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1987 Edition 54 May INCLUDES THE 1987 SUMMER BROOKLYN CENTER 31 PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R r w ■ s U w w: N a— n _. s R a. io n m Registration for Summer Classes TIME SENSITIVE MAIL: Begins May 16. Deliver to homes by May 9. See back page for i mformation CITY OF }. BROOKLYN �I I I ENTER N Earle Brown Farm Area BROOKLYN To Have Unique Identity CENTER The City of Brooklyn Center is in this area. These plaza areas NEIGHBORHOO helping to create an area of quality called streetscape nodes, contain development around the historic decorative retaining walls, lighting CRIME Earle Brown Farm site. In addition, a ornamental plantings, shade trees visual identity is being developed to and special pavers. unify and distinguish the area Work has started on eight of the The City has helped achieve the streetscape nodes and should be Tax Increment District goals by completed, in 1987, along with 16 WATCH assembling sites forquality develop- other sites in the Earle Brown Farm ment, which include the Brookdale area, located west of Highway 100, III office building in the southwest south of Highway 94/694, east of quadrant of the farm site, and the Shingle Creek Parkway and north Earle Brown Commons Apartments and along John Martin Drive. Start A in the southeast quadrant of the farm The construction will disrupt site. pedestrian movement in this area i� Additional development will in- until the paving is completed in Watch clude renovation of the Farm August of this year. We request your buildings; construction of an office understanding and patience during program tower in the northwest quadrant of this construction. the site; and additional multi - family You are encouraged to start a high rise construction on the Earle If you have any questions regard- neighborhood watch program in ing proposed work please contact Brown Commons site. Y our area. Just contact the Police Dave Anderson at the Brooklyn Department and an off icerwill talk Miniature plazas will be con- Center Engineering Department, to you and your neighbors about structed at major intersections with- 561 -5440. ways to prevent crime on your block. The involvement will secure R abies Vaccination your own home and property, and will discourage and prevent crime Clinic May 30 in your area, while developing a group of concerned persons. The basic idea is to get to know The City of Brooklyn Center will brought in for the vaccination. Cat your area a little better, and know conduct its 14th Annual Rabies owners are encouraged to bring when something is "out of place ", ` Vaccination Clinic on Saturday, May their pets for the rabies vaccination, and to call the police immediately 30, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at and it is suggested that cats be to report any suspicious activity. the Brooklyn Center City Garage, brought in a box or similar enclosure. Signs will be placed in your 6844 Shingle Creek Parkway. Dog licenses will also be on sale; area, showing that your neighbor - The clinic is conducted by a quali- however, residents are reminded hood is fighting back against fied veterinarian, and is open to all that if they are coming just to pur- crime. Brooklyn Center residents who wish chase a license, proof of rabies For additional information, to bring their pets for vaccination. vaccination is required. Dog licenses please call the Police Department The cost for vaccination is$6,and are $3 for spayed or neutered pets, at 561-5443 to receive an informa- all animals must be leashed when and $5 for male or female dogs. tional brochure. 2 Equalization Board Tornado • Safety Rules Will Convene May 11 When a tornado approach - The Brooklyn Center City Council Taxpayers may appear at the es, immediate action can save will meet on Monday, May 11 at 7 meeting for the purpose of review- your life. p.m. at the City Hall, 6301 Shingle ing, with the Board, the valuation or A'TORNADO WATCH means Creek Parkway to act as the Board classification placed upon their tornados are expected to devel- of Equalization in order to review the particular property. If a complaint is op. Keep a battery operated current property tax valuations. registered, the Board will conduct an radio or television set nearby, During the meeting, the Council investigation and review evidence and listen to weather advisories - will review the values placed against presented by the complainant, to even if the sky is blue. all taxable property within the assure the proper assessment of the A TORNADO WARNING community. property by the assessor. means a tornado has actually If the value is found to be ex- been sighted or indicated by cessive, it may be reduced accord- weather radar. Seek inside shelter (in a storm cellar or re- Reward t he B However, if the value is too low, inforced building), and stay away the Board has the power to increase the value. from windows. Curl up so that For Information That For additional information or your head and eyes are pro- tected. Keep a battery operated Could Solve A Crime questions concerning the meeting radio or television set nearby. and the duties of the Board of Equal - Call 561 -6649 ization, please contact the City Hall IN HOMES, the basement at 561 -5440. offers the greatest safety. In For an appointment to appear at homes without basements, take (You May Remain cover in the center part of the the Board of Equalization meeting, house, on the lowest floor, in a Anonymous) please call the Assessor's Office at 561 -5440, extension 142. small room such as a closet or bathroom, or under sturdy fur- niture. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. Resolve Disputes IN SHOPPING CENTERS, go to the designated shelter Through Mediation area. Do not go to your parked ca r. The Brooklyn Center Mediation The service is free. Also con- IN SCHOOLS, get to the Project (RCMP), 5136 North Lilac fidential. It is fast, and it works. lowest floor or basement. Go to Drive serves all persons living or The phone number for BCMP is interior small rooms or hallways. working in the north suburban 536 -1121. Stay away from windows, and Hennepin County area Mediation is intended as a non- large areas such as auditoriums, threatening, non - judgemental way gyms, and other structures with for community residents to settle wide, free span roofs. disputes without expense or delay. IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS, go Mediation is based upon coopera- to an interior hallway, away from tion and not competition, with both % or to the designated parties working towards a mutually shelter area Do not go to your agreeable settlement. parked car. Mediation has been used suc- MOBILE HOMES should be cessfully in cases involving neigh- abandoned immediately. If there bors; businesses and consumers; is no reinforced building or un- landlords and tenants; family mem- derground shelter nearby, take bers; acquaintances; juveniles; lend- cover in a ditch or depression. col& ers and borrowers; business part- IN OPEN COUNTRY, move Hers; residents and agencies; away from the tornado's path at Nkdiofion offenders and victims; friends and right angles. If there is no time to litigants. escape, lie flat in the nearest Roject Have a problem? Please call ditch or ravine. BCMP at 536-1121. 3 Certain Park Activities Not Allowed Certain activities are limited and ways or parking areas, or upon trails viction, could be punished by a fine regulated by law at parks located specifically designated by the City not to exceed $700, and by imprison - in the community. Some of the reg- for use by certain vehicles. ment not to exceed 90 days. ulations are as follows: ILLEGAL TO DAMAGE, RE- CURFEWS- No one is allowed in MOVE PROPERTY - It is obviously Bicycle Safety any park and recreation facility, un- illegal to destroy or damage in any less engaged in City business, way any property or facility in parks To Be Enforced between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 or open spaces. Also not allowed is a.m., when such parks or facilities are cutting, mutilation or removal of any The Brooklyn Center Police and posted by sign noting the curfew tree, plant, flower, shrub, rock soil, Code Enforcement Officers will hours. sand, fence, benches, tables or any again be enforcing bicycle safety other property or facility. laws this year. WILD LIFE - Huntin trapping Bicycle safety violations, such as g, Aping, riding through stopsigns, interfering � killing, harming, or maliciously fright - with pedestrians and riding with an ening any wild life consisting of animals, reptiles, or birds is punish- illegal passenger, will be given a referral to Bicycle Safety Class, a able by law. written warning or a citation. Any person violating the pro- Parents are encouraged to speak visions of the ordinance, upon con with their children about bicycle safety, as well as inspecting the bikes for good operating condition. Bicycles should also have a State of Minnesota bicycle license, available NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES - Litter for$6 at a Hennepin County Service No one can bring into any park or Center. The license is valid for three years possess, display or use intoxicating The State license greatly in liquors nor non intoxicating malt �$ creases the chance of getting a liquors unless a ermit has been p � � stolen bike back since it does regis- issued by the Director of Recreation. ter the serial number, which can be Such permits must be limited to duly readily checked by any law enforce - organized non - profit local civic ment agency in the state. organizations, operating under a constitution and by -laws, and which been n in existence for at least one year. permanent Containers Must Be Out Of Sight Storage of refuse between collec- trimmings and twigs may le bundled tion dates can be either inside the with twine. garage or basement, or outside at All garbage and refuse must be the rear or side of the building. stored in the described manner, and If kept outside, the containers may be set out at the curb only after must be out of view from the sunset on the night preceding the ' street, in front of the premises, regular pickup day. After pickup, and be maintained in a manner containers must be returned to the that does not interfere with the area where they are kept. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES - use of the adjoining property. The City of Brooklyn Center does No person, unless engaged in City Containers used forgarbage must not pick up refuse, but will provide business or specifically authorized be either metal or plastic cans with residents with a list of licensed by the City, can operate a motorized tight fitting lids and must not exceed haulers For additional information vehicle in any park or open space 30 gallons in size. Grass clippings regarding regulations, or to obtain a within the community. The exception and leaves may be stored in plastic list of the haulers, please call the City is those areas designated as road- bags and securely closed, while tree Hall at 561 -5440. 