Clubs And Organizations


Sons of the American Revolution 

Rim Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) will meet at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at Tiny’s Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260. 

The SAR organization is the leading male linage society that perpetuates the ideals of the War for Independence. Individuals with an ancestor who supported the cause of American Independence during the years 1774-1788 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.

Meeting the ArchAngels

Guardian Angels are always with us throughout our journey, the ArchAngels come into our lives in times of great changes, stress and distress. They are the beings that stand with us at the crossroads in life, ready to help us, support us, guide us to the choices and paths that will most quickly and gracefully bring us home.

In this Playshop we will explore the Realm of the ArchAngels, how to contact them, call for their aid, receive their comfort and guidance.

Come experience the healing presence and miracles of these mighty “Companions of God” from 2:22 p.m. to 4:44 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17 at the Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane, Payson. A suggested donation of $22 is requested, but no one will be turned away.

For more information, contact Wes, (928) 533-1424 or at


Bill Ahrendt

PAL hosts Ahrendt

The Payson Art League will host noted Pine artist William (Bill) Ahrendt at its 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 meeting.

Ahrendt will give a presentation on the definitions of art terminology and principles. He believes the terms and principles to be covered are interesting and are often used in photography and interior design.

The meeting is at Rim Country Health, 807 W. Longhorn, Payson. The public is invited. Refreshments will be served.

Archaeological Society

The Arizona Archaeological Society Rim Country Chapter meets at The Church of the Holy Nativity, 1414 Easy Street, Payson at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 16 in the fellowship hall. The guest speaker is Eddie Colyott, retired ranger from the Tonto National Monument. His program title is: Surviving Prehistoric Arizona.

A delightful speaker, Colyott has studied in the Tonto Basin area for more than 28 years and taught environmental education for Miami, Ariz. School District for 23 years and archaeology for Eastern Arizona College from 1989-1996.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues and all singles are welcome.  

Activities on the calendar: Saturday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., attend The 5th Annual Lip Sync Concert at Payson High School Auditorium, advance tickets are $10; The “Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch” meets at Tiny’s Restaurant at 9 a.m. every week to visit and plan future activities; Saturday, Feb. 23, carpool to Mesa to attend the Dutton Family Theatre Production, tickets are $30.  

For more information or to make suggestions for future activities, contact Nadine at (928) 476-4659.

Unity of Payson

Unity of Payson will host the Rev. Kim, O’Connor; her topic is Please Stand By. She will discuss – How long are you willing to persist in prayer before giving up on your dreams? You may be suffering from Patience Deficit Disorder; this talk invites you to look at the ways it might be sabotaging your peace, prosperity and prayer power.  

Services are at 10 a.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, which is the monthly potluck Sunday. Services are at Central AZ Board of Realtors, 600 E. Highway 260. For more information, or call (928) 478-8515.

Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge No. 70

Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge No. 70, located at 200 E. Rancho Rd., Payson meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. for fellowship and practices. Its Monthly Stated Meeting is held on the second Tuesday with a dinner preceding the business meeting.

Members of the Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge No. 70 wish to thank these additional businesses for their financial support of its Annual Clothe-A-Child program, which served more than 40 needy school children: Ace Hardware, Kevin Dick Investments, Zane Grey Shrine Club, Wal-Mart and Ponderosa Chapter #64, Order of Eastern Star.

Payson Amnesty International

Amnesty International is one of the oldest and largest grassroots human rights organizations in the world. The Payson Chapter of Amnesty International will hold its regular meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18 at Rim Country Literacy, 1101 S. Beeline Highway, just behind the Knotty Pine Cafe.

Join our award-winning local chapter as members plan upcoming events to support human rights locally and globally. To find out more, call Penny at (928) 978-1268.

Rim Country Museum issues invitation

The board of directors of the Rim Country Museum is inviting interested residents to join it for a volunteer meeting at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 on the second floor of the Rim Country Museum.

There will be updates on museum activities and a tour of all the buildings on museum property in Green Valley Park. Anyone interested in what’s going on at the museum, including what’s new in our gift shop, please come by and check it out. Refreshments will be provided.

Library Friends host photographer

The Library Friends of Payson invite everyone to the meeting, Monday, Feb. 18. The featured speaker will be Nick Berezenko, a resident of Pine and contributing photographer to Arizona Highways. His topic will be Treasures of Rim Country and through his photographs he will show unique places in the Rim Country to hike and photograph.

The Library Friends meeting, which is held in the library meeting room, will start with a short business meeting at 10 a.m. and the program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The public is invited to both the business meeting and the free program. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please call the library at (928) 474-9260. Please note, that the main library will be closed in observation of Presidents’ Day, but the meeting will take place as usual.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

The Payson Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group invites caregivers, families, service providers and members of the community to attend the support group meeting at Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main Street, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month.  For additional details, contact Shirley at (602) 697-4870.

Rim Country Garrett Retirees to meet

Rim Country Garrett Retirees will meet Thursday, Feb. 21 for the annual pizza party at the American Legion on Highway 260. Social hour begins at 11 a.m., with pizza being a served at noon. Please call Merie at (928) 474-6011 by Feb. 15 for reservations if you plan to attend. Friends and Honeywell retirees are always welcome.


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