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Thursday, January 14, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News m | Page Thiee Power League All Out 6 Big Hitters 11 Old Farts 5 Still Standing 5 Just Do It 5 Net Assets 4 Court Jesters 4 Safe Sets 4 My Bad 4 Dinks are on Us 3 1-2-3 Team 3 OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registrations forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- fice hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, please call us at 981-9206. On-line registration is ready!!! (See below.) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Family Wii Bowling, through Jan. 15; Early Out Wednesdays; Bowling Jan. 18 to Jan. 29; Soccer; Just 4 Kicks, Kindergarten, Youth Feb. 1 to Feb. 12. ***NEW-ONLINE REGISTRATION! Now you are able to register for Parks and Recre- ation programs 24/7! Go to the City of Norwalk website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us. Click on the Parks and Recre- ation Program Registration link (right side of screen). This will take you to our site for registrations. Follow the on-screen directions and you will be registered be- fore you know it. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (Winter Season) Recreation League AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Anyone interested in learning American Sign Lan- guage? We have a new instructor that has moved into the area- and is willing to put on a class. If we have enough interest, we will line up a class after the first of the year. Please call or email us and let us know, 515- 981-9206 or parksandrec@mchsi.com. BASEBALL/SOFTBALL SIGN UPS Parks and Recreation doesn't offer baseball or soft- ball for grades 5 and 6. Norwalk Softball League and Twin Rivers Baseball do offer such programs for area children. Their sign ups will be January 16 and January 23 from 10 am. to 2 p.m. at the Norwalk Easter Public Library. For more information about their league, you can contact Jaki Livingston (jaki.livingston@ polkcountyiowa.gov) or Jason Lane (jlane@common wealthelectric.com). Norwalk Parks and Recreation sign up for baseball and ,oftball will be in March for PK thru 4th grade. : ..... FAMILY BINGO NIGHT (Last one of the season) Stop by the library and enjoy an evening of Bingo and tasty treats. Bring munchies or snacks to share with all and we will provide the beverage. All ages are in- vited to participate. Bingo callers will be the Norwalk Lions Club Members, Registration: Phone call to office by Friday prioz to.th Sunday. Time: 6-8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: $.25/card or 3 cards for $.50; Das:: gt SUnday of each month; Date: Febru- ary 7. - ...... ,.ti';OUT WEDNESDAYS Parks a)plans to offer afternoon field trips to various;atthions in and arour themetro area for kids wanting tO airftcpate m an aatlvlty on early out after- :f'llg' Iz " noons fro rrscho,.ol.,ese early;0ut" trips are for kids in 4th and:Nh grade. Students'vill be supervised at school between 12 and 1:15 p.m. We have arranged for the following: Time: Leave 1:15 p,m. and return by 4:30 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood Elementary School, (Parents, please pick up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip (see below); Regis- tration: Varies by trip (see below); Min/Max: 20/45. February 3, Bowling at Air Lanes. Let's have some fun bowling two or three games. Registration Dates: Jan. 19 to Jan. 30. Cost: $10/$11.50. FAMILY Wii BOWLING TOURNAMENT Let the fun begin! Join together with family mem- bers to take on other families to see who is the best at Wii bowling. This game of motion-sensing capabilities is a great way for the whole family to enjoy a social gath- ering:and be.qompetitive too There will be three sepa- rate divisions: Adult/Child, Family (4) or Siblings (2). Date: Jan. 17; Time: 6-8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: $2 per person. BASKETBALL OPEN GYM ShooLhoops or play a pick up game with friends or family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only resi- NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE dents in the Norwalk school district are eligible to par- ticipate. No registration required, just show up and play. Time: 3-5 p.m.; Location: Oviatt gym; Cost: Adult-S1, Youth-$.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: Jan. 