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Thursday, February 25, 2016 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- fice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office hours are 8 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.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Early Out Craft Club, through February 26; Creative Art Class, through March 4; Babysitting Clinic, through March 4; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through March 18; Family Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, March 7 through March 18. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE WINTER 2016 Team Total Storm 0 5 6 6 27 All Out 4 6 0 5 23 Court Jesters 6 0 3 3 20 My Bad 5 4 6 4 29 Team Total Safe Sets 6 0 3 6 21 Back That Pass Up 3 5 6 4 29 Net Assets 6 6 6 5 35 Symonds Photo 3 4 3 3 20 FAMILY 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- tMpate. No registration required, just show up and play. Time: 2-4 p.m.; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1.00; Youth cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: February 28. 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. Time: 5-7 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1st Sunday of each month; Dates: March 6. EARLY OUT CREATIVE ART CLASSES Lucinda Sperry, Art Love Studio, will lead the class in various art projects. Students at Oviatt Elementary are welcome to participate but will need to find their own transportation to Lakewood Elementary. Register for all classes at once or one at a time. Registratiom Through March 4; Location: Lakewood Art Room; Cost per class: $12 Norwalk residents, $13:80 non-residents; Minimum/maximum: 6/24. March 9- acrylic paint party "' BABYSITTING CLINIC Designed :for students 5th grade and above, Babysitting:Clinic teaches you to become a first-rate babysitter. Babysitting is an important job. This class will teach you basic first aid and rescue breathing, caring for infants and young children, safety and how to handle emergencies, responsibilities of a baby sitter, what par- ents expect of you and age-appropriate toys and activi- ties. This class will meet for two times for three hours during Norwalk Schools Spring Break. Upon comple- tion of all activities you will receive a Babysitting Clinic Certificate. Registration Dates: Now to March 4; Pro- gram Date: Monday and Tuesday, March 14 and 15; Time: 9 a.m. to 12 noon; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Instructor: ISU Extension Warren County; Cost: $21 Norwalk residents/S24 for Non-residents; Minimum/maximum: 15/20. NORWALK FAMILY TAEKWONDO This program offers classes for ages 5 through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Oviatt Multi-purpose room (6pm start). Times will vary depending on loca- tion due to school activities. We also offer our Little Dragon program designed for children ages 5 to 7. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, and lessons and instructions on top- ics such as respect, self-discipline, and perseverance. Competition is also available for those students who are interested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives confidence, and allows the students to use the skills they have learned in class. Families are strongly encouraged to join and train together. We found that the kids learn better when one or both of their parents/guardians are learning along side of them in class. Cost per Session: Little Dragons/ Twice a Week: Resident-S43, Non-resident $53; Family Taekwondo (ages 8 and above): 1st Family Member: Resident-S57.50, Non-resident-S66.25; 2nd and 3rd Fam- ily Members: Resident-S28.75 each, Non-resident-S33.25 each; Maximum Family Fee: Resident-S115, Non-resi- dent-S132,25; Registration Dates: March 7 through March 18; Session Dates: March 22, 24, 29, 31, April 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, May 3, 5, 10, 12; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (Door #16); Time: 6 p.m. (Dates/Times could vary due to school functions/con- certs) **Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra along with an annual $30 association fee** FAMILY FLASHLIGHT EASTER EGG HUNT When the sun goes down, the fun begins. It's a hunt for the golden egg! Families will be required to bring their own flashlight (size limited to no larger than 2 "D" cell batteries.) After the hunt and awarding of the prizes, there will be hot chocolate and treats for all. An adult must accompany all children. Each child is limited to 20 eggs. This program is designed for children under the age of 13. Registration Date: March 7 through March 18; Program Date: Saturday, March 26; Time: 7 to 8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex*; Equip- ment needed: Flashlight; Cost: $5.30 child/$6A0 non- resident child; Minimum/maximum: 30/100 partici- THE ....... CiTY STATE BANK .APP ........ ..... TO GET: STAlin CiW S.TATE pants. *If inclement weather, will be held at Oviatt El- ementary. 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 is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.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 provided. 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: March 4; Time: 11:30-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. LOOKING FOR A SUMMER JOB? Enjoy being outdoors and working with people? Stop by the Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department or visit the city website to fill out the summer application for any of the following employment opportunities: Norwalk Aquatic Center *Manager and Assistant Manager *Weekend field preparation *Concession Stand Workers *Morning Maintenance *WSI Instructors Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex *Baseball and Softball Umpires *Lifeguards SUBSCRIBE TODAY! I Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 5921 SE 14th Street, Suite 1800 Des Moines, Iowa ~ 515-287-1500 | Color and Cut Call 515-287-1500 to set an appointment with Anna or Brenda Mention this Ad WALK-INS WELCOME FIND US ON FACEBOOK B2B SALON B'EMC. ,. Cc pames COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR COMMUNITY. Home Office: Des Moines, IA (~ www,erncinsurance.c om ,. 19UmlTM f ,) ,q