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Thursday, July 8, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News m i Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE 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 registrations 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, please call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available!!! NORWALK PARKS AND RECREATION CDMMISSID The Parks and Rec commission is made up of seven members from the community appointed by the mayor and approved by city council. The purpose of the com- mission is to set policies and advise the city council on needed parks and recreation programs; oversee the city recreation programs and park areas; plan, acquire and develop recreation facilities, parks and open space ar- eas to meet future needs as the city grows. The commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Norwalk Public Safety Build- ing. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend. We are now accepting Letters of Interest for one open spot. They will begin July 2010 and will be a three-year term. UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Fall Soccer, K Soccer, Just 4 Kicks, through July 9; PeeWee Flag Football, through July 9; Youth Flag Foot- ball, through July 9; Step Bench/Early Bird, July 12 through July 23; Disc Golf Session IL July 12 through July 23; Art in the Park, July 19 through July 30; Com- munity CPR, July 19 through July 30. ANNOUNCEMENTS Adventureland discount tickets are here. There are over 100 rides, shows and attractions. There is a com- plete NEW waterpark with 13 water slides, a gigantic Lazy River, Private Cabana Rentals, Sand Beach Sun Deck, Swimming Pool and Swim-up Bar. Now two com- plete parks all for one price. Stop up and get yours to- day. ADULT COED SOFTBALL Week3 Gone Postal 0-3 Lakewood Synergy 2-1 Last Year's Warriors 2-1 Master Batters 2-1-1 Off Constantly 1-1-1 LAP SWIM HOURS FOR ADULTS Adults who wish to swim laps may do so from noon to 1 p.m. seven days a week and from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The diving board and slide will be closed during this time. Dates of Program: Through Aug. 26; Cost:. $1 (free with a season pass). IK/ET AND WILD CLUB The Wet and Wild Club is for students who have just completed grades fifth through seventh. The club will meet Monday nights through August 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Days: Monday evenings; Time: 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Cost: $1.50 per night (season. passes are not good for this activity). FAMILY SWIM HOUR Enjoy a family hour together at our pool. All chil- dren must be accompanied by an adult that is at least 18 years or olden Dates of Program: July 11, 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15; Days: Sunday evenings; Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Cost: $4 per family (free with a season pass). ART IN THE PARK Do you miss seeing your friends during the summer? Stop and enjoy their company at the park while making special arts and crafts projects. Kids meet once a month on a Friday and create a different project each time. This program is for students who just completed Kindergar- ten through sixth grade. Time: 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Lo- cation: Windflower Park; Instructor: Nancy Kuehl; Cost: $10 residentS11.50 non-resident; Min/Max: 5/20 par- ticipants; Program Date: July 9. .FALLAQ.t 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. Shinguards are required to participate in this sport. Parks and Rec provide a team shirt. Practices are tentatively scheduled to start the week of August 23 (weather permitting). This is a six-week program includ- ing two weeks of practice and four weeks of games. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Divisions: I st & 2 nd Grade Boys-4 vs. 4-Play on Monday and Thursday; 1 st & 2 na Grade Girls-4 vs. 4-Play on Tuesday and Friday; 3 rd & 4 th Grade Coed-8 vs. 8-Play on Monday and Thurs- day; 5 th -7 th Grade Coed-8 vs. 8-Play on Tuesday and Friday; (Game nights are tentative). Registration Dates: Through July 9; Program Begins: August 23 (tenta- tively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shinguards; Cost: $40 resident/S46 nofi-resident. KINDERGARTEN SOCCER This program is split for boys and girls ertering Kin- dergarten. The children will have fun while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Shinguards are required. Parks and Rec provide a team shirt. This is a six-week pro- gram including two weeks of practice and four weeks of games. Volunteer coaches will be needed. Registra- tion Dates: Through July 9; Days: Tuesday and Thurs- day; Program Begins: August 23 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shinguards; Cost: $30 resident/ $34.50 non-resident. JUST FOR KICKS This program is for children four or five years