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1988 Edition 57 March INCLUDES THE 1988 SPRING BROOKLYN CENTER ;r PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R .rte Third hole at the new Centerbrook Goit Course Registration for Spring Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Begins March 12 Deliver to homes by March 5. See back page for information CITY rouwuunuart� BROO CN CH, 88 BER 57 C ENTER Funds Available To Housing Grant H elp With Heati Program , The Brooklyn Center Economic The Rural and Suburban application. Development Authority is admini- Hennepin County Energy As- An example of 1 2 -month income stering Brooklyn Center's Housing sistance Program (EAP) is designed guidelines would be $7,770 for a Rehabilitation Grant Program. to assist low- income households household of one person and The program which is funded with with a portion of their home heating $15,120 for a household of four community development block grant payments. persons. Certain expenses may be monies, is intended to provide It is not designed to cover total deducted from gross household in- financial assistance to low and energy costs. Households with heat come to determine EAP - eligible in- moderate income households for costs included in the rent are eligible come. the maintenance and repair of their to apply for assistance. Renters re homes. Assistance amounts vary by Maximum qualifying incomes ceiving government subsidized rent household income, size, and fuel range from a household with one assistance who do not pay heat costs (type of heat). Households do individual with an income of $15,250 costs directly will not be eligible. not have to be behind in payment of per year to households with eight or Applicants must meet certain in- their heating bills in orderto applyfor more individuals having a maximum come and asset guidelines to qualify assistance. annual income of $27,200. for the program. A household's total The Energy Assistance Pro- For additional information re- income for the 12 months prior to gram will schedule appointments garding the program and the re- application is considered when through May 31, 1988 for the quired qualifications, please call determining eligibility, although 1987 -1988 heating season. For Brad Hoffman at the Brooklyn households with rapidly declining further Information orto schedule Center City Hall, 561 -5440, Monday income may be eligible based on an appointment, please call 929- through Friday, during normal busi- income for the last 90 days prior to 2474, Monday through Friday, ness hours. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Annual Bike, Transportation Program Equipment Sale For Senior Residents The Annual Brooklyn Center sur- plus equipment and bike auction will The five cities of Brooklyn Center, cessible and /or nonaccessible), de- be held on Saturday, April 30, at the New Hope, Crystal, Golden Valley pending on need. Brooklyn Center City Garage, 6844 and Robbinsdale, under a joint Persons wanting a ride are re- Shingle Creek Parkway. powers agreement, sponsor a trans- quested to refer to the published Interested persons can view the portation program available to resi- schedule and to call the program available equipment one hour prior dents 60 years of age and older. coordinator at least 48 hours in to the start of the auction, which The purpose of the program is to advance to make the reserva- begins at 11 a.m. provide transportation from areas of tion. The salewill include propertycon- high senior concentration to com- The schedule is established fiscated by the Police Department, munity sponsored activities and based on program priorities, which some surplus office equipment, and social service programs, along with are community sponsored activities, bicycles. For additional information congregate dining, shopping excur- and congregate dining. regarding the auction, please call sions and special events. The ser- For additional information, City Hall at 561 -5440 during normal vice is a variable fixed route, utilizing please call 537 -5434, extension business hours. transit buses and minicoaches (ac- 33, Monday through Friday. 2 Volunteers Aid Community By Serving On Commissions valuable service to the community. Skeels, Larry Propst, Don Krefting, Several citizen commissions aid Scott Burnes. Any resident interested in being the Brooklyn Center City Council in considered as a commission mem- PLANNING COMMISSION - -- an advisory capacity regarding a ber should contact the City George Lucht, Michael Nelson, wide range of activities - -- from plan- Manager's office, 6301 Shingle Lowell Ainas, Molly Malecki, Wallace ning to human rights. Creek Parkway, or call 561 -5440. As Bernards, Ann Wallerstedt, Bertil Active commissions or groups vacancies appear in some commis- Johnson. operating in the City include the sions, the Mayor will consider the applications. CHARTER COMMISSION - -- Community Development Citizens Don Escher, Barbara Sexton, Jean Participation Committee; Charter A special thanks to the following Schiebel, John Lescault, Neil Commission; Northwest Hennepin commissions and their members for Smeaton, Mary Heitzig, Dennis Human Services Advisory Commis- their time and dedication: Kueng, Edward Commers, Mona sion; Housing Commission; Human HOUSING COMMISSION - -- Hintzman, Allen Anderson, Marie Rights and Resources Commission; Dolores Hastings, Ray Haroldson, Castle, Everett Lindh, Benjamin Park and Recreation Commission; Phil Cohen, Ronald Turner, Clifford Chatelle, Tony Kuefler, Ron and Planning Commission. Williams, Sr., Ken Felger, Barb Christensen. Members volunteer their time to Jensen, Todd Paulson. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT attend frequent meetings, usually HUMAN RIGHTS AND RE- CITIZENS PARTICIPATION COM- once a month, to address matters SOURCES COMMISSION - -- Jayne MITTEE - -- Barbara Jensen, Bud relevant to the particular commis- Kuhar, Lorna Seburg, DonnaStoderl, Sorenson, Ray Haroldson, Tom sion. All commission members are Agatha Eckman, Louis Sullivan, Loberg, Lois Kline, Agatha Eckman. appointed by the Mayor, subject to Shirley McCumber, Susan Larsen. NORTHWEST HENNEPIN confirmation by the City Council PARK & RECREATION COM- HUMAN SERVICES ADVISORY These groups operate without a bud- MISSION - -- Arvid (Bud) Sorenson, COMMISSION - -- John Casey, get while providing an extremely Carl Manson, Don Peterson, Dave Myrtle Hall. Watch Channel City of Brooklyn Center 37 For Local CITY COUNCIL Government Dean Nyquist ............................. ..........................Mayor Information Bill Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman m _— ........... Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman ..... . Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman X. Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman >: Gerald Splinter .................... ...........................City Manager SERVICE DIRECTORY L37 ... .. ...................... Emergency c r 9 Y Numb e 24 Hours) POLICE - FIRE - MEDICAL ................ ............................... 911 Police (non- emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 Brooklyn Center cable television City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 channel 37 is your information re- (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) source for local government news. Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 Tune in to channel37 tofind out park CITY OFFICES and recreation classes and events, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway city job openings, emergency infor- Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 mation, upcoming public meeting schedules and agenda, city office hours and phone numbers, and other current information. 3 i n Regulations Apply L ce in s g, To Pets In Co uni An article on pets, prepared by the pounded animal, the owner A delinquent dog license fee of Humane Society of the United should go directly to the Brooklyn $15 is charged if the unlicensed dog States, points out the following: Center Police Department prior to is picked up. No such charge is made You can teach your children your retrieving the pet from impound at if the owner is late in purchasing a name and address or tuck a note the Funk Animal Hospital. license. Licenses should be re- with the information into his or her As a reminder, dog licenses cost newed in coordination with rabies pocket ... $5 for male or female dogs and $3 for shots either every two or three years. But your pet can't tell a police neutered male or spayed female Residents are also advised that officer your address or pullout an ID dogs. All dogs must be vaccinated for dogs cannot be allowed to run at card. rabies, and proof of rabies vaccina- large. Animals must be on the tion must be presented to obtain a owner's property or under restraint The only place your pet can carry license. at all times. the information that will get it safely Licenses can be purchased at the Owners of pets are reminded to home is around its neck A collar with Police Department between 8 am. pickup aftertheir dogs and cats in your name and address and an up- and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Fri- their own yards and obviously in to license can help get your pet day, throughout the year. all public areas, including parks. homme e safely. In