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1986 Edition 50 May 1 1 i � ' O 1J r t•' i -� �" a �L �� y 1 as ' all 00 D • I ZST s Ty CI T O N CENTER / REPORT* MANAGER'S NO. 50 MAY, 1986 Central Park Plaza Rabies Come and Visit Vaccination Clinic June 7 The City of Brooklyn Center will conduct its 13th Annual Rabies Vac- cination Clinic on Saturday, June 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Brooklyn Center City Garage, 6844 "f Shingle Creek Parkway. The clinic is condu g fied veterinarian, and is open to all "'tll Brooklyn Center residents who wish to bring their pets for vaccination. The cost for vaccination is $6, and all animals must be leashed when brought in for the vaccination. Cat owners are encouraged to bring their pets for the rabies vaccination, and it .� is suggested that cats be brought in a box or a similar enclosure. Dog licenses will also be on sale; however, residents are reminded that Equalization Board if they are coming just to purchase a license, proof of rabies vaccination is required. Dog licenses are $3 for Co nv e ne J u n e spayed or neutered pets, and $5 for Will male or female dogs. The Brooklyn Center City Council the Board, the valuations placed upon will meet on June 2nd at 7 p.m. at the their particular property. If a complaint Fee Charged City Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Park- is registered, the Board will conduct way to act as the Board of Equaliza- an investigation and review evidence For Well Water tion in order to review the current presented by the complainant, to Lab Testing property tax valuations. assure the proper evaluation of the During the meeting, the Council will property by the assessor. Due to a cut in funding from Hen - review the values placed against all If the value is found to be excessive, nepin County, the Health Department taxable property within the it may be reduced accordingly; how- can no longer collect and examine community. ever, if the value is too low, the Board well water samples free of charge. Taxpayers may appear at the meet- has the power to increase the value. A fee of $10 has been established ing for the purpose of reviewing, with For additional information or ques- for residents. If a sample is being tions concerning the meeting and the taken at the request of a mortgage "Citizen inquiries and requests may duties of the Board of Equalization, company (as part of the sale or refi- be directed at the City Administra- please contact City Hall at 561 -5440. nancing ofa home), the fee will be$15. tion. if there is any question regard- Foran appointment to appear atthe Anyone interested in having their ing a service that we are authorized to perform, please call us at Board of Equalization, call the Asses- well water tested should contact the 551 -5440. sor's Office at 561 -5440, extension Health Department at 537 -8421, dur- 142. ing normal business hours. 2 Mid -Year Homestead Application Must Be Made Prior To June 1 The mid -year homestead provides of the application. upon request. Other verifications may opportunities for those persons who The homeowner will receive a also be requested. purchased homes in the community homestead card by mail from the City Once the homestead classification after January 1st, and by June 1st. on or about June 1st. This card must is obtained, the owner will receive a To be eligible for a mid -year be signed and returned to the City by card on or about January 2 of each homestead credit, you must actually Friday, June 15th. year to renew the homestead status. own and occupy your home as of Anyone applying for this credit after Owners seeking to qualify for a June 1st. To establish residency for June 1st must supply proof of occu- mid -year homestead credit must homestead purposes, it is necessary pancy. The City requires one letter make application to the Assessor's to bring a copy of the instrument from a neighbor and one letter from Office at the Brooklyn Center City transferring the title of the property to either the gas or electric companies. Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, you to the Assessor's Office atthetime These companies furnish the letters prior to June 1st. Park Vandalism Targeted: Please! Do Not Please Contact Police Fasten Signs To Power Poles ishes the ability to use these facilities. With the coming of summer and The Police Department has begun Northern States Power (NSP) asks longer days, the problem of vandalism a series of seminars in selected residents not to fasten signs, or other to both public and private property schools dealing specifically with van- objects to utility poles. increases, and it is a costly problem to dalism. The seminars are given by The biggest problem for the line - taxpayers. Officer Friendly, who appears often in person includes the nails, staples, Since little vandalism is reported the schools, to allow prompt recogn- tacks, and similar objects that are at- while it is being committed, the Brook- tion by the students. tached to the poles. They become lyn Center Crime Prevention Fund The Department is also asking for hazardous to the workers who climb has made this problem one of their more awareness from the residents, the poles with "climbing hooks." If priorities for 1986, in conjunction with and to be contacted immediately these "hooks" strike a nail or staple, the Police Department. whenever vandalism is taking place. and do not anchor properly, there Park vandalism has been espe- The Crime Prevention Fund is also could be a fall and serious injury. cially targeted, since it involves providing funding for information Please help to avoid accidents by added costs to the residents to leading to arrests for certain acts of not fastening any signs or objects to replace damages, and also dimin- vandalism. the utility poles. Telephone Assurance Program For Elderly, Handicapped or friend is called (each person partic- The clerks are personally commit - The Brooklyn Center Telephone ipating in the program provides the ted to developing friendships, provid- Assurance Program (TAP) is for the names of people to contact in case of ing warm conversation, advice and elderly or handicapped who live alone an emergency). The program has just plain visiting on the phone. In in the community, and has been in proved valuable in meeting the emer- addition, birthday and holiday greet - existence since 1980. gency needs of some of the members. ings are sent out to the members. The program is designed to allow Another important aspect about this If you are elderly or handicapped the members to contact at TAP Citizen program involves the companionship and living alone, we sincerely invite Aid clerk daily, with calls made from 9 and personal warmth provided by the you to join this program. If you would a.m. to 11 a.m. If the call is not made, a TAP clerks. The program is a lot more like further information for yourself, a TAP clerk will call to see if all is well. than just calling and telling some family member or a friend, contact a voice on the phone that everything is TAP clerk at 535 -2225 any day of the If there is no response, a neighbor alright. week from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3 You Must Stop If Involved In Accident You must stop if you are involved information must be provided to damage totals $300 or more, you in an accident. Pull out of the any police officer at the scene. must file a Minnesota Motor driving lane if possible, and onto At the site of the accident, if Vehicle Accident Report with the the shoulder, and turn off the requested by others involved in the Minnesota Department of Public ignition to decrease the risk of fire. accident, drivers must give the Safety within 10 days of the Protect yourself at the accident name and address of the insurance accident. You will need specific scene from further damage, by company providing their information about the other driver, activating the four -way flashers on automobile liability insurance and the accident scene in order to your vehicle, and warning coverage, and the name of the local fill out the report. approaching vehicles through the insurance agent. If unable to If you see an accident, slow down use of flags, flares or lights if a furnish such information at the but do not stop unless you are the hazard exists. scene of the accident, the driver first on the scene or signaled to Call or send for help immediately must do so within 72 hours. Failure stop. If help is already at hand, your (police, sheriff, state patrol) if there to do so is a petty misdemeanor. stopping will only further congest is a personal injury involved in the If property damage only is the area and handicap those who accident. The law requires that you involved, and all parties involved are giving aid. employ the quickest means agree, it is not necessary to notify If you are first on the scene and possible in notifying a police the police. If your vehicle is wish to render aid, park your car agency in case of death or injury. disabled, you should make well off the roadway, away from the If you are qualified, administer arrangements to have it towed as accident, and activate the four -way first aid to injured persons. If not, soon as possible. If property warning flashers. do only what you can to make the injured comfortable. Help the injured, but do not move them unless absolutely necessary. State Permanent Containers law requires that you render reasonable assistance. Must Be Out Of Sight You must give your name, address, date of birth and registra- tion number of your vehicle to other Storage of refuse between collec- If kept outside, the containers must drivers involved in the accident. tion dates can be either inside the gar- be out of view from the street, in front You must also, if requested, exhibit age or basement, or outside at the rear of the premises, and be maintained in your dirvers license. This same or side of the building. a manner that does not interfere with the use of adjoining property. Containers used for garbage must City of Brooklyn Center be either metal or plastic cans with tight fitting lids and must not exceed CITY COUNCIL 30 gallons in size. Grass clippings and leaves may be stored in plastic bags Dean Nyquist ............... . ....... ............................... . Mayor and securely closed, while tree trim - Bill Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman mings and twigs may be bundled with Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman twine. Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman All garbage and refuse must be Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman stored in the described manner, and • • • • • Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager may be set out at the curb only after sunset on the night preceding the SERVICE DIRECTORY regular pick -up day. After pick -up, Emergency Number (24 Hours) containers must be returned to the POLICE-FIRE-MEDICAL.. . ............................................ 911 area where they are kept. Police (non- emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 The City of Brooklyn Center does City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 (Monday - Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) not pick up refuse, but will provide residents with a list of licensed haul - Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 ers. For additional information regard - CITY OFFICES ing the regulations or to obtain a list of 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway the haulers, please call the City Hall at Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 561 -5440 during normal business - -- - - - -- hours. 