4 • Mid -Year Homestead Application Must Be Made Prior To June 1 Owners seeking to qualify for a and occupy the home by June 1. It is June 15. mid -year homestead credit must necessary to bring a copy of the Anyone applying for this credit make application to the Assess- instrument transferring the title of after June 1 must supply proof of or's Office at the Brooklyn Center the property to you to the Assessor's occupancy. The requirements for City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Office at the time of the application. verifying occupancy for late appli- Parkway, on or before June 1 . The homeowner will then re- cants may be obtained from the The mid -year homestead pro- ceive a homestead card by mail City's Assessor's Office. vides tax relief for those persons from the City on or about June 1 . Once the homestead classifica- who purchased previously non- To establish residency, this card tion is obtained, the owner will re- homestead properties by June 1. To must be signed and your social ceive a card on or about January 2 of be eligible for a mid -year home- security number listed, and re- each year to renew the homestead stead credit, you must actually own turned to the City on or before status. Telephone Assurance Program For Elderly, Handicapped The Brooklyn Center Tele- The program is designed to allow clerk will then call to see if all is well. phone Assurance Program (TAP), the members to contact a TAP If there is no response, a neighbor in existence since 1980, is for the Citizen Aid Clerk daily, with calls or friend is called (each person par - elderly or handicapped who live made from 9 a.m. to 1 1 a.m. If the call ticipating in the program provides alone in the community. is not made by the member, a TAP the names of people to contact in case of an emergency). This program has proved valuable in meeting emergency needs of some of the members. City of Brooklyn Center Another important aspect of this program involves the companion - CITY COUNCIL ship and personal warmth provided Dean Nyquist ........................ ............................... Mayor by the TAP clerks. The program is a Bill Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman lot more than just calling and telling Gene Lhotka ..... ............................... ............. Councilman some voice on the phone that every - Celia Scott.......... ............................... Councilwoman thing is alright Rich Theis. . .... . .............. ............................... Councilmar The clerks are personally commit- * * ted to develop friendships, to pro - Gerald Splinter....... ...................... City Manager vide warm conversations, advice SERVICE DIRECTORY and just plain visiting on the phone. Emergency Number (24 Hours) In addition, birthday and holiday POLICE -FIRE- MEDICAL ............................. ............. .. 911 greetings are sent out to the mem- Police (non-emergency, information ............ 561 -5443 bers. City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 If you are elderly or handi- (Monday- Friday - 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) capped and living alone, we Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 sincerely invite you to join this CITY OFFICES program. If you would like further 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway information for yourself, a family Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 mem ber or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225 any day of the week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 5 1987 Summer Parks & Recreation Brochure Class codes and locations are listed in Special Activities Section Adult Activities BREAK AWAY SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE Come and join the fun on these special Adult outings planned by A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and the Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center and Crystal. Trips older. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the depart from Brooklyn Center Community Center and the Thorson water. Please furnish doctors name and number when register - Community Center. Participants wishing to board the bus at ing. No class July 4. Instructors Renee Youngberg # 5, Kathleen Thorson, register at Crystal Recreation Department Registration Ketterhagen # 6. taken in person or by mail on a first -come basis. Sorry, no refunds, CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $4.75/7 WEEKS phone registrations, or children. For detailed information about # Day Begins Time Location the trips and to be placed on the "Break Away' mailing list, call 5 Sat. June 13 9:30 a.m. CC 561 -5448. ext 170. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $2.75/4 WEEKS June 3 CANTERBURY DOWNS- Waiting list only. 6 Sat. Aug. 8 9:30 a.m. CC July 23 LAKE CITY EXCURSION - Board the Hiawatha, AQUA EXERCISE - 25 LBS. PLUS the newest and most luxurious paddlewheeler on A popularclass, unique and different because you must be at least the Upper Mississippi. Lunch at the historic 25 lbs. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not Anderson House, Minnesota's oldest operating necessary. Instructor Renee Youngberg. hotel. Cost of $24.00 per person includes cruise, CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS luncheon, tax, gratuities, motorcoach and escort. # Day Begins Time Location Deadline to register July 8, space permitting. 7 Tues. June 16 7:30 p.m. NVJH August 18 NORTHFIELD- See the College of St Olaf, which has brought international recognition to North- 25 LBS. PLUS field, add to this the charm of a restored hotel for This very popular class is unique and different because you must lunch and you have the ingredients for a delightful be at least 25 lbs. overweight! If you've tried to lose weight many day. Cost of $28.00 per person includes all of the times and other exercise classes weren't for you, try this one! above, motorcoach, escort, lunch at Archer House, Together exercise, talk, exercise, work, laugh and support each hotel tour, tax gratuities. Deadline to register other while trying to lose extra pounds. All you need is extra August 3, space permitting. pounds, a sense of humor, loose clothes and a need to TRY Sept. 23 FALL LEAVESTOUR- Thisouting includesawide AGAIN! Weigh -in will be optional. Wear comfortable clothes and variety of activities form "sampling" at Heileman's bring a mat. Classes 50 min. Instructor Kathleen Ketterhagen. Brewery in La Crosse to a visit to the Viterbo CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS College Museum with its extensive collection of # Day Begins Time Location Indian artifacts, glassware, dolls and more. Lunch 8 Mon. June 8 6:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse will be at Gottlieb's, featuring German cuisine. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $8.60/6 WEEKS Cost of $32.00 per person includes all of the 9 Mon. July 27 6:00 p.m. CBClubhouse above, motorcoach and coffee stop. Deadline to CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $7.25/5 WEEKS register September 8, space permitting. 10 Thurs. June 18 6:00 p.m. CBClubhouse 11 Mon. July 27 6:00 p.m. CBClubhouse 12 Thurs. July 30 6:00 p.m. CBClubhouse CHILDCARE TRIMNASTICS The "PLAY CORNER" will be provided for parents attending Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all morning classes at the Community Center and Centerbrook Club- h parts l the body will fu taught. Stomach, hips and thigh exercises house. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 70¢ per hour for are all part of the fun No dancing will be done; exercises each preschool age child. The service will also be provided for choreographed to music. Dress comfortably and bring a mat to adults using the pool and exercise room 12:15 -1:00 p.m. on class. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 13, 14, Nancy Tuesday and Thursday. For further information call 561 -5448. Candea # 15. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location DON'T LET YOUR BODY GO ON VACATION 13 Thurs. June 4 10:30 am. CC 14 Thurs. July 23 10:30 am. Bdale. Library AQUA EXERCISE -COED CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $11.35/8 WEEKS 15 Tues. June 9 6:30 p.m. NVJH Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a PRENATAL FITNESS pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to approach to exercise with music. Some aerobics will also be improve your flexibility, strength and stamina You will learn included. No class July 4. Instructor Renee Youngberg #'s 1 -3, exercises to encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly Kathleen Ketterhagen # 4. changes. Keep fit for a healthier delivery and easier comeback. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS Please check with your doctor and bring a written OK to the first # Day Begins Time Location session. Class 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. 1 Thurs. June 1 1 6:30 p.m. NVJH CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $12.60 /7WEEKS 2 Sat. June 13 10:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 3 Tues. June 16 6:30 p.m. NVJH 16 Tues. June 9 7:15 p.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $5.75/4 WEEKS CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.80/6 WEEKS 4 Sat. Aug. 8 10:30 a.m. CC 17 Tues. July 28 7:15 p.m. CB Clubhouse 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED *All aerobic classes offer complete and effective conditioning •Fitness experts encourage 3 aerobic activities per week This for muscles heart and lungs. can be a combination of classes or classes and walking, *Classes include warmups, aerobic movements, muscle group swimming, biking, etc. work and cool down stretching. *Classes are 50 minutes in length unless noted in the class • No dance background necessary. description. Childcare available for morning weekday classes - See Childcare. •Wear comfortable clothes and aerobic shoes. BEGINNING AEROBICS WOMEN'S INTERMEDIATE AEROBICS Not to be taken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why not This intermediate level class is fun and challenging. Persons this class! If you have never exercised before or found other registering for this level, must have taken classes fora minimum of classes to hard to follow... this is it! Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 19, one year. Aerobic dance is a combination of dancing for the fun of 23, Kathleen Ketterhagen #'s 18, 20, 21, 22. it and dancing for more ENERGY EVERYDAY! Instructors Bev CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS Wilson #'s 30, 32, 33, 36, 37, 38, Jolene Morris #'s 31, 34, Marsha # Day Begins Time Location Krey # 35. 