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Thursday, September 24, 2015 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.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our of- fice is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- able (See website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Ballroom and Line Dancing, through September 25; Mad Science of Iowa, through October 2; Early Out Craft Club, through October 2; Basketball: 5th & 6th, through September 25; Basketball: Little Dribblers (PK & K), through September 25; **lst-4th grade basketball regis- tration in November**. Community Ed: Bat House, through September 25; Adult Pick-up Basketball, through September 25; Youth Volleyball, through Octo bet 2; Women's Volleyball, through October 2; Early Out Art Class, September 28 through October 9; Babysitting Clinic, September 28 through October 9. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, Oct. 7, 6 p.m. at City Hall. HELP WANTED Norwalk Parks and Rec is looking for someone to work weekends at the Sports Complex during tourna- ments. This person will be chalking, raking and/or drag- ging. Rate of pay is $10/hour. If interested, please call Louise at the Parks and Rec office 981-9206 or fill out the summer application and drop by the office. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE-FALL 2015 Team Total All Out 6 6 Court Jesters 5 5 Storm 4 4 1-2-3 Team 3 3 My Bad 6 6 Net Assets 6 6 Back That Pass Up 6 6 Symonds Photo 6 6 Safe Sets 3 3 EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood el- ementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on early out Wednesdays to make special arts and crafts projects. Instructor: Nancy Kuehl. Reg- istration: Through January 22; Time: 1:30 to 4:15 p.m.; Dates: October 7, November 18, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2; Location: Lakewood Art room; Cost per class: $12 Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-resi- dents; Minimum/maximum: 6/24 EARLY OUT CREATIVE ART CLASSES Lucinda Sperr36 Art Love Studio, will lead the class in various art projects. Students at Oviatt elementary are welcome, to participate but will need to find their own transportation to Lakewood Elementary. Register BAN NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT By Nancy Kuehl, Director for all classes at once or one at a time. Registration: Sep- tember 28 through March 4; Location: Lakewood Art Room; Cost per class: $12 Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-residents; Minimum/maximum: 6/24. October 14 - clay fairy or troll house November 11 - cardboard mascot head December16- painted twig tree sculpture January 13-sharpie tie dyeshirts February 10- recycled heart sculptures March 9-acrylic paint party. MAD SCIENCE OF IOWA These mini sessions will be offered during the school year for students in K-5th grade. We will meet at the Norwalk Easter Library. Grade K-2 will do "Sampling Science' the first semester and "Forensics Science' sec- ond semester. Grades 3-5 will do "Forensics Science' first and then 'Sampling Science' second. Registration: Through October 2; Location: Norwalk Easter Library; Cost per session: $68 Norwalk residents/S78.20 non- resident; Dates: Session I - October 8, 29, November 5; Session 2 -January 14, 21, 28; Session 3-April 7, 14, 21; Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Minimum/maximum: 10/18. 5TH AND 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 into boy/girl teams. League will prac'tice one night a week and play games on Saturdays. Volunteer coaches will be needed for the program. Cost: $39.50 for Norwalk residents and $45.40 for non-residents; Grade: 5th and 6th grade coed/boys; Location: Oviatt Gym, Practice: Tuesday/Thursday at Oviatt, Game Time: 2:00, 3:00, Dates: November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 18; Regis- tration: Through September 25. Grade: 5th and 6th grade girls (if needed), Location: Oviatt Gym, Practice: Tuesday/Thursday at Oviatt, Game Time: 4:00, 5:00, Dates: November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12, 18, Regis- tration: September 14-25. LITTLE DRIBBLERS This program is for boys and girls in Preschool (4 & 5 years olds) and Kindergarten. This activity teaches the beginning fundamentals of basketball. Cost: $33.75 for Norwalk residents and $38.80 for non-residents. Grade: Preschool Boys and Girls; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice Times: 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.; Dates: October 31, November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12; Registration: September 14-25; Grade: Kindergar- ten Boys and Girls; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice Times: 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 12:30 p.m.; Dates: October 31, November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12; Registration: Through September 25. ***Special note: lst-4th grade basketball registration is in November** 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 25; Program Dates: October 1, 8, 22, 29, November 12, 19; Days: Thursdays; Time: 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.; Location: St John's Catholic Church; Cost: $109.25/couple for residents and $125.64/ couple for non-residents; Minimum/maximum num- ber couples: 4/12. 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 25; Program Dates: October 1, 8, 22, 29, November 12, 19; Days: Thursdays; Time: 8 to 9 p.m.; Locations: St John's Catholic Church; Cost: $40 for Norwalk residents or $46.00 for non-residents; Mini- mum/maximum: 10/25. ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. Please bring clean tennis shoes to wear for the games. This program is only for residents who live within the Norwalk School District. Program Dates: October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4", 11, 18, 25", December 2, 9, 16, Janu- ary 6, 13", 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17", 24, March 2, 9, 16", 23; *No school; possibility no open gym; Time: 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: Be- gins September 14 (closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (in- cludes sales tax) Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-residents; Maximum number of partici- pants: 40. COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL Build your own Bat House - Bats in your belfry? In- stead of spending your fall evenings chasing them out of your house with a tennis racquet and oven mitt, why not go the ecological route and build your own bat house. In only one evening you will learn the impor- tance of not just protecting our bat neighbors, but also encouraging their presence with a prime piece of real estate. Registration: Through September 25; Date: Sep- tember 29; Time: 6:30-8:00; Location: Main St Montessori School; Cost: $12; Limit: individuals. 4TH - 5TH - 6TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL This program is for boys and girls in the 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. Registration: Through October 2; Dates: Sundays, Oct. 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15; Time: 5:00 to 6:00 p.m.; Location: Middle School; Cost: $26.50 Norwalk residents and $30.50 for non-residents; Minimum/maxi- mum: 12/48. 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 at the Norwalk Middle School. This league will be self-officiating, Please register as a team. Session h- Dates: October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15; Registra- tion: Through October 2; Times: 6:15 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Cost per team: $34.50 (up to 10 players); Minimum/ maximum: 4/8. BABYSITTING CLINIC Designed for students 5th grade and above, Babysitting Clinic teaches you to become a first-rate babysitter. Babysitting is an important job. This class will teach you basic first aid and rescue breathing, caring for infants and young children, safety and how to handle emergencies, responsibilities of a babysitter, what par- ents expect of you, age,appropriate toys and activities. This class will meet for three times for two hours on early out Wednesdays. Upon completion of all activi- ties you will receive a Babysitting Clinic Certificate. Registration Dates: September 28 through October 9; Program Date: Wednesdays: Oct. 21 and 28; Time: 2:15 to 5:15 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary (Art room); Instructor: ISU Extension Warren County; Cost: $21 Norwalk residents/S24 for non-residents; Mini- mum/maximum: 15/20. 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 theNorwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This isa continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- ' -'L 10:30 a.m.