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1980 Edition 28 December TH _ ETH 1 N 0 E',,. ITY NE p R Vl� y, s i• , y r � , / oa INCLUDES THE k 4. '1981 WINTER BROOKLYN CENTS PARK & RECREATIO 31 it DEPARTMENT BROCHURE CiTy OF BROok[YN CENTER /REPORT* MANAGERS DEC EMBER, 1980 NO.28 1981 Budget Aldo n ted With Ci ty Property Tax Decrease school systems accounting for ap- cent from court fines and the bal- The Brooklyn Center Council, on proximately 44 per cent, and the ance of 6.1 per cent from various October 6, adopted a $5,969,876 County receiving 34 per cent. Mis- other sources. City Budget for 1981 . cellaneous taxing districts such as The City was notified in the late Although the Budget increased by the Metro Council, Mosquito Con- stages of the Budget process, that approximately 1 5.6 per cent over trol District, Metro Transit and Park the original amount of State aids to the 1980 figure, most Brooklyn Museum account for 4 per cent. local government would be reduced, Center residents can expect a City The 1981 City Budget includes since the State anticipates a deficit y ugencues property tax decrease in 1981. in its budet of approximately This ro ert tax decrease is due the sum of $169,010 for the first P P Y $195,000,000 when the biennium to additional State aids and a change Year bond payments of the $1 .5 ends June 30, 1981 . in the tax formula for homestead million park improvement as approv ed by the residents in 1980. There is The State Constitution requires e property. The City tax on a $52,000 also the sum e $50,000 f that the budget be balanced at the homestead in Brooklyn Center is ex or re ' end of the biennium, and in order to pected to be reduced to $76 in tional park maintenance, also ap- partially offset the projected deficit, 1981 , as compared to $82 in 1980. proved by the voters. P the State will reduce local govern - There are nine taxing jurisdictions The 1981 Budget will be financed ment aids by a total of $20.8 million. for which the County collects and 46.8 per cent from the property The City's share of that reduction distributes taxes on property in taxes; 34.7 per cent from State and amounted to $125,014, and will be Brooklyn Center. Out of each prop- Federal aids; 7.6 per cent from deducted from the 1981 allocation. erty tax dollar, the City receives ap- charges for services; 3.2 per cent T o t a l l y , the City will receive proximately 18 per cent, with the from licenses and permits; 1 .6 per $1,501 ,974 in State aids in 1981. Homestead Property Tax Detached i Cards Must Be Filed Worker Program An application for homesteading if you own and occupy your property The Detached Worker Program your property must be filed every as a homestead on January 2, 1981. will continue in Brooklyn Center, year. To assist with the 1981 filing, If you are filing for homestead for with Doug Mitchel, who was ap- the City Assessor's office will be the first time on our property, in ad i pointed last year, serving in that role. mailing applications to homeowners y o u to returning the application, during the last week in December. Operated from the Northwest you must also present the required YMCA, the Detached Worker Pro - This card must be completed and ownership information to the City gram uses local community funds returned to the City office no later Assessor's office. for the position in Brooklyn Center. than January 15, 1981. The documents needed to satisfy The worker is out in the street, You are eligible for this tax credit, the ownership requirements are: 1 ) detached from any established func- as well as the circuit breaker refund, Warranty Deed, or 2) Contract for tion or program, visiting with teen - Deed, or 3) Torrens Certificate, or 4) agers in their areas. Quit -Claim Deed, or 5) Veterans Ad- The Police De *Citizen inquiries and requests may ministration Form No. 26 -1830 In- Department defers he directed at the City Administra juveniles to the Detached Worker stallment Contract for Sale of Real Pro ram in lieu of referral to Juvenile tion. If there is any question regard- Estate. g ing a service that we are authorized Court. The worker also makes visits to perform, please call us at For further information, please to the home, dealing in a family set - 561.5440. call the City Assessor's Office at ting in an effort to re- establish com- 561 -5440. munications within the family. [__ Ci_ty Benefits From Bids For Construction Projects The City of Brooklyn Center ($79,548.15) complete. Avenue /65th Avenue intersection awarded construction contracts 66th Avenue North: Water main widening and channelization project totaling $3 million during 1980. and sanitary sewer, storm sewer is complete. 66th Avenue im- Because of the generally slow pace and grading improvements; provements are complete. in the construction industry on a $49,430.55; complete. Central Park facilities improve - state and national basis, the City ments athletic field lighting; benefitted from good competition, Traffic control signal at the in 9 g; resulting in favorable bids. tersection of Humboldt Avenue and $132,600.00; approximately 50% Freeway Boulevard; $80,590.00; complete. Expected completion in Following is a recap of the 1980 Underground work completed. early summer of 1981 . contracts as of 11 /1 /80: Signals will be placed in operation in Reforestation in various locations 53rd Avenue North: Street, early 1981. in the City; $5,250.00; substantial - watermain and storm sewer im- Shingle Creek Parkway: Grading, ly complete. provements; $843,436.00; com- base and surfacing, sidewalk and Parks improvement construction plete. curb and gutter. Humboldt Avenue: in sixteen parks within Brooklyn Diseased shade tree removal in Geometric improvements. 66th Center; $445,377.02; substantially various locations in the City; Avenue North: Grading, base and complete. $24,851.00; complete. surfacing, curb and gutter; $451 ,691 .00; Shingle Creek Brooklane Park Shelter Building, Central Park and Shingle Creek Parkway improvement will be open- Garden City Park Shelter Building, Trailways (equipment rental); ed for traffic in early November. Central Park Picnic Shelter Building; $23,100.00; complete. However, final bituminous surface $115,862.00; expected comple- Summit Drive: Curb and gutter will not be placed until summer, tion date early December, 1980. and sidewalk improvements 1981. City's portion of Humboldt Arboretum; $150,883.00; substantially complete. Civic Center access, Shingle Creek Pedestrian /Bicycle Trail, Cen- tral Park facilities, Lift Station City of Brooklyn center c e ss drive, parking lot; $315,188.25; some work will be CITY COUNCIL done in 1980. Major portion of this Dean Nyquist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mayor work will be done in 1981 . Bill Fignar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman Traffic control signal system at Tony Kuefler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman the intersection of T.H. 252 and Gene Lhotka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman 73rd Avenue N.; $99,377.00; ex- Celia Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilwoman pected completion in early Decem- ber. Gerald Splinter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . City Manager Intersection with 67th Avenue North /Shingle Creek Parkway: SERVICE DIRECTORY Storm sewer extension. Bid Date: Emergency Numbers (24 Hours) November 13, estimated cost $186, 500. Start construction in late POLICE -- FIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561 -5720 1980 and complete in 1981 . City Hall Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561 -5440 (Monday - Friday — 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) P wking Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561 -5448 Curfew CITY OFFICES A curfew is being established at the various City Park parking lots, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway with parking not being allowed Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 about 10 p.m. The regulations will be enforced as soon as the signs are posted. Various Amendments Adopted By Council For City Charter During the past few months, the offices during normal business proceedings before the Council ex- Charter Commission and the Brook- hours. cept to represent the former lyn Center City Council discussed Another change authorizes the member's own personal interest as a and agreed upon some 25 various Council to establish and maintain, private citizen of the City of Charter amendments. by resolution, a purchasing policy Brooklyn Center." The purpose of the Charter Com- for the City. This amendment pro- Members of the Charter Commis - mission is to periodically review the vides greater efficiency in the pur- sion spent many months reviewing existing City Charter, to consider chase of goods and services for the these amendments, resulting in a proposed changes, and make rec- community. very detailed and technical analysis ommendations for the required An amendment concerning pri- to maintain and safeguard the con- 1 changes. vate employment was proposed and cept of Home Rule expressed in the One of the amendments alters the accepted, and reads as follows: "no City Charter. method by which ordinances are former Mayor or Council member The amendments have been for - enacted. Under charter procedure, may, within one year after leaving mally adopted by the City Council an ordinance is published in the of- the position, appear or participate in and are now part of the Charter. ficial newspaper in its entirety after a first reading of the ordinance by the City Council. This allows interested Resident Help Needed persons to comment on the or- dinance before it is considered for final adoption by the Council at the For Snow Removal second reading. The amendment calls for the publication of a "notice of adoption" of an ordinance after As the winter season begins, the Residents are reminded not to the City Council has passed the or- City of Brooklyn Center reminds park on streets during the winter dinance, which occurs only after the residents of the regulations which months, and especially during and second reading of the ordinance. are required for effective snow after a snowfall. Vehicles will be The ordinance will still be publish- removal in the community. ticketed and towed away, if neces- ed in its entirety after the first read- Street and sidewalk crews will sary, when obstructing the clearing ing, but the amendment will provide operate when there has been a of the streets. an additional notice for residents to snowfall of more than 2 inches, or Residents are also reminded to keep better informed of new or- if conditions warrant plowing. The warn their children not to play in the dinances and ordinance changes. crews begin shortly after the storm snow piles made by the plows. Plow The notice will include the name of subsides, with the City divided into operators often cannot see children the ordinance, reference to its first 10 districts with a street plow in these banks, and children could be publishing date, and some indication assigned to each district. buried in snow or seriously hurt. as to whether or not the ordinance Arterial streets are cleared first, was changed from the first publish- then residential streets. The plow Apologies are offered in advance ed version. It will also inform people will make four passes on the streets for plugged driveways — an un- that a copy of the adopted ordinance — two to clear and two to widen the avoidable side effect of well plowed is available for inspection at the City street. streets and walks. Residents Invited To Council Mee - fiongs; Member Re- Elected Brooklyn Center voters re- elected meetings. underway at 7 p.m. with a review of incumbent Celia Scott to a three- An "Open Forum" implemented the preliminary items on the agenda year term on the City Council. Other by the Council, gives residents the prior to starting the Open Forum. Council members include Mayor opportunity to address the Council After the Forum closes, the Council Dean Nyquist, Bill Fignar, Tony as a whole, and comment on any will again return to the other agenda Kuefler and Gene Lhotka. opinion, problem, concern, or com- items. The Brooklyn Center City Council plaint that is relevant to the affairs of To understand the rules that meets regularly at the City Hall, Brooklyn Center and its policies and govern the Forum, interested per - 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway and practices. sons can contact the City Hall at residents are invited to attend the The official meeting will get 561 -5440 for further information. Franchise Ordinance Is Next Step In Cable TV System Brooklyn Center is a member of awarded, it will be approximately 12 service will begin in the northwest the Northwest Suburbs Cable Com- to 18 months before cable television suburbs. munications Commission, a joint powers group, which was formed to grant and enforce a cable member Reduced Sanitary Seiner munications franchise in member cities. Other cities in the Commis- sion include Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Rate Extended For Seniors Golden Valley, Medicine Lake, Maple Grove, New Hope, Osseo, Plymouth, and Robbinsdale. The Brooklyn Center City Council 62 -years of age or older, and no The Commission was formed with has extended the reduced sanitary more than two persons may per - the joint powers approach in order to sewer rates for Senior Citizens manently live in the residence. establish a more efficient and eco- through 1981 and 1982. However, under a new provision, ef- nomical cable system as a group, as The 1981 reduced rate will be $10 fective for 1981 and 1982, the max - opposed to each city attempting to per quarter, or half of the regular $20 imum limitation of two persons in franchise individual systems. residential rate. In 1982, the reduc- the household may be exceeded by Details of the franchise ordinance ed rate will be $ 10.50 per quarter, or any number of additional persons should be worked out within the half of the scheduled $21.25 resi- who are at least 62- years -old or who next few weeks by the Commission. dential rate. are disabled. The franchise ordinance serves as In order to qualify for the reduced The application must be notarized the contract between the member rate, residents must, each year, fill and returned prior to December 31. cities, requiring the cable company out the application for Reduced A notary public is available for the to bring about the development and Sanitary Sewer Rate for Senior convenience of the applicant, at no continued operation of the cable Citizens, which is available at the charge, in the Public Utilities office television system. Public Utilities office at the Brooklyn at City Hall, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 Along with the franchising or- Center City Hall, 6301 Shingle p.m., Monday through Friday. dinance, the Commission is also Creek Parkway. Questions regarding the reduced preparing the Request For Proposal To be eligible for the rate, the head rate eligibility should be directed by (RFP). The RFP provides the specifi- of the household or spouse must be calling 561 -5440, extension 134. cations upon which the cable com- panies submit their bids for building a cable system. Many Services Provided It is anticipated that these RFP's will be sent out to cable companies By Suburban Nursing Group in early 1981, allowing them 90 days to submit their bids. Due to the complexity and technical nature of Residents should be aware of the • Health guidance and assistance the documents, the Commission many services provided by the Sub- to expectant parents. along with its technical consultant urban Public Health Nursing Service. • Health counseling and guidance will require 60 to 90 days to evaluate The organization makes house calls, to parents with infants, and young the bids and award the franchise. to provide some of the following: children. From the date the franchise is Care to the ill and disabled. • Health teaching and counseling to adults on an individual and family basis. The Suburban Public Health Nurs- uman Rights Commission ing Service and the Hennepin Coun- ty Medical Center also sponsor Child Plans Drug Abuse Seminar Health Clinics at the Brooklyn United Methodist Church, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the second and fourth Tues- The Brooklyn Center Human uled for January 31, and will be at day of each month. Rights Commission is planning a the Brookyn Center Civic Center, The organization holds immuniza- seminar on Chemical Dependency 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. tion clinics at the Brooklyn United and Chemical Abuse Education, Anyone interested in attending Methodist Church, from 2 p.m. to 4 with speakers and discussion the seminar, may obtain additional p.m. on the first Wednesday of odd groups on various aspects of the information by contacting Tom numbered months. chemical abuse problem. Bublitz at the Brooklyn Center City For further information, please The seminar is tentatively sched- Hall, 561 -5440. call 546 -2334. 1981 C111*2 .............. Winter Brochure im:iat Children's Activities The following programs are a joint venture of the Brooklyn CROCHET —Begins Jan. 20, 21, 22 Center Parks and Recreation Department and the Elemen- For 3rd - 6th graders. Students will learn the three basic tary School Building Coordinators. stitches and make either a change purse or a pot holder. Bring a G or H plastic crochet hook and yarn to the first class. Class BATIKINC� — Begins Jan. 27 is limited to the first 10 that sign up in each session. Registra- g tion fee $5.00/6 weeks. Instructor, Esther Hyland. Students will think of and transfer a design to a piece of fabric A- Tuesday, Begins Jan. 20 Evergreen 3:20 -4:50 pm by drying and dripping wax on the fabric. In batiking the fabric B- Wednesday, Begins Jan. 21 Orchard Lane 3:45 -5:15 pm will resist the dye where the wax is placed. The finished project C- Thursday, Begins Jan. 22 Garden City 3:45 -5:15 pm can be used as a wall hanging, doily, kerchief, t- shirt, etc. In- structor Laura Atkins. Registration fee: $6.00/6 weeks. BEGINNING DRAWING — Begins Jan. 26 & 27 A- Tues.- Begins Jan. 27 3:40 -4:40 Grades 1 -3 Fair Oaks This beginning course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning B- Tues.- Begins Jan. 27 4:40 -5:40 Grades 4 -6 Fair Oaks about perspective, faces, still life, pictorial structure and BATON TWIRLING — Begins Jan. 13 & 15 nature using a variety of media. Students must furnish and bring to first class their own 14" x 12" newsprint pad. Instruc- Girls will learn the basics of baton twirling such as wrist twirls, tors: Becky Lammer, Garden City School /Laura Atkins, elbow rolls, high tosses and leg tosses. Girls should wear ten- Evergreen School. Registration fee: $4.50/6 weeks. nis shoes and either leotard or shorts and top. Class is taught A- Mon. - Begins Jan. 26 3:45 -4:45 Grades 1 -3 Garden City School by Suzanne Gustafson, who has been on the 1978 -80 interna- B- Tues. - Begins Jan. 27 6:30 -7:30 Grades 2-4 Evergreen School tional staff for twirling contests and clinics and has been on the world Championship judges staff from 1974 -80. Bring a ADVANCED DRAWING — Begins Jan. 26 balanced baton to class. Registration fee: $4.00/8 session. For students in grades 2 -6, who have had experience in draw - A-Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 3:45 -4:15 pm Gr. K -2 *Palmer Lake School ing or have taken a drawing class. This course is designed to B- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 4:15 -4:45 pm Gr. 3-6 *Palmer Lake School further skills in shading and lighting, figure drawing, and col - C-Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 3:45 -4:15 pm Gr. K -2 Orchard Lane School lage. Students must furnish and bring to first class their own D- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 4:15 -4:45 pm Gr. 3 -6 Orchard Lane School 24" x 12" newsprint pad. Instructor Becky Lammer. Registra- E-Sat.