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Thursday, June 5, 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 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- rice 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 Art in the Park, through June 6; Junior Golf Lessons, through June 6; Adult Ed: Jam Making, through June 6; Pageant School through June 13; Summer Art. Camp, through June 13; Youth Tennis, through June 13; Munchkin Tennis, through June 13; Chess Camp, through June 13; Coed Softball, through June 13. 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. PARKS & REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited. July 2, 6 p.m. at City Hall. MISCELLANEOUS Adventureland Discount Tickets are available at our of- fice. Have fun at two parks for the price of one. Coming in June 2014: The Storm Chaser. The park is now open daily. MENACE SOCCER CAMP Join members of the Des Moines Menace - Iowa's Premier Soccer Team - for a fun camp experience June 23-26 at the Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex. Camp is open for ages 3-14. Camp runs from 9-10 a.m. for age s 3-4 ($60 registration), from 10-11:30 a.m. for ages 5-8 ($80 registration) and from 9-11:30 a.m. for ages 9-14 ($100 registration). Participants receive a soccer ball Menace t-shirt and two tickets to attend a Menace game at Valley Stadium. Check the website www.MenaceSoccer, com or email Adam Small at ajs@menacesoccer.com for more information. **MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS UPCOMING EVENT** MOVIE UNDER THE STARS Bring your own lawn chair or blanket and get out- doors to watch a movie on the giant 11x17 movie screen! Join us for a fun, relaxing evening under the stars! The movie showing will be Angels in the Outfield. Conces- sion stand will be open. Location: Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex; Date: July 5; Day: Saturday; Time: 8 to 10 p.m.; Cost: FREE (Donations of a canned food item will be accepted and will be donated to the Norwalk Food Pantry.) 2014 JUNIOR GOLF LESSONS Calling all beginner or experienced youth golfers! Brett West, Winterset High School Boys Golf Coach, is back in Norwalk to teach the life-long game ofgolf! These instructional lessons will focus on, and break down, each part of the golf swing! Different types of shots and situations will be taught, ultimately enhanc- ing your golf skill level. Grade is determined by grade NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE just completed. Registration: Through June 6; Location: Warrior Run Golf Course; Dates: Monday-Thursday, June 16-20, Frida June 21 (rain/heat make-up); Time: K-2nd grade 8:30-9:30 a.m., 3rd-4th grade 9:30-10:30 a.m., 5th-8th grade 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Equipment needed: Golf clubs (limited supply available, if needed); Cost: $40 Norwalk resident/S46 non-resident; Minimum/ Maximum: 10/30 per class. WE BE JAMMIN' Who doesn't love homemade jam? Impress your fam- ily and friends when you learn how easy it is to make your own strawberry jam. Whether you want to learn to create healthier preserves for your family to enjoy or like the idea of capturing the taste of summer to be en- joyed all year long, you will be amazed by how easy it is to can your own jam. We use the low sugar recipe to make sure the fruit is the prominent flavor. Each par- ticipant will learn the basics and leave with four half- pints of delicious homemade strawberry jam. Registra- tion: Through June 6; Location: Main Street Montessori School; Date: Saturday, June 14; Time: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Cost: $20; Limit: 6 individuals. PAGEANT PREP SCHOOL Here she comes, Miss America! Have you ever thought of being in a pageant, but didn't know where to start? Did you know that the largest provider of schol- arships for women in the world is the Miss America Organization? This class is a short class introducing you to the exciting world of pageants! (Note that this class will focus on natural pageants and not "glitz" type pag- eants as seen in popular television shows.) You will learn about: 1. Creating a Great R6sum6, 2. Interview, 3. Community Service, 4. Personal introduc- tion, 5. On Stage Questions, 6. Makeup, 7. Runway (Ca- sual Wear) Walk, 8. Beauty Walk, 9. Turning, 10. Choos- ing the best look for you in: a. Beauty, b. Interview, c. Casual Wear, 11. Optional competitions, 12. Different Pageant