May 30, 2012

June Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Below is a free, state-of-the-art class we are offering in multiple locations on various dates and times. Please call (563) 324-1022 to register of for more information. Classes are designed for anyone directly impacted by Alzheimer’s and related illnesses, their families, friends, and professional care-givers. “Caring for People in the Late Stages of Alzheimer’s.” A 3-hour class designed for people caring for loved ones now in the late stages of Alzheimer’s and related dementias. Friday, June 8, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Musser Public Library, 304 Iowa Ave., Muscatine, IA. Friday, June 15, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, BHC Community Ed Center, 404 E. 3rd St., Kewanee, IL. Friday, June 22, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Bettendorf Public Library, 2950 Learning Campus Dr., Bettendorf, IA. Friday, June 29, 1:30 – 4:30 pm, Clinton Public Library, 318 10th Ave. S., Clinton, IA. All classes taught by Jerry Schroeder, MSW, Program Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association. To register call: (563) 324-1022; RSVP no later than 2 business days prior to each class. There is NO COST to attend any of these classes, thanks to generous contributors.
QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa): First Tues. of each month, from noon to 1 pm, Trinity at Terrace Park, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf. (Illinois): Third Wed. 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 Mon. 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 Tues. of each month, 11 am to Noon, Larson Center, Genesis Medical Center, Illini Campus, Silvis, IL 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. Program will be on low vision assistive equipment.
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 Mon. 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 Thurs. of each month, except December from 7 – 9 pm. 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 Wed. 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 – Sat., June 16, 10 a.m. – noon at CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, 52806 (563) 386-7477
Blood Pressure Checks at CASI Available in Genesis office: Call CASI @ (563) 386 7477 or stop by the front desk for schedules.
Dancing and Dance Classes

NEW! Ballroom Dancing Lessons at CASI – Instructors Dennis and Sandy Scheckel – 6 weeks – Thursdays June 7, 14, 21 July 5, 12 and 19. At 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Age 54 and under- $45.00 members $52.00 non-members; age 55 and over $30.00 members or $36.00 non-members For more info call 386-7477
Line Dancing at CASI – every Tues. morning 9 to 11 am. Cost: $2. for CASI member $4.00 for non-member (Free line dance lessons before class 8:30 – 9 a.m.)
Advanced Line dancing at CASI – every Thurs. afternoon from 2:30 – 4 p.m. Cost: Members $2 non-members $4.
Zumba Gold Class – At CASI will meet every Wed. from 1 – 1:45 p.m.; Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. 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
Evening Zumba at CASI – Mon., Wed. 5:30 – 6:15. Members $2:00 Non-members $4.00. For more info call (563) 386-7477.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise
Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA
2040 53rd Street, Moline. IL call (309) 797-3945 – MS exercise Tues. and Thurs. at 10:30–11:15 a.m. – Slow and easy water exercise Mon., Wed. & Fri. 8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. – noon; 5:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. or Tues. and Thurs. 11:15 a.m. to noon
Gentle Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. 9 – 10 a.m. and Thurs. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $4.00 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Tai Chi Wednesdays 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Scott Caulpetzer instructor. New session starts on June 27. Cost: $18 for 6 weeks. Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info.
Tai Chi for Arthritis at CASI – Instructor: Erica Heinrichs, Certified Senior Trainer – Mondays 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Member Cost: $45 for 8 week class. Classes can be made up if you miss.
Chair Yoga at CASI – Mondays, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Certified Instructor: Janet Darmour Cost: $30 for 6 weeks. Can start class at anytime. Chair Yoga with weights – Thurs. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m., $5.00 per session members;$6.00 non-members
Energizing Yoga – Mon 2:00 – 3:00 or Wed 6:30 -7:30 $5.00 members $6.00 non-members
Laughter Yoga it CASI – Thur June 7 10:30 – 11:15
Senior Theater at CASI neew class starts Fri., July 6 at 1:30 p.m. 8 wk session.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Ballet Quad Cities presents – Ballet Under the Stars at Lincoln Park Classic Theater, Rock Island, IL ; June 8 – 10 at 8:00 pm – a free performance. For more information call (309) 786 3779
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. Wed. June 20, Greg Dutra from KWQC will be featured speaker. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Eat at 11 a.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 Jane Cronkelton,10 a.m. – noon on Fridays, Friday, July 6, “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner; Aug 3, “Doc” by Mary Doria Russell.
Movie Matinee at CASI Tuesday, June 12, starting at 1 pm., One for the Money. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Travelogue at CASI – China with Marcie Siegal Mon June 11 – 1 – 2 p.m., Members: Free tickets at front desk. Non Members: $1.00.

Clinics and Classes
ISU Extension Scott County (Iowa State) Master Gardener Summer Webinar Series
‘Garden Goodness’ Announced The Iowa Master Gardener program is offering a series of summer webinars. The series titled “Garden Goodness” will be hosted by Iowa State University Extension county offices on the fourth Tuesday of the month through August. Each session will provide information about vegetable gardening.
Dates, presenters and topics for the 2012 series are:
• June 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Angie Tagtow – Food Gardening and Health; and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Denise Fikes – Glenwood’s Giving Garden.
• July 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Linda Naeve – Peoples Garden Project and Working with Youth; and 7:30-8:30 p.m. Cindy Haynes – Edible Ornamentals.
• August 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Angela Tedesco – Top Ten Sustainable Gardening Tips from Turtle Farm. The sessions are open to all interested gardeners; participants are not required to have completed Master Gardener training to attend, however, the session will fulfill Master Gardener continuing education requirements. Each session cost $5.00 to attend. Please contact ISU Extension and Outreach in Bettendorf to register. (563) 359-7577
ISU Extension Scott County (Iowa State) Home Food Preservation 101 Workshop, June 21, 6 – 8 p.m. at the Freight House, 421 W. River Drive in Davenport. Learn how to safely preserve food by canning and freezing. Taught by ISU Extension and Outreach specialist, Vera Stokes. Fee: $10. Register by June 15 by calling the Extension Office at (563) 359-7577.
ISU Extension Scott County (Iowa State) Pressure Canner Gauge Testing, June 7, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Scott County Extension and Outreach office. Pressure canners with a dial-type pressure gauge should be tested each year for accuracy. To have a dial-gauge tested, bring the canner lid only – the entire canner is not needed. It is not necessary to test weighted or rocker-type pressure regulators. If you are unavailable at the scheduled time but would like a canner lid tested, you may bring the canner lid into the office ahead of June 7 and pick it up the next day. For info call the Extension Office at (563) 359-7577.
Computer Classes at CASI. All Classes 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Mon. – Thurs May 7 – June 1, June 4 – 28. Member Cost: $60 for all 8 sessions Non Member Cost: $95 for all 8 sessions Call (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Exploring Faith in Today’s World Tuesday, June 12, 10 – 11 a.m. Non-denominational Sharing beliefs and faiths with Reverend Bobby Moore. Call CASI at (563) 386-7477 for more information
Learn What Reflexology Can Do For You! Call for your personal reflexology session at CASI at 349 – 5832 for reflexology reservation for Wednesdays, 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Cost $20.
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.
Trinity Foot Clinic June 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment must be made. Cash or checks 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.

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 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 – Mon., Tues.,, Wed. & Fri., – 1–3:45 pm; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 pm; Euchre – Thurs. and Fri. 1 – 3:45 pm; Canasta – Tues. 1 – 3 pm; Cribbage – Wed. 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. Needed: donations of yarn and crochet hooks.
Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road. Betty Felder instructor. Every Monday 8 a.m. – noon. Need volunteers. No sewing experience needed, Good social time! No charge.
CASI Art Classes – Call (563) 386 7477 Art Class with Betty. Member cost: $4 per class. Non Member Cost: $6 Call (563) 386-7477.
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.
Bob Ross Oil Painting class with Betty Felder at CASI. Wed., June 30, 9:30 a.m.–2- p.m. “Reflections.” Pre-register $20 for CASI members $30:00 for non-members.

Other Events

Generations Farmers Market Check Distribution at CASI Wednesday June 6, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. & Wednesday, June 20, 11 – 11:30 a.m. Guidelines for eligibility:-60 years of age or older.- Single yearly income at or less than & 20,665.- Married yearly income at or less than & 27,991.- Disabled individuals under 60 are not eligible.
Alternatives for the Older Adult – Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Creating a Safe Environment – June 29 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Alternatives Moline office, 1803 7th, Street, Moline, Il Call (309) 277-0167 at least two days prior to the event.
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:
CASI Annual Membership Picnic June 21 at 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Food will be served from 11 – 11:30 Get your tickets. (563) 386-7477
WISCONSIN’S SUMMER EVENT FORECAST SIZZLES WITH FUN Some events closer to the Quad Cities. For a full listing, go to Door County Festival of Blossoms, Door County April 27-June 10; Walleye Weekend Festival, Fond du Lac Jun 8-10; Prairie Villa Rendezvous, Prairie du Chien Jun14-17; Heidi Festival/ Taste of New Glarus, New Glarus Jun 22-24; Summerfest, Milwaukee Jun 27-Jul 1, Jul 3-8; Beloit Riverfest, Beloit Jun 27-Jul 1; National Women’s Music Festival, Madison Jun 28-Jul 1
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