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t I' Thursday, September 26, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Thr, ee NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office o'r 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 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Pair-up w/Potter through December 6; Junior War- rior Chef's Club, through September 27; Lakewood Craft Club, through September 27; Adult Open Basketball, closes when full; 5th and 6th Boys/Girls Basketball, through September 27; Little Dribblers (4 and 5 year olds), through September 27; Adult Community Ed Classes, through February 28; Youth Volleyball, through October 4; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, through Oc- tober 4; OPALS trip, through October 4; Glass Fusing, September 30 through December 6; Beginner Warrior Wrestling Club, October 7 through October 18; Fitness Classes, October 7 through October 18; Wine! What's it all about?, October 14 through October 25; Youth Day Off Activities, October 21 throughMarch 14; Babysitting Clinic, October 21 through November 1. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Family Bingo Night, October 6 at Norwalk Public Librar 5 p.m.; Shuffleboard League, Mondays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at City Park; OPALS Luncheon, October 4 at Norwalk Public Safety, 11:30 a.m.; Senior Wii Bowling, October 3 at Norwalk Public Safety, 11:30 a.m.; Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; Ultimate Frisbee League, Sundays, starting September 22, 1-3 p.m. at Norwalk-McAninch Sports Complex; Ghostly Good Times, October 30 at Norwalk Public Safety, 5:30 p.m. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE FALL 2013 Team Total Court Jesters 6 5 11 Just Do It 5 6 11 Old Farts 4 6 10 123 Team 5 3 8 All Out 4 4 8 Hit for Brains 3 3 6 Team Total" Net Assets 6 5 11 My Bad 6 4 10 Bumpin Uglies 5 4 9 Back That Pass Up 3 6 9 Watch DOGS 3 5 8 Safe Sets 4 3 7 MEN'S FLAG FOOTBAL LEAGUE-2013 Team Wins Losses Rookies 1 0 Prestige Worldwide 1 0 Off in the Shower 0 1 Real Men of Genius 0 1 LEISURE LINE Scores: Week 1 Rookies 54, Off in the Shower 33; Prestige Worldwide 59, Real Men of Genius 52. **NEW THIS FALL**ULTIMATE FRISBEE LEAGUE Ultimate is an exciting, non-contact team sport, played by thousands. It mixes the best features of sports such as Soccer, Basketball, American Football and Netball into an elegantly simple yet fascinating and demanding game. Ultimate Frisbee pick-up games will be played out at the Norwalk-McAninch Sports Com- plex. So come out and try something new! Session Dates: through October 27; Days: Sunday; Time: 1-3 p.m.; Cost: $1/person. PAIR-UP WITH POTFERY (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, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8; Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: TBA; Minimum/Maximum: 6/15. CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue guns and imaginations for this pro- gram. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Thursday to make special arts and crafts projects. Registration: Through January 27; Time: 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.; Dates: October 3, November 14, December 5, January 9, February 6; Location: Art Room at Lake- wood; Cost per class: Norwalk residents $11.50/class, non-residents $13.25/class; Mini-mum/Maximum: 6/20. JUNIOR WARRIOR CHEFS CLUB Young chefs cooking can be quite creative, full of dis- covery and a whole lot of fun! One afternoon a week join Andy Mogle at the High School foods kitchen for a fun time of making healthy aer school snacks. Come and enjoy learning how to prepare special treats that you can take home to the family and prepare for them. Registration: Through September 27; Dates: Mondays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28, Nov. 11, 18; Time: 4-5:30 p.m.; Loca- tion: Norwalk HS Food/Nutrition Classroom; Cost: Norwalk residents $40, non-resident $46; Minimum/ Maximum: 12/20 students. 5TH AND 6TH GRADE BOYS/GIRLS BASKETBALL This program is for boys and girls in 5th and 6th grades. The boys and girls will be assigned to teams and volunteer coaches will be needed for the program. The teams will practice one night a week with games on Saturdays. Grade: 5th and 6th grade boys; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice: Weeknights at Oviatt; Game Times: 2 and 3 p.m.; Dates: November 2, 9, 16, 23, De- cember 7, 14; Registration: Through September 27. Grade: 5th and 6th grade girls; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice: Weeknights at Oviatt; Game Times: 4 and 5 p.m.; Dates: November 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7, 14; Registration: Through September 27; Cost: $34..50 for STATE BANK _ into this great rate! Home Equity Line of Credit: 10 term, rate Norwalk residents and $39.75 for non-residents. LITTLE DRIBBLERS This program is for boys and girls in Preschool (4 and 5 years olds) and Kindergarten. This activity teaches the beginning fundamentals of basketball. Grade: Pre- school boys and girls; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice Times: 9 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m.; Dates: No- vember 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7, 14; Registration: Through September 27. Grade: Kindergarten boys and girls; Location: Oviatt Gym; Practice Times: 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m.; Dates: November 2, 9, 16, 23, December 7, 14; Registration: Through Septem- ber 27; Cost: $28.75 for Norwalk residents and $33.25 for non-residents. ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. 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 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11, 18, January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26; Time: 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: Began September 16 closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (includes sales tax) Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-residents; Maximum number of participants: 40. 4TH - 5TH - 6TH GRADE VOLLEYBA[.I. 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 practice for two weeks. The boys and girls will be assigned to teams and will play games for four weeks. The high school girls * volleyball team will be on hmd to coach your team, run through the skills clinic and maybe challenge you to a game! Registration: Through October 4; Dates: Sundays, October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17; Time: 5 to 6 p.m.; Location: Middle School; Cost: Norwalk residents $26.50 and non-residents $30.50; Minimum/Maximum: 12/48. NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO Maria Boden is the new head instructor of the school which is under new ownership. This school offers pro- grams for ages 5 through adults. The classes are sepa- rated by rank (beginners and advanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets Tuesdays and Thurs- days in the Oviatt gym or multi-purpose room. Begin- ners meet from 6:15 to 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. All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance. Com- petition is also available for those students who are in- terested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, gives con- fidence 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 dass. Cost per session: Little Dragons (twice a week): Norwalk resident $46, Non-resident $53; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First family member: Norwalk resident $57.50, Non-resident $66.25; Second and third family members: Norwalk resident $28.75 each, Non-resident $33.25 each; Maximum fam- ily fee: Norwalk resident $115, Non-resident $132.25. 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 test of the program. Registration Dates: Through October 4; Session Dates: October 8,10, lS, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, November 12, 19, 21, 26, December 3, 5, 10, 12; Days: Tuesday/Thurs- day; Location: Oviatt Multipm.lmse room (door #16). (Dates could vary due to school fem'ons/concerts). ADULT ED COMMUNITY TION AT MAIN S00R00ETMOnTE00 SC.OOL Five different classes are being offered at the Montessori School on Main St. RegiStrations began Sep- tember 23 either online or at theParks ,,fi Rec office. Apple Pie from Scratch- Just like Grandma used to make! Learn how to make homemade apple pie from Concluded p. 10