October 30, 2018

Calendar of Events November 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 6:30 pm, lower level of Unity Point, 4500 Utica Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA. Time and room location may change during the winter months. For information, call Peggy, (563) 388-1095 or Marilyn, (309) 781-6462.

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: at Active Day center (former Intouch) 4011 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL. Meetings are third Monday of the month, 2:00 – 3:30 pm. For info, call Marilyn, social worker, at (309) 781-6462. No reservation needed.

In Iowa: at Ridgecrest Village in the Crest Activity room 4130 Northwest Blvd, Davenport, IA. Meetings are third Saturday of the month, 10:00 am – noon. For info, call Gene Kenyon (563) 549-7890. The public is welcome and parking is free.

Dancing and Dance Classes

Friday Night Country Dance at CASI with Don Coker, November 30, 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

Book Club at CASI, 10:00 am – noon on the first Friday of the month. Upcoming books: 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

Second Avenue Players of CASI – present two short skits. Friday, December 14, 10:30 – 11:30. CASI is located at 1035 W. Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA (563) 386-7477.

CASI Day Trip to Silver Bells – the senior showing at the Festival of Trees in the River Center. Lunch in the Black Hawk Bistro afterwards. Cost $20m/$30nm. Bus will load at CASI parking lot at 8:45, returning 1:45. Call (563) 368-7477 for more info and to make reservations. 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA.

Movie Matinee at CASI – Second Tuesday of the month at 1 p.m. – November 13, “The Greatest Showman” 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 Fourth Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm, November 27 “The Amelia Earhart Story” Member’s $2/non-members $5. 1035 W Kimberly Road, Davenport, IA (563) 368-7477

Bucktown Revue The third Friday 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

Creative Writing Workshop for Post-Midlife Writers Midwest Writing Center hosts Writing past midlife: Self as character or persona, a workshop for post-midlife writers facilitated by Robin Throne on Saturday, November 3, 2-4 pm; $10 members; $15 non-members. More details at MWCqc.org <http://MWCqc.org> or call (309) 732-7330.

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

West High School Class of ‘65 Luncheons –

Over the last 3 years classmates from the West High, class of 65 have gotten together to celebrate our friendships and high school memories. Our lunches start at noon, last Wednesday of every month at Hickory Gardens Restaurant on Hickory Grove Rd. We open our invitation to any class Between ‘61 and ‘64 and friends. If any West High graduates are looking for a place to share your laughs, Memories and friendships, we would be glad to welcome you. Please join us if you can and after the first time you will be glad you came. Contact Robert Graff at golfmadeeasy46@gmail.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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