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1985 Edition 45 March THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R INCLUDES THE 1985 SPRING BROOKLYN CENTER 1 l PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT p= BROCHURE „ , ' A. To vw ' ti v ' ��„ - Z . -•tom - II 1 l 31iR • Ty C i T O BROo T( y N CENTER /REPORT* MANAGER'S MARCH, 1985 NO. 45 Three -Month Development Moratorium Proposed An ordinance has been proposed plus an additional 18 months, on a of the City under two situations: a to establish a moratorium on devel- month to month basis at their dis- "worst- case" which would involve opment of certain commercially cretion. development to the maximum ex- zoned land within the City of Brooklyn The moratorium would prohibit tent allowed under existing codes Center. the development of commercial and ordinances; and a "probable Also planned during the proposed retail uses on currently undeveloped case" which would involve devel- three -month moratorium is a traffic vacant land within the City. The opment and redevelopment occur - analysis study. The City Council, proposed moratorium is not an ring on the basis of predictions by State law, could have chosen a attempt to keep out any particular which reflect current development 12 -month period for the moratorium, type of business, or to curtail devel- trends. opment, and was derived from valid In the event that this traffic concerns expressed by staff and study indicates a cause for serious Rummage Sale Planning Commission. concern, the City Council could The moratorium will be in the then consider extending the mora- Regulations best interest of the community by torium to allow further study and providing the City with an oppor- consideration of elements of the The Brooklyn Center Rummage issue such as the appropriate mix Y 9 tunit to examine the potential de- Y P Sale ordinance allows the place- velopment of the remaining com- of development on remaining sites ment, but only with the permission mercial sites within the City. and existing capacities of other of the owner, of signs advertising The traffic engineering study municipal systems. the sale on private property. would evaluate the ability of the The moratorium does not affect The placement of signs is limited existing street and highway systems expansion of existing retail devel- to residential property, and in the to accomodate traffic volumes resulting opments or the reuse of existing general neighborhood of the sale. from the ultimate total development retail spaces for new tenants. Rummage sale signs are still limited to no more than 2 1 /2 square feet in size and allowed only on Volunteers Aid Seniors private property. It is illegal to place signs on power poles, fences and with Paperwork Problems trees, or to erect the signs along traffic thoroughfares. Utility companies have requested with their paperwork problems. enforcement of the regulations re- Senior citizens are often con- The Forms Assistance Project garding power poles since they fronted by a confusing bureaucracy is available to persons 60 years create a dangerous hazard for the and complex forms related to Medi- old and older who live in Brooklyn workers who climb the power poles, care, Medicaid, Social Security, Center, Brooklyn Park. Crystal,' especially when nails are left in supplementary health insurance, Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, the pole. and other benefit programs. This and Robbinsdale. type of confusion often results in Appointments with a volun- people not receiving the needed teer can be arranged in the Com- *Citizeie inquiries and requests may benefits. munity Education Center, 4139 be directed at the City Administra- The Senior Services program Regent Avenue North, in Rob - tion. if there is any question regard- of School District 281 has received binsdale, or in your own home. ing a service that we are authorized funding from the McKnight Founda- Please call 535 -1790, extension to perform, please call us at 561 -5440. tion to provide trained volunteer 216, for additional information advocates to aid older residents or to make an appointment. 2 Volunteers Aid Community B y Serving on Commissions Several citizen commissions Members volunteer their time Traffic Advisory Commission aid the Brooklyn Center City Council to attend frequent meetings, at - Philip Cohen, Bill Suits, James D. in an advisory capacity regarding least monthly, to address matters Sandberg, Don Dennis, Daniel a wide range of activities from relevant to the particular commision. Raustadt, Arnold Foslien, Robert planning to human rights. All commission members are ap- Becker, Arminta Ricky Blake. Active commissions or groups pointed by the Mayor, subject to Community Development operating in the City include the confirmation by the City Council. Citizens Participation Committee Traffic Safety Advisory Committee; These groups operate without a - Barbara Jensen, Bud Sorenson, Community Development Citizens budget while providing a valuable Ray Haroldson, Tom Loberg, Lois Participation Committee; Charter service to the community. Kline, Steven Cohen. Commission; Northwest Hennepin Any resident interested in being Human Services Advisory Com- considered as a commission member mission; Housing Commission; should contact the City Manager's Thunderstorm Planning Commission; Human Rights office, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Commission, and Park and Recrea- or call 561 -5440. As vacancies Dangers tion Commission. appear in some of the commissions, the Mayor will consider the ap- Since April is often the start of plicati Mayor tornado season, several tips are provided for your safety. (See ac- Hagel Retires A special thank you to the companying story) following commissions and their Tornadoes are only one part After 28 Years members: of the severe dangers from a thunder- Housing Commission - Donald storm. Lightning is the worst killer. Of Service Lawrence, Dolores Hastings, Ray Stay indoors and away from elec- Haroldson, Philip Cohen, Ronald trical appliances while the storm is Gene Hagel, the City's Parks Turner, Clifford Williams, Sr., Ken overhead. and Recreation Director, retired in Felger, Barbara Sorenson. If you are caught outside, stay February, after 28 years of service Human Rights Commission away from high conductive objects, with Brooklyn Center. - JayneKuhar,Rosemary Kieselhorst, and keep in mind that thunder - The 62- year -old Hagel retired Donna Stoderl, Evelyn Misfeldt, storm rains may also cause flash under an early retirement incentive George H. Mayleben, Mary Ellen floods. plan,which provides $125 in monthly Rabine, Mark Boldt. health benefits until employee or spouse reach age 65. Park and Recreation Com- Annual Bike, In 1957, when Hagel started mission - Arvid (Bud) Sorenson, his career in the City, the community Carl Manson, Don Peterson, Dave Equipment Sale received twenty acres of land at Skeels, Dale Bloomstrand. The Annual Brooklyn Center Garden City, and Wangstad, 61 st Planning Commission - George surplus equipment and bike auction and France, was the only park, Lucht, Michael V. Nelson, Lowell will be held on Saturday, April 27 which had been partially developed Ainas, Molly Malecki, Wallace Bernards, at the Brooklyn Center City Garage, by the Jaycees. Nancy Manson, Carl Sandstrom. 6844 Shingle Creek Parkway. Currently, Brooklyn Center shows off more than 500 acres of park- Northwest Hennepin Human Interested persons can view Services Advisory Commission the available equipment one hour land, which includes the Arboretum, - Dr. Duane Orn, Fran Gunberg. prior to the start of the auction, Shingle Creek Trail, Palmer Lake Nature Center, and the new Central Charter Commisssion - Donn which begins at 1 1:00 a.m. Park. There is also a fully equipped Escher, Michael Beauchane, Ernest The sale will include property community center with an olympic- Erickson, Barbara Sexton, William confiscated by the Police Depart - size swimming pool. The growth Hannay, Jean Schiebel, John B. ment, some surplus office equip - will continue when the Central Park Lescault, Neil Smeaton, Vincent ment and bicycles. For additional Plaza opens this summer, completing Tubman, Mary Heitzig, Dennis Kueng, information regarding the auction, a $1.5 million park bond vote ap- Barbara Swart, Edward Commers, please call the City Hall at 561 - proved by the residents in 1980. Mona Hintzman. 5440. 3 Neighborhood Some Tips For A Watch Signs Beautiful Lawn NOTE: The following is an article and early applications are often of Available prepared for the convenience of little benefit. the residents, and if of interest, For best results, apply crabgrass The Brooklyn Center Crime should be saved for future killers when color begins to show Prevention Fund now has neighbor- reference. on lilac flowerbuds, or approxi- hood Watch signs available, at no The first and most important mately around May 10. charge, to those neighborhoods thing you can do for your lawn is If an application is put on very that have formal) organized a not to rush the season. early, a second application of crab - y g Stay off your lawn until it begins grass killer may only be needed by Neighborhood Watch program. the first week in June to obtain to dry out. Raking and cleaning up The signs, 12 inches by 18 the yard when the soil is wet and good control. inches in size, will be posted by soggy destroys essential airspaces These are just a few tips for the City at entrances to the part- in the soil. This not only restricts securing a healthy green spring lawn. Should you have more speci- and fertilizer penetration down into root growth, but hampers water icipating areas. fic questions regarding lawn care, The Neighborhood Watch pro- the soil. please call the Hennepin County gram was created to obtain resident Also, do not be too hasty to apply Agricultural Extension Service at involvement in discouraging and fertilizers. An "ideal" time to fer- 559 -4321. preventing crime in their neighbor- tilize a lawn is about the time of the hood. The program uses resident first mowing. Right after the snow TDD Equipment involvement to secure their own is gone and the frost is out of the homes and property and to report ground, the grass makes very little Now In Operation use of the fertilizer you put down, any suspicious activity to the police. because the soil temperature is too The City of Brooklyn Center If you have an organized Neigh- cold. has