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 14, 21, 28. SNOWMAN CONTEST *Friends and Family Seventh Annual Snowman Con- test* This contest will run December I through the end of March. Points will be awarded for creativity and origi- nality. Prizes will be awarded to the top place finisher per division. Take a picture of your snowman with its creators and send it to the Parks and Recreation office. Be sure to include names, ages and phone numbers of the participants. The first name listed will receive no- tice of any winnings. GRAET32LUB This program is for children in 1 t through 5 th grades. The children meet once a month after school to make a special arts and crafts projects. Dates: Oviatt: Feb. 12, Lakewood: Feb. 19; Registration: Jan. 25 through Feb. 5; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Location: Art Room at re- spective building; Cost per class: $10 for Norwalk resi- dents and $11.50 for non-residents; Min/Max: 6/20. O2AL8 (Older People with Active Life Styles) WELL SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- ation Staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS IlL[ ........... 340 Wright Rd., Ste A II 515-333-6303 Sn00'00es 1037 SUNSET DRIVE (HIGHWAY 28), NORWALK, IA 50211 John Phillips Owner Candace Ritzler Manager Ricardo Alverio Agent AUTO HOME * FARM RANCH BUSINESS LIFE HEAUH SPECIALTY BONDS ........... Allied email: norwalkinsurance@mchsi.com www.norwalklnsurance.com 515-981-0434 or 515-981-4293 FAX 515-881-5211 TOLL FREE 800-746-0434 I'Ve Are Here To Service All Your Insllrance reeds. vided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After the meal we will have some form of entertainment from local talent. Let us know your email address and we will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have on that day. Call the office to register two davs before the event. Dates: Jan. 15 (date changed), Feb. 12, March 12; Time: 11:30-1 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building. (Note new location this season). POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. D_er.emheL Officer was dispatched to the 2300 block of Avery Avenue to investigate a Harassment report. Infor- mation gathered and for- warded to the Warren County Attorney. December 31 While on patrol officer initiated a traffic stop and Sarah Elizabeth Gade, 21, of Norwalk was arrested and charged with OWI 1 t and Possession of lJrug Paraphernalia. January 4 Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of Red- wood Drive to investigate a Criminal Mischief re- port. Case is currently un- der investigation. Officer was dispat4hed to the 700 block of Beardsley Street to inves- tigate a Theft report. Case is pending further investi- gative leads. Officer was dispatched to Sunset Drive/Colonial Parkway to investigate a Property Damage Acci- dent. Vehicle driven by Jacob Richard Ross, 20, of Norwalk collided with a vehicle driven by Haley Marie Heldt, 17, of Norwalk. January, 6 While on patrol officer initiated a traffic stop and Bradley David Cox, 29, of Norwalk was arrested and 801 Main Street- Norwalk, Iowa - 515-981-4234 : :citl. tebank:0m charged with OWI and Open Container. January 7 Officer was dispatched to the 2200 block of Swan Drive to investigate a Property Damage Acci- dent. Vehicle driven by Jef- frey Thomas Munyon, 38, of Norwalk lost control of his vehicle and slid into a snow bank. Guns & Hoses Charity Hockey Game It's time for the 5 th An- nual Guns & Hoses Char- ity Hockey Game to ben- efit Special Olympics Iowa. The event is spon- sored bytes Moines Police and Fire Depart- ments at 3plm. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Metro Ice Arena, 5100 Northwest 72 nd Street in Urbandale. Tickets are $10 which includes the game ticket, a hotdog, chips and drink ticket. To purchase a ticket call 515-208-6210 or 515- 971-0712. In additions, "of- ficial" Police game jerseys can be purchased at Van Ginkels for $50. "We have several fun things planned for the en- tire family," said Des Moines Police Department Sgt. Dave Mulford. "Fol- lowing -the Charity Hockey Game, an All-Star Game of police and fire officials will challenge hockey players from the local youth AAA team, the Maple Leafs. Free skating will follow the All-Star Game until_7 i,m. All proceeds will ben- efit Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA). SOIA provides year-round sports training and.competition programs for more than 11,350 indi- viduals with intellectual disabilities and their Uni- fied Sports Partners across the st a_: S "  " " ' stud, Special Oly Iowa athletes will bd\\;gnized during the event and will have the opportunity to drop the puck." Deadlfr/efor ads, [ il"!.Ybgaig"and stories I, }!,Noon Friday,.