Educational Programs

Eating with Ease: Head & Neck Dinner
Monday, December 7, 5:30 PM, Dinner Included
A dinner for those with head & neck cancers and a guest, sponsored by UnityPoint Trinity.
Chef Kevin Vargas will serve a delicious, easy to eat meal.


Grief and the Holidays
Tuesday, December 8, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Holidays can be an especially difficult time for those who have lost a loved one. We will provide tips for teens on coping with grief during the Holidays.

Cancer Kickin’ Scholarship
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Gilda’s Club and CCKMA are teaming up to present the first Cancer Kickin’ Scholarship. Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students impacted by cancer – whether it is themselves, a parent, sibling, other relative or friend with the diagnosis.

Visit cancerkickinscholarship.com to learn more.

Noogieland Notice

Parents, as you relax by the fireplace for group, please have your child attend each Wednesday night in December as we have an on-going project for Noogieland members.

Start of Top Secret Holiday Project
Wednesday, December 2, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Your kids won’t want to miss Noogieland as we kick off our Top Secret Holiday Project!

Baker Youth Ballet
Wednesday, December 9, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
The Baker Youth Ballet will be performing the snow scene and the 2nd act of the Nutcracker! Afterwards, meet the performers and enjoy a brief audience participation activity!

Continuation of Top Secret Holiday Project
Wednesday, December 16, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Work continues on our Top Secret Holiday Project! Please don’t ask your kids for details, or you’ll ruin the surprise.

Special Delivery of Top Secret Holiday Project
Wednesday, December 23, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
The waiting is finally over! Just in time for Christmas, you’ll learn what this Top Secret business is all about.

Social Events

Blessing Tree Lighting & Holiday Party
Thursday, December 3, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
Please join us for this special time of year where we gather together and celebrate by having a nice meal and light the Blessing Tree. Parents, there will be a special guest in Noogieland on this evening.
Main meal provided, but desserts welcomed! Thanks to Doug’s Heating and Air Conditioning for providing the ham.
Learn more about the Blessing Tree at www.gildasclubqc.org/news/blessing-tree-2015.

Holiday Movie & Craft Night
Thursday, December 17, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Bring the family to enjoy some hot cocoa and popcorn while making gingerbread houses and watching “Arthur Christmas.”


Please call 563-326-7504 or email kelly@gildasclubqc.org 
if you’d like to attend a workshop or an activity.