April 3, 2011

Calendar of Events – April 2011

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association Please call Jerry Schroeder at (563) 324-1022 or 800-272-3900 for more information about programs.
Aphasic Support Group Genesis The Aphasic Support Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month from 2 to 3 p.m. at Genesis Plaza in Bettendorf. Please call Genesis On Call at (563) 421-2000 or 800-383-2575 for more information.
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: free. Information: call Pat Conway at (563) 355-7548 or Barb Lynch at (563) 332-9041
CASI Caregiver Support Group: Second Monday of each month 11 am- 1 pm, CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Hosted by Susan Kivisto, from Alternatives for Older Adults & Karen Coats, from Generations Agency on Aging. Cost: free.
Diabetes Support Group at Genesis: First Tuesday of each month, 11 am 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: free. Registration: (309) 792-4389
Grief Support Group – CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 9:30-11 am. 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. (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 pm at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)
Stroke Support Group Genesis The Stroke Support Group meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Genesis Plaza in Bettendorf. Please call Genesis On Call at (563) 421-2000 or 800-383-2575 for more information www.genesishealth.com/
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30- 3:30 pm. Dr. Lynn Boelger will do blood pressure checks on Mondays from
12:30- 2 p.m. in the Fitness Center.

Dancing and Dance Classes
Line Dancing at CASI – every Tuesday morning 9 to 11 am.
Cost: $2.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise
Gentle Exercise at CASI
1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Jan Dorgan, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 – 10 am. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Gentle Yoga at CASI Mondays, 1 – 2 p.m. Certified Instructor: Meg Bolich. Cost: $30 for 6 weeks.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays 2:30 – 3:30 pm Certified Instructor: Meg Bolich Cost: $30 for 6 weeks.
Zumba Gold Class – will meet every Wednesday from 1 – 1:45 pm Everyone can do it. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Sign up at the front desk for class. Pay $2 fee at each class. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 am. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost: $18. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule information.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers
Talk of the Town at CASI,
1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wednesday. Pizza lunch served at 11:15 am. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions.
Book Club at CASI Lead by Mary Anne Maxwell,
April 1, 2011 – “Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand” by Gioconda Belli May 6, 2011 – “Tinkers” by Paul Harding June 3, 2011 – BYOB – Bring Your Own Book – Everyone just give a little review of a book that they have recently read. 10 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $2
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at 1 pm . $2 donation includes popcorn and treats. Tuesday, April 12 “Morning Glory” starring Rachel McAdams, Jeff Goldblum, Harrison Ford and Patrick Wilson. Sponsored by Senior Star at Elmore Place. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI-– Monday April 11 at 1 pm Five Years in Austria with Melanie Hill For more information, call (563) 386 7477
Ballet Quad Cities presents Cinderella – April 30, at 8 pm and May 1. At 2 pm The Adler Theatre Don’t miss the spell that Courtney Lyon will set with her enchanting choreography… it only lasts until the clock strikes 12! Beautiful costumes, magical sets and whimsical friends in the forest bring this enchanting story to life as you’ve never seen it before. Visit balletquadcities.com. Tickets ($10, $14, $22, $25 & $32) are on sale now. Tickets are available at the Adler Theatre Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 and Ticketmaster outlets.

Clinics and Classes
Genesis VNA Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. 1st Thurs. 1–4 pm; 2nd Mon. 9–11 am; 3rd Mon. 9–11 am & 1–3 pm; 4th Tues. 1-3 pm; 4th Fri. 9–11 am. Call Dee at (563) 320-3978 to schedule. Cost $20.
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.
SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.

Sports, Cards and Games
Shuffleboard at CASI: Monday 2:15–3:45 pm $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell
Billiards at CASI Cost $1 per person Member. Call (563) 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, – 1–3:45 pm; Bridge – Monday and Friday 12:30–3:45 pm; Euchre – Thursday and Friday 1 – 3:45 pm; Canasta – Tuesday 1 – 3 pm; Cribbage – Wednesday 1 – 3 pm. All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Instruction for Beginning or Intermediate Bridge April 11 _ May 16, 6:30 – 8:30 pm the 6 wk class is $30 plus $6.50 for book for beginning class students. Held at CASI Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1 pm.
Magic Fun for All– 8yrs & up Monday evenings at CASI 4 weeks April 11 – May 2 6:30 – 7:30 pm Class fee: $30 plus $5 lab fee. Bring 1 deck Bicycle Playing Cards For more info, call (563) 386-7477.

Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing
Make Balloon Creations
– Monday evenings at CASI 4 weeks Aprill 11 – May 2 7:30 – 8:30 pm Learn how to make balloon animals, costumes and bracelets. Class fee: $ 30 Extra balloons may be purchased. Material fee: $20 (includes a quality pump and balloons needed for each week.) For more information, call (563) 386-7477.
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 – 3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: $5 per class in the morning, $8 all day Class size is limited. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Crochet and Knitting at CASI – Tuesdays 12:30 – 2:20 pm. Make hats, scarves and mittens to be donated. We will teach beginners to crochet September 7, 14, and 21.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road Every Tue 8-11 pm. No charge
Hand Clay Sculpting for Young and Old Monday evenings at CASI April 11 – May 16 6:30 – 8:00 pm Class fee: $36 plus materials For more information call (563) 368-7477.
Make Satin Flowers that hold Bird Seed (for weddings or party favors) Monday nights at CASI April 11, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Class fee: $30 plus material fee of $3 For more information, call (563) 386-7477.
Make Two Scarves with Organic Materials Monday evening at CASI April 18 6:30 – 8:30 pm or Tuesday morning April 19 10 – 11:30 am. Class fee: $20 includes all materials and supplies Scarves are 8” by 54” For more information, call (563) 386-7477.
Make Money Roses Monday evening at CASI May 2 or May 9 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Class Fee: $20 Also bring 20 crisp $1 bills to make 4 roses. Supplies needed: 1 pair flat nosed pliers, 4 silk flower roses, 22 gauge floral stem wires, 1 roll of floral tape. For more information call (563) 386-7477.

Other Events
Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House –
Every Sunday 10 am – 1 pm April 3 – Manny Lopez Trio, April 10 – Five Bridges Jazz Band, April 17 – Terry Hanson Ensemble, –at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website: http://www.radisson.com/davenport-hotel-ia-52801/iadaven

“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.
River Music Experience Announces New Senior Music Series
The River Music Experience (RME) is excited to announce its brand new Senior Music Series. The series will feature a variety of musical talent that will include jazz, big bands, and even a Senior Citizen prom. Concerts will run from 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. and will be held on the second floor of the RME. Admission to each show is $7 for non-members, $5 for RME members and for groups of ten or more. From big band jazz to 50’s rock, the new series will be a fantastic addition to the diverse musical opportunities provided by RME. “The Senior Concert Series at RME is an wonderful new addition to our programming, and compliments our mission to serve as a music center for the entire community,” said Ellis Kell, Director of Programming & Community Outreach.
“The RME is always looking for ways to engage people of all ages in our community,” said Jean Bahls, RME Controller, who created the new concert series for seniors. “The Senior Concert Series gives us a wonderful opportunity to connect with seniors and provide them with new and interesting musical education and entertainment.” The Senior Music Series is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Senior Star at Elmore Place.
Concert Schedule
Tuesday, April 26: Jazz Band
Tuesday, June 28: Senior Citizen Prom
Tickets are available at Mojo’s only or by contacting Ellis Kell at (563) 326-1333 ext. 113


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