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Thursday, August 1, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five LEISURE LINE Concluded from p. 3 12 through August 23; Dates: Tuesday/Thursday, Au- gust 27, 29, September 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Octo- ber 1, 3, 8, 10; Cost: $66.50 Norwalk resident, $76.50 non-resident; Class Time: 6-7 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum: 10/20. MEN'S FLAG FOOTBALL This is a 6 on 6 recreational flag football league for men. PlaYers must be 18 years old and out of high school. Registration Dates: August 19 through August 30; Program Dates: September 8 (tentative); Day: Sun- day; Time: 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. (dependent on number of teams); Location: Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Team Fee: $86.25 (includes state sales tax); Minimum/ Maximum Teams: 4/8. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL-A AND B LEAGUE Two separate leagues are offered for coed volley- ball. A league is considered a power league, while B league is considered a recreation league. Each league is limited to six teams. Officials are provided for each game. Register as a team. Six-player minimum and ten player maximum. Registration accepted on first come, first serve basis until it is hall. Registration Dates: Au- gust 12 through August 23; Program Dates: September 9, 16, 23, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11; Days: Mondays; Time: 7:30, 8:15 and 9 p.m.; Location: Nor- walk Middle School; Cost per Team: $86.25 (includes state sales tax); Minimum/Maximum Number of Teams: 4/12. 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 start Septem- ber 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. Shuffleboard equipment will be provided. Days: Mon- days; Time: 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 100 block of Palomino Parkway, deputies located a juvenile drug and alco- hol party in the 100 block of Palomino Parkway. Ten possession of alcohol un- der age citations and one possession of marijuana citation were issued. 5000 block of Illinois Street, a resident reported drug activity in rural War- ren County. 3000 block of Clarke Street, Cindia Gomez of Des Moines reported theft of cell phone; $100 lOSS. Activities at the NORWALK LIBRARY 10001 North 981-0217 q Monday, Aug. 5 Tiny Tots with Debbie Doo Wop, 9:30 a.m., Session 1: Mondays through August 26. Children ages I - 5 are invited to join us for songs, instruments and fun with Debbie Doc Wop! In order to accommodate all those in- terested in Tiny Tots, we ask that participants sign up for only one session for the year. REGISTRATION RE- QUIRED. Space is limited. Registration opens one month prior to session start date. Tuesday, Aug. 6 Novel Year Book Club, 6-8 p.m. This bi-monthly adult book club consists of three sessions, iricluding a book discussion and extension activities such as films, speak- ers or social events related to the text. Join us tonight as we discuss Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist. Wednesday, Aug. 7 Cooking Club, 6:30-8 p.m. Join us for tasting, ex- changing recipes and cookbooks and exploring resources for eating and entertaining, guest speakers, programs and more! Our theme this evening is "From the Garden." Help us explore healthy summer eating by bringing a dish to share that uses produce as a major ingredient. Thursday, Aug. 8 ZomCom, 7-9 p.m. Adults are invited to watch the zombie comedy Zombieland (rated R). The film is a fea- ture in our rescheduled Zombie Comedy (ZomCom) Film Festival and part of the Adult Summer Reading program. If you're 18 or older, join us for fun and gore (door) prizes! Friday, Aug. 9 ZomCom, 7-9 p.m. Come see the second film in the ZomCom Film Festival series, Shaun of the Dead! (rated R). POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ..... 0018 Officer initiated a traffic stop in the 800 block of High Road. Jason Birch- mier, 35, Norwalk, was cited for Operating a Non- Registered Vehicle and for Fail to Prove Security Against Liability. The ve- hicle was impounded from that location. Received a call about two bicycle8 that were missing fro m the 2200 block of Parkhill. The bi- cycles had been turned in to the Police Department Put a n Independent Agent to work for you. IllllFI IIIII I II IIII III I Let me help find the vehicle insurance policy that's right for you. LANE INSURANCE AGCY INC 515-981-4614 ': miane@laneinsurance.com PR#IIR00I/E " earlier in the week as Found Property. After be- ing identified, the prop- erty was returned to the owner. Called to the 8100 block of S. Orilla Road for a bur- glary report. Information was taken and a report was made; investigation con- tinues in this matter. Officer was dispatched to the 2200 block of Shady Lane Drive for a juvenile assault report. Information was taken and both parties were interviewed. No charges will be filed at this time. Subject stopped at the Police Department to re- port the theft of items from his Norwalk storage unit. Information was taken and a report was made. Offic- ers continue with the in- vestigation. Received a report of a theft of alcohol from the 2900 block of Sunset Drive. Information was taken for a report and was for- warded to the Warren County Attorney's Office. The investigation contin- ues at this time. Officer was called to the intersection of Wakonda Drive and Golden Valley Drive for a personal injury accident. A collision oc- curred between a vehicle driven by Olivia Gourd, 20, Norwalk, and a bicycle ridden by a Norwalk juve- Warren County Conservation Board Programs Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP): Sunday, Aug. 4, 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10, 1 p.m. and Saturda) Aug. 10, 2:15 p.m., all at Annett Nature Cen- ter (ANC). Stand up paddling is the fastest growing sport in America. Why? Because it is easy to learn, tons of fun and can be done on almost any body of water. SUP may have been bom in Hawaii, but it is a perfect fit for Iowa! Come walk on water with us today! Life jacket, paddle and board provided. This program is free, but reservations are required. Call 515-961-6169 to reserve your board. Cadette Girl Scouts Trees Badge: Thursday, Aug. 8, 6-7:30 p.m., at ANC. Grab your naturalist hat and get ready to know trees- from the shade to the science, the fruit to the forest and the legends to the lumber. To know trees is to love them. Call 515-961-6169 to register. Steps 1, 2, 4 and 5. Registration deadline is August 5. Star Party: Saturda3 Aug. 17, 9:30 p.m., at ANC Shop entrance. Tum your eyes to the sky to view the moon. Local astronomers will provide telescopes. This event is held on a clear night only. Alternate date of August 18 if skies are not suitable on the 17th. All ages wel- come. Afternoon Prairie Walk: Sunda3 Aug. 25, 3-5 p.m., DeNelsky Park. Join us for an afternoon bird walk as we explore the trails of DeNelsky Park and observe birds in their natural habitat. Call 515-961-9420 to register. Registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 16. The ANC is located five miles south of Indianola. Travel four miles south on Hwy 65/69 and look for the ANC signs. From there turn west on G-58 to Lake Ahquabi and then turn north on 118th Avenue. The ANC is on the east side of the road. For more information, contact the ANC at 515-961-6169. / nile. Gourd was issued ci- tations for Driving While License Under Suspen- sion, No Proof of Insur- ance and Violation of a Restricted License. The re- port has been forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. Officer was called to the 500 block of North Avenue for a suspicious male sub- ject. Officer met with An- drew Miller, 24, Des Moines. Subject was ar- rested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Car- rying Weapons and Pro- viding False Information to a Police Officer. Officer was called to the 1100 block of Gordon Av- enue for a property dam- age accident. A vehicle driven by Travis Bockholt, 17, Norwalk, backed from a driveway and struck a legally parked vehicle. A report was made and for- warded to the Iowa De- partment of Transporta- [-ion. Officer responded to the 1000 block of Sunset Drive for a Hit and Run accident. A vehicle owned by Steven Austin, Nor- walk, was struck while parked in a parking lot, causing damage to his ve- hicle. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transporta- tion. Officer called to the 500 block of Snyder for a theft of a cell phone that oc- curred at Windflower Park. Information was taken and a report was flied. Officers were called to the Norwalk Skate Park for a possible fight between juveniles. Two Norwalk juveniles interviewed and were charged with Crimi- nal Mischief, Carrying Weapons and Possession of Tobacco. The case has been forwarded to the WarrenCounty Juvenile Court Office. like us on Facebook at WATCH DOGS - Norwalk i i i =C