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Tlmrsday, April 17, 2014 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.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Ch&tham 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.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Bike Safety Day, through April 25; Fitness Classes, through April 25; Adult Education: Glass Bead Mak- ing, April 21 through May 2; Paint on Canvas (Kids), April 21 through May 2; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, April 28 through May 9. 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 lunch, May 2. PARKS & REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, Wednesday, May 7, 6 p.m. at City Hall. NEW BROCHURE The New Spring/Summer brochure is here! You can view it online or hard copies are available for pick up at Parks and Rec office, N/Warren Town & County News, Norwalk Library, City Hall or City State Bank. SWIMMING Think summer! Registrations for swim lessons begin May 1. GEOCACHING: AVIAN ADVENTURE Grab your binoculars, GPS unit and get ready to fly! The Warren County Parks and Trail Geocaching Avian Adventure will take you across Warren County - dis- covering the hidden gems of the county and revealing exciting facts about Iowa's favorite friends of flight. Your mission - A Geocaching Avian Adventure Bird Cache can be found in most of Warren County's state, county and city parks and recreation areas. Your challenge is to locate the Bird Cache using a hand-,held GPS unit. Each Bird Cache includes an instruction card, the Bird Guestbook (logbook) and a collectible Bird Card spe- cific to the recreation area. Also included in the cache may be a small trinket left by a previous geocacher. If you find a trinket, it's yours to keep. If you choose, leave a trinket in return for the next Avian Adventure geocacher to find. Stop up by our office for a brochure or contact Missy Smith at missysmith@warrenccb.org. ADULT COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET SCHOOL Once again, the Main Street School will offer various Community Education programs. These programs will include Rain Barrels, Glass Bead Making, We Be Jammin', Home Brewing-Beer Making 101 and Epoxy Resin as a Craft. GLASS BEAD MAKING Do cra like to play with fire? Perhaps glass bead making is:the hobby you've been searching for. View a $TATE , NORWALK PARKS a RECREATION DEPAEENT ] demonstration from a professional glass bead artist and try your hand at making a glass bead of your own. You will also learn techniques for making jewelry using the glass beads. Registration: April 21 through May 2; Date: May 8; Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $20; Location: 925 Main St.; Limit: 6 individuals. STEP BENCH AEROBICS This is a class of high energy aerobics 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 adjusted 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 25; Dates: Monday/Wednesday, April 28, 30, May 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 28, June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16; Time: 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/30; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk residents, I class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; non-residents, 1 class per week $28.20, 2 classes per week $56.40. " 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 25; Dates: Tuesday/Thursday, April 29, May 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, June 3, 5, 10, 12; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Li- brary ICN Room; Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/ 20; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk residents, I class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; non-residents, 1 class per week $28.20, 2 classes per week $56.40. CIRCUIT SENSATION Are you ready for this ew 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 hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the in- structor. Registration Dates: Through April 25; Dates: Wednesday, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Cost per session: Norwalk residents $24.50, non-residents $28.20; Minimum/maximum per class: 10/20. YOGA CLASS Yoga is for everyone! It increases strength, flexibilitY and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- ~t~ trt~! i- HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 10 year terra, variable rate 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, Certified Yoga Instructor. Registra- tion Dates: Through April 25;Dates: Monday, April 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Loca- tion: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: Norwalk resident $40.25, non-resident $46.30; Mini- mum/Maximum per class: 10/20, ZUMBA FITNESS Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International music and dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective workout system. Zumba Step will tone and strengthen your legs and glutes with a blend of Zumba routines and step aerobics to get maximum results with- out losing the easy to follow fitness party. This class com- bines 30 minutes of Zumba fitness and 30 minutes of Zumba Step using every muscle of the body as you shimm shake and stomp your way fit-the Zumba party. fitness way! Instructor: Cassandra Canny. Registration Dates: Through April 25; Dates: Tuesda April 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10; Time: 6-7 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose Room (door #16); Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $35, non-residents $40.25; Minimum/Maximum: 10/20. HERSHEY TRACK MEET Spedal Note: The Hershey Track Meet that was sched- uled for April 11 has been moved to April 25. This track meet is for children currently in third through sixth grades. This free track meet is the first step in qualifying for the state meet. A minimum of five Iowa children will receive an all-expense paid trip to the national meet courtesy of Hershey Chocolate Com- pany. Events include 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600- meter runs, 4 X 100-meter relays, standing long jump and softball throw. Registration Dates: Registration will be done during PE Classes; Program Date: Friday, April 25, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (3rd to 5th grade); Location: Norwalk High School Track; Cost: Free. BIKE SAFETY DAY The Norwalk Police Department, Norwalk Fire De- partment, along with Norwalk Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Bike Safety Day. Participants will bring their bikes to the Norwalk Police Department parking lot and get their bike inspected and ride the safety course. After the safety course, the Mayor will lead a bike ride in the area surrounding the Public Safety Build- ing. Each registered child (ages 5 to fifth grade) will have a chance to win miscellaneous prizes. Drawing will take place after ride and you must be present to win. Regis- tration Dates: Through April 25; Program Date: Satur- day, May 10; Time: 1 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Equipment Needed: Your Bicycle; Cost: FREE. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Maria Boden is the head instructor of the school which is under new ownership and offers programs for ages 5 through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and advanced) and students meet twice a week. 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