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Thursday, March 28, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE 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- fice 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 Baseball and Softball, through March 29; Yoga Work- shops, through May 3; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, April I through April 12; Group Voice Lessons, April 1 through April 12; Group Guitar Lessons, April I through April 12; Last Man Standing Golf Tournament, April 1 through April 12; Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance, April 15 through April 26; Dog Obedience School, April 22 through May 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, April 22 through May 3. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS OPALS, April 5 at city hall chambers. THE 2013 SPRING/SUMMER BROCHURE IS HERE We are not sending them out to the homes this year. Hard copies are available at our office, City State Bank or City Hall. You may view the brochure online from our city websi{e: www.norwalk.iowa.gov or www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. **NEW**YOGA WORKSHOPS In 2013, we are offering two hour specialized Yoga Workshops for Adults. This Spring we will have "Yoga 101 - The Basics" and "Core Yoga". More classes to fol- low this fall. Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty. Date: Thursday, April 11 - "Yoga 101 - The Basics" If you have ever been curious about yoga and maybe a little intimidated to attend a class...this workshop will be perfect for you. It's for those with little/no yoga ex- perience or for those who want a refresher. We will cover basic yoga philosophies, poses, modifications, flows and alignments in a safe and relaxed environment. Partici- pants must be able to get up and down from the floor with no assistance, be able to kneel at times and have no acute injuries. Bring a yoga mat (or towel) and water. Date: Thursday, May 9 - "Core Yoga" This workshop will get you geared up for the summer and warmer weather. We will focus on strengthening and lengthen- ing throughout the core.., the abs, back and hips. Be ready to work! Participants must have completed Yoga 101 or have some basic yoga experience, as well as be able to get up and down from the floor with no assis- tance, be able to kneel and have no acute injuries. Bring a yoga mat (or towel) and water. Registration: Through May 3; Time: 6 to 8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Pub- lic Library; Cost: Norwalk residents $20, non-residents $23; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. YOUTH PROGRAMS BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL PROGRAMS Because games will be played at the sports complex, the concession stand will be open and in need of work- ers. We are requiring parents of 1st through 5th graders to participate, either by actually working or by opting out and we keep the concession fee. An additional $20 per child participating is included in your registration fee. If you work in the concession stand or volunteer to coach, your $20 will be credited to you. For those vol- unteering to work, you will be assigne d one 2 1/2-hour time slot. 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 29; Softball Nights: Monday and Wednesday; Baseball Nights: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of May 13 (weather permitting); Time: 6 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment needed: Glove; Cost: Norwalk residents $72, non-residents $80 (includes concession fee). 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 29; Softball Nights: Monday and Wednesday; Baseball Nights: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of May 13 (weather permitting); Time: 6 and 7:15 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment needed: Glove; Cost: Norwalk residents $61, non-residents $67.25 (in- cludes concession fee). PEE WEE TEE BALL (KINDERGARTEN) AND BAM BAM BLAST BALL (PRE-K) These programs will register later in May and begin play the week of July 1. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Michael Wagenknecht is the head instructor of the school and offers programs for ages five 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 or multi- purpose room. Beginners meet from 6:15-7 p.m. and advanced students meet from 7-8 p.m. We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for childLren ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice a weekc This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. Maximum number of students in the Little Dragon program is 20, so register early. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics Concluded p. 5 Spring into a great rate... purchase or refinance today! 801 Main Street Norwalk, Iowa 515-981-4234 IIIIIHI Carlisle Resident Charged with Felony Theft According to court records filed with the War- ren County Criminal Clerk of Court under case num- ber FECR027336, Linette Elise Thoman, Carlisle, was charged with Theft in the First Degree, a Class C Felony. According to the Affidavit of Warren Coun- ty Deputy,' Michael Morri- son, between January 2004 and January 6, 2011, Linette Thoman, while an employee of Goodhue- Nolte Insurance took pos- session or control of mon- ey belonging to Goodhue Realty, Co., with the intent to permanently deprive Goodhue Realty, Co., Linette Thoman thereof and/or misappro- priated money belonging to Goodhue Realty, Co. The amount of stolen/ missing and unaccounted for money is at least $85,84O. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until uiltv in a court of law. proven March 13 Rural Indianola resi- dent reported her vehicle stolen; $5,000 loss. 4000 block of Cumming Avenue, Cumming resi- dent reported theft of fire- arm; $300 loss. March 14 Gas driveoff reported by Martensdale Jiffy; $10 loss. A fire safe that had been forcibly opened was lo- cated in Squaw Creek near Nevada Street. 2000 block of 100th Av- enue, DHS reported Do- mestic Abuse. 59-year-old female from Northern Warren County; investiga- tion continues. March 17 Prole resident reported a vehicle missing from his residence; $5,000 loss. March 19 .' : 8100 block of Suncrest Drive, Des Moines resi- dent reported his lawn mower taken from his de- tached garage; $300 loss. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 14 Officer was called to in- vestigate a suspicious per- son near East 18th and Parkhill Drive. A male sub- ject, Beau Keith Newhaus, 30, Townsend, DE, was taken into custody and charged with Soliciting without a Permit; Received a report of an assault in the 1900 block of Dorchester. A !3-year-old juvenile was charged with simple assault. The case is being handled by the War- ren County Juvenile office. Called back to the 1900 block of Dorchester for an assault report. Juvenile subject was charged with Assault and was trans- ported to a detention facil ity. Case is being handled by the Warren County Ju- venile office. March 19 Officers stopped a ve- hicle near Highway 28 and G24 Highway for Failure to Maintain Control. The driver, Remedios Perez, 32, Des Moines, was ar- rested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated and No Driver's License. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Ted Lare Garden Center 2701 Cumming Ave. 981-1075 Come to our FREE EASTER EGG HUNT Saturday, March 30 10 a.m. Children age 11 and under.