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Thursday, October 8, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT 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 Early Out Art Class, through October 9; Babysitting Clinic, through October 9; Monster Dash, through Oc- tober 16; Iowa Wild Tickets, through October 9; Begin- ner Warrior Wrestling, October 12 through October 23; Community Ed; Knitting, October 12 through October 23; Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do, October 19 through October 30. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; OPALS lunch, Friday, Nov. 6 at Norwalk Public Safety. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, Nov. 4, 6 p.m. at City Hall. IOWA WILD TICKETS Join the Norwalk Parks and Recreation, Saturda3 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 p.m. 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- rice. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE-FALL 2015 Team Total All OUt 6 8 5 19 Storm 4 6 6 16 Court Jesters 5 6 4 15 1-2-3 Team 3 7 3 13 Back That Pass Up 6 3 10 19 My Bad 6 6 6 18 Net Assets 6 6 5 17 Symonds Photo 6 5 3 14 Safe Sets 3 7 3 13 TRICK OR TREAT NIGHT (GHOSTLY GOOD TIMES) Trick or Treat night in Norwalk will be Frida3 Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. Before you head out for a ghostly fun time in your neighborhood, be sure to stop by the Public Safety Building. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. you can pick up your trick-or-treat bag and play some Hallow- een games to win prizes and treats. This event is for children in preschool to 5th grade. Dates: November 18, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2; Location: Lakewood Art room; Cost per class: $12 Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-residents; Minimum/maximum: 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. 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 1 - October 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. 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: 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/S24 for non-residents; Minimum/maximum: 15/20. MONSTER DASH 5K/MILE FUN RUN This is not your ordinary 5K Fun Run!! Norwalk Parks and Rec, in conjunction with the with the Norwalk Rac- ers & Triathlon Running Club, are offering both a 5K and one-mile evening run in your favorite Halloween EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB costume! Race begins at the Norwalk McAninch Sports Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Complex and runs along the cross-country path. Each Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood El- participant will receive a t-shirt, glow sticks/bracelets, ementary are invited to join. They meet once a month and treats (s'mores and hot chocolate) afterwards. Par- after school on early out Wednesdays to make special ticipants are encouraged to bring their own flashlight arts and crafts projects. Instructor: Nancy Kuehl. Reg- to help light the path. Prize for the best costume. Date: istration: Through January 22; Time: 1:30 to 4:15 p.m.; Saturday, Oct 31; Registration Deadline: October 16 (for BANK guaranteed shirt); Time: Mile Race 6:30 p.m., 5K Race 7 p.m.; Location: Norwalk McAnich Sports Complex; Cost: Individual: $30 Norwalk residents/S34.50 non-resi- dents. Family: $110 Norwalk residents/S115 non-resi- dents (max 4 members). BEGINNER WARRIOR WRESTLING CLUB This program is open to any student currently in Kin- dergarten through 2nd grade. Program designed for wrestlers with little to no experience. Throughout these practices the skills and techniques will align with the goals of developing a strong K-12 wrestling program. This level is specifically designed to introduce your stu- dent athlete to the sport while maintaining a fun, posi- tive, and learning environment. Parent volunteers are needed. Coach: Jim McCombs, jmccombs70@gmail.com. Registration Deadline: October 23; Dates: Tuesdays: Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24 Dec 1, 8, Saturday: Dec 12 - Tourna- ment; Time: 5:45-6:30 p.m.; Location: High School wres- fling room; Cost: $40 Norwalk residents/s46 non-resi- dents; Minimum/maximum: 6/45. COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET SCHOOL Beginners Knitting- Learn to knit just in time for the cold weather. It's a wonderful and relaxing way to spend the cooler seasons. This class is aimed at beginners who will be taught to cast on and knit-very basic. But with those skills you will make yourself a wonderful scarf fit for keeping you warm or sending to mom as a Christ- mas gift. The class will meet two weeks later to finish the scarves, so you do have a knitting deadline. Regis- tration Deadline: Oct 23; Date: October 27 and Novem- ber 10; Time: 6:30'8 p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 5 individu- als 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 is a 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: November 6, December 4, Janu- ary 1, February 5, March 4; Time: 11:30-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. FOR SALE: MISC WORKOUT EQUIPMENT The Norwalk Parks and Rec is now accepting sealed bids for the following equipment: Schwinn Spin bike (2), weight bench (less bar), weight rack (less plates), chin up bar, Bow-flex machine. Equipment can be viewed at the Public Safety Building between 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. Bids need to be turned in to Parks and Rec office by Friday, Oct. 23 by 4 p.m. Now Accepting Applications NORWALK PARK II APARTMENTS l& 2 Bedrooms, Newly Remodeled Community Center 24-7 Maintenance Rental Assistance Available www.NationaI-Management.com This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.