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Thursday, December 2, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT URE LINE By Nancy Kuehl, Director 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- fice hours are 8:00 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.ci, norwalk.ia,us) UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Adult Pick-up Basketball Games, uritil full; Family Open Gym, through February 27 (no pre-registration); Little Hoopers (3rd/4~ basketball), through December 3; Dream Team (lst/2nd basketball), through December 3; Craft Club, through December 3; Early Out Wednesdays, through December 10. COED VOLLEYBALL FINAL STANDINGS .Just Do it 53 Old Farts 46 Court Jesters . 46 All Out 44 Out of Retirement 42 1-2-3 Team 39 My Bad 51 Big Hitters 50 Dinks are on Us 49 Safe Sets 41 Net Assets 39 Still Standir/g 37 ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. Please bring clearl tennis shoes to wear for the games. This program is only for residents who live in the Norwalk School District. Program Dates: December 8, 15, January 5, 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Time: 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: Began September 13 (closes when full); Cost: $28 for Norwalk residents, $32 for non-resi- dents; Maximum number of participants: 40. EARLY OUT WEDNESDAYS I}ack by popular demand! Again this year we will offer afternoon early out field trips to various attrac- tions in and around the metro area. The trips are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month (Oct.-Feb). These "early out" trips are for kids in 3rd, 4 and 5 grade. Our staff will have an activity for the kids from 12-1:15 and then we will board the bus. I~ipoxhln~ Snacks are not included this year in the price of the activity; if your child needs a snack, additional money needs to be sent with them. Time: Leave 1:15 p.m. and return by 4:30 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood Elementary School (parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip (see below); Regis- tration: Varies by trip (see below); Minimum/Maxi- mum: 20/45. December 15-Movie Day at Jordan Creek: Come join us for a movie at Jordan Creek Town Center. Movie will be rated PG. Registration dates: Through December 10; Cost: $10. This program is for children in first through fifth grades. The children meet once a month after school to make a special arts and crafts project. Oviatt: Decem- ber 10; Lakewood: December 17; Registration: Through December 3; Time: 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Location: Art Room at respective building; Cost per class: $10 for Norwalk residents and $11.50 for non-residents; Min/Max: 6/20. LITTLE HOOPERS This program is for boys and girls in third and fourth grades. Our goal is to have fun while teaching the fun- damentals of basketball. We will work on shooting, pass- ing and dribbling with an overall emphasis on good sportsmanship. This program will practice and play on Saturdays. The boys and girls will be assigned to teams and volunteer coaches will be needed for the program. Grade: Third and fourth grade boys; Location: Oviatt gym; Practice Times: 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.; Game Time: 2 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19; 26; Registration: Through December 3. Grade: Third arrd fourth grade girls; Location: Oviatt gym; Prac- tice Times: 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.; Game Time: 3:30 p.m. and 4:15 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registration: Through December 3. Cost: $25 for Residents and $28.75 for Non-residents. RDREAM TEAM This program is for boys and girls in the first and second grades. Children will be taught basketball fun- damentals. Children will be separated into teams and play games~ Volunteer coaches will be needed. Grade: First and second grade boys; Location: Oviatt; Practice Times: 10:30 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registra- tion: Through December 3. Grade: First and second grade girls; Location: O\qatt; Practice Times: 9 a.m. and 9:45 a.m.; Dates: January 15, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26; Registration: Through December 3. Cost: $25 for Norwalk Residents and $28.75 for Non-residents. OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS (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 ~tretchin~ and ton- ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- day mornings from. 10-10:30 a.m. This program runs until the end of May, Wii BOWLING/GAMES LEAGUE Do you miss the game of bowling? Not quite as spry as you used to be. We invite you to try the game of Wii bowling. This game mimics actions performed in real life bowling without having to travel to a bowling alley. Each week teams will be assigned for those who show up and we will have a little competition. The second session will run from February 3 until March 17. Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Time: Thursdays, 1:30- 3 p,m. these home rates.. :BANK Refinance, purchase or build today! 15 3.75 ,.,o 30 Year: 4.375 ,.,o 4.56,oA , 15 Year: 30 Year: 4.50o 0R.,o 4.688 ,PR ~ WELL SEASONED POTLUCK (The meat as well as the people) All are invited, age 55 and older, to attend a potluck dinner to enjoy and socialize with the Park and Recre- ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- vided. 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 3, January 7, February 4, March 4; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Pub- lic Safety Building. SNOWMAN CONTEST *Friends and Family Eighth Annual Snowman Contest* This contest will run through the end of March. Points will be awarded for creativity and originality. Prizes will be awarded to the top place finisher per division. Take a picture of your snowman with its creators and send it to the Parks and Recreation office. Be sure to include names, ages and phone numbers of the participants. The first name listed will receive notice of any winnings. BASKETBALL 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 required, just show up and play. Time: 3-5 p.m; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1. Youth Cost: $.50; Days: SundayS; Dates" December 5, 12, 19, January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27. 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. Registration: Phone call to office by Friday prior to the Sunday. Time: 6-8 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1~t Sunday of each month; Dates: Decem- ber 5, February 6, March 6. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. NoKemhe.L Nov. 15 - 10:30 a.m., Officers conducting a Hwy 92 just west of R63 traffic stop at Hwy 92/28 in Hwy: a vehicle driven by Martensdalec argedKyle Amy Williams, 10, rural Eaton, 24, Winterset, with Indianola, struck a deer; OWI and speeding. $2500 damage. A rural Martensdale Nov. 20 - 8 a.m., Hwy 5 resident reported receiv- near Carlisle: a vehicle ingharassing text and tele- driven by Lisa Firestine, phone messages. 42, Pleasantville, lost con- trol while southbound on Nov. 1~t - just before 7 Hwy 5 and went into the a.m., 1-35 near St. Maws: a ditch; $10,000 damage. vehicle driven by Jemelle Nov. 21 - 3:30 a.m., Dresch, 39, Des Moines, 140thAvenue just south of was southbound and told Indianola: a vehicle driven officers she swerved to by Erika Kellow, 20, miss a deer and wentinto Indianola, was south2 the ditch. Apassenger, Jer- bound and told officers emy Dresch, 37, declined she swerved to miss a deer transport for minor inju- and went into the ditch; ries; $6000 damage. $5000 damage. ,KEMC, I ura we C anie; COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OURCOMMUNITY, i i