September 6, 2018

Calendar of Events September 2018

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

Open AA Meeting – There are ongoing open meetings every Friday, Saturday or Sunday evening at 7 pm. Location: 1706 Brady Street, Suite 105, Davenport. For more information
contact Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Are you or someone you know a caregiver for someone with Alzheimer’s? Free educational classes are being offered for people with dementia, their families, and those who professionally serve them. Get support from our 24/7 Helpline, www.alz.org/greateriowa 1-800-272-3900, or local address and phone: 2208 E. 52nd St., Ste. B, Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 324-1022.

QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa and Illinois): First Tues. of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Unity Point in Bettendorf, 4500 Utica Ridge Road. Third Wed of each month from 11:30-12:30 p.m. Bring your lunch, Butterworth Center, 1105-8th Street, Moline. Third Thurs of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Gilda’s Club 1234 E. River Drive in Davenport. Support and education for breast cancer survivors. You may attend either or all. Cost: free. Info: Pat Conway (563) 355-7548.

Aphasia Support Group 2720 West Locust Street, Davenport, IA. Second Tues. of month. No Fee. No registration. For more info call Rebecca Rall, Speech Therapist at (563) 421-3495.

Arthritis/Fibromyalgia Support Group – Meets biweekly on Mondays from 1-3 p.m at St. John Vianney Church in the conference room, entrance at the North side of the building, 4097 18th St., Bettendorf, Iowa. For information and dates please contact Kathy at (309) 428-8035

Quad Cities Blind and Low Vision Friends Group – meets the third Tuesday of the month at 10:00 am at CASI. 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, (563) 386-7477

Lewy Body Disease Support Group meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm, Lower level of Unity Point, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA. For more information, call (309) 781-6462 or (309) 314-2498.

Lewy Body Dementia Caregivers Support Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 PM. Meeting place is Classroom A in the Larsen Building connected to Genesis Hospital (old Illini Hospital) in Silvis, IL. For more information email qclbdcaregivers@yahoo.com or call 563-340-2137

Caregiver Support Group: (Iowa and Illinois) Second Mon. of each month 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Milestones Area Agency on Aging, 935 E. 53rd St., Davenport, Iowa. Hosted by Milestones Area Agency on Aging. For more information, call Karen Coats at (563) 324-9085 ex 227. 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 – A support group for anyone coping with a loss. A loss is a loss and causes grief. Meet with others who have traveled this path. Group meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9:30-11 a,m. Hosted by Vicky Ertel. Donation accepted. CASI is located at 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport. (563) 386 7477.

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group – Support group for people & family members with multiple sclerosis. Meets 2nd Mon. of every month at Genesis Medical Center West Campus Sunderbruch Room, 2-3:30 p.m. For info, contact Anne Dalton at (563) 322-8709

MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Support Group to meet in Iowa – Becky Pilcher will facilitate a MS Support Group. The group meets the 1st Thursday of each month at the Davenport Fairmount Street Library from 6-8pm. This is a support group for people and family members dealing with MS (multiple sclerosis). For more information, contact Becky Pilcher (563) 650-0820 or angelbecster50@hotmail.com.

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.

Genesis Stroke Support Group- 4017 Devils Glen Road,
conference room, Bettendorf, Iowa. Meetings are third Wed of the month at 2 p.m. Handicapped accessible. For info contact Alicia Owens, Social Worker at (563) 421 3460. No Fee. No reservation required. Friends & family are welcome.

Suicide Support Group 2209 3rd Avenue, Rock Island. Christian Care provides a confidential support group to serve and include those who have contemplated or attempted suicide or those coping with the loss of friend or family member due to suicide. First and third Wednesdays of the month, 4 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Call (309) 786 5734 for more information or go to www.christiancareqc.org.

The VIP (Visually Impaired People) Support Group meets first Tues. of every month at 2 p.m. at Lighthouse at Silvis-1900 10th St., Silvis, IL. (Call Heather at (309) 792-2800 for details or to register)

Parkinson’s Support Group – In Illinois: Parkinson’s Support Group – at Addus Evergreen Club (former Intouch Adult Day Services), 4011 Avenue of the Cities, Moline. Meetings are Third Monday of the month, 2:30-4 p.m. For info contact Marilyn Woelke, social worker, at (309) 781-6462. No reservation required.

