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Thursday, October 28, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News • Page Eleven LEISURE LINE Concluded from p.3 31 for $79)• Price includes all supplies, take home mate- rials, and the Mad Scientist's travel• Program will meet after school from 3:15-4:i5 p.m. Fridays, November 5, 19 (double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) and December 3, 10, 17. First and second grade at Oviatt-First Semester 2010- 2011: This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offering our NEW" No Trace-Cool Case" Enrichment Program for your children right after school! Session topics for this Forensic Science program are: Agent Undercover; Crafty Observations; Crime Lab; Discovery Detection; Science of Security; and, Whodunit? It is a super fun way for your child to spark • imaginative learning outside the tra- ditional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry- based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dy- namic instructor-presenters with professional equip- ment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoy- able and enriching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear understanding of what science is and how it af- fects the world around them! We communicate real world practical uses of the science principles. Each of the six sessions includes one of our popular Make-&- Takes so enjoyed by the children and appreciated by the parents. Register on-line at www.madscience.org/ centraliowa by Sunday, Oct. 31 for just $67 (after October 31 for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home mate- rials, and the Mad Scientist's travel. Program will meet after school from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Fridays, November 5, 19 .(double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) and December 3, 10, 17. • Fourth and fifth grade at Lakewood-First Semester i -: This semester Mad Science of Iowa is offer- ing our NEW & Improved "Energy-Present to Future!" Enrichment Program for your children right after school! Most of our energy experiments are updated or wholly- new. Also, we now explore alternative based greener- to-green energy approaches with some new really cool experiments and gadgets, to help our country lessen its dependency on coal and oil!! This is a super fun way for your child to spark imaginative learning outsid e the tra- ditional school day. Mad Science is hands-on, inquiry- based, interactive and entertaining. We use trained, dy- namic instructor-presenters with professional equip- ment and materials to deliver age-appropriate, enjoy- able and enriching science activities. The children have so much fun they almost do not realize they are gaining a clear understanding of what science is, and how it af- fects the world around them. We communicate real world practical uses of the science principles. Each of the six sessions includes one of our popular Make-&- Takes so enjoyed by the children and appreciated by the parents. Register on-line at www.madscience.org/ centraliowa by Sunday, Oct. 31 for just $67 (after October 3I for $79). Price includes all supplies, take home mate- rials, and the Mad Scientist's travel. • Program wilt meet after school from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Fridays, November 5, 19 (double session 3:15-5:15 p.m.) and December 3, 10, 17. " STEP BENCH AEROBICS Step bench aerobics is alow impact, high-energy aero- bic routine set to music. Participants use a step bench that is provided to help increase the heart rate. Regis- tration Dates: November 1 through November 12; Dates: November 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, December 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, January 3, 5, 10, 12; Days: Monday and Wednesday; Time: 6:15-7:15 p.m.; Location:• Oviatt Multi-purpose Room; Cost per session: I class per week, Norwalk-S21, Non-resident-S24.15; 2 classes per week, Norwalk=S42, Non-resident-S48.30; Minimum/maximum number of participants per class: 10/30. Yoga is for everyone! It increases strength, flexibility, and balance for both body and mind. Regular yoga prac- tice can help to improve circulation, digestion and pos- ture, stimulate the immune system, decrease stress level boost self-esteem and create a sense of calmness and well being. Bring your own mat, towel and water. I do have a few extra mats in case you don't have one right away. Come in with an open mind and open heart. This class could fill up, so register now. Registration Dates: November 1 through November 12; Dates: November 15, 22, 29, December 6, 13, January 3, 10; Days: Mon- day; Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Location" Oviatt Multi-Pur- pose Room; Cost per session: 1 class per week, Resi- dent-S38.16, Non-resident-S43.70; Minimum/maximum number of participants per class: 8/15; Instructor: Bethanie Lafferty, Certified Yoga Instructor, bethanieyoga@yahoo.com or 515-707-6209. CIRCUIT SENSATION Are you ready for this new .workout that is athletic, intense and more fun than a three-ring circus? Using the motivational power of teamwork and competition• in combination with the balance challenges presented by Bosu balance workout, you will discover how to change ordinary circuit' workouts intoextraordinary workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, medicine balls, mini hurdles and weighted bars. Registration Dates: November I through November 12; Dates: No- vember 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12; Days: Wednesday; Time: 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-purpose room; Cost per session: I class per week, Norwalk-S21, Non-resident-S2"4.15; Minimum/maxi- mum number of participants per class: 10/30. EARLY BIRD WORKOUT For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates and Chico Metrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. The class will use dumbbells and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Registration Dates: November 1 through No- vember 12; Dates: November 16, 18, 23, 30, December 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, January 4; Days: Tuesday and Thursday mornings; Time: 5:30-6:15 a.m,; Location: No'rwalk Easter Public Library ICU Room; Cost per ses7 sion: 1 class per week, Norwalk-S21, Non-resident- $24.15, 2 classes per week, Norwalk-S42, Non-resident- $48.30. OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) • SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Eyeryone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- day mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. This program will start September 28 and ruff until the end of May. WELL SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) Allare invited, age 55 and oIder, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Park and Recre- ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- vided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a It's Time to Recall the Bad Eggs in Congress! Tom Latham, a Career Politician for 16 years: • Has supported deregulation of industry, putting the health and safety of Americans at .risk. • Opposed job-creating legislation, putting American workers at risk • Supports privatizing social.Security, putting retirees at risk. After 16 years, it's time for a Congressman who actuatty has the best interests of the pe0pte in mind! 1VIAS KE - . ........................... FO t ............. =;**_.,,,,,, . ....j  . ! :: ............... .MaskeForCo • Vote Bill Maske on Nov. 2nd!. [ PAID FOR BY JK4ASKE FOR CONGRESS] side dish and/or dessert to share with every'one.' 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 5, December 3, January 7, February 4, March 4; T{me: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. Lions Pancake Breakfast Is November 6 The annual Norwalk Lions Club Pancake and Sau- sage Breakfast will be Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Norwalk Masonic Hall. Serving will be from 6 to 11 a:m. for a free-will donation. Proceeds are used for Norwalk High School Scholar- ships and community service projects. Club members also will be collecting non-perishable items for the Norwalk Food Pantry. OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOLS Regular Session October 11, 2010 The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. Directors Present-Katherine Schmidt, George Meinecke, Tom Phillips, and Deb Hobbs. Rick Kaul joined the meeting in progress at 6:30 p.m. The following motions were made, seconded, and approved: • Approved the consent agenda (action to delete the final sentence of the "A • Special Event" DJ contract was included in this motion.) • Approved the Auditorium, Stadium, Tennis Courts, & Parking Lots Con- struction Project Budget Summary and the following Change Orders: • CRS 026-Repair Sanitary Sewer Damaged by Geopier-$0.00 • CRS 028-Remove & Replace Curb & Gutter at N Side of MS Park- ing Lot-S2,049 . • CRS 031-Replace Curb at HS Lot North of Fine Arts-S0.00 • CRS 036-Change Magnetic Holders to Door Stop-($1,176) • CRS 037-Add Letters in Lobby 101-$1,993 • CRS 038-Add Logo at Stadium Building-S600 • CRS 039-Tennis Court Surfacing Color-$9c40 • CRS 041-Add Saw cuts at Tennis Courts-S4,293 • CRS 044-Add ADA Access Gate & Utility Gate at Tennis Courts- $2,686 • Approved theLakewood Construction Project Budget Summary and Cer- tificates of Substantial Completion for the following Bid Packages: • C.A.C., Inc. - Site Development Work • Forrest & Associate, Inc. - Masonry Work • Rochon Corporation of Iowa, Inc. - General Carpentry : • Central States" Roofing Company- Roofing & Sheet Metal Flashings • Olympic Wall Systems, Inc. - Gypsum Board Systems • Acoustical Ceiling Design Services, Inc. - Acoustical Ceilings • Jim's Carpet One Floor & Home - Carpet & Resilient Flooring. • Wes Jamagin, Inc. - Painting • Anderson Ladd - Gymnasium Equipment • Midwest Automatic Fire Sprinkler Company - Fire Protection • L.A. FuRon & Sons, Inc. - Mechanical .Work • DeVries Electric, Inc. - Electrical Work • Approved Certificate of Substantial Completion for Bailey Roofing Con- tractors, Inc. • Approved adding Deb Hobbs to the Health and Human Growth board sub- committee • A .pprovec/resolution of support for the WATCH D.O.G.S.volunteer program at Lakewood Elementary • Approved using the Federal Education Jobs Funding to backfill the 5 State categorical funding allocations tl'’at were not fully funded by the State and using the remaining Education Jobs Funding to offset the Geperal State Aid shortfall. The meeting.was adjourned at 7:47 p.m. Official minutes will be available following board approval. Kate Baldwin, Board Secretary 1 Did You Know? (NAPS)--Nominatio are now being accepted in the search for. America's Outstanding Oldest Worker. The search is :sponsored by Experience Works, the nation's largest nonprofit training and employment organization' for older workers. 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