18 Mon. June 8 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS 19 Tues. June 9 5:15 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $8.60/6 WEEKS 30 Thurs. June 4 9:30 am. CC 20 Wed. June 10 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 31 Mon. June 15 7:00 p.m. BCHS 21 Wed. July 22 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 32 Tues. June 9 9:30 am. CC 22 Mon. July 27 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 33 Tues. June 9 6:15 p.m. CC 23 Tues. July 28 5:15 p.m. CB Clubhouse 34 Wed. June 10 6:00 p.m. BCHS LOW IMPACT AEROBICS 35 Thurs. June 11 6:45 p.m. BC Li 36 Thurs. July 23 9:30 am. BC Library This unique COED class offers an alternative to other aerobic CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $8.60/6 WEEKS classes. The large bouncing movements and jogging are removed 37 Tues. July 28 9:30 am. BC Library and one foot is always maintained on the floor. The individual's 38 Tues. July 28 6:15 p.m. CB Clubhouse heart rate can still be elevated within the target heart rate range. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 24, 29, Jane Schultz # 26, Kathleen T.G.I.T. AEROBICS - NEW Ketterhagen #'s 27, 28, Marsha Krey # 25. Join our HAPPY hour class Every week a special twist... drawings, CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $10.00/7 WEEKS 50's music, free pass and other surprises. Begin yourweekend on # Day Begins Time Location a high note - with energy! Sign up with a friend, a neighbor or a 24 Tues. June 9 10:30 am. CC significant other. Come and enjoy T.G.I.T. aerobics; No class July 25 Thurs. June 11 5:45 p.m. NVJH 2. Registration Fee $8.60/6 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor 26 Mon. June 15 6:00 p.m. BCHS Kathleen Zajicek CLASSES ONCE A WEEK, $8.60/6 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 27 Wed. June 10 6:00 p.m. CBClubhouse 39 Thurs. June 11 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 28 Wed. July 22 6:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 40 Thurs. July 30 7:00 p.m. CB Clubhouse 29 Tues. July 28 10:30 am. BC Library I POTTERY NOTICE The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing The Parks and Recreation Department does not provide accident and hand building. The Community Center offers a unique insurance for participants in any of its programs Participants opportunity to practice your new skills by including in the registra- assume all inherent risk of injury from their involvement in pro - tion fee clay for projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing grams or activities outlined In this brochure. fees. Bring a work shirt to the 1 st class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. (No class July 14 & 21) Registration Fee ADULT TENNIS LESSONS $35.00/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. # Day Begins Time Location Instructicn for adults. Intermediate students must have had 41 Tues. June 9 6:30 p.m. CC previous lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and 42 Tues. Aug. 11 6:30 p.m. CC etiquette. Bring your own racquet; balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Beginning #'s 45, 47, 48, Inter - LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES mediate # 46. Registration Fee $16.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class at the hour. Instructor John Flanigan. Community Center or have a previous experience and are familiar # Day Begins Time Location with equipment. Lab may be used on an unlimited basis other than 45 M & W June 15 6:10 p.m. BCHS class times and students may have pieces fired in the 7 week 46 M & W June 15 7:15 p.m. BCHS period. The lab program is designed for individuals who want to 47 T 8 Th June 16 6:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P work independently. Clay may be purchased at the Community 48 M & W July 13 6:10 p.m. BCHS 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 BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, check with Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men instructor. and women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play # Day Date Time Location and tournaments A good opportunity to become acquainted with 43 TO BE ARRANGED CC other tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost. For 44 TO BE ARRANGED CC more information contact Bunny Page, President at 546 -2658. 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADAPTED RECREATION Teen Summer Fun The adapted recreation program is a cooperative effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West BEGINNING MODELING Hennepin Community Center. For girls in grades 5 and up who are interested in learning about West Hennepin Community Center is an agency serving mentally makeup, hair care and styling, skin care, colors for self improve - handicapped and developmentally delayed individuals and their ment and self- esteem. Class will be highlighted with a fashion families in the West and Northwest Hennepin area Services show by the girls for their friends and family the last night. include information and referral, advocacy, counseling. Programs Registration Fee $8.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor include social /recreational clubs and education programs. Call Charlene Lubrecht. Tracy at 933 -9105 for information and registering procedures. # Day Begins Time Location BOWLING LEAGUE 49 Mon. June 15 6:30 p.m. NVJH 50 Mon. June 15 7:30 p.m. NVJH Join in on a league every Wednesday. For adults 16 years and older with mental handicaps, who want to improve their tech- niques, show off their skills, meet new friends and just have fun. The league meets at Doyles Bowling Alley in Crystal. The league fee is $14.00 plus$1.80 each weekyou bowl. 6:30 -8:30 p.m. June 17- August 26. J TEEN TENNIS LESSONS TUESDAY NIGHT FEVER Instruction for7th grade and up. Intermediate students must have taken lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and A social recreation group for adults with mental handicaps. Don't etiquette. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Classes miss out on the movies, games, dancing, crafts and field trips! The meet twice a weekfor4 weeks. In case of rain, meet at park shelter registration fee is$1 6.00, beginning Tuesday, June23-August 18, building. Beginning #'s 51, 52. Intermediate # 53. Registration Zanewood Community Building, 7200 Zane Ave. N. 6:30 -8:30 p.m. Fee $16.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor John Flanigan. # Day Begins Time Location 51 M & W June 15 10:45 a.m. Evergreen -P INTERESTED IN WORKING? 52 M & W June 15 5:05 p.m. BCHS Do you have a special skill or know how to do a unique craft? If so, 53 M & W July 13 4:00 p.m. BCHS would you like to share your interest with others. For Fall, we are POTTERY EXERCISE &FITNESS seeking individuals who are interested in sharing their skill or knowledge. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. See Adult Activities for description. Open to Senior High Teens. SUMMER CONDITIONING PROGRAM IT'S A SHIRT SALE! This conditioning program is designed to increase an athlete's strength, speed, flexibility and endurance. Classes will meet T- shirts, always so popular are on sale at the Brooklyn Center Monday through Friday for four weeks each session, participants Communiy Center. What a price... what a deal! 2 for$3.00 or$2.00 may register for either one or both sessions The program utilizes each! the weight facilities at Park Center H igh School, one of the state's Many styles available to choose from including LIFE. BE IN IT. finest. Course is open to all male and female athletes entering shirts. Youth and adult sizes available. grades 8-12. Registration Fee $40.00 /one session, $50.00 /two sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructors Park Center Coaching Sweatshirts will also be sold. Adults $11.00, Youth $10.00. Staff. # Day Begins Time Location 54 M - F June 22 10:30 a.m. PCHS 55 M - F July 20 10:30 a.m. PCHS BROOKDALE AREA LIBRARY 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway YOUTH CONNECTION Renewals - 566 -2034 Reference - 566 -8300 TDD - 566 -2233 (Tele communication device for the deaf) A program designed to promote recreation activities for TMR teens, 12 -17 years old. The program will enhance socialization SUMMER HOURS skills of teens through activities such as organized games, drama, Monday-Thursday - 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Friday- Saturday -10:00 singing, creative art and outdoor activities. Date, time and location am. -5:00 p.m., Sunday- Closed. Hours in effect May -Sept. to be determined, call for details. The cost is $20.00 and pre- registration is necessary. FINDING YOUR WAY AROUND THE LIBRARY TEEN ACTION (Everything You Always Wanted to Ask... ) On Wednesday, August 19, 7:00 -8:00 p.m. join this informal This exciting social and recreation program is for EMIR teenagers, workshop designed to help you increase your skill at finding what 12 -17 years old. The group will focus on improving their leisure you want at the library. There will be a chance to learn about skills through field trips and community experiences Teen Action catalogs, magazine indexes, library layout and a behind the meets every other week at various locations. Teens must be able scenes tour. Preregister by calling 566 -2034, and discover the to work in a ratio of 1 staff to participants. The Club fee is $10.00 joys that a library offers to you. plus any cost for field trips and food. Call for your schedule of events. SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN Youth Connection and Teen Action are sponsored bythe North - The summer program forchildren will begin in IateJune. Copies of west Suburbs of Brooklyn Center, Broolkyn Park Crystal, scheduled programs may be picked up at the library if your child Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, New Hope and West Hennepin does not receive one at school. Don't miss special programs Community Center. For program and registration information, call scheduled in some of the neighborhood parks- See Kid's Kapers Tracy at 933 -9105. in the Children's Activity Section. 8 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and SENIOR HAPPENINGS older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks trips. Trips will include tours, attending stage productions, horse and Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells racing and other popular events. If you are interested in such activities going on at the clubs, in the community and outings outings and meeting newfriends from the surrounding are,join us. offered. Call for yours today! Deadline dates listed are on a space permitting basis only. Refunds are given only if trip is cancelled or a substitute can be TRANSPORTATION found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Mini - coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city CenterCommunity Center. On extended trips, refund policies are sponsored activities, congregate dinin and major shopping very liberal. Call 561 -5448, ext. 170. 