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1983 Edition 39 August THE SOMETHING MORE CITY NEWSLETTER INCLUDES THE 1983 FALL BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS &RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE c' c r � O O U 0 o p O ° o 0 0 TM W K 7f FALL FESTIVAL Life Bei lt . SEPTEMBER 10, 1983 C i y BROo O N CENTER /REPORT* MANAGER'S AUGUST, 1983 NO. 39 Home Energy Audit Can Solve Problems Save Costs ter residents paid approximately mation to allow the customer to In 1982, the average homeowner $8 million in 1982 for their home make better informed decisions in Minnesota paid $730 for natural energy costs, and by the year 2000, regarding home energy use. gas, and can expect to pay around they will pay approximately $43 The audit is conducted by a per - $840 in 1983, as natural gas prices million. son trained in home energy conser- increase by 15 percent. And by This concern about the impact vation and alternative energy use, 1990, the cost could be as high as of rising energy costs on home- and has been certified by the state $1,790 if energy consumption is owners and renters has produced to perform the audit. The audit takes not reduced. one possible alternative method by about two hours to perform, and the As a community, Brooklyn Cen- the Minnesota Department of customer must be at home during Energy, Planning and Develop- the audit. Evening and Saturday ment (DEPD). The DEPD has audits can be arranged for customer worked out in conjunction with convenience. Please four major metropolitan utilities a For additional information on method to provide home energy the audits, please call Minnegasco Drive With audits to utility company cus- at 372.4670, or Northern States tomers to show a more efficient power at 330.2922. use of energy. Caution If you receive a bill from Minne- gasco or Northern States Power, Housing Grant The school year will be starting and live in a single family home or shortly and motorists are urged to in an apartment building of up to program Now drive with extra caution, especially four - units, you may be eligible to near the intersections and school receive what is called the Minne- crossings. sota Energy Conservation Service Available Parents with children riding home energy audit. The cost is $10 bikes to school should also and is added to the customer's The Brooklyn Center Housing and instruct the youngsters on the existing bill. Redevelopment Authority is admin- proper operation of a bike. A high The following information and istering Brooklyn Center's Housing percentage of riders are young and services will be provided: Rehabilitation Grant Program. do not realize the perils of sudden •A personalized home energy The program, which is funded changes of direction. audit covering 23 conservation and with Community Development Motorists are also reminded to alternative energy measures, their monies, is intended to provide be on the lookout for school costs, and paybacks. financial assistance to low and patrols and school buses. When a •A list of the approved contrac- moderate income households with school bus is stopped, and the tors and suppliers who can make the maintenance and repair of yellow lights are flashing, a motor- these improvements. their homes. ist must wait and cannot pass the *Information on how to finance Maximum qualifying incomes bus. Also, when a school patrol home energy improvements. range from a household with one flag is down, a motorist must wait *Post installation inspections to individual with an income of until the flag is lifted prior to pro- determine whether the work has $15,250 per year, to households ceeding. been done properly. with eight or more individuals hav- •Mediation services should they ing a maximum annual household be necessary to remedy com- income of $27,200. *Citizen inquiries and requests may be plaints concerning the program. For additional information directed at the City Administration. If The MECS auditor will not at regarding the program and the there is any question regarding a service any time pressure or require the qualifications, please call Brad that we are authorized to perform, customer to purchase any product Hoffman at the Brooklyn Center please call us at 561 - 5440. or service. The auditor is there to City Hall, 561 -5440, during normal provide unbiased, accurate infor- business hours. 2 Lack of Outside Air Can Produce Health, Life Safety Problems ances and combustion. Finishing to the home can be accomplished Due to the enthusiastic move to and insulating basement family at a reasonable cost, depending conserve energy, homeowners are rooms can also cause problems, on the materials or devices to be weather stripping and sealing up and should be done with consider- used. their homes as tightly as possible. ation given to providing proper See the drawing for a few ways This move is heading in the right fresh air to furnaces and other gas in which this can be accom- direction, although in some appliances. plished. When there is doubt, instances a situation is being cre- The introduction of combustion please contact a qualified heating ated that could result in serious air into the home around the fur- contractor or call the Brooklyn health and life safety problems. nace and water heater areas can Center Inspection Department at Homes need to breathe. A wide mean the difference between life 561 -5440. range of temperatures and humid- and death. This is especially true For further information, please ity in the home during the year in homes that use a fireplace or contact Minnegasco and request makes it necessary to be aware of other solid fuel burning devices to their Combustion Air leaflet by air requirements or potential venti- supplement the heat primarily calling 372 -4670. lation problems. delivered by the gas furnace. Fresh air is needed for combus- The negative is carbon monox- tion in furnaces, fireplaces, wood ide, which is a colorless, odorless Register Prior stoves, gas water heaters and gas produced when fuel is not clothes dryers. burned completely, or when the To Elections Generally, most houses have flame does not receive sufficient two or three gas appliances which oxygen. depend on outside air for good Lack of sufficient air signs are Brooklyn Center residents are combustion, and the State Build- as follows: headaches, nausea, reminded to register prior to the ing Code requires openings to the dizziness; excessive humidity; November 8 election. Registration outside to provide this fresh air. heavily frosted windows; fireplace is allowed at the polling places on Sealing doors, windows and smokes, won't draw; furnace flue election day, however, to avoid cracks can eliminate much of the backs up. possible waiting, registration is air that is required for gas appli- Introduction of combustion air suggested prior to the election day. For the convenience of resi- dents, voter registration is con- ducted at the Brooklyn Center City Hall throughout the year, with the CJ a exception of 20 days prior to an election. Registration postcards may be obtained at City Hall, and • .. -.'•• � 2 should be completed and mailed back to the City to complete the i registration process. The cards will not be accepted at the polls Z Z on election day. To vote in Brooklyn Center, an I j individual must be at least 18- years of age on the day of the i I election; a citizen of the United V I States; a resident of the state for I -- j at least 20 days prior to the elec- tion; and be properly registered. If you have previously registered there is no need to go through the THE DRAWING illustrates three suggested methods to supply outside air, process again, unless you have depending on the particular situation. (1►Outside air intake at no less than one failed to vote once in four preced- foot above grade level, protected with a screen and discharging air at a point ing years, moved to a different no more than 1 foot above the floor. (2)Duct directly into the return, along address, or have changed your with an unobstructed opening into the appliance area (installed in the duct, not name. in the plenum). (3)Outside air may be ducted into a closed area by any of the For additional information, above methods, or supplied through two openings to the interior of the please contact the Brooklyn Cen- building. The air inlet grille must meet certain standards. ter City Hall at 561.5440. 3 Please Be Patient When You Call lar department they need, and may connect with the proper depart- For the general information of ask questions of the operator. ment. The switchboard is residents who call the Brooklyn A similar waiting problem can answered Monday through Friday, Center City offices, the current occur if your call is answered and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. phone system has seven incoming then forwarded to a specific The City Hall number is 561 - lines, and two lines from the Com- department, but no one answers 5440; the Community Center num- munity Center. the phone in that department. ber is 561 -5448; and the Emergen- Although it is designed to Since employees in that particular cy number is 911. receive all the incoming calls, the department may be out of the operator can answer only one call office and in the field, and if the at a time. If the phone rings six secretary is busy with another call, Do Not times at the Community Center, it it may again seem that the phone is then automatically forwarded is not being properly answered. In back to the switchboard. this case, the switchboard opera- Waste Waiting callers hear the phone for will try to get back to the caller ring until the operator is able to to take a message. However, if Energy respond. Usually, the operator can several calls are being handled, respond and forward the calls to this may not be possible. the necessary departments quick- Residents are asked to be Approximately 20 percent of the ly, and those waiting will hear a patient. If you are having problems nation's energy resource consump- few rings before an answer. with the call being answered, and tion goes for heating and cooling, The obvious problems occur if possible, please call back in a and during the winter months, heat - during peak calling times, severe short period of time. ing fuel conservation is becoming weather or emergencies, or when For more efficient service, state more and more important. callers are not sure which particu- your concern and the operator will Setting back the thermostats 10 degrees, from 70 to 60 degrees, for two 8 -hour periods daily, with Follow Guidelines weekend adjustments, saves 14 to 21 percent in heating costs. Setting back 10 degrees for only one 8 -hour period daily saves 8 to With Wood Burners 13 percent. Setting back 5 degrees for two 8 -hour periods daily, with weekend adjustments, should Since many homeowners are ney fires and the corrosion of shave 8 to 15 percent. turning to burning wood for sup- metal parts. Even a five degree setback for plemental heat during the winter •Inspect the chimney and chim- one 8 -hour period daily saves 4 to months, there should be an aware- ney connector on wood stoves at 9 percent. ness that installing woodburners least twice monthly, and clean if To further avoid waste of ener- or fireplace inserts can be com- necessary. gy, please review these often listed plex, with great variety in quality *Avoid overfiring the stove, suggestions: and safety requirements. since overheating may damage the *Lower thermostat to 65 or 62 The United States Consumer stove and chimney connector or degrees. Product Safety Commission has cause a fire in adjacent structures. •Lower setting on water heater released the following safety pre- *Keep children away from fire- to 120 degrees (medium setting). cautions: places and wood stoves. They can *Clean or replace furnace filters *Fireplaces, wood stoves and be burned badly by touching such on a regular basis. chimneys should be inspected hot surfaces as fireplace screens *Make sure spaces around annually to ensure that they are in or the exterior of a stove. doors and windows are well insu- proper operating condition (no *Always keep combustible lated, and weather stripped. cracks in fireplace masonry or wood materials (kindling, newspapers, *Check for adequate attic insu- stove linings, as an example). drapery, etc.) at a safe distance lation. *Use only the proper fuel. Do from fireplaces and wood stoves. •Don't forget to close fireplace not use coal in a fireplace or stove When constructing a new fire- dampers when the fireplace is not that is designed only for wood place and chimney for your home, in use. fires. Never use flammable liquids or installing a wood stove and •Turn off all lights and appli- to ignite a fire. chimney, be sure that the work is ances when not in use. *Try to keep the fire at a moder- done by a qualified person. If you As an example: simple air leaks ate level. Continuous burning of install a unit yourself, be sure to can increase energy bills by 15 to wood at a low -fire level may con- check with the Building Depart- 30 percent. An open fireplace dam - tribute to creosote build -up, ment for installation recommenda- per can remove 20 percent of the increasing the potential for chim- tions and requirements. warm air out of the house. 4 City Provides Cable Installation Animal Continues Throughout Control it aerially without charge, or bury Brooklyn Center, with almost the line if the utilities are under - Residents are reminded that the 1,600 households as of July of this ground. If the utilities are above City of Brooklyn Center is now year, has more cable subscribers ground, and you request the cable using Code Enforcement Officers than any of the other cities in the to be buried, there will be a special to provide animal control services. nine - member Northwest Suburbs charge, which is normally $20 for Under this program, the CEO's Cable Communications Commis- lines not exceeding 150 feet in will be responsible for picking up sion. Other member cities are length, with additional costs for stray dogs and other animals, and Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Val- unusual circumstances. will transport the impounded ani- ley, Maple Grove, New Hope, It is helpful to have an idea mals to Funk Animal Hospital in Osseo„ Plymouth and Robbinsdale. where you would like the cable Brooklyn Park for kenneling and Crews are continuing to string placed and to discuss the routing care services. cable in all nine cities with varying of the cable with the installer prior In order to retrieve the impound- completion schedules. To find out to any work being done. If you ed animal, the owner should now when your particular area will be have any questions regarding come directly to the Brooklyn Cen- ready for cable, please contact installation procedures, please call ter Police Department, prior to Storer Cable at 533 -8020. Storer Cable at 533 -8020. retrieving their pet from impound Individual installation of cable Problems or complaints regard - at the Funk Animal Hospital. television will vary from home to ing damage to property as a result Residents are advised that it is home, but there are several guide- of cable wiring or installation, unlawful for any owner to allow lines which may be helpful: such as damage to lawns or trees, their dog to run at large. Animals *If the television is located by should be made by calling Dave must o o the owners' property an outside wall, the installer can Kiser, Storer Cable, 533 -8347. m m under restraint at all times. normally enter at that point, if you As part of the franchise agree - or wish. However, the cable installers ment, the cable company is Owners of pets are reminded to do not fish walls, non - movable required to provide a public access pick up after their dogs and cats ceilings or crawl attics. channel, which is available free of in their own yard, as well as in •If the utilities in your area are charge to individuals or groups public areas, including parks. on poles, the company will install desiring to create and broadcast their own programming. For infor- mation on public access program - ming and free instructional City of Brooklyn Center classes, please call Mike Johnson at Storer Cable at 566 -8105. CITY COUNCIL Elderly Dean Nyquist Mayor ............................. Bill Hawes ................................................ Councilman Housing Gene Lhotka ............... ............................... Councilman Construction is underway on the Celia Scott ............. ............................... Councilwoman elderly housing project, located in Rich Theis .................... ........................... Councilman the southeast quadrant of 694 and Highway 100, and scheduled for Gerald Splinter . ..... ............................... City Manager completion by early 1984. The project consists of a total SERVICE DIRECTORY of 170 units. The first building will be 73 condominium units which Emergency Numbers (24 Hours) can be purchased by individuals POLICE -FIRE ................ .......... ................... .911 55- years -old or older. The second City Hall Offices ............ ...'. :........................... 566 ` 1 -5440 building will consist of 65 rental (Monday - Friday -8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) units. Also, In order to aid In the Community Center ............... 561 =5448 financial feasibility of the project, a total of 32 townhouses will be available at the market rate to any CITY OFFICES individual. Center, Questions regarding costs, Brooklyn C 6301 Shingle t Creek Parkway r, Minnesota 55430 availability and rentals should be directed to Sharon Witt at 1.252.6262. 2nd Annual "Life. Be In It." �C, Fall Festival ;A3 "Life. Be In It.'' is a promotional campaign developed by the National LOCAL CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS Recreation and Park Association, NRPA, to generate increased public To help increase public awareness of the variety of leisure clubs and awareness of the value of recreation and leisure. The program is organizations in Brooklyn Center, many representatives will be at the designed to illustrate the importance of being active and encourage Americans to balance their lives by participating in enjoyable, inexpensive "Life. Be In It." Fall Festival on September 10. They will also be here forms of recreation. The purpose is not to advocate rigorous activity, but from 8:00 -10:00 a.m. and Noon -2:00 p.m. They include Brooklyn Swim to demonstrate that there are a wide variety of leisure activities. Club, Girl Scouts, Friendship Quilters Club, Women's Club, Brookdale Community Library, North Star Gymnastic Club, Leisure Time and Saturday, September 10 is the 2nd Annual "Life. Be In It." Fall Festival. Brooklyn Twins, Home and Garden Club, Happy Face Square Dance Join us at the Community Center for exciting ''Life. Be In It.'' activities Club, Camp Fire Girls, Hennepin Artists Association and many more. including registration for Fall classes, swim specials, door prizes, special Come and visit with the representatives and find out what these leisure activity demonstrations, representatives from local clubs and organiza- clubs and organizations are all about. tions and meet our activity instructors. YOU ARE INVITED TO MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS "LIFE. BE IN IT." SWIM SPECIALS Come to the Community Center on Saturday, September 10, and from If you are undecided about what to do this Fall, here's your chance to 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon our BARGAIN RATES of 25¢- children (5 -14), 50c- meet the class instructors, ask questions, see samples of their work, and youth (15 -17), and 75¢- adults (18 and older) will apply. A great way for then decide what you want to do. parents to register for swim lessons while the kids swim!! Most instructors will be at the Community Center from 8:00 -10:00 a.m. Then, from 1 to 9 p.m., these discount pool rates will apply: 75¢- children, and from 12 noon -2:00 p.m. during registration. $1.00 -youth and $1.25- adults. All swimmers will be eligible for our hourly There will be some special activity demonstrations from time to time. doorprize drawing. You may win a free pass to the Community Center, a We'll be giving away a door prize, too! T- Shirt, or maybe even a Community Center swim bag! Adult Activities LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD FITNESS FOR MOTHER -TO -BE Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to improve your Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy. flexibility, strength and stamina. You will learn exercises to encourage Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (BPCAC), 5600 -85th Ave. N. the correct use of your body as it slowly changes. Keep fit for a healthier Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. delivery and easier comeback. Please check with your doctor and bring Evergreen School, 70th &'Perry Ave. N. a written OK to the first session. Registration Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Fair Oaks School, 560065th Ave N. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. Garden City School, 3501 -65th Ave. N. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. 