In Iowa: Third Sat. each month, 10 a.m -noon, in the Crest Activity room at Ridgecrest Village, 4130 Northwest Blvd., Davenport, IA 52806. The public is welcome and parking is free. For any questions prior to the meeting call Gene Kenyon 563-549-7890.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Friday Night Country Dance at CASI with Don Coker, September 21, 7:00 – 10:30. Couples and Singles welcome. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477

Line Dancing I at CASI –Tues. mornings 9-11 a.m. Cost: $3. for CASI member $5 for non-member. Free Line Dance lessons 8:30-9 a.m. The Line Dance Lessons prior to the class are free.1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.

Zumba Gold Class – At CASI Mondays from 10:15–11:15 a.m.; Wednesdays 9-10 a.m.; Thursdays 9:30-10:15 a.m; Fri 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. It’s lower impact, easy to follow steps, Latin inspired dance fitness party. Come try Zumba Gold! Members $3 Non-members $5. For more info call (563) 386-7477.

Zumba Beginners at CASI. Thursday, 8:45-9:15 a.m. cost, members $3, non-members $5 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, Iowa (563) 386-7477.

YOGA, Gentle Exercise, and Aquatic Exercise, and Relaxation

Free Lunchtime Meditation Class: Wednesdays noon-12:30 p.m. Learn how to do a simple breathing meditation, no experience required. Lamrim Kadampa Buddhist Center, 502 W. 3rd Street (Entrance on Scott St), Davenport. For more info: (563) 322-1600 MeditateInIowa.org

Meditation Class: Tuesdays at the QC Botanical Center, 2525 4th Avenue Rock Island, 6:45-7:45pm. $5 seniors. All are welcome. Meditation is a beautiful and practical way of finding inner peace, reducing stress and finding solutions to the problems of daily life. For more info: (563) 322-1600 or MeditateInIowa.org.

Aquatic exercise at Two Rivers YMCA 2040 53rd St., Moline. IL, Call (309) 797-3945-MS exercise Tues. & 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.-noon.

Low Impact Exercise at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport. Mon., Wed. & Fri. 9–10 a.m. Cost: $2 for members, $5 non-members. Call (563) 386-7477 for more info.

Tai Chi Ch’un offered at CASI Wed 10:25–11:25 . Scott Caulpetzer instructor. Cost, $24 members $36 non-members for 6 weeks Call (563) 386-7477 for class schedule info as to when next session starts..

Energizing Yoga at CASI–Wed. 2:30–3:30 p.m. $7 members $9 non-members. (563) 386-7477 for more information

Personal reflexology session at CASI with Janet Latchaw 45 minute sessions Wednesdays or Thursdays. Appointments are1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. cost $20. Call (563) 349-5832

for reflexology reservation 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA.

Book Clubs, Movies, Theater Trips and Speakers

Town Hall Meeting at CASI Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 10:30 a.m., President/CEO Laura Kopp will be the speaker. 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA (553) 386-7477.

A Matter of Balance presented by Milestones Area Agency on Aging – an 11 week course, starting Tuesday September 11, 10 a.m. to noon at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA,
(563) 386-7477

Senior Self Defense presented by Per Mar Security and Local Law Enforcement on Tuesday, September 18 at 1 p.m. at CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA, (563) 386-7477.

Book Club at CASI, 10:00 am – noon on the first Friday of the month. Upcoming books: August 3, “ Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexis; September 7, “The Leisure Seeker “ by Michael Zadorian; October 5, “The Little Paris Book Shop” by Nina George; November 2, “Seven Days of Us” by Francesca Hornak; December 7, “The Long Winter “ by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information. 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Member cost: $2.00

Movie Matinee at CASI – Second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. show. September 11 “Up” Carl Fredricksen, a 78-year-old balloon salesman, is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Tying thousands of balloons to his house, he flies away to the South American wilderness. However, a small boy named Russell has stowed away in the house. See what transpires. A Pixar animation.…. sponsored by Eye Surgeons and Silvercrest/Garner Farms..Members $2/Non-Members $5 – 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386 7477 for more info.

