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Thursday, April 18, 2013 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 mhil 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. 1Vfonday 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.cLnorwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Yoga Workshops, through May 3; Last Man Stand- ing Golf Tournament, through April 19; Daddy Daugh- ter Dinner Dance, through April 26; Dog Obedience School, April 22 through May 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, April 22 through May 3; Bike Safety Day, April 29 through May 10; American Red Cross Swim Lessons, May 1. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS OPALS, May 3 at High School Warrior Caf6. 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 website: 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, 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. 2ND ANNUAL LAST MAN STANDING GOLF TOURNAMENT This unique and exciting tournament format is for everyone and the proceeds directly benefit pur junior golf camp that serves more than 130 kids in the Norwalk community. An 18-hole qualifier determines who quali- fies for Championship Day. The Top 30 scores will qualify for two separate championships: 1) Open Cham- pion; 2) Two-Man Team Champions. Your qualifying score determines what championship you will be play- ing for. The top 10 qualifiers play individually for the Open Championship. The remaining 11-30 qualifiers are paired as teams to vie for the Two-Man Alternate Shot Championship. Nine holes are played together on Championship Day with one player/team being elimi- nated each hole, ultimately giving you one player/team who is the "Last Man Standing." Those who do not qualify for Championship Day (Scores 3I+) will receive a free 9-hole w/cart voucher for Rolling Hills Golf Course. When regis- tering, designate your tee-time. ***Family, friends and spectators are encouraged to attend on Championship Day*** Registration Dates: Through April 19; Qualify- ing: Saturday" April 27 (tee-times); Championship Day: Sunday" April 28 (Two-Man: 12 p.m. Open: 2 p.m.); Cost: $50/player (Inclu des 18 holes w/cart) + above mentioned voucher (if not championship day qualifier); Location: Rolling Hills Golf Course. **NEW** DADDY DAUGHTER DINNER DANCE The Parks and Recreation Department will host the social event of the year for Dads and their daughter(s) fun. This will include dinner, photograph and dancing. If Dad is not .available, an uncle, brother or grandfather is welcomed. Registration Dates: April 29 through May 10; Program Date: Friday, May 3; Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $11 per person/per non-resident $12.65; Mini- mum/Maximum: 50/125. DOG OBEDIENCE SCHOOl, This is a basic obedience class using reward based training methods. We will cover simple commands such as sit, down, coming when called and loose leash walk- ing. The class will also focus on correcting Common Behavior Problemslike jumping, chewing, bolting and potty issues. Dogs must be at least six months old to attend and current on all vaccinations. Children are welcome to attend, but a responsible adult should be the main person working with the dog. The class is taught by Dan Pastor, a certified dog trainer with seven years of experience. This class will be held outside so wear the proper attire. Location: Billy O Phillips Park; Registration Dates: April 22 through May 3; Session Dates: Tuesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4; Registration Dates: June 24 to July 5; Session Dates: Wednesdays, July 10,17, 24, 31r August 7; Time: 6-7 p.m. Equipment Needed: Nylon or leather collar, leash and treats; Cost: Norwalk residents $80.50/non-residents $96.60. BIKE SAFETY DAY The Norwalk Police Department, Norwalk Fire De- partment along with Norwalk Parkland 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 five through fifth grade) will have a chance to win miscellaneous rizes. Draw- ing will take place during lunch and you must be present to win. Registration Dates: April 29 through May 10; Program Date: Saturday, May 18; Time: 10 a.m.; Loca- tion: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Equipment Needed: Your Bicycle; Cost: FREE. OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- i Spring into Home Improvements with an amazing rate! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDrI': ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This program will run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. 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 1st to 5th grade. This is the night to enjoy your daugh- will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have ter and friends for an evening of dancing, dinner and on that day. Call the office to register two days before the event. Date: May 3; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: 10 year rm, variabl e rate High School Warrior Caf6. DAY TRIP: HIGH TRESTLE BRIDGE All interested parties are-invited to join Norwalk Parks and Recreation for an exciting and informational trip to Madrid to see the High Trestle Bridge. Dinner will be at the Radish Restaurant in Grimes, but is not included in the price below. Call Norwalk Parks & Rec- reation with any questions or itinerary (981-9206). Reg- istration Dates: April 22 through May 3; Trip Date: Thursday, May 9; Depart to Des Moines: 4:30 p.m. (Meet at Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex, 200 Wright Rd); Arrive in Norwalk: 8 p.m. (approx.); Minimum/Maxi- mum: 5/12 participants; Cost: Norwalk residents $12/ non-residents $13.80 (dinner is not included in price). ril 4 4000 block of Idaho Street, Eric Johnson, 41, Prole, was arrested for Domestic Abuse With In- jury. A pril 6 2000 block of 2nd Street, Spring Hill, Demerey Drake, 20, Norwalk, was arrested for Possession of Marijuana. " April 8 Mine DTF investigation in Norwalk. SHERIFF'S REPORT I Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. April 9 7000 block of Geneva Street, Norwalk resident reported a burglary to his shed on 4-8-13. Unknown property loss at this time. ACCIDENTS April 9 - 6:28 a.m.: Ve- hicle driven by Donald Perkins, 58, Indianola, was westbound in the 12000 block of G=24 Hwy when it struck a deer in the road- way, sustaining damage to the front of the vehicle. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! J Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to. PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 ECLECTIC ARTISANS Unique Gift Boutique Presents Intro Fairy Garden Class Begins at 11 a.m. by Barb Plew at our Garden Extravaganza Saturday, May 4, 1-2 Hour Class -Pre-Registration by May 2 is encouraged -You may bring your own container, 8-10" -$25 Class will include plants and items for your fairy garden. Arrive early to select your plants. Garden-Related Items Rose Flowers Other -Copper -Cards -Garden Art -Mushrooms -Birds, Etc. A Variety of Fairy Gardens willhe available to purchase just iu~ ",n fo r Mo ther's Day. 1225 Sunset Dr. 981-4009 Hours Monday-Friday 11:30-6:30 and Saturday 10-5 W