Clubs And Organizations


Moose Lodge events

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

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

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:

Beyond Limits Disability Ministry

Beyond Limits will meet this month at Ponderosa Bible Church, 1800 N. Beeline Highway in Payson from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13. A great evening of music and inspiration will follow a delicious free dinner. Family members, caregivers and service providers are always welcome to join us.

Beyond Limits is an interdenominational Christian group for adults with developmental disabilities, age 18 and older. For questions or further information, or if your church would like to host a monthly meeting, call Mark or Jennie Smith at (928) 468-8434.

Masonic Lodge

The Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge #70, located at 200 E. Rancho Road in Payson, meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. A dinner is held at 5:30 p.m. every second Tuesday for members, families and guests with an after-dinner program followed by the lodge’s Stated Meeting at 7 p.m.

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

A Course in Miracles

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.

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.

Rimstones Rock Club

Payson Rimstones Rock Club will meet on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road. Starting time 2:30 p.m. board meeting and 3:30 p.m. for the regular meeting.


Soroptimist International of Zane Grey Country meets at noon every Wednesday at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. For more information, please contact Sandi Scott, (928) 978-4748 or Audrey Wilson, (928) 472-9380.

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.

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 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.

Rim Country Garrett Retirees

Rim Country Garrett Retirees will meet Thursday, Nov. 15 at Tiny’s, 600 E. Highway 260. Social hour begins at 11 a.m. with lunch from the menu served at noon. Friends and Honeywell retirees are always welcome. For more information, call Merie at (928) 474-6011.

Reaching Out Breast Cancer Support Group

Reaching Out Breast Cancer Support Group meets once a month, on the second Thursday. We meet at noon in the Mt. Cross Lutheran Church, 601 E. Highway 260 (just east of Safeway).

All breast cancer survivors are welcome and encouraged to attend our meetings — if you are newly diagnosed, recovering from surgery, or a longtime survivor — you will gain from our meetings. We share information, encouragement and hope. We also try to bring in volunteers to share their knowledge on related breast cancer topics.

A light lunch/snack is served at every meeting along with the group support.  Please come and check us out. If you need further information, you can call Ilona at (928) 472-3331.

Parent Advisory Council

The first meeting of the Payson Unified School District’s Permanent Parent Advisory Council is at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15 at the district board room, 902 W. Main St., Payson.

The discussion will focus on future agendas, meetings and action items for the council.   

The purpose of the group is three-fold: to empower and give parents a voice; to provide a forum for parents to raise questions and present concerns/suggestions directly to the PUSD superintendent; and to provide an opportunity for parents to be a sounding board and have input on certain decisions before final action is taken at the school board level.

All parents are welcome and encouraged to share this invitation with other parents district-wide.

For questions, call the superintendent’s office at (928) 472-5810.

Payson Tea Party 

Hank Giesecke is the guest speaker at the Payson Tea Party meeting. 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15. 

Giesecke will discuss the background and effects of Agenda 21 policies on our state and our local communities — for example the cumbersome NEPA studies, road closures, effects on grazing, mining and forestry and more. 

The meeting will be at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson. 

Sons of the American Revolution

Rim Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) will meet at 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Stan Garner will present, “A Canadian Adventure” and will also elaborate on travel by private railroad card.

The SAR organization is the leading male lineage society that perpetuates the ideals of the War for Independence. Individuals with an ancestor who supported the cause of American Independence during the years 1774-88 are invited to join and learn more about this worthwhile organization.

For further information and assistance in tracing ancestry, call John Munro at (928) 468-6220.

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


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.

ACA meeting

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.

Christ-Centered Recovery

Christ-Centered Recovery group meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Calvary Chapel Payson, 1103 N. Beeline Highway.

The group uses a faith-based discipleship program called One Step to Freedom. The purpose is more than to merely free dependent persons from their dependency on drugs, alcohol, or other substances, including overeating or gambling; it is also designed to bring people into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ. This is done by breaking down the strongholds that have kept members chained to an unproductive and destructive lifestyle. Childcare is provided.

Call (928) 468-0801 for more information.

Wednesday Duplicate Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for Nov. 7 were: Steve and Judy Fox N/S, Frances Schwartz and Wands Sitz E/W, first; Flo Moeur and Joan Young N/S, Mary Kastner and Tim Demaray E/W, second; Kay Hutchinson and Kent Teaford N/S, Joe and Evelyn Pickens E/W, third.

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


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