Prime Timers St. Louis Calendar of Events

Please Note:

All PTSL members participate at their own risk. In the event of any losses or injuries sustained by you  or your property at a PTSL-related event or activity or in or on a host’s property, you agree to hold harmless and  wholly not liable Prime Timers St. Louis, its Board Members and/or the host, sponsor or participants of the event.

EVENTS:

 

Dec
12
Thu
Rocks & Socks: A Black Pride St. Louis Holiday Celebration
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Rocks & Socks: A Black Pride St. Louis Holiday Celebration

Thursday, December 12, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CST

Location:
The Last Hotel
1501 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63103

Tis the Season!!! Join Black Pride St. Louis for “Rocks & Socks”: A Holiday Celebration on Thursday, December 12th from 6pm til 8pm. This is a charity and fundraiser event. Admission is A Pair of Warm Socks that will be given to homeless charities across the region. Bring your wallet we will be doing Fundraisers and activities throughout the night. With signature cocktails the entire evening, you want to be there.

 

Click here to RSVP
FREE Film: “Expect Delays” (Hosted by GAMMA)
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

GAMMA is hosting a special showing of the 2015 film “Expect Delays” that will be hosted by its producer/director from St. Louis, Dan Steadman.  The movie was filmed in the St. Louis area.

The event will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019 starting at 7:30 PM at the Second Presbyterian Church, 4501 Westminster Place in St. Louis, in the Compton Lounge.

The flyer is shown below.

Dec
13
Fri
Concert: Gateway Men’s Chorus “Hearth & Home” (Tickets Required) – Show #1
Dec 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays Join Gateway Men’s Chorus as we open our doors and our hearts with an evening of festive holiday music, familial good humor, and a celebration of yule tide cheer.

Launching our 33rd concert season, we return to St. Stanislaus Polish Kostka Church and welcome new Artistic Director Jon Garrett to the podium for this limited 2-night engagement that will leave you wistful for home and the comfort of family.

 

Event Admission:
Student/Senior – $20.00
General Admission: $25.00
Tickets and information at http://www.gmcstl.org.

 

Dec
14
Sat
No Monthly Membership Meeting This Month
Dec 14 all-day

The monthly membership meeting is not held in December due to the Annual Holiday Party.

The Monthly Membership meeting is held on the Second Saturday of Every Month except July and December.

Concert: Gateway Men’s Chorus “Hearth & Home” (Tickets Required) – Show #2
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays Join Gateway Men’s Chorus as we open our doors and our hearts with an evening of festive holiday music, familial good humor, and a celebration of yule tide cheer.

Launching our 33rd concert season, we return to St. Stanislaus Polish Kostka Church and welcome new Artistic Director Jon Garrett to the podium for this limited 2-night engagement that will leave you wistful for home and the comfort of family.

 

Event Admission:
Student/Senior – $20.00
General Admission: $25.00
 
Tickets and information at http://www.gmcstl.org.
Dec
18
Wed
SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: LGBT History Project
Dec 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn
(Potluck)

Speaker: Steven Brawley of the LGBT History Project

When: Wednesday, December 18th
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Crestview Senior Living
8660 Grant Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123

Main entree and drinks are provided.  Bring side dish or dessert.

RSVP at SAGE@PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.

Dec
21
Sat
Worship Service: Blue Christmas (MCC)
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Our annual Blue Christmas Service will be on the longest night of the year, Winter Solstice. This non-traditional holiday service is especially for those who are stressed, hurting, lonely, or grieving during the holiday season. This unique service, like all our services, is open to the public.

More information at http://www.mccgsl.org/program-list/2019/12/21/blue-christmas.

Concert: Happy HallerDays!
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Happy HallerDays!

A Holiday Cabaret

Sat, Dec 21, 8:00 PM

The Blue Strawberry

364 N Boyle Ave, St. Louis, MO 63108

Go to https://www.bluestrawberrystl.com/show/ticket/50 to purchase tickets: $30 Table Seating, $25 Bar Seating.

Join Ken Haller as he celebrates the most wonderful time of the year in “Happy Hallerdays!”

Ken will be returning to the Blue Strawberry STL to reprise his critically acclaimed show of songs and stories celebrating holidays throughout the year.

Reviews:

BEST ST. LOUIS CABARET PERFORMER! The GO! List, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 2015

“…fun and funny, but also touching and profound. The song choices are varied and sometimes even inspired.” Chuck Lavazzi, KDHX

Dec
24
Tue
Christmas Eve Dinner at Sam and Willie E.’s Home (RSVP Accepts Only)
Dec 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sam and Willie E. will host a Christmas Eve dinner on at their St. Charles home on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 4:00 PM.

Sam and Willie will provide the dinner.  Coffee, soft drinks and water will also be provided. No need to bring anything.  Dinner will be served promptly at 4:30 PM.

Alcohol is BYOB, smoking is outside and ample parking is available on the street.

Please email Sam to RSVP by Sunday, Dec. 22 at samedwards55@aol.com and tell him how many in your party will be attending.

Dec
30
Mon
Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSL meet up at Just John’s for Golden Happy Hour from 5 to 8 PM. An RSVP is not necessary for this event. Just show up any time during happy hour and enjoy the evening with fellow Prime Timers. Complementary food during happy hour.

This event does not have a coordinator. Prime Timers can be found in a group in the rear of the bar or out on the patio in nice weather. If you don’t see us, ask the bartender.

Jan
1
Wed
No Game Night This Month (January)
Jan 1 all-day

Due to the holidays, there will be no Game Night this month.

The next Game Night will be February 5, 2020.

 

Jan
4
Sat
New Year’s Dinner (in place of Monthly Potluck) – RSVP Accepts Only
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Happy New Year dinner on January 4, 2020 at 5:00 PM at Epiphany United Church of Christ in Benton Park.

Two of our members, John and Fred, are hosting an Italian dinner at their church to celebrate the new year.  They will be providing salad, the main course and dessert.  Coffee, Sodas, Virgin Mary Punch and water will be provided for drinks.  They are requesting members to bring appetizers only.

This event is in lieu of our usual Monthly Potluck that occurs on the first Saturday of the month.

Note: the church does not allow alcohol on the premises, so this is an alcohol-free event!

The menu is as follows:
Meat Lasagna and Veggie Lasagna
Italian Salad and Garlic bread
Italian Lemon Cake and Chocolate Cake

Dinner will be served promptly at 5:30 PM.

The church does not have a parking lot, but there is plenty of street parking available.

To RSVP (accepts only), email John and Fred at fah7617@att.net by Saturday, Dec. 28 (one week before the event).

Jan
11
Sat
Monthly Membership Meeting (Program to be announced)
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Monthly Membership meeting is held on the second Saturday of Every Month except July and December.

Program: to be announced

Location: Lafayette Park United Methodist Church, 2300 Lafayette Ave., lower level (west side door entrance).  Door is secured; if no one is there to greet you, please press the doorbell button.

A Social Hour with Refreshments follows the presentation.

Suggested Donation: $3.00 for members; $5.00 for non-members.

If you have any questions or need transportation, please contact us at ptsl@primetimerstl.org or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.

Jan
13
Mon
Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSL meet up at Just John’s for Golden Happy Hour from 5 to 8 PM. An RSVP is not necessary for this event. Just show up any time during happy hour and enjoy the evening with fellow Prime Timers. Complementary food during happy hour.

This event does not have a coordinator. Prime Timers can be found in a group in the rear of the bar or out on the patio in nice weather. If you don’t see us, ask the bartender.

 

Jan
15
Wed
SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: Aging Ahead
Jan 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn
(Potluck)

Speaker: Mary Scannel with Aging Ahead

When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Crestview Senior Living
8660 Grant Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123

Main entree and drinks are provided.  Bring side dish or dessert.

RSVP at SAGE@PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.

Jan
23
Thu
Trivia Walk in West County Mall (RSVP Accepts Only)
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Doug Schneider will lead us on a PTSL-only Trivia Walk inside the West County Mall.  You will learn lots of trivia about the stores in the mall, the products in the stores, and the history of the Mall itself. 

We will meet at 10:00 AM in front of JCPenney on the first level of the mall (80 W County Center Dr, Des Peres, MO).  The walk will end at the Food Court, where you will have plenty of options if you want to stay for lunch.

Please RSVP to Doug Schneider (ParadiseDouglas@gmail.com) if you plan to attend. 

Do you know what the “C” in “JCPenney” stands for?

Feb
1
Sat
Monthly Potluck (Details to be announced)
Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Details to be announced.

Feb
5
Wed
Game Night (Tom & Don’s home) – NOTE Earlier Time
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NOTE: Earlier Time.

Continuing at Tom & Don’s home.

When: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: 12006 Sandalwood Ct., Des Peres, MO 63131 (off Bopp Rd. and near Manchester Rd.)
Cost: Bring a snack, drink and if you like a game.

Members and non-members are welcome to join us for an evening of card or board games.

If you have a game to bring, we’ll give it a try.

Some guys come to talk and visit, you don’t have to play a game.

Come and join us, get into the conversation and laughter.

Our game selection varies and is fully explained to all.

No RSVP needed.  For information, contact Tom Juengst at normtomjj@aol.com or (314) 835-8575.

Feb
8
Sat
Monthly Membership Meeting (Program to be announced)
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Monthly Membership meeting is held on the second Saturday of Every Month except July and December.

Program: to be announced

Location: Lafayette Park United Methodist Church, 2300 Lafayette Ave., lower level (west side door entrance).  Door is secured; if no one is there to greet you, please press the doorbell button.

A Social Hour with Refreshments follows the presentation.

Suggested Donation: $3.00 for members; $5.00 for non-members.

If you have any questions or need transportation, please contact us at ptsl@primetimerstl.org or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.

Feb
10
Mon
Golden Happy at Just John
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSL meet up at Just John’s for Golden Happy Hour from 5 to 8 PM. An RSVP is not necessary for this event. Just show up any time during happy hour and enjoy the evening with fellow Prime Timers. Complementary food during happy hour.

This event does not have a coordinator. Prime Timers can be found in a group in the rear of the bar or out on the patio in nice weather. If you don’t see us, ask the bartender.

Feb
19
Wed
SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: Speaker to be Announced
Feb 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn
(Potluck)

Speaker: to be announced

When: Wednesday, February19, 2020
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Crestview Senior Living
8660 Grant Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123

Main entree and drinks are provided.  Bring side dish or dessert.

RSVP at SAGE@PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.

Feb
20
Thu
Lunch: One of the 20 Best Burger Spots in the USA (RSVP Accepts Only)
Feb 20 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch in one of the 20 best burger spots in the USA!

Doug Schneider will host a PTSL-only lunch at Mac’s Local Eats, at 1821 Cherokee St, St. Louis, MO 63118.  Food and Wine Magazine has declared Mac’s Local Eats as one of the 20 best burger spots in the USA. 

We will meet for lunch at 11:15 AM.  (NOTE: they go have veggie burgers on their menu.) After lunch, Doug will take people on a free short “walk around the block” – a block where there is a lot to see: 3 breweries, a haunted bed-and-breakfast, a foreign-language church, mansions, nice architecture, all the time with a cave beneath our feet.  

Please RSVP to Doug Schneider (ParadiseDouglas@gmail.com) if you plan to attend. 

Mar
4
Wed
Game Night (Tom & Don’s home) – NOTE Earlier Time
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NOTE: Earlier Time.

Continuing at Tom & Don’s home.

When: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where: 12006 Sandalwood Ct., Des Peres, MO 63131 (off Bopp Rd. and near Manchester Rd.)
Cost: Bring a snack, drink and if you like a game.

Members and non-members are welcome to join us for an evening of card or board games.

If you have a game to bring, we’ll give it a try.

Some guys come to talk and visit, you don’t have to play a game.

Come and join us, get into the conversation and laughter.

Our game selection varies and is fully explained to all.

No RSVP needed.  For information, contact Tom Juengst at normtomjj@aol.com or (314) 835-8575.

Mar
7
Sat
Monthly Potluck (Details to be announced)
Mar 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Details to be announced.

Mar
9
Mon
Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Mar 9 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSL meet up at Just John’s for Golden Happy Hour from 5 to 8 PM. An RSVP is not necessary for this event. Just show up any time during happy hour and enjoy the evening with fellow Prime Timers. Complementary food during happy hour.

This event does not have a coordinator. Prime Timers can be found in a group in the rear of the bar or out on the patio in nice weather. If you don’t see us, ask the bartender.

Mar
14
Sat
Monthly Membership Meeting – Board Member Elections & Planning Session
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Monthly Membership meeting is held on the second Saturday of Every Month except July and December.

Program: Board Member Elections; Planning of activities for 2020

Location: Lafayette Park United Methodist Church, 2300 Lafayette Ave., lower level (west side door entrance).  Door is secured; if no one is there to greet you, please press the doorbell button.

This is one of the most important meetings for our members to make; please make every effort to set aside time out of your busy schedule to attend this function.

Our annual elections to the Board of Directors are being held at this meeting.  Ballots must be submitted by the beginning of the meeting (1:00 PM).  The election results will be announced right after the final tallies have been made.  Ballots will be emailed to members in late February.