Systems. Girls should bring a pair of age appropriate heels to the class. If they would like advice on gowns, bring those as well. At the end of class, a mock pageant will be held. This class is for girls going into 2nd through 6th grades in 2014-2015 school year. The class is taught by Jordan George, reigning Miss American Coed's Miss Heartland and past America's US Miss Iowa Tween and National American Miss Iowa Cover Girl and National Cover Model. All fees collected from this dass will go to the Norwalk Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center Fund. Registration Dates: Through June 13; Date: Saturdafi June 14; Location: Public Safety Building; Time: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Cost: $25 Norwalk resident/S28.75 non resi- dent; Minimum/Maximum: 10/20 participants. SUMMER TENNIS LESSONS MUNCHKIN TENNIS Join Simpson College Men's Tennis Team for Sum- mer Tennis Lessons[ This program is offered for par- ticipants in two separate sessions. You may register your child for one, or both, of these sessions (sessions will be conducted with same curriculum). These lessons are instructional and offer your child an introduction into the game of tennis. Grade is determined by the grade just completed. Registration: Through June 13; Loca- tion: Norwalk Middle School Tennis Courts; Date: Ses- sion I: June 23-26, Session Ih July 7-10; Time: lst-4th grade 9-10 a.m., 5th-8th grade 10-11:30 a.m., PreK and Kindergarten 11:30-12 p.m. (Munchkin Tennis); Equip- ment needed: Tennis racquet (limited supply available, if needed); Cost: lst-8th grade $34.50 Norwalk resident/ $39.75 non-resident, PreK and Kindergarten $29 Norwalk resident/S33.50 non-resident; Minimum/ Maximum: 10/25 per class. SUMMER ART CAMP Join us for two days of fun creative activities that kids will love. This camp includes two art projects and snack each day. Register for one day or both. Educational and fun! Instructor Lucinda Sperr Art Love Studio. Reg- istration: Through June 13; Location: Norwalk Library; Dates: June 19, June 20; Time: 2--4 p.m.; Cost: $30/day Norwalk resident; $34.50/day non resident; Limit: 6/20. CHESS SUMMER CAMP Brent Walker, retired Norwalk HS teacher, will pro- vide fun, informative and challenging chess lessons to students from the surrounding area. Chess is a fun game with lots of moves to improve student's logic, concen- tration, and critical-thinking skills along with impor- tant life concepts such as the ability to win graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship. At the end of the camp, the student will receive a t-shirt and participate in a mini-chess tournament with a tro- phy to the winner. This camp is open to all ages: 1st grade thru 12th grade. Registration Dates: Through June 13; Program Dates: Thursda June 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24; Time: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.; Location: Public Safety; Cost: $15 Norwalk resident/$17.25 non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 6/20. COED SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE Players must be 18 years old and out of high school. Umpires provided. Registration Dates: June 9-June 20; Program Dates: Sundays, June 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3 (tentative); Time: 3, 4, 5, 6 p.m. (dependent on # of teams); Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Team Fee: $291.50 (includes state sales tax); Minimum/Maximum Teams: 418. OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. The harder a pencil is, the higher its number and the more clay and less graphite it contains. SIrATE Wall of Heroes City State Bank is proud to honor our service men and women and will have a 'Wall of Heroes" on display from May 19th-June 7th. Would you like to have someone included? Past or p ent, plea bdn 9 a miiitry photo ofthem to Cay State BaH (to be copied and marned immediately) ]hen fill out a form including their: Name. Branch of 00Mce- Rank Of desired} Date of Service. P00ce Served - BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT " Same classic taste now at 2025 Grand Ave.. West Des Moines Tues.-Fd., 11 a.rn. to close; Sat., 4p.m. to close *Tuesday Evening Special Chicken Dinner $9.95 *Wednesday Evening Special 1/2 off any size pizza *Lunch Menu 225,.4842 In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" (515) 989.0"106 SALES - SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL