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1984 Edition 44 December THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R INCLUDES THE 1985 WINTER BROOKLYN CENTER PARKS &. RECREATION DEPARTMENT BROCHURE 0 CD y BROO CIT O N CENTER /REPORT* MANAGER'S DECEMBER. 1984 NO. 44 No Property Tax Increase As Council Adopts 1985 Budget increase over that levied in 1984. increase of 8.75 percent over 1984. There will be no tax increases in Actually, the City mill rate will be The increase is due to an unusually the 1985 Budget as adopted lower and Brooklyn Center heavy need for capital outlay September 24 by the Brooklyn residents will have a slight expenditures, with several major Center City Council. The Council decrease in their 1985 City taxes. maintenance and remodeling also authorized a property tax levy Currently, the City receives projects involving City buildings which, along with other revenue approximately 16 cents from each scheduled for 1985. The net sources will fund the Budget. property tax dollar collected. The operating budget, which excludes Due to the appropriation of remaining 84 cents from each capital outlay and debt service, additional aids by the State dollar are divided among the increased 5.55 percent. Legislature in 1984, which had school districts, the county, and New items in the 1985 City been previously cut, and because various other taxing entities. Budget are as follows: the funding of unexpended monies available The total 1985 Budget is of a Domestic Assault Program; from the previous year's budget, $7,518,279, which includes partial funding of the Brooklyn the Council was able to approve the operating expenses, debt service Center Mediation Project; and 1985 Budget without a property tax and capital outlay, and is an memberships in the Shingle Creek and West Mississippi Watershed Districts, as required by the State File Homestead Legislature. In addition, pension increases for the Brooklyn Center Volunteer Fire Property Tax Cards Department were approved and funded, while existing City services will continue at their current levels. An application for homesteading January 2, 1985. Also, two fulltime positions in the your property must be filed every If you are filing for homestead for City's Public Works Streets and year. To assist with the 1985 filing, the first time on your property, you Parks Maintenance Divisions were the City Assessor's office will be must first present the required eliminated in the 1985 Budget, as a mailing applications to home- ownership information to the City continuation of the City's effort to owners during the last week in Assessor's Office, 6301 Shingle reduce costs through the reduction December. Creek Parkway, as soon as possible of personnel. The homestead application card after the closing. The homestead The owner of a home in Brooklyn will be attached to your 1985 application will then be mailed to Center, with a market value of Property Valuation Notice. The the homeowner. $63,000 (the average value of a homestead card must be separated home in the City), can expect to pay from the valuation notice, The documents needed to satisfy approximately $93 in City taxes in completed and returned to the City the ownership requirements are: 1. 1985, a decrease of approximately Assessor's Office no later than Warranty Deed, or 2. Contract for 4 percent from the taxes paid in January 15, 1985. Deed, or 3. Certificate of Title, or 4. 1984 You are eligible for this tax credit, Probate Deed, or 5. Quit Claim The budget process began in as well as the circuit breaker Deed. August with the City Manager refund, if you own and occupy your As well as having the assessed presenting a proposed budget to property as a homestead on value of your homestead property the City Council. This is followed computed at a lower rate than non- by discussions during a series of homestead residential property, public hearings during September, you also receive a homestead prior to the official adoption of the be directed at the City Administra- g Citizen inquiries and requests may credit of 54 percent of your gross budget. p tion. if there is any question regard tax, u p to a maximum of $650.00 on The 158 page detailed 1985 City ing a service that we are authorized the first $67,000.00 of market value. Budget document is available for to perform, please call us at For additional information, your review at City Hall, 6301 561 -5440. please call the City Assessor's Shingle Creek Parkway, during Office at 561 -5440. normal business hours. Assessment and Property Taxes: How It Is Done A booklet has been published costs of homes. However, that is affecting housing prices and, by the Minnesota Department of just one step to find the market based on this information, apply a Revenue to deal with what they call value. Others are as follows: percentage rate to value of the the Property Tax Puzzle, and how By law, at least one - fourth of all property not visited that year. the Assessor fits in. the homes in your area must be Homeowners then get change of The following deals with individually checked each year, so value notices each year in the explanations and procedures as you can expect the assessor to visit spring. Upon receipt, if you do not outlined in the booklet. Property your home about once every four agree with the amount, please call taxes go to pay for the costs of local years. Some changes made to your the assessor. If you still disagree government, and the size of your property may affect the market with his assessment, there are share of these costs depends on the value, while others may not. steps, which are listed right on the value of your property. The The assessor also sees how your notice, that you can take. assessor's job is to make sure each house compares with other houses The assessors turn over their home is properly valued, with in the neighborhood. Two houses information to the county auditor, everyone paying a fair share of with exactly the same floor plan, lot who also receives the budgets from these costs. size, general condition and age the locally elected governments The assessor makes sure that may have different market values, such as school boards and county all property in your area is listed at depending on the location. officers. its market value. Market value To make sure your home is The auditor then divides the simply means what the house valued fairly, the assessor looks at budget total by the assessed value would sell for in today's housing your home's market value each of all property. The result is the tax market. As demand increases and year. Since the assessor may get rate (mill rate) that must becharged the cost of buying a home rises, the out to see your home only once to meet the budget, thus your market value also increases. every four years, and with the fast property value determines what The assessor gauges the market changing housing market, the your share of local government value by checking the selling prices selling price can change drastically costs will be. of houses similar to yours. Every in that length of time. The If the value of your property time a house changes hands, either assessor's responsibility is to make works out to one percent of the the buyer or seller sends in a sure that all property is listed at the total value of all property in your certificate of value to the county. correct market value each year. community, your taxes, then, By studying the certificates of As an example, the assessor may should pay for one percent of your value, the assessor determines the look at the rate of inflation as it is local government's budget. i City of Brooklyn Center Golf Course CITY COUNCIL Public Hearing Dean Nyquist ........................ ............................... Mayor Set February 19 Bill Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman The Park and Recreation Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman Commission will hold a public Rich Theis .................... ............................... Councilman hearing regarding a proposed • • • • • municipal golf course on Tuesday, Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager February 19 at the City Hall, SERVICE DIRECTORY starting at 7:30 p.m. Emergency Number (24 Hours) At this hearing they will consider POLICE- FIRE - MEDICAL ................ ............................... 911 any critical or favorable comments Police (non- emergency, information) .............................. 561 -5443 from the residents of Brooklyn City Hall Offices ................. ............................... 561 -5440 Center. In particular the (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.) Commission wishes to discuss with Community Center ............... ............................... 561 -5448 the residents living closest to the CITY OFFICES proposed golf course site, any concerns regarding the project. 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway The proposed site is located west of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 Lions Park and east of Highway 100 across from Brookdale. Members Re-Elected; Residents Invited To Council Meetings and residents are invited to attend The official meeting will get Brooklyn Center voters re- the meetings. underway at 7 p.m. with a review of elected incumbents Bill Hawes and the preliminary items on the Rich Theis (both ran unopposed) to An "Open Forum" implemented agenda prior to starting the Open three year terms on the City by the Council, gives residents the Forum. After the Forum closes, the Council. Other Council members opportunity to address the Council Council will again return to the include Mayor Dean Nyquist, Gene as a whole, and comment on any other agenda items. Lhotka, and Celia Scott. opinion, problem, concern, or To understand the rules that The Brooklyn Center City complaint that is relevant to the govern the Forum, interested Council meets regularly at the City affairs of Brooklyn Center and its residents can contact the City Hall Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, policies and practices. at 561 -5440 for further information. Please Follow Regulations To Aid In Snow Removal Arterial streets are cleared first, clearing of the streets. Once again, as the winter season then residential streets. The plow No parking is allowed on any City begins, the City of Brooklyn Center must make several passes on the street or alley, for more than four reminds residents of the streets, two to clear and two or consecutive hours between mid - regulations which are required for more to widen the street. Because night and 8 a.m., or for more than effective snow removal in the plowing routes are sometimes six consecutive hours at any other community. long, it may be one or two hours time. The parking ban is strictly Street and sidewalk crews will between the clearing passes and enforced during the winter months. operate when there has been a the widening passes. Residents are also reminded to snowfall of more than 2 1 /2 inches, or Residents are reminded not to warn their children not to play in if conditions warrant plowing. The park on streets during the winter the snow piles made by the plows. crews begin shortly after the storm months, and especially during and Plow operators often cannot see subsides, with the City divided into after a snowfall. Vehicles will be children in these banks, and 9 districts with a street plow assign- ticketed and towed away, if children could be buried in snow or ed to each district. necessary, when obstructing the seriously hurt. Occasionally, the snow plowing operations result in damage to Smoke Detector s Could mailboxes. The City will assume responsibility for repairing that damage, however, only if the mailbox and its supporting postare Save Lives, Property properly located behind the curb line or edge of street, and if the not due to burns, but are the result damage is the result of actual Providing a smoke detector in of smoke Inhalation occuring contact by the snowplow.The City each bedroom area, and at the top during the night when the family is wiil not assume responsibility for of every stairway can reduce your asleep. damage to mailboxes which chances of having a fire fatality in Since smoke spreads faster than protrude into the street or which the home or apartment by 60 are damaged simply by snow heat, smoke detectors should give percent, when the family is asleep. faster warning than heat detectors. p ressure. Apologies are offered in advance A law, passed January, 1980, also In addition to saving lives, smoke for plugged driveways, which are states all rented dwellings must detectors can also help reduce have smoke detectors installed, property loss because fires can be plowed streets and sidewalks. T unavoidable side effects of well l and the detectors must meet detected and extinguished early reduce the frustration of shoveling certain regulations indicated by the in their development. out the end of your driveway twice, Minnesota Department of Public . For additional information, it is suggested that you wait until Safety. please contact the Brooklyn the street it plowed out to its full The majority of deaths by fire are Center Fire Department. width. You Must Stop If Involved In Accident scene from further damage, by (police, sheriff, state patrol) if there You must stop if you are involved activating the four -way flashers on is a personal injury involved in the in an accident. Pull out of the your vehicle, and warning accident. The law requires that you driving lane if possible, and onto approaching vehicles through the employ the quickest means the shoulder, and turn off the use of flags, flares or lights if a possible in notifying a police ignition to decrease the risk of fire. hazard exists. agency in case of death or injury. Protect yourself at the accident Call or send for help immediately If you are qualified, administer first aid to injured pesons. If not, do only what you can to make the Sanitarian Handles City's injured comfortable. Help the injured, but do not move them unless absolutely necessary. State Environmental Concerns law requires that you render reasonable assistance. tarian reduces unsightly accu- You must give your name, Every community has environ- mulations of garbage and refuse. address, date of birth and mental concerns which affect the • Maintaining adequate housing is registration number of your vehicle health, safety and comfort of its done through surveillance of to other drivers involved in the residents. health and safety hazards and accident. You must also, if Efforts to manage environmen- enforcement of local housing requested, exhibit your drivers tal problems have been developed ordinances and building codes. license. This same information to ensure the quality of community • The sanitarian investigates noise must be provided to any police life, and one effective method is the complaints and assists in deve- officer at the scene. employment of a sanitarian. For loping methods to reduce offend- At the site of the accident, if this purpose, Brooklyn Center has ing noise conditions. requested by others involved in the combined efforts with Brooklyn The need for action in the accident, drivers must give the Park and Crystal. described areas is obvious. High name and address of the insurance A sanitarian, or environmental standards of environmental company providing their health specialist, is a person whose protection are essential for the automobile liability insurance education and training qualifies to prevention and control of coverage, and the name of the local recognize community problems of waterborne and foodborne insurance agent. If unable to health, safety, environmental diseases; for the abatement of furnish such information at the control, and to determine the nuisances; and the elimination of scene of the accident, the driver appropriate solutions. Some of the accidents causing environmental must do so within 72 hours. Failure problems a sanitarian will address hazards. In addition, guidance for to do so is a petty misdemeanor. follow: new housing developments and If property damage only is • Through licensing and inspect- other land uses is essential if costly involved, and all parties involved ing restaurants and other food future remedies f o r poor agree, it is not necessary to notify and beverage establishments, environmental decisions are to be the police. If your vehicle is the sanitarian seeks to pre- avoided. Lakes, streams, and wild disabled, you should make vent the transmission of food lands must be protected if arrangements to have it towed as borne illnesses and diseases, recreation is to be provided, and if soon as possible. If property and to assure that all foods are major bodies of water are to be damage totals $300 or more, you protected from contamination. recharged in the future. must file a Minnesota Motor The sanitarian also educates This work should be done by a Vehicle Accident Report with the food service employees in proper trained sanitarian. Police, building Minnesota Department of Public food handling techniques, and to inspectors, public works personnel Safety within 10 days of the ensure that foods are not fraud- and other officials can engage in accident. You will need specific ulently labeled. some environmental control information about the other driver, • Through routine inspections, activities -from the capture of stray and the accident scene in order to the sanitarian ensures the clean- animals, to the abatement of fill out the report. liness of beaches, the cleanliness nuisances, to land -use control, and If you see an accident, slow down and adequacy of public sanitary to some other activities. but do not stop unless you are the facilities, and the safety of drink- Unfortunately, in the absence of a first on the scene or signaled to ing water at public recreation sanitarian, the health and stop. If help is already at hand, your sites. environmental protection aspects stopping will only further congest • There is also involvement in of these activities are often the area and handicap those who rodent control by identifying the abandoned for "more pressing" are giving aid. areas where rodents feed and concerns. If you are first on the scene and breed. Do you require assistance in any wish to render aid, park your car • By responding to resident com- of the described areas? Or for well off the roadway, away from the plaints as well as by conducting additional information, call the accident, and activate the four -way routine inspections, the sani- Sanitarian at 537 -8421. warning flashers. Adult Activities 1985 WINTER 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 Pkwy. Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (BPCAC), 5600 -85th Ave. N. Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave. N. Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Ave. N. Garden City School, 3501 -65th Ave. N. Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. DANCING FIT North View Jr. High School, (NVJH), 69th & Zane Ave. N. Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Fit your exercise to music, for a fun way to shape up and relieve the Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive stress and strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. A Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. great class for people who have never exercised before or for anyone who has tried aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons would like a modified class. Improve your figure and fitness! CHILDCARE SERVICE Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson #15. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning # Day Begins Time Location classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. 15 Mon. Jan. 14 11:30 a.m. CC The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ per child per hour for each preschool child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. beginning January7th. Additional timesmaybenoted WOMEN'S EXERCISE & AEROBIC DANCE in the description of adult classes. For further information call 561-5448. The class is fun, challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in dance combinations. This class is a physical fitness program that offers SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE complete and effective conditioning for muscles, heart and lungs. It's a combination of dancing for the fun of it and dancing for more ENERGY A fun and healthy class for both MEN and WOMEN 62 years and older. EVERYDAY! No dance background necessary. Childcare availble for You need not be a swimmer or get your hair wet. NEW participants, morning classes. Fitness experts encourage participantsto registerfor 2 please furnish doctor's name and number when registering. days per week if possible. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Deb 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 16 -20, 23 -24, Joey Henges #'s 22, 26, Koenig. Sharon Pennock #'s21, 25, 27. # DAY BEGINS TIME LOCATION CLASSES ONCE A WEEK — 10 WEEKS 1 Tues. Jan. 15 9:15 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 16 Tues. Jan. 8 5:00 P.M. CC 17 Tues. Jan. 8 7:00 p.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE 18 Tues. Jan. 8 8:00 p.m. CC Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. Enjoy a 19 Thurs. Jan. 10 9:30 a.m. CC pleasant and invigorating experience through this unique P 9 9 P 9 q approach to 20 Thurs. Jan. 10 11:30 a.m. C 21 Thurs. Jan. 10 6:15 p.m. Earle Brown exercise with music. Some AEROBICS will also be included. 22 Sat. Jan. 12 10:00 a.m. NVJH Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Deb 23 Mon. Jan. 14 9:30 a.m. CC Koenig. 24 Mon. Jan. 14 10:30 a.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK — 10 WEEKS 25 Tues. Jan. 15 4:45 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 26 Wed. Jan. 16 6:30 p.m. Willow Lane 2 Tues. Jan. 15 10:15 a.m. CC 27 Thurs. Jan. 17 4:45 p.m. Earle Brown 3 Tues. Jan. 15 7:30 p.m. NVJH 4 Thurs. Jan. 17 10:15 a.m. CC CLASSES TWICE A WEEK — 5 WEEKS WOMEN'S AEROBIC WORKOUT 5 T & TH Jan. 15 6:30 p.m. NVJH 6 T & TH Feb. 19 6:30 p.m. NVJH For individuals who have participated in aerobic classes and are ready for a more invigorating workout. Includes warm -up, aerobic dances, cool down and spot exercises for problem areas to music. Wearjogging AQUA EXERCISE — 25 LBS. PLUS shoes and exercise clothes. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. A popular class, unique and different because you must be at least 25 Classes 1 hr. Instructor Joey Henges. lbs. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not necessary. # Day Begins Time Location 28 M Registration Fee $11.25/9 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Jan & W Jan. 14 7:30 p.m. Willow Lane Neitzert. # Day Begins Time Location WOMEN'S CONDITIONING 7 Wed. Jan. 23 7:00 p.m. NVJH Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight machine will provide a well- rounded fitness program, that will emphasize 25 LBS. PLUS conditioning, flexibility, muscle tone, endurance and healthy living. The This very popular exercise class is unique and different because you class is tailored to individual needs and provides the information needed must be at least 25 lbs. or more overweight! If you've tried to lose weight to set up workouts for future use. Class meets Mon. and Wed. for 5 weeks many times and other exercise classes weren't for you, try this one! in the Community Center Exercise Room. Child Card available, see Together exercise, talk, exercise, work, laugh and support each other CHILDCARE SERVICE. Registration Fee $18.00/5 Weeks. Classes 1 hr. while trying to lose extra pounds. All you need is extra pounds, a sense # Da Begins Time Location I of humor, loose clothes and a need to TRY AGAIN! Weigh -in will be 29 M W Jan. 14 1:00 P.M. CC optional. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Registration Fee 30 M & W Feb. 18 1:00 P.M. CC $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor JoAnne Lenzen. The 6:20 p.m. classes are for NEW participants. The 7:20 p.m. is a continuous F session from fall. IT FOR LIFE —COED # Day Begins Time Location A well balanced combination of stretching, strengthening and cardio 8 Mon. Jan. 14 6:20 p.m. Palmer Lake vascular exercises designed to challenge an athlete and improve the 9 Mon, Jan. 14 7:20 p.m. Palmer Lake beginner. Fitness evaluations will be included throughout the session. 10 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:20 p.m. Palmer Lake Wear workout clothes and running shoes. Registration Fee $14.00/10 11 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:20 p.m. Palmer Lake Sessions. Classes 50 min. # Day Begins Time Location TRIMNASTICS 31 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:45 p.m. NVJH Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility forall parts PRENATAL FITNESS of the body will be taught. Stomach, hips and thigh exercises are all part of the fun! No dancing will be done, exercises choreographed to music. A class simple enough for safety but challenging enough to improve Dress comfortably and bring a mat to evening class. Registration Fee your flexibility, strength and stamina. You will learn exercises to $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #12, Nancy encourage the correct use of your body as it slowly changes. Keep fitfor Candea #'s 13 & 14. a healthier delivery and easiercomeback. Please check with your doctor # Day Begins Time Location and bring a written OK to the first session. Registration Fee $14.00/10 12 Thurs. Jan. 10 10:30 a.m. CC Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. 13 Mon. Jan. 14 7:20 p.m. Garden City # Day Begins Time Location 14 Wed. Jan. 16 7:15 p.m. Fair Oaks 32 Tues. Jan. 8 6:00 p.m. CC 6 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED AEROBIC DANCE INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION If you are interested in becoming an Aerobic Dance instructor, this For people who have taken darkroom instruction at other facilities and program will add to your knowledge, skills and credits toward this goal. are experienced in darkroom procedures. Participants will be eligible to If you love to dance, enjoy exercise and working with people, these rent the darkroom lab during Community Center hours. PRE- REGIS- classes are for you. The classes will cover the theory of aerobic dance, TRATION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO how to lay out and teach a program for a total fitness class with extensive EACH TEST DATE. Registration Fee $3.00. work on the basics of choreography. This program is a first in a series. # Day Date Time Location The instructor, Bev Wilson, has a degree in Dance and Physical 42 Wed. Jan. 16 6:30 p.m. CC Education, taught at the University of Colorado, and has been teaching 43 Wed. Jan. 30 6:30 p.m. CC exercise and aerobic dance for the past 9 years. Registration Fee $50.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. # Day Begins Time Location DOG OBEDIENCE 33 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. CC This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is at least6 months old. This course will teach you how to work with your dog in BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. For more information, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207. Registration Fee $20.00. Class 1 For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit on the hr. side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, # Day Begins Time Location Swing, Polka and Schottische. Be ready forthe nextWedding Danceora 44 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. Northport night out on the town! Registration Fee $23.00/8 Sessions. Class 1 hr. Instructor Les Eck. # Day Begins Time Location *PATCHWORK AND QUILTING 34 Mon. Jan. 14 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown The class will cover crazy, log abin, patchwork and quilting, applique, 9 P q 9, finishing techniques, cathedral window and methods of making quilts SPECIALTY BALLROOM SERIES —NEW by the square. Registration Fee $8.50/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Joanne Holznecht. Take advantage of this new series of specialty dances. Previous dance # Day Begins Time Location experience is not necessary. The Latin dances are a must for anyone 45 Mon. Jan. 14 7:00 p.m. CC planning a cruise or vacationing in a Latin American country. Each dance is taught in a two week session. The cost is $7.00 per couple. The complete 3 dance series is $19.00 per couple. Classes 1 hr. in length. *FABRIC STAIN APPLIQUE — NEW Instructor Les Eck. If you enjoy applique come and jointhisclassandlearnanewtechnique. # Day Begins Time Location The class project will be a rose design, measuring approximately CHA CHA CHA 10 "x13" which can be finished off as either a wall hanging or pillow. 35 Mon, Jan. 14 8:10 P.M. Earle Brown Bring basic sewing supplies, pencil, scissors and white and black SAMBA thread. Please allow $4.50 for supplies to be purchased at class. 36 Mon. Jan. 28 8:10 P.M. Earle Brown Childcare available for day class - see CHILDCARE SERVICE. TANGO Registration Fee$4.50 /2 Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor Joanne 37 Mon. Feb. 25 8:10 P.M. Earle Brown Holzknecht. # Day Begins Time Location BALLET 46 Mon. Jan. 28 12:30 p.m. CC 47 Mon. Feb. 25 7:00 p.m. CC A universal language of discipline, posture, muscle control, to improve body tone and figure. No experience required but challenging enough for those who have had previous dance classes. Registration Fee $16.00/ *STENCILING — NEW 10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. 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. 38 Mon. Jan. 14 6:30 p.m. Garden City Participants will also learn to cut their own stencils. Finished projects will be shown and demonstrated. Bring to class: sharp pointed X -ACTO WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL or utility knife, extra fine point permanent marking pen, and 1 sheet fine grain sand paper. Please allow $1.75 for additional materials to be A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring a friend purchased at class. Childcare available for day class - see CHILDCARE or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise. Please, no SERVICE. Registration Fee $3.25/1 Session. Class 3 hrs. Instructor organized teams. No charge. Joanne Holzknecht. Day Begins Time Location # Day Date Time Location Tues. Jan. 8 8:00 P.M. Earle Brown 48 Wed. Jan. 30 9:00 a.m. CC 49 Mon. Feb. 11 12:30 p.m. CC 50 Thurs. Feb. 21 7:00 p.m. CC JUDO For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills or *TEDDYBEARS more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree Black Belt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students may join Make your very own adorable Teddybear for the country touch orjustto the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All hug. Learn to cut out and assemble an 18" jointed teddybear. Bring sessions held in Northview Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration Fee scissors, needle, pins and brown thread. (Poly stuffing, 1 lb. bag is $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. #39 Beginning: Class #40, Advanced. needed for second class). All other material to complete yourTeddywill For adults and children. be furnished in class and is included in registration fee. Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $14.00/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Pat Wiswell. 39 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:00 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 40 Thurs. Jan. 17 8:00 P.M. NVJH 51 Mon. Feb. 11 7:00 p.m. CC MIXED VOLLEYBALL * "FAN" — CIFUL HEART — NEW Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose sides and Lace, ribbon, and dried naturals arranged on a palm fan combine to play fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom and Dad. Activity fee is create a nostalgic, old- fashioned look that will add the perfect touch to 50¢ per person, per session. No organized teams, please. any wall grouping or can be used as a single accent piece. BRING Day Begins Time Location SCISSORS. Allow $8.00 for materials to be purchased at class. Registra- Wed. Jan. 9 7:30 p.m. BCHS tion Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hrs. Instructor Kathy Weissman. # Day Date Time Location 52 Tues. Feb. 5 7:00 p.m. BCHS KNOW YOUR CAMERA What are all those numbers and levers? This class is designed for the new camera owner. If you're not getting the results you want out of your camera, this class is for you! Review your camera instruction book and bring your questions and camera to class. Registration Fee $11.00/3 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. # Day Begins Time Location 41 Wed. Jan. 16 7:00 p.m. CC *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER 7 ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED *COUNTRY DUO — NEW *WATER COLOR PAINTING Decorate a mini straw hat with ribon and dried naturals and arrange an A class catering to the needs of those new to watercolor, as well as old- fashioned wooden sewing box with silks, baby's breath, and notions "rusty" painters who want to review the basics. Students will learn - use as decorating accents for your home or gifts for someone special. painting techniques following step -by -step demonstrations by BRING SCISSORS & WIRE CUTTERS. Registration Fee includes all instructor. Work is focused on elements of landscapes such as skies, supplies. Registration Fee $12.25/1 session. Class 2 hours. Instructor trees, water, snow, etc. Design and individual expression encouraged. Kathy Weissman. Supplies can be nominal and will be discussed at the first class. # Day Date Time Location Registration Fee $22.00/6 Sessions. Classes 3 hrs. Instructor Kris Osten. 53 Tues. Feb. 19 7:00 p.m. BCHS # Day Begins Time Location 60 Mon. Jan. 14 6:30 p.m. BCHS *SPRINGTIME CENTERPIECE — NEW Create a special springtime arrangement of lily of the valley, violets, *ADVANCED BEGINNING budding twigs, colored eggs and perky bunny arranged in ribbon- WATERCOLOR PAINTING — NEW trimmed basket. BRING SCISSORS AND WIRECUTTERS. Allow $15.00 A continuation of the beginning course with emphasis on studying the for supplies to be purchased in class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. "MASTERS ". Special Project - Spring Show and Sale. Demonstrations Class 2 hrs. Instructor Kathy Weissman. and individual help offered. Bring supplies to first class. Registration Fee # Day Date Time Location 54 Tues. March 19 7:00 m. BCHS $25.00/6 Sessions. Classes 3 hrs. Instructor Kris Osten. p # Day Begins Time Location 61 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. BCHS POTTERY The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and *MAGIC ART — OIL PAINTING hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to Oil painting made easy! Anyone with a desire to paint can, with the practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay for Magic Art Method. Beginners to intermediate hobby artists will learn projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work how to use large brushesand a unique palette knife to COMPLETE a fine shirt to the 1st class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. oil painting in this 4 hour workshop. The instructor is an accredited Registration Fee $29.50/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Magic Art instructor from California who teaches the William Alexander Haberle. Technique as seen on Channel 2. Supplies furnished except for the # Day Begins Time Location picture frame. Bring clean paint rags to class. Paintings for each 55 Tues. Jan. 8 6:30 p.m. CC workshop on display. BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR 56 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:30 p.m. CC THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN 57 Tues. Feb. 26 6:30 p.m. CC ONE WEEK BEFORE WORKSHOP. Registration Fee $21.00/1 Session. Classes 4 hours. Instructor Carol Reile. L # Day Date Time Location AB & FIRING PRIVILEGES 62 Sat. Jan. 26 2:00 p.m. CC Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class at the Community 63 Wed. Feb. 27 6:00 p.m. CC Center or have previous experience and are tamiliar with equipment. 64 Sat. March 2 2:00 p.m. CC Lab may be used on an unlimited basis other than class times and students may have pieces fired in the 7 week period. The lab program is designed for individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be *OIL PAINTING — NEW purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in Learn this new innovative style, different from typical palette knife the lab during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Starting week corresponds technique. This technique is quicker yet painting looks like heavy palette with pottery class schedule at Community Center. Registration Fee work, Students should have some experience with oils. Registration Fee $18.75/7 Weeks for new lab students. For returning participants, check $26.50/2 Sessions. Classes 2112 hrs. Instructor Carol Reile. with instructor. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 65 Wed. Feb. 6 6:30 p.m. CC 58 TO BE ARRANGED CC 59 TO BE ARRANGED CC *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER Teen Activities CO -REC NIFTY FIFTIES HOP Looking for something to do on Friday Nights ? ?? Why not try Co -Rec. The fifties are back at North View and all 7, 8 and 9th graders are invited Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, foosball, bumper from 7:00 -10:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15. Everyone isencouraged to pool, volleyball, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Center dress for the occasion. Cost is $1.50 or $1.00 if you dress in fifties attire. Jr. High residents and theirf riends regardless of what school district you There will be fifties music, dance contests, hula hoop contests, dance are in. Listen for school announcements and watch for details in the lessons and a best costume award. It's going to be a be- bopping blast!! Post. Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday nights from 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. at North Don't miss it. View Jr. High School. Co -Rec resumes Jan. 11. GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS BASKETBALL CONTEST Students must have passed Advanced Apparatus. The intermediate level How good at free throws are you? Test your skills at the 2nd annual offers more advanced skills in tumbling, apparatus and floor exercises. BASKETBALL CONTEST. Both boys and giris divisions. Atrophy will be The beg ining (novice) compulsory routines will be taught. Registration awarded to the winner in each division. Contestants pay only Co -Rec Fee $11.25/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise admission fee of $1.00 - there is no extra charge. For students in grades Schleusner. 7 -9. # Day Begins Time Location Day Date Time Location 66 Sat. Jan. 19 11:25 a.m. NVJH Fri. Jan. 18 7:00 p.m. NVJH DANCE, POTTERY, PAINTING, EXERCISE SNO -DAZE DANCE See Adult Activities for descriptions. Open to Senior High Teens. All junior high students are invited to the annual Sno -Daze Dance on Friday, January 25 from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m. at North View (69th & Zane). Special highlights include a live band and the coronation of the 9th grade King and Queen and 7th & 8th grade attendants. Admission fee is $2.00 /per person. Don't miss out on all the action — catch "Dance Fever "! 8 Children's Activities GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning ballet opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and movements and simple tap steps. For preschool children who will be3' /2 headstands. Girls newto ourprogram must register for this class before years old by March 1985. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 taking the more advanced classes. For grades K-6. Registration Fee min. Instructors #87 Ann Schneider, #86 Nancy Candea. $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 86 Wed. Jan. 16 6:25 p.m. Fair Oaks 67 Mon. Jan. 14 6:20 p.m. Willow Lane 87 Thurs. Jan. 17 5:00 P.M. Evergreen 68 Tues. Jan. 15 5:00 P.M. Palmer Lake 69 Wed. Jan. 16 5:25 p.m. Fair Oaks 70 Thurs. Jan. 17 3:55 p.m. Evergreen TINY TOT BATON AND BALLET 71 Sat. Jan. 19 12:15 p.m. NVJH For preschool chidren who will be 3'h years old by March 1985. Children will learn beginning movements, some marching techniques and the GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING basic skills of baton handling. Balanced batons may be purchased from instructor for $3.50. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have the Instructor Mary Zeibarth. 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. 88 Mon. Jan. 14 4:00 p.m. Northport Instructor Ann Schneider. # Day Begins Time Location 72 Sat. Jan. 19 9:00 a.m. NVJH CREATIVE DANCE AND JAZZ GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of creative Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in orderto register for expression combined with modern jazz body movements. For grades 1- this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will be taught at the 6. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars and Candea. vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee$9.50 /8 Sessions. # Day Begins Time Location Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. 89 Mon. Jan. 14 5:40 p.m. Garden City # Day Begins Time Location 90 Wed. Jan. 16 3:40 p.m. Fair Oaks 73 Wed. Jan. 16 6:15 p.m. BCHS 74 Sat. Jan. 19 10:20 a.m. NVJH TAP AND BALLET GIRL'S ADVANCED APPARATUS The fundamentals of ballet and simple tap combinations will be taught. For grades 1-6. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Students must have passed Beginning Apparatus in order to registerfor Instructors #'s 91 & 93 Ann Schneider, #92 Nancy Candea. this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps and will # Day Begins Time Location learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For grades 2 and up. 91 Mon. Jan. 14 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane Registration Fee $11.25/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor 92 Tues. Jan. 15 4:10 p.m. Palmer Lake Denise Schleusner. 93 Thurs. Jan. 17 3:05 p.m. Evergreen # Day Begins Time Location 75 Wed. Jan. 16 7:15 p.m. BCHS 76 Sat. Jan. 19 9:00 a.m. NVJH BATON TWIRLING This special class for grades 1-6 features twirls, marching, special tricks GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS and more. Skills taught will be incorporated into a routine. Students must provide baton. Kraskin balanced batons may be purchased from See Teen Activities for description. instructor for $3.50. Those continuing throughout the year, will have opportunity to be in the Earle Brown Parade. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Mary Zeibarth. BOY'S TUMBLING # Day Begins Time Location A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an 94 Tues. Jan. 15 4:00 p.m. Northport opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $9.50/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. FLASH DANCING # Day Begins Time Location 77 Tues. Jan. 15 6:45 p.m. Fair Oaks An energizing class geared for fun and staying fit. Class includes warm - 78 Thurs. Jan. 17 3:55 p.m. Earle Brown up, toning exercises and simple dance routines such as those featured in 79 Sat. Jan. 19 11:10 a.m. NVJH the popular movie Flashdance and latest music videos. No previous dance experience necessary. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessinns. Classes 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. BOYS BEGINNING APPARATUS # Day Begins Time Location Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the rings, bars, 95 Wed. Jan. 16 5:30 p.m. Earle Brown and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above and MUST have taken the Beginning Tumbling course offered by the Brooklyn Center Parks and BEGINNING BREAK DANCE Recreation Department in order to register for this class. Registration 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 80 Thurs. Jan. 24 6:45 p.m. NVJH beginning gymnastic ability preferred. For grades 1-6. Registration Fee 81 Sat. Jan. 19 12:30 p.m. NV IH $9.00/8 Sessions. Class 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. # Day Begins Time Location 96 Mon. Jan. 14 4:35 p.m. Orchard Lane RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING 97 Wed. Jan. 16 3:50 p.m. Earle Brown Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination will be taught. For preschool children who wil be 3' /2 years old by March 1985. CUPID'S COOKIE & CARD COMPANY Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructors, #'s 83, 84, 85 Ann Schneider, #82 Nancy Candea. Participants will make and decorate heart shaped cookies -how sweet it # Day Begins Time Location is! After making cookies, add your personal touches to make your own 82 Mon. Jan. 14 4:50 p.m. Garden City Valentines. For grades 1-4. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 83 Mon. Jan. 14 5:25 p.m. Orchard Lane hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. 84 Wed. Jan. 16 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Date Time Location 85 Sat. Jan. 19 10:10 a.m. NVJH 98 Sat. Feb. 9 10:00 a.m. CC 9 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED EASTER BASKET & EGG WORKSHOP — NEW CRAFT CLUBHOUSE Learn the art of dyeing eggs. Several procedures will be taught including This class will give children in grades 1 -6 an opportunity to make fun, traditional and onion skin methods. Students will also make a basket to creative crafts especially for Valentine's Day, Easter, St. Patrick's Day. If put their eggs in. Forgrades 1 -6. Registration Fee$5.00 /1 Session. Class you love to draw, paint and create, this class is for you. Students will 3 hours. Instructor Nancy Candea. make a different project each week. Projects will be all new from the fall # Day Date Time Location session. Registration Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor 99 Sat. March 30 10:00 a.m. NVJH Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location 105 Mon. Jan. 14 3:45 p.m. Garden City VACATION DAY CAMP — APRIL 1 -5 106 Tues. Jan. 15 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake Do you work? Are you wondering what to do with the kids during Spring Vacation? We've got the perfect solution: ROPE SKIPPING —NEW Extended Recreation Programming. During the week of Spring Vacation (April 1 -5) we'll run an extended Rope skipping is fun and great exercise. Students will be taught the 24 recreation program for children grades K -6 from7:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. short rope skipping tricks and long rope tricks including double dutch Activities will include swimming, pizza party, tour of police and fire and egg beater. Routines to music will be taught. Some performing may stations, program at library, games, open gym and crafts. be possible. Students must know basic jumping skills in orderto register Parents will receive a schedule of daily activities prior to the week. for this class. Jump ropes will be provided. For grades 3-6. Registration Students must provide their own lunch (except for day we have pizza.) Fee $4.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Donna Gerber. Beverage and snack will be provided each day. For more information, # Day Begins Time Location call 561 -5448. Registration Fee $40.00/5 days. 107 Tues. Jan. 15 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake # Day Begins Time Location 108 Thurs. Jan. 17 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake 100 M -F April 1 7:00 a.m. CC INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER I SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES Students will learn limited programming skills and to load and run On Jan. 12 at 12:30 p.m. STAR TREK will be shown at the Community prepared software. Cost varies with location because of number of Center. All ages are invited to see this wonderful movie. The cost is 75¢ students allowed in the class based on computer's available. Classes are per person, and refreshments will be sold. After the movie, enjoy a 1 hour. Instructor #'s 00 Jim Unger, # 00 Steve Humble. discount swim for 1 12 the regular admission rate. Coming March 23 PALMER LAKE — GRADE 4 — $8.00/6 SESSIONS Charlotte's Web. # Day Begins Time Location 109 Wed. Jan. 16 3:05 p.m. Computer Rm. 110 Sat. Jan. 19 9:30 a.m. Computer Rm. PRESIDENT'S DAY MOVIE & FREE SWIM EVERGREEN — GRADES 3 & 4 — COST $9.50/6 SESSIONS Join us for a fun - filled afternoon on Monday, Feb. 18. First, see Disney's 110A Tues. Jan. 22 3:10 p.m. Room 130 Treasure Island. After the movie, stay for a free swim. Movie begins at 1:00 p.m. Birthday partiesand youth groupsare welcome. Refreshments INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER 11 will be sold. Admission $1.25. This is a continuation of the beginning level of computer. Students will JUDO continue learning LAKE — GRADE 4 — COST $8 0/6 SESSIONS For boys and girls8 years and up who are interested in learning the basic # Day Begins Time Location skills or more advanced techniques of judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree 111 Sat. Jan. 19 10:30 a.m. Computer Rm. Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested 112 Wed. Feb. 27 3:05 p.m. Computer Rm. students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club which is nationally sanctioned. All sessions held in the Wrestling Room. Registration Fee CLOWNING AROUND —NEW $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Class #39 Beginning; Class #40 Advanced. For adults and children. Learn the art of clowning including picking a character, putting on a # Day Begins Time Location face and the do's and don'ts of being a clown. Students will be 39 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:00 p.m. NVJH encouraged to create a costume using odds and ends from home. A 40 Thurs. Jan. 17 8:00 p.m. NVJH special demonstration will be held the last week for family and friends. Bring a stand up mirror, towel, washcloth and something to tie hairback with. Students completing this class may get the opportunity to A STAR IS BORN— NEW participate in the Earle Brown Parade in June. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Learn the creative approach to acting and mime, applying them in Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Ann Kronstedt. monologues, scenes and original work. Through the world of theater, # Day Begins Time Location students will explore new characters, feelings and situations. For 113 Thurs. Jan. 24 3:45 p.m. Fair Oaks children ages 8 -13. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location SPORTS HOUR — NEW 101 Wed. Jan. 16 4:35 p.m. Fair Oaks An after school activity that will include learning sport's skills, "new Registration and fun for all. Basketball and Floor Hockey will be played. TOTS AROUND THE WORLD — NEW Registration Fee $6.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. # Day Begins Time Location For preschool children who will be 3 years old by March 1985. Each 114 Mon. Jan. 28 3:45 p.m. Fair Oaks week participants will visit a different country through movement, 115 Tues. Jan. 29 3:20 p.m. Willow Lane creating and using instruments. This program is a blend of make believe, music, dance, art and drama introducing preschoolers to the cultural aspects of our society. Registration Fee $9.00/8 Sessions. Classes 45 ACRYLIC PAINTING min. Instructor Nancy Candea. Learn the techniques of using acrylic paints. In this class students will # Day Begins ins Time Location finish their very own canvas acrylic painting. No previous experience is 102 Thurs. Jan. 17 5:00 P.M. Earle Brown necessary - just lots of enthusiasm and a smile. Grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $7.50/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Nancy Candea. AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES # Day Begins Time Location 116 Tues. Feb. 19 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake The following classes are designed to be held right after school. If you 117 Mon, March 4 3:45 p.m. Garden City have any suggestions for classes, call Sue at 561 -5448. CALLIGRAPHY FOR KIDS BEGINNING DRAWING This course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning about perspective, Beginning study of various alphabets. Students in grades 4-6 will faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature using avarietyof media. For practice Gothic, Roman and Text styles of writing using a flair pen. grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Registration Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Ms. Farrell. Ms. Farrell. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 103 Mon. Jan. 14 3:20 p.m. Willow Lane 118 Wed. Feb. 20 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane 104 Wed. Jan. 16 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane 119 Mon. March 4 3:45 p.m. Fair Oaks 10 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED EARLE BROWN AFTER SCHOOL CLASSES OUR FRIEND THE COMPUTER Registrations for after school classes at Earle Brown will be held at Earle Learn to write your own programs for the computer and learn from Brown beginning Jan. 3. Questions, call Linda Hanka, Elementary programs already made. For grades 3 -6. Registration Fee $7.00/6 School Building Coordinator, 561 -4480. Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Marianne Lerbs. # Day Begins Time Location MAD SCIENTIST I — NEW 123 Wed. Jan. 23 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown Children will gain a "hands on" experience in this exciting class by doing COMIC BOOK ART simple and fun scientific experiments using everyday items. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $6.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Nancy In this class students will create cartoon and comic characters in a Candea. stimulating manner to improve drawing skills. Participants may create # Day Begins Time Location their own cartoon strip using their own comic characters. For grades 2- 120 Thurs. Jan. 17 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 6. Registration Fee$6 .00 /6 Sessions. Classesl hr. Instructor Joe Sacco. # Day Begins Time Location FUNASTICS — NEW 124 Wed. Jan. 23 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown A fun dance exercise class designed to help improve coordination, MY FRIEND THE COMPUTER balance, posture, flexibilityand basic rhythm. Exerciseswill betaughtto popular music favorites. Students will learn to develop their very own Have fun with the computers and at the same time improve your reading routine. Wear loose fitting clothing. Registration Fee $6.50/6 Sessions. and math skills. For students in grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $7.00/6 Classes 1 hr. Instructor Marianne Lerbs. Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Marianne Lerbs. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 121 Tues. Jan. 22 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 125 Thurs. Jan. 24 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown JUNIOR REPORTERS — NEW MAD SCIENTIST 11 — NEW Extra! Extra! Read all about it. Reporters will dig up news, write about it Same description as Mad Scientist I. All new experiments will betaught. and lay it out. Whether your interest is sports, entertainment, politics, Old and new students welcome. Grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $6.00/4 school news, etc., there is a place for you on the Earle Brown Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Nancy Candea. Newspaper. No previous experience required. For grades 4 -6. # Day Begins Time Location Registration Fee $4.00/4 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Amy Teske. 126 Thurs. Feb. 14 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 122 Tues. Jan, 22 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown Senior Adult Activities If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS Flesher, Senior Adult coordinator at 561 -5448. Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. Activities will include tours, fishing trips, attending stage productions, ball games and the like. If you are interested in such activities and SENIOR HAPPENINGS meeting new friends from the surrounding area, please call and ask to receive the information. Deadline dates listed are on space permitting Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and only basis. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings' tells activities going can be found to take your place. on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. January 9 -OLD LOG THEATER AND LUNCHEON.Deadline, space permitting December 28. Cost $14.75 per person - includes: SOCIAL CLUBS motorcoach, lunch, theater, gratuities, tax and staff escort. Bus pick up 11:20 a.m. and returns approximately 4:45 p.m., Brooklyn Center Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Community Center. Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays throughout the year from Noon - 3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center February 8 - "FEBRUARY FLING" Medina. Luncheon, musical Community Center. There are no dues or club requirements to belong. entertainment and "That Game" — i — — o, are all planned for this very The Brooklyn Twins Club meets the *1st and 3rd Friday of each month festive afternoon. Cost $9.00 per person - includes: transportation, through June at Earle Brown, 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Membership dues are lunch, prizes, tax, gratuities and entertainment. Deadline, January 24, $2.00 annually per person. Any person 60 years of age or older may join; space permitting. Pickup and return time to be announced later. only one spouse must meet the age requirements. March 16 - GUTHRIE. Join us on this Saturday outing for the toe - tapping musical "Anything Goes ". Cost $12.50 per person - includes: BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING transportation, theater ticket on main floor (value $18.95) and staff escort. Deadline, February2l, space permitting. Bus pick up 12:30 p.m. Free screening is done at the following areas: and returns approximately 5:15 p.m., Brooklyn Center Community Community Center —Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 Center. p.m. CEAP — Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE West Fire Station — Monday- Friday, 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. & Saturday & See Adult Activities for information. Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. CLASSES T.A.P. Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live classes at 1 12 the registration fee. This does not apply to classes requiring alone. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs supplies or Sr. Aqua Exercise. in some cases Emergency situations. If you are interested in the program for yourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225. We SWIMMING POOL really care about our participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center Police Department. Senior Adult memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years old and over, at a special rate of $6.00 for3 months. Application GIFT TRUNK may be made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident and resident seniors not interested in membership may swim for $1.25 per time - A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. single admission. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561- SWIM LESSONS 4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1 st Wednesday of the montt. from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. No Gift Trunk in January. See Adult Swim Lessons in the Swim Section of this brochure. 11 Special Activities BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m., the second Tuesday of every month from September through May in the Social Hall of the Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. The purpose of the organization is to promote social, cultural and civic activities for area TRIPS AND OUTINGS women. Membership is open to any women over the age of 21. Yearly Special trips and events are offered at group discounts planned by the dues are $5.00. On January 8 enjoy "Luncheon is Served" and Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, entertainment. Tickets are required for this event and it begins at noon. Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale. February 12 will feature a speaker on porcelain dinner settings. On Registration taken on a first -come basis. Sorry, NO phone reservations, March 12 enjoy a Ukrainian egg coloring demonstration. Refreshments lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New Hope will be special Ethnic treats. Our 1st trip is to the Bali Hi for lunch and an Recreation, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN. 55428,533 -1521. exciting showon January22.On February23lunch will beatthe Hanson See which trip program described below is best for you. House and then to the Old Log Theater. On March 26 we will tour FAMILY FARE Minneapolis and have lunch and shop at River Place. For further information call 561 -4025. Families will want to take advantage of these special offerings, planned with the family in mind. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you do not have children in school and would like the information, BROOKLYN COMMUNITY LIBRARY please call 561 -5448. The media desk is now open for public use during most of the regular January 19 — WINTER PICNIC ? ?! Fight Winter BLAHS pack a picnic library hours. The desk provides viewing and listening areas for Yz" and and beach blanket and enjoy an afternoon of fun at the Brooklyn Center 'W' video tapes, cable TV, 8mm and 16mm films, film strips, audio Community Center Pool. Family beachball volleyball, games, music and cassettes, phonograph records and slides. Users are served on a first activities for preschoolers in the wading pool plus lots of free time for come basis with a 30 minute time limit during peak periods. swimming, are all part of the fun. Special reduced admission: adults The Brookdale Area Library Friends group organized in October, had a $1.00, youth (15 -17) .754, and children (5 -14) .500. Nochargefor4years very successful booksale in November. Anyone wishing information and under. Floatation devices, fins, masks or snorkels are not permitted, about the Friends or wishing to join the Friends of the Brookdale Area No transportation. Deadline to register, Monday, January 14. Library may call 566 -1261 during regular business hours. March 31 — Peter And The Wolf, It's a first — Rich Little with the A calendar of events is issued monthly, and lists programs offered by the Minnesota Orchestra! If you think you know Peter And The Wolf, think library for children and adults. Copies may be picked up at the library. again, because you have never heard it like this. The music is already delightful ... Little turns it into aconcert of pure fun. Cost $16.00 per Library Hours are: Monday through Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., person for tickets regularly priced at $16.50 includes transportation, Friday and Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 12 noon to 5:00 ticket and staff escort. Deadline March 4, space permitting. No refunds. p.m. For renewal of material and hours, please call 566 -2034. For Bus pick up 2:15 p.m. Brooklyn Center Community Center. Returns reference and information assistance, please call 566 -8300. approximately 5:30 p.m. SINGLE'S CENTER FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB Quilters meet at the Brooklyn Center Community Center the 1st and 3rd The District 281 Community Education and Service Division has Wednesday of the month, excluding June — August from 1000 a.m. - designed a program to provide SINGLE ADULTS with recreation, social 2:00 p.m. (Childcare available until 12:15 p.m. 60¢ per hr. per child). If and educational activities in the Single's Center. Each Friday a you need a little inspiration to get started on that quilt you've been discussion group and drop -in, known as Speakeasy North, starts at 8:00 wanting to make, come join the "Quilting Bee." Each person brings their p.m. On Tuesdays dance lessons are available for $1.00 and the drop -in own project to work on. Questions, call 561 -1219. center will be open. We have free parking and bus accessibility. For further information call 535 -1790 ext. 208. S.O.S. DIET CLUB FAMILY MOVIE AND FREE SWIM — JAN. 18 Trying to lose weight? Our diet club, Slim or Sorry meets every Monday, 6:30 p.m. at Garden City School. Nominal dues, new members Get the whole family together for the movie Freaky Friday and Free welcome. Swim at the Community Center. First, beginning at 7:00 p.m. see the movie. After the movie, stay for a free swim, relax in the Sauna or work out inthe Exercise Room. All children must beaccompanied by an adult. Church groups and youth groups are welcome. Admission Fee is $1.25 BROOKLYN CENTER CIVIC CENTER (children under 5 free). A great night of family entertainment. Coming March 18 is the movie Hot Lead And Cold Feet. AND MINNESOTA CANOE ASSOCIATION, INC. BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND PRESENTS The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park TWO OUTSTANDING FREE PROGRAMS Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post high school PREPARE TO PADDLE WOODSTRIP CANOE age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at North View Jr. High. New members are welcome. For more information call the Park A new speaker every hour on BUILDING SHOW and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. Director Woody Hoiseth. some phase of canoeing. THE Third Annual BEST OF MCA SPEAKERS. Featuring nationally known BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS (Social Hall - Level) canoe designers & builders SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1985 sharing their knowledge. The chorus is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. demonstrating their techniques. Parks and Recreation Departments and is for children in grades 1 -8. It AR 23, 1985 h provides opportunity to sing with a professional band, work with a our. (Arts fi Crafts Room A different film shown every 12:00 SATURDAY, FEB noon FEBRUARY 23, choreographer and receive vocal coaching along with their rehearsals. h er Level The chorus performs several times throughout the year including the pp ) Continuous program of spea- annual Spring Show at Park Center. Registration Fee $5.00 /per year . For more information call Al kers, demonstrations, and Rehearsals are Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Junior High School. Gustaveson 788 -8525. display of hand made wood Director Jane Vigue. For information, call 561 -5448. canoes. For more information call Bob BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES Brown 423 -7557. The Harmonettes are women over high school age who enjoy music. Performances are g ven throughout the metro area with an annual INSTRUCTORS WANTED spring finale show. The show is developed each year with new songs, costumes and choreographed dances accompanied by a four piece The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department is continually band. There is a nominal registration fee. The group is co- sponsored by hiring people with special skills or talents as After School Instructors. If Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parksand Recreation Departments. you or someone you know enjoys working with children and are For information call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 8:00 p.m. at available after school, call Sue, ext. 174. Instructors for adult craft or Brooklyn Junior High School, new members welcome. Director Jane hobby classes are also needed, days, evenings and week -ends. Call and Vigue. share your idea for a new class, with Kathy, (call 561- 5448), ext. 170. 