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1981 Edition 29 March BROOKLYN CENTER NEWSLETTER .......:::::::.:. ..:....:...:...... C T!A State of i.wna. Australia 19 I )e in it 1 ife INCLUDES THE 1 -94 RECONSTRUCTION MAP AND 1981 SPRING BROOKLYN CENTER PARK 6 RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE CiTy of BROok[YN TER /REPORT* MANAGERS CEN MARCH, 1 NO. 29 Co ission Will Review Cable Television Bids Bids on a cable system for the and will be evaluated by the commis- signs of the system, and many other northwest suburbs are now being sion and its technical consultant, factors. accepted by the Northwest Suburbs Telecommunications Management This review will take approxi- Cable Communications Commis- Corporation which has been re- mately two months before the com- sion. The commission was formed tained expressly for the purpose of mission recommends a cable oper- to bring cable television to the north - evaluating the document. ator to build the system. After the west metro area, and includes the The evaluation is a complex task cable operator is chosen, it will be cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn since a large number of factors are approximately 12 to 18 months be- Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple involved, including the financial fore residents in the nine city area Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Ply- capability of the cable operator, ser- will begin to plug into the cable sys- mouth, and Robbinsdale. vices proviced, rates, technical de- tem. The Request For Proposals os) have been sent cable come pnie Kaleidoscope 8l: April 5 ponies interested in bidding al ding on the j northwest cable system. The RFP is the document that provides the the event that are available in technical and programming stan- Kaleidoscope is a community Brooklyn Center. dards which the cable companies event which brings thousands of Kaleidoscope will be held on Sun - must meet in submitting their bids. local residents together with many day, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The document is to be completed of the community's resources, in- at the Brooklyn Center High School, and returned to the commission this cluding recreational, business, cul- 6500 Humboldt Avenue. spring. tural, religious, civic and others, Hobbyists, civic, religious and The Request For Proposal is a under one roof. business organizations are invited to complex set of specifications, ap- In an exciting and colorful atmos- participate in this event. For further proximately 200 pages in length, phere, residents will be able to find information, please call the Brooklyn many clubs, organizations, facilities Center Community Education office Annual Bike, and other resources represented at at 561 -8460. Equipment Sale Dog Licenses Have To Tuesday, May 5 The Annual Brooklyn Center sur- Be Renewed Each Year plus equipment and bike auction will be held on Tuesday, May 5, starting Residents are reminded that do- license. at 6 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center City mestic animals running at large may Dog licenses can be purchased Garage, 2501 69th Avenue North. be impounded, and will not be re- throughout the year at City Hall or Interested persons can view the leased until all proper fees are paid. the Community Center, and also at available equipment one hour prior Domestic animals are not allowed the annual Rabies Vaccination to the start of the auction. The sale on the private property of another Clinic. Licenses expire each year on will include property confiscated by person without consent, and the ani- May 31, and cost $ 5 for a male or fe- the Police Department, some sur- mal must be restrained to his male dog, and $3 for a neutered plus office equipment and bicycles. premises by leashing, fencing or im- male or spayed female dog. mediate supervision and verbal com- Any domestic animal capable of mand of the owner. transmitting rabies and which has *Citizen inquiries and requests may A delinquent dog license fee of bitten a human will be impounded he directed at the City Administra- $1 5 is charged if the unlicensed dog for at least 10 days, under the care tion. If there is any question regard- is picked up by the animal patrol of a licensed veterinarian. If the ani- ing a service that we are authorized operating in the City. No such mal is found not to be rabid, it will be to perform, please call us at charge will be made if the owner is returned to the owner after all costs 561 -5440. late in purchasing the license, but have been paid for the impound - only if the dog is picked up without a ment. r Home Safety, SecurnyTi ps BASEMENT WINDOWS — The Cut a piece of wood to fit in the in- The following are some home common rectangular windows are side track, to prevent the door from safety and security tips provided by difficult to secure because the glass being opened from the outside. the Brooklyn Center police depart can be broken and entry gained by Always remember to lock the ment: crawling through. Probably, the only doors and windows when you leave, DOORS — Secure all glass in or way is to use a bar well secured to and contact the Police Department if near the door if it can be unlocked by the window frame. This method there is anything suspicious in your reaching through once the glass is cannot be used on basement bed- area. For additional information re- broken. Do the same if the opening is room windows in case of fire, unless garding these security measures or large enough for a small person to the bar is easily removable. if you would like a personal inspec- crawl through. Use a heavy metal SLIDING GLASS DOORS — Most tion of your home by a qualified screen, plexiglass, or something locks on these doors are worthless. Police officer call 561 -5440. that will withstand hammer blows. • Purchase a good deadbolt lock for the door. The bolt should extend Telephone Assurance at lest one inch or more into the jam. • Install a good strikeplate in the door frame. The plate should have at Program Is Underway least 2 screw holes (three or four would be better), with the screws are very enthusiastic about the pro - going through the door frame and Despite an apparent lack of in- gram. The program has room to han- screwing into the supporting 2x4 at terest, the Telephone Assurance dle another 50 people. least 3/4 of an inch. This will prob- Program, sponsored by the Police Anyone interested in joining this ably require a 2'/z to 3 inch screw. Department, has been operating program, or to obtain additional in- 9 If all the door glass is covered, since last October. formation, should contact 535 - install a peep hole to see who is out- Each person who registers for the 2225 before 1 p.m., or 561 -5440. side prior to opening the door. program provides the name of peo- WINDOWS — Secure windows ple to contact by phone in case of an (double hung) with 1/4 inch thick emergency ... friends, neighbors, Course eye bolts. Drill the holes to go and relatives. If the client does not through the bottom frame and half- phone in by 11, then he or she is con- Could Save way through the upper frame, then tacted. If there is no response, a insert the bolt. You can also raise the neighbor is called. If there is an ad- window (partially), and drill again if it verse report and a neighbor cannot A Lif e is used for venjilation. be reached, other sources are con • Commercial locks are also avail- tacted. able, although they do not provide To date, the program has helped An excellent and proven life -sav- the best security. Select a lock with several persons with their imme- ing course, the "ABC's of Life Sav- the sturdiest mechanism and secure diate needs, involving emergency ing ", is being offered free by the it tightly to the window. This may re- procedures in some cases. Brooklyn Center Police and Fire De- quire more or longer screws than Most of the people in the program partments through the office of provided by the manufacturer. are in their 70's, 80's and 90's, and Emergency Preparedness. The goal of the program is to have at least one person in every Brooklyn Chemical Awareness Center home trained in lifesaving techniques. Persons taking the Education Program For Parents three -hour course receive a i- cation card and assurance against legal liability for rendering aid. 23, March 