9 1 pping ex- cursions from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes A donation June 19 Murphy's Landing. Your visit to Murphy's Land - of $1.00 round trip is asked; however, those unable to make a ing takes you into a lifestyle from 1840 -1890 and contribution will not be turned away. For information, contact Judy gives a first hand opportunity to share the joys and Raether - 537 -4534 Ext 33. hardships of Minnesota's early settlers. Cost $11.00 per person includes box lunch, transporta- SOCIAL CLUBS tion, tour& escort. Approximate time is 10:00 a.m. - Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and 2:30 p.m. Deadline June 1, space permitting. Recreation Department. Transportation to both locations is avail- July 10 Canterbury Downs. Join us for a great day at the able through the Five Cities Transportation program from race track Registration begins May 6 for this very Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. See Transportation. popular outing. Call for cost, time and other details. Leisure Time Club - meets Wednesdays throughout the year JV"Noerenberg e 8 registration deadline, space permitting. from noon -3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Due to remodeling the club will meet at the Brookdale Library, 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway for July and August. Brooklyn Twins Club - meets the 1 st and 3rd Friday of each month, September -June 15 at Earle Brown School, 59th and JulyGardens .Today'stripwillgiveusthe Humboldt North. Membership dues are $2.00 annually per per- opportunity to stroll through the beautiful son. Any persons 55 years of age and older may join. Only one Noerenberg floral gardens During the visit, a pro - spouse must meet the age requirement Singles and couples gram on the history of the family will be presented. WELCOME! Lunch will be at a Minnetonka restaurant. Call for GIFT TRUNK complete information and registration deadline. A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Aug. 7 -10 Winnipeg Folklorama. Come along and explore Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of one of Canada's most interesting cities A special either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For more information call highlight of this trip; dinner cruise and entertaining 561-9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on Wednes- broadway musical at the famous Rainbow Stage. day, June 3, from 10 -00 am. to 1:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Also enjoy a wonderful evening at the Pavilions of Community Center. Folklorama A $50.00 deposit per person due by, June 5, space permitting. Call for brochure. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE See Adult Activities for information. CLASSES Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to classes requiring supplies or Senior Aqua Exercise. Aug. 14 Canterbury Downs. Registration begins Wednes- SWIMMING POOL day, June 17. Deadline space permitting is July 6. Bus departs at 2:00 p.m. and returns at approxi- Senior adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center mately 9:15 p.m. residents 62 years and older, at a special rate of $10.00 for 3 Sept. 21 -26 Mackinac Island and Door County. Visit + months. Application may be made at the Community Center desk. Michigan's picturesque and historic Mackinac Is- Non- residents and resident seniors not interested in membership, land, travel the scenic eastern shore of Lake may swim for $1.25 per time - single admission. Michigan and explore Wisconsin's Door County, SWIM LESSONS the "Cape Cod of the Midwest." A $50.00 deposit See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. per person due by July 24, space permitting. Call for brochure. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING T.A P. Free Screening is done at the following areas: COMMUNITY CENTER - 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. Last Telephone Assurance Program for elderly and handicapped who Wednesday of each month, 1 1:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. live alone. The program has helped several persons with immedi- ate needs in some cases Emergency situations. If you are in- CEAP - 7231 Brooklyn Boulevard. Thursday, 10:00 a m. -noon. terested in the program for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk WEST FIRE STATION - 6250 Brooklyn Blvd. Monday- Friday, at 566 -0157. We really care about our participants! Sponsored by 8:00 -10:00 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am. -8:00 p.m. the Brooklyn Center Police Department Entertainment in the Park Entertainment In The Park is back for its second season. Entertainment In The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Center with donations from the Brooklyn Center Lions Club, Brooklyn Center Rotary and some artist assistance from the Twin Cities Musician's Union, Local #30 -73, A.F. OF M. *These activates are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Metropolitan Council from funds appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature. 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, please call the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recrea- tion Department at 561 -5448. The below schedule is subject to change. Entertainment In The Park 1987 Schedule Tuesday, June 9, 7:00 p.m. Reuben Ristrom's Jazz Ensemble Dixieland Jazz Band Tuesday, June 16, 7:00 p.m 'Minneapolis Chamber Symphony Broadway tunes and lighter classical music Tuesday, June 23, 7:00 p.m The Rockin' Hollywoods The hottest 50's group in the Twin Cities Area Tuesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m Honeywell Concert Band Excellent Concert Music 8:15 p.m Brooklyn Community Band Band Music at its finest Tuesday, July 7, 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. 'Sideshow Mime, juggling, magic and clowning Tuesday, July 14,7:00 p.m The Wolverines Sextet and Vocalist Swing jazz featuring music from the 30's and 40's Tuesday, July 21, 7:00 p.m Foxfire Traditional Country Music Tuesday, July 28, 7:00 p.m y 'Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Balance of popular and classical music i Tuesday, August 4, 7:00 p.m. Stoney Lonesome Lively, foot tapping bluegrass Tuesday, August 11, 7:00 p.m Red Wolfe and the Port of Dixie Jazz Band Bright, brassy Chicago style jazz ip Tuesday, August 18, 7:00 p.m I Minneapolis Police Concert Band One of the best concert bands in the area Tuesday, August 25, 7:00 p.m. The Maroons A four piece reggae, calypso group Brooklyn Center 1987 Earle Brown Activities Schedule of Events Date Activity May - September Sale of Memorabilia -� - Constitution Bicentennial i mugs and lapel pins - Earle Brown Activities caps and lapel pins May 25 - June 5 "My Sister Brother Is The Greatest" Essay Contest May 29 -June 7 *Carnival�`�', May 29 Hot Air Balloon Show I ; (Rain dates - May 30 or May 31) ,i �; •�, May 30 - May 31 Helicopter Rides - Tentative June 6 - June 7 Car Show June 17 Senior Ball with Senior King /Queen Coronation, Holiday Inn June 19 -June 21 *Dudley Classic Softball Tournament June 20 Celebrity Softball Game June 23 -July 2 EARLE BROWN DAYS June 23 Rockin' Hollywoods Concert, Central Park June 23 - June 28 Hide -A -Key Treasure Hunt June 24 Ice Cream Social and Brooklyn Community Band Concert Brookdale Center June 25 Parade June 27 Auction June 27 Fun Run June 27 Swim Special, Community Center June 27 Fishing Contest June 27 -June 28 Women's Early Bird Softball Tournament June 27 - June 28 Tennis Tournament June 28 Superstar Contest Finals June 28 Sunday in Central Park 2:30 -3:30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Children's Chorus 3:30 -4:30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Harmonettes 6:30 -8:30 p.m. The Decades (vocal entertainment group) 8:30 -10:00 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band 10:00 P.M. Fireworks July 2 *Circus (Advance tickets available at Community Center) September 17 Constitution Bicentennial Events NOTE: * Denotes admission charge All events subject to change. For more information, call 561 -5440 or 561 -5448. 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 $65.00 110.00 187.00 Individual $37.00 61.00 104.00 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 SeniorAdult resident or non - resident 62 years and older, $1.25. GENERAL ADMISSION Adult (18 & over) $2.25 Youth (15 -17) $1.75 Children (5-14) $1.50 -- OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (Adults only 12:15 to 1 p.m.) TUESDAY - THURSDAY 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 12:00 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. i 7 EXERCISE & SAUNA SCHEDULE MONDAY - WEDNESDAY- FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. -10:30 p.m. TUESDAY - THURSDAY 9:00 a.m. -9:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. -10:30 p.m. (Adults only) SATURDAY SUNDAY 12:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. The use of the Exercise room is limited to 15 years old and up. The use of the sauna is limited to 18 years and up. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF 40 ACCOMPANIED BY PARENT. HOLIDAY HOURS Monday- May 25 - 1 -6 p.m. Saturday - July 4 - 1 -6 p.m. ,A- �k ' " Monday - Sept. 7 - 1 -6 p.m. y" I III GAMEROOM �� W Enjoy our game room equipped with jukebox, pool, video games and pinball. SNACKBAR Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM - COST 75C Mon. -Fri. 3:00 -4:00 p.m. June 1 5 -July 24 Mon. -Fri. 1:00-4:00 p.m. July 27 -July 31 Thurs. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. June 18-July 30 it Children's Activities DETECTIVE DISGUISES - NEW So you say you are interested in SPYING but you just don't know what to wear? NANCY WATSON is back with the answer. Creating ART IN THE PARK and making hats, hair, beards, cloaks and masks is all part of the Have you everwished you could do something unqiue that doesn't fun. You won't leave class the same way twice. For grades 2 -6. look like what everyone else does? Here's a chance to use your Registration Fee $5.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor creative abilities in a relaxed informal environment to experiment Nancy Watson. in the area of arts and crafts You will have the opportunity to work # Day Begins Time Location with wood, paper, watercolors, dyes and charcoal. No matterwhat 66 Tues. June 16 Noon Northport-P your talents are, this class will provide you with an enjoyable art 67 Tues. July 14 Noon East Palmer -P experience. Please bring a paint shirt. For grades 1 -6. Registration WOODWORKING FOR KIDS - NEW Fee $6.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location Boys and girls will learn to safely use different hand tools and then 56 Mon. June 15 Noon Firehouse -P apply their knowledge to making projects out of pine. Participants 57 Mon. July 13 Noon Orchard Ln -P will be encouraged to work at their own pace and will complete at least one large project and time permitting, one small project too. For grades 3 -6. Project for # is Desk To Book Rack, # is BIONIC BEASTIES Handy Tool Carrier. Registration Fee $13.00/4 Sessions Classes AND OTHER INTERPLANETARY TOYS - NEW 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Nancy Candea Learn to make futuristic toys out of ordinary household items. # Day Begins Time Location Along with the bionic beasties, we'll make robots, space vehicles 68 Tues. June 16 4:15 p.m. NVJH and flying machines. Your toy collection will neverbe the same. For 69 Tues. July 14 4:15 p.m. NVJH grades 1 -6. If you can, please bring an empty pop can a 2 liter CAROUSEL CRAFTS ANI) GAMES - NEW plastic coke bottle, an empty thread spool and an empty liquid detergent bottle. Registration Fee $11.