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Thursday, November 14, 2019 Register online at www.norwalkparks.org or pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office located at 1100 Chatham Avenue, inside the Norwalk Public Safety Building. Registration forms can be mailed. placed in our drop box, or dropped off during our office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7. If you have any questions. please call us at 515-981-9206. The city has a new alert system! Are you missing your weekly emails? How about your activity guide? Get signed up today! Receive Parks and Recreation program cancellations, closures, weekly updates, seasonal activity guide. and more via email and text message. Visit www.morwalkparks.org to register. All parks are winterized. Park restrooms are closed for the winter including the ZVIcAninch sports complex. Seasonal Help Needed! We are now hiring volleyball referees, facility supervisors, and more. To apply go to www.Norwalkparks.org/ employment opportunities and fill out the Seasonal Employment 5. oplication. Please call us or visit our website for further details on the following events: Events Currently Open for Registration: Adult Pick-up Basketball Games — Registration closes when full Dream Team Basketball (lst—2nd grade) — Registration through November 17 Little Hoopers Basketball (3rd-4th grade) Registration through November 17 Circuit/Bootcamp Fitness Class — Registration through November 19 Craft Club Registration through March 4 Non Registration Events: Family Bingo Nights Sundays December 1, January 5, February 2, March 1, and April 5, 5-7 pm at the library Family Open Gym — Sundays, 2-4 pm (see dates below) OPALS Senior Exercise — Mondays/Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m., Norwalk Christian Church OPALS Well—Seasoned Potluck — Fridays, 11:30- 1200 (see dates below) Events With Upcoming Registrations: Adaptive Programming: Basketball Adaptive Programming: EveryBODY Deserves to Play Adult Coed Volleyball Adult Women’s Volleyball Norwalk Family Tae Kwon Do Spring Soccer (PreK—7th grade) Daddy-Daughter Dance 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 Within the Norwalk school district. Program dates Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, through March 18 at Oviatt Gym. Dream Team Basketball (lst & 2nd grade) This program is for boys and girls in the 1st and 2nd grades. Children will be taught basketball fundamentals. Children will be separated into teams and play games. Volunteer coaches WILL be needed for this program. T-shirts will be provided. Times may vary depending on number of teams. Program dates: Saturdays, Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 9:00 am 2:00 pm depending on schedule. Location: Oviatt Elementary gym. Little Hoopers Basketball (3rd & 4th grade) This program is for boys and girls in 3rd and 4th grades. Our goal is to have fun while teaching the fundamentals of basketball. We will work on shooting, passing and dribbling with an overall Nralk P cretoeet Information provided by Robin Leaper and Sarah Coburn 0 Visit us at www.norwall<parl<s.org 0 515—981—9206 N/Warren Town and County News emphasis on good sportsmanship. This program will practice and play on Saturdays. The boys and girls will be assigned to teams. Volunteer coaches WILL be needed for this program! T-shirts will be provided. Times may vary depending on number of teams. Program dates: Saturdays, Jan 25, Feb 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2:00 pm 5:00 pm depending on schedule. Location: Oviatt Elementary gym. Circuit/Bootcamp Fitness Class Using the motivational power of teamwork and competition in combination with the balance challenges presented by the Bosu balance workout, you will discover how to change ordinary circuit workouts into extraordinary workouts. The class will also use jump ropes, Dynamax Strength balls, ab rollers, bands, weighted bars, and other strengthening equipment. Bring a mat/towel and your own hand weights (optional) Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Located at Norwalk Orchard Hills Elementary Gym. Program dates: Wednesdays, Nov 20 — Jan 15; No class Dec 25 and Jan 1, 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm. Craft Club ,‘xet out your glue gun and imaginations for this program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on early out Wednesdays to make special art and craft projects. Program dates are Wednesdays 1:30 pm to 4:15 pm, Ilwwmber 4, January 15, February 12, and March 11. Family-Bingo Nights Stop by the library on Sunday evenings and enjoy a good time with bingo and tasty treats. Please bring munchies or snacks to share and we provide beverages. All ages are invited to participate. Bingo callers are Norwalk Lions members. Program dates are Sundays, December. 1, January 5, February 2, March 1, and April 5,'from 5-7 pm. Family Open Gym Shoot hoops or play a pick up game with friends or family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. No registration required, just show up and play. For residents of the Norwalk school district only. Program dates: Sundays, November 17, 24, December 1, 8, 15, January 5, 12,‘ 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 2-4 pm. *OPALS (Older People with Active Life Styles) Senior Citizen Programs" Senior Exercise Class Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and toning. We will meet at Norwalk Christian Church, 701 Main Street. Regist- ration is not required. Program dates: every Monday and Thursday from 10-10230 a.m. at}? Well-Seasoned Potluck Everyone age 55 and older, come and socialize with the Parks and Recreation staff for a potluck lunch. Meat, tableware, and coffee/ beverages are provided. Bring a side dish/dessert to share. Call the office to register before the event so we know the amount of meat needed - 515.981.9206. Program dates: Fridays, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm, December 13, January 10, February 7, and March 6, at the Norwalk Public Safety Building. Q3 3?»?51 23::- Page Three Events at Norwalk Easter Public Library 1051 North Avenue 515-981—0217 Sign up is open for the Adult After Hours Ugly Sweater Party! Stop in or call to register. Registration is open until December 5th. Registration Required. Thursday November 14 Rhyme Time— 10:30 am - This storytime is more active, with lots of songs, rhymes, and shorter books. Great for toddlers, all ages welcome. 25 minutes followed by playtime. Pajama Time- 7:00 pm - This is an evening family storytime with songs and books. Great for all ages. 25 minutes Monday November 18 Baby Time- 10:30 am- A storytime designed: especially for babies up to about 18 months and their adults (siblings welcome). Learn lots of songs, rhymes, and bounces! 15 minutes followed by playtime. Novel Year Book Club Potluck -6:00 pm- Join us at the Library for a Potluck, members will be bringing a small dish to share with the group and enjoy “bookish” conversation! Tuesday November 19 Reading Time— 10:30 am— This storytime focuses on books and pre-reading skills. Read books, sing songs and do activities! Great for preschoolers, all ages welcome. 25 minutes followed by playtime. Teen Tuesday— 3:45 pm 4:45 pm- Drop in to ' t “ .nes and board games, and eat snacks! _. . Wednesday November 20 Sari} a r WednesdayS! 2:30 pm— 3:30 pm— Drop in activities every Wednesday if there is school in Norwalk. No registratibn required. Great for elementary age children, all ages welcome. This week is the BUILD! Program. Build imaginative creations with LEGO bricks and more. Adult Craft N ight: Quilling- 6:30 pm—7:30 pm— Join us “Quilling”- making paper craft involving rolling and pinching stripstof paper to form decorative , art. All skill levels are» welcome! Registration required! Thursday November 21 Rhyme Time- 10:30 am- This storytime is more, active, with lots of songs, rhymes, and shorter books. : Great for toddlers, all ages welcome. 25 minutes? ,: followed by playtime.