Brookyn Center, animals run- ning at large may be impounded, and permanent Containers will not be released until all proper fees are paid. Must Be Out Of Sight The animal ordinance is being enforced by Code Enforcement Officers who are responsible for Storage of refuse between col- trimmings and twigs may be bundled picking up stray dogs and other lection dates can be either inside the with twine. animals garage or basement, or outside at All garbage and refuse may be animals. The impounded transported to the Funk al the rear or side of the building. stored in the described manner and are re Hospital for kenneling and If kept outside, the containers may be set out at the curb only after mal must be out of view from the street, in sunset on the night preceding the care services. front of the premises, and be main- regular pickup day. After pickup, the In order to retrieve the im- tained in a manner that does not containers must be returned to the interfere with the use of the adjoin- area where they are kept. Animal Noise ing property. The City of Brooklyn Center does Containers used for garbage must not pick up refuse but will provide Ordinance Will be either metal or plastic cans with residents with a list of licensed tight fitting lidsand must not exceed haulers. For additional information Be Enforced 30 gallons in size. Grass clippings regarding the regulations or to ob- Brooklyn Center pet owners are and leaves may be stored in plastic tain a list of the haulers please call reminded that a dog, cat, orany other bags and securely closed, while tree the City Hall at 561 -5440. animal that annoys residents by Dispose of Used Oil barking, howling, or making other noises constitutes'a violation of City ordinance. Used oil can and should be re- sota households are dumped down obviously responsi cycled. A Minnesota law also re- drains and storm sewers, on the Owners are ble for the actions their pets and quires that all outlets that sell motor ground or just put into the garbage. may receive a citation from a police oil in the state must provide a collec- Just one quart of oil can pollute officer a violation occurs. The tion tank for used oil or post a sign 250,000 gallons of water - -- which is indicating where the nearest used more than 30 persons can drink in a penalty for violating this ordinance is oil recycling tank is located. lifetime. a maximum of 90 days in jail, a $700 Oil poured into sanitary sewers For more information on how to dis- fine, or both. cannot be broken down by waste- pose of used oil, please notify the Pet owners are encouraged to water treatment, and becomes water Minnesota Waste Management enjoy the companionship of their pollution. More than 2,000,000 Board at 649 -5750. pets without disturbing others. gallons of oil each year from Minne- 4 I How To Avoid, What To Do In Case Of Sewer Backup A sewer backup in the home can ary blockages, any propertyowneror sewer service lines. Many mixtures be avoided in some instances by plumbing contactor who removes produce lethal fumes. following a few precautionary roots from a sewer service line is • Never pour flammable liquids measures, as suggested by the asked to contact the City's Public (gasoline, oil, solvents, or similar Public Utility Department. Utility Department prior to starting. products) down the drain. Avoid flushing of nondegradable The City's crew will then coordinate • Always keepwater in floordrain materials down the sewer. Materials its work to prevent the occurrence of and sink traps to avoid a buildup of which will not readily disintegrate in a secondary backup. sewer gas in the home. water include metal, wood, plastic, Safety hazards relating to the • Be sure the vents on your rubber, cloth, sand, glass, heavy duty use of the sewer service can also plumbing system are operating paper products, newspaper and be avoided by following these properly. If the flushing of a toilet similar products, including sanitary suggestions: causes the water in yoursinktrapsto napkins. • Never mix household or in- gurgle, this is a warning signal which Disposable diapers can also dustrial strength cleaning agents for indicates a possible blockage of the cause problems; therefore, it is the purpose of cleaning out your venting system. important to follow the manufactur- er's disposal recommendations. Rummage Sale Regardless, the plastic outer covers do not belong in the sewer and will Regulations cause problems. If a sewer backup or other �. drainage problem occurs, call the An annual reminder deals with the City Public Utility Department at � rummage sales in Brooklyn Center. 561 -5440, extension 134, from 8 The ordinance allows the placement, a. m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday but only with the permission of the through Friday. After these hours owner, of signs advertising the sale or on weekends, call the Police +� •' on private property other than your Department Dispatcher at 561- ° own. 5443. The placement of signs is limited A City crew will then check to see ��,., to residential property and in the general neighborhood of the sale. if the problem is located in the main In addition, rummage sale signs sewer and, if so, it will be corrected A `1�� are still limited to no more than 6 by the crew. If the main sewer is /'► square feet in size on the site of the clear, you will be advised that the )� sale and no more than 3 feet on problem is located in your service � line and it is your responsibility to L private property other than your own C. (with the permission of the owner). It have the problem corrected. Sewer backups are frequently C is illegal to place signs on power /� found to be caused by roots which A � poles, fences, and trees, or to erect signs along traffic thoroughfares. havegrown intothe property'ssewer Northern States Power (NSP) service line. Removal of these roots Ziq L - asks residents not to fasten signs or often causes a chain reaction of other objects to the utility poles. problems. Once the roots are re- MI1 The biggest problem for the line moved from the line, they may push person includes the nails, staples, out into the main sewer where they tacks, and similar objects that are again create a blockage. attached to the poles. They become The secondary blockage may extremely hazardous to the workers cause backups for the property 1 , who climb the poles with "climbing owner and neighboring houses hooks." If these hooks strike a nail or which are more serious than the staple, and do not anchor properly, original blockage on the service line. ��= _ there could be a fall and serious To avoid this problem with second- injury. 5 1988 SPRING 25 LBS. PLUS - COED PARKS AND RECREATION This very popular class is unique and different because you must BROCHURE be at least 25 LBS. or more overweight. This program is designed for the special needs of the overweight person. All you need is extra pounds, a sense of humor and the desire to TRY S AGAIN! If you are wondering if your size qualifies for this class, you Adult A probably don't. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Registration Fee $11.60/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD Anita Lancello # 9, Marti Voight # 10. # Day Begins Time Location Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. 9 Mon. April 4 6:30 p.m. Palmer Lake Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy. 10 Thurs. April 7 6:00 p.m. Earle Brown Brooklyn Junior High School (BJHS), 7400 Noble Ave. N. Centerbrook Golf Course (CB), 5500 N. Lilac Drive TRIMNASTICS - COED Earle Brown Commons Apts (EBC), 6100 Summit Ave. N. Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. parts of your body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave. N. exercises are all part of thefun! No dancing will be done, exercises Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Ave. N. choreographed to music. Dress comfortably and bring a mat to Garden City School, 3501 -65th Ave. N. class. Registration Fee $11.60/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. Instructors Nancy Candea #'s 1 1, 12, 14, Bev Wilson # 13. North View Jr. High School (NVJH), 69th & Zane Ave. N. # Day Begins Time Location Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. 11 Mon. April 4 7:00 p.m. Willow Lane Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive 12 Wed. April 6 7:05 p.m. Willow Lane Palmer Lake Nature Area, 69th & Xerxes Avenue 13 Thurs. April 7 10:00 a.m. CC Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. 14 Thurs. April 14 7:00 p.m. Evergreen WOMEN'S GENERAL CONDITIONING CHILDCARE SERVICE Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training machine and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending Program. It is tailored to individual needs and provides you with morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Com- munity Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 75¢ per information you need to set up and pace workouts for future use. child per hour for each preschool child. The . PLAY CORNER" is This program emphasizes conditioning, endurance and years of open Monday- Friday 9:00 a.m. to 1 2:15 p.m. Additional times healthy living. o Fe available for day class see Childcare Service. Registration Fee $14.50/4 weeks. Classes 1 hour. may be noted in the description of Adult Classes. For further Instructor Gayle Janssen #'s 15, 17, Anita Lancello #'s 16, 18. information call 561 -5448. # Day Begins Time Location 15 M & W March 28 1:00 P.M. CC Chlorine treated water CAN discolor swim suits; sorry we 16 T & TH April 5 7:05 p.m. BCHS are not responsible. 