(Scroll down for calendar of Activities planned through July)
•Check out the many activities that Steve Fund has come up with from the Gay Men’s Activity, Adventure and Travel group on their meetup page
** we will be working with Steve to create some special events for Prime Timers as well.
Activities open to Prime Timers (but not exclusive)
First Monday of Month LGBTQ Book Club at Malaprops Book Store 55 Haywood St.Downtown Asheville.
Tuesdays Weekly- Men's Coffee Club - Place: Green Life Grocery Cafe 70 Merrimon Ave. Time: 9:00 AM
Wednesdays Weekly- Men's Gathering at The Social Lounge - The Social Lounge 29 Broadway. Time: 6:00 PM
Tuesday - Queer Night Out - A gathering of all age groups at Baked Pie Company 50 N. Merrimon Ave., St 103 Asheville 28804 Time: 6:30 PM.
Please go to Gayashevillenc Calendar for additional info on coffee club, walking and hiking meetings and other activities throughout Asheville.
First Friday of Month -Walk IT Out (is back)- The LGBTQ walking group. Check GayAshevilleNC calendar for location.
August 10, Saturday -Don’t forget Affair in White, the annual white party benefiting Loving Food Resources (our food pantry providing food to persons with HIV/AIDS or in Home Health Care with any diagnosis.) Place: Renaissance Hotel Ballroom, downtown Asheville. Time: 7-10PM This will be an evening of heavy hors d’oeuvres, fun and includes beer and wine. Tickets available here.
August 15, Thursday - Prime Timers Sponsor Aging With Pride, special Men's Health program. Place: All Souls Cathedral Parish Hall, 9 Swan St. Biltmore Village Time: 6:30-8:30 PM This is open to the public as well as all Prime Timers. Refreshments will be served. For complete details of evening go to Aging with Pride
August 22, Thursday – Prime Timers Membership Appreciation Dinner. We will gather together in appreciation of having a group to bond with and share activities with in Asheville. Place: Fatz Café off Smoky Park 5 Spartan Ave. Asheville 28806
(Go out Patton Avenue till you see the new Ingles on the right above Yao's. After you pass Ingles, look for a Wendy's on right. It is located at corner of Patton and Spartan Ave. Fatz is just up above Wendy's.) Time: 6:00 PM We will order off the menu; however, everyone will receive a $15 voucher to use toward your bill. Reservations are required for this dinner. Please use the form on the opposite side to RSVP.
August 29, Thursday – Movie and Mixer, Asheville LGBTQ Film Series. Feature is a documentary Gay Chorus Deep South, with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarking on a tour of the south to bring a message of music, love and acceptance traveling from Mississippi to Tennessee and the Carolinas. A special performance from the Asheville Gay Men’s Chorus will proceed the film. Place: Fine Arts Theater downtown with Mixer at Aloft Hotel (free drink coupon comes with ticket). Time: 7:30 PM
September 9, Monday - Aging with Pride II - A special workshop talk about life planning: including wills and the different kinds of trusts, arrangements in case of long term care, protection of family and partners and much more. This program will be given by Jeffery Cooper. Place: St. Mary's Parish Hall Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Additional details will be added to Aging with Pride page.
September 28, Saturday - Blue Ridge Pride Procession and Festival. This is Asheville's big Pride Festival that goes all day long downtown at Pack Square. More details will be uploaded mid August.