December 4, 2013

December 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, www.alz.org 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, Barb Lynch, (563) 332-9041 or Pat Conway (563) 355-7548.
Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group – 2535 Maplecrest Road Suite 14, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are the first and third Monday of the month at 1 p.m. Handicapped Accessible, no fee, no reservation required. For more info call Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491.
CASI Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Hosted by Susan Kivisto, from Alternatives for Older Adults & Karen Coats, from Milestones Area 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, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 2–3:30 p.m. at the Little Brick House, 1213 Hospital Drive, Silvis, IL An ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Meetings at the West Campus the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month noon-1:30 p.m. at Genesis West, 1401 W. Central Park, Davenport, IA. An ongoing group, new members welcome at any time. Call (563) 421-7970 for info 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.
Suicide Support Group 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. Christian Care provides a confidential support group to serve and include those who have contemplated or attempted suicide or those coping with the loss of friend or family member due to suicide. First and third Wednesdays of the month, 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Call (309) 786 5734 for more information or go to www.christiancareqc.org.
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 – Third Sat. each month, 10 a.m -noon, Jane’s Place at CASI (the south entrance), 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477.
Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (SALT) meets monthly at 9:30-11 a.m. on the 4th Wednesday of each month at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Joe Hutter, along with representatives from Scott County, Davenport and Bettendorf law enforcement agencies, and other senior advocates meet to discuss; scams in the area, how to be a savvy senior, identity theft and other issues. For more info contact Kathy Horrell (563) 386-7477

Dancing and Dance Classes

Dancing and Live Music at the Col Ballroom. New Years Eve dinner/dance at The Col Ballroom. December 31, 2013. Dancing and live music featuring The Tailfins from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Admission:$15 for dance only, plus $20 for Rib Eye Steak Dinner. (Prime Rib substituted if weather does not permit outdoor grilling) Meal tickets must be purchased by Dec 23 at the Col Ballroom. Dinner will be served from 7-8 p.m.. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., 1012 W. 4th St, Davenport, IA (563) 322-4431 For additional info email: riverdancehall@gmail.com.
Dancing and Live Music at CASI – Friday, Dec. 6. 7-10 p.m.. Come dance the night away to ’60s & ’70smusic played by the Night People, a local band $10 at the door. Couples and singles welcome! 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477
Swing Dance Class offered at CASI – Starting January 8, 2014 – Wed 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Members $6 per lesson or 5 lessons for $25, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Line Dancing I 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. There will be no line dancing on Tuesday, September 24.
Line Dancing II 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. It’s 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.
Zumba Gold Beginners and Chair at CASI. Thursday, 9-9:30 a.m. cost, members $2, non-members $4 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, Iowa (563) 386-7477.
Evening Zumba Fitness Night Classes at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15. Members $2:00 Non-members $4.00. For more info call (563) 386-7477.

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., Thurs. & Fri. 9–10 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. Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Can start class at anytime. (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $7 members $10 non-members. (563) 386-7477 for more information
Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw Call (563) 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays. Appointments between 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. cost $20.
Core Strength & Flexibility – New days and time Monday and Wednesday 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477. Cost $2 for members $4 for non-members. (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Chair Massage with Mary – At CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd., Davenport, Iowa. Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 noon. 20 minute session cost $15 members, $20 non-members. Call (563) 484-4024 to schedule your appointment.
Meditation Class – Tuesday evenings at the QC Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue, Rock Island, IL 61201, 6:45-8 p.m., Cost $10 / $5 Students, Seniors, Unemployed. Meditation is a beautiful and practical way of finding inner peace, reducing stress and finding solutions to the problems of daily life. Each class includes an explanation of the benefits of meditation and how to meditate followed by a 10-minute guided breathing meditation. We sit in chairs. Everyone is welcome, no experience is required. Presented by Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center. For more information: www.MeditateInIowa.org (563) 322-1600