17 M & W May 2 1:00 P.M. CC 18 T & TH May 3 7:05 p.m. BCHS SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE PRENATAL FITNESS A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to water. Please furnish your doctor's name and number when improve your flexibility, strength and stamina You will learn registering. Registration Fee $6.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. exercises to encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly Instructor Vicki Syslo. changes. Keep fit for a healthier delivery and easier comeback # Day Begins Time Location Please check with your doctor and bring a written OK to the first 1 Tues. March 29 9:15 a.m. CC session. Registration Fee $16.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. 2 Thurs. March 31 10:15 a.m. CC Instructor Bev Wilson. # Day Begins Time Location AQUA EXERCISE - COED 19 Thurs. April 7 11:00 a.m. CC Exercise in waterfor better health and atrimmerfigure. You do not SILVER SLIPPER DANCE GROUP- NEW need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique ap- LOVE TO DANCE? A little ''show biz" still in your blood? If you are proach to excercise with music. Some aerobics will also be 50 years or older, join us and dance, dance, dance! Our plan is to included. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo #'s 3, 4, 7, Renee create a fun repertoire to braodway hits, and nostalgic favorites, Youngberg #'s 5, 6. complete with glittering costumes (in good taste, of course). Our CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.60/8 WEEKS goal will be to entertain at club meetings, nursing homes, etc. So # Day Begins Time Location dance for fun, for fitness and do a good deed too! How about it? 3 Tues. March 29 10:15 a.m. CC Call for information, 561 -5448, Ext 170. Registration Fee 4 Thurs. March 31 9:15 a.m. CC $17.50/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Bev Wilson. 5 Tues. April 5 7:20 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location CLASSES TWICE A WEEK, $11.60/4 WEEKS 20 Tues. April 5 6:15 p.m. CC 6 T & TH April 5 6:30 p.m. NVJH BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE 7 T & TH May 3 6:30 p.m. NVJH For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned Don't sit on AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS the side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the A popular COED class, unique and different because you must be Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Polka and Schottische. Be readyforthe next at least 25 LBS. or more overweight to participate! You do not wedding dance or night out on the town! (No class Mar 31.) need to be a swimmer or our ut face in the water. Registration Registration Fee $25.00/8 Sessions /per couple. Classes 1 hour. P Y 9 Fee $11.60/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Vicki Syslo. Instructor Les Eck # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 8 Wed. April 6 7:50 p.m. NVJH 6 21 Thurs. Mar. 24 7:30 p.m. Earle Brown ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED QUILTING AEROBIC CLASSES Y Students will learn various methods of hand applique and ma- chine piecing. Quilting and binding techniques will also be • All aerobic classes offer complete and effective condi- covered. A wall hanging 30 "x30" will be the class project Bring to tioning for muscles, heart and lungs. 1st class: pencil, ruler and sheet of carbon paper. Fabric require- Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle ments will be given at this time. (No class April 20) Registration group work and cool down stretching. Fee $14.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. • Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. # Day Begins Time Location • All classes are COED unless noted in class description. 37 Wed. April 6 7:00 p.m. CC • Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week This can be a combination of classes or classes and walking, swimming, biking etc. STENCILING • Classes are 50 minutes unless noted in the class This is an art anyone can do! The main class emphasis will be on description. Childcare available for morning weekday fabric stenciling but the technique can be applied to other classes - See Childcare. surfaces. Participants will also learn to cut their own stencils. • All fitness instructors have related degrees and /or Finished projects will be shown and demonstrated. Bring to class: advanced certification and participate in ongoing sharp pointed X -ACTO or utility knife, extra fine point permanent training. marking pen, and 1 sheet fine grain sand paper. Please allow $1.75 for additional materials to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours Instructor BEGINNING AEROBICS Joanne Holzknecht Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why # Day Date Time Location not this class! If you have never exercised before or found 38 Thurs. April 7 6:30 p.m. CC other classes to hard to follow .... this is it! Registration Fee $11.60/8 Sessions Instructors Vicki Syslo# 22, Deb Eldridge POTTERY # 23. # Day Begins Time Location The class is designed to teach the basic skills of throwing and 22 Mon. April 4 7:00 p.m. Evergreen hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity 23 Tues. April 5 7:00 p.m. Palmer Lake to practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay for projects, unlimited practice time and firing fees Bring a LOW IMPACT AEROBICS workshirt to the first class Please allow about $6.00 for purchas- This unique classs offers an alternative to other aerobic ing of tools. Registration Fee$35.00 /7 Sessions. Classes3 hours classes. The large bouncing movements and jogging are Instructor Karen Haberle. removed and one foot is always maintained on the floor. The # Day Begins Time Location individual's heart rate can still be elevated within the target 39 Mon. March 21 6:30 p.m. CC heart range. Registration Fee$11.60 /8Sessions. Instructors 40 Tues. March 22 6:30 p.m. CC Bev Wilson #'s 24, 26, Vicki Syslo # 25, Marsha Krey# 27, Deb Eldridge # 28. LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES # Day Begins Time Location 24 Mon. April 4 10:30 a.m. CC Open to persons who have completed a pottery class at the 25 Mon. April 6:00 p.m. Evergreen Community Center or have had previous experience and are 26 Tues. April 5 5:30 p.m. CC familiar with equipment Lab may be used on an unlimited basis 27 Wed. April 6 6:00 p.m. Northport other than class time and students may have pieces fired in the 28 Thurs. April 7 6:00 p.m. NVJH the seven week period The lab program is designed for in- dividuals who want towork independently. Clay maybe purchased WOMEN'S INTERMEDIATE AEROBICS at the Community Center. Arrangeyourown timetoworkin the lab This intermediate level class is fun and challenging. during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds Persons registering for this level must have taken classes for with pottery class schedule at Community Center. Registra- a minimum of one year. Aerobic dance is a combination of tion Fee $25.00/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning par - dancing for the fun of it and dancing for more ENERGY ticipants, please check with instructor. EVERYDAY! Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 29, 32, Marsha Krey # Day Begins Time Location #'s 31, 33, 35, Deb Eldridge #'s 30, 34. 41 TO BE ARRANGED CC # Day Begins Time Location 42 TO BE ARRANGED CC 29 Mon. April 4 9:30 a.m. CC 30 Tues. April 5 6:00 p.m. Palmer Lake 31 Wed. April 7:00p.m. Northport RAG BASKET- NEW 32 Thurs. April 7 9:00 a.m. CC Create a charming coil basket using fabric scraps. No sewing or 33 Thurs. April 6:00 p.m. Garden City basket necessary to make this latest country treasure. Bring to 34 Thurs. April 7 7:00 p.m. NVJH class large fabric scissors, yardstick pencil, and 2 yds of cotton or 35 Sat. April 9 10:00 a.m. NVJH 50 poly -50 cotton fabric Fabric should be washed and pressed and be 2 different shades, (combination: 1 /9 yd. 8 z/3 yd). Allow$3.50 for additional supplies to be purchased at the first class Registra- tion Fee $4.00/2 Sessions Classes 2 hour. # Day Begins Time Location DOG OBEDIENCE 43 Thurs. March 24 7:00 p.m. CC This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is at 44 Thurs. April 14 7:00 p.m. CC least 6 months old This course will teach you how to work with your dog in order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. NOTICE For more information, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207. Registration The Parks and Recreation Department does not provide accident Fee $22.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. insurance for participants in any of its programs Participants # Day Begins Time Location assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in pro- 36 Tues. March 22 6:30 p.m. Northport grams or activities outlined in this brochure. 7 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight SENIOR HAPPENINGS trips. Trips will include tours, attending stage productions, horse Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks racing and other popular events. If you are interested in such and Recreation Department The "Senior Happenings" tell activi- outings and meeting new friends from the surrounding area, join ties going on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. us. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute Call for yours today! can be found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Center Community Center. On extended trips, refund TRANSPORTATION policies are very liberal. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city May 1 1 -17 —NASHVILLE & DOLLYWOOD - With bags sponsored activities, congregate dining and major shopping ex- packed and good'ole country music ringing in cursions from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes A donation your heart, the time has come to take a trip to of $1.00 round trip is asked; however, those unable to make a the "Athens of The South ". Cost per person donation will not be turned away. For information, call 537 -4534 $499 double, triple and single offered A $50 Ext 33. deposit due by March 3, space permitting. SOCIAL CLUBS Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and May 1 9 —TAKE OUT TO THE a day at Recreation Department Transportation to both locations is avail- the Met when cheeer er the he Woorr ld C Ch hampions able through the Five Cities Transportation program from Twins Twins plaay y the Kansas City Royals Cost: Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. See Transportation. the up per person which includes seating in the upper deck, plus transportation and escort Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesdays throughout the year April registration deadline, space permitting. from Noon -3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. June 8 — CANTERBURY DOWNS RACETRACK- IfSoff Brooklyn Twins Club - meets the * 1st and 3rd Friday of each and racing into the fourth season! Bus departs month, September- June from 7 -9:30 p.m. *Meeting April 8, 22. at 2:00 p.m. and returns approximately 9:00 Call for location. p.m. Cost $9.00 per person includes bus GIFT TRUNK transportation, reserved indoor seating, program and staff escort May 2 registration A craft club run be Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. deadline, space permitting. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more information call July 18-19 — SPIRIT OF ALASKA - Experience Alaska on 561 -9278. or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1 st this innovative tour featuring many modes of Wednesday of the month from 10:00 am. to 1:30 p.m. transportation. Travel by airplane, motorcoach, Selected items are ondisplayandareavailablefor purchase atthe the Alaska Railroad and deluxe cruise ship Brooklyn Center Community Center. The Gift Trunk will also be through the Inside Passage. Cost per person open on March 12 from 8:00 am. -2:00 p.m. $2459 double, triple quad and single offered. A SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE $250 deposit due by March 1, space permitting. See Adult Activities for information. Sept 20-27 —FALL IN NEW ENGLAND - Eight days of 55 ALIVE /MATURE DRIVING spectacular New England fall colors and See Adult Activities for information. scenery! Tour flys into Buffalo, N.Y., motor - coaches through thestates and the return flight NEW ACTIVITIES departs from Boston. Cost per person $899 double, triple and single offered A $100 "THAT GAME" - You are invited to join us for an evening of deposit due by July 1 , space permitting B Q on Friday, March 25 from 7 -9 p.m. Nominal fee for cards; coffee 8 cookies served. Oct 17 -19 — HOUSE ON THE ROCK - Climb aboard your "BRIDGE FOR FUN" - Join other Bridge players who would like motorcoach for a fun fall 3 day get -a -way to get together for a friendly afternoon of Bridge. We will play the into Wisconsin. Norskedalen, Little Norway, third Thursday of each month from 12:30-3:30 p.m. SeeyouMarch Swissvillages, andHouseon the Rockarejusta 17. few of the trip highlights Cost per person $169 Please note: There are no registration fees, but you must make a double, triple and single offered. A$50 deposit reservation to attend. Call 561 -5448 for reservations and /or is due by Aug. 15, space permitting questions. Activities held at Earle Brown Commons Apartments, 6100 Summit Dr. No. Space does not allow the complete and exciting details of these trips. If you are interested in a particulartrip, please ca115 6 1 -5448 SWIMMING POOL and we will send a trip brochure to you. 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 immedi- may swim for $1.75 per time - single admission. ate needs in some cases emergency situations If you are in- SWIM LESSONS terested in the program foryourself oraf riend, contact a TAP clerk at 566 -0157. We really care about our participants! Sponsored by See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. 8 the Brooklyn Center Police Department Teen Activities TEEN UPDATE YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION Teen Update is the newsletter put out by the Brooklyn Center Little League and Babe Ruth registration will be held Saturday, Parks and Recreation Department It contains information about March 12 & 19, 10:00 am -2:00 p.m. For further information, call classes, dances, co-rec specials and much more. Teen Update is American Little League - Les Thurs, 561 -5853. National Little available in junior high school offices or call 561 -5448 to be League- Tom Schinneck, 560-0273 and Babe Ruth- Mike Strietz, placed on the mailing list 560-2509. COME AS YOU ARE DANCE - NEW BOY'S SLOWPITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE By popular request; its here at last - a "Come As You Are" Dance. An organized, recreational boys slow pitch softball league will be Listen and dance to your favorite music The dance features a offered this summer in cooperation with other Northwest subur- sound and light show. Don't miss out on this exciting event. For ban park & recreation departments. Form your own team or call grades 7 -9. Fee $3.00/3 hours. 561 -5448, to be placed on a team. Practice begins in early June. Day Date Time Location The registration fee is $16.00 per person which includes a shirt Fri. March 4 7:30 p.m. NVJH Register by May 15. SOCCER LEAGUE Division 1: Boys, ages 13-15 as of August 1, 1988 Division 2: Boys, ages 16-18 as of August 1, 1988 See Outdoor Activities for details. GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL LEAGUE SUMMER TEEN ACTIVITIES There will be a 7 -9th grade girl's slow pitch league again this Nothing to do this summer? The parks and recreation department summer. Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn will offer many fun activities for junior and senior high teens Park play in the league. Girls Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 There will be a 1 0 -12th grade girl's slow pitch league with teams Boys Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale, Plymouth, Brooklyn Park, Boys Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13-16 Minnetonka and Fridley. Girls Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13-16 Grades are as of May 1 , 1988. The deadline for sign up for both Physical Fitness Class for girls and boys - grades 9 -12 leagues is May 1 . The registration fee of $25.00 per player Aerobic Exercise Classes includes a shirt Modeling Tennis Lessons Watch for flyers coming in May or call 561 -5448. Children's Activities BEGINNING TUMBLING - GIRLS TUMBLING - BOYS A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling Students will A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling Students will have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, have an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, walkovers and headstands Girls new to our program must register and handstands For grades 1-6. Registration Fee $12.00/8 for this class before taking the more advanced class For grades K- Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructor Marti Voight # 53, Bobbi 6. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructors Murrill # 52. Nancy Candea # 47, Bobbi Murrill #'s 45, 46, 49, Marti Voight # # Day Begins Time Location 48. 52 Wed. March 23 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 53 Sat. April 9 9:00 am. NVJH 45 Wed. March 23 2:45 pm. Earle Brown 46 Tues. April 5 3:15 p.m. Palmer Lake 47 Wed. April 6 6:00 p.m. Willow Lane 48 Sat. April 9 12:20 p.m. NVJH GYMSTERS 49 Mon. April 1 1 4:05 p.m. Garden City Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's motor skills and coordination Class activities include tumbling ADVANCED TUMBLING - GIRLS and introduction to the balance beam and bars. For boys and girls ages 3 1 /2 -5 (children must be 3 1 /2 by March 1, 1988) Class ratio 8 Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling Girls will have students /instructor. Registration Fee $14.50/8 Sessions the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cart- Classes 45 min Instructor Linda SchiesL wheels Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions # Day Begins Time Location Classes 1 hour. Instructor Marti Voight 54 Sat. April 9 9:55 am. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 55 Sat. April 9 11:45 am. NVJH 50 Sat. April 9 10:05 am. NVJH BEGINNING APPARATUS - GIRLS Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to GYMSTERS II register for this class Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will Gymsters II is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn be taught at the beginning level on the use of the balance beam, more advanced moves on the low balance beam, tumbling and uneven parallel bars and vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. bars. For preschool children 4 and up who have taken gymsters I Registration Fee $12.00/8 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructor class Class ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee Marti Voight $14.50/8 Sessions Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda SchiesL # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 51 Sat. April 9 11:15 am. NVJH 56 Sat. April 9 10:50 am. NVJH 9 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED WIGGLES AND GIGGLES AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM An exercise program for parent and child ages 2 -5. Some exercise, a little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling The after school program enables students to explore fields and giggling and lots of fun for everyone! Wear play clothes and a outside the regular school curriculum and will be held immedi- smile. Registration Fee$1 i Murrill Weeks Classes45 min ately after school These programs are designed to acquaint Instructor elementary students with a new skill, or to enjoy a new activity. Linda Schiesl # 58, Although these programs are scheduled at specific schools, 5 Day Begins Murrill # s Time e Location you can register for classes outside your home school. 57 Tues Aprils 6:05 pm. Palmer Lk However, school district policies will notaI low children toleave 58 Sat. April 9 9:00 am. NVJH school early to participate in an after school class BEGINNING BATON - NEW If you would like to see a class offered or would like to be an Participants will be taught the fundamentals of baton twirling. instructor for a class please contact the parks and recreation Skills such as holding the baton, wrist twirls figure eights two- department (561-5448) or your elementary school building co- handed spins, basic throws and beginning marching will be in- ordinator. cluded (Participants may have the opportunity to march in the Karen Lipski Evergreen 561 -0270 Earle Brown Days Parade, end of June.) There will be 45 minutes Cameron Cross Garden City 561 -9768 of instruction followed by 15 minutes of practice. For students Bonnie Capper- Eckstein Palmer Lake 561 -1930 with little or no baton instruction. For grades 1 -6. Balanced baton Doug Anderson Fair Oaks 533 -2246 may be purchased for $4.25 from instructor. Please indicate so Linda Hanka Earle Brown 561 -4480 when registering Registration Fee $12.50/8 Sessions Classes 1 Arvid Lauen Orchard Lane 533 -1645 hour. Instructor Mary Engelmeyer. Ken Gulbraa Willow Lane 561 -9272 # Day Begins Time Location 59 Tues April 5 7:00 pm. Willow Lane BEGINNING KARATE DANCE PROGRAM A beginning course in karate. Students will learn the basic Classes continue from winter session. Children will have an kicks and punches self- defense, and safety. They will also opportunity to participate in a spring demonstration No new learn the first karate routine called Form. For grades 3 -6. students accepted New classes including Tiny Tot Tap and Ballet, Registration Fee $9.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Creative Dance and Jazz and others may be offered this summer. Jim Stringer, 2nd degree black belt with 5 years teaching experience. SOCCER LEAGUE # Day Begins Time Location See Outdoor Activities for details. 61 Tues. April 5 3:40 pm Willow Lane wl � 62 Wed. April 6 3:10 pm Garden City 63 Mon. April 18 3:10 pm Palmer Lake ADVANCED BEGINNING KARATE For students who have taken the beginning karate course SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN through the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Depart- The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will offer a ment Students will learn new kicks punches and routine. For variety of summer activities Offerings include cooking, gymnastic grades 3-6. Registration Fee $9.00/5 Sessions Classes 1 camp, tennis lessons cheerleading camp, playcenters arts & hour.lnstructor Jim Stringer. crafts, soccer, softball, pom pom girls and more. Special events will # Day Begins Time Location also be offered Don't miss the summer program brochure and 64 Wed. April 4:15 pm Garden City school flyers being distributed the beginning of May or call 561- 65 Thurs. April 7 2:45 pm Earle Brown 5448. 66 Mon. April 18 4:15 pm Palmer Lake SUMMER DAY CAMP CROCHETING FOR KIDS Day camp is designed to offer campers (grades 1 -6) a structured Beginning crochet instruction for 4 -6. Third graders accepted program with a group their own age. Campers will participate in with consent of instructor. Bring a G or H metal crochet hook camp cooking crafts nature, trailblazing, rock projects games and practice yarn to the first class. Registration fee $7.75/6 and songs. Children will be under the supervision of the 1987 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructor Esther Hyland summer recreation staff. A naturalist and an arts& crafts instructor # Day Begins Time Location will conduct special programs Day camp will be held the week 67 Tues April 5 3:15 pm. Fair Oaks following the playcenter program at our very own Palmer Lake 68 Wed. April 6 3:20 pm Evergreen Nature Area Watch for specific details in the summer brochure. 69 Thurs. April 7 3:05 pm Palmer Lake JOB OPENINGS SPORTS HOUR The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now Learn the fundamentals of floor hockey, basketball and other The a applications for the following low organized games For grades 1 -4. Instructor Jeff Holt. taki pp g positions: Playcenter leaders, Registration Fee $7.00/6 Sessions Classes 1 hour. puppetry, lifeguards swim instructors preschool and special # Day Begins Time Location interest and hobby instructors (woodwork rocketry, gymnastics, 70 Tues April 5 3:10 pm Orchard Ln. etc.) The minimum age for employment is 16 years For more 71 Wed. April 6 3:20 pm Evergreen information about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. 72 Fri. April 8 3:15 pm Garden City WOODWORKING FOR KIDS AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES AT EARLE BROWN Boys and girls will learn to safely use different hand tools and then A variety of classes will be offered for all grades this spring at apply their knowledge to making projects out of pine. Participants Earle Brown School Flyers will be sent home with your will be encouraged to work at their own pace and will complete children. If you have an idea for a class or are interested in one project For grades3-6. Project is desk top bookshelf. Registra- teaching a class call Linda Hanka, Elementary School tion Fee $19.00/5 Sessions Classes 1 hours Instructor Nancy Building Coordinator, 561 -4480. Candea # Day Begins Time Location 60 Tues April 12 6:00 pm. NVJH 1 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR - MARCH 31 TASTY TUMMY TICKLERS - NEW In Flight Of The Navigator, a 12 year -old boy embarks on a Come and discover the "Joy of Cooking ". Our preschool chefs will fabulous flight around the country in an attempt to get back to his prepare, sample and share some tasty tidbits Bring a shoe box to own time. First see the movie. Movie times at 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. cart the "ticklers" home. Ages 3 1 /2 -5 years Registration Fee (Approximate running time 1 1 /2 hours.) After the movie, stay for a $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours Instructor Mrs. Schiebel. swim Admission fee $1.50 all ages, includes movie and swim. # Day Date Time Location (Memberships do not appl)). Refreshments will be sold March 31 86 Wed. April 13 9:00 am. CC is a school holiday. MAY -DAZE - NEW TERRIFIC TERRARIUMS - NEW Let's celebrate spring! With our imagination in full "bloom" we'll This special springtime class is being offered just for kindergarten create beautiful May Day crafts. Children will also learn some of boys and girls With our "green thumbs" ready, we'll make an the traditions of this springtime festival. Ages 3 1 /2 -5 years old attractive terrarium to take home. Ages 3 1 /2 -5 years Registration Registration Fee $3.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours Instructor Mrs Fee $3.00/1 Session Class 1 1 /2 hours Instructor Mrs Schiebel. Schiebel. # Day Date Time Location # Day Date Time Location 73 Sat. May 7 10:00 am. CC 87 Sat. April 30 10:00 am. CC PETER COTTONTAIL'S PALS - NEW LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS - NEW Join us as we hop down the bunny trail. Along the way we'll find lots Attention all Munchkins! All aboard, for a fun trip to Oz We'll travel of Eastertime fun Ages 3 1 /2 -5 years Registration Fee $3.75/1 from Kansas to the land of the yellow brick road Don't forget to Session. Class 2 hours Instructor Mrs Schiebel. bring your imagination Ages 3 1 /2 -5 yrs. Registration Fee $3.75/1 # Day Date Time Location Session. Class 2 hours Instructor Mrs Schiebel. 74 Wed. March 23 9:00 am. CC # Day Date Time Location 88 Wed. May 1 1 9:00 am. CC Outdoor Activities ADULT TENNIS LESSONS DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA Beginning and intermediate instruction for adults Basic ground Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th and strokes, serves, etiquette and volley techniques will be taught. Xerxes Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature area has Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks Beginning #'s 75, 76, both paved and wood chip trails, observation areas and ponds. Intermediate # 77. Registration Fee $13.50/6 Sessions Classes 1 The unique, natural characteristics provide a habitat for many hour. Instructor John Flanigan. types of plant animal and aquatic life forms. # Day Begins Time Location A special program is scheduled this spring, as described below. 75 M & W April 18 7:00 p.m. BCHS Individuals and families are invited to participate. (Children must 76 T & TH May 10 6:30 p.m. Central Park be accompanied by an adult.) Program will conducted by 77 W & M May 1 1 6:50 p.m. BCHS Naturalist, Jean Woodman Bergerson. Free. No reservations TEEN TENNIS LESSONS needed. Instruction for students in 7th grade and up. Students will learn INTERPRETIVE BIKE HIKE basic ground strokes, serves and volley techniques Bring your Saturday, May 21 - 1:00 pm. own racquet; balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 3 Join the naturalist at the Palmer Lake Nature area for an afternoon weeks In case of rain, meet at park shelter building Registration of exploring the sights and sounds of nature. We will travel the bike Fee $13.50/6 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Instructor John Flanigan. trails and stop to observe interesting sights along the way. We'll # Day Begins Time Location look at birds, plants- edilble, poisonous, and flowering- and other 78 M & W April 18 5:50 p.m. BCHS interesting things Outdoor fun for the whole family. Meet at 79 T& TH May 10 5:20 p.m. Central Park parking lot off 69th 80 W & M May 1 1 5:50 p.m. BCHS KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS 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 rain, meet at park shelter building. Registration Fee $13.50/6 Sessions Classes 1 hour. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks Instructor John Flanigan , # Day Begins Time Location 81 M & W April 18 3:25 p.m. Evergreen GOLF - BEGINNING & INTERMEDIATE 82 M & W April 18 4:30 p.m. Evergreen Instruction for youth (7th grade and up) and adults Participants 83 T& TH May 10 4:00 p.m. Willow Lane must furnish their own clubs Bring a 7 iron to the first class Balls 84 W & M May 1 1 3:20 p.m. West Palmer and mats furnished for classroom instruction. There is an extra 85 W & M May 1 1 4:35 p.m. Kylawn charge for balls at the driving range. Each class limited to 10. TENNIS CLASS LOCATIONS Participants will receive a free pass for a round of golf at the new Centerbrook Par 3 Golf Course. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N $21.00/5 Sessions Beginners #'s 89, 92, Intermediates #'s90, 91. Kylawn Park Courts, 61st & Kyle Ave. N. P.G.A. Pro, Bill Bakken. West Palmer Park Courts 70th & Palmer Lake Drive # Day Begins Time Location Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N. 89 Mon. April 11 6:30 p.m. NVJH Central Park 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (located behind the 90 Mon. April 1 1 7:30 p.m. NVJH Community Center) 91 Wed. April 13 6:30 p.m. NVJH BCHS, Brooklyn Center High School, 65th & Humboldt 92 Wed. April 13 7:30 p.m. NVJH 11 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ENTERTAINMENT IN THE PARK BROOKLYN CENTER SUMMER SOCCER Entertainment in The Park is back for its third exciting season. Get a kick out of soccer this summer in a program everyone can Entertainment in The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn enjoy. This league is for beginning and intermediate players and Center with a donation from the Brooklyn Center Lions Club, and emphasis will be on participation and enjoyment of the game. some artist assistance from the Twin Cities Musician's Union, Basic skills will be taught and stressed League play will begin in Local #30 -73, A.F. OF M. mid -June and run through early August MOST GAMES ARE *These activities are made possible in part by a grant provided by PLAYED AT THE SOCCER COMPLEX AT 69th and DUPONT. the Metropolitan Council from funds appropriated by the Volunteers are needed approximately 3 hours a week for coach - Minnesota State Legislature. All programs are scheduled for ing. Referees with game experience are also needed and will be Tuesday evenings beginning at 7 p.m Details will be available in paid Interested coaches and referees, call Dave, 420 -6393. the summer brochure. Registration Fee $21.00, includes soccer shirt 1988 SCHEDULE ALL STUDENTS GOING INTO: 3rd -4th Grade Beginners June 14 Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble 5th -6th Grade Intermediate June 21 The Rockin' Hollywoods 7tlr89h -9th Grade Juniors June 28 Crossing Borders* 10th - 11th -12th Grade High School July 5 Minneapolis Pops Orchestra* 18 or older Adult Coed Club July 12 Silver Slipper Dance Group Brooklyn Community Band July 19 Levendes* EXERCISE FACILITIES /PROGRAMS July 26 Brooklyn Center Puppet Playhouse Teddy Bear Band fr Healthbeat - An outdoor one mile exercise course, combin- Aug. 2 Kenwood Chamber Orchestra* ing a complete physical fitness program with outdoor fun for Aug. 9 First John Philip Sousa Memorial Band the whole family. The course begins and ends at the north end Aug. 16 Molly and the Heymakers of central park convenient for individuals interested in using Aug. 23 The Minneapolis Commodores the facilities at the community center. Each station in the Aug. 30 Red Wolfe and the Port of Dixie Jazz Band course provides three different levels of exercise. SUNDAY IN CENTRAL PARK - JUNE 26 * Shingle Creek Trailway - Separate trails for bikers and hikers. A pleasant three mile walk or bicycle ride paralleling Performances by the Brooklyn Community Band, Harmonettes, Shingle Creek and Accessible from the community center. and The Decades, a vocal group singing songs from the 1 940's to The trail presently connects from Palmer Lake Nature Area to present Fireworks top off the evening's festivities Fun for the Lions Park and with the Minneapolis system. whole family! Details available in the summer brochure. BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL and women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play and The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will again tournaments A good opportunity to become acquainted with other be offering the popular adult outdoor summer volleyball league tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost For more program. If you are interested in forming a team and participating information contact Dr. Brian (Bud) Murn, 537 -0027. in our league, call 561-5448 for more information. Special Activities SPRING BAZAAR BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND The 7th annual Spring Bazaar will be Saturday, March 19, 9:00 The band is co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn a.m. -4:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Shop for Park Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post handcrafted decorations to give your home or office a new touch high school age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at for spring! There will be many wonderful gifts to select from for North View Jr. High New members are welcome. For more Mother's Day, graduation, showers, weddings and birthdays. Don't information call the parks and recreation department at 561 - forget to tell the Easter Bunny about this great sale too! No 5448. Director Paul Schierenbeck admission charge and free coffee. Babysitting for shoppers 50¢ per hour, per child STROLLERS MUST BE CHECKED AT DESK. Pictures may not be taken of exhibitor tables. Refreshments available from the Brooklyn Center Harmonettes MINI -500 TOURNAMENTS BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES Minimum age 18 - No pre -sign up, just bring a partner. Cost $2.50 The Harmonettes are post high school age women who enjoy per person and a non - perishable food item. Food items will be music. Performances are given throughout the metro area with an donated to the C.E.A.P. food shelves Minnesota State Law pro- annual spring finale show. The show is developed each year with hibits gambling and all players agree to abide by the rules of the new songs, costumes and choreographed dances accompanied tournament Tournaments are run by Senior Adult volunteers on by a four piece band There is a nominal registration fee. The group Saturday, March 26, April 23 8 May 28, 12:30-3:30 p m. at the is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek and Recreation Departments For information call 561 -5448. Parkway. Park and enter on the lower level. In case of inclement Rehearsals are Mondays, 8:00 p.m at Brooklyn Junior High weather, call 561 -5448. 12 School New members are welcome. Director Jane Vigue Wilson. SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SF�Ri C,r�k P ADAPTED RECREATION k � 0\ yY N C 'f45d The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the O E cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Q O Earle ��� Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and 'Q Brown P West Hennepin Community Center. �- - West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving mentallly handicapped and developmentally delayed indi- 9 Days G viduals and their families in the West and Northwest S Hennepin Area Services include information and referral, thin0 `' advocacy, counseling. Programs include social/ recreational clubs and education programs. Call Tracy at 933 -9105 for information and registering procedures EARLE BROWN DAYS - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Bowling League Join in on a league every Saturday morning. For adults 16 years and older with mental handi- caps, who want to improve their techniques, show off their skills, meet new friends and just have fun. Starts April 9-June JUNE 21 - 26 11, 10:00 am. -12:00 p.m. at Doyles, 5000 W. Broadway, Those little meetings, after work get togethers and volunteer brain Crystal. $14.00 league fee, also $1.80 for each Saturday storming sessions have already started Those involved are in the bowled. process of planning the 1988 Earle Brown Days festival. Friday Night Fever- A social/ recreational group for adults with mental handicaps The groups meet every Friday for new You too can be a part of all the excitement that planning the games, movies, field trips, plays, speakers and community festival involves. If you're a dedicated individual, have new ideas experiences at Northport School in Brooklyn Center, April 8- and some time to volunteer to be a part of this exciting event, we June 10, 7:00 -9:00 p.m. Fee $16.00. can use your help. Youth Connection- A program designed to promote recrea- tion activities for TMR teens, 12 -17 years old The program PARADE - June 23 will enhance socialization skills of teens through activities such as organized games, drama, singing, creative art and Volunteers are especially needed to help with the parade. This outdoor activities Advanced registration fee, $20.00, call for committee meets once a month for two hours and works the information. evening of the parade. They help with the parade lineup and assist Teen Action - This exciting social and recreational program with parking. is for EMIR teenagers, 12 -17 years old They will focus on improving their leisure skills through field trips and If interested in volunteering, contact Sue LaCrosse at the parks community experiences Teen action meets every otherweek and recreation department, 561 -5448. at various locations Teens must be able to work in a ratio of 1 staff to 8 participants 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! Saturday Sunshine Kids- A social/ recreational program de- signed for children with mental handicaps. The club will be GIFT CERTIFICATES divided into groups, 4- 6and7 -11 yearsold Activities include: Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume arts /crafts, cooking, music and sports Sunshine Kids will meet or cologne for birthday and holiday gifts, or cannot at Thorsen Community Center in Crystal, Saturdays, April 9- think of something original, get a parks and recrea- June 1 1, 9:30 p.m. -Noon Fee $20.00. tion gift certificate. Gift certificates are available in any monetary value and can be used toward BROOKDALE LIBRARY classes, trips, special events, swimming and Brookdale Hours Through April, 1988: Mon.-Thurs, 10 am. -9 merchandise. Certificates are available during p.m. Fri. & Sat., 10 am. -5 p.m. Sun., 12-5 p.m. Closed Sundays, office hours in the parks and recreation depart- May -Sept and Easter. ment at the Brooklyn Center Community Center, Reference /Information 566-8300, TDD 566-2233, Renewals 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For more information call 561 -5448. 566 -2034, Hours 566 -1391 FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE: Fri., April 8, Noon to 5 p.m. & Sat. April 9, 10 am. to 3 p.m. Bargain THE SINGLES PLACE Prices! "Swing into Spring" at The Singles Place by participating in INVESTMENT PROGRAMS: classes and activities this spring. Special event highlights will be Investing in Stocks and Bonds, Mon., April 18, 7 p.m. "What Men Want from Women, What Women want From Men" by Investment Information Sources at the Brookdale Library, Mon., Sara McCormick M.S., April 5 and Earnie Larsen's presentation April 25, 7 p.m. "Healthy Adult Relationships: Improving Personal Relationships ', May 4. Classes offered are golf, Thoroughbred Handicapping, Merging Families, Codependency. Changing Old Behaviors and COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Do "Newly Singled' People Grieve? - You Bet They Do! On going The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at activities are ballroom dance, We Care, self -help support group various times throughout the year. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 - and Speakeasy, small group discussion. For more information or a 5448 for further information. free brochure, call 535 -1790, ext 205. The Singles Place, a Gallery Shows program offered by Community Education and Facilities, Inde- pendent School 281, is located at 4139 Regent Avenue North, Mixed Media by Joan Cashin - March 21 -29 Robbinsdale. 13 Acrylics Painting by Students of Joan Cashin - April 1 -29 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 an- on Saturday, March 12, 1988. All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m (Numbers will be given out 1 hour before registration). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS, PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS. PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS CHILDCARE SERVICE Lesson in water adjustment for children ages 2 & 3. One parent The ''PLAY CORNER' will be provided for parents attending must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent morning classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the each time. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons Classes 30 min. Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months The cost is 75¢ CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS per child per hour for each preschoolchild The "PLAY CORNER" is # Day Begins Time Location open Monday- Friday 9:00 am. to 12:15 p.m. Additional times may Sat. March 26 9:30 am. CC be noted in the description of Adult Classes. For further 93 gq Sat. March 26 10:05 am. CC information call 561 -5448. 95 Mon. March 28 6:00 p.m. NVJH ADULT SWIM LESSONS 96 Tues March 29 6:00 p.m. CC 97 Tues. March 29 6:35 p. m. CC Beginner through Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and 98 Thurs. March 31 6:00 p.m. CC high school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes Classes are 40 minutes in length. Registration Fee 99 Thurs March 31 6:35 p.m. CC 100 Wed. April 6 6:00 p.m. NVJH $25.50/10 Lessons CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 101 M & W March 28 10:05 am. CC 123 Sat. March 26 10:40 am. CC 102 M & W May 2 10:05 am. CC 124 Tues. March 29 7:45 p.m. CC 125 Thurs. March 31 7:45 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS 126 M & W March 28 11:15 am. CC Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds Parents do not 127 M & W May 2 11:15 am. CC accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are ADULT SUPER CHICKEN taught Water Adjustment, Beginner and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 students/ instructor. Registration Fee$17.00/ 10 Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who Lessons Classes 30 min have a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $25.50/10 CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS Lessons Super Chicken classes are held the same days and times # Day Begins Time Location as adult lessons, see schedule. 103 Sat. March 26 9:30 am. CC 104 Sat. March 26 10:05 am. CC SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS 105 Mon. March 28 6:00 pm. NVJH American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 106 Tues. March 29 6:00 p.m. CC years and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have 107 Thurs March 31 6:00 p.m. CC already learned experience new skills or start right from the very 108 Wed. April 6 6:00 pm. NVJH beginning. We also have room for "Super Chickens" Registration DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Fee $25.50/10 Lessons Classes same days and times as adult 109 M & W March 28 9:30 am. CC lessons Brooklyn Center residents $12.75/10 Lessons 110 M & W March 28 10:40 am. CC BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY ill M & W May 2 9:30 am. CC A Red Cross course for persons age 1 1 and older. Skill in self 112 M & W May 2 10:40 am. CC rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught Stu- dents must pass a preliminary swimming test and must attend CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS every class Absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $27.00/10 Lessons Classes 1 hour. Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and # Day Begins Time Location girls ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ratio of 5 128 Thurs March 31 6:00 pm. CC students/ instructor. Registration Fee $17.00/10 Lessons Classes PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 30 min # Day Begins Time Location Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North 113 Sat. March 26 10:40 am. CC View Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community 114 Sat. March 26 11:15 am. CC Center for further information, 561 -5448, ext 171. 