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Thursday, June 27, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Flag Disposal Ceremony Saturday, June 15, members of Cumming American Legion Post #562 and mem- bers of Norwalk Boy Scout Troop #30 held a Flag Disposal Ceremony at the Le- gion Post in Cumming. Information and facts about the flag and proper disposal were read prior to the ceremony. This ceremony is open to anyone to come and view. The Legion members show the proper way todispose of a flag that is worn, torn, faded and unfit to fly. They also appreciate Fareway in Norwalk for the do- nation of hamburgers and hot dogs that were prepared for lunch. Photo submitted. Bible School at St. John the Apostle Youngsters attending Kingdom Rock, the summer Bible school event at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Norwalk will "stand strong for God" through Bible stories, creative activities, team-building games and entertaining songs. Registration is now open four Kingdom Rock Vacation Bible School which will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 28-August 1, at St. John the Apostle Church, 720 Orchard Hills Dr. There is no cost to attend. Kingdom Rock is open to any child in the Norwalk area from age four through 4th grade. In addition, students who have completed fifth grade and above can enjoy a leadership experience as a Kingdom Rock volunteer. To register or for more information, send an email to judycorcoran@gmail, c0m or call the parish at 981-4855. "We are excited to offer Kingdom Rock: Where Kids Stand Strong for God be- cause it will provide lessons and experiences to help children see evidence of God in their daily lives," Corcoran said. "Our volunteers will lead wonderful activities that young people will enjoy. They'll bring home their excitement about God in their lives to share with the family." The event will end with a closing program of music, video and treats on the final evening. Parks and Rec Activities NOTICE OF A PUBLIC MEETING The Warren County Historical Preservation Commission Will hold a meeting On Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 5:30 p.m. in Conference Room #1 on the 2nd Floor of the Administration Building, 301 North Buxton Street, indianola, Iowa 50125. They will approve the minutes from June 6, 2013. Discuss and review the current Hastie Sta- tion project located at 3232 Highway 65/69, Carlisle, Iowa 50047. Fundraising com- mittee update. Warren County Fair Booth preparation and discussion of materials to be presented. Discuss CLG and its ramifications to the commission. LEISURE LINE Concluded from p. 3 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 fundamen- tals of soccer. The skills of dribbling, passing and shooting will be introduced. Vol- unteer coaches will be needed. There will be one week of practice and five weeks of practice/games. Registration Dates: Through July 5; Days: Mondays or (Wednes- days if needed dependant on numbers); Program Begins: Week of August 19 (tenta- tively); 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 ex- act nights, due to limited field space. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registra- tion Dates: Through July 5; Program Begins: Week of August 20 (tentatively); Days: Tuesday and Friday (Monday and Thursday will be used also if needed dependant on numbers); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equip- ment 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. Volunteer coaches for teams will be accepted. Registration Dates: Through July 5; Program Dates: August 27 through September 19 (tentatively); Days: Tuesday and Thursday; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary; Equipment Needed: Mouthpiece; Instructors: Dan Beermann and Jeff Lucas; Cost: Norwalk residents $34.50, non-resi- dents $39.75; Minimum: 20. DOG OBEDIENCE SCHOOL This is a basic obedience dass u ng reward based training methods. We will cover simple commands such as sit, down, coming when called and loose leash walking. The class will also focus on correcting Common Behavior Problems like jumping, chewing, bolting and potty issues. Dogs mu t 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 July 5; Session Dates: Wednesda July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7; Time: 6-7 p.m.; Equipment Needed: Nylon or leather collar, leash and treats; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $80,50, non-residents $96.60. 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 toning. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This program will start September 24 and run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10-10:30 a.m. SHUFFLEBOARD LEAGUE This well-known game has just been re-established here in the Norwalk City Park. Come out and enjoy the sound of gliding discs as they whiz down the court. Shuffle- board equipment will be provided. Days: Mondays; Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. The Norwalk Parks and Rec would like to give a special Thank You to a couple of different folks. Bedwell Gardens donated the lovely flowers that were planted in the Norwalk City Park. Thanks to them the park will look great for the 4th of July celebrations. Dave Siddens was a fea- tured spray paint artist at the Windflower Park Sun- June 16. Dan Trilk, Jay Heaverlo and company provided music as Siddens took requests for paintings. Afterwards, Siddens donated a portion of his proceeds back to the Norwalk Parks and Rec "and the Norwalk Easter Public Library. BRAVO provided the funding for the refreshments. Photos submitted. = 5921 SE 14th Street, Suite 1800 Des Moines, Iowa ~ 515-287-1500 Tuesday-Friday -- 9am to 8pm Saturday - 9am to 5pm Sunday ~ llam to 5pm Walk-ins Welcome