August 2, 2012

August Calendar of Events

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Learn about signs and symptoms, stages, diagnosis, treatment and care of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, … 1.800.272.3900 local address and phone # – 736 Federal Street Davenport, IA 52803 (563)
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. Andy Hein will talk about “Magnified Vision” and demonstrate various types of magnifiers..
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 – No meeting in August. See you Saturday, Sept. 15., 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

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 Mon. from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 1-1:45 p.m.; Thursdays 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. New class on Fridays! 8 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. 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.
ZUMBA!! EVERY Wednesday at the Rec Center in LeClaire (3rd & Ferry) 5:30PM $5/class or a punch card for $40 for 10 classes!! Come see what you’ve been missing!!

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 Aug. 29. 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
Senior Theater at CASI new class starts Fri., July 6 at 1:30 p.m. 8 wk session.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Western IL Agency on Aging’s trip to Branson, MO – Rock Island – Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging is planning a motor coach trip to Branson, Missouri. A fun filled week in Branson, Oct. 8-12, 2012! The trip includes: · Transportation · 4 nights lodging · 8 meals: 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners · Admission to 7 Branson shows (3 morning, 3 evening and the Showboat Branson Bell) · and much more. The cost of the trip is only $509 per person/double occupancy. Trip insurance is available. We will be departing at 8:00 a.m. Mon., Oct. 8 from SouthPark Mall (Moline, IL) parking lot – actual location to be determined. Contact: Vicki Coutant (309) 793-6800 or (800) 322-1051. Final payment due to our office Aug. 2.
PUTNAM MUSEUM Martinis and a Movie! Join us August 16 at our 2012 Martinis, where we have a perfect mix of nightlife experiences! Martinis offers a great combination of drinks, food and movies! Doors open at 5 p.m. when you can start your night off with a cocktail and a selection of appetizers. View the movie of the night at your convenience, 6 or 7 p.m. The bar closes at 8:30 p.m. The third Thursday evening of the month. Just $18 for members! ($23 Nonmembers) Martinis requires pre-paid reservations by 5 p.m. the Tuesday prior to ensure the best Martinis experience. Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th Street Davenport, IA 52804 (563) 324-1054, ext. 219
Talk of the Town at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA. None in August. See you in September.
Book Club at CASI Led by Jane Cronkelton,10 a.m. – noon on Fridays, Aug 3, “Doc” by Mary Doria Russell; September 07, “The Bones Dance Fox Trot” by Donan Berg; October 5, “Galway Bay” by Mary Pat Kelly; November 2, “The Secret Cardinal” By Tom Grace

Movie Matinee at CASI Tuesday, Aug. 14, starting at 1 pm., The Artist. $2 donation includes popcorn and beverage. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.
Special Movie Matinee Series: Downtown Abbey – Wednesdays at
2 p.m. Cost: Member $2, Non Member $4. Call (563) 386 7477 for info.
Travelogue at CASI – No travelogue in September.

Clinics and Classes

Computer Classes at CASI. For July. Call Amy at CASI for class schedule and topics. (563) 386 7477.
Exploring Faith in Today’s World Tuesday, Aug. 14, 10 – 11 a.m. Non-denominational Sharing beliefs and faiths. 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 Aug. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. Stop at the CASI Reception desk or call (563) 386-7477. Appointment required. 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 & Games at CASI – Pinochle – Mon., 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; NEW!! Scrabble – Mon. 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (bring your own board if you want). All games are $2 Member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Cal-l 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 & Mary Ellen Dregger. 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.
Join us for LeClaire Library’s new yarn arts group! 1st and 3rd Wed of each month.Knitters, crocheters, needle-pointers, and other fiber artists are invited for regular informal stitching sessions. Share patterns, tips and tricks, or bounce ideas off each other. 1st Wed of every month at 1:30 p.m. and the 3rd Wed of every month at 6:30.p.m.
CASI Art Classes –
Drawing & Clay Sculpting
Instructor: Paul Aglueseva, Thursdays, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.; Monday evening, 6:30 – 8 p.m. Cost: Members: $5 + materials, Non-member $6 + materials. CASI 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, (563) 386-7477.
Bob Ross Oil Painting class at CASI. Wed., Aug. 15, 9:30 a.m.–2- p.m. “Black Waterfall.” Pre-register $20 for CASI members $30 for non-members.

Other Events

Lunch at The First Presbyterian Church in LeClaire: “We feel called to offer a free lunch to anyone in LeClaire, once a month. Free lunch on Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Civic Center. Serving macaroni and cheese, fruit, hot dogs and cookies, lemonade, milk and coffee. Anyone, any age, regardless of need is invited. Please help us pass the word. Our lunches will be Aug. 21, Sept. 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 and Dec. 18.”
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) held at CASI – Wednesdays Weigh-in 11:00 – Noon Meeting 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Cost: $1
Red Hat Luncheon – Tuesday, June 5, 12:00 p.m. Group departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more info.
Golden Tones Ice Cream Social and Sing-A Long at CASI – Friday, Aug. 10 – 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Donation $2 Call (563) 386 7477 for more info
Bix Youth Orchestra at CASI Wed, Aug 1-11:45 a.m. –12:30 p.m.
Quad Cities Music Guild presents: Hello Dolly – August 3-4-5 9-10-11-12, 2012 Thur-Fri-Sat at 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 2:00 p.m., Prospect Park Auditorium, 1584 34th Avenue, Moline, IL 61265 (309) 762-6610.
TICKETS: Adult $15 / Child $10
Run with Carl is continuing its Labor Day tradition in the Quad-City area – Memorializing the life of Carl Schillig through college scholarships and promoting the sport of running continue to be the primary objectives of the run. We evaluate each year’s event for continued growth and improvement, and your comments and suggestions are always welcome. Plan to join us Labor Day Sept. 3, 2012 – Celebrating 18 years
Mississippi Valley Fair July 31 – Aug 5 at fairgrounds in Davenport
Iowa State Fair – Des Moines, IA Aug 9 – Aug 19

Bucktown Revue – a local variety show – The Bucktown Revue can be experienced 7 p.m. every third Friday of the month from September to May at the Nighswander Theatre, 2822 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa. Admission: $10 at the door. Reserved season seating is also available.
Reel Deal – Buy summer passes for the IMAX Enjoy unlimited movies on the Quad Cities’ BIGGEST screen! Deal is valid June 1 – Aug. 31, 2012. Reel Deal Passes are $35/Adults, $25/kids. Stop in to the Museum to get your Reel Deal Pass today! Putnam Museum 1717 West 12th St. Davenport, IA 52803. (563) 324 1933
Monthly All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast $7 per person on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, 7-11 a.m. at American Legion – 702 W. 35th Street – Davenport, IA.
Variety Music 8-11 a.m.
Live Music for Brunch at Brady Street Chop House – Every Sunday
10 a.m.–1 p.m. at the Brady Street Chop House at RADISSON
QUAD CITY PLAZA Phone: (563) 322-2200 Website:
WISCONSIN’S SUMMER EVENT Wisconsin State Fair, West Allis Aug. 2-12.
Older Iowans Idols will take the Stage at the 2012 Iowa State Fair
The Older Iowan Idol Singing Competition – a venue for aspiring amateur vocalists during the Older Iowans Day at the Fair. Wed., Aug. 15, 2012 Whether toe-tapping country, ol’ fashion crooning, or rebel rousing rock n roll, any Iowan who is a family caregiver or a senior age 60+ is eligible to participate.Open only to soloists, duos, trios and quartets. Registration deadline is Aug. 6, 2012. For more details or to receive the rules and entry form, contact: Older Iowa Idol Contest, c/o Iowa Family Caregiver, 5835 Grand Ave Ste. 106, Des Moines, IA 50312, toll free at 866-468-7887.
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