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Thursday, September 12, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News 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 registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 ChathamAve. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- rice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday  Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See v-" +te: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATION ,it-up w/Potter through Decembe. : ;i: Dancing, through September 20; American Ji4:. guage, through September 20; Line Dancing. & : September 20; Junior Warrior Chef's Club, September 16 through September 27; Lakewood Craft Club, Sep- tember 16 through September 27; 5th and 6th Boys/Girls Basketball, September 16 through Sept.mber 27; Little Dribblers (4 and 5 year olds), September 16 through September 27; Youth Volleyball, September 23 through October 4; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, September 23 through October 4; OPALS trip, September 23 through October 4. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Shuffleboard League, Mondays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at City Park; Ultimate Frisbee League, Sundays, starting Sep- tember 22, 1-3 p.m. at Norwalk-McAninch Sports Com- plex. BAN PAIR-UP WITH POTTERY (PARENT/CHILD) Pottery is a well-known art of painting a dry clay fig- ure and then firing it in a kiln to produce a beautiful finished product. In this class we will be making a Fall leaf bowl, Trick or Treat item, turkey time platter or Cookies for Santa plate in time for the holiday season. Parents needed for children (K-3rd), not required for older children. Registration Date: Through December 6; Class Date: Sunday, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8; Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public ibrary; Cost: TBA; Minimum/Maximum: 6/15. BALLROOM DANCING You could be the next dancer on "Dancing with the Stars!" For the next six weeks put a little zest in your evenings by learning dances such as Foxtrot, Waltz, Swing, Triple Time Swing, Rumba, or Cha-cha. No ex- perience needed to get started, but a partner is required. Come on out and have a little fun and exercise too! Reg- istration Dates: Through September 20; Program Dates: September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Days: Thurs- days; Time: 7 to 8 p.m.; Location: St. John's Catholic Church; Cost: $109.25/couple for Norwalk residents and $125.64/couple for non-residents; Minimum/Maximum number couples: 6/12. LINE DANCING Get up and dust off those dancing shoes! Line dances are choreographed dances with a repeating series of steps that are performed in unison by a group of people in lines or rows. Exhilarating line dances such as the Cupid shuffle, Electric Slide and others will be taught. It is a great way to exercise without even noticing! No partner or experience needed. Registration Dates: Through September 20; Program Dates: September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Days: Thursdays; Time: 8:15- 9:15 p.m.; Location: St. John's Catholic Church; Cost: $40 for Norwalk residents or $46 for non-residents; Minimum/Maximum: 10/25. AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE American Sign Language (ASL) is the dominant sign language of Deaf Americans. ASL is a rnanual language or visual language, meaning that the information is ex- pressed not with communication of sounds, but with combinations of hand shapes, palm orientations, move- ments of the hands, arms and body, location in relation to the body and facial expressions. With this beginning class you can learn foundation skills allowing you to communicate with people who cannot hear. Class will consist of Fingerspelling, Basic structure of ASL, Fam- ily/People, Number and Time signs, Foods, Basic use of Classifiers and other topics as requested. Registration Dates: Through September 20; Program Dates: Septem- ber 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Days: Tuesday; Times: 7-8:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety; Cost: Norwalk residents $15, non-resident $17.25; Instructor: Mallory Metzger; Minimum/Maximum: 5/10. 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 September 24 and run until the end of May. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 30-10:30 a.m. HUFFLEBOARD 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 Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Called to the 1200 block of North Avenue for a Drug Equipment viola- tion. A 16-year-old Nor- walk juvenile was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The case has been forwarded to the Warren County Juvenile Court office. Responded to the 2500 block of Cedar Street for a suspicious person. Offic- ers located 31-year-old Casey Jones, Norwalk, who was arrested and charged with Public Intox- ication and a Drug/Narcot- ic violation. Subject was processed and transported to the Warren County Jail. e_gp__mb er 1 Called to the 1300 block of Holly Drive for a theft report. Information was taken and a report was made; investigation con- tinues in the matter. Officer received infor- mation about a Hit and Run accident that occurred in the 800 block of East 18th Street. Suspect later made contact with the vic- tim and arrangements were made for damage costs. The accident was non-reportable. September 2 Tripped to the 800 block of Sunset Drive for a Bur- glary/Theft report. Infor- mation was taken and a report was made; investi- I gation continues in the matter. September 3 Officer was dispatched to the 800 block of Main Street for a Forgery/Theft report. Information was taken from the victim and a report was filed; investi- gation continues in the matter. Tripped to North Ave- nue and Linden for a prop- erty damage accident. Ac- cident was deemed Non- Reportable due to the amount of damage to the vehicles. David Pittman, 28, Clive, was arrested and charged with Driving While Barred and was transported to the Warren Countyqail. He will also be charged with Failure to Post Security. September 4 Officer responded to a property damage accident in the 2300 block of Sunset Drive in a private parking lot. The accident was non- reportable. Information was exchanged between drivers; no report filed. Called to a property damage accident on Iowa Hwy 5, southbound. Vehi- cle driven by Misty Ekiss, 45, Clive, swerved to avoid contact with another vehi- cle, left the roadway and struck a pole in the medi- an causing damage to her vehicle; information was taken and a report was made. I August 21 9000 block of Count) Line Road, Janet Michael from rural Norwalk, was arrested for OWI 1st. 6000 block of R-63, Steven Wison, Norwalk, was arrested for OWI 2nd. August 26 3348 N: Fernwood Dr., Angela Sherwood, Cum- ming, reported Theft of two kayaks from her yard; $1,000 loss. August 30 200 block of Greenfield Parkway, Todd Peterson, 27, Des Moines, reported a Theft of electronic item from one vehicle and dam- age to another while parked in Greenfield Pla- za between August 24 and August 26; loss of $300. September 3 5300 block of 94th Lane, two juvenile females, ages 17 and 14 from rural Nor- walk, were reported as runaways in rural Warren County. They walked into Norwalk Police Depart- ment later on September 3 and were turned over to their parents: ACCIDENTS July 22- 6:59 a.m.: Mat- thew Grindle, 46, Indiano- la and Mel Pins, 44, Des SHERIFF'S REPORT ] Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Moines sideswiped each other from the opposite direction. Grindle's vehicle was totaled and the Pins vehicle had minor dam- age. August 4 - 4:48 p.m. Driver Gregory Colburn, 32, Indianola states he had to stop suddenly on .his breaks. Oriver Rodriguez Vides, 21, Des Moines states another unknown driver, who did not stop, cut in front of him and he had to slam his brakes in order to stop. Colbum rear ended Vides as a result. Witness information was obtained at scene. No in- juries reported on scene. August 12 - 9:24 p.m.: Jonathon Vanderecken, 22, Des Moines, stated he was traveling northbound on R63 highway and swerved to miss a deer, causing the motorcycle to fall to its side and slide down the road. Vanderecken re- ceived scrapes and bruis- es and was transported to Mercy Medical Center for evalfiation. Dear'.!:  +nr ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday!