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Thursday, March 19, 2015 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- rice 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 Babysitting Clinic, through March 20; Norwalk Fam- ily Tae Kwon Do, through March 20; Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, through March 27; Baseball/Softball, through March 27; Fitness classes, March 23 through April 3. 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 - Well- Seasoned Potluck, Friday; April 3, at Public Safety Build- ing, 11:30 a.m. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m. at City Hall. BROCHURE The Spring/Summer Brochure is here! Hard copies are available at Parks and Rec office, City Hall Norwalk Easter Library, City State Bank, Chamber of Commerce, Farewa Community State Bank, UnityPoint Health and the North Warren Town and County News. You can also view it online at www.norwalk.iowa.gov. The city parks will be officially open and the water turned on Wednesda April 1. COED VOLLEYBALL RESULTS Storm 6 5 10 6 50 All Out 11 5 3 4 49 Just Do It 7 5 10 5 47 Court Jesters 6 9 5 3 45 Mekong 3 8 4 6 43 1-2-3 Team 3 4 4 3 36 My Bad 6 6 6 10 51 Net Assets 5 4 6 5 44 Back That Pass Up 4 5 0 8 36 Safe Sets 3 3 3 4 28 NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO 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 Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the Oviatt gym (6 p.m. start) or multi-purpose room (6 p.m. start). Times will vary depending on location due to school activities. We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for children ages five to seven. 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, lessons and instructions on topics such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Corn- N/Warren Town and Cotmty.News ,NORWALK PARKS & REOREATION DEPARTMENT By Nancy Kuehl, Director r Page Three petition is also available for those students who are in- terested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives con- fidence 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): Norwalk resident $46, Non-resident $53; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First family member: Norwalk resident $57.50, Non-resident $66.25; Second and third family members: Norwalk resident $28.75 each, Non-resident $33.25 each; Maximum fam- ily fee: Norwalk resident $115, Non-resident $132.25. Registration Dates: Through March 20; Session Dates: March 24, 26, 31, April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, 14. (Dates/times could vary due to school functions/concerts) **Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra, along with an annual $25 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: Through March 27; Program Date: Saturday, April 4; Time: 8 to 9 p.m,; Lo- cation: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex*; Equip- ment Needed: Flashlight; Cost: $5.30 child/S6.10 non- resident child; Minimum/Maximum: 30/100 partici- pants. *If inclement weather, will be held at Oviatt El- ementary. MINOR BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL (3RD, 4TH AND 5TH GRADE) This program is for children who are currently in third, fourth and fifth grade. Gzrls will play softball and boys will play baseball. The children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of baseball or softball. Vol- unteer coaches will be needed, There will be two weeks of practices and four weeks of games (dependent on num- ber of teams). Registration Dates: Through March 27; Softball Nights: Monday and Wednesday; Baseball Nights: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of May 11 (weather permitting); Time: 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Glove; Cost: Norwalk residents $52, non-resident $60. COACH PITCH - BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL (1ST AND 2ND GRADE) This program is for children who are currently in first and second grade. Girls will play softball and boys will play baseball. The children Will have fun while learn- ing the fundamentals of baseball or softball. Coaches will pitch to the batters. If the batter does not get a hit, the ball will then be placed on a tee. Volunteer coaches will be needed. There will be two weeks of practices and four weeks of games (dependent on number of teams) Registration Dates: Through March 27; Softball Nights: Monday and Wednesday; Baseball Nights: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of May 11 (weather permitting); Time: 6 and 7:15 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Glove; Cost: Norwalk resident $41, non-resident $47.25 (in- dudes concession fee). **Special Note: PeeWee and BamBam will register in May and play in July** 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. 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 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 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. Date: April 10; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT-- 2025 Grand Ave,, West Des Moines 1995-2015 m COME CELEBRATE WITH US. Tues: Discounted homemade flied chicken Wed: Half-off pizza Thurs: All-you-can-eat spaghet , no cork fee Tues.-Fd., 11 a.m. to close; SaL, 4 p.m. to close tl= STATE Spring into an amazz g rate! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 10 year variable rate BLACK GOLD REALTY INDIANOLA Newer Condos for Lease , 1 BR or 3 BR available, all appliances included, 1-car garage plus 1 parking spot. No pets. $750 or $950 per month plus deposit. Larry Hughes 515-681-6310 In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES ~ SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL