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Thursday, January 30, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three 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 8 a.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: ww.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATION Lakewood Craft Club, through January 31; Adult Ed: Home Brew, through January 31; Soccer Programs, through February 7; Youth Day Off: Climb Iowa, Febru- ary 3 through February 14; Daddy/Daughter Dance, February 3 through February 14; Pair up with Potter)5 February 3 through February 14. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS 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, February 2, 9, 16, 23. WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS WINTER 2014 Team Total Beavis & Bumpheads 6 12 18 Chicks with Hits 10 7 17 Big Bumpers 6 10 16 Power Tippers 5 9 14 Volley Girls 10 3 13 Spiked Punch 8 4 "12 ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE WINTER 2014 Team Total Old Farts 6 4 10 Mekong 3 5 8 Just Do It 6 6 All Out 5 5 Court Jesters 4 4 123 Team 3 3 Team Total My Bad 4 6 10 Safe Sets 6 6 Hit Heads 3 3 6 Back That Pass Up 5 5 Net Assets 5 5 Soaks 4 4 CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue guns and imaginations for this pro- ram. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Thursday to make special arts and crafts projects. Registration: 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. 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- cluded 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 are re- quired for this program. This is a six-week program in- cluding one week of practice and five weeks of games. Registration: 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 residents 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: 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-resi- dents. 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: Through February 7; Days: Starts week of March 24, weather permitting; Times: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports CITY STATE BANK Think Spring... Home Improvement projects! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 325 % , APR 10 year term, variable rate Ra i variabt aml rty clvlo  i subjt m 'edlt a,ppro'l aP.d t'rwrtnt Flower equ; to inil ra and mmum am.l Frc'ata ram third party fas auraIlytat about $200. $10,000 mlmmum ln.amunE  uty Iosn may be tax deducttble..ee yur x profe,mL Complex; Cost: $46 for Norwalk residents or $53 "for nofi-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 will include 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.; Loca- tion: Lakewood Elementary; Cost: $11 each resident/ $12.65 each non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 50/125. PAIR-UP WITH POITERY (PARENT/CHILD) Pottery is a well-known art of painting a dry clay fig- ure and then firing it in a kiln to produce a beautiful finished product. In this class we will be making a mis- cellaneous. Parents needed for children (K-3rd), not re- quired for older children. Registration Date: February 3 through February 14; Class Date: Sunday, Feb. 23; Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: $23 for Norwalk residents, $26.45 for non- residents; Minimum/Maximum: 6/15. 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 reai 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 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- 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. KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Pork Loin Dinner & Dance Saturday, Feb. 15 St. John's Cathofic Church 720 Orchard Hills Dr. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, call Dick, 515-681-7287; Chris, 515-943-0898 or the Church, 981-4855 i FEMC. lnsuranv, Cnpanies COMMITTED TO OUR . CUSTOMER5 AND OUR COMMUNITY. Home Office: Des Moines, IA C www,emonsurance.com . .1. "