilidh.  You made it a huge success. Thank you for coming and helping celebrate Celtic history.

Community Breakfast

Shepherd of the Pines Lutheran Church is hosting a Community Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10 at 507 W. Wade Lane. The breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, hash browns, coffee and juice.

Rim Country residents and visitors are invited for food and fellowship. A free will offering will be accepted. The church will host a breakfast on the second Friday of every month from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. For more information, call (928) 474-5440.

P. E.O. meeting

Chapter DF of the P.E.O. Sisterhood meets at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10 at the home of Carolyn Davis.

Judy Herbolsheimer will be assisting Mrs. Davis. Co-hostesses for the meeting will be Ruth Neigh and Nancy Hartley. 

The program will be an update on the P.E.O. Foundation presented by Herbolsheimer. Visiting P.E.O.s are welcome. For further information, please call (928) 474-2176.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues, and no elections.

Monday Morning Bowling has begun again; it is the first and third Mondays of the month.

The “Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch” meets at Tiny’s Restaurant every week at 9 a.m. to visit and plan future activities.

There will be a Valentine get-together at El Rancho Restaurant; order off the menu, which features American as well as Mexican food; 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14.

All singles are welcome at all events. For more information, call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.

Constitution expert is guest speaker

For those unable to attend noon meetings, the Rim Country Republican Club is now offering


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