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Thursday, March 1, 2012 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.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: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Snowman Contest, through March 31; OPALS lunch, March 2; Bingo at Library, March 4; Mad Science of Iowa, March I through March 25; Babysitting Clinic, March 5 through March 16; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, March 12 through March 23; Minor & Coach pitch Base- ball/Softball, March 19 through March 30; Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, March 19 through March 30; Fitness, March 26 through April 6. WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Final Standings Volley Girls 38 Beavis & Bump-head 31 Chicks with Hits 28 Setting Ducks 26 Spiked Punch 22 Volleyball Mamas 20 Court Jesters 18 COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS Week 7: Power League Just Do It 53 Old Farts 41 Court Jesters 38 All Out . 37 Scared Hitless 33 1-2-3 Team 32 Week 7: Rec League My Bad 43 Dinks R On Us 33 Net Assets 31 Safe Sets 24 KJBEAR 22 SNOWMAN CONTEST *Friends and Family Eighth Annual Snowman Contest* This contest will run through the end of March. Con- LEISURE LINE cession stand bucks will be awarded to the top place finisher. Take a picture of your snowman with its cre- ators and send it to the Parks and Recreation office. Be sure to include names, ages and phone numbers of the participants. Photos may be printed in the next Fall/ Winter Parks and Rec Brochure. 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 Lions Club Members. Registration: Phone call to office by Friday prior to the Sunday; Time: 6-8 p.m.; Loca- tion: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1st Sunday of each month; Date: March 4. MAD SCIENCE OF IOWA PROGRAMMING FOR NORWALK 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR 3rd - 5th at Lakewood - Second Semester 2011-2012 This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offering our NEW "Discovery, Forensics & Security" Enrichment Program for your children right after school! Session topics for this brand new program are: Junior Detec- tives, Spy Academy, Sleuths on the Scene, Funky Fo- rensics, Secret Agent Locators and Evidentially Evi- dence! This is a super fun way for your child to spark imaginative learning outside the traditional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry-based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dynamic instructor-pre- senters with professional equipment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoyable and enriching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear understanding of what science is and how it affects the world around them! We communicate real world practical uses of the science principles. Each of the four - 1 1/2hour sessions includes one to two of our popular Make-&-Takes so enjoyed by the children and appreciated by the parents. Register: By Sunday, March 25; Cost$68 (after March 25 for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home mate- rials and the Mad Scientist's travel. Time: After school from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Fridays, March 30, April 6, 13, 20. KINDERGARTEN, 1ST & 2ND AT OVIATT-SECOND SEMESTER 2011-2012 This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offering our Come Help Your Neighbor Community Benefit Dinner Soup and Chili Supper Entertainment provided by our High School students Saturday, March lOth 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Hosted at Saint John the Apostle Catholic Church 720 Orchard Hills Drive, Norwalk, IA 50211 All Proceeds Will Go To The Norwalk Ministerial Association Community Benevolence Fund Tickets are $5.00 per individual and limited to 450 seats. Purchase tickets at: Your Local Church and Norwalk Hardware Contact person: Pastor Note Liedtke 285-5965 i LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays lemo6al Day-Itx)r Day) "Awesome Chemistry!" Enrichment Program for your children right after school! Chemistry is one of three science areas the Nobel Prize is awarded!! Session top- ics for this wonderful program are: Lab Works, Junior Reactors, pH pHactor, Chem in a Flash, Super Sticky Stuff and Glow Show! This is a super fun way for your child to spark imaginative learning outside the tradi- tional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry- based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dy- namic instructor-presenters with professional equip- ment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoy- able and enriching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear understanding of what science is and how it af- fects the world around them! We communicate real world practical uses of the science principles. Each of the four - 1 1/2 hour sessions includes one to two of our popular Make-&-Takes so enjoyed by the children and appreciated by the parents. Register: By Sunday, March 25; Cost: $68 (after March 25 for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home materials and the Mad Scientist's travel. Time: After school from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. Fridays, March 30, April 6, 13, 20. BABYSITTING CLINIC Designed for students 5th grade and above, Babysitting Basics teaches you to become a first-rate babysitter. Babysitting is an important job. This class will teach you basic first aid and rescue breathing, car- ing for infants and young children, safety and how to handle emergencies, responsibilities of a baby sitter, what parents expect of you, age-appropriate toys and activities. Upon completion of all activities you will receive a Babysitting Basics Certificate. Registration: March 5 through March 16; Program Date: Thursday and Fri- day, March 22 and 23; Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Instructor: ISU Exten- sion Warren County; Cost: Norwalk residents-S20 and non-residents, $23; Minimum/Maximum: 10/15. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well, as the p_ople) 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/ program from the locals. Let us know your email ad- dress 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 2; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE ** New location/time** Everyone ages 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, 701 "f" Main St. Time: Monday and Thursday mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. This program will run until May 17. Year Home Loan: 3.625%00te 3.80%APR BANK