PSL-Show Information – January 2014 – Updated 1/31

January 2014

Friday, January 31

SamCity Studio. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter

SamCity Studio
Bucktown Center for the Arts
225 E. 2nd Street
Suite 206
Davenport, IA

Havana Daydreamin'. Mike Koester, Quad City Parrot Head Club

Havana Daydreamin'
6:00pm – Midnight
The RiverCenter
136 E. 3rd Street
Davenport, IA

PSL Get Fit! Challenge Contestant Kevin Sanders

– Friday Night at the Movies. Linda Cook, Film Critic


Thursday, January 30

– Game Day Party Food. Heather Wright, Hy-Vee Dietitian

PSL Get Fit! Challenge Contestant Deb Thornburg

– By The Way with Bryan Witt: Reliving Olympic History & Current Athlete Profiles

– Valentine Bakery Goods. Vicki Ossmann, Hy-Vee Bakery Designer


Wednesday, January 29

– Indoor Winter Fun. Emily Pries, Quad City Moms Blog

Click here to read Emily's full post

PSL Get Fit! Challenge Contestant Sara Pethoud

Click here to see the progress the final five contestants have made

– Hot Yoga

Sol Hot Yoga
3340 E. Kimberly Rd.
Davenport, IA
(309) 236-8988

Super Bowl Commercials Preview. Bryan Witt, Feature Reporter


Tuesday, January 28

– “Kids Design Glass” Art Exhibit. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter

Kids Design Glass
Through May 4
Figge Art Museum
225 W. Second Street
Davenport, IA
(563) 326-7804

Alternative Approach To Autism. Sayed Shah, M.D., Mandala Integrative Medicine

PSL Get Fit Challenge Get Fit Contestant Jade Ditto

– Bridge Building Contest. Nichole Myles, Putnam Museum

Battle of the Bridges
Friday, Noon – 5:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am – 2:00pm
Putnam Museum
1717 W. 12th Street
Davenport, IA


Monday, January 27

– Holiday Vacations Tour with Paula of San Antonio & New Orleans. Bob Waxon, Holiday Vacations

Travel Shows
Tonight, 7:00pm
Centerstone Inn & Suites
1910 Nairn Drive
Maquoketa, IA

Tomorrow, 10:00am, 2:00 & 7:00pm
Best Western Plus Steeplegate Inn
100 W. 76th Street
Davenport, IA

Wednesday, 10:00am, 2:00 & 7:00pm
Ramada Hotel
3020 Utica Ridge Road
Bettendorf, IA

Thursday, 10:00am
Hampton Inn
3303 N. Port Drive
Muscatine, IA

Thursday, 2:00pm
Stoney Creek Inn
101 18th Street
Moline, IL

Holiday Vacations
(800) 826-2266  Website

PSL Get Fit! Challenge Contestant Rachel MacCall

Four Legged Friends. Mary Fahrion, King's Harvest Pet Assistance Program

Valentine Luncheon
Friday, February 14
Zion Lutheran Church
1216 W. 8th Street
Davenport, IA
RSVP by February 10
(309) 755-4926

Seasonal Affective Disorder. Steve Kopp, Ph. D., Genesis Psychology Associates


Friday, January 24

– Quad City Purity Ball. Stacy Zimmerman, Director & Dan Pearson, Presenter

Quad City Purity Ball
Saturday, February 22
5:30 – 9:30pm
The Lodge
900 Spruce Hills Drive
Bettendorf, IA
(563) 650-5307

Morning events 10:00am – Noon
Girls only: “Lies About Thighs & Guys” – Molly Sanburn, Presenter
Fathers only: “Race For The Pure” – Dan Pearson, Presenter
Quad Cities Prayer Center
NorthPark Mall
320 W. Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA

Pediatric Weight Loss. Ilesh Kurani, M.D. & Eric Navarro, Patient

Quad City Pediatric Weight Loss Center
(309) 517-1180  Website

Meditation 101. Kambiz Naficy, Meditation Master

Meditation Workshops
Sunday, 1:00 – 5:00pm
Zenergi Hot Yoga
1705 South 1st Avenue
Iowa City, IA

February 15 & 16
Best Western Steeplegate Inn
100 W. 76th Street
Davenport, IA

(563) 508-5745

Regular Kriya Yoga meditation group
Tuesdays at 6:30pm
Institute of Therapeutic Massage and Wellness
1730 Wilkes Avenue & W. Locust Street
Davenport, IA
(563) 445-1055

Friday Night at the Movies. Linda Cook, Film Critic


Thursday, January 23

– Easy comfort foods. Becca Fillmore, Dinner For Everyone

Recipe links:

