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, +..,+ ' . ,-+- ....,,K&~l', C=.J~: .2, +~illlll It..l .. ..+., .-.- --~ .... "-' Thursday, February 24, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page T~e +. NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RE LINE life bowleg without having to travel to a bowling alley: OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks Each week teams will be assigned for those who show up and we will have a little competition. This session will run 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 wilt 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. Date: March 4; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; PIace: Norwalk Public Safety Building. SNOWMAN CONTEST and Recreation office or print them off our website: 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:, UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Family Open Gym, through February 27 (no pre- registration); Snowman Contest, through March 31; Fit- ness: Step, EB, Circuit, Yoga, through March 4; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through March 4; Spring Soccer (Just for Kicks/Kind), March 21 through April 1; Minor Baseball and Softball (3rd and 4t"), March 21 through April 1; Coach Pitch Baseball and Softball (1st and 2nd), March 21 through April 1; Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, March 28 through April 8. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Week__5_ A League: 1) -Just Do It 23 T2) Out of Retirement 19 T2) Court Jesters 19 T4) All Out 17 T4) 1-2-3 Team 17 6) -: OldFarts 13 B League: 1) Dinks R On Us 21 T2) My Bad 20 T2) Net Assets 20 4) Not Creative 17 TS) Still Standing 15 T5) Safe Sets 15 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Final Standings 1) Chicks with Hits 48 2) Destructive Divas 46 3) Volley Girls 34 4) Can You Dig It 32 OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exerqis,program that will include stretching and ton- 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 Ma}: 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 *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. 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: Ist Sunday Of each month; Date: March 6. ***Special Note about spring soccer*** With all of the construction going on at the school, there isn't any placeto play high schobl soccer. Norwalk Parks and Recreation in conjuhcti6n'with the Norwhlk 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 1+t-7th grade season first, beginning the end of March. The PreK and Kin- dergartners will be second, starting the middle of May. STEP BENCH AEROBICS Step bench aerobics is a low impact, high-energy aero- bic routine set to music. Participants use a step bench 'that is provided to help increase the heart rate. Regis- tration Dates: Through March 4; Session IV: March 7, 9, 21, 23, 28, 30, April 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Days: Monday and Wednesday; Time: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Loca- tion: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room; Cost per session: 1 class per week, Norwalk resident-S21, Non-resident- $24;15; 2 classes per week Norwalk-S42, Non-resident- $46.30; Minimum/maximum number of participants per class: 10/30. YOGA CLASS Yoga is for everyone[ It increases strength, flexibility, and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- ture, stimulate the immune system, decrease stress level, boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and well-being. Please bring your own mat, towel and wa- ter. *I do have a few extra mats in case you don't have one right away. Come in with an open mind and open heart. This class could fill up, so register now! Registra- tion Dates: Through March 4; Session IV: March 7, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25; Day: Monday; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room; Cost per session: 1 class per week, Norwalk resident-S38, Non- resident-S43.70; Minimum/maximum number of par- ticipants per class: 8/15; Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty, Certified Yoga Instructor, or 515-707-6209. CIRCUIT SENSATION Are you ready for this new workout that is athletic, intense and more fun than a three-ring circus? Using the motivational power of teamwork and competition in combination with the balance challenges presented by the Bosu balance workout, you will discover how to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, medicine balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars. Registration Dates: Through March 4; Session IV: March 9, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27; Day: Wednesday; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room; Cost per session: 1 class per week, Norwalk resident-S21, Non- Concluded p.10 POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven ,guilty in a court of law. i ,',, + + , February 13 Officer was dispatched Officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Lewis to the 9200 block of Happy Avenue to investigate a Hollow Drive in reference Theft report. After further to a Trespass Complaint. investigation, Linda Ann Two Norwalk juveniles, Thomsen, 59, Norwalk, ages 13 and 14 had been was charged with Theft 5th. observed on the roof of February. 15 Lakewood Elementary. Ju- Officer was dispatched veniles turned over to par- to the 2900 block of Sunset ents and advised of Tres- Drive to investigate a Theft pass. report. Case is currently February 14 under investigation. Officer was dispatched Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of E. 18t" to the 1500 block of Sunset Street to investigate a Theft Drive to investigate a Theft report. Case closed pend- report. Case is pending ing further investigative further investigative leads. leads. Spring into Hq with an amazing rate! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: /O DALLY FAMILY VALUE After 4 p.m. Mon.- Pot Roast Tues.- Beef & Noodles Wed.- Chicken Fried Steak Thurs.- Chicken & Noodles Fri.. Hot Beef gandwich Sat.- Baby Back Ribs Fami/y Va/ue Mea/s /nc/ude Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Ro// 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1031