7 Tues. Sept. 27 6:00 p.m. CC North View Jr. High School, (NVJH), 69th & Zane Ave. N. 8 Thurs. Sept. 29 10:30 a.m. CC Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive DANCING FIT Park Center High School (PCHS) 7300 Brooleiyn Blvd Willow Lane Scho.W. � a � � Fit your exercise to music, for a fun way to shape up and relieve the °� ��° ` stress and strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. A CHILDCARE SERVICE great class for people who have never exercised before or for anyone who has tried aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning would like a modified class. Improve your figure and fitness! Registration classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. The Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson #9, Jan minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ per child per hour for each pre- Deusterman #10. school child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION to 12:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 12. For further information call 561 -5448. 9 Mon. Sept. 26 11:30 a.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE 10 Mon. Sept. 26 6.45 p.m. Orchard Lane Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not MOM'S JAZZ EXERCISE need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Enjoy a pleasant and relaxing Take a break from your daily routine and shape up the fun way ... to experience through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some music! No dance background necessary. Improve your figure, fitness, AEROBICS will also be included. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. and mental attitude. Registration Fee $7.25/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers for #1, 4, 5. Instructor Kathy Keough. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 1 Tues. Sept. 20 10:15 a.m. CC 11 Mon. Sept. 26 2.45 p.m. Earle Brown 2 Wed. Sept. 21 6:00 p.m. NVJH 3 Wed. Sept. 21 7:00 p.m. NVJH PRE -SKI KICKOFF 4 Thurs. Sept. 22 10:00 a.m. CC 5 Thurs. Sept. 22 11:00 a.m. CC Get into the ski of things at the annual Pre -Ski Kickoff Party on Wednesday, November 30 at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE Center, 5600 85th Ave. N.! The fun begins at 7:00 p.m. with a ski fashion A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. show, representatives from ski areas and mini seminars on ski topics. Sorry, You do not need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Please furnish ti children ila &under) will be allowed at the Ski Party. However, skating $2.00 /child. There is no charge for the Ski Party but you must is available for $1.00 /child for the evening and open ice doctor's name and number when registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers. skating for RSVP at 561 -5448 by November 23. If you are unable to attend but would # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION like to receive the weekly trip information, call the Parks and Recreation 6 Tues. Sept. 20 9:15 a.m. CC Department. 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED MIXED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE A fun, new exciting way to spend your evenings out together and get some exercise to boot! If interested call the Community Center for WOMEN'S EXERCISE & AEROBIC DANCE further details at 561 -5448. The class is fun, challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in dance MIXED VOLLEYBALL combinations. This class is a physical fitness program that offers complete and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. It's a Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose sides and play combination of dancing for the fun of it, and dancing for more ENERGY fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom and Dad. Activity fee is 50¢ EVERYDAY! No dance background necessary. Spot exercises are also per person, per session. No organized teams, please. done for the ''problem areas.'' Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Classes are 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson #12 -14, 16 -17, 19.20, Jan Wed. Oct. 5 7:30 p.m. BCHS Deusterman #15, Cindy Lindgren #21 -23, Linda Schiest #24. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION MEN'S OPEN GYM 12 Mon. Sept. 26 9:30 a.m. CC For men post high school age. Open gym for informal basketball. No 13 Mon. Sept. 26 10:30 a.m. CC organized teams, please. The Monday night Open Gym goes through 14 Mon. Sept. 26 3:30 p.m. Evergreen Nov. 7. Activity fee is $1.00 per person per session. 15 Mon. Sept. 26 7.45 p.m. Orchard Lane S 16 Tues. Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. CC DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 17 Tues. Sept. 27 8:00 p.m. CC Mon. Sept. 12 6:30 p.m. NVJH 18 Wed. Sept. 28 8:15 p.m. Willow Lane S 19 Thurs. Sept. 29 9:30 a.m. CC BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE 20 Thurs. Sept. 29 3:30 p.m. Evergreen For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit on the 21 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:00 p.m. Earle Brown sidelines and watch others enjoy themselves. American, Latin and Old 22 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown Tyme dances will be taught. Registration Fee $22.50/8 Sessions. Classes 23 Thurs. Sept. 29 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown 1 hour. Instructor Les Eck. 24 Sat. Oct. 1 10:00 a.m. NVJH # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION WOMEN'S CONDITIONING 28 Mon. Oct. 3 7:30 p.m. Earle Brown AND PHYSICAL FITNESS JUDO Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training machine For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills or and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness program. It is more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree Black Belt, tailored to individual needs and provides you with the information you provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students may join need to set up and pace workouts for future use. This program the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All emphasizes conditioning, endurance, and years of healthy living. Class sessions held in North View Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration Fee meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks in the Community Center $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Class #29 Beginning; Class #30 Exercise room. Babysitting available — see Childcare Service. Registra- Advanced. For adults and children. tion Fee $18.00/5 weeks. Classes 1 hr. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 29 Thur. Sept. 29 7:00 p.m. NVJH 25 M & W Sept. 19 1:00 p.m. CC 30 Thur Sept. 29 8:00 p.m. NVJH 26 M & W Oct. 24 1:00 P.M. CC LIFESTYLE MANAGEMENT —NEW *BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING — NEW A class geared to the needs of those new to watercolor. Learn painting This class has been designed to provide you with an educational overview techniques following step -by -step demonstrations. Work is focused on of good nutrition, stress management and fitness to help you make the elements of landscapes such as skies, trees, water, snow, etc. Design necessary changes toward a healthier lifestyle. Dress comfortably. The and individual expression emphasized. Students will complete several class will be presented by facilitators from The Center For Health paintings during the session. Supplies will be discussed at the first Promotion, a corporate department of Health Central Inc. Registration session. See instructors exhibit in the Community Center Gallery begin - Fee $18.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 1 /2 hours. ning September 2. Registration Fee-$15,00/4 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Instructor Kris Osten. ' 27 Mon. Sept. 26 7:00 ATION P P.m. CC # DAY i M -� ,.�. �. 31 Mon. HEART HEALTHY LIFESTYLES The Hennepin County Community Health Department, in cooperation with *MAGIC ART — OIL PAINTING the Community Education Departments of Osseo and Brooklyn Center, is Oil painting made easy! Anyone with a desire to paint can, with the Magic offering this program to people 18 years and older. This program is Art Method. Beginners to Intermediate hobby artists will learn how to use designed to help you identify and assess your risk of developing heart large brushes and a unique palette knife to COMPLETE a fine oil painting in disease. A personalized heart disease risk assessment that includes body this 4 hour workshop. The instructor is an accredited Magic Art instructor and blood chemistry measurements will be administered. The class from California who teaches the William Alexander Technique as seen on consists of 2 sessions: Assessing current risks through screening and Channel 2. Supplies furnished except for the picture frame. Bring clean risk reduction education class. All information is confidential and results paint rags to class. Paintings for each workshop on display. BECAUSE OF will be interpreted to you. Registration Fee of $6.50 includes all screening MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST tests, education class, manual and quarterly newsletter. Call the Com- BE MADE NO LATER THAN TWO WEEKS BEFORE WORKSHOP. Childcare munity Education office — 425 -4131, ext. 573 for registration information. available for morning class. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170 for information. FREE demonstration on Saturday, September 10. Registration Fee $20.0011 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE MEETING Session. Class 4 hours. Instructor Carol Reile. Open to all post high school age women. Recreation and Power divisions # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION play Oct.- March. Team entry fees will be determined by number of teams 32 Sat. Oct. 1 2:00 p.m. CC in the league. An organizational meeting will be held on Tuesday, 33 Thurs. Oct. 20 6:00 p.m. CC September 13 at 7:00 34 Wed. Oct. 26 9:00 a.m. CC p p.m. at the Community Center. All captains and women looking for a team to play with should attend. WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise. Please, no organized teams. No charge. Runs thru December 20. Gym Time 2 hours. DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Tues. Sept. 13 8:00 p.m. Earle Brown `SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED *FALL DUCK — NEW This rustic wood duck filled with dried and silk flowers will add a touch of country to your home decor. Students will learn one of the techniques of POTTERY SAMPLER — NEW basic dried flower arranging. Registration Fee $10.00/1 Session. Class 1 hour. Instructor Kathy Weissman. Have you ever wanted to try pottery but didn't know if you'd like it? # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Here's your chance, come try your skill at hand building and wheel 45 Tues. Oct. 11 7:00 p.m. BCHS throwing a pot! Bring a work shirt to class, all other supplies furnished. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. *LACE MAKING - TATTING # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Tatting, a fascinating skill from the past... learn how to tat and design a 35 Tues. Sept. 13 6:30 p.m. CC pattern. In the final class you will learn how to make a dainty holiday ornament, perfect for the tree or gift box. Materials furnished for first *POTTERY session. Bring a scissors. No class Nov. 8. You will also have the opportunity of meeting informally with other tatters after the course is The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and over. Registration Fee $10.00/6 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to Lee Balfany. practice your new skills by including in the registration fee, clay for # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt 46 Tues. Oct. 4 7:00 p.m. BCHS to the first class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. Registration Fee $28.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen *RADIANT STAR Haberle. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Learn the fascinating technique of folding ribbons of different patterns to 36 Tues. Sept. 20 6:30 p.m. CC form a star (no sewing!) The intriguing "quilted'' star is set into a 6" hoop 37 Tues. Nov. 8 6:30 p.m. CC and decorated with eyelet ruffle. A great decorating accent for any room in your home; also makes a unique gift. BE SURE TO BRING SCISSORS. LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES Registration Fee $7.75/1 Session. Class 2 1 /2 hours. Instructor Susi Kruger. Open to persons who completed a pottery class at the Community Center # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION or have previous experience and are familiar with equipment. Lab may 47 Tues. Oct. 4 7:00 p.m. BCHS be used on an unlimited basis other than class times and have pieces fired in the 7 week period. Clay may be purchased at the Community *COUNTRY BASKET —NEW Center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks. Lab sessions correspond to dates listed under pottery. Registration Fee Learn the technique of covering baskets for that charming "country $17.50/7 weeks. look ". The technique is easy to do and make fun gifts to give. Bring basic # BEGINS TIME LOCATION sewing supplies and off white thread, 9 piece of corrugated 38 Sept. 20 To be arranged CC cardboard and heavy scissors to cut the cardboard. Basket included in 39 Nov. 8 To be arranged CC class fee. Allow $4.00 for materials to be purchased at class. Students will go home with a completed project! Registration Fee $4.75/1 Session PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION Class 2 1 /2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION For people who have taken darkroom instruction at other facilities and 48 Mon. Sept. 26 7:00 p.m. CC are experienced in darkroom procedures. Participants will be eligible to use the Darkroom Lab during Community Center hours. PRE- REGISTRA- "BLOOMING VEST" —NEW TION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO EACH TEST DATE. Saturday orientation will be scheduled if enough interest is Learn how to make this ''very new" vest during a 1 session demonstra- shown. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. Registration Fee $3.00. tion. It's easy to do and no need to finish seams and hems. This carefree # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION vest is part of the new fashion trend, folkwear. Patterns will be provided 40 Thurs. Sept. 29 6:30 p.m. CC in class to copy, bring a pencil. Sample vests will be available to try on 41 Tues. Oct. 18 6:15 p.m. CC for size. Registration Fee $3.50/1 Session. Classes 2 1 /2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. KNOW YOUR CAMERA # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 49 Mon. Oct. 3 7:00 p.m. CC What are all those number and levers? This class is designed for the new 50 Thurs. Nov. 10 7:00 p.m. CC camera owner. If you're not getting the results you want out of your 51 Wed. Nov. 30 9:00 a.m. CC camera, this class if for you! Review your camera instruction book and bring your questions and camera to class. Registration Fee $3.00/3 *CHICKEN SCRATCH EMBROIDERY —NEW Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Chicken scratch is a modern adaptation of a centuries old form of needle 42 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:00 p.m. CC work lace which is becoming popular again. It's so easy, the technique can be learned in this one session. Come and join the fun! Bring to class: DARKROOM TECHNIQUES 8" embroidery hoop, white and dark blue embroidery floss, embroidery needle and scissors. Fabric supplied in class which is included in the Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and develop black fee. Registration Fee $4.25/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Joanne and white film. Each student will make an excellent print from his own Holzknect. negative. Fee includes chemicals. Upon completion of the class, students # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION will be eligible to use the Community Center Darkroom. BECAUSE OF 52 Mon. Oct. 10 7:00 p.m. CC MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST 53 Wed. Oct. 12 9:00 a.m. CC BE MADE NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK BEFORE FIRST CLASS BEGINS. 54 Thurs. Oct. 27 7:00 p.m. CC Registration Fee $20.00/4 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Maralyn Rei# ow DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION *SHADOW APPLIQUE 43 Tues. Oct. 18 6:45 p.m. CC Try this fast and simple technique of applique. The class project can be made into a charming 6" hoop wall hanging. Bring pencil, scissors, pins, *BASIC SILK FLOWERS needle and whatever embroidery thread you have. Other supplies furnished in class. A fun class for the beginner as well as experienced Enter the beautiful world of lasting silk flowers. Learn to make five sewer! Childcare available for day class. Registration Fee $4.50/1 different flowers — daisy, anemone, azalea, carnation, and rose from Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Joanne Holznecht. pre -cut petals. Other flowers will be demonstrated by instructor. Bring # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION scissors, wire cutters, and a smile to class. Registration Fee $5.50/1 55 Mon. Oct. 24 7:00 p.m. CC Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. 56 Wed. Nov. 9 9:00 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 44 Tues. Sept. 20 7:00 p.m. BCHS *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER 8 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy CLASSES Flesher, Senior Citizen coordinator at 561 -5448. Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most SENIOR HAPPENINGS classes at 1 12 the registration fee. This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes. Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. The ''Senior Happenings" tells activities going SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. If you don't A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. receive one now give Kathy a call at 561 -5448. You do not need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Please furnish SOCIAL CLUBS doctor's name and number when registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Donna Powers. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays through- 6 Tues. Sept. 20 9:15 a.m. CC out the year from Noon — 3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. There are no dues or club requirements to belong. The Brooklyn SWIM LESSONS Twins Club meets the *1st and 3rd Friday of each month Sept. — June at Earle Brown, 7 — 9:30 p.m. Membership dues are $1.50 annually per See Senior Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. person. Any person 60 years of age or older may join; only one spouse must meet the age requirements. *First meetings Sept. 9 & 23. J? C COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who - enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Activities will include tours, fishing trips, attending stage productions, ball games and the like. If you are interested in such activities and meeting new friends from the surrounding area, please call and ask to receive the information. Deadline dates listed are on space permitting only basis. Refunds are SWIMMING POOL given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute can be found to take your place. Senior Memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years SEPTEMBER 22 —OLD LOG THEATER —Cost $6.50 — DEADLINE: old and over, at a special rate of $5.00 for 3 months. Application may be Sept. 9 made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident and resident seniors may swim for $1.00 per time which is 1 12 the regular adult admission OCTOBER 4 — MYSTERY TRIP — CLUE #2 — Lunch at famous fish rate. The discount applies Monday — Friday from 9:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m. restaurant. Trip will be on a coach bus — Cost $28.50 — DEADLINE: through June 3. Membership and single admission entitles a person to Sept. 23 use the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during recreation or DECEMBER 17 — CANNON FALLS — Old Fashioned Christmas Party ..open'' periods. including sleigh rides, entertainment and a fantastic buffet! Call for information. COMMUNITY CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE JUNE 84 — HOUSE ON THE ROCK and LITTLE NORWAY & Screening is done by Red Cross volunteer nurses on the last Wednesday SWITZERLAND. Call for information. of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Every Thursday screening is conducted at CEAP. Call 566 -9600 for schedule. GIFT TRUNK A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Membership T.A -P- is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, alone. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs, in visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. some cases Emergency situations If you are interested in the program to 1:30 p.m. Additional hours will be Saturday, September 11 from 8:00 for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk 535 -2225. We really care a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Community Center. about our participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center Police Department. Teen Activities NORTH VIEW TEEN SOCIAL COUNCIL SADIE HAWKINS DANCE The council is made up of representatives from each grade and is All junior high students are invited to the annual Sadie Hawkins Dance responsible for planning social activities for North View Co -Rec and on Friday, December 2 from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. at North View, (69th & Dances. Applications can be picked up in the school office. Fill out and Zane). Highlights include a live band, marriage booth and jail house. So, return to office. Deadline to apply is September 30. get your friends together and catch the dance fever! Fee $2.00 /per person. GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS CO -REC For details look in Children's Section. Looking for something to do on Friday Nights ? ?? Why not try Co -Rec? RECREATION — SPECIAL EDUCATION Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, football, bumper pool, volleyball, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Center If you are interested in a social and recreation program for teens, ages Jr. High residents and their friends regardless of what school district you 12 -17 who are receiving special education services from their school are in. Listen for school announcements and watch for details in the Post district either half or full days, call Kris Orluck – 545 -6767 Mon. – Fri. to find out when this great activity begins! Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday mornings. For Dancercize, Cooking, Friday Night Fever and Socializer, nights from 7 -10:00 p.m. at North View Jr. High School. see Special Interest Section in this brochure. 9 Holiday Activities *SCANDINAVIAN STRAW WORKSHOP — ADULT MRS. CLAUS' KITCHEN — Children Learn to prepare wheat grain for making Swedish ornaments and mobiles. A one -day cooking /baking workshop where participants will make some In the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to complete three of their favorite holiday treats. Everyone will get a recipe booklet and ornaments. The instructor is the author of Fun With Straw. There will be some homemade goodies to take home. Children should bring an apron lots of other ornaments and mobiles to see. A fun workshop, don't miss and a small shoe box and a sandwich as we will be having a cookie and it. Bring common pins, fine needles, pencil, ruler, scissors, bath towel milk break. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 and styrofoam to pin the ornaments on. Please allow $1.00 for materials hours. to be purchased at the workshop. Registration Fee $5.75/1 Session. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Class 3 hours. Instructor Jeanette Starr. 121 Sat. Dec. 3 10:00 a.m. cc # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 122 Sat. Dec. 10 10:00 a.m. cc 115' Sat Oct. 22 9:30 a.m. CC LITTLE ELVES WORKSHOP — Pre - School * HOLIDAY BROOM — ADULT A special 2 day workshop for 4 & 5 year old pre - school boys and girls. Decorate broom with pine and picks to use indoors or out. Students (Must be 4 years by March 1, 1984.) Children will be making gifts, tree will also learn to make a basic puffy bow, a technique that can be used ornaments and decorating cookies. Registration Fee $6.50/2 Sessions. for many decorating needs. BRING SCISSORS AND WIRE CUTTERS TO Classes 2 hours. Instructors Mrs. Malmin and Mrs. Claus. CLASS. Registration Fee $10.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Kathy Weissman. 123 Tues. Dec. 6 9:30 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 124 Tues. Dec. 6 12:30 p.m. CC 116 Tues. Oct. 25 7:00 p.m. BCHS SEE SANTA - FAMILY BREAD DOUGH ORNAMENTS — CHILDREN Santa had so much fun last December he is having his party again this Using salt and flour children in grades 3 — 6 will learn how to make the year on Saturday, December 10th! Bring your children and enjoy a popular bread dough ornaments. Please bring a bowl, covered cake pan, delightful morning or afternoon with SANTA and his friends! lots of fun 1 12 c salt and 2 c flour to first class, You will need a small Sable brush and surprises! Children will have an opportunity to shop in "KYD "S for the second class. All other supplies will be furnished. 'Registration KORNER" for inexpensive gifts. "KYD'S KORNER" is supervised and Fee $6.00/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Sharon Then. sponsored by the Jaycee Women of Brooklyn Center. Detailed information # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION will be available beginning November 7th. Call 561 -5448. 117 Thurs. Oct. 27 3:15 p.m. Evergreen CHRISTMAS GIFTS — Children *CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS — ADULTS Children will make a gift pretty enough to give proudly to family or friends. Make 3 gifts to keep or give away; a decorated soap bird, mini fan with Participants will also get the opportunity to make Christmas cards. Bring flowers and small basket of holly. BRING SCISSORS AND WIRE CUTTER box to put your gift in. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. TO CLASS. Registration Fee $12.0011 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Class 3 hours. Instructor Ms. Farrell. Kathy Weissman. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 125 Sat. Dec. 3 1:30 p.m. CC 118 Tues. Nov. 1 7:00 p.m. BCHS 126 Sat. Dec. 10 1:30 p.m. CC *CANDLELIGHT ARRANGEMENT — ADULT ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR — FAMILY Spread the glow of Christmas with an arrangement you make with Join us in our 12th year at the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 5 traditional greens, silks, and holiday picks. Candle protected with votive from 9:00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center'. cup. BRING' SCISSORS AND WIRE CUTTERS TO CLASS, Registration The Bazaar's sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks' and Recreation Fee $12.0011 Cession. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. Department. See the many handcrafted gifts and decorations/ ! Hope you # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION will stop by for a free cup of coffee and a chance to begin your holiday 119 Tues. Nov. 15 7:00 p.m; BCHS shopping. No admission charge. Don't miss this big annual event — circle your calendar! PIE, PIE & MORE PIE — Children Learn how to make a delicious pumpkin and homemade fruit pie in time C for the holiday season. Each child will make their own individual pie to t take home. Bring an apron and a sandwich as we will be having a pie and milk break. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 120 Sat. Nov. 19 10:00 a.m. CC Children Activities RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING TINY TOT TUMBLING AND BATON Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination will be taught. Children will learn beginning tumbling stunts and basic skills of baton For pre - school children who will be 4 years old by June 1, 1984. handling. The class will include some marching techniques and will be Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Donna loads of fun. Balanced batons may be purchased from instructor for Powers #58, Kelly Hatanpa #59. $3.50. For pre - school children who will be 4 years old by June 1, 1984. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Kelly 58 Wed. Sept. 28 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown Hatanpa. 59 Wed, Sept. 28 6:25 p.m. Fair Oaks # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 60 Tues. Sept. 27 5:40 p.m. Garden City 61 Thurs. Sept. 29 5:00 p.m. Evergreen 10 CHILDREN ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00110 Session. Classes 1 hour. opportunity to Instructor Linda Schiesl. Children will have an o pp y participate in beginning ballet # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION movements and simple tap steps. For pre - school children who will be 4 82 Sat. Oct. 1 9:00 a.m. NVJH years old by June 1, 1984. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Donna Powers. GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 62 Mon. Sept. 26 4:55 p.m. Orchard Lane Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to register for this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will be taught at the BALLET, TAP AND JAZZ - NEW beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars and The fundamentals of ballet, simple tap combinations and modern jazz vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. body movements will be taught. For children in grades 1 -6. Registration # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructors Donna Powers #63, 83 Wed. Sept. 28 6:15 p.m. BCHS Kelly Hatanpa # 64. 84 Sat. Oct. 1 10:15 a.m. NVJH # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 85 Sat. Oct. 1 11:15 a.m. NVJH 63 Wed. Sept. 28 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 64 Wed. Sept. 28 3:40 p.m. Fair Oaks GIRL'S ADVANCED APPARATUS CREATIVE DANCE AND BALLET Students must have passed Beginning Apparatus in order to register for this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps and will Here is an opportunity for children in grades 1 6 to enjoy the freedom of learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For grades 2 and up. Registration creative rhythms tempered with the disciplines of classic ballet. Such Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise experience paves the way for more advanced dance study and is an Schleusner. excellent background training for those anxious to pursue gymnastics # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION and cheerleading. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. 86 Wed. Sept. 28 7:15 p.m. BCHS Instructor Kelly Hatanpa. 87 Sat. Oct. 1 9:00 a.m. NVJH # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 65 Tues. Sept. 27 3:45 p.m. Garden City GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS 66 Wed. Sept. 28 5:35 p.m. Fair Oaks 67 Thurs. Sept. 29 4:10 p.m. Evergreen Students must have passed Advanced Apparatus. The intermediate level offers more advanced skills in tumbling, apparatus and floor exercises. CREATIVE DANCE & JAZZ The beginning (novice) compulsory routines will be taught. Registration Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of creative Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise Schleusner. expression combined with modern jazz body movements. For grades 1 -6. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Donna 88 Sat. Oct. 1 12:15 p.m. NVJH Powers. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 68 Tues. Sept. 27 5:10 p.m. Palmer Lake BOY'S TUMBLING BALLET I A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, For students with little or no previous ballet dance training. Class etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $12.00110 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. emphasizes body placement, posture, ballet positions and basic combi- Instructor Linda Schiesl. nations. Please wear ballet shoes, leotard or bodysuit to class. (Do not # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION buy leotard until after 1st session.) Grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $11.50/ 89 Sat. Oct. 1 Noon NVJH 10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Donna Powers. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION SOCCER CAMP 69 Tues. Sept. 27 4:15 p.m. Palmer Lake Fundamentals of the game will be taught and some informal games will BALLET II be played. For boys and girls in 1st through 6th grade. Registration Fee $6.00/4 weeks. Camp 1 hr. and 10 min. #90 for grades 1 -2, #91 for A more advanced class, for those students who have had 1 or more grades 3 -4, #92 for grades 5 -6. years of previous ballet training. New steps and combinations will be # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION learned. Students will also have the opportunity to choreograph some of 90 Sat. Sept. 10 9:30 a.m. PCHS their own ballet dances. Please wear ballet shoes, leotard or bodysuit to 91 Sat. Sept. 10 10:45 a.m. PCHS class. (Do not buy leotard until after 1st session.) Registration Fee 92 Sat. Sept. 10 Noon PCHS $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Donna Powers. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 70 Mon. Sept. 26 5:45 p.m. Orchard Lane JUDO For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in learning the GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING basic skills or more advanced techniques of judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club which is natior'ally sanctioned. headstands. Girls new to our program must register for this class before All sessions held in the Wrestling Room. Registration Fee $14.00/8 taking the more advanced classes. For grades K -6. Registration Fee Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Class #93 Beginning; Class #94 Advanced. For $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. adults and children. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 71 Mon. Sept. 26 3:15 p.m. Willow Lane 93 Thurs. Sept. 29 7:00 p.m. NVJH 72 Mon. Sept. 26 4:15 p.m. Willow Lane 94 Thurs. Sept. 29 8:00 P.M. NVJH 73 Tues. Sept. 27 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane 74 Tues. Sept. 27 4:45 p.m. Orchard Lane YOUTH HOUSE HOCKEY 75 Tues Sept. 27 4:35 p.m. Garden City 76 Wed. Sept. 28 3:35 p.m. Earle Brown For boys and girls 8 through 14 years of age (age as of Dec. 31, 1983) 77 Wed. Sept. 28 3:45 p.m. Northport who want to play in the House Hockey program. Our teams will be 78 Wed. Sept. 28 4:45 p.m. Northport competing with teams from Robbinsdale, Golden Valley and Crystal. The 79 Wed. Sept. 28 4:30 p.m. Fair Oaks deadline for registration is Monday, November 7. Anyone registering after 80 Thurs. Sept. 29 3:05 p.m. Evergreen this date may not be placed on a team. The cost is $26.00 which includes 81 Sat. Oct. 1 11:00 a.m. NVJH 11 a shirt. CHILDREN ACTIVITIES CONTINUED MOVIE AND FREE SWIM - OCT. 21 A popular Community Center event returns on Friday, October 21 with the children's classic ''The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh." Movie BASKETBALL — WRESTLING times at 12 noon and 2:00 p.m. (approximate running time: 1 1 /2 hours). After the movie stay for a free swim. Perfect for birthday parties. Information on the Youth Basketball and Wrestling Program will be Concessions will be sold. Admission $1.25 passed out via flyers at the various schools and will also appear in the Brooklyn Center Post. Look for this information in mid - October. ACRYLIC PAINTING FALL APPLE HARVEST Learn the techniques of using acrylic paints. In this class students will finish their very own canvas acrylic painting. No previous experience is Students will learn the art of making applesauce including peeling, paring, necessary — just lots of enthusiasm and a smile. Grades 2 -6. Registra- cooking, spicing and canning. #95 for grades 1 -3 and #96 for grades 4 -6. tion Fee $7.50/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Donna Powers. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 1 /2 hours. Instructor Donna # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Powers. 105 Mon. Nov. 7 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 106 Tues. Nov. 1 3:10 p.m. Palmer Lake 95 Tues. Sept. 20 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 96 Wed. Sept. 21 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown CALLIGRAPHY FOR KIDS SPORTS COLLECTORS CLUB Beginning study of various alphabets. Students in grades 4 -6 will practice Gothic, Roman and Text styles of writing using a flair pen. Registration Get together with other sports enthusiasts to swap football, hockey, Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Ms. Farrell. baseball cards, stickers, posters and other sports collectibles. Instructor # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION will share interesting information he has collected. For grades 4 -6. 107 Mon. Sept. 26 3:45 p.m. Garden City Registration Fee $3.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Wayne 108 Wed. Sept. 28 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake Finley. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION BEGINNING DRAWING 97 Tues. Sept. 27 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown This course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning about perspective, OUR FRIEND THE COMPUTER faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature, using a variety of media. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Learn to write your own programs for the computer and learn from Instructor Ms. Farrell. programs already made. For grades 4 -6. Registration Fee $6.00/6 # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Mark Meuer. 109 Wed. Nov. 2 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 110 Mon. Nov. 7 3:45 p.m. Garden City 98 Tues. Sept. 27 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 99 Thurs. Sept. 29 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown MAGIC CLASS — NEW MY FRIEND THE COMPUTER Abracadabra ... It's magic. Learn the basic skills of illusion and wonderment. Participants will host a show the last week. For grades 1 -3. Have fun with the computers and at the same time improve your reading Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Brian and math skills. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/6 Sessions. Swerine. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Mark Meuer. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 111 Tues. Oct. 11 3:45 p.m. Northport 100 Mon. Sept. 26 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 112 Wed. Oct. 12 3:45 p.m. Garden City 101 Fri, Sept. 30 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown CROCHETING FOR KIDS SKETCHING FOR THE YOUNG ARTIST Beginning Crochet instruction for 4 -6 graders. Bring a G or H plastic Learn some basic drawing techniques and sketching skills. Experiment crochet hook and practice yarn to first class. Registration Fee $7.00/6 with a potpourri of different implements like colored chalk, charcoal and Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Miss Hyland. crayons. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION hour. Instructor Joe Sacco. 113 Mon. Oct. 10 3:05 p.m. Evergreen # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 114 Tues. Oct. 11 3:45 p.m. Northport 102 Thurs, Sept. 29 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 115 Thurs, Oct. 13 3:45 p.m. Garden City MINNESOTA ROCK HOUNDS AFTER SCHOOL ICE SKATING Come and explore the wonderful world of rocks and gems. Children will Join us for an afternoon of ice skating fun on November 9 at the new learn to identify Minnesota Rocks, how to use a diamond rock saw to cut Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N. Bus service a rock, and learn to polish their treasures. Other highlights include will be provided one way from these schools: Evergreen 3:10 p.m., making jewelry and rock projects and a rock hunting expedition to a Palmer Lake 3:25 p.m., Fair Oaks 3:40 p.m., and Orchard Lane 3:45 p.m. nearby Brooklyn Center nature area. Grades K -6. Registration Fee $6.50/ Parents must pick up their children at 6:00 p.m. at the ice center. 5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Donna Powers. Students must provide their own ice skates. For grades 1 -6. Registration # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Fee $3.00/1 Session. 103 Mon. Sept. 26 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane # DAY TRIP DATE LOCATION 104 Tues. Sept. 27 3:10 P.M. Palmer Lake 116 Wed. Nov. 9 BPCAC STUDENT SKI LESSONS NORTH STAR GYMNASTIC CLUB Ski lessons and trips will be offered during Christmas vacation for the The club's program is designed to instruct gymnasts in preparation for very beginner through the advanced skier, (minimum of fifth grade). junior and senior high competition. Practices are held at Osseo Jr. and Flyers will be distributed through the schools the week of November 28 Brooklyn Center High School. North Stars is a low -cost, parent -run organi- or call Parks and Recreation Department, 561 -5448. zation. For more information, call Kelli Cassidy Johnson at 427 -4783. Special Activities COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Gallery snows The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at various Mixed Media By: Kris Osten Hennepin Artists Association times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for small Sept. 5 -30 Nov. -Dec. 12 collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for further information. 12 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED TRIPS AND OUTINGS ADAPTED RECREATION Special trips and events are offered at group discounts planned by the Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, Adapted recreation in the Northwest Suburbs is more fun than ever! Join Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale. us for a Fal; full of new friends and old friends, new skills and activities Registration taken on a first -come basis. Sorry. NO phone reservations, guaranteed to tickle your fancy. (Programs are for mentally retarded lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New Hope children 6 years to young adults age 15 +) Recreation, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55428, 533 -1521. The Northwest Cooperative is an effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, See which trip program described below is best for you. Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Suburban Community Services. FAMILY FARE — Families will want to take advantage of these special The fee for most of these programs will be $12.50 for residents of offerings, planned with the family in mind. Children must be accompanied P 9 by an adult. If you do not have children in school and would like the sponsoring communities, and $25.00 for non - residents. information, please call 561 -5448. Join us for the Great Pumpkin Hunt on For further program information call Kris Orluck or Karen Jones at Friday, October 21 (M.E.A.) at the Historical Living Farm in Brooklyn 545 -6767. Park. Two sessions offered: 10 a.m. - Noon and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Call for FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER — a social recreation program for EMIR and TMR a flyer with all the exciting details. young adults and adults ages 16 and over. This program includes a ADULTS ONLY — RATED RF* — Rated RF (real fun) is program open to variety of activities including dances, crafts, community outings, and adults 21 years +. Trips and events will be planned for evenings and sports activities. Fri., Sept. 30 - Dec. 2, 7 -9 p.m. at Northport School. weekends. Join us for Fargo /Moorhead Weekend, October 14 - 16. SOCIALIZER I & II — a program for EMIR young adults and adults ages Highlights are the Runestone Museum, city tour, Hawaiian dinner, Sunday 16 +. The program will involve looking at and learning social skills, brunch, Casino time and more! Deadline for deposits is September 6. learning about ourselves and our feelings, and interacting with others. Call for detailed information. Wed., Sept. 28 - Nov. 2, 7 -8 p.m. at Brookview Community Center, YOUNG ADULTS — If you're between 18 and 35 and feel there is need Golden Valley. for events and trips for your age group, let us know. If you would like to DANCERCIZE — a dance and movement program for children and help plan, have any ideas or want to be on the mailing list, call Kathy at adults. Classes offered for the two different age groups. Call for more 561 -5448. A trip to the Comedy Theater is in the planning stages for fall; information. call for the details! COOKING — a class for EMR young adults and adults ages 16 +. This FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB class allows the participants to make and taste the treats. Because of the safety factors, please only those people who will follow the leader's Quilters meet at the Brooklyn Center Community Center the 1st and 3rd directions will be accepted. Mon., Sept. 26 - Oct. 31, 7 -9 p.m. New Hope Wednesday of the month, excluding June - August from 10:00 a.m. - Ice Arena. 2:00 p.m. (Childcare available until 12:15 p.m. 60¢ per hr. per child). If FAMILY CIRCUS — or LET'S PLAY TO GROW — a program for the you need a little inspiration to get started on that quilt you've been whole family. It gives the family a chance to play and learn together in a wanting to make, come join the ''Quilting Bee.'' Each person brings their structured setting. Call for more information. own project to work on. Questions, call 561 -1219. SATURDAY ACTION — a social recreation and development program for BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB TMR children ages 6 -14. This program is an opportunity for your child to meet and play with new friends. Activities include games, crafts, outings, The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m., second Tuesday music, active times, and quiet times. Sat., Oct. 1 - Dec. 3, 1:30 -3:30 p.m. of each month from September through May in the social hall of the at Thorson School, 58th Ave. No., Crystal. Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. The purpose of the organization is to promote social, cultural and civic RAINBOW KIDS — asocial recreation and development program for activities for area women. Membership is open to any woman over the EMR children ages 6-14. The activities in this group include games, crafts, outings, music, and lots of fun. Sat., Oct. 1 -Dec. 3, 1:30.3:30 age of 21, yearly fee is presently only $4.00. Bus tours are usually raf Eagle Lake Community Center in Maple Grove. scheduled during the fourth week of the month. For further information, please call 535 -1464 or 537 -1064. Our Fall season will open with a luncheon on Tuesday, September 13 at Noon. Members are asked to PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE bring food. The cost is $3.00 for newcomers and guests. Bob Larson will entertain with his Auto Harp. Arrangements are being made for our first The photo darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center Community Center is tour of the season. On Tuesday, September 27 at 7:30 a.m. the bus will open to all interested persons for a fee of $1.00 per hour. Users must leave from the Brooklyn Center Civic Center for Duluth, MN and a tour of furnish their own chemicals and paper. Persons who have completed our the Glensheen Mansion with lunch at the Top of the Radisson. More Darkroom Techniques class are eligible to use the lab. Persons who have information will be available at our Fall Luncheon. had darkroom training somewhere else, must attend one of our Photo Lab Orientation sessions. HAPPY FACE SQUARE DANCE CLUB BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND Dance lessons will be offered beginning Tuesday, September 27, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at Northport Elementary School. Dances are also held the The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park third Saturday of each month at NVJH. For information call 560 -6533. Parks and Recreation Departments and is open all post high school FAMILY HALLOWEEN SPECIAL — OCTOBER 28 age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at North View Jr. High. New members are welcome. For more information call the Park Get the whole family together for a Movie and FREE SWIM at the and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. Community Center on Friday, October 28. First beginning at 7:00 p.m. see Francis the talking mule in The Haunted House. After the movie, stay BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES for a swim, relax in the Sauna or work out in the Exercise Room. (All The Harmonettes are co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn children must be accompanied by an adult.) Church groups and youth Park Parks and Recreation Departments and is for post high school age groups are welcome. Admission fee is $1.25. (Children under 5 admitted women. New members are welcome. Nominal registration fee. For more free.) A great night of family entertainment! Friday, November 18 is the information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. next Family Night. Watch for details. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS ICE SKATING LESSONS The chorus is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks Beginning through advanced instruction will be taught by professional and Recreation Departments and is for children in grades 1 -8. It provides skaters. Students may stay for 1 /2 hour practice after lesson. For pre - opportunity to sing with a professional band, work with a choreographer school children and adults. Meet at Brooklyn Park Community Activity and receive vocal coaching along with their rehearsals. The chorus Center, 5600 85th Ave. N. Registration Fee $24.00/6 Sessions. Classes performs several times throughout the year including Brookdale Mall 1 /2 hour. during Christmas and the annual Spring Show at Park Center. Registration # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Fee $10.00 /per year. Instructor Jane Vigue. 130 M & W Nov. 7 11:15 a.m. BPCAC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 131 M & W Nov. 7 11:45 a.m. BPCAC 129 Mon. Sept. 12 6:30 p.m. NVJH 132 M & W Nov. 7 12:15 p.m. BPCAC 133 M & W Nov. 7 12:45 p.m. BPCAC 13 BROOKDALE COMMUNITY LIBRARY Fall and Winter Hours are: The library is located at 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway. Two coin operated Mon., Tues., Wed. - 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. computers: Franklin and Epson QX1000 are available during library hours Thurs. noon - 9:00 p.m. on a 1st come basis. Children's programs for toddlers - seven years old Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. begin the week of September 27; call for detailed information. For adults, Sun. (Oct. - April) noon - 5:00 p.m. Speedreading, using The Personal Computer, Camera Workshop, Travel Overdues /renewals /circulation - 566 -2034 and Reference /Information - Film Series, Adults Working With Children Workshop and Using Your 566 -8300. Library Effectively are being offered. Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 10, ADULT SWIM LESSONS 1983. All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (Numbers Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and high school given out 1 hour before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes. SWIM LESSONS, PLEASE GIVE US NUMBER OF THE CLASS. Registration Fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 40 min. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must 159 Sat. Sept. 17 10:40 a.m. CC accompany the child in the water, preferable the same parent each time. 160 Sat. Sept. 17 11:25 a.m. CC Registration Fee $14.00110 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 161 Tues. Sept. 20 7:45 p.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 162 Thur. Sept. 22 7:45 p.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION DAYTIME CLASSES MEET TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 132 Sat. Sept. 17 10:05 a.m. CC 163 M & W Sept. 19 11:15 a.m. CC 133 Mon. Sept. 19 6:00 p.m. NVJH 164 M & W Oct. 24 11:15 a.m. CC 134 Tues. Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. CC 135 Thur. Sept. 22 6:00 p.m. CC PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View 136 M & W Sept. 19 10:05 a.m. CC Jr. High for a fee of $8.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for 137 M & W Oct. 24 10:05 a.m. CC further information PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically Adjustment, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 the child t the water. The following lessons levels are taught: Water and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in length with a , students /instructor. Registration Fee $14.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee $14.00/10 CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS Lessons. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 140 Sat. Sept. 17 9:30 a.m. CC 165 Sat. Sept. 17 9:30 a.m. CC 141 Sat. Sept. 17 10:05 a.m. CC DIVING 142 Mon, Sept. 19 6:00 p.m. NVJH 143 Tues. Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. CC Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children and 144 Thur. Sept. 22 6:00 p.m. CC adults who are intermediate or better swimmers. Registration Fee $14.00/ DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 145 M & W Sept. 19 9:30 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 146 M & W Sept. 19 10:40 a.m. CC 166 Sat. Sept. 17 10:05 a.m. CC 147 M & W Oct. 24 9:30 a.m. CC 148 M & W Oct. 24 10:40 a.m. CC BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skill in self rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught. Students must pass a Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls preliminary swimming test and must attend every class. Absences will ages 6 and older. Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks and are one not be made up. Classes will meet once a week for 10 weeks at the half hour in length. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Community Center. Classes are 60 minutes in length. Registration Fee Registration Fee $14.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. $18.50/10 Lessons # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 149 Sat. Sept. 17 10:40 a.m. CC 167 Tues. Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. CC 150 Sat. Sept. 17 11:15 a.m. CC 151 Sat. Sept. 17 11:50 a.m. CC ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE 152 Mon. Sept. 19 6:35 p.m. NVJH 153 Mon. Sept. 19 7:10 p.m. NVJH A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be able 154 Mon. Sept. 19 7:45 p.m. NVJH to tread water, surface dive, and swim 500 continuous yards. Students 155 Tues. Sept. 20 6:35 p.m. CC must attend every class and absences will not be made up. CPR and 156 Tues. Sept. 20 7:10 p.m. CC Multi -Media First Aid are required and will be an included part of the 157 Thurs. Sept. 22 6:35 p.m. CC course. Class meets once a week for 10 weeks with some additional 158 Thurs. Sept. 22 7:10 p.m. CC hours to be arranged. Registration Fee $30.00/10 Weeks. Includes all materials needed. Classes are 3 hours. ADULT SUPER CHICKEN # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION For those persons, high school age and up who have a real fear of water. 168 Sun. Sept. 18 7 -10:00 p.m. CC Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn to enjoy the sport. WORKSHOP DAYS - Sat., Oct. 2 & 23 - 9:00 a.m. - Community Center Registration Fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. WOMEN'S CONDITIONING AND PHYSICAL SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS FITNESS American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years See Adult Section. and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have already NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM learned, experience new skills or start right from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens.'' Registration Fee $20.00/10 Begins September 13 - Cost $.50 per hour Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center Tuesday - 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. residents $10.00/10 Lessons. Thursday - 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. 14 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BASIC SCUBA Brooklyn Center This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving. Must be Community Center able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim underwater for 20 yards, and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide their own 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430 hours in length and will meet once a week for 5 weeks. Course fee also includes seven hours of open water dives. On completion of the course 561.5448 an internationally recognized certification card will be awarded. Instructor COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES from Smith Diving. Registration Fee $80.00/5 Weeks # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Memberships entitle the member to the use of the Swimming Pool, 169 Sun. Oct. 2 4:00 p.m. CC Exercise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year SCUBA OPEN SWIM Family $50.00 $85.00 $140.00 A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. Individual $28.00 $47.00 $ 80.00 Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other Family memberships will be limited to parents and children living at interested persons. Cost $.75 per time. Thursdays- 8:30 -10:00 p.m. North home 20 years of age and under. View Jr. High. SENIOR ADULT RATES ENCORE: Exercise and Discussion Following 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years & older Breast Cancer Surgery _$5.00 Single Admission rate for Senior Adults resident or non - resident 62 ENCORE is a program specifically designed to meet the needs of a years & older, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. - $1.00 woman following her mastectomy, by offering a combination of GROUP DISCUSSION and EXERCISE. The GROUP DISCUSSION session provides GENERAL ADMISSION a supportive atmosphere for you to meet and discuss common concerns Adult (18 & over) $2.00 with other women who have shared a like experience. The EXERCISE Youth (15 -17) $1.50 session combines gentle floor and pool exercises put to music to tone, Children (5.14) $1.25 strengthen, and develop flexibility - especially in those muscles affected by surgery. Non - swimmers will find that swimming ability is not necessary OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE for the pool exercises, and each participant is encouraged to work at her own pace. Class format includes 1 /2 hour each of discussion, floor MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY exercise, and pool exercise. 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM To join ENCORE, you must be at least three weeks post- operative and TUESDAY-THURSDAY have your doctor's permission. Join anytime - whether your surgery was 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM very recent or several years ago. Contact the ENCORE Director at the 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Adults Only) Y.W.C.A. 332 -0501 x 129 for more information. SATURDAY Class meets Wednesday mornings from 9 -10:30 a.m. Registration Fee 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM $2.25 per session /10 weeks. SUNDAY CHILDCARE SERVICE 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM MONDAY- FRIDAY The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM classes, programs: meetings or swimming at the Community, Center. The Adults and /or organized groups only. minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ per child per hour for each pre- school child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. The wading pool is open to children ONLY when supervised by a to 12:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 12. For further information call 561 -5448 parent. The wading pool is closed during the following hours: Tuesday & Thursday - 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM LIFE. BE IN IT. AND SWIM Saturday - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this School age children ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING DURING opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your own. SCHOOL HOURS. On school holidays students will be admitted at Start by swimming 1 /4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross certificate and 1:00 P.M., Children under 1st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any ADULT in the building at all times. questions about "Life. Be In It." And Swim contact Gayle at 561 -5448. NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 691h & Zane 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM Avenue North are available for rental at various times during the week. TUESDAY-THURSDAY Call the Community Center 561 -5448 for further information. Costs: Pool - $20.00 /per hour. Gym - $6.00 /per hour. 9:00 AM 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM M (Adults Only) COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL SATURDAY SUNDAY The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school group, 9:00 AM -9:00 PM 1:00 PM -6:00 PM I or party at various times during the week. Call the Community Center The use of the Exercise Room is limited to 15 year olds and up. The 561 -5448 for further information. Cost $37.00 /per hour. use of the Sauna is limited to 18 year olds and up. CHILDREN BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOM- PANIED BY A PARENT. All boys and girls age 6 and up through college are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club, for GAMEROOM competitive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Enjoy our gameroom equipped with foosball, pool, video games and Parks and Recreation Departments. The Swim Club offers a wide ranging pinball. program for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive swimming. For further information call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. A free 2 week trial period SNACKBAR is offered to any interested swimmer who has never tried competitive swimming. Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. 15 C "y of Bulk Rate B ROOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY U.S. Postage BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 PAID C ENTER Mpls. Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office ADVISORY COMMISSION in the Community Center beginning 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday 10 (Swim registration is separate - see box). of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises box). — Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before Sept. the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn 13. No phone registrations. Center. Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels 2. On opening day of registration, Saturday, Sept. 10, a person may Jacuelyn Albright Vicki Denissen Mike Streitz sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as many people as you wish 3. The Parks and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come - THE BROOKLYN CENTER first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT fee has been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in number of people sign up. the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquillity; and to the end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companion- activity location. ship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. Eugene H. Hagel - Director of Parks and Recreation 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer session or class times, Henry Davis - Superintendent of Parks this may be done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer Arnie Mavis - Superintendent of Recreation fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor Community Center. Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor Gayle Gardner - Aquatic Supervisor 7. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $3.00 service charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 service charge before the second class begins. Refund policy except where noted in class description. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already been reached... will go on a waiting list. Additional REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. classes may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, SEPT. 12 space and competent instruction is available 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 9• Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. NAME This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which (Last) (First) are at a special rate. ADDRESS 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class (zIP) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Dept. (Phone) (Work Phone) 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators not ACTIVITY allowed except with permission. This includes children. (Location) For further information call 561 -5448 CLASS # Time Swim registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail CLASS DAY AMOUNT registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. 16