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1988 Edition 58 May i 3[ THE SOMETHING MORE NEWS TT R CITY INCLUDES THE 1988 SUMMER BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE m� b , yy SRu ei r � _, a a � � � f 4 wown arri "r anwmmma a1 r amw M 7R _ ri a, ss Entertainment In The Park Location Tuesdays - 7 p.m. Registration for Summer Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Begins May 14. Deliver to homes by May 7. See back page for information 1 � CITY CF 8 �� BROO ENTER ; �'' MAY, 198 I NUMBER 58 � Rabies Mid -Year Homestead Vaccination Clinic June 4 App lication Must Be The City of Brooklyn Center w Made Prior To June 1 conduct its 15th Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, June4,from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p. , at the Brooklyn Center City Garage Owners seeking to qualify for a The home owner will then re- at the Shingle Creek Parkway. mid -year homestead credit must ceive a homestead card by mail make application to the Assessors from the city on or about June 1 . To The clinic is conducted by a Office at the Brooklyn Center City establish residency, this card must qualified veterinarian, and is open Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, be signed and your social security to all Brooklyn Center residents on or before June 1 . number listed, and returned to the who wish to bring their pets for city on or before June 15. vaccination. The mid -year homestead pro- vides tax relief for those persons Anyone applying for this credit The cost for vaccination is $7, who purchased previously non- after June 1 must supply proof of and all animals must be leashed homestead properties by June 1 . occupancy. The requirements for when brought in for the vaccination. To be eligible for a mid -year verifying occupancy for late appli- Cat owners are encouraged to bring homestead credit, you must cants may be obtained from the City their pets for the rabies vaccination, actually own and occupy the Assessor's Office. and it is suggested that cats be home by June1 . It is necessaryto Once the homestead classifica- brought in a box or similar en- bring a copy of the Instrument tion is obtained, the owner will closure. transferring the title of property receive a card on or about January Dog licenses will also be on sale; to you to the Assessoes Office at 2 of each year to renew the home - however, residents are reminded the time of application. stead status. that if they are coming just to purchase a license, proof rabies New Voting System To Be vaccination is required. d. Dog licenses are $3 for spayed or neutered pets, and $5 for male or Used In Fall Elections female dogs. Brooklyn Center voters will find checkout counter. Each polling Election Judg voting easier during the fall place will have one tabulator, and g elections due to a new optical scan election judges will be available to A re Needed voting system which replaces the help voters with the new process. old lever -type voting machines. This new system is called Election judges are needed in The new voting process is very the OPTECH IIIP and will be on Brooklyn Center during the primary simple and easy to use. You, as a display at the City Hall, 6301 and general elections this fall. voter, will mark your election choice Shingle Creek Parkway, from Party affiliation will be required on a paper ballot and in a voting August through October. You are as part of the overall information re- booth. Your ballot will then be fed invited to stop by, during normal quired from interested applicants. into the optical scan vote tabulator, business hours, and see the new Residents should contact the City recording your vote in much the system in operation. Cable channel Clerk, 561 -5440, regarding qualifi- same way the price code on gro- 37 will also feature a demonstration cations and amount of pay. ceries is read at a supermarket tape on the OPTECH IIIP. 2 Traffic Delays: I -694 please contact Bob Kozel, Marsha Storck, media relations A booklet published by the project engineer, at593- 8576,or coordinator, 593 -8432. Minnesota Department of Trans- portation deals with the traffic delays, from March, 1988, to December, 1989, due to the 1 -694 reconstruction. The map indicates the two con - M '• • I struction stages and the problem �J�I areas. Severe traffic delays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. to 5 am. w due to temporary daily (non -rush _ r hour) lane closures will reduce traffic to one lane in each direction. Expect temporary daily lane m closures from March of this year T A through December 31, 1989. There will be two lanes in each < MIN& direction during rush hours (3 p.m. OSBUUQNE k'OAD to 6 p.m., and 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.), except during July when for a 3 0 period of up to three weeks there will be only one lane in each �3e0 ASE Nb, direction. e N NF A couple of reminders: The loop a e o from East River Road to westbound 1-694 will be closed until fall of 1988. The ramp from westbound I- 694 to northbound TH 252 will be closed until late spring. L STAGE 1 - A These changes are required for ^� the reconstruction of the bridge O �� and driving lanes on 1 -694 at Burlington Northern Railroad. The bridge will be widened, along with the addition of four lanes plus shoulders. �TJ AV Please expect severe traffic delays and plan accordingly. p o This area is severely congested S1 AGE 1 -B under normal driving conditions, and construction will make it worse. It is suggested that you allow an extra 30to45 minutes to drive through, or find alternate routes. m Alternatives may include TH 65 or TH 47 north to one of the major ASE p city or county east -west streets; car - pooling; or taking the 610 bridge to cross the river. For additional information, 3 Plans For Water Use Restrictions During the summer of 1987, the has been developed, and consists the Post, the Minneapolis Star City of Brooklyn Center imposed, of three stages: Tribune, major radio and television for the first time, restrictions in the • Stage 1 - -- General Warning. stations, and the cable channel. water usage during peak demand * Stage 2 - -- Restrictions on Removal of such instructions, when periods. lawn and garden sprinkling during the emergency is over, will be Record levels of water usage due peak periods, such as from 3 p.m. to issued to the same media. to the dry winter, followed by high 9 P.M. A total ban on sprinkling will be spring temperatures and an ex- • Stage 3 - -- Total prohibition announced to all members of the tended drought period required the for lawn and garden sprinkling. media on an emergency basis with action. General warning notices will be a request for maximum immediate This imposition of use restric- issued to the Brooklyn Center Post, coverage. tions was necessary to assure an and will be posted on the city This is a contingency plan, and adequate supply of water in the access cable TV channel (37). In the for use only if needed. Based on event of a major fire. No major event water shortages occur, city past water usage, it is unlikely that a problems occurred due to the ex- staff will contact the major total ban on sprinkling would be cellent cooperation by community commercial and industrial water required as a result of high water residents. users to request their cooperation use. However, this could result from Unless similar conditions occur, and their voluntary reduction in an extended power loss to the city's it is unlikely that it will be necessary water use. water supply wells, from major to impose water restrictions this Restricted sprinkling announce- mechanical failures, or from a major year. However, a contingency plan ments, if needed, will be issued to water main break Solutions For Certain Park Activities A Cleaner Dishwasher Not Allowed Yellow, red, brown, or black film Certain activities are limited and vehicle in any park or open space on a dishwasher interior indicates a regulated by law at parks located within the community. The excep- high iron or manganese content in within the community. Some of the tion is those areas designated as the water supply. regulations are as follows: roadways or parking areas, or upon To remove stains, put a dish con- CURFEW - -- No one is allowed in trails specifically designated by the taining 1 /2 cup white vinegar in the bottom of the empty dishwasher. any park and recreation facility, city for use by certain vehicles. unless engaged in city business, Run through twofills(rinse and hold ILLEGAL TO DAMAGE, between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 cycle). Do not use detergent. Follow a.m., when such parks or facilities REMOVE PROPERTY - -- It is obvi- with a detergent wash. are posted by sign noting the ously illegal to destroy or damage in For stubborn stains, use a curfew hours. any way any property or facility in commercial rust remover sold as a parks or open spaces. Also not cleaner for water softener systems. NOALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES- allowed is cutting, mutilation or Follow acka a directions. --No one can bring into any park or P 9 removal of any tree, plant, flower, To retard future staining, use a possess, display or use intoxicating shrub, rock, soil, sand, fence, maximum amount of dishwasher liquors, nor non- intoxicating malt benches, tables or any other detergent to keep iron or manga- liquors unless a permit has been property or facility. nese in suspension during thewash issued by the Director of Recrea- and use a rinse additive during the tion. Such permits must be limited WILD LIFE - -- Hunting, trapping, rinse. to duly organized nonprofit local killing, harming, or maliciously If staining cannot be controlled, civic organizations, operating frightening any wild life consisting the only solution is the installation under a constitution and bylaws, of animals, reptiles, or birds is of iron removal equipment in the and which have been in existence punishable by law. home water supply, for at least one year. Any person violating the provi- Courtesy of. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES - -- sions of the ordinance, upon con - Pat MacPherson, Volunteer Coordinator, No person, unless engaged in city viction, could be punished by a fine Home Economics Minnesota Extension business or specifically authorized not to exceed $700, and by impri- Service, Hennepin County by the city, can operate a motorized sonment not to exceed 90 days. 4 Sixth Annual Earle Brown Tornado Days June 22 -26 Safety Rules The Earle Brown Days commit - Earle Brown Days will be cele- tee is also sponsoring a carnival When a tornado approaches, brated by residents and visitors from May 27 through June 7, which Immediate action can save your from June 22 through June 26 in will be staged across from Schmidt life. Brooklyn Center. Music, 2400 Freeway Boulevard. A TORNADO WATCH means The festivities begin with the Volunteers are still needed to tornadoes are expected to develop. opening ceremony and ice cream help with many of the activities, and Keep a battery- operated radio or social at Brookdale, with free ice interested persons should contact television set nearby, and listen to cream for the first 1,000 persons. Sue LaCrosse at 561 -5448. weather advisories - -- even if the On Thursday, June 23, starting at A detailed schedule of events is sky is blue. 6:30 p.m., one of the largest included in the parks and recre- A TORNADO WARNING means parades in the state will proceed ation portion of this brochure. Addi- a tornado has actually been sighted down Dupont Avenue. The festival tional information will also be or indicated by weather radar. Seek concludes with music and fireworks distributed June 16 through the inside shelter (in a storm cellar or on Sunday, June 26 in Central Park. Brooklyn Center Post newspaper. reinforced building), and stay away from windows. Curl up so that your head and eyes are protected. Keep Palmer Lake Trail Completed a battery operated radio or tele vision set nearby. The pedestrian /bicycle trail the Palmer Lake area. Most of this IN HOMES, the basement offers system around Palmer Lake was segment is in Brooklyn Park, and the greatest safety. In homes with- completed in 1987. The construC out basements, take cover in the includes the needed connections center part of the house, on the tion included the segment of trail in to the Brooklyn Center trails. lowest floor, in a small room such as the southeasterly portion of the The total length of the main trail a closet or bathroom, or under Palmer Lake area, and the segment which encircles Palmer Lake is 2.9 sturdy furniture. STAY AWAY of trail across the northerly end of miles. FROM WINDOWS. IN SHOPPING CENTERS, go to the designated shelter area. Do not go to your parked car. IN SCHOOLS,get to the lowest City of Brooklyn Center floor or basement. Go to interior small rooms or hallways. Stay away CITY COUNCIL from windows and large areas such Dean Nyquist ...... ............................... ........Mayor as auditoriums, gyms, and other Bill Hawes ......... ............................... ... ....... Councilman structures with wide, free-span Gene Lhotka ........... ............................... ....... Councilman roofs. Celia Scott ......... ............................... ..... .. Councilwoman IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS, go to Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman an interior hallway, away from Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager windows, or to the designated SERVICE DIRECTORY shelter area. Do not go to your parked car. Emergency Number (24 Hours) MOBILE HOMES should be POLICE- FIRE - MEDICAL ..... ............................... .......... 911 abandoned immediately. If there is Police (non- emergency, information) ............... ... ..... 561 -5443 no reinforced building or under - City Hall Offices ............... 561 -5440 ground shelter nearby, take cover in (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) a ditch or depression. Community Center ..... . .................... ... 561 -5448 CITY OFFICES IN OPEN COUNTRY, move away from the tornado's path at 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway right angles. If there is no time to Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 escape, lie flat in the nearest ditch or ravine. 5 1988 Summer Parks & Recreation Brochure Class codes and locations are listed on page 16. Children's Activities ART ADVENTURE SERIES COMIC BOOK CLUB - NEW A unique art experience for children in grades 1 -6. Each class is Have you ever thought that maybe the world's next super hero designed to introduce participants to a different artistic medium. would come from your imagination. Here's your opportunity tc Registration Fee $4.50 for each session or $10.00 for all 3 improve your drawing skills, create comic book characters and sessions. Fees include all materials. No previous art experience make your own comic book and super heroes. No previous needed. drawing experience necessary. For grades 1 -6. (No class July 4) Registration fee $9.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Nancy CANDLEMAKERS Candea. # Day Begins Time Location Make beautiful rolled, molded, sand, or sculptured candles in great g M & W June 13 2:15 p.m. Orchard Lane -P colors and scents. Students will have the opportunity to chcose the 10 M & W June 13 3:30 p.m. Brooklane -P type of candles they want to make. Registration Fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. CREATIVE DANCE AND JAZ7 # Day Date Time Location 1 Tues. June 14 2:30 p.m. Evergreen -P Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of creative 2 Tues. July 12 2:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P expression combined with modern jazz movements. The last class will feature a special performance for family and friends. For PEE WEE PICASSOS - NEW grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $10.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. Explore techniques of painting with acrylic paint. In the workshop, # Day Begins Time Location students will complete their very own canvas painting. No exper- 11 Tues. June 14 5:15 p.m. Willow Lane -S ience necessary - just lots of enthusiasm and a smile. Registration Fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. GYMNASTIC CAMP FOR GIRLS # Day Date Time Location 3 Tues. June 21 2:30 p.m. Evergreen -P For girls in grades 1 -6 of any skill level who have an interest in 4 Tues. July 19 2:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P developing basic and advanced gymnastic skills. Emphasis will be placed on developing student's strengths, flexibility and coordina- WOOD ART - NEW tion through various exercises and selected activities. Tumbling Participants will make their very own wood sculpture. They wil: and apparatus fundamentals on all gymnastic equipment will be learn to hammer, use a saw and create. No previous experience introduced according to participant's ability. Students may register required. Registration Fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instruc- for more than one session. Classes meet twice a week for 3 for Nancy Candea. weeks. Registration Fee $18.00/6 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. # Day Date Time Location Instructor Linda Schiesl and Dawn Ketcher. 5 Tues. June 28 2:30 p.m. Evergreen -P # Day Begins Time Location 6 Tues. July 26 2:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P 12 T & Th June 21 1:00 P.M. Willow Lane -S 13 T & Th June 21 3:15 p.m. Willow Lane -S 14 T & Th July 12 1:00 P.M. Willow Lane -S d e � 9 1 �y A ART IN THE PARK " POM POM GIRLS Have you ever wished you could do something unique that doesn't look like what everyone else does? Here's a chance to use your A fun cheerleading class designed just for girls in grades 1 -6. Girls creative abilities in a relaxed informal environment to experiment in will learn some of the basic cheers, warm -up exercises and the the area of arts and crafts. You will have the opportunity to work do's and don'ts of being a good cheerleader. Girls will also learn a with wood, paper, watercolors, dyes and charcoal. No matter what specially designed routine, just like the Dallas Cowboy Cheerlead- your talents are, this class will provide you with an enjoyable art ers. The session will end with a performance for family and experience. Please bring a paint shirt. For grades 1-6. Registration friends. Fee includes a pair of pom poms. Classes 45 minutes. Fee $11.00 /8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Nancy Candea. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location Classes twice a week $7.50 /7 Sessions 7 M & W July 11 2:15 p.m. East Palmer -P # Day Begins Time Location 8 M & W July 11 3:40 p.m. Orchard Lane -P 15 M & W June 13 4:45 p.m. Brooklane -P Classes twice a week $8.50/8 Sessions When registering, use child's grade as of Fa!1 1988. 16 M & W July 11 4:50 p.m. Orchard Lane -P 6 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED "KIDS" SOFTBALL LEAGUE MEETING "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER Parents are invited to an information meeting to find out more For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade, about our new "Kids Softball League" program. This is an This instructional program is designed for children to have FUN opportunity to talk with the head instructor and ask questions. The while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Some interpark scrim - location of this program will be determined from where the mages will be played. A special parent night demonstration will be majority of the children live and the availability of fields. if you held during the program. Each "Kid" will receive a T -Shirtl Register cannot attend the meeting and have questions not answered in the for the PARK location nearest your home. Registration Fes description below, call 561 -5448 ext 170. $13.00/7 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Jeanne Fahey. Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location Thurs. May 19 7:30 p.m. CC 27 M & W June 13 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane "KIDS" - SOFTBALL LEAGUE -NEW 28 M & W June 13 10:50 a.m. Brooklane 29 T & Th June 14 9:30 a.m. Evergreen An instructional league for boys and girls going into grades 4-6. 30 T & Th June 14 10:50 a.m. Evergreen Third graders who have previously taken "Kids" - Introduction to TWILIGHT SOCCER Softball may also register for this league. The league is designed to give participants the opportunity to improve their skills and play This popular instructional soccer program is for girls and boys games with the continued emphasis of good sportsmanship and going into let -3rd grade this fall. The program is a modification of having fun. The instructional portion of the session will cover "Kids "-Introduction To Soccer which meets during the day. Some advanced softball techniques: pitching, sliding, and team strategy. scrimmages will be played. See above description. Registration Fee The participants will be divided into teams and the majority of $8.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. 15 min. Instructor Jeanne Fahey. each session will be spent playing the game. This is an excellent # Day Begins Time Location opportunity for the young softball player to have a fun time while 31 Thurs. June 16 6:00 P.M. Firehouse continuing to develop softball skills. Registration Fee $14.00/5 Weeks. Classes 1 112 hours. Instructor Pam Hennen. BEGINNING KARATE # Day Begins Time Location A beginning course in karate. Students will learn the basic kicks 17 M & W June 20 3:15 p.m. To Be and punches, self- defense, and safety. They will also learn the first. Determined karate routine called Form. For grades 3.6. Registration Fee Registration accepted immediately for this league. $10.75 /6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Jim Stringer, 2nd degree black belt with 5 years teaching experience. # Day Begins Time Location uQ 32 Tues. June 21 4:30 p.m. Willow Lane -S r. "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade. ± ti'`•- This instructional program is designed for children to have FUN while LEARNING good sportsmanship, team work and the fun- damentals of softball. Each "Kid" will receive their very own softball T -Shirt! During the season, some interpark games will be played. The program will be highlighted by a parent softball night. Register for the PARK location nearest your home. Registration Fee $13.00/7 Weeks. Classes 1 hour. K -3RD GRADE MAGIC LESSONS NEW # Day Begins Time Location Abracadabra . . . It's MAGIC! Magic is fun for all ages and even 18 T & Th June 14 9:30 a.m. Central more fun when you can do it. Participants will learn several card, 19 T & Th June 14 9:30 a.m. Evergreen coin, paper and rope tricks. Friends and family members are 20 T & Th June 14 10:50 a.m. Northport invited to a special magic show the last day. Bring a deck of cards 21 T & Th June 14 10:50 a.m. Kylawn to first class. For grades 3 -6. Registration Fee $12.00 /6 Sessions. K -1ST GRADE Class 1 hour. Instructor Brian Richards. 22 M & W June 13 10:50 a.m. Evergreen # Day Begins Time Location 23 M & W June 13 10:50 a.m. West Palmer 33 Thurs. June 23 3:30 p.m. Evergreen -P 2ND -3RD GRADE 34 Thurs. June 23 4:45 p.m. Brookiane -P 24 M & W June 13 9:30 a.m. Evergreen 35 Thurs. June 23 6:00 P.M. Willow Lane -F 25 M & W June 13 9:30 a.m. West Palmer FISH & FEAST TWILIGHT SOFTBALL Do you like to fish? Do you want to learn more about fishing? Join For children going into 1st -3rd grade this fall. This program is a "Fish & Feast." We'll try to catch some fish, learn techniques about modification of "Kids" - Introduction To Softball which meets during fishing, watch a demonstration on cleaning and even have our very the day. The evening program offers children of working parents own fish fry. Mmmm! Bring your own hook, bobber and rod and the opportunity to learn softball. Some games will be played. See reel or cane pole. Meet at the community center the first day. For description above. Registration Fee $8.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. grades 2-6. Registration Fee $9.00/3 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. 15 min. Instructor Pam Hennen. Instructor Pam Hennen. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 26 Mon. June 13 6:00 p.m. Kylawn 36 Tues. June 21 1:00 P.M. Shingle Creek 7 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUEDi FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS We're making FRIDAYS really special with our ever popular When registering, use the child's grade as of Fall 1988. summer special events. Children will have an opportunity to broaden their interests, learn new skills, and most importantly, have a great time. All funtastic Friday events are supervised by the PALMER LAKE NATURE EXPLORERS 1988 summer recreation staff. No refunds will be issued unless activity is cancelled by the parks and recreation department. Join our explorer's team for some new adventures at Palmer Lake Advanced registration required for pool party, and track and games Nature Area. Feeding the ants, sailing small boats in the creek and spectacular; see deadline dates. Don't miss out on all the FRIDAY looking for animal tracks are all part of the fun. Dress for the FUN! weather; wear boots and bring a small backpack if you have one. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $2.75 /1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Date Time Location \� 39 Tues. July 5 2:30 p.m. Palmer Lake Nature Area POOL PARTY Splish! Splash! It's the annual pool party at the community center. Join us for an afternoon of fun, including swimming, pool games, special contests, and a cookout on the patio of hot dogs, chips BOYS GYMNASTICS - NEW and beverage. Activity will be supervised by the 1988 summer A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will recreation staff and pool lifeguards. Pool party runs from 1 -3:30 have an opportunity to learn basic skills such as rolls, headstands, p.m. (note: bus service is not provided). Children may stay after and handstands. Beginning level skills on the rings, bars, and rope pool party for open swim. Parent should arrange in advance with will be introduced. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $16.00/6 children the time they will pick them up. For grades 1 -6. Deadline Sessions, Classes 1 hour. Instructor Linda Schiesl, to register is Wednesday June 22 space permitting Registration # Day Begins Time Location Fee $3.00/1 Session. 40 T & TH July 12 3:15 p.m. Willow Lane -S # Day Date Time Location 37 Fri. June 24 1:00 p.m. CC r ,.ell \ y Y ' r PENNY CARNIVAL a 4 Penny Carnival fun is back. Carnival booths include fish pond, cookie walk, face painting, spin art, lollipop tree, duck pond and EARLE BROWN DAYS KID FISHING CONTEST refreshments. Parents and kids of all ages are invited to have fun as they spend some pennies. Booths are priced from 1 -5 cents. For children age and under. The contest will e held from Penny Carnival runs from 1 -3 p.m. in Central Park located behind noon -3 p.m. on S June 25 at Shingle Cr near the the community center. Don't miss this popular event. Adult community center. First, second, and third place prizes awarded in three categories. Free. Check in begins at 11:45 volunteers are needed to help run some of the booths. Please call 5 a.m. next to Sue at 561 -5448 if you can help. community center parking lot. For information, call 561 -5448. Day Date Time Location Fri. July 15 1:00 p.m. Central Park TRACK AND GAMES SPECTACULAR r This action packed day will begin with a track meet featuring events such as the dash, long jump and softball throw and non- traditional events such as the water balloon toss. Participants can choose from a variety of games and tournaments, box hockey BROOKLYN CENTER JUNIOR ROYALTY marbles, horseshoes or hopscotch. Fee includes cookout of hot - dogs, chips and beverage. Join us for a fun, active day where A new junior queen and junior commodore will be crowned on everyone goes home a winner. Deadline to register is Tuesday June 26 at 2 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Two July 19. Track and Games Spectacular runs from 11:30 a.m. -3:00 princesses and two vice commodores will also be chosen. Eligible p.m. in Central Park located behind the community center. (Note: boys and girls must reach their 6th birthday, but not their 8th Bus service will not be provided,) For grades 1-6. Registration Fee birthday by September 1, 1989 and MUST live in Brooklyn Center. $2.75 /1 Session. Class 3 1/2 hours. Children will be judged on personality, poise and manners and will # Day Date Time Location not be asked to perform. Entry forms will be distributed through 38 Fri. July 22 11:30 a. m. Central Park school or pick up a form at the community center. Entries must be received by May 31, 1988. Guidelines attached to entry form. 8 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SUMMER DAY CAMP - August 3 -5 BEGINNING MODELING Day Camp is designed to offer campers a structured program with For girls in grades 5 and up. See Teen Activities for description. a group their own age. Activities include camp cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games and songs. Children will be under the supervision of the 1988 summer recreation staff. A naturalist and an arts and crafts instructor will conduct special programs. Children should pack a lunch on August 3 & 4, FUN WITH OUTDOOR COOKING SERIES beverage provided. A cookout is planned for August 5. Bus pickups begin at 8:15 a.m. Bus will pick up at Grandview, Kylawn, A unique outdoor cooking experience for children in grades 2-6. Evergreen, Orchard Lane, and Willow Lane Parks. (Must have a While learning outdoor cooking skills and safety, participants will minimum of six). Return time is approximately 3:15 -3:30 p.m. For cook and then eat, a different meal each week. Registration is grades 1 -6. Deadline to register is July 27 space permitting $5.00 for each session or $10.00 for all three sessions. Cost Registration Fee $16.00/3 Days. includes the 1988 Fun With Outdoor Cooking Cookbook. In case of # Day Begins Location rain, class will meet in shelter building. 41 W - F Aug. 3 Palmer Lake Nature Area EXPLORER'S DAY CAMP - August 10 -12 Explorer's Day Camp will introduce participants to a variety of THE BREAKFAST CLUB camp craft skills, such as pitching a tent, building a fire, basic Breakfast Club participants will learn to make a complete and fun canoeing, orienteering with compass and map, knot tying, and breakfast. Students will learn to cook breakfast using a Coleman swimming one day at Elm Creek. Children will be under the Stove. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor supervision of the 1988 summer recreation staff and certified Donna Powers. lifeguards for canoeing. Bring a lunch on August 10, beverage # Day Date Time Location provided. Cookouts are planned for August 11 & 12. Bus pickups 45 Tues. July 26 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P begin at 8:15 a.m. Bus will pickup at Grandview, Kylawn, Ever- green, Orchard Lane, Willow Lane and West Palmer Parks. (Must have a minimum of six). Return time is a pproximately 3:15 -3:30 • r p.m. For grades 2 -6. Deadline to register is August 3 space ; r permitting. Explorer's Day Camp will be held at Palmer Lake Nature Area on August 10 & 11 and Elm Creek Park Reserve on August 12. (Bring your swimsuit and towel). Registration Fee THE LUNCH BUNCH $17.00/3 Days. Children will learn to make lunch over a charcoal grill. We'll even # Day Begins Location make our own dessert. Mmmm! Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. 42 W - F Aug. 10 Palmer Lake Nature Class 2 hours. Instructor Donna Powers. Area & Elm Creek # Day Date Time Location 46 Tues. Aug. 2 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P When registering, use child's grade as of Fall 1988. 4 -H SUMMER SPECIAL - DISCOVERY The Hennepin County 4 -H program in cooperation with Brooklyn GUESS WHO'S MAKING DINNER Center Parks and Recreation Department is offering this special Participants will learn fire building skills and will make a delicious program again for the fifth summer. Each day offers a new area of dinner including a special dessert surprise. Outdoor cooking fun discovery for children 6 -12 years old. Learn about water in our for everyone. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. environment, food and nutrition, sample sewing and the exchange Instructor Donna Powers. system. Activities include games, making a rain gauge, snack, and # Day Date Time Location emergency kit for buttons and rips. Registration Fee $1.00/4 47 Tues. Aug. 9 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Linda Ojeda. # Day Begins Time Location 43 M - Th Aug. 15 10:30 a.m. CC MORE DR. SEUSS ON THE LOOSE - NEW BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS AT SUMMERS END, COME TAKE A CHANCE The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUN! Director, Barbara ON A WEEK OF FUN AND ART AND DANCE Dold, helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment of music WE'LL DO SOME DRAMA, FROM A TO ZOT along with the basic vocal techniques and the fun of musical WITH DRAWING AND MIME WE'LL CREATE A LOT! performance. Children will have the opportunity to sing with a Dr. Seuss is back with even more zany fun. Spend an exciting professional band and work with a choreographer. The chorus week with two art specialists and Dr. Seuss. We'll create all new meets October through June and performs several times through - things from last year. Registration Fee $17.50 /4 Sessions. Classes out the year including the annual spring show at Park Center. For 2 1/2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea & Pat Galaga. grades 1 -8. Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park # Day Begins Time Location Parks and Recreation Departments. For more information, call 561- 44 M - Th Aug. 29 2:00 p.m. CC 5448. 9 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED DROP-IN PARK 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 events! 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. BROOKLANE 65th & Brooklyn Blvd. Mon. & Wed. June 20 - July 27 EVERGREEN 72nd & Bryant Ave. N. Mon. & Wed. June 20 - July 27 WEST PALMER 71st & Palmer Lake Cir. Mon. & Wed. June 20 - July 27 WILLOW LANE 69th & Orchard Ave. N. Mon. & Wed. June 20 - July 27 NO DROP IN Monday, July 4 FIREHOUSE 65th & Bryant Ave. N. Tues. & Thurs. June 21 - July 28 GRANDVIEW 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Tues & Thurs. June 21 - July 28 KYLAWN 61st & Kyle Tues. & Thurs. June 21 - July 28 NORTHPORT 55th & Sailor Lane Tues. & Thurs. June 21 - July 28 WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? HOW TO REGISTER Children in grades K -6 (minimum age kindergarten in the fall) who There is no fee for the program (except for the optional weekly are registered. Children are supervised only while at the drop -in special craft offered once a week), but parents must register their park area. The participants may come and go at their own children wishing to participate. There are three easy ways to discretion. Parents are expected to set their own guidelines for register: their children. The summer Park Drop -In staff will not assume this Parents are invited to come to the park on the first day, meet the responsibility. Park Drop -In activity fliers are available from the staff and register. staff on a weekly basis. Parents may register at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Children may pick up the form at the park and bring it back. Teen Activities BEGINNING MODELING JR. HIGH FAST PITCH SOFTBALL For girls in grades 5 and up who are interested in learning about For junior high teens in grades 7 -9 during the 1987 -1988 school makeup, hair care and styling, skin care, colors for self improve- year. This camp is designed to give players the opportunity to ment and self- esteem. Class will be highlighted with a fashion learn and practice the skills of fast pitch softball. Skills to be show by the girls for their friends and family the last night. covered will include bunting, hitting, pitching, baserunning, throw - Registration Fee $8.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor ing mechanics and defensive skills. Time will be spent developing Charlene Lubrecht. individual as well as team skills. Fee $13.00/5 weeks. Class 2 # Day Begins Time Location hours. Instructor Park Center Jr. Varsity Coach, Pam Hennen. 48 Wed, June 22 5:30 p.m. Willow Lane -S # Day Begins Time Location 49 Wed. June 22 6:30 p.m. Willow Lane -S 53 M & W June 20 12:45 p.m. W. Palmer -P BEGINNING KARATE - NEW Students will learn the basic kicks and punches, self- defense, and BOY'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE safety. They will also learn the first karate routine called Form. For grades 7 -10. Registration Fee $10.75 /6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. An organized, recreational boy's slow pitch softball league will be Instructor Jim Stringer 2nd degree black belt with 5 years teaching offered this summer in cooperation with other Northwest suburban experience. park & recreation departments. Form your own team or call Joe at # Day Begins Time Location 561 -5448, to be placed on a team. Practice begins in early June. 50 Tues. June 21 3:30 p.m. Willow Lane -S The registration fee is $16.00 per person which includes a shirt. Register by May 15. SUMMER CONDITIONING Division 1: Boys, ages 13 -15 as of August 1, 1988 A total physical fitness class for junior and senior high age groups. Division 2: Boys, ages 16 -18 as of August 1, 1988 Activities include: daily stretching exercises to increase flexibility, weight- training to build strength, plyometric exercises to improve GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE running speed, and cardio - vascular endurance training for the heart-lung system. Classes will meet for four weeks each session, There will be a 7 -9th grade girl's slow pitch league again this participants may register for either one or both sessions. The summer. Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn program utilizes the weight facilities at Park Center High School, Park play in the league. one of the state's finest. Course is open to all male and female There will be a 10 -12th grade girl's slow pitch league with teams athletes entering grades 8 -12. Registration Fee $40.00 /one session, $50.00 /two sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructors Park Center from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale, Plymouth, Brooklyn Park, Coaches: Mike Barnes, Conn McCartan & Dave Bauer. Minnetonka and Fridley. # Day Begins Time Location Grades are as of May 1, 1988. The deadline for sign up for both 51 M - F June 20 10:30 a.m. PCHS leagues is May 1. The registration fee of $25.00 per player 52 M - F July 18 10:30 a. m. PCHS includes a shirt. 10 CENTERBROOK GOLF COURSE 9 Hole Par 3 — 5500 North Lilac Drive, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 ^; r r ' OPEN GOLF TIMES r rr Monday 6:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Tuesday 1 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. -dark Wednesday �+ 6:00 a.m. -9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. -Noon I 1:00 p.m. -2:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. -dark . � Thursday 6:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 6:30 a.m. -dark ? i Friday �\ 6:00 a.m. -4:30 p.m. i 6:30 p.m. -dark �. Saturday =u 6:00 a.m. -dark Sunday+ 6:00 a.m. -dark Leagues play during non -open golf times. GOLF FEES Adult (18 & over) $5.00 PASS BOOKS Junior (17 & under) $4.00 Adult $45.00 Senior Adult (50 & over) $4.00 Junior & Senior $35'00 2nd Round $2.00 10 passes Prices do not include sales tax. RESERVATIONS Weekend reservations for Brooklyn Center residents can be made beginning Monday mornings; non - residents beginning Thursday mornings. Weekday reservations are available and may be made one week in advance. CLUBHOUSE Features kitchen with snack bar; perfect for small meetings or company golf outings. Seating capacity 40 people. Call for rental information. PRO SHOP Carries all the necessary golf accessories and equipment; golf 1 clubs and pull cart available for rental, motorized golf cart W r e available for handicapped and health impaired. rrf..ik���'',N= .% * *UPCOMING EVENTS * *�� Grand opening - Sunday, June 5, 1:00 p.m. \ Complimentary refreshments; everyone welcome. —' Earle Brown Days Calloway Golf Tournament - Saturday, June 25. Join us for the first annual Earle Brown Days Calloway Golf Tournament at Centerbrook Golf Course, 5500 North Lilac Drive. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, June 25 with tee off G slots assigned between 8 -10 a.m. All golfers are welcome. With the Calloway method, a handicap is not needed. Fee is $10 and includes golf, prizes and food. Registration taken at Centerbrook. Deadline is June 20, space permitting. Questions, call Centerbrook Golf Course at 561 -3239. SLY N C ,� O Earle Brown Days Friday, May 27 - Tuesday, June 7 *Carnival Friday, June 17 - Sunday, June 19 *Dudley Classic Softball Tournament, Central Park Saturday, June 18 *Celebrity Softball Game, Central Park Monday, June 20 Senior King /Queen Coronation, Days Inn Tuesday, June 21 Rockin' Hollywoods Concert, Central Park Wednesday, June 22 - Sunday, June 25 EARLE BROWN DAYS Hide -A -Key Treasure Hunt Wednesday, June 22 Opening Ceremony, Ice Cream Social, and Brooklyn Community Band Concert, Brookdale Center Thursday, June 23 Parade Saturday, June 25 Kids Fishing Contest, Shingle Creek * *Fun Run, Central Park * *Golf Tournament, Centerbrook Par 3 Golf Course Bingo, Community Center Saturday, June 25 - Sunday, June 26 Women's Early Bird Softball Tournament * *Tennis Tournament Sunday, June 26 Car Show, Westbrook Mall Auction, Westbrook Mall - tentative Junior Royalty, Community Center *Swim Special, Community Center Sunday in Central Park 4 :30 p.m. - Vaxjoskolornas Musikkar - 55 pc. youth orchestra from Sweden 5:30 p.m. - Brooklyn Community Harmonettes 5:30 p.m. - Brooklyn Community Band 8:00 p.m. - Spirit - Four piece acapella group 10:00 p.m. - Fireworks NOTE: *Denotes admission charge * *Denotes advanced registration All events subject to change - For more information call 561 -5440 or 561 -5448 entertainment A J4e Part Entertainment In The Park is back for its third exciting season. Entertainment In The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Center with a donation from the Brooklyn Center Lions Club and some artist assistance from the Twin Cities Musicians Union, Local #30 -73, A.F. OF M. *These activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Metropolitan Council from funds appropriated by the Minnesota State Legisla- ture. Every week there will be quality entertainment featured in Central Park, (located behind the community center). All programs are free and readily accessible to the handicapped. Bring a lawn chair or blanket; refreshments will be sold. In case of inclement weather, some programs will be held in constitution hall of the community center; call the parks and recreation department, 561 -5448. The schedule below is subject to change. e!�nferfainmenf _ t _lhe Par 1988 S,4 -111 Tuesday, June 14, 7:00 p.m. Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble Dixieland jazz band Tuesday, June 21, 7:00 p.m. The Rockin' Hollywoods \ The hottest 50's group in the Twin Cities area Tuesday, June 28, 7:00 p.m. "Crossing Borders Journey into many musical cultures Tuesday, July 5, 7:00 p.m. "Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Balance of popular and classical music Tuesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m. Silver Slipper Dance Group Over "50" show biz group 7.•30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band Band music at its finest Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 p.m. "Levendes Popular Greek music i Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 p.m. Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse In this special evening performance, children will see some of their favorite puppets 7.•30 p.m. Teddy Bear Band Traditional children's songs, in a fast, "upbeat" manner Tuesday, August 2, 7:00 p.m. *Kenwood Chamber Orchestra Balance of classical and contemporary music / Tuesday, August 9, 7:00 p.m. First Rohn Philip Sousa Memorial Band One of the finest concert bands in the area ` Tuesday, August 16, 7:00 p.m. Molly And The Heymalrers Country - country rock Tuesday, August 23, 7:00 p.m. The Minneapolis Commodores Singing a variety of songs arranged in the barbershop style Tuesday, August 30, 7:00 p.m. Red I folfe And The Port Of Dixie Jazz Band Bright, brassy Chicago style jazz COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES Memberships entitle the member to use of the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during recreational or 'open" periods. 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $76.00 129.00 218.00 Individual $43,00 72,00 121.00 Family members will be limited to parents and children living at home 20 years of age and under. SENIOR ADULT RATES 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older - $10.00. 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 (5 -14) $1.75 r; OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE r- �� 1 A' i Summer hours effective Monday June 13. MONDAY- WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Adults only 12:15 -1 p.m.) t TUESDAY-THURSDAY U SDAY 1 P.M. to 9 P.M. (Adults only 12:15 to 1 p.m. and 9 to 10:30 p.m.) SAT - 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Adults only noon to 1:00 p.m. SUN - 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Children under 1st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT in the building at all times. EXERCISE & SAUNA SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. -10:30 p.m. l TUESDAY- THURSDAY ( 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m. (Adults only) SATURDAY SUNDAY noon -9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. -6 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 THEN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOM- PANIED BY A PARENT. HOLIDAY HOURS Monday - May 30 - 1 -6 p.m. Monday - July 4 - 1 -6 p.m. Monday - Sept. 5 - 1 -6 p.m. GAMEROOM Enjoy our game room equipped with jukebox, pool, video games and pinball. SNACK BAR Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. NORTHVIEW OPEN SWIM - COST 75 CENTS f . Mon. -Fri. 3:00 -4:00 p.m. June 13 -July 22 Mon. -Fri. 1:00 -4:00 p.m. July 25 -Aug. 5 Thurs. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. June 16 -Aug. 4 Special Activities BROOKLYN CENTER SUMMER SOCCER BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND Get a kick out of soccer this summer in a program everyone can The band is co- sponsored by the parks and recreation departments enjoy. This league is for beginning and intermediate players and of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park and is open to all post high emphasis will be on participation and enjoyment of the game. school age men and women. New members are welcome. Director Basic skills will be taught and stressed. League play will begin in Paul Schierenbeck. For more information, call 561 -5448. Schedule mid -June and runs through early August. MOST GAMES ARE below subject to change. PLAYED AT THE SOCCER COMPLEX AT 69th and DUPONT. Volunteers are needed approximately 3 hours a week for coaching. Referees with game experience are also needed and will be paid. –– Interested coaches and referees, call Dave, 420-6393. Registration -- Fee $21.00, includes soccer shirt. ALL STUDENTS GOING INTO: A 3rd -4th Grade Beginners V ~ B 5th-6th Grade Intermediate C 7th -8th -9th Grade Juniors 1988 SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE D 10th -11th -12th Grade High School E 18 or older Adult Coed Club o June 5 - Sunday - 1:00 p.m. o a Community Band Festival - Coon Rapids Dam June 20 - Monday - 7:30 p.m. Jones - Harrison Home June 22 - Wednesday - 7:00 p.m. " Brookdale Shopping Mail June 26 - Sunday - 6:30 p.m. Brooklyn Center Central Park EXERCISE FACILITIES /PROGRAMS —X — July 12 - Tuesday - 7:15 p.m. * Healthbeat - An outdoor one mile exercise course, combining a Brooklyn Center Central Park complete physical fitness program with outdoor fun for the whole July 13 - Wednesday - 7:30 p.m. family. The course begins and ends at the north end of Central Brooklyn Park Gazebo Park, convenient for individuals interested in using the facilities at the community center. Each station in the course provides three July 25 - Monday - 7:30 p.m. different levels of exercise. Maranatha Baptist Home July 29 - Friday - 6:30 p.m. Shingle Creek Trailwav Separate trails for bikers and hikers. A St. Alphonsus Fun Fair pleasant three inile walk or bicycle ride paralleling Shingle Creek July 31 - Sunday - 7:30 p.m. and accessible from the community center. The trail presently Roseville Band Shell connects from Palmer Lake Nature Area to Lions Park and with the Minneapolis system. NOTICE EARLE BROWN DAYS BUTTONS The parks and recreation department does not provide accident Buy your Earle Brown Days button at the community center or insurance for participants in any of its programs. Participants from an Earle Brown Days volunteer. Wearing your button will help assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in publicize Earle Brown Days and helps build a community festival programs or activities outlined in this brochure. spirit. Buttons will be sold with coupons which can be used at various Brooklyn Center businesses. There will be three $100 prizes DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA drawn on Sunday, June 26 in Central Park, right before the fireworks, (you do not need to be present to win). Cost of a button Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th and is $1. Other Earle Brown Days memorabilia such as hats and cups Xerxes. Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature area has are also for sale. See samples on display at the community center. both paved and wood chip trails, observation areas and ponds. The unique, natural characteristics provide a habitat for many EARLE BROWN DAYS PARADE - June 23 types of plant, animal, and aquatic life forms. The annual Earle Brown Days Parade is scheduled for Thursday, A special program is scheduled this spring, as described below. June 23 at 6:30 p.m. The parade route begins at 69th & Dupont Individuals and families are invited to participate. (Children must and proceeds to 59th & Dupont. The Earle Brown Days Parade has be accompanied by an adult.) Program will be conducted by grown to be one of the top five parades in the State, numbering Naturalist Jean Woodman Bergerson. Free. No reservations needed. 143 units in 1987. A parade map is available at the community INTERPRETIVE BIKE HIKE center. For information about other Earle Brown Days activities, call 561 -5448. Saturday, May 21 - 1:00 p.m. Join the naturalist at the Palmer Lake Nature area for an afternoon EARLE BROWN DAYS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED of exploring the sights and sounds of nature. We will travel the You too can be part of all the excitement that planning the Earle bike trails and stop to observe interesting sights along the way. Brown Days festival involves. If you have some time to volunteer to We'll look at birds, plants - edible, poisonous, and flowering - and be part of this exciting event, we can use your help. If interested other interesting things. Outdoor fun for the whole family. Meet at in volunteering, contact Sue LaCrosse at the parks and recreation parking lot off 69th. department 561 -5448. Committees are formed year round. 11 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GIFT CERTIFICATES Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or aftershave for birthday and holiday gifts, or cannot think of something original, get a parks and recreation gift certificate. Gift certificates are available in any monetary value and can be used toward classes, trips, special events, swimming and marchandise. Certifi- cates are available during office hours in the parks and recreation department at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 W OO Shingle Creek Parkway. For more information, call 561 -5448. HOLIDAY BAZAAR DUDLEY /BUDWEISER CLASSIC The 17th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November 5 at Minnesota's Premiere Softball Event the Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a craftor and June 17, 18, 19, 1988 - Central Park Fields would like information on how to participate, call the parks and 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center recreation department the first week in May. Tables are distributed through the lottery system. Rules and information will be mailed to Don't miss your chance to see the best men's slo -pitch softball you with the registration form. Each craftor must have a valid teams in the country vie for a position in the 1988 Slo -Pitch World seller's sales tax permit (unless selling only non - taxable items - Series. Teams representing several states will be on hand including clothes) to be eligible for the draw. the top five rated teams in the nation. Games begin Friday at 6:30 p.m. Saturday's schedule features the 1:00 p.m. Homerun Hitting Contest pitting five perennial home run hitters from the major teams throughout the nation. Last years winner was Dan Johnson, tight -end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League. JOB OPPORTUNITIES The Celebrity Softball game immediately follows the 1:00 p.m. The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department has part contest. The championship game is slated for 3:00 p.m. Sunday. time employment opportunities available throughout the year. Fart- Admission is $3.00 per day or $6.00 for a weekend pass. Children time positions include: Instructors for exercise classes, children's 11 years and under are free. Tickets available at the gate. All after school classes, adult craft and specialty classes, teen dance proceeds will be donated to the Brooklyn Center Crime Prevention chaperones, skating rink attendants, ski trip chaperones, liefguards, Fund. and water safety instructors. Applications are taken at the parks and recreation department located in the community center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. For information call 561 -5448. THE HOUSE SERVICES TO SENIOR AND DISABLED The House is a drop -in program that provides social & recreation The Community Emergency Assistance Program (C.E.A.P.) offers opportunities for adults with mental health problems. If you would chore services and home delivered meals to those eligible, over 60 like to get involved, it's easy, contact Mary, the program director at years of age, and disabled persons of any age living in Brooklyn 533 -5213. There is an answering machine if you can not reach her park, Brooklyn Center and south to 49th Ave. N. in Mpls. This is a directly. The drop -in is a volunteer program, you can come to one hot, nutritionally balanced meal delivered by volunteers at noon activity a month or all of the activities, it is up to you! Monday through Friday. Our Chore Program includes snow removal, yard work, minor home repairs, window washing, housekeeping, and spring clean -up. Our workers are skills -bank applicants whose references are thoroughly checked. Their name is added to our list of workers and referred BROOKDALE LIBRARY to eligible people when they call for service. The client pays the SUMMER HOURS: Mon. - Thurs., 10 a.m. -9 p.m., Fri. -Sat. 10 a.m. -5 worker when the job is completed. p.m., Closed Sundays May -Sept. The "Annual Metro Paint- A -Thon" is also available to low income Reference /Information 566 -8300, TDD 566 -2233, Renewals 566 -2034, and handicapped persons. Applications are accepted each spring Hours 566 -1391. until late May. This service is free to those who are eligible. Work SUMMER PROGRAM: June 13 August 19 is done by volunteer groups and paint is donated by the Valspar Paint Corp. HOORAY FOR LIBRARY KIDS - Fun for kids of all ages: puppets, Anyone interested in working in our Chore Program or as a clowns, magicians, storytellers, films and fun. Call the library for housekeeping aid should apply at C.E.A.P., 7231 Brooklyn Blvd. times and dates or come in and pick up a full schedule of events. Volunteers are always needed for the Meals At Your Door program, The library is located at 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn grocery shoppers and many other positions within the agency. Center. Contact Terry or Lois at 566 -9600. 12 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADAPTED RECREATION Preschool The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple A ct i v i t i e s Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, West Hennepin Commu- nity Center and Courage Center. WEST HENNEPIN COMMUNITY CENTER is an agency serving mentally handicapped and developmentally delayed indivi PUPPET PLAYHOUSE duals and their families in the west and northwest Hennepin area. Services include information and referral, advocacy, counseling and The traveling Puppet Playhouse returns for another entertaining SILS. Programs include social /recreation clubs, support groups and season at each PARK listed, except where noted below. Pack a education programs. Call Tracy or Mary at 933 - 9105 for snack or lunch and come see your favorite puppet friends. It is information and registering procedures. recommended that an adult accompany preschoolers during the shows. The season begins the week of June 20 and runs through July 28 (No shows, Mon. July 4). A special evening performance on Tuesday, July 26, 7:00 p.m. will be offered through the Entertainment In The Park series in Central Park. All performances are 112 hour and are free. Monday Tuesday Happy Hollow 10:00 a.m. Bellvue 10:00 a.m. Northport 11:00 a.m. Lions 11:00 a.m. Kylawn Noon Brookdale Library Noon S Orchard Lane 1:00 P.M. Garden City -S 1:00 p.m. BOWLING LEAGUE - Join a fun bowling league which meets Wednesday Thursday Thursdays, 6:30 -8:30 p.m. For adults 16 years and older with Riverdale 10:00 a.m. East Palmer 10:00 a.m. mental handicaps who want to improve their techniques, show off Evergreen 11:00 a.m. Freeway 11:00 a.m. their skills and meet new friends. This fun league meets at Doyles Firehouse Noon West Palmer Noon Bowl, 5000 West Broadway, Crystal, June 23 -Aug. 25. The league Grandview 1:00 p.m. Willow Lane 1:00 p.m. fee is $14.00 plus $1.80 each week you bowl. Participants must pre - register For maximum enjoyment by all, we ask that dogs be kept at home and bikes be parked to the side of the audience. WEDNESDAY NIGHT FEVER - A social /recreation group for adults with mental handicaps. The group meets every Wednesday, 6:30- TEENIROMPERS 8:30 p.m., for new games, picnics and field trips. Our summer location will be at Zanewood Community Building, 7200 Zane Ave. A special program for your little ones! Minimum age is 3 1/2 years N., in Brooklyn Park, June 29 -Aug. 24. The fee is $16.00 and re- by June 1988. Preschoolers will have fun with crafts, games, finger registration is a must Don't miss out on all of the fun. plays and songs. Teenirompers meet twice a week at the PARK listed below. Children are supervised by the park and recreation YOUTH CONNECTION - A program designed to promote recreation summer staff. (No teenirompers on July 4.) Registration Fee activites for TMR teens, 12 -17 years old. The program will enhance $400/7 weeks. Activity 1 hour. socialization skills of teens through organized games, drama, # Day Begins Time Location singing, creative art and outdoor activities. The group meets 54 M & W June 13 9:30 a.m. Brooklane Thursdays 6:30 -8:30 p.m., June 30 -Aug. 25. Advanced registration 55 M & W June 13 10:50 a.m. Willow Lane fee, $20.00, call for information. 56 T & TH June 14 9:30 a.m. Evergreen 57 T & TH June 14 10:50 a.m. East Palmer TEEN ACTION - This exciting social and recreation program is for EMR teenagers, 12 -17 years old. The group will focus on improving — their leisure skills through field trips and community experiences. Teens must ba able to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 participants. j f The club fee is $10.00 plus any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of events. Teen Action will meet every other week at various locations ... Join Us! SUNSHINE KID'S - A social /recreation program designed for children ages 6 -13 years with mental handicaps. Sunshine Kids will r� meet this summer for three field trips. Call Tracy, 933 -9105 for more information and if you have any ideas for trips. Hope to hear I. from you! :, .. WIGGLES AND GIGGLES A class for parent and child ages 2 1/2 - 5 years. Some exercises, COURAGE CENTER - is an agency serving persons a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling and with physical disabilities, or speech, hearing and vision disorders. giggling and lots of FUN for everyone! Wear playclothes and a Training and recreation and competitive opportunities in team and smile! Activities are done on a one to one basis, it is necessary to individual sports are provided. There are adaptive physical educa- register each child with a partner. Registration Fee of $14.50 tion classes, daycamps, field trips and special events. If you are includes both parent and child for 6 weeks. Classes 45 min. interested and want to have fun, call Karyl Hoeger, 520 -0495. Instructor Linda Schiesl. # Day Begins Time Location 58 Tues. June 21 11:45 a.m. Willow Lane -S 13 PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET DO'IN WHAT COMES NATURALLY - NEW Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning Let's explore the world around usl Preschool boys and girls 3 1/2 - movements and simple tap steps. The last class will feature a 5 years old who have not attended kindergarten are invited to special performance for family and friends. For preschool children participate in this fun class. Children will create unique crafts who will be at least 3 1/2 years old by June 1, 1988. Registration made from nature. Come meet Mr. Mouse! Registration Fee Fee $9.25/7 Sessions. (No class July 4) Classes 45 min. Instructor $3.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. Nancy Candea. # Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 70 Tues. June 14 9:30 a.m. Garden City -S 59 Mon. June 13 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane -S TRAIL BLAZERS -NEW GYMSTERS I Howdy Partners! Saddle up and join us as we trail blaze through Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's motor the western frontier. Lunch and horses supplied for all our little skills and coordination. Class activities include tumbling and wranglers! For preschool children 3 1/2 - 5 years old who have not introduction to the balance beam and bars. For boys and girls attended kindergarten. Registration Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 2 ages 3 1/2 - 5 (children must be 3 1/2 by June 1, 1988). Class hours. Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.50 /6 Sessions. # Day Date Time Location Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl #'s 60, 62, Nancy Candea 71 Tues. August 9 11:00 a.m. Garden City -S # 61. MINI GAME SPECTACULAR # Day Begins Time Location 60 Tues. June 21 10:45 a.m. Willow Lane -S This popular special event is being planned again just for children, 61 Wed. June 22 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane -S 3 1/2 - 6 years old. Little ones will be divided into groups for 62 Thurs. June 23 11:45 a.m. Willow Lane -S relays and special activities planned by our summer staff. A parent GYMSTERS II or older responsible person must accompany their child. The registration fee is for each child participating. Deadline to register Gymsters II is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn is July 6, space permitting. Registration Fee $1.75 /1 Session. more advanced moves on the low balance beam, tumbling and Activity 1 1/2 hours. bars. For preschool children 4 and up who have taken Gymsters I # Day Date Time Location class. Class ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.50/6 72 Fri. July 8 10:30 a.m. Central Park Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. # Day Begins Time Location 63 Thurs. June 23 10:45 a.m. Willow Lane -S PRESCHOOL THEME WEEKS - NEW , A unique new three -week theme series for children 3 1/2 - 5 years J old who have not attended kindergarten. Each week meets Monday- Thursday for two hours each day. Register for one week or all three! The fee is $10.00 per week or $20.00 for all three weeks. ZS The instructor is Mrs. Richter. CLOWNING AROUND _ d Calling all little clowns! If you'd like to be a clown, we can show you how! You'll learn some clown tricks and even how to dress `� Y , • \ with some clown accessories made in class. All you need to do is put on your biggest, brightest smile and join us for some real clowning fun! Classes 2 hours. Registration Fee $10.00/4 days. # Day Begins Time Location e ` Lam, 64 M -TH June 20 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -S 65 M -TH June 20 12:45 p.m. Garden City -S PRESCHOOL FOR FALL a For children 3 1/2 - 5 years old. Children must be 3 1/2 years old by September 12, 1988. (Children turning 3 112 years between September 13- December 31, 1988 may be placed on a waiting list _ DISNEY DAYS for winter and spring sessions.) The program emphasizes group socialization, music, art, science and community awareness. Your Come join the parade of Disney Stars! Songs, games and crafts child will learn numbers, colors, games stressing coordination, are all part of this week of Disney Fun! Registration Fee $10.00/4 days. Classes 2 hours. finger plays and stories will be read. Field trips and parent Day Begins Time Location programs are also part of the program. Registration accepted for # # Day July n 9:30 a.m. Evergreen - S fall beginning June 2, 8:00 a.m. (Numbers given out at 8:00 a.m.) 67 M -TH July 18 12:45 p.m. Garden City -S The fee is for the 12 week session. If you should find it necessary to request a refund between the time of registration and Sept. 12, A CAMPING WE WILL GO there will be a $10.00 administration charge. Instructor Mrs. Braun, Pack up your gear and join us for a week of camping adventures. certified teacher. We'11 pitch a tent, go hiking, track wild animals and more! Bring # Day Begins Time Fee an old golf ball to make your very own special animal. Registration 500 Mon. Sept. 12 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $38.00 Fee $10.00/4 days. Classes 2 hours. 501 Fri. Sept. 9 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $38.00 # Day Begins Time Location 502 Fri. Sept. 9 12:30- 2:30 p.m. $38.00 68 M -TH Aug. 1 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -S 503 T & Th Sept. 8 9:00 -10:30 p.m. $52.00 69 M -TH Aug. 1 12:45 p.m. Garden City -S 504 T & Th Sept. 8 10:45 -12:15 p.m. $52.00 505 T & Th Sept. 8 1:00- 3:00 p.m. $67.00 14 Adult Activities AEROBIC CLASSES * All aerobic classes offer complete and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. * Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle group work and cool down stretching. * Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. * All classes are COED unless noted in class description. * Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities WALK FOR FITNESS - NEW -� p g per week. This can be a combination of classes or classes and walking, "America's most talked about new fitness trend Reap the swimming, biking etc, cardiovascular and calorie burning benefits through injury free * Classes are 50 minutes unless noted in the class description. walking. Class format includes an 8 to 10 minute warm -up, 30 Childcare available. See Childcare. minutes of fitness walking, followed by abdominal work and a * relaxing cool down. Registration Fee $12.00 /7 Sessions. Class 1 All fitness instructors have related degrees and /or advanced hour. Instructor Deb Eldridge. certification and participate in ongoing training. # Day Begins Time Location * Shower facilities at the community center. 92 Fri. June 17 9:00 a.m. CC BEGINNING AEROBICS CHILDCARE SERVICE Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somerwhere, why not The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending classes this class! If you have never exercised before or found other at the community center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost classes to hard to follow . . , this is it! Instructors Vicki Syslo #'s is 50 cents for each preschool child. Parents are invited to relax in 73, 76, Bev Wilson #'s 74, 77, Deb Eldridge #'s 75, 78. our concession area after class before picking up their child. The CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS "Play Corner" is open Mon. & Thurs. mornings for classes. # Day Begins Time Location Childcare will also be provided for adults using the pool and 73 Mon. June 6 7:00 p.m. CC 74 Thurs. June 9 9:30 a.m. CC exercise room on these days from 12:15 -1:15 p.m. For the summer 75 Thurs. June 9 6:00 p.m. CC only, we also will offer the service for the Mon., Wed. and Thurs. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $7.25/5 WEEKS evening classes. Please indicate when registering if you will be bringing your child. 76 Mon. Aug. 1 7:00 p.m. CC 77 Thurs. Aug. 4 9:30 a.m. CC 78 Thurs. Aug. 4 6:00 p.m. CC Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we are LOW IMPACT AEROBICS not responsible. This unique class offers an alternative to other aerobic classes. The large bouncing movements and jogging are removed and one foot is always maintained on the floor. The individuals heart rate can SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE still be elevated within the target heart range. Instructors Bev A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and Wilson #'s 79, 81, 83, Vicki Syslo #'s 80, 84, Marsha Krey #'s 82, older. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the 85' water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS registering. Registration Fee $6.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. # Day Begins Time Location Instructors Vicki Syslo & Renee Youngberg. 79 Mon. June 6 10:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 80 Mon. June 6 6:00 p.m. CC 93 Mon. June 6 Noon CC 81 Tues. June 7 5:30 p.m. Willow Lane 94 Sat. June 11 9:30 a.m. CC 82 Wed. June 8 6:00 p.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $7.25/5 WEEKS AQUA EXERCISE - COED 83 Mon. Aug. 1 10:30 a.m. CC Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do 84 Mon, Aug. 1 6:00 p.m. CC 85 Wed. Aug. 3 6:00 p.m. CC not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique approach INTERMEDIATE AEROBIC DANCE to exercise with music. Some aerobics will also be included. Classes 50 min. No class July 2. Registration Fee $11.60/8 This intermediate level class is fun, challenging and is taught at a Sessions. Instructors Vicki Syslo & Renee Youngberg, little faster pace. Aerobic dance is a combination of dancing for # Day Begins Time Location the fun of it and dancing for more ENERGY EVERYDAY! Instructors 95 Tues. June 7 6:30 p.m. NVJH Bev Wilson #'s 86, 89, Marsha Krey #'s 87, 90, Deb Eldridge #'s 96 Thurs. June 9 Noon CC 88, 91. 97 Thurs. June 9 6:30 p.m. NVJH CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS 98 Sat. June 11 10:30 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 86 Mon. June 6 9:30 a.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS 87 Wed, June 8 7:00 p.m. CC A popular COED class, unique and different because you must be 88 Thurs. June 9 7:00 p.m. CC at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to participate! You do not CLASS ONCE A WEEK, $7.25/5 WEEKS need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Registration 89 Mon. Aug. 1 9:30 a.m. CC Fee $11.60 /8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. 90 Wed. Aug. 3 7:00 p.m. CC 91 Thurs. Aug. 4 7:00 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 99 Tues. June 7 7:20 p.m. NVJH 15 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED TRIMNASTICS POTTERY Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and parts of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh hand building. The community center offers a unique opportunity exercises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be done; to practice your new skills by including in the registration fee day exercises choreographed to music. Dress comfortably and bring a for projects, unlimited practice time and firing fees. Bring a mat to class. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 100, 103, workshirt to the first class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing Nancy Candea #'s 101, 102. of tools. Registration Fee $35.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00 /7 WEEKS Instructor Karen Haberle. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Beings Time Location 100 Thurs. June 9 10:30 a.m. CC 106 Tues. May 24 6:30 p.m. CC 101 Mon. June 13 6:50 p.m. Willow Lane 107 Tues. Aug. 2 6:30 p.m. CC 102 Wed. June 15 6:50 p.m. Willow Lane CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $7.25/5 WEEKS 103 Thurs. Aug. 4 10:30 a.m. CC LAB AND FIRING PRIVILEGES & Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at the community center or have had previous experience and are \� familiar with equipment. Lab may be used on an unlimited basis other than class time and students may have pieces fired in the seven week period. The lab program is designed for individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be purchased at the t community center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds with pottery class schedule at community center. Registration Fee $25.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, v please check with instructor. WOMEN'S SELF DEFENSE - NEW # Day Begins Time Location This course is designed for women who want to learn basic self 108 TO BE ARRANGED CC defense. Emphasis on prevention of being a victim, self confidence 109 TO BE ARRANGED CC and basic modern self techniques will be covered. Instruction will also be given in basic karate punches and kicks and getting out of holds. The instructor is a 2nd degree black belt. Registration Fee $15.00 /6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Jim Stringer. # Day Begins Time Location 104 Mon. June 13 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane CLASS CODES & LOCATIONS EARLE BROWN DAYS 5K AND FUN RUN NVJH ...... ............................... ...........................North View Junior High Saturday, June 25 is the date for the annual Earle Brown Days 5K 69th & Zane run and one mile fun run. It begins at 9 a.m. in Central Park, PCHS ........................ °••••Park Center High School behind the community center, and proceeds through the scenic 7300 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center trail system. All runners receive a T- shirt. Entry CC"""" """ " " "" " " " " " " " " " " " " "" " " " " " " " " "• " .....Community Center forms available at the community center, 6301 Shingle Creek 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway Parkway. Registration Fee $3.00 to June 1, $4.00 after June 1. For BC Library ........................................... ......................Brookdale Library ages nine - adult. 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway # Day Date Time Location Palmer Lk N.& .................... .........................Palmer Lake Nature Area 105 Sat. June 25 9:00 a.m. Central Park East of 69th and Xerxes P ....................................................................... ............................... Park Bellvue ....... ............................... ...........................55th and Aldrich NOTICE Brooklane ......................... ...........................65th & Brooklyn Blvd. Central .................. ...........................6301 Shingle Creek Parkway The parks and recreation department does not provide accident Behind the Community Center insurance for participants in any of its programs. Participants East Palmer ............................... ...........................71st & Oliver N. assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in Evergreen . ............................... ...........................72nd & Bryant N. programs or activities outlined in this brochure. Firehouse .. ............................... ...........................65th & Bryant N. Freeway ...... ............................... ...........................67th & Beard N. THE SINGLES PLACE Grandview .............. ............................... 59th & Humboldt Ave N. Happy Hollow ......................... ...........................50th & Abbott N. The Singles Place provides social and educational opportunities for Kylawn ........... ............................... ...........................61st & Kyle N. single adults. These opportunities serve as a means of coping Lions ........ ............................... ...........................55th & Russell N. during periods of transition, affirming the state of singleness and Northport ............................... ...........................55th & Sailor Lane the ongoing lifestyle of single persons building a positive self- Orchard Lane ...................... ........................... 65th & Orchard N. image and preparing for new relationships. Ongoing activities Riverdale ............ .........................Dallas Road & Riverdale Road include ballroom dance on Tues, and Speakeasy small group West Palmer ............ ...........................71st & Palmer Lake Drive discussion on Fri. WE CARE support groups will be held on Thurs. Willow Lane ........................... ...........................69th & Orchard N. For more information and a brochure, call 535 -1790, ext. 205. The S .......................................... ............................... .........................School Singles Place is offered by Community Education and Services, Evergreen ........................... ...........................7020 Dupont Ave. N. Independent School District 281, is located at the Community Garden City . ............................... .......................3501 65th Ave. N. Education Center, 4139 Regent Ave. N., Robbinsdale. Willow Lane ........................... ...........................7020 Perry Ave. N. 16 Senior Adult Activities COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Trips will include tours, attending stage productions, horse SENIOR HAPPENINGS racing and other popular events. If you are interested in such outings and meeting new friends from the surrounding area, join Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks us. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tell activities can be found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to going on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. Call Brooklyn Center Community Center. On extended trips, refund for yours todayl policies are very liberal. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. TRANSPORTATION Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city sponsored activities, congregate dining and major shopping excur- sions from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. A donation of x _, - -- $1.00 round trip is asked; however, those unable to make a donation will not be turned away. For information, call 537 -5434 ext. 33. July 18 -19 — SPIRIT OF ALASKA - Experience Alaska on this innovative tour featuring many modes of transportation. Travel by SOCIAL CLUBS airplane, motorcoach, Alaska Railroad and deluxe cruise ship through the Inside Passage. Cost per person $2459 double, triple, Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and quad and single offered. Registration due immediately, space Recreation Department. Transportation to both locations is available permitting. through Five Cities Transportation program from Brooklyn Center �_ apartment complexes. See Transportation. Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesday throughout the year from 11:30 -2:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. - — Brooklyn Twins Club - meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, September - June from 7 -9:30 p.m. Call for information. Sept. 20-27 — FALL IN NEW ENGLAND - Eight days of spectacular New England fall colors and scenery! Tour flys into Buffalo, N.Y., GIFT TRUNK motorcoaches through the states and the return flight departs from Boston. Cost per person $899 double, triple and single offered. A A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. $100 deposit by July 1, space permitting. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of Oct 17 -19 — HOUSE ON THE ROCK - Climb aboard your either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more information call motorcoach for a fun fall 3 day get - a - way into Wisconsin. 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of each month from 10:00 -1:30 Norskedalen, Little Norway, Swiss villages, and House on the Rock Y p.m. Selected items are are just a few of the trip highlights. Cost per person $169 double, on display year round and are available for purchase at the triple and single offered. A $50 deposit is due by Aug. 15, space Brooklyn Center Community Center, The Gift Trunk will also be permitting. open on May 14, from 8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Space does not allow the complete and exciting details of these "BRIDGE FOR FUN trips. If you are interested in a particular trip, please call 561 -5448 Join other bridge players who would like to get together for a and we will send a trip brochure to you. friendly afternoon of bridge. We will play the third Thursday of VOLUNTEERS FOR PENNY CARNIVAL each month from 12:30 -3:30 p.m. Please note: New participants must make a reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for reservations If you want to spend an afternoon having fun and doing something and /or questions. Activities held at Earle Brown Commons Apart- for children in the community, read on! Volunteers are needed to ments, 6100 Summit Dr. No. help run booths at our annual Penny Carnival, July 15. Fish Pond, cookie walk, face painting, guess the numbers in the jar, are just a few of the activities that make Penny Carnival such a popular SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE children's event! Approximate time volunteers are needed, 12:30 - See Adult Activities for information. 3:00 p.m. Call Sue or Kathy at 561 -5448, if you can help. SERVICES FOR SENIORS & DISABLED SWIMMING POOL See Special Activities for information on chore services, meals and Metro Paint- A -Thon. Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $15.00 for 3 T.A.P. months. Application may be made at the community center desk. Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and handicapped who Non - residents and resident seniors not interested in membership live alone. The program has helped several persons with imme- may swim for $1.75 per time - single admission. diate needs in some cases emergency situations. If you are SWIM LESSONS interested in the program for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 566 -0157. We really care about our participants! Sponsored See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Sections of this brochure. by the Brooklyn Center Police Department. 17 Tennis Activities Swim Activities TENNIS CLASS LOCATIONS Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N \ Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 1988. West Palmer Park Courts, 70th & Palmer Lake Drive All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (numbers will be Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N given out 1 hour before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR BCHS, Brooklyn Center High School, 65th & Humboldt `i o. SWIM LESSONS PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER PLUS THE Grandview, 59th & Humboldt `` � LETTER OF SESSION. KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS \ No lessons on July 4. Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Students will learn the forehand, backhand, serving, court rules, etiquette and scoring. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. In case of PARENT & TOT SWIM LESSONS rain, meet at park shelter building. Classes meet twice a week for Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent 4 weeks. Intermediate students must have taken classes through the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. Registration must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent Fee $17.50 /8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor John Flanigan, each time. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons. Beginning #'s 110, 111, 112, 114, 115, Intermediate #'s 113, 116. # Day Begins Time Location Community Center (# 126 8:50 a.m.) 110 M & W June 13 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P A -June 13 -24 C -July 11 -22 E- August 8-19 111 M & W June 13 11:50 a.m. Grandview -P Community Center (# 127 9:25 a.m.) 112 M & W June 13 4:00 p.m. BCHS B -June 27 -July 8 D -July 25- August 5 113 W & M July 20 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P North View Junior High (# 128 12:45 p.m.) 114 W & M July 20 10:45 a.m. W. Palmer -P A -June 13 -24 B -June 27 -July 8 C -July 11 -22 115 W & M July 20 Noon Willow Lane -P North View Junior High 116 W & M July 20 4:00 p.m. BCHS Meets on Mon. & Wed. (# 129 6:00 p.m.) (# 130 6:35 p.m.) F -June 13 -July 18 TEEN TENNIS LESSONS Instruction for 7th grade and up. Intermediate students must have taken lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS etiquette. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. In case of rain, meet at park Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not shelter building. Registration Fee $17.50 /8 Sessions. Classes 1 accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are hour. Instructor John Flanigan. Beginning #'s 117, 118, Interme- taught; Water Adjustment, Beginner, Advanced Beginner. Classes diate # 119. are taught Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. # Day Begins Time Location Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons. 117 M & W June 13 10:35 a.m. Evergreen -P Community Center (# 131 9:25 a.m.) 118 M & W June 13 5:05 p.m. BCHS A -June 13 -24 B -June 27 -July 8 C -July 11 -22 119 W & M July 20 5:05 p.m. BCHS D -July 25- August 5, E- August 8 -19 JUNIOR TENNIS CLINIC - NEW Community Center (# 132 11:10 a.m.) This class is for students who have taken leassons, played 8 -June 27 -July 8 D -July 25- August 5 competitive tennis and are interested in continuing competitive North View Junior High (# 133 12:45 p.m.) play. Participants will also have an opportunity to perfect the A -June 13 -24 B -June 27 -July 8 C -July 11 -22 fundamentals and study various game strategy. For grades 6 and North View Junior High up. Students may register for one or both sessions. Registration Meets Mon. & Wed. (# 134 6:00 p.m.) (# 135 6:35 p.m.) Fee $29.50/8 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor John Flanigan. F -June 13 -July 18 # Day Begins Time Location 120 T & Th June 14 10:00 a.m. BCHS 121 Th & T July 21 10:00 a.m. BCHS CHILD SWIM LESSONS ADULT TENNIS LESSONS Red Cross Beginner through Swimmer instruction for boys and Instruction for adults. Intermediate students must have had previ- girls ages 6 and older. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 ous lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and weeks and are 30 min. in length. Classes have an average ratio of etiquette. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Classes 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons, meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Registration Fee $17.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor John Flanigan. Beginning #'s SESSIONS 122, 124, Intermediate #'s 123, 125. # Day Begins Time Location A -June 13 -24, B -June 27 -July 8, C -July 11 -22 122 M & W June 13 6:10 p.m. BCHS D -July 25 August 5, E- August 8-19, F -June 13 July 18 123 M & W June 13 7:15 p.m. BCHS 124 W & M July 20 6:10 p.m. BCHS Community Center Session A. B C, D, & E 125 W & M July 20 7:15 p.m. BCHS (# 136 10:00 a.m.) (# 137 10:35 a.m.) (# 138 11:10 a.m. BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB (# 139 11:45 a.m.) Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men North View Junior High School Sessions A, B & C only and women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play (# 140 1:20 p.m.) (# 141 1:55 p.m.) (# 142 2:30 p.m.) and tournaments. A good opportunity to become acquainted with North View Junior High School Session F only other tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost. For Meets Mon. & Wed. evenings (# 143 7:10 p.m.) more information contact Dr. Brian (Bud) Murn, 537 -0027. (# 144 7:45 p.m.) 18 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADULT SUPER CHICKEN OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE - WEEKEND CLASS Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who This class is designed for adults who are comfortable in the water have a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that and are interested in underwater diving. Each person must provide fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $25.50/10 their own mask, fins, and snorkel. Other equipment will be lessons. Same sessions and times as Adult lessons, see schedule. provided. Open water dives are requirement of this class at an ADULT SWIM LESSONS additional fee of approximately $99.00. On completion of this couse P.A.D.I. certification will be awarded. Registration Fee Beginner thru swimmer level instruction for adult and high school $100.00 /weekend. This includes textbook. age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your # Days Date Time Location strokes. Registration Fee $25.50 /10 Sessions. Classes 40 min. 151 Friday July15 6-8 p.m. CC Saturday July 16 8 a.m. -4 p.m. CC Community Center Meets Mon. -Fri. (# 145 11:45 a.m.) Sunday July 17 8 a.m. -4 p.m. CC A -June 13 -24 C -July 11 -22 E- August 8-19 North View Jr. High School Meets Mon. & Wed. SCUBA OPEN SWIM - Begins June 16 (# 146 8:20 p.m.) F -June 13 -July 18 A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other interested persons. $1.00 per time. Thurs. - 8:30 -10:00 p.m. NVJH. Private lessons are available at the community center and North View Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the community LIFE. BE IN IT AND SWIM center for further information, 561 -5448. Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your own. Start by swimming 1/4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are certificate and patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. physically and /or mentally disabled. Classes are taught on a one Begin today! Any questions about "Life. Be In ft." and Swim call to one ratio. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. 561 -5448, ext 171. Community Center Meets Mon.- Fri.(# 147 8:50 a.m.) B -June 27 -July 8 D -July 25- August 5 SPECIAL SUMMER POOL ATTRACTIONS Friday, June 24, 1988 - It's a Pool Party! -� See Children's Activities for description. Sunday, June 26 1988 - Earle Brown Days Swim Special ... Get into the swim of things during Earle Brown Days. Everyone swims for just 75 cents. The pool will be open from 1 -9 p.m. After swimming, join us for Sunday In Central Park. Don't miss the DIVING fireworks at 10 p.m. Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children ages 9 and up who are advanced beginner or better swimmers. ego Registration Fee $19.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Community Center Meets Mon. -Fri. (# 148 8:50 a.m.) B -June 27 -July 8 D -July 25- August 5 BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY A Red Cross course for ages 11 and older. Skills in self- rescue, Friday, Auqust 19, 1988 - Back to School Swim Special 1 -10:30 extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. Students must p.m. - Swim all day for reduced prices, pass a preliminary swimming test and attend every class. Absences MONTHLY REDUCED RATES will not be made up. Classes will meet Mon. thru Fri. for 2 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee $27.00/10 Lessons. Attention All Swimmers Community Center (# 149 9:00 a.m.) First Monday, Second Wednesday, Third Friday A -June 13 -24 C -July 11 -22 Swim for Reduced Rates ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE Adult (18 & Over) $1.50 A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must Youth (15 -17) 1.00 be able to perform standing front dive, swim underwater, tread Children (5-14) .75 water and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA and 6 hours of * ** *NOT GOOD WITH COUPONS * * ** student guarding time will be an additional part of the course. There will also be a lake session on Saturday, Aug. 6, 9 a.m. - 5 BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB p.m. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $48.00 /8 Sessions and includes all materials. All boys and girls ages 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competi- # Day Begins Time Location tive swimming. B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet new friends, 150 M & W July 11 7:30 p.m. NVJH improve swimming strokes, build self-confidence through goal - setting and learn good sportsmanship through competitive swim - NORTHVIEW OPEN SWIM - COST 75 CENTS ming. For further information call 561 -5448, etc. 171 B.S.C. is sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Mon. -Fri. 3:00 -4:00 p.m. June 13 -July 22 Recreation Departments. A free two week trial period is offered to Mon. -Fri. 1:00 -4:00 p.m. July 25 -Aug. 5 any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive swim - Thurs. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. June 16 -Aug. 4 ming. 19 c"Y OF 3 B ROOKLYN 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 TO: REGISTRATION INFORMATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the BROOKLYN CENTER community center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 (num- PARKS AND RECREATION bers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate- see box below. ADVISORY COMMISSION * *Registration made by mail will not be accepted before May 16. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each No phone registrations. month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, May 14, a person may Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you Donald Krefting Bud Sorenson, Chairperson may register for as many as you wish. Dave Skeels Scott Burnes 3. The parks and recreation office in the community center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 am.- THE BROOKLYN CENTER 9:00 p.m., Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come -first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee has Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department resrves the right to given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that each may cancel classes or activities when an insufficient number of people herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment sign up. of adult life, and the companionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying 5. ,nstructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity use of leisure time. location. Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation 6. Should you find is necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if an Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Public Works opening exists by paying 500 transfer fee. All transfers must be done Joe Ericksen- Program Supervisor in person at the community center. ndividual classes may not be Kathy Flesher- Program Supervisor made up. Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted in the Steve Froehlich - Aquatic Supervisor class description. Requests for refunds must be made at least 24 Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager hours BEFORE the FIRST class session. There will be a $3.00 service REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. charge. ,f you find it necessary to cancel after the first class, make your request 24 hour BEFORE the SECOND class. The class will be pro- WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE, MONDAY, MAY 16. rated plus there will be a $4.00 service charge. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 already been reached will go on an waiting list. Additionatclasses may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent Name instruction is available. (Last) (First) 9. Senior Citizens 62 years and older, who are residents of Brooklyn Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which are at a Address special rate. (zip) 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class. 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the parks 8 recreation department 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including (Phone) (Work Phone) parents, are not allowed except with p permission. This includes children. Activity For further information call 561 -5448. (Location) Swim registration for swimming lessons which are conducted at the community center pool and North View Jr. High will begin Sat, May 14 Class # Time starting at 9:00 am. at the COMMLIN TY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for swimming lessons. (Numbers will be handed Class Day Amoun out at 8:00 am)