Loaded Roasted Potatoes

Winter Beef Stew

Stove Top Meat Balls

Soft Pretzels

Travelogues at G.A.H.C. Ken Krumwiede & Bruce Bufe, presenters

Sunday, 2:00 – 3:00pm
German American Heritage Center
712 West Second Street
Davenport, IA
(563) 322-8844

Nursery School. Martha Smith, University of Illinois Extension

Nursery School
Saturday, February 22 
8:00am – 4:00pm
iWireless Center
1201 River Drive
Moline, IL
(309) 756-9978

Multipurpose Party Dip. Becca Fillmore, Dinner For Everyone

Recipe link: Party Dip


Wednesday, January 22

– Makeup tricks that bring out your best features. Tammy Bell, Beauty Brands

Grand Opening Event
Tomorrow, 5:30 – 7:30pm
Beauty Brands
4201 Elmore Avenue
Davenport, IA
(563) 355-4874

25% of sales proceeds will go to the NormaLeah Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Home fitness equipment. Shelly Fischer, Body Dynamics

Sale on floor models of treadmills and ellipticals through the end of February

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mississippi Valley. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter

Dry skin solutions. Tammy Bell, Beauty Brands


Tuesday, January 21

Silo ice climbing. Josselyn Smith, Quad-Cities Women's Outdoor Club

Silo ice climbing
Sunday, February 9
2524 Jepsen Road
Cedar Falls, IA

Affordable Health Care Act enrollment events. Andrew Forbes, Rock Island County Health Department

What you need to bring (for each person applying)
– ID, birth certificate, SS card
– W2 forms, pay stubs
– Current insurance card
– List of medications

Enrollment events
Tomorrow, 1:00 – 3:00pm
Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging
729 34th Avenue, Rock Island

Thursday, 1:00 – 3:00pm
Moline Township Office
620 18th Street

Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Rock Island Township Hall
2827 7th Avenue

Health insurance counselors available 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday at the Rock Island County Health Department.  Appointments are preferred: (309) 793-1955.

Becoming financially fit. George Villa, Villa Tax Advisory Group

Click here for George's month-to-month financial guideline

Juicing: cleanse & detox. Dawn Blocklinger, Hy-Vee Dietitian


Monday, January 20

– Dress down the pounds. Stephanie Dougherty, Dots Fashions

– Hair product workshop. Michelle McCarten & Cindy VanFossen, Studio Seven 

– Four Legged Friends. Jessica Bielema, Clinton Humane Society

– Hand In Hand Chili Cook-off. Chef Robert Lewis and chili team

Hand In Hand Chili Cook-off
Saturday 2:30-7:30
Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds
New fair center
2815 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA
(563) 332-8010


Friday, January 17

– Be A Tourist Weekend / Studio 56 Decor. Story by Theresa Bryant

Be A Tourist Weekend link

Studio 56 Decor Fine Art & Photography
Bucktown Center for the Arts
225 East 2nd Street, Suite 201
Davenport, IA
(563) 594-2016

– New treatment for Glaucoma. Nikhil Wagle, M.D. – Eye Surgeons Associates

Quad Cities Farm Show. Todd Kunau, Owner – Kunau Implement

Quad Cities Farm Show
Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
QCCA Expo Center
2621 4th Avenue
Rock Island, IL

Friday Night at the Movies. Linda Cook, Film Critic


Thursday, January 16

– Chinese New Year foods & traditions. Elizabeth Hill, Hy-Vee Chef

Cooking class
“Chinese Lunar New Year”
Tuesday, January 28
6:00 – 8:00pm
2200 W. Kimberly Rd.
Davenport, IA
(563) 391-0213

– MTI grant & scholarship opportunities. Kirby Vyncke, Midwest Technical Institute

MTI $10,000 high school grant link

MRW/MTI scholarship link

– Quad City Boat & Vacation Show. John Bunge, Iowa Shows Productions

Quad City Boat & Vacation Show
Tomorrow, 2:00 – 9:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am – 8:00pm
Sunday, 11:00am – 4:00pm
The RiverCenter
136 E. 3rd Street
Davenport, IA

– Tips on parenting teenage girls. Sheri Zeck, Quad City Moms Blog

Click here to read Sheri's full blog post


Wednesday, January 15

– Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Christopher Whitt, Ph.D. – Augustana College

MLK Celebration
“The Power of One”
Saturday, 6:00pm
Augustana College – Centennial Hall
3703 7th Avenue
Rock Island, IL

Ways to save more money this year. Matt McCombs, President – DHCU Community Credit Union

