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.
We meet at 10:30 a.m. every Wednesday in Star Valley. Call Patty at (602) 505-4584 for details.
There is also a meeting every Monday at 6 p.m. in the St. Philip’s Church Parish Hall. For more information, please call Lynn at (928) 472-8961.
Payson Area Singles
This group has no dues, and no elections.
The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets at Tiny’s Restaurant every week at 9 a.m. to visit and plan future activities. On the schedule:
Wednesday, March 28 - free bus trip to Cliff Castle Casino; the bus will collect riders in Pine at 8 a.m. and in Payson, at the Stage parking lot, at 8:30 a.m. All passengers receive a $10 voucher and a discounted price on the buffet. Call Nadine to reserve your seat.
Wednesday, April 4 - outdoor Easter Pageant in Mesa. All Aboard America Tour Bus will provide transportation, leaving Payson at 3 p.m. There is no charge. Call Nadine to reserve your seat.
Monday Bowling is at 10 a.m. the first and third Mondays of the month. Discount coupon available.
All singles are welcome at all events. For more information, call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.
Coda meetings are at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 S. St. Philips St., Payson.
Rodeo Committee adds meetings
The Payson Rodeo Committee will meet every other Tuesday starting March 27 (subsequent meetings will be April 10, April 24 and May 10) until the Spring Rodeo. The meeting time remains at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Inn of Payson.
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.
The Lunch and Learn topic will be Alzheimer’s disease at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 28.
Meg Fenzi from the Alzheimer’s Association and Christina Eng from Rim Country Health will present a range of information about the early stages of Alzheimer’s and caregiving skills.
Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for March 21 were: George Schriner and Phon Sutton, first; Frances Schwartz and Wanda Sitz, second; Mary Kastner and Emilie York, third.
For information and reservations, call Kay Hutchinson at (928) 474-0287.
The Payson Women’s Golf Association Nine Hole Club will begin 2012 season play Thursday, April 5 at Payson Golf Course.
The Payson Niners play every Thursday morning beginning April 7 with springtime tee times of 9 a.m. Golfers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Any women interested in joining the league should call Debbie at (928) 595-1176 or Ann at (928) 468-6686.
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 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
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 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.
The Mogollon Chapter 1235 of the National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees will hold its monthly no-host luncheon and meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 28 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson.
This month, the guest speakers will be Joe and Evelyn Pickens, who will share some of their experiences from a recent boat trip. All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend.
Please bring a nonperishable food item for the Payson Food Bank.
For more information, call Dale at (928) 468-6227.
P/S Arts & Crafts Guild
The Pine Strawberry Arts and Crafts Guild invites area artisans and crafters to become members.
The next meeting is at 9 a.m., Friday, March 30 in the Arts and Crafts Room at the Pine Community Center, 3916 N. Highway 87, Pine.
The guild is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting the appreciation of fine arts and crafts and providing a venue for artists and crafters to show and sell their work. The proceeds from the guild’s three festivals each year are donated to other organizations helping the community.
For more information, call Ruth at (928) 476-2588 or Gail at (928) 978-0469.
Payson Fly Casters Club
The Payson Fly Casters Club will meet Saturday, March 31 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9 a.m.
The speaker will be Ed Lawrence from Bozeman, Mont. He will present a slide show and give a talk on fishing several of the wonderful rivers in Montana including the Madison and the Yellowstone. All interested fishermen and women are invited to attend.
High Country Garden Club
Please join High Country Garden Club at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 5, at First Southern Baptist Church, 302 S. Ash St., Payson (on W. Bonita St.) for a program on herbs. Leilah Breitner of Herb Stop will discuss herb gardens, growing herbs in containers and the many health benefits derived from herb use.
A tuber from the Jerusalem artichoke will be a handout for all attendees, along with growing instructions. All are welcome and refreshments are served. For information, call Dan at (928) 472-7396.