September 7, 2017

September 2017 Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s? Free educational classes are being offered for people with dementia, their families, and those who professionally serve them. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline,  www.alz.org/greateriowa 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 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Unity Point in  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. Third Thurs of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Genesis Center for Breast Health on E. Rusholme in Davenport. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or all.  Cost: free. Info:  Jean Dean, (563) 359-0968 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 the third Mondays of the month at 1-2:30 p.m. Handicapped Accessible, no fee, no reservation required. For more info call Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491.

Lewy Body Disease Support Group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm, Lower level of Trinity Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA. For more information, call  (309) 781-6462 or (309) 314-2498.

Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Milestones Area Agency on Aging, 935 E. 53rd St., Davenport, Iowa. Hosted by Milestones Area Agency on Aging. For more information, call Karen Coats at (563) 324-9085 ex 227. 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 – A support group for anyone coping with a loss. A loss is a loss and causes grief. Meet with others who have traveled this path. Group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a,m. Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted. CASI is located at 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. (563) 386 7477.

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – Support group for people & family members with multiple sclerosis. Meets 2nd Mon. of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room, 2-3:30 p.m. For info, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709

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 information, contact Becky Pilcher (563) 650-0820 or angelbecster50@hotmail.com.

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 third Wed of the month at 2 p.m. Handicapped accessible. For info contact Alicia Owens, Social Worker at (563) 421 3460. No Fee. No reservation required. Friends & 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 first Tues. of every month at 2 p.m. at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)

Parkinson’s Support Group – In Illinois: Parkinson’s Support Group – at Addus Evergreen Club (former Intouch Adult Day Services), 4011 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. Meetings are Third Monday of the month, 2:30-4 p.m. For info contact Marilyn Woelke, social worker, at (309) 781-6462. No reservation required.

In Iowa: Third Sat. each month, 10 a.m -noon, in the Crest Activity room at Ridgecrest Village, 4130 Northwest Blvd., Davenport, IA 52806. The public is welcome and parking is free.  For any questions prior to the meeting call Gene Kenyon 563-549-7890.

Lunch and Learn – at CASI – Lunch and learn Tuesday Sept. 19
11 am – 12:30 pm Legal Aid and Power of Attorney presented by Iowa Legal Aid   Registration require. First 15 to register will receive lunch free.1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, (563) 386-7477.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Country Music Dance at CASI – Friday, Sept 29 7:00 – 10:30 pm $7.00 at the door. DJ is Don Coker 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 $5 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.

iPad/iPhone Clinic at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA Monday September 11 & 25,  9-10 a.m. Limited space, sign up at the front desk! Bring your mac product with you when you come. Cost $2 members $5 non-members (563) 386 7477.

Sports, Cards and Games

Duplicate Bridge – ACBL Sanctioned Bridge Games – Quad Cities Bridge League – Duplicate For Duffers – Tuesday/Thursday evenings  6:30 to 10 p.m. and/or Wednesday afternoons 12:00 to 3:30. $5 or $6 per game. Please arrive 30 minutes before game time.  Held at the Herbert Goettsch Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf, Iowa. Please join us. We would love to have you.  For more information, please call George at (563) 355-4850.

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 and $5 non-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.

Evening Bingo – at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA on 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

Arts, Performing Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

CASI’s Theater aka Second Avenue Players –  Friday’s 10:30 – 11:30 am Cost: $2 –  Call (563) 386 7477 for more information

CASI Art Classes:- (563) 386 7477

Coffee and Art Tuesday September 26, 9:30 – 11:30 an acrylic painting class, $25 members/ $30 non-members Registration required.

Bob Ross Painting Class Wednesday September 27  – 9:30 – 3:00 Please bring a roll of paper towels and a grocery size plastic bag. Instructor: Frank Black Members $25/ Non-member $30. Registration required at (563) 386-7477.

Ceramics I – Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Mary Ellen Dregger. Cost per class: Members $7, Non-Members $9.

Ceramics II –  Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-Noon- and 1-3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: Members $7 per class in morning, $9 all day, Non-Members $11 per class in the morning, $12 all day. Class size limited.

Ceramics I & II –  Friday 9-11 a.m. $7 for member $9 for non-member.

Coffee & Art: Pencil Drawing Class –Tuesday September 19, 9:30 – 11:30 cost $20 member /$25 non-member. First time students will need to purchase pencil set for an additional $10.00 Call (563) 386-7477 to sign up or for more information.

Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8–11 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

Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Monthly Meeting

September 7th at 7:PM.  First Congregational Church; 2201 7th Street; Moline, Illinois  61265

This is our annual combined meeting.  Program will include installation of officers and voting for your favorite Selvage Challenge Quilt entry. Cost – Free. For more information go to our website at mvqg.org or contact Dorine Donaubauer, molinedorine@gmail or phone (309) 428-0840

Local Travel Adventure hosted by CASI: Wine Tour at Lavender Crest Winery Tuesday September 19 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. $40 for members/ $50 non-members. Call CASI for reservations and more info. (563) 836-7477 Bus leaves from CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport.

The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month,  at 6:30 am, at the Hickory Gardens Restaurant on Hickory Grove Road Davenport, IA.  The Lions organization worldwide is one of the largest service groups in the world.   Men & women are invited to explore exciting local membership with the Breakfast Club. A special invitation goes to all VETERANS of our Armed Services…for additional information contact,  Ken Meyer (563) 344-9288.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) 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 month 12 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m.  Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more info.

Festivals International & Midwest Festivals presents THE GREATER QUAD CITIES RENAISSANCE FAIRE on October 7 and 8 from 11am – 6pm. Located in Hampton, IL at the Illiniwek Forest  Preserve, Adults $10/ Youth 5 – 15 $5 For more information, go to www.quadcitiesrenfaire.com, (402) 999-5463 or greg@festint.com

Meals for Seniors at the First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 p.m. Good food and a time to visit with others. Please call (563) 324-9085, make a reservation 2 days in advance.

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