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Thursday, April 11, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Activities at the NORWALK LIBRARY 1051 North Ave. * 981-0217 Monday, April 15 Book Buddies, 6-7 p.m. Monday nights through April 22, high school and elementary school students pair up for an hour of reading and crafts. High school students can earn up to 5+ hours of volunteering credit. Registration is required. Tuesday, April 16 Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m. For 3-6 year, olds, join us for stories, finger plays, songs and flannel boards! Parents, expect some interaction with your little ones and some helpful tips on early literacy skills you can use at home. This storytime is also a good fit for parents attending with several children and for daycare groups. History Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Learn more about pre- serving and sharing history, with an emphasis on Norwalk and the surrounding areas. Bring your pho- tos, documents or artifacts to share. This month's speaker is Arvid Huisman, contributing author to the Iowa History Journal, who will speak about writing his- torical accounts. Wednesday, April 17 Wee Ones Story Time, 10:30-11 a.m. For infants to 18 months, join us for lapsit stories, finger plays and songs! Parents: expect full interaction with your little ones and some helpful tips on early literacy skills you can use at home. This storytime is designed for a one- one or one-two parent to child ratio. Lego Club. If you love Legos, join us for Lego Club on early-out Wednesdays to build your own creation! The Library will provide all Legos. Kids Lego Club (K-4): 1-2 p.m. Teen Lego Club (5-12): 2-3 p.m. Card Night, 6:30-8 p.m. Join us the third Wednes- day of each month to play cards! Learn and teach new card games or form a foursome to play your favorite game. Tonight, we're playing Rummy! (Cards pro- vided.) Thursday, April 18 Toddler Time, 10:30-11 a.m. Join US for stories, fin- ger plays, songs and flannel boards! Parents: expect lots of interaction with your little ones and some helpful tips on early literacy skills you can use at home. Craft Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Try a different craft each month! Enjoy guest teachers, share tips and explore the library's resources for arts and crafts. This month, we'll be crocheting. Bring a size H crochet needle! Friday, April 19 Breakfast & Books, 9-10:30 a.m. Join us on the 3rd Friday of each month for this fun activity. This is a chance to simply share what you have been reading, learn about new and upcoming titles or best-sellers and enjoy a breakfast of donuts or muffins on us. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one yea r subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT "Grand" new place, same classic taste! Now at 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines 225.4842 Open Tuesd?y - Friday I 11 a.m. close I *Tuesday & Wednesday Dinner.Buffet *Wednesday Lunch Buffet 11 a.m. 1:30 p.m, New items available on lunch menu! Free Benefit Concert At Crossroads Sunday, April 14, at 6 p.m., Crossroads Church is holding a FREE benefit con- cert at Crossroads to help Linn Grove Monthly Meal Linn Grove United Methodist Church, 7483 50th in Prole, is having their monthly "free-will offer- ing" dinner Thursday, April 11. The meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. and can be dine-in or carry out. The menu will be baked macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, dessert and beverage. There will be no cost for the meal, but a free-will offer- ing will be accepted. The proceeds from this dinner will be donated to a local charity. Go to www.gbgm- umc.org/linngrove for more information. raise funds to aid the less fortunate in the Norwalk area in such ways as rent assistance, food and other basic necessities. Funds will go directly into the Norwalk Ministerial Asso- ciation checkbook. Featured performer is Bob Castelline. He often shares his incredible tal- ents at Crossroads. His first CD went out earlier this year. Although a free concert, he's donating some of his CD sales from the night to the cause. There will also be various items auctioned off. Jeff Arrandale from Fel- lowship Community Church and Corbett Reeves from Crossroads Church will also be shar- ing their talents. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. March 29 Officer was called to Sunset Drive and Lake- wood Drive for a motor ve- hicle accident. Vehicle driven by Mary Perr34 73, Norwalk, collided with a vehicle driven by Kate Fischer, 31, Waterloo. Re- port was taken. No injuries. March 30 Officer was dispatched to the 1600 block of North Avenue for a suspicious odor at that location. Michael Norman Forget, 20, Norwalk, was arrested on a warrant out of Warren County. He was also charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was transported to the War- ren County Jail. I April 1 Officer responded to Park Place and Laurel Place for a vehicle that was parked blocking traffic flow. Towing Service was contacted for vehicle im- pound. Owner arrived and vehicle was removed prior to impoundment. April 4 Officer stopped a ve- hicle at the 98 mile marker of Highway 5 for an ex- pired registration. The driver, Travis Michael Grinnell, 22, Clive, was ar- rested for Driving While License Revoked, Posses- sion of Marijuana with In- tent to Distribute, Posses- sion of Drug Parapherna- lia and Operation without Registration. He was pro- cessed and transported to the Polk County Jail. Maureen O'Hara to Visit Winterset The John Wayne Birth- place is thrilled to an- nounce that Irish-Ameri- can screen legend Maureen O'Hara and her family will be in Winterset May 24 and 25 for the an- nual John Wayne Birthday Celebration. O'Hara, wto starred with Wayne in "Rio Grande," "The Quiet Man," "The Wings of Eagles," "McLintockI" and "Big Jake," considered Duke her best friend and, in this public farewell to her legions of fans, she'll discuss their life-long friendship. The two-day event will feature all aspects of Wayne's film career in- cluding the U.S. Cavalry, cowboys, World War II and, of course, Ireland. In tribute to Miss O'Hara, this year's dinner gala will reprise many of the high- Maureen O'Hara lights of last year's "Quiet Man" celebration; music from the classic film per- formed by Irish songstress Catherine O'Connell, Chicago's Shannon Rovers Pipes and Drums and Irish dancers, the Fabulous McKay Sisters. For more information, visit www.johnwaynebirth place.org. Norwalk Soccer Club Can Drive The Norwalk Soccer Club teams will be holding a Can Drive, Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to I p.m. The club will be collecting cans around Norwalk and cans also may be brought to Farewa36 1711 Sunset Dr. All proceeds from the Can Drive will go to the soc- cer club. Photo Printing is a full cornrnercial printer located in Carlisle, Iowa. If you have a flyer, letterhead, envelope, brochure, magazine, newsletter, book, etc., that you would like to have printed, give us a call for a Free Estimate. Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st Street Carlisle, Iowa 50047 515-989-3251 JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY INC. 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