March 29, 2018

Calendar of Events April 2018

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information
contact bbenjamn@hotmail.com

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 11:30-12:30 p.m. Bring your lunch, Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline. Third Thurs of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Gilda’s Club 1234 E. River Drive in Davenport. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or all. Cost: free. Info: 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.

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Support Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM. Meeting place is Classroom A in the Larsen Building connected to Genesis Hospital (old Illini Hospital) in Silvis, IL. For more information email qclbdcaregivers@yahoo.com or call 563-340-2137

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- 4017 Devils Glen Road,
conference room, 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.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Spring Fling Dance at CASI – Friday, April 6, 7:00 – 10:00 pm. CASI and Plus 60 are sponsoring Tony Hamilton Orchestra dance. $10 in advance or $15 at the door. This dance will replace the Valentine’s Dance that was cancelled due to weather. Tickets that had been purchased for that dance can be used for admission. Contact CASI (563) 386-7477 for info abut ticket sales.

Country Music Dance at CASI – Friday, April 20, 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: $3. for CASI member $5 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m. The Line Dance Lessons prior to the class are free.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 $3 non-members $5. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.

Zumba Gold Class – At CASI Mondays from 10:15–11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 9-10 a.m.; Thursdays 9:30-10:15 a.m; Fri 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $3 Non-members $5. For more info call (563) 386-7477.

Zumba Beginners at CASI. Thursday, 8:45-9:15 a.m. cost, members $3, non-members $5 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, Iowa (563) 386-7477.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise, and Relaxation

Free Lunchtime Meditation Class: Wednesdays noon-12:30 p.m. Learn how to do a simple breathing meditation, no experience required. Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 W. 3rd Street (Entrance on Scott St), Davenport. For more info: (563) 322-1600 MeditateInIowa.org

Meditation Class: Tuesdays at the QC Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, 6:45-7:45pm. $5 seniors. All are welcome. Meditation is a beautiful and practical way of finding inner peace, reducing stress and finding solutions to the problems of daily life. For more info: (563) 322-1600 or MeditateInIowa.org.

Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd St., 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.-noon.

Low Impact Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9–10 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $5 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for
more info.

Tai Chi Ch’un offered at CASI Wed 10:25–11:25 . Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost, $24 members $36 non-members for 6 weeks Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info.

Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2–3 p.m. $7 members $9 non-members. (563) 386-7477 for more information

Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw 45 minute sessions Wednesdays or Thursdays. Appointments are1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. cost $20. Call (563) 349-5832

for reflexology reservation 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Book Club at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport. Led by MaryAnn Maxwell,10 a.m.–noon on first Friday of month. Member cost: $2. Call (563) 386-7477 for more info.

Movie Matinee at CASI – Second Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm. – April 10 “Born in China”. Sponsored by Eye Surgeons and Silvercres/Garner Farms..Members $2/Non-Members $5 -1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more information.

Classic Movie Matinee at CASI Fourth Tuesday of the month. Apr. 24 “Julie & Julia”. Members $2, Non-Members $5. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 7477.

Circa 21 in Rock Island, 1838 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL (309) 786 7733. Opening March 30 and running through May 12 – The Church Basement Ladies in “Rise Up O Men”. Call (309) 786 7733 or go on line at www.circa21.com for show times and ticket information.

Playcrafters Barn Theater – 4950 35th Avenue, Moline, IL “BINGO! the Winning Musical “ May 11, 12, 13, & 18, 19, 20.Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 and Sunday performance at 3:00 Admission $13.00 For times and tickets call (309) 762-0330.

Bucktown Revue The third Friday of each month 7:00 pm at Nighswander Theater, 2822 Eastern Avenue, Davenport For information email bucktownrevue@gmail.com or call Michael Romkey at (563) 940-0508.

Clinics and Classes

Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA. Check at CASI call (563) 320-3978 for schedule. Cost $22. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA

iPad/iPhone Clinic at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA Monday, April 9 & 23, 9 –10 a.m. Limited space, sign up at the front desk! Bring your mac product with you when you come. Cost $2:00 members $5:00 non-members (563) 386 7477.

Sports, Cards and Games

Cards at the Bettendorf Community Center – Bettendorf Seniors group invites anyone in the Quad Cities, age 50 or over, to join us in playing cards at the Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf We get together to play “500” every Tuesday & Thursday from 12:30 pm – 3 pm, Euchre and Pinochle are also available. Coffee and snacks served following games. We have a potluck at 12 noon on the second Tuesday of each month. We celebrate Birthdays the third Tuesday of each month. Membership is available for $12 per year. For more info please contact: Maxine Hansohn at MHansohn@MelFosterCo.com or call Maxine at 563-370-9088

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 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 every Wednesdays. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

Bingo on Credit Island sponsored by Friends of Credit Island. Every Wednesday at 2200 W. River Drive. Doors and kitchen open at 4:30 pm. Games start at 6:00 pm. Questions? Call Bingo Bob at (563) 529-3080.

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

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.

Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8 – 11 a.m.

Instructor: 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 led by Donna Curtis, no cost – Make hats, scarves & mittens for children and the homeless.

Other Events

Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Meeting First Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Avenue, Moline, Illinois. Cost: Free for members, Non-members $5. For info: mvqg.org or contact Dorine Donaubauer, molinedorine@gmail.com (309) 428-0840.

The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, at 6:30 am, at 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.

Rock Island County Senior Center/Project NOW

Congregate Meals served Daily:Rock Island County Senior Center, 2221 11th Street, Rock Island – Lunch Available Mon. through Fri. at 11 am; Westwood Terrace, 2200 1st Street A, Moline – Lunch Available Mon. through Fri. at 11:00 am; Colona House; 54 41st Ave, East Moline – Lunch Available Mon. through Fri. at 11 am; 1st United Methodist Church; 9412 228th Street N, Port Byron – Lunch Available Tues. through Thurs. at 11 am; Edgington Presbyterian Church; 13228 140th Street West, Edgington – Lunch Available Mon. and Thurs. at 11 am; American Legion Hall; 501 N Main Street, Reynolds – Lunch Available on Tuesdays at 11 am.

*If interested in a lunch at one of the Sites, please contact the Senior Center at 309-788-6335 by noon the day prior to reserve a lunch. **Suggested Donation of $3.00 per meal

Dates Jumers is Serving Lunch at Congregate Sites: April 4, 2018- Rock Island County Senior Center, 2221 11th Street, Rock Island; April 18, 2018- Westwood Terrace; 2200 1st Street A, Moline

*If interested in a lunch at one of the Sites, please contact the Senior Center at 309-788-6335 by noon the day prior to reserve a lunch

**Suggested Donation of $3.00 per meal.

University of Illinois Nutrition Presentations:

April 18th, 2018- 1st United Methodist Church, 9412 228th Street N, Port Byron; April 23rd, 2018- Rock Island County Senior Center,2221 11th Street, Rock Island; April 23rd, 2018- Edgington Presbyterian Church, 13328 140th Street West, Edgington; April 25th, 2018- American Legion Hall, 501 N Main Street, Reynolds

Activities:

April 4th, 2018-John & Kay Retzl Entertainment with Jumers
serving lunch at The Rock Island County Senior Center; 2221 11th Street, Rock Island

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.

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.

Lunch and Learn at CASI Tuesday, April 17 at 11 a.m.. “Attracting Birds to your Backyard” by Nahant Marsh. $2 members and $5 non-members after that. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 to register. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport, Iowa.

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