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1980 Edition 27 August 31 THE SOMETHING MORE CITY NEWSLETTER - A INCLUDES THE 1980 FALL BROOKLYN CENTER J PARK & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE s� t r, f * erg 'f' Ty C IT OF N CENTER / REPORT * MANAGER'S AUGUST, 1980 NO. 27 Register Prior To Election Day However, registration is allowed at with the exception of 20 days price Residents are strongly urged to the polling places on election days. to an election. register prior to election day, in an Voter registration is conducted at Registration postcards may be effort to avoid long waiting in lines. the City Hall throughout the year, obtained by contacting the City Hall at 561 -5440. These cards should be BROOKLYN PARK BORDER completely filled out and mailed back e to the City in order to complete the registration process. The cards will ae er not be accepted by the election m w QP judges at the polls. 69TH AVE. N. To be eligible to vote in Brooklyn X. 88TH AVE. N. = Center, an individual must be at 0. a Sy�HG< 1 - m r Fc Z least 18 years of age on the day of > o �`` FF,�p the election; a citizen of the United o ` i �� A9 � h gY ° States; a resident of the state for at X 5 moG }tee 'e, 66TH AVE. N. ¢ least 20 days prior to an election, 83RD AVE. N. 9 ¢ and be properly registered. 9 0 C Q If you have previously registered, V r 2 y there is no need to go through the 81ST AVE. N. ?� 7 process again, unless you have failed W to vote once in four preceding years, moved to a different address, or have 58TH AVE. N. rn 58TH AVE. N. changed your name. As stated, registration is allowed on 1 election day although long waiting in o lines will result. To register at the o polls, a resident must present one of a 53RD AVE. N. the following: • A valid driver's license. Z • A valid non - qualification certifi- cate issue by the Minnesota Depart- ment of Public Safety. • A registered voter in your precinct X who will sign an oath stating that you reside in the precinct in which you are ROBBINSDALE BORDER voting. • A letter of ineffective registration. POLLING PLACES • Prior registration in the same pre- cinct but from an old address. PRECINCT 1 . . . . . . . . . . Harron Methodist Church, 5452 Dupont Av- The General Election will be held enue North. on Tuesday, November 4. A pre- + PRECINCT 2 . . . . . . . . . . Earle Brown Elementary School, 5900 Hum- cinct map and polling places boldt Avenue North. accompany this story. PRECINCT 3 . . . . . . . . . . Evergreen Elementary School, 7020 Du- For additional information, pont Avenue North. please contact the Brooklyn Center PRECINCT 4 . . . . . . . . . . St. Alphonsus Church, 7025 Halifax Avenue City Hall at 561 -5440. North. PRECINCT 5 . . . . . . . . . . Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Avenue North. * Citizen inquiries and requests may PRECINCT 6 . . . . . . . . . . Garden City School, 6400 Brooklyn be directed at the City Administra- Boulevard. tion. If there is any question regard - PRECINCT 7 . . . . . . . . . . Cross of Glory Church, 5940 Brooklyn ing a service that we are authorized Boulevard. to perform, please call us at PRECINCT 8 . . . . . . . . . . Northport Elementary School, 5421 Brook- 551 -5440. lyn Boulevard. i Tentative Construction Schedule Set For City Parks Development pleted in 1981, along with other mis- This could allow completion of this After the passage of a $1.5 million cellaneous improvements. Regional trailway through Brooklyn bond issue, a tentative construction CENTRAL PARK AND GARDEN Center by 1982 or 1983. The Minne- schedule has been set up in Brooklyn CITY PARK — Plans for 1980 include apolis section of this trail is already Center. The schedule will depend on grading, topsoil seeding, lighting for complete. Brooklyn Park is working on the contract letting for each project. two softball - football fields, expansion development of various segments of The neighborhood park develop- of parking lot (City Hall), construction their extension of this trail. ment schedule, involving Bellvue, of picnic shelter and a new Garden PALMER LAKE NATURE CENTER Lions, Riverdale, Firehouse, East City shelter building, along with tree — Plans for 1981 include an applica- Palmer, Freeway, Orchard Lane, planting in the picnic area. tion for a grant, along with a review Brooklane, Happy Hollow, Twin Plans for 1981 include backstops and plan update. If approved, the con - Beach, Grandview, Evergreen, West for two softball and one baseball field, struction will begin in 1982. Palmer, Willow Lane, Kylawn, Garden tables, grills in picnic area, players' City, Northport, Wangstad, Marlin, benches, bleachers at ball diamonds, and Lakeside parks. outfield fencing for ball diamonds. If a Life Saving PARKING LOTS — Scheduled to let grant application is approved, plans contract in August, with 50 to 75 per also call for the start of construction Course Will cent completion this year, and the (in 1981 with completion in 1982) of remainder in early 1981. the main building, walks, trails, plant- Be Offered PLAYGROUND APPARATUS — ings, landscaping, and lighting for Contracts to supply this apparatus baseball - football field. An excellent and proven life- saving were awarded in July. Delivery is Other plans for 1981 with comple- course, the "ABC's of Life Saving", tion in 1982, include the installation of will be offered by the Brooklyn Center expected this year, with installation benches, litter receptacles, drinking scheduled for 1981. Police and Fire Departments through fountains, athletic field fencing, signs, the office of Emergency Prepared - WALKS — Scheduled to let con- and walkway lighting. ness. The course will be presented, tract in August, with 50 to 75 per cent There will be an application in 1981 with dates to be announced later, at completion this year, and the remain- for a grant, and if approved, will mean the Brooklyn Center High School in der in 1981. the installation of tennis courts, and a conjunction with the adult education LIGHTING OF PARKING LOTS — plaza to begin in 1982, with comple- program. Scheduled to let contract in August tion scheduled for 1983. g According to experts, the first two with 50 to 75 per cent completion this Other 1982 plans include an arch- or three minutes of a coronary crisis year, and the remainder in 1981. ery range and parking, apparatus area, island improvements, and an are crucial in many instances. The key BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL, amphitheater. is for people on the spot to administer TENNIS PRACTICE WALLS — simple, emergency coronary care to SHINGLE CREEK TRAILWAY — p the victim's blood ru Plans for 1980 include the start of pro rr i g until Scheduled to let contract in August, with 50 to 75 per cent completion this construction on a segement from Professional medical help arrives. year, and the remainder in 1981. County 10 to Freeway 94, along with Irreparable brain damage from lack Scheduled installation for all parks the installation of two bridges, and the of oxygen begins within four to eight in 1981 includes: horseshoes, purchase of four bridges. minutes after a heart failure. benches, litter receptacles, foun- Plans for 1981 include the installa- The goal of the program is to have tains, bike racks, planting, landscap- tion of four bridges, complete con- at least one person in every Brooklyn ing, dumpster huts, and signs. struction of trails south from County Center home trained in lifesaving Other projects include a new shel- 10 to Minneapolis, and north from techniques. ter building in Brooklane Park this Freeway 94 to Brooklyn Park. Also Persons taking the three -hour year, a storm sewer extension in 1981 the start of construction of observa course receive a certification card for Lions Park; restrooms for Happy tion lookouts, trail separation, plant and assurance against legal liability Hollow in 1981; restroom accessibility materials, seed, benches and signs. for rendering aid. in other park buildings will begin in The 1 -94 construction project 1981, and to be completed in 1982; includes the construction of a pedes- An instructor will conduct the class wood sculpture and benches are trian / bicycle bridge across 1 -94 just for a minimum of eight to 10 persons. scheduled for Marlin and Lakeside for East of Shingle Creek. This bridge will Civic organizations in need of a pro - 1981; and a picnic shelter will be con- be completed in 1982 or 1983. gram idea, should contact the depart - structed at Northport in 1981. If the City's application for a "Fed- ment regarding the course. ARBORETUM — Design, grading, eral Aid Urban" grant is approved, the For additional information, please topsoil, fencing, walks, and planting construction of a pedestrian/ bicycle contact the Brooklyn Center Police are scheduled for 1980. If timing is not bridge across Highway 100, to the Department at 561 -5440 during nor - proper for planting, it will be com- Lions Park area could start in 1981. mal business hours. 0 ul R I- S 4- PARK -1 BROOKLYN CENTER > 677 1j INDUSTRIAL PARK ............ 0 % to 94 R lr 65 TN Av E. '40 1 W 66 tH Z wA J1 94 P C:: r "'A L' I94 /�/ ; \ PARK �\ w % BROOKLYN CENTER IN() IAL Reconstruction Plano 63RD AVE, W eu PARK a 0, I 62N C, A RDF TA C 1 0 1 TO Be Completed PARK J 2 �I SU MMIT D RIVE N 9 . BROOKLYN CENTER ENGINEERING DEPT. —A 1 0 in 11983 DRAWN BY D. BERG KEY PROP ROADWAYS PROP BRIDGES ROAD ELIMINATED 77777777,77.77777--= M TAKING FOR RAY 4 SLOPE EA39MEW M: EXCHANGE FOR LAND TALKER .................. W ALL City of Brooklyn Center CITY COUNCIL Please Drive Pedestrian Rights Are Being Strictly Enforced Dear) Nyquist Mayor Bill Fignar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman at a point other than within a marked tions and at all other "marked" Tony Kuefler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman With Caution Pedestrians are reminded not to crosswalk, or within an unmarked crosswalks. Gene Lhotka . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilman leave the curb suddenly or move into crosswalk at an intersection. For a right turn on red, the driver Celia Scott . . . . . . . . . . . . Councilwoman Motorists are reminded that school the path of an oncoming car when it However, all intersections, regard must yield to the pedestrian in the will be starting shortly, and to drive would be impossible for the driver to less of whether they are marked or intersection, whether or not the inter with extra caution especially near yield. unmarked, are legally established as section is marked. Gerald Splinter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . City Manager intersections and school crossings. Pedestrians must also yield to all pedestrian crosswalks. Pedestrians According to the law, where traffic vehicles when crossing the roadway have the right-of-way at all intersec control signals are not in place or in SERVICE DIRECTORY Parents with children riding bikes to operation, the driver of a vehicle must Emergency Numbers (24 Hours) school, should also instruct the yield the right of way to a pedestrian youngsters on the proper operation of ]Rummage Sale Regulations crossing the roadway within a POLICE — FIRE . . . . . . . . . . . 561-5720 the bike. A high percentage of riders crosswalk. are young and do not realize the perils erty. It is illegal to place signs on The Police Department will be tag City Hall Offices . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561-5440 of sudden changes of direction. The Brooklyn Center Rummage power poles, or to erect the signs ging both drivers and pedestrians for (Monday Friday — 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.) Motorists are also reminded to be Sale Ordinance, under a new amend along traffic thoroughfares. non with these regula on the lookout for school patrols and ment, allows the placement, with the The ordinance also limits an individ- tions. Cooperation is asked of drivers Community Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 561-5448 school buses. When a school bus is permission of the owner, of signs ual to no more than four rummage and pedestrians in order to make the stopped, and the yellow lights are advertising the sale on private prop- sales each year, with each sale last streets safer for all residents. CITY OFFICES flashing, a motorist must wait and can- erty. Previously, signs were allowed ing no more than three consecutive It is hoped that by alerting the pub 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway not pass the bus. Also, when a school only at the site of the sale. days. lic and strictly enforcing the Minne Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 patrol flag is down, a motorist must Rummage sale signs are still limited For additional information regarding sota Traffic Regulation Act, there will wait until the flag is lifted prior to to no more than 2 square feet in size the ordinance, please call the City be a decrease in pedestrian related proceeding. and are allowed only on private prop Hall at 561 accidents in the community. 1980 Fall Brochure Children's Activities BE GINNING PAINTING — Begins Oct. 4 BALLET II — Begins Sept. 17 For children in 3rd -6th grade. Students will experience con- For students that have had previous ballet or creative dance temporary and traditional painting techniques with acrylics. training (minimum, completion of 2nd grade). Please wear bal- Emphasis will be on personal expression. Children should let shoes, leotard or bodysuit to class. (Do not buy a leotard bring an old shirt to wear during class. Class projects will be until after 1 st session.) For Ballet I and II — Registration is at displayed in the Community Center Gallery from December 2- the discretion of the instructor, students may be transferred to 20. Students must supply their own canvas. (A note will be another class after the 1st session. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. sent home to parents as to the kind they should purchase — Registration fee $15.00/12 weeks. Price Approx. $3.00.) Instructor Becky "Bopper" Lammer. Wednesday 5:30 -6:15 pm Brooklyn Ctr. Comm. Library Registration fee $6.00/6 weeks. Saturday 11:00 -noon Community Center SOCCER CAMP — Begins Sept. 6 Fundamentals of the game will be taught and some informal POTTERY FOR KIDS — Begins Oct. 4 games will be played. For boys and girls in 1st thru 9th For children in 4th -6th grade. Children will learn the basic grades. Class will be held at West Palmer Park on Saturday. techniques of hand - building, throwing on the wheel and sculp- Registration fee $5.00/4 weeks. tured pieces. Children should bring an old shirt to wear during 3rd & 4th Graders 9:30 am to 10:45 am class. Class projects will be displayed in the glass showcase 5th & 6th Graders 10:45 am to Noon at the Community Center from December 2 -20. Instructor 1st & 2nd Graders 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm Becky "Bopper" Lammer. Registration fee $8.00/6 sessions. 7th, 8th, & 9th graders 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm Saturday 12:30.2:00 pm Community Center TINY TOT CREATIVE DANCE — Begins Sept. 15 & 17 BEGINNING DRAWING — Begins Oct. 7 For pre - school boys and girls 4 -6 years old. Children must be 4 years by March 1, 1981. The class gives the children an This beginning course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning opportunity to participate in singing, creative expressions, about perspective, faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature using a variety of media. Students must furnish and rhythms and dance. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee bring to first class their own 24" X 12° newsprint pad. Instructor $12.00/12 weeks. Becky "Bopper" Lammer. Registration fee $4.50/6 weeks. A -Mon., Sept. 15 9:15 -10:00 am Community Center A- Tuesday 3:30 -4:40 pm (1 -3 grade) Garden City School B -Wed., Sept. 17 3:15 -4:00 pm Brooklyn Ctr. Comm. Library B- Tuesday 4:30 -5:30 pm (4 -6 grade) Garden City School CHILDREN'S CHORUS — Begins Sept. 8 IN TO ART — Begins Oct. 9 For 1 st - 9th grade. The chorus meets on Mondays at 6:30 pm at the Community Center. Call the Community Center for more Children will be introduced to concepts for an aesthetic foun- details. Registration fee $5.00 dation and will dabble in several art medias including clay, paint, plaster and paper. Instructor Becky "Bopper" Lammer. RHYTHMS & TUMBLING — Begins Sept. 15 & 16 Registration fee $5.00/6 sessions. For pre - school children 4 -5 years old. Children must be 4 A- Thursday 3:15 -4:15 pm (1 -3 grade) Palmer Lake School years old by March 1, 1981. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registra- B- Thursday 4:15 -5:15 pm (4 -6 grade) Palmer Lake School tion fee $12.00/12 weeks. A- Monday, Sept. 15 1:00 -1:45 pm Community Center CREATIVE DANCE &BALLET — Begins Sept. 17 B- Tuesday, Sept. 16 5:30 -6:15 pm Community Center The life of every child can be enriched by rhythmic experience. Here is an opportunity for your child to enjoy the PRE - SCHOOL — Begins Sept. 16 & 19 freedom of creative rhythms tempered with the disciplines of The program is for 4 and 5 year old pre- schoolers (children classic ballet. Such experience paves the way for more must be 4 years old by March 1, 1981). The program empha- advanced dance study and is an excellent background train- sis is on group socialization, music, art, coordination, and fun. ing for those anxious to pursue gymnastics and cheerleading. This is a YEAR -LONG 30 WEEK program, classes are Septem- Children must be in grades 1 -6 to register for this class. ber —May. Payments are made when registering in Fall, Win - Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee $12.00/12 weeks. ter, and Spring. Classes held at the Community Center. Wednesday 4:00 -4:45 pm Brooklyn Ctr. Comm. Library Instructor, Mrs. Malmin is a certified teacher. Fall session meets for 12 weeks. BALLET I — Begins Sept. 17 TUESDAY & THURSDAY — $30.50 For students that have had previous ballet or creative dance Class 1 9:00 am -10:30 am training (students must have at least completed 2nd grade). Class 2 10:45 am -12:15 pm Please wear ballet shoes, leotard or bodysuit to class. (Do Class 3 1:00 pm -2:30 pm not buy a leotard until