September 2, 2021

Calendar of Events

If you have an upcoming event that you would like published, please mail info to:

50+Lifestyles, P. O. Box 2125, Davenport, IA, 52809 Attn: Eloise
or email: publisher@50pluslife.com Attn: Eloise.

Please submit by the 10th of the month prior to the month you want activity listed.

Support Groups and Informational Seminars

It’s Not Always Alzheimer’s, September 25, 9:30 a.m. at the Club House of Fountains Senior Living, 3726 Thunder Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA. Seminar will include two speakers who specialize in dementia as well as a panel discussing the various types of dementia such as Lewy Body, Parkinson’s Dementia, Frontal Lobe Dementia and Vascular Dementia. This event is free: however space is limited so to reserve a seat and obtain free handouts, call Mary at (563) 343-5965.

Open AA Meeting – Illowa Intergroup 24 hour (309) 764-1016 or visit www.aaquadcities.org

Quad Cities Alzheimer’s Association – Virtual support groups and programs are being offered. For assistance call (563) 293-8058 or the 24/7 helpline at (800) 272-3900.

QC Breast Cancer Support Group (Iowa and Illinois) Meetings are cancelled at this time, but if you need someone to talk to you can call Pat Conway at (563) 355-7548

Genesis Aphasia Support Group If you need support or someone to talk to, call Speech Therapist Rebecca Rall at (563) 421-3495

Grief Support Group sponsored by CASI – meets the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Currently, this group meets at 9:30 am at the Family Restaurant, 902 W. Kimberly Rd, Davenport, IA. This is a FREE community service program; however participants are required to sign-up in advance by calling (563) 386-7477 ext 227 and leaving a message for Vicky Ertel. Participants are responsible for their own food and beverage costs.

Lewy Body Dementia Support Group – meets third Tuesday of the month at 6:30p.m. Meetings are currently being held at the Fountains Clubhouse, 3726 Thunder Ridge Road, Bettendorf, IA. The person at the desk will direct you to the meeting room. For more information on this dementia and/or support group contact Marilyn at (309) 781-6462

Dementia: It’s many forms Does your loved one have Alzheimer’s, Lewy Body, Vascular, Frontal Lobe or another of over 100 forms of dementia? For information about the different forms of dementia, please call Marilyn at (309) 781-6462.

Parkinson’s Support Group – meetings have been cancelled at this time, but if you need to talk to someone, call Marilyn, social worker, at (309) 781-6462.

Suicide Support Group – to talk to someone please call (309) 786-5734 or go to www.christiancareqc.org

Museum Exhibits

Putnam Museum presents Now showing through mid 2021, “Faces of the Past” an original Putnam exhibit that explores portraiture around the world and across time as a reflection of self-identify, popular culture, mythology, and ritual. “The Colors of Culture” now through late 2021. An original Putnam exhibit celebrating the diverse cultures in our community featuring from the international collection including object of the world travels of the Putnam, Palmer and Figge families. “O (oxygen) Mg (magnesium) ! – Elements of Surprise.”Discover the the wonder of the Periodic Table, a Putnam exhibit. Museum is open Wed.- Sun. 10 am – 5 pm. The museum is located at 1717 W 12th Street, Davenport, IA. For more info call (563) 336-7295 or website putnam.org. *At this time masks are required for everyone over two years of age, regardless of vaccination status.

Figge Museum presents Franklin Evans: franklinsfootpaths” now through Sept. 26. Franklin Evans creates immersive environments that reflect his experience of blurred boundaries. His work mixes the personal and the historical, the chronological and the non-linear, the intuitive and the analytical, and the hand-made and the reproduction. “Jane Gilmor: Breakfast on Pluto” October 9, 2021 – February 6, 2022. Display features sculptures created by Jane using repurposed past work and found materials from her studio. Activated with motion and light, the installation with encourage the visitors to contemplate the interplay between light and dark. The museum is located at 225 W 2nd Street, Davenport, IA. For more info call (563) 326-7804 or figgeartmuseum.org. *At this time masks are required for everyone over two years of age, regardless of vaccination status

Bettendorf Children’s Museum has many interactive and hands on
exhibits and activities for youth of all ages. The museum is located at
2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf, IA. 52722 (563) 344-4106
familymuseum@bettendorf.org.

Theater and Music Venues

Bucktown Revue will be live in September with more Americana music from the Heartland, featuring bluegrass, Irish folk and Americana roots music. Third Friday of the month at Nighswander Theater 2822 Eastern Ave, Davenport, IA. Performances start at 7:00 PM. For more information or to purchase tickets call Mike Romney at (563) 940-0508 or e-mail at mgromkey@gmail.com.

Circa ‘21 presenting “Saturday Night Live” now through September 11. Based on the 1977 movie phenomenon that launched the disco era. The stage musical includes almost all of the songs from the original movie sound track. Opening September 17 and running through November 6 is “Disenchanted” rated PG 15, a sidesplitting adult parody about Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. Circa ‘21 is located at 1838 3rd Ave, Rock Island, IL. Call (309) 786-7733 or go online to www.circa21.com for more information and tickets.

Quad City Music Guild at Prospect Park in Moline. Plan now for
“Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” showing December 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
Tickets Adult $ 16 / Child $ 11. Call (309) 762-6610 for reservations and information.

Playcrafters Barn Theater presents “ Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”
A comedy rated PG 13 October 1-3 & 8-10. Friday and Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 3:00 pm. Playcrafters Barn Theater is located at 4950 35th Avenue, Moline, IL. Call (309) 762-0330 for tickets or information or visit
PLAYCRAFTERS.COM.

Richmond Hill Players Next production will be “On Stage Clue” a comic
mystery based on Paramount Pictures movie based on the board game CLUE. Play dates are October 7-11 & 14-17. Thursday-Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 3 pm. Richmond Hill is located 600 H K Robinson Dr, Geneseo, IL Call (309) 944-2244 for tickets and information or visit info@rhplayers.com.

RME (River Music Experience) Musical artist Lewis Knudsen will be
presenting his album release show at the Redstone Room on Friday, September 10 at 7:00 pm. Old Shoe and David Zollo & the Body Electric will perform at the Redstone Room on Friday, October 1 at 7:30 pm. RME is located at 129 N Main Street, Davenport, IA. Call (563) 326-1333 for tickets and information or email feedback@rivermusicexperience.org.