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Thursday, October 1, 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 1 100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg). Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. 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 REGISTRATION 8 Mad Science of Iowa, through October 2; Early Out Craft Club, through October 2; **1st—4th grade basket- ball registration in November”; Youth Volleyball, through October 2; Women’s Volleyball, through Octo- ber 2; Early Out Art Class, through October 9; Babysitting Clinic, through October 9; Monster Dash, through October 16; Iowa Wild Tickets, through Octo- ber 9. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; OPALS lunch, Friday, Oct. 1 at Norwalk Public Safety. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, Oct. 7, 6 pm. at City Hall. IOWA WILD TICKETS Join the Norwalk Parks and RecreatiOn, Saturday, Oct. 24, fOr a night out with the Iowa Wild. Iowa Wild will take on the Texas Stars at the Wells Fargo Arena at 7 pm. Tickets are $13 for both adults and children ($4 savings). First 1,500 fans get a free hat! Purchase tickets Via online registration or stop by the Parks and Rec of— fice. FREE WALNUTS The Norwalk City Park has a walnut tree starting to drop walnuts. Walnuts are free to anyone who comes to pick them up. The tree is located by the red caboose. First come, first serve. 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 8 14 Court Jesters 5 6 1 1 Storm 4 6 10 1—2-3 Team 3 10 My Bad 6 6 12 Net Assets 6 6 12 Symonds Photo 6 5 11 Safe Sets 3 10 Back That Pass Up 6 3 9 EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood El- IIMETO RENEW YOU-II INSURANCE? GIVE US A CALI. FIRST E 2am it as as {wast/2st:2853mm INSURANCE SERVICES NORWALK PARKS RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE 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/maximurn: 6/24 EARLY OUT CREATIVE ART CLASSES Lucinda Sperry, 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 for all classes at once or one at a time. Registration: 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 dye shirts February 10- recycled heart sculptures March 9- acrylic paint party. 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/$78.20 non- resident; Dates: Session 1 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. 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 'withinthe N orwalk 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- gan 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. 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 volléyballfWe 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. Registratitm: 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- :i‘if 12111:} EEAH :viIiéE EASIER? 3037 Sunset Drive Namath. 51559810434 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 I:- Dates: October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15; Registra- tion: Through October 2; Times: 6:15 pm. and 7 p.m.; Cost per team: $34.50 (up to 10 players); Minimum/ maximum: 4/8. 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: Through October 9; Program Date: Wednesdays: Oct. 21 and 28; Time: 2:15 to 5:15 p.m.; Location: Lakewood Elementary (Art room); Instruc- tor: ISU Extension Warren County; Cost: $21 Norwalk residents/$24 for non—residents; Minimum/maximum: 15/20. MONSTER DASH SLIMile FUN RUN This is not your ordinary 5K Fun Run! I N orwalk Parks and Rec, in conjunction with the with the Norwalk Rac- ers 8: Triathlon RunninggClub, are offering both a 5K and one-mile evening run in yohr favorite Halloween costume! Race begins at the Norwalk McAninch Sports Complex and runs along the cross-country path. Each participant will receive a t—shirt, glow sticks/bracelets, and treats (s’mores and hot chocolate) afterwards. Par- ticipants are encouraged to bring their own flashlight to help light the path. Prizefor the best costume. Date: Saturday, Oct 31; Registration Deadline: October 16 (for guaranteed shirt); Time: Mile Race 6:30 p.m., 5K Race 7 p.m.; Location: Norwalk McAnich Sports Complex; Cost: Individual: $30 Norwalk residents/$34.50 non-resi- dents. Family: $110 Norwalk residents/$115 non—resi- dents (max 4 members). -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 isa continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- ation staff. Meat, tableware, and coffee/beverage are provided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After the meal we will have some form of entertainment from local talent. Let us know your email address and we will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have on that day. Call the office to register two days before the event. Dates: October 2, November 6, Decem- ber 4, January 1, February 5, March 4; Time: 11230-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. Start the day off right! Catholic Radio for the Heart of Iowa matters 515-223-1150 5 R0. Box 160 '