recently put into use a TDD borhood Watch group, and need At the time of the first cutting, (Telecommunications Device for the signs, or if you would like to you then know the grass is actively the Deaf), which is also known as a form a group in your neighborhood, growing, and can make the best TYY, telet ypewriter for the deaf. use of the fertilizer. please contact the Brooklyn Center Crabgrass killers can also be The TDD makes it possible for Police Department for additional applied too early. Crabgrass seed deaf or hearing impaired persons information at 561 -5440, extension does not germinate until soil tem- to communicate by phone with 152, during normal business hours. peratures reach the mid - sixties, anyone who has a similar device at the other end of the line. The TDD combines the tech - City of Brooklyn Center nology of the telephone and the typewriter, and has a standard tele- CITY COUNCIL type keyboard. The device works Dean N by attaching a standard phone re- yquist .. ......:......................:. :.....................Mayor ceiver to the TDD which activates Bin Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman the machine, and enables the two Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman parties to type messages over the Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman phone line, with the conversation Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman transmitted in type. Gerald Splinter .... ............................... I ........... City Manager The TDD call will be handled SERVICE DIRECTORY by the operator through the reg- ular switchboard number, 561 - Emergency Number (24 Hours) 5440. Please tap the space bar POLICE-FIRE-MEDICAL, ..................... ........................ 911 several times to alert the operator, Police (non - emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 who will then switch the call to City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 the proper equipment. (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) The equipment has been in- Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 stalled to handle general informa- CITY OFFICES tion calls, and to provide voter 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway registration information, however, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 other inquiries will also be handled - - -- - - - -- -------- - - - - -- by the City staff. 4 Permanent Containers Must Be Out of Sight; Not on Curb Storage of refuse between containers must be securely shut collection dates can be either in- to prevent spilling or blowing out Tornado the garage or basement, or of the contents. outside at the rear or side of the Permanent type containers Q ;af ety Ru les building. cannot be set on the curb.. Re- If kept outside, the containers gardless of what the hauler says, When a tornado approaches, must be screened from view of the containers must be picked immediate action can save your adjacent streets or any other resi- up from the permanent storage li `e. dential place within 50 feet of the area, or the containers can be ATORNADO WATCH means location of the containers. set in front of the garage doors, tornadoes are expected to de- or immediately in front of the velop. Keep a battery operated Containers used for garbage house. radio or television set nearby, must be either regular metal or and I isten for weather advisories plastic cans with tight fitting covers The containers cannot be -- even if the sky is blue. or impervious bags. Other wastes set out earlier than sunset pre- A TORNADO WARNING ceding the regular pick -up day. means a tornado has actually such as papers or empty cans can be stored in cardboard boxes or The City of Brooklyn Center been sighted or indicated by similar containers. does not pick -up refuse, but will weather radar. Seek inside shek provide residents with a list of haulers. tE!r (in a storm cellar or rein - Disposable containers, regard- For additional information regard- forced building), and stay away less of what they contain. can be ing the regulations or to obtain a from windows. Curl up so that placed on the curb for pick -up by list of haulers, please call the City your head and eyes are pro - the garbage hauler. The disposable Hall at 561 -5440. tE!cted. Keep a battery operated radio or television set nearby. IN HOMES, the basement olfers the greatest safety. In cover in the tbter part of th Smoke Detectors Could c��ver in the center part of the house, on the lowest floor, in a Save Lives, Property small room such a closet o bathroom, or under sturdy furn'- i- ture. STAY AWAY FROM WIN - Providing a smoke detector in detected and extinguished early in DOWS. each bedroom area, and at the top their development. IN SHOPPING CENTERS, go of every stairway can reduce your Certain guidelines should be to the designated shelter area. chances of having a fire fatality in followed when purchasing a smoke NOT to your parked car. the home or apartment by 60 detector: IN SCHOOLS, follow advance percent, when the family is asleep. • Buy a smoke detec:torthat has a p an<,s to an interior hallway on A law, passed January, 1980, also full description of its operation; the lowest floor. If the building states all rented dwellings must instructions for installations; is not of reinforced construc- have smoke detectors installed, information about expected life of tion, go to another reinforced and the detectors must meet its components such as the photo- b -jilding if possible, or take certain regulations indicated by the electric bulb or batteries; and make cover outside on low, protected Minnesota Department of Public sure it has the 'Underwriters g'ound. Stay out ofauditoriums, Safety. Laboratory Seal of Approval. gyms, and other structures The majority of deaths by fire are • If the detector requires an with wide, free -span roofs. not due to burns, but are the result electrical power cord, consider the IN TALL BUILDINGS, go to of smoke inhalation occurring location of electrical outlets in the an interior hallway, away from during the night when the family is home. windows, or to the designated asleep. If it is an electrical detector that shelter area. IN OPEN COUNTRY, move Since smoke spreads faster than wires into house current, a'Nay from the tornado's path at heat, smoke detectors should give remember to consider the right angles. If there is no time faster warning than heat detectors. installation costs. to escape, lie flat in the nearest In addition to saving lives, smoke a For additional information, ditch or ravine. detectors can also help reduce please contact the Brooklyn Center property loss because fires can be Fire Department. — 5 Adult Activities 1985 SPRING LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD PARKS &RECREATION BROCHURE Brooklyn Center High School (BCHS), 65th & Humboldt Ave. N. Brooklyn Center Community Center (CC), 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway SENIOR EXERCISE Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (BPCAC), 5600 85th Ave. N. See Senior Adult Activities for description. Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave. N. TRIMNASTICS Fair Oaks School, 5600 65th Ave, N. Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all Garden City School, 3501 65th Ave. N. parts of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh exercises are Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. all part of the fun! No dancing will be done, exercises choreographed to Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. music. Dress comfortably and bring a mat to evening class. Registration Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Fee $10.00/8 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson Park Center High School (PCHS), 7300 Brooklyn Blvd. #13 Nancy Candea #'s12 & 14 Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Brookland Par -3 Golf Course, 8232 Regent Ave. N. 12 Wed. April 3 7:15 p.m. FAIR OAKS Brookwood Manor (BW. MANOR), 6125 N. Lilac Dr. 13 Thurs. March 28 10:30 a.m. CC North View Jr. High School, (NVJH), 69th and Zane Ave. N. 14 Mon. April 8 6:30 p.m. GARDEN CITY CHILDCARE SERVICE DANCING FIT The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning Fit your exercise to music, for a fun way to shape up and relieve the classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ per child per hour for stress and strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. each preschool child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Agreatclassforpeoplewhohaveneverexercisedbeforeorforanyone F 9:00 a.m. c 12:15 who has tried aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons Friday p.m. Additional times may be noted in the would like a modified class. Improve you figure and fitness! description of adult classes. For further information call 561 -5448. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE Wilson. A fun and healthy class for both MEN and WOMEN 62 years and older # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION . 15 Mon. March 25 11:30 a.m. CC You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet. NEW participants, please furnish doctor's name and number when registering. WOMEN'S EXERCISE & AEROBIC DANCE Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Deb The class is fun. challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in Koenig. S TIME LOCATION dance combinations. This class isa physical fitness program that offers # DAY BEGIN 1 Tues. March S TIME a.m. LO complete and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. It's a combination of dancing for the fun of it and dancing for more AQUA EXERCISE ENERGY EVERYDAY! No dance background necessary. Childcare Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. Enjoy a available for morning classes. Fitness experts encourage participants to register for 2 days per week if possible. Classes 50 min pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique approach to Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 16 -20 & 22, Joey Henges #'s 21 exercise with music. Some AEROBICS will also be included. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK - $12.50/10 WEEKS Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Deb # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Koenig. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK - 10 WEEKS 16 Mon. March 25 9:30 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 17 Mon. March 25 10:30 a.m. CC 2 Tues. March 26 10:15 a.m. CC 18 Tues. March 26 5:00 p.m. CC 3 Tues. March 26 7:30 p.m. NVJH 19 Tues. March 26 7:00 p.m. CC 20 Tues. March 26 8:00 p.m. CC 4 Thurs. March 28 10:15 a.m. CC 21 Wed. March 27 6:30 p.m. WILLOW LANE CLASSES TWI CE AWEEK - 5 WEEKS 22 Thurs. March 28 9:30 a.m. CC 5 Th -T March 28 6:30 p.m. NVJH CLASSES ONCE A WEEK - $11.25/9 WEEKS 6 Th T May 2 6:30 p. m. NVJH 23 Thurs. March 28 4:45 p.m. EARLE BROWN AQUA EXERCISE — 25 LBS. PLUS 24 Thurs. March 28 6:15 p.m. EARLE BROWN A popular class, unique and different because you must be at least 25 25 Sat. April 13 10:05 a.m. NVJH lbs. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not necessary. WOMEN'S AEROBIC WORKOUT Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Jan For individuals who have participated in aerobic classes and are ready Neitzert. for a more invigorating workout. Incudes warm -up, aerobic dances, # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION cool down and spot exercises for problem areas to music. Wear 7 Wed. March 28 8:00 p.m. NVJH jogging shoes and exercise clothes. Registration Fee $12.50/10 25 LBS. PLUS Sessios. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Joey Henges. This very popular exercise class is unique and different because you # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION must beat least 25 Ibs or more overweight! If you've tried to lose weight 26 M & W April 8 7:30 p.m. WILLOW LANL many times and other exercise classes weren't for you, try this one! WOMEN'S CONDITIONING Together exercise, talk, exercise, work, laugh and support each other while trying to lose extra pounds. All you need is extra pounds, a sense Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight machine will of humor, loose clothes and a need to TRY AGAIN! Weigh -in will be provide a well- rounded fitness program, that will emphasise optional wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. The 6:20 p.m. conditioning, flexibility, muscle tone, endurance and healthy living.The class #8 is continous from Winter. The 6:20 p.m. Thursday & 7:20 p.m, class is tailored to individual needs and provides the information classes are for NEW participants. Registration Fee $10.00/8 Sessions. needed to set up workouts for future use. Class meets Mon. and Wed. Classes 50 min. Instructor JoAnne Lenzen. for 5 weeks in the Community Center Exercise Room. Child care # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION available, see CHILDCARE SERVICE. Registration Fee $18.00/5 8 Mon. March 25 6:20 p.m. PALMER LAKE `Meeks. Classes 1 hr. 9 Mon. March 25 7:20 p.m. PALMER LAKF # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 10 Thurs. April 11 6:20 p.m. PALMER LAKE 27 M & W March 25 1:00 P.M. CC 11 Thurs. April 11 7:20 p.m. PALMER LAKE 28 M & W April 29 1:00 P.M. CC 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED FIT FOR LIFE - COED LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES A well balanced combination of stretching. strengthening and cardio Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class atthe Community vascular exercises designed to challenge an athelete and improve the Center or have previous experience and are familiar with equipment. beginner. Fitness evaluations will be included throughout the sessions. Lab may be used on an unlimited basis other than class times and Wear workout clothes and running shoes. Registration Fee $12.75/9 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Deb Koenig. students may have piecesfired in the 7 week period. The lab program is DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION designed for individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be # # DAY April 4 TIME p.m. LOCATION purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in the lab during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds PRENATAL FITNESS with pottery class schedule at Community Center. Registration Fee $18.75/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to improve check with instructor. your flexibility, strength and stamina. You will learn exercises to # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly changes. Keep fit 34 TO BE ARRANGED CC for a healthier delivery and easier comeback. Please check with your doctor and bring a written OK to the first session. Registration Fee *STENCILING - NEW $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. This is an art anyone can do! The main class emphasis will be on fabric # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION stenciling but the technique can be applied to other surfaces. 30 Tues. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC Participants will also learn to cut their own stencils. Finished projects will be shown and demonstrated. Bring to class: sharp pointed X -ACTO JAZZ DANCE - NEW or utility knife, extra fine point permanent marking pen, and 1 sheet Dance your cares away and get a great workout too! Warm -up using fine grain sand paper. Please allow $1.75 for additional materials to be azz dance techniques to the latest music hits and then ......let fancy purchased at class. Childcare availablefordayclass -seeCHILDCARE footwork and great moves wisk you across the floor. A guaranteed SERVICE. Registration Fee $3.25/1 Session. Class 3 hrs. Instructor UOOD time for beginners as well as those with some experience. Joanne Holzknecht. Registration Fee $12.50/8 Sessions. Class 1 hr. Instructor Nancy # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Candea. 35 Wed. March 27 9:00 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 36 Mon. April 15 6:30 p.m. CC 31 Mon. April 7:20 p.m. GARDEN CITY *FABRIC STAIN APPLIQUE - NEW BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE it you enjoy applique come and join this class and learn a new technique. The class project will be rose design, measuring approximately For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit on the t0" K 13" which can be finished off as either a wall hanging or pillow. side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Bring basic sewing supplies. pencil. scissors and white and black Swing, Polka and Schottische. Be ready forthe next Wedding Dance or thread. Please allow $4.50 for supplies to be purchased at class. a night out on the town! Registration Fee $23.00/8 Sessions. Class 1 Childcare available for day class - see CHILDCARE SERVICE. hr. Instructor Les Eck. Registration Fee $4.50/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor Joanne # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Holzknecht. 32 Mon. March 25 7:30 p.m. EARLE BROWN # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 37 Mon. April 22 7:00 p.m. CC WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL A night of volley ball for women (post high school age). Bring a friend or * COUNTRY DOLL - NEW come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise! Please, no organized Join this workshop and make an adorable 15" cloth doll for yourself or teams. No Open Volleyball on April 30. Ends May 14. No charge. Gym your favorite little girl. A sewing machine will be needed to finish the time is 2 hours. doll at home. Class will meet twice, the first to make the doll and the DAY TIME LOCATION second to start the dress and apron. Bring pencil and scissors. Allow Tues. 8:00 P.M. EARLE BROWN $1.15 for some supplies to be purchased in class. Childcare available for day class - see CHILDCARE SERVICE. Registration Fee $4.50/2 MIXED VOLLEYBALL Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose sides and # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 38 Mon. April 22 12:30 p.m. CC play fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom and Dad. Activity fee is 39 Mon. May 6 7:00 p.m. CC 500 per person, per session. No organized teams. please. DAY TIME LOCATION *BASIC SILK FLOWERS Wed. 7:30 p.m. BCHS Planning a wedding? Need a new look for your home? Come learn how ADULT SOCCER easy it is to make silk flowers. An experienced instructor will teach you basic instruction for completion of five flowers most often used in See Outdoor Activities for details. bouquets and arrangements - daisy, mum, azalea, carnation and rose (so real you can smell it!) Other flowers will be demonstrated by OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL instructor Bring scissors and wire cutter to class. Registration Fee See Outdoor Activities for details. $5.75/1 Session. Class 2 hrs. Instructor Kathy Weissman. # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION POTTERY 40 Tues. April 16 7:00 p.m. BCHS The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and *COUNTRY HAT - NEW hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to Decorate your front door or favorite room with this charming hat you practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay for have arranged yourself. This striking straw hat decorated with babys projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work breath, ribbon and silk flowers says "Welcome" in a special way to all shirt to the 1 st class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. who visit your home. Bring a wire cutter and scissors. Registration fee Registration Fee $29.50/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor includes cost of materials. Registration Fee $20.00/1 Session. Class 2 Karen Haberle. hrs. Instructor Kathy Weissman. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION 33 Tues. April 16 6:30 p.m. CC 41 Tues, April 30 7:00 p.m. BCHS *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED *WATER COLOR PAINTING *COUNTRY BATH -NEW A class catering to the needs of those new to watercolor, as well as "rusty" painters who want to review the basics. Students will learn Youwill love this wicker basket trimmed with eyelet, silks, babys breath, painting techniques following step -by -step demonstrations by star flowers and decorative soaps. A crochet doily is incorporated in instructor. Work is focused on elements of landscapes such as skies, the arrangement for an old fashioned nostalgic look. Bring wire cutters trees, water, snow, etc. Design and individual expression encouraged. and scissors to class. Registration fee covers cost of materials. Supplies can be nominal and will be discussed at the first class. Registration Fee $12.25/1 Session. Class 2 hrs. Instructor Kathy Registration Fee $22.00/6 Sessions. Classes 3 hrs. Instructor Kris Weissman. Osten. # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 42 Tues. May 7 7:00 p.m. BCHS 49 Thurs. March 21 6:30 p.m. CC *FIRST SIGN OF SPRING - NEW MINI WATER COLOR COLOR PAINTING The focal point of this lovely arrangement is the handmade dogwood See Water Color Painting Description - Registration Fee $12.50/4 branch created by you and combined with natural twigs, nesting bird, Sessions. Classes 2 1 /2 hrs. Instructor Kris Osten. reindeer moss, and silk hyacinth arranged on a wicker basket. Aspecial # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION touch forthe home that will provide a preview of Spring long before the 50 Thurs. March 21 2:00 p.m. BW. MANOR last snow melts. Bring wire cutter and scissors. Registration fee includes cost of materials. Registration Fee $13.25/1 Session. Class 2 *MAGIC ART - OIL PAINTING hrs. Instructor Kathy Weissman. Oil painting made easy! Anyone with a desire to paint can, with the # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION Magic Art Method. Beginners to intermediate hobby artists will learn 43 Tues. April 23 7:00 p.m. BCHS how to use large brushes and a unique palette knife to COMPLETE a KNOW YOUR CAMERA fine oil painting in this 4 hour workshop. The instructor is an accredited Magic Art instructorfrom California who teaches the William Alexander What are all those numbers and levers? This class is designed for the Technique as seen on Channel 2. Supplies furnished except for the newcameraowner. Ifyou're not getting the results you want out of your picture frame. Bring clean paint rags to class. Paintings for each camera,this class isforyou! Review your camera instruction bookand workshop on display. BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR bring your questions and camera to class. Registration Fee $11.00/3 THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. ONE WEEK BEFORE WORKSHOP. Registration Fee $21.0011 Session. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Classes 4 hours. Instructor Carol Reile. 44 Wed. April 24 7:00 p.m. CC # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION DARKROOM TECHNIQUES 51 Wed. April 10 9:00 a.m. CC 52 Sat. April 20 2:00 p.m. CC Learn to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and develop black and 53 Thurs. May 2 6:00 p.m. CC white film. Each student will make an excellent print from his own negative. Fee includes chemicals. Upon completion of the class, *OIL PAINTING - NEW students will be eligible to use the Community Center Darkroom. Learn this new innovative style, different from typical palette knife BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR THIS CLASS, REFUND technique. This technique is quicker yet painting loods like heavy REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK BEFORE pallette work Students should have some experience with oils. Registration FIRST CLASS BEGINS. Registration Fee $20.00/4 Sessions. Classes Fee $26.50/2 Sessions. Classes 2'2 hrs. Instructor Carol Reile. 3 hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 54 Thurs. May 9 6:30 p.m. CC 45 Wed. March 27 6:30 p.m. CC *BEGINNING CALLIGRAPHY PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION Learn the art of beautiful lettering for personal or professional use. The For people who have taken darkroom instruction at otherfacilities and class is a detailed study of the italic alphabet. Students will obtain are experienced in darkroom procedures. Participants will be eligible experience in using double pencils and dip pens. Bring a notebook and to rent the darkroom lab during Community Center hours. PRE- pencil and $5.00 for the workbook required for the course. Additional REGISTRATION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR supplies will be discussed. Registration Fee $24.00/8 Sessions. Class TO EACH TEST DATE. Registration Fee $3.00. 2 1 /2 hours. Instructor Mozelle Johnson. # DAY DATE TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 46 Wed. March 27 6:00 p.m. CC 55 Thurs. March 28 7:00 p.m. NVJH 47 Wed. April 10 6:00 p.m. CC 48 Wed. April 24 6:30 p.m. CC *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER Teen Activities INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS FOR GIRLS CO -REC Students must have passed advanced apparatus. This level offers Looking for something to do on Friday Nights ? ?? Why not try Co -Rec? more advanced skill in tumbling, apparatus and floor exercise. The Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, foosball, bumper beginning (novice) compulsory routines will be taught. Registration pool, volleyball, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Center Fee $11.25/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise Jr. High residents and their friends regardless of what school district Schleusner. you are in. Listen for school announcements and watch for details in # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION the post. Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday nights from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. at 56 Sat. March 23 11:25 a.m. NVJH North View Jr. High. TALENT CONTEST - NEW There will be a Talent Contest on Friday, March 15 beginning at 7:00 JUNIOR HIGH TEEN DANCE p.m. at North View Jr. High. Prizes will be awarded to 1 st, 2nd & 3rd All Junior high students are invited to a dance from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. on Place acts. All junior high students are welcome to come and watch. Friday. March 22 at North View. Admission fee is $2.00 /per person. Admission fee is $1.00. Don't miss out on all the action - CATCH DANCE FEVER! If you are interested in performing you must be in junior high and must JAZZ DANCE fill out an application. entry fee per act is $2.00. Deadline for application is March 8. For more information, pick up a flyer and application in the See Adult Activities for descriptions. Open to Senior High Teens. school office or call Sue at 561 -5448. 8 TEEN ACTIVITIES CONTINUED BOY'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL SUMMER TEEN ACTIVITIES There will be a 7 -8 -9 and 10 -11 -12 grade Boy's Slow Pitch Softball Nothing to do this Summer? The Parks and Recreation Department wiII League. (Grade as of May 1, 1985) Teams from Brooklyn Center, offer many fun activities for junior and senior high teens. Robbinsdale, Crystal, New Hope and Plymouth will play in this league. Girls Summer Basketball League - grades 9-12 Deadline for sign up will be May 1. Registration Fee $23.00 /per player Boys Summer Basketball League - grades 9 -12 (includes shirt). Boys Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13-16 Girls Slowpitch Softball League - ages 13 -16 GIRL'S SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL Physical Fitness Class for girls and boys - grades 9 -12 There will be a 7 -8 -9 (Formerly 13 -16 league) grade Girl's Slow Pitch Golf League Softball League. (Grade as of May 1, 1985) Teams from Brooklyn Gymnastic Camp for Girls Center, Robbinsdale and Brooklyn Park will play in this league. Trips to Valleyfair and Apple River Deadline forsign up will be May 1. Registration Fee $23.00 /per player. Aerobic Exercise Classes (Includes shirt). Modeling Tennis Lessons There will be a 10-11-12 grade Girl's Slow pitch Softball League. Watch for flyers coming in May or call Sue at 561 -5448. (Grade as of May 1, 1985). Teams from Brooklyn Center, Robbinsdale, Crystal, New Hope and Plymouth will play in this league. Deadline for DANCE, POTTERY, PAINTING, EXERCISE sign up will be May 1. Registration Fee $23.00 /per player (includes shirt). See Adult Activities for descriptions. Open to Senior High Teens. SOCCER LEAGUE BWCA PROGRAM KICKOFF See Children's Activities for details. See Special Activities for description. Outdoor Activities LOCATIONS WHERE TENNIS CLASSES ARE HELD BROOKLYN CENTER TENNIS CLUB Evergreen Park Courts, 72nd & Bryant Ave. N. Beginning, intermediate and advance levels of tennis play for men and Kylawn Park Courts, 61st & Kyle Ave. N. women. Summer activities include team tennis, ladder play and Northport Park Courts, 56th & France Ave. N. tournaments. A good opportunity to become acquainted with other West Palmer Park Courts, 70th & Palmer Lake Circle tennis players in your neighborhood at a minimal cost. For more Willow Lane Park Courts, 69th & Orchard Ave. N. information contact: Linda Hruska, President 535 -5954. Lions Park Courts, 55th & Russell Central Park, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway (located behind the GOLF - BEGINNING AND INTERMEDIATE Community Center) Lessons for seventh graders and up. Golfers must furnish their own clubs. Balls and mats furnished. Bring a7 iron to the first class. Classes KIDS BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS Iimitedto10. Therewill bean extra charge for balls at the driving range. For grades 3 -6 - Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Classes Instructor P.G.A. Pro Bill Bakken. Registration Fee $18.00/5 Sessions. are held at Parks. Registration Fee $12.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Classes 1 hour. Session #'s 73 & 75 are for beginners and session #'s Instructor Pete Martin #'s 57 -61 & 63 , Laurie Kielty #'s 62, 64 & 65. 72 & 74 are for intermediates. CLASSES MEET TWICE A WEEK FOR 3 WEEKS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 72 Wed. April 17 6:30 p.m. NVJH 57 M & W April 22 3:30 p.m. EVERGREEN 73 Wed. April 17 7:30 p.m. NVJH 58 M & W April 22 4:30 p.m. EVERGREEN 74 Thurs. April 18 11:30 a.m. CC 59 T & TH April 23 5:15 p.m. KYLAWN 75 Thurs. April 18 12:30 p.m. CC 60 M & W May 13 3:30 p.m. PALMER LAKE SPRING INTO GOLF 61 M & W May 13 5:00 p.m. BCHS 62 T & TH May 14 3:45 p.m. WILLOW LANE Swing into the golf season this Spring. Join us at the Brookland Par -3 63 T & TH May 14 5:15 p.m. LIONS (8232 Regent Ave. N.) for an introductory lesson from an expert CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 6 WEEKS instructor. You have the opportunity to golf a complete 9 holes, enjoy 64 Sat. April 20 9:30 a.m. CENTRAL PARK refreshments and pick up a free pass to come back for another fun 65 Sat. April 20 10:30 a.m. CENTRAL PARK round. Meet at Brookland Par -3 golf course. Registration Fee $5.00 (Senior discount rate does not apply.) ADULT BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 76 Sat. April 27 9:30 a.m. BROOKLAND PAR -3 Classes meet twice a week for 3 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls 77 Sat. April 27 11:30 a.m. BROOKLAND PAR-3 are furnished. Registration Fee $12.