-Begins Jan. 17 11:00 -11:30 am Gr. K -2 Northview tion fee: $4.50/6 weeks. F- Sat. - Beqins Jan, 17 11:30 -noon Gr. 3 -6 Northview *Please Note: Palmer Lake students will not be allowed to stay in the school Monday 4:45 5:45 pm Garden City School between 3:05 and 3:45 p.m. "21" FUN CLUB — Begins Jan. 21 & 23 BEGINNING BACKGAMMON — Begins Jan. 14 Get rid of some of that excess energy after school in the gym For students in grades 4 -6. Learn the fundamentals of this in- with yourfriends. Play new games as well as your old favorites. creasinglypopulargame. There will be class tournamentstoo! Fun club is for girls and boys in 1st and 2nd grade. Instructor Registration fee: $4.5016 weeks. Pam Hennen and Bridget Olzenak. Registration fee $3.00/6 Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 3:20 -4:20 pm Willow Lane School weeks. CHEERLEADING CLINIC — Begins Jan. 26, 27, 28 A- Wednesday 3:20 -4:20 pm Willow Lane School B- Friday 3:15 -4:15 pm Palmer Lake School RAH! RAH! Cheerleaders! For all 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade girls. Learn the basic cheers as well as stretching and warm up GUITAR INSTRUCTION — Begins Jan. 20 & 22 exercises from Sue Flaa and Bonnie Gedatus, former Park Center High School Cheerleaders. Fee includes instruction For children in 4th - 6th grade. Children will learn the basic and a pair of pom poms. Girls should wear loose fitting chords and strumming and will be able to play 4 -5 songs. Par - clothing and tennis shoes. Upon completion, girls will par- ticipants registering for the intermediate class must have ticipate in a pep Pest at the Community Center on Thursday, taken lessons previously and be familiar with the 16 chords. March 5. All parents will be invited. Fee: $5.00/6 weeks. Students must provide their own guitar. $10.0018 lessons. A- Monday -Jan. 26 3:35 -4:35 pm Northport, Instructor A- Beginning - Thur.- Begins Jan. 22 3:50 -4:50 pm Community Center Bonnie Gedatus B- Interm. - Thur. - Begins Jan. 22 4:50 -5:50 pm Community Center B- Monday -Jan. 26 4:35 -5:35 pm Northport, Instructor C- Beginning- Thur.- Begins Jan. 22 6:30 -7:30 pm North View Jr. High Bonnie Gedatus C- Tuesday -Jan. 27 3:20 -4:20 pm Willow Lane, Instructor POTTERY FOR KIDS — Begins Jan. 21 Sue Flaa D-Tuesday -Jan. 27 4:20 -5:20 pm Willow Lane, Instructor For children in 4th - 6th grade. Children will learn the basic Sue Instructor techniques of hand - building, throwing on the wheel and E Wednesday Jan. 28 3:35 4:35 pm Fair Oaks, Instructor sculptured pieces. Children should bring an old shirt to wear Bonnie Gedatus during class. Instructor Becky "Bopper Lammer. Registra- F- Wednesday -Jan. 28 4:35 -5:35 pm Fair Oaks, Instructor tion fee: $8.00/6 sessions. Bonnie Gedatus Wednesday 3:50 -5:20 pm Community Center 5 SCULPTURE — Begins Jan. 24 FUNTIME Using plastic molds and carving them, students will make and Funtime returns for girls and boys in 3rd thru 6th grade. Ac- paint masks and will create other pieces by building free form tivities include basketball, volleyball, organized games and sculpture from plaster. Soft sculpture techniques will also be more. Funtime meets from 6:30 -8:30 pm. Flyers will be passed introduced. For students in 3rd -6th grade. Instructor Laura out through the schools with starting dates and other informa- Atkins. Registration fee: $7.50/6 weeks. tion. Registration fee 50¢ /time. A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 24 11:00 -12:30 am Community Center A- Monday 3rd -6th grades Garden City B- Sat. - Begins Jan. 24 12:30- 2:00 pm Community Center B- Tuesday 5th & 6th grades Evergreen (Funtime does not meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month) WEAVING — Begins Jan. 26 C- Wednesday 3rd & 4th grades Evergreen Using a wooden frame with a warp strung on it, students will D- Wednesday 3rd & 4th grades Northport create a weaving effect by placing yarns horizontally under and over the warp. Materials that can be used include yarn, JUDO LESSONS — Begins Jan. 12 & 14 twine, hair, feathers, etc. Makes a lovely wall hanging, For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in learning placemat or whatever your imagination can think of. For the basic skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl grades 2 -4. Instructor Laura Atkins. Registration fee: $6.50/6 Flood, 5th Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In weeks. addition, interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Mon.- Begins Jan. 26 3:15 -4:15 pm Willow Lane School Judo Club which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held at North View wrestling room. $10.00/8 weeks. If you would like to see a special course offered or would like to Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 7:00 -8:00 pm Boy's Beginners be an instructor for a course, please contact the Parks and Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 8:00 -9:00 pm Boy's Advanced Recreation Department (561 -5448) or your Elementary School Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 7:00 -8:00 pm Girl's Beginners Building Coordinator. Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 8:00-9:00 pm Girl's Advanced Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 -0270 Terry Hermanson Palmer Lake 561 -1930 Kathy Shish Fair Oaks 533 -2246 MOVIE AND FREE SWIM — Feb. 14 & April 9 Arlene Henfling Orchard Lane 533 -1645 This popular Community Center event features two upcoming Dave Thorpe Willow Lane 561 -9272 movie specials. On Saturday, February 14, see one of Disney's Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 best productions "The Jungle Book." It fol lows the adventures of a boy that wants to live his life in the jungle among the BALLET I — Begins Jan. 14 animals. Then on April 9, see everyone's favorite Spider come For students that have had previous ballet or creative dance alive in "Charlotte's Web." After the movie, stay for a FREE training (students must have at least completed 2nd grade). swim. Perfect for birthday parties. Cost: $.75. Time: 12 Noon Please wear ballet shoes, leotard or bodysuit to class. (Do not and 2:15 p.m. (approximate running time 1 hour, 45 minutes). buy leotard until after 1st session). Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: $10.00/10 sessions. PRESCHOOL — Begins Jan. 13 & 16 Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 4:45 -5:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. For pre - school children 4 and 5 years old. (MUST BE 4 YEARS Comm. Library BY JUNE 1, 1981). The program emphasis is on group socializa- tion, music, art, coordination and fun. This is a YEAR -LONG 30 BALLET II — Begins Jan. 14 WEEK program, classes Sept. -May. Payments made when NO new students accepted Winter Session. Instructor Mrs. registering in fall, winter and spring. Classes held at Com- Wilson. Registration fee: $10.00/10 weeks. munity Center. Instructor, Mrs. Malmin is a certified teacher. Wed. - Begins Jan. 14 5:30 -6:15 pm Brooklyn Ctr. Winter session meets 10 weeks. Comm. Library FRIDAY — $18.00 ClassA 9:30-11:30 am CHILDREN'S CHORUS Class B 12:30- 2:30 pm TUESDAY AND THURSDAY — $27.00 For 1st -9th grade. The chorus meets on Mondays at 6:30 pm at Class C 9:00 -10:30 am Earle Brown School. Call the Community Center for more Class 10:45am- 12:15pm details. Registration fee $5.00. TUESDAY AND THURSDAY — $36.00 CREATIVE DANCE & BALLET — Begins Jan. 14 Class E 1:00- 3:00 pm The life of every child can be enriched by rhythmic experience. RHYTHMS & TUMBLING — Begins Jan. 12 & 13 _ Here is an opportunity for your child to enjoy the freedom of creative rhythms tempered with the disciplines of classic For pre-school children 4-5 years old. Children must be 4 years ballet. Such experience paves the way for more advanced old by March 1, 1981. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: dance study and is an excellent background training for those $10.00/10 sessions. anxious to pursue gymnastics and cheerleading. Children A- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 1:00 -1:45 pm Community Center must be in grades 1 -6 to register for this class. Instructor Mrs. B- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 5:30 -6:15 pm Community Center Wilson. Registration fee: $10.00/10 sessions. Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 4:00 -4:45 pm Brooklyn Ctr. SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS I — Begins Jan. 10 Comm. Library An adapted TMR social recreation program for kids 6 -14 years. CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSONS — Begins Jan. 31 Program will include crafts, games, new skills, sports and Instructional program in Cross Country Skiing for es 5 12. special events. For registration and information call Leslee at p g y g g 545 -6767. Saturday 1:30 -3:30 pm. Lessons are held on Saturdays for 3 weeks conducted at Kylawn Park Preserve. Orientation meeting Thursday, January SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS II — Begins Jan. 10 29 at 7:00 pm at the Community Center. Rental equipment will An adapted EMIR social recreation program for kids 6 -14 years. be brought to the site. Cost $13.00 for instruction only and Program will include craft, games, sports, and lots more. For $21.00 for instruction and rental. See Adult Sectionfordetailed registration and information call Leslee 545 -6767. Location: information. Old City Hall, 9401 Fernbrook, Maple Grove, Saturday, C- Saturday 1:00 -2:15 pm Kylawn Park Preserve 6 1:30 -3:30 pm. SKATELAND FUN — Jan. 2 ADVAN BEGIN TUMBLING — Begins Jan. 10 _ Hey all you Rollerskating fans. Join us for 2 hours of holiday This course is the second level in tumbling. Students must skating fun at Skateland in Brooklyn Park. Deadline to register have passed Beginning Tumbling and be able to do a limber is Tuesday, December 30, space permitting. For all children in and back walkover in good form before registering. Students grades K -6. Registration fee, $4.00 includes admission, skate will learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. In- rental, transportation and supervision. structor Sue Flaa. Registration fee: $10.00/10 sessions. Friday, Jan. 2 Leaves Community Center -11:25 am L- Saturday 10:00 -11:00 am North View Jr. High Evergreen Park Shelter -11:35 am Willow Lane Shelter -11:45 am BEGINNING APPARATUS — Begins Jan. 10 Returns: Willow Lane Shelter -2:15 pm Students MUST have passed beginning tumbling in order to Evergreen Shelter -2:25 pm register for this class. Skills such as mounts, turns, and stunts Community Center -2:35 pm will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance J 5th & 6th GRADE SKI SPECIAL —Jan. 19 & Mar. 2 beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee: $10.00/10 session. Boys and girls in 5th & 6th grade only are invited to participate M- Saturday 10:15 -11:15 am North View Jr. High in their very own ski trip. Chaperones will accompany the students to and from the ski area. Space is limited to 60 ADVANCED BEGINNING APPARATUS — Begins Jan. 10 students per session. Register early to avoid disappointment. This is the second level in apparatus. Students must have Registration fee of $7.00 includes lift fee, ski equipment rental, group lesson, bus transportation and supervision. Please passed the Beginning Apparatus Class in order to register for note: Osseo school district has teacher's workshop on both this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps dates; Brooklyn Center school district has a teacher's and will learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. Instructor workshop on Jan. 19. Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee: $11.50/10 sessions. A- Monday, Jan. 19 Birch Park Ski Area Bus leaves Community N- Saturday 9:00 -10:15 am North View Jr. High B- Monday, Mar. 2 Birch Park Ski Area Center at 8:45 am and INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS — Begins Jan. 10 & 13 returns at 4:00 pm. The intermediate level offers more advanced skills in tum- TINY TOT CREATIVE DANCE — Begins Jan. 12 & 14 bling, apparatus and floor exercises. The beginning (novice) For pre - school boys and girls 4 -6 years old. Children must be 4 compulsory routines will be taught. Students registering for years by March 1, 1981. The class gives children an opportunity this class must have passed Advanced Beginning Apparatus. to participate in singing, creative expressions, rhythms and Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee $14.00/10 sessions. dance. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: $10.00/10 0- Saturday 11:30 -1:30 pm North View Jr. High weeks. P- Tuesday 6:30 -8:30 pm North View Jr. High A- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 9:15 -10:00 am Community Center B -Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 3:15- 4:00 pm Brooklyn Ctr. OPEN GYMNASTICS — Begins Jan. 21 Comm. Library A practice session for all girls currently enrolled in the gym- nastic program. Persons not currently enrolled will not be ad- GIRLS GYMNASTICS mitted. Open gymnastics will not meet on March 4 or March 11. A progressive gymnastics program for girls currently in grades Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee 254 /per time. Kindergarten thru 12, designed to teach skills in the three Wednesday 6:30 -8:00 pm North View Jr. High areas of tumbling, apparatus and floorexercise. Girls may pro- gress from Beginners to Advanced Beginners to Intermediate BOYS TUMBLING — Begins Jan. 10 in each of the three areas. Girls new to our program must A gymnastics program for boys in 1 st thru 6th grade. A course register for a beginning tumbling class. in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an BEGINNING TUMBLING — Begins Jan. 8 opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, etc. Instructor Sue Flaa. Registration fee: A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students $10.00/10 sessions. will have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cart- 0-Saturday 11:00 -12:00 Noon North View Jr. High wheels, walkovers and headstands. Registration fee $10.00/10 lessons. BEGINNING APPARATUS FOR BOYS — Begins Jan. 10 Fair Oaks — Instructor Jack Knutson Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the A- Thursday, Begins Jan. 8 3:35 -4:35 pm rings, bars, and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above and B- Thursday, Begins Jan. 8 4:35 -5:35 pm MUST have taken the beginning tumbling course offered by Evergreen — Instructor Sue Flaa the Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation Department in order C- Thursday, Begins Jan.8 3:20 -4:20 pm to register for th is class. Instructor Sue Flaa. Registration fee: D- Thursday, Begins Jan. 8 4:20-5:20 pm $10.00/10 lessons. Earle Brown — Instructor Sue Flaa R- Saturday 12:00- 1:00 pm North View Jr. High E- Monday, Begins Jan. 12 3:00 -4:00 pm F- Monday, Begins Jan. 12 4:00 -5:00 pm NORTH STAR GYMNASTIC CLUB Orchard Lane — Instructor Bonnie Gedatus Girls interested in competitive gymnastics. Here's a club just G- Tuesday, Begins Jan. 13 3:45 -4:45 pm for you! North Stars is sponsored by Brooklyn Center, H- Tuesday, Begins Jan. 13 4:45 -5:45 pm Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Depart - Garden City — Instructor Jack Knutson ments. The club offers opportunity to further gymnastic ability I- Tuesday, Begins Jan. 13 3:45 -4:45 pm by training with an excellent staff and eventually competing J- Tuesday, Begins Jan. 13 4:45 -5:45 pm with other gymnasts. Basic knowledge of gymnastics is need - North View Jr. High — Instructor Sue Flaa ed to try out. Cost varies with level of ability. For information K- Saturday, Begins Jan. 10 9:00- 10:O0am call Kelly Johnson 427 -4783. 7 I i Teen senior Activities Citizens TEEN SKI TRIPS SENIOR CITIZEN ACTIVITIES A great season of Friday night skiing is here for students in If you have any questions about the program listed below, call grades 7 and up. (Students in 5th and 6th grade see Children's Kathy Flesher, Senior Citizen coordinator at 561 -5448. section.) Sign up at the Community Center. Bus will pick up at North View Jr. High (69th and Zane) at 3:30 pm and the Com- SENIOR HAPPENINGS munity Center at 3:45 pm. Watch for flyers and an- Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center nouncements in the Junior Highs. Parent written permission Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" required. Costs vary with each trip. If you wish to be placed on tells activities going on at the clubs, in the community and the teen ski trip mailing list call 561 -5448. outings offered. If you don't receive one now, give Kathy a DATE TRIP BUS LIFT RENTAL call at 561 -5448. Friday, Jan. 9 Afton Alps $4.00 $4.50 $4.00 Friday, Jan. 16 Wild Mountain $4.00 $4.50 $4.00 SOCIAL CLUBS Friday, Jan. 23 Trollhaugen $4.00 $4.50 $5.50 Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks Friday, Feb. 6 Afton Alps $4.00 $4.50 $4.00 and Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Friday, Feb. 13 Snowcrest $4.00 $4.50 $4.00 Wednesday throughout the year from Noon -3:00 pm at the Friday, Feb. 20 Welch Village $4.00 $4.50 $5.00 Brooklyn Center Community Center. There are no dues or club Friday, Feb. 27 Wild Mountain $4.00 $4.50 $4.00 requirements to belong. The Brooklyn Twins club meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, Sept. -June at Earle Brown SNOWTUBING - Jan. 19 School at 7 -9 pm. Membership dues are $1.50 annually per per - Join us at EKO BAKEN in Scandia, Mn. for a fun day of winter son. Any person 60 years of age or older may join, only 1 snowtubing. Bring a bag lunch or buy at Eko Backen. Cost: spouse must meet the age requirements. $7.50 (includes transportation, tube rental and supervision). Bus leaves North View 12:15, and Community Center 12:30. GIFT TRUNK Bus returns Community Center 5:15, North View 5:30. Deadline A craft club run by seniors who sell their handcrafted items. to register is Thursday, January 15, space permitting. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members SPECIAL NOTE: This is a school holiday for Brooklyn Center of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call and Osseo School Districts. 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. Additional TEEN DANCES - Jan. 30 & Mar. 20 hours will be Saturday, January 3 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Catch the dance fever at North View Jr. High. Scheduled dances include a Snow Days Dance on January 20. Join the fun CLASSES as we crown the first Snow Days King and Queen. Then on Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for March 20, cruise on back to those fabulous 50's, the era of classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to sup - Rock -n -Roll. Both dances feature live music and are open to all plies or special Senior Classes. junior high students regardless of what school district you are in. Cost: $2.00. Time: 7:30 -10:30 pm. SENIOR SWIMNASTICS - Begins Jan. 13 Exercise in the pool for better health and a trimmer figure. You CO -REC do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this great form of Looking forsome Friday Night Action???Then getyourfriends exercise. Participants will not get their hair wet. Participants together and come to CO -REC. Activities include foosball, must be 62 orolder and must furnish doctor's name and phone ping -pong, movies, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, music number upon registration. 1 hour classes. Instructor Judy and more. It's a great activity for Jr. High youth and is open to Casey. Registration fee: $4.50/10 sessions. all Brooklyn Center residents and their friends regardless of Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 9:00- 10:00am Community Center what school district. CO -REC is supervised by adult chaperones. Listen for school announcements to find out the COMMUNITY CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE special attractions each week. Cost: $1.00 1per time. 7:00 -10:00 pm. Screening is done by Red Cross volunteer nurses on the last Wednesday of the month from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Every LOCK -IN - March 6 Thursday screening is conducted by CEAP Nurses from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Please call at 10:00 to confirm before coming on Don't miss THE event of the year. It's the annual teen lock -in at Thursdays. the Community Center. At 11:00 pm on Friday, March 6, we will lock ourselves in the Community Center and we won't come SWIMMING POOL out until 7:00 am the next morning. Memberships are given to Brooklyn Center residents 62 years Lock -in highlights include dancing, swimming, contests, old and over. Application may be made at the Community games, movies and much more. There will be so much to do, in Center desk. Membership entitles the member to use the fact, there won't be time to sleep. Advanced registration is swimming pool, exercise room, and sauna during recreational necessary. Watch your school for further announcements and or "open" periods. flyers. PHOTOGRAPHY CLASSES See Adult Section JUDO - Begins Sept. 24 & 26 See Adult Section 8 Adult HAWAIIAN APPLIQUE -NEW — Jan. 28 & Mar. 16 Learn the basic how -to of this beautiful Hawaiian appliques technique. Instructor will share several patterns with you. Bring: 4 sheets of tissue paper, pencil, sharp fabric scissors, Activities thread to match appliquo fabric, pins, needles, 2 pieces of solid colored 100% cotton. Cut the background piece 23" BEG INNING CALLIGRAPHY — Begi Jan. 12 square and the appliquo piece 20" square. See on display at the This class is a detailed study of the beautiful italic alphabet. Community Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration Students will obtain experience in using double pencils and fee: $3.75/1 session. dip pens. Bring a notebook and pencil for note taking and $4.25 A- Wed. -Jan. 28 9:30 -11:30 am Community Center for the workbook required for the course. Additional supplies B- Mon. -Mar. 16 7:30- 9:30 pm Community Center will be discussed. Instructor Mozelle Johnson is a member of the Colleagues of Calligraphy. Registration fee: $16.00/8 SCRAP BAG QUILTS — Feb. 11 & 19 _ sessions. Learn how to machine piece the "Hills & Valleys" quilt out of A- Monday - Begins Jan. 12 9:30 am -Noon Community Center your scrap fabric. This quilt is adaptable to cotton, corduroy, B- Monday- Begins Jan. 12 7:00 -9:30 pm Community Center denim, double knits or velvet. A demonstration will also be given on the construction of the "String Quilt." Instructor Mrs. CALLIGRAPHIC LAYOUT AND DESIGN -NEW — Holzknecht. Registration fee: $2.7511 session. Begins Jan. 22 Wednesday- Begins Feb. 11 9:30 -11:30 am Community Center If you have completed a beginning calligraphy course and Thursday- Begins Feb. 19 7:30- 9:30 pm Community Center want to learn more, this is a perfect class! Learn how to put more variety and interest in your calligraphy using the FABRIC STAINED G LASS QUILTING — Begins Mar. 5 alphabet of your choice. Layouts, design and illumination will Stain glass windows are expensive, but do them in fabric and be covered in black and white as well as color. Bring: Pencil see what a beautiful wall hanging you can make. Class meets and paper to take notes and a calligraphic piece you have com- twice, with a break between the 2 sessions. Bring: fabric, pleted or a rough draft. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. Registra- paper, scissors, pencil, medium point felt tip pen, clear tape tion fee: $13.00/6 sessions. and 1/3 yard fabric (pastel light or beige broadcloth). Instructor Thursday 7:15 -9:15 pm Brooklyn Center High School Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee: $4.00/2 sessions. POSTER AND GREETING CARDS -NEW — Mar. 9 Thursday -March 5 & 19 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center Learn to quickly draw guide lines for calligraphing several POTTERY — Begins Jan. 13 & Mar. 3 posters, cards and addressing envelopes. This is a great The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throw - method for name tags too! An alphabet good for posters will ing and hand building. The Community Center offers a unique be presented. Layouts, design and techniques to add more col- opportunity to practice your new skill by including in the or and interest will be covered. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. registration fee clay for projects, unlimited studio practice Registration fee: $13.00/6 sessions. time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt to the first class. Please Monday 7:15 -9:15 pm Brooklyn Center High School allow about $5.00 for purchasing of tools. Instructor Mrs. Haberle. Registration fee: $24.00/7 sessions. PATCHWORK & QUILTING — Begins Jan. 12 & 15 A- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 6:30 -9:30 pm Community Center The class will cover crazy, log cabin, patchwork, hand quilting, B- Tues.- Begins Mar. 3 6:30 -9:30 pm Community Center applique, finishing techniques, cathedral window and also methods of making quilts by the square. Instructor Mrs. LAB and FIRING PRIVILEGES Holzknecht. Registration fee: $6.50/4 sessions. Students may use the lab on an unlimited basis other than A- Monday- Begins Jan. 12 12:30 -2:30 pm Community Center class times and have pieces fired in the 7 week period. Clay B- Thursday- Begins Jan. 15 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center maybe purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks. All people enrolling REVERSE APPLIOUE -NEW — Jan. 14 & Mar. 9 in lab for the 1st time must meet with the instructor on Tues- This is an unusual form of stitchery that promises to put you day, January 13th at 6:00 or 9:30 pm. Firing schedules and lab onejump ahead of the others in the needlework department. In use will be discussed. Sessions correspond to A & B listed this one session workshop you will make a "MOLA" (reverse under pottery. Registration fee: $14.00/7 weeks. appliquo). Bring paper, scissors, tape, sharp fabric scissors, needle, pins, pencil, thread to match all fabrics, 4 squares of A SKETCHBOOK CAN BE FUN! — Begins Jan. 28 solid colored fabric (100% cotton & Cut 15" x 15 "). See display For men and women. Basic introduction of drawing with pen - at the Community Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. cil, ink and charcoal. If you can learn to read or write, you can Registration fee: $3.75/1 session. learn to draw! Class taught by a professional artist, Jeanne A- Wednesday -Jan. 14 9:00 am -Noon Community Center Dauphine. Fee includes sketchbook, eraser, and 2 pencils. B- Monday -Mar. 9 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center Registration fee: $16.75/6 sessions. Wednesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School QUILTED STRING VEST — Jan. 28 & Feb. 26 Watch the demonstration and learn the secrets to the con- COLOR FILM PROCESS & MARKING PRINTS — Jan. 14 struction of this stylish vest. All quilting and most of the sew- Learn about color theory, selection of equipment, filters, ing is done by machine. See vest on display at the Community enlarging, and chemistry for color processing. After comple- Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee $2.75/1 tion of this class students will have the opportunity to register session. for color darkroom lab workshop. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. A -Wed.- Begins Jan. 28 12:15 -2:15 pm Community Center Registration fee $3.5011 session. B- Thurs.- Begins Feb. 26 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center Wednesday 7:00-9:00 pm Community Center 9 COLOR LAB DARKROOM WORKSHOP — Begins Jan. 21 SPRING SILK FLOWERS — Feb. 24 Workshop is limited to 6 students per time and is open to Learn how to construct the daisy, fruit blossom, tulip, iris an students enrolled in the Pathways to Color Class conducted at daffodil. Please allow $4.25 for supplies when you're done, the Community Center. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration take them home and put in a favorite vase. Instructor Mrs. Bad - fee: $17.50/2 sessions. zinski. Registration fee: $2.50/1 session. Wed. - Begins Jan. 21 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center Tues. 7 -9 pm Brooklyn Center High School IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS — Begins Feb. 4 BRIDAL SILK FLOWER SEMINAR —Mar. 24 If you're not getting the results you want out of your camera, A special seminar designed for those of you who are consider this class is for you. Use of camera, film, meters, filters and ing silk flowers for your wedding. A silk flower specialist will guide numbers will be covered. The art of flash, close -up and show a variety of flowers for the entire wedding party! photographing people will also discussed. Instructor Mr. Demonstration will show you how easy it is to make your own Proceviat. Registration fee: $9.5014 /4 sessions. Bridal Bouquet. Instructor Mrs. Badzinski. Registration Wed.- Begins Feb. 4 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center $2.50/1 session. DARKROOM TECHNIQUES — Begins Mar. 11 Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Center High School Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and develop black and white film. Each student will make an ex- BALLET — Begins Jan. 13 cellent print from their own negative. Upon completion of the Take advantage of this afterwork class, improve your figure class, students will be eligible to use the Community Center and bodytone as you learn Ballet technique. A great way to un- darkroom. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration fee: $13.00/3 wind at the end of the day. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration sessions. fee: $10.00/10 weeks. Wed. - Begins Mar. 11 6:45 -9:45 pm Community Center Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 6:15 -7:15 pm Community Center PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE The Photography darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center BALLROOM DANCE — Begins Jan. 13 Community Center is open to all interested persons for a fee For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't $1.00 /hour. You must furnish your own chemicals and paper. sit on the side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn Users must have completed a Darkroom Techniques class the Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha -Cha, Polka and Schot- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation tische. New this session will be the introduction of the latest Department or have taken our test in darkroom use. dance — "Western Swing." Instructor Mr. Eck. Registration fee: $20.00 /couple /8 sessions. . PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM TEST DATES The photography test and briefing is given to people interested A- Tuesday 7:40 -8:40 pm Earle Brown School in using the darkroom facilities at the Community Center. The B Tuesday 8:45 9:45 pm Earle Brown School test is given to people that have taken darkroom instruction at other facilities or are experienced in darkroom procedures. INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM and OLD TIME — Begins Jan. 13 Preregistration for an appointment is necessary at least 3 For couples who have previously taken beginning ballroom working days prior to each test date. Test given at the Com- dance classes. Additional steps in modern, old time, and latin munity Center. Registrtion fee: $2.00. All test are given on dances will be taught. Instructor Mr. Eck. Registration fee: Wednesday evenings. $20.00 per couple /8 sessions. A -Jan. 14 -6:30 pm B -Jan. 28 -6:30 pm Tuesday 6:30 -7:30 pm Earle Brown School C- Feb. 11 -6:30 pm D -Mar. 11 -6:20 pm BEGINNING SILK FLOWERS — Jan. 27 CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSONS — Begins Jan. 31 Enter into the world of silk flowers! Learn to make the Daisy, Never skied before ?? This program is designed to guide the Anemone, Azalea, Carnation and Rose. Other flowers will be novice skier comfortably through the basic techniques. demonstrated. Bring a scissor and wire cutter. Please allow $3.25 for materials. Instructor Mrs. Croll. Registration fee: You've skied before ?? But are not satisfied that your tech - $2.50/1 session. niques are correct or that you are getting the most out of cross country skiing. Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Center High School Why not try lessons? Lessons are held on Saturdays for 3 WICKER COVERED BASKET — Feb. 3 weeks and are conducted at Kylawn Park Preserve. Rental Adarling gift for Valentine's Day, if you chooseto make it in the equipment brought to site. A general orientation meeting will traditional colos. Learn to makethe silkflower, Daisy Mum and be held on Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 pm at the Community work with the placement of dried materials and ribbons. Allow Center. $12.00 for supplies. See on display at the Community Center. A- Saturday 10:00- 11:15am Kylawn Park Preserve Please indicate when registering 1) earth tones, 2) redand B- Saturday 11:30 -12:45 pm Kylawn Park Preserve white, 3)blue hues or 4)spring colors. Please bring a scissor and wire cutter to class. Instructor Mrs. Weissman. Registra- FITNESS FANTASI — Begins Jan. 5 tion fee: $3.00/1 session. This class was developed to provide a comprehensive fitness Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School class in which the participant can gain many of the benefits of jogging. By combining dance motions with running, skipping, SPRING and BLOOM CENTERPIECE — Feb. 10 and stretching and putting it all to music — you can obtain a Create a beautiful centerpiece of silk flowers that will always fine level of fitness and have fun at the same time. Also im- stay blooming! Learn to make and arrange this lovely center- proves balance, flexibility, agility and coordination, and tones piece for your special dinners. Bring a scissor and wire cutter. muscles. This class is run in conjunction with the Northwest Allow $13.00 for supplies to be purchased the nightof class. In- YMCA. Registration fee: $27.00/20 sessions. structor Mrs. Kruger. Registration fee: $3.00/1 session. A -Mon. &Wed. -Begins Jan. 5 4:00 pm Palmer Lake School Tuesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School B -Mon. & Wed.- Begins Jan. 5 5:00 pm Palmer Lake School 10 FUNASTICS -NEW - Begins Jan. 15 SKI TRIPS Do something good for your body and put a smile on your face. Ski season is here and all adults are invited to join our fun ski This class will include exercises for all parts of the body, group every Wednesday as we visit a different area each week. volleyball, floor hockey, and more. The class will be somewhat Bus pick ups at Osseo Bus Company, Crystal City Hall, and the geared to individual needs. Instructor Mrs. Pauley. Registra- Community Center. Departure and return times vary with each tion fee: $8.00/10 sessions. trip. If you would like a 1981 ski brochure, call 561 -5448. A- Thursday 7:00-8 :00 pm Orchard Lane School DATE AREA LIFT BUS B- Thursday 8:00 -9:00 pm Orchard Lane School Jan. 7 Birch Park /Snowcrest $5.00 $4.00 Jan. 14 Afton Alps $6.00 $4.00 JUDO - Begins Jan. 12 & 14 Jan. 21 Wild Mountain $6.00 $4.00 For men and women who are interested in learning the basic Jan. 28 Welch Village $5.00 $4.00 skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 5th Feb. 4 Trollhaugen $6.00 $4.00 Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, Feb. 11 Spirit Mountain $9.00 $9.50 interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, Feb. 18 Afton Alps $6.00 $4.00 which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held at North Feb. 25 Wild Mountain $6.00 $4.00 View Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration fee: $10.00/8 weeks. SWIMNASTICS - Begins Jan. 13 & 15 Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 7:00 -8:00 pm Men's Beginners Exercise in the Water for better health and a trimmer figure. Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 8:00 -9:00 pm Men's Advanced Some dance and dance aerobic movements will be introduced. Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 7:00 -8:00 pm Women's Beginners You do not need to be a swimmer in order to participate in this Wed.- Begins Jan. 14 8:00 -9:00 pm Women's Advanced form of physical activity. Participants will not get their hair wet. Classes are 1 hour in length. Instructor Judy Casey. MEN'S GYM NIGHT - Begins Jan. 8 Registration fee $9.00/10 sessions. For men post high school age. Open gym for jogging, informal A- Tues. - Begins Jan. 13 10:OOam Community Center baskeball, volleyball, and etc. No organized teams please. No B- Thurs. - Begins Jan. 15 9:00 am Community Center charge. C- Thurs.- Begins Jan. 15 10:OOam Community Center Thur.- Begins Jan. 8 8:00 -10:00 pm Earle Brown School D- Tues. - Begins Jan. 13 6:30 pm North View Jr. High MIXED VOLLEYBALL - Begins Jan. 7 TRIM & SWIM - Begins Jan. 13 Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose An hourof land exercise set to lively music followed by a swim sides and play fun low key volleyball. A night out for Mom and on your own. For adults of all sizes and shapes. A great way to Dad. Activity fee is 50� per person. look and feel better. Participants may exercise at their own pace. Instructor Judy Casey. Registration fee $12.00/10 Wed. - Begins Jan. 7 7:30- 10:OOpm Brooklyn Center High lessons (fee includes swimming). SATURDAY OPEN GYM - Begins Jan. 3 Tuesday 7:30 pm North View Jr. High Memberships $15.00. Memberships will be limited, only WOMEN'S EXERCISE and DANCE - Begins Jan. 12 & 13 members will be admitted to the Saturday Open Gym program. Renew your figure, vitality and poise. The class is fun, Memberships may be purchased at the Brooklyn Center Com challenging, creative and will include AEROBIC movements in munity Center, for post -high adults only. Membership fee: munit $15.0 Open gym will resume Jan. adults 25. dance combinations. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee: $10.00/10 sessions. Sat.- Begins Jan. 3 2:00 -6:00 pm North View Jr. High A- Mon. -Jan. 12 10:00 -11:00 am Community Center Sat.- Begins Jan. 3 3:00 -6:00 pm Brooklyn Center High B- Mon. -Jan. 12 11:00 am -12:15 pm Community Center SENIOR SWIMNASTICS - Begins Jan. 13 C -Tues. -Jan. 13 7:15 -8:15 pm Community Center D -Tues. -Jan. 13 8:25 -9:25 pm Community Center Exercise in the pool for better health and a trimmer figure. You E -Thur. -Jan. 15 9:00 -10:00 am Earle Brown School do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this great form of exercise. Participants will not get their hair wet. Participants WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL - Begins Jan. 6 must be 62 or older and must furnish doctor's name and phone A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Br- number upon registration. 1 hour classes. Instructor Judy ing a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exer- Casey. Registration fee $4.50/10 sessions. cise. Please, no organized teams. No charge. Tuesday 9:00- 10:OOam Community Center Tues.- Begins Jan. 6 8:00 -10:00 pm Earle Brown School SKI INDIANHEAD - Begins Mar. 3 CHILDCARE SERVICE Attention all ski fans! A super trip to Indianhead, Michigan is The "PLAYCORNER" will be provided for parents atten- planned for March 3, 4, & 5, 1981. Package includes roundtrip ding morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming' by deluxe motorcoach, 2 nights lodging at Indianhills chalet at the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. and 2 full day lift tickets. (All food is on your own. Kitchens pro- The cost is 5Dr per child per hour for each pre - school vided in chalets.) Children 17 and under must be accompanied child. The ``PLAYCORNER" will be open Monday - Friday by an adult. Foe is $95.00 for adults, $91.00 for 13-17 years old, 8 :45 am to 12:15 pm. For further information call $83.00 for 12 years and under and $75.00 for no lift tickets. A 561 5448 $25.00 /person deposit is due by January 9 and balance by 561-544& _____ February 3. A $5.00 cancellation fee will be retained on all BROOKLYN CENTER HARMONETTES refunds. No refunds will be issued after February 3 unless the For post high school age women. New members are welcome. vacancy can be filled. Space is limited and registration will be For more information call the Parks and Recreation Depart - taken on the first come -first serve basis. Plan now to attend the ment at 561 -5448. exciting ski outing. (All registration will be taken at Maple Grove Park and Recreation, 9401 Fernbrook Lane, Maple CITY BAND Grove, 55369.) For men and women post high school age. New membership are welcome. For more information call the Parks and Recrea- 1 1 tion Department at 561 -5448. DOG OBEDIENCE — Begins Jan. 15 TRIP #26 — CROSS COUNTRY SKI PARTY — Feb. 7 This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is Come join us for a fun - filled day of Cross Country Skiing at at least 6 months old. This course will teach you how to work Brookview Community Center in Golden Valley. Instruction with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and self. and Ski rental optional. Lunch included. Call Mark 425 -4521 discipline. For more information, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207. ext. 227 for details. Deadline — Space permitting Jan. 29. Registration fee: $16.00/8 sessions. Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 6:30 -7:30 pm Northport School TRIP # 27 - HOLIDAY ICE -ICE FOLLIES — Mar. 28 _ FRIDAY NIGHT FEVOR — Begins Jan. 9 An all new exciting show for 1981! Seats on or nearthe ice. Call An adapted social recreation program for Teens and Young Russ at 537 -4534. Adults 15 and up. Because of the popularity of this program, it MUSICAL ORGANIZATIONS will be split into two locations. Robbinsdale Community Center — 4139 Regent and Northport School — 5121 Brooklyn The Brooklyn Center Harmonettes, Children's Chorus and City Boulevard. For information call Leslee at 545 -6767. Band are available to present entertainment for group gather- ings. Inquiries may be made at the Parks and Recreation GUITAR INSTRUCTION — Begins Jan. 22 Department 561 -5448. Participants will learn the basic chords and strumming and NEIGHBORING PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS will be able to plan 4 -5 songs in this beginning guitar program. Students must provide their own guitar. Registration fee: For information regarding swimming and teen programs at $10.00/8 lessons. Brooklyn Junior, call Brooklyn Park Recreation Department, 425 -4517, and for Osseo Junior, contact Maple Grove Park and Thur. - Begins Jan. 22 7:30 -8:30 pm North View Jr. High Recreation Board, 425 -4521. COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY The Gallery is available for photography or mixed mediashows throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for small collections. Contact Kathy Flesher 561 -5448 for further information. Special Feb. 2-28 GERMAN FOLKART (in showcase) Judy Lichtenstein Mar. 11 -31 SPRING JURIEDSHOW Hennepin Artists Assoc. A ctivities BROOKLYN CENTER EARLY BIRD DAYS — Begins June 5 The 6th Annual Early Bird Days is scheduled for June 5 -14. EXERCISE ROOM INSTRUCTION Highlights include softball and tennis tournaments, fishing contest for youths and Senior Citizens, AAU swim meet, This is open to all persons, 15 years of age and older. If you are Almost Anything Goes for teens and adults, and more. Anyone interested in learning technique or developing a method of ex- wishing to serve on the planning committee or having any ercise, Dirk Wells will be available to help you. Advice, ideas for this outstanding civic event call Arnie Mavis at demonstrations, and help will be offered. No registration 561 -5448 or Lonni McCauley at 566 -8650. necessary. Mon. -Beginning Jan. 5 7:00- 9:00 pm Community Center BROOKLYN CENTER'S 70th BIRTHDAY! — Feb. 15 Thurs.-Beginning Jan. 8 8:00-10:00 pm Community Center Help Brooklyn Center celebrate its 70th Birthday at a major Sat. - Beginning Jan. 10 10:00am- 12:00pm Community Center event of Great Historical significance at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Old photographs, music, demonstrations FAMILY FARE and of course BIRTHDAY CAKE! The Historical Society is look - Families will want to take advantage of special trips offered at ing for old photo's of Brooklyn Center. If you have any bring group discounts. Trips are offered jointly by the Parks and them to The Post, 8801 Bass Lake Road in New Hope or call Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Mary Jane Gustafson, President, at 537 -8484. More details Park, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and about the event will follow in the Post newspaper. Robbinsdale. Information distributed through the schools and BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB Post Newspapers or call Kathy at 561 -5448. Registration taken on a first come first serve basis. Sorry, NO phone reservations, All women 21 years and older are welcome. Programs and lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New meetings are the second Tuesday of the month through May at Hope Recreation Department, 4401 Xylon, New Hope, Mn. the Brooklyn Center Community Center 1:00 pm. Dues $4.00. 55428. Trips are offered the 4th Tuesday of the month. Interested women may call 560 -3136. PROGRAMS TRIP #25 — WEEKEND SKI TRIP — Jan. 30 Jan. 13 Utility Rate Increases and Regulations and (Bring and Brag) A weekend ski trip for adults and children to Spirit Mountain in Feb. 10 "Women and Social Security" speaker, Ann Wollerstedt. Duluth, Minnesota. Motorcoach departs from Community Brooklyn Center League of Women Voters. Center at 6:15 pm on Friday and arrives back in Minneapolis Mar. 10 Travel Slides with M.J. Gustafson approximately 8:30 pm on Sunday. For complete details on TRIPS cost, accommodations and meals contact Jane at 559 -2800 - Jan. 28 Theater Outing Recreation Department. Feb. 24 Twin Cities Today and Lunch at Victoria Station 12 CHILDCARE SERVICE swimming Activities The "PLAYCORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 50¢ per child. The "PLAYCORNER" will be open Monday- Private lessons are available at the Community Center and Friday 8:45 am to 12:15 pm. For further information call North View Jr. High for a fee of $6.00 /half hour - $12.00 /hour. 561 -5448. Call the Community Center for further information. THEATER ARTS FOR FUN — Begins Jan. 17 CHILDCARE SERVIC Forages 7 -11. Students will learn awareness of self and others The "PLAYCORNER" will be provided for parents attending on the stage through the use of improvisational games, warm morning classes, programs, meeting or swimming at the Com- ups and movement, employing sight, sound, and touch. The munity Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 50¢ program is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center Parks and per child per hour for each pre - school child. The Recreation and North Hennepin Community College. Send "PLAYCORNER" will be open Monday- Friday 8:45 am to 12:15 registration to North Hennepin Community College, c/o Com- pm. For further information call 561 -5448. munity Services, 7411 -85th Ave. North. Instructor Char Appel. CHILD SWIM LES — Begins Jan. 12 Limit: 15. For more information, call 425 -4541, ext. 287. Cost: $7.50/6 sessions. Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 10:30 -11:30 am North Hennepin and girls ages 6 and older. Classes meet once a week for 10 Community College weeks and are a half hour in length. Classes have an average ration of 5 students /instructor. $12.00/10 lessons. CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 10:40 am Community Center Quilters meet at the Brooklyn Center Community Center the B- Sat.-Begins Jan. 17 11:15 am Community Center 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month through May from 10:00 C- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 11:50 am Community Center am -2 pm. (Childcare available for 6 months and up until 12:15 D- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 6:35 pm Community Center pm at 50s per hour /per child.) Each person brings their own pro- E- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 7:10 pm Community Center ject to work on. Questions ?? Call 561 -1219. F- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 7:45 pm Community Center G- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 6:35 pm Community Center FISHING SEMINARS H- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 7:10 pm Community Center Featuring Tom Zenanko, Professional Fisherman, who will I- Thur. - Begins Jan. 15 7:45 pm Community Center present the following seminars. All seminars will be held in the J- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 6:45 pm North View Jr. High Brooklyn Center Community Center Social Hall from 7:00 pm K- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 7:10 pm North View Jr. High to 9:00 pm. Registration fee: $1.50 adults (18 and over) per ses- L- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 7:45 pm North View Jr. High sion. $1.00 youth (17 and under) per session. PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS — Begins Jan. 12 Wed., February 11 Basic Pan Fishing Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not ac- Thur., March 12 Bass Fishing company the child in the water. The following lessons levels Thur., March 19 Equipment Selection are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner and Advanced Begin - Thur., April Walleye Fishing ner. Average ratio of 5 students /instructor. $12.00/10 lessons. EVENING CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS CROSS COUNTRY SKI CLINIC — Jan. 7 A- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 6:00 pm Community Center B- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 6:00 pm Community Center Cross Country Skiing is easy, fun and good exercise. It's also C- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 6:00 pm North View Jr. High an economical sport that the whole family can enjoy. Find out DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS for yourself by coming to a clinic on Wednesday, January 7 at MONDAY & WEDNESDAY 7:30 pm at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 D- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 9:30 am Community Center Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, R.S.V.P. 561 -5448. E- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 10:40 am Community Center Representatives from Hennepin County Park Reserve District F- Mon.- Begins Feb. 16 9:30 am Community Center will give you information on purchasing, waxing, and care of G-Mon.