July 31, 2014

August Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Alzheimer’s Community Education is offering a new series of educational programs. The Basics: Aug 13 – Geneseo Community Center – Geneseo, IL; Aug 20 – Evangelical Free Church – Clinton, IA; Aug 28 – Black Hawk College – Kewanee, IL – Legal/Financial Matters: Aug 26 – Moline Library – Moline, IL; Sept 17 – Geneseo Community Center – Geneseo, IL; Sept 24 – Evangelical Free Church – Clinton, IA; Sept 25 – Black Hawk College – Kewanee, IL; Sept 30 – Davenport Eastern Library – Davenport, IA – Brain Fitness and Dementia, presented by Dr. Brian Anseeuw: Aug 18 – Davenport Eastern Library – Davenport, IA; Sept 16 – Moline Library – Moline, IL. Pre-registration is required no later than two business days before each class. For more information or to register call 800-272-3900. The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Iowa Chapter offers support groups in a variety of communities for both people in the early-stages or with younger-onset dementia, as well as caregivers of those in all stages of the disease. 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.
Save the Date: Conference on Alzheimer’s & Other Dementia, October 30, 2014, Radisson Quad City Plaza, more info later.
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 Tues. of month. No Fee. No registration. For more info 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
New MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group to meet in Iowa – Becky Pilcher will facilitate a MS Support Group. The group meets the 1st Thursday of each month at the Davenport Fairmount Street Library from 6-8pm. This is a support group for people and family
members dealing with MS (multiple sclerosis). For more info, contact Becky Pilcher
(563) 650-0820 or angelbecster50@hotmail.com or follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Multiple-Sclerosis-Davenport-Support-Groups/237198266478674
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.
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.

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.
Friday Night Dance at CASI – The Night People are back! Join the fun on August 15. Doors open at 6:30 Dancing, 7-10:30, Advanced tickets $8 or $10 at the door. Cash bar and bar snacks will be available as you dance the night away at CASI, 1935 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 7477.
Dancing at the Col Ballroom – See you in September.
Line Dancing for Fun! Offered at CASI. 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.

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
Low Impact 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

Town Hall Meeting at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, Get an update from CEO/President Laura Kopp on all the exciting things happening at CASI! Tuesday, August 19 at 12:30 p.m. Free for everyone.
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 info.
Movie Matinee at CASI Tues.,Aug. 12 at 1 p.m. – – Movie: Monuments Men starring George Clooney. Sponsored by Senior Star. 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: August 2014, ‘Oklahoma’; December 2014, ‘A 1940’s Radio Christmas Carol’. Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and more information.
Playcrafters Barn Theater – Marrying Terry ~ September 12-14 & 19-21; Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus ~ Nov 14-16 & 21-23, 4950 35th Ave, Moline, IL Call (309) 762-0330.
Barn Theatre, Richmond Hill Park ~ Geneseo, IL “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.
Live Music in LeClaire Live Music every Friday from 5-8 pm at Wide River Winery Tasting Room & Courtyard, 106 N. Cody Road. Featuring – August 1: Olivia Dvorak, August 8: Lojo Russo, August 15: Flat Top, August 22: The Unidynes, August 29: The Whoozdads?, September 5: The Old 57’s, September 12: Spencer Bohren, September 19: Lewis Knudsen, September 26: The Whoozdads?
Concert in Bettendorf Park – Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at the Bill Bowe Bandshell, 1645 23rd St. Concert will be accompanied by an ice cream social. August 1- Bettendorf Park Band.
Movie in Bettendorf Park – 2014 Movies in the Park – Saturday, August 9 – 9 p.m. Join us at the Bill Bowe Bandshell in Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 23rd St. for Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Free admission.

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, August 11 & 25, 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.
Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) offer services at CASI SHIIP: New Hours! Mondays 12-5 PM 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.

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.
Bob Ross classes are back! Wed., Aug. 27, 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Frank Black will instruct you through start to finish of how to paint “Evening at Sunset” by Bob Ross. Members are $25 & Non-Members are $35.
New Art Class at CASI – Well-known local artist Tom Hempel will be instructing his first art class at CASI. The Watercolors Class is Saturday, August 9 – 10:00 a.m. – Noon. Registration required. Cost $35 member $40 non-member (563) 386 7477.
Make Your Own Jewelry! Wednesday August 13 10-11:30 a.m. Enjoy making a beautiful bracelet. Matching earrings will also be available. Register at CASI. Members $11/Non-Members $13. Earrings are an additional $5. 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

4th Annual Dr. Mike Orfitelli Golf Tournament hosted by the Davenport Breakfast Lions Club will be on August 8th at the Hidden Hills Golf Course, Bettendorf, IA. This event is open to everyone, men and women, starting at 12 noon, with a new car for a hole in one & many more prizes, a steak dinner and lots of fun. Cost is %65 per golfer. Questions: Call Mike (563) 323 5562 or Ken (563) 344 9288.
Walk to End Alzheimer’s Quad Cities, Saturday September 20 – at the iWireless Center in Moline. Call (563) 324 1022.
The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public. Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because the Emerald Ash Borer is advancing across the state, the theme for the 2014 summer webinars is Totally Trees. Thurs., Aug. 14 – Donald Lewis & Mark Shour, ISU Extension Entomologists, “Tree Pests: Emerald Ash Borer and Beyond”; Sept. 4 – Jeff Iles, Iowa State University Department of Horticulture, Chair and Extension Nursery and Landscape Specialist, “Replacing Ash Trees: Good Alternatives for Iowa” – Sessions will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the ISU Scott County Extension & Outreach Office, 875 Tanglefoot Lane Bettendorf, IA. Cost is $5 for each session. Please call (563) 359-7577 to register or for more information on the summer garden webinar series.
ISU Scott County Extension announces Master Gardner classes: Classes will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting September 11th and ending November 6th. There is a fee of $195 which covers your training and materials provided by ISU Scott County Extension & Outreach.
Please consider Master Gardeners when seeking credible information about home gardening in Iowa. And if you are interested in becoming an Iowa Master Gardener, contact the ISU Scott County Extension & Outreach Office, 875 Tanglefoot Lane, Bettendorf (359-7577) for an application form for this fall’s training session. The application may also be accessed from our website http://www.extension.iastate.edu/scott/ . This is limited to 25 participants.
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 – Will be on the road this summer. See you back at the Nighswander Theater in September.
Kurt’s Green Acres will be selling fresh, locally-grown produce in CASI’s parking lot on Tuesdays from 8:30-11:00 a.m. 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA.
Veggie Mobile (a traveling Farmer’s Market) will be in CASI’s parking lot every Friday from 9:30 – noon. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 -7477.
The Freight House Farmers Market is held every Tuesday from 3 – 6 and Saturday from 8 – 1 at 421 West River Drive, Davenport, IA. Stop by and select the freshest farm produce, tastiest baked items and craftiest hand created items. Call (563) 322-6009 for more information.
LeClaire Riverfront Farmer’s Market – NEW this year! Join us Now through 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.
Cars & Coffee in LeClaire, ,Saturday, Aug 16, 8-10 a.m. on the Levee. All makes, models, and years of vehicles are welcome. Come show off your ride! Find this group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/CarsandcoffeeLeClaire/?fref=ts
27th Annual Heartland British Auto Fest in LeClaire – Saturday, August 2, Great photo opportunities and wonderful British cars on view during this annual event. Show registration and car clean up is from 9am to noon. Voting by participants must be completed by 2pm and awards presentation is at 3:30pm. Free Admission. For more information, contact Jim Shepherd at 563-349-0668.
Meals for Seniors at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 noon. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call (563) 289-3646 and make a reservation 2 days in advance.
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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