April 29, 2014

May Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Alzheimer’s Community Education is offering a series of free educational programs at Davenport Public Library, 6000 Eastern Ave, and Moline Public Library, 3210 – 41st St. All classes are 1:30 – 3 pm.
Fri, May 23 at the Moline Library and Wed, May 28 at the Davenport Library – Alzheimer’s, Dementia, & Communication. A class about the warning signs, how Alzheimer’s compares or differs from normal aging and other forms of dementia, and basic principles of the best ways to approach and communicate with someone diagnosed as the disease progresses.
Fri, June 20 at the Moline Library and TBA at the Davenport Library – Practical Tips for Caregivers. Suggestions for caregivers devoted to the daily struggles of caring for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or a related disease, based on principles outlined in Coach Broyles’ Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers.
Classes are open to family and professional caregivers. Each class is independent of the other classes. Those interested are encouraged to attend one or both of the classes. Pre-registration is required no later than two business days before each class. For more information or to register call 800-272-3900
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.
Aphasia Support Group 2720 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA. Second Tuesday of month. No Fee. No registration. For more information call Rebecca Rall, Speech Therapist at (563) 421-3495.
Genesis 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. Friends and family 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 – also known as Triad) 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.
Fraud Seminar at CASI Don’t be a Victim Monday, May 19 9:00-10:30 a.m. Davenport Police Office Hank Jacobson will be here to fill you in on the latest frauds, how to protect yourself and how to NOT be a victim. Register at CASI front desk today! 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Swing Dance Class offered at CASI – Tuesdays 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Members $6 per lesson or 5 lessons for $25, Non- Members $8 per lesson or 5 lessons for $35. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Dancing at the Col Ballroom – Dancing and live music at The Col, Davenport, Iowa featuring Double D and the Sensations. (Classic Rock and Roll Music) Friday May 16. Admission is $15 at the door, includes Swing dance lesson. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., dance lesson at 7 p.m., dance from 7:30 p.m. to 11p.m.
This will be the last dance until September. Food will be available for purchase. Email: riverdancehall @gmail.com. Col Ballroom is located at 1012 W. 4th St, Davenport, IA (563) 322-4431.
NEW Class Beginning at CASI – Line Dancing for Fun! Monday Nights! 5:30-6:30 p.m. Members $4 Non-Members $6 -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. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Line Dancing II at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477
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.
Zumba Fitness Classes at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., Fri. 8-8:45 a.m.. Members $2: Non-members $4. 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.
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.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wed., May 21. Free pizza lunch while listening to the New Horizon Band. Members Free! Reservations required. Call CASI (563) 386-7477
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 Tues.,May 13 at 1 p.m. – Movie: Saving Mr. Banks, Sponsored by Senior Star. Members $2 Non-Members $4 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information.
Lunch and A Movie at CASI – Poppins Pot Luck Tuesday, May 27, 12 p.m. Come enjoy a pot luck before the showing of Mary Poppins. CASI will provide the main dish, we just ask you to bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share! Cost: Just bring something to share & you’re in! Stay for the movie at 1 p.m. Members $2 Non-Members $4 – 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information
Quad City Music Guild at Prospect Park in Moline announces its new season: June 2014, ‘Les Miserables’; July 2014, ; ‘Legally Blonde’; August 2014, ‘Oklahoma’; December 2014, ‘A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol’. Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and more information.
Playcrafters Barn Theater – Introduces its new season of shows. Dinner with Friends ~ May 9-11 & 16-18; Second Samuel ~ July 11-13 & 18-20; Marrying Terry ~ September 12-14 & 19-21; Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus ~ Nov 14-16 & 21-23 – Don’t miss a show next year with Season Tickets! 4950 35th Ave, Moline, IL Call (309) 762-0330.
Barn Theatre, Richmond Hill Park ~ Geneseo, IL announces its 2014 line-up: “The Melville Boys” June 5-8 & 12-15, 2014; “The Odd Couple” July 10-13 & 17-20, 2014; “Leading Ladies” August 14-17 & 21-24, 2014; “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily” October 2-5 & 9-12, 2014; “Cheaper by the Dozen” November 6-9 & 13-16, 2014 – Times: Thu-Fri-Sat -7:30 p.m., Sunday – 3 p.m. Richmond Hill Park, 600 Hk Robinson Drive, Geneseo, IL 61254 (309) 944-2244.

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 & fourth 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
Mac Computer Clinic at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Monday, May 12 & 19 , 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) 386-7477.

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

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. 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.
Canvas and Vino – Tues. May 27, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.. Paint “Moonlight Delight” in just two hours while you enjoy drinks and some snacks. Sign up early at the front desk. Members $20 Non-members, $40.
Canvas and Coffee – Tuesday, May 13 9:00-11:00 Lynn Jones will teach you how to paint the “Moonlight Delight” in two hours while you enjoy coffee and breakfast pastries. Members $20 Non-Members $25 Space is limited, please sign up at the front desk!
Bob Ross classes are back! Wed., May 28, 9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. Frank Black will instruct you through start to finish of how to paint “Gray Mountains” by Bob Ross. Members are $25 & Non-Members are $35.
Make Your Own Jewelry! Tuesday, May 13 10-11 a.m. Members $8 Non-Members $10 Earrings $6 Sign up at the front desk!
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

CarFit is coming to Good Samaritan Society Davenport – Heritage Court to offer area senior drivers a free opportunity to check how their cars “fit” them. 10 am – 2 pm, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Good Samaritan Society Davenport – Heritage Court, 3401 Schuetzen Lane, Davenport, IA 52804 CONTACT: Cresencia Burhans, OTD, OTR/L Work: (563) 333-2808 Cell: (309) 912-1323.
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) offer services at CASI SHIIP: New Hours! Mondays 12-5 p.m. by appointment. Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. by appointment. Wednesdays 9-11 a.m. Walk Ins. Fridays 1-4 p.m. by appointment. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
Pancake Breakfast @ CASI – Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast Thursday, May 8, 7:30-9 a.m. $5 for everyone! Menu: Pancakes, sausage, eggs & coffee! ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES! 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.
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. Last show of the session is May 16. 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Admission: $12 at the door.
LeClaire Riverfront Farmer’s Market – NEW this year! Join us May 3 – Oct. 25 every Saturday from 3-6 p.m. to purchase fresh produce and handmade products on the south end of the LeClaire Levee. Interested vendors, please email kettlepopper@gmail.com or call (563) 639-4621 for more info.
Trivia Night at the LeClaire Civic Center. Saturday, May 17: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., trivia begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, 8 people per table maximum. To reserve a table or for more information, call Vicky at (563) 639-4621 or email kettlepopper@gmail.com. www.leclairecivicclub.org
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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