115 Mon. March 28 6:35 pm. NVJH 116 Mon. March 28 7:10 pm. NVJH ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS 117 Tues March 29 6:35 pm. CC Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are 118 Tues. March 29 7:10 pm. CC physically and/or mentally handicapped Classes are one half 119 Thurs. March 31 6:35 pm. CC hour in length with a ratio of one student to one instructor. 120 Thurs. March 31 7:10 p.m. CC Registration Fee $19.00/10 Lessons 121 Wed. April 6 6:35 pm. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 122 Wed. April 6 7:10 pm. NVJH 129 Sat. March 26 9:30 am. CC 14 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED LIFE, BE IN IT AND SWIM Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this 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 certificate and patch Mark your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any questions about "Life, Be In It and Swim" contact Gayle at 561 -5448. DIVING Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB who are intermediate or better swimmers Registration Fee All boys and girls age 6 and up are invited to join the Brov,.yn $19.00/10 Lessons Classes 40 min 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, 130 Tues. March 29 6:30 p.m. CC improve swimming strokes, build self - confidence through goal - setting and learn good sportsmanship through competitive swim - ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE ming. For further information call 561 -5448, ext 171 B.S.C. is A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and be able to perform standing front dive, swim underwater, tread Recreation Departments A free two week trial period is offered to water and swim 500 continuous yards CPR, MMFA and 6 hours of any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive swim - student guarding time will be an additional part of the course. ming. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee $48.00/8 Sessions and includes all materials needed. Classes 3 hours # Day Begins Time Location 131 Sun. March 27 7 -10:00 p.m. CC 132 M & W March 28 7 -10:00 p.m. NVJH s LIFEGUARD TRAINING This Red Cross course teaches the skills and knowledge required SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS for an individual to properly assume the responsibilities of a April - Have fun at our Easter Egg Match on Saturday, April 2. lifeguard at a swimming pool or a protected open -water beach. Match you egg with the lucky number and win a prize. General You must be 16 years of age or older by the first night of class; admission prices proof of age must be provided Current Advanced Lifesaving, CPR, and Standard First Aid certificates must be available on the first Keep up with the tradition. Its Saturday Night Live! Saturday, April night of class Class meets Monday and Wednesday for a period of 30, 7:00 -10:00 pm Cost $1.50 (17 years and under), $2.00 (18 4 weeks beginning May 2. Call the Mpls Chapter of the Red Cross years and older). at 871 -7676 - Safety Services for registration information Class 3 May- Finish the school year with some fun at Saturday Night Live! hours. Saturday, May 21, 7 -10 p.m OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE Watch for further information distributed by the parks and recrea- This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving tion department and who are comfortable in water. Each person must provide his MONTHLY REDUCED RATES own mask fins and snorkel in the second lesson. Other equipment Attention All Swimmers will be provided Class is 6 hours in length and will meet once a First Monday, Second Wednesday, Third Friday week for 3 weeks Open water dives are a requirement of this class at a additional fee of approximately $99.00. On completion of this Swim For Reduced Rates: course P.AD.I. certification will be awarded Registration Fee Adult (18 & over) $1.50 $100.00/3 Sessions This includes the textbook Youth (15 -17) 1.00 # Day Begins Time Location Children (5 -14) .75 133 Sun. April 10 2:30 p.m. CC * ** *NOT GOOD WITH COUPONS* * ** 134 Sun. May 1 2:30 p.m. CC CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US SCUBA OPEN SWIM Celebrate your birthday with us Come to A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. the Community Center on your birthdayand Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other )� with one paid admission or more (friend, interested persons Cost $1.00 per time. family, etc.), you get in free For small Day Begins Time Location groups, call ahead and we'll arrange a room Thurs. March 31 8:30 p.m. NVJH for you to have your birthday cake. A great NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM R =T_, way to get into the swim of things on your birthday. For more information call 561 - Begins March 31, Thursday - 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Cost 75C /Swim 5448. NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL FITNESS TESTING The North View Junior High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th Anyone interested in attaining good physical condition, look good and Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various times and most importantly feel good, should determine their level of during the weekend Call the Community Center at 561 -5448 for fitness Your exercise program can be started by either a body further information Cost Pool $20.00 /per hour, Gym $6.00 /per composition test or an aerobic fitness test Discover your percen- hour. tage of body fat and your present fitness level This is sponsored by Quality Fitness and the Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL Department Registration Fee $6.00 Body Composition $19.50 The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school, Aerobic Fitness Test Appointment times will be taken from 10:00 group, or party at various times during the week Call the Com- a.m. -2:00 p.m. Call 561 -5448. Ext. 171. munity Center at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost $44.00/ Day Date Location per hour. 15 Sat. April 30 CC C ", OF B ROOK LY N 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Community Center beginning 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 ADVISORY COMMISSION (numbers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate - see The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each box below. month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City * *Registration made by mail will not be accepted before March 14. Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. No phone registrations. Donald Krefting Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, March 12, a person may Carl Manson Don Peterson Larry Probst Scott Burnes sign up for him or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as many as you wish. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 3. The Parks and Recreation office in the Community Center is open PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God Whe re e Classes asses are limiteedd, , reegigi strratiats 4. Where Sunday, 1:00 on will be on the first come -first given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that each may serve basis. Personsare notconsidered registered until thefee has been herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel of adult life, and the campanionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying classes or activities when an insufficient number of people sign up. use of leisure time 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation location. Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Public Works 6. Should you find it necessary to switch sessions, it may be done if an Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor opening exists by paying a504 transferfee. All transfers must be done in Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor Gayle Gardner Janssen - Aquatic Supervisor person at the CommunityCenter. Individual classes may not be made up. 7. Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted in the class description. Request for a refund must be made at least 24 hours REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. BEFORE the FIRST class session. There will be a$3.00 servicecharge. WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE, MONDAY, MARCH 14. If you find it necessary to cancel after the first class, make your request 24 hours BEFORE the SECOND class. The class will be pro -rated plus 6'301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 there will be a $4.00 service charge. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has Name already been reached will go on an waiting list. Additional classes may (Last) (First) be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. 9. Senior Citizens 62 years and older, who are residentsof Brooklyn Center Address may enjoy most activity classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not (Zip) apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which are at a special rate. 10. Check schedule for beginning date of each class 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Department. (Phone) (Work Phone) 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including parents, are not allowed except with permission. This includes children. Activity For further information call 561 -5448. (Location) Swim registrations for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will begin March 12 Class # Time starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. (Numbers will be handed out at Class Day Amoun 8:00 a.m.)