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Thursday, November 14, 2013 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.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- rice 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/Pottery, through December 6; Adult Open Basketball, closes when full; Adult Community Ed Classes, through February 28; Lakewood Craft Club, through January 31; Youth Day Off Activities, through March 14; Little Hoopers (3rd and 4th), through No- vember 15; Little Dreamers (1st and 2nd), through No- vember 15; Glass Fusing, through November 22. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; OPALS lunch, December 6. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE FALL 2013 Team Total Just Do It 6 6 5 5 48 Court Jesters 4 5 4 4 45 All Out 5 5 6 6 45 Old Farts 6 4 3 4 39 123 Team 3 4 6 5 38 Hit for Brains 3 3 3 3 28 Team Total Net Assets 6 4 6 6 50 My Bad 6 5 6 5 48 Back That Pass Up 3 5 6 5 45 Safe Sets 6 4 3 4 35 Bumpin Uglies 3 5 3 4 33 Watch DOGS 3 4 3 3 32 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS WINTER 2013 Team Total Volley Girls 5 10 9 31 Beavis & Bumpheads 6 6 6 30 Can You Dig It? 6 10 5 27 Power Tippers 7 5 6 24 Spiked Punch 3 10 6 24 Chicks with Hits 5 5 8 24 Big Bumpers 4 3 7 17 Notorious D.I.G. 9 3 4 16 Huge Jugs 0 0 3 9 PAIR-UP WITH POTTERY (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 4; Class Date: Sunday, Dec. 8; Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.; Lo- cation: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: Norwalk residents $23, non-residents $26.45 per class; 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: November 14, December 5, January 9, February 6; Location: Art Room at Lakewood; Cost per class: Norvv. alk residents $11.50/class, non-residents $13.25/class; Mini-mum/Maxi num: 6/20. 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: November 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.; Loca- tion: Middle School Gym; Registration: (closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (includes sales tax) Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-residents; Maximum number of participants: 40. ADULT'ED COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL Different classes are being offered at the Montessori School on Main St. Registrations began September 23 either online or at the Parks and Rec office. Jewelry Design- Join us for an evening of jewelry and fun! A relaxed, casual airaosphere means no-stress jewelry- making and you will go home with a sheet of reminders p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 10 individuals. GLASS FUSING WITH FRIENDS Fused glass is glass that has been fired and involves stacking, or layering thin sheets of glass, often using different colors to create patterns or simple images. The stack is then placed inside the kiln and then heated through a series of ramps and soaks until the separate pieces begin to bond together. Once the desired effect has been achieved at the maximum desired tempera- ture, the kiln temperature will be brought down quickly. The glass is then allowedto cool slowly over a speci- fied time, soaking at specified temperature ranges. We will make two projects and then have it fired off loca- tion. Must be 18 years or older. Registration Date: Through November 22; Class Date: Sunday, Dec. 8; Time: 3:30 to 5 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: Norwalk residents $29, non-residents $33.35; Minimum/Maximum: 4/12.- YOUTH DAY OFF ACTIVITIES This year we will offer afternoon field trips to vari- ous attractions in and around the metro area when kids are off from school. The trips are held on specific non- school days. These trips are for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Students will meet the bus at Lakewood Elemen- tary School to board. Important: Snacks are NOT in- cluded in this year's activities; send extra money if your child wants a snack. Time: Leave 1 p.m. and re- turn by 4:15 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood El- ementary School (Parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip/activity (see below); Registration: Through March 14; Minimum/ Maximum: 30/65. December 30-Sleepy Hollow Sports Park: You know how fun sledding is - tubing is even better! .The hill at and tips on technique. Necklaces earrings bracelets a Sleepy Hollow is 15 stories high and you don't have to whole new world will open to you when you can make walk back up[ As the surface lifts pull you to the top, yourownjewelry.Ourinstructorisaprofessionalartistwhofor the release, which sends flying down will walk you through the simple basic techniques. You needn't bring anything with you we will supply all the tools and materials you will need for the class and you will receive a list of suppliers. Join us making jewelry is easier than you think! Date: January 16; Tune: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $15; Limit: 10 individuals. Home Brewing- Beer Making 101- It's time to truly test your skills and give brewing a try. In this class you learn the basics of home beer making from brewing to bottling. This class will run two sessions- the first month to brew, the second to bottle. Each participant will leave with the knowledge to start their own home brewing, a list of supplies and suppliers and of course, their own six pack of home brew. Date: February 6 and March 6; Time: 7-8:30 p.m.; Cost: $30; Limit: 8 individuals. Switch Plate Decorating- Tired of those dull and boring switch plates (you know, the plate that holds down your light switch)? Come learn a fun and func- tional technique to personalize your plates. Alcohol ink stamping involves little skill and can be applied to mGny other items to create or embellish home d6cor or jew- elry. You bring the switch plates and we'll give you the skills to create plates of art. Date: March 6; Time: 7-8:30 prepare you the 1,000-foot runs. All lanes are constantly monitored for everyone's safety. Tubes will be provided. Dress warm (gloves, hats and boots). Cost: Norwalkresidents $15, non-residents $17.25. January 3-Movie Day at Jordan Creek: Kick back and enjoy a movie at Jordan Creek Century 21 Theatre. We give the kids a choice between two movies and it will be rated G or PG. Cost: Norwalk residents $10, non- residents $11.50. February 20-Climb Iowa: Climb Iowa is Iowa's larg- est indoor climbing and training facility, with more than 10,000 square feet of climbing, 200 routes and problems. Included in the prices is all climbing equipment and two hours of unlimited climbing. A safety waiver must be completed and turned in to participate in this pro- gram. Cost: Norwalk residents $12, non-residents $13.80. March 19-Incredible Pizza of Urbandale: Over 100 games, ticket games and simulators await you! Included in the price will be an arcade game card and two hours of unlimited attractions such as bumper cars, go-karts, mini bowling, or mini golf! Must be 50" for bumper cars. Cost: Norwalk residents $25, non-residents $28.75. CITY SI'ATE BANK Home Equity Line of Credit: 10 year term, variable rate Concluded p. 5 THE REPAIR SHOP 730 Main St Norwalk Welding, Fabrication and Portable Welding ASME Certified Mike Leto 515-850-1088 In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES -- SERVICE ~ REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL