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 Moose Lodge is located on East Highway 260 in Star Valley.

Beyond Limits Disability Ministry

Beyond Limits will meet from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, at Crossroads Foursquare Church, 114 E. Cedar Lane.

The evening will include dinner, music, crafts and an inspirational message. There is no charge.

Beyond Limits is an interdenominational Christian ministry for developmentally disabled adults and their care providers. For further information, please call mark or Jennie Smith at (928) 468-8434.

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

Bridge results

Winners at Tuesday Bridge Club March 5 were: Mary Kemp, first; Donna Lindstrom, second; Bonnie Sheldon, third.

Play is at 12:15 p.m. every Tuesday at Rim Country Health and Retirement Community. Area residents and guest are welcome.

Please call Peggy Freeman at (928) 474-4579 for reservations and information.

Winners in Wednesday Duplicate Bridge for March 6 were: Mary Kastner and Evelyn Pickens, first; Sherry Proctor and Myrtle Warter, second; George and Ruth Aucott, third.

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


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 meets Wednesday

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.

Rimstones Rock Club

The Payson Rimstones Rock Club will meet Wednesday, March 13 at the Payson Public Library, 328 N. McLane Road. The board meeting is at 2:30 p.m. and the regular meeting at 3:30 p.m.

The afternoon’s guest speakers will be from the Payson Ranger District. They will speak on the plans for the properties on the edge of Payson and other resource issues. This will be a very interesting topic about our Payson area.  Please plan to attend.

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.

Healthy eating class

“The Joys of Healthy Eating” is a hands-on, fun food prep class which meets at 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday at Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane, Suite 2 behind the stairs, Payson. We will use existing recipes from raw and vegan cookbooks, and will create our own unique recipes as well.

Come join the fun and get healthy in the process! Donations are appreciated to help pay for food and utilities. For more information, call (928) 951-4481.


The Kiwanis of Zane Grey Country 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.


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Peggy Martin

Breast Cancer Support Group

March is “National Nutrition Month” and the group is having Peggy Martin, CNN, as a guest speaker.  She will be focusing on “Mindfulness and Nutrition” and will have handouts for everyone. 

We all know that as we strive for a healthy body, our immune system benefits. Since we are what we eat, this will be a very informative and beneficial afternoon well spent.

The meeting is from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 14 at Mount Cross Lutheran Church, 601 E. Highway 260 (just past Safeway) in Payson. A light snack will be served.

All Breast Cancer survivors (newly diagnosed, pre- or post-op surgery, old timers) are encouraged to come. For more information, call Ilona at 472-3331.

Course in Miracles & Meditation

Every Thursday night, a silent meditation session is held at 6 p.m.; from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. there is a class and group discussion at Payson Center for Spiritual Awareness, 107 W. Wade Lane, Payson. Donations accepted, Everyone is welcome. For more information, call Wes Ruth, (928) 533-1424.

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.

Rim Country Garrett Retirees

The Rim Country Garrett Retirees will meet Thursday, March 21 for a pizza party at the American Legion on East Highway 260. Social hour begins at 11 a.m., with pizza served at noon. Friends and Honeywell retirees are always welcome. For more information, call Merie (928) 474-6011. Reservations should be made by March 15.

Sons of the American Revolution

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

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 -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.

Payson Area Singles

This group has no dues, and all singles are welcome. The Tuesday Morning Breakfast Bunch meets at Tiny’s Restaurant at 9 a.m. every week to visit and plan future activities. Watch for details on the St. Patrick’s Day party.

This Saturday, March 16 there will be a private showing for Payson Area Singles of “The Call” starring Halle Berry. The movie will start at 10 a.m. at Sawmill Theatres. The movie ticket includes popcorn and a soda. The Party Room at The Pizza Factory has been reserved for lunch at noon after the show.

To make suggestions for future activities, please contact Nadine at (928) 476-4659. 

Celebrate Arizona Archaeology Month

The Rim Country Chapter of the Arizona Archaeological Society will celebrate Arizona Archaeology Month with a Native Foods Potluck at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 16 at the Church of the Holy Nativity, 1414 N. Easy St., Payson.

There will also be a showcase of labled pottery from the Rim Country Museum and Katsinas from Ed Spicer’s collection.

The public is invited to attend.

Wisconsin Club meets

Go Bucky — All Wisconsin people will meet at Tiny’s, 600 E. Highway 260 at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, March 18 for breakfast and conversation. Please contact Glenn Zimbelman at (928) 363-0155 for questions. Packers fans welcome.


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