March 2, 2010

Calendar of Events

Movies, Theater, Speakers and Entrtainment
Movie Matinee at CASI Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month this month – March 9th 1:00 March movie will be Amelia starring Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor and Cherry Jones. Run time: 1hr 51min. $2.00 donation and free refreshments. Call 386-7477 for more information.

Tea Leaf Green @ Redstone Room March 5th, 2010 Date of Event: Friday, March 5, 2010. Tea Leaf Green – Where: The Redstone Room @ River Music Experience/129 Main St./Davenport, IA 52801- Admission: $15.00 Doors: 7:30pm; Show: 8:30pm Phone: 563-326-1333 ext. 101
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Bob Dorr & The Blue Band @ Redstone Room March 6th Date of Event: Saturday, March 6, 2010 Concert: Bob Dorr & The Blue Band/Where: The Redstone Room @ River Music Experience
129 Main St./Davenport, IA 52801/Admission: $10/Doors: 8pm; Show: 9pm/ Tickets: or by visiting the RME/Artist Website:

Cowboy Junkies @ Redstone Room, March 24 Date of Event: Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Cowboy Junkies – Where: The Redstone Room @ River Music Experience/129 Main St./Davenport, IA 52801- Admission: $37.50 Doors: 7:30pm; Show: 8:30pm Phone: 563-326-1333 ext. 101. Artist Website:

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 cleaning, clipping and filing of the nails and a lotion massage to the calves and feet.  $25 cash or chck only 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) 779-7600. Enrichment Center, 4622 Progress Drive, Suite A, Davenport, IA 1-4 p.m., second Wednesday, Appointments: (309) 779-7600. Senior Star, 4502 Elmore Avenue, Davenport. Call for appointment: (309) 779-7600.

Cards and Games
Calling all Card Players – Cards at the Friendly House Would you like to join a card club on Wednesdays? Groups of seniors get together to play card games every Wednesday in the Friendly House senior lounge. There is no charge. We are always looking for more players. Call Lydia at 563 323 1821 ext 19

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.

Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Special Leprechaun Bingo on Friday, March 19th 12:30 to 3:30 with Special Prizes. Cost: $2.00 to play Blue cards $.25 Yellow cards $.50.

Birthday Party Luncheon at CASI April 7 (program TBA); May 6 Beverly and Dennis Broughton, Elvis will be in the House – dancing!!! Noon – 1:30

Seniors Informational Presentations and Classes
Dick and Jane Meet Technology- Library Online Services at the Bettendorf Library.Thursday, March 25, 7:00pm – 8:30pm in Kellinson Room. It would be helpful to have a valid library card to attend this class. Registration is required. Please call 563 344 4175

Stay on Top of Medicare Coverage At Bettendorf Library Wednesday March 17, 9:00am – 11:00am

HomeInstead Senior Care In-Service and CEU Presentation Changing Behaviors to Prevent Falls. Thursday, March 25 , 2010 8:00 am – 9:30 am Continental breakfast will be served Reservations are required and space is limited. Please contact Debbie Elliott Director of Community Relations, CAREGiver Education and Training (563) 359-0027
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

Other Events
Day Trip by Bus to Starved Rock Lodge Musical Tribute to the Stars, Thursday March 25. A fabulous 50’s & 60’s review by “The Legendary Girls” Bus leaves CASI at 9:30am and returns 5:00pm. Reservations a must! Cost, Prior to March 10, $65 for CASI member, $75 non-member; after March 10, $70 for member, $80 non-member. Call 563-386-7477 for reservations and additional info.

Cracker Barrel at CASI a discussion group that started in January Will be meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the months $2.00. Discuss political and local issues etc. Leader – Melanie Hill Call 386-7477

Senior Day: Birds of Prey with the Macbride Raptor Project Thursday, March 18, 1:30pm – 2:30pm. Refreshments will be provided after the presentation. This program is made possible through the support of the Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library

From Page to Stage An ArtsPower Nationaol Touring Theater’s production of Jigsaw Jones and the Case of the Class Clown Based on the book by James Preller. This free show will be offered twice on Saturday, March 20; 10:00amand 1:00pm. These productions will be held at the Bettendorf High School Auditorium. The musical perfomance is geared for children in grades 1 – 4, but all ages are welcome to attend. No registration or ticket required.

Doll-Toy-Bear Show/Sale Sunday, March 14, 2010 – 28th Annual Doll-Toy-Bear Show/Sale in Maquoketa, Iowa – Jackson County Fairgrounds – Junction Hiways 62 & 64; Admission $3.00, under 10 Free, Doll Appraisals, On Site Doll Repair -Info – Dora Pitts(563)242-0139, or email

Martinis to the MAX at the Putnam/IMAX Theatre – Every third Thursday Join us every third Thursday of the month for a relaxing martini and IMAX experience! Martinis to the MAX features light-up martinis, fabulous food, our featured film, and a great view of the Quad Cities! Don’t miss out on this spectacular event. Reserve your group’s space by calling 324-1054, Ext. 258 or email Doors open at 5pm, film plays at 6pm and 7pm, bar closes at 8:30pm. Beginning in January, the $15 price applies exclusively to Putnam Museum members. Nonmember price is $20. Reservations are required by 5pm the Tuesday prior.
All guests will need a reservation. 2010 Martinis to the MAX Schedule:
March 18: Wild Ocean 3D
April 15: Hubble 3D
May 20: Mystery of the Nile
June 17: Journey into Amazing Caves

Planning ahead for the Summer? Need some activities for the grandchildren? How about Music Camp? ROCK CAMP USA 2010 AT RIVER MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Session #1 – rehearsals June 14-18, June 21-25, concert on June 26
Session #2 – rehearsals June 28-July 2, July 5-9, concert on July 10
Session #3 – rehearsals July 19-23, July 26-30, concert on July 31
Rock Camp Rehearsals: Mon. through Fri., 1-5 pm, at
CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH,, 2330 West 41st Street, Davenport, Iowa. For more information on Rock Camp USA in the Quad Cities, contact: Ellis Kell, Director of Rock Camp USA – Davenport & RME Director of Programming & Education, RIVER MUSIC EXPERIENCE, 129 Main Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801
Phone: (563) 326-1333, ext. 113 Email: Web Site: