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Thursday, February 3, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREA33ON DEPARTMENT 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- 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, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Family Open Gym, through February 27 (no pre-reg- istration); Snowman Contest, through March 31; Craft Club, through February 4; Spring Soccer (1st-7 th grade), through February 11; Early Out Wednesdays (AllPlay), through February 11; Fitness: Step, EB, Circuit, Yoga, February 21 through March 4; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, February 21 through March 4; Spring Soccer (Just for Kicks/Kind), March 21 through April 1. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Week 3 A League: 1) Just Do It 17 T2) Out of Retirement 14 T2) Court Jesters 14 T4) All Out 13 T4) 1-2-3 Team 13 6) Old Farts 10 B League: T1) My Bad 16 T1) Dinks R On Us 16 3) Net Assets 14 T4) Still Standing 12 T4) Safe Sets 12 6) Not Creative 11 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Week 2 1) Destructive Divas 23 2) Chicks with Hits 19 3) Volley Girls 13 4) Can You Dig It 15 EARLY OUT WEDNESDAYS Back by popular demand! Again this year we will offer afternoon early out field trips to various attrac- tions in and around the metro area. The trips are held on the third Wednesday of the month (October through February). These "early out" trips are for kids in third, fourth and fifth grade. Our staff will have an activity for the kids from 12-1:15 and then we will board the. bus. We have arranged for the following: Important: Snacks are not included this year in the price of the activity. If your child needs a snack, additional money needs to be sent with them. Time: Leave 1:15 p.m. and return by 4:30 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood Elementary School (Parents, please pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip (see below); Registration: Varies by trip (see below); Minum.um/Maximum: 20/45. February 16-InPlay of Des Moines: InPlay is a unique full-service family entertainment concept. They will enjoy up to 50 virtual reality and sport games, an experience second to none. Included with this price is a chance to climb the rock wall. Registration: January 31 through February !1; Cost: $20 resident/S23 non-resi-, dent. .   LEISURE LINE l ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- day mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. This program runs until the end of May. Wii BOWLING/GAMES LEAGUE 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 session will rtm through March 17. Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Time: Thursdays, 1:30-3 p.m. WELL SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 and older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Park 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 t6 register two days before the event. Dates: February 4, March 4; Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. SNOWMAN CONTEST *Friends and Family Eighth Annual Snowman Contest* This contest will run through the end of March. Points will be awarded for creativity and originality. 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 notice of any winnings. BASKETBALL OPEN GYM Shoot hoops or play a pick up game with friends or family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only resi- 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; Adult cost: $1. Youth Cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: February 6, 13, 20 and 27. CRAFT CLUB This program is for children in 1 st through 5 th grades. The children meet once a month after school to make a special arts and crafts project. Oviatt: February 11; Lake- wood: February 18; Registration: Through February 4; Time: 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Location: Art Room at respective building; Cost per class: $10 residents/S11.50 non-resi- dents; Minimum/Maximum: 6/20. FAMILY BINGO NIGHT 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 Lion Club Members. Registration: Phone call to office by Friday prior to the Sunday. Time: 6-8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: :25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1 st Sunday of each month; Dates: Febru- ary 6, March 6. ***Special Note about spring soccer*** With all of the construction going on at the school, there isn't any place to play high school soccer. Norwalk Parks and Recreation in conjunction with the Norwalk Schools have agreed to hold the high school soccer games out at the Norwalk/McAninch Sports complex this spring. Keeping this in mind, we had to reschedule some of our programs. We will have 1t-7  grade season first, beginning the end of March. The PreK and Kin- dergartners will be second, starting the middle of May. 1ST-7TH GRADE SOCCER This program is for children in I st through 7 th 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: pt-2nd Grade Boys- 4 vs. 4, play on Monday and Thursday; l s'-2 nd Grade Girls-4 vs. 4, play on Tuesday and Friday; 3ra-4 th Grade Coed-8 vs. 8, play on Monday and Thursday; 5th-7 th Grade Coed-8 vs. 8, play on Tuesday and Friday. Regis- tration: Through February 11; Days: Starts March 28, weather permitting; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Cost: $40 for Norwalk resi- dents or $46 for non-residents. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. January 22 While on patrol, officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Joseph Aaron Butler, 27, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with OWl 1st. January 23 Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of E. 17th Street in reference to a Ju- venile Runaway report. Information was entered into the Iowa/NCIC Sys- tem. The 16-year-old Norwalk juvenile later re- turned home. Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of E. 17th Street in reference to Pos- session of Drug Parapher- nalia. Case is currently under investigation. January 27 Officer was dispatched to the 1300 block of Wright Road to investigate a Criminal Mischief/Tres- pass complaint. Case is currently under investiga- tion. Officer was dispatched to the 2200 block of Wind- flower Drive to investigate a Domestic Disturbance. Alishia Nicole Wawers, 18, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Assault. Officer was dispatched to Beardsley/Lexington to investigate a Property Damage Accident. Vehicle driven by Michael Gene Wilson, 27, Altoona, col- lided with a vehicle driven by Madison Eryn Coons, 16, Norwalk. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 i CI 911 STATE Cold weethe00 HOT ! 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