Clubs And Organizations


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.

Moose Lodge events

The Women of the Moose meet at 6 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the lodge. The Loyal Order of the Moose meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.

The lodge has a Thursday Fish Fry from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and weekly dinner specials are available.

Anyone interested in community service hours may call the lodge at (928) 474-6212.

Payson Masons

The Payson Masonic Lodge #70 F&AM meets every Tuesday at 200 E. Rancho Road. The business meeting is on the second Tuesday and is preceded by a dinner at 5:30 p.m. and followed by an informative presentation.

For information about Masonry, go online to or contact Tom Jones, secretary, at (928) 474-1305 or (818) 314-9950.

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.

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.

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

Living Scripture study

Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church, located at 1000 N. Easy St., will host a series of six Wednesday evening discussions of the Holy Bible in historic and modern times. All interested members of the Payson community are invited to join the discussion and chance to learn and share in a perfection-free zone. Sessions are at 7 p.m. in the parish hall.

A phone call to (928) 474-3814 is suggested to assure that there will be enough materials for everyone. Refreshments will be available.

Kiwanis invitation

The Zane Grey Kiwanis and its Young Professionals group invite anyone interested in learning more about the organizations, which are dedicated to helping Rim Country children, to attend one of the meetings.

The Kiwanis meet from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. every Thursday at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. The Young Professionals meet at 5:30 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays at Macky’s Restaurant.

To learn more, contact Mike Clark at (928) 476-3283.

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.

High Country Garden Club

High Country Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 7 at First Southern Baptist Church, at the corner of South Colcord and West Bonita Streets.

Paul Hicken, resident expert, will cover the basics of hydroponic gardening. A power point presentation will include the planting, fertilization, pH testing, nutrients needed and proper lighting for successful hydroponic gardens.

All gardeners are welcome and refreshments are served. For further information, call Dan at (928) 472-7396.

Genealogy Society

The Northern Gila County Genealogy Society will be holding its June program at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 7 at the Genealogy Library, 302 E. Bonita St., Payson.

The guest speaker will be Kathleen Kelly who will talk about finding her husband’s family. Her husband was raised in an orphanage but has now been reunited with his long-lost mother through her pictures and is connected with her family.

The public is always welcome at the library to research their family roots.

P.E.O. Sisterhood

Chapter DF of the P.E.O. Sisterhood will meet at 9:30 a.m., Friday, June 8, at the Church of the Nazarene. Sharing the hostessing duties willl be Shari Stutzman, Bev James, Edith Baker and Bobbi Hibbert. The program will be “Report of the AZ State Convention” presented by Fran Young. Visiting P.E.O.s are welcome. For further information, please call 474-3375.

Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness

Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness members will have a meeting to nominate new board members following the June 10 service.

Payson Area Singles calendar of events

This group has no dues

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

Members can participate in Monday morning bowling at 10 a.m. the first and third Mondays of the month. There is a discount coupon available.

Those interested will attend a Diamondbacks game (vs. Seattle) Wednesday, June 20. Tickets are $20 per person. Call Fred at (928) 474-3413 for details.

There will be a Singles Potluck with pool shooting from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Friday June 29 hosted by AnnMaree at The Canal Senior Apartments.

All singles are welcome at all events. For more information, or to suggest an activity, please call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.


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