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Thursday, December 16, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT OFFICE INFORMATION deadline has passed will be required to pay a $15 late Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks fee in addition to the cost of the program. and Recreation office or print them off our website: Regis ation Dates: December 27 through January www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, 7; Winter Session Dates: January 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, March 1, 3, 8, 10, 22, 24. (Dates located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldgli. Of- could vary due to school functions/concerts). fice hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Fri- OPALS-SENIOR CITIZEN PROGRAMS day. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any ques- (Older People with Active Life Styles) tions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is avail- SENIOR CITIZEN EXERCISE able. (see website: www.ci, norwalk.ia.us) Everyone ages 55 and older is invited to attend a free UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS exercise program that will include stretching and ton- Family Open Gym, through February 27 (no pre- ing. We will meet at the Good Life Retirement Center registration); Snowman Contest, through March 31; located at 1313 Wright Road. Time: Tuesday and Thurs- Adult Coed Volleyball, through December 24; Adult day mornings from 10-10:30 a.m. This program runs Men's Volleyball, through December 24; Craft Club, until the end of May. December 20 through December 31; Norwalk Family Wii BOWLING/GAMES LEAGUE Tae Kwon Do, December 27 through January 7. D6 you miss the game of bowling? Not quite as spry . **NEW for Parks and Rec** as you used to be. We invite you to try the game of Wii Our department is now on Facebook. You can "like" bowling. This game mimics actions performed in real us to stay updated regularly on department info, new/ life bowling without having to travel to a bowling alley. upcoming events, registration, etc. in addition to our Each week teams will be assigned for those who show city website, up and we will have a little competition. This program CRAFT CLUB has been extended with the following dates: December This program is for children in first through fifth 16. The second session will run from February 3 until grades. The children meet once a month after school to March 17. Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Time: make a special arts and crafts project. Oviatt: January Thursdays, 1:30-3 p.m. 14; Lakewood: January 21; Registration: December 20 WELL SEASONED POTLUCK through December 31, Time: 3:15-4:15 p.m.; Location: (The meat as well as the people) Art Room at respective building; Cost per class: $10 for All are invited, age 55 and older, to attend a potluck Norwalk residents and $11.50 for non-residents; Min/ dinner to enjoy and socialize wfth the Park and Recre- Max: 6/20. ation staff. Meat, tableware and coffee/beverage are pro- NORWALK FAMILY TAE KWON DO vide& Dust off the cookbooks and be creative to bring a Michael Wagenknecht is the head instructor of the side dish and/or dessert to share with everyone. After school and offers programs for ages five through adults, the meal we will have some form of entertainment from The classes are separated by rank (beginners and ad- local talent. Let us know your email address and we vanced) and students meet twice a week. Class meets will send out reminders with what meat we plan to have Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the Oviatt gym or multi- on that day. Call the office to register two days before purpose room. Beginners meet from 6:15-7 p.m. and the event. Dates: January 7, February 4, March 4; Time: advanced students meet from 7-8 p.m. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Build- We also offer a Little Dragon program designed for ing. children ages five to seven. Little Dragons meet twice aSNOWMAN CONTEST week. This program is run concurrently with the begin- *Friends and Family Eighth Annual Snowman Contest* ning class. Maximum number of students in the Little This contest will run through the end of March. Points Dragon program is 20, so register early. - wilt be awarded for creativity and originality. Prizes will All programs consist of hand and foot techniques, be awarded to the top place finisher per division. Take forms, self-defense, lessons and instructions on topics a picture of your snowman with its creators and send it such as respect, self-discipline and perseverance, to the Parks and Recreation office. Be sure to include Competition is also available for those students who names, ages and phone numbers of the participants. The are interested. Competition teaches sportsmanship, first name listed will receive notice of any winnings. gives confidence and allows the students to use the skills BASKETBALL OPEN GYM they have learned in class. Shoot hoops or play a pick up game with friends or Families are strongly encouraged to join and train family. Bring clean tennis shoes for the floor. Only resi- together. We found that the kids learn better when one dents in the Norwalk school district are eligible to par- or both of their parents/guardians are learning along- ticipate. No registration required, just show up and play. side of them in class. Cost per session: Little Dragons Time: 3-5 p.m; Location: Oviatt gym; Adult cost: $1. (twice a week): Norwalk resident, $40; Non-resident, Youth Cost: $.50; Days: Sundays; Dates: December 19, $46; Family Tae Kwon Do (ages 8 and above), First fam- January 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20 and 27. ily member: Norwalk resident, $50; Non-resident, FAMILY BINGO NIGHT $57.50; Second and third family members: Norwalk resi- Stop by the library and enjoy an evening of Bingo dent, $25 each; Non-resident, $28.75 each; Maximum and tasty treats. Bring munchies or snacks to share with family fee: Norwalk resident, $100; Non-resident, $115. all and we will provide the beverage. All ages are in- Cost of testing for belts and competition is extra. Any- vited to participate. Bingo callers will be the Norwalk one registering for Tae Kwon Do after the registration Lion Club Members. Registration: Phone call to office Deadline for ads, I legals and stories is Noon Friday! LIBRARY HOURS Monday- Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Sundays (M mor D y-raborDv) Page Three 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: Ist Sunday of each month; Dates: Febru- ary 6, March 6. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL A & B LEAGUE This spring We will offer an A and B League. A league is for teams that are more competitive with B league for the non-competitive teams. Each league will be limited to six teams. Officials will be provided for each game. Please register as a team. You need a minimum of six players with a maximum of ten. This league is a first come, first servebasis until it is full. Winter Registra- tion Dates: Through December 24; Program Dates: Janu- ary 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7; Days: Mondays; Times; 7:30, 8:15, 9 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Middle School; Cost per team: $75 (up to 10 players); Minimum/Maximum number of teams: 4/12. ADULT MEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Join a couple of friends and come out and enjoy an evening of volleyball. This league will play On Sunday nights at the Norwalk Middle School. This league will be self-officiating. Please register as a team. Dates: Janu- ary 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13; Registration: Through Concluded p.4 A Freight Brokerage Company Nationwide Service for Vans, Reefers and Flatbed Trucks Call Elite when you want your shipments handled the right way. Craig Warfield 800-289-1240 r -N We would just love to print information concerning the birth of your new baby. Please, fill out the information below and send it to us. There is no charge! Parents" Names: Address: City: Phone: (Not for publication.) Circle One -Boy or Girl: Name of Newborn: Weight: Length: Date of Birth: Place of Birth: Name of Hospital: Baby's Brothers & Sisters & Ages: Grandparents & Their City: Great-Grandparents & Their City: We will list great-great-grandparents if they are still living. Use extra paper, if necessary. k_ Call 981-0406 or return this form to: N/Warren Town and County News P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211