Classic Movie Matinee at CASI September 25 “Letters to Juliet” While visiting Verona, Italy with her busy fiancé a young woman (Sophie) visits a wall where the heartbroken leave notes to Shakespeare’s literary heroine, Juliet Capulet. Sophie finds one such letter from 1957. This leads to a journey to find long lost love. Members $2, Non-Members $5. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386 7477.

Circa 21 in Rock Island, 1838 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL (309) 786 7733. Opened July 20 and running through September 15 – “Mamma Mia.“ Call (309) 786-7733 or go on line at www.circa21.com for show times and ticket information.

Bucktown Revue The third Friday in August, the Bucktown will be back at Nighswander Theater with a special program. New season starts September 21 at Nighswander Theater, 2822 Eastern Avenue, Davenport. All performances begin at 7:00 pm. For information email bucktownrevue@gmail.com or call Mike Romkey at (563) 940-0508. Follow us on Facebook at The Bucktown Revue.

Clinics and Classes

Foot Clinics at CASI By appt only. Genesis Foot Clinic provided by Genesis VNA. Check at CASI call (563) 320-3978 for schedule. Cost $22. 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA

Sports, Cards and Games

Cards at the Bettendorf Community Center – Bettendorf Seniors group invites anyone in the Quad Cities, age 50 or over, to join us in playing cards at the Bettendorf Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf We get together to play “500” every Tuesday & Thursday from 12:30 pm – 3 pm, Euchre and Pinochle are also available. Coffee and snacks served following games. We have a potluck at 12 noon on the second Tuesday of each month. We celebrate Birthdays the third Tuesday of each month. Membership is available for $12 per year. For more info please contact: Maxine Hansohn at MHansohn@MelFosterCo.com or call Maxine at 563-370-9088

Duplicate Bridge – ACBL Sanctioned Bridge Games – Quad Cities Bridge League – Duplicate For Duffers – Tuesday/Thursday evenings 6:30 to 10 p.m. and/or Wednesday afternoons 12:00 to 3:30. $5 or $6 per game. Please arrive 30 minutes before game time. Held at the Herbert Goettsch Community Center, 2204 Grant Street, Bettendorf, Iowa. Please join us. We would love to have you. For more information, please call George at (563) 355-4850.

Shuffleboard at CASI: Mon. 2:15–3:45 pm, $2 for Member. Mary Anne Maxwell.

Billiards at CASI: In the CASI Game Room Two billiards tables and one big screen TV Cost $1 for Member. NEW Women’s Pool League Monday from 2:30 – 4:30. Members $1/ non- members $2. CASI Is located at 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

Cards & Games at CASI Pinochle – Wed., 1-3:45 p.m.; Bridge – Mon. and Fri. 12:30–3:45 p.m.; Euchre Thurs. and Fri. 12:45-3:45 p.m.; Canasta Tues. 1-3 pm; Cribbage Wed. 1-3 pm; Bunco Wed 2 p.m. All games are $2 Member and $5 non-member at Center for Active Seniors, Inc. (CASI) 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, 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 p.m.

Evening Bingo – at CASI 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA every Wednesdays. Doors open at 5:00 pm. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information.

Bingo on Credit Island sponsored by Friends of Credit Island. Every Wednesday at 2200 W. River Drive. Doors & kitchen open at 4:30 pm. Games start at 6 pm. Questions? Call Bingo Bob at (563) 529-3080.

Arts, Performing Arts, Crafts, Knitting and Sewing

CASI’s Theater aka Second Avenue Players – Friday’s 10:30 – 11:30 am Cost: $2 – Call (563) 386 7477 for more information

CASI’s Bob Gaston New Horizons Band of the Quad Cities – Thursday 12:30 – 2:00 Cost $2/$5 – Call (563) 386-7477 for more info.

CASI’s Golden Tones Chorus – Friday 9:00 – 10:00 Cost $2/$5 Call (563) 386-7477

CASI’s Silver Lining Bell Choir – Monday 9:30 – noon. Interested? Contact Dave Smith at (309) 755-8934 or dave.smith@sbcglobal.net

CASI Art Classes:- (563) 386 7477

Ceramics I –Monday 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Mary Ellen Dregger. Cost per class: Members $7, Non-Members $9.