Chemotherapy & diet. Nina Struss, Hy-Vee Dietitian

New birth parent support group. Vicki Tyler, Executive Director – Women's Choice Center

Birth parent support group
Third Thursday of each month
7:00 – 8:00pm
Women's Choice Center
2711 Happy Joe Drive
Bettendorf, IA
(563) 332-0475


Tuesday, January 14

– Ways to repurpose your old yoga mat. Sarah Gardner, Radish Magazine

Click here to read the full article

PSL Get Fit Challenge: Final Five Contestants. Bryan Witt, Feature Reporter

Click here to see the progress these contestants have made so far

– Comfort Foods. Becky Willey, Weight Watchers

Weight Watchers' new cookbook, “What to Cook Now”

Roasted Red Pepper Beef Stew Recipe

Apple-Cranberry Crisp Recipe

– Morten Designs. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter

Morten Designs
2125 3rd Avenue
Rock Island, IL
(309) 786-0500


Monday, January 13

“Creative Girl” Photo Session. Shuva Rahim, Accent Photographics

Helping Kids with Anxiety. Rick Martenson, QC Counselor

Four Legged Friends. Pam Arndt, Humane Society of Scott County

 RME Winter Wine Experience. Maureen Carter, River Music Experience

Winter Wine Experience
Saturday, 6:00 – 9:00pm
River Music Experience
2nd floor
129 N. Main Street
Davenport, IA
(563) 326-1333


Friday, January 10 – Encore Presentation

– Sweet corn products now available in the Quad-Cities. Barb Franke, Frank's Sweet Corn

To friend co-workers on Facebook or not. Erin Hankins, Robert Half International

Simple & affordable organizing. Becca Armstrong,

At home rehabilitation. Amanda Curless, Home Care Consultant – Option Health

Ecological art gallery – Zola Gallery. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter


Thursday, January 9 – Encore Presentation

Free knitting & crochet classes. Bambi Suits & Saul Nache, The Yarn Shoppe

– Yogurt substitutions. Dietitian Kristen Decker, Hy-Vee

Adjusting your marriage for a child. Sarah Beck, Relationship Therapist – Family Counseling & Psychology Center

One of a kind furniture – Dwell Home Furnishings & Interior Design. Story by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter


Wednesday, January 8 – Encore Presentation

– Peaceful River Trading CompanyStory by Theresa Bryant, Feature Reporter

– “My Awesome Life” Lifebook. Mary Sue Waite, Lutheran Social Services of Illinois

– Freebies online. Robin Rinke, Lighthouse of Silvis Senior Living

Websites to try

– Pillow parties. Joy Murphy, Aunt Joy's

– Thrive Ice Cream. Amanda Stahl, “Sweet Scientist”


Tuesday, January 7 – Encore Presentation

– Force-free, science-based dog training. Cindy Ludwig, Canine Connection

Breaking bad habits. Elizabeth Lonning, Psy.D. – Psychology Health Group

Beading & blending projects. Fran Reiser, Your Design Ltd.

Comfort food: Goulash. Chef Jeff Grunder, The Machine Shed

Click here for Chef Grunder's Goulash recipe


Monday, January 6 – Encore Presentation

– Splurge vs Save: Clothing. Katie Andrios, Four Seasons

– Splurge vs Save: Cosmetics. Lori Caruso, Muscatine Dermatology

– Splurge vs Save: Medicine. Pat Hintz, Hy-Vee Pharmacist

– Splurge vs Save: Food & Kitchen Supplies. Stephanie Godke, Cooking Instructor


Friday, January 3

– Total RX: High Intensity Interval Training. Tracey Lopez, Bettendorf Life Fitness Center

Life Fitness Center
2222 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA
(563) 344-4119

– Mental Health Resolutions. Chris McCormick Pries, ARNP – Vera French Community Mental Health Center

– Get Healthy with Thai. Rachel Doumbia, Cooking Instructor

Thai Cooking
Wednesday, January 22
Noon – 1:00pm
Hauberg Civic Center
1300 24th Street
Rock Islands, IL
(309) 732-7275

– The New Eclecticism. Ashley Rothschild Moore, Ethan Allen Design Studio


Thursday, January 2

– Simple Swaps for Weight Loss. Dietitian Kim Denman, Hy-Vee

– New Year New Skin – Beauty products to try. Tammy Bell, Beauty Brands

– Styles to try in your living room. Ruby Bates, Elements Home Furnishings & Interior Design

– Strengthening your family bonds. Mollie Schmelzer, Psychotherapist – QC Counselor

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