after 1st session.) Instructor Mrs. Wil- FRIDAY — $20.50 son. Registration fee $12.00/12 weeks. Class 4 9:30 am -11:30 am Wednesday 4:45 -5:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. Comm. Library Class 5 12:30 pm -2:30 pm 5 "21" FUN CLUB — Begins Oct. 10 MOVIE & FREE SWIM — Oct. 17 & Dec. 30 Get rid of some of that excess energy after school in the gym A popular Community Center event returns on Friday, Oct. 17 with cour friends. Play new games as well as your old favor- with Walt Disney's the "Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again ". ites. Fun club is for girls and boys in 1st and 2nd grade. This movie is one of the Craziest Crime Comedies ever made. Registration fee $3.00/6 weeks. Movie times at 12 Noon and 2:00 pm (approximate running Friday 3:15 -4:15 pm Evergreen School time: 1 hour 45 min.). After the movie stay for a free swim. Perfect for birthday parties. Admission Fee 75c. FUNTIME Coming Attraction: "Return From Witch Mountain" — Funtime returns this fall for girls and boys in 3rd thru 6th Tuesday, December 30. grade. Activities include basketball, volleyball, organized games and more. Funtime meets from 6:30 -8:30 pm. Flyers GIRL'S GYMNASTICS will be passed out through the schools with starting dates and A progressive gymnastics program for girls currently in other information. Registration fee 50c /time. grades Kindergarten thru 12, designed to teach skills in the A- Monday 3rd -6th grades Garden City three areas of tumbling, apparatus and floor exercise. Girls B- Tuesday 5th & 6th grades Evergreen may progress from Beginners to Advanced Beginners to Inter - (Funtime does not meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month) mediate in each of the three areas. Girls new to our program C- Wednesday 3rd & 4th grades Evergreen must register for a beginning tumbling class. D- Wednesday 3rd & 4th grades Northport BEGINNING TUMBLING — Begins Sept. 18, 22, 23, & 27 CHEERLEADING CLINIC — Begins Oct. 22 A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will RAH! RAH! Cheerleaders! For all 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cart - girls. Learn the basic cheers as well as stretching and warm wheels, walkovers, and headstands. Registration fee up exercises from Sue Flaa, a former Park Center High School $10.00/ 10 lessons. Cheerleader. Fee will include instruction and a pair of pom FAIR OAKS — Instructor Cheryl Lamon pours. Girls should wear loose fitting clothing and tennis shoes. Registration fee $5.00/6 weeks. A- Thursday Begins Sept. 18 3:30 -4:30 pm B- Thursday Begins Sept. 18 4:30 -5:30 pm Thursday 3:15 -4:15 pm Evergreen School EARLE BROWN — Instructor Cheryl Lannon JUDO LESSONS — Begins Sept. 22 & 24 C- Monday Begins Sept. 22 3:00 -4:00 pm For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in learn- D- Monday Begins Sept. 22 4:00 -5:00 pm ing the basic skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl NORTHPORT — Instructor Sue Flaa Flood, 4th Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In E- Monday Begins Sept. 22 3:30 -4:30 pm addition, interested students may join the Brooklyn Center F- Monday Begins Sept. 22 4:30 -5:30 pm Judo Club which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held at North View wrestling room $10.00/8 weeks. PALMER LAKE — Instructor Cheryl Lamon Monday 7:00-8:00 pm Boy's Beginners G- Tuesday Begins Sept. 23 3:15 -4:15 pm Monday 8:00 -9:00 pm Boy's Advanced H- Tuesday Begins Sept. 23 4:15 -5:15 pm Wednesday 7:00 -8:00 pm Girl's Beginners WILLOW LANE — Instructor Sue Flaa Wednesday 8:00 -9:00 pm Girl's Advanced I- Tuesday Begins Sept. 23 3:35 -4:35 pm BASKETBALL — WRESTLING J- Tuesday Begins Sept. 23 4:35 -5:35 pm Information on the Youth Basketball and Wrestling Program NORTH VIEW — Instructor Sue Flaa will be passed out via flyers at the various schools and will K- Saturday Begins Sept. 27 9:00 -10:00 am also appear in the Brooklyn Center Post. Look for this informa- tion in Mid - October. ADVANCED BEGINNING TUMBLING — Begins Sept. 27 This course is the second level in tumbling. Students must BROOKLYN CENTER TRAVELING HOCKEY TEAMS have passed Beginning Tumbling and be able to do a limber For information contact Steiner Berg 560 -7530 or Larry Frank- and back walkover in good form before registering. Students lin 537 -4774. will learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. Instructor Sue Flaa. Registration fee $10.00/ 10 sessions. MINNESOTA ZOO EXCURSION — Oct. 16 L- Saturday 10:00 -11:00 am North View Jr. High This trip to the Minnesota Zoo is for all elementary age girls and boys. You'll be close to the animals. Multi -level ramps BEGINNING APPARATUS — Begins Sept. 2 7 and pathways let you walk above, below, near and alongside Students MUST have passed beginning tumbling in order to the animals. Children should bring a bag lunch and dress register for this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts according to the weather. Deadline to register is Monday, will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance Oct. 13, bus space permitting. Bus leaves Community Center at 9:30 am and returns at 3:00 pm. Registration fee $4.00 beam, uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee $10.00/ 10 sessions. includes zoo admission, transportation and supervision. Thursday, October 16. M- Saturday 10:15 -11:15 am North View Jr. High 6 ADV ANCED BEGINNING APPARATUS — Begins Sept. 27 YOUTH HOUSE HOCKEY This is the second level in apparatus. Students must have For boys and girls 8 years of age thru 14 years of age (age as passed the Beginning Apparatus Class in order to register for of Dec. 31, 1980) who want to play in the house hockey this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps program. Our teams will be competing with teams from Rob - and will learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. Instructor binsdale, Brooklyn Park, Osseo -Maple Grove, and Crystal. Cheryl Lamon. Registration Fee $1 1.50/ 10 sessions. The deadline for registration is Sunday, November 2. Anyone N- Saturday 9:00 -10:15 am North View Jr. High registering after this date may not be placed on a team of their I NTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS — Begins Sept. 23 & 27 choice. The cost is $22.00, which includes a shirt. The intermediate level offers more advanced skills in tumbling, SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS I — Begins Sept. 27 apparatus and floor exercises. The beginning (novice) com An adapted TMR social recreation program for kids 6-14 pulsory routines will be taught. Students registering for this class must have passed Advanced Beginning Apparatus. years. Program will include crafts, games, new skills, sports Instructor Cheryl Lamon. Registration fee $14.00/ 10 and special events. For registration and information contact sessions. Deb Backstrom 545 -6767. Location, Thorson Community Cen- O- Saturday 11:30 -1:30 pm North View Jr. High ter, 7232 -58th Ave. North, Crystal, Saturday 1:30 -3:30 pm. P- Tuesday 6:30.8:30 pm North View Jr. High SATURDAY PROGRAM FOR KIDS II — Begins Sept. 27 FLOOR EXERCISE — Begins Sept. 2 7 An adapted EMR social recreation program for kids 6 -14 This course is designed to teach various gymnastic move- years. Program will include crafts, games, sports, and lots ments to music. Some ballet will be introduced and students more. For registration and information contact Deb Backstrom will begin work on routines. Students must have passed Begin- 545 -6767. Location Eagle Lake Community Center, 6259 ning Tumbling in order to register for this class. Instructor Sue Eagle Lake Drive, Maple Grove, Saturday, 1:30 -3:30 pm. Flaa. Registration fee $10.00/ 10 sessions. Q- Saturday 12:00 -1:00 pm North View Jr. High MONDAY NIGHT LIVE — Begins Sept. 15 NORTH STAR GYMNASTIC CLUB Come and live a little on Monday nights. If you have a handicap Girls interested in competitive gymnastics. Here's a club just of any kind and are between the ages of 6 and 16, you may for you! North Stars is sponsored by Brooklyn Center, Brook- come and join us on Monday nights for games and sports. The lyn Park, and Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Depart- child/ leader ratio will be a maximum of two to one. There will ments. The club offers opportunity to further gymnastic ability be individual and group activities. Groups will be divided by by training with an excellent staff and eventually competing age. For registration and more information contact Joann Hea- with other gymnasts. Basic knowledge of gymnastics is ton at 425 -4131 ext. 234 or Kay Rigelmann at 425 -4131 ext. needed to try out. Cost varies with level of ability. For informa- 236. Location: Birch Grove Elementary, 4690 Brookdale tion call Kelly Johnson 427 -4783. Drive. Registration fee $1.00/9 sessions. OPEN GYMNASTICS — Begins Oct. 1 Mondays 7:00 -8:00 pm Birch Grove School A practice session for all girls currently enrolled in the gym- Teen Activities nastic program. Persons not currently enrolled will not be admitted. Open gymnastics will end on Dec. 3. Instructor Cher- TEEN MAILING LIST yl Lamon. Registration fee 250/ per time. Wednesday 6:30 -8:00 pm North View Jr. High The Parks and Recreation Department has a current list of Junior High Teens who are interested in getting mailings on BOYS TUMBLING — Begins Sept. 27 such things as ski lessons and trips, the annual teen lock -in A gymnastics program for boys in Kindergarten thru 6th grade. and summer field trips. If you would like to receive these A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will special mailings, call 561 -5448. have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, head- stands, handstands, etc. Instructor Sue Flaa — Registration INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS — Begins Sept. 23 & 27 fee $10.00/ 10 sessions. This intermediate class offers more advanced skills in tum- R- Saturday 11:00 -12:00 Noon North View Jr. High bling, apparatus, and floor exercise. The beginning (novice) SNACK WITH SANTA — December 13 compulsory routines will be taught. Great for girls who will be trying out for junior and senior high teams. Instructor Cheryl See Special Section for Details. Lamon. Registration fee $14.00/ 10 sessions. O- Saturday 11:30-1:30 pm North View Jr. High STUDENT SKI I- ESSONS — Begins Dec. 29 P- Tuesday 6:30 -8:30 pm North View Jr. High Ski instruction for students in grades 5 and up with skill levels from very beginner through advanced. Free style lessons NORTH VIEW TEEN SOCIAL COUNCIL (Ballet, Mogels and Aerials) will also be offered for advanced Enthusiastic, hardworking, dependable! Do these words skiers. Regular classes will be taught the GLM (graduated sound like you? If so, now is the time to do something worth - length method). Student ski lessons are held for 3 days — while and fun for your school. Apply to be on the North View December 29, 30, and 31 at a local ski area. Bus leaves the Teen Social Council. The Council is made up of representa- Community Center each day at 8:45 am and returns at 4:00 tives from each grade and is responsible for planning all pm. More information will be available through the elementary social activities for North View Co -Rec and Dances. Applica- and junior high schools the week of December 1, or call Sue at tions can be picked up in the school office. Fill completely and 561 -5448 to place your name on our ski mailing list. return to office. Interviews will be arranged after September 30. 7 CO -REC LEISURE FITNESS — Begins Sept. 15 Looking for some Friday Night Action ? ?? Then get your For men and women. Learn sensible exercises designed to friends together and come to Co -REC. Activities include foos- help maintain the strength and tone of muscles, improve ball, ping -pong, movies, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, movement of joints, stimulates healthy circulation and aids music and more. It's a great activity for Jr. High age youth and is open to all Brooklyn Center residents and their friends digestion. Class is fun and instruction is to music (a slower pace than EXERCISE and DANCE). Registration fee $8.50/ 10 regardless of what school district you are in. Co -REC is super- weeks. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. vised by adult chaperones. Listen for school announcements to find out when this great activity begins. Cost: $1.00 /per Monday 11:15 am -Noon Community Center time. 7:00 -10:00 pm. SWIMNASTICS— Begins Sept. 16 & 18 TEEN DANCES Don't sit home...Catch the dance fever at North View Jr. Exercise in the Water for better health and a trimmer figure. Some dance and dance aerobic movements will be intro - High. Three big dances are scheduled for the 1980 -81 school duced. You do not need to be a swimmer in order to participate year, including a Sadie Hawkins dance in the fall, a back to the in this form of physical activity. Participants will not get their fabulous 50's dance in February and a Surprise Dance in the hair wet. Registration fee $9.00/ 10 sessions. 1 hour in length. Spring. All dances will feature live music and are supervised by adult chaperones. Admission fee $2.00. A- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 10:00 am Community Center B- Thur., Begins Sept. 18 9:00 am Community Center Friday, Dec. 5 7:30 -10:30 pm North View Jr. High C- Thur., Begins Sept. 18 10:00 am Community Center D- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 6:30 pm North View Jr. High STUDENT SKI LESSONS — Begins Dec. 29 Ski instruction for students in grades 5 and up. See Children's TRIM & SWIM— Begins Sept. 16 Activities for details. An hour of exercise set to lively music followed by a swim on your own. For adults of all sizes and shapes. A great way to MONDAY NIGHT LIVE — Begins Sept. 15 look and feel better. Participants may exercise at their own See Child Section for details. pace. Registration $12.00/ 10 lessons (fee includes swimming). FRIDAY NIGHT FEVOR— Begins Sept. 26 Tuesday 7:30 pm North View Jr. High See Adult Section for details. TRIM NASTICS —NEW —Begins Sept. 18 PHOTOGRAPHY AND JUDO —SEE ADULTS A fun new exercise program for adults of all ages. In addition to moderate exercise participants will enjoy volleyball, jump- ing rope and more. The class will be somewhat geared to AdultActivities individual needs. Instructor Mrs. Pauley. Registration fee $8.00/ 10 sessions. A- Thursday 6:30 -7:30 pm Orchard Lane School BALLET — Begins Sept. 16 B- Thursday 7:30 -8:30 pm Orchard Lane School Take advantage of this afterwork class, improve your figure and bodytone as you learn Ballet technique. A great way to WO MEN'S EXERCISE & DANCE — Begins Sept. 15 & 16 unwind at the end of the day. Instructor Mrs, Wilson. Registra- tion fee $10.00112 weeks. Renew your figure, vitality and poise. The class is fun, chal- Tuesday 6:15 -7:15 pm Community Center lenging, creative and will include AEROBIC DANCE move- ments. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. Registration fee $8.50/ 10 sessions. BALLROOM DANCE — Begins Sept. 17 A -Mon., Sept. 17 10:00 -11:00 am Community Center For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't B- Tues., Sept. 18 7:15 -8:15 pm Community Center sit on the side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn C- Tues., Sept. 18 8:25 -9:25 pm Community Center the Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Rumba, Cha -Cha, Polka and Schot- tische. Instructor Mr Eck, Registration fee $20.00/8 weeks. WOMEN'S RECREATIONAL VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE A- Wednesday 7:40 -8:40 pm Earle Brown School MEETING —Sept. 9 B- Wednesday 8:50 -9:50 pm Earle Brown School Open to all post high school age women. League plays Octo- ber -March with an exhibition round, organized league with refs DISCO DANCE — Begins Sept. 17 and end -of- season tournament. League consists of separate Disco is not dead!!!! You do not have to be a stunt person to recreational and power divisions. Team entry fees will be enjoy this new dance style. Line dances and couple variations determined by the number of teams in the league. An organiza- including the Latin Hustle will be taught. For couples only. tional meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 9 at 7:00 Instructor Mr. Eck. Registration fee $20.00/8 sessions. pm at Brooklyn Center Community Center. All team captains and girls looking for a team to play with should attend this Wednesday 6:30 -7:30 pm Earle Brown School important meeting. Any questions, call Sue, 561 - 5448. 8 WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL— Begins Sept. 9 HORN OF PLENTY CENTERPIECE A night of fun volleyball for women (Post high school age). Sept. 20, 24, 30 & Oct. 8 Bring a friend or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good Make your own fall centerpiece in time for those special din - exercise. Please, no organized teams. No charge. ners. Students will learn to make silk flower mums, ribbon tuff s, Tuesday 8:00 -10:00 pm Earle Brown placement of filler and fruit picks. Basket included in cost of materials, which is $14.00. Instructor Mrs. C. Johnson. Regis - MIXED VOLLEYBALL — Begins Oct. 1 tration fee $2.50/1 session. Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose A -Sat., Sept. 20 9:30 am -Noon Community Center sides and play fun low key volleyball. A night out for Mom and B -Wed., Sept. 24 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School Dad. Activity fee is 50c per person. C- Tues., Sept. 30 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School D -Wed., Oct. 8 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School Wednesday 7:30 -10:00 pm Brooklyn Center High HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE — Begins Oct. 21, 19 & Nov. 8 MEN'S GYM NIGHT — Begins Sept. 10 Give your Holiday Dinner Parties a little extra touch with this For men post high school age. Open gym for jogging. Informal special centerpiece. Traditional Holiday colors will be used in Basketball, Volleyball, etc. Activity fee is 500 per person. No making this silk flower centerpiece. See display at the Com- organized teams please. munity Center. Please allow $15.00 for supplies to be pur- chased from the instructor. Instructor Mrs. C. Johnson. Monday 7:00 -10:00 pm North View Jr. High Registration fee $3.50/2 sessions. (Ends Nov. 3) Thursday 8:00 -10:00 pm Earle Brown Elementary A- Tues., Oct. 21 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School B -Wed., Oct. 29 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School JUDO — Begins Sept. 24 & 26 C -Sat., Nov. 8 9:00 am -1:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School 0 session) For men and women who are interested in learing the basic — skills or more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th HO CRAFT & GIFTS Degree Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, Get an early start with some new ideas for home decorations interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, for yourself or to give as a gift. Be sure to bring to class a which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held at North View scissors, pencil and paper. Note: individual supplies listed Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration fee $10.00 /8 weeks. below. See samples on display. Sign up for all 3 crafts classes Monday 7:00 -8:00 pm Men's Beginners or just one. Registration fee $6.00,13 crafts. Individual regis- Monday 8:00 -9:00 pm Men's Advanced tration fee, see below. Wednesday 7:00 -8:00 pm Women's Beginners TREE ORNAMENT— Registration tee $2.25 Wednesday 8:00 -9:00 pm Women's Advanced Add a new felt ornament to your tree. Make one in class and SATURDAY OPEN GYM — Begins Oct. 4 receive patterns for 2 others. Bring needle, green, white and red thread. Allow $1.00 for supplies. Memberships $15.00. Memberships will be limited, only mem- A- Tues., Sept. 30 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High bers will be admitted to the Saturday Open Gym program. B_Thur., Oct. 23 7:00- 9:30 -pm Brooklyn Center High Memberships may be purchased at the Brooklyn Center Com- munity Center, for post -high adults only. Membership fee: WINT ER_ CAROLERS— Registration fee $ $15.00. Open Gym will run Oct. 4 - April 25. Bring to the first class 2 empty soup cans, needle, white Saturday 2:00 -6:00 pm North View Jr. High thread and small bottle of Sobo or Tacky glue. Instructor will Saturday 3:00 -6:00 pm Brooklyn Center High have all other supplies to make project, please allow $4.00 to cover cost of materials,. Class meets 2 weeks,- FIRESIDE BASKET — Begins Sept. 16 A- Thur., Oct. 2 & 9 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High Learn to make the silk Daisy, Daisy Mum and Camillias that fill B- Tues., Oct. 7 & 14 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High this charming basket. All materials supplied by instructor CALICO WREATH OR TREE - Registration fe e $2.25 including basket for $16.00. See basket on display, indicate Bring styrofoam 12" cone or 10'' wreath, paring knife or seam three color choices. Registration fee $3.50 /2 sessions. Mrs. ripper. Calico print fabric may be purchased for $1.00 or you C. Johnson Instructor. may bring your own. , Tuesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Brooklyn Center High A -Thur. Oct 16 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High B "- Tues., 'Oct. 21' 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High SILK FLOWER CORSAGE —Sept. 17, 20 - So you have a shower or wedding to plan? This class will teach you how to make the sweetheart rose and carnation tuff CHILDCA SERVICE corsage, appropriate for that special occasion. Please allow $4.50 for supplies. See corsage on display. Indicate color The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending choice. Instructor Mrs. C. Johnson. Registration fee $2.0011 morning classes; programs, meetings or swimming a the session. Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 50c per child per hour for each pre - school child. The A -Wed., Sept. 17 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School "PLAYCORNER'" will be open Monday- Friday 8:45 =am to B -Sat., Sept. 20 1:00-3:30 pm Community Center 12:15 pm. For more information call 561 -5448. 9 BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY — Begins Sept. 15 LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES This class is a detailed study of the italic alphabet. Elements Limited to past students who have taken pottery classes at of good composition for the alphabet and total design are the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Students may use the discussed. Students will obtain experience in using double lab on an unlimited basis other than class times and have pencils and dip pen to write the italic alphabet. Fee covers the pieces fired in the 7 week period. Clay may be purchased at cost of the workbook and supplies used in the 1st session. the Community Center. Students will arrange their own time to Additional supplies will be discussed. Cost approx. $5.00. work in the lab during the 7 weeks. All people taking lab must Instructor Mozelle Johnson is a member of the Colleagues of meet with Mrs. Haberle on Sept. 16 at 9:30 pm, firing sched- Calligraphy. Registration fee $21.00/8 sessions. ules and lab use will be discussed. Sessions correspond to A A- Monday 9:30 am -Noon Community Center and B listed under pottery. Lab fee $14.00/7 weeks. B- Monday 7:00 -9:30 pm Community Center A SKETCHBOOK CAN BE FUN!!— Begins Oct. 1 CALLIGRAPHIC CARDS — Begins Sept. 17, Oct. 16, & 22 For men and women. Basic introduction of drawing with pencil, ink and charcoal. If you learned to read or write, you can learn Design your own Holiday or business card and then have the to draw. Every effort will be made to see that each student printer make copies. Each student will design a card and draw gets individual attention at his level. Class taught by a profes- the "Camera- ready" copy, which is taken to the printer. Some sional artist. Fee includes sketchbook, eraser and two pen- topics of discussion will be what the printer can do for you, cils. Instructor Jeanne Dauphine. Registration fee $16.50/6 talking with the printer, papers, inks, and color. Students weeks. should have some skill with at least one calligraphic alphabet. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. Registration fee $6.25/3 Wednesday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn High School High sessions. A -Wed., Sept. 17 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School HAWAIIAN APPLIOUES— NEW— Sept. 15 & 18 B- Thur., Oct. 16 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Ctr. High School Join this workshop and learn the basic how -to of this beautiful C -Wed., Oct. 22 9:30 -Noon Community Center Hawaiian applique technique. Instructor will have several pat- terns to share with you. Bring to class: 3 -4 sheets of tissue WRITING TOOLS FOR CALLIGRAPHY — Begins Oct. 2 paper, pencil, sharp fabric scissors, thread to match applique fabric, pins and needle. You will also need 2 pieces of solid Discussion, demonstration and a chance to try many of the color fabric, preferably 100% cotton. Cut the background different writing tools on the market. Some demonstrations on piece 23' sq., and the applique piece 20' sq. Instructor Mrs. making your own tools and modifying some that are on the Holzknecht. Registration fee $3.00/1 session. market. Students should have some skill with a calligraphic pen. Bring pencil and paper to take notes, a "dip" pen, prac- A -Mon., Sept. 15 12:30 -3:30 pm Community Center tice paper and ink. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. Registration B- Thur., Sept. 18 7:00 -10:00 pm Community Center fee $6.25/2 sessions. Thursday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School REVERSE APPLIQUE— NEW —Sept. 22 & 25 How about trying an unusual form of stitchery that promipi�s to CALLIGRAPHY IN COLOR— Begins Nov. 10 put you one jump ahead of the others in the needlework department. Join this workshop to make a "Mola" (reverse Tired of Black letters in your calligraphy? Learn to make let- applique). Bring to class: paper scissors, tape, sharp fabric ters in other colors. Demonstrations and information on using scissors, needle, pins, pencil, thread to match all fabrics and different inks and paints in calligraphic pens. Students can use four squares of fabric (100% cotton if possible) cut 15' x 15'). the different inks and paints being demonstrated. Bring to first Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee $3.00/ 1 session. class: pencil and paper to take notes, your favorite "dip" pen (not fountain pen), any size practice paper, and color ink you A -Mon., Sept. 22 12:30 -3:30 pm Community Center may have. Instructor Mrs. M. Johnson. Registration fee B- Thur., Sept. 25 7:00 -10:00 pm Community Center $6.25/2 sessions. PATCHWORK & QUILTING— Begins Oct. 2 Monday 7:00 -9:30 pm Brooklyn Center High School Learn the beautiful art form of by -gone years. This class will POTTERY —Sept. 16 & Nov. 4 cover crazy quilting, log cabin, patchwork, hand quilting, applique, finishing techniques, cathedral window, and also The class is designed to teach you the basic skills of wheel methods of making quilts by the square. Instructor Mrs. throwing and hand building. You will discover that working with Holzknecht. Registration fee $6.50/4 sessions. clay is a fun and relaxing pastime. It is very rewarding to create an object of beauty and usefulness from a lump of clay. Thursday 7:30 9:30 pm Community Center An object which may give daily pleasure at use in your kitchen or holding a plant in your window. The Community Center QUILTED STRING VEST —Oct. 8 & 30 offers a unique opportunity to practice your new skill by includ- Watch the demonstration given and learn the secrets to the ing in the registration fee clay for projects, unlimited studio construction of this beautiful vest. All quilting and most of the practice time and firing fees. Bring your apron to the first sewing is done by machine. See vest on display at the Com- class. Please allow about $3.00 for purchasing of tools. munity Center. Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Registration fee Instructor Mrs. Haberle. Registration fee $24.00/7 weeks. $2.75/1 session. A- Tues., Sept. 16 6:30 -9:30 pm Community Center A -Wed., Oct. 8 9:30 -11:30 am Community Center B- Tues., Nov. 4 6:30 -9:30 pm Community Center B- Thur., Oct. 30 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center 10 FABRIC STAINED GLASS QUILTING— Begins Nov. 6 FRIDAY NIGHT FEVOR— Begins Sept. 22 This is something new and different on the quilting scene. An adapted social recreation program for teens and young Stained glass windows are expensive, but do them in fabric adults 15 and up. The program will include speakers, crafts, and see what a beautiful wall hanging you can make. Class sports, meeting new friends, community outings and more. For meets twice, with a break between the 2 sessions. Bring to registration and information call Deb Backstrom 545 -6767. first class: fabric scissors, paper scissors, pencil, medium Location Northport Elementary, Friday, 7:00 -9:00 pm. point felt tip pen, clear tape, and 1/3 yard fabric, (pastel light ivory or beige broadcloth). Instructor Mrs. Holzknecht. Regis- CITY BAND tration fee $3.75/2 sessions. For men and women post high school age. New members are Thursday, Nov. 6 & Nov. 20 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center welcome. For more information call the Parks and Recreation SCRAP BA OUI —Nov. 13 Department at 561 -5448. Learn how to machine piece the "Hills and Valleys" quilt, out BROOKLYN CENTER HARMONETTES of your left over scraps of material. This quilt is adaptable to For post high school age women. New members are welcome. cotton, corduroy, denim, double knits or velvet. Also, included in this class, the instructor will demonstrate the construction For more information call the Parks and Recreation Depart - of the "string quilt ", showing various patterns. Instructor Mrs. ment at 561 -5448. Holzknecht. Registration fee $2.50/1 session. DOG OBEDIENCE— Begins Sept. 25 Thur., Nov. 13 7:30 -9:30 pm Community Center This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog IMPROVE YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY SKILLS— is at least 6 months old. This course will teach you how to Begins Sept. 1 7 work with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and Class open to teens and adults. Learn how to use your cam- self - discipline. For more information, call Stanley Orr, 533 - era, film, meters, filters, and guide numbers. There is an art to 5207. Cost $15.00/8 sessions. flash and close -up photography and photographing people, Thursday 6:30 -7:30 pm Northport School these techniques will also be discussed. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration fee $8.50/4 sessions. PRE -SKI KICKOFF —Nov. 18 Wednesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center The first snow fall of the year is just around the corner and a DARKROOM TECHNIQUES— Begins Oct. 15 & Nov. 26 great way to get into the ski of things is to attend the Annual The class will cover darkroom techniques dealing with devel- Pre -Ski Kickoff Party. The fun begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, opment and printing. Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative November 18 at the Community Center. Program highlights contrast, and develop black and white film. Each student will include a ski fashion show, representatives from local ski make an excellent print from their own negative. Upon comple- areas and seminars on ski equipment, learning to ski, staying tion of the class, students will be eligible to use the Commu- warm and getting in Ski shape exercises. The adult weekly ski nity Center Darkroom. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration trip program and the 1981 "Special Trips" will be available. fee $12.00/3 sessions. A -Wed., Oct. 15 6:45 -9:45 pm Community Center Babysitting is available for 50C /child /hour. Sorry, no children B -Wed., Nov. 26 6:45 -9:45 pm Community Center Will be allowed at the ski party. There is no charge for this program, but you must R.S.V.P. at 561 -5448 by Monday, COLOR FILM PROCESS &MAKING PRINTS —Nov. 5 November 17. If you are unable to attend the Ski Kickoff but Learn about color theory, selection of equipment, filters would like the weekly Ski Trip information, call Sue at the enlarging, and chemistry for color processing. After comple- arks and Recreation Department. tion of this class students will have the opportunity to register for color darkroom lab workshop. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. �Kl INDIANHEAD—Begins March 3 Registration fee $3.00/1 session. Attention all adult ski fans!! A super trip to Indianhead, Michi- Wednesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center gan is planned for March 3, 4, and 5, 1981. This adult ski COLOR LAB DARKROOM WORKSHOP— Begins Nov. 12 package includes 2 nights lodging at Indian Hills Chalets, 2 Workshop is limited to 6 students per time and is open to days of lifts and round trip chartered motorcoach. Cost is students enrolled in the Pathways to Color Class conducted at $95.00 per person. A $25.00 deposit is due by February 13. A the Community Center. Instructor Mr. Proceviat. Registration $5.00 cancellation fee will be retained on all refunds. No fee $17.50/2 sessions. refunds will be issued after February 13 unless the vacancy Wednesday 7:00 -9:00 pm Community Center can be filled. Detailed information will be available beginning PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM TEST DATES September 8. Call Sue at 561 -5448. Plan now to attend this The photography test and briefing is given to people inter- exciting ski outing. ested in using the darkroom facilities at the Community PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE Center. The test is given to people that have taken darkroom The Photography darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center instruction at other facilities or are experienced in darkroom procedures. Pre - registration for an appointment is necessary Community Center is open to all interested persons for a fee at least 3 working days prior to each test date. Registration $1.00 /hour. You must furnish your own chemicals and paper. fee $2.00. Users must have completed a Dark -room Techniques class A -Wed., Sept. 17 6:30 pm Community Center sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks Snd Recreation B -Wed., Oct. 15 6:15 pm Community Center Department or have taken our test in darkroom use. See Adult C -Wed., Nov. 5 6:30 pm Community Center Section for test dates. 11 S enior Citizen SWIMMING POOL �+ Memberships are given to Brooklyn Center residents 62 years Activities old and over. Application may be made at the Community Center desk. Membership entitles the member to use the If you have any questions about the programs listed below, swimming pool, exercise room, and sauna during recreational call Kathy Flesher, Senior Citizen coordinator at 561 -5448. or "open" periods. SENIOR HAPPENINGS Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Special Activities Parks and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells activities going on at the clubs, in the community and FAMILY FARE outings offered. If you don't receive one now give Kathy a call Families will want to take advantage of special trips offered at at 561 -5448. group discounts. Trips are offered jointly by the Parks and SOCIAL CLUBS Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brook - Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks lyn Park, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove, & Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets and Robbinsdale. Registration taken on a first come basis. Wednesdays throughout the year from Noon -3 pm at the Sorry, NO phone reservations, lap sitters or refunds. Send all Brooklyn Center Community Center. There are no dues or club money and registrations to Brooklyn Center Parks and Recre- ation, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, Mn. requirements to belong. The Brooklyn Twins club meets the 55430. 