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Thursday, August 25, 2011 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 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box ~s open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through August 26; We Have Gone to the Dogs, August 27. AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS We still have various amusement park tickets avail- able for sale! Blank Park Zoo Lost Island Water Park Oceans of Fun $25 (Child 2-Under) Free WOF Ride & Slide $46 Parks & Rec. Price Gate Price $9/$4.50 $10.95/$5.95 $23 $25 $31 (one day/single park) $55.99 (two parks/one day) WE HAVE GONE TO THE DOGS This is a special time for dogs to swim and play in "the water. Try jumping off the diving board, going down the slide or just having a "dog gone good time!" Dogs will follow their owner's rules, but are free to do as they please. Be sure to bring their favorite ball or toy to play with. Owners must be with their dog at all times. Day: Saturday; Date: August 27; Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Aquatic Center; Fee: $4 per dog (owners free). JUNIOR GOLF CLUB RENTAL *Looking for Junior Golf Clubs, but don't haye/want to buy them??? Norwalk Parks and Recreation has avail- able ten (10) sets of junior golf clubs available for rent FREE OF CHARGE. The Junior Golf Club Rental Pro- gram is made possible through a successful grant from the "Sticks for Kids, golf program through the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA). New to the game? Don't know where to start? Skill cards are also available! Easy, step-by-step instructions on grip, stance, swing technique, different shot selections and putting are available as well for your convenience! *Rental form is available on the city website, or P&R office. *$10/refundable deposit. *Balls and tees are not provided. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Michael Wagenknecht is the head instructor of the school and offers programs for ages five through adults. The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the oviatt gym or multi- purpose room. Beginners meet from 6:15-7 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.~Maximum number of students in the Little Dragon program is 20, so register early. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, N/Warren Town and County News ~i-, ~ ~, r ~,,ff ,I ill NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE ~,~....~ By Nancy Kuehl, Director forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on 'topics such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Competition is also available for those students who are interested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives confidence 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. Cost per session: Little Dragons (twice a week): Norwalk resident, $40; Non-resident, $46; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First fam- POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ily member: Norwalk resident, $50; Non-resident, $57.50; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- dent, $25 each; Non-resident, $28.75 each; Maximum family fee: Norwalk resident, $100; Non-resident, $115. Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra. Any- one registering for Tae Kwon Do after the registration deadline has passed will be required to pay a $15 late fee in addition to the cost of the program. Registration Dates: Through August 26; Session Dates: September 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27. (Dates could vary due to school functions/concerts). ' August 11 Officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Sunset Drive on an Intoxicated Person. Dylan James Kick, 18, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Public Intoxication. Officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Sunset Drive to investigate a Theft report; information for- warded to the Warren County Attorney Office. August 12 Officer was dispatched to the 4700 block of Candlewick Drive to in- vestigate a Theft report; case is currently under in- vestigation. August 13 Officer was dispatched to the 2900 block of Sunset Drive to investigate a Criminal Mischief report; case is pending further in- vestigative leads. August 14 Officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of Cedar Street to investigate a Theft report. After further inves- tigation it was determined to be a civil litigation mat- ter. August 15 Officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Chatham Avenue to inves- tigate an Assault report. Information was gathered and forwarded to the War- ren County Attorney for review. 4.Pers0n.=Best.Sh0t Tournament Saturday, Sept 3rd, 8:00 am $30 Member o-Members 3089 No~Ave., No~lk I~ 50211. 981:-0266 August 17 Officer was dispatched to the 9000 block of Oakwood Drive to inves- tigate a Theft report; case is pending further investi- gative leads. Officer was dispatched to the 500 block of Colum- bine Drive in reference to a Civil Disturbance. Allan George Urlis, 47, Norwalk and Freddie Gene Marvelli, 54, Norwalk, were charged with Disor- derly Conduct. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. FridW & SaturdW 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunda?. 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor Day) Over the Edge Fundraiser For the second year in a row, Special Olympics Iowa will host an "Over the Edge" fundraiser Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9. a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fi- nancial Center in down- town Des Moines. Partici- pants will rappel down the 345-foot building to raise funds for Special Olym- pics athletes and pro- grams. "Special Olympics Iowa's 'Over the Edge' event is a great way for people of all ages to expe- rience this extreme event and a once-in-a-lifetime experience," said SOIA President and CEO Mark A. Reed. "This event is a great way for folks to chal- lenge themselves just as ourSpecial Olympics ath- letes challenge themselves everyday to be the best they can be." The first 100 people to register and raise $1,000 are guaranteed a spot to rappel. Interested persons will use their online fundraising page or collect cash and checks from their network of friends, family and co-workers. If your boss has ever pushed you Over the Edge, there will also be an opportunity to toss your boss! All donations are 100 percent tax deductible. You must be 14 years or older and body weight must be at least 110 pounds and less than 300 pounds. Incentive prizes will be awarded to people who raise more than $1,000. Special Olympics Iowa is a nonprofit organization serving Iowans with intel- lectual disabilities since 1968. SOIA provides train- ing and competitions in 23 Olympic-type sports for nearly 11,000 athletes and Unified Sports Partners representing each of Iowa's 99 counties. For more information, call 515-986-5520 or visit www.soiowa.org. i Friday, September 2 4:00-6:00 pm l ! hnk parking lot : Stop by for food, prizes, face painting and fun,,, then join us to cheer on our Norwalk Warrior football team! BEEN DOING BUSJNEBS SINCE 1966 We Repair All Makes & Modeist