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.

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.

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.

Unity of Payson class

A Unity Foundations class will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6 at the Board of Realtors Conference Room, across the parking lot from Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. Contact the instructor, Dr. Lynnette Brouwer, to enroll or for more information, (928) 478-6906, or e-mail

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.

NARFE meeting

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, Oct. 24. The meeting will be held at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260.

Councilman John Wilson will be on hand to discuss the various propositions that appear on the Nov. 6 ballot.

All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend. Please bring on nonperishable food item for the Payson food banks.

For more information, call Dale at (928) 468-4676.

Senior Circle news

The Senior Circle will host a Lunch and Learn program on Medicare Enrollment Wednesday, Oct. 24. Tom Russell will explain the ins and outs of Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicare Advantage and Part D Rx. There are two educational (no sales) sessions scheduled — the first is at 10:30 a.m. and the second is at 2 p.m. Snacks will be served at both.

October is open enrollment for Tonto Apache Gym memberships.  Senior Circle members can save half off the price of membership.  

The Senior Circle is now taking reservations for a Dec. 5 trip to Barleens Arizona Opry. The cost includes round-trip transportation from Payson, show tickets, lunch and all gratuities and taxes.

For more information, stop by 215 N. Beeline Highway or call (928) 468-1012.


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.

Bridge results

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for Oct. 17 were: Meg Turlukis and Phon Sutton, N/S, Mary Kastner and Harry Young, E/W, first; George Aucott and Steve Fox, N/S, Flo Moeur and Joan Young, E/W, second; Kay Hutchinson and Kent Teaford, N/W, Joe and Evelyn Pickens, E/W, third.

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

Karaoke with potluck

The Payson Elks Lodge has karaoke with a potluck from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday. Bring a dish if you are so inclined, or come and enjoy for a donation.

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

Special Healing Service

Shepherd of The Pines Lutheran Church, 507 W. Wade Lane, will have a special service of Wholeness and Healing at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24. Physical, spiritual and emotional wellbeing will be the focus of the service. Rim Country residents and visitors are invited to attend.

For more information, call Pastor Steve DeSanto, (928) 474-5440.

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


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.

P.E.O. Sisterhood

Chapter DF of the P.E.O. Sisterhood will meet at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26, at the Church of the Nazarene. Sherry Smith is the hostess and Marla Leis and Bev Wells will be the co-hostesses. The program will be “Harvest Blessings” and it will be presented by Linda Snep. Visiting P.E.O.s are welcome.

For further information, please call (928) 474-3367.


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