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Pete Martin. ADULT SOCCER - NEW # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION This year for the first time the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation 66 M & W April 22 6:00 p.m. BCHS Department will be offering adult soccer leagues. To help get this 67 T & TH April 23 6:35 p.m. WILLOW LANE program off the ground there will be a meeting on Thursday, March 21, 68 M & W May 13 6:15 p.m. CENTRAL PARK 7: 00p. m. atthe Brooklyn Center Community Center, to determine what 69 T & TH May 14 6:15 p.m. LIONS type of league to run. The league will be for high school graduates and ADULT INTERMEDIATE TENNIS LESSONS older. Intermediate students must have had previous lessons and be familiar OUTDOOR SUMMER VOLLEYBALL - NEW with basic swings, serves and etiquette. Classes meet twice a week for This year for the first time the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation 3 weeks. Bring your own racquet, balls are furnished. Registration Fee Department will be offering Adult Outdoor Summer Volleyball Leagues. $12.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Pete Martin. To help get this program off the ground there will be a meeting on # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Thursday, March 21, 8:15 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community 70 M & W April 22 7:00 p.m. BCHS Center, to determine what type of league to run. The league will be for 71 M & W May 13 7:15 p.m. CENTRAL PARK high school graduates and older. 9 Children's Activities GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING TOTS AROUND THE WORLD A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have For preschool children who will be 3' /2 years old by June 1985. Each an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers week participants will visit a different country through movement, and headstands. Girls new to our program must register for this class creating and using instruments. This program is a blend of make before taking the more advanced classes. For grades K -6. Registration believe, music, dance, art and drama introducing preschoolers to the Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. cultural aspects of our society. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. 78 Sat. March 23 12:15 p.m. NVJH # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 79 Mon. March 25 6:20 p.m. WILLOW LANE 92 Thurs. March 28 5:00 p.m. EARLE BROWN 80 Tues. March 26 5:00 p.m. PALMER LAKE 81 Wed. March 27 5:25 p.m. FAIR OAKS CROCHETING FOR KIDS 82 Thurs. March 28 3:55 p.m. EVERGREEN Beginning crochet instruction for 4 -6 graders. Third graders accepted with consent of instructor. Bring a G or H metal crochet hook and GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING practice yarn to first class. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have the 1 hr. Instructor Esther Hyland. opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. 93 Mon. April 8 2:45 p.m. EARLE BROWN # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 94 Tues. April 9 3:05 p.m. EVERGREEN 1 83 Sat. March 23 9:00 a.m. NVJH 95 Thurs. April 11 3:05 p.m. PALMER LAKE GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS BEGINNING DRAWING Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in order to register for This course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning about perspective, this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will be taught at the faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature using a variety of media. beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. and vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Instructor Ms. Farrell. Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 96 Wed. April 10 3:45 p.m. GARDEN CITY 84 Sat. March 23 10:20 a.m. NVJH 97 Mon. April 15 3:05 p.m. PALMER LAKE 85 Wed. March 27 6:15 p.m. BCHS MAD SCIENTIST I - NEW GIRL'S ADVANCED APPARATUS Children will gain a "hands on" experience in this exciting class by Students must have passed beginning Apparatus in order to register doing simple and fun scientific experiments using everyday items. For for this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps and grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor will learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For grades 2 and up. Nancy Candea. Registration Fee $11.25/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Denise Schleusner. 98 Mon. April 15 3:45 p.m. GARDEN CITY # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 99 Tues. April 16 3:05 p.m. PALMER LAKE 86 Sat. March 23 9:00 a.m. NVJH 87 Wed. March 26 7:15 p.m. BCHS VACATION DAY CAMP - APRIL 1 -5 Do you work? Are you wondering what to do with the kids during Spring BOY'S TUMBLING Vacation? We've got the perfect solution: A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have Extended Recreation Programming. an opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, During the week of Spring Vacation (April 1 -5) we'll run an extended etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 recreation program for children grades K -6 from 7:00 a.m. until 6:30 hour. p.m. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Activities will include swimming, pizza party, tour of police and fire 88 Sat. March 23 11:10 a.m. NVJH stations, program at library, games. open gym and crafts. 89 Thurs. March 28 3:55 p.m. EARLE BROWN Parents will receive a schedule of dail y prior rior to the week. Students must provide their own lunch (except for day we have pizza). BOY'S BEGINNING APPARATUS Beverage and snack will be provided each day For more information, call 561 -5448. Registration Fee $40.00/5 days. Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the rings, bars, # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above and MUST have taken 100 M -F April 1 7:00 a.m. CC the Beginning Tumbling course offered by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department in orderto register for this class. Registration BEGINNING BREAK DANCE Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructors Denise Schleusner Break dancing is the hottest dance craze today. Class will teach basic & Bryon Hough. ground work -back spin, knee spin, chinese sweep and kick worm. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Students will learn a routine choreographed to exciting music. Some 90 Sat. March 23 12:30 p.m. NVJH beginning gymnastic ability preferred. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Class 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION See Teen Activities for description. 101 Mon. March 25 4:35 p.m. ORCHARD LANE 102 Wed. March 27 3:50 p.m. EARLE BROWN A STAR IS BORN - NEW Learn the creative approach to acting and mime, applying them in AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES AT EARLE BROWN monologues, scenes and original work. Through the world of theater, A variety of classes will be offered for all grades this Spring at Earle students will explore new characters, feelings and situations. For Brown School. Flyers will be sent home with your children. If you have children ages 8 -13. registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. an idea for a class or are interested in teaching a class, please call Instructor Nancy Candea. Linda Hanka, Elementary School Building Coordinator 561 -4480 # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION (afternoons only) or Sue LaCrosse at the Parks and Recreation 91 Wed. March 27 4:35 p.m. FAIR OAKS 10 Department, 561 -5448. CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED JOB OPENINGS The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now taking DANCE PROGRAM applications for the following positions: Playcenter leaders, teen Classes continue from Winter Session. Children will have an oppor- leaders, puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, preschool, daycamp tunity to participate in a Spring demonstration. No new students and special interest and hobby instructors (woodwork, rocketry, etc.) accepted. New classes including Tiny Tot Tap and Ballet, Rhythms and The minimum age for employment is 16 years. For more information Tumbling, Creative Dance and Ballet and others will be offered this about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. summer. SUMMER CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES SOCCER LEAGUE The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will offer a For boys and girls in grades 3 through 9 (grade entering Fall 1985). variety of Summer Activities. Offerings include cooking, gymnastic Leagues will begin approximately 3rd week of may and play thru early camp, tennis lessons, cheerleading camp, rocketry, arts & crafts, August. Deadline to register is May 1. Practice times and location will soccer, softball, pom pom girls and more. Special events and field trips be arranged by coaches. Games will be played in Brooklyn Center will also be offered. Don't miss the Summer Program Brochure and Parks. Registration Fee of $18.00 includes soccer T- shirt. Coaches are school flyers being distributed the beginning of May or call Sue at 561 - needed. No experience necessary. A clinic will be held to train 5448. coaches. If you are interested call Arnie Mavis at 561 -5448. #103, 3 -4 grade, #104, 5 -6 grade, #105, 7 -8 -9 grade. SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES This popular children's activity returns. Movies are shown at 12:30 p.m. SUMMER DAY CAMP at the Community Center and all ages are invited. Cost is 75¢ per Day Camp is designed to offer campers (grades 1 -6) a structured person. Refreshments will be sold. After the movie, enjoy a discount program with a group their own age. Campers will participate in camp swim for 1 /2 the regular admission rate. cooking, crafts, nature, trailblazing, rock projects, games and songs. March 23 - Charlotte's Web Children will be under the supervision of the 1985 Summer recreation staff. A Naturalist and an Arts & Crafts instructor will conduct speial EASTER MOVIE & FREE SWIM programs. Bus pick ups at Bellvue, Northport, Evergreen, West Palmer, Join us for a fun - filled afternoon on Thursday, April 4. First, see the Willow Lane and Freeway Parks. (Pick up must have minimum of 6). Moppets Take Manhatten. After the movie, stay for a free swim. Movie Registration Fee $14.00 /per session. Day Camp will be held the week begins at 12:30 p.m. Birthday parties and youth groups are welcome. following the Playcenter program at our very own Palmer Lake Nature Refreshments will be sold. Admission $1.25 Area. Special Activities TRIPS AND OUTINGS SPRING BAZAAR Special trips and events are offered at group discounts planned by the The 4th Annual Spring Bazaar will be Saturday, March 30, 9:00 a.m. - Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center. Crystal Brooklyn Park. 4:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Many of the fine Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale. craftors from the Holiday Bazaar will be here as well as new talented Registration taken on a first -come basis. Sorry. NO phone resrvations. ones. Shop for hand - crafted decorations to give your home or office a lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New Hope new touch for Spring! There will be many wonderful gifts for Mother's recreation. 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope. MN 55428. 533- Day, Graduation, Showers, Weddings and Birthdays! Don't forget to tell 1521. the Easter Bunny about this great sale too! No admission charge, and free coffee. Babysitting 40¢ per hour, per child. STROLLERS MUST BE FAMILY FARE CHECKED AT DESK. Pictures may not be taken of the exhibitor tables. Families will want to take advantage of these special )fferings. Refreshments available from the Brooklyn Community Harmonettes. planned with the family in mind. Children must be accompanied by an GRASSFIELD R/C OPEN HOUSE adult. If you do not have children in school and would like information, please call 561 -5448. Ors Friday. April 12. the public is cordially invited to join the fun at 7:30 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Members will bring in March 31 - Peter And The Wolf. It's a first - Rich Little with the many different types of radio controlled planes. The club members are Minnesota Orchestra! If you think you know Peter And The Wolf, think pleased to answer any questions concerning the planes, radio control again, because you have never heard it like this. The music is already or any aspects of the hobby. Come and see this exciting hobby! delightful... Little turns it into a concert of pure fun. Cost $16.00 per Refreshments will be served. For additional information about the club person for tickets regularly priced at $16.50 includes transportation, call Boyd Bowdish 546-6713. ticket and staff escort. Deadline March 4, space permitting. No refunds. Bus pick up 2:15 p.m. Brooklyn Center Community Center. Returns SINGLE'S CENTER approximately 5:30 p.m. The District 281 Community Education and Service Division has July 21 and 22 -Bike the "Heartland Trail" - 27 miles of paved bike trail designed a program to provide SINGLE ADULTS with recreation, between Park Rapids and Walker. Minnesota. Lodging will take place social and educational activities in the Single's Center. Each Friday a at the grand old Chase on Lake Lodge and Motor Inn. Watch for more discussion group and drop -!n, known as Speakeasy North, starts at information in your Summer Brochure or contact Lynn Schlichting, 8:00 p.m. On Tuesdays dance lessons are available for $1.00 and the 420 -400, extension 227, Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Board. drop -in centerwill be open. We have free parking and bus accessibility. For further information call 535 -1790 ext. 208. FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT JOB OPENINGS Get the whole family together for a Movie and Free Swim at the The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is now taking Community Center. First, beginning at 7:00 p.m. see the movie. After applications for the following positions: Playcenter leaders, teen the movie, stay for a free swim, relax in the Sauna or work out in the leaders, puppetry, lifeguards, swim instructors, preschool, daycamp Exercise Room. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Church and special interest and hobby instructors (woodwork, rocketry, etc.) groups and youth groups are welcome. Admission fee is $1.25. The minimum age for employment is 16 years. For more information (Children under 5 admitted free). A great night of family entertainment! about these positions or to apply, call 561 -5448. FRIDAY, MARCH 8 - HOT LEAD AND COLD FEET 11 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADAPTED RECREATION Adapted recreation in the Northwest Suburbs is more fun than ever! BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND Join us for a Spring full of new friends and old friends, new skills and The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park activities guaranteed to tickle your fancy. (Programs are for mentally Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post high school retarded children 6 years to young adults age. age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at North View Jr. The Northwest Cooperative is an effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, High. New members are welcome. For more information call the Park Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. Director Woody Hoiseth. Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Suburban Community Services. All programs will require a certain number of participants. To ensure BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS proper head counts, please register prior to the program. The fee The chorus is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park varies for each of the programs. For information call Kris Orluck at 933 - Parks and Recreation Departments and is for children in grades 1 -8. It 9311. provides opportunity to sing with a professional band, work with a TMR /EMR ADULTS - 16 YEARS+ choreographer and receivevocal coaching along with their rehearsals. FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER - Continous Fridays beginning April 12, at The chorus performs several times throughout the year including the Northport School. This social recreation prograrn includes a variety of annual Spring Show at Park Center. Registration Fee $5.00 /per year. activities: dances, crafts, special events and sports. Rehearsals are Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Junior High School, CIRCUS OUTING - A special night out on March 5. Bus departs Director Jane Vigue. For Information, call 561 -5448. Northport at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $1.00, registration in advance. TMR /EMR CHILDREN - 6 -15 YEARS BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES SPECIAL OLYMPICS -Tumbling and Track and Field for 8 -13 year olds The Harmonettes are women over high school age who enjoy music. is being offered on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month at Performances are given throughout the metro area with an annual Robbinsdale Community Center, 42nd Regent N. Volunteer coaches spring finale show. The show is developed each year with new songs, and aids are also needed. High school age and up. costumes and chroeographed dances accompanied by a four piece SATURDAY ACTION /RAINBOW KIDS - Social recreation programsfor band. There is a nominal registration fee. The group is co- sponsored by EMIR and TMR children. Meets on Sat. from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. beginning Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. April 13. For information call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 8:00 p.m. at Brooklyn Junior High School, new members welcome. Director Jane PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE Vigue. The photo darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center Community Center BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB is open to all interested persons for a fee of$ 1.00 per hour. Users must T furnish their own chemicals and paper. Persons who have completed The Brooklyn Center Women's Club schedules two events each month he second Tuesday of each month our Darkroom Techniques class are eligible to use the lab. Persons from September through May. On t who have had darkroom training somewhere else, must attend one of meetings are held in the Social Hall of the Brooklyn Center Community our Photo Lab Orientation sessions. See Adult Activities for information. Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. On the fourth Tuesday of the month. except in case of scheduling difficulties, a trip or tour is COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY planned. The two meetings promote the purpose of the organization - social, cultural and civic activities for area women. All women over The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at twenty -one are invited to visit or join the group. For further information various times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available you may call 561 -4025. for smal I art and hobby collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for further information. BOUNDARY WATERS USER EDUCATION PROGRAM KICKOFF GIFT CERTIFICATES On Saturday, March 9, noon to 5:30 p.m., you are invited to the FIRST Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or cologne for introduction. Nationwide, to learn upcoming requirements for minimum birthday and holiday gifts, or can not think of something original. get a impact wilderness camping. This intense, and exciting day is presented Parks and Recreation gift certificate. We have many classes. swim by the U.S. Forest Service, MCA and the people who wrote the book. In memberships, trips, special events and merchandise for all ages and addition, learn how you can volunteer to work in the BWCA, or just go interests in any monetary value. The certificates are available in the there to enjoy yourself, the permit system and how you get one. See Parks and Recreation Department at the Brooklyn Center Community some outstanding slides of the BWCA and spend an enjoyable Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For afternoon. For more information, call Al, 778 -8525. This program is information call 561 -5448. sponsored by the Minnesota Canoe Association, Inc. in cooperation with the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. The ICE SKATING LESSONS program is held at the Brooklyn Center Community Center.. 6301 Beginning through advanced instruction, taught by professional skaters. Shingle Creek Parkway. Come early and stay all day. Free Admission! Includes 1 /2 hour lesson and practice. For ages 3 through adult. Please arrive 30 minutes early for your first lesson. Meet at Brooklyn Park HOW TO WRITE A HISTORY Community Activity Center, 560085th Ave. N. Registration Fee $16.00/4 On Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. you are invited to an interesting and Sessions. informative program presented by the Brooklyn Historical Society. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Learn tips on writing a family history, interviewing, genealogy, researching 106 Wed. May 8 6:15 p.m. BPCAC local history, plus recording history on video and tapes. The program 107 Sat. May 11 2:45 p.m. BPCAC free, at the Brooklyn Center Community Library, refreshments will be 108 Sat. May 11 3:45 p.m. BPCAC served. NEIGHBORING PARKS & RECREATION EARLE BROWN DAYS DEPARTMENTS The Earle Brown Days are set for June 26 -30. Some activities planned Brooklyn Park Recreation and Parks Department - For information on are the Holiday Inn Fun Run, Parade and Fireworks. Individuals, swimming and teen activities at Brooklyn Jr. or indoor iceskating at the business and community groups are needed to help plan Earle Brown Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center call 425 -4517. Days. The committee meets monthly. Anyone interested in getting Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Department - For information on involved can call Tom Slupske, 1985 Chairperson, 535 -2950 or 560- swimming and teen activities at Osseo Jr. call 420 -4000. 2997. 12 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED MINI -500 TOURNAMENT BROOKLYN COMMUNITY LIBRARY Minimum age 18 - No pre -sign up, just bring a partner. Once a month, The media desk is now open for public use during most of the regular Saturdays 12:30 -3:30 p.m. Cost $2.00. Dates March 2, April 13 and May 18. Minnesota state laws prohibit gambling and all players agree library hours. The desk providesviewing and listening areasfor 1 /2" and to abide by the rules of the Mini Tournament. In case of inclement 3 /4" video tapes, cable TV, 8mm and 16mm films, film strips, audio weather, please call 561 -5448. Tournament will be held at the Brooklyn cassettes, phonograph records and slides. Userers are served on a Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. Park and first come basis with a 30 minute time limit during peak periods. enter lower level. The Brookdale area Library Friends group was organized in October 1984. Anyone wishing information about the Friends orwishing to join YOUTH BASEBALL REGISTRATION the Friends of the Brookdale Area Library may call 566 -1261 during regular business hours. Little League and Babe Ruth registration will be held Saturday, March A calendar of events is issued monthly, and lists programs offered by 16 & 23, 10:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. For further information call, American the library for children and adults. Copies may be picked up at the Little League - Les Thurs, 561 -5853. National Little League - Tom library. Schinneck, 560 -2073 and Babe Ruth - Mike Strietz, 560 -2509. Library Hours are: Monday through Thursday -10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.. ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE Friday and Saturday -10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. (Not open Sundays beginning May.) For renewal of material Join in the fun at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove. All programs and hours, please call 566 -2034. For reference and information require reservations; some require fee. To make reservations or for assistance, please call 566 -8300. program information call Eastman Nature Center, 420 -4300. Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy SENIOR EXERCISE Flesher, Senior Adult coordinator at 561 -5448. A program of non- rigorous exercises to music for men and women, 60+ years. The class will be designed according to the physical abilities of each participant. Try it, you'll like it! Registration Fee $10.00/6 Sessions. SENIOR HAPPENINGS Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings" tells activities going 109 Thurs. March 28 Noon BW. MANOR on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. MINI WATER COLOR PAINTING SOCIAL CLUBS See Adult Activities for description. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and SWIMMING POOL Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents throughout the year from Noon - 3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center 62 years old and over, at a special rate of $6.00 for 3 months. Community Center. There are no dues or club requirements to belong. Application may be made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident The Brooklyn Twins Club meets the * 1 st and 3rd Friday of each month and resident seniors not interested in membership may swim for $1.25 through June at Earle Brown, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Membership dues are per time - single admission. $2.00 annually per person. Any person 60 years of age or older may join; only one spouse must meet the age requirements. *March & April SWIM LESSONS dates are March 1, 15, & 29, April 26.* See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. GIFT TRUNK BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. Free screening is done at the following areas: Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of Community Center - Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m: 1:30 either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 p.m. or 561 -4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Additional hours will be Sat., CEAP - Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. March 16, 8:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m. West Fire Station - Monday - Friday, 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. & Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. -8:00 p.m. COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS T.A. P. Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live Activities will include tours, fishing trips, attending stage productions, alone. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs ball games and the like. If you are interested in such activities and in some cases Emergency situations. If you are interested in the meeting new friends from the surrounding area, please call and ask to program for yourseld or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225. We receive the information. Deadline dates listed are on space permitting really care about our participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center only basis. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute Police Department. can be found to take your place. TAX COUNSELING CLASSES Volunteers will help low income Seniors with their 1984 tax returns. Bring your last income tax return and 1984 tax materials including Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most renter's or property tax refund. For rent or property credit you need to classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to classes knowtotal Social Security received in 1984. This will be on an SSA or requiring supplies, Sr. Aqua Exercise or Sr. Exercise. RRB1099. (Refer to January Senior Happenings, page 9 for complete check list) No appointments. first come basis beginning February 1- SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE April 15, Monday & Friday 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. and Thursday 9:00 a.m. - See Adult Activities for information. noon. This federally sponsored program is provided by AARP & NRTA. There is NO charge. 13 Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 16, 1985. All ADULT SUPER CHICKEN other class registration begin at 1:00 p.m. (numbers given out 1 hour Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who have before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS. a real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS. learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. Super PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS Chicken classes are held the same days and times as adult lessons, see schedule. Lesson in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3.One parent must accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS time. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 /2 hour. Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION further information. 561 -5448, ext. 171. 110 Sat. March 23 10:05 a.m. CC 111 Mon. March 25 6:00 P.M. NVJH ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS 112 Tues. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC 113 Wed. March 27 6:00 p.m. NVJH Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically 114 Thurs. March 28 6:00 p.m. CC and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in length with DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS a ratio of one student to one instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 115 M & W March 25 10:05 a.m. CC Lessons. 116 M & W April 29 10:05 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 143 Sat. March 23 9:30 a.m. CC PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany DIVING the child in the water. The following lesson levels are taught: Water Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children who Adjustment. Beginner, and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 are intermediate or better swimmers. Registration Fee $15.00/10 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1/2 Lessons. hour. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION CLASSES ONE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 144 Tues. March 26 6:35 p.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 117 Sat. March 23 9:30 a.m. CC ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE 118 Sat. March 23 10:05 a.m. CC A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be 119 Mon. March 25 6:00 p.m. NVJH able to tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, 120 Tues. March 26 6:00 p.m. CC MMFA and 6 hours of student guarding time will also be a part of the 121 Wed. March 27 6:00 p.m. NVJH course. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. 122 Thurs. March 28 6:00 p.m. CC Registration Fee $40.00/8 Sessions and includes all materials needed. DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS Classes 3 hours. Instructors Steve Froehlich, Barb Pierce. 