March 31, 2013

April Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, 1-800-272-3900, or local address and phone: 2208 E. 52nd St., Ste. B, Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 324-1022.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa and Illinois): First Tues of each month from 7-9 p.m., Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road. Third Wed of each month from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch, Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or both. Cost: free. Info: Jean Dean, (563) 359-0968 or Barb Lynch, (563) 332-9041.
Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group – 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the third Monday of the month. Handicapped Accessible, no fee, no reservation required. For more information call Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491.
CASI Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 11 am- 1 pm, CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Hosted by Susan Kivisto, from Alternatives for Older Adults & Karen Coats, from Generations Agency on Aging. Cost: free.
Diabetes Support Group at Genesis: First Tues. of each month, 11 am to Noon, Larson Center, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL For people with diabetes who are interested in receiving help with diabetes self-management. Cost: free. Registration: (309) 792-4389.
Grief Support Group – CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30-11 am. Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted.
Life After Loss Support Group – Genesis – Meetings at the Illini Campus are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 2 – 3:30 p.m. at the Little Brick House, 1213 Hospital Drive, Silvis, IL This is an ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Meetings at the West Campus are the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month noon to 1:30 p.m. at Genesis West, 1401 W. Central Park, Davenport, IA. This is an ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Call (563) 421-7970 for information about any of the groups.
Low Vision Support Group at CASI: first Thursday of every month 10 am to noon,1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386-7477 Ext. 231 for details or to register. Anyone with vision problems is welcome to attend.
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – A support group for people and family members with multiple sclerosis. Meets the 2nd Mon. of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room, 2-3:30 p.m. For more info, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709
Prostate Cancer: Us, Too, Greater Quad City Cancer Support Group – Support Group for those dealing with Prostate Cancer or who had prostate cancer. Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of each month, except December from 7-9 pm. Location alternates between Trinity Medical Center, 7th St. Campus and the Genesis Adler Health Education Center, 1236 E. Rusholme, Davenport. Call Bill for location information prior to attending: Bill, (309)-799-3621.
Genesis Stroke Support Group- 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the third Wed of the month at 2:00 Handicapped accessible. No Fee. No reservation required. All are welcome. For more information call Alicia Owens, Social Worker at (563) 421-3491.
The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group meets the first Tues. of every month at 2 pm at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)
Parkinson’s Support Group – Saturday, Apr. 20, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Call CASI @ (563) 386 7477 or stop by the front desk for schedules.

Dancing and Dance Classes

The Col Ballroom, Davenport, Iowa – Dance to 50’s & 60’s rock and roll music –Featuring The Tailfins Live music and dancing 7:30-11p.m, April 20 Doors open at 6:30 Admission: $15 at the door. Food will be available for purchase.
Spring Fling Dance – Featuring The Tony Hamilton Orchestra Friday, April 5, 7-10 p.m. at CASI $10 at the door Cash bar Presented by Goldbook Free Line Dancing Lessons from Teresa Azure 6:15-7 p.m.
Line Dancing at CASI –Tues. mornings 9-11 a.m. Cost: $2. for CASI member $4 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m.
Advanced Line dancing at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI Mondays from 10:30–11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 1-1:45 p.m.; Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m.; Fridays 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $2 Non-members $4. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Evening Zumba Gold Night Classes at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15. Members $2:00 Non-members $4.00. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
ZUMBA!! EVERY Wednesday at the Rec Center in LeClaire (3rd & Ferry) 5:30-6:30 p.m., $5/class. Come see what you’ve been missing!!

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise, and Relaxation
Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tues. and Thurs. at 10:30–11:15 a.m. – Slow and easy water exercise Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. or Tues. and Thurs. 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. 9 – 10 a.m. and Thurs. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $4.00 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:25 – 11:25 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $24 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor: Janet Darmour Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Can start class at anytime.
Chair Yoga with weights at CASI – NEW DAY and NEW PRICE Tue 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cost $7 members, $10 non-member call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $5 members $6 non-members
Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw Call (563) 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays. Appointments between 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. cost $20:00

