Seattle Prime Timers

For Mature Gay Men and their Friends

Calendar of Events



1st Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner:  August 6 at 6:30 p.m. Palermo’s Capitol Hill, 350 15th Avenue East. Mike Payne 206-295-4743

Greenlake Walk - Wednesday August 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 11 a.m.  Rain or Shine.  We meet at the South West corner of the lake.  This is near to the boathouse.  This is NOT where you can rent boats.  We gather at the north end of the parking lot that is just north of the boathouse.  Don McKenzie 206-235-2844 or

Wednesday Bridge Group:  August 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 7 p.m.  The Good Shepherd Center. 4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103  Ed Knappe 206-735-0254

Wednesday Pinochle Group: August 7 and 21 at 7 p.m.  Good Shepherd Center.  4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103       John Beierle

Wednesday Lunch:  August 14 and 28 at Noon at Roosters. Tex-Mex BBQ.  located at 611 Broadway East, just a couple of blocks from the Capitol Hill light rail station.  David Turner 801-201-0350

Mature Friends Garden Tour:  Thursday August 15, starting at 10:30 AM we will be visiting the Elanden Gardens, featuring a “world-class bonsai collection” and the Landscape artistry of Dan Robinson who will give a tour of the gardens.   Barry Barr-Finch at

Mature Friends Annual Picnic:  August 17 beginning at noon. This year’s picnic will be at the same location as last year’s:  Meridian Park, which is the park next to the Good Shepherd Center 4649 Sunnyside Avenue, Seattle. 

3rd Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner: August 20 at 6 p.m. at Robb’s 125th St Grill, at 125th and Aurora. Dan Lee 206-242-5173

Book Club:  August 20 at 7:30 PM. We will be discussing The End of Eddy by Édouard Louis, an autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working class town in Northern France.  Contact Bruce Bigley at

Thursday August 1st

7:00 PM

Coffee Reunion at Northgate Mall 401 NE Northgate Way, Seattle - Look for your friendly Prime Timers at a table in the Food court at the south end of the Mall – all are welcome!  Routes to/from the Northgate Transit Center:  26, 40, 41, 63, 67, 75, 303, 345, 346, 347, 348, 555, 556

Saturday August 3rd

10:30 AM

AMcoffee - Coffee & Conversation group The Urban Bakery - 7850 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98103 [corner of Wallingford]. Baked goods, soups & sandwiches and espresso bar.  All are encouraged to walk around the lake afterwards.  Please contact Frank at or 206-693-3119.  Metro 26, 45

Thursday August 8th

2:00 PM

Cards at Ballard NW Senior Center 5429 32nd Ave NW — In the Arts & Crafts Room on the 2nd floor we will enjoy playing card games near the Locks [Hearts and/or Cribbage and/or Bridge depending on who shows up].  Beginners are welcome!  We go to have a light dinner together after the games.   Metro Routes 44 and 17X serve the Center.

Saturday August 10th

6:00 PM

[or earlier]

Ethnic Dining Out at Gainsbourg 8550 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103, described as "an old-world cocktail lounge and European-inspired bistro." Hosted by Leroy Chadwick, who advises – “I plan to be there about 5:30 to take advantage of happy hour, which ends at 6 pm.  I hope others will join me!” -- See menu and other information at  RSVP by Thursday the 8th to Leroy at  or 206 495-8731.

Sunday August 11th

2:00 PM

Steering Committee at Dennis & Bruce’s home — All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. Please contact Dennis to RSVP at 206-898-9590 or Metro 8, 47

Saturday August 17th

3:00 PM

Annual Picnic starting at 3 PM at Lower Woodland Park Shelter #5 REPLACES MONTHLY POTLUCK. RSVP REQUIRED by Thursday the 15th to Gregry at 206-789-6778 or with your choice of grill item(s) [# of meat or veggie hamburgers and/or hot dogs]. Bring a potluck/dessert dish to share.  — Metro bus lines with the nearest stops to the Woodland Park Picnic site are Rapid E, #44, #62 and #45 (the farthest away).

Sunday August 18th

3:00 PM

Free Movie at Scarecrow Video 5030 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle Tiger Orange chronicles the relationship of two gay brothers from small town California.  While the one has remained at home living a rather closeted life, the other has gone off to the big city living an out and loud gay life.  The death of their father brings them together again.  How they struggle to reconnect makes for a lively film.  Directed by Wade Gasque; starring Mark Strano and Frankie Valenti.  1 hour 15 minutes.  Questions, contact Roger Meers at: or 206-225-6703.  Free to Mature Friends, Prime Timers and their guests.  Scarecrow has concessions available for purchase.  Metro 44, 45, 65, 67, 70, and 512.

Saturday August 24th

6:00 PM

Ethnic Dining Out at Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant — 6003 244th St SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 — Hosted by Frank Angelo.  RSVP by Thursday the 22nd to Frank at or 206-693-3119. map on request

Sunday August 25th

1:30 PM

Seattle Prime Timers Rap Group at GenPRIDE 401 Broadway E #223, Seattle, WA 98102 [above the QFC in the Broadway Market].

Subject:  How Can Gay Seniors Overcome Isolation?

 [The subject is only the starting point for our confidential discussion.]

Saturday August 31st

6:00 PM

Potluck & Movie at Bob Riopelle’s home. RSVP to Bob by Thursday the 18th at 206-935-5683 or  The movie is TBD