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/ L Thursday, November 19, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three I NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT I [ SHERIFF'S REPORT I [ Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until I I LEIStJRE LINE I I proven guilty in a court oflaw. I October3 Polk County Juvenile 4000 block of Hwy 65/Court. 69, John Carter Walker, 38, October 7 Des Moines, was arrested 600 block of Gepke 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- rice 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 Craft Club, through November 27; Early Out Creative Art Class, November 30 through Decem- ber 11; Dodgeball Tournament, November 30 through December 11. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; OPALS lunch, Friday; Dec. 4, 11:30 a.m. at Norwalk Public Safety; Family Open Gym, Sunday; 2-4 p.m. November 22 at Oviatt gym; Family Bingo Night, Sunday, 5-7 p.m., Dec. 6 at Library. SPECIAL NOTE Winterization of city parks and complex began the week of November 2. Restrooms and running water will be closed. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited, Dec. 2, 6 p.m. at City Hall. WOMEN'S VOLLYBALL STANDINGS - FALL 2015 Week 5 Total Beavis & Bumpheads 12 12 12 48 Chicks with Hits 3 12 6 35 Balls Coming at Ya 6 6 12 33 Volley Girls 3 3 9 32 Spiked Punch 6 3 3 28 Big Bumpers 12 3 3 27 Hit-Faced 3 3 3 23 Power Tippers 6 6 3 23 Angry Orchard Spikers 3 3 3 18 FAMILY OPEN GYM ...... Shoot hoops or play a pick-up game with friends or family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only resi- dents in the Norwalk school district are eligible to par- ticipate. No registration requLred, just show up and play. Time: 2-4 p.m.; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1.00; Youth cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: November 15, 22, December 6, 13, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21. FAMILY BINGO NIGHT Stop by the library and enjoy an evening of Bingo and tasty treats. Bring munchies or snacks to share with all and we will provide the beverage. All ages are in- vited to participate. Bingo callers will be the Norwalk Lion Club Members. Time: 5-7 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1st Sunday of each month; Dates: December 6, February 7, March 6. EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Children :3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood El- I ementary are invited to join. They meet once a month for driving while license Parkway, David Timothy after school on early out Wednesdays to make special barred. Hockett, 52, Des Moines, arts and crafts projects. Instructor: Nancy Kuehl. Reg- Sandra Adams, Mar- was arrested for domestic istration: Through January 22; Time: 1:30 to 4:15 p.m.; tensdale, reports damage assault causing bodily in- Dates: December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2; to solar lights; $15 loss. jury. Shannon Rae Wolfe, Location: Lakewood Art room; Cost per class: $12 8200 block of Ridgev- 31, Indianola, is charged Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-residents; Minimum/ iew Drive, Kathy Lover-with assault causing inju- maximum: 6/24. idge, Greenfield Plaza, re- ry. EARLY OUT CREATIVE ART CLASSES ported an attempted bur- October 9 Lucinda Sperry, Art Love Studio, will lead the class glary; nothing stolen. 5600 block of Cumming in various art projects. Students at Oviatt Elementary October 4 Avenue, AT&T reported are welcome to participate but will need to find their 600 block of Marlou theft of copper wire in ru- own transportation to Lakewood Elementary. Register Parkwa3 William Haynes, ral Warren County; $500 for all classes at once or one at a time. Registration: Greenfield Plaza, reports a loss. Through March 4; Location: Lakewood Art Room; Cost burglary to his garage;October 12 per class: $12 Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-residents; tools stolen, $950 loss 200 block of Gepke Minimum/maximum: 6/24. Kum n Go in Bevington Parkway, minor entice- December16-painted twig tree sculpture reports gas drive off; $34 ment/child pornography January 13-sharpie tie dye shirts loss. investigation. February 10- recycled heart sculptures October 5 October 13 March 9- acrylic paint party. 500 block of GreenfieldNorthern Warren Coun- **NEW- Mark your calendars** Parkway, Carol Morris, ty, sex abuse investigation, WINTER BREAK GLOW IN THE DARK northern Warren County,16-year-old victim from reports a burglary to her Des Moines. vehicle; $200 loss of purse, 2000 block of 100th Av- cards, identification, enue, Sherry Hertko, Nor- 10000 block of South- walk, reported the theft of DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT All interested "Big Kids" are invited to register for an adult dodgeball tournament. You have to be able to dodge, duck, dip and dive in the fast pace game. Join us on Sunday at the Norwalk Middle School for a one day fun filled event. This league will be self-officiating. A team consists of six players with a minimum of one fe- male player. Please register as a team. This event is a first come, first serve until it is full. Program Date: Sun- Dec 20; Time: TBA; Locations: Middle School Gym; Registration: November 30 to December 11; Cost: $34.50; Minimum/maximum: 4/12 Teams. OPALS- SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (Older People with Active Life Styles) SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE Everyone age 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program run- ning yearly. Days: Monday and Thursday; Time: 10- 10:30 a.m. WELL-SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 or older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Parks and Recre- ation staff. Meat, tableware, and coffee/beverage are provided. Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After the meal we will have some form of entertainment from local talent. Let us know your email address and we will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have on that day. Call the office to register two days before the event. Dates: December 4, January 1, Febru- ary 5, March 4; Time: 11:30-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Pub- lic Safety Building. I Good Investment. 8enen!s yau , 40tkta Stm Sank y er tearet Not chm 9 catee to take advantage, above benefits? We can help you roll over your exts n iRA a our TRUST & INVESTMFNT$ wold Road, runaway re-jewelry; $3,500 loss. port, 16-year-old female ACCIDENT from Des Moines (Warren November 13 - 6:42 County) who is also a a.m., Iowa 5: Tara Reed, 31, charged juvenile out of Panora, vehicle/deer. Trimming The Fat From Grocery Costs (NAPS)--A little prep work can keep rising food costs from eating into your family budget. That's the advice from experts who say planning meals and shopping lists can save time and money. They offer tips such as organizing meals around weekly coupons, finding ways to spice up left- overs and talking with friends about meal ideas. You can also use a free Web site to have weekly recipes-- and their accompanying shopping lists--sent to your in-box. The service can help you organize your food bud- get as you serve up a variety of delicious dishes. The Web site, called You veGotSupper.com, e-mails members five entr6e recipes and up to two side dishes every Thursday, along with a customized grocery list, organized by supermarket section to help save time. Members can also visit a recipe page and select dishes that can be added to the shop- ping list. Here's a look at one of its top recipes: Southwestern Grilled Chicken Salad Sewings: 4. Prep ~ne: 15 Cook ~me: 15-20 min. Food For Thought--A little planning can help cut weekly grocery costs. 1 can corn, sboepeg, drained 1 can black beans, drained 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed 1 avocado, peeled and chopped % cup ranch dressing % cup barbecue sauce DIRECTIONS 1. Drizzle chicken with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken over medlum-lz~& heat for about 7-10 mlmmm per sid~ Let cool and slice. 2. Cut up lettuce and add remaining ingredi- ents to salad. 3. Mix ranch dressing and barbecue sauce. Pour over salad and toss to coat. INGREDIENTS 4 medium chicken breast halves, boneless skinless 1 head hearts of romaine lettuce This is a great main-course salad to throw together with leitover chickea f~m the night before. For more tips and recipes, visit www.youvegotsupper.cor~ In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES ~ SERVICE "- REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL q