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Thursday, December 20, 2012 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three 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- rice 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.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Women's Winter Volleyball, through December 23; Adult Coed Winter Volleyball, through December 28; Lakewood Craft Club, December 24 through January 4; Lakewood Early Out (Bowling), January 7 through Janu- ary 18; Fitness Classes, January 7 through January 16. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS OPALS, January 4; Family Bingo Night, February 3. 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: Lakewood gym (January and February); Adult cost: $1; Youth cost: $.50; Days: Sun- days; Dates: January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24. 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. Registration: Phone call to office by Friday prior to the Sunday; Time: 5-7 p.m.; Loca- tion: Norwalk Easter Public Library; Cost: .25/card or 3 cards for .50; Days: 1st Sunday of each month; Dates: February 3, March 3. EARLY OUT WEDNESDAYS Back 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 early out Wednesday of the month (October-Feb- mary) These "early out" trips are for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grade. Our staff will have an activity for the kids from 12-1 p.m. and then we will board the bus. Important: Snacks are included in this year's activities if specified below, if not extra money will be required if your child wants a snack. Time: Leave 1 p.m. and re- turn by 4:30 p.m.; Location: Leave from Lakewood El- ementary School (Parents, pick student up from school no later than 4:30 p.m.); Fee: Varies by trip (see below); Registration: Varies by trip (see below); Minimum/ Maximum: 20/45. January 23 Bowling at Air Lanes (date could change): Step up to the line and see if you can bowl a Turkefi Double or Perfect game![ You will play along- side your classmates for two games and enjoy a snack. Shoes are included. Cost: $10 Norwalk residents/S11.50 NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT LEISURE LINE A  /..,,,.. By Nancy Kuehl, Director i non-residents. February 6 Ice Skating at Metro Ice: Enjoy an after- noon of ice-skating at the Metro Ice Sports Facility. Be sure you bring plenty of warm clothes (mittens, hats) and long socks. Concession stand will be available. Reg- istration Dates: January 7 through January 18; Cost: $10 Norwalk residents/S11.50 non-residents. ADULT COED VOLLEYBALL-A AND B LEAGUE Two separate leagues are offered for coed volleyball. A league is considered a power league, while B league is considered a recreation league. Each league is lim- ited to six teams. Officials are provided for each game. Register as a team. Six-player minimum and ten player maximum. Registration accepted on first come, first serve basis until it is full. Winter Registration Dates: Through December 28; Program Dates: January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4; Days: Mondays; Time: 7:30, 8:15 and 9 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Middle School; Cost per Team: $86.25 (up to 10 piayers); Mini- mum/Maximum Number of Teams: 4/12. ADULT WOMEN'S WINTER VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE After taking a few weeks off during the holidays, now it is time to get your team back together for a second session of volleyball. Grab a friend, neighbor or family member and enjoy a Sunday evening out on the courts at the Norwalk Middle School. Depending on the num- ber of teams registering, there could be two separate leagues offered this session. Each league will be limited to six teams. This league will be self-officiating and needs to be registered as a team. Dates: January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10; Registration: Through December 23; Times:6--7 p.m.; Cost per team: $34.50 (up to 10 players); Minimum/Maximum: 4/8. OPALS-SENIOR CITIZENS 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 stretching and ton- ing. We will meet at the Norwalk Christian Church lo- cated at 701 Main St. This program will run until the end of May. 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 POTLUC, K (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 Parka and Recre- BANK 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 forfia 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: January 4, February 1, March 1; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Build- ing. POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. December 7 Officer was dispatched to the 1300 block of Sunset Drive to investigate an Animal Abuse complaint; case is pending further in- vestigative leads. Officer was dispatched to the 1900 block of Cedar Street in reference to a Missing Person report. Person was later located. Officer was dispatched to the 1600 block of North Avenue to investigate an Arson report; case is cur- rently under investigation. December 8 Officer was dispatched to the 1400 block of E. 17th Street to investigate a Criminal Mischief report; case is pending further in- vestigative leads. December 11 While on patrol, Officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Shelley Elizabeth Mehl, 45, Chanhassen, MN, was ar- rested and charged with OWI 1st and Speed. Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of Casady Drive to investigate a Theft report; case is pending fur- ther investigative leads. While on patrol, Officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Brenna Lyn Betts, 22, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Interference With Official Acts, Assault, Child Endangerment and Speed. December 13 Officer was dispatched to Beardsley Street/Echo Ridge Trail to investigate a Property Damage Acci- dent. Vehicle driven by Cynthia Jeanne Smith, 52, Norwalk, struck a deer that ran onto the roadway. Officer was dispatched to the 900 block of E. 17th Street to investigate an Assault report; case is cur- rently under investigation. December 14 While on patrol, Officer initiated a Traffic Stop and Anthony Roy Esch, 33, Norwalk, was arrested and charged with Driving While License Revoked. SHERIFF'S REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. December Burglary in the 200 block Palomino Parkway. Greenfield plaza resident reported a burglary. Elec- tronic and misc. items sto- len, $900 loss. December 6 Theft report in the 300 block of Gepke Parkway. Resident reported a theft of a tire, rim and lug nuts off his vehicle. I Theft report in the 8100 block of Suncrest Dr. Resi- dent reported the theft of her Christmas lawn orna- ments in Greenfield plaza; $117 loss. December 8 Tobacco violation in the 200 block of Hwy 28. Em- ployee at the Jiffy Express in Martensdale sold to- bacco to a minor. PHOTO PRINTING is a full commercial printer. *Flyers *Letterhead *Envelopes *Brochures *Magazines *Newsletters *Books, etc. Call for a free estimate! Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st St., Carlisle, IA 50047 515-989-3251