old that have NOT started Kindergarten yet. This is a coed league. The children will have fun while learning the fundamentals 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 games. Registration Dates: Through July 9; Days: Mondays or Wednesdays (you choose first choice); Program Begins: August 23 (tentatively); Time: 6 p.m.; Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Equipment Needed: Shinguards; Cost: $25 resident/ $28.75 non-resident. PEE WEE FLAG FOOTBALL This fundamental program is for children entering first and second grade this coming school year. Chil- dren will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals of football. Volunteer coaches for teams will be accepted. Registration Dates: Through July 9; Program Dates: August 31 to September 30 (Tentatively); Days: Tues- day and Thursday; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Elementary School; Equipment Needed: Mouth- piece; Instructors: Dan Beermann and Jeff Lucas; Cost: $25 resident/S28.75 non-resident; Min/Max: 20/40 par- ticipants. FLAG FOOTBALL Flag football is for children entering third through fifth 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 9; Program Dates: August 30 to October 6 (tentatively); Days: Monday and Wednesday; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary; Equip- ment Needed: Mouthpiece; Instructors: Dan Beerman and Jeff Lucas; Cost: $30 resident/S34.50 non-resident. CiTY STATE BANK I ]n_eJs Officers seized a small quantity of marijuana and a small amount of drug paraphernalia from a Greenfield Plaza resi- dence; charges are pend- ing. Katie Prine, rural Indianola, reported two chain saws taken from an outbuilding; $700 loss. The City of Cumming reported possible damage to a computer system; no damage amount given. Susan McCoy, Martens- dale, reported $500 dam- age to an above-ground pool when it was vandal- ized. Officers investigated a dog complaint at rural Norwalk; it is still under investigation. Galyn Bedwell, rural Norwalk, reported a bushhog, cultivator and chisel plow, total valued of $24,000, was taken from his property. During the investigation, officers re- covered a second bushhog mower and investigation continues as to ownership of that property. aKGIDEXT June 21 - 1 p.m., G14 Hwy at the 1-35 overpass: a vehicle driven by David Wheeler, 45, Chicago, IL, was westbound on G14 when a second vehicle driven by Bailey Holgate, Collins, was stopped be- hind vehicles at a construc- tion stoplight. As Holgate attempted to turn around, he pulled into the path of the Wheeler vehicle; $2500 damage to the Wheeler vehicle and no damage es- timate on the Holgate ve- hicle. June 21 - 7:40 p.m., Wal- nut Street, Martensdale: a vehicle driven by William Mingles, 41, Martensdale, was backing from a drive- way and struck a parked vehicle registered to Jeanna Rhoulhac, Holly- Friday, July i6th:: * 4-7 pm FDIC Hwy 28: SHERIFF'S REPORT [ Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. :Ma00tensdale,,,0000, wood, FL, which was legal parked; $3000 damage to each vehicle. June 24 - 8:20 p.m., R57 Hwy: a vehicle driven by Richard Labertew, 60, ru- ral Indianola, lost control and went into the ditch; $6000 damage to the ve- hicle and he was charged with OWL June 25 - 11:50 a.m., 125th Street near Harding Street: a vehicle driven by Theodore Fehn, 83, rural Indianola, lost control as he went through the curve at 125th and Harding; $150 damage to a traffic control device and $5000 damage to the vehicle. June 29 - 7:15 a.m., R63 Hwy near Inwood Street: a vehicle driven by Lawrence Pinkerton, 30, Indianola, struck a deer; $1000 damage. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. lun While on patrol, officer initiated a traffic stop and a juvenile, 17, of Waukee was charged with Posses- sion of Alcohol Underage. Jane Officer was dispatched to the 1200 block of North Avenue to investigate a Criminal Mischief report. Case is pending further investigative leads. Officer was dispatched to the 700 block of Beardsley Street in refer- ence to a Property Damage Accident. The front tire of a vehicle driven by Dina Marie Hanzelka, 43, of Norwalk went flat and caused the vehicle to go onto the shoulder and then into a ditch. June26 Officer was dispatched to the 1000 block of Sunset Drive to investigate a Hit & Run Property Damage Accident. Vehicle owned by Milissa Michele Lisle, 39, of Bondurant was struck by an unknown ve- hicle while legally parked. Officer impounded a vehicle and charged two Des Moines juveniles, age 17, with Possession of Al- cohol Under Age at High- way 28 and Echo Valley Drive. Officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Candlewick Drive to in- vestigate a Burglary re- port. Case is currently un- der investigation. While on patrol, officer attempted to initiate a traf- fic stop and the motorcycle fled. Offender was later located and Brandon Mat- thew Schmitt, 21, of Concluded p.4