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Thursday, April 4, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK / LEISURE LINE I ' OFFICE INFORMATION or by opting out and we keep the concession fee. An GROUP GUITAR LESSONS Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks additional $20 per child participating is included in your Thinking of trying a new hobby or brushing up on and Recreation office or print them off our website: registration fee. If you work in the concession stand or an old skill? You as a beginner/renewal will learn the www.ci.no walk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, volunteer to coach, your $20 will be credited to you. basics of tuning strumming and learning fun tunes in a place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is For those volunteering to work, you will be assigned 60-minute class setting. Adults and children, ages 10 and locatedat 1100 Chatham Avel (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- one 2 1/2-hour time slot. above, are welcome to join. Classes will meet Saturday fice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. PEE WEE TEE BALL (KINDERGARTEN) AND mornings at the Norwalk Easter Library for six weeks. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, BAM BAM BLAST BALL (PRE-K) You must bring your own guitar. Cost includes a lesson call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See These programs will register later in May and begin book. Instructor: Steven Kennedy; Registration: website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). play the week of July 1. Through April 12; Dates: April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25; UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Time: 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Library; Yoga Workshops, through May 3; Norwalk Family Michael WaKenknecht is the head instructor of the Cost: Norwalk residents $70/non-residents $80.50; Mini- Tae Kwon Do, through April 12; Group Voice Lessons, school and offers programs for ages five through adults, mum/maximum: 5/12. through April 12; Group Guitar Lessons, throughApril The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- **NEW** 12; Last Man Standing Golf Tournament, through April vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets DADDY DAUGHTER DINNER DANCE 12; Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance,. April 15 through Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the Oviatt gym or multi- The Parks and Recreation Department will host the April 26; Dgg Obedience School April 22 through May purpose room. Beginners meet from 6:15-7 p.m. and social event of the year for Dads and_their daughter(s) 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, April 22 through May advanced students meet from 7-8 p.m. 1st to 5th grade. This is the night to enjoy your daugh- 3; American Red Cross Swim Lessons, May 1. We also offer a Little Dragon.program designed for ter and friends for an evening of dancing, dinner and NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS children ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice a fun. This will include dinner, photograph and dancing,i OPALS, April 5 at city hall chambers, week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- If Dad is not available, an uncle, brother or grandfather THE 2013 SPRING/SUMMER BROCHURE IS HERE ning class. Maximum number of students in the Little is welcomed. Registration Dates: April 29 through May We are not sending them out to !lie homes this year. Dragon program is 20, so register early. 10; Program Date: Friday, May 3; Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Hard copies are available at our office, City State Bank All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, Location: Lakewood Elementary; Cost: Norwalk resi- or City Hall. You may view the brochure online from forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics dents $11 per person/per non-resident:S12.65; Mini- our city website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov or ww .ci, such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Corn- mum/Maximum: 50/125. norwalk.ia.us, petition is also available for those students who are in- 2ND ANNUAL LAST MAN **NEW**YOGA WORKSHOPS terested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives con- STANDING GOLF TOURNAMENT In 2013, we are offering two hour specialized Yoga fidence and allows the students to use the skills they This unique and exciting tournament format is for Workshops for Adults. This Spring we will have "Yoga have learned in dass. everyone and the proceeds directly benefit our junior 101 - The Basics" and "Core Yoga". More classes to fol- Families are strongly encouraged to join and train golf camp that serves more than 130 kids in the Norwalk low this fall. Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty. together. We found that the kids learn better when one community. An 18-hole qualifier determines who quaIi- Date: Thursday, April 11 - "Yoga 101 - The Basics" or both of their parents/guardians are learning along- ties for Championship Day. The Top 30 scores will If you have ever been curious about yoga and maybe a side of them in class. For more information see qualify for two separate championships: 1) Open Chain- little intimidated to attend a class...this workshop will www.NorwalkTKD.com. Cost per session: Little Drag- pion; 2) Two-Man Team Champions. Your qualifying be perfect for you. It's for those with little/no yoga ex- ons (twice a week): Norwalk resident, $46; Non-resi- score determines what championship you will be play- perience or for those who want a refresher. We will cover dent, $53; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First ing for. The top 10 qualifiers play individually for the basic yoga philosophies, poses, modifications, flows and family member: Norwalk resident, $57.50, Non-resident, Open Championship. The remaining 11-30 qualifiers are alignments in a safe and relaxed environment. Partici- $66.25; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- paired as teams to vie for the Two-Man Alternate Shot pants must be able to get up and down from the floor dent, $28.75 each, Non-resident, $33.25 each; Maximum Championship. Nine holes are played together on with no assistance, be able to kneel at times and have no family fee: Norwalk resident, $115; Non-resident, Championship Day with one player/team being elimi- acute injuries. Bring a yoga mat (or towel) and water. $132.25. Cost of testing for belts and competition is ex- nated each hole, ultimately giving youoneplayer/teaI/i Date: Thursday, May 9 - "Core Yoga" This workshop tra. who is the "La6t Man Standing." Those who do not qualify will get you geared up for the summer and warmer Registration Dates: Through April 12; Session Dates: for Championship Day (Scores 31+) will receive a free 9-hole weather. We will focus on strengthening and lengthen- April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, w/cart voucher for Rolling Hills: Golf Course. When regis- ing throughout the core.., the abs, back and hips. Be June 4, 6; (Dates/times could vary due to school func- tering, designate your tee-time. ***Family, friends and ready to work! Participants must have completed Yoga tions/concerts), spectators are encouraged to attend on Championship 101 or have some basic yoga experience, aswell as be **NEW** Day*** Registration Dates: Through April 19; Qualify- able to get up and down from the floor with no assis- GROUP VOICE LESSONS ing: Saturday, April 27 (tee-times); Championship Day: tance, be able to kneel and have no acute injuries. Bring Help your son/daughter grow even more in their love Sunda April 28 (Two-Man: 12 p.m. Open: 2 p.m.); Cost: a yoga mat (or towel) and water. Registration: Through of music. For students who want to learn how to sing $50/player (Includes 18 holes w/cart) + above mentioned May 3; Time: 6 to 8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Pub- and improve their stage presence in a classroom setting, voucher (if not championship day qualifier); Location: lic Library; Cost: Norwalk residents $20, non- 'esidents We will work on auditioning, ensemble singing, some Rolling Hills Golf Course. $23; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. solo work and scene work from musicals and operas OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS YOUTH PROGRAMS Correct breathing and vocal technique will be used.(Older People with Active Life Styles) BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL PROGRAMS Registration Dates: Through April 12; Dates: April 20, SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Because games will be played at the sports com-27, May 4, 11, 18, 25; Day: Saturday; Time: 9:30-10:30 Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free plex, the concession stand will be open and in need a.m.; Locations: Norwalk Public Library; Cost: Norwalk exercise program that will include stretching and ton- of workers; We are requiring parents of 1st through residents $50/non-residents $57.50; Minimum/maxi- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- 5th graderst6 participate, either by aciually working mum: 4/8. cated at 701 Main St. This program will run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- !0:30 a.m. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK Spring into great rate (The mea't as well as the peple) a All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- refinance day! ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- rC ].SE or 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 15 Year Home 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 Rate II APR: the event. Dates: April 5; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk City HallChambers. 801 Main Street Norwalk, Iowa 515-981-4234 !thea"HapPy as a clam" Is from the .xpree ion"happy .,amtideatishighout. tide." Clams are only harvested when -Q