JULIETs — Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together — meets for lunch and conversation the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Crosswinds Restaurant at the Airport at 11:30 a.m. It is just for fun, no book to read, no dish to make. Everyone is welcome, no reservations required. For additional information please call Chris Tilley at 928-468-9669.

Moose meeting

The Loyal Order of the Moose meetings are at 6 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The Moose Lodge is located on E. Hwy. 260 in Star Valley. For more information, call 928-474-6212.

PAWS meeting

PAWS (Payson Area Woofers Society) is having their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 1 in the conference room at the library. We will have a guest speaker. Everyone is invited to come. It will be fun! Complimentary light refreshments will be served. If you have any questions, please call Dorothy Howell at 928-472-7396.

Strawberry Patchers

The March business meeting of the Strawberry Patchers, a chapter of the Arizona Quilters Guild, will be held on Thursday, March 2, in the Isabelle Hunt Public Library Activity Room, 3872 Highway 87, in Pine. The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. and will be preceded by a social period with refreshments beginning at 9 a.m.

We welcome anyone who is interested in quilting at any skill level. For more information, contact Karen Plante, Membership Chairman at (480) 703-4056 or visit our website at www.strawberrypatchers.com.

Card players wanted

The Saving Graces of Payson — a Canasta card-playing group — is looking for a few ladies who enjoy fun, laughter and friendship.

This Red Hat group meets at 10 a.m. the first Wednesday of every month at the Crosswinds Restaurant patio room. There is a break for lunch around noon and play and resumes after lunch. Anyone interested in joining will be welcomed. You do not need to know how to play, the members will be happy to teach the game.

Please contact Queen Mum Ann-Marie at 928-468-8585; please leave a message if there’s no answer.

Alzheimer’s caregivers support groups

The Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group invites caregivers, families, service providers and members of the community to attend any or all of the following:

• First and third Wednesdays of the month from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Senior Center.

For more details, call Mary, 928-474-3560. The Payson Senior Center is located at 514 W. Main St.

Rim Country Classic Auto Club meets March 1

The Rim Country Classic Auto Club (RCCAC) holds its monthly meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Tiny’s Family Restaurant, 600 E. Highway 260 in Payson. For information, call Steve Fowler at 928-478-6676.

Arizona Cactus Navy luncheon Thursday

An informal get-together of Navy and Coast Guard veterans and Merchant Marines in the Payson area is held on the first Thursday of each month at La Sierra restaurant on north AZ 87 at Forest Dr. in Payson.

Rim Country CoDA

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA) is a 12-step fellowship of women and men whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self discovery — learning to love ourselves.

Meeting time is from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Tuesday at St. Philip’s Catholic Church (education building to right of church), 511 S. St. Philips St., Payson.

For more information, contact Sharon (480) 244-1393 or Diane (928) 468-1852.

Masonic Lodge

The Sy Harrison Masonic Lodge #70, located at 200 E. Rancho Road in Payson, meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m.

For more information, go online to www.paysonmason.org or contact Bill Herzig, secretary, at (928) 474-1305 or (928) 951-2662.

Rim Country 4 Wheelers

Members of the Rim Country 4 Wheelers (RC4W) invite anyone interested in four-wheel-drive back road travel to join them at 9 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bashas’ shopping center parking lot in front of the Big 5 store.

For more information, visit the Web site at www.rimcountry4wheelers.com or call RC4W President Randy Lester, 928-970-0085.

Senior Bible study

The Payson Senior Center, 514 W. Main St., hosts a Bible study from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday with a rotating roster of ministers.


The local Soroptimist club invites all women who are interested in working with and for the community to improve the status of women to join members for lunch at Tiny’s, 600 E. Highway 260, Payson, at noon Wednesdays.

Anyone interested should contact Jean Oliver, (928) 474-6167; or Audrey Wilson. (928) 468-3108.

Ukulele fun

Rim residents, regardless of skill level, are welcome to join Ukulele Fun from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

If you have any ukuleles you would like to donate or sell, please call 928-595-2086.

87 Mountain Biking Club

87 Mountain Biking Club meets at 4 p.m. every Wednesday at the 87 Cyclery shop, 907 S. Beeline Highway.

Members have group trail rides throughout Gila County for every level of rider (beginners to advanced).

Everyone is encouraged to join and learn about all the great mountain biking trails Payson and the surrounding area has to offer.

For more information or questions, please call (928) 478-6203.

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery meetings are from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Messinger Mortuary’s meeting room, 901 S. Westerly Rd., Payson.

Please bring a pen. Please call 480-364-3344 with questions.

Rim Country Rotary Club

The Rim Country Rotary Club meets at 6:45 a.m. Thursdays at the Cedar Ridge Restaurant of the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino.

Members invite Rim residents to join them in their work for Payson youth and the area’s food banks.

For more information, go online to www.rimcountryrotary.

The group meets for coffee or lunch at 11 a.m. to share stories and camaraderie among fellow vets of World War II, Korea, Vietnam, other conflicts, and peacetime naval service. For questions please call 928-970-0066.

Kiwanis meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Zane Grey Country meets on Thursdays at 7 a.m. at Tiny’s Restaurant, except the first Thursday of the month when an evening meeting is at 6 p.m. at Crosswinds Restaurant.

For more information about Zane Grey Kiwanis, please visit www.zanegreykiwanis.com.

Payson TOPS meeting

TOPS 373 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a weight loss support group for anybody wishing to drop those extra unhealthy pounds — sensibly.

We meet every Thursday morning. Weigh-in starts at 7 a.m. and the program is from 8 a.m. to 8:50 a.m.

Meetings are in the two-story building across from Walmart (formerly known as the Senior Circle), 215 N. Beeline Highway. If you have any questions, call Ilona at (928) 472-3331.

Christ-Centered Recovery

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

The group uses the faith-based program for those dealing with substance abuse, eating disorders, gambling, etc. Childcare is provided.

Call (928) 468-0801 for more information.

Bingo at Senior Center

The Payson Senior Center and Payson Helping Payson host bingo every Friday at the Senior Center, 514 W. Main St.

Tickets go on sale at noon and games start at 1 p.m. Now offering 25 cent hot dogs.

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