Ceramics II –Tuesday 9:30 a.m.-Noon- and 1-3 p.m. with Dar Hanssen Cost: Members $7 per class in morning, $9 all day, Non-Members $11 per class in the morning, $12 all day. Class size limited.

Ceramics I & II –Friday 9-11 a.m. $7 for member $9 for
non-member.

Sewing Ugly Quilts at CASI – Mondays, 8 – 11 a.m.

Instructor: No cost, No Sewing experience necessary.

CASI, 1035 W Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477

Crocheting and Knitting at CASI– Tuesday 12:30 – 2:30 led by Donna Curtis, no cost – Make hats, scarves & mittens for children and the homeless.

Other Events

Day Trips at CASI – contact CASI front desk at (563)386-7477

Thursday, Sept. 20; Day trip to Niabi Zoo. Call (563) 386-7477 for more information, cost and time.

Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging’s 40th Annual Conference is Thursday September 13 at the TaxSlayer Center
in Moline, Il. 8:00 am – 3:30 pm For more information call (309) 793-6800

Plus 60 Art Show at CASI Open for viewing to the public starting Monday September the 17th. 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport,IA, (563) 386-7477.

Biennial Quilt Show, Friday September 21, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and Saturday September 22, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Mississippi Valley Fair Grounds, Fair Center Bldg, 2815 W Locust Street, Davenport, IA. The 2018 Great River Quilt Show sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild is a judged quilt show. Over 400 quilts and quilted items made by guild members on display; Vendors; Second-hand Treasures (a sewer’s garage sale); Quilting Demonstrations (see mvqg.org for schedule); Bed Turnings (history and maker’s stories of antique quilts displayed on a bed); Quilt Appraisals (call 309-755-1193 for appointment); Small Quilts Auctions on Friday and Saturday; Featured Quilters Donna and Garry Lanman; Quilt Raffle and Gift Baskets Raffle. Adults $7/1 day or $10/2 days, Children 10 and under FREE. TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR; Free parking; Handicap accessible. For more information: Facebook – MVQGuild; Website – mvqg.org or contact Dawn Thompson, 563-381-3605, ourhut12412@msn.com.

The Davenport Breakfast Lions Club meets 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, at 6:30 am, at Hickory Gardens Restaurant on Hickory Grove Road Davenport, IA. The Lions organization worldwide is one of largest service groups in the world. Explore exciting local membership with the Breakfast Club. A special invitation goes to all VETERANS of our Armed Services…for additional information
contact, Ken Meyer (563) 344-9288.

Rock Island County Senior Center/Project NOW

Congregate Meals served Daily:Rock Island County Senior Center, 2221 11th St., Rock Island – Lunch Available Mon. thru Fri. at 11 am; Westwood Terrace, 2200 1st St. A, Moline – Lunch Available Mon. thu Fri. at 11 am; Colona House; 54 41st Ave, East Moline – Lunch Available Mon. thu Fri. at 11 am; 1st United Methodist Church; 9412 228th St. N, Port Byron – Lunch Available Tues. thru Thurs. at 11 am; Edgington Presbyterian Church; 13228 140th St. West, Edgington – Lunch Available Mon. and Thurs. at 11 am; American Legion Hall; 501 N Main St., Reynolds – Lunch Available on Tuesdays at 11 am. *If interested in a lunch at one of the Sites, please contact Senior Center at 309-788-6335 by noon the day prior to reserve a lunch. **Suggested Donation of $3 per meal

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) at CASI, 1035 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, Wednesdays, Weigh-in 11-Noon; Meeting noon-1 p.m. Cost: $1. (563) 386 7477.

Red Hat Luncheon First Tuesday of month 12 p.m. Departs CASI at 11:30 a.m. Call Joy Andrews at CASI (563) 386-7477 for more info.

Meals for Seniors at First Presbyterian Church, LeClaire every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 12 p.m. Good food and a time to visit with others. Call (563) 324-9085, make a reservation 2 days in advance.

  

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