November 3, 2011

Calendar of Events – November 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.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tuesday of each month, from noon to 1 pm, Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois): Third Wednesday of each month, noon to 1 pm 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.
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.
Life After Loss Support Group – Genesis Medical Center, Illini This group will meet on Thursdays from 10 – 11 am. Facilitated by a member of the Genesis Medical Center, Illini Spiritual Care Department. New members may join at any time. Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus – Larson Center Lower Level – Wallen Room. Larson Center Lower Level – Wallen Room, Silvis, IL
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. Thanksgiving Program: “Turkey notes” autoharp music by Anita Sundin.
MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – A support group for people and family members with multiple sclerosis. The MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group meets the 2nd Monday of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room from 2-3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709
Prostate Cancer: Us, Too, Greater Quad City Cancer Support Group – Support Group for those dealing with Prostate Cancer or who had prostate cancer. Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, except December from 7 – 9pm. Location alternates between Trinity Medical Center, 7th St. Campus and the Genesis Adler Health Education Center, 1236 E. Rusholme, Davenport. Call Bill for location information prior to attending: Bill, (309)-799-3621.
Stroke Support Group – The Genesis Stroke Support Group brings together stroke survivors and their families in an atmosphere of caring and sharing to assist recovery. This support group meets on the third Wednesday of each month from 2-3 pm. Genesis Plaza – 2535 Maplecrest Road, Suite 14, Bettendorf, IA
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 – Nov. 15, 2011, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Take Charge, Keep Informed and Stay Safe Seminars at CASI – Thursday, Nov. 3, 9–9:45 am “Tai Chi is for Everyone”; 10–10:45 am “Catch a Fall Before it Happens”; 10:50–11:30 am “Acupuncture 101 and Arthritis”; Thursday, Dec 1, 9–9:45 am “Holiday and Home Safety”– Davenport Police Dept; 10–10:45 am TBA; 11:30–11:45 am “Vertical Transportation Safety” by Kone
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30-3:30 pm.; Wednesday 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Dr. Lynn Boelger will do blood pressure checks on Mondays from 11 am-12:30 pm. in the Fitness Center.

Dancing and Dance Classes
Line Dancing at CASI – every Tuesday morning 9 to 11 am. Cost: $2.
Plus 60/CASI USO Dance – Friday, November 4, 2011 At CASI – Lessons before at 6:15 pm w/ Larry & Dainne Breitbach. Dance
7–10 pm, USO Dance with The Tony Hamilton Orchestra. The ”Dancing Grannies” will perform at intermission. $ 8 in advance or $10 at the door. Sponsored by The Fountains. Call (563) 386-7477

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 – At CASI will meet every Wednesday from 1 – 1:45 pm and Thursdays 9:45-10:45 am. Everyone can do it. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $2, Non-members $4. For more info call (563) 386-7477.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. New session starts on December 1. Cost: $18 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule information.
Laughter Yoga at CASI – Thursday, Nov. 10 and 17, 9:30-10:15 am. Free classes taught by certified Senior Star staff.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wednesday, Nov. 16 with Gary Metevier, KWQC News Anchor – Author of Saluting Grampa . Eat at 11 am. Make your reservation now! 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,
Nov. 4 – “Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” by Jamie Ford. 10 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $2. Dec. 2 – “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham.
Movie Matinee at CASI 2nd Tuesday, Nov. 8 starting at
1 pm., Captain America: The First Avenger. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI – Spectacular Lands and Wondrous Waters – The Jewels of Europe: Paris, Prague, Venice and the Alps, 1-2 p.m. Members: Free tickets at front desk. Non Members: $1.00 Mon., Nov. 14.
Circa 21 Special for CASI Members – Christmas Show and Lunch Matinee – Wed, Dec, 21.
Senior Theatre at CASI – New 8 week class starts Dec 15.

Clinics and Classes
Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA.Call (563) 320-3978 to schedule your appointment ath the Genesis office at CASI. Cost $20. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Nov. Dates and Times: 3, 14, 21, 25 – 8 -11:30 a.m. 2, 3,14,21. – 1 – 4 p.m.
Dec. Dates and Times: 1,12,15,19,23 – 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. 1,5,19,27 – 1 – 4 p.m.
Trinity Foot Clinic Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call CASI (563) 386-7477, Dec. 14, 9 a.m.- Noon. Appointment must be made. Cash or Check payments only. Please bring two towels and one wash cloth to your appointments.
SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Clinic at CASI, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays Genesis Office, 9–11 a.m.
Medicare Part D: Review your options – Tuesday, Nov 10, 10:30 – 11:30 am. Tom Taylor from Walgreens

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.
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. .It will be a six week class running from Nov. 7 – Dec. 12.
Drawing & Clay Sculpting Instructor: Paul Aglueseva, Thursdays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. Cost: $5.00 + materials; Monday evening, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cost: $6.00 + materials. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, (563) 386-7477.
Beginning Silk Painting –at CASI -Project: 11″x11″silk suitable for framable art or a beautiful window suncatcher. Thursday, November 3. 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Instructor: Jean Johnson $15.00 class fee. Pre-register
Intermediate Silk Scarf Painting – at CASI – Project: Make wearable art! Paint a beautiful, one of a kind,15″x60″ scarf. Thursday, November 10, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Instructor: Jean Johnson $20.00 class fee. Pre-register
Organic Silk Scarves – at CASI – Learn to dye silk with natural materials: flowers, leaves, coffee, tea, nails, and bad wine! You will receive one scarf in process and make another in class. Thursday, November 17, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Instructor: Jean Johnson $20 class fee. Pre-register
Glass Fusing Class at CASI – Instructor: Dar Hanssen. Fri., Nov. 4 or Fri., Nov. 11, 1–4 p.m. Members: $5.00 plus materials. Non Members: $10.00 plus materials. The price of the materials and
firing to be paid in class. Sign up in advance Class limited to 6.

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:

Community Events
Go Red for Women Luncheon – Tues., Nov. 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***
*** Festival of Trees ***
Silver Bell Social, 9 am – 12 Noon, Fri., Nov. 18. $4 with Plus 60 Card and $5 at the doors. For group reservations call (563) 324-FEST. Party dedicated to our senior friends over 60. Entertainment includes local musical acts on CenterStage, complimentary coffee beverages and cookies, snacks available for purchase, designer displays, holiday gift shop and the jolly guy himself, Santa.
Holiday Parade, 11 am, Sat., Nov 19. Free, no reservations required. Experience the largest helium-balloon parade in the Midwest. Over 20 large helium balloons, pageant queens, dance groups, bands, clowns, floats, tractors and unique antique cars will participate in this spectacular event.
Holiday Pops Concert, 7:30 pm, Sat., Nov 19. Ticket prices vary, call 1-800-745-3000 or visit Extraordinary evening with the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, featuring Quad City Arts Visiting Artist, choirs, and more! Michael Butterman returns as guest conductor leading the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, featuring Olympic Skater Todd Eldredge, with local Quad City Skaters, the Holiday Pops Children’s Chorus, and the Sanctuary Choir of First Presbyterian Church. Special appearances by Quad City Arts Visiting Artist, Jon Faddis, Grammy nominated jazz trumpeter and John Getz, Davenport native actor most recently noted for his appearance in “Social Network.”

CASI Thanksgiving Dinner sponsored by Davenport Jaycees, Tuesday, Nov 22 – Tickets $6. 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Meal served from 11–11:30 Entertainment: Troy Harris. Door Prizes & Money Raffle

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