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

PUTNAM MUSEUM Classic Series! – Classic movies at the Putnam, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport – Three showings: 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., December 10 White Christmas. Call (563) 324-1933 for info for other movies and museum exhibits. Putnam is located at 1717 W. 12th Street, Davenport, Iowa.
Book Club at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport. Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on the first Friday of the month. Member cost: $2. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information..
Movie Matinee at CASI Second Tues. of the month at 1 p.m., sponsored by Senior Star at Elmore Place. For November 12, “Now You See Me” starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson & Isla Fisher. Members $2 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI. Monday November 11, 1:00 – 2:00 Anita Holst shares her adventures through Isreal, Caesarea, David Ben Gurian’s Masad and the Dead Sea. Free for CASI Members $2:00 non-members Reservations needed at CASI Front Desk. 0135 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 7477
Quad City Music Guild at Prospect Park in Moline presents “A Christmas Survival Guide” December 5-6-7-8 , Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and more information.
Ballet Quad Cities “The Nutcracker” December 14-15 at the Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Contact Ballet Quad Cities at (309) 786 3779.
Galvin Fine Arts Center at St. Ambrose University presents “Toy Camp” a children’s
musical Saturday, December 7 & Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m.. Cost: Adults $8, Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Senior Citizens $7, Non SAU students/children $7 Contact: Box Office (563) 333 6251.
Butterworth Center presents “An Evening with Bertha Palmer” Leslie Goddard is the performer. Friday, November 1 @ 7:00 PM. Butterworth Center is located at 1105 8th Street, Moline, IL. No charge for admission; refreshments following. Event is funded by the William Butterworth Memorial Trust. For more information, call (309) 743-2701; www.butterworthcenter.com

Book Club at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport. Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on the first Friday of the month. Member cost: $2. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information..
Movie Matinee at CASI Second Tues. of the month at 1 p.m., sponsored by Senior Star at Elmore Place. For Dec. 3, “Home for the Holidays.” Members $2 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI. Monday December 9, 1–2 p.m., David Bailey will share his adventures through Thailand and talk about the beauty and culture of the land.Free for CASI Members $2:00 non-members Reservations needed at CASI Front Desk. 0135 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 7477
Quad City Music Guild at Prospect Park in Moline presents “A Christmas Survival Guide” December 5-6-7-8 , Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and more information.
Ballet Quad Cities “The Nutcracker” December 14-15 at the Adler Theater, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. Contact Ballet Quad Cities at (309) 786 3779.
Galvin Fine Arts Center at St. Ambrose University presents “Toy Camp” a children’s musical Saturday, December 7 & Sunday, December 8 at 3 p.m.. Cost: Adults $8, Faculty/Staff/Alumni/Senior Citizens $7, Non SAU students/children $7 Contact: Box Office (563) 333 6251.

Clinics and Classes

Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA. Check at CASI (563) 386-7477 for schedule. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Unity Point at Trinity Foot Clinic at CASI first & third Wed. of the month from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment required. Cost $25.00. Cash or checks only. Please bring two towels and one wash cloth to your appointments. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI available in the CASI Medical Room. Call CASI @ (563) 386 7477 or stop by the front desk for schedules. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Blood Pressure Screening & Medication Review – done at CASI by Walgreen personnel 2nd & 3rd Thursdays of the month. 9 a.m.-Noon. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA
Walgreens Flu Clinic at CASI Thursdays, December 12 & 19, 9:00 am t0 noon. No cost for those enrolled in Original Medicare Part B or in Medicare Advantage Plan. Private pay is $31.99. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477
Computer Clinic at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Monday, December 9 & 23, 9-10 a.m. Jim Holifield from Mac Computer Club will teach you how to use your Mac & Microsoft products and answer any questions! Limited space, sign up at the front desk! Bring your mac product with you when you come. No cost to members, $2 non-members (563) 836 7477.

