Davenport — The public is invited to learn more about St. Ambrose University’s new Physician Assistant Studies program, the first program of its kind offered in the Quad Cities and western Illinois region. Information sessions will take place at the Rogalski Center July 10 from 5-6 p.m., July 23 from noon-1 p.m., and Aug. 6 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The informational meetings are free and will include a question and answer session. For more information, call (563) 333-5827, or go to www.sau.edu/mpas.
Davenport — High school students who are participating in high school mock trial competition, considering a career in law, or wanting to improve their competitive, critical thinking and debate skills, are invited to the St. Ambrose University Mock Trial summer program. The one-day program will take place Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Coaching staff, team members and alumni of the St. Ambrose Mock Trial Team will present the various parts of a mock trial case utilizing actual case materials. The cost is $50 per student; coaches of attending students may attend for free. For information or to register, contact Henry Marquard at firstname.lastname@example.org or (563) 264-6210.
Davenport — Eagles’ Wings is hosting a DVD series, “Unbound” by Neal Lozano. The series will focus on habitual sinning and how to break free. An introduction morning will take place July 19 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $10. To register call (563) 324-7263.
Bettendorf — Deacon John Weber is offering a Scripture class on the Gospel of St. Mark. Classes are held at Our Lady of Lourdes in Bettendorf in the parish center on Saturday mornings from 9-10:30 a.m. Classes began May 24.
Davenport — The Sisters of Humility invite the general public to pray with them at 11:40 a.m. Wednesdays during a special Mass for peace. It will be celebrated in the Magnificat Chapel at the Humility of Mary Center, 820 W. Central Park Ave.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is offering a Healing Mass July 18. Confessions start at 6 p.m., praise music at 6:30 p.m., Mass at 7:15 p.m.
Wheatland — Our Lady of the Prairie is hosting a Centering Prayer Retreat July 27 – Aug. 1. This six-day retreat with Sister Kathryn Ann Kobelinski, SSND, will give attendees an opportunity to pray in community, view videos, and experience Lectio Divina in an atmosphere of silence and solitude. Enjoy the solitude of nature and locally grown food. Cost is $300. For information or to register call (563) 336-8414.
Rock Island, Ill. — The Saint John XXIII fraternity of the Secular Franciscans meets at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of each month at Trinity Hospital, 2701 17th St. For more information, call Kent Ferris in Mus-catine at (563) 299-6107.
Iowa City — Young Adult Catholics (Y.A.C) meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Patrick Church in the Zaga Room downstairs.
Davenport — Sacred Heart Cathedral is hosting a grill/chill and trivia night July 12 at 5 p.m. Hamburgers, hotdogs, pork sandwiches with all the fixings and drinks for suggested $10 donation. Trivia begins at 7 p.m. in the parish center. Call to reserve a table (563) 324.3257.
Houghton — Hough-ton Knights of Columbus is hosting a fish fry Friday, July 4, from 5-8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children.
Preston — Ss. Mary & Joseph Sugar Creek is hosting a lawn social July 13 from 3-7:30 p.m. Beef and pork dinner is $7.50 in advance, $8 at the door for adults. Cost is $4 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under. Carry outs are available. Games, prizes, a country store and refreshments will be available. For advance tickets, contact Elaine Burken at (563) 689-3105.