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1989 Edition 62 May INCLUDES THE 1989 SUMMER ;r BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE THE SOMETHING MORE CITY NEWSLETTER f �N r The Swinging Ambassadors x The Teady Bear Bur ci The Rockin' Hollywoods Barbary Coast B < <. y Brass i I • Reuben Ristrom k� , Scott Hansen • °, Brass Tracks Some of the groups performing in Central Park this summer Registration for Summer Classes Medicine Show TIME SENSITIVE MAIL Begins May 20 Deliver to homes by May 13 See back page for information CITY �C BROO � "��� I I I MAY, 89 ENTER^^�� NUMBER 62 City to Start Curbside Recycling Program This Summer Through a joint powers agree- pin County cities is to recycle 10 houses. Special recycling contain- ment between the cities of Brooklyn percent of the municipal solid waste, ers will be provided to each house - Center, New Hope and Crystal, the with the goal increasing to 16 per- hold for storage and pick -up of Hennepin Recycling Group (HRG) cent in 1990. recyclables. was formed to start a curbside re- cycling program for the three com- BFI Recycling Systems will pro- The cost of the recycling pro - munities. vide weekly collection of re- gram will be $1.05 per month per cyclables in Brooklyn Center, household, and the cost will be Diminishing landfill capacity, scheduled to get underway June billed as part of the regular City difficulty in siting new landfills, 1, 1989. The items included in utility bill. A one -time charge of and ground water pollution from this recycling program will be $3.60 for the recycling container existing landfills have forced state glass food and beverage contain - will be billed to each household and county officials to require cit- ers, metal food and beverage in the program. ies to begin recycling programs. containers, and newspaper (news- print only). Hennepin County will reim- All cities in Hennepin County burse between 50 to 80 percent must significantly reduce the The weekly recycling service will of the recycling program costs. amount of garbage going to landfills be for single family homes, duplexes, The level of funding is directly by 1990. The 1989 goal for Henne- triplexes, four - plexes and town tied to the amount of material that is recycled, and as that You May Be Eligible For amount increases, the amount of funding increases accordingly. Special Property Tax Refund In addition to recycling, many other changes in garbage disposal Owners of homestead property amount is at least $40, the State will occur in 1989. Tipping fees, or may be eligible for a special prop - will refund 75 percent of the the fee charged to refuse haulers to erty tax refund if their payable 1989 amount over the 10 percent in- dump the refuse at disposal sites, property taxes went up more than crease, not to exceed $250. will be increasing two- and - one -half 10 percent over 1988. times over current levels. These Taxes across the metro area are increases are directly related to the Although it has been several years expected to go up over 10 percent, reduction in available landfill space since many home owners have filed and in many cases over 25 percent and the changes in refuse disposal the property tax refund forms with for 1989. practices. The level of increase will the Minnesota Income Tax forms, be determined by private haulers, please look at this yellow section of Reasons for the tax increases however, residents can expect to the Minnesota forms this year. include changes in the school aid see increases in garbage collection formulas, voter approved excess rates from private haulers as their A special refund is available levies, changes brought about by disposal costs increase. this year if your homestead taxes the 1988 Tax Bill passed in the increased by at least 10 percent legislature as well as increased Recycling programs and new from 1988 to 1989. There are no levies. methods of waste disposal such as household income limitations on incineration and composting are this refund. If the tax went up aimed at drastically reducing our more than 10 percent, and this (Continued on page 3) reliance on landfill disposal. 2 (Continued from page 2) Mid -Year Homestead Must Refund Be Made Prior to June 1 Forms M -1 PR for the Property Tax refund are available where all The home owner will then re- other tax forms may be picked up, Owners seeking to qualify for a ceive a homestead card by mail the Brooklyn Center Asses- mid -year homestead credit must from the city on or about June 1. To or e or at Office. Please call Center Asses make application to the Assessor's establish residency, this card must for additional information. Office at the Brooklyn Center City be signed and your social security �. Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, number listed, and returned to the Information to on or before June 1. city on or before June 15. Fix Darnaoed The mid -year homestead pro - Anyone applying for this credit Lawn Available vides tax relief for those persons after June 1 must supply proof of who purchased previously non- occupancy. The requirements for homesteaded properties by June verifying occupancy for late appli- Because of the drought last 1. To be eligible for a mid -year cants may be obtained from the year many the lawns were homestead credit, you must ac- City Assessor's Office. damaged and d will require addi- tually own and occupy the home an eff ort work to be renovated. In by June 1. It is necessary to bring Once the homestead classifica- n effort help the residents, a copy of the instrument trans- tion is obtained, the owner will la excellent article regarding ferring the title of the property to receive a card on or about January lawn care is available , 6301 the you to the Assessor's Office at 2 of each year to renew the home - Shingle Creek Parkway, during Brooklyn Center City Hall the time of the application. stead status. normal business hours. The article was prepared by Rabies Vaccination Clinic Set June 3 turf management experts and gardeners from the University of Minnesota Extension Serv- The City of Brooklyn Center will ice, and deals specifically with conduct its 16th Annual Rabies renovating r repairi dr / Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, g g � , a>> Y injured lawns. G ' +� June 3, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Brooklyn Center City Garage, 6844 Shingle Creek Park - Garbage Cans Must Be way Kept Out of Sight qualified clinic will be conducted by a veterinarian, and is open to all Brooklyn Center residents while tree trimmings and twigs may who wish to bring their pets for Storage of refuse between collec- be bundled with twine. vaccination. tion dates can be either inside the garage or basement, or outside at All garbage and refuse must. be The cost is $7 for each vaccina- the rear or side of the building. stored in the described manner and tion, and all animals must be may be set out at the curb only leashed when brought in for the If kept outside, the containers after sunset on the night preceding vaccination. Cat owners are en- must be out of view from the street, the regular pickup day. After pickup, couraged to bring their pets for the in front of the premises, and be containers must be returned to the rabies vaccination, and it is sug- maintained in a manner that does area where they are kept. gested that cats be brought in a box not interfere with the use of the or similar enclosure. adjoining property. The City of Brooklyn Center does not pickup refuse, but will Dog licenses will also be on sale, Containers used for garbage must provide residents with a list of however, residents are reminded be either metal or plastic cans with licensed haulers. For additional that if they are coming just to pur- tight fitting lids and must not ex- information regarding the regu- chase a license, proof of rabies ceed 30 gallons in size. Grass clip- lations or to obtain a list of the vaccination is required. Dog licenses pings and leaves may be stored in haulers, please call the City Hall are $3 for spayed or neutered pets, plastic bags and securely closed, at 561 -5440. and $6 for unaltered dogs. 3 1 Tornado Safety Parking, Storing of Certain When a tornado approaches, Vehicles Not Allowed immediate action can save your life. A TORNADO WATCH means Effective June 1, 1989 it will be which is parked or stored on resi- does are expected to de_ illegal to either park or store cer- dentially zoned property, but the tornadoes a battery . operated tain vehicles on residential prop- principal use is considered a non- slip or television weather adviso vision set nearby, erty, or on the streets abutting conforming use under the City's , ` residential property. Zoning Ordinance is also exempted. and listen ries —even if the sky is blue. According to the newly adopted A TORNADO WARNING ordinance, construction equip- means a tornado has actually ment, farm vehicles and equip - 7th Annual Earle been sighted or indicated by ment, or commercial vehicles with BrOWri Days Set weather radar. Seek inside she]. - a length greater than 21 feet, or a ter (in a storm cellar or rein height greater than 8 feet, or a June 21 forced building), and stay away gross vehicle weight greater than from windows. Curl up so that 9,000 pounds, may not be parked vour head and eyes are protected. for more than 2 hours on any The 7th Annual Earle Brown Days Keep a battery operated radio or residential property or public will be celebrated by residents and television set nearby. street adjacent to this property. visitors from June 21 through June IN HOMES, the basement of- 25 in Brooklyn Center. fern the greatest safety. In homes ` Such equipment and vehicles The festivities begin with the without basements, take cover include, but not limited to, the in the center part of the house, following: dump trucks, construc- opening ceremony and ice cream on the lowest floor, in a small tion trailers, back hoes, front end social at Br, with free ice room such as a closet or bath loaders, bobcats, well drilling cream for the e first e rst 1,000 persons. room, or under sturdy furniture. equipment, farm trucks, com- On Thursday, June 22, starting STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. bines, thrashers, tractors, tow trucks, truck tractors step vans, at 6:30 p.m., one of the largest , IN SHOPPING CENTERS, go parades in the state will proceed to the designated shelter area. cube vans, and the like. down Dupont Avenue. The festival Do not go to your parked car. Exempted from this ordinance concludes with music and fireworks IN SCHOOLS, get to the low- on Sunday, June 25 in Central are these types of vehicles or equip - est floor or basement. Go to in- ment used by a public utility, gov- Park. terior small rooms or hallways. ernment agency, construction Stay away from windows, and company, moving company or The Earle Brown Days commit - large areas such as auditoriums; tee is also sponsoring a carnival similar company, and actually being gyms, and other structures with used to service a resident. from June 22 through June 25, wide, free span roofs. which will be staged in the commu- IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS, go to Vehicles or equipment making a nity center parking lot. an interior hallway, away from pickup or delivery in a residential windows, or to the designated area may not be parked or stored Volunteers are still needed to help with many of the activities, shelter area. Do not go to your for a period of time beyond what is parked car. reasonably necessary to complete and interested persons should MOBILE HOMES should be the task. Vehicles which exceed contact Sue LaCrosse at 561 - abandoned immediately. If there the described specifications, but 5448. is no reinforced building or which are classified by statutes as A detailed schedule of events is underground shelter nearby. recreational are also exempt from this ordinance. included in the parks and recrea- take cover in a ditch or depres- tion portion of this brochure. Addi- sion. Equipment or vehicles parked or tional information will also be dis- IN OPEN COUNTRY, move stored on residentially zoned prop- tributed June , 15 through the away from the tornado's path at erty, but lawfully used by a church, Brooklyn Center Post newspaper. right angles. If there is no time school, cemetery, golf course, park, to escape, lie flat in the nearest playgrourid, or other publicly owned ditch or ravine. entity are also exempt. In addition, any of this described equipment 4 BIKE Parents are urged to discuss rive Carefully Around Road the following bike safety rules with their children Work Zones SAF TY • Bicyclists must know and The Minnesota Department of DOE SArT obey traffic signals. "Transportation has released the following data and safety warnings: • Always ride to the far right of HURT o n the roadway, or better still, ride • Last year, in Minnesota, more a sidewalk. than 400 miles of state roadways were re- surfaced (and not includ- • Always yield to pedestrians. ing city and county roads), and i 1 l more than 110 bridges were reno- -11 • Never carry passengers or vated, rebuilt or replaced. When packages which block your vi- combined with increased travel, d Sion. there is a eed for greater safety. i • Keep both hands on the han- • In 1987. there were 2,562 high - „ dlebars. way work zone accidents on rural and urban roadways throughout • If traffic is heavy, walk our Minnesota. These accidents caused vy Y bike through intersections. 1,104 injuries and 11 deaths. This a ` A ,j is an increase in work zone acci- ._- • When riding with others, ride dents of 33 percent since 1982. in a single file. • Vehicle drivers or passengers �- _! -- ;_ • Always keep alert and ride account for 82 percent of all work defensively. Don't expect oth- zone fatalities. COURTESY OF ers to watch out for you. BROOKLYN CENTER • In Minnesota, more than one - CRIME FUND • Keep your bike in top me- half of all work zone fatalities occur chanical condition. on interstate highways. Neighborhood City of Brc3olklyn Centk Watch Program CIT C0IJNCIIL I n Your Area Dean Nyquist ................. ..........................Mayor Gene Lliotk.a ........ ............................... Councilman Todd Paulson ....... ............................... Councilman Help the Brooklyn Center Police Jerry Pedlar ......... ............................... Councilman Department help you by organiz- Celia Scott ........ ............................... Councilwoman ing a Neighborhood Watch group on your block. Gerald Splin`er .... ............................... City Manager All that it requires is a neighbor SERVICE= DMECTORY hood meeting, and a contact per- Emergency Number (24 Hours) son who will hand out a quarterly POLICE- FIRE- 69EDICAL ..... ............................... 911 newsletter. Police , nor- emergency, information; .................... 561 -5443 City Hall Offices ........................ .............. 561 - 5'.40 Having concerned residents (Monday - Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) who will call the police is the Community Center........ ... .........................561 -5448 most effective method to combat CITY OFFICES crime. Please contact Officer Grass 6:301 Shingle Greek Parkway at 561 -5443 for additional infor- Brooklyn Center, 1u1 nnesota 55430 mation. 5 _1 1989 SUMMER PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE Children's Activities GYMNASTIC CAMP FOR GIRLS when re gistering, For girls in grades 1 -6 of any skill level who have an interest KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS in developing basic and advanced gymnastic skills. Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Emphasis will be placed on developing student's strengths, flexibility and coordination through various exercises and Students will learn the forehand, backhand, serving, court selected activities. Tumbling and apparatus fundamentals rules, etiquette and scoring. Bring your own racquet, balls on all gymnastic equipment will be introduced according are furnished. In case of rain, meet at park shelter building. to participant's ability. Students may register for more than Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Intermediate one session. Classes meet twice a week for three weeks. No students must have taken classes through the Brooklyn class July 4, Classes extended through July 11. Registration Center Parks and Recreation Department. Registration Fee Fee $19.00/6 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Linda $15.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Beginning #'s 9, 10, 11, 13, Schiesl. 14,Intermediate #'s 12, 15, Instructors John and Cheryl # Day Begins Time location Piotraschke. 1 T & TH June 20 1:00 P.M. North View # Day Begins Time Location 2 T & TH June 20 3:15 p.m. North View 9 M & W June 12 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P 3 TH & T July 13 1:00 P.M. North View 10 M & W June 12 11:50 a.m. Grandview -P 11 M & W June 12 4:00 p.m. BCHS GYMNASTICS FOR BOYS 12 W & M July 5 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students 13 W & M July 5 10:45 a.m. W. Palmer -P will have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, 14 W & M July 5 Noon Willow Lane -P headstands, and handstands. Beginning level skills on the 15 W & M July 5 4:00 p.m. BCHS rings and bars will be introduced. Classes twice a week for 'KIDS' - INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER three weeks. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $16.50/6 For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Linda Schiesl. # Day Begins Time Location grade. This instructional program is designed for children to 4 TH & T July 13 3:15 p.m. North View have FUN while LEARNING the fundamentals of soccer. Some interpark scrimmages will be played, A special parent CHEERLEADING CAMP - NEW night demonstration will be held during the program. Each RANI RAHI RAHI Learn the do's and don'ts of being a good "Kid" will receive a T- Shirtl Register for the PARK location cheerleader from warm -ups to tumbling. Students will learn nearest your home. Program will not meet July 3 & 4. basic skills such as jumps, splits, and exercises. On the last Registration Fee $15.00/7 Weeks. Classes 1 hour. day the cheerleaders will host a special pep test for family # Day Begins Time Location and friends. Fee includes a pair of pompoms and 16 M & W June 12 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane cheerleading guide. For grades 3 -6. Registration Fee 17 M & W June 12 10:50 a.m. Orchard Lane $15.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. 18 T & Th June 13 9:30 a, m. Evergreen # Day Begins Time location 19 T & Th June 13 10:50 a.m. Brooklane 5 Tues. June 20 10:45 a.m. North View TWILIGHT SOCCER CREATIVE DANCE AND JAll This popular instructional soccer program is for girls and boys Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of going into grades 1 -3 this fall. The program is a modification creative expression combined with modern jazz of "Kids" Introduction To Soccer which meets during the day. movements. The last class will feature a special Some scrimmages will be played. See above description. performance for family and friends. For grades 1 -6. No class Program will not meet July 3. Registration Fee $14.0017 July 4. Registration Fee $9.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Sessions. Classes 1 hour, 15 min. Instructor Jackson Jr. High Instructor Jeanne Zandlo, Soccer Coach, John Carey. # Day Begins Time location # Day Begins Time Location 6 Tues. June 20 6:35 p, m. North View 20 Mon. June 12 6:00 p.m. Brooklane POM POM GIRLS JUNIOR SOFTBALL - NEW A fun cheerleading class designed just for girls in grades 1 -6. For youth in grades 4 -6 as of fall 1989. This option is for Girls will learn some of the basic cheers, warm -up exercises participants with less softball experience who are looking for and the do's and don'ts of being a good cheerleader. Girls an instructional program with emphasis on mastering the will also learn a specially designed routine, just like the Dallas skills of throwing, hitting and fielding. The majority of the time Cowboy Cheerleaders. The season will end with a will be spent playing softball ending with league games. This performance for family and friends. Fee includes a pair of is an excellent opportunity for the young softball player to pom poms. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. have a fun time while continuing to develop good Instructor Bobbi Murrill. sportsmanship and softball skills. No program July 3. Fee # Day Begins Time Location includes a t- shirt. Registration Fee $18.00/6 Weeks. Class 1 7 M & W July 10 5:00 p.m. Evergreen -P 1/2 hours. 8 M & W July 10 6:05 p.m. Willow Lane -P # Day Begins Time location 21 M & W June 19 12:30 p.m. Central 6 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED MIN. • • ° • ART IN THE PARK YOUTH SOFTBALL LEAGUE Here's a chance to use your creative abilities in a relaxed An instructional league for boys and girls going into grades informal environment to experiment in the area of arts and 4 crafts. Participants will have the opportunity to work with -6 as of fall 1989. Third graders who have previously taken wood, charcoal, watercolor, dye sticks, paper, wire, oil "Kids" - Introduction to softball for a minimum of two years pastels, plaster, and cardboard. No matter what your may also register for this league. This program is for more talents are, this class will provide you with an enjoyable art experienced players who have mastered the basic skills of experience. Please bring a point shirt. For grades 1 -6. Class throwing and hitting. The league is designed to give meets twice a week for ih ee weeks. (No class July 4, class participants the opportunity to improve their skills and play extended to July i l.) Registration Fee $10.50 /6 Sessions. games with the continued emphasis of good sportsmanship Classes 1 hour. Instructor Barb Trombley. and having fun. The instructional portion will cover # Day Begins Time Location advanced softball techniques such as pitching, sliding and 33 T & TH June 20 1:00 P.M. Orchard Lane -P team strategy. The majority of the time will be spent playing 34 T& TH June 20 2:30 p.m. Willow lane -P softball games ending with league games. No tryouts, _ everyone will play. No program July 4. Fee includes a ART ADVENTURE SERIES league t- shirt. Registration Fee $18.00/6 Weeks. Classes 1 1/2 A unique art experience for children in grades 1 -6. Each hours. # Day Begins Time location class is designed to introduce participants to a different 22 T & TH June 20 12:30 p.m. Central artistic medium. Registration Fee $5.50 for each session or $11 for all three sessions. Fee includes all materials. No "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL previous art experience needed. For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third CANDLEMAKERS grade. This instructional program is designed for children to Make beautiful sand, Ice, dipped or carved candles in have FUN while LEARNING good sportsmanship, team work, great colors and scents. Participants will have the and the fundamentals of softball. Each "Kid" will receive their opportunity to choose the type of candles they want to very own softball T- Shirtl During the season, some interpark make. Bring a shoe box. Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. games will be played. The program will be highlighted by a Class 2 hours. Instructor Barb Trombley. parent softball night. Register for the PARK location nearest # Day Date Time Location your home. Program will not meet July 3 & 4. Registration 35 Wed. June 21 10: e a.m. Northport -P Fee $15.00/7 Weeks. Classes 1 hour. K -3RD GRADE 36 Wed. June 21 1:00 P.M. Brooklane -P # Day Begins Time location 37 Wed, July 12 1:00 P.M. Orchard Lane -P 23 T & Th June 13 9:30 a.m. Evergreen PRINTMAKING 24 T & Th June 13 9:30 a.m. Kylawn Want to learn how to create your own fabulous gift 25 T & Th June 13 10:50 a.m. Northport wrapping, stationery, and prints? Students will 26 T & Th June 13 10:50 a.m. Central experiment with different printing techniques and will K-1 ST GRADE bring home a matted print. Many new ideas and lots of 27 M & W June 12 9:30 a.m. Evergreen funl Registration Fee $5.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. 28 M & W June 12 9:30 a.m. West Palmer Instructor Barb Trombley. 2ND - 3RD GRADE # Day Date Time Location 29 M & W June 12 10:50 a.m. Evergreen 38 Wed. June 28 10:00 a.m. Northport -P 30 M & W June 12 10:50 a.m. Central 39 Wed. June 28 1:00 P.M. Brooklane -P TWILIGHT SOFTBALL 40 Wed, July 19 1:00 P.M. Orchard Lane -P For children going into grades 1 -3 this fall. This program is a ACRYLIC PAINTING modification of "Kids" - Introduction To Softball which meets Explore techniques of painting with acrylic paint. In the during the day. The evening program offers children of workshop students will complete their very own canvas working parents the opportunity to learn softball. Some painting No experience necessary - just lots of games will be played. See description above. Registration enthusiasm and a smile. Wear old clothes or bring a paint Fee $14.00/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. 15 min. shirt. Registration Fee $5.501'1 Session. Classes 2 hours. # Day Begins Time Location Instructor Barb Trombley. 31 Wed. June 14 6:00 p.m. Kylawn -P # Day Date Time location TRACK CAMP - NEW 41 Wed. July 5 10:00 a.m. Northport -P This camp is a developmental clinic designed to introduce 42 Wed. July 5 1:00 P.M. Brooklane -P 43 Wed. July 26 1:00 P.M. Orchard lane -P participants to the sport of track. Instructors will teach technique, progression and will provide encouragement ALL ABOARD TO CRITTERVILLE - NEW and constructive criticism. Each participant will receive a ARMED with binoculars, rn(_ignifying glasses and compasses, camp T- shirt and a certificate of record. For grades 3 -8. we'll learn all about the world of small critters and plants. Registration Fee $10.00/3 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. On our science safari to Critterville, we'll identify plant, Instructors Park Center Track and Field Coaching Staff. pond, and stream wildlife, make a bug cage, a snack, and # Day Begins Time Location a nature print. A unique nature experience for children to 32 T, W, TH June 13 9:00 a.m. Park Center Track. explore the Palmer Lake Nature Area. Dress for the weather; wear old clothes and shoes Bring a small backpack, if you have one. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $2,50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Barb Trombley. # Day Date Time Location 44 Mon. June 26 1:00 P.M. Palmer Lk. N.A. 7 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS CRAFT CLUBHOUSE -NEW We're making FRIDAYS really special with our ever popular summer special events. Children will have an Fun for the crafty crewl A new arts and crafts project will be opportunity to broaden their interests, learn new skills, completed each time. Students will work with felt, wood, and most importantly, have a great time. All Funtastic plaster, rope, string, yarn, popsicle sticks, mosaic and bread Friday events are supervised by the 1989 summer dough. For grades 1 -6. Class meets twice a week for three recreation staff. No refunds will be issued unless activity is weeks. Registration Fee $10.50/6 Sessions. Class 1 hour, cancelled by the parks and recreation department. Instructor Barb Trombley. Advanced registration required for pool party, and # Day Begins Time location beach party, see deadline dates. Don't miss out on all 45 TH & T July 13 1:00 P.M. Evergreen -P the FRIDAY FUN! 46 TH & T July 13 2:30 p, m. West Palmer -P POOL PARTY FISH & FEAST Splishl Splashl It's the annual pool party at the community Do you like to fish? Do you want to learn more aboutfishing? center. Join us for an afternoon of fun, including Join "Fish & Feast." We'll try to catch some fish, learn swimming, pool games, special contests, and a cookout techniques about fishing, watch a demonstration on on the patio of hot dogs, chips and beverage. Activity cleaning, and even have our very own fish fry. Mmmml Bring will be supervised by the 1989 summer recreation staff your own hook, bobber and rod and reel or cane pole. and pool lifeguards. Pool party runs from 1 -3:30 p.m. Meet at the community center the first day. For grades 2 -6. (note: bus service is not provided). Children may stay Registration Fee $10.00/3 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor after pool party for open swim. Parent should arrange in Pam Hennen. advance with children the time they will pick them up. # Day Begins Time location For grades 1 -6. Deadline to register Is Wednesday, June 47 Tues. June 13 1 :00 P.M. Shingle Creek 21 space permitting. Registration Fee $3.00/1 Session. 48 Tues. July 1 1 1:00 P.M. Shingle Creek # Day Date Time location 52 Fri. June 23 1:00 P.M. CC DR. SEUSS IS LOOSE IN THE KITCHEN PENNY CARNIVAL Crackerwitch castles, pizza muffins, gingerbread houses, Penny Carnival fun is back. Carnival booths include fish banana shakes, whimsy bread, rocky road candy and pond, candy walk, face painting, spin art, lollipop tree, aprons are just a few of the things you'll be making during duck pond, and refreshments. Parents and kids of all ages this exciting week, Dr. Seuss Is Loose In The Kitchen is a are invited to have fun as they spend some pennies. unique art and cooking experience for children in grades Booths are priced from 1 -5 cents. Penny Carnival runs 1 -6, While learning kitchen safety, measuring techniques, from 1 -3 p.m. in Central Park located behind the and how to follow directions, students will make different art community center. In case of rain, Penny Carnival will be and food projects each day. Edible art and munch, munch moved indoors to the community center. Don't miss this more. Registration Fee $17.50/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. popular event. Adult volunteers are needed to help run Instructor Barb Trombley. some of the booths. Please call Sue at 561 -5448 if you can # Day Begins Time Location help. 49 M -TH Aug. 14 1:00 P.M. CC Day Date Time location Fri. July 14 1:00 P.M. Central Park OPERATION SMART - NEW BEACH PARTY - NEW It's called Operation Smart and it's a fun, hands -on program Surf's Up in Central Park for the first annual BEACH PARTY, designed to encourage girls in the science and math fields. Enter the hula hoop and limbo contests, "twist" for exciting Activities will range from math -art to "dissecting" electronic prizes, or show us what you can do with air guitars. There equipment to biology and chemistry related projects. will be a special performance by Bob the Beachcomber Examples of projects include paper chromotography, and his Friends. Participants are encouraged to wear finger print analysis, taste tests, camouflage, understanding beach type clothes. Beach Party runs from 1 -3:30 p.m. batteries and making circuits. Operation Smart is lots of fun After the BEACH PARTY, students may stay and swim at and gives girls a positive feeling these areas are for them the community center. Parents should arrange in too. For girls age 6-11 only. Different projects will be advance the time they will pick them up from open swim. conducted at each session. Girls may register for one or For grades 1 -6. Registration fee $3, includes all Beach both. Registration Fee $1.00 /1 Session. Class 1 1/2 hours. Party activities, supervision, snack, beverage, and open Co- sponsored by the YWCA and Brooklyn Center Parks and swim. In case of rain the Beach Party will be moved Recreation Department. indoors to the community center. Deadline to register is # Day Date Time Location Wed. July 19. 50 Mon. Aug. 14 10:00 a.m. CC # Day Date Time location 51 Mon. Aug. 21 10:00 a.m. CC 53 Fri. July 21 1:00 P.M. Central Park BROOKLYN CENTER JUNIOR ROYALTY MINNESOTA TWINS VS BALTIMORE ORIOLES A new junior queen and junior commodore will be crowned Take Me Out To The Ballgamel Join us at the Metrodome on June 25 at 2 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community when the Minnesota Twins play the Baltimore Orioles. Bus Center. Two princesses and two vice commodores will also pick ups begins at 10:15 a.m. at the community center and be chosen. Eligible boys and girls must be between the ages Evergreen, Willow Lane and Grandview Parks. Returns of 5-7, with their birthdays falling between September 2, approximately 1 1/2 hours after game. Registration fee 1982 through August 31, 1984, and MUST live in Brooklyn $6.00 includes ticket, transportation, and chaperones. Center. Children will be judged on personality, poise and Please send extra money for lunch. Deadline to register is manners and will not be asked to perform. Entry forms will June 29, space permitting. For grades 1 -6, be distributed through school or pick up a form at the # Day Date Time location community center. Entries must be received by May 15, 67 Thurs. July 27 10:15 a, m. Metrodome 1989. 8 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED _ EXPLORER'S DAY CAMP - August 9 -11 KID'S FISHING CONTEST - EARLE BROWN DAYS Explorer's Day Camp will introduce participants to a variety For children age 12 and under. The contest will be held from of camp craft skills, such as pitching a tent, building a fire, basic canoeing, orienteering with compass and map, knot noon -3 p.m, on Saturday, June 24 at Shingle Creek near the tying, and swimming one day at Elm Creek. Children will be community center. First, second, and third place prizes under the supervision of the 1989 summer recreation staff awarded in three categories, Free. Check in begins at 11:45 and certified lifeguards for canoeing. Bring a lunch on a.m. next to community center parking lot. For information, August 9, beverage provided. Cookouts are planned for call 561 -5448. August 10 & 11, Bus pickups begins at 8:15 a.m. Bus will BEGINNING MODELING pickup at Grandview, Kylawn, Evergreen, Orchard Lane„ For girls in grades 5 and up. See Teen Activities for Willow Lane and West Palmer Parks. (Must have a minimum description, of six). Return time is approximately 3:15 -3:30 p.m. For grades 2 -6. Deadline to register Is August 2, space permitting. SUMMER DAY CAMP - August 2 -4 Explorer's Day Camp will be held at Palmer Lake Nature Day Camp is designed to offer campers a structured Area on August 9 & 10 and Elm Creek Park Reserve on program with a group their own age. Activities include August 11. (Bring your swimsuit and towel). Registration Fee camp cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, $18.00/3 Days. No refunds issued after Aug. 4, # Day Begins LocdHon games and songs. Children will be under the supervision of 55 W-F Aug. 9 Palmer Lake Nature Area the 1989 summer recreation staff. A naturalist and an arts &Elm Creek and crafts instructor will conduct special programs. Children should pack a lunch on August 2 & 3 , beverage provided. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS A cookout is planned for August 4. Bus pickups begin at 8:15 The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUNI Director, a.m, Bus will pick up at Grandview, Kylawn, Evergreen, Holly Adams, helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment Orchard Lane, and Willow Lane Parks. (Must have a of music along with the basic vocal techniques and the fun minimum of six.) Return time is approximately 3:15 -3:30 p.m. of musical performance. Children will have the opportunity For grades 1 -6. Deadline to register Is July 26, space to sing with a professional band and work with a permitting, Registration Fee $17,00/3 Days. No refunds choreographer. The chorus meets September through May issued after July 28, and performs several times throughout the year including # Day Begins Location the annual spring show at Park Center. For grades 1-8. 54 W F Aug. 2 Palmer Lake Nature Area Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments, For more information, call 561 -5448. Registration in fall. Preschool Activities PLAYMATES PRESCHOOL CLUB A special program designed for your active preschooler. Children will have fun with crafts, games, stories and songs. The minimum age is 3 1/2 - 5 years old by June 1989. Playmates Preschool Club will meet twice a week at the t „y �/� PARK LISTED BELOW, Children are supervised by the park and recreation department summer staff. Playmates will not meet on July 3 or 4. Registration Fee $5.00/7 Weeks. Classes PRESCHOOL 1 hour. The preschool program at the Brooklyn Center Community # Day Begins Time Location Center is for children 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Children must be 3 56 M & W June 12 9:30 a.m. Orchard Lane 1/2 years old by September 15, 1989. (Children turning 31 /2 57 M & W June 12 10:50 a.m. Willow Lane years between September 16 and December 31, 1989 may 58 T & TH June 13 9:30 a.m. Evergreen be placed on a waiting list for winter and spring sessions.) 59 T & TH June 13 10:50 a.m. East Palmer The program emphasizes group socialization, music, art, LITTLE SURFERS' BEACH PARTY - NEW science and community awareness. Your child will learn numbers, colors, games stressing coordination, finger plays Don't miss "Surfer Shawn ", singing and playing along with and stories will be read. Field trips and parent programs are "Bob the Beachcomber and His Friends" in this special also part of the program. Registration accepted for fall children's show, featuring popular music, exciting staging beginning June 1, 8:00 a.m. (Numbers given out at 8:00 and props, lots of audience participation, and a style and a.m.) The fee is for the 12 week session. If you should find it presentation that will appeal to kids of all ages. In addition necessary to request a refund between the time of there will be alot more fun, games and prizes. Here's your registration and Sept. 11, there will be a $10.00 chance to dig out and wear your favorite beach dudsl For administration charge. Instructor Mrs. Braun, certified ages 3 -6. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If for teacher. some reason an adult is unable to attend, leaders will be # Day Begins rime Fee available to share the party with your child. In case of rain 500 Mon, Sept. 11 9:30-11:30 a.m. $40.50 the Beach Party will be held indoors at the community 501 Fri. Sept. 8 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $40.50 center. Registration Fee $1.75 per person for each child and 502 Fri, Sept. 8 12:30 -2:30 p.m. $40.50 adult, $3.50 for child only. Party 1 1/2 hours. 503 T & Th Sept. 7 9:00 -10:30 p.m. $55.00 # Day Date Time Location 504 T & Th Sept. 7 10:45 -12:15 p.m. $55.00 60 Fri. July 21 10:30 a.m. Central Park 505 T & Th Sept. 7 1:00 -3:00 p.m. $71.00 9 PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED PRESCHOOL THEME WEEKS TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET Because of last years popularity, we are offering Children will have an opportunity to participate in preschool theme weeks again this summer. This unique beginning movements and simple tap steps. The last class three week series is for children 3 1/2 - 5 years old who will feature a special performance for family and friends. For have not attended kindergarten. Each week meets preschool children who will be at least 3 1/2 years old by Monday - Thursday for two hours each day. Register for June 1, 1989. No class July 4. Registration Fee $9.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Jeanne Zandio. one week or all three) The fee is $15 per week or $36 H # Day Begins Time location you register for all three sessions. The instructor Mrs. 73 Tues. June 20 5:45 p, m. North View Grubb is a certified teacher. OLD MAC DONALD'S FARM HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA! -NEW Learn about the animals and the routine of everyday life Get ready, get set for a big birthday celebration! We'll do on Old Mac Donald's Farm. We'll play some traditional Fourth of Julycrafts, learn some history of our independence games, do chores, make a treat, sing songs and even and even have a parade! For little patriots pre- kindergarten meetsome animals. Don't miss out on our visitto Old Mac age 31 /2- 5years old. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Novotny, certified instructor. Donald's Farm. Registration Fee $15.00/4 Days. Class 2 # Day Date Time Location hours. 74 Wed. June 21 9:30 a.m. Garden City -S # Day Begins Time location 61 M -TH June 26 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -S CREATIVE CONCOCTIONS TO EAT - NEW 62 M -TH June 26 12:45 p,m. Garden City -S For pre- kindergarten chefs 3 1/2 - 5 years old. If summer LITTLE BUCK -A -ROO ROUND UP snacks are becoming a bore, try this class. With some basic Come on Buck -A- Roo's, join the adventure as we relive ingredients and a child's imagination, what fun they can the days of the old west, Through games, stories, crafts have creating and eating their own snacks. Anyone hungry and songs, learn how the pioneers lived. One day we'll enough to eat an elephant? Additional recipes will be sent even dress up like Buck -A -Roos and Indians and cook up homeforsummer snack fun forthe entire family. Registration some frontier grubl Registration Fee $15.00/4 Days. Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Novotny, Classes 2 hours. certified teacher. # Day Date Time location # Day Begins Time Location 75 Tues, July 11 9:30 a.m. Garden City -S 63 M -TH July 17 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -S 64 M -TH July 17 12:45 p.m. Garden City -S FUN IN THE SUN - NEW SWINGING THROUGH THE NURSERY RHYMES For pre- kindergarten boys and girls 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Visit us in the wonderful world of nursery rhymes. Jump Children will use their imagination in creating a summer fun over the candlestick with Jack and eat some curds and box. We'll make sun visors, glasses and even a shovel, whey like little Miss Muff et, Through creative movement, perfect for a fun - filled day of creative play at the beach. songs and games, we'll have lots more fun with Humpty Some basic summer safety will also be covered. Bring a 5 Dumpty and other nursery rhyme characters. quart ice cream pail to class. Registration Fee $3.75/1 Registration Fee $15.00/4 Days. Classes 2 hours. Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Novotny, certified # Day Begins Time Location teacher. 65 M -TH July 31 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -S # Day Date Time Location 66 M -TH July 31 12:45 p.m. Garden City -S 76 Wed. July 26 9:30 a.m. Garden City -S GYMSTERS I UNDERWATER EXPLORATION - NEW Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's Come and join in the fun as we become underwater scientists. We will go to the depths of the sea to explore the motor skills and coordination. Class activities include underwater world with crafts, stories, songs and creative tumbling and introduction to the balance beam and bars. movement. For pre- kindergarten children 31 /2 - 5years old. For boys and girls ages 3 1 5 (children must 3 1 Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session, Class 2 hours, Instructor Mrs. June 1, 1989). Class ratti o eight students / instructor. Novotny, certified teacher. Registration Fee $16.50/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor # Day Date Time location Marie Egnell # 68, Linda Schiesl #'s 69, 70. 77 Tues. Aug. 8 me a.m. Garden City -S # Day Begins Time location 68 Wed. June 7 5:30 p.m. North View A TRIP TO AUSTRALIA - NEW 69 Tues. June 20 11:45 a.m. North View For pre- kindergarten travelers 3 1 /2 - 5 years old. Take some 70 Thurs. June 22 11:45 a.m. North View time off and get on board flight 1 -2 -3, Destination: Australia. GYMSTERS II Join in the fun of exploring this beautiful land with it's many Gymsters II is a continuation of Gymsters 1. Children will learn different animals. You'll never guess what we might bring more advanced moves on the low balance beam, homel Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours, tumbling and bars. For preschool children 4 and up who Instructor Mrs. Novotny, certified teacher. have taken Gymsters I class. Class ratio eight # Day Date Time location students/ instructor. Registration Fee $16.50/6 Sessions, 78 Wed. Aug. 16 9:30 a.m. Garden City -S Classes 45 min. Instructor Marie Egnell # 71, Linda Schiesl # 72. # Day Begins Time Location 71 Wed. June 7 6:15 p.m. North View 72 Thurs. June 22 10:45 a.m. North View 10 PUPPET PLAYH Thanks to the Brooklyn Center Lions Club, the City of Brooklyn Center has a spectacular new Puppet Playhouse. The traveling Puppet Playhouse program returns for another entertaining season at each PARK listed except where noted below. Pack a snack or lunch and come see your favorite puppet friends. It is recommended that an adult accompany preschoolers during the shows. The season begins the week of June 19 and runs through July 27 (No shows, July 3 & 4). A special evening performance on Tuesday, July 18, 7 p.m. will be offered through the Entertainment In The Park series in Central Park. Come and show your support when we thank the Brooklyn Center Lions Club for their special gift to the children of Brooklyn Cen- ter. All performances are 1/2 hour and are free. Monday Tuesday s Happy Hollow 10:00 a.m. Bellvue 10:00 a.m. Northport 11:00 a.m. Lions 11:00 a.m. Kylawn Noon Central Noon Orchard Lane 1:00 p.m. Garden City -S 1:00 P.M. Wednesday Thursday Grandview 10:00 a.m. East Palmer 10:00 a.m. Firehouse 11:00 a.m. Freeway 11:00 a.m. Evergreen Noon West Palmer Noon Riverdale 1:00 P.M. Willow Lane 1:00 P.M. For maximum enjoyment by all, we ask that dogs be kept at home and bikes be parked to the side of the audience. PARK D 6 Weeks - Free Fun 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. Children in grades K -6 are invited to "drop -in" at the location nearest them for some great activities. Be part of the games, tournaments and special eventsl With input from you, the participant, our qualified summer staff will plan these and other exciting events during the summer. There will also be plenty of free time to check out board games, box hookey, balls, jacks, frisbees and table tennis. Children are invited to bring their lunch on drop -in days at 12:30 p,m. NO DROP IN MONDAY & TUESDAY, JULY 3 & 4. BROOKLANE 65th & Brooklyn Blvd. Mon. & Wed. June 19 - July 26 EVERGREEN 72nd & Bryant Ave. N. Mon. & Wed. June 19 - July 26 WEST PALMER 71st & Palmer Lake Cir. Mon. & Wed. June 19 - July 26 WILLOW LANE 69th & Orchard Ave. N. Mon. & Wed. June 19 - July 26 FIREHOUSE 65th & Bryant Ave. N. Tues. & Thurs. June 20 - July 25 GRANDVIEW 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Tues. & Thurs. June 20 - July 25 KYLAWN 61 st & Kyle Tues. & Thurs. June 20 - July 25 NORTHPORT 55th & Sailor Lane Tues. & Thurs. June 20 - July 25 WHO CAN PARTICIPATE HOW TO REGISTER Children in grades K -6 (minimum age kindergar- There is no fee for the program (except for the op- ten in the fall) who are registered Children are su- tional weekly craft offered once a week), but pervised only while at the drop -in park area. The parents must register their chlidren wishing to par - participants may come and go at their own dis- ticipate. There are three easy ways to register. cretion. Parents are expected to set their own Parents are invited to come to the park on the first guidelines for their children. The summer Park day, meet the staff and register, Drop -In staff will not assume this responsibility. Park Drop -In activity fliers are available from the staff Parents may register at the Brooklyn Center Com- on a weekly basis, munity Center, Children may pick up the form at the park and bring it back. V l '�► 0 Earle Brown 1 Days Wednesday, June 21 - Sunday, June 25 Hide -A -Key Treasure Hunt Wednesday, June 21 7 p.m. Opening Ceremony, Ice Cream Social, and Brooklyn Community Band Concert, Brookdale Center Thursday, June 22 6:30 p.m. Parade - 69th to 59th & Dupont *4 p.m. Carnival, Community Center Parking Lot. Friday, June 23 *1 p.m. Carnival, Community Center Parking Lot 6 p.m. Auction, Central Park 7 p,m. Street Dance, featuring the Power Glides, Central Park **Evening Tennis Tournament, Brooklyn Center Courts Saturday, June 24 ** 8 a,m. Golf Tournament, Centerbrook Noon Kids' Fishing Contest, Shingle Creek *Noon Bingo, Community Center *Noon Carnival, Community Center Parking Lot ** All Day Tennis Tournament and Women's, Early Bird Softball Tournament Sunday, June 25 *Noon Carnival, Community Center Parking Lot 2 p.m. Junior Royalty Coronation, Community Center Sunday In Central Park m. Teddy 5:15 p Y Bear Band 6:15 p.m. Brass Tracks 8:45 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band 10 p.m. Fireworks **Ali Day Tennis Tournament and Women's Early Bird Softball Tournament. NOTE: * Denotes fee ** Denotes advanced registration All events subject to change. For more information, call 561 -5448 E nt Zta. cnmZnt —qn �:)& YDad Entertainment In The Park is back for the fourth exciting season. Join us for a variety of entertainment every Tuesday evening in Central Park (located behind the community center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway). The programs are FREE and the park is accessible to the handicapped. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Refreshments will be sold. ALL PROGRAMS BEGIN AT 7 P.M. *In case of rain, program will be held in Constitution Hall at the community center. Entertainment In The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Center with donations from the Brooklyn Center Lions Club, the Brooklyn Center Rotary and some artist assis- tance from the Twin Cities Musician's Union, Local #30 -73, A.F. of M. Schedule is subject to change, call 561 -5448. ,Fn z — q n J /iE �Paz 1989 c�aLduf Tuesday, June 13 Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble Dixieland jazz band Tuesday, June 20 The Rockin' Hollywoods The hottest 50's group in the Twin Cities Area Tuesday, June 27 The Swinging Ambassadors Variety group - instrumentals, vocals, comedy Tuesday, July 4 NO CONCERT Tuesday, July 11 Roseville Community Band and Brooklyn Community Band Band music at its finest Tuesday, July 18 Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse In this special evening performance, children will see some of their favorite puppets. The Flyers * Concert for children and families Tuesday, July 25 Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Balance of popular and classical music Tuesday, August 1 Barbary Coast Banjo Brass Variety of dixieland jazz Tuesday, August 8 Medicine Show Music Company Vaudeville style music and stage show Tuesday, August 15 Scott Hansen's Comedy Gallery Featuring Scott Hansen and other comedians Tuesday, August 22 Dick Macko Band Old time, polka, variety Tuesday, August 29 Stoney Lonesome Lively, foot tapping bluegrass Centerbrook Golf Course 9 Hole Par 3 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 561 -3239 1989 GOLF SEASON GOLF FEES GOLF LESSONS Adult (18 & over) $5.50 Junior (17 &under) $4.50 Beginning and intermediate golf instruction will be of- Senior Adult (60 &over) $4.50 fered for adults and juniors 8 -16 years old at 2nd Round $2 25 Centerbrook Golf Course. Participants must furnish their own clubs. Bring a 9 iron or pitching wedge to Weekend and holiday rates $6.00 the first class. Ball are furnished by the instructor. Each class is limited to 8 golfers, minimum of 4 per class. Par - PASS BOOKS ticipants will receive a complimentary pass for a Adult round of golf at Centerbrook Par 3 Golf Course. Clas- $49.50 ses 1 hour. Registration Fee $25.00/5 lessons. Private Junior &Senior $40.50 lessons are also available. The fee is $15.00 for 30 Each passbook contains 10 passes. minutes and $30.00 for one hour. Instructor Brus Von Prices include Minnesota State sales tax. Ende. Day Begins Time Level RESERVATIONS Mon. June 5 9:30 a.m. Beginner Weekend reservations for Brooklyn Center residents Mon. June 5 10:30 a.m. Beginner Wed. June 7 9:30 a.m. Intermediate can be made beginning Monday mornings; non -resi- Wed. June 7 10:30 a.m. Intermediate dents beginning Thursday mornings. Wed. June 7 12:30 p.m. Junior Weekday reservations are available and may be Wed. June 7 1:30 p.m. Junior made one week in advance. Wed. June 7 2:30 p.m. Junior Wed. June 7 6:00 p.m. Beginner CLUBHOUSE Wed. June 7 7:00 p.m. Beginner Wed. June 7 8:00 p.m, Beginner Features a kitchen with snack bar; perfect for small Thurs. June 8 12:30 p.m. Junior meetings or company golf outings. Seating capacity Thurs. June 8 1:30 p.m. Junior 40 people. No liquor permitted. Thurs, June 8 2:30 p.m. Junior Fri. June 9 5:30 p.m. Intermediate PRO SHOP Fri. June 9 6:30 p.m. Intermediate Fri. June 9 7:30 p.m. Intermediate Carries all the necessary golf accessories and equip- Mon. July 10 9:30 a.m. Beginner ment; golf clubs and pull cart available for rental, Mon. July 10 10:30 a.m. Beginner motorized golf cart available for handicapped and Mon. July 10 5:30 p.m. Intermediate health impaired. Mon. July 10 6:30 p.m. Intermediate Mon. July 10 7:30 p.m. Intermediate "UPCOMING EVENT" Wed. July 12 9:30 a.m. Junior Wed, July 12 10:30 a, m. Junior Earle Brown Days Calloway Golf Tournament Wed. July 12 12:30 p.m. Junior Saturday, June 24. Wed. July 12 1:30 p.m. Junior Join us for the second annual Earle Brown Days Cal- Wed. July 12 5:30 p.m. Beginner loway Golf Tournament at Centerbrook Golf Course. Wed. July 12 6:30 p.m. Beginner The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 Wed. July 12 7:30 p.m. Beginner with tee off slots assigned between 8 -10 a.m. All gol- Thurs. July 13 12:30 p.m. Intermediate fers are welcome. With the Calloway method, a Thurs. July 13 1:30 p.m. Intermediate handicap is not needed. Fee is $12 and includes golf, Thurs. July 13 2:30 p.m. Intermediate prizes and food. Registration taken at Centerbrook. Deadline is June 18, space permitting, Questions, call Centerbrook Golf Course at 561 -3239. i Teen Activities BEGINNING MODELING TEEN TENNIS LESSONS For girls in grade 5 and up who are interested in learning Instruction for students in 7th grade and up. Intermediate about makeup, hair care and styling, skin care, colors for students must have taken 4essons and be familiar with basic self improvement and self esteem. Class will be highlighted swings, serves and etiquette. Bring your own racquet; balls with a fashion show by the girls for their friends and family are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. In the last night. Registration Fee $9.25/6 Sessions. Classes 1 case of rain, meet at part: shelter building. Registration Fee hour. Instructor Charlene lubrecht. $15.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Beginning #'s 82, 83, # Day Begins Time Location Intermediate # 84. Instructors John and Cheryl Piotraschke. 79 Wed, June 28 5:00 p.m. BCHS # Day Begins Time Location 80 Wed. June 28 6:00 p.m. BCHS 82 M & W June 12 10:35 a.m. Evergreen -P 83 M & W June 12 5:05 P.M. BCHS JR. HIGH FAST PITCH SOFTBALL 84 W & M July 5 5:05 P.M. BCHS For junior high teens in grades 7 -9 during the 1988 -1989 SUMMER CONDITIONING school year, This camp is designed to give players the opportunity to learn and practice the skills of fast pitch A total physical fitness class for junior and senior high age softball. Skills to be covered will include bunting, hitting groups. Activities include: daily stretching exercises to pitching, baserunning, throwing mechanics and defensive increase flexibili-y, weight- training to build strength, skills. Time will be spent developing individual as well as ptyometric exercises to improve running speed, and team skills. Program will not meet July 3. Fee $14.00/5 weeks, cardio- vascular endurance training for the heart -lung Class 2 hours, Instructor Park Center Jr. High Varsity Coach, system. Class will meet for four weeks each session, Pam Hennen. participants may register for either one or both sessions. The # Day Begins Time Location program utilizes the weight facilities at Park Center High 81 M & W June 19 2:15 p.m. Central Park School, one of the state's finest. Course is open to all male TRACK CAMP -NEW and female athletes entering grades 8 -12. Registration Fee $40.00 /one session, $50.00 /two sessions. Classes 2 hours. This camp is a developmental clinic designed to introduce Instructors Park Center Coaches: Mike Barnes, Conn participants to the sport of track. Instructors will teach McCartan & Dave Bauer. technique, progression and will provide encouragement # Day Begins Time Location and constructive criticism. Each participant will receive a 85 M - F June 12 10:30 a.m. PCHS camp T- shirt and a certificate of record. For grades 3 -8. 86 M - F July 10 10:30 a.m. PCHS Registration Fee $10.00/3 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructors Park Center Track and Field Coaching Staff. # Day Begins Time location 32 T, W, TH June 13 9:00 a.m. Park Center Track BOY'S SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE CLASS CODES AND LOCATIONS BCHS ...... ............................... Brooklyn Center High School An organized, recreational boy's slow pitch softball league 65th & Humboldt Ave, N. will be offered this summer in cooperation with other CC .... ............................... ......................Community Center Northwest suburban park & recreation departments. Form 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway your own team or call 561 -5448, to be placed on a team. North View ............ ..........................North View Junior High Practice begins in early June. The registration fee is $20.00 69th & Zane per person which includes a shirt. Register by May 15. Palmer Lk. N.A .......................... Palmer Lake Nature Area Division 1: Boys, ages 13 -15 as of August 1, 1989 East of 69th and Xerxes Division 2: Boys, ages 16 -18 as of August 1, 1989 PCHS ............. ............................... Park Center High School 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE P . ............................... .Park There will be a 7 -9th grade girl's slow pitch league again this Bellvue ...................... ........................... 55th and Aldrich summer. Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale anal Brooklane .......... ........................... 65th & Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Park play in the league. Central ............................. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway There will be a 10 -12th grade girl's slow pitch league with Behind the Community Center teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale, Plymouth, East Palmer ............ . ....... . ......... .. ... ....... "' 71st & Oliver N. Brooklyn Park, Minnetonka and Fridley. Evergreen ............. ............................... 72nd & Bryant N. Firehouse ............... I.............................. 65th & Bryant N. Grades are as of May 1, 1989. The deadline for signup for Freeway ...................... ...........................67th & Beard N. both leagues is May 1, The registration fee of $27.00 per Grandview . ...........................59th & Humboldt Ave. N. player includes a shirt. Happy Hollow .......... ...........................50th & Abbott N. MINNESOTA TWINS CLINIC Kylown ....................................................... 61 st & Kyle N. Lions ........................... ........................... 55th & Russell N, The Minnesota Twins will be conducting a baseball clinic for Northport ............ ............................... 55th & Sailor Lane 6 -18 year old boys and girls on Friday, May 12 at 4:00 p,m. Orchard Lane ........ ...........................65th & Orchard N. in Fridley. The clinic is at Commons Park, 555 61st Ave. NE, Riverdale ..................... Dallas Road & Riverdale Road and will run 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Participants should bring their West Palmer .......................... 71st & Palmer Lake Drive gloves and shoes; the Twins provide the rest. There is no Willow Lane ............ ...........................69th & Orchard N. charge and coaches are welcome to attend. S .................... ............................... School Evergreen ...... ............................... 7020 Dupont Ave. N. Garden City ............ ........................... 3501 65th Ave. N. 11 Adult Activities CHILDCARE SERVICE AQUA EXERCISE WORKOUT - COED The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending If swimming laps isn't your forte, try this. Aerobics, exercise classes at the community center. The minimum strengthening, stretching - and no sweatl You should be age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool comfortable treading water to join us - a step up from aqua child. After classes, parents are invited to relax in our exercise. This new coed class involves independent concession area before picking up their child. Childcare will movement in deep water as part of a vigorous workout. No be provided for adults using the pool and exercise room class July 4. Registration Fee $10.75/7 Sessions. Class 50 min. during "adult only" time on Tuesday and Thursdayfrom Noon Instructor Karen Grubb. - 1 p.m, The "PLAY CORNER" will be open Tuesdays and # Day Begins Time Location Thursdays, 9 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 96 Tues. June 20 7:00 p.m. North View SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years A popular COED class, unique and different because you and older. (Only one spouse must meet age requirement.) must be at least 25 LBS, or more overweight to participate. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when water, No class July 6. Registration Fee $10.25/7 Sessions. registering. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $5.50/8 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 97 Thurs. June 22 7:00 p.m. North View 87 Sat. July 8 9:30 a.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $2.75/4 WEEKS 88 Tues. Aug. 22 9:15 a.m. CC NOONTIME AQUA AEROBICS - NEW 89 Thurs, Aug, 24 10:15 a.m. CC Take a break from your work day and join one of the best all- around exercise programs. Great music is used and it's a lot of fun! You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet; Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swimsufts; sorry we participants workout in the shallow end of the pool. An are not responsible. invigorating class for both men and womenl Registration Fee $3.75/4 Sessions. Classes 30 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location AQUA EXERCISE - COED 98 Tues. Aug. 22 12:05 p.m. CC Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You 99 Thurs. Aug. 24 12:05 p.m. CC do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience to exercise FITNESS AND FUN FOR 55+ through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some aerobics will also be included. Childcare provided for class For men and women 55 years and older new to exercise #'s 93, 94. No classes July 4 & 6. Instructors Vicki Syslo #'s 90, who want a gentle, low stress workout. Time marches on, 92, 93, 94, Karen Grubb # 91. Classes 50 min, but if we keep our sense of humor and exercise, we can feel CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.60/8 WEEKS and look better. Using music of the big band era, this class # Day Begins Time Location will strive to improve flexibility, muscle tone and the 90 Sat. July 8 10:30 a.m. CC cardio - vascular system at a level safe and comfortable for CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.25/7 WEEKS you. Wear loose fitting clothes and tennis shoes. No class 91 Tues. June 20 6:00 p.m. North View July 4. Registration Fee $7.50/9 Sessions. Classes 50 min. 92 Thurs. June 22 6:00 p.m, North View Instructor Bev Wilson. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $6.00/4 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 93 Tues. Aug. 22 10:15 a.m. CC 100 Tues. June 13 11:30 a.m. CC 94 Thurs. Aug. 24 9:15 a.m. CC MUSCLE AND CONDITIONING - COED AQUA EXERCISE SPECIAL - NEW This class offers strength and endurance exercise Busy schedule? Take a break from your hectic week and emphasizing balanced work for all major muscle groups set participate in this popular form of exercise. The first 15 to motivating music. (Aerobic dance is not part of the class minutes will be open swimming where you do your own format.) Registration Fee $8.75/6 Sessions. Class 1 hour. thing, followed by 35 minutes of fun and invigorating Instructor Anita Lancello. exercises done to music. You need not be a swimmer or put # Day Begins Time Location your face in the water. No class July 3. Register for the six 101 M & TH June 12 6:45 p.m. North View week session and save money or pay each time. 102 M & TH July 10 6:45 p.m. North View Registration Fee $8.75/6 Sessions or $2.00 /per time. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. # Day Begins Time Location 95 Mon. June 26 8:15 p.m. North View 12 i I ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC DANCE CLASS AEROBIC PASS CARDS - NEW s* All aerobic classes offer complete and effective con- After registering for one session of classes, participants are ditioning for muscles, heart and lungs, eligible to purchase pass cards. The pass cards are , m+ Classes include wormups, aerobic movements, muscle available at the community center and are 2 for $3.00. The group work and cool down stretching. aerobic pass plan offers registered persons the opportunity .► Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. to add additional aerobic classes to their fitness program. This is ideal for participants who want to exercise more, but y All classes are COED unless noted in the class description who cannot commit to another day on a regular basis. �► Fitness experts encourage three aerobic activities per Passes must be used during the summer session. These week. This can be a combination of classes or classes passes allow you to attend the aerobic classEas listed below and walking, swimming, biking, etc. on a drop -in basis. Circumstances beyond our control Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class sometimes require us to cancel a class; therefore it is the description. Childcare available for morning weekday responsibility of the individual to check the currentschedule classes - See Childcare. before attending another class. •► Exercise in air conditioned comfort. o Classes will not be held July 3 -6. SELF - DEFENSE FOR WOMEN O nus BO This course is designed for women who want to learn the art 8 ' of self- defense. Emphasis will be on learning to protect For each class you register for, receive two complimentary yourself by using common sense and practical self- defense passes to use during the summer session. techniques. Instruction will also be given in basic karate punches and kicks and getting out of holds. Wear loose *CLASSES ARE LISTED IN ORDER OF INTENSITY. fitting clothing. Registration Fee $15.00/4 Sessions. Sessions 1 1/2 hours. Instructor, Mr. Jean Thibodeaux. # Day Begins Time Location *BEGINNING LOW IMPACT AEROBICS 113 Mon, June 5 6:00 p.m, CC Not to be taken lightly) Everyone has to start somewhere, why not this classl Easy to follow, hands -on instruction and low impact, too ... easy on your joints. Instructors Deb POTTERY Eldridge # 106, Bev Wilson #'s 103, 105, Cindy Lindgren # 104, Vicki Syslo # 107. The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS hand building. The community center offers a unique # Day Begins Time Location opportunity to practice your new skills by including in the 103 Tues. June 13 10:30 a.m. CC registration fee clay for projects, unlimited practice time 104 Wed. June 14 7:00 p.m. CC and firing fees. Bring a workshirtto the first class. Please allow 105 Thurs. June 15 10:30 a.m. CC about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. No class August 15. 106 Thurs. June 15 6:00 p.m. CC Registration Fee $36.00, Sessions, Classes 3 hours. Instructor CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.60/8 WEEKS Karen Haberle. 107 Mon. June 19 7:00 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time location 114 Tues. July 18 6:30 p.m, CC *INTERMEDIATE LOW IMPACT AEROBICS This low impact class is at a little faster pace -- fun -- LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES challenging. Receive all the benefits of a good workout Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at without the jumping and jarring of regular aerobics, Instructors Deb Eldridge #'s 110, Bev Wilson #'s 108, 109, Vicki the community center or have had previous experience and are familiar with the equipment. Lab ma Syslo # 111. Y be used on CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $13.00/9 WEEKS an unlimited basis other than class time and students may # Day Begins Time Location have pieces fired in the seven week period, The lab 108 Tues. June 13 9:30 a.m. CC program is designed for individuals who want to work 109 Thurs. June 15 9:30 a.m, CC independently. Clay may be purchased at the community 110 Thurs. June 15 7:00 p.m, CC center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.60/8 WEEKS seven weeks. No instruction. Starting week corresponds with 111 Mon. June 19 6:00 p.m. CC pottery class schedule at the community center. Registration Fee $26.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, please check with instructor, *HIGH /LOW AEROBICS - NEW # Day Begins Time Location This class offers a combination of hi & low impact aerobics 115 TO BE ARRANGED CC for a balanced high energy workout. Recommended for intermediate level and above exercisers. Registration Fee $9.00/10 Sessions. Instructor Cindy Lindgren. # Day Begins Time Location 112 Wed. June 14 6:00 p.m. CC 13 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADULT TENNIS LESSONS /l �j Instruction for adults. Intermediate students must have had �-- previous lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and etiquette. Bring your own racquet; ball are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Registration Fee $17.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Beginning #'s 120, 122. ° Intermediate #'s 121, 123, Instructors John and Cheryl r f Piotraschke. # Day Begins Time Location 55 ALIVE /MATURE DRIVING 120 M & W June 12 6:10 p.m. BCHS 55 Alive /Mature Driving is an innovative, classroom driver 121 M & W June 12 7:15 p.m. BCHS training program designed to help persons 55 and older 122 W & M July 5 6:10 p.m. BCHS improve their driving skills. Developed by the American 123 W & M July 5 7:15 p.m. BCHS Association of Retired Persons, the course covers the effects BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB of aging and medications on driving, basic driving rules, Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play license renewal, local traffic hazards, adverse road for men and women. Summer activities include team tennis, conditions, energy saving, and accident prevention ladder play and tournaments. A good opportunity t measures. The registration fee of $7.00 per person covers the costof course materials and instruction is provided free. The become acquainted with other tennis players in your instruction is provided by trained volunteer AARP, (cash neighborhood a minimal cost. For more information cannot be accepted). Advanced registration is required, contact Dr. Brian n (Bud) Murn, 537 0027, no walk -in the day of class This two session course should be viewed as an education seminar which has no connection to your driving record and does not involve any driving or testing, You will learn the basic accident avoidance skills while meeting insurance discount requirements. Registration Fee $7,00/2 Sessions. Classes 4 hours. Instructor Wilson /Luby #'s 116, 118, Dorff /Lindquist #'s 117, 119. # Day Begins Time location 116 M & W May 15 6:00 p.m. CC 117 W & TH May 24 9:00 a.m. City Hall 118 Th & F June 8 9:00 O.M. CC 119 W & TH June 14 9:00 a.m. BCHS NOTICE The parks and recreation department does not provide PRIVATE TENNIS LESSONS accident insurance for participants in any of its Private tennis lessons are offered for children, teens, and programs, Participants assume all inherent risk of injury adults. Interested individuals can call Joe at 561 -5448. from their involvement in programs or activities outlined in this brochure. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES The Harmonettes is a choir made up of post high school age women who enjoy music. Performances are given BINGO throughout the metro area with an annual spring finale show. The group is sponsored by the parks and recreation Come one, come all, to the second annual Earle Brown departments of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park. For Days BINGO. Cash Prizes! Refreshments soldl Fun for all ages. more information call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, Cost is just 25 cents for two games, BINGO will be held from 7:30 p.m. beginning September. New members are noon -6 p.m. on Saturday, June 24 at the Brooklyn Center welcome. Director Colleen Devine. Community Center, Drop in anytime. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Twins Senior adult Club. NORTHWEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT PROGRAM SENIOR ADULT ACTIVITIES DROP - See separate insert included in brochure. Formerly The House Drop -In Center, Northwest drop -in is a Activities include: Monthly newsletter community based social, recreational program for adults in Transportation information NW Hennepin County with mental health problems. The Swim lessons drop -in offers structured groups, (i.e. women's and men's Swimming pool rates group, art, cooking, exercise) outside activities, special Trips: day & extended, events, and open drop -in for games, music, and more, 5 SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE & days a week. In addition to the drop -in service a variety of FITNESS & FUN FOR 55+ mental health services are offered by appointment. There is little or no cost involved in this program. For more See page 12 of this brochure. information, please contact Mary at 535 -6069. A calendar of events is available upon request. Come see us at our new location: 5510 W. Broadway /Crystal Gallery Mall, Room 215. 14 Special Activities ADAPTED RECREATION The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hops, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West Hennepin Community Center. Participants must pre - register. West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area. Services include information and referral, advocacy, counseling. Programs include social/ recreational clubs and education programs. An integration specialist is on / staff to assist parents, professionals and individuals who are interested in participating in "non- adapted" parks and recreation programs. Call 933 -9105 for information DUDLEY /BUDWEISER CLASSIC and registering procedures. Minnesota's Premiere Softball Event Teen Action - This exciting social and recreation June 16, 17, 18, 1989 - Central Park Fields program is for teens with mild developmental disabilities, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center 12 -18 years old. The group will focus on improving their leisure skills through field trips and community Don't miss your chance to see the best men's slo -pitch experiences, Teen Action meets every other week at softball teams in the country vie for a position in the 1989 various locations. Teens must be able to work in a ratio of Slo -Pitch World Series, one staff to eight participants. The club fee is $10,00 plus Admission is $3 per day or $6 for a weekend pass. Children any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of 11 years and under are free. Tickets available at the gate. events. Teen Action will meet every other week at various All proceeds will be donated to the Brooklyn Center Crime locations ... Join Usl Prevention Fund. Youth Connection - A program designed to promote Games begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Park Fields, recreation activities for teens with developmental Participating teams include Steele's Sports, Ohio; disabilities, 12 -18 years old. The program will enhance Superior - Apollo, Hartford, Cf.; Starpoth, Lexington, Ky.; Bell socialization skills of teens through activities such as Corp., Tampa. Fl.; Stottler Stagg, Cocoa Beach, Fl.; John organized games, drama, singing, creative art and Hansen, Virginia, outdoor activities. A one to three staff ratio is provided. Steele's Sports is the defending World Champion and Begins Thursday, June 22- August 17, 1 -3 p.m. at Fair Superior - Apollo is the defending Dudley Champion. All School, 3915 Adair Ave., Crystal. Advanced registration teams are rated in the top ten in the nation. fee, $30.00. Team Media will be challenging the Bud Light All Stars on Bowling League - Join in on our eight week summer Friday at 6:00 p.m. Several celebrities will play in the league on Mondaynights. This league is foradults 18years Bud -Light Squad. and older with developmental disabilities, who want to Tournament play continues all day Saturday with the improve their techniques, show off their skills, meet new championship game slated for 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. friends and just have fun. The league begins June 19 and continues through August 14, 6:30 -8:30 p.m, at Doyles, HOLIDAY BAZAAR 5000 W. Broadway, Crystal. There is a $15.00 league fee The 18th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November plus $2,00 for each Monday bowled. 