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Thursday, January 16, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News 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 registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- rice hours are 8a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Lakewood Craft Club, January 20 through January 31; Adult Ed: Home Brew, January 20 through January 31; Soccer Programs, January 27 through February 7; Youth Day Off: Climb Iowa, February 3 through Febru- ary 14; Daddy/Daughter Dance, February 3 through February 14. NON-REGISTRATION EVENT Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; Senior Wii Bowling, Thurs- days, at Public Safety Building, 1:30 p.m.; OPALS lunch, February 7; Family Bingo Night, February 2; Family Open Gym, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23. CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue guns and imaginations for this pro- gram. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Thursday to rdake special arts and crafts projects. Registration: January 20 through January.31; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Date: February 6; Location: Art Room at Lakewood; Cost per class: Norwalk residents $11.50, non-residents $13.25; Minimum/Maximum: 6/ 20. ADULT ED COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL Different classes are being offered at the Montessori School on Main St. Registrations are either online or at the Parks and Rec office. Home Brewing- Beer Making 101- It's time to truly test your skills and give brewing a try. In this class you learn the basics of home beer making from brewing to bottling. This class will run two sessions- the first month to brew, the second to bottle. Each participant will leave with the knowledge to start their own home brewing, a list of supplies and suppliers and of course, their own six pack of home brew. Date: February 6 and March 6; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $30; Limit: 8 individuals. Switch Plate Decorating- Tired of those dull and boring switch plates (you know, the plate that holds down your light switch)? Come learn a fun and func- tional technique to personalize your plates. Alcohol ink stamping involves little skill and can be applied to many other items to create or embellish home d6cor or jew- elry. You bring the switch plates and we'll give you the skills to create plates of art. Date: March 6; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 10 individuals. YOUTH DAY OFF ACTIVITIES This year we will offer afternoon field trips to vari- ous attractions in and around the metro area when kids are off from school. The trips are held on specific non- NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE school days. These trips are for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Students will meet the bus at Lakewood Elemen- tary School to board. Important: Snacks are NOT in- eluded in this year's activities; send extra money if your child wants a snack. Time: Leave 1 p.m. and re- turn by 4:15 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood El- ementary School (Parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip/activity (see below); Registration: Through March 14; Minimum/ Maximum: 30/65. February 20-Climb Iowa: Climb Iowa is Iowa's larg- est indoor climbing and training facility, with more than 10,000 square feet of climbing, 200 routes and problems. Included in the prices is all climbing equipment and two hours of unlimited climbing. A safety waiver must be completed and turned in to participate in this pro- gram. COst: Norwalk residents $12, non-residents $13.80. March 19-Incredible Pizza of Urbandale: Over 100 games, ticket games and simulators await you! Included in the price will be an arcade game card and two hours of unlimited attractions such as bumper cars, go-karts, mini bowling, or mini golf! Must be 50" for bumper cars. Cost: Norwalk residents $25, non-residents $28.75. SPRING SOCCER 2014 JUST FOR KICKS This beginning soccer program is for children at least four years old that are not currently in kindergarten this school year. Participants will be introduced to the sport of soccer and will be taught the basic fundamentals of dribbling, passing and shooting. Shin guards ar6 re- quired for this program. This is a six-week program in- cluding one week of practice and five weeks of games. Registration: January 27 through February 7; Dates: Starts week of March 24, weather permitting; Time: 6 p.m.; Days: Monday or Wednesday; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Cost: $28.75 Norwalk resi- dents or $33.25 for non-residents. KINDERGARTEN SOCCER This program is for both boys and girls currently in kindergarten this school year. This is a six-week pro- gram including two weeks of practices and four weeks of games. Shin guards are required. Registration: Janu- ary 27 throUgh February 7; Days: Starts week of March 24, weather permitting; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Days: Tuesday/ Thursday; Cost: $34.50 Norwalk residents or $39.75 for non-residents. 1ST-7TH GRADE SOCCER This program is for children in 1st through 7th grade this current school year. Shin guards are required. This is a six-week program including two weeks of practice and four weeks of games. Divisions: 1st and 2nd Grade Boys - 4 vs. 4 play on Monday and Thursday; 1st and 2nd Grade Girls - 4 vs. 4 play on Tuesday and Friday; 3rd & 4th Grade Coed - 8 vs. 8 play on Monday and Thursday; 5th - 7th Grade Coed - 8 vs. 8 play on Tues- day and Friday; Registration: January 27 through Feb- ruary 7; Days: Starts week of March 24, weather per- mitting; Times: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch CITY STATE BAN K Think Spring... Home Improvement projects! HOME EQUI00 LINE OF CREDIT: 325 , APR i 0 year te00, variable rate R  v-arab and y cirri, Ofr is ubj t codit appr=l nd oderwrm Fk; equ o JuJial rte d maximum an] {t rat trd irty e gev.era|ty tai ab:$200. $10,000 mlmtm loa amount. Hom u ] rry be tax deductible. ee r ax professional. Page Three Sports Complex; Cost: $46 for Norwalk residents or $53 for non-residents. DADDY/DAUGHTER DANCE The Parks and Recreation Department will host the social event of the year for Dads and their daughter(s) 1st to 5th grade. This is the night to enjoy your daugh- ter and friends for an evening of dancing, dinner and fun. This wilrinclude dinner, photograph and dancing. If Dad is not available, an uncle, brother or grandfather is welcomed. Registration: February 3 through Febru- ary 14; Date: February 28?; Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Lo- cation: Lakewood Elementary; Cost:. $11 each resident/ $12.65 each non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 50/125. OPALS- Senior Citizen Programs (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This program will run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. SENIOR CITIZEN WII BOWLING Do you miss the game of bowling? Not quite as spry as you used to be. We invite you to try the game of Wii bowling. This game mimics actions performed in real life bowling without having to travel to a bowling alley. Each week teams will be assigned for those who show up and we will have a little competition. This program will continue until March. (Will take off during the holi- days.) Place: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Time: Thurs- days, 1:30-3 p.m. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat aswell 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- 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 days before the event. Dates: February 7, March 7; Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. 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