Seattle Prime Timers

For Mature Gay Men and their Friends

Calendar of Events



1st Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner:  October 1 at 6:30 p.m. Palermo’s Capitol Hill, 350 15th Avenue East

Mike Payne 206-295-4743


Wednesday Pinochle Group: October 2nd and 16th at 7 p.m.  Good Shepherd Center.

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103

John Beierle


Greenlake Walk - Wednesday October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 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: October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 7 p.m.  The Good Shepherd Center. 

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103

Ed Knappe 206-735-0254


Wednesday Lunch: October 9 and 23 at Noon at Jimmy’s on Broadway, located at 1100 Broadway, just a couple of blocks south from the Capitol Hill light rail station. 

David Turner 801-201-0350


3rd Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner: October 15 at 6 p.m. at Robb’s 125th St Grill, at 125th and Aurora.

Dan Lee 206-242-5173


Book Club:  October 15 at 7:30 PM, the Mature Friends book club will meet to discuss Tennessee William’s play:  Cat on a Hot tin Roof.  Contact Bruce Bigley at


Mature Friends Garden Tour: Thursday October 17 starting at 10:30 AM we will be visiting the Seymour Botanical Conservatory at Wright Park 316 South G St. Tacoma, WA 98405. Cost will be $2 per person.  For additional details contact Barry Barr-Finch at


Mature Friends Monthly Potluck:  October 26 at 6PM, The Good Shepherd Center. 

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103 

Thursday October 3rd

6:00 PM

Note earlier time!

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 October 5th

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 October 10th

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 October 12th

6:00 PM

Dining Out at Jimmy's on Broadway 1100 Broadway, Seattle, WA.  Hosted by Ron Hawk; RSVP by Thursday the 10th to Ron at 206-225-5258 or  There is free parking in the Silver Cloud Hotel.

Sunday October 13th

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 October 19th

2:00 PM

Monthly Potluck at Plymouth Church -- 1217 6th Ave, Seattle, WA [downtown between Seneca and University]. There is a $5/person door fee (please try to bring exact change) to help pay for the cost of the room. Please bring a dish that will serve eight or more to share.  Free parking is under the Church - enter off University [east of the IBM garage].  Enter via garage elevator and take elevator to 2nd floor, or front doors near Seneca on 6th – go to the south end.

Sunday October 20th

11:00 AM

Potluck & Movie at Bob Riopelle’s home. RSVP to Bob by Thursday the 17th at 206-935-5683 or  The movie Bob will be showing is the BluRay disk of the 1954 movie, Deep In My Heart, a musical biopic of Sigmund Romberg’s life. It should be interesting to members who want to see some stars from yesteryear, and to hear lots of beautiful show tunes.

Sunday October 20th

3:00 PM

Free Movie at Scarecrow Video - 5030 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle.

Edward II is based on the play by Christopher Marlowe.  While Edward cavorts with his male lover, ignoring affairs of state, the queen plots his comeuppance and her own rise to power.  This is a bold and brash production, mixing past and present.  Directed by Derek Jarman; starring Steven Waddington, Tilda Swinton, and Andrew Tiernan.  Release 1991; 1 hour and 30 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 October 26th

6:00 PM

Ethnic Dining Out at Olympia Pizza & Spaghetti House III 516 15th Ave E, Seattle - Hosted by Dennis and Bruce -- See menu at RSVP by Thursday the 24th to 206-898-9590 or

Sunday October 27th

1:30 PM

Seattle Prime Timers Rap Group at GenPRIDE 401 Broadway E #223, Seattle, WA 98102 [above the QFC in the Broadway Market].  There’s lots of parking in the Market’s garage.  Call 206-789-6778 for info.


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