Clubs And Organizations


Computer group meets

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

November’s presentation is titled “Technology today: The Greatest, the Latest, the Pits” by Dave Whittle.

The first meeting is always free. After that, dues are $10 per family, per year.  All are welcome. Call Lorna at (928) 970-0399 with any questions.

Men’s Breakfast for a Buck is Saturday

Another great “Breakfast for a Buck” is available at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at Ponderosa Bible Church, 1800 N. Beeline Highway. Classic French toast, breakfast sausage, plus a fruit bowl, coffee and juice will be served, all for just $1.

Pastor Jimmy Esther of U-Turn for Christ will share a special message about his life and the program he leads.

American Legion Riders

The Payson American Legion Riders next meeting is Saturday, Nov. 3 at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Breakfast is at 9:15 a.m., with a business meeting to follow at 10 a.m. Topics may include planning for the 2013 Charity Fun Run to benefit Payson Supply Line.

Interested parties are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Post at (928) 474-6969.

Elks Lodge events

• A Bunco Party will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Payson Elks Lodge, 1206 N. Beeline Highway. Cost is $15 and includes a taco salad lunch and iced tea. Prize money depends on number of tickets sold (up to 48).

• The Payson Elks Lodge features karaoke with potluck every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring a dish if you are so inclined, or come and enjoy for a donation. The lodge is located at 1206 N. Beeline Highway.

Unity of Payson

The Rev. Julianne Lewis joins Unity of Payson from Interfaith Unity Church in Mesa. She uses her 25 years of spiritual training, and study of the world’s major religions, to form a rich tapestry of understanding and faith to help guide people to live lives of integrity and holy purpose. The lesson she will share, “Thanks-Living,” shows all needs are met through our Source.

Sunday services are at 10 a.m. at the offices of the Central Arizona Board of Realtors, 600 E. Highway 260, Suite #14, across the parking lot from Tiny’s Restaurant.

For more information, see the Web site or call (928) 478-8515.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held Monday through Sunday at 8 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. (Rule 62) at 434 S. Beeline Highway Suite A, Payson; Tuesday and Thursday, 7 p.m. (Back to Basics) at St Philips Church, 511 St. Philips Street (Knights of Columbus room, side building); Monday and Tuesday, 6 p.m. at Men’s Step House, 107 E. Airline Blvd., Payson; and Sunday and Monday, 7 p.m. (Living Sober), 408 W. Main St., Suite 11 (rear entrance).

An Alcoholics Anonymous UNITY meeting takes place at 6 a.m. every Monday and at 7 p.m. every second Saturday at 600 E. Highway 260 #14. There is handicap access.

AA meetings may be open discussion or closed meetings. For more information, call the Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour phone service at (928) 474-3620 or visit

Overeaters Anonymous welcomes new members

Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays at the Rim Country Health and Retirement Community Room, 807 W. Longhorn Road (after turning in the main driveway, turn right at the first driveway. The Community Room is in the center of the apartment complex). Another meeting is held at 11 a.m. Wednesdays at Mountain High Coffee Works in the Swiss Village.

There are no fees or dues. The only membership requirement is a desire to not compulsively overeat anymore.

Call the following members for more information: Denise, (928) 978-3706; Mary Jo, (928) 978-4663; Ted, (928-) 951-3362; Alice at (602) 828-0917 or (928) 478-4361.


Alanon meets every Monday at 6 p.m. in the St. Philip’s Church Parish Hall and at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Star Valley Southern Baptist Church on E. Hwy. 260. For more information, please call Lynn at (928) 472-8961.

Alienated Catholics Anonymous

Alienated Catholics Anonymous meets from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. each Monday in the conference room of St. Philip the Apostle parish hall at 511 S. St. Philips St., Payson. Call (928) 474-1269 for more information.

Buddhist Meditation and Study Group

The Payson Buddhist Meditation and Study group meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Monday evenings at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane. Call (928) 595-1378 for additional information.

Celebrate Recovery meets each Monday

Celebrate Recovery is a group for those with hurts, habits and hang-ups. Celebrate God’s healing power through eight recovery principles and Christ-centered 12 steps. Meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Mountain Bible Church. For more information, call (928) 472-7800.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues. Its Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, every week at 9 a.m. to visit and plan future activities.

For more information, call Nadine at (928) 476-4659.

Friendship Bible Class

Friendship Bible Class, a non-denominational Bible study for women, meets at 1 p.m. every Tuesday at Majestic Rim. All women in the community are invited. For information, call Marilyn at (928) 474-6712.

Senior Circle news

The Lunch and Learn program Wednesday, Nov. 7 will feature Dr. Jennifer Dumbolton speaking about arthritis.

The Senior Circle is at 215 N. Beeline Highway. For more information, call (928) 468-1012.

New support group focses on dysfunction

Do you have alcoholism or dysfunction in your family? Maybe ACA is for you. The only requirement for membership in ACA is a desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family.

Open meetings are from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday at Canal Senior Apartments Resident Lounge, Main Entrance, 807 S. Westerly, Payson.

Bridge results

Winners at Tuesday Bridge Club for Oct. 30 were: Rosie Tharp, first; Kay Hutchinson, second; Marilyn Blanc, third.

Play is at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guest are welcome. Call Pat Murray at (928) 472-7483 for reservations and information.


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