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

PUTNAM MUSEUM Classic Series! – Classic movies at the Putnam, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport on the 4th Tues. of the month – Two times: 1 pm and 7 pm. Apr. 23 – The Sound of Music. Call (563) 324-1933 for info for other movies and museum exhibits.
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Pauli Mayfield former Miss Iowa now WQAD News Reporter shares her story. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions. Members Free! But reservations must be made. Call CASI (563) 386-7477.
Book Club at CASI Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on Friday.
Movie Matinee at CASI Tues Apr 9 at 1:00 pm The Life of PI – Sponsored by Senior Star. Popcorn provided by Rave Motion Theater. Members $2.
Travelogue at CASI. Stephanie Smith from Trailways will tell us about the Presidential Libraries of Lincoln, Clinton, Johnson and the Bushes. Free for CASI Members Reservations needed, at CASI Front Desk.

Clinics and Classes

Computer Clinic: Monday, April 15 & 29 9:00-10:00 a.m. Jim Holifield from Mac Computer Club will teach you how to use your mac products and answer any questions! Limited space, sign up at the front desk! Members $2
Non- Members $5.
Screening from Walgreens at CASI Blood Pressure Screening, Shingles Screening, Medication Reviews. First & Second Wednesdays of the month.
9 a.m.- Noon. Cost: $20.
Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA.Call (563) 320-3978 to schedule your appointment ath the Genesis office at CASI. Cost $25. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Trinity Foot Clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment required. Cash or checks only. Please bring two towels and one wash cloth to your appointments.
SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.
Money Smart Week at CASI April 22 – April 26 Morning sessions each day. Call (563) 386-7477 for schedule

Sports, Cards and Games
Shuffleboard at CASI:
Monday 2:15–3:45 pm $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards at CASI: Cost $1 for Member. Call 386-7477 for info & availability.
Wii at CASI Play Wii sports. The Wii is free!! Up to 4 players available whenever room is open.
Cards & Games at CASI – Pinochle – Mon., Wed. & Fri., 1-3:45 p.m.; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 p.m.; Euchre Thurs. and Fri. 1-3:45 p.m.; Canasta Tues. 1-3 pm; Cribbage Wed. 1-3 pm; Bunco Wed 2 p.m. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1 p.m.

Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Beginning Ceramics at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin & Mary Ellen Dregger. Member cost: $5 per class.
All Day Ceramics 9:30 a.m. – Noon- Lunch – 1 – 3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: $5 per class in the morning, $8 all day Class size is limited. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more information.
CASI Art Classes – Betty Felder’s Art Class – Mondays, March 25 & April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 12:30-2:30 p.m. Donna Dewberry Painting Series. Students please bring a roll of paper towels to each class. Members: $4 Non-Members $6. Bob Ross Painting Class Wed., Apr. 17, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor Betty Felder will guide you through the “Northern Light” Members $20 Art Class with Paul Aglueseva Drawing, Clay Sculpting & Acrylics Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-Member Cost: $6 + materials Monday evening, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-member Cost: $6 + materials

Other Events

The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club invites any man or woman seeking an active organization and to participate in many activities, to visit us at the HICKORY GARDENS RESTAURANT at 6:30 a.m. on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month. The Lions are one of the world’s largest service organizations.
Ballet Quad Cities Upcoming Events – Save the date! Cinderella – Sat., Apr. 20 1 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Adler Theater, Davenport, IA
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11:00 – Noon Meeting noon – 1 p.m. Cost: $1
Bucktown Revue – local variety show, The Bucktown Revue at the Nighswander Junior Theatre 7 p.m. the third Friday, of the month. 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Admission: $12 at the door. Reserved season seating also available.
The Spring Mississippi River Valley Art Drive May 4 & 5. The 6th MRVAD art drive. The artisans of MRVAD invite you to their home studios and special galleries for this artist supported and created event. Interact with the artist during the creative process, experience their inspirational setting, or look into their work space. Go to to research each artist, find hours of availability, print a map, and locate a possible trip plan.
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $7 per person, 1st Sunday of the month, 7-11 a.m. at American Legion,702 W. 35th Street,Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11 a.m. Sunday, Apr. 7 & Sunday, May 5. Music provided by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House – Every Sunday, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website:

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