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i Thursday, July 11, 2013 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.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 Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp, through July 12; Youth Triathlon Clinic, July 15 through July 26; Norwalk Fam- ily Tae Kwon Do, July 29 through August 9. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Wet and Wild Club, Mondays, began June 10; Fam- ily Swim Hour, Sundays, began June 9; Lap Swim: Adults, Dail~ Noon to 1 p.m.; Shuffleboard League, Mondays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at City Park. AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS Adventureland Amusement Park tickets are now for sale for $32 (gate price $40) at our office. Lost Island, Blank Park Zoo and Worlds of Fun tickets are here too. COED SOFTBALL STANDINGS - WEEK 1 Balfour Blasters 2 0 Sunday Sluggers 1 0 Balls to the Walls 0 1 At Least We Showed 0 2 Scores - Week 1 Balls to the Walls 3 Balfour Blasters 12 At Least We Showed 6 Balfour Blasters 12 Sunday Sluggers 12 At Least We Showed 3 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 amini 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 wack~ 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 day, learning how to make things spin, 1"o11, turn and NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT RE LIN rock. Motorized models maximize the action and fun. Each camp day includes games, group challenges, . model-building and more. Registration Dates: Through July 12; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Cost: Norwalk residents $180/camp, non-residents $207/ camp; Minimum/Maximum: 6/20. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Maria Boden is the new head instructor of the school which is under new ownership. This school offers pro- grams for ages 5 through adults. The classes are sepa- rated by rank (beginners and advanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thurs- days, in the Oviatt gym or multi-purpose room. Begin- ners meet from 6:15 to 7 p.m. and advanced students meet from 7-8 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. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Com- petitiofi is also available for those students who are in- terested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives con- fidence 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-resident $53; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First fam- ily 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 extra. RegistrationDates: July 29 through August 9; Ses- sion Dates: August 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, October 1, 3; (Dates/times could vary due to school functions/concerts). YOUTH TRIATHLON CLINIC AND ENTRY EVENT Join us for a one-day clinic and event that will intro- duce your young athlete to the fast-paced sport of triathlon! Members of the Norwalk Racers, the local triathlon and running club, will educate youth on safety tips, information about swimming, biking and running and tips for fast transitions. We will close with a very non-competitive, fun event allowing participants to uti- lize some of the skills they learned. All participants must have a bike, age-appropriate helmet, swim goggles and suit and running shoes with them on the day of the event. A parent or adult's participation is also required, so plan to spend the morning with your child. Regis- tration: July 15 through July, 26; Date: Saturday, Aug. 3; Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Aquatic Center; Cost: Norwalk residents $35, non-residents $40.25; Minimum/Maximum: 25/100. 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 program will startSeptember 24 and run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10-1.0:30 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. Shuffleboard equipment will be provided. Days: Mon- days; Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. POLICE REPORT Concluded from p, 1 Transportation. Officer called to Sunset Drive and North Avenue for a property damage ac- cident. Vehicle driven by Thomas Hendricks, 16, Norwalk, struck a vehicle driven by Shaun Burnett, 39, Lacona. Hendricks was cited for Improper Lane Change. Report was made and forwarded to theIowa Department of Transporta- tion. Dispatched to Sunset Drive and Columbine Drive for a traffic accident resulting in damage to a utility pole and cable lines. Information was taken and a report filed with the Iowa Department of Trans- portation. Called to the intersec- tion of Wright Road and Cherry Street for a person- al injury accident. A Nor- walk juvenile riding a bi- cycle collided with a vehi- cle driven by Larry Mag- nani, 50, Norwalk. Infor- mation was taken for a re- port and was forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. Officer initiated a traf- fic stop at Sunset Drive and Elm Avenue. The driv- er, Donivan Stevens, 19, Des Moines, was cited for Driving on Wrong Side of Highway. Additional charges may be filed pend- ing lab results. Snacking on cherries may help to relieve the pain of osteoarthritis. Montmo- rency cherries, a variety of tart cherry, is said to improve pain and joint function in about eight weeks when taken in sup- plement form. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! 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