4 at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a Wednesday Night Social - A social recreational craftor and would like information on how to participate, group for adults with developmental disabilities. Come call the parks and recreation department the first week in join the fun; games, picnics, swimming and morel Call for May. Tables are distributed through the lottery system. Rules location, start dates, times and cost. and information will be mailed to you with the registration form. Each craftor must have a valid seller's sales tax permit Teen Bowling League - Meet new friends at our (unless selling only non - taxable items - clothes) to be eligible popular bowling league on Monday afternoons. For for the draw. teens with developmental disabilities ages 12 -17 years old. The league meets at Texa -Tonka Lanes, 8200 COURAGE CENTER Minnetonka Blvd„ St. Louis Park, Mondays 2 -4 p.m., June is an agency serving persons with physical disabilities, or 19- August 21. The league fee is $17.00 plus $2.00 for each speech, hearing and vision disorders. Training and Monday bowled. recreation and competitive opportunities in team and individual sports are provided. There are adaptive physical August Action - A social /recreational program education classes, daycamps, field trips and special events. designed for children with developmental disabilities, If you are interested and wantto have fun, call Karyl Hoeger, ages 5­11 years old. Activities include: arts /crafts, 520 -0495. cooking, music and sports. August Action will meet four consecutive Tuesdays beginning August 8, 10 a.m. - noon at Broadway Park, 5911 W, Broadway in Crystal, The registration fee is $15.00. 15 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED EARLE BROWN DAYS MERCHANDISE DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA Earle Brown Days caps and insulated cups are for sale at Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th the community center. The caps sell for $4 and the insulated and Xerxes. Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature cups for $2.50. Cowboy hats are also for sale and are area has both paved and wood chip trails, observation available in children and adult sizes. Samples are on display areas and ponds. The unique, natural characteristics at the community center. provide a habitat for many types of plant, animal, and ' VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - EARLE BROWN DAYS aquatic life forms. You too can be part of all the excitement that planning the A special program is scheduled; see description below. Earle Brown Days festival involves. Volunteers are needed Individuals and families are invited to participate. (Children for various committees, especially the parade. If you are must be accompanied by an adult.) Program will be interested in joining a committee or if you can volunteer a conducted by Naturalist Jean Bergerson. Free. Meet at the few hours at the parade on June 22, call Sue at the parks parking lot off 69th. and recreation department, 561 -5448. FURS AND PELTS <� Sunday, June 11 - 1:00 p.m. Join Naturalist, Jean Bergerson for an informative program on furs and pelts. Dressed in 1940's clothes, she will bring furs and pelts of animals native to the Palmer Lake Nature Area. - • Q Participants will have the opportunity to touch and feel the (� �1 different textured skins. No reservations needed. \ U J � EXERCISE FACILITIES/ PROGRAMS Heafthbeat - An outdoor one mile exercise course, com- bining a complete physical fitness program with outdoor fun for the whole family. The course begins and ends at EARLE BROWN DAYS PARADE - June 22 the north end of Central Park, convenient for individuals The annual Earle Brown Days Parade is scheduled for interested in using the facilities at the community center. Thursday, June 22 at 6:30 p.m. The parade route begins at Each station in the course provides three different levels 69th & Dupont and proceeds to 59th & Dupont. The Earle of exercise. Brown Days Parade has grown to be one of the top five y� Shingle Creek Traflway - Separate trails for bikers and parades in the State, numbering 130 units in 1988. A parade hikers. A pleasant three mile walk or bicycle ride paral- map is available at the community center. For information leling Shingle Creekand accessible from the community about other Earle Brown Days activities, call 561 -5448. center. The trail presently connects from Palmer Lake OLD FASHIONED STREET DANCE Nature Area to Lions Park and with the Minneapolis sys- Come one, come all to an Old Fashioned Street Dance tem. featuring The Power Glides on Friday, June 23, from 7 p.m, - NOTICE midnight. Listen and dance to the fabulous sound of 50's The parks and recreation department does not provide and 60's music. Adjacent to the street dance will be a accident insurance for participants in any of its carnival. Bring the whole family. Refreshments will be sold. programs. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury An Earle Brown Days event) from their involvement in programs or activities outlined GIFT CERTIFICATES in this brochure. Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or aftershave for birthday and special occasion gifts, or BROOKLYN CENTER cannot think of something original, get a parks and Osseo Area School recreation gift certificate. Gift certificates are available in Early Childhood Family Education Program any monetary value and can be used toward classes, trips, THIS FALL special events, swimming and merchandise. Certificates TO BETTER SERVE YOUI are available during office hours in the parks and recreation Watch your mail for the exciting new class offerings for department at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, parents and children, birth through five years of age. In 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. For more information, call addition to our Zachary Square Mall location, we're adding 561 -5448. a new site in the Zaneway Shopping Center, 7333 Zane Ave. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND N. (old B.J.'s Bike Shop). For further information, call The band is co- sponsored by the parks and recreation 420 -4719. departments of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park and is open to all post high school age men and women. New Brookdale - Hennepin Area Library members are welcome. Director Paul Schierenbeck, For 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway more information, call 561 -5448. Schedule below subject to 561 -2034 change. SUMMER HOURS 1989 SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 P.M. June 6 Tues. Jones Harrison Home 7:00 P.M. Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. June 21 Wed. Brookdale Shopping Mall 7:00 P.M. Sunday (closed) April - Oct. June 25 Sun. Brooklyn Center Central Park 8:45 P.M. July 11 Tue. Brooklyn Center Central Park 8:00 P.M. LIBRARY KIDS HAVE TONS OF FUN - Storytimes, clowns, live July 29 Sat. St. Alphonsus 4:15 P.M. animals, puppets, music, magic and much much more. Come into the library to call for details. 16 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, ADULT SWIM LESSONS 1989, All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p,m, (Numbers will be given out one hour before registration). Beginner through swimmer level swim instruction for adult WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIMMING LESSONS PLEASE and high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim GIVE US THE NUMBER PLUS THE LETTER OF SESSION. L brush your strokes. Registration Fee $26,50/10 Lessons. Classes 40 min. Community Center - Session A, C, E, G, H Meets Monday - Friday SUMMER SWIM SESSIONS (# 140 11:20 a.m.) A - June 12 -21 F - July 17 - 28 North View Jr. High School - Session I B- June 19-30 G - July 24 - Aug. 4 Meets Monday & 'Wednesday C - June 26 - July 7 H - Aug. 7 - 18 (# 141 7:45 p.m.) D- July 5 - 14 I- June 19 - July 24 E- July 10-21 ADULT SUPER CHICKEN For those persons, high school age and up who have a real SESSION A - 8 CLASSES ONLY - NO CLASS JUNE 22 & 23 fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear SESSION C & D - 8 CLASSES ONLY - NO CLASS JULY 3 & 4 and enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. SESSION A, C. D - REGISTRATION FEE $14.50/8 LESSONS Classes some days and times as adult lessons. ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are Water adjustment and beginning swim lessons for children physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes have a 2 and 3. One parent must accompany the child in the ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee water, preferably the some parent each time. Registration $18.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Fee $18.00110 Lessons. Classes 30 min. North View Jr. High School - Session B, D, F Community Center - Session A, C, E, G, H Meets Monday - Friday Meets Monday - Friday (# 142 2:15 p.m.) (# 124 9:00 a.m.) PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS North View Jr. High School - Session I Private swim lessons are available at the Brooklyn Center Meets Monday & Wednesday Community Center and North View Jr. High, Privates will be (# 125 6:00 p.m.) (# 126 6:35 p.m,) held some days and times as child and adult swim lessons. PRESCHOOL AND CHILDREN SWIM LESSONS For registration information contact Steve, 561 -5448. American Red Cross Swimming Instruction, be Registration Fee $9.00/1 Lesson or $40.00/5 Lessons. Classes g beginner 30 min. through swimmer. Classes have an average ratio of `i students/ instructor. Preschool swim lessons for 4 and 5 year DIVING olds. Children swim lessons for 6 and older. Parents do not Beginning springboard lessons for children who are accompany child in the water, Registration Fee $18.00/1[) advanced beginner or better swimmers. Registration Fee Lessons. Classes 30 min. $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Community Center - Session A, C, E, G, H Community Center - Ses A, C, E, G, H Meets Monday - Friday Meets Monday - Friday (#127 9:00a.m.) (#129 10:10a.m.) (#131 11:20a.m.) (# 143 11:20 a.m,) (# 128 9:35 a.m.) (# 130 10:45 a.m.) North View Jr. High School - Session I North View Jr. High School - Session B, D, F Meets Monday - Friday Meets Monday &Wednesday (# 144 7:45 p.m.) (# 132 12:30 p.m.) (# 134 1:40 p.m.) (# 133 1:05 p.m.) (# 135 2:15 p.m.) SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING North View Jr. High School - Session I Do you like dancing and music, are you an advanced Meets Monday & Wednesday beginner swimmer or better? Combine all three in (# 136 6:00 p.m.) (# 138 7:10 p,m.) beginning synchronized swimming! Learn basic stunts and (# 137 6:35 p.m.) (# 139 7:45 p.m.) formations in the water and develop routines set to music. SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS Registration fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Community Center - Session C, G American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages Meets Monday - Friday 62 years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you (# 145 11:20 a.m.) have already learned, experience new skills or just start right from the very beginning. We also have room for "Super CHILDCARE SERVICE Chickens." Registration Fee $26.50/10 Lessons. Classes same Childcare will be provided for adults using the pool and days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn Center residents exercise room during "adult only" time on Tuesday and $13.25/10 Lessons. Thursday from Noon -1 p,m, The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. 17 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BASIC WATER SAFETY - NEW NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM A Red Cross course to provide individuals and families with Begins June 19 -Aug. 11, Mon. -Fri., 3 -4 p,m. general water safety information, to create an awareness Cost 75 cents per person. of causes and prevention of water accidents, to develop a desire to be safe and to encourage healthy and safe water Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we recreation. This course focuses on personal and community are not responsible. water safety and may be taken by anyone, regardless of swimming ability. All classes must be attended and COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $25.00/10 The community center pool is available for rental by your Lessons. Classes 1 hour, group or party at various times during the week, Call Steve Community Center - Session E at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost $49.00 /per hour. Meets Monday - Friday (# 146 10:45 a.m.) BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB All boys and girls 6 through college age are invited to join EMERGENCY WATER SAFETY - NEW the Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swim Club, A Red Cross course designed to help participants become for competitive swimming, sponsored by the Brooklyn familiar with potential hazards of water activities, to prevent Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation accidents, and to respond effectively if an emergency Departments. The swim club offers a wide range of does occur, This course will not qualify a participant to be a programs for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive lifeguard, however it will serve as a foundation for further swimming. For further information call 561 -5448. A free two training in lifeguarding. This course is open to anyone that week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who has passed Intermediate Swimming, and Basic Water has never tried competitive swimming. Safety. Bring these two certificates to the first class. All classes must be attended and absences will not be made NOTICE up. Registration Fee $25.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 hour. The parks and recreation department does not provide Community Center - Session H accident insurance for participants in any of its Meets Monday - Friday programs. Participants assume all inherent risk of injury (# 147 10:45 a.m.) from their involvement in programs or activities outlines LIFEGUARD TRAINING - NEW in this brochure. A Red Cross course to provide the necessary minimum skills SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE for a person to qualify to serve as a nonsurf lifeguard. Participants must be 15 years of age before the first class, June 17 swim 500 yards continuously using each of the following PIRATE NIGHT- 7 -10 P M Sail on over to our strokes for at least 50 yards: crawl, breaststroke, elementary own Treasure Island for a night of backstroke and sidestroke, recover a 10 pound diving brick swimming, music, and games by Captain from 9 feet of water, swim under water 15 yards, and tread Hook and his crew. Fun for the whole water 1 minute. The Red Cross Standard First Aid course is family) an included part of this course. All classes must be attended and absences will not be made up. No class July 4, July 29 Registration Fee $75.00/9 Sessions. Classes 4 hours. SUMMER FIESTA & BBQ - 7 -10 P.M Come # Day Begins Time Location celebrate sunshine and warm weather 148 T & TH June 27 6:00 p.m. North View with us] Swimming, music, poolside games, and a patio BBQ with special CPR - NEW rates on all of our goodies. Bring your What would you do if a member of your family or co- worker friends - Let's Celebratel stopped breathing, started choking, or had a possible heart attack? Learn how to handle these emergencies on adults, 0-1 August 19 children, and infants in this American Red Cross Community HILLBILLY HULLABALOO - 7 -10 P.M Come CPR Course. Registration Fee $25.00/2 Sessions. Includes on down to yer favorite swimmin "hole fer instruction and all materials. Classes 4 hours, a night of foot- stom pin music, # Day Begins Time Location swimming ", and games fer youngins and 149 Tues. July 18 6:00 p.m. CC oldins alike. Whether you live near or out yonder, put on yer best hillbilly duds and OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE you may just win a prize fer bein best - This class is designed for adults interested in underwater dressedl diving and who are comfortable in water. Each person must September 30 provide his own mask, fins and snorkle in the second lesson. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 1/2 hours in BACK TO SCHOOL SPLASH & BBQ - 6 -9 P.M. length and will meet once a week for 4 weeks. Open water It's our annual Back To School Splash! dives are a requirement of this class at an additional fee of Summer isn't quite over, so come and approximately $99.00 which includes a textbook. On enjoy swimming, music, games and a completion of the course an internationally recognized patio BBQ. certificate card will be awarded. Registration Fee $100.00/2 Sessions. Classes 8 hours. Admission to the Saturday Night Live is $1.50 (17 and # Day Begins Time Location under), $2.00 (18 and over), Membership, passes and 150 Sun. July 16 8:00 a.m. CC coupons will not be honored. All persons remaining in the building will be charged an admission fee. 18 i BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES Memberships entitle the member to the use of the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during recreational or "open" periods. Memberships are sold on a monthly basis. Cut off date is the 15th of the month. Family memberships include husband, wife and children 20 years of age and under living at home. For additional information, call 561 -5448, 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $30.00 $80.00 $138.00 $228.00 Individual $18.00 $46.00 $ 75.00 $127.00 SENIOR ADULT RATES Membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older - One month $7.00, three months $17.00. Single admission rate for Senior Adult resident or non - resident 62 years and older, $1.75. GENERAL ADMISSION Adult (18 & Over) $2.50 Youth (15 -17) $2.00 Children (6 -14) $1.75 5 and under free BARGAIN DAYS The first Monday, second Wednesday, and third Friday of each month are BARGAIN DAYS. Senior Adults (62 & Over) $35 Adults (18 & Over) $1.50 Youth (15-17) $1,00 Children (6-14) $35 5 and under free OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY Noon to 10 :30 p.m. (Adults Only: Noon to 1:00 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY Noon to 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only: Noon to 1:00 p.m. and 9:00 to 10:30 p,m.) SATURDAY Noon to 9:00 p.m. (Adults Only: Noon to 1:00 p.m.) SUNDAY 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m, to 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 a.m, to 10:30 p,m. (Adults Only: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 9:00 to 10:30 p.m.) SATURDAY 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. SUNDAY 1:00 to 6:00 p,m, The use of the exercise room is limited to 15 years old and up, The use of the sauna is limited to 18 years and up. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE June 17 - July 29 - August 19 The pool, sauna and exercise room close at 6:30 p.m. Reopen at 7:00 p,m, for Saturday Night Live. September 30 The pool, sauna and exercise room close at 5:30 p.m. Reopen at 6:00 p.m. GAMEROOM Enjoy our game room equipped with jukebox, pool tables, video games and pinball machines. SNACK BAR Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. CHILDCARE The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending exercise classes on Tuesday and Thursday at the community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75 cents for each preschool child. After classes, parents are invited to relax in our concession area before picking up their child. Childcare will also be provided for adults using the pool and exercise room during "adult only' time on Tuesday and Thursday from Noon -1 p.m. The "Play Corner will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. -1:15 p.m. 19 Ci•v QF BROOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY 3 C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 561 -5448 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION L All registration must be made at the parks and recreation office ADVISORY COMMISSION In the community center beginning at1:©0p.m.on Saturday, May 20 (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration Is The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 3rd Tuesday of separate - see box below. each month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises Registration made by mail will not be accepted before May 22, the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program In Brooklyn No phone registrations. Center. 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, May 20, a person Bud Sorenson, Chairperson - Dave Skeels - Art Mead may sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this Larry Probst - Scott Burnes - Don Peterson - Sarah Robinson Pollock date, you may register for as many as you wish. 3. The parks and recreation office in the community center is open THE BROOKLYN CENTER Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. -9:00 p.m., Sunday 12:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT 4. Where classes are limited, registration will be on a first come -first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share has been paid. The parks and recreation department reserves In the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the right to cancel classes or activities when an Insufficient num- the end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the ber of people sign up. acceptance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the com- 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the ac- panionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure tivity location. time. 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation an opening exists by paying 50 cents transfer fee. Ali transfers must Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Public Works be done in person at the community center. individual classes Joe Ericksen - Program Supervisor may not be made up. Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted Susan LaCrosse- Program Supervisor in the class description. Requests for refunds must be made at Steve Froehlich - Aquatic Supervisor least 24 hours BEFORE the FIRST class session. There will be a $3.00 Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager service charge. If you find it necessary to cancel after the first REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. class, make your request 24 hours BEFORE the SECOND class. The WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, MAY 22. class will be prorated lus there will be a $4.00 service charge. 8. ersons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment Name has already been reached will go on a waiting list. Additional (Last) (First) classes maybe formed If there are sufficient requestsandif space and a competent Instructor Is available. Address 9. Senior adults 62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1/2 the registratin fee. (Zip) This does not apply to supplies or special senior classes which are at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. (Phone) (Work Phone) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the parks & recreation department. Activity 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, Including (Location) parents, are not allowed except with permission. This Includes children. For further information call 561 -5448. Class # Time Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat. May 20 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the community center. Mail Class Day Amount registrations will not be accepted for swimming lessons. (Num- bers will be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)