May 2, 2011

Calendar of Events – May 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
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
Aquatic exercise at Three Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 – 11:15 – Slow and easy water exercise Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:15am – 9:00am; 10:30am – 11:15am; 11:15am – noon; 5:15pm – 6:00pm or Tuesday and Thursday 11:15am to noon
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. May 18 David Deuth, owner of Weerts Funeral Home, will speak on “Remember When…” He will take you down memory lane talking about the importance of the memories that shape our lives. 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,
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. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

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.
Bingo at CASI Fridays at 12:30 pm. Sandwiches and snacks available at Eleanor’s Café. Until 1 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 – 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.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road Every Tue 8-11 pm. No charge
Make Money Roses Monday evening at CASI 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 at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website:
Live Music with Lunch at Mojo’s in the River music Experience
Time: noon – 1:00 pm Admission: free, donations encouraged. Friday, May 6 “Blues Plate Special” Lunch with Tony Hoeppner Free live music with your lunch! Join Tony Hoeppner for a ‘blues plate special’ of songs and stories at Noon in Mojo’s. Performing and recording music has always been an important part of Tony’s life. Monday, May 9 Live Lunch with Mike Cochrane oin Mike Cochrane during Mojo’s Live Lunch Series. Mike performs everything from classic soft rock from the 60’s to the present. You can catch Mike every second Monday of the month during our live lunch series. Tuesday, May 10 Live Lunch with Randy Leasman Join blues guitarist, Randy Leasman the second Tuesday of every month in Mojo’s. Influenced by Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Curtis Mayfield, you can expect an hour filled with blues fused music and rocking guitar licks.
More Live Music at Mojo’s – River Prairie Minstrels Some of the Quad Cities’ best known folk artists get together on the Mojo’s stage for an evening of music and camaraderie, from 7:30pm-9pm on the 1st Saturday of each month. Admission: Free, donations encouraged May 13 , Sudlow Jazz Jam Swing by Mojo’s and catch the Sudlow Middle School Jazz Jam from 5-7pm.
Bring some friends and support our growing local jazz talent. 5-7PM Admission: Free, donations encouraged
May 17 , Quad-Cities KIX Orchestra The Quad-Cities KIX Orchestra is a non-professional, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of big band music. Formed in 1993 by Steve Little of Port Byron, to give local musicians the chance to play the music they love, the band rehearses weekly, just for the “KIX” of playing. Come on down to Mojo’s to enjoy the Quad-Cities Kix Orchestra or the band is open to new members and welcomes everyone who loves to play big band music. 7-9PM Free: donations encouraged
May 19 , 2011 Jazz Jam with The North Scott Jazz Combo Join us for our Jazz Jam session on the Mojo’s stage with The North Scott Jazz Combo on Thursday from 7-9pm. There’s no admission charge, but donations to support live music and music makers at RME are encouraged – and always appreciated!
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, 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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