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, Sept -June at Earle Brown School at 7 -9 pm. Membership dues are $1.50 annually per TRIP #21— SESAME STREET LIVE —Sept. 20 person. Any person 60 years of age or older may join, only 1 It's 2 hours of music, dancing and live theatre designed to spouse must meet the age requirements. entertain the young and young at heart. Sesame Street Live is GIFT TRUNK making its WORLD debut at Met Center. See favorite charac- ters such as Big Bird and Cookie Monster plus the debut of A craft club run by seniors who sell their handcrafted items. new characters: P.T. Barnswallow, Inspector Fortescu Far - Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members guar and the Seedy Henchbirds. $6.75 per person includes of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call $6.50 choice seating, transportation and staff escort. Dead - 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers visit the Gift Trunk on the line Sept. 5th space permitting. Bus pick up 2:00 pm at Brook- 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm. Addi- lyn Center Community Center and returns approx. 5:45 pm. tional hours will be Saturday, September 6 from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. TRIP #22 —TURN OF THE CENTURY -REAL LIFE CLASSES EXPERIENCES -Oct. 11 & 12 Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for A special invitation to visit the Brooklyn Park Historical Farm s located at 4545 -101 st Ave No. You and your family will eni�•ry classes at p the registration fee. This does not apply to life during 1890 -1910 period with such activities as G_,rny- supplies or special Senior Classes. sack races, , cro uet corn husking, butter churning, q g, g, pumpkin LEISURE FITNESS FOR MEN AND WOMEN— carving and much more! Cost is $2.00 - 18 years and older and Begins Sept. 15 $1.00 for 17 years and under. Registration deadline Sept. eor men and women, take a dip in the pool after class !! Learn 26 —Space permitting. No transportation provided. sensible exercise designed to help maintain the strength and CHOOSE ONE: A- Saturday, Oct. 11 9:00 -11:30 am tone of muscles, improve movement of joints, stimulates healthy circulation and aids digestion. Instructor Mrs. Wilson. B- Saturday, Oct. 11 1:30 -4:30 pm Registration fee $8.50/ 10 weeks. C Sunday, Oct. 12 9:00-11:30 am Monday 11:15 -Noon Community Center SENIOR SWIMNASTICS— Begins Sept. 16 D- Sunday, Oct. 12 1:30 -4:00 pm Exercise in the pool for better health and a trimmer figure. You TRIP #23— HUCKELBERRY FINN —Nov. 15 do not have to be a swimmer to participate in this great form of exercise. Participants will not get their hair wet. Participants Come join us for a mischievous adventure with Huck and his must be 62 or older and must furnish doctor's name and phone friends at the Children's Theatre.Cost is $6.50 per person number upon registration. 1 hour classes. Registration fee which includes transportation, staff escort & ticket. Bus loads $4.50/ 10 sessions. at Brooklyn Center Community Center at 12:45 pm and returns Tuesday 9:00 -10:00 am Community Center approximately at 4:30 pm. Deadline to register Oct. 21, space SPECIAL SERVICES AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER permitting. Tickets go on sale Oct. 1st. TRIP #24 —BABES IN TOYLAND —Dec. 20 COMMUNITY CENTER BLOOD PRESSURE We invite your family to join our Family Fare group for a very Screening is done by Red Cross volunteer nurses on the last special holiday outing at Chimera. Cost $5.00 -17 years & Wednesday of the month from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Every older, $4.00 -16 years & under, includes: transportation, Thursday screening is conducted by CEAP Nurses from escort and tickets. Bus pick up 12:30 pm Brooklyn Center 10:00 am -2:00 pm. Please call at 10:00 to confirm before Community Center and returns at approximately 4:15 pm. coming on Thursday. Deadline December 3rd, space permitting. 12 SNACK WITH SANTA —Dec. 13 COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Santa had so much fun last December he is having his party The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media again this year. Bring your children and enjoy a delightful shows at farious times throughout the year. A glass showcase morning with SANTA and his friends!! There will be lots more is also available for small collections. Contact Kathy Flesher fun and surprises. Children will have an opportunity to shop in at 561 -5448 for further information. "KYD'S KORNER'' for inexpensive gifts. ''KYD'S KORNER" is supervised and sponsored by the Jaycee Women of Brooklyn Center. Detailed information will be available beginning Nov. Oct. 14 30 FALL JURIED SHOW— Hennepin Artist Assoc. 3rd. Call 561 -5448. Nov. 13 -30 SKETCH ART SHOW —Adult Beg. Drawing Class Nov. 5 -30 GIFT TRUNK ITEMS IN THE SHOWCASE — Handcrafted items for sale ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR —Nov. 1 Dec. 2 CHILDREN'S ART SHOW —Comm. Ctr. Classes Join us in our 9th year at the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm at the Brooklyn Center Commu- nity Center. The Bazaar is sponsored by the Brooklyn Center HAPPY FACE SQUARE DANCE CLUB Parks and Recreation Department. See the many handcrafted Happy Face Square Dance Club will be offering dance lessons gifts and decorations.. Hope you will stop by for a cup of coffee and a chance to begin your holiday shopping. Child for adults and children starting Tuesday, September 9 from care available for 35C /per hour /per child while shopping at 7:30 -9:30 pm at Northview Jr. High. The club will meet at the bazaar. No admission charge. Don't miss this big annual Northport School beginning September 23. Instructions will be event — circle your calendar!!! given by Randy and Dee Dee Dougherty. First lesson is free. For further information contact Jerry Eggert 561 -3706 or Kay BROOKLYN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - ANTIQUE SALE LaReau 566 -7975. You'll have an opportunity to purchase some priceless anti- ques when the Brooklyn Historical Society holds an Antique B ROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY LIBRARY Sale September 6th & 7th at the Brooklyn Center Community Fall hours beginning Tuesday, September 2nd: Center Social Hall. Hours are Saturday 9 -5 pm and Sunday 1 -5 pm. Admission 50C. Refreshments available for purchase. Monday - Wednesday 10:00 am -9:00 pm FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB Thursday Noon -9:00 pm Do you need a little inspiration to get started on that quilt Friday Noon -5:00 pm you've been waiting to make? Come and join our "Quilting Saturday 10:00 am -5:00 pm Bee ". Here's an excellent opportunity to use those left over Sunday hours will begin in October. swatches of material you have around the house and also a chance to meet new friends. Make quilts to give your guest Six video cassettes are now available for viewing in the library room a new look or great as a gift! Quilters meet at the by anyone who wishes to learn sign language. Also available Brooklyn Center Community Center the 1st and 3rd Wednes- for use in the library are video cassettes to tutor anyone day of the month, excluding June - August from 10:00 am to planning to take the GED (High School Equivalency) test. 2:00 pm (Childcare available in the morning -50C per child/ per hour. A computer terminal is available for public use during library OPEN HOUSE, September 17. Drop in at the Community hours. There is a fee of $1.00 per 25 minutes. Center and join the gals for coffee and see some of the beauti- ful quilts made by them. Call 561 -1219 if you have any questions. Story time will begin in late fall. Call 537 -6716 for information. BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB All women 21 years and older are welcome! Come alone or Swimming Activities bring a friend and meet us at our Annual Fall Salad Luncheon. Programs and meetings are the second Tuesday of the month, Sept. -May at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Yearly dues are $4.00. Trips are offered the 4th Tuesday of the PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS month. Interested women may call Marie - 560 -9767 or Marge- 537 -0181. Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View Jr. High for a fee of $6.00 /half hour - $12.00 /hour. Sept. 9 —Fall Salad Luncheon, Non - members $2.50 Call the Community Center for further information. Trips Sept.— Historic Cedarhurst Mansion — Cottage Grove Oct. — Stillwater & restaurant of your choice Nov.— Bachman's Main Store, lunch at Victoria Station CHILDCARE SERVICE MUSICAL ORGANIZATION The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the The Brooklyn Center Harmonettes, children's chorus & city Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is band are available to present entertainment for group gather- 50C per child per hour for each pre - school child. The "PLAY - ings. Inquiries may be made at the Parks and Recreation CORNER'' will be open Monday- Friday 8:45 am to 12:15 pm. Department 561 -5448. For further information call 561 -5448. 