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.



PTSL Bike Ride: Madison County Trails (MCT)
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

PTSL Bike Riding Event

Date:   Monday, October 7th, 2019
Time:  9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Place:  Madison County Trails

Tom K. has offered to lead us on his favorite 23-mile ride on this wonderful network of asphalt trails.  The MCT website ( has a “7 Loops” drop down list where you can view the route.  We will meet at 9:30am and have lunch at Culver’s after the ride.

Parking info:  From I-70 east, exit at IL Route 157 (exit #11- Collinsville); north on Rt. 157 for 0.5 miles; left on United Drive (the road just before Culver’s); right into the Metro East Park and Recreation parking lot.

If you have any questions, email John C. at .  RSVP not required, but helpful so we know to expect you.

Monthly Membership Meeting (Program: Streaming LGBT Entertainment, Part One)
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Program: First of a two-part presentation on “Streaming LGBT Entertainment”.  Part One will present the options of hardware and streaming providers available to hook-up to streaming services.

Please Note the Change of Location:

The Emmanuel Episcopal Church
#9 S. Bompart Ave. (Big Bend Blvd. & Bompart Ave.)
Webster Groves, MO  63119
(see below for directions)

In the Parish Hall.  Enter the building through the doors on the left side of the building (upon facing the front of the main sanctuary on Bompart Ave.)  Look for “Church Office” sign in front of the entrance.  The hall is on the first floor.  Turn right after entering the side doors. 

Parking is in the church lot across the street (access from Bompart Ave.).  There are also a few handicapped parking spaces along the sidewalk leading to the side doors.

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 or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.


The church is just west of where E. Lockwood Ave. branches off of Big Bend Blvd.  For those coming on I-44 West, you would exit on the Shrewsbury Ave. exit, turn left on Shrewsbury, turn left on Big Bend Blvd., and the turn right on Bompart Ave.  For those coming east on I-44, you would exit Elm Ave., turn left on Elm Ave., turn right on Big Bend Blvd and then turn left on Bompart Ave.

Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Oct 14 @ 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.

SAGE at PROMO Lunch and Learn: Driver Safety Presentation by AARP St. Louis
Oct 16 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch and Learn – Driver Safety Presentation by AARP St. Louis
When: Wednesday, October 16th
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location: Crestview Senior Living, 8660 Grant Rd. St. Louis, MO 63123

Lunch Provided

An AARP representative will be giving a presentation of driver safety.

RSVP at or call 314-862-4900.

PTSL Bike Ride: Meramec Trail in Fenton
Oct 19 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

PTSL Bike Riding Event

Date:   Saturday, October 19th, 2019
Time:  9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Place:  Meramec Trail in Fenton

We will repeat this Meramec Trail 12-mile ride for those who were unable to join us last time for this easy, enjoyable ride.  We can have a lunch in Fenton afterwards if there is interest.

Parking info:  On Larkin Williams Road, at the southern end of Fenton City Park, turn onto Henderson Road heading toward the athletic fields.  Make an immediate right and park near the restrooms.

If you have any questions, email John C. at .  RSVP not required, but helpful so we know to expect you.

Tour: Bollinger Mill and State Historical Site Bufordville Covered Bridge
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tour Bollinger Mill and Burfordville Covered Bridge from 1859.  Arrive 10 a.m. to 10:30 and tour at 10:30 October 19th Admission is Free.  Finished  at about 12 noon.  Then proceed to Cape Girardeau for lunch (At your own expense), tour the Red House, the first Trading Post in Cape Girardeau ( Free), The Glen House an a historical old home from 1883 (admission $5.00) and Cape Rock a scenic overlook on the Mississippi River.
  All this should be done by 3 to 4 in the afternoon in time for everyone to be back in St Louis bye 5 or 6. Drive time about 2 to 2 hours 15 minutes from St Louis Mid town.

RSVP By October 15th and I will send the address for your GPS and or directions.
Note: The Mill is 5 stories tall.  There a lot of steps.
Contact Information:
Edward Eakins
573 587 3510
Afternoon Buffet at Golden Corral (South County) – RSVP Accepts Only
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

We are reviving our fomerly-regular dining experience at the Golden Corral for this one-time only.

