June 1, 2010

Calendar of Events

Support Groups

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association Please call Jerry Schroeder at 563-324-1022 or 800-272-3900 for more information about programs..
Aphasia Group GENESIS MEDICAL CENTER All Aphasia Support Group meetings are held the second (2nd) Tuesday of each month. Call Linda McNeill, Speech Therapist, at 563-421-3490 or Rebecca Rall, Speech Therapist, at 563-468-1443.

QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tuesday of each month, 7-9 pm downstairs Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois):Third Wednesday of each month, noon luncheon at Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline For women dealing with breast cancer or survivors of breast cancer. You may attend either one or both. Cost: None. Information: call Pat Conway @563-355-7548 0r Barb Lynch @563-332-9041

CASI Caregiver Support Group: Second Monday of each month 11am- 1pm, CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Cost: none

Diabetes Support Group at Genesis: First Tuesday of each month, 11:00AM to Noon, Larson Center, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL Recommended for people with diabetes who are interested in receiving help with diabetes self-management. Cost: none. Registration: 309-792-4389

Fibromyalgia (Fibro Friends): 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month at 1:00 pm at Genesis Maplecrest in Bettendorf. Contact Alicia Owens 563-421-3491 for more information.

Grief Support Group – CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted

Low Vision Support Group at CASI: the first Thursday of every month at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, facilitated by Lilah Bell (Call 563-386- 7477 Ext. 231 for details or to register) Anyone with vision problems is welcome to attend.

The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group is facilitated by Al Ayew-ew of the Center for Independent Living, meets the first Tues. of every month at 2:00 at Lighthouse as Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at 309-792-2800 for details or to register)

Parkinson Support Group Meets at CASI: Have a great summer. We will meet again in September.

Stroke Support Group: Third Wednesday of each Month, 2-3 p.m., Genesis at Maplecrest, 2535 Maplecrest Road, Suite 14, Bettendorf. The Genesis Support Group brings together stroke survivors and their families in an atmosphere of caring and sharing to assist recovery. Education about life after a stroke, helpful hints and coping skills. Cost: None. Registration: Alicia Owens at (563) 421-3491 or www.genesishealth.com/

SMOKING CESSATION PREVIEW/SUPPORT GROUP call Trinity’s My Nurse at (309) 779-2000 or (877) 242-8899. 6-8 p.m., Trinity offers a preview session on how to quit smoking. Please join us as we help you map out a strategy that is right for you on your journey to becoming smoke-free. Fee: Free.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Social Dancing, Listening & Fellowship 1:00-3:00 P.M. at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road Davenport, IA. – Donations $5.00 per person includes beverages and treats. Call CASI at 386-7477 for more information.
Wednesday – June 9 Music by John & Kay Retzel
Wednesday – June 16 Music by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Wednesday – June 23 Music by John & Kay Retzel
Wednesday – June 30 Music by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Wednesday – July 7 Music by Freddie Steenbock Duo

Polka Club of Iowa, Inc. – Eastern Chapter Dance at Walcott Coliseum, Walcott, IA. 1:00-5:00 P.M., Sunday – June 13. Admission $8.00 per person. Dance to Greg Anderson Band from Monroe, WI.

Line Dancing at CASI Tues mornings from 9:00-11:00 A.M., 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA Members $2.00 per person. Call CASI at 386-7477 for more information.

Square Dancing at CASI with Mike Johnson Thursday mornings 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at CAS – Square Dance Lessons, Round and Mainstream Plus Lessons with Mike Johnson – 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Members $3.00 per person. Call CASI 386-7477 for more information.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise

Gentle Exercise at CASI Monday and Wednesday mornings. 9:00 – 10:00 Stretching, tightening and walking. Call 3386-7477 for more information.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater, Speakers and Entertainment

Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month- (June 8) It’s Complicated, $2.00 donation includes popcorn and beverages. Call 386-7477 for more information.

Talk of the Town at CASI Wednesday, June 16 at 11:15 – 12:30 p.m. Hunt Harris will show pictures and talk about his trip to Antarctica. It’s fun and it’s free. Pizza lunch. Reservations needed since space is limited. Make reservations at the CASi Reception Desk – 563 386 7477. GolderCare Solutions.is the presenting sponsor

Redstone Room Entertainment at the River Music Experience
JJ Grey & MOFRO @ Redstone Room Date of Event: Tuesday, June 22 2010. Where: The Redstone Room @ River Music Experience/129 Main St./Davenport, IA 52801- Admission: $22.00 Doors: 7:00pm; Show: 8:00pm Phone: 563-326-1333 ext. 101. Artist Website: http://www.mofro.net/

Andy McKee w/ Johnny Dickensen@ Redstone Room Date of Event: Thursday, July 15 2010, Where: The Redstone Room @ River Music Experience/129 Main St./Davenport, IA 52801, Workshop with Andy McKee at 5:30pm Admission: $ 15, Doors: 7:00pm; Show, 8:00pm Phone: 563-326-1333 ext. 101. Artist Website: http://www.andymckee.com/


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.

Genesis VNA & Hospice -Home Safety Month presentations June is national home safety awareness month. Genesis VNA & Hospice will be providing free seminars on home safety tips Tuesdays in June from 10 to 11 a.m. at CASI. These seminars are free. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at 563/349-7532. Thanks so much. Have a great day.

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.

SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS Surgical Weight Loss Seminar 6-8 p.m., Monday, June 14 6-8 p.m. Learn the latest information about different types of bariatric surgeries available at Trinity, including lap-band surgery. Fee: $25.

Sports, Cards and Games

Golf Outing Quad City United “Swing into Education” Best Ball Golf Tournament Saturday, June 26 (Registration deadline: Friday, June 11) Tee time: 11 a.m. Palmer Hills Golf Course, 2999 Middle Rd., Bettendorf, – contact Erin Lounsberry Media Relations Coordinator Trinity Regional Health System2701-17th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201(309) 779-2981 office(309) 779-2973 fax(309) 373-3839 cell

Golf Outing Rock Island Extension – 3rd Annual Jim Bohnsack FORE-H Golf Classic Saturday, June 26, Indian Bluff Golf Course, Milan, Ill. Registration begins at noon, 1 p.m. shotgun start 4-person preferred ball, includes lunch Benefits Rock Island County 4-H and helps foster great youth development programs for our community. For more information go to http://www.rockislandextensionfoundation.org/golfouting www.rockislandextensionfoundation.org/golfouting

Ride the River – River Action Ride the River – Kids Ride Free
6 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, June 20 The Freight House, Davenport (start). Join River Action in a bi-state bike tour of the Quad Cities as it celebrates its 26th year. Begin at The Freight House in Davenport, proceed to Leach Park, Bettendorf, and cross the Mississippi River to Moline, Illinois on the Celebration Belle riverboat. Those crossing by bridge will cross Arsenal Island, and continue the route to the suggested turn around in Hampton, returning to Davenport via Arsenal Island (open from 6 a.m. to noon) or the Centennial Bridge (open until 3:30 p.m.). Riders can turn around at various spots on the route. All total, it’s possible to ride through nine communities and mountain bike on Sylvan Island! Cost is $10 for adults that register before May 15. Trinity’s sponsorship allows kids under 16 to ride free with a paying adult. For more information or to register please visit www.riveraction.org

Trivia – BURGERS & TRIVIA- To benefit ALZHEIMER’S Association at The Fountains, 3726 Thunder Ridge Rd, Bettendorf, IA (Just north of 53rd Street off Devils Glen) 563-332-5775. TRIVIA 7 pm Tables of 8, $10 per person 1st 2nd & 3rd Prizes Plus Door Prizes Reservations required by June 9. Don’t miss out call now 563-332-5775

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. The Wii is free!! Up to 4 players available whenever room is open.

Cards at CASI – Pinochle – Monday, Tuesday,, Wednesday & Friday, – 1:00 – 3:45; Pinochle $2.00 ; Bridge – Monday and Friday 12:30 – 3:45; Euchre – Thursday and Friday 1:00 – 3:45; Canasta – Tuesday 1:00 – 3:45; Cribbage – Wednesday 1:00 – 3:45. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Call CASI at 386-7477 for more info.

Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Special

Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

Beginning Ceramics at CASI Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Verdene Franklin Member cost:$5 per class.

