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Thursday, March 26, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three 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 Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt, through March 27; Base- ball/Softball, through March 27; Fitness classes, 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 10, at Public Safety Building, 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 Wednesday, April 1. 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 ch'fld/$6.10 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. Girls 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 I NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT ] LI E 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- cludes concession fee). **Special Note: PeeWee and BamBam will register in May and play in July** STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL This is a class of high energy aerobic routines inter- spersed with intense cardio segments and followed by a recovery period. Class will improve cardio condition- ing. This class is for any fitness level, and can be ad- justed to a low or high impact class depending on the level of fitness you are. The bench is provided and you may bring floor mat/towel; and hand-held weights to increase intensity and improve muscle tone. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through April 3; Dates: Monda April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18; Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Pur- pose Room (door #16); Min/Max per class: 10/30; Cost per session: $24.50 res/$28.20 non-resident. EARLY BIRD BODY SCULPTING For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates and Chicometrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Bring a mat/towel; hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through April 3; Session Dates: Tues/Thurs - April 7. 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Min/Max per class: 10/20; Cost per Session: I class per week $24.50 res/$28.20 non-resident, 2 classes per week $49.00 res/$56.40 non-resident. 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, Dynamx Strength Balls, Ab rollers, bands, other strengthening equipment and weighted bars. Bring a mat/towel and your own hand weights (optional). Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: Through April 3; Dates: Wed - April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20; Time: 7:30 to 8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Min/max per class: 10/20; Cost per session: $24.50 Resident / $28.20 Non-resident. 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. Bring your own mat, towel and water. Come in with an open mind and open heart. Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty; Registration Dates: Through April 3; Dates: Mon -April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18; Time: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: Resident $40.25, Non-resident $46.30; Min/Max: 10/20. 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. Place: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Time: Thursdays, 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. :,,, Spring into with an amazing rate! HOME EQUITY" LINE OF CREDIT: 10 year variable rate moving or closin 5921 SE 14th Street, Suite 1800 Des Moines, Iowa - 515.287-1500 We are NOT moving or closing... but we are looking for a For Details Call 515-287-1500... Ask for BON FIND US ON FACEBOOK B2B SALON