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Norwalk, Iowa
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Thursday, November 29, 2018 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three Girl Scout Troop 321 Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair Girl Scout Troop 321 will be sponsoring a holiday craft and vendor fair on Saturday, December 1st, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Crossroads Church, 2601 Border Street in Norwalk. This free admission event will feature over 40 crafters and vendors, and will include candles, jewelry, soaps, clothing, food items, makeup, arts and crafts, decorations, books, and much more. This year's event is the 8th annual fair, and was originally started by a Norwalk troop of girls who are now in college. The scout troop, currently made up of all middle school students, will have breakfast & lunch available for purchase at the event. Proceeds from the craft fair will go toward the girls' trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. Please plan to join us at this fun event! N Recreation Department Information provided by Nancy Kuehl and Louise Taylor-Seibert Visit us at www.norwalk.iowa.gov Registration forms for events are available 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office (1100 Chatham Avenue, inside the Norwalk Public Safety Building) or print them off our website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box, or walk in. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7. If you have any questions, please call us at 515-981-9206. On-line registration I,is also available on our website: www. Events at I norwalk.iowa.gov. Norwalk Easter Our fall and winter brochure is available online, Public Library or there are copies you can pick up at the Parks and Rec office. 1051 North Avenue 515-981-0217 Please call us or visit our website for Thursday, November 29 further details on the following events: Rhyme Time, 10:30 am. This storytime focuses on songs and rhymes. Shake shakers, sing, move, and Registrations dates for upcoming events: read some short books! Craft Club - Registration open for October-February Monday, December 3 classes Baby Time, 10:30 am. A special story time for Adult Pick-Up Basketball Games - Registration open babies up to about 18 months and their grownups. Learn lots of songs, rhymes, and bounces! until full Tuesday, December 4 Reading Time, 10:30 am. This story time focuses Non Registration events on books and pre-reading skills. We'll share books, Family Open Gym- Sundays through February 24th, songs, felt boards, puppets, and more! 2-4 pm, Oviatt Gym Christmas at the Library, 4:00 - 7:00 pro. Join Family Bingo Night - Sunday, December 2nd, us for our free annual open house event! Santa Norwalk Easter Library at 5:00 pm photos, reindeer, cookie decorating, and crafts and Senior Exercise-Mondays/Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m activities for kids. Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church Wednesday, December 5 OPALS Potluck - December 14 - Public Safety Early Out Wednesdays. Drop-inActivities for Building from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Kids, 2:30 - 3:30 pm. Come by the library if there's school in Norwalk. Best for elementary age children but all ages welcome. On the first Wednesday of the Craft Club month, it's Build! Build imaginative creations with Get out your glue and imaginations for this LEGO and more. program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Thursday, December 6 Lakewood elementary are invited to join. They meet Rhyme Time, 10:30 am. This storytime focusesonce a month after school on early out Wednesdays on songs and rhymes. Shake shakers, sing, move, and to make special arts and crafts projects. Instructor read some short books! is Nancy Kuehl. 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. Family Open Gym Shoot hoops or play a pick-up game with friends or family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only residents in the Norwalk school district are eligible to participate. No registration required; just show up and play. Family Bingo Night Stop by the library on Sunday evenings and enjoy a game of Bingo. Bring munchies or snacks to share with all, and we will provide the beverage. All ages are invited to participate. Bingo callers will be Norwalk Lions Club members. OPALS - Older People with Active Life Styles Senior Citizen Exercise Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free exercise program that will include stretching and toning. We will meet at Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church (new location) located at 515 Sunset Drive. Registration is not required. This is a continuous program every Monday and Wednesday from 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 Park and Recreation 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 that is prepared on that day. Call or email the office to register two days before the event. Dates: December 14th, January 11th, February 8th, and March 8th; Time: 11:30-1:00 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey's, Kum & Go, Git-N- Go, and Fareway. Norwalk Food Pantry hours are 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday The pantry is located at New Life Lutheran Church. MEMBER FDIC :. Knights Raise Over $800 for Meals From the Heartland C The Norwalk Knights S of Columbus pancake breakfast that was held on Sunday October 21st, 2018 raised over $800 for Meals from the Heartland. The Knights would like tO thank the community . for supporting our br6ak: ii fasts that help us to support others.