All Day Beginning and Advanced Ceramics 9:30 a.m. – Noon- Lunch – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: $5.00 per class in the morning, $8.00 all day Class size is limited. Call CASI at 386-7477 for more information.
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, Monday June 21. A Tribute to the Andrew Sisters by “The Legendary Girls” Bus leaves CASI at 9:30am and returns 5:00pm. Reservations a must by June 9! Cost, Prior to June 9, $65 for CASI member, $75 non-member; after June 9, $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

CASI Annual Membership Picnic – Thursday June 24- 11:00 am – 1:30 pm. Entertainment: the Vintage Voices Radio will present Father Knows Best – Door prizes and money raffle Info, call 386 7477

CASI Inside Garage Sale – Saturday July 17. at CASI in the main hall. Call 386 7477

Events at Moline Public Library – Peter Rabbit and the Landscapes of Home: Beatrix Potter Saturday, June 12th 2:30 p.m. Moline Public Library Meeting Rooms. This is a first-person Chautauqua-style interpretation of Beatrix Potter and her multiple accomplishments. Potter, over various life stages, describes herself as a writer, artist, scientist, and a philanthropist. She dramatizes her role as a woman who impacted the domestic landscape of children’s books and rural England. Performer Nancy Huse holds a PhD in English from the University of Chicago. She has published numerous articles and delivered many presentations on American and children’s literature. This program is made possible by an award from the Illinois Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Illinois General Assembly.

100 Years of Recreation on the River – Monday, June 14th 6:30 p.m. Moline Public Library Gold and Silver Meeting Rooms – Using historic photos from local collections, Kathleen Seusy will present an informative and entertaining history of recreation on the Upper Mississippi River. To register for this program, please call 309-524-2470 or visit the Reference Desk.

Events at Bettendorf Public Library Extraordinary Women of the Bible program at the Bettendorf Public Library At the Bettendorf Public Library on Thursday, June 17, starting at 7:00 p.m., Dr. Rachel Z. Dulin will bring biblical icons to life in a costumed presentation which is empowering and entertaining. Alive, Unabashed and Passionate: Extraordinary Women of the Bible is meant to be provocative and lead to a greater understanding of the human experience, appealing to both men and women and to adult students of the Bible. Dr. Dulin will be available for questions after the program and will be happy to autograph her books and CDs which will be for sale. She was born in Israel, served in the Israeli army and is now an American citizen. She earned a Master of Arts and PhD in Religious and Theological Studies at Northwestern University and for most of her career was a Professor of Bible and Hebrew Language at the Spertus Institute in Chicago. Her lectures across the country include the Biblical View of Aging, the Status of Women in the Bible, and the Political Voices of the Ancient Near East. The Bettendorf Public Library is partnering with the Jewish Federation of the Quad-Cities, with partial funding from The Friends of the Bettendorf Public Library.

Special Fathers Day Lunch at CASI Friday, June 18 Main Hall, menu- 8 oz. marinated-steak, twice-baked potato, zucchini medley, garden salad, and dessert

Martinis to the MAX at the Putnam/IMAX Theatre – Join us Thursday, June 17 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 thompson@putnam.org. Doors open at 5pm, film plays at 6pm and 7pm, bar closes at 8:30pm. 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:
June 17: Journey into Amazing Caves

Art Exhibit: ‘Letterforms as Paramount’ (St. Ambrose Catich Gallery) Wednesday, June 2 – Friday, July 23. Gallery summer hours:
11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, or by appointment. On exhibit will be the research journals, slates, broadsides, plaster casts and rubbings of the late Rev. Edward Catich. Catich was considered one of the world’s finest calligraphers; the foremost authority on the Roman alphabet; and an international expert on stone incising, typography and stained glass fabrication. His alphabet stones are in the permanent collections of seven museums. Free and open to the public. Catich Gallery in the Galvin Fine Arts Center, located at Gaines Street between Locust and Lombard. for more information contact Heather Lovewell at 563-209-1287, or the gallery at 563-333-6444, or go to www.sau.edu.

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: ellis@rockcampusa.com Web Site: www.rivermusicexperience.org

German American Heritage Center in Davenport, Iowa visitors can explore the museum’s 4,000 square feet of permanent and special exhibits. Visitors will enjoy an interactive experience as they learn about immigrants’ journey by sea, train and foot, to their final destination at the German American Heritage Center building, which was originally a very busy hotel for thousands of immigrants in the 1860s. The German American Heritage Center works to preserve and enrich the German immigrant experience and its impact on the American Culture. The museum also partners with other cultural groups to demonstrate the contributions immigrants from many countries and from varied backgrounds have made to the ethnic palette which is the United States.For more information on all of the museum’s exhibits, programs, events, classes, and workshops visit www.gahc.org or call 563-322-8844. General admission is: Adults: $5; Seniors:$4; Children: $3 (5 – 17 years old); Free for children under 5. Museum members are free. Hours are Tuesdays through Saturday open 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday open 12 – 4 pm.


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