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Thursday, April 25, 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 mail 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 8a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Tile drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Yoga Workshops, through May 3; Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance, through April 26; Dog Obedience School, through May 3; High Trestle Bridge Day Trip, through May 3; Bike Safety Day, April 29 through May 10; Fit- ness: Step, Early Bird, Bootcamp, Circuit, Yoga, 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. Y6u 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-resideats $23; Minimum/maximum: 10/20. **NEW** DADDY DAUGHTER DINNER DANCE The Parks and Recreation Department will host the social event of the year for Dads and their daughter(s) 1st to 5th grade. This is the night to enjoy your daugh- ter and friends for an evening of dancing, dinner and fun. This will include dLnner, photograph and dancing. If Dad is not available, an uncle, brother or grandfather is welcomed. Registration Dates: April 29 through May 10; Program Date: Frida) 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- NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE ....I By Nancy Kuehl, Director I ing. The class will also focus on correcting Common Be- havior Problems like 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: 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, 31, 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 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 five through fifth grade) will have a chance to win miscellaneous prizes. 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. STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAl. This is a class of high energy aerobics routines inter- spersed with intense cardio segments and followed by arecovery 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: April 29 through May 10; Dates: Monday/Wednesday, May 13, 15, 20, 22, 29, June 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, July 1; 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, 1 class per week $24.50, 2 classes per week $49; non-residents, I class per week $28.20, 2 classes per week $56.40. EARLY BIRD BODY SCULPTIN G 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 dass 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 and your own hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Regis- tration Dates: April 29 through May 10; Dates: Tues- dayfrhursday, May 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, June 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a:m.; Location: [BANK Spring into Home Improvements with an amazing rate! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 3.25d0000 10 year term, variable rate Norwalk Easter Public Library ICN Room; Minimum/ maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk residents, 1 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 new 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: April 29 through May 10; Dates: Wednesday, May 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19, 26; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Minimum/maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per session: Norwalk residents $24.50, non-resi- dents $28.20. YOGA CLASS Yoga is for everyone[ It increases strength, flexibility ..,, and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- Concluded p. 11 POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sunset. The accident was non-reportable due to the damage estimates. Infor- mation was exchanged be- tween drivers. Officer responded to a Property Damage Acci- dent at'the Norwalk High School. A vehide driven by Abigail Pritchard, 17, Norwalk, struck a parked vehicle belonging to Rebecca Routh, 33, Des Moines. Report was made; information was ex- changed between owners. Alril 17 Officer impounded a vehicle in the 1200 block of Cherry Parkway for ex- pired plates. Vehicle was towed to Roy's Towing in West Des Moines. April 18 Officer was called to the 2900 block of Sunset Drive for an unresponsive sub- ject in a vehicle. The driver, Andrew Aanonson, 29, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Operat- ing While Intoxicated, 3rd Offense. Subject was pro- cessed and transported to the Warren County Jail for incarceration. April 12 Officers were called to investigate an assault that occurred in the 900 block of Sunset Drive. There were no injuries and no charges will be filed in this case. Suspect was removed from the area. Officers were called to investigate an assault that occurred in the 1200 block of North Avenue. Informa- tion was taken for report; case remains under inves- tigation at this time. April 14 Officer was called to the intersection of North Av- enue and Sunset Drive to investigate a Property Damage Accident. Vehicle driven by Nathaniel Bratt, Norwalk, collided with a vehide driven by Douglas Jacobs, Urbandale, causing damage to both vehicles. Report was made and will be forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transporta- tion; there were no inju- ries. Officer responded to a Property Damage Acci- dent in the 1500 block of Got Grass? Mow, Weedwhack, Trim, Misc. ;"- "_' '*: r" 5 years experience. 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