30 and April 6, from 7 to According to experts, the first two A Chemical Awareness Education 9 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Civic or three minutes of a coronary crisis Program for Parents is being co- Center's Social Hall, 6301 Shingle are crucial in many instances. The sponsored by the Northwest YMCA Creek Parkway. key is for people on the spot to ad- 1 Detached Worker Program and the Topics to be covered include: minister simple, emergency coro- City of Brooklyn Center. Chemical Information and Chemical nary care to keep the victim's blood The program has been designed Use Abuse Dependency; Chemical running until professional medical for parents of junior and senior high Dependency in the Family and Fam- help arrives. Irreparable brain dam - school students, and will be pre- ily Communication; and Chemical age from lack of oxygen begins with - sented by persons working in chemi- Problems, Prevention and Com- in four to eight minutes after a heart cal dependency programs. Printed munity Resources. failure. resource materials will be given to To register, please contact the For additional information, please each participant. Northwest YMCA at 536 -5700, be- contact Rick Green at 561 -5440 The program will be held on March tween 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. during normal business hours. I 1981 j Spring Brochure "j.. . Adult Activities CHILDCARE SERVICE AEROBICS FOR FUN & FITNESS — Begins March 31 The "PLAYCORNER" will be provided for parents attending Aerobics is fun to do. Helps to strengthen your heart and morning classes, programs, meeting or swimming at the lungs while toning muscles. Routines are set to lively music. Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The Instructor Judy Casey. Registration fee: $16.00/16 cost is 50¢ per child per hour for each pre - school child. The sessions. "PLAYCORNER" will be open Monday- Friday 8:45 am to Tues. & Thur.- Begins March 31 5:30 -6:30 pm North View Jr. High 12:15 pm. For further information call 561 -5448. LEISURE FITNESS — Begins March 23 SWIMNASTICS — Begins March 31 & April 2 A class for men and women 55 years and over. Have fun Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. while learning sensible exercise designed to help maintain You do not need to be a swimmer in order to participate in the strength and tone of muscles and improve movement of this form of physical activity. Some aerobics will be in- the joints. Great for circulation and aids digestion. Try it troduced. Participants need not get their hair wet. Students you'll like it! I Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: in the morning classes may stay for a swim after class. In- $5.00/8 wks. structor Judy Casey. Monday- Begins March 23 1:45 -2:30 Community Center J DAYTIME CLASSES — $9.00110 SESSIONS 6 1 A- Tues.- Begins March 31 10:00 am Community Center B- Thur.- Begins April 2 9:00 am Community Center C- Thur.- Begins April 2 10:00 am Community Center EVENING CLASS — $7.5018 SESSIONS D- Tues.- Begins March 31 6:30 pm North View Jr. High TRIM and SWIM — Begins March 31 &April 2 SENIOR SWIMNASTICS — Begins March 31 An hour of land exercise set to lively music followed by a Exercise in the pool for better health and a trimmer figure. swim on your own. For adults of all sizes and shapes. A You do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this great great way to look and feel better. Participants may exercise form of exercise. Participants will not get their hair wet. Par- at their own pace. Aerobics will be introduced. Instructor ticipants must be 62 or older and must furnish doctor's Judy Casey. Registration fee: $10.00/8 sessions (fee in- name and phone number upon registration. 1 hour classes. cludes swimming) After class stay for a swim. Instructor Judy Casey. A- Tues.- Begins March 31 7:30 pm North View Jr. High Registration fee: $4.50/10 sessions. Wrestling Room Tues.- Begins Mar. 31 9:00 -10:00 am Community Center B- Thur.- Begins April 2 6:30 pm North View Jr. High & Wrestling Room OMEN'S EXERCISE and DANCE — Begins March 23, 26, FUNASTICS — Begins April 2 Renew your figure, vitality and poise. The class is fun, Do something good for your body and put a smile on your challenging, creative and will include AEROBIC movements face. This class will include exercises for all parts of the in dance combinations. Instructor Mrs. Wilson for sessions body, volleyball, floor hockey, and more. The class will be A -E, Instructor Mrs. Eldrige for sessions F & G. Registration somewhat geared to individual needs. Instructor Mrs. fee $10.00/10 sessions. Pauley. Registration fee: $6.50/8 sessions. A- Mon.- Begins March 23 10:00 -11:00 am Community Center A- Thur.- Begins April 2 7:30 -8:30 pm Orchard Lane School B- Mon.- Begins March 23 11:15 am -12:15 pm Community Center BALLET — Begins March 31 C- Tues- Begins March 31 7:15 -8:15 pm Community Center D -Tues. - Begins March 31 8:25 -9:25 pm Community Center Take advantage of this afterwork class, improve your figure E- Thur. - Begins March 26 9:00 -10:00 am Earle Brown School and bodytone as you learn Ballet technique. A great way to F- Thur.- Begins March 26 6:00 -7:00 pm Earle Brown School unwind at the end of the day. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. G- Thur.- Begins March 26 7:00 -8:00 pm Earle Brown School Registration fee: $10.00/ 10 weeks. FITNESS FANTASIA — Begins March 23 Tues.-Begins March 31 6:15 -7:15 pm Community Center This class was developed to provide acomprehensive B ALLROOM DANCE — Begins March 24 fitness class in which the participant can gain many of the For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. benefits of jogging. By combining dance motions with runn- Don't sit on the side lines and watch others enjoy ing, skipping, and stretching and putting it all to music — themselves. Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing. Rumba, Cha- you can obtain a fine level of fitness and have fun at the Cha, Polka and Schottische. New this session will be the in- same time. Also improves balance, flexibility, agility, and troduction of the latest dance — "Western Swing ". In- coordination, and tones muscles. This class is run in con- structor Mr. Eck. Registration fee: $20.00 /couple /8 junction with the Northwest YMCA. Registration fee: sessions. $22.00/16 sessions. A -Tuesday -Begins March 24 7:40 -8:40 pm Earle Brown School Mon. & Wed.- Begins March 23 4:00 pm Palmer Lake School B- Tuesday- Begins March 24 8:45 -9:45 pm Earle Brown School 3 INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM and OLD TIME — Begins GET TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA — Begins April 8 March 24 If you're not getting the results you want out of your For couples who have previously taken beginning ballroom camera, this class is for you. Use of camera, film, meters, dance classes. Additional steps in modern, old time, and filters and guide numbers will be covered. The art of flash, latin dances will be taught. Instructor Mr. Eck. Registration close -up and photographing people will also be discussed. fee: $20.00 per couple /8 sessions. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration fee: $9.50/4 Tuesday 6:30 -7:30 pm Earle Brown School sessions. POTTERY — Begins March 10 and April 28 Wed.- Begins April 8 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel DARKROOM TECHNIQUES — Begins May 6 throwing and hand building. The Community Center offers Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and a unique opportunity to practice your new skill by including develop black and white film. Each student will make an ex- in the registration fee clay for projects, unlimited studio cellent print from their own negative. Upon completion of practice time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt to the first the class, students will be eligible to use the Community class. Please allow about $ 5.00 for purchasing of tools. In- Center darkroom. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration structor Mrs. Haberle. Registration fee: $24.00/7 sessions. fee: $13.00/3 sessions. A- Tues.- Begins March 10 6:30.9:30 pm Community Center Wed.- Begins May 6 6:45 -9:45 pm Community Center B- Tues.- Begins April 28 6:30 -9:30 pm Community Center COLOR LAB DARKROOM WORKSHOP — Begins June 3 & LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES June 17 Students may use the lab on an unlimited basis other than Workshop is limited to 6 students per time and is open to class times and have pieces fired in the 7 week period. Clay students enrolled in the Pathways to Color Class conducted may be purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your at the Community Center. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks. All people Registration fee: $1 7.50/2 sessions. enrolling in lab for the 1 st time must meet with the instruc- A -Wed.- Begins June 3 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center for on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:00 or 9:30 pm. Firing B -Wed.- Begins June 17 6:45 -8:45 pm Community Center schedules and lab use will be discussed. Sessions corres- pond to A & B listed under pottery. Registration fee: BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY — Begins March 19 & 23 $14.00/7 weeks. This class is a detailed study of the beautiful italic alphabet. A SKETCHBOOK CAN BE FUN! — Begins March 25 Students will obtain experience in using double pencgs and dip pens. Bring a notebook and pencil for note taking and For men and women. Basic introduction of drawing with $4.25 for the workbook required for the course. Additional pencil, ink, and charcoal. If you can learn to read or write, supplies will be discussed. Instructor Mozelle Johnson is a you can learn to draw! Class taught by a professional artist, member of the Colleagues of Calligraphy. Registration fee: Jeanne Dauphine. Fee includes sketchbook, eraser, and 2 $16.00/8 sessions. pencils. Registration fee: $16.75/6 sessions. A- Thur.- Begins March 19 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School Wednesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School B- Man.- Beings March 23 9:30 am -Noon Community Center PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM TEST DATES CALLIGRAPHY II — Begins April 20 The photography test and briefing is given to people in- This is the basic alphabet from which all variations spring; terested in using the darkroom facilities at the Community thus, the name "foundational hand" or alphabet. Pro - Center. The test is given to people that have taken portion, weight and strokes will be studied. Some skill with darkroom instruction at other facilities and are experienced the calligraphic (broad nib) pen is required. Bring pencil and in darkroom procedures. Pre - registration for an appoint- paper to take notes, any calligraphic pens, inks, and prac- ment is necessary at least 3 working days prior to each test tice paper you already have. Please allow $ 5,00 for the date. Tests are given at Community Center. Registration workbook to be purchased from the instructor. Other sup - fee $2.00. All tests are given on Wednesday evenings. plies will be discussed. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. A -April 1 6:30 pm Registration fee: $13.00/6 weeks. B -April 15 6:30 pm I Mon.- Begins April 20 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School C -May 6 6:00 pm D -June 3 6:30 pm BRIDAL SILK FLOWER SEMINAR — March 24 COLOR FILM PROCESS & MAKING PRINTS — April 1 & A special seminar designed for those of you who are con - May 27 sidering silk flowers for your wedding. A silk flower specialist will show a variety of flowers for the entire wed - Learn about color theory, selection of equipment, filters, ding party! Demonstration will show you how easy it is to enlarging, and chemistry for color processing. After com- make your own Bridal Bouquet. Instructor Mrs. Badzinski, pletion of this class students will have the opportunity to Registration fee: $2.50/1 session. register for color darkroom lab workshop. Instructor Mr. Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center Proceviat. Registration fee: $3.50/1 session. Wednesday at the Community Center from 7:00 -9:00 pm. A Wednesday, April 1 B- Wednesday, May 27 4 MINNESOTA WILD FLOWER BASKET — April 7 HAWAIIAN APPLIQUE — NEW — March 23 A delightful basket for spring, filled with silk wild flowers Learn the basic how -to of this beautiful applique technique. you make yourself — daisies, clover, violets, buttercups. Instructor will share several patterns with you. Bring: 4 Add a touch of lilac, lily of the valley and babies breath to sheets of tissue paper, pencil, sharp fabric scissors, thread finish off this delightful arrangement. Bring scissors and to match applique fabric, pins, needles, 2 pieces of solid col - wire cutters. See sample on display. Allow 518.00 for sup- ored 100% cotton. Cut the background piece 23" square plies to be purchased from the instructor. Instructor Mrs. and the applique piece 20" square. See on display at the Crowl. Registration fee: $2.0011 session. Community Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registra- Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School tion fee: $3.75/1 session. CORSAGE and BOUTONNIERE — April 14 Monday 7:00 -10:00 pm Community Center Easter, wedding, anniversary and birthday or whatever QUILTED STRING VEST — March 25 special occasion you'll take pride in wearing or giving a Watch the demonstration and learn the secrets to the con - beautiful silk corsage or boutonniere of roses and carna- struction of this stylish vest. All quilting and most of the tions. Choose your colors. Bring scissors and wire cutters. sewing is done by machine. See vest on display at the Com- Allow $4.25 for supplies to be purchased the night of class. munity Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration Instructor Mrs. Kruger. Registration fee: $2.50/1 session. fee: $2.75/1 session. Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Center High School Wednesday 9:30 -11:30 am Community Center BERRIES and BLOSSOMS — April 21 SCRAP BAG QUILTS — April 30 & May 13 This charming little basket brightens up any spot in your Learn how to machine piece the "Hills & Valleys" quilt out home. Combine berries, blossoms, ribbon and a touch of of your scrap fabric. This quilt is adaptable to cotton, cor- green for an arrangement that says "Spring is Here "! Bring duroy, denim, double knits or velvet. A demonstration will scissors and wire cutters. Please allow $14.50 for supplies also be given on the construction of the "String Quilt ". In- to be purchased at class. See sample on display. Instructor structor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee: $2.75/1 Mrs. Badzinski. Registration fee: $2.00/1 session. session. Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School A- Thursday 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center FLOWERS UNDER GLASS — April 28 B- Wednesday 9:30 -11:00 am Community Center A unique keepsake or gift idea for Mother's Day. Make silk FABRIC STAINED GLASS QUILTING — Begins April 20 flowers and arrange them in a framed picture. Bring scissors Stain glass windows are expensive, but do them in fabric and wire cutters to class. See sample on display. Please and see what a beautiful wall hanging you can make. Class allow $1 5.00 for supplies to be purchased at class. Indicate meets twice, with a break between the 2 sessions. Bring: color choice. 1 ) Mauve 2) Blues 3) Earthtones 4) Peach. In- fabric, paper, scissors, pencil, medium point felt tip pen, structor Mrs. Crowl. Registration fee: $2.00/1 session. clear tape and 1/3 yard fabric (Pastel light or beige Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School broadcloth). Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee: SILK DAISY DELIGHT — May 5 $4.00/2 sessions. Mon. - Begins April 20 & May 4 12:30 -2:30 pm Community Center A delightful wall hanging that will add a special touch to any AWARENESS THROUGH MOVEMENT - Begins March 23 room. Students will learn to make daisies, a bow and ar- &25 range them on a mat. Choice of colors. Specify pastels or earth tones. Bring scissors and wire cutters. Please allow This class involves slow gentle movements which lead the $6.75 for supplies to be purchased the night of class. See body into more flexible patterns of movement, thinking and on display. Instructor Mrs. Kruger. Registration fee: feeling. Individuals with physical problems such as $2.50/1 session. backaches, arthritis, injuries, stiffness and hypertension Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School would benefit from these lessons. Call for additional infor- BEGINNING SILK FLOWERS — May 12 mation. Also of interest to athletes, dancers and educators. Instructor Ms. Danielson. Registration fee: $10.00/6 Enter into the world of silk flowers! Learn to make the daisy, weeks. anemone, azalea, carnation and rose. Other flowers will be A- Mon.- Begins March 23 7:00 -8:30 pm Earle Brown School demonstrated. Bring a scissor and wire cutter. Please allow 13-Wed.-Begins March 25 10:00 -11:30 am Earle Brown School $3.25 for materials. Instructor Mrs. Badzinski. Registration GUITAR INSTRUCTION — Begins April 2 fee: $2.50/1 session. Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Center High School Participants will learn the basic chords and strumming and PATCHWORK & QUILTING — Begins March 23 & 26 will be able to play 4 -5 songs in this beginning guitar pro- gram. Students must provide their own guitar. Instructor The class will cover crazy, log cabin, patchwork, hand Todd Eiken. Registration fee: $10.00/8 lessons. quilting, applique, finishing techniques, cathedral window Thur.- Begins April 2 7:30 -8:30 pm Northview Jr. High and also methods of making quilts by the square. Instructor FRIDAY NIGHT FEVOR — Begins March 13 Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration Fee: $6.50/4 sessions. A- Mon.- Begins March 23 12:30 -2:30 pm Community Center An adapted social recreation program for teens & young B -Thur. Begins March 26 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center adults 15 and older. Program offered at Northport School and Robbinsdale Community Center from 7:00 -9:00 pm. Call Leslie at 545 -6767 for information and openings in the program. Don't miss the fun! 5 USED WITH THE PERMISSION OF NORTHERN LIGHTS / s .� a,.l..w. _ x A PUBLICATION FOR EMPLOYEES OF /NORTHERN ORDNANCE DIVISION '`ate e \ * J„ . �� a�l� 'Ea D GRAPHICS by SUSAN TOWNSEND �E�, N ia....A. 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Cost $16.00/8 sessions. DAYTIME TENNIS LESSONS — Begins April 16 Thurs.- Begins March 26 6:45 -7:45 p.m. Northport School CITY BAND Beginning instruction for adults. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. In For men and women past high school age. New members case of rain, meet at the park shelter building. Registration are welcome. For more information call the Parks and fee: 515.00/6 -1 1 /2 hour lessons. Recreation Department at 561 -5448. A-Beg.- Tues.-Begins April 14 9:30 -11:00 a.m. Northport B- Beg. - Tues.- Begins April 14 11:15 -12:45 p.m. Willow Lane JUDO — Begins March 23 C- Beg. - Thur.- Begins April 16 9:15 -10:45 a.m. B.C.H.S. D- Beg.- Thur.- Begins April 16 11:00.12:30 p.m. Evergreen For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl EVENING TENNIS LESSONS — Flood, 5th Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruc tion. In addition, interested students may join the Brooklyn Begins April 20 & 21 and May 1 1 & 12 Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All ses- Beginning and Intermediate instruction for adults. Classes sions held at North View Jr. High Wrestling Room. meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Bring your own racquet, Registration fee: $10.00/8 sessions. balls are furnished. Intermediates must have had previous Mon.- Begins March 23 7:00 -8:00 p.m. Beginners Mon.- Begins March 23 8:00 -9:00 P.M. Advanced lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and eti- quette. In case of rain meet at park shelter building. GOLF — Beginning and Intermediat Registration fee: $10.00/6 -1 hour lessons. MONDAY - NORTHPORTIWEDNESDAY - KYLAWN Lessons for seventh graders and up. Golfers must furnish E- Beginner - Begins April 20 5:30-6:30 p.m. their own clubs. Balls and mats furnished. Bring a 7 iron to F- Beginner•Begins April 20 6:30-7:30 p.m. the first class. Registration fee 514.00/5 lessons. Classes HIGH limited to 10. There will be an extra charge for balls at the G Beginner Begins April 2l 6:00-7:00 TUESDAY & THURSDAYIBROOKLYN CENTER HIGH p.m. driving range. Instructor PGA teaching Pro, Bill Bakken. H- Intermediate - Begins April 21 7:00-8:00 p.m. NORTH VIEW JR. HIGH I- Beginner- Begins April 21 8:00 -9:0b p.m. A- Beginners Monday, March 23 6:30 p.m. MONDAY NORTHPORTIWEDNESDAY KYLAWN B- Beginners Monday, March 23 7:30 p.m. J- Beginner- Begins May 11 5:30 -6:30 p.m. C- Intermediate Wednesday, March 25 6:30 p.m. K- Intermediate - Begins May 11 6:30 -7:30 p.m. D- Beginners Wednesday, March 25 7:30 p.m. COMMUNITY CENTER TUESDAY & THURSDAYIBROOKLYN CENTER HIGH E- Beginners Thursday, March 26 9:15 a.m. L- Beginner- Begins May 12 6:00 -7:00 p.m. F- Intermediate Thursday, March 26 10:15 a.m. M- Intermediate - Begins May 12 7:00 -8:00 p.m. NORTH VIEW JR. HIGH N- Beginner- Begins May 12 8:00 -9:00 P.M. G- Beginners Monday, April 7 6:30 p.m. H- Beginners Monday, April 7 7:30 p.m. WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL I- Intermediate Wednesday, April 29 6:30 p.m. J- Beginners Wednesday, April 29 7:30 p.m. A night of volleyball for women (post high school age). COMMUNITY CENTER Bring a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus, good K- Beginners Thursday, April 30 9:15 a.m. exercise. No organized teams. No Charge. Ends May 26. L- Intermediate Thursday, April 30 10:15 a.m. Tuesday 8:00 -10:00 p.m. Earle Brown School ALMOST ANYTHING GOES — June 13 The 2nd Annual Almost Anything Goes is scheduled for June 13. Adults (post high school age) are invited to com- pete in this exciting activity featuring all new events. io Teams must have between 6 and 8 members per team, SPRING INTO GOLF —May 9 with one -half consisting of men and one -half consisting of women. Trophies will be awarded to all members of the Swing into the golf season this spring. Join us at the 1 st, 2nd and 3rd place winning teams. Registration fee in- Brookland Par -3 (8232 Regent Ave North) for an introduc- cludes an all new official Almost Anything Goes t- shirt. tory lesson from an expert instructor. You will have the Event will be held at the Brooklyn Center Community opportunity to golf 9 holes, pick up some helpful tips from Center during Brooklyn Center's Early Bird Days. Rain the golf pro, enjoy refreshments, and receive a free pass date: June 14, more information will be available at a later to return. Meet at the Brooklyn Par -3 Golf Course. date. Registration fee $6.50 per person. Registration fee $2.00. A -Sat. 9:00 a.m. Par -3 Golf Course B -Sat. 10:30 a.m. Par -3 Golf Course Activities continued on page 9. 6 SWIMMING POOL Senior Adult Activities Memberships are given to Brooklyn Center residents 62 years old and over. Application may be made at the Com- If an ou have munity Center desk. Membership entitles the member to y y questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult coordinator at use the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during 561 -5448. recreational or "open" periods. SENIOR HAPPENINGS TRIPS Ice Follies & Holiday on Ice — March 27 Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Visit the New Zoo —April 30 Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happen- Sound of Music - Chanhassen — May 30 ings" tells activities going on at the clubs, in the communi Fishing Trip —June ty and outings offered. If you don't receive one now, give Advance registration for each trip. Seating limited, call for Kathy a call at 561 5448. additional information. SOCIAL CLUBS Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Teen Activities Parks and Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesday throughout the year from Noon -3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. There are GUITAR INSTRUCTION — Begins April 2 no dues or club requirements to belong. The Brooklyn Twins club meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Participants will learn the basic chords and strumming and Sept. -June at Earle Brown School at 7 -9 p.m. Membership will be able to play 4 -5 songs in this beginning guitar pro - dues are 51 .50 annually per person. An gram. Students must provide their own guitar. Registration Any person 60 years Fee: $10.00/8 lessons. of age or older may join, only 1 spouse must meet the age Thur.- Begins April 2 7:30 -8:30 pm North View Jr. High requirements. GIFT TRUNK ALMOST ANYTHING GOES — June 9 & 10 A craft club run by seniors who sell their handcrafted The 4th Annual Almost Anything Goes is scheduled for items. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors June 9 & 10. All teens (age 12 -16) are invited to forma team or members of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For to compete in this year's events. Teams should have bet - ween 6 and 8 members per team. There are separate divi- information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers visit sions for girls and boys. All co -ed teams must participate in the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from the boys division. Trophies will be awarded to all members 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Additional hours will be Satur- of the 1st and 2nd place winning teams in each division. day, March 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration fee includes an official Almost Anything Goes, CLASSES t- shirt. Watch for further details in the junior high schools or call 561 -5448. Cost is $5.50 per person. Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS — Begins M arch 28 & 31 for classes at 1/2 the registration fee. This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes. The beginning novice compulsory routines will be taught. SENIOR SWIMNASTICS Students must have passed the beginning and advanced apparatus Classes. Registration fee: $1 1 .50/8 sessions. Exercise in the pool for better health and a trimmer figure. 0- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:30 -1:30 pm North View Jr. High You do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this P- Tues.- Begins March 31 6:30 -8:30 pm North View Jr. High great form of exercise. Participants will not get their hair wet. Participants must be 62 or older and must furnish CO -REC doctor's name and phone number upon registration. 1 Looking for some Friday Night Action ? ?? Then get your hour classes. Instructor Judy Casey. Registration fee: friends together and come to CO -REC. Activities include $4.50/10 sessions. foosball, ping -pong, movies, basketball, volleyball, gym - Tues.- Begins March 31 9:00 -10:00 a.m. Community Center nastics, music and more. It's a great activity for Jr. High LEISURE FITNESS — Begins March 23 youth and is open to all Brooklyn Center residents and their friends regardless of what school district. CO -REC is super - A class for men and women 55 years and over. Have fun vised by adult chaperones. Listen for school an- while learning sensible exercise designed to help maintain nouncements to find out the special attractions each week. the strength and tone of muscles and improve movement Cost: $1.00 /per time. 7:00 -10:00 pm. Fridays at North of the joints. Great for circulation and aids digestion. Try it View Jr. High. you'll like it!! Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: $5.00/8 weeks. DANCE FEVER — March 20 Mon.- Begins March 23 1:45 -2:30 p.m. Community Center Catch the dance fever at North View Jr. High. On March 20, COMMUNITY CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE cruise on back to those fabulous 50's, the era of Rock -n- Roll. The dance features live music and is open to all junior Screening is done by Red Cross volunteer nurses on the High students regardless of what school district you are in. last Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 Special highlights include a jail booth. Cost: $2.00 Time: p.m. 7:30 -10:30 pm. 9 I V.I.P. — VOLUNTEERS IN THE PARKS BEGINNING APPARATUS — Begins March 28 Are you a hardworking responsible teen looking for Students MUST have passed beginning tumbling in order something fun and rewarding to do with your summer? to register for this class. Skills such as mounts, turns, and Well, how about becoming a V.I.P.! The job of these stunts will be taught at the beginning level on the use of Volunteers includes working with others to make the parks the balance beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. a place where children can come, have fun, sharing and Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee: $8.00/8 thinking of new, interesting ideas in crafts, games, and sessions. other fun events. Make new friends and gain valuable work I- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:15 -11:15 a.m. North View Jr. High experience that may help you get future paying jobs. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, call the Parks and ADVANCED BEGINNING APPARATUS — Recreation Department 561 -5448. Begins March 28 FRIDAY NIGHT FEVOR — Begins March 13 This is the second level in apparatus. Students must have passed the Beginning Apparatus Class in order to register An adapted social recreation program for teens and young for this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps adults 15 and older. Programs offered at Northport School and leaps and will learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. and Robbinsdale Community Center from 7:00 -9:00 pm. Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee: $9.50/8 0 Call Leslie at 545 -6767 for information and openings in the sessions. program. Don't miss the fun! J- Sat.- Begins March 28 9:00 -10:15 a.m. North View Jr. High INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS — Begins March 28 & 31 The intermediate level offers more advanced skills in Children's Activities tumbling, apparatus and floor exercises. The beginning (novice) compulsory routines will be taught. Students registering for this class must have passed Advanced GIRLS GYMNASTICS Beginning Apparatus. Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registra- tion fee: $11.50/8 sessions. A progressive gymnastics program for girls currently in K- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:30 -1:30 p.m. North View Jr. High grades Kindergarten thru 12, designed to teach skills in L- Tues.- Begins March 31 6:30 -8:30 p.m. North View Jr. High the three areas of tumbling, apparatus and floor exercise. Girls may progress from Beginners to Advanced Beginners BOYS TUMBLING — Begins March 28 to Intermediate in each of the three areas. Girls new to our A gymnastics program for boys in 1st thru 6th grade. A program must register for a beginning tumbling class. 10 course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students BEGINNING TUMBLNG — Begins March 26, 28 & 31 will have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, etc. Instructor Sue Flaa. A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Registration fee: $8.00/8 sessions. Students will have an opportunity to learn such basic skills M- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:00.12:00 Noon North View Jr. High as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and headstands. Registra- tion fee $8.00/8 lessons. BEGINNING APPARATUS FOR BOYS — Begins March 28 PALMER LAKE SCHOOL Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the A- Thur.- Begins March 26 3:15 -4:15 p.m. rings, bars, and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above B- Thur.- Begins March 26 4:15 -5:15 p.m. and MUST have taken the beginning tumbling course of- EVERGREEN SCHOOL fered by the Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation Depart - C-Thur.- Begins March 26 3:20 -4:20 p.m. ment in order to register for this class. Instructor Sue Flaa. 0- Thur.- Begins march 26 4:20.5:20 p.m. Registration fee: $8.00/8 lessons. NORTH VIEW JR. HIGH N- Sat.- Begins March 28 12:00.1:00 p.m. North View Jr. High E- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:00 -11:00 a.m. OPEN GYMNASTICS — Begins April 1 GARDEN CITY SCHOOL F- Tues.- Begins March 31 3:45 -4:45 p.m. A practice session for all girls currently enrolled in the G- Tues.- Begins March 31 4:45 -5:45 p.m. gymnastic program. Persons not currently enrolled will not ADVANCED BEGINNING TUMBLING — Begins March 28 be admitted. Open gymnastics will not meet on April 15. g Open gymnastics ends on May 20. Instructor Cheryl This course is the second level in tumbling. Students must Lamon. Registration fee: 25(D/per time. have passed Beginning Tumbling and be able to do a Wed.- Begins April 1 6:30 -8:00 p.m. North View Jr. High limber and back walkover in good form before registering. Students will learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. Instructor Sue Flaa. Registration fee: $8.00/8 sessions. H- Sat.- Begins March 28 9:00 -10:00 a.m. North View Jr. High 10 BATON TWIRLING — Begins March 24 JUDO LESSONS — Begins March 23 Girls will learn the basics of baton twirling such as wrist For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in twirls, elbow rolls, high tosses and leg tosses. Girls should learning the basic skills or more advanced techniques of wear tennis shoes and either leotard or shorts and top. Judo. Carl Flood, 5th Degree Blackbelt, provides complete Class is taught by Suzanne Gustafson, who has been on instruction. In addition, interested students may join the the 1978 -80 international staff for twirling contests and Brooklyn Center Judo Club which is nationally sanctioned. clinics and has been on the world Championship judges All sessions held at North View wrestling room. $10.00/8 staff from 1974 -80. Bring a balanced baton to class. weeks. Registration fee: $4.00/8 sessions. Mon.- Begins March 23 7:00 -8:00 p.m. Beginners A- Tues.- Begins March 24 3:45 -4:15 p.m.- Grades K -2 Fair Oaks Mon.- Begins March 23 8:00 -9:00 P.M. Advanced B- Tues.- Begins March 24 4:15 -4:45 p.m.- Grades 3 -6 Fair Oaks MOVIE and FREE SWIM —April 9 C- Sat. - Begins March 28 11:00 -11:30 a.m.- Grades K -2 NVJH D- Sat. - Begins March 28 11:30 -12 -Noon- Grades 3 -6 NVJH This popular Community Center event features CHEERLEADING CLINIC — Begins March 31 & April 6 "Charlotte's Web." Charlotte, a spider, spends her whole life trying to save the life of her friend Wilbur, a good - RAH! RAH! Cheerleaders! For all 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th hearted pig, who is on his way to the bacon factory. Movie grade girls. Learn the basic cheers as well as stretching times: 12 Noon and 2:00 p.m. (approximate running time and warm up exercises from Bonnie Gedatus, former Park 1 '/s hours). Cost is 75o. After the movie, stay for a free Center High School Cheerleader. Fee includes instruction swim. Perfect for birthday parties. and a pair of pom pours. Girls should wear loose fitting clothing and tennis shoes. Registration fee: $ 5.00/6 KID'S DOG SHOW — May 30 i A T e March 31 3:15 4:15 p.m. Palmer Lake Children show their dogs in a professional manner, but on B -Tues. Begins March 31 4:15 -5:15 p.m. Palmer Lake an amateur basis. Breed and pedigree are of no importance in this event. Dogs can compete in one or more of seven C- Mon.- Begins April 6 3:00 -4:00 p.m. Earle Brown School categories such as Best Trick Dog, Smallest Dog, Largest CROCHET — Begins March 31 & April 2 Dog, Best Looking Dog, Funniest Dog, and Best Behaved. The winner of each class then competes for Best of Show. For 3rd -6th graders. Students will learn the three basic Registration fee is $2.00 per entry. THE DEADLINE TO stitches and make either a change purse or a pot holder. REGISTER IS WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 (space permitting). Bring a G or H plastic crochet hook and yarn to the first The Dog Show will be held outdoors, behind the Com- class. Class is limited to the first 10 that sign up in each munity Center from 1 -3 p.m. In case of rain, the show will be session. Registration fee $6.00/6 weeks. Instructor, held Saturday, June 6 — same time and place. Esther Hyland. A- Tues.- Begins March 31 3:20 -4:50 p.m. Evergreen ALL DOGS MUST BE LEASHED! B- Thur.- Begins April 2 3:45 -5:15 p.m. Garden City GUITAR INSTRUCTION — Begins April 2 SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS I — Begins March 14 For children in 4th -6th grade. Children will learn the basic An adapted TMR social recreation program for kids 6 -14 chords and strumming and will be able to play 4 -5 songs. years. Crafts, games, new skills, sports and special events Participants registering for the intermediate class must will be offered. Saturdays 1:30 -3:30 p.m. at Thorsen have taken lessons previously and be familiar with the 16 School, Crystal. Open to kids who are interested from sur- chords. Students must provide their own guitar. Instructor rounding areas. Call Leslie at 545 -6767 for more Todd Eiken. Registration fee: $10.00/8 lessons. information. A -Beginning - Thur.-Begins April 2 4:00 -5:00 p.m. Community Center SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS II — Begins March 14 B- Interm.- Thur.-Begins April 2 5:00 -6:00 p.m. Community Center C -Beginning - Thur.-Begins April 2 6:30.7:30 p.m. Northview Jr. High An adapted EMIR recreation program for kids 6 -14 years. DANCE PROGRAM Crafts, games, and special events are all part of the fun. Location is Old City Hall, Maple Grove, but all kids can par - Classes continue from Winter session on March 23, 24, & ticipate. Time 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call Leslie at 545 -6767 for 25. Registration fee: $8.00. Children will have the oppor- additional information. tunity to participate in a spring demonstration on May 14 PRE- SCHOOL at 7:00 p.m. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Classes for new students offered in Fall 1981 brochure. The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department of- COMMUNITY CENTER fers a school year program for children 4 -5 years old. The Tiny Tot Creative Dance Monday 9:15 a.m. classes are held at the Community Center with a certified Rhythms and Tumbling Monday 1:00 P.M. teacher. Call for information about Fall registration. Rhythms and Tumbling Tuesday 5:30 p.m. TEENIROMPERS BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY Tiny Tot Creative Dance Wednesday 3:15 p.m. Watch for our summer program for pre- schoolers 3 Creative Dance and Ballet Wednesday 4:00 p.m. years and older, held at various playgrounds and schools Ballet I Wednesday 4:45 p.m. in the Brooklyn Center area. Detailed information in the Ballet II Wednesday 5:30 p.m. summer brochure. 11 NORTH STAR GYMNASTIC CLUB FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB Girls interested in competitive gymnastics. The club offers Quilters meet at the Brooklyn Center Community Center opportunity to further gymnastic ability. Basic knowledge the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month through May of gymnastics is needed to try out. Cost varies with level from 10:00 a.m. -2 p.m. (Childcare available for 6 months of ability. For more information, contact Pat Bassett, and up until 12:15 p.m. at 50o per hour /per child). Each 420 -2072. person brings their own project to work on. Questions ?? LITTLE LEAGUE REGISTRATION Call 561 -1219. BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB Little league registration will be held Saturday, March 14 & 21. Both National and American Little League of All women 21 years and older are welcome. Program and Brooklyn Center will have registration at the Community meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month through May Center at 10:00 a.m. For further details call, American Lit- at 1:00 p.m. Dues $4.00. Trips are the 4th Tuesday. In- tle League, John Malmberg, 561 -2475, National Little terested? Call 560 -3136. League, Mike Streitz, 560 -0034. PROGRAMS D March 19 — Travel Slides with M.J. Gustafson April 14 — Entertainment May 12 — Spring Luncheon & Style Show by Montgomery Wards at Noon. Guests $2.50 TRIPS Special Activities March 24 — Mpls. Institute of Art - Lunch at Charlies' April — Old Log Theater - Lunch at T. Butcherblock FISHING SEMINAR May — Faribault House & Blue Cheese Cave - Lunch at Seminars will be conducted through a colorful slide Huckleberry Inn ' presentation and discussion by professional Tom CHILDCARE SERVICE Zenanko. Tom is a professional fishing tackle consultant, free lance writer, and photographer who's works have ap- The "PLAYCORNER" will be provided for parents attend - peared in local, state, and regional publications. ing morning classes, programs, meeting or swimming at Admission for each seminar is $1.50 for Adults, (18 and the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. older) and $1 .00 for youths, (17 and under). Stop in or The cost is 50s per child per hour for each pre - school mail your registration and fee to the above address. In- child. The "PLAYCORNER" will be open Monday- Friday crude name, fee, phone number and which seminar you 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. For further information call will be attending. Further information call 561 -5448. 561 -5448. COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY THE MODERN DAY BASS FISHERMAN — March 12 The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media With all the new and exciting things on the market, shows throughout the year. A glass showcase is also fishermen must be able to adapt to these new tools of the available for small collections. Contact Kathy Flesher trade to help them with their various fishing needs. Look 561 -5448 for further information. at ways to catch MORE and BIGGER Bass through "pat- March 11-31 — Spring Juried Show - Hennepin Artists tern fishing ". Association EQUIPMENT SELECTION — March 19 April 7 -30 — New growth - Mixed Media Paintings - Jerry Knutson & Jim Mitchell What to use and when? What color works best? Are all April 1 -30 — 3- Dimensional Art - Kathy Dziedzic (glass problems fishermen will encounter everytime on the showcase) water. Not knowing what to buy can be a waste of EARLY BIRD DAYS — Begins June 5 money. Come, see equipment and learn how to solve your problems. The 6th Annual Early Bird Days is scheduled for June WALLEYES AND WALLEYE FISHING TECHNIQUES — 5 -14. Anyone wishing to serve on the planning committee April 9 or having any ideas for this outstanding civic event, call Arnie Mavis at 561 -5448 or Lonni McCauley at Anyone who likes walleyes will enjoy ways to catch more. 566 -8650. Simple, but essential facts on fish movements, boat posi- Preliminary Schedule of Events tioning, and tackle will be discussed. Women's Softball Tournament June 5 -7 All seminars will be held at the Brooklyn Center Communi- AAU Swim Meet June 5 -7 ty Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, from 7:00 -9:00 Couples Softball Tournament June 6 -7 p.m. Tennis Tournament June 6 -7 Almost Anything Goes June 9, 10 & 13 BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB Men's Recreational Softball Tournament June 13 -14 Treasure Hunt Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play Antique Show for men and women. Activities include team tennis, ladder play, and tournaments. A good opportunity to become ac quainted with other tennis players in your neighborhood at C, minimal cost. For more information contact: President, Rick Nelson, 561 -2834. 12 Swimming Activities HORSESHOE PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS FOR MEN and WOMEN. Plans are under way for a Private lessons are available at the Community Center and Horseshoe program this spring and summer. Demonstra- North View Jr. High for a fee of $8.00 /half hour. Call the tions, teams, leagues are being planned as well as just Community Center for further information. plain "pitching fun" for the individual. If you are in- terested, please call in your name, address, and phone to CHILD SWIM LESSONS — Begins March 23 the Parks and Recreation Office. You will be notified of further details. Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls ages 6 and older. Classes meet once a week JOB OPENINGS for 10 weeks and are a half hour in length. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. $ 12.00/10 Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreational Department is lessons. now taking applications for the following summer posi- CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS tions: Playground leader, teen leader, puppetry leader, A- Mon.- Begins March 23 6:35 p.m. North View Jr. High swim instructor and lifeguards. For more information B- Mon. - Begins March 23 7:10 p.m. North View Jr. High about these positions or to apply call 561 -5448 or stop at C -Mon.- Begins March 23 7:45 p.m. North View Jr. High the Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. D- Tues.- Begins March 24 6:35 p.m. Community Center NEIGHBORING PARKS and RECREATION DEPARTMENTS E- Tues.- Begins March 24 7:10 P.M. Community Center F- Tues.- Begins March 24 7:45 p.m. Community Center For information regarding swimming and teen programs at G -Wed.- Begins March 25 6:35 p.m. North View Jr. High Brooklyn Jr., call Brooklyn Park Recreation Department, H -Wed.- Begins March 25 7:10 p.m. North View Jr. High 425-4517, and for Osseo Jr., contact Maple Grove Parks I -Wed.- Begins March 25 7:45 p.m. North View Jr. High and Recreation Department, 425 -4521. J- Thurs. - Begins March 26 6:35 p.m. Community Center AREA SCHOOLS CLASSES ARE HELD AT: K- Thurs.- Begins March 26 7:10 p.m. Community Center L- Thurs.- Begins March 26 7:45 p.m. Community Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway M -Sat.- Begins March 28 10:40 a.m. Community Center North View Jr. High School, 69th & Zane N- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:15 a.m. Community Center Brooklyn Center High School, 65th & Humboldt 0- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:50 a.m. Community Center Brooklyn Center Library, 5601 Brooklyn Blvd. PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS — Begins March 23 Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont not accompany the child in the water. The following les- Garden City School, 3501 65th Ave. North sons levels are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner and Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 students /I nstruc- Fair Oaks, 5600 65th Ave. North tor. $12.00/10 lessons. Northport, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE A- Mon.- Begins March 23 6:00 p.m. North View Jr. High B- Tues.- Begins March 24 6:00 p.m. Community Center The Photography darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center C -Wed.- Begins March 25 6:00 p.m. North View Jr. High Community Center is open to all interested persons for a D- Thurs.- Begins March 26 6:00 p.m. Community Center fee, $1 .00 /hour. You must furnish your own chemicals E- Sat. - Begins March 28 9:30 a.m. Community Center and paper. Users must have completed a Darkroom F- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:05 a.m. Community Center Techniques class sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS and Recreation Department or have taken our test in Monday & Wednesday darkroom use. G -Mon.- Begins March 23 9:30 a.m. Community Center H- Mon.- Begins March 23 10:40 a.m. Community Center SW SPECIAL — Mon day , June 8, 1981 I- Mon. - Begins April 27 9:30 a.m. Community Center School's out for the summer! Come and enjoy the sun and J- Mon. - Begins April 27 10:40 a.m. Community Center fun of the Community Center Pool on Monday, June 8, PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS — Begins March 23 1981 between the hours of 1:00 -4:00 p.m. This is open to all school age children. Come and swim for half price. Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. Watch for further details! One parent must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each time. $12.00/10 lessons. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS A- Mon.- Begins March 23 6:00 p.m. North View Jr. High B- Tues.- Begins March 24 6:00 p.m. Community Center C C- Wed. - Begins March 25 6:00 p.m. North View Jr. High D- Thurs.- Begins March 26 6:00 p.m. Community Center L E- Sat. - Begins March 28 9:30 a.m. Community Center O CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Monday & Wednesday F- Mon. - Begins March 23 10:05 a.m. Community Center G- Mon.- Begins April 27 10:05 a.m. Community Center 13 ADULT SUPER CHICKEN BASIC SCUBA COURSE — Begins March 29 & May 3 For those persons, high school age and up, who have a This class is designed for adults interested in underwater real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that diving. Must be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, fear and learn to enjoy the sport. $15.00/10 lessons. swim under water for 20 yards, and float or tread water Same days and time as adult lessons. for 15 minutes. Each person must provide their own mask, ADULT SWIM LESSONS — Begins March 23 fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 hours in length and will meet once a week for 5 Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult weeks. Course fee also includes seven hours of open and high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to water dives. On completion of the course an international - swim or brush up on your strokes. Classes are 40 minutes ly recognized certification card will be awarded. Instructor in length 515.00/10 lessons. from Smith Diving. Registration fee: $75.00/5 weeks. CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS A- Sun.- Begins March 29 4:00 -8:00 p.m. Community Center B -Sun. Begins May 3 4:00 -8:00 p.m. Community Center A- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:40 a.m. Community Center B- Sat.- Begins March 28 11:25 a.m. Community Center SCUBA OPEN SWIM — Begins March 26 C- Tues.- Begins March 24 8:20 p.m. Community Center D- Thur.- Begins March 26 8:20 p.m. Community Center A special time to practice for persons with scuba equip - DAYTIME CLASSES MEET TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS ment only. Designed for those taking scuba instruction as E- Mon.- Begins March 23 11:15 a.m. Community Center well as any other interested persons. Cost 75(D per time. F- Mon.- Begins April 27 11:15 a.m. Community Center Thursday 8:30 -10:00 p.m. North View Jr. High ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS — Begins March 28 BEGINNING SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING — Begins March 24 Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who Beginning course in synchronized swimming for students are physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are in grades 3 thru 6th. Course will introduce students to one half hour in length with a ratio of one student to one instructor. $12.00/10 lessons. basic synchronized swimming skills. Students should be A- Sat. Begins March 28 9:30 a.m. Community Center capable swimmers and should be able to float on front and B- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:05 a.m. Community Center back. Classes are 1 hour in length. 512.00/10 lessons. Tues.- Begins March 24 7:30 p.m. North View Jr. High DIVING — Begins March 28 BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for All boys and girls age 6 and up through college age are in- children and adults who are intermediate or better swim- vited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local AAU club mers. Classes are one half hour in length. $12.00/10 for competitive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center lessons. A- Sat.- Begins March 28 10:05 a.m. Community Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The swim club offers a wide ranging program for individuals A.R.C. ADVANCED SWIMMERS COURSE — for all levels of ability in competitive swimming. For the Begins March 28 challenge, fun and enjoyment of competitive swimming, Monte Miller 533 -5720. A free 2 -week trial period is of- A Red Cross course for students having successfully com- fered to any interested swimmer who has never tried AAU pleted Basic Rescue and Water Safety of Advanced swimming. Lifesaving. Students will perfect the 9 styles of swimming as taught by the Red Cross. An excellent class for people OPEN SWIM —NORTH VIEW JR. HIGH — to take prior to participating in a Water Safety instructors' B egins March 26 course. Class is 1 hour in length and will meet once a Thursday 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Cost: 501per hour week for 10 weeks. Course fee includes 5 passes for N ORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL stroke practice. Registration fee: 515.00/10 classes. A- Sat.- Begins march 28 9:00 a.m. Community Center The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY — 69th and Zane Ave. North are available for rental at Begins March 24 various times during the week. Call the Community Center 561-5448 for any further information. Cost: Pool This course replaces Junior Lifesaving. A Red Cross 520.00 /hour. Gym 56.00 /hour. course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in self resuce, COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL extensions and artificial respiration will be taught: Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes school, group, or party at various times during the week. will meet once a week for 10 weeks. Classes are 70 Call the Community Center 561 -5448 for further informa- minutes in length. Registration fee: $17.00/10 lessons. tion. Cost 535.00 /hour. A- Tues.- Begins March 24 6:00 -7:10 p.m. Community Center ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE — Begins March 25 LIFE, BE IN IT AND SWIM A Red Cross course for Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage persons age 15 and older. of this opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a swim Students must be able to tread water, surface dive, and card and fill it out on your own. Start by swimming '/< mile swim 500 continuous yards. Students must attend every at a time. Earn a Red Cross certificate and patch. Mark class and absences will not be made up. Class meets once your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any a week for 10 weeks with some additional hours to be ar- ranged. Instructors Al and Donna Powers. Registration questions ques about "Life, Be in it and Swim" contact Gayle at fee: $20.00/10 weeks and includes all materials needed. 561-5448. scions Wed.- Begins March 25 7:00 -10:00 p.m. North View Jr. High 14 Bulk Rate CITY BROOKLYN U.S. Postage 3 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID CENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 Mpls., Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer sessions or class times, this may be PARK AND RECREATION done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Community Center. ADVISORY COMMISSION The Park and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City Council on the session, however, there will be a $2.00 service charge on any refund before the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. first class begins and a $3.00 service charge before the second class begins. j Gerald Johnson, Chairperson Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already been Bud Sorenson Vicki Denissen Harry Bradford reached ... will go on a waiting list. Additional classes may be formed if there J Jacuelyn Albright Dawn Kiefer Mike Streitz are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. 8. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy all activity classes at Yz the registration fee. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 9. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. 1 PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT - - For further information call 561 -5448. Deoicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God given right to beat ty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the end that each Swim Registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the eptance of youth, the Community Center Pool and Northview Jr. High will be held Saturday, may herein find ' the laughter of childhood, the acc fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of old age, through a March 14, starting at 9:00 A.M. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail healthy, satisfying use of leisure time, registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. Eugene H. Hagel — Director of Parks and Recreation Henry Davis — Superintendent of Parks REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. Arnie Mavis — superintendent of Recreation WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE TUESDAY, Kathy Flesher — Program Supervisor Susan LaCrosse — Program Supervisor MARCH 17 Gayle Gardner — Aquatic Supervisor 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 (Date) REGISTRATION INFORMATION NAME 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Communi- (Last) (First) ty Center beginning at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 14 (Swim registration is separate — see box). ' "Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before ADDRESS March 17. No phone registrations. (Zip) (Phone) 2. On opening day of registration, Saturday, March 14, a person may sign up for ACTIVITY himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as (Location) many people as you wish. CLASS DAY TIME 3. The Park and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. — 10:30 P.M.; Saturday, 8:30 A.M. — 9:00 DATE PAID AMOUNT P.M. Sunday, 1:00 P.M. — 6:00 P.M. FOR CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES: 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come — first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee has been paid. The AGE GRADE BIRTHDATE Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes or ac- tivities when an insufficient number of people sign up. SCHOOL 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity location. PARENTS' NAME 15