September 2, 2011

Calendar of Events – September 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 am to noon. Hosted by Ben Lorenzen 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)
Parkinson’s Support Group – Sept.17, 2011, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
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
Seminar – Decluttering Your Life and Home – at CASI, Monday, September 26, 2011. 10:30 – 11:30. Stay for lunch for $3. Must make reservation for lunch by noon Friday, September 23, 2011 Call CASI (563) 386 -7477
Seminar – on Stroke/Heart Attack Affecting Women – at CASI, Wednesday September 28, 2011 10:30 – 11:30 Stay for lunch, $3. Make reservation for lunch by noon, Tuesday, Aug. 27 Call (563) 386-7477- Stay for free Zumba afterwards
Seminar – on Mood Food at CASI, Thursday, September 29, 2011, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Stay for lunch $3. Must have reservation for lunch made by noon Wednesday, Aug. 28. Call (563) 386-7477
Seminar – Women and Depression at CASI Friday, September 30, 2011 Call (563) 386-7477 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.
Clinic – The Use of the Cell Phone Thursday, September 1, 2011, 1 p.m. at CASI 1035W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport. (563) 386-7477. Lisa Weston presenter.

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 a.m. – Slow and easy water exercise Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15pm – 6 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Jan Dorgan, Mon., Wed. and Fri. 9 – 10 a.m. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays 1:30 – 2:20 pm Certified Instructor: Janet Darmour. 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! New class added! Thursdays, 9:45 – 10:45. Sign up at the front desk for class. CASI members pay $2 fee at each class. $4 fee for non-members. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 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. Wed., Sept. 21 – Anita and Rick Sundin will sing and narrate “A Tribute to Titanic” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. Members free, non-members $2 to cover cost of pizza. Reservations needed – limited to 75 people. Sponsored by GolderCare Solutions.
Book Club at CASI Led by Mary Anne Maxwell,
September 2 “Night” by Ellie Wiesel, October 7 “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert, November 4 – “Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford. 10 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $2
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday of the month, starting at 1 pm. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. September, 13, “The Music Never Stopped.” Call (563) 386-7477 for more
Travelogue at CASI – Antarctica and Iguassu Falls with Errol McCollum, 1 – 2 p.m. Members: Free tickets at front desk. Non Members: $1 Monday, September 12.

Clinics and Classes

Genesis VNA Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. 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 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.
Drawing & Clay Sculpting Instructor: Paul Aglueseva, Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cost: $5 + materials. Monday evening, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cost: $6 + materials. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, (563) 386-7477.
Bob Ross Painting Demonstration -With Betty Felder, Tuesday, September 6, 9–11 a.m. Bob Ross Painting Class Friday, September 23, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Member cost: $20. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd (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:
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $6 per person on Sunday, September 4, 2011 and Sunday, October 2, 2011 at American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street – Davenport, IA. Variety Music 8-11:00 a.m. by Freddie Steenbock Duo.
Sunday Sept. 25, 2011 – Oktoberfest Sunday – Schuetzen Park –
700 Waverly Road, Davenport, IA. German Language Church Service 10 A.M., Live ethnic music 11 A.M.- 1:30 P.M.,
Noon Salute to the N.W. Davenport Turners – 140th Anniversary; Home Cooked Meals. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. More info: or call (563) 322-5489
Celebration of Senior Center Month at CASI – Lunch 11 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Potato Bar with toppings and dessert. Entertainment by Vintage Voices Cost: $6 prepaid reservation. 8 a.m – Noon Sponsored by Ridgecrest.
Red Hat Autumn Lunch – September 17, 2011 – call Joanna at CASI (563) 386-7477
Monarch Tagging Workshop September 8 at University of Illinois Extension – Learn about the 3,000 mile migration of the Monarch Butterfly. Get a hands on experience tagging and releasing Monarch butterflies. Learn how to help and protect and conserve these fascinating and beautiful animals. The workshop will be held at University of Illinois Extension, 321- W 2nd Ave. Milan IL on Thursday September 8th from 10 am – Noon. The cost is $20 for public and $16 for U of I Master Gardeners. Pre-registration required by Friday, September 2. Register online at For more information call (309) 756-9978.
Learn about “Growing Organic” September 8, at 7 pm, University of Illinois Extension, Milan, IL
“Growing Organic: Practices and Procedures” University of Illinois Master Gardener, Rich Tobiasz who recently completed his MS work at University of Illinois will offer a program on . Organic gardening is currently a hot topic and these presentations will help to answer questions on numerous aspects of gardening organically. Rich will offer lots of insights on this topic and well as recommendations on sound organic practices. The presentation will be done live via the Elluminate course delivery system which allows participants to see and hear the instructor via a web-based classroom in real time. The program will be offered at at University of Illinois Extension, 321- W 2nd Ave Milan, IL on Thursday, September 8 from 7 to 9 pm. The cost is $5 public and $3 for U of I Master Gardeners. Pre-registration required. Register online at For more information call (309) 756-9978.

Community Events
Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Saturday, September 10, 2011- 8 a.m. 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***

*** 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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