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Thursday, August 15, 2019 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three \ : Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department Information provided by Robin Leaper and Sarah Coburn ' Visit us at www.mirwalkparksorg '- 515—981~9206 Registration forms for events are available 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office (1100 Chatham Avenue, inside the Norwalk Public Safety Building) or print them off our website: www.norwalk.iowagov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box, or walk in. Office hours are 8:00 am. to 4:30 pm. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7. If you have any questions, please call us at 515-981-9206. On-line registration is also available on our website: www.norwalk parks.org. We are now accepting Park Shelter House reservations through October. The city has a new alert system! Are you missing your weekly emails? How about your activity guide? Get signed up today! Receive Parks and Recreation program cancellations, closures, weekly updates, quarterly activity guide, and more via email and text message. Visit www.norwalkparks.org to register. Elizabeth Holland Park located at 1401 Colonial Parkway, east of Hwy 28 on the south side of Beardsley Street is looking amazing! It currently includes2 ponds stocked by the DNR, a walking trail with lighting, prairie, and a parking lot on the south side of the park on Colonial Parkway. At this time the park is still CLOSED due to construction and we ask that you please stay off the trail until it is safely open. Opening date is to be announced soon! Watch for updates on our Facebook page @Norwalkparks andrecreation and on our website www.norwalk parks.org. Billy Phillips Park playground equipment located at 2500 Lexington Drive will be going under construction and closed to the public beginning September 16th, 2019. The mulch surface will be removed and a poured surface will be added as well as our new wheelchair swing. Please watch for updatesiion our Facebook page @Norwalkparks andrec'reation and on our website www.morwalk parksorg. ’ Norwalk Aquatic Center operational hours will be changing due to lack of lifeguards beginning August 1'9th, 2019 until the close date August 22nd, 2019. Operational hours for August 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd will be 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for lap swim, ' 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm for public swim. Thank you for a great season! Seasonal Help Needed! We are now hiring Soccer referees, Volleyball referees, Basketball scorekeepers, Complex supervisors, and Volleyball coaches. To apply go to www.Norwalkparks.org Employment Opportunities and fill out the Seasonal Employment Application. Please call us or visit our website for further details on the following events: Events With Upgmjng Registrations: Early Bird Body Sculpting Registration August 19 September 2 Craft Club Little Dribblers Basketball 5/6 Grade Basketball 4th- 6th Grade Volleyball Adult Women’s Volleyball League Non Registration Events: Dog Swim — August 22nd, Time TBD Drive—In Trick or Treat Night — Wednesday, October 30, 5:30-6:30 pm Senior Exercise — Mondays/Wednesdays 10:00 a.m., Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church Early Bird Body Sculpting For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates, and ChicoMetrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm, and tone your butt, thighs, and arms. This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added intensity. Bring a mat/towel, hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Program dates are September 3 October 17, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:30 am to 6:15 am. Craft Club Get out your glue gun and imaginations for this” program. Children in 3rd through 5th gradestat Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on early out Wednesdays to make special art and craft projects. Details TBA. Little Dribblers Basketball This program is for boys and girls in Preschool (4 & year olds) and Kindergarten. This activity teaches. the beginning fundamentals of basketball. Volunteer coaches WILL be needed for the program. T-shirts will be provided. Times will vary depending on the number of teams. Details TBA. 5th/6th Grade Boys/Girls Basketball This program is for boys and girls in 5th and 6th grades. This is a coed team unless we have enough to assign boy/girl teams. League will practice one night a week and play games on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches WILL be needed for the program. T-shirts will be provided. Times will vary depending on the number of teams. Details TBA. 4th - 6th grade Volleyball This program is for boys and girls in 4th through 6th grades. Our goal is to have fun while teaching the fundamentals of volleyball. We will work on passing, setting, and ‘spiking with an overall emphasis on good sportsmanship. This program will begin with practice for the first two weeks and then the boys and girls will be assigned to teams and will play games for the next four weeks. Details TBA. Adult Women’s Volleyball League Join a couple of friends and come out and enjoy an evening of volleyball. This league will play on Sunday nights with location TBA. This league is self- officiating. Please register as a team ‘maxiiri‘grii of 10 players. Details TBA. J L i L "i T Dog Swim j, Have a blast with your pups at the pool on August 22nd! For more information, visit our website www.morwalkparks.org and go to the Norwalk Aquatic Center heading. PfiXElE Tflck or Treat Ni his a. .. Trick or Treat nighforwa w1 e ' dnesday, October 30 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Before you head out for a ghostly fun time in your neighborhood, be sure to stop by the Public Safety Building (from 5:30 to 6:30) to pick up your trick-or-treat bag, glow sticks, and treats. This event is for children Preschool to 5th grade, and will be held at the Norwalk Fire Station ‘ bay, drive through the South side of 1 and 2.. if OPALS — Older People with Actiilve Life Styles Senior Citizen Exercilse Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stre hing and toning. We will meet at Christ Our Savior L , theran Church (new location) located at 515 Sunset D'rllve. Registration is not required. This is a continuous program every Monday and Wednesday from 10-10230 a.m. warren County'Senior Nutrition Program Menu 1, 'llt‘ For Martensdale Meal Site Contact Vicki _White for information 515-961-1003 Thursday, , August 15th Tuesday, August 20th ‘ BBQ Pork Sandwich Stuffed Pepper Sweet ‘Potato Fries Casserole 3 Bean Salad Sauteed Zucchini Strawberries ' Grapes Oatmeal Raisin Bar Carrot Cake Friday, August 16th Wednesday, August 2lst Liver & Onions Cook’s Choice Baked Cubed Potatoes Broccoli Thursday,I August 22nd Mandarin Oranges Turkey Burger on Bun Brownie Lettuce & Tomato Potato Salad Monday, August 19th Melon Cup . Baked Fish Sandwich Apple Crisp Mac-n-Cheese Asparagus . V Spiced Apricots Sour Cream Raisin Bar . TIMETO ENE 05 A (All H3317. [NSURANCE _ SERVICES #937 Sunset Drive Momalk 515*98143434