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Thursday, June 6, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News 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 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.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS American Red Cross Swim Lessons began May I until classes full; Let Us Sing Show Choir, through June 7; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through June 7; Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp, through July 12; Junior Police Academ36 June 10 through June 21; Junior Fire School, June 17 through July 28; Fitness: Step, Bootcamp, Early Bird, Kettle Bells, Zumba, June 24 through July 5; PeeWee Flag Football, June 24 through July 5; Youth Flag Football June 24 through July 5; Soccer: Youth, Kinder- garten, PreK, June 24 through July 5; Munchkin and Beginner Tennis, June 24 through July 5; Dog Obedi- ence School June 24 through July 5. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Wet and Wild Club, Mondays, beginning June 10; Family Swim Hour, Sundays, beginning June 9; Lap Swim; Adults, Daffy, Noon to I p.m. AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS Adventureland Amusement Park tickets are now for sale for $32 (gate price $40) at our office. NOTICE Due to the tennis courts getting resurfaced this sum- mer, our tennis programs will be postponed to July 15 through Jul 19. Registration will be June 24 through July 5. LET US SING SHOWOCHOIR Bobi Jo Friesen, Lakewood music teacher, along with Norwalk Parks and Rec would like to present an oppor- tunity to perform in a community show choir. If you like to sing and dance, this is the activity for you. This is for students who have completed grades 4, 5 and 6. We will rehearse singing and dancing all week. On the last da)9 we will perform for parents and friends. Each stu- dent will receive a t-shirt to keep. Registration Dates: Through June 7; Practice Dates: June 17-21; Perfor- mance Date: Friday, June 21 at 11:30 a.m.; Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: High School show choir room/au- ditorium; Cost: Norwalk residents $46, norWresidents $52.90; Minimum/Maximum: 30/50. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Michael Wage nknecht is the head instructor of the school and offers programs for ages five through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, at Oviatt Elementary. Begin- ners meet from 6:00-6:45 p.m. and advanced students meet from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for children ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. Maximum number of students in the Little NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE Dragon program is 20, so register early. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, f,)rms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics sach as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Competition is also available for those students who are interested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives confidence and allows the students to use the skills they have learned in class. Families are strongly encouraged to join and train together. We found that the kids learn better when one or both of their parents/guardians are learning along- side of them in class. For more information, see www.NorwalkTKD.com. Cost per session: Little Drag- ons (twice a week): Norwalk resident, $46; Non-resi- dent, $53; Family Tae Kwon D O (ages 8 and above), First family member: Norwalk resident, $57.50, Non-resident, $66.25; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- dent, $28.75 each, Non-resident, $33.25 each; Maximum family fee: Norwalk resident, $115; Non-resident, $132.25. Cost of testing for belts and competition is ex- tra. Registration Dates: Through June 7; Session Dates: June 11; 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, July 2, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, August 1, 6; (Dates/times could vary due to school func- tions/concerts). BRICKS 4 KIDZ SUMMER CAMP Bricks 4 Kidz programs are kid-tested and educator- approved to deliver valuable learning experiences that correlate to a variety of cross-disciplinary curriculum objectives. Using LEGO bricks, your student will build in teams, Bricks 4 Kidz models. Kids will get a t-shirt and a mini figure to take home. This year there is a 20% sibling discount plus a 10% early enrollment discount. This program is for ages 6+. July 15 - 19 (9 a.m. - Noon) Bricks 4 Kidz Zoologist Camp Are you fascinated by the weird but true, wild and wacky, gross and yucky? This is the camp for you. Spend the week discovering the zany biology of our animal friends. Each day we'll explore fascinating facts about the animal kingdom. Build a different animal model each day and fill your "Animal Zoologist" booklet with the crazy and cool facts you learn. August 5 - 9 (9 a.m. - Noon) Amusement Park Rides Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz very own Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each da36 learning how to make things spin, roll turn and rock. Motorized models maximize the action and fun. Each camp day includes games, group challenges, model-building and more. Registration Dates: Through June 28 (early bird discount), July 1 to July 12; Loca- tion: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $180/camp, non-residents $207/camp; Minimum/ Maximum: 6/20. NORWALK JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY The Norwalk Police Department is again conducting the Junior Police Academy for the City of Norwalk. The program is a partnership between the Parks and Recre- ation Department and the Norwalk Police and is an weather, COOL rate! started on your summer projects today... HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 3.25A00R ,c.,.,. 10 year term, variable rate N opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community. Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints and running an obstacle course. Each student will receive a t-shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: June 10 through June 21; Program Dates: July 9 - July 12 (students who completed grades 3rd - 6th); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $23, non-residents $26.50; Maximum: 16 students. NORWALK JUNIOR FIRE SCHOOL Learn basic firefighter skills to include use of fire hoses, ladders, hand tools, fire investigation and breath- ing apparatus training. Basic first aid and ambulance equipment w.ill also be demonstrated. Fire department staff will be coordinating this fun program. Registra- tion Dates: June 17 through July 28; Program Dates: July 29 - August I (students who completed 3rd - 6th grades); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk residents $23, non-residents $26.50; Maximum: 12 students. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until pro;en guilty in a court Of law. Officer initiated a traf- fic stop in the 1500 block of Sunset Drive. The driver, Christopher Parker, 29, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Posses- sion of Marijuana, Driving While License Barred, Driving While License Under Suspension X 3 and Speeding. Subject was pro- cessed and transported to the Warren County Jail. Officer called to the 4300 block of N. Birch Av- enue, Cumming, for an Agency Assist for the War- ren County Sheriff's De- partment. Report was made on the incident and the information was for- ward,ed to that depart- ment. Officer dispatched to the 99-mile marker of the Hwy 5 Bypass for a single vehicle property damage accident. The driver, Christina Davis, 24, Des Moines, collided with a deer causing damage to her vehicle. A report was made and information was forwarded to the Iowa De- partment of Transporta- tion. Max_g_ Officer called to the 900 block of E. 17th Street for the theft of a Kindle Fire. Report made; case pend- ing further investigation. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious male subject in the area of Windflower Park. Subject was located in the 2100 block of Merle Huff Av- enue following a short foot pursuit. John Joseph Moyle, 30, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Theft 5th Degree, Criminal Trespass, Interference with Official Acts and was picked up on an active Ankeny warrant. Moyle was processed and trans- ported to the Warren County Jail for booking. Officer stopped a ve- hicle for speeding at the 100-mile marker of the Highway 5 Bypass. The driver, Nicholas Knudsen, 28, Newton, was issued a citation for speeding. One of the passengers in the vehicle, Joshua Kruse, 27, Los Angeles, CA, was ar- rested and charged with Possession of Marijuana. Kruse was processed and transported to the Polk County Jail. Maay_ Officers called to Re- gency Care Center for a theft report. Information was taken and a report made; investigation re- mains active at this time. Officer was called to the 1100 block of Pinehurst Circle for a property dam- age accident. A vehicle owned b'y George Nicholson, Norwalk, was being driven by his juve- '- nile son. The subject lost control and collided with a neighbor's garage cans- ing structural damage. Re- port was made and for- warded to the Iowa De- partment of Transporta- tion. May 30 Officer initiated a traf- fic stop at Sunset Drive and Hwy 5 Bypass. Ashley Vandel, 21, Des Moines, was arrested on a warrant from Creston for Identity Theft. She was processed  " and transported to the Warren County Jail. Officer took a report of a Property Damage Acci- dent that occurred in the Norwalk High School parking lot. A vehicle driven by Caleb Klocko, 17, Norwalk, was backing from a parking space and struck a vehicle driven by Sebastian Rusher, 17, Norwalk. T '-o c :.;,a- dam- age to boLL '"::*. The report was forwarded to  the Iowa Department of Transportation.