Clubs And Organizations


Pine/Strawberry Card Players

We play a variety of entertaining poker games at the Pine Strawberry Senior Center Dining Room from noon to 5 p.m., Mondays and Fridays. Lunch is available Monday through Friday, if signed up the preceding business day.

Payson Womans Club

The Payson Womans Club, the oldest service club in Payson, holds general membership meetings at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Payson Womans Club building, 510 W. Main St. Membership is open to local women ages 18 and up.

Payson Area Singles

The Payson Area Singles group has no dues, and no elections. Upcoming events include:

Tuesday, March 13 – 5 p.m., hamburger night at Diamond Point Restaurant, please sign up.

Friday March 16 – 10:30 a.m., St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Senior Center on Main Street, there will be Irish music, a corned beef luncheon for $5, movie and pinochle after. Reservations are needed, call (928) 474-4876.

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

Payson Pro Rodeo Committee

Payson Pro Rodeo Committee meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Swiss Village Best Western’s conference building at 6 p.m. New members welcome.

For information, call (928) 472-7294.

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.

Bereaved parents support group

The Compassionate Friends offers hope, reassurance and a safe place to talk about our children with others who understand the pain of losing a child. Anyone who has lost a child (or grandchild) at any time, at any age is welcome to attend.

The group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at 102 W. Roundup, Suite D.

For more information, please call Bill Knauss at (928) 978-1492 or visit us at:

Payson Masonic Lodge

Payson Masonic Lodge #70, F&AM meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 200 E. Rancho Road. Business meetings are on the second Tuesday preceded by dinner at 5:30 p.m. and an educational program follows dinner. All Arizona Masonic family members and sojourners are welcome.

For information about joining, go to or contact Tom Jones, Past Master, Secretary (928) 474-1305 or (818) 314-9950.


Do you have a loved one or friend with a drinking problem? Do you feel as if you need some support living with the alcoholic in your life? Then please join us for an Alanon meeting. There is help.

There is a meeting at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in Star Valley. Call Patty at (602) 505-4584 for details.

There is also a meeting is held every Monday at 6 p.m. in the St. Philip’s Church Parish Hall. For more information, please call Lynn at (928) 472-8961

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 meeting

Payson Rimstones Rock Club will meet at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 14. It will be preceded at 2:30 p.m. by the board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Payson Library, 328 N. McLane Road.

The guest speakers will be Lana Butterfield and Kim Merrill from the Meteor Crater. Members and guests may bring rocks to see if they are meteorites.

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.

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.

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.

Rim Country Garrett Retirees to meet

Rim Country Garrett Retirees will meet Thursday, March 15 at Tiny’s Restaurant. Social hour begins at 11 a.m., with lunch from the menu at noon. Friends and Honeywell retirees are welcome. For more information, call Merie at (928) 474-6011.

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. Call (928) 468-1131 for more information.

Bridge results

Winners in Tuesday Bridge Club for March 6 were: Diane Baran, first place; Bonnie Sheldon, second place; Rosie Tharp, third place.

Play is at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guest are welcome.

Please call Bonnie Sheldon at (928) 468-6811 for reservations and information.

Winners at Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for March 7 were: Bonnie Eller and Hallie Jackman, first; Sue and Larry Hoecker, second; Myrtle Warter and Sherry Proctor, third.

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

Payson Cougars Men’s Senior Softball Team

If you are 60 years of age or older come join the Payson Cougars men’s senior softball team. Practices are at Rumsey Park. Time and fields will vary, depending on the season, so call team manager, Lou Felix at (928) 474-4446 or e-mail


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