123 M & W March 25 9:30 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 124 M & W March 25 10:40 a.m. CC 145 Sun. April 14 7:00 p.m. CC 125 M & W April 29 9:30 a.m. CC WORKSHOP DAYS - Saturday, April 27, May 11 - 9:00 a.m. at the 126 M & W April 29 10:40 a.m. CC Community Center. June 2 - Twin Lake. NO CLASS MAY 26. CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 /2 hour. ` # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 3 e 127 Sat. March 23 10:40 a.m. CC °° o 128 Sat. March 23 11:15 a.m. CC 129 Mon. March 25 6:35 p.m. NVJH 130 Mon. March 25 7:10 p.m. NVJH 131 Tues. March 26 6:35 p.m. CC 132 Tues. March 26 7:10 p.m. CC 133 Wed. March 27 6:35 p.m. NVJH OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE 134 Wed. March 27 7:10 p.m. NVJH This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving. Must 135 Thurs. March 28 6:35 p.m. CC be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim underwater 20 yards, 136 Thurs. March 28 7:10 p.m. CC and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide his own mask. fins and snorkel by the second lesson. Other equipment will ADULT SWIM LESSONS be provided. Class is 4 hours in length and will meet once a week for 6 Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and high weeks. Open water dives are an additional part of the class. On school age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on your completion of the course an internationally recognized certification strokes. Classes are 40 minutes in length. Registration Fee $22.00/10 card will be awarded. Instructor Jim Campos. Registation Fee $80.00/6 Lessons. Weeks. CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 146 Sun. April 14 4:00 p.m. CC 137 Sat. March 23 10:40 a.m. CC 138 Mon. March 25 7:45 p.m. NVJH SCUBA OPEN SWIM 139 Tues. March 26 7:45 p.m. CC A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. 140 Thurs. March 28 7:45 p.m. CC Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS interested persons. Cost: $75 per time. 141 M & W March 25 11:15 a.m. CC # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION 142 M & W April 29 11:15 a.m. CC Thurs. March 28 8:30 p.m. NVJH 14 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED Brooklyn Center NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM Community Center BEGINS MARCH 28. Thursday - 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Cost - 506 /Swim. 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430 The North View Junior High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th and 561.5448 Zane Avenue North are available for rental at various times during the weekend. Call the Community Center at 561 -5448 for further in- formation. Cost: Pool $20.00 /per hour. Gym $6.00 /per hour. COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school. Memberships entitle the member to the use of the Swimming Pool, group, or party at various times during the week. Call the Community Exercise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods. Center at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost: $40.00 /per hour. 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Family $57.00 $96.00 $160.00 Individual $32.00 $53.00 $ 90.00 SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS Family membershipwill be limited to parents and children livingathome MARCH - St. Patrick's Special - Wear green and swim for half price! 20 years of age and under. Enjoy FREE POPCORN all day Sunday, March 17, 1:00 -6:00 p.m. APRIL - Have fun at our Easter Egg Match on Saturday, April 13. SENIOR ADULT RATES MAY - Take a Double Dip - Come and take a dip in our pool. Have a dip 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 52 years & older - of ice cream before leaving - Saturday, May 1 1. $6.00. Watch for further information distributed by the Parks and Recreation Single Admission rate for Senior Adults resident or non - resident 62 Department. years & older, $1.25. LIFE, BE IN IT AND SWIM GENERAL ADMISSION Adult (18 & over) $2.25 Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this Youth (15 -17) $1.75 opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your Children (5 -14) $1.50 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 OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE questions about "Life, Be In It and Swim" contact Gayle at 561 -5448. MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB TUESDAY - THURSDAY All boys and girls age 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competitive swimming. 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only) B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet new friends, improve swimming SATURDAY strokes, build self- confidence through goal- setting and learn good 12:00 p.m. - 1:000 0 - ( Adults Only -NEW) p.mm. . - 9:00 P.M. sportsmanship through competitive swimming. For further information SUNDAY call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. B.S.C. is sponsored by Brooklyn Center and 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. A free two week MONDAY- FRIDAY trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who would like to try 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 P.M. competitive swimming. Adults and /or organized groups only. EXERCISE FACILITIES /PROGRAMS Thewading pool isopen to children ONLY when supervised by a parent. • Healthbeat - An outdoor one mile exercise course, combining a The wading pool is closed during the following hours: complete physical fitness program with outdoor fun for the whole Tuesday & Thursday — 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. family. The course begins and ends at the north end of Central Park, Saturday — 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. convenient for individuals interested in using the facilities at the School ages children ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING DURING Community Center. Each station in the course provides three SCHOOL HOURS. On school holidays students will be admitted at 1:00 p.m., Children under 1st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN different levels of exercise. ADULT in the building at all times. • Shingle Creek Trailway - separate trails for bikers and hikers. A EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE pleasant three mile walk or bicycle ride paralleling Shingle Creek MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY and accessible from the Community Center. The trail presently 9:00 a.m. -- 10:30 p.m. connects from Palmer Lake Nature Area to Lions Park and with the TUESDAY - THURSDAY Minneapolis system. 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only) SATURDAY SUNDAY 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The use of the Exercise Room is limited to 15 years old and up. The use of the Sauna is limited to 18 years old and up. CHILDREN YOUNGER THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT. GAMEROOM Enjoy our gameroom equipped with foosball, pool, video games and pinball. SNACKBAR Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. 15 Bulk Rate :rBRoOokLYN U.S. Postage 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 Mpls. Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registation must be made at the Park and Recreation office in ADVISORY COMMISSION the Community Center beginning 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 (numbers will be handed out at noon). (Swim registration is sepa- The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday rate - see box). of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission advises — Registrations made by mail will not be accepted befor March 18. the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in Brooklyn No Phone registrations. Center. 2. On opening day of registration, Saturday, March 16, a person may Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, Don Peterson you may register for as many people as you wish. 3. The Parks and Recreation office in the Community Center is open THE BROOKLYN CENTER Mondaythrough Friday from 8:30 a.m. -10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 1:00 PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT p.m. -9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come - Dedicated to the Citizens of Brookln Center that they may share in the first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the end that fee has been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the acceptance of the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of old age, number of people sign up. through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activ- Eugene H. Hagel - Director of Parks and Recreation ity location. Henry Davis - Superintendent of Parks Arnie Mavis - Superintendent of Recreation 6. Should you find it necessary to transfer session or class times, Kathy Flesher - Program Supervisor this may be done if an opening exists by paying a 500 transfer Susan LaCrosse - Program Supervisor fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Community Center. Gayle Gardner - Aquatic Supervisor 7. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $3.00 service REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE service charge before the second class begins. Refund policy MONDAY, MARCH 18. except where noted in class description. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 8• Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment has already been reached... will go on a waiting list. Additional classes may be formed if there are sufficient requests and if space and competent instruction is available. NAME 9. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn (Last) (First) Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. ADDRESS This does not apply to supplies or special Senior Classes which (Zip) 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 (Phone) (Work Phone) Department. ACTIVITY 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators, including (Location) parents, not allowed except with permission. This includes children. CLASS # TIME For further information call 561 -5448 Swim registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will be held CLASS DAY AMOUNT Saturday,March 16, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMM U N ITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. (Numbers will be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)