August 3, 2011

Calendar of Events – August 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 10:00am to noon at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Ben Lorenzen is facilitator – June’s program is Tom Vaccaro, an Audio Described Specialist for Circa ’21. Tom will talk about services provided at Circa for sight impaired guests. Also special rates for them and a guest. 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. CASI members pay $2 fee at each class – non-members pay $4 per 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. New class starts on June 15

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wednesday, Aug. 17. A great program each month and FREE pizza! Pizza lunch served at 11:15 am. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Free to CASI members $2:00 for non-members. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions.
Book Club at CASI Lead by Mary Anne Maxwell, August 5 “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave, September 2 “Night” by Ellie Wiesel, October 7 “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert 10 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $2
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at 1 pm. June 14, Disney’s Tangled. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. 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
CASI Art Classes – Call (563) 386 7477 Art Class with Betty Felder Beginning Donna Dewberry One-Stroke Painting Mondays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. This is a six week continuity class consisting of learning to load brushes and strokes for roses, daisies, lilacs, hydrangeas, pansies, and wild flowers along with assorted leaves.
Member cost: $4 per class. Class size is limited. All supplies furnished. Homework is required.

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:
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $6.00 per person on Sunday, September 4, 2011 and Sunday, October 2, 2011 at American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street – Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8:00-11:00 A.M by Freddie Steenbock Duo

Community Events

13th Annual Tug Fest August 11, 2011 – It’s time for the annual Tug-O-War across the Mighty Mississippi
Labor Day – Run with Carl – SEPTEMBER 5, 2011, 5K RUN/ WALK & 5-MILE RUN -1- MILE & 1/2 – MILE FUN RUN for 12 and under. Register online www. ***
Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Saturday, September 10, 2011- 8:00 AM at the iWireless center. For more information or to register, call Linda at (563) 324-1022***
Go Red for Women Luncheon – Tuesday, November 8, 2011, at the River Center, Davenport. A fund raiser/informational luncheon in connection with the American Heart Association. For more information, Kate at (563) 323-4321***


*** September 17, 2011 – Red Hat Autumn Lunch – call Joanna at CASI (563) 386-7477 ***
*** October 1, 2011 – 2nd Annual Hilltop Campus Village Fall Fest – at Hilltop Park, 15th and Harrison; 5 – 10, Free event, Live Music Great food vendors

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