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:

 

Nov
26
Tue
Tour: Union Station – Ride the St. Louis Wheel
Nov 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RIDE THE ST. LOUIS WHEEL
A Prime-Timer-only visit to Union Station on Tuesday
NOV 26. Our visit will start at 10:00 AM in the hotel lobby that faces Market Street. Doug Schneider will talk about the architecture and the history of the station, including the capture of an escaped German prisoner of war, Harry Truman holding up a newspaper, a lost mural, the easternmost Harvey House.

We will than go around to the 200-foot-high St. Louis Observation Wheel. Tickets are $15 and the wheel is climate-controlled: http://www.thestlouiswheel.com.

Followed by an optional lunch at The Soda Fountain, which has taken over the Hard Rock Café building: http://www.sodafountain-stl.com.

Lunch can be followed by Mini Golf or the Mirror Maze or the Carousel…your choice. Please email Doug Schneider if you plan to attend: ParadiseDouglas@gmail.com. A rain-or-shine event.

Nov
28
Thu
Thanksgiving Dinner at Sam and Willie E.’s Home (RSVP Accepts Only)
Nov 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sam and Willie E. will host a Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day at their St. Charles home on Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 5:00 PM.

Sam and Willie will provide a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.  Coffee and soft drinks will also be provided. No need to bring anything.  Dinner will be served promptly at 5:30 PM.

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

Please email Sam to RSVP by Tuesday, Nov. 26 at samedwards55@aol.com and tell him how many in your party will be attending.

Dec
4
Wed
FREE Tour: Docent-Led Tour of the St. Louis Art Museum
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, December 04 at 10:30 AM: Free Docent-Led Tour of the St. Louis Art Museum Meet at the information desk in the Sculpture Hall. After the free tour, an optional lunch in the Museum Café (sandwiches and salads). If you decide to go after lunch to see “Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt”, a senior ticket is $12. Please email Doug Schneider if you plan to come to the Art Museum: ParadiseDouglas@gmail.com.

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

NOTE: Earlier Time.

Continuing at Tom & Don’s home.

When: Wednesday, December 4, 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 normtomjj@aol.com or (314) 835-8575.

Dec
7
Sat
Annual Holiday Potluck Banquet – RSVP Accepts Only
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Prime Timers St. Louis presents the Thirteenth Annual Holiday Potluck Banquet.

This event is held in lieu of our December monthly potluck and monthly membership meeting.

At the William A. Kerr Foundation Building, 21 O’Fallon Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

The menu provided by PTSL will include ham, turkey, dressing, gravy, soft drinks, decaf coffee and tea.  Members should bring an appropriate side dish and bring their own spirits if desired (BYOB).

Cost is FREE for members and a $5.00 donation is requested for each non-member guest (which will be waived if the guest joins Prime Timers).

The RSVP deadline is December 6.  Click here to email RSVP to Bill Y. at archbill@att.net with your name and the names(s) of your guest(s) and what side dish(es) you will bring.

Look forward to seeing all of you for fellowship and holiday cheer!

 

Dec
8
Sun
Ken Haller’s Holiday Mega-Party
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Ken Haller’s 30th Annual Ginormous Super Fun Hallerday Mega-Party!!!

Join me for THE Party of the Season!

Here’s the deal: The more the merrier! Pass this on! Bring your friends and family!

And please bring a gift for a child AGE 6-11 YEARS OLD.

Your gift will given to a child by Santa at Catholic Urban Programs (CUP) in East St. Louis.

All gifts should be:

* New, not “gently used” (C’mon, does Santa give hand-me-downs?) and not homemade (Your family and friends will appreciate your craft a lot more than a kid who doesn’t know you).

* Wrapped.

* Labeled with a removable post-it note with pertinent info (Ex.: “Doll for 6-8 y.o.,” “Car for 6-10 y.o.”)

* Interactive toys that do not require batteries

* Toys rather than clothes or books (CUP has other programs for those essential needs).

If you don’t have time to shop, please feel free to write a check to “Catholic Urban Programs,” and mail it to me or bring it with you. No cash please!

I look forward to seeing you on Sunday December 8, 2019!

Dec
9
Mon
Golden Happy Hour at Just John
Dec 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.

Dec
12
Thu
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
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.

Dec
21
Sat
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
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
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.

 

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

Details to be announced.

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.

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
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!)

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!