We will review the election results, and lay out the year’s schedule for the monthly potlucks, meetings, events, and any activities that any of our members would like to sponsor.

A Social Hour with Refreshments follows the presentation.

Suggested Donation: $3.00 for members; $5.00 for non-members.

If you have any questions or need transportation, please contact us at ptsl@primetimerstl.org or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.

Mar
18
Wed
SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: Alzheimer’s Association
Mar 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn
(Potluck)

Speaker: Alzheimer’s Association

When: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Crestview Senior Living
8660 Grant Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123

Main entree and drinks are provided.  Bring side dish or dessert.

RSVP at SAGE@PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.

Mar
30
Mon
Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Mar 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

PTSL meet up at Just John’s for Golden Happy Hour from 5 to 8 PM. An RSVP is not necessary for this event. Just show up any time during happy hour and enjoy the evening with fellow Prime Timers. Complementary food during happy hour.

This event does not have a coordinator. Prime Timers can be found in a group in the rear of the bar or out on the patio in nice weather. If you don’t see us, ask the bartender.

Apr
4
Sat
Cruising Polar Bears: Spain and Mediterranean Cruise
Apr 4 all-day

 

Here is Crusing Polar Bears’ description:

Cruising Polar Bears is part of TLO Cruises and Tours, and is a group specifically created for senior gay males who want to travel with like-minded men who are supportive, caring and kind. The primary goal of Cruising Polar Bears is to create a nurturing community, which brings men together from all around the world who not only like to travel, but who want to meet other men for fellowship and emotional support.

Don’t let the name of the group fool you. Cruising Polar Bears is open to all like-minded adult men who are caring, supportive and kind, regardless of age (and regardless of color of hair or degree of baldness!)

Apr
11
Sat
Monthly Membership Meeting: SAGE/Promo and the 2020 Census
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Monthly Membership meeting is held on the second Saturday of Every Month except July and December.

Program: Steph Perkins from SAGE/Promo will be giving a presentation of the 2020 Census, and how participation in the process is very important.  Computers will even be provided to fill out the census on the spot!

Location: Lafayette Park United Methodist Church, 2300 Lafayette Ave., West Side parking lot and door entrance.  Door is secured; if no one is there to greet you, please press the doorbell button.

Note: we will be using the Upstairs Gym, as the downstairs Fellowship Hall will already be in use.

A Social Hour with Refreshments follows the presentation.

Suggested Donation: $3.00 for members; $5.00 for non-members.

If you have any questions or need transportation, please contact us at ptsl@primetimerstl.org or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.

Apr
15
Wed
SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: 2020 Census
Apr 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn
(Potluck)

Presentation about the 2020 Census

When: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm

Location: Crestview Senior Living
8660 Grant Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63123

Main entree and drinks are provided.  Bring side dish or dessert.

RSVP at SAGE@PROMOonline.org or call 314-862-4900.

Jul
11
Sat
GAYLA Retreat on the Maine Coast
Jul 11 – Jul 18 all-day
Aug
1
Sat
Potluck Pool Party – RSVP Accepts Only
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Bring your pool towel! Ed V. and his totally supportive wife Mona will host our annual PTSL Pot Luck / Deck and Pool Party at their home, 2922 Accomac Street, located just northeast of Tower Grove Park in the Compton Heights neighborhood. Although this is a Pool Party,  you do not have to get wet or spend time in the pool to have fun since there will be lots of other things to do.

1. The pool opens at 3 PM, not the 5pm usual time for potlucksFor new members to understand: this a party and not a meeting. Come when you are ready and stay until …?  The pool will be open but pool time is completely optional.  Snacks will be available starting about 3:30 PM.

2. The live music by Jerry Rabushka and his band starts at 4 PM and continues until 8 PM.

3. Dinner service starts at 5:30 PM.

So come early and enjoy the time to meet new members.

Ed will provide brats and veggie burgers, soft drinks and coffee. You will bring a side dish. Alcohol is BYOB. Since this event may have a very large turnout, bring a folding chair if you have one.

An RSVP is very helpful so please RSVP by Tuesday, July 30Click here to email Ed V. to RSVP at pompomkuku@yahoo.com or call his number listed in the member roster. Give your FULL name, the names of any guests, and the side dish, appetizer or dessert you will bring.

Parking is available on the street along the entire block.

This is a big event.  Hope to see you there!