- Begins Feb. 16 10:40 am Community Center the equipment. You will also learn where to ski in the Twin Cities area. A special feature of the evening includes a Cross PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS — Begins Jan. 12 Country Ski movie. Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One All persons attending this free clinic will have an opportunity parent must accompany the child in the water, preferably the to take an introductory 1 hour lesson at Elm Creek, Saturday same parent each time. $12.00/10 lessons. morning, January 10. A fee will be charged to cover rental, EVENING CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS parking, and instruction at Elm Creek. Learn more about A- Tues.-Begins Jan. 13 6:00 pm Community Center lessons at the clinic. B- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 6:00 pm Community Center C- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 6:00 pm North View Jr. High DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS C MONDAY & WEDNESDAY D- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 10:05 am Community Center C E- Mon.- Begins Feb. 16 10:05 am Community Center ADULT SUPER CHICKEN For those persons, high school age and up, who have a real Life. Be in it fear of water. Here is opportunity overcome that fear and learn to enjoy the sport. lessons. $15.00/10 lessons. Same days and time as adult lessons. 13 ADULT SWIM LESSONS — Begins Jan. 12 BEGINNING SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING — Begins Jan. 13 Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and Beginning course in synchronized swimming for students high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or grades 3 thru 6th. Course will introduce students to basic syn- brush up on your strokes. Classes are 40 minutes in length chronized swimming skills. Students should be capable swim - $15.00/10 lessons. mers and should be able to float on front and back. Classes are CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 1 hour in length. $12.00/10 lessons. A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 10:40 am Community Center Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 7:30 pm North View Jr. High B- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 11:25 am Community Center C- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 8:20 pm Community Center EXERCISE ROOM INSTRUCTION D- Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 8:20 pm Community Center This is open to all persons, 15 years of age and older. If you are DAYTIME CLASSES MEET TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS interested in learning technique or developing a method of ex- E- Mon.- Begins Jan. 12 11:15 am Community Center ercise, Dirk Wells will be available to help you. Advice, F- Mon.- Begins Feb. 16 11:15 am Community Center demonstrations, and help will be offered. NO registration necessary. ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS — Begins Jan. 17 Mondays Beginning Jan. 5 7:00-9:00 pm Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are Thursdays- Begin ningJan. 8 8:00- 10:OOpm physically and' /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half Saturdays - BeginningJan. 10 10:OOam- 12:OOpm hour in length with a ratio of one student to one instructor. $12.00/10 lessons. BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 9:30 am Community Center All boys and girls age 6 and up through college age are invited B- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 10:05 am Community Center to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local AAU club for com- petitive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center and DIVING — Begins Jan. 17 Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The swim Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for club offers a wide ranging program for individuals for all levels children and adults who are intermediate or better swimmers. of ability in competitive swimming. For the challenge, fun, and Classes are one half hour in length. $12.00/00/10 lessons. enjoyment of competitive swimming, Monte Miller 533 -5720. A A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 10:05 am Community Center free 2 -week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who has never tried AAU swimming. A.R.C. ADVANCED SWIMMERS COURSE — Begins Jan. 17 OPEN SWIM -NORTH VIEW JR. HIGH — Begins Jan. 15 A Red Cross course for students having successfully com- THURSDAY 6:30 -7:30 pm Cost: 50 /per hour pleted Basic Rescue and Water Safety of Advanced Lifesav 7:30 -8:30 pm ing. Students will perfect the 9 styles of swimming as taught by the Red Cross. An excellent class for people to take prior to NORTH VIEW POOL and GYM RENTAL participating in a Water Safety instructor's course. Class is 1 hour in length and will meet once a week for 10 weeks. Course The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th fee includes 5 passes for stroke practice. Registration fee: and Zane Avenue North are available for rental atvarioustimes $15.00/10 classes. during the week. Call the Community Center 561 -5448 for any A- Sat.- Begins Jan. 17 9:00 am Community Center further information. Cost: Pool $20.00 /hour. Gym $6.00 /hour. BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY — Begins Jan. 13 COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in self school, group, or party at various times during the week. Call rescue, extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. the Community Center 561 -5448 for further information. Cost Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must at- $35.00 /hour. tend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes will meet once a week for 10 weeks. Classes are 70 minutes in length. Registration fee: $17.00/10 lessons. LIFE. BE IN IT AND SWIM A- Tues.- Begins Jan. 13 6:00 -7:10 pm Community Center Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a swim card and ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE — Begins Jan. 15 fill it out on your own. Start by swimming 1 /4 mile at a time. A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students Earn a Red Cross certificate and patch. Mark your card after must be able to tread water, surface dive, and swim 500 con- each time you swim. Begin today! Any questions about Life. tinuous yards. Students must attend every class and absences Be in it and swim contact Gayle at 561 -5448. will not be made up. Class meets once a week for 10 weeks with some additional hours to be arranged. Instructors Al and Donna Powers. Registration fee: $20.00/10 weeks and includes all materials needed. Thur.- Begins Jan. 15 6:00-9:00 pm Community Center BASIC SCUBA COURSE — Begins Jan. 11 & Feb. 15 This class is designed for adults interested in underwater div- ing. Must be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim under - water for 20 yards, and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide their own mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 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 an in- ternationally recognized certification card will be awarded. In- structor from Smith Diving. Registration fee: $75.00/5 weeks. A- Sun.- Begins Jan. 11 4:00 -8:00 pm Community Center B- Sun.- Begins Feb. 15 4:00 -8:00 pm Community Center 14 BROOKLYN CENTER 6. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second PARK AND RECREATION class session, however, there will be a $2.00 service charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $3.00 service charge before the second ADVISORY COMMISSION class begins. The Park and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City Council been reached... will go on awaiting list. Additional classes may be formed if on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is Gerald Johnson, Chairperson available. Bud Sorenson Vicki Denissen Harry Bradford Jacuelyn Albright Dawn Kiefer Mike Streitz 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 for each class. PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT For further information call 561 -5448. a Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, Swim Registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at he fulfillment n adult life, and the companionship of old age, through the Community Center Pool and Northview Jr. High will be held Saturday. the fulfillment Jan. 3, starting at 9:00 A.M. at the COMMIINITY CENTER. Mail registra- , satisfying use of leisure time. Eugene H. Hagel — Director of Parks and Recreation tions will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. Henry Davis — Superintendent of Parks Arnie Mavis — Superintendent of Recreation Kathy Flesher — Program Supervisor REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. Susan LaCrosse — Program Supervisor WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE TUESDAY, JAN. 6 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 Com- (Last) (First) munity Center beginning at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Jan. 3. (Swim registration is separate -see box.) "Registrations made by mail will not be accepted ADDRESS before Jan. 3. No phone registrations. (zip) (Phone) 2. The Park and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday ACTIVITY through Friday from 8:30 A.M. — 10:30 P.M.; Saturday, 8:30 A.M. — 9:00 P.M. (Location) Sunday, 1:00 P.M. — 6:00 P.M. CLASS DAY TIME 3. 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 Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel classes or ac- DATE PAID AMOUNT tivities when an insufficient number of people sign up. FOR CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES: 4. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity location. AGE GRADE BIRTHDATE 5. Should you find it necessary to transfer sessions or class times, this may be SCHOOL done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Community Center. PARENTS' NAME ciTV Bulk Rate of U.S. Postage ][B OOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID CENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 Mpls., Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: