December 28, 2009

Calendar of Events, January 2010

Movies, Theater, Speakers and Entrtainment

Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month 1:00.Tuesday January 12, Julie & Julia run time 2hrs ; $2.00 donation and free

Family Concert – Golden Gates CASI Friday January 15th at 12:30 Free- will offering (Benefit Russian Children) Event sponsored by the North Scott Rotary Club held at Center for Active Seniors, 1035 W. Kimberly Road. Davenport. Call 386-7477

Penguins Comedy Club Presents Tom Arnold January 14th @ 7:30
Ticket price: $22.50 in advance / $24.50 day of show As a writer, producer, and actor, Tom Arnold has established himself to both television and film audiences worldwide, having won such awards as the Peabody Award and a Golden Globe Award. Additionally, he helped put Fox Sports Network on the map with his hosting duties on “BEST DAMN SPORTS SHOW PERIOD.”

Genesis VNA Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. 1st Thursday 1:00–4:00 pm; 2nd Monday 9:00–11:00 am; 3rd Monday 9:00–11:00 am & 1:00–3:00 pm; 4TH Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm; 4th Friday 9:00–11:00 am. Call Dee at 563-320-3978 to schedule. Cost $15.00.

Trinity VNHA foot care clinics 10-minute foot soak, cleaning, clipping and filing of the nails and a lotion massage to the calves and feet.  $25 foot care. VNHA office, 106 19th Ave., Suite 101, Moline:1-4 p.m., first Tuesday; 12:30-3:30 p.m., second Thursday; 9 a.m. to noon, third Friday; 12:30-3:30 p.m., fourth Friday, Appointments: (309) 779-7401. Enrichment Center, 4622 Progress Drive, Suite A, Davenport, IA 1-4 p.m., second Wednesday, Appointments: (309) 779-7401. Senior Star, 4502 Elmore Avenue, Davenport. Call for appointment: (309) 779-7600.

Cards and Games
Shuffleboard at CASI: Monday 2:15–3:45pm $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell

Billiards at CASI Two tables Cost $1 per person Member. Call 386-7477 for info and availability

Wii at CASI Play Wii sports. Up to 4 players available whenever room is open.

Cards at CASI – Mon,, Tues,, Wed, – 1:00 – 3:45 Pinochle $2.00 ; Monday and Friday – Bridge 12:30 – 3:45; Thursday and Friday – Euchre 1:00 – 3:45 $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Call CASI at 386-7477 for more information.

January Bingo at CASI : January 8, 11, 22, 29 – 12:30 p.m.

Seniors Informational Classes
Introduction to Internet Computer at CASI Class: January 5, 12, 19 and Feb 2 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reservations required. Class limited to 4 people per session. Member cost $3.00 and Nonmembers cost $5.00. Call 386-7477
Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing
Beginning Ceramics at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin Member cost:$5 per class.
Beginning/Advanced Ceramics Tuesday 9:30 – Noon Dar Hanssen Member cost:$5 per class.
Start Crochet and Knitting at CASI – Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:20 Make hats, scarves and mittens to be donated.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road Every Tue 8-11 No charge
Clay and Pottery Sculpture at CASI Thursdays in Jan and Feb 12:30 to 2:30 Paul Aglueseva instructor, cost $5.00 per class plus materials, Call CASI 386 7477 for information and to register.

Other Events
Cracker Barrel at CASI a discussion group that is starting January Will be the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the months $2.00. Discuss political and local issues etc. Leader – Melanie Hill Call 386-7477.
Talk of the Town at CASI Wednesday January 20, Mike Mickle speaker. 11:15 Free pizza lunch, but reservations are needed as space is limited. Call CASI 386 7477

The Women’s Connection “Women in Leadership” luncheon
Tuesday, Jan. 19, noon, Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center
Visionary business entrepreneur and motivator Julie Gilbert has spent her career affecting cultural change and generating financial growth for industry-changing businesses. Former Senior VP of Best Buy Worldwide, Julie today heads up Wolf Means Business, an international leadership development initiative dedicated to helping companies better serve female and ethnic minority consumer audiences. At Best Buy Julie was responsible for leadership training for 150,000 employees and she developed female leadership initiatives that increased women management by 18 percent. A believer that leadership is not given by title but rather earned by behavior, Julie strives to unlock the leader in each and every person. Cost: $20 for TWC members, $22 for non-members. Call (309) 631-0167 for tickets. Sponsored by Western Illinois University.

RME Announces Sound Lab Class Schedule for 1st Qtr. of 2010
Media Contact: Ellis Kell, 563-326-1333 ext. 113
(Davenport, IA) – The River Music Experience (RME) will again offer its Sound Lab Audio Engineering 101 and 103 classes during the 1st quarter of 2010. The program, which is the only one of its kind in the Quad Cities, consists of three 8-week in-depth courses taken in a sequence. Current course offerings are as follows, and enrollment is limited to eight participants per session.
Audio Engineering 101 (Tuition = $400 + $40 textbook fee)
Starts Jan. 18, 2010 and runs eight weeks
Mon. Class 6-8 pm, Wed. Lab 6-8 pm
Audio Engineering 103: (Tuition = $400)
Starts Jan. 19, 2010 and runs eight weeks
Tues. Class 6-8 pm, Sat. Lab noon-2 pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at St. Ambrose Monday, Jan. 18
1:15-10 p.m. (several events throughout the day)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration: St. Ambrose University will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a gospel choir, a people’s march, dinner and presentation by Msgr. Marvin Mottet. All events are free with the exception of the dinner ($5 per person; reservations required) Various locations on the St. Ambrose University campus, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport, Iowa. For more information and the complete schedule, go to, or contact Michael Dixon at 563/333-6264 or To make a dinner reservation, contact Jennifer Tuite at 563/333-6273 or