The Golden Corral is an American family style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet and grill offering numerous hot and cold dishes, a carving station and their Brass Bell Bakery. Tell the cashier that you want the “Senior Buffett” to receive the $8 price (60 and older).  Price does not include gratuity so we will collect a dollar from everyone for the servers.

We’ll share the latest chapter activities and news about the upcoming Prime Timers Worldwide convention in San Antonio.  Just come and enjoy the food and conversation with your fellow Prime Timers.

RSVP accepts only (needed for reserved seating area/room) to Bob at

Magical Mystery Ice Cream Tour
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2019 Worldwide Prime Timers Convention in San Antonio, Texas
Oct 29 @ 12:00 am – Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm

Re-posted from the Prime Timers Worldwide website:

2019 Worldwide Prime Timers Convention in San Antonio, Texas

2019 Convention banner October 29-November 2, 2019!


“An exciting, affordable convention in a beautiful city!”


Plan ahead for Prime Timers trip to the picturesque city of San Antonio, Texas in 2019. A pre-convention sale to participants at the Chicago Worldwide Convention produced some exciting enthusiasm. The registration fee is $200 per person for Prime Timers – for all Chapter or Independent members and $240 for non-Prime Timer guests, if paid by check.  Maybe it is time to join the Independent chapter for $15!

If using PayPal to make your payment, there is an additional $6 transaction fee.

Your registration includes:

  • Free hospitality room with drinks and food provided
  • A day pass on the Riverwalk river barges on the San Antonio River
  • Embroidered Polo Shirt
  • Educational Seminars
  • Daily free hot buffet breakfast for registered guests
  • Luncheon Buffet on Day 1
  • Masquerade Party on Halloween
  • “Golden Girls” Themed Final Dinner Buffet with The Golden Chorus entertainment

Our hotel is located on the banks of the San Antonio River on the famed Riverwalk. El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel is a 275-room facility completely set aside for Prime Timers making this a wonderful experience. Room rates are at our negotiated rate of $124 for one or two persons and $132 for three or four occupants plus taxes.  Self-parking is available for $16/day in the hotel’s underground garage.  Call and make your reservation at (210) 223-9461.

Make plans now to be in San Antonio in October 2019!

Please click here to go to the Worldwide website and download the printable registration form!

Monthly Potluck at Sam and Willie E.’s Home (RSVP Accepts Only)
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Contact: See RSVP information below

Sam and Willie E. will host the November Potluck at their Saint Charles home on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

Sam and Willie will provide a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Dressing, Corn and rolls.  Coffee and soft drinks will also be provided. You will bring a side dish, appetizer, salad or dessert.  Dinner will be served promptly at 5:30 PM.

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

After dinner, Sam and Willie will have a movie (TBA) available for those interested (while others may wish to continue with their conversations).

Please email Sam to RSVP by Thursday, Oct. 31 at and tell him what potluck side dish, salad or dessert you wish to bring.

Gateway Men’s Chorus: Wine & Art 2019
Nov 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm







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

NOTE: Earlier Time.

Continuing at Tom & Don’s home.

When: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 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 or (314) 835-8575.

Lafayette Church: Turkey Dinner & Bazaar
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Lafayette Park United Methodist Church has been very supportive of the LGBT community, and also our chapter of Prime Timers in providing a meeting space for our Monthly Membership Meetings for many years.

The church is inviting us to join them for their 2019 Turkey Dinner & Bazaar.

If it’s anything like the Spaghetti Dinner a few months ago, it promises to be a very nice event with great food.

Proceeds will go to the church and its various charities.

Please feel free to join them for a great dinner and good company.

Monthly Membership Meeting (Note: Back to Lafayette Church) – Program: Streaming LGBT Entertainment, Part Two
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Program: Second part of a two-part presentation on “Streaming LGBT Entertainment”.  Part Two will be a presentation on LGBT programming options on the different streaming services.

Please Note we are going back to the Lafayette church

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.

Note: we will be using the upstairs gym, as the downstairs Fellowship Hall is being used for the church’s annual Turkey Dinner & Bazaar (which we are invited to, by the way… see separate calendar entry).

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 or at (314) 467-0445 or (618) 912-1454.


Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm