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Thursday, June 18, 2015 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.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- fice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able (See website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Art in the Park, through June 19; Junior Police Acad- emy, through June 26; Junior Fire School, through June 26; Fall Soccer, through June 26; PeeWee Flag Football, through June 26; Youth Flag Football, through June 26; Coed Slow Pitch Softball, through June 26. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, July 1, 6 p.m. at City Hall. RECYCLED ART IN THE PARK Do you miss seeing your friends during the summer? Stop and enjoy their company at the park while making special projects. Kids meet on Wednesdays and create a different project each time. This program is for students ages 5 to 12. Registration: Through June 19; Time: 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.; Dates: June 11 - Recycled Cardboard Ani- mals - Use cardboard pieces to create the face of a cat, bear or other animal. June 18 - Mixed Media Recycled Collage Flower - Use various art materials to experi- ment on recycled cardboard then cut out shapes and assemble a beautiful flower, sun or other art collage ideas. June 25 - Rock People - Take rocks to another cre- ative level and paint them to make people. Make a whole family then mix them up for more fun ideas. July 2, Clay Can Sculpture - Using a tin can as a base create a 3-D sculpture that can be used as a pencil holder. July 9, Recycled Rain Sticks - Paper tubes, aluminum foil, paint and more come together to create a fun sounding rain stick. Location: City Park; Cost: Pottery $12 Norwalk resident/S13.80 non-resident per class; Minimum/Maxi- mum: 5/20 participants. FALL YOUTH SOCCER 2015 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 guards are required to participate in this sport. 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. Divisions: 1st and 2nd Grade Boys: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Tuesday and Friday; 1st and 2nd Grade Girls: 4 vs. 4 - Play on Mon- day and Thursday; 3rd and 4th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Monday and Thursday; 5th- 7th Grade Coed: 8 vs. 8 - Play on Tuesday and Friday (Game nights are tentative). Registration Dates: Through June 26; Pro- gram Begins: Week of August 17 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $46 Norwalk resident/S53 non-resident. 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 will provide a team shirt. This is a six-week program including one game and one practice each week. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registration Dates: Through June 26; Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Program Begins: Week of August 17 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m. or 6:45 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $34.50 Norwalk resident/S39.75 non-resident. 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: Through June 26; Days: Mondays or (Wednesdays if needed de- pendant on numbers); Program Begins: Week of Au- gust 17 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shin guards; Cost: $28.75 Norwalk resident/S33.25 non-resi- dent. 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: Through June 26; Program Begins: Week of August 17 (Tenta- tively); Days: Mondays and Thursdays (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: $34.50 Norwalk resident/S39.75 non-resident. 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 leam 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: Through June 26; Pro- gram Begins: Week of August 17 (Tentatively); Days: Tuesdays and Fridays; Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk- McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Mouthpiece; Cost: $34.50 Norwalk resident/S39.75 non- resident. COED SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE This is a slow pitch recreation league. A 12-inch soft- CITY STATE BANK 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 18th-July 5th. Would you like to have someone included? Io [t copi ;nd rel:urr immedia[el',). Then 611 (:u[ a I:,r# K t;ir_}: ball will be used. Teams will play a six week schedule (depending on number of teams registered.) Rosters must contain a minimum of 10 players and maximum of 20. Players must be 18 years old and out of high school. Umpires provided. Registration Dates: Through June 26; Program Dates: Wednesday - July 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19 (tentative); Time: 6:00, 7:00 (dependent on # of teams); Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Team Fee: $291.50 (includes state sales tax); Minimum/ Maximum Teams: 4/8. 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 op- portunity 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 tee shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: Through June 27; Pro- gram Dates: July 7 - July 10 (students who completed grades 3rd - 6th); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: $23.00 Norwalk resident/S26.50 non-resident; 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: Through June 26; Program Dates: July 27 - July 30 (students who completed 3rd - 6th grades); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m,; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: $23 Norwalk resident/S26.50 non resi- dent; Maximum: 12 students. 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. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 JrEMC. [nsura C(panies COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR COMMUNITY. www,emOnsurance.com ,- . ",,,a, " . 'llr"" - m BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT--" 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines 20th Anniversary! 1995-2015 COME CELEBRATE WITH US. Tues: Discounted homemade fried chicken Wed: Half.off pizza Thurs: All.you-can-eat spaghetti, no cork fee 11 a.m. to close; Sat., 4 p.m. to close 225-4842 4 . .. . .....