Seattle Prime Timers

For Mature Gay Men and their Friends

Calendar of Events



1st Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner:  September 3 at 6:30 p.m. Palermo’s Capitol Hill, 350 15th Avenue East

Mike Payne 206-295-4743


Wednesday Pinochle Group:  September 4th and 18th at 7 p.m.  Good Shepherd Center.

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103

John Beierle


Greenlake Walk - Wednesday September 4, 11, 18 and 25 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: September 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 7 p.m.  The Good Shepherd Center. 

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103

Ed Knappe 206-735-0254


Wednesday Lunch: September 11 and 25 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


3rd Tuesday Dining Out-Dinner: September 17 at 6 p.m. at Robb’s 125th St Grill, at 125th and Aurora.

Dan Lee 206-242-5173


Book Club:  September 24 at 7:30 PM (due to conflicts with the Ashland trip and other vacation travel), the Mature Friends book club will meet to discuss Garrard Conley’s book Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family.  Contact Bruce Bigley at


Mature Friends Monthly Potluck:  September 28 at 6PM, The Good Shepherd Center. 

4649 Sunnyside Avenue Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103 


Mature Friends Garden Tour: Thursday September 19 starting at 10:30 AM we will be visiting the Point Defiance Zoo Gardens at 5400 N. Pearl St. Tacoma, WA 98407.  For additional details contact Barry Barr-Finch at

Thursday September 5th

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 September 7th

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 September 12th

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 September 14th

6:00 PM

Dining Out at Scott's Bar & Grill 8115 Lake Ballinger Way, Edmonds, WA,  Bob Riopelle invites you to join him for dinner, then have dessert on him in celebration of his 80th birthday!  RSVP by Thursday the 12th to Bob at 206-935-5683 or

Sunday September 15th

3:00 PM

Free Movie at Scarecrow Video - 5030 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle.  Dangerous Living is a documentary on the LGBT experience in developing countries, while touching on human rights as a whole.  The impetus for this film was the arrest of 52 gay Egyptians in 2001, even though there is no specific law against homosexuality in Egypt.  It is the first film to explore gay issues in non-Western countries, interviewing LGBT activists from Honduras, Namibia, Pakistan, Vietnam, and the Philippines.   Directed by John Scagliotti (After Stonewall).  Release 2003.  1 hour 5 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 September 21st

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 September 22nd

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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Saturday September 28th

6:00 PM

Ethnic Dining Out at Palermo Pizza & Pasta, 350 15th Ave E, Seattle WA — Hosted by Jerry Constantino.  RSVP no later than Thursday the 26th to Jerry at 206-246-2427 or

Saturday September 29th

11:00 AM

Potluck & Movie at Bob Riopelle’s home. RSVP to Bob by Thursday the 26th at 206-935-5683 or  The movie is Bells are Ringing with Judy Holiday and Dean Martin.