October 5, 2010

Calendar of Events – October 2010

Support Groups

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association Please call Jerry Schroeder at 563-324-1022 or 800-272-3900 for more information about programs..
QC Breast CancerSupport 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
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)
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/

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 – Oct. 6 Music by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Wednesday – Oct. 13 Music by John & Kay Retzel
Wednesday – Oct. 20 Music by Freddie Steenbock Duo
Wednesday – Oct. 27 Music by John & Kay Retzel
Line Dancing at CASI – every Tuesday morn 9:00 to 11:00 Cost: $2.00
Polka Club of Iowa, Inc. – Eastern Chapter Dance at Walcott Coliseum, Walcott, IA. 1:30-5:30 P.M., Sunday – Oct. 17. Admission $8.00 per person. Dance to Barefoot Becky The Ivanhoe Dutchmen from Mt. Vernon, IA

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise

Blood Pressure Checks Available in Genesis office Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30- 3:30. Dr. Lynn Boelger will do blood pressure checks on Mondays from 12:30- 2:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center.
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Jan Dorgan, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00 – 10:00 am. Call 386-7477 for more information.
Yoga Classes at CASI Starting Mon., Oct.18, CASI will offer a Chair Yoga Class and another Gentle Yoga Class for 6 weeks. The Gentle Yoga Class runs from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.The Chair Yoga will run from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater, Speakers and Entertainment

Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at 1:00 pm – $2.00 donation includes popcorn and treats. Call 386-7477 for more information.
DAGOBAH is a volunteer-led group that meets on the second Monday of each month, at 6:00 p.m., at the Main Library. It tackles topics such as: movies, comics, and (of course!) books. The group has been thriving for 25 years, and would love to welcome new members.

Clinics and Classes

Conversational Spanish Lessons 10 week course began September 29. Wednesdays, 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Cost: $20.
Genesis Flu Shot Clinic at CASI Wednesday October 27 8:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
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 check 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.

Sports, Cards and Games

Beginning and Intermediate Bridge Lessons Tuesdays September 21- October 26 6:30- 8:30 p.m. Taught by George Bleich. Register Now! Cost: $30.00 for 6 weeks.
Shuffleboard at CASI: Monday 2:15–3:45pm $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards at CASI 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.
Ping Pong at CASI! Free. 2 or 4 players available whenever room is open.
Cards at CASI – Pinochle – Monday, Tuesday,, Wednesday & Friday, – 1:00 – 3:45; Cost: $2.00 ; Bridge – Monday and Friday 12:30 – 3:45; Euchre – Thursday and Friday 1:00 – 3:45; Canasta – Tuesday 1:00 – 3:00; Cribbage – Wednesday 1:00 – 3:00. 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 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1:00 pm.

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.
Crochet and Knitting at CASI – Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:20 Make hats, scarves and mittens to be donated. We will teach beginners to crochet September 7, 14, and 21. Learn how to knit September 28- November 2. Patterns, needles, and yarn provided. Donations of yarn, crochet hooks, and knitting needles are needed.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road Every Tue 8-11 No charge
Donna Dewberry One-Stroke Painting at CASI With Betty Felder, September 13 – Painting on Goose Eggs/ September 20 – Painting on Rocks. Members $4 per class, Non members $6 per class. all items provided except wood and glass. class size is limited. Make reservations and pay fees at CASI reception desk.

Other Events

Save the Date The Second Annual Holiday Hat Bash will be held on:Thursday, November 18, 2010 5:30- 8 p.m, CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd., Davenport The Holiday Hat Bash event is an evening of fun, music, spectacular raffles all
supporting a good cause. Hats are encouraged but are optional. Decadent gourmet hors d orvres and desserts will be featured by chefs from local senior assisted living centers. All proceeds will provide holiday gifts and food baskets for Quad Cities Seniors.Admission is free. All we ask is a tax deductible donation to support the Senior Santa program.
Act Your Age Senior Theater With Dino Hayz. Games & exercises to boost creativity, strengthen mental clarity, & enhance vitality! 10 weeks beginning Thursday, September 16. Cost: $20 for 10 weeks or $3 per week
“Listen To Me Read” CASI’s “Listen To Me Read” intergenerational literacy program began in 1991. Today the program is in 23 schools in Scott County. This year the program was a recipient of an award fro, the Bi-State Literacy Council . Anyone interested in joining the rewarding experience please call Joy Andrews, CASI “Listen To Me Read” coordinator to enroll for the 2010- 2011 school year. Go to the school of your choice for one hour per week and help a kindergartener, 1st grader or 2nd grader with their reading skills. Our motto is “You can do it!” This applies to both and students and the volunteers.
Martinis to the MAX at the Putnam/IMAX Theatre – Join us each 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! 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. Call for information about the 2010 Martinis to the MAX Schedule.
Travelogue at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Visit Ukraine and Study Ukranian culture. Monday, October 11, 1-2 pm. Free admission to CASI members only.
Reservations needed – limited to 75 people.
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wed., Oct 13 Free admission to CASI members only. Pizza lunch served at 11:15 am. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions.
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