13 CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS — Begins Sept. 15 ADULT SWIM LESSONS — Begins Sept. 15 Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and and girls ages 6 and older. Classes meet once a week for 10 high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or weeks and are one half hour in length. Classes have an aver- brush up on your strokes. Classes are 40 minutes in length age ratio of 5 students /instructor. $12.00/ 10 lessons. $15.00/ 10 lessons. COMMUNITY CENTER CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS A- Saturday, Begins Sept. 20 10:40 am A -Sat., Begins Sept. 20 10:40 am Community Center B- Saturday, Begins Sept. 20 11:15 am B-Sat., Begins Sept. 20 11:25 am Community Center C- Saturday, Begins Sept. 20 11:45 am C- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 8:20 pm Community Center D- Tuesday, Begins Sept. 16 6:35 pm D- Thur., Begins Sept. 18 8:20 pm Community Center E- Tuesday, Begins Sept. 16 7:10 pm DAYTIME CLASSES MEET TWICE A WEEK F- Tuesday, Begins Sept. 16 7:45 pm FOR 5 WEEKS — MONDAY & WEDNESDAY G- Thursday, Begins Sept. 18 6:35 pm E -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 11:15 am Community Center H- Thursday, Begins Sept. 18 7:10 pm F -Mon., Begins Oct. 20 11:15 am Community Center I- Thursday, Begins Sept. 18 7:45 pm N ORTH VIEW JR. HIGH SCHOOL DIVING — Begins Sept. 20 J- Monday, Begins Sept. 15 6:35 pm Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for chil- K- Monday, Begins Sept. 15 7:10 pm dren and adults who are intermediate or better swimmers. L- Monday, Begins Sept. 15 7:45 pm Classes are one half hour in length. $12.00/ 10 lessons. A- Saturday, Begins Sept. 20 10:05 am Community Center PRESCHO SWIM LESSONS — Begins Sept. 15 Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY — Begins Sept. 20 accompany the child in the water. The following lessons levels A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner, and Advanced Begin- self rescue, extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. ner. Average ratio of 5 students / instructor. $12.00/ 10 Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must lessons. attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes will meet once a week for 10 weeks. Classes are 80 minutes in EVENING CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS length. Registration fee: $17.00/ 10 classes. A- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 6:00 pm Community Center A- Saturday 9:00 -10:20 am Community Center B- Thur., Begins Sept. 18 6:00 pm Community Center C -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 6:00 pm North View Jr. High BEGINNING SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING — DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Beg ins Sept. 16 MONDAY & WEDNESDAY Beginning course in synchronized swimming for students D -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 9:30 am Community Center grades 3 thru 6th. Course will introduce students to basic E -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 10:40 am Community Center synchronized swimming skills. Students should be capable F -Mon., Begins Oct. 20 9:30 am Community Center swimmers and should be able to float on front and back. G -Mon., Begins Oct. 20 10:40 am Community Center Classes are 1 hour in length $12.00/ 10 lessons. A- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 7:30 pm North View Jr. High PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS — Begins Sept. 15 ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS — Begins Sept. 20 Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must accompany the child in the water, preferably the Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are same parent each time. $12.00110 lessons. physically and/or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in length with a ratio of one student to one instructor. EVENING CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEK $12.00110 lessons. A- Tues., Begins Sept. 16 6:00 pm Community Center A -Sat., Begins Sept. 20 9:30 am Community Center B- Thur., Begins Sept. 18 6:00 pm Community Center B -Sat., Begins Sept. 20 10:05 am Community Center C -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 6:00 pm North View Jr. High A.R.C. ADVANCED SWIMMERS COURSE — DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Begins Sept. 20 MONDAY & WEDNESDAY D -Mon., Begins Sept. 15 10:05 am Community Center A Red Cross course for students having successfully com- E -Mon., Begins Oct. 20 10:05 am Community Center pleted Basic Rescue and Water Safety of Advanced Lifesav- ing. Students will perfect the 9 styles of swimming as taught by the Red Cross. An excellent class for people to take prior ADULT SUPER CHICKEN to participating in a Water Safety Instructor's course. Class is For those persons, high school age and up, who have a real 1 hour in length and will meet once a week for 10 weeks. fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and Course fee includes 5 swim passes for stroke practice. Regis- learn to enjoy the sport. $15.00/ 10 lessons. Same days and tration fee: $15.00/10 classes. time as adult lessons. A- Saturday 9:00 am Community Center 14 BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB 9. Check schedule for beginning date for each class. All boys and girls age 6 and up through college age are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local AAU club for competi- For further information call 561 -5446. tive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The swim club offers Swim Registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be Ion- a wide ranging program for individuals of all levels of ability in ducted at the Community Center Pool and Northview Jr. High will be competitive swimming. For the challenge, fun, and enjoyment held Saturday, Sept. 6 starting at 9:00 A.M. at the COMMUNITY of competitive swimming, contact Monte Miller 533 -5720. A CENTER, Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming free 2 -week trail period is offered to any interested swimmer Lessons. who has never tried AAU Swimming. OPEN SWIM — North View Jr. High — BROOKLYN CENTER Effective Sept. 18 PARK AND RECREATION THURSDAY 6:30 -7:30 pm ADVISORY COMMISSION Cost: 50c per hour 7:30 -8:30 pm Park and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City NORTH VIEW POOL and GYM RENTAL Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. Gerald Johnson, Chairperson The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th Bud Sorenson Vicki Denissen Harry Bradford and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various Jacuelyn Albright Dawn Kiefer Mike Streitz times during the week. Call the Community Center - 561 -5448 ' for the further information. Cost: Pool $20.00 /hour. COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL THE BROOKLYN CENTER PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school, group, or party at various times during the week. Call Dedicated to the citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the Community Center 561 -5448 for further information. Cost the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the $32.00/hour. end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the accept- ance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of REGISTRATION INFORMATION old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. Eugene H, Hagel — Director of Parks and Recreation Henry Davis — Superintendent of Parks 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Arnie Mavis — Superintendent of Recreation ! Community Center beginning at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, Sept. 6, (swim v m Supervisor Kathy Flesher — Progra Super registration is separate - see box below). "'Registrations made by mail Susan LaCrosse -- Program iso r will not be accepted before Sept. 9 (use blank at bottom of page). No phone registrations. 2. The Park and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE TUESDAY, through Friday from 8:30 A.M. — 11:00 P.M.; Saturday, 8:30 A.M. — 9:00 P.M.; Sunday, 1:00 P.M. — 6:00 P.M. SEPT. 9 3. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come —first 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee has been paid. The Park and Recreation Department reserves the right to (Date) cancel classes or activites when an insufficient number of people sign up. NAME (Last) (First) 4. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity location. ADDRESS 5. Should you find it necessary to transfer sessions or class times, this (Zip) (Phone) may be done if an opening exists by paying a 50c transfer fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Community Center. ACTIVITY (Location) 6. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $2.00 service charge on CLASS DAY TIME any refund before the first class begins and a $3.00 service charge before the second class begins. DATE PAID AMOUNT 7. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has FOR CHILDREN'S ACTIVITES: already been reached ... will go on a waiting list. Additional classes may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and compe- AGE _ GRADE BIRTHDATE tent instruction is available. SCHOOL 8. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy all activity classes at 'h the registration fee. PARENTS' NAME 15