Sports, Cards and Games

Shuffleboard at CASI: Mon. 2:15–3:45 pm, $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards and Wii at CASI: In the CASI Game Room Two billiards tables and one big screen TV Cost $1 for Member. Call 386-7477 for info & availability.
Cards & Games at CASI – Pinochle – Wed., 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, Performing Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Senior Theater at CASI Fri at 1:30 p.m. A fun social class of make-believe and creativity. Barbara Buddin instructor. Members $3 non-members $4
CASI’s New Horizons Band Practice Thursdays, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Cost $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 to find out more.
CASI’s Golden Tones Chorus Practice Fridays, 9– 10 a.m. Cost: $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 for more information
Ceramics I at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin & Mary Ellen Dregger. Member cost: $5 per class.
Ceramics II at CASI 9:30 a.m. – Noon- and 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 info.
CASI Art Classes:- (563) 386 7477
Art Class with Paul Aglueseva Drawing, Clay Sculpting & Acrylics Monday, 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. and/or Monday evening, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. Member Cost: $5 + materials Non-member Cost: $6 + materials. Just drop in.
Basket Weaving on Thursday, December 5, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. Please bring an old towel, scissors and a tape measure to class. Space limited Members $27 non-members $30
Jewelry Making Class at CASI. Create Christmas bracelet Wed., Dec. 11, 9-10 a.m., members $7 nonmembers $9; add earrings another $5. Space is limited, sign up now!
Make Lacey Scarves with Norma Friday, December 13, 1–3 p.m. Make favorite team colors – sign up at front desk and choose your colors. Members $12 non-members $14
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. No cost, No Sewing experience necessary. CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Crocheting and Knitting at CASI – Tuesday 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. led by Donna Curtis, no cost – Make hats, scarves & mittens for children and the homeless.

Other Events

Davenport Chordbuster Barbershop Chorus presemts “Celebrate the Holidays” on Dec.6, at Heritage Church, 4801 44th Street, Rock Island, IL 7:30 p.m. The event is free, but an offering will be taken with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Churches United Food Pantries. For more information go to www.thechordbusters.com or call Dennis at (563) 323-9286.
Wood Intermediate Choir will perform at CASI Friday December 13, 11:15 – noon. They will entertain with holiday music during the lunch time. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (563) 386- 7477
Christmas at Augustana Fri., Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7 at 4 p.m., Centennial Hall, 3703 7th Ave, Rock Island, IL Three hundred student musicians share their talents. Adults $20, Senior Citizens $16, Students/children $10. Purchase tickets online: augustana.edu/tickets or phone: (309) 794-7306 or 1 (800) 798-8100 X 7306.
A Christmas Messiah on Sat., Dec. 14 at 8 p.m. or Sun., Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at Centennial Hall, Augustana campus, 3703 7th Ave, Rock Island, IL Adults $20, Senior Citizens $16, Students/children $10. Purchase tickets online: augustana.edu/tickets or phone: (309) 794-7306 or 1 (800) 798-8100 X 7306.
Augustana Chamber Singers present “Lessons and Carols” Thurs., Dec. 19 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Ascension Chapel, 820 38th Street, Rock Island, IL – Event Free and open to the public.
Christmas in LeClaire December 6 – 8 Downtown LeClaire.
Buddhist Prayers for the Deceased: POWA Ceremony, Friday December 27, 2013, 7-8 p.m. We perform this chanted prayer on behalf of those who have recently died, traditionally within forty-nine days of their death. Everyone is welcome. Please bring offerings you would like to make on behalf of the deceased, (no meat or alcohol please). Also you may bring a photograph of the deceased if you wish. Location: Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 West 3rd Street, Second Floor, Davenport, IA 52801, entrance on Scott Street. Cost: Free. For more information: www.MeditateInIowa.org (563) 322-1600
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.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11 – Noon Meeting noon – 1 p.m. Cost: $1.
(563) 386 7477
Red Hat Luncheon First Tuesday of the month 12 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Bucktown Revue – a 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. New season with new acts starts this September.
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.
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: http://www.radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven

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