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tl I Thursday, November 30, 2017 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT URE LINE Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department 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 is also available on our website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov. Please call us or visit our website for further details on the following events: Registrations dates for upcoming events Mad Science of Iowa - Registration November 20 to April 1 Creative Art Classes (Early Out) - Registration November 20 to March 2 Craft Club (Early Out) - Registration November 20 to February 2 YEL Classes - Registration November 20 to February 9 Non Registration events Senior Exercise - Mondays/Thursdays @ 10:00am; Christian Church Family Open Gym - December 3, 10, 17 @ 2-4pm; Oviatt Elementary OPALS - Friday, December 1@ ll:30am; Public Safety Building Family Bingo Night - December 3 @ 5-7pm; Norwalk Easter Library Mad Science of Iowa Sparking Imaginative Learning Afterschool Session B: Tuesdays November 28th and December 5th: Inviting all young budding scientists to join us for our great programming involving Planets & Moons, Lights Fantastic, Living in Outer Space, and Minerals & Elements! One Take Home-Make & Learn for each topic. Session C: Tuesdays February 6th and 20th: Inviting all young budding scientists to join us for our great programming involving Space Phenomena, Frozen Carbon Dioxide (Dry Ice!), Space Technology, and Reactions in Action! One Take Home- Make & Learn for each topic. Session D: Tuesdays April 17th and 24th: Inviting all young budding scientists to join us for our great programming involving Space Travel, Slime Polymers, Sun & Stars, and Where's the Air! One Take Home-Make & Learn for each topic. This is for grades K- 2nd. Creative Art Classes (early out) Lucinda Sperry, Art Love Studio, will lead the class in various art projects. Students at Oviatt elementary are welcome to participate but will need to find their own transportation to Lakewood Elementary. Register for all classes at once or one at a time. Craft Club Get out your glue 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 arts and crafts projects. YEL classes STEM Enrichment using LEGO bricks for the 21st'Century learner. Each class follows four basic components: Teach It! ...Each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project. Build It!...Students use LEGOs to build a trundle wheel, merry-go-round and design their own winched amusement park ride for the Engineers session. For the Wheels session, they will build motorized racers, a conveyor and sign their own winch. Explore It!... They use the project built to explore the basic engineering concepts. Play It!...Finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it. The class is for 1st & 2nd at Oviatt and 3rd through 5th Grades at Lakewood. It is led by the Youth Enrichment League. 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 the Norwalk Christian Church located at 701 Main St. This is a continuous program running yearly. 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. OPALS 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, ........ Family Bingo Night Stop by the library on Sunday evenings and enjoy a good-time with Bingo and tasty treats. Bring munchies or snacks to share with all and we will provide the beverage. All ages are invited to participate. Bingo callers" will be the Norwalk Lions Club Members. Tuesday, December 5 Reading Time, 10:30 a.m+ This storytime focuses on books and pre-reading skills. Read books, sing songs, and do activities! Christmas at the Library, 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Join us for our free annual open house event. Santa photos, reindeer, cookie decorating, and crafts and activities for kids. Wednesday, December 6 Early Out Wednesday. Drop in activities every Wednesday 2:30 - 3:30 pm if there's school in Norwalk. On the 1st Wednesday of the month, it's Build! Build imaginative creations with LEGO bricks and more. Thursday, December 7 Rhyme Time, 10:30 a.m. This storytime focuses on songs and rhymes. Shake shakers, sing, move, and read some short books! Holiday Gift and Treat Making at the Library Norwalk Easter Public Library will host a holiday gift and treat making event for students in grades 6- 12. It will be held on Friday, December 15th from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to make and decorate sweets to eat or give as gifts, and make buttons and other crafts. This event is free; just sign up at the library desk by Wednesday, December 13th or call the library to reserve a spot. New construction Driveways Sidewalks Tear out & replacement Commercial & Residential (515) 240-3523 marlin @concrete- pg.com In-Floor ~ Geothermal Heating "Insured & Certified" SALES ~ SERVICE -- REPLACEMENT BATHROOM REMODEL ... '. m ..... Good Investment. ~. ; ~!~ ..... ~::~+C ~+ : ................ ................................................ ......