4 Some Tips for A Beautiful Lawn NOTE: The following is an article then know the grass is actively Tornado prepared for the convenience of the growing, and can make the best use Safety Rules residents, and if of interest, should of the fertilizer. be saved for future reference. Crabgrass killers can also be app- lied too early. Crabgrass seed does When a tornado approaches, The first and most important thing not germinate until soil temperature immediate action can save your you can do for your lawn is not to reach the mid - sixties, and early life. rush the season. applications are often of little benefit. A TORNADO WATCH means Stay off your lawn until it begins to For best results, apply crabgrass tornadoes are expected to dry out. Raking and cleaning up the killers when color begins to show on develop. Keep a battery oper- yard when the soil is wet and soggy lilac flower buds, or approximately ated radio or television set destroys essential air spaces in the around May 10. nearby, and listen for weather soil. This not only restricts root If an application is put on very advisories — even if the sky is growth, but hampers water and fer- early, a second application of crab- blue. tilizer penetration down into the soil. grass killer may only be needed by A TORNADO WARNING Also, do not be too hasty to apply the first week in June to obtain good means a tornado has actually fertilizers. An "ideal" time to fertilize control. been sighted or indicated by a lawn is about the time of the first These are just a few tips for secur- weather radar. Seek inside shel- mowing. Right after the snow is gone ing a healthy green spring lawn. ter (in a storm cellar or rein - and the frost is out of the ground, the Should you have more specific forced building), and stay away grass makes very little use of the fer- questions regarding lawn care, from windows. Curl up so that tilizer you put down, because the please call the Hennepin County your head and eyes are pro - temperature is too cold. Agricultural Extension Service at tected. Keep a battery operated At the time of the first cutting, you 559 -4321. radio or television set nearby. IN HOMES, the basement If Sewer Backs Up, offers the greatest safety. In homes without basements, take cover in the center part of the house, on the lowest floor, in a Call Cit small y Frst room such as a closet or bathroom, or under sturdy furni- i- ture. STAY AWAY FROM If your sanitary sewer starts materials belong in the garbage WINDOWS. backing up, first contact the City of can and not in the sewer system. IN SHOPPING CENTER, go to Brooklyn Center. Calls will be Materials that will not readily taken at 561 -5440, extension 134 disintegrate in water should not be the designated shelter area, during normal business hours, and flushed into the sewer system, NOT to your parked car. at 561 -5443 after working hours. including metal, wood, plastic, IN SCHOOLS, follow advance If the stoppage is in the main rubber, cloth, sand, glass, heavy plans to an interior hallway on sewer line, the call may save you duty paper products, newspapers the lowest floor. If the building is from having to hire a sewer and similar products, including not of reinforced construction, contractor, and may also speed up sanitary napkins. go to another reinforced build - the unplugging of the main. No volatile liquids such as ing if possible, ortakecoverout- If the sewer problem is determined gasoline, solvents, oroilsshould be side on low, protected ground. to be in your service line, and it flushed. Although many of the Stay out of auditoriums, gyms, requires cleaning, the City crew will mentioned materials seem very and other structures with wide, then advise you that it is your obvious, they are the most free -span roofs. responsibility and to hire a private commonly found when problems plumber or sewer cleaner. develop. IN TALL BUILDINGS, go to an The City requests residents to Disposable diapers can also interior hallway, away from win - call again immediately after the present a major problem, and is dows, or to the designated shel- work is completed since the debris suggested to follow the manufac- ter area. removed from the sewer service furer's directions, and notto putthe IN OPEN COUNTRY, move lines can become entangled in the plastic outer cover in the sewer. away from the tornado's path at main sewer line, and cause Occasional) children will poke additional stoppages. y' p right angles. If there is no time to sticks, hose, wire and other such escape, lie flat in the nearest One of the contributing factors items through the pick -hole in the ditch or ravine, for a sewer back -up is the improper street manhole cover, and this may use of the sewer system. Some cause a sewer stoppage. _ 5 1986 Summer Parks & Recreation Brochure Class codes and locations are listed in Special Activities Section. Adult Activities DON'T LET YOLM BODY GO ON VACATION You should have a choice of exercise... Depending on on an individual's fitness level, schedules, and interest, you can choose from a variety of classes. CHILDCARE SERVICE COED FITNESS PLUS - NEW The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning A sure conditioner! IF you are 15 lbs. or more overweight come join us and classes of Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. or where otherwise learn a positive way to reduce those extra inches from the midline up and noted in the class descriptions. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ down. Cindy will give you individual attention during class, as well as an per child, per hour for each child through kindergarten. For additional infor- exercise program you can complete during the rest of the week! Wear loose mation call 561 -5448. clothes, exercise shoes, and a positive SMILE! No class July 4 and Aug. 29. Registration Fee $9.00/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Cindy i MORNING RISER NEWT Lindgren. What a way to finish off the week! A co -ed class for the middle to advance # Day Begin Time Location fitness level will include excellent warmup and cool down exercises, as well 14 Fri. June 13 8:30 a.m. CC as limbering and strengthening exercises. A cardiovascular workout will also 15 Fri. Aug. 1 8:30 a.m. CC be included inside or outside (in the park). SOUND GOOD ?... Well then set COED FITNESS that alarm and come join us! Locker room and shower facilities available. No class July 4 and August 29. Registration Fee $15.00/7 Sessions. Classes 45 A new class for men & women that offers equal fun and challenge. Class will min. Instructor Cindy Lindgren. include stretching, aerobics, abdominal work, leg & upper body strengthen- # Day Begins Time Location ing. Instructor will introduce the use of hand weights which will be incor- 3 Fri. June 13 6:30 a.m. CC porated into part of the class. A discussion of how to make your own or which 4 Fri. Aug. 1 6:30 a.m. CC to buy will be covered. Please do not purchase hand weights prior to class. Registration Fee $8.25/6 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Cindy AQUA EXERCISE Lindgren. Exercise in water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not need to be # Day Begins Time Location a swimmer or put your face in the water. Enjoy a pleasant and invigorating 16 Wed. June 11 6:00 p.m. CC experience through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some 17 Wed. July 30 6:00 p.m. CC aerobics will also be included. No class July 5. Registration Fee $7.50/6 TRIMNASTICS Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Jan Neitzert #'s 5 -6, 8 & Deana Hotch- kiss #'s 5 & 7. Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all parts of the # Day Begins Time Location body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh exercises are all part of the fun! 5 Sat. June 14 10:15 a.m. CC No dancing will be done; exercises choreographed to music. Dress comfor- 6 Tues. June 17 6:30 p.m. NVJH tably and bring a mat to evening class. Registration Fee $8.75/7 Sessions. 7 Thurs. June 19 6:30 p.m. NVJH Classes 50 min. Instructors Nancy Candea # 18, Bev Wilson # 19, and 8 Tues. Aug. 29 6:30 p.m. NVJH Kathleen Ketterhagen # 20. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE # Begins Time Location Mo 18 Mon. June 9 7:00 p.m. NVJH A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. You do 19 Thurs. June 12 10:00 a.m. CC not need to be a swimmer or put your face in the water. Please furnish 20 Thurs. July 31 10:00 a.m. CC doctor's name and number when registering. No class July 5. Registration DANCING FIT Fee $4.50/6 Sessions. Classes 50 min. # Dat Begins Time Location Fit your exercise to music fora fun way to shape up and relieve the stress and 9 Sat. June 14 9:15 a.m. CC strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. A great class for WOMEN'S AQUA EXERCISE 25 LBS. PLUS people who have never exercised before or for anyone who has tried aero- bics and because of age, weight or medical reasons would like a modified A popular class, unique and different because you must be at least 25 lbs. class. Improve your figure and fitness! Registration Fee $8.75/7 Sessions. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not necessary. Registration Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson # 21, Kathleen Ketterhagen # 22. Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Jan Neitzert. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 21 Tues. June 10 10:00 a.m. CC 10 Tues. June 17 7:20 p.m. NVJH 22 Tues. July 29 10:00 a.m. CC 11 Tues. Aug. 29 7:20 p.m. NVJH LOW IMPACT - COED 25 LBS. PLUS This unique coed class is designed to help individuals who cannot jog or This very popular exercise class is unique and different because you mustbe attend a regular aerobics class, because of the jarring effect on the body's Joints and ligaments. The heart rates are still elevated to the proper limits, but at least 25 lbs. or more overweight! If you've tried to lose weight many times one foot is always maintained on the floor, and the large bouncing removed. and other exercise classes weren't for you, try this one! Together exercise, Hand, wrist or ankle weights are encouraged, but you must check in with talk, exercise, work, laugh and support each other while trying to lose extra pounds. All you need is extra pounds, a sense of humor, loose clothes and a your instructor . proper use of such weights class. Registration Fee need to TRY AGAIN! Weigh -in will be optional. Wear comfortable clothes and $8.25/6 sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Cindy Lindgren. # Day Begins Time Location bring a mat. Registration Fee $8.25/6 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor 23 Mon. June 9 6:00 p.m. CC Joanne Lenzen. # Day Begins Time Location 24 Mon. July 21 6:00 p.m. CC 12 Thurs. June 12 6:30 p.m. NVJH AEROBIC DANCE & YOGA WOMEN'S BEGINNING AEROBICS Participants will do 20 minutes of fun aerobic routines followed by 40 Nottobetaken lightly! Everyone has to start somewhere, why not this aerobic minutes of Bikram's beginning Yoga. Don't be fooled by Yoga - you'll still dance class! If your interest is getting into shape and have never exercised or work up a sweat! This class uses aerobic dancing for cardiovascular strength - found other classes too hard to follow... this is it! Registration Fee $8.75/7 ening and fat loss combined with Yoga for toning, flexibility and rejuvena- Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Kathleen Ketterhagen. Lion. Registration $9.00/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Kathleen # Day Begins Time Location Ketterhagen. 13 Wed. June 11 7:00 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 6 25 Tues. June 10 6:00 p.m. CC ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men and WOMEN'S EXERCISE 6 AEROBIC DANCE women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play and tournaments. The class is fun, challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in dance A good opportunity to become acquainted with other tennis players in your combinations. This class is a physical fitness program that offers complete neighborhood at a minimal cost. For more information contact Roger Forres- and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. It's a combination of ter, President at 560 -7977. dancing for the fun of it and dancing for more ENERGY EVERYDAY! No SOCCER CLUB dance background necessary. Childcare available for morning classes. Fit- ness experts encouraged participants to register for 2 days per week if This club will be for adults who want to enjoy playing a game of soccer. There possible. Registration Fee $8.75/7 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev will be intra club games plus games with other communities. Men's, women's Wilson #'s 26, 29, Kathleen Ketterhagen #'s 27, 32, 33, 35, Jolene Morris #'s and mixed games will be played. Cost of $19.00 will include a shirt. For more 28, 30, 31, 34, 36, 37. details call Dave Adney 425 -8761 or the Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation # Day Begins Time Location Department at 561 -5448. 26 Tues. June 10 9:00 a.m. CC 27 Tues. June 10 7:00 p.m. CC BREAK AWAY 28 Tues. June 10 8:00 p.m. CC 29 Thurs. June 12 9:00 a.m. CC Come join the fun on these special Adult outings planned by the recreation 30 Thurs. June 12 5:30 p.m. CC departments of Brooklyn Center and Crystal. Trips depart from Brooklyn 31 Thurs. June 12 6:30 p.m. CC Center Community Center and the Crystal Pool. Participants wishing to 32 Tues. July 29 9:00 a.m. CC board the bus at Crystal, register at Crystal Recreation Department. Registra- 33 Tues. July 29 6:30 p.m. CC tion taken in person or by mail on a first -come basis. Sorry no refunds, phone 34 Tues. July 29 7:30 p.m. CC reservations or children. For detailed information about the trips listed below 35 Thurs. July 31 9:00 a.m. CC or to be placed on the "Break Away" mailing list, call 561 -5448, ext. 170. 36 Thurs. Aug. 7 5:30 p.m. CC JUNE 11 - CHANHASSEN: "A CHORUS LINE" 37 Thurs. Aug. 7 6:30 p.m. CC Spend a day with a gypsy, as they are called, young men and women, trying to AEROBIC WORKOUT make it on Broadway. The singing and fast pace dancing have made this unique musical a hit on Broadway for years. Cost $28.00 per person includ- For individuals who have participated in aerobic classes and are ready for a ing transportation, lunch, theater, tax, gratuities and escort. Deadline to regis- more invigorating workout. Includes warm -up, aerobics, cool down ter, space permitting, Tuesday, May 6. and spot exercises for problem areas to music. Wear jogging shoes and JULY 24 - PIRATES COVE RIVERCRUISE exercise clothes. Registration Fee $9.00/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Cindy Lindgren. Enjoy a lazy day when we cruise down the Mississippi River on the Miss CLASSES TWICE A WEEK - WOMEN Nauti -Gal, followed by a patio cookout lunch. Cost $18.50 per person # Day Begins Time Location includes motorcoach, roll, 1 1 /2 hour cruise, lunch, beverage, tax and gratui- 38 M & W June 9 7:00 p.m. CC ties. Deadline to register July 11, space permitting. 39 M & W July 7 7:00 p.m. CC 40 M & W July 28 7:00 p.m. CC POTTERY 41 M &W Aug. 18 7:00 p.m. CC The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and hand CLASSES TWICE A WEEK - COED 42 M & W June 9 8:00 p.m. CC building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to practice your 43 M & W July 7 8:00 P.M. CC new skills by including in the registration fee clay for projects, unlimited studo practice time and firing fees. Bring a work shirt to the 1st class. Please allow SPOKE SONG BICYCLE WORKSHOPS about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. Registration Fee $29.75/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. Presented by Spoke Song (a bike touring organization), in cooperation with # Day Date Time Location Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. Each staff person shares 50 Tues. June 3 6:30 p.m. CC through their experience and expertise, two interesting and informative 51 Tues. July 22 6:30 p.m. CC workshops. LAB f' FIRING PRIVILEGES THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF BICYCLING - YOUR BIKE A bike can be improved by additional equipment, but the best investment is a Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class at the Community well- informed user! You will learn bicycle maintenance, featuring the opera- Center or have a previous experience and are familiar with equipment. Lab tion of bearing in hubs, bottom bracketand headset (including repacking and may be used on an unlimited basis other than class times and students may replacement); operation of brakes and derailleurs; maintenance of chain, have pieces fired in the 7 week period. The lab program is designed for derailleures; tub repair and principles of wheel truing. Participants should individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be purchased at the bring their bike, an old sheet for a drop cloth, tire irons for changing tires and Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 a tub patch kit. Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds with pottery class sche- # Day Date Time Location dule at Community Center. Registration Fee $19.00/7 Weeks for new lab 44 Mon. May 19 6:30 p.m. CC students. For returning participants, check with instructor. THE BODY AND THE BICYCLE # Day Date Time Location This workshop focuses on health, fitness, and conditioning with emphasis on 52 TO BE ARRANGED CC correct posture and positioning to prevent injury or discomfort. Fluid con- 53 TO BE ARRANGED CC sumption, foods, hypothermia, heat prostration and treatment of abrasions WEDNESDAY NIGHT FEVER will be discussed. Participants will also learn the identification of all moving parts of the derailleur bike, with proper fastening and cleaning techniques, A social/ recreational group for adults with mental handicaps living in the emphasizing safety and reliability as well as fitting the bike to the rider. northern suburbs. Meets Wednesdays for movies, games, dances, field trips Registration Fee $6.00/1 Session. Class 3 hours. and community experiences. 1 Summer location, to be determined. Wednes- # Day Date Time Location day Night Fever begins June 25- August 20,7:00 - 9:00 p.m. The fee is $16.00. 45 Wed. June 25 6:30 p.m. NVJH BOWLING LEAGUE ADULT TENNIS LESSONS Join in on a league every Monday evening. For adults 16 years and older who Instruction for adults. Intermediate students must have had previous lessons want to improve their techniques, show off their skills, meet friends and just and be familiar with basic swings, serves and etiquette. Bring your own have fun. We meet at Doyles Bowling Alley, 5000 West Broadway in Crystal. racquet, balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Starting June 23- August 25, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. $14.00 League Fee, and $1.80 for Beginning #'s 46, 47, 49, Intermediate #47. Registration Fee $16.00/8 Ses- each Monday night of bowling. sions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Julie Schilling. # Day Begins Time Location These programs are offered cooperatively through the Park and Recreation 46 M & W June 16 6:10 p.m. BCHS Departments of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, 47 M & W June 16 7:15 p.m. BCHS Maple Grove, New Hope, Plymouth, Robbinsdale, and West Hennepin Com- 48 T & Th June 17 6:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P munity Center. 49 M & W July 14 6:10 p.m. BCHS For more information and to register contact Tracey, 933 -9105, at WHCC. 7 Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy BANDANA SQUARE Flesher, Senior Adult Coordinator at 561 -5448. May 15. This center houses a children's museum, model railroad collection, SENIOR HAPPENINGS shops and four restaurants. Guided tour, lunch and browsing on your own. Cost $5.00 includes donation for model railroad club, transportation and Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and escort. Bus loads 10:15 a.m. and returns approximately 2:15 p.m. Deadline to Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells activities going on at register May 5, space permitting. the clubs, in the community and outings offered. Call for yours today! CANTERBURY DOWNS SOCIAL CLUBS September 5. Minnesota's own horse track is off and racing into it's second Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recrea- season. We'll arrive in time to browse through the facility, and see the jockeys tion Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays throughout the parade their horses proudly before the race. Dinner is on your own and you year from Noon - 3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. There may pack a picnic lunch. Cost $9.75 includes transit bus transportation, are no dues or club requirements to belong. The Brooklyn Twins Club reserved indoor seating and escort. Reservations will not be accepted until meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month through June* at Earle Brown, July 2, Deadline, August 4, space permitting. 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Membership dues at $2.00 annually per person. Any person THE STAR CLIPPER 55 years of age or older may join; only one spouse must meet the age requirements. Singles and couples WELCOME! Transportation to both clubs September. Depart for this great adventure! Imagine the thrill and excitement is available from Brooklyn Center apartment complexes. of boarding a real Pullman dining car for a gentle ride through one of Iowa's *No evening meeting June 20. most beautiful river valley areas. You'll enjoy an elegant four course dinner in a glamorous dining environment. This two day adventure includes an over - SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE night stay in Albert Lea. Deposits will be due in June, call for the specific See Adult Activities for information. information. Trips for June, July and August are in the planning stages and will be featured CLASSES in the Senior Happenings. Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most classesat TRANSPORTATION 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to classes requiring supplies or Sr. Aqua Exercise. Mini- coaches and transit buses will provide transportation to city sponsored activities, congregate dining and major shopping excursions from Brooklyn T.A.P. Center apartment complexes. A donation of $1.00 round trip is asked; how- ever, those unable to make a donation will not be turned away. For informa- Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live alone. tion, contact Judy Corrow, 537 -4534, Ext. 33. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs, in some cases Emergency situations. If you are interested in the program for yourself BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225. We really care about our participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center Police Department. Free screening is done at the following areas: GIFT TRUNK Community Center - Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Membership is CEAP - Thursdays 10:00 - Noon limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time or West Fire Station - Monday- Friday 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. & Saturday & Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. SWIMMING POOL COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who years and older, at a special rate of $7.00 for 3 months. Application may be enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Activities will made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident and resident seniors not include tours, attending stage productions, ball games, the races, and the interested in membership may swim for $1.25 per time - single admission. like. If you are interested in such activities and meeting new friends from the SWIM LESSONS surrounding area, please call and ask to receive the information. Deadline dates are listed on space permitting only basis. Refunds are given only if the See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. trip is cancelled or a substitute can be found to take your place. Bus departs and returns to Brooklyn Center Community Center. Teen Summer Fun School's Out! But there's nothing to do! The Brooklyn Center Parks BEAVER MOUNTAIN - NEW and Recreation Department has the cure! This summer we are offer- Are you ready for the thrill of your life? Join usat Beaver Mountain waterslide. ing some exciting trips and classes just for teens. Some classes and Students will have the opportunity of unlimited time on waterslides plus one trips are offered in cooperation with the Parksand Recreation Depart- free round of golf. Don't miss out on all the fun. Bus leaves North View ments of Crystal and Golden Valley. Any 6th grader entering 7th grade at 9:00 a.m. and returns at 1:00 p.m. Deadline to register is June 18, space in the Fall is eligible to register for any of these teen activities, except permitting. Registration Fee $8.50/1 Session. For grades 7 -10. where otherwise noted. Registration for all trips is limited and on a # Day Date Location first -come, first -serve basis. NO refunds will be issued unless trip is 54 Wed. June 25 Beaver Mt. cancelled by the Parks and Recreation Department. APPLE RIVER FLOAT /WATERSLIDE BEACH PARTY - NEW Have a great time cruising down the Apple River located in Somerset, Wis- consin. Then experience the newest water thrill around, a multiflume water - Let's celebrate - school's out!! Join us at the Community Center for a very slide. It's wet, slick, fast and fun! Students should bring a bag lunch. Tennis special Beach Party! Students in grades 7 -10, (grade going into Fall '86), can shoes are recommended. Bus leaves North View at 9:30 a.m. and returns swim for 75¢. In addition we'll have foosball, bumper pool and ping pong approximately 4:30 p.m. Deadline to register is Sunday, July 13, space available to play on the patio. Special beach music will be played with permitting. For grades 7 -9. Registration Fee $9.50/1 Session includes tube dancing and beach games all part of the fun. Agreat wayto meet new friends. rental, one ride down waterslide, transportation and supervision. Pay at the door - no advance registration necessary, the fun begins at 7:00 # Day Date Location and beach party participants can stay 'til 10:30 p.m. if they want. 55 Wed. July 16 Apple River Day Date Time Location Fri. June 13 7:00 p.m. CC 8 TEEN SUMMER FUN CONTINUED ON PAGE 9 "From truck farming to the market basket of the northwest suburbs" By Mary Jane Gustafson, president Brooklyn Historical Society Part of the Fort Snelling Reserve and protected from village had a planning study made of the farm in the early settlement by a separate treaty with the Dakota tribes, the 1960's and the plan has been pretty much adhered to. area that would eventually become Brooklyn Center The five acres where the original Earle Brown Farm build - opened to settlement after the U.S. government signed ings stand have been declared a state historic site. the Sioux treaties of 1851 and 1852. The Brooklyn Center Housing and Redevelopment First families began moving into this general area to Authority purchased 14 acres of the farm, including the clear land for farming and to build homes in the summer farm buildings, in August, 1985. An ad hoc committee of 1852, and within three years there was considerable has been appointed to study and make a recommenda- population. The area was heavily populated by Indians. tion on the uses of the buildings. They were not hostile. The early settlers were mostly A vestige of the early settlers still remaining is Mound former residents of New England. Many of them came Cemetery, established in 1862. First school was held in from Maine. the fall of 1854, but now there are four school districts Brooklyn Center as we know it today is composed of within Brooklyn Center. The history of Brooklyn Center parts of Brooklyn Township, created in 1858, the year of United Methodist Church dates back to 1854, making it statehood; and Crystal Township, created in 1860. Truck the oldest congregation in Brooklyn Center. farmers here, afraid that Minneapolis would annex Crystal Between the time of incorporation in 1911 and 1950, Township, took legal action to create the village of Brook- the population increased by about 3,800 residents, but lyn Center in 1911. An election was held Feb 14, 1911 in from 1950 to 1960 there was a gain of over 19,000. The Earle Brown's garage on the old Martin farm. Eighty-three peak home building years were 1954 to 1959. There was votes were cast, 69 in favor and 15 against. On Feb. 18 some land development after World War I; however a that same year the incorporation papers for the village of market gardening economy continued until land value Brooklyn Center were filed in the Secretary of State's increased to a point it was more lucrative to sell than to office. Contrary to what most people think, that Brooklyn engage in agriculture. Center was named after Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn In 1966 voters approved a city charter and the council - Center was named after Brooklyn, Michigan. manager form of government, and in 1968, a $2,250,000 Perhaps the most famous person ever living in Brook- bond issue to build a new city hall and community center lyn Center was Earle Brown, the only grandson and heir to with olympic -size pool, fire station and municipal service Captain John Martin who moved to the Brooklyn Center building. Also included were monies for park area in the 1880's. development. Earle Brown was a former Hennepin County sheriff, a Brooklyn Center celebrates its heritage each year with a candidate for Minnesota Governor and founder of the civic festival called "Earle Brown Days." This festival is State Highway Patrol. He gave his 750 -acre farm, which is held the last weekend in June and features sporting con - in the heart of Brooklyn Center, to the University of Minne- tests, senior adult activities, fireworks, a parade, fun run, a sota in 1949 with the stipulation he be allowed to live there treasure hunt, ecumenical service and pancake breakfast, until his death. He died in 1963 at the age of 83. Prior to his among others. death, Brown gave the University title to 200 acres where a In 1986 this festival culminates Brooklyn Center's year - housing development was built. The University sold the long 75th anniversary celebration. remaining acreage to developers for $1.7 million in 1965, The city covers 8.5 square miles, features a large indus- and with the monies from the sale built the Earle Brown trial park and Brookdale, a regional shopping center, Continuation Center on the St. Paul Campus. making Brooklyn Center commercial hub of the North - Preparing for the eventual development of the land, the west suburbs of Minneapolis. LE La 1 v =i �f. l J - Brooklyn Center's 7 5t1h Schedule Date Activity May 17 "Fashions From Yesteryear "* (Style Show, Luncheon) May 26 - June 6 "My Neighbor's The Greatest" Essay Contest May 30 -June 10 +Carnival* June 7 Hot -Air Balloon Show (Tentative) (Rain date is June 8) June 7, 8 Annual Swim Meet, Brooklyn Swim Club June 14, 15 Women's Early Bird Softball Tournament June 17 +Senior Ball with King, Queen Coronation June 20, 21, 22 Dudley Classic Softball Tournament* (Includes Celebrity Softball Game featuring Channel 11 and Brooklyn Center Police Association on June 21) June 25 - 29 Earle Brown Days Activities +Coloring Contest Hide -A -Key Contest June 25 Ice Cream Social and Brooklyn Community Communi Band Concert, Brookdale Center June 26 +Parade June 27 - 29 Tennis Tournament June 28 +Auction June 28 +Anti 9 ue Show June 28 +Fishing Contest June 29 +Sunday in Central Park 2:30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Children's Chorus 3:30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Harmonettes 4:30 p.m. Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop 6:30 p.m. Celebrity Softball Game - local celebrities play WCCO TV 8:15 p.m. Dedication of Central Park 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band Concert Dusk Fireworks Anniversary Celebration of Events Date Activity June 29 +75th Anniversary Swim Special* July 11, 12, 13 Vietnam Vets Softball Tournament July 12 +Fun Run July 26, 27 Jaycee Men's Softball Tournament July 26, 27 Volksmarch (I OK) July 31 +Circus* September 7 A Major Event of Great Historical Significance September 8 -26 "Why I Like Brooklyn Center" Essay Contest October +75th Anniversary Closing Ceremonies *Denotes admission charge +Denotes events sponsored by the 75th Anniversary Committee NOTES: See playground section of brochure for children's activities Volunteers are needed for many activities; call 561 -5440 if interested in helping. All events subject to change; some events may be added. 75th Anniversary Memorabilia (buttons, caps, mugs, windsocks, sweatshirts, and commemorative envelopes) available after May 1st. For more information, call 561.5440 or 561 -5448. R K W X K Entertainment in the Park In honor of Brooklyn Cenlers 75th Anniversary the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is proud to introduce an exciting new program called Entertainment In The Park. Entertainment In The Park is sponsored by the City of Brooklyn Center with some artist assistance from the Twin Cities Musician's Union, Local "30 -73, A.F. of M. 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, the programs will beheld in the Social Hall of the Community Center. This Summer's programs were set up with some input from the Entertainment In The Park Commission. The below schedule is subject to change. Please call 561 -5448 for further information. r Entertainment In the Park 1986 Schedule Tuesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m. Zuhrah Shrine Concert Band One of the best concert bands in the area 8:15 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band Band music at its finest Tuesday, June 17, 7:00 p.m. North Hennepin Jazz Ensemble Big band music from Duke Ellington to the Jazz Rock of Weather Report Tuesday, June 24, 7:00 & 8:00 p.m. The Decades Vocal entertainment group singing songs from the 1940's to present Tuesday, July 1, 7:00 p.m. Foxfire Traditional country music Tuesday, July 8, 7:00 p.m. Mouldy Figs Dixieland Jazz Band Tuesday, July 15, 7:00 p.m. Happy Face Square Dance Square Dance Demonstration 8:15 p.m. Brooklyn Community Band Band music at its finest Tuesday, July 22, 7:00 p.m. The Rockin Hollywoods The hottest 50's group in the Twin Cities area Tuesday, July 29, 7:00 p.m. An Euening with Chopin �I Piano concert featuring Tadeusz Majewski Tuesday, August 5, 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. The Enchanted Fish Children's theatre performance featuring the Climb Theatre Company P 8:15 p.m. Barbershop Quartet Minneapolis Commodores r Tuesday, August 12, 7:00 p.m. Hardly Herd Lively, foot tapping bluegrass mixed with western swing TEEN SUMMER FUN CONTINUED PIZZA EXPRESS - NEW TEEN ACTION All aboard PIZZA Lovers! The fun begins as we visit five different places, A new and exciting social/ recreation program designed to promote and Chuck E Cheese, Domino's, Big B's, Latuff's Pizzeria and a mystery place! At provide activities for teenagers with mental handicaps, ages 12 -16. The each restaurant, we'll sample pizza and after rate which place had the best group will focus on improving their leisure skills through field trips, arts - atmosphere, sauce, cheese, etc. For grades 7 -10. Bus leaves North View at /crafts, music, organized games and community experiences. The program 1:50 p.m. and returns approximately 4:30 p.m. Dead' a to register is July 16, meets every other week. Days and times vary, so call Tracey at West Hen - space permitting. Registration fee $8.00 nepin Community Center for a schedule of events, 933 -9105. # Day Date 56 Wed. July 30 POTTERY, EXERCISE & FITNESS TEEN TENNIS LESSONS See Adult Activities for description. Open to Senior High Teens. Instruction for 7th grade and up. Intermediate students must have taken SPOKE SONG BICYCLE WORKSHOPS - NEW lessons and be familiar with basic swings, serves and etiquette. Bring your Open to Senior High students. See Adult Activities for details. own racquet, balls are furnished. Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. In case of rain, meet at park shelter building. Beginning #'s 57, 58, 60Interme BEGINNING MODELING diate # 59, 61. Registration Fee $16.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Julie Schilling. For girls 11 years of age and older who are interested in learning about # Day Begins Time Location makeup, modeling, hair care and styling, skin care, colors for self improve - 57 M & W June 16 10:45 a.m. Evergreen -P ment and self- esteem. Classes will be highlighted with a fashion show by the 58 M & W June 16 5:05 p.m. BCHS girls for their friends and family on a Monday night. (The specific date will be 59 T & Th June 17 5:15 p.m. Willow Lane -P announced at first class.) Registration Fee $8.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 60 M & W July 14 10:45 a.m. Willow Lane -P Instructor Charlene Lubrecht. 61 M & W July 14 4:00 p.m. BCHS # Day Begins Time Location SUMMER CONDITIONING PROGRAM 62 Mon. June 16 6:30 p.m. NVJH 63 Mon. June 16 7:30 p.m. NVJH This conditioning program is designed to increase an athlete's strength, OPEN GYM speed, flexibility and endurance. Classes will meet Monday through Friday for four weeks each session, participants may register for either one or both For grades 7 - 9. Get together with some of your friends for open gym, meets sessions. The program utilizes the weight facilities at Park Center High Monday- Thursday from June 16 - August 15 (excluding June 30 - July 3). School, one of the state's finest. Course is open to all male and female For more info call 424 -8017. 756 /Session, pay at door. Gym 2 hours. athletes entering grades 9 -12. Registration Fee$40.00 /one session, $50.00/ Day Date Time Location two sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructors Park Center Coaching Staff. Mon. -Th. June 16 10:00 a.m. Brooklyn Jr. # Day Begins Time Location 1 M - F June 16 10:30 a.m. PCHS 2 M - F July 14 10:30 a.m. PCHS Children's Activities When registering, use the child's grade as of Fall 1986. KID'S BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS INTRO TO FLOOR HOCKEY - NEW Beginning instruction for children in grades 3 and up. Students will learn the Boys and girls grades 2 -4, join us for an action packed hour of floor hockey. forehand, backhand, serving, court rules, etiquette and scoring. Bring your Such skills as passing and shooting will be taught. Boys and girls will be own racquet, balls are furnished. In case of rain, meetat park shelter building. divided into teams and most of the class will be spent playing games. Good Classes meet twice a week for 4 weeks. Registration Fee $16.00/8 Sessions. sportsmanship, safety and fun will be stressed. Registration Fee $10.50/14 Classes 1 hour. Instructor Julie Schilling. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Pam Hennen. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 64 M & W June 16 9:30 a.m. Evergreen -P 77 M & W June 16 12:30 p.m. Willow Lane -S 65 M & W June 16 Noon Willow Lane -P 78 M & W June 16 1:45 p.m. Garden City -S 66 M & W June 16 4:00 p.m. BCHS "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL 67 T & Th June 17 4:00 p.m. Northport-P 68 M & W July 14 9:30 a.m. Lions -P For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade. This instruc- 69 M & W July 14 Noon W. Palmer -P tional program is designed for children to have FUN while LEARNING good 70 M & W July 14 5:05 p.m. BCHS sportsmanship, team work and the fundamentals of Softball. Each "Kid" will receive their very own Softball T -Shirt! During the season, some interpark games will be played. The program will be highlighted by a parent softball "KIDS" - INTRODUCTION TO SOCCER night. Register for the park location nearest your home. Registration Fee For boys and girls going into kindergarten through third grade. This instruc- $12.00/7 weeks. Classes 1 hour. K -3RD GRADE tional program is designed for children to have FUN while learning the # Day Begins Time Location fundamentals of soccer. Some interpark scrimmages will be played. A spe 79 M & W June 16 9:30 a.m. Evergreen cial parent night demonstration will be held during the program. Each "Kid" 80 M & W June 16 9:30 a.m. Grandview will receive a T -shirt! Register for the park location nearest your home. 81 M & W June 16 10:50 a.m. Palmer West P Registration Fee $12.00/7 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Tim Subialka. 82 T & Th June 17 9:30 a.m. West P # Day Begins Time Location 83 T & Th June 17 10:50 a.m. Northport 71 M & W June 16 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane 72 M & W June 16 10:50 a.m. Brooklane 84 T & Th June 17 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane 73 T & Th June 17 9:30 a.m. Evergreen K - 1ST GRADE 85 M & W June 16 10:50 a.m. Evergreen 74 T & Th June 17 10:50 a.m. Grandview 2ND - 3RD GRADE TWILIGHT SOCCER -NEW 86 T & Th June 17 10:50 a.m. Evergreen TWILIGHT SOFTBALL - NEW This program is modification of "Kids" - Introduction Soccerwhich meets This program is a modification of "Kids" - Introduction to Softball which during the day.. Some scrimmages will be played. See above description. meets during the day. The evening program offers children of working par - Registration Fee $7.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Tim Subialka. ents the opportunity to learn softball. Some games will be played. See des- 75 Thurs. June 19 5:30 p.m. Brooklane # Day Begins Time Location cription above. Registration Fee $7.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor 76 Thurs. June 19 6:30 p.m. Brooklane Pam Hennen. # Day Begins Time Location 87 Wed. June 18 5:30 p.m. Brooklane 88 Wed. June 18 6:30 p.m. Brooklane 9 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED POM POM GIRLS A fun cheerleading class designed just for girls in grades 1 -6. Girls will learn SPORTS HOUR some of the basic cheers, warm -up exercises and the do's and don'ts of An activity that includes learning sport skills, playing games and having lots being a good cheerleader. Girls will also learn a specially designed routine, of fun. Basketball and floor hockey will also be played. For girls and boys in just like the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders. The session will end with a grades 1 -4. Registration Fee $6.50/7 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor performance for family and friends. Fee includesa pair of porn pours. Classes Pam Hennen. meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 # Day Begins Time Location hour. Instructor Amy Walters. 89 Tues. June 17 12:35 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 90 Tues. June 17 1:50 p.m. Palmer Lake -S 96 M & W June 16 9:45 a.m. Kylawn -P 97 M & W June 16 11:00 a.m. Firehouse -P GIRL'S GYMNASTIC CAMP 98 M & W June 16 12:30 p.m. W. Palmer -P For girls in grades 1 -6 of any skill level who have an interest in developing BOYS' TUMBLING basic and advanced gymnastic skills. Emphasis will be placed on developing A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an student's strengths, flexibility and coordination through various exercises opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, etc. and selected activities. Tumbling and apparatus fundamentals on all gymnas- For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $11.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instruc- tic equipment will be introduced according to participant's ability. Ballet will for Linda Schiesl. be included. Students may register for more than one session. Classes meet # Day Begins Time Location twice a week for 3 weeks. Registration Fee $15.75/6 Sessions. Classes 2 99 Tues. June 17 10:30 a.m. NVJH hours. Instructors Linda Schiesl & Amy Walters. # Day Begins Time Location SUMMER BOYS GYMNASTICS - NEW 91 T & Th June 17 1:00 P.M. NVJH 92 T & Th June 17 3:15 p.m. NVJH For boys in 1st grade and up. Skills will be taught at the beginning and 93 T & Th July 8 1:00 P.M. NVJH intermediate levels on the use of the rings, bars and rope. Tumbling skills will 94 T & Th July 8 3:15 p.m. NVJH also be reviewed. A basic knowledge of tumbling skills is recommended. Registration Fee $14.00/6 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Bryon ADVANCED GYMNASTICS CLASS - NEW Hough. If you are a young, advanced gymnast capable of performing aerials, back # Day Begins Time Location 100 T & Th June 17 1:00 P.M. NVJH handsprings and back tucks this class is for you. Girls age 8 and up will 101 T & Th July 8 1:00 P.M. NVJH further their development of advanced skills. The class will include strength and endurance conditioning. Students permitted with instructor approval only .Call Sue at 561 -5448. Classes meet twice a week for 7 weeks. Registra- tion Fee $42.00/14 Sessions. Classes 1 1 /2 hours. Instructor Lisa Lubrecht. # Day Begins Time Location 95 M & W June 16 5:30 p.m. NVJH • • Plave-enter Program Round up your friends and join in the summer fun! Each two week SESSION B - We've Come a Long Way... session offers new experiences in games, crafts, special events, nature Weeks of June 30 & July 7 and more. Gee Wil likers! Brooklyn Center is 75 years old this year and by golly don't Children will be under the supervision of trained leaders. The Playcenter 'cha think we'otta work up a good of celebration? We'll go back in time to activities are different each session, so a child can participate in one or explore how Earle Brown and his friends might have spent their summers. more sessions throughout the Summer. For grades K -6 (minimum age, What did they do for fun? Marble races, flying toy competitions, charades, kindergarten Fall 1986). a big party with refreshments, games and dressing up in old fashioned Registration fee for two week session is $5.00 per child. If you register for clothes are all part of the fun! all three sessions, the fee is $12.00. SESSION A - SPIES LUf3<' US Weeks of June 16 and 23 SESSION C - North, South, East, West and Up Attention! The Brooklyn Center Private Eyes are looking to recuit YOU! Weeks of July 14 & 21 Join us as we work on spy skills and spy games to improve our creeping, Burrr, it's cold - you're exploring Antartica. Phew, it's hot - you're leading a decoding and, of course, wall slinking techniques. Participants will make safari through the jungle! Yikes! - you're piloting a submarine through the a spy kit, disguises, invisible ink and earn their Brooklyn Center Private ocean! Blast -off! - you're heading out to a far away galaxy! Children will Eyes membership certificate. Who knows? You could become the next use crafts, games and their imaginations to create the excitement of being Encyclopedia Brown. Keep a watchful eye out for lots more surprises too! an explorer. An adventure a day makes some great summer play. Playcenter Locations 1:00 -3:00 p.m. # 102 Orchard Lane 65th & Orchard Mon. & Wed. # 103 Kylawn 61 st & Kyle Mon. & Wed. # 104 Freeway 57th & Beard Mon. & Wed. # 105 Evergreen 72nd & Bryant Tues.& Thurs. # 106 Bellvue 55th & Aldrich Tues. & Thurs. AT THE SCENE OF THE CRIME - NEW MAD SCIENTIST How would you like to be a super Sherlock Holmes? In this class you will Children will gain a "hands -on" experience in this exciting class. Students participate in crime solving games and contests, make advanced disguises will use basic principles of chemistry to conduct experiments with everyday and your very own "detective's kit." Instructor Nancy Watson, Officer Friendly items. The fun is guaranteed to bring out the "Jeckle and Hyde" in you. For and a real detective will take you through an investigation - fingerprinting, grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor what to look for at the scene, what an investigative kit consists of, etc! Other Amy Walters. fun surprises await you too at the Scene of the Crime. For grades 3 -6. # Day Begins Time Location Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 109 M & W June 16 1:45 p.m. East Palmer -P # Day Begins Time Location 110 M & W June 16 3:00 p.m. Willow Lane -P 107 Mon. June 16 3:30 p.m. CC 108 Mon. June 16 4:30 p.m. CC 10 When registering, use the child's grade as of Fall 1986. CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ZOOKEEPERS Lions and Tigers and Bears, "Oh My!" Kids recreate creatures of the wild with FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS w000dls, construction paper, pom poms and more. Animal fun for everyone! For grades 1 -3. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Registration Fee We're making Fridays really special with old and new activities and $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Kathy Anderson. trips. Children will have an opportunity to broaden their interests, learn # Day Date Time Location new skills, and most importantly, have a great time. All Funtastic 116 M & W June 16 1:00 P.M. Firehouse -P Friday events are supervised by the 1986 Summer recreation staff. No 117 M & W June 16 2:30 p.m. Brooklane -P refunds will be issued unless activity or trip is cancelled by the Parks FUN WITH MUSIC -NEW and Recreation Department. Advanced registration is necessary; see deadline dates. Don't miss out on all the Friday FUN! Making music is fun! Learn to compose different styles of music, accompany songs and put together music to tell a story. Participants will experiment with COMO PARK ZOO a variety of instruments such as tamborines, triangles, tone bells, etc. For Let's all go to Como Park Zoo! It's better than ever. Children in K -6 will grades 3 -6. Registration Fee $7.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor see the all new primate exhibit, large cat house, monkey island and Kathy Anderson. the aquatic animal's facility. Special feature of the day is the ever # Day Begins Time Location popular "Sparky the Seal" show. Bring a bag lunch and dressaccord- 118 Mon. June 16 3:45 p.m. NVJH ing to the weather. Children may bring money for refreshments. No one will be permitted to go on the rides. Deadline to register Wednes- THEATER... KID'S STYLE - NEW day, June 18, space permitting. Bus pick ups at parks beginning at Students will explore the elements of theater production and experiment with 9:00 a.m. and return approximately 3:00 p.m. The bus will pick up at acting and role playing. Skits will be rehearsed and shown at last class. For Orchard Lane, Kylawn, Freeway, Evergreen, Bellvue and Willow Lane grades 3 -6. Please meet in the auditorium. Registration Fee $9.50/6 Ses- Parks, providing their is a minimum of 6 children. Registration Fee sions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Anderson. $5.00. # Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 111 Fri. June 20 9:00 a.m. Como Park Zoo 119 Wed. June 18 3:45 p.m. NVJH POOL PARTY VOCAL FOR EVERYONE - NEW Splsh, Splash! It's a fish - It's a seal - no, it's a pool party at the Learn the techniques of proper diction, breathing and taking care of your Comm. Ctr. for kids in grades 1 -61 Join us for an afternoon of fun, voice. Participants will be singing a variety of music and the basics of vocal cookout on the patio of hotdogs, chips and beverage. Acttivity ivity will be including swimming, pool games, patio games, special co a production will be taught. For grades 5 and up. Registration Fee $7.00/6 will supervised by pool lifeguards and the 1986 summer recreation staff. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Deadline to register is Wednesday, June 25. Pool Party runs from # Day Begins Time Location 1 -3:30 p.m. (note: bus service will not be provided.) Students may stay 120 Wed. June 18 2:30 p.m. NVJH after pool party for open swim. Parents should arrange in advance CRAFT CLUBHOUSE children the time they will pick them up. Registration Fee $2.75/ 1 Session. Fun for the Crafty Crew! A new project will be completed each time including # Day Date Time Location plaster casting, clay, clothespin crafts, string art and more. For children in 112 Fri. June 27 1:00 P.M. CC 1st -6th grades. Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Registration Fee OLD FASHION PICNIC S PAGEANT -NEW $750/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Kathy Anderson. # Day Begins Time Location In honor of Brooklyn Center's 75th Anniversary, we're having an old 121 M & W July 7 1:00 p.m. Northport-P fashion Birthday Party just for KIDS! Of course the celebration 122 M & W July 7 2:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P includes a picnic, cake, ice cream, party games and a talent show ora pageant (as it was called in the old days). Singing, dancing, or playing MINNESOTA ROCK HOUNDS a musical instrument is all part of the pageantry fun. There will be a special category for children who put together their very own skit. Come and explore the wonderful world of rocks and gems. Participants will Participant ribbons awarded to all and prizes to winners. We hope learn to identify Minnesota Rocks and how to start a rock collection of their everyone will want to be in the pageant; but if not, there will be lots of very own. Other highlights include making arts and crafts projects with other party fun. Bring a picnic lunch; beverage provided. To really get rocks, seeing how a rock polisher works and a rock hunting expedition. into the spirit, why not come dressed in old fashion costume. Bus Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Amy Walters. service provided from Orchard Lane, Kylawn, Freeway, Evergreen, # Day Begins Time Location Bellvue and Willow Lane parks and back (minimum of 6 children). 123 M & W July 7 10:30 a.m. Willow Lane -P Pick ups begin at 10:00 a.m.; return between 2:15 - 2:45 p.m. Deadline SATURDAY SUNSHINE KIDS to register is Wednesday, July 9, space permitting. For grades K -6. This special event fee of $4.00 includes party refreshments, transpor- A social/ recreational program designed for children with mental handicaps tation and all supervised activities. residing in the Northern Suburbs. The club will be divided into 4 -6 yr. olds # Day Date Location and 7 -12 yr. olds. Activities include arts and crafts, cooking, music and 113 Fri. July 11 Central Park sports. Sunshine meets at Thorsen Community Center. The fee is $20.00. The PENNY CARNIVAL program meets June 28 -Aug. 23, 9:30 a.m. -Noon. For further information, An all new Penny Carnival is here and fun for all ages. Children contact Tracey at 933 -9105; West Hennepin Community Center. registered in the Playcenter program will have a chance to put their BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS thinking caps on to help us create a carnival scene. There will be the fish pond, cupcake walk, refreshments and much more. Parents, kids, The goal of the children's chorus is to have FUN! Director, Barbara Dold, everyone is invited to have fun as they spend some pennies. Penny helps instill in each child a lifelong enjoyment of music along with the basic Carnival runs from 1:00 -3:00 p.m. at Central Park located behind the vocal techniques and the fun of musical performance. Children will have the Community Center. Don't miss this popular event. Adult volunteers opportunity to sing with a professional band and work with a choreographer. are needed to help run some of the booths. Please call Sue at The chorus meets October through June and performs several times 561 -5448 if you can help. throughout the year including the annual Spring show at Park Center. For Day Date Time Location grades 1 -8. Co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Fri. July 18 1:00 P.M. Central Park Recreation Departments. For more information, call 561 -5448. VIKING FOOTBALL CAMP FISH 6 FEAST - NEW It's back, by popular demand! See all your Viking favorites, Tommy Kramer, Do you like to fish? Do you want to learn more about fishing? Join "Fish & Matt Blair, Darren Nelson and more. The trip is tentatively scheduled for the Feast." We'll try to catch some fish, learn techniques about fishing, watch a second week in August. A stop at the Dairy Queen is also planned. Informa- demonstration on cleaning and even have our very own fish fry. Mmmm! tion will be available around July 1. Please call the Parks and Recreation Bring your own hook, bobber and rod and reel or cane pole. Meet at the Office at 561 -5448 after this date for a flyer. Community Center the first day. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $8.50/3 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Pam Hennen. # Day Begins Time Location When registering, use the child's grade as of Fall 1986. 114 Thurs. June 19 12:30 p.m. Shingle Creek 115 Thurs. July 10 12:30 p.m. Shingle Creek 11 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED KID'S KAPERS ART ADVENTURE SERIES Kid's Kapers is back for its 5th Summer of fun! Join Julie as scheduled on Thursdays for a fun program brought to the parksfrom the library. There is no A unique art experience for children in grades 1 -6. Each class is charge, but please note days where materials are to be brought from home. designed to introduce participants to a different artistic medium. Reg- Each visit is approximately 45 minutes. In case of questionable weather, call istration Fee $4.00 for each session or $8.00 for all 3 sessions. Fees 566 -1261 to see if Kid's Kapers will meet. Activities are suited forchildren age include all materials. No previous art experience needed. 6 years and older. PEE WEE PICASSOS NEW Spaceships - Thursday, July 10 and August 7 - Create your very own spaceship and watch it orbit into the sky. Bring 4 styrofoam and 6 paper Explore techniques of painting with acrylic paint. In the workshop, plates, scissors, paper cups, markers or crayons. students will complete their very own canvas painting. No experience Ma necessary - just lots of enthusiam and a smile. Registration Fee king Magic - Thursday, July 17 and August 14 Fool your friends with $4.00/1 Session. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Amy Walters. some fun magic tricks. # Day Date Time Location Up the Creek - Thursday July 24 and August 21 - Learn how to make easy 124 Mon. July 7 1:30 p.m. Firehouse -P boats and other fun floatables. Bring 4 styrofoam plates and crayons. ADVENTURES IN CLAY - NEW Super Snooper - Thursday, July 31 and August 28 - Write messages in Push, smoosh and squeeze; add a dab here, add a dab there! Be invisible ink and learn secret codes in your new disguise! creative! Each student will be given a slab of clay. Projects will be July 10 & 17 at the following locations: dried, glazed and fired at the Community Center. Registration Fee West Palmer 9:30 a.m. East Palmer 11:00 a.m. $4.00/1 Session. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Amy Walters. July 24 & 31 at the following locations: j # Day Date Time Locations Orchard Lane 9:30 a.m. Kylawn 11:00 a.m. Garden City 12:30 p.m. 125 Mon. July 14 1:30 p.m. Firehouse -P August 7 & 14 at the following locations: CANDLEMAKERS Willow Lane 9:30 a.m. Brooklane 11:00 a.m. Make beautiful rolled, molded, sand or sculptured candles in great August 21 & 28 at the following locations: colors and scents. Students will have the opportunity to choose the Evergreen 9:30 a.m. Firehouse 11:00 a.m. type of candles they want to make. Registration Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Amy Walters. JEWELRY MAKING WORKSHOP # Day Date Time Location 126 Mon. July 21 1:30 p.m. Firehouse -P Boys and girls in grades 1 -6 will learn about rocks and gems and how they are transformed from their "raw" stage into a finished piece of jewelry. See how an actual rock tumbler works. Each child will be able to complete two ART IN THE PARK projects of his /her choice. (Examples: keychain, ring, necklace, pin, pendant, bracelet.) Registration Fee $4.00/1 Session. Class 1 1 /2 hours. Instructor Amy Have you ever wished you could do something unique that doesn't look like Walters. what everyone else does. Here's a chance to use your creative abilities in a # Day Date Time Location relaxed informal environment to experiment in the areas of arts and crafts. 131 Wed. Aug. 20 10:30 a.m. Evergreen -P You will have the opportunity to work with clay, paper, plaster, paint, burlap, 132 Wed. Aug. 20 12:30 p.m. Kylawn -P and more. No matter what your talents are, this class will provide you with an 133 Thurs. Aug. 21 10:30 a.m. Brooklane -P enjoyable art experience. For 1 st -6th grade. Classes meet twice a week for 3 134 Thurs. Aug. 21 12:30 p.m. Willow Lane -P weeks. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Amy SLIMMER DAY CAMP Walters. # Day Begins Time Location Day Camp is designed to offer campers (grades 1 -6) a structured program 127 M & W July 7 Noon W. Palmer -P with a group their own age. Campers will participate in camp cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games and songs. Children will be under FUN WITH COOKING SERIES the supervision of the 1986 Summer recreation staff. A Naturalist and an Arts & Crafts Instructor will conduct special programs. Bus pick ups at Bellvue, An unique cooking experience for children in grades 1 -6. Each class Kylawn, Evergreen, Orchard Lane, Willow Lane and Freeway Parks. (Pick up is designed to introduce participants to a different cooking area. For must have minimum of 6.) Pick ups begin at 8:15 a.m. and return approxi- each session children should bring an apron and an appropriate box mately 3:15 -3:30 p.m. each day. Children should pack a bag lunch on August or container to carry their goodies home. Registration Fee $5.00 for 4 & 5. (A cookout is planned for August 6.) Deadline to register is July 30, each session or $10.00 for all three sessions. Cost includes the 1986 space permitting. Registration Fee $15.00/3 Days. Fun With Cooking Cookbook. # Day Begins Location 135 M -W August 4 Palmer Lake Nature Area COOKIE MONSTER'S COOKIE CLUB - NEW 4 -H SLIMMER SPECIAL Did you know the cookie monster's favorite things are making and eating cookies? Come join us in making cookies that he conjured up. The Hennepin County 4 -H program in cooperation with Brooklyn Center We'll make surprise cookies, cookie pops, cookie faces and more. Parks and Recreation Department is offering this special program again for Hmmm! Taste them, bring some home. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Ses- the third summer. Discovering and learning about food, gardening, energy sion. Class 2 hours. Instructor Amy Walters. and different world climates can be fun! This four part program runs Monday # Day Date Time Location through Thursday for boys and girls grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $1.00/4 128 Thurs. July 10 1:30 p.m. NVJH Sessions. Classes 1 1 /2 hours. Instructor 4 -H staff. LOAFING AROUND 136 Day Begins Time Location 136 M -Th Aug. 11 10:00 a.m. CC Learn the art of bread making in this fun and informative class. Quick breads will be made from scratch. See the fruits of your labor turn into BEGINNING MODELING a delicious golden loaf! Bring two bread wrappers to class, so you can take some home to share with your family. Registration Fee $5.00/1 For girls 11 years of age and older. See Teen Activities for description. Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Amy Walters. BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB Day Date Time Location 129 Thurs. July 17 1:30 p.m. NVJH All boys and girls 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim Club, the DIPS & DUNKERS local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competitive swimming. B.S.C. pro - Have you ever mixed up doughnut batter, cut them out and cooked vides an opportunity to meet new friends, improve swimming strokes, build them up golden brown? Well that's what we'll be doing in "Dips & self- confidence through goal- setting and learn good sportsmanship through Dunkers." We'll also try our artistic ability at doughnut decorating. competitive swimming. For further information call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. B.S.C. Don't forget to bring a container to carry home your doughnuts. is sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Amy Departments. A free two week trial period is offered to any interested Walters. swimmer who would like to try competitive swimming. # Day Date Time Location 130 Thurs. July 24 1:30 p.m. NVJH When registering, use the child's grade as of Fall 1986. 12 Preschool Activities PUPPET PLAYHOUSE 86 GYMSTERS II - NEW The Traveling Puppet Playhouse returns for another entertaining season at Gymsters II is a continuation from Gymsters I. Children will learn more each Park listed, except where noted below. The season begins the week of advanced moves on the low balance beam, tumbling and bars. For preschool June 16 and runs through July 31. A special evening performance on Tues- children 4 and up who have taken Gymsters I class. Class ratio 8 students /in- day, August 5, 7:00 p.m. will be offered through the Entertainment in the Park structor. Registration Fee $13.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor series in Central Park, Linda Schiesl, Mon. Tues. # Day Begins Time Location Orchard Lane 10:00 a.m. Riverdale 9:30 a.m. 149 Thurs. June 19 10:45 a.m. NVJH Kylawn 11:00 a.m. Evergreen 10:30 a.m. TINY TOT TAP 6 BALLET Northport Noon Firehouse 11:30 a.m. Happy Hollow 1:00 P.M. Grandview 12:30 p.m. Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning ballet move - Wed. Thurs. ments and simple tap steps. For preschool children who will be at least 3' /2 Bellvue 9:30 a.m. East Palmer 9:30 a.m. years old by June, 1986. Registration Fee $7.00/6 Sessions. Instructor Amy Lions 10:30 a.m. Freeway 10:30 a.m. Walters #'s 151, 152, Nancy Candea #150. Classes 45 min. Brookdale Library 11:30 a.m. West Palmer 11:30 a.m. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK - 6 WEEKS Garden City -S 12:30 p.m. Willow Lane 12:30 p.m. # Day Begins Time Location 150 Mon. June 16 6:00 p.m. NVJH PRESCHOOL SUMMER CLASSES TWICE A WEEK - 3 WEEKS 151 T & Th June 17 11:45 a.m. Willow Lane -S This fun Summer learning experience is planned for pre- kindergarten child- 152 T & Th July 8 11:45 a.m. Palmer Lake -S ren ages 3 -6 years old. (Children must be 3 years by June 1986.) Large and small motor activities will be taught. Weather permitting, many activities RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING will be held outside. Choose one of the school locations listed below. Number of participants per class is limited. Registration Fee $24.00/5 Weeks. Classes Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination will be taught. For 2 hours. Instructor Mrs. Schrout, certified teacher. preschool children who will be 3 years old by June 1, 1986. Registration # Day Begins Time Location Fee $7.00/6 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Amy Walters. 137 M & W June 16 9:30 a.m. Willow Lane # Day Begins Time Location 138 M & W June 16 1:00 P.M. Palmer Lake 153 Tues. June 17 5:45 p.m. NVJH 139 T & Th June 17 9:30 a.m. Garden City 140 T & Th June 17 1:00 P.M. Earle Brown 0 TEENIROMPERS A special program just for your little ones! Minimum age is 3 years by June 1986. Preschoolers will have fun with crafts, games, finger plays and songs. Teenirompers meet twice a week at the Park listed below. Registration Fee p $8.00/7 Weeks. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location 141 M & W June 16 1:00 P.M. Evergreen 142 M & W June 16 2:15 p.m. Evergreen 143 T & Th June 17 1:00 P.M. Northport 144 T & Th June 17 2:15 p.m. Orchard Lane 145 T & Th June 17 1:00 P.M. Firehouse 146 T & Th June 17 2:15 p.m. East Palmer �+ WIGGLES AND GIGGLES I A class for parent and child ages 2 -5 years. Some exercises, a little dancing, 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 PRESCHOOL FOR one basis, it is necessary to register each child with a partner. Registration For children 3'/z -5 years of age. (Children turning 3 years between Fee of $13.00 includes both parent and child for 6 weeks. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. January-April 1987 may be placed on the waiting list for Winter and Spring # Day Begins Time Location sessions.) The program emphasizes group socialization, music, art, creative 147 Tues. June 17 11:45 a.m. NVJH dramatics, science and community awareness. Your child will learn numbers, colors, games stressing coordination, finger plays and stories will GYMSTERS I be read. Field trips and parent programs are also part of our program. Registration accepted for fall beginning the week of June 2, beginning at9:30 Basic gymnastics and exercises designed to improve child's motorskillsand a.m. All classes are at the Community Center beginning the week of Sep - coordination. Class activities include tumbling and introduction to the tember 8. The fee is for the 12 week session. Instructor Mrs. Braun, certified balance beam and bars for boys and girls ages 3 -5 (children must be 3 by teacher. June 1, 1986). Class ratio 8 students/ instructor. Registration Fee $13.00/6 Day Begins Time Fee Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. 500 Mon. Sept. 8 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $29.00 # Day Begins Time Location 501 Fri. Sept. 12 9:30 -11:30 a.m. $29.00 148 Thurs. June 19 11:45 a.m. NVJH 502 Fri. Sept. 12 12:30 -2:30 p.m. $29.00 503 T & Th Sept. 9 9:00 -10:30 a.m. $43.00 504 T & Th Sept. 9 10:45 -12:15 p.m. $43.00 505 T & Th Sept. 9 1:00 -3:00 p.m. $57.00 WEE WOODSMEN DAY CAMP 25 Wee Woodsmen is a one day session of day camp for preschool children ages 3 -6 and adult (parent, grandparent, etc.) This will be a unique oppor- tunity for you and your child to explore our environment together. Many fun , q nature activities are planned for campers including songs,games, hiking and cooking. Participants will receive a snack and beverage, bring your own lunch. Registration Fee $4.00 for adult and child. If for some reason an adult is (,; I unable to attend, leaders will be available to share the day with your child. Registration Fee $6.50 for child only. Class 3 hours. ' # Day Date Time Location 7 154 Thurs. Aug. 7 9:30 a.m. Palmer Lake s t�L� Nature Area 13 Special Activities BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND CLASS CODES & LOCATIONS The band is co- sponsored by the Parks & Recreation Departments of Brook - BCHS ........................... Brooklyn Center High School lyn Center and Brooklyn Park and is open to all post high school age men and 6500 Humboldt Ave. N. women. New members are welcome. Director Woody Hoiseth. For more BJHS ............................ Brooklyn Junior High School information, call 561 -5448. 7400 Noble Ave. N. SUMMER CONCERT SCHEDULE NVJH ......................... North View Junior High School 69th & Zane June 2 - Monday, 7:30 p.m. - Jones Harrison Home, 3700 Cedar Lake Avenue PCHS ............................... Park Center High School June 10 -Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. - Central Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (to 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. follow Zuhrah Shine Concert Band) CC ........ ............................... Community Center June 16 - Monday, 7:00 p.m. - Maranatha Baptist Home, 5401 69th Ave. N. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway June 22 - Sunday (time to be determined) North Hennepin Community Col - Brookdale Library ................ 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway lege, 7411 85th Avenue No. Palmer Lake Nature Area ........................ 69th Ave. N. June 25 - Wednesday - (time to be announced) Earle Brown Days - P ...................... ............................... Park Brookdale Bellvue .. ............................... 55th and Aldrich June 29 - Sunday - 8:30 p.m. - Earle Brown Days - Central Park (Cable TV Brooklane ..........................65th & Brooklyn Blvd. will be taping the concert), 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway Central ...... ........... ..... 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway July 7 - Monday - 7:30 p.m. - Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (Rose Behind the Community Center Garden), 5600 85th Avenue North East Palmer ....... ....................... 71st & Oliver N. July 15 - Tuesday - 8:30 p.m. - Central Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (to Evergreen .............................. 72nd & Bryant N. follow square dance demonstration) Firehouse ....... . .................. . ... 65th & Bryant N. July 21 - Monday - 7:30 p.m. - Lake Harriet Band Shell (Aquatennial Concert) Freeway .. ............................... 67th & Beard N. July 27 - Sunday - (time to be determined -tentative) - St. Alphonsus Fun Fair, Garden City. . . . . . .... .............. 63rd & Brooklyn Drive 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center Grandview ....................... 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Happy Hollow ........................... 50th & Abbott N. DISCOVER PALMER LAKE NATURE AREA Kylawn .......... ..........................61st & Kyle N. Lions .... ............................... 55th & Russell N. Visit the Palmer Lake Nature Area located just east of 69th & Xerxes. Consist - Northport ........................ .... 55th & Sailor Lane ing of more than 200 acres, the nature area has both paved Orchard Lane .......................... 65th & Orchard N. and wood chip trails, observation areas and ponds. The unique, natural Riverdale ................... Dallas Road & Riverdale Road characteristics provide a habitat for many types of plant, animal and aquatic West Palmer .................... 71st & Palmer Lake Drive life forms. Individuals and families are invited to participate. (Children must be Willow Lane ........................... 69th & Orchard N. accompanied by an adult.) Conducted by Naturalist, Jean Woodman. Free. S .................... ............................... School No reservations required. Earle Brown ...................... 5900 Humboldt Ave. N. CRITTER ENCOUNTER - Sunday, May 4 - 1:00 p.m. Evergreen ...........................7020 Dupont Ave. N. Fair Oaks .............................. 5600 65th Ave. N. Snakes, frogs, and creepy crawly things! Discover where these friendly Garden City ............................ 3501 65th Ave. N. animals live, what they eat, and more. A live snake will be on hand for close Northport ............................ 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. observation. Orchard Lane ......................... 6201 Noble Ave. N. Palmer Lake .................... 7300 West Palmer Lk. Dr. NATURE HIKE - Sunday, May 4 - 2:30 p.m. Willow Lane .......................... 7020 Perry Ave. N. Join naturalist Jean Woodman for a celebration of Spring. She will conducts guided hike through the nature area. Learn about some of the wildlife and BROOKDALE- HENNEPIN AREA LIBRARY plants that inhabit the area and look for the signs nature gives us during its rebirth. Hours ............... 566 -1391 Reference & Info...... 566 -8300 Renewals ............ 566 -2034 TDD ................. 566 -2233 WILD EDIBLES — Sunday, May 18 - 2:00 p.m. SUMMER PROGRAMS Edible plants are one of the delicacies nature gives us in the Spring. Learn to identify what wild plants are available, forage for them and then prepare them A variety of summer programs will be presented at the Brookdale Library for a taste treat. during June, July and August. Live entertainers, crafts, storytimes, film pro- grams, Kid's Kapers and the Brooklyn Center Park and Recreation Puppet SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS Playhouse will be offered for children. Some progams will require pre- registration. A schedule of the summer events may be picked up atthe library JUNE 13 - TEEN BEACH PARTY in early June. The library is located at 6125 Shingle Creek Parkway. See Teen Summer Fun for description. FRIENDS JUNE 17 -ITS POOL PARTY The Friends of the Brookdale Library meets once a month to plan a wide variety of activities to support the library. Anyone interested in becoming a See Children's Activities for description. member can obtain information at the library. JUNE 29 - 75TH ANNIVERSARY SWIM SPECIAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR 1 00 -6:00 p.m. A general admission fee of 75¢ for all ages! The 15th Annual Holiday Bazaar will be Saturday, November 1 at the AUGUST 15 ABACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL Brooklyn Center Community Center. If you are a craftor and would like information on how to participate, call the Parks and Recreation Depart- At the Community Center. Swim for reduced prices all day! ment the first week in May. Tables are distributed through the lottery system. Craftors must set up on Fri., Oct. 31 between 4:00 -7:00 p.m. to be Watch for further information distributed by the Parks and Recreation eligible for the draw. Other rules and information will be mailed to you with Department. the registration form. 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. 14 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, 1986. All other class ADULT SUPER CHICKEN registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. "(Numbers given out 1 hour before registering.) Separate classes for those persons, h igh school age and up, who have a real WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS, PLEASE GIVE US THE # PLUS fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn to enjoy LETTER OF SESSIONS. the sport. Registration Fee $23.50/ 10 lessons. Same sessions and times as SWIM CLASSES WILL NOT BE HELD ON JULY 4 Adult lessons, see schedule. PARENT >; TOT SWIM LESSONS ADULT SWIM LESSONS Beginner thru Swimmer level instruction for adult and high school age. Here Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your strokes. Classes meet accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each time. Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 40 minutes. Registration Fee Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. Registration $23.50/10 Sessions. Fee $16.00/10 Lessons. Community Center ( #175 11:45 a.m.) Community Center ( #155 8:50 a.m.) A - June 9 - June 20; C - July 7 - July 18 A - June 9 - June 20; C - July 7 - July 18 E - August 4 - August 15 E - August 4 - August 15 North View Jr. High School: Meets Mon. & Wed ( #176 8:20 p.m.) Community Center ( #156 9:25 a.m.) F - June 23 - July 23 B - June 23 - July 3; D - July 21 - August 1 North View Jr. High School ( #157 12:45 p.m.) PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS B - June 23 - July 3; C - July 7 - July 18 Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View Jr. D - July 21 - August 1 High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for further North View Hr. High School: Meets Mon. & Wed ( #158 6:00 p.m.) information. F - June 23 - July 23 ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany the and /or mentally disabled. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeksand child in the water. The following lesson levels are taught: Water Adjustment, are 30 min. Classes are taught on a one to one ratio. Registration Fee Beginner, Advanced Beginner. Classes are taught Monday thru Friday for 2 $16.00/10 Lessons. weeks and are 30 min. Registration Fee $16.00/10 lessons. Community Center ( #177 8:50 a.m.) Community Center ( #159 9:25 a.m.) B - June 23 - July 3; D - July 21 - August 1 A - June 9 - June 20; B - June 23 - July 3 DIVING - July 7 - July 18; D - July 21 - August 1 E - August 4 - August 15 Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children ages 9 and Community Center ( #160 11:10 a.m.) up who are advanced beginner or better swimmers. Classes meet Monday B - June 23 - July 3; D - July 21 - August 1 thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. Registration Fee $16.00/ 10 Lessons. North View Jr. High School ( #161 12:45 p.m.) Community Center ( #178 8:50 a.m.) B - June 23 - July 3; C - July 7 - July 18 B - June 23 - July 3 D - July 21- August 1 D - July 21 - August 1 North View Jr. High School Meets Mon. & Wed ( #162 6:00 p.m.) BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY ( #163 6:35 p.m.) F - June 23 - July 23 A Red Cross course for ages 11 and older. Skills in self- rescue, extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. Students must pass a preliminary CHILD SWIM LESSONS swimming test and attend every class. Absences will not be made up. Classes will meet Mon. thru Fri. for 2 weeks. Classes 1 hour. Registration Fee Red Cross Beginner through Swimmer instruction for boys and girls ages 6 $25.00/10 Lessons. and older. Classes meet Monday thru Friday for 2 weeks and are 30 min. in Community Center ( #179 9:00 a.m.) length. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students/ instructor. Registration Fee $16.00/10 lessons. A - June 9 June 20; C -July 7 -July 18 Community Center ( #164 10:00 a.m.)( #165 10:35 a.m.) ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE ( #166 11:10 a.m.)( #167 11:45 a.m.) A Red Cross course for persons ages 15 and older. Students must be able to North View Jr. High School ( #168 1:20 p.m.)( #169 1:55 p.m.) tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, Multi -Media ( #170 2:30 p.m.) Sessions B & C & D only First Aid and student guarding time will also be a part of the course. Attend - A - June 9 - June 20; B - June 23 - July 3 ance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration Fee C - July 7 - July 18; D - July 21 - August 1 $45.00/8 Sessions and includes all materials needed. Classes 3 hours. E - August 4 - August 15 Instructors Steve Froehlich, Barb Pierce. North View Evening Lessons: Meets Mon. & Wed. ( #171 7:10 p.m.) # Day Begins Time Location ( #172 7:45 p.m.) 180 M & W July 28 6:30 p.m. NVJH F- June 23 - July 23 CPR - Tuesday - August 5 & 7 - 6:30 -10:00 p.m. MMFA - Tuesday - August 12 & 19 - 6:30 -10:00 p.m. OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE Lake Session - Saturday, August 16 This class is designed for adults who are comfortable in the water and are SCUBA OPEN SWIM - Begins June 19 interested in underwater diving. Each person must provide their own mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Open water dives are a A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. Designed requirement of the class at an additional fee of approximately $61.95, which for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other interested persons. includes a textbook. On completion of the course an internationally recog- Cost 756 per time. Thurs - 8:30 -10:00 p.m. North View Jr. High. nized certification card will be awarded. Registration Fee $80.00/2 Sessions. Classes 8 hours. Instructor Terry Nooner. NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM - COST 50C # Day Begins Time Location 173 Sat & Sun July 26 8:00 a.m. CC Mon. -Fri. 3:00 -4:00 p.m. June 23 August 1 174 Sat & Sun Aug. 16 8:00 a.m. CC Mon. -Fri. 1:00 -4:00 p.m. August 4 - August 15 Thurs. 7:30 -8:30 p.m. June 19 - August 14 15 C' Y Bulk Rate :rBROOKLYN U.S. Postage 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 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 ADVISORY COMMISSION Community Center beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 10(numbers The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each will be handed out at noon). Swim registration is separate - see box month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises th City Coun- below. cil on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn Center. "Registration made by mail will not be accepted before May 12. No phone registrations. Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels 2. On the opening day of registration, Saturday, May 10, a person may sign Carl Manson Don Peterson Larry Propst up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may THE BROOKLYN CENTER register for as many people as you wish. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT 3. The Parks and Recreation office in the Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in the God 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility, and to the end that each may 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come -first herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of youth, the fulfillment serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the fee has been of adult life, and the companionship of old age, through a healthy, satisfying paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel use of leisure time. classes or activities when an insufficient number of people sign up. Arnie Mavis - Director of Recreation 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activity Dick Ploumen - Superintendent of Parks location. Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer session or class times, this may Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor be done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer fee per class. All Gayle Gardner Janssen - Aquatic Supervisor transfers must be done in person at the Community Center. REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. 7. Requests for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $3.00 service charge on WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, MAY 12. any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 service before the 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 second class begins. Refund policy except where noted in class description. 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has Name already been reached will go an a waiting list. Additional classes may be (Last) (First) formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. 9. Senior Citizens 62 years and older, who are residents of 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 Registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted Class #— Time at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will begin Saturday, May 10 starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. Class Day Amoun (Numbers will be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)