12 SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED SPRING BAZAAR The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will host its 4th Annual Spring Bazaar on Saturday, March 30. Crafters interested in participating may call to be put on the INFORMATION mailing list the first week in January. Call 561 -5448. ADAPTED RECREATION COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Adapted recreation in the Northwest Suburbs is more fun than ever! Join The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at us for a Winter full of new friends and old friends, new skills and activities various times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for guaranteed to tickle your fancy. (Programs are for mentally retarded small art and hobby collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for children 6 years to young adults age 15 +). further information. The Northwest Cooperative is an effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Suburban Community Services. All programs will require a certain number of participants. To ensure The photo darkroom located in the Brookyn Center Community Center proper head counts, please register prior to the program. The fee varies is open to all interested persons for a fee of $1.00 per hour. Users must for each of the programs. For information call Kris Orluck at 933 -9311. furnish their own chemicals and paper. Persons who have completed our Darkroom Techniques class are eligible to use the lab. Persons who TMR/EMR ADULTS - 16 YEARS + have had darkroom training somewhere else, must attend one of our Photo Lab Orientation sessions. See Adult Activities for information. FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER - Continuous Fridays beginning Jan. 11 at Northport School. This social recreation program includes a variety of activities: dances, crafts, special events and sports. GIFT CERTIFICATES CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSONS - Recreational lessons in cross Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or cologne for country skiing. This will be held at ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE on birthday and holiday gifts, or can not think of something original, get a Tuesday nights, Jan. 22 - Feb. 19. Parks and Recreation gift certificate. We have many classes, swim WINTER TRIP - A trip will be planned for late January to the Science memberships, trips, special events and merchandise for all ages and Museum and the Omni Theater. interests in any monetary value. The certificates are available in the Parks and Recreation Department at the Brooklyn Center Community WINTER FUN- January2. Aday to do favorite Winter activities: sliding, Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For skating and snow sculpture. information call 561 -5448. TMR /EMR CHILDREN - 6 -15 YEARS EARLE BROWN DAYS COMMITTEE SATURDAY ACTION /RAINBOW KIDS - Social recreation programs for EMR and TMRchildren. Meets on Sat. from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. beginning Individuals, business and community groups are needed to help plan Jan. 12. Earle Brown Days. Tentative dates for 1985 are June 7, 8, and 9. The WINTER FUN - Ada of fun in the snow for children on Jan. 2. We'll be committee will begin planning for 85 this Winter. Anyone interested in Y getting involved can call Lonnie at the Chamber of Commerce, 566 - sliding and skating, making snowmen and forts. 8650. Winter Activities SKI CHAPERONES NEEDED JUNIOR HIGH SKI TRIPS The Brooklyn Center Parks & Recreation Department is looking for Ski Watch for flyers in the junior highs orcall561 -5448. All ski trips have pick Chaperones for the Elementary and Junior High Trips, Call Sue at 561- ups at North View Jr. High (69th & Zane) and the Community Center. 5448 for more information. Times vary. Parent permission slip required. Bus fee for all trips is $4.50. (Bus fee for Spirit Mountain is slightly higher). Trip # Ski Area Date Lift Rental SNOW TUBING - FOR KIDS 131 Birch Park Jan. 11 $4.50 $4.50 Come join in the fun of Winter Snow Tubing at Green Acres located in 132 Wild Mountain Jan. 18 $5.00 ee fr Lake Elmo, MN. For grades 2 -6. Bus leaves North View at 4:00 p.m. and 133 Spirit Mountain Jan. 21 $7.00 free the Community Center at 4:15 p.m. Bus returns approximately 8:45 p.m. 134 Afton Alps Feb. 1 $5.50 $5.00 Fee includes transportation, supervision and tube rental. Green Acres 135 Trolihaugen Feb. 15 $5.50 $5.50 has a Chalet so students can bring a lunch or buy. Registration Fee 136 Wild Mountain Feb. 22 $5.00 $5.00 $7.50. Deadline to register is Friday, February 8, space permitting. 137 Welch Village March 1 $4.50 $6.00 # Day Date Location (REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY) 127 Fri. Feb. 15 Green Acres (REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY) ICE SKATING LESSONS Begining through advanced instruction, taught by professional skaters. SNOW TUBING - FOR TEENS Includes '/s hour lesson and practice. For ages 3 through adult. Please Winter Tubing is fun for all ages. Join us at Green Acres in Lake Elmo, arrive 30 minutes early for your first lesson. Meet at Brookyn Park MN. Bus leaves North View at 3:30 p.m. and the Community Center at Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N. Registration Fee $24.00/6 3:45 p.m. Bus returns approximately 8:30 p.m. Green Acres has a Chalet, Sessions. so students can bring a lunch or buy. Registration Fee $8.50 includes # Day Begins Time Location tube rental, tranportation and supervision. Deadline for registration is 138 Wed. Jan. 16 5:45 p.m. BPCAC Friday, February 1, space permitting. 139 Sat. Feb. 16 2:45 p.m. BPCAC # Day Date Location 140 Sat. Feb. 16 3:45 p.m. BPCAC 128 Fri, Feb. 8 Green Acres 141 Wed. March 6 6:15 p.m. BPCAC (REGISTRATION ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY) ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE 5TH & 6TH GRADE TRIPS Join in the fun at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove All programs require reservations; some require fee. To make reservations or for Watch for flyers in the elementary schools or call 561 -5448. Bus leaves program information call Eastman Nature Center, 420 -4300. North View Jr. High at 8:30 a.m. and the Community Center at8:45 a.m. Bus returns approximately 4:30 p.m. Bus fee is $4.50 (pay when ADVANCED CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSON rental. Ski fee of $3.00 includes lift ticket, lesson and equipment For individuals who have had the basics of cross country skiing. This # Area Date class will introduce the telmark, parallel and skate turns; double ploeing 129 Afton Alps Jan. 21 and advanced waxing techniques. Class should meet at the Trailhead 130 Welch Village March 1 Building at Elm Creek Park Reserve. Deadline to register is Dec. 28. (REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY) Registration Fee $9.00/2 Sessions. (Ski Rental is extra). Class 2 hrs. # Day Begins Time Location 142 Sun. Jan. 6 1:00 P.M. Elm Creek Park Reserve REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY 13 t- WINTER ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADULT SKI TRIPS SKATING RINKS All adults are invited to join us as we visit a different area each Wednesday. Bus pick ups at Osseo Bus Garage, Four Seasons Mall and The following rinks and shelter buildings will be supervised as follows: the Community Center. Times vary with each of these day trips. If you *Denotes Hockey Rinks. would like a 1985 ski brochure, call 561 -5448. Registration will not be Weekdays 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. taken at Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. Ski Area Date Bus Lift Rental Saturday and Vacation Days 1:00 - 9:00 P.M. Buck Hill Jan. 9 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 $ 5.00 Sundays 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. Wild Mountain Jan. 16 $ 6.00 $ 8.00 $ 6.00 Evergreen 'Garden City Welch Village Jan. 23 $ 6.00 $ 7.00 $ 8.00 'West Palmer Kylawn Spirit Mountain Jan. 30 $10.00 $ 9.00 $ 9.00 *Willow Lane Northport Trollhaugen Feb. 6 $ 6.00 $ 6.00 $ 5.00 'Orchard Lane Grandview Afton Alps Feb. 13 $ 3.00 $ 8.00 $ 6.00 Welch Village Feb. 20 $ 6.00 $ 7.00 $ 8.00 Rinks at Lions and Brooklane will be maintained only. No supervision. Spirit Mountain Feb. 27 $10.00 $ 9.00 $ 9.00 Skating season generally runs from December 15 through February 15. (REGISTRATIONS ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY AT BROOKLYN PARK This could be earlier or later depending on weather conditions. AND ROBBINSDALE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENTS). Swim Activities Swim registration starts at 9 :00 a.m. on Saturday, January 5, 1985. All ADULT SWIM LESSONS other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (numbers given out 1 hour Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and high school before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR SWIM LESSONS, age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush upon your strokes. PLEASE GIVE US THE NUMBER OF THE CLASS. Classes are 40 minutes in length. Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. CLASSES MEET ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 166 Sat. Jan. 12 10:40 a.m. CC CHILDCARE SERVICE 167 Tues. Jan. 15 7:45 p.m. CC 168 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:45 p.m. CC The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. 169 M & W Jan. 14 11:15 a.m. CC The minimum age is6 months. The cost is600 per child per hour for each 170 M & W Feb. 18 11:15 a.m. CC preschool child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday- Friday9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m, beginning January 7th. Additional times maybe noted in theclescription of acluItclasses. For further information call 561-5448, ADULT SUPER CHICKEN Separate classes for those persons, high school age and up, who havea PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS real fear of water. Here is an opportunity to ovecome that fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. Super Chicken Lesson in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must classes are held the same days and times as adult lessons, see schedule. accompany the child in the water, preferably the same parent each time. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 6 hour. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS # Day Begins Time Location Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View 143 Sat. Jan. 12 10:05 a.m. CC 144 Mon. Jan. 14 6:00 p.m. NVJH Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for 145 Tues. Jan. 15 6:00 p.m. CC further information. 561 -5448, Ext. 171. 146 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS 147 M & W Jan. 14 10:05 a.m. CC 148 M & W Feb. 18 10:05 a.m. CC Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically and /or mentally handicapped. Classes are one half hour in len with a PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS Les rati one student to one instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany # Day Begins Time Location 171 Sat. Jan. 12 9:30 a.m. CC the child in the water. The following lessons levels are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 DIVING h � udents /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 112 Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard forchildren who are CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS intermediate or better swimmers. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. # Day Begins Time Location Classes 30 min. 149 Sat. Jan. 12 9:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 150 Sat. Jan. 12 10:05 a.m. CC 172 Tues. Jan. 15 6:35 p.m. CC 151 Mon. Jan. 14 6:00 p.m. NVJH 152 T ues . Jan. 15 6:00 p.m. CC BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY 153 T Jan. 17 6:00 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skills in self rescue, 154 M & W Jan. 14 9:30 a.m. CC extensions and artificial respiration will be taught. Students must passa 155 M & W Jan. 14 10:40 a.m. CC preliminary swimming test and must attend every class. Absences will 156 M & W Feb. 18 9:30 a.m. CC not be made up. Classes are 60 minutes in length. Registration Fee 157 M & W Feb. 18 10:40 a.m. CC $20.00110 classes. # Day Begins Time Location CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS 173 Sat. Jan. 12 9:00 a.m. CC Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes ' /2 hour. A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be able # Day Begins Time Location to tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA 158 Sat. Jan. 12 10:40 a.m. CC and 6 hours of student guarding time will also be a required part of the 159 Sat. Jan. 12 11:15 a.m. CC course. Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. 160 Mon. Jan. 14 6:35 p.m. NVJH Registration Fee $35.00/10 Sessions and includes all materials needed. 161 Mon. Jan. 14 7:10 p.m. NVJH Classes 3 hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. 162 Tues. Jan. 15 6:35 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 163 Tues. Jan. 15 7:10 p.m. CC 174 Sun. Jan. 13 7:00 p.m. CC 164 Thurs. Jan. 17 6:35 p.m. CC Workshop Days - Saturday, February 2 - CPR, February 23 MMFA. 9:00 165 Thurs. Jan. 17 7:10 p.m. CC a.m. at the Community Center. *Student guarding will be arranged *. 14 SWIM ACTIVITIES CONTINUED Brooklyn Center Community Center ® o 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY e BROOKLYN CENTER, MN 55430 0 561 -5448 OPEN WATER SCUBA COURSE This class is designed for adults interested in underwater diving. Must be able to swim 220 yards of any stroke, swim underwater for 20 yards, and float or tread water for 15 minutes. Each person must provide his own COMMUNITY CENTER MEMBERSHIP RATES mask, fins and snorkel by the second lesson. Other equipment will be provided. Class is 4 hours in length and will meet once a week for 6 Memberships entitle the member to the use of the Swimming Pool, weeks. Course fee also includes seven hours of open water dives. Exercise Room and Sauna during recreational or "open" periods. On completion of the course an internationally recognized certification 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year card will be award. Instructor Jim Campos. Registration Fee $80.00/6 Family $57.00 $96.00 $160.00 Weeks. Individual $32.00 $53.00 $ 90.00 # Day Begins Time Location 175 Sun. Jan. 13 4:00 p.m. CC Family membership will be limited to parents and children living at home 20 years of age and under. SCUBA OPEN SWIM A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. SENIOR ADULT RATES Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other 3 month membership for Brooklyn Center residents 62 years & older - interested persons. Cost: 75¢ per time. $6.00. # Day Begins Time Location Single Admission rate for Senior Adults resident or non - resident 62 176 Thurs. Jan. 10 8:30 p.m. NVJH years & older, $1.25. NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM — COST 50¢ /SWIM GENERAL ADMISSION Begins Jan. 10 — Thursday — 7:30 -8:30 p.m. Adult (18 &over) $2.25 Youth (15 -17) $1.75 Begins Jan. 14 — Monday — 8:00 -9:00 p.m. Children (5 -14) $1.50 Begins Jan. 23 — Wednesday — 8:00 -9:00 p.m. OPEN SWIM SCHEDULE NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at69th and Zane 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. TUESDAY - THURSDAY Avenue North are available for rental at various times during the weekend. Call the Community Center at 561 -5448 for further 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. information. Cost: Pool $20.00 /per hour. Gym $6.00 /per hour. 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only) SATURDAY 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (Adults Only - NEW) COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL 1:00 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school, SUNDAY group, or party at various times during the week. Call the Community 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Center at 561 -5448 for further information. Cost: $37.00 /per hour. MONDAY - FRIDAY 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS Adults and /or organized groups only. JANUARY — Enjoy Summer in January - Bring your picnic lunch and swim for half price on January 19 from 1 -4 p.m. The wading pool is open to children ONLY when supervised bya parent. FEBRUARY — A Valentine Special - On February 16 bring a friend for The wading pool is closed during the following hours: 160 with one paid general admission. Tuesday & Thursday — 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Saturday — 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. En MARCH — Patrick's Special -Wear green and swim for half price! School ages children ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THEBUILDING DURING Enjoy FREE POPCORN all day Sunday, March 17 - 1:00- SCHOOL HOURS. On school holidays students will be admitted at 1:00 6:00 p.m. p.m., Children under 1st grade MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN APRIL — Have fun at our Easter Egg Match on Saturday, April 13. ADULT in the building at all times. MAY — Take a Double Dip - Come and take a dip in our pool. Have a dip of ice cream before leaving - Saturday, May 11. EXERCISE ROOM & SAUNA SCHEDULE Watch for further information distributed by the Parks and Recreation MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY Department. 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. TUESDAY - THURSDAY LIFE. BE IN IT AND SWIM 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this 8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. (Adults Only) opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on your own. SATURDAY SUNDAY Start by swimming '/C mile at a time. Earn A Red Cross certificate and 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 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. 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 BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB THAN THIS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED EVEN IF ACCOMPANIED BY A All boys and girls age 6 and up are invited to join the Brooklyn Swim PARENT. Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club for competitive GAMEROOM swimming. B.S.C. provides an opportunity to meet newfriends, improve Enjoy our gameroom equipped with foosball, pool, video games and swimming strokes, build self- confidence through goal- setting and learn pinball. good sportsmanship through competitive swimming. For further information call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. B.S.C. is sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. A free SNACKBAR two week trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who would like to try competitive swimming. Visit our refreshment area, located next to the game room. 15 Bulk Rate B ROOKLYN U.S. Postage 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID 3 CENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 M PA Mn. Permit No. 2170 TO: BROOKLYN CENTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION PARKS AND RECREATION 1. All registration must be made at the Park and Recreation office in ADVISORY COMMISSION the Community Center beginning 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday (numbers will be handed out at noon). (Swim registration is sepa- of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission ad- rate — see box). vises the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in "Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before Jan. 7. Brooklyn Center. No phone registrations. Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels 2 On opening day of registration, Saturday, Jan. 5, a person may Jacuelyn Albright Don Peterson Mike Streitz sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date, you may register for as many people as you wish. 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, 1:00 THE BROOKLYN CENTER p.m. -9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come - Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the fee has been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the accep- the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient tance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship number of people sign up. of old age, through a healthy, satisfying use of leisure time. Eugene H. Hagel— Director of Parks and Recreation 5. Instructor will not be permitted to accept registration at the activ- Henry Davis — Superintendent of Parks ity location. Arnie Mavis — Superintendent of Recreation Kathy Flesher— Program Supervisor 6. Should you find it necPSSary to transfer session or class times, Susan LaCrosse — Program Supervisor this may be done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer Gayle Gardner — Aquatic Supervisor fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Community Center, 7. Request for refunds must be received at least 24 hours before the second class session, however, there will be a $3.00 service charge on any refund before the first class begins and a $4.00 REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. service charge before the second class begins. Refund policy WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, JAN. 7. except where noted in class description. ,I 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 NAME space and competent instruction is available (Last) (First) 9. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn ADDRESS Center may enjoy most activity classes at 1 12 the registration fee. - - - 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 (Phone) (Work Phone) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation ACTIVITY Dept. (Location) 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators 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, Jan. 5, starting at 9.00 am. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons. (Numhers will be handed out at 8:00 a.m.)