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Thursday, December 4, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three I ORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT [ LEISURE LINE 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 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.norwalk.iowa.gov). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Early Out Craft Club, through December 5; Family Paint on Canvas: Holiday, through December 5; Adult Women's Volleyball League, December 15 through De- cember 26; Adult Coed Volleyball League, December 15 through December 26. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Senior Exercise, Mondays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. at Norwalk Christian Church; Senior Wii Bowling, Thurs- days, at Public Safety Building, 1:30 p.m.; OPALS, Well- Seasoned Potluck December 5 at Public Safety Build- ing, 11:30 a.m.; Family Bingo Night, December 7 at Norwalk Easter Public Library, 5 p.m.; Family Open Gym, December 7 at Oviatt gym, 2 to 4 p.m. HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ALL OF US AT NORWALK PARKS AND REC Our office will be closed for the following holiday observances: Wednesday, Dec. 24; Thursda3,, Dec. 25; Thursday, Jan. 1. FAMILY PAINT ON CANVAS Parent and child will be led through step-by-step painting class by Lucinda Sperry. Lucinda Sperry is an artist and graphic designer from Norwalk. This year she launched Art Love Studio which provides mobile dasses from painting on canvas, creating a project or learning a new skill. Registration Dates: Through December 5; Date: December 13; Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Minimum/Maximum: 4/8; Cost: $29 Norwalk resident, $33.35 non-resident. EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood El- ementary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Wednesday Early Outs to make special arts and crafts projects. Healthy snacks provided. Reg- ister for all or one at a time. Instructor: Nancy Kuehl. Registration: Through December 5; Time: 2 to 4:15 p.m.; Dates: December 10, February 11; Location: Lakewood Art room; Cost per class: $12 Norwalk resident, $13.80 non-resident; Minimum/Maximum: 6/24. ADULT PICK-UP BASKETBALL GAMES Pick-up basketball games will be offered for adults. Bring clean tennis shoes to wear for the games. This program is only for those who live within the Norwalk School District. Program Dates: December 10, 17, Janu- ary 7, 14", 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18", 25, March 4, 11, 18", 25; *No school; possibility no open gym. Time: 7 to 9 p.m.; Location: Middle School Gym; Registration: (closes when full); Cost: $31.80 (includes sales tax) Norwalk residents, $37.20 (includes sales tax) non-resi- dents; Maximum number of participants: 40. 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 Lions 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 7, February 1, March 1. 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 required, just show up and play. Time: 2-4 p.m.; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1; Youth cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: December 7, 14, January 4, 11, 18, 26, February 1, 8, 15, 22. 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. SENIOR CITIZEN WII BOWLING 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. This program will continue until March. (Will take off during the holi- days). Place: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Time: Thurs- days, 1:30-3 p.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 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 5, January 2, February 6, March 6; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Pub- lic Safety Building. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. November 20 Theft Report, 600 block Orchard Hills Drive. Infor- mation taken for report; investigation continues in this case. November 21 -Vehicle Crash, Beards- ley and 80th. Vehicle driv- en by Michele Stedman, Norwalk, was struck by a deer, causing damage to the vehicle. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. Vehicle Crash, Sunset Drive and Echo Valley I Drive. Vehide driven by Martin Raymond, Nor- walk was struck by a deer, causing damage to the ve- hicle. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transporta- tion. November 24 Warrant Arrest, 1000 block Sunset Drive. Charles Hasselman, Nor- walk, was arrested on two active warrants. Subject was processed and turned over to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ACCIDENTS November 21 - 5:30 p.m,: Barbara Greene, 47, Norwalk, vehicle/deer. November 21 - 7:36 p.m.: Deborah Haug, 35, Chariton, vehicle/deer. November 22 - 6:09 p.m.: Stanley Devore, 64, Red Oak, TX, vehicle/deer. AGENDA Concluded from p. 1 . Chevrolet. 11. Consideration of citizen request to remove side- walk on Elm Street between Center and Main Street. 12. Adjournment to closed session regarding immi- nent litigation, pursuant to 21.5.c. 13. Council Inquiries and staff updates. 14. Adjournment. J- BANK IFEMC. :h;stlvanc C(l.mies COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR COMMUNITY. Home Office: Des Moine, tA C www.erncin su rance.com  W