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Thursday, April 8, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LINE By Nancy Kuehl, Director OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.cLnorwalk.ia.us. You can mail registrations 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, please call us at 981-9206. Online registration is ready!!! (See below.) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Disc Golf League, April 12 to April 23; Senior Trip to Pella Tulip Festival, April 19 to April 30; Family Tae Kwon Do, April 26 to May 7; City Wide Scavenger Hunt, May 3 to May 14; Coed Slow Pitch Softball, May 3 to May 14; Initial Swim Lesson at LibraD; May 8; Fitness- Step bench, Early Bird, May 10 to May 21; Baseball and Softball (Kindergarten and PreK), May 10 to May 21. ***NEW-ONLINE REGISTRATION! Now you are able to register for Parks and Recre- ation programs 24/7! Go to the City of Norwalk website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. Click on the Parks and Recreation Program Registration link (right side of screen). This will take you to our site for registrations. Follow the on-screen directions and you will be registered before you know it. The new 2010 Spring/Summer Brochure has been mailed out! Watch your mail box and keep it for future dates and sign up registration times!! Remember this brochure has the summer swimming lesson schedule. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS (Winter Season) Week 12 Just Do It 58 Old Farts 50 My Bad 42 Court Jesters41 All Out 41 1-2-3 Team 37 Pee Wee Tee Ball (Kindergarten) and BamBam Blast Ball (PreK) will register in May and.begin play in July. POPALS (Older People with Active Life Styles) 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 9, May 14; Time: 11:30-1 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building. (Note new location this season). DISC GOLF LEAGUE Come join the fun at the Windflower Disc Golf Course. No matter your skill level this is a great way to get out, get some exercise and enjoy the game of disc -golf. Never played before? No problem. To start the league, the league director will give pointers on how to play the game, how to throw different shots and help with etiquette needed to play the game. The league will take place on Wednesday nights starting at 6 p.m. Ses- sion I will start May 5 and run through June 9. Session II will be starting August 4 and running through Sep- tember 8. There will be prizes awarded every week of the league. Registration Dates: April 12-23; Session I: May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9; Registration Dates: July 12- 23; Session Ih August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Windflower Park; Instructor: Jason Williamson; Cost:. $10 Norwalk residents/S11.50 for non- residents. NESTOR2010! Senior Trip to Pella Tulip Festival Pre-registration required! Come join us as we take a relaxing trip to Pella, Iowa to enjoy the sites and sounds of the Pella Tulip Festival. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy all of the festivities at their own pace! No itinerary on this trip, instead a festival guide will be provided for ideas on how to spend your day. Most events and activities are within a three-block radius of downtown. Golf cart tides will be available for $1. We will leave Norwalk at 9 a.m. and meet back at the vans at 4 p.m. Cost includes transportation and a reserved ticket to the Grandstand street performers (12:45 p.m.) and the afternoon parade (2:30 p.m.). All other tours, shows, or goodies will be on your own. Registration Dates: April 19-30; Trip Date: Thursday, May 6; Depart to Pella: 9 a.m. (Meet at Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex, 200 Wright Rd); Arrive in Norwalk: 5 p.m.; Min/Max: 5/15 participants; Cost: $20 resident/S23 non-resident. Brown's Woods Clean-Up and Cook Out Polk County Conservation, in conjunction with their partners, the Huntmaster's Club, invites you to the Vol- unteer Work Day Saturday, April 17, at Brown's Woods. Anyone interested in supporting the beautification ef- forts in and around Brown's Woods is welcome to at- tend the workday from 9-11 a.m., followed by a com- plimentary cook-out provided by the Huntmaster's Club. Volunteers will be responsible for clean up efforts on the roadsides surrounding Brown's Woods, as well as within the preserve. Garbage collection materials and safety vests for those that work near the roadside will be provided. Bring work gloves. Dress appropriately according to .the weather. Volunteers should meet in the Brown's Woods park- ing lot, located on the south end of the woods off Brown's Woods Drive by 9 a.m. All youth must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is not necessary. Large groups are encouraged to call in advance to Pat Spain at 515-323-5280. clip and save Norwalk Schools'Phone Directory Central OfficeAdministration 981-0676 High School (Grades 10-12) 981-4201 High School Activities 981-4204 Eastview 8/9 School 981-9655 Middle 6/7 School 981-0435 Lakewood Elementary (Grades 4-5) 981-1850 Oviatt Elementary (Grades PreK-3) 981-1005 Transportation Office (Bus Barn) 981-0016 Food Service/Nutrition Office 981-9876 Building & Grounds Office 981-0917 Check out our new that does low profile tires! SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 25 and Hwy 92: a vehicle A Greenfield Plaza driven by Jeffrey Blosser, woman reported her 39, lndianola, was south- daughter missing; investi- bound and ran through a gation is continuing, stop sign, striking a west- Officers investigated abound vehicle driven by domestic-related situation Jennifer Briney, 29, in Martensdale; no charges Indianola, and an east- at this time, investigation bound vehicle driven by is continuing. Mark Woosley, 51, rural Officers responded to aIndianola; $5000 damage domestic-related situation to the Woosley vehicle, in Greenfield Plaza; $1000 damage to the Ronnie Power, 53, Briney vehicle and $5,000 Greenfield Plaza, was damage tothe Blosser ve- chargedwilhdornesticassault, hicle; charges are pending. A Greenfield Plaza resi- March 23 - 6:30 p.m., dent re.ported unlawfulR63 Hwy: a vehicle driven use of identification and by Sandra Petrie, 61, Des Social Security numbers; Moines, was southbound incident remains urideron R63 Hwy and told of- investigation, ricers she slowed for an March26 animal crossing the road- Eric Stephenson re- way when she was struck ported leaving a Vehicle at by a second southbound the Bevington Kum & Go.vehicle driven by Carol The vehicle, a 1996 Ford Hooper, 59, Indianola; valued at $4,800, was taken $3,000 damage to the and later recovered in Des Hooper vehicle and $2,000 Moines; investigation is damage to the Petrie ve~ continuing, hicle; Petrie was cited for Mart.h27 failure to show proof of Bevington Kum & Go insurance. reported a gastheft of $25 March 24 - 3:40 p.m., when an individual indi- Greenfield Plaza: a vehicle cated he had a weapon and -driven by Elizabeth left without paying for the Coltrain, 46, Greenfield gas; nothing else was Plaza, was backing from a taken, drive and struck a parked March29 vehicle registered to Eric Pam Epp, Greenfield Gill, Des Moines; $1,500 Plaza, reported vandalism damage to the Gill vehicle and damage to a vehicle in and $1,000 to the Coltrain the amount of $150. vehicle. 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