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Norwalk, Iowa
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Thursday, January 15, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Three EPARTMENT I I LEISURE LINE I OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is locat- ed at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Office 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: UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Early Out Craft Club, through January 16; Early Out Creative Art classes, January 19 to January 30; Adult Ed: Grant Writing 102, January 19 to January 30; Sign- ing (ASL) to Baby, January 19 to January 30; Daddy Daughter Dance, January 26 to Febuary 6;Youth/J4K/K Soccer, January 26 to February 6. 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, February 6 at Public Safety Building - 11:30 a.m.; Family Bingo Night, February I at Norwalk Easter Public Librar 5 p.m.; Family Open Gym, January 18, 25 at Oviatt gym, 2 to 4 p.m. PARKS AND REC COMMISSION MEETING Public is invited Wednesdafi Feb. 4, 6 p.m. at City Hall. 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 partic- ipate. 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: January 18, 26, February 1, 8, 15, 22. EARLY OUT CREATIVE ARTCLASSES Lucinda Sperr3 Art Love Studio, will lead the dass 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 at once or one at a time. February 4 - Sewing Basics with Recycled T's - Take an old T-shirt and turn it into something new using basic stitches tosew by hand. March 4 - Doodling Around - Come experience seri- ous and fun ways to draw. Plus receive the 30 day draw- ing challenge. Location: Lakewood Art Room; Time: Af- ter school; Cost per class: $12 residents/S13.80 nonresi- dents; Minimum/Maximum: 6/24. EARLY OUT CRAFT CLUB Get out your glue and imaginations for this program. Children in 3rd through 5th grades at Lakewood Elemen- tary are invited to join. They meet once a month after school on Thursday to make special  arts and crafts projects, Instructor: Nancy Kuehl. Registration: Through January 16; Time: 2 to 4:15 p.m.; Dates: January 21, Feb- ruary 11; Location: Lakewood Art room; Cost per dass: $12 Norwalk residents, $13.80 non-residents; Minimum/ Maximulm 6/24. ADULT ED COMMUNITY EDUCATION AT MAIN STREET MONTESSORI SCHOOL Grant Writing 101 - Learn the basics around grant writing. Topics covered will include: things to consider before applying for a grant, how to identify funding opportunities, how to gauge if it is right for you com- mon components of a proposal and general basic tips. If the interest is there, a second follow- up class will be offered. Date: February 5:; Time: 6:30-8:30p.m. Cost: $30: Limit: 10 individuals; Registration: January 19 to Janu- ary 30. SIGNING WITH BABY Start off communicating with your child before they can speak. You will learn 10 popular signs for your child. We will meet two times for an hour and learn techniques for you and your child to sign. Children age 2-4 wel- come to join us. Registration: January 19 to January 30: Dates: February 7, 21; Time: 10:00 - 11:00a.m.: Loca- tion: Norwalk Public Safety Cost: $10.00 resident $11.50; Instructor:. Ashlee Seibert: Minimum/Maximum: 5/10 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 con- tinue until March. (Will take off during the holidays). Place: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Time: Thursdays, 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 pofluck 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 outreminders with what meat we plan to have on that day. Call the office to register two days before the event. Dates: February 6, March 6; Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Place: Norwalk Public Safety Building. ll--x- I like nonsense: it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a neccessary ingredient in living. -Dr. Seuss Think Spring... Home Improvement projects! EOI[C ! HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT: 325% , APR POLICE REPORT Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 12-30-14: Fraudulent Practices, 2500 block Green Hills Dr, Report made. Following an investigation, it was determined to be a mistake; no charges filed. 12-31-14: Violation No Contact Order, 600 block Knoll, Lorenzo Johnson, Pleasantville, was arrested on a war- rant and was charged with 2 counts of Violation No Contact Order. Subject was taken into custody at the Warren County Jail. 01-02-15: Vehicle Crash, Beardsley and Wakonda, Ve- hicle driven by Mason Hughes, Cumming, struck a ve- hicle driven by Maya Gjerde, Norwalk. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Trans- portation. 01-05-15: Theft, 1900 block Cedar Street; information taken and a report was made. 01-05-15: Vehicle Crash, 1000 block Gordon Avenue, Jenista Clark Norwalk, reported a property damage accident with Jonathan Douglas, Norwalk, that occurred earlier in the day. Both drivers exchanged insurance information at the time. Information was taken for docu- mentation and a report was made. 01-05-15: Criminal Mischief, Lewis and Center. Dam- age to street sign reported; information taken and a re- port was made. 01-05-15: Vehicle Crash, Sunset Drive, north of Colum- bine Drive. Vehicle driven by Natalie Meuler, Norwalk lost control and struck a guard rail, due to icy condi- tions. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. 01-06-15: Harassment, 1000 block Sunset; information taken and a report was made. The incident occurred outside the City of Norwalk. Case was referred to the Warren County Sheriff's Office for investigation. 01-06-15: Vehicle Crash, Lane and North Avenue; ve- hicle driven by Chet Johnson, Norwalk, was struck by a vehicle driven by Jean Floden, Norwalk. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Trans- portation. 01-07-15: Trespass/Assault, 1400 block E 17 th Street; in- formation taken. Spoke with all parties; no charges filed. 01-08-15: Vehicle Crash, 600 block Beardsle) vehicle driven by Joshua Jordan, Norwalk, struck a vehicle driven by Sherry Baker, Norwalk. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transporta- tion. 01-08-15: Vehicle Crash, 1100 block Sunset Drive, ve- hicle driven by Richard Sheffier, Norwalk struck a ve- hide driven by Michael McKinney, Norwalk. A report was made and forwarded to the Iowa Department of Transportation. 01-08-1:5: Dog Bite, 2800 block Georgetown Place; in- formation taken and a report was made. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 'EMC. Insurance Cnpanks COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR COMMUNIfY. Home Office: Des Moines, IA ,( ,,vw.emcnsur a ,diD.