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 Ladies and Gentlemen! Step right up to the class with a flairof the hour. Instructor Nancy Candea fairgrounds! Children will make colorful projects they can take # Day Begins Time Location home and spend hours entertaining themselves and friends with. 58 M & W June 15 1:30 p.m. W. Palmer -P Projects include: Come To The Fair Game, Haunted House, 59 M & W June 15 2:45 p.m. Kylawn -P Acrobat, Bowling Buddies and more. Join the merry -go -round of fun. For grades 1 -6. Class meets twice a week for 4 weeks. Registration Fee $11.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor ART ADVENTURE SERIES Nancy Candea A unique art experience for children in grades 1 -6. Each class is # Day Begins Time Location designed to introduce participants to a different artistic medium. 70 M & W July 13 1:30 p.m. Northport-P Registration Fee $4.50 for each session or $9.00 for all 3 71 M& W July 13 2:45 p.m. East Palmer -P sessions. Fees include all materials. No previous art experience HARRIET THE SPY DRAMA CLUB - NEW needed. Inspired by the crazy antics of" Harriet" the elementary school age CLAY CREATIONS SPY, we'll create, rehearse, costume, direct and on the last day, Push, smoosh, and squeeze! Add a dab here, add a dab there! Be perform a play. No experience needed; open to anyone interested creative! Each participant will be able to create and paint one or in spying or acting. A MYSTERIOUSLY good time! For grades 2 -6. more projects. Please bring a shoebox to take your CLAY Registration Fee $8.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor CREATIONS home in. Registration fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 2 Nancy Candea hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Date Time Location 72 Wed. June 17 Noon Orchard Ln -P 60 Tues. June 16 1:30 p.m. Brooklane -P PALMER LAKE NATURE EXPLORERS - NEW 61 Tues. July 14 1:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P ARMED with binoculars, magnifying glasses and compasses, we TEXTURED ACRYLIC PAINTING - NEW will learn to identify different plant, pond and stream wildlife. We'll Students will learn the techniques of using acrylic paint on a be on the lookout for animal tracks and enjoy a snack along the textured canvas surface. In the workshop, participants will way. A unique nature experience for children in grades 1 -6 to hike complete their very own painting. No experience necessary - just and explore the Palmer Lake Nature Area Dress for the weather; lots of enthusiasm and a smile. Registration Fee $4.50/1 Session. wear boots and bring a small backpack, if you have one. Registra- Class 2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea tion Fee $2.00/1 Session. Class 1 hours. Instructor Nancy # Day Date Time Location Candea 62 Tues. June 23 1:30 p.m. Brooklane -P # Day Date Time Location 63 Tues. July 21 1:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P 73 Tues. July 7 2:00 p.m. Palmer Lk N.A. 74 Tues. Aug. 4 2:00 p.m. Palmer Lk N.A. PRINTMAKING -NEW Want to learn how to create your own fabulous stickers and gift CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH US - NEW wrapping? Participants will learn different techniques of print- Celebrate your birthday with usCometothe making and rubbings to design their own stickers, gift wrapping Community Center on your birthday and paperand stationery. Many new ideas and lots of fun! Registration with one paid admission or more (friend, Fee $4.50/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. family, etc.) you get in free. For small groups, # Day Date Time Location call ahead and we will arrange a room foryou 64 Tues. June 30 1:30 p.m. Brooklane -P ., to have your birthday cake. A great way to 65 Tues. July 28 1:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P '�'„ — r` ' get into the swim of things on your birthday. For more information call 561 -5448. 9 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED FUN WITH OUTDOOR COOKING SERIES - NEW A unique outdoor cooking experience for children in grades 2 -6. While learning outdoor cooking skills and safety, participants will cook and then eat, a different meal each week Registration is $5.00 for each session or $10.00 for all three sessions. Cost GIRL'S GYMNASTIC CAMP includes the 1987 Fun With Outdoor Cooking Cookbook In case of rain, class will meet in shelter building. For girls in grades 1 -6 of any skill level who have an interest in developing basic and advanced gymnastic skills. Emphasis will be THE BREAKFAST CLUB - NEW placed on developing student's strengths, flexibility and co- Breakfast Club participants will learn to make a complete and fun ordination through various exercises and selected activities. breakfast of potatoes, scrambled eggs, sausage, toast and juice. Tumbling and apparatus fundamentals on all gymnastic equip - Students will learn to cook breakfast using a Coleman Stove. ment will be introduced according to participant's ability. Students Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Pam may register for more than one session. Classes meet twice a Hennen. weekfor3 weeks. Registration Fee $17.00/6 Sessions. Classes 2 # Day Date Time Location hours. Instructors Linda Schiesl and Lisa Lubrecht 75 Tues. July 14 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P # Day Begins Time Location 82 T& Th June 23 1:00 P.M. NVJH THE LUNCH BUNCH - NEW 83 T& Th June 23 3:15 p.m. NVJH Children will learn to make a light lunch consisting of corn on the 84 T& Th July 14 1:00 p.m. NVJH cob and hot sandwhich over charcoal grill. For dessert, we'll bake 85 T& Th July 14 3:15 p.m. NVJH a cake in a tin foil oven, Mmmm! Registration Fee $5.00/1 KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Pam Hennen. # Day Date Time Location Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Students 76 Tues. July 21 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P will learn the forehand, backhand, serving, court rules, etiquette and scoring. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. In case of GUESS WHO'S MAKING DINNER - NEW rain, meet at park shelter building. Classes meet twice a weekfor4 Participants will learn fire building skills and will make tin foil weeks. Class # 92, is for students who have previously taken dinners with meat, potatoes, vegetables, and seasoning. We'll also tennis lessons. Registration Fee $16.50/8 Sessions. Instructor make a special dessert surprise. Outdoor cooking fun for every- John Flanigan. one! Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor # Day Begins Time Location Pam Hennen. 86 M & W June 15 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P # Day Date Time Location 87 M & W June 15 Noon Willow Lane -P 77 Tues. July 28 1:00 P.M. W. Palmer -P 88 M & W June 15 4:00 p.m. BCHS 89 T& Th June 16 4:00 p.m. Northport -P 90 T & Th June 16 5:15 p.m. Willow Lane -P 91 M & W July 13 9:30 a.m. Grandview -P BATON CAMP - BEGINNING 92 M & W July 13 10:45 a.m. Evergreen -P 93 M & W July 13 Noon W. Palmer -P Participants will be taught the fundamentals of baton twirling. 94 M & W July 13 5:05 p.m. BCHS Skills such as holding the baton, horizontal figure eights, two - handed spins, basic throws and marching will be included. The last class will be highlighted with a special performance for family and friends. For students in grades 2 -6 with little or no baton instruc- tion. Balanced baton may be purchased for $4.00 from the instructor. Please indicate so when registering. Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Sue Staloch. • # Day Date Time Location "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER 78 M & W June 22 1:00 P.M. Palmer Lk -S For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade. This instructional program is designed for children to have FUN BATON CAMP - ADVANCED BEGINNING while learning the fundamentals of soccer. Some interpark For students in grades 2 -6 who have had some baton instruction. scrimmages will be played. A special parent night demonstration Basic skills will be reviewed and participants will be taught figure- will be held during the program . Each "Kid" will receive a T- shirt! eight variations and finger twirls and tosses. The last class will be Register for the PARK location nearest your home. Registration highlighted with a special performance for family and friends. Fee $13.00/7 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Tim Subialka. Balanced baton may be purchased for $4.00 from instructor. # Day Begins Time Location Please indicate so when registering. Registration Fee $12.00/10 95 M & W June 15 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Sue Staloch. 96 M & W June 15 10:50 a.m. Brooklane # Day Begins Time Location 97 T & Th June 16 9:30 a.m. Grandview 79 M & W June 22 2:05 p.m. Palmer Lk -S 98 T& Th June 16 10:50 a.m. Evergreen POM POM GIRLS 99 T& Th June 16 12:45 p.m. Evergreen Afun cheerleading class designed just for girls in grades 1 -6. Girls TWILIGHT SOCCER will learn some of the basic cheers, warm -up exercises and the This popular instructional soccer program is for girls and boys do's and don'ts of being a good cheerleader. Girls will also learn a going into 1 st -3rd grade this Fall. The program is a modification of specially designed routine, just like the Dallas Cowboy Cheer- "Kids" — Introduction To Soccer which meets during the day. leaders. The session will end with a performance for family and Some scrimmages will be played. See above description. Regis - friends. Fee includes a pair of pom pours. Classes meet twice a tration Fee $8.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. and 15 min. week for 4 weeks. Registration Fee $8.50/8 Sessions. Classes 45 # Day Begins Time Location minutes. Instructor Nancy Candea. 100 Thurs. June 1 1 6:00 p.m. Firehouse # Day Begins Time Location 80 M & W June 15 4:15 p.m. Willow Lane -P BEGINNING MODELING 81 M & W July 13 4:15 p.m. Evergreen -P 10 For girls in grades 5 and up. See Teen Activities for description. CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL KID'S KAPERS For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade. Kid's Kapers is back for its 6th summer of fun! Join Julie as This instructional program is designed for children to have FUN scheduled on Fridays for a fun program brought to the PARKS while LEARNING good sportsmanship, team work and the funda- from the library. There is no charge, but please note days when mentals of softball. Each "Kid" will receive their very own softball materials are to be brought from home. Each visit is approximately T -Shirt! During the season, some interpark games will be played. 45 minutes. In case of questionable weather, call 566-1261 to see The program will be highlighted be a parent softball night. if Kid's Kapers will meet. Activities are suited for children 6 -8 years Register for the PARK location nearest your home. Registration old. Fee $13.00/ 7 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Making Things That Fly! - Friday, July 10 and August 7. Make a K -3RD GRADE variety of rockets, planes and space vehicles All guaranteed to fly! # Day Begins Time Location Bring 6 paper plates. 101 M & W June 15 9:30 a.m. Evergreen 102 M & W June 15 9:30 a.m. Grandview Is There Life In Outer Space? - Friday, July 17 and August 14. 103 M & W June 15 10:50 a.m. Central Learn some facts about outer space and then build your own 104 T& Th June 16 9:30 a.m. West Palmer planet - complete with space creatures. Bring markers or crayons. 105 T& Th June 16 10:50 a.m. Evergreen Animal Art- Friday, July 24, August 21. See what animals you can 106 T & Th June 16 10:50 a.m. Kylawn create using a variety of materials. Bring markers or crayons. K -1 ST GRADE 107 M & W June 15 10:50 a.m. Evergreen Masks, What Fun - Friday, July 31, August 28. Look like an 2ND -3RD GRADE alligator, rabbit, pirate or even a clown. These masks are easy to 108 T & Th June 16 9:30 a.m. Evergreen make and they look great. Bring markers or crayons July 10 & 17 at the following locations: TWILIGHT SOFTBALL West Palmer 9:30 am. East Palmer 1 1:00 am. For children going into 1 st -3rd grade this Fall. This program is a July 24 & 31 at the following locations: modification of "Kids" - Introduction To Softball which meets Orchard Lane 9:30 a.m Kylawn 1 1 a.m. during the day. The evening program offers children of working Garden City 12:30 p.m. parents the opportunity to learn softball. Some games will be played. See description above. Registration Fee $8.50/8 August 7 & 14 at the following locations: Sessions. Classes 1 hr. 15 min. Instructor Pam Hennen. Willow Lane 9:30 a.m. Brooklane 1 1:00 am. # Day Begins Time Location August 21 & 28 at the following locations: 109 Wed. June 10 6:00 p.m. Orchard Ln -P Evergreen 9:30 a.m. Firehouse 11:00 am. 1987 Summer Playcenter Pr Round up your friends and join in the summer fun! Each two SESSION B - Raiders Of The Big Adventure week session offers new experiences in games, crafts, special Weeks of July 6 and July 13 events, nature and more. WHAAAT? One day Indiana Jones wants to recruit you and the Children will be under the supervision of trained leaders. next day Pee Wee would like you tojoke around with him. Let's Playcenter activities are different each session. For grades K -6 hop on a rail for an American Tail and Disney Daze! More fun to (minimum age, kindergarten in the Fall 1987.) come as we join our favorite movie characters for exciting Registration fee for a two week session is $5.00 perchild. If you games, crafts and surprises A new adventure awaits Raiders Of The Big Adventure each day. register for all three sessions, the fee is $12.00. SESSION C - Transformer Times SESSION A - Ships Ahoy Weeks of July 20 and July 27 Weeks of June 22 and June 29 One day you're a normal citizen of Brooklyn Center- the next Across the sea, beneath the sea, if only a pirate you want to be! you're a MECHAN ICAL WONDER! Join us as we turn ourselves We will make ships to sail the high seas in search of buried into robots and play "Pin the Battery Pack" on the transformers. treasures. Then hop aboard our undersea explorer to the What do transformers do on their days off? Who are their depths of the ocean. Next, blast off with a21 st Century pirate to friends? What are their favorite games and toys? Find out the find the riches of the universe. Two weeks of fun filled sailing answers to these questions and much, much more during adventures you won't want to miss!!! Transformer Times. Playcenter Locations 1:00-3:00 p.m. # 110 Freeway 57th & Beard Mon. & Wed. Sessions A, B & C # 1 1 1 Evergreen 72nd & Bryant Mon. & Wed. Sessions A, B & C # 112 Willow Lane 69th & Orchard Mon. & Wed. Session A only # 113 Brooklane 65th & Brooklyn Blvd. Mon. & Wed. Session B only. # 114 Grandview 59th & Humboldt Mon. & Wed. Session C only # 115 Kylawn 61 st & Kyle Tues. & Thurs. Sessions A, B & C # 116 Orchard Lane 65th & Orchard Tues. & Thurs Sessions A, B & C 11 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SUMMER DAY CAMP CREATIVE DANCE AND JAZZ Day Camp is scheduled Wednesday, August 5 - Friday, August 7 Here isan opportunity for children to enjoythefreedom of creative and is designed to offer campers in grades 1 -6 a structured program with a group their own age. Activities include camp expression combined with modern jazz movements The lastclass cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games and will feature a special performance for family and friends. For songs. Children will be under the supervision of the 1 987 Summer grades 1-6. Registration Fee $10.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Begin Recreation Staff. A Naturalist and an Arts & Crafts Instructor will Instructor Nancy C conduct special programs. Children should pack a lunch on # Day Begins Time Location August 5 & 6, beverage provided. A cookout is planned for August 117 Wed. June 17 5:15 p. m. NVJH 7. Bus pickups begin at 8:15 a.m. at Grandview, Kylawn, Ever- green, Orchard Lane, Willow Lane and Freeway Parks. (Pickups FISH & FEAST must have minimum of 6) and return approximately 3:15 -3:30 p.m. Do you like to fish? Do you want to learn more about fishing? Join each day, Deadline to register is July 30, space permitting. "Fish & Feast." We'll try to catch some fish, learn techniques about Registration Fee $15.00/3 Days fishing, watch a demonstration on cleaning and even have our # Day Begins Location very own fish fry. Mmmm! Bring your own hook, bobber and rod 121 W - F Aug. 5 Palmer Lk N.A. and reel or cane pole. Meet at the Community Center the first day. EXPLORER'S DAY CAMP - NEW For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $8.50/3 Sessions. Classes 2 Explorer's Day Camp is scheduled Wednesday, August 12 - Friday. hours. Instructor Pam Hennen. August 14 and is designed to introduce participants in grades 2 -6 # Day Begins Time Location to a variety of camp craft skills. Children will be taught to pitch a 118 Tues. June 23 1:00 P.M. Shingle Creek tent, build a fire, basic canoe techniques, orienteering skills with compass and map, knot tying and will swim one day at Elm Creek. FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS Children will be under the supervision of the 1987 Summer We're making Fridays really special with old and new special Recreation Staff and certified lifeguards for canoeing. Bring a events. Children will have an opportunity to broaden their inter- lunch on August 12; beverage provided. A cookout is planned for ests, learn new skills, and most importantly, have a great time. All August 13 & 14. Bus pickups begin at 8:15 a.m. at Grandview, Funtastic Friday Events are supervised by the 1987 Summer Kylawn, Evergreen, Orchard Lane, Willow Lane and Freeway Recreation Staff. No refunds will be issued unless activity is Parks (pickup must have a minimum of 6) and return 3:15 - 3:30 cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department Advanced p.m. each day. Deadline to register is August 7, space per - registration is necessary; see deadline dates. Don't miss out on all miffing. Explorer's Day Camp will be held at Palmer Lake Nature the Friday FUN! Area on August 12 & 13 and Elm Creek Park Reserve on August 14. (Bring your swim suit and towel.) Registration Fee $16.00/3 POOL PARTY Days. Splish, Splash! It's a fish - It's a seal - no, it's a pool party at the # Day Begins Location Community Center for kids in grades 1-6! Join us for an afternoon 122 W - F Aug. 12 Palmer Lk N.A. & Elm Creek of fun, including swimming, pool games, special contests and a 4 H SUMMER SPECIAL cookout on the patio of hot dogs, chips and beverage. Activity will be supervised by pool lifeguards and the 1987 Summer Recrea- The Hennepin County 4 -H program in cooperation with Brooklyn tion Staff. Deadline to register is Wednesday, June 24. Pool Center Parks and Recreation Department is offering this special Party runs from 1 -3:30 p.m. (note: bus service will not be provided.) program again for the fourth Summer. Exploring your environment Students may stay after pool party for open swim. Parent should can be fun! Learn about caring and improving your neighborhood, arrange in advance with children the time they will pick them up. yard, home and even your bedroom. Activities will include making Registration Fee $2.75/1 Session. a humidifier, litter bags, windsock and something for your bed- # Day Date Time Location room. This four part program runs Monday through Thursday for 119 Fri. June 26 1:00 P.M. CC boys and girls 7 -12 years old. Registration Fee $1.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Linda Ojeda PENNY CARNIVAL # Day Begins Time Location An all new Penny Carnival is here and fun for all ages Children 123 M - Th Aug. 17 10:30 a.m. CC registered in the Playcenter program will have a chance to put CLIMB THEATER PRESENTS their thinking caps onto help us create a carnival scene. There will "THE UGLY DUCKLING" - AUG. 21 be the fish pond, cookie walk, refreshments and much more. Parents, kids, everyone is invited to have fun as they spend some Going "quackers" this summer? Waddle you do next? Kids bring pennies Penny Carnival runs from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. in Central Park your moms, dads and friends to see the Climb Theatre's per - located behind the Community Center. Don't miss this popular formance of The Ugly Duckling. Climb Theatre presents this event. Adult volunteers are needed to help run some of the classic story with lots of audience participation thrown in for fun. booths. Please call Sue at 561 -5448 if you can help. FREE! Why not bring a picnic lunch! Day Date Time Location After the play, join in the pool fun as we celebrate our "Back To Fri. July 10 1:00 P.M. Central Pk. School" Swim Special. General admission is slashed. Swim Special prices are adults $1.25, youth $1.00 and child 75¢. TRACK AND GAMES SPECTACULAR- NEW Day Date Time Location This action packed day will begin with a track meet featuring Fri. Aug. 21 1:00 P.M. Central Park events such as the dash, long jump and softball throw and non- DR SEUSS ON THE LOOSE - NEW traditional events such as the water balloon toss After lunch, participants can choose from a variety of games and tourna- AT SUMMERS END, COME TAKE A CHANCE ments, box hockey, marbles, horseshoes or hopscotch. Fee ON A WEEK OF FUN AND ART AND DANCE includescookout of hotdogs, chipsand beverage.Join usforafun, WE'LL DO SOME DRAMA, FROM A TO ZOT active day where everyone goes home a winner. Deadline to WITH DRAWING AND MIME WE'LL CREATE ALOT! register is Tuesday, July 21 . Track and Games Spectacular runs Spend an exciting week with two art specialists and Dr. Seuss, and from 9:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m. in Central Park located behind the have a creative, imaginative and a zingy, zany good time. For Community Center. (Note: Bus service will not be provided.) For grades K -3. Registration Fee $14.50/5 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $2.75/1 Session. Class 4 hours. Instructors Nancy Candea and Pat Galaga. # Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 120 Fri. July 24 9:30 a.m. Central Pk. 12 124 M - F Aug. 24 10:00 a.m. CC Preschool Activities PUPPET PLAYHOUSE GYMSTERS II The traveling Puppet Playhouse returns for another entertaining season at Gymsters 11 is a continuation of Gymsters I. Children will learn more each PARK listed, except where noted below. Pack a snack or lunch and advanced moves on the low balance beam, tumbling and bars. For pre - come see your favorite puppet friends. Kelly and Michelle are back too! It is school children 4 and up who have taken Gymsters I class Class ratio 8 recommended that an adult accompany preschoolers during the shows. students/ instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/ 6 Sessions Classes 45 min. The season begins the week of June 15 and runs through July30. A special Instructor Linda Schiesl. evening performance on Tuesday, July 7, 7:00 p.m. will be offered through # Day Begins Time Location the Entertainment In The Park series in Central Park 137 Thurs. June 25 10:45 a.m. NVJH Monday Tuesday Orchard Lane 10:00 a.m. East Palmer 10:00 a.m. Kylawn 11:00 a.m. Freeway 11:00 a.m. RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING Northport Noon West Palmer Noon Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination will be taught For Happy Hollow 1:00 P.M. Willow Lane 1:00 P.M. preschool children who will be 3 years old by June 1, 1987. Registration Wednesday Thursday Fee $10.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. Riverdale 10:00 a.m. Bellvue 10:00 a.m. # Day Begins Time Location Evergreen 11:00 am. Lions 1 1:00 a.m. 138 Mon. June 15 5:15 P.M. NVJH Firehouse Noon Brookdale Library Noon Grandview 1:00 P.M. Garden City -S 1:00 P.M. TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET For maximum enjoyment by all, we ask that dogs be kept at home and bikes Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning movements be parked to the sides of the audience. and simple tap steps. The last class will feature a special performance for family and friends For preschool children who will be at least 3 years old by June, 1987. Registration Fee $10.00/8 Sessions Classes 45 min. O Instructor Nancy Candea # Day Begins Time Location 139 Tues. June 16 5:40 p.m. NVJH MINI GAME SPECTACULAR - NEW PRESCHOOL SUMMER Here's a special event planned just for preschool children, 31/2 -6 years old. This fun Summer learning experience is tanned for Little ones will be divided in groups for relays and special activities planned g p p pre- kindergarten by our summer staff. Participation awards will be given to each child. We've children ages 3 -6 years (Children must be3 years by June 1987.) Large planned a hot dog cookout too! Parents are invited to join in on this day of and small motor activities will be taught. Weather permitting, many activites great fun. Parents cost is $1.00. Deadline to register is Monday, July 13, will be held outside. Choose one of the school locations listed below. space permitting. Registration Fee $1.75/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Number of participants per class is limited. Registration Fee $25.00/5 # Day Date Time Location Weeks. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schrout, certified teacher. 140 Fri. July 17 10:30 a.m. Central Park # Day Begins Time Location 125 M & W June 15 9:30 a.m. NVJH WEE WOODSMEN DAY CAMP 126 M & W June 15 1:00 P.M. NVJH Wee Woodsmen is a one day camp for preschool children ages 3 -6 and 127 T& Th June 16 9:30 a.m. Orchard Lane adult( parent, grandparent, etc.). This will be a unique opportu nityfor you and 128 T& Th June 16 1:00 P.M. Earle Brown your child to explore our environment together. Many fun nature activities are planned for campers including songs, games, hiking and cooking. TEENIROMPERS Participants will make a snack Bring your own lunch, beverage provided. A special program for your little ones! Minimum age is 3 years by June Registration Fee $4.00 for adult and child. If for some reason an adult is 1987. Preschoolers wilt have the fun with crafts, games, finger plays and unable to attend, leaders will be available to share the day with your child. songs. Teenirompers meet twice a week atthe PARK listed below. Registra- Registration Fee $6.50 for child only. Camp 3 /2 hours. # Day Date Time Location tion Fee $8.00/6 Weeks Classes 1 hour. 141 Mon. Aug. 10 me a.m. Palmer n N.A. # Day Begins Time Location 129 M & W June 15 1:00 P.M. East Palmer "LITTLE ACTORS" - NEW 130 M & W June 15 2:15 p.m. Orchard Lane This creative dramatics class gives the young child an opportunity to "act 131 T& Th June 16 1:00 p.m. Evergreen out" story favorites and experience other adventures in imagination. For 132 T & Th June 16 2:15 p.m. Evergreen boys and girls3l z-5 years old. Registration Fee$2.50 /2 Sessions. Classes 1 133 T& Th June 16 2:15 p.m. Firehouse hour. Instructor Karen Saunders. # Day Begins Time Location 142 M & W Aug. 17 3:30 p.m. CC WIGGLES AND GIGGLES 143 M & W Aug. 17 6:00 p.m. CC Aclass for parent and child ages 2 years. Some exercies, a little dancing, PRESCHOOL FOR FALL stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling and giggling and lots of FUN for everyone! Wear playclothes and a smile! Activities are done on a one to one For children 3 -5 years old. Children must be 3 years old by September basis, it is necessary to register each child with a partner. Registration Fee 11, 1987. (Children turning 3 years between Septemberl 2- December 31, of $14.00 includes both parent and child for 6 weeks Classes 45 min. 1987 may be placed on a waiting list for Winter and Spring sessions.) The Instructor Linda Schiesl. Program emphasizes group socialization, music, art, science and # Day Begins Time Location community awareness. Your child will learn numbers, colors, games 134 Tues. June 23 11:45 a.m. NVJH stressing coordination, finger plays and stories will be read Field trips and parent programs are also part of the program. Registration accepted for Fall GYMSTERS I beginning June 2, 9:30 a.m. (Numbers given out at 8:30 am.) All classes are at the Community Center beginning the week of September7. The fee is for Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve childs motor skills the 12 week session. Instructor Mrs. Braun, certifed teacher. and coordination. Class activities include tumbling and introduction to the # Day Begins Time Fee balance beam and bars for boysand girls ages 3 (children must be3 by 500 Mon. Sept? 9:30-11:30 am. $29.00 June, 1987). Class ratio 8 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/6 501 Fri. Sept 11 9:30-11:30 am. $29.00 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. 502 Fri. Sept 11 12:30- 2:30 p.m. $29.00 # Day Begins Time Location 503 T & Th Sept 8 9:00-10:30 am. $43.00 135 Tues. June 23 10:45 a.m. NVJH 504 T & Th Sept 8 10:45 -12:15 p.m. $43.00 136 Thurs. June 25 11:45 a.m. NVJH 505 T & Th Sept 8 1:00- 3:00 p.m. $57.00 13 Spe cial Activities CLIMB THEATER PRESENTS "The Ugly Duckling" CLASS CODES & LOCATIONS See Children's Activities for details. BCHS ........................ Brooklyn Center High School 6500 Humboldt Ave. N. HOLIDAY BAZAAR NVJH ....................... North View Junior High School The 16th Annual Holiday Bazaarwill be Saturday, November? at 69th & Zane the Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a craftor and PCHS ............................ Park Center High School would like information on how to participate, call the Parks and 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. Recreation Department the first week in May. Tables are dis- CB Clubhouse ..................... Centerbrook Clubhouse tributed through the lottery system. Rules and information will be 5500 N. Lilac Drive mailed to you with the registration form. Each craftor must have a CC ....... ............................... Community Center valid seller's sales tax permit (unless selling only non - taxable 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway items - clothes) to be eligible for the draw. BC Library ............................... Brookdale Library 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA Palmer Lk N.A. ................... Palmer Lake Nature Area Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th & East of 69th and Xerxes Xerxes. Consisting of more than 200 acres, the nature area has P...................................................... Park both paved and wood chip trails, observation areas and ponds. Bellvue ............................. 55th and Aldrich The unique, natural characteristics provide habitat for many types Brooklane ...................... 65th & Brooklyn Blvd. of plant, animal and aquatic life forms. Individuals and families are Central ................. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway invited to participate. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Behind the Community Center Program conducted by Naturalist, Jean Woodman. Free. No East Palmer .......................... 71 st & Oliver N. reservations required. Evergreen .......................... 72nd & Bryant N. NATURE CRAFTS AND CREATURES Firehouse ...........................65th &Bryant N. Sunday, May 31 - 1 :00 p. m. Freeway ............................. 67th & Beard N. Garden City ................... 63rd & Brooklyn Drive Participants of all ages are invited to make creatures from things Grandview .................. 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. nature has left us. With a little glue, some imagination and a Happy Hollow ....................... 50th & Abbott N. collection of items we will pick around the nature area, we'll make Kylawn . ............................... 61 st & Kyle N. crafts to take home and enjoy. Lions ............................... 55th & Russell N. Northport Tennis Courts ............... 56th & France Northport ......................... 55th & Sailor Lane Orchard Lane ..................... 65th & Orchard N. Riverdale .............. Dallas Road & Riverdale Road West Palmer ............... 71 st & Palmer Lake Drive Willow Lane ....................... 69th & Orchard N. Swim Activities S .................... ............................... School Earle Brown .................. 5900 Humboldt Ave. N LIFE. BE IN IT AND SWIM Evergreen ...................... 7020 Dupont Ave. N. Fair Oaks .......................... 5600 65th Ave. N. Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this Garden City ....................... 3501 65th Ave. N. opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your Northport ....................... 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. own. Start by swimming '/4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross Orchard Lane .................... 6201 Noble Ave. N. certificate and patch. Mark your card after each time you swim. Palmer Lake ............... 7300 West Palmer Lk. Dr. Begin today! Any questions about "Life. Be in it." and Swim contact Willow Lane ...................... 7020 Perry Ave. N. Gayle at 561 -5448. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND SPECIAL SUMMER POOL ATTRACTIONS Friday, June 26, 1987 - It's a Pool Party! The band is co-sponsored by the Parks& Recreation Departments See Children's Activities for description. of Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park and is open to all post high Saturday, June 27, 1987 - Earle Brown Days Swim Special ... school age men and women. New members are welcome. Director General admission fee, 750. Noon -1 p.m., Adults Only, 1:00 -9:00 Paul Schierenbeck. For more information, call 561 -5448. Below p.m, for all ages. schedule subject to change. Friday, August 21, 1987 - Back to School Swim Special 1 :00 1987 Summer Concert Schedule p.m. -10:30 p.m. - Swim all day for reduced prices. PLUS see a June 21 Sunday, 7:00 p.m. Brooklyn Park Tater Daze special performance of "The Ugly Duckling" at 1:00 p.m. in Central June 24 Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown Days - Brookdale Park. June 28 Sunday, 8:30 p.m. Farle Brown Days - Central Park, 6301 Shingle Crk. Pkwy BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB June 30 Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Center Central Park All boys and girls ages 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competi- July 13 Monday, 7:30 p.m. Maranatha Nursing Home, tiveswimming. B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet new friends, 5401 69th Ave. N. improve swimming strokes, build self- confidence through goal - July 20 Monday, 7:30 p.m. Lake Harriet Band Shell setting and learn good sportsmanship through competitive swim - July 24 Friday, 6:30 p.m. St. Alphonsus Fun Fair ming. For further information call 561 -5448, ext. 171 B.S.C. is 7025 Halifax Ave. N. sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and July 26 Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Roseville Band Shell Recreation Departments. A free two week trial period is offered to July 30 Thursday, 7:30 p.m. Dedication of Brooklyn Park any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive Gazebo 14 swimming. SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS 1987. All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (num- Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North bers will be given out 1 hour before registering). WHEN View Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS PLEASE GIVE US THE Center for further information, 561 -5448. NUMBER PLUS THE LETTER OF SESSIONS. ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are PARENT & TOT SWIM LESSONS physically and /or mentally disabled. Classes meet Monday thru Lessons in water adjustment for children ages and 3.One parent Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. Classes are taught on a one to must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same one ratio. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. parent each time. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks Community Center (# 165 8:50 a.m.) and are 30 min. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons B - June 29 -July 10 July 27- August 7 Community Center (# 144 8:50 a.m.) DIVING A - June 15 -26 C - July 13 -24 E - August 10 -21 Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children Community Center (# 145 9:25 a.m.) B - Jung 29 -July 1 0 D - July 27- August 7 ages 9 and up who are advanced beginner or better swimmers. North View Junior High (# 146 Jul 12:45 27-August Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. A -June 15-26 B -June 29 -July 10 C -July 13 -24 Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. North View Junior High Community Center (# 166 8:50 a.m.) Meets Mon. & Wed. (# 147 6:00 p.m.) (# 148 6:35 p.m.) B June 29 July 10 D July 27 August 7 F- June 15 -July 15 BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS A Red Cross course for ages 11 and older. Skills in self- rescue, Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not extensions and artificial respiration will be taught Students must accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are pass a preliminary swimming test and attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes will meet Mon. thru Fri. for 2 taught; Water Adjustment, Beginner, Advanced Beginner. Classes weeks. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee $26.00/10 Lessons. are taught Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. Community Center (# 167 9:00 a.m.) Community Center (# 149 9:25 a.m.) A - June 15-26 C - July 13 -24 A - June 15-26 B - June 29 -July 10 C - July 13 -24 ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE D - July 27- August 7 E - August 10 -21 A Red Cross course for persons ages 15 and older. Students must Community Center (# 150 11:10 a.m.) B -June 29 -July 10 D -July 27-August 7 be able to tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous North View Junior High (# 151 u 1 2:45 27-August yards. CPR, Multi -Media First Aid and student guarding time will A - June 15 26 B June 29-J uly 10 C July 13 24 also be part of the course. Attendance is required and absences North View Junior High will not be made up. Registration Fee $46.00/8 Sessions. and Meets Mon. & Wed. (# 152 6:00 p.m.) (# 153 6:35 p.m.) includes all materials needed. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. F - June 15 -July 15 # Day Begins Time Location CHILD SWIM LESSONS 168 M & W July 20 6:30 p.m. NVJH Red Cross Beginner through Swimmer instruction for boys and CPR- Tuesday- July28, Aug. 46:30 -10 p.m., MMFA - Tueday -Aug. 11, 18 6:30 -10:00 p. m., Lake Session - Saturday, August 15 girls ages 6 and older. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are30 min. in length. Classes have an average ratio of 5 LIFEGUARD TRAINING students /instructor. Registration Fee $16.50/10 Lessons. This Red Cross course teaches the skills and knowledge required SESSIONS for an individual to properly assume the responsibilities of a A - June 15 -26, B - June 29 -July 10, C - July 13 -24, lifeguard at a swimming pool or a protected open -water beach. D - July 27- August 7, E - August 10 -21, F - June 15 -July 15. You must be at least 16 years of age or older by the first night of Community Center Sessions A, B, C, D, & E class: proof of age must be provided. Current Advanced Life- (# 154 10:00 a.m.) (# 155 10:35 a.m.) (# 156 11:10 a.m.) saving, CPR, and Standard First Aid certificates mut be available (# 157 11:45 a.m.) on the first night of class Class meets Sat. and Tues fora weeks North View Junior High School Sessions A, B & C only beginning June6. Call the Mpls. Chapter of the Red Cross at 871- (# 158 1:20 p.m.) (# 159 1:55 p.m.) (# 160 2:30 p.m.) 7676 - Safety Services. Class 3 hours. North View Junior High School Session F only: Meets Mon. & Wed. evenings (# 161 7:10 p.m.) (# 162 7:45 p.m.) OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE- WEEKEND CLASS ADULT SUPER CHICKEN This class is designed for adults who are comfortable in the water and are interested in underwater diving. Each person must Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who provide their own mask, fins, and snorkel. Other equipment will be have a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that provided. Open water dives are a requirement of this class at an fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $24.50/10 additional fee of approximately $75.00. On completion of this lessons. Same sessions and times as Adult lessons, see schedule. course P.A.D.I. certification will be awarded. Registration Fee ADULT SWIM LESSONS $100.00 /weekend. This includes textbook # Days Date Time Location Beginner thru Swimmer level instruction for adult and high school 169 Friday, July 17 6 -8 p.m. CC age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your 170 Saturday, July 18 8 a.m. -4 p.m. CC strokes. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 40 171 Sunday, July 19 8 a.m. -4 p.m. CC minutes. Registration Fee $24.50/10 Sessions. Community Center (# 163 11:45 a.m.) SCUBA OPEN SWIM - Begins June 18 A - June 15 -26 C - July 13-24 E - August 10 -21 A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. North View Jr. High School: Meets Mon. & Wed. Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other (# 164 8:20 p.m.) F - June 1 5 -July 15 interested persons $1.00 pertime. Thurs. - 8:30 -10:00 p.m. NVJH. 15 i ' Bulk Rate [BROOKLYN U.S. Postage 3 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 ENTER Mpls. Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: i BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in the Community Center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 16 (num- ADVISORY COMMISSION bers will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate- see box The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each below. month, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers. This Commission advises the City * *Registration made by mail will not be accepted before May 18. 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, May 16, a person may sign Carl Manson Don Peterson Larry Propst up for himself 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 Sunday, 1:00 im p., registration 4. Where given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that each may l limited, strratiats on will be on the first come -first serve basis. Personsare not considered registered until the fee hasbeen herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment paid. The Parks and Recreation Department re serves 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 a 50¢ transferfee. All transfers must be done in Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor Gayle Gardner Janssen - Aquatic Supervisor person at the Community Center. Individual classes may not be made up. Kurt Johnson - Golf Course Manager 7. The following refund policy will be in effect except where noted in the class description. Requests for refunds must be made at least 24 hours REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. BEFORE the second class session. There will be a$3.00 service charge WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE, MONDAY, MAY 18. on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 service charge before the second class. NO REFUNDS AFTER THE SECOND CLASS 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 SESSION. 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 Citizens62 yearsand older,who are residentsof BrooklynCenter 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 8 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 Sat., May Class # Time 16 starting at9:00 am. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons.(N umbers will be handed out Class Day Amoun at 8:00 a.m.)