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,Thursday, June 12, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Fifteen I LEISURE LINE Concluded from p. 3 20; Cost per Week Session: Norwalk residents, 1 class per week $24.50, non-residents $28.20; 2 classes per week, Norwalk residents $49, non-residents $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: Through June 20; Dates: Wednesda) June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6; 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 Off for Summer session. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Maria Boden is the new 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 a.dvanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at Oviatt gym (6 p.m. start) or Multi-purpose room (7 p.m. start). Times will vary depending on location due to school activities. We also offer our Little Dragon program designed for children ages 5 to 7. Little Dragons meet twice a week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- ning class. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense and lessons and instructions on top- ics such 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 dass. 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 dass. Cost per Session: Norwalk residents, Little Dragons/ ,Twice a Week $46,, non-residents $53, Family Taekwondo (ages 8 and above), 1st Family Member $57.50, 2nd and 3rd Family Members $28.75 each, Maximum Family Fee $115. Non-residents, lstFamily Member $66.25,2nd and 3rd Family Members $33.25 each, Maximum Family Fee $132.25. **Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra along with an annual $25 association fee** Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Ses- sion Dates: July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28. (Dates could vary due to school functions/concerts). 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 Parksand Recre- ation Department and the Norwalk Police and is an 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 Kn obstacle course. Each student will receive a t-shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Program Dates: July 8 through July 11 (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: 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 will also be demonstrated. Fire department staff will be coordinating this fun program. Registra- tion Dates: June 16 through June 27; Program Dates: each week. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Divi- sions: 1st & 2nd Grade Boys: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Tuesday and Friday; 1st & 2nd GracJe Girls: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Monday and Thursday; 3rd & 4th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Monday and Thursday; 5th - 7th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Tu,, sday and Friday (Game nights are tentative). Registra', ion Dates: June 16 through June 27; Program Begins: Week of August 18 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost:- Norwalk residents $46, non-residents $53. KINDERGARTEN SOCCER This program is for both boys and girls entering Kin- dergarten. The children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Shin guards are required. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six-week program including one game and one practice each week. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of August 18 (tenta- tively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Co nplex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non-residents $39.75. JUST FOR KICKS This program is for children 4 or 5 years old that are NOT starting Kindergarten yet. This is a coed league. The children will have fun while learning the funda- mentals of soccer. The skills of dribbling, passing and shOoting will be introduced. Volunteer coaches will be needed. There will be one week of practice and five weeks of practice/games. Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Days: Mondays or (Wednesdays if needed, dependant on numbers); Program Begins: Week of August 18 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: Norwalk residents $28.75, non-residents $33.25. PEEWEE FLAG FOOTBALL This fundamental program is for children entering 1st and 2nd grade this coming school year. Children will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals of football. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six-week program; players will have practices/games twice per week. The number of participants will determine the exact nights, due to limited field space. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Program Begins: Week of'August 18 (tentatively); Days: Monday and Thursday (Tuesday and Friday will be used also if needed, dependant on num- bers); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Mouthpiece; Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non-residents $39.75. 3RD - 5TH FLAG FOOTBALL Flag football is for children entering 3rd through 5th grades this coming school year. Children will be placed on teams and will play each other. Children will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals of football. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six-week pro- gram; players will have practices/games twice per week. The number of participants will determine the exact nights, due to limited field space. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: June 16 through June 27; Program Dates: Week of August 18 (tentatively); Days: Tuesday and Friday; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Mouthpiece; Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non-residents $39.75; Minimum: 20. 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. @ (NAPS)--According to a new survey, nearly three out of four American voters believe it's appropriate for the federal government to provide tax incentives to pro- mote homeownership. It was conducted on behalf of the National Association of Home Builders. To learn more, visit www.nahb.org. 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Till August 30th, baseball fans can e-tip their hats by tweeting their favorite team's hashtag al~er ~ plays. Head & Shoulders will donate to the national MLB Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities pro- gram and to the RBI chapter of the team with the most HEALTHY IDEAS (NAPS)--People on anti- platelet therapy should get tested to see how they are responding. An easy-to- administer test manufac- tured by Accumetrics, Inc. is called the VerifyNow sys- tem. For more information, visit www.verifynow.com/ requestthetest or call (800) 643-1640. ~The importance of regu- lar dental care for children is widely recognized, but maintaining your oral health is equaIly important for adults," said Beth Truett, president of Oral Health America. Have your mouth examined twice a year for signs of gum disease or infection. *** A pain reliever such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen can reduce fever and relieve body aches and headaches When someone in your fam- ily has a cold or the flu, says Dr. Joshua Rift. 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Developed by the National Institutes of Health, it provides resources for parents, caregivers and communities to help dfildron by nprov foed choices and increasing physical activity. July 28 through July 31 (students who completed 3rd- www.bialettishop.com..Hats Offtwsets. 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. ] (ME. FALL YOUTH SOCCER 2014[ This program is for children entering first through seventh grades. Soccer is a great aerobic sport and many children enjoy playing the game because of the constant motion. Shin guard, s are required to participate in this If you think changing clocks for daylight savings time sport. Parks and Rec provides a team shirt. This is a six- Until the 1700s, ballerinas wore long, heavy skirts, t,ght is a nuisance, consider the shadow clock which told ancient comets and heeled sli~ll of which limited their abil- Egyptians the number of hours before or after noon.That week program including one game and one practice ity to jump and perform other energetic movements, clock had to be turned around each day at noon.