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1984 Edition 43 August 31 THE SOMETHING MORE CITY N WS TT R INCLU 1984 FALL BR RECREATI PARKS AND D EPARTMENT BR REGISTRATION BEGINS SEPTEMBER 8TH SEE BACK PAGE FOR INFORMATION r• '� �' 1, �t � � � 1 • i 1 Ci Ty BROok N CENTER / REPORT* MANAGER'S AUGUST, 1984 NO. 43 Please Register Prior To El ections; Avoid Long Waiti Residents are strongly urged to Registration is allowed at the allowed for the procedure. register prior to election day in an polling places on election day, For the convenience of residents, effort to avoid long waiting in lines. however, plenty of time should be voter registration Is conducted at the Brooklyn Center City Hall BROOKLYN PARK BORDER throughout the year, with the w e exception of 20 days prior to an election. 9 �`` ���� a: 4 Q� � Also, registration postcards may UJ a 69TH AVE. N. Q be obtained by stopping in at City Z Hall, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, ¢ 69TH AVE. N. 69TH AVE. N. ui o s or by calling 561 -5440. These cards cr -94 m r N ��FC Z should be completely filled out and Y 90 9�F�p mailed back to the City in order to complete the registration process. CL 66TH AVE. N. The cards will not be accepted by o W the election judges at the polls on ° 63RD AVE. N. > ¢ Fr election day. va �r QQ Pre - registration for the primary, 61ST AVE. N. oQ� which will be on Tuesday, Septem- W ber 11, closes on Tuesday, August Z 21 at 5 p.m. Pre - registration for the 58TH AVE. N. m 58TH AVE. N. general election, which will be on Tuesday, November 6, closes on Tuesday, October 16 at 5 p.m. 1 To be eligible to vote In Brooklyn W Center, an Individual must be at o least 18 years of age on the day of 538D AVE. N. the election; a citizen of the United i5 8 States; a resident of the state for at Z least 20 days prior to the election; and be properly registered. If you have previously registered X there is no need to go through the X process again, unless you have failed to vote once in four ROBBINSDALE BORDER preceding years, moved to a different address, or you have POLLING PLACES changed your name. As stated, registration is allowed on election days although long waiting in lines PRECINCT 1 ... Harron Methodist Church, 5452 Dupont Avenue North. will result. PRECINCT 2 ... Earle Brown Elementary School, 5900 Humboldt Continued on Page 3 Avenue North. PRECINCT 3 ... Evergreen Elementary School, 7020 Dupont Avenue North. *Citizen inquiries and requests may PRECINCT 4 ... St. Alphonsus Church, 7025 Halifax Avenue North. be directed at the City Administra- PRECINCT 5 ... Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Avenue North. tion. if there is any question regard - PRECINCT 6 ... Garden City School, 6400 Brooklyn Boulevard. ing a service that we are authorized PRECINCT 7 ... Cross of Glory Church, 5940 Ewing Avenue North. to perform, please call us at PRECINCT 8 ... Northport Elementary School, 5421 Brooklyn Boulevard. 561 -5440. PRECINCT 9 ... St. Alphonsus Church, 7025 Halifax Avenue North. 2 New City Please Be Patient Hall Hours When You Call For the general information of quickly, and those waiting will hear Starting Tuesday, September 4, residents who call the Brooklyn a few rings before an answer. the Brooklyn Center City Hall will Center City offices, the current The obvious problems occur be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. phone system has seven incoming during peak calling times, severe Previously, the City Hall was open lines, and two lines from the weather or emergencies, or when until 5 p.m. Community Center. callers are not sure which Studies and past experience Although the system is designed particular department they need, indicate that hardly any City busi- to receive all the incoming calls, the and may ask questions of the ness is conducted in the 4:30 p.m. operator can answer only one call operator. to5p .m. period, either at the off Ices at a time. If the phone rings six A similar waiting problem can or through the telephone. times at the Community Center, it is occur if your call is answered and then automatically forwarded back then forwarded to a specific depart- The change in hours will simplify to the switchboard. ment, but no one answers the personnel scheduling and will be Waiting callers hear the phone phone in that department. Since consistent with most other ring until the operator is able to employees in that particular governmental jurisdictions in the respond. Usually, the operator can department may be out of the office metropolitan area. respond and forward the calls to and in the field, and if the secretary the necessary departments is busy with another call, it may again seem that the phone is not ElecfionsContinued being properly answered. In this from Page 2 case, the switchboard operator will try to take a message. However, if • A registered voter in your several calls are being handled, this To register at the polls, a resident precinct who will sign an oath may not be possible. must present one of the following stating that you reside in the Residents are asked to be as proof of residence: precinct in which you are voting. patient. If you are having problems • College students may use any of with the call being answered, and if • Valid driver's license showing the following, providing it shows possible, please call back in a short address in precinct. their address in the precinct: period of time. • Valid non - qualification certifi- student fee statement, student For more efficient service, state cate issued by the Minnesota identification card, student your concern and the operator will Department of Public Safety and registration card. connect you with the proper showing address in precinct. The primary election will be on department. The switchboard is • Notice of ineffective registration. Tuesday, September 11 and the answered Monday through Friday, • Valid registration in the same general election will be on from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. precinct but from an old address. Tuesday, November 6. A precinct The Emergency number is 911; • Driver's instruction permit or map and list of polling places the Police non - emergency and receipt. accompany this story. information number is 561 -5443; • Receipt of passing the test for a For additional Information please the City Hall number is 561 -5440; Minnesota Instructional Permit contact the Brooklyn Center City and the Community Center number or Driver's License. Hall at 561 -5440. is 561 -5448. Even Year Elections Proposed By City's Charter Commissi on The Brooklyn Center Charter are also held, along with an obvious numbered years be extended Commission has proposed a City reduction in election expense. through the last business day in the charter change to conduct elec- The Charter Commission also even - numbered year, following the tions only every two years during recommends that Council terms be expiration date of the term. even numbered years, as compared four -years in duration, and two- Anyone with any questions or to annual elections. years for the Mayor. In addition, if comments concerning the A study from the league of the proposed change is adopted by proposed charter change should Minnesota Cities indicates, that ordinance, it is also recommended contact a member of the Charter during even -year elections, the that all incumbents holding office Commission, a City Council - voter turnout will greatly increase at the time of the adoption, and member, or call the city offices for since state and national elections whose terms expire on odd- additional information. 3 Crime Pr evention Week Is Set For Se pt ember - 22 16 used in solving child sexual abuse to become involved in helping to BROOKLYN CENTER cases, and the uniform and prevent crime. weapons worn and carried by Funds contributed to this non - C RIME police officers. profit citizens group are used to Tours of the department will be publicize and pay rewards, buy PREVENTION conducted throughout the information, and use as "buy" F UND afternoon, and fingerprinting of money in drug deals or other illicit children will be done for those who activities. are interested. Refreshments will All community residents are also be served. asked to join in the activities In addition, Neighborhood Crime planned during Crime Prevention Prevention Forums will be held at Week, and additional information three locations on Tuesday, Sep- regarding specific schedules and v tember 18; Wednesday, September events can be obtained by calling n 19; and Thursday, September 20. the Brooklyn Center Police 0 � The forums will focus on home and Department at 561 -5443. 561 -6649 �,) personal security, use of 911, ti q forming neighborhood watch fr YSERVIC groups, and how and when to Non Emergency – contact the Police Department. During the entire week, local Call 561 -5443 The Brooklyn Center Crime businesses and residents will be Prevention Fund is sponsoring its asked to contribute to the Crime Residents needing to contact the first Crime Prevention Week Prevention Fund. A joint luncheon Brooklyn Center Police Depart - starting Sunday, September 16 of the Brooklyn Center Rotary Club ment for non - emergency matters, through Saturday, September 22. and Chamber of Commerce will be or just to obtain information should The activities will begin with an held to heighten the awareness of call 561 -5443. open house on Sunday, at the the business community. All emergency calls should be Police Department, 6301 Shingle The week's activities will made by calling 911, and relating to Creek Parkway, from 1 p.m. to 4 conclude with the second annual police, fire or medical assistance of p.m Plans for the Open House Walk -A -Thou for Crime Prevention any type. include the display of squad cars, which will involve the Brooklyn the Hennepin County Crime Lab, Center trailway system. Children North Ambulance rig, a State from the local schools will ' Highway patrol car and helicopter, participate, and prizes will be Please Drive an armored truck, and the Fire available to all participants. Please j �• Department boat and rescue support those pledging to walk VV t Caution vehicle. one, five or 10 miles. Special equipment used by the The goals of the Crime The school year will be starting Police department will also be on Prevention Week are to raise shortly and motorists are urged to display, including the new money for the Crime Prevention drive with extra caution, especially intoxilizer used in arresting drunk Fund, and to create a greater near the intersections and school drivers, anatomically correct dolls awareness of the need for residents crossings. Parents with children riding bikes to school should also instruct Send check or money order to: the youngsters on the proper CRIME PREVENTION FUND operation of a bike. A high 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway percentage of riders are young and Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 do not realize the perils of sudden changes of direction. Yes! I want to help, enclosed is my contribution $5 $10 $15 $ —_.._ Motorists are also reminded to be I would like to help in some way, please call me when you need assistance. on the lookout for school patrols and school buses. When a school NAME I bus is stopped, and the yellow lights are flashing, a motorist must ADDRESS wait and cannot pass the bus. Also, when a school patrol flag is down, a lP PHONE motorist must wait until the flag is L lifted prior to proceeding. 4 Adequate Supply Of Air Can Prevent Health Hazard Past issues of the Manager's and death. This is especially true in draw; furnace flue backs up. Report indicated the possibility of a homes that use a fireplace or other Introduction of combustion airto situation being created which solid fuel burning devices to the home can be accomplished if could result in serious health and supplement the heat primarily needed at a reasonable cost, life problems. delivered by the gas furnace. depending on the materials or The possible hazard could occur The negative is carbon devices to be used. unless an adequate supply of monoxide, which is colorless, If you have any questions or outside air is brought into the odorless gas produced when fuel suspect a problem you could home. Fresh air is needed for is not burned completely, or when contact the Brooklyn Center combustion in furnaces, fireplaces, the flame does not receive Inspection Department at 561 - wood stoves, gas water heaters and sufficient oxygen. 5440. clothes dryers. Signs indicating a lack of For further information on this Most houses have two or three sufficient air are as follows: possible problem, please contact gas applicances which require headaches, nausea, dizziness; Minnegasco and request their outside air for good combustion, excessive humidity; heavily frosted Combustion Air leaflet by calling and the State Building Code also windows; fireplace smokes, won't 372 -4670. requires openings to the outside to provide this fresh air. Sealing doors, windows and permanent Containers cracks can eliminate much of the air that is required for gas ap h and combustion. Must Be Out Of Sight Finishing ing an and insulating basement family rooms can also cause problems. Consideration should be Storage of refuse between adjacent streets or any other given to provide proper fresh air to collection dates can be either residential place within 50 feet of furnaces and other gas appliances. inside the garage or basement, or the location of the containers. The introduction of combustion outside at the rear or side of the Containers used for garbage air into the home around the building. must be either regular metal or furnace and water heater areas can If kept outside, the containers plastic cans or impervious bags. mean the difference between life must be screened from view of Other wastes such as papers or empty cans can be stored in card- board boxes or similar containers. Disposable containers, regard - City of Brooklyn Center less of what they contain, can be placed on the curb for pick -up by CITY COUNCIL the garbage hauler. The disposable containers must be securely shutto Dean Nyquist ............................. ..........................Mayor prevent spilling or blowing out of Bill Hawes ..................... ............................... Councilman the contents. Gene Lhotka ................... ............................... Councilman permanent type containers Celia Scott .................. ............................... Councilwoman cannot be set on the curb. Rich Theis ....................... . ........................... Councilman Regardless of what the hauler says, • , , the containers must be picked up Gerald Splinter ................ ............................... City Manager from the permanent storage area, SERVICE DIRECTORY or the containers can be set in front of the garage doors, or immediately Emergency Number (24 Hours) in front of the house. POLICE- FIRE - MEDICAL .. _ ........ . ............................... 911 The containers cannot be set out Police (non- emergency, information) .......... ................ 561 -5443 earlier than sunset preceding the City Hall Offices ................... ................... 561 -5440 regular pick -up day. (Monday- Friday — 8 A.M. to 4:30 P.%) The City of Brooklyn Center does Community Center ............... .:............................. 561 -5448 ( not pick -up refuse, but will provide CITY OFFICES 1 residents with a list of haulers. For 111 additional information regarding 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway the regulations or to obtain a list of Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55430 the haulers, please call the City Hall at 561 -5440. 5 1984 FALL PARKS & RECREATION BROCHURE Adult Activities ti, 3 LOCATIONS WHERE CLASSES ARE HELD 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. DANCING FIT Earle Brown School, 59th & Humboldt Ave. N. Evergreen School, 70th & Dupont Ave. N. Fit your exercise to music, for a fun way to shape up and relieve the Fair Oaks School, 5600 -65th Ave. N. stress and strain of everyday living. No dance background necessary. A Garden} City School, 3501 -65th Ave. N. great class for people who have never exercised before or for anyone Northport School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd. who has tried aerobics and because of age, weight or medical reasons North View Jr. High School, (NVJH), 69th & Zane. Ave. N. would like a modified class. Improve your figure and fitness! Orchard Lane School, 6201 Noble Ave. N. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Palmer Lake School, 73rd & West Palmer Lake Drive Wilson. Willow Lane School, 70th & Perry Ave. N. # Day Begins Time Location CHILDCARE SERVICE 15 Mon. Sept. 17 11:30 a.m. CC The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning 16 Tues. Sept. 18 8:00 P.M. CC classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. Thecost is60 perchild per hourforeach WOMEN'S EXERCISE & AEROBIC DANCE preschool child. The "PLAY- CORNER" will be open Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. beginning September 10th. Additional times may be The class is fun, challenging and includes AEROBIC movements in noted in the description of adult classes. For further information call dance combinations. This class is a physical fitness program that offers 561 -5448. 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 EVERYDAY! No dance background necessary. Childcare available for SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE morning classes. Fitness experts encourage participants toreglsterfor2 days per week It possible. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. You 50 min. Instructors Bev Wilson #'s 17, 18, 19, 20 & 22, Joey Henges #21, do not need to be aswimmerorgetyourhairwet. Pleasefurnish doctor's Sharon Pennock #'s 23 & 24, Linda Schiesl #25. name and number when registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 # Day Begins Time Location Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Corinne Steffen. 17 Mon. Sept. 17 9:30 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 18 Mon. Sept. 17 10:30 a.m. CC 1 Tues. Sept. 25 9:15 a.m. CC 19 Tues. Sept. 18 5:00 p.m. CC 20 Tues. Sept. 18 7:00 p.m. CC AQUA EXERCISE 21 Wed. Sept. 19 6:30 p.m. Orchard Lane 22 Thurs. Sept. 20 9:30 a.m. CC Exercise in the water for better health and a trimmer figure. You do not 23 Thurs. Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. Earle Brown need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Enjoy a pleasant and relaxing 24 Thurs. Sept. 20 7:00 p.m. Earle Brown experience through this unique approach to exercise with music. Some 25 Sat. Sept. 22 10:05 a.m. NVJH AEROBICS will also be included. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Mini Sessions will be offered in Nov. & Dec., call for information. Classes 50 min. Instructor Corinne Steffen. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK — 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location WOMEN'S AEROBIC WORKOUT — NEW 2 Tues. Sept. 25 7:20 p.m. NVJH 3 Tues. Sept. 25 10:15 a.m. CC For individuals who have participated in aerobic classes and are ready 4 Thurs. Sept. 27 10:15 a.m. CC for a more invigorating workout. Includes warm -up, aerobic dances, CLASSES TWICE AWEEK — 5 WEEKS cool down and spot exercises for problem areas to music. Wearjogging T & TH. Sept. 6:15 p. NVJH shoes and exercise clothes. Registration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. 5 5 T & TH. Oct. 30 6:15 p.m. NVJH Classes 1 hr. Instructor Joey Henges. # Day Begins Time Location 26 M & W Sept. 24 7:30 p.m. Orchard Lane AQUA EXERCISE — 25 LBS. PLUS 27 M & W Oct. 29 7:30 p.m. Orchard Lane A popular class, unique and different because you must be at least 25 WOMEN'S CONDITIONING lbs. overweight to participate! Swimming skills are not necessary. Regis- tration Fee $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Jan Neitzert. Physical conditioning to look and feel better. The weight training # Day Begins Time Location machine and flexibility program provide a well- rounded fitness 7 Wed. Sept. 12 6:30 p.m. NVJH program. It is tailored to individual needs and provides you with the information you need to set up and pace workouts for future use. This program emphasizes conditioning, endurance, and years of healthy 25 LBS. PLUS living. Class meets Monday and Wednesday for 5 weeks in the This very popular exercise class is unique and different because you Community Center Exercise room. Babysitting available — see must be at least 25lbs. or more overweight! If you've tried to loose weight Childcare Service. Registration Fee $1 weeks. Classes 1 hr. many times and other exercise classes weren't for you, try this one! # Day Begins Time me Location Together exercise, talk, exercise, work, laugh and support 28 M & W Sept. 1:00 P.M. CC g g pport each other 29 M & W Oct. 22 2 1:00 P.M. CC while trying to lose extra pounds. All you need is extra pounds, a sense of humor, loose clothes and a need to TRY AGAIN! Weigh -in will be optional. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat. Registration Fee FIT FOR LIFE —COED $12.50/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. # Day Begins Time Location A well balanced combination of stretching, strengthening and cardio 8 Mon. Sept. 17 6:20 p.m. Palmer Lake vascular exercises designed to challenge an athlete and improve the 9 Mon. Sept. 17 7:20 p.m. Palmer Lake beginner. Fitness evaluations will be included throughout the session. 10 Thurs. Sept. 20 6:20 p.m. Palmer Lake Wear workout clothes and running shoes. Registration Fee $14.00/10 11 Thurs. Sept. 20 7:20 p.m. Palmer Lake Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Corrine Steffen. # Day Begins Time Location TRIMNASTICS 30 Thurs. Sept. 27 7:35 p.m. NVJH Exercises to strengthen, improve muscle tone and flexibility for all 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 fit for Candea #'s 13 & 14. a healthier delivery and easier comeback. 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. Sept. 20 10:30 a.m. CC Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Bev Wilson. 13 Mon. Sept. 24 7:20 p.m. Garden City # Day Begins Time Location 14 Wed. Sept. 26 7:15 p.m. Fair Oaks 6 31 Tues. Sept. 18 6:00 p.m. CC ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE Open to all post high school age women. Recreation and Power divisions, with Fall and Winter leagues. Games are played on Tuesday evenings at North View and Orchard Lane Schools. Team registration fee for Fall is $80.00 for Rec Division and $90.00 for Power Division. Deadline for registration is Sept. 16, an informational meeting will be BEGINNING BALLROOM DANCE after Sept. 16. For more information call Sue at 561 -5448. For couples only. Dancing is a skill that can be learned. Don't sit on the DOG OBEDIENCE side lines and watch others enjoy themselves. Learn the Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Polka and Schottische. Be ready for the next Wedding Dance or a This course is open to people 12 years and older, whose dog is at least 6 nightout on the town! Registration Fee $23.00/8 Sessions. Class 1 hr. months old. This course will teach you how to work with your do in Instructor Les Eck. order to teach him social behavior and self - discipline. For more infor- # Day Begins Time Location mation, call Stanley Orr, 533 -5207. Registration Fee $20.00. Classes 1 hr. 32 Tues. Oct. 1 7:15 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 41 Thurs. Sept. 27 6:30 p.m. Northport SPECIALTY BALLROOM SERIES — NEW Take advantage of this new series of specialty dances. Couples may take *PATCHWORK AND QUILTING an individual session or the complete series. Previous dance experience The class will cover crazy, log cabin, patchwork and quilting, applique, is not necessary. The Latin dances are a must for anyone planning on finishing techniques, cathedral window and methods of making quilts taking a cruise or vacationing in a Latin American Country. Each of the by the square. Registration fee $8.50/4 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. classes meet for 1 hour. Single series fee $4.00 per couple. Complete Instructor Joanne Holznecht. series $14.00 per couple. # Day Begins Time Location CHA CHA CHA — LATIN 42 Thurs. Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. CC # Day Date Time Location 33 Mon. Oct. 29 8:30 p.m. Earle Brown TANGO — LATIN *CHICKEN SCRATCH EMBROIDERY 34 Mon. Nov. 5 8:30 p.m. Earle Brown Chicken scratch is a modern adaptation of a centuries old form of needle MAZURKA — OLD TYME work lace which is becoming popular again. It's so easy, the technique 35 Mon. Nov. 12 8:30 p.m. Earle Brown can be learned in this one session. Come and join the fun! Bring to class: 8" embroidery hoop, white and dark blue embroidery floss, embroidery SAMBA — LATIN needle and scissors. Fabric supplied in class which is included in thefee. 36 Mon. Nov. 19 8:30 p.m. Earle Brown Registration Fee $4.25/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. Childcare available for morning class. # Day Date Time Location TAP DANCE — NEW 43 Mon. Oct. 29 6:45 p.m. CC This dance form popular for years throughout the country is fun and 44 Wed. Nov. 14 9:00 a.m. CC easy to learn. Popular steps, combinations and simple routines are taught to lively music. A great way to exercise and firm the muscles! *TEDDYBEARS Wear HARD sole shoes or tap shoes. This is a beginning course, no previous dance experience necessary. Registration Fee $16.00/10 Make your very own adorable Teddybear for the country touch or just to Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. hug. Learn to cut out and assemble an 18" jointed teddybear. Bring # Day Begins Time Location scissors, needle, pins and brown thread. (Poly stuffing, 1 lb. bag is 37 Mon. Sept. 24 6:20 p.m. Orchard Lane needed for second class). All other material to complete your Teddy will be furnished in class and is included in registration fee. Child care available for day class. Please inquire about details. Registration Fee BALLET $14.00/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructor Pat Wiswell. A universal language of discipline, posture, muscle control, to improve # Day Begins Time Location body tone and figure. No experience required but challenging enough 45 Mon. Sept. 24 12:45 p.m. CC for those who have had previous dance classes. Registration Fee 46 Thurs. Oct. 25 7:00 p.m. CC $16.00/10 Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. 47 Mon. Nov. 19 7:00 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 38 Mon. Sept. 24 6:30 p.m. Garden City *BASIC SILK FLOWERS Planning a wedding? Need a new look for your home? Come learn how JUDO easy it is to make silk flowers. An experienced instructor will teach you basic instruction for completion of five flowers most often used in For men and women who are interested in learning the basic skills or bouquets and arrangements — daisy, mum, azalea, carnation and rose more advanced techniques of Judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree Black Belt, (so real you can smell it!). Other flowers will be demonstrated by provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students may join instructor. Bring scissors and wire cutter to class. Allow $3.50 for the Brooklyn Center Judo Club, which is nationally sanctioned. All materials to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. sessions held in North View Jr. High Wrestling Room. Registration Fee Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Class #39 Beginning; Class #40 # Day Date Time Location Advanced; For adults and children. 48 Tues. Sept. 25 7:00 p.m. BCHS # Day Begins Time Location 39 Thurs. Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. NVJH 40 Thurs. Sept. 27 8:00 P.M. NVJH *BOW WREATH Decorate a 12" straw wreath with lots of easy - to-make bows in a colorful WOMEN'S OPEN VOLLEYBALL combination of several different ribbons. Please specify color combina- A night of fun volleyball for women (post high school age). Bring a friend tion when registering: earthtones, blue /brown or Christmas. Bring or come alone. An enjoyable time plus good exercise. Please, no scissors. Allow $10.00 for material to be purchased at class. Registration organized teams. No charge. Runs thru December 18. Gym Time 2 Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Weissman. # Day Date Time Location hours. Day Begins Time Location 49 Tues. Oct. 2 7:00 p.m. BCHS Tues. Sept. 18 8:00 P.M. Earle Brown *COUNTRY BASKET — NEW MIXED VOLLEYBALL Add a touch of country to your home with this charming basket you Open to all post high school age men and women. Choose sides and weave with ribbon and then fill with pine cones and baby's breath. Please play fun low -key volleyball. A night out for Mom and Dad. Activity fee is specify your choice of color when registering: be punch blue, Christmas. Bring scissors. Allow Session. for supplies o s. be purchased at 50 per person, per session. No organized teams, please. Da Begins Time Location class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hours. Instructor Kathy Day Weissman. Wed. Oct. 3 7:30 p.m. BCHS # Day Date Time Location 50 Tues. Oct. 30 7:00 p.m. BCHS MIXED VOLLEYBALL LEAGUE A fun, new exciting way to spend your evenings out together and get some exercise to boot! If interested call the Community Center for further details at 561 -5448. 7 *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER ADULT ACTIVITIES CONTINUED PHOTO LAB ORIENTATION For people who have taken darkroom instruction at other facilities and 'MAGIC ART — OIL PAINTING are experienced in darkroom procedures. Participants will be eligibleto rent the darkroom lab during Community Center hours. PRE- REGIS Oil painting made easy! Anyone with a desire to paint can, with the TRATION IS NECESSARY AT LEAST 3 WORKING DAYS PRIOR TO Magic Art Method. Beginners to intermediate hobby artists will learn EACH TEST DATE. Registration Fee $3.00. how to use large brushes and a unique palette knife to COMPLETE a fine # Day Dates Time Location oil painting in this 4 hour workshop. The instructor is an accredited 56 Wed. Sept. 26 6:30 p.m. CC Magic Art instructor from California who teaches the William Alexander 57 Wed. Oct. 17 6:15 p.m. CC Technique as seen on Channel 2. Supplies furnished except for the 58 Wed. Nov, 7 6:15 p.m. CC picture frame. Bring clean paint rags to class. Paintings for each workshop on display. BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR DARKROOM TECHNIQUES THIS CLASS, REFUND REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK BEFORE WORKSHOP. Registration Fee $20.00/1 Session. Learn how to mix chemicals, tell negative contrast and develop black Classes 4 hours. Instructor Carol Reile. and white film. Each student will make an excellent print from his own negative. Fee includes chemicals. Upon completion of the class, # Day Date Time Location students will be eligible to use the Community Center darkroom. 51 Sat. Oct. 6 2:00 p.m. CC BECAUSE OF MATERIALS PURCHASED FOR THIS CLASS, REFUND 52 Thurs. Nov. 8 6:00 p.m. CC REQUESTS MUST BE MADE NO LATER THAN ONE WEEK BEFORE FIRST CLASS BEGINS. Registration Fee $20.0014 Sessions. Length of *BEGINNING WATERCOLOR PAINTING class 3 hrs. Instructor Maralyn Reichow. # Day Begins Time Location A class geared to the needs of those new to watercolor. Learn painting 59 Wed. Oct. 17 6:45 p.m. CC techniques following step -by -step demonstrations. Work is focused on elements of landscape such as skies, trees, water, snow. Design and individual expression emphasized. Students will complete several POTTERY paintings during the session. Supplies can be nominal and will be The class is designed to teach the basic skills of wheel throwing and discussed at the first session. Seesamplesof thetypesof paintings done hand building. The Community Center offers a unique opportunity to in this class at the Community Center. Registration Fee $22.00/6 practice your new skills by including in the registration fee clay for Sessions. Classes 3 hrs. Instructor Kris Osten. projects, unlimited studio practice time and firing fees. Bring a work # Day Begins Time Location shirt to the 1st class. Please allow about $6.00 for purchasing of tools. 53 Mon. Sept. 24 6:30 p.m. BCHS Registration Fee $28.50/7 Sessions. Classes 3 hours. Instructor Karen Haberle. "MINI WATERCOLOR PAINTING # Day Begins Time Location 60 Tues, Sept. 18 6:30 p.m. CC See Beginning Watercolor Painting for class description. Childcare 61 Tues. Nov. 6 6:30 p.m. CC available, call for information. Registration Fee $17.00/4 Sessions. Classes 2 1 /2 hrs. Instructor Kris Osten. # Day Begins Time Location LAB & FIRING PRIVILEGES 54 Mon. Oct. 8 12:30 p.m. CC Open to persons who have completed a Pottery Class at the Community Center or have previous experience and are familiar with equipment. KNOW YOUR CAMERA 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 If you're not getting the results you want outofyourcamera, thisclass is designed for individuals who want to work independently. Clay may be for you. Use of camera, film, meter, filters will be covered. The art of purchased at the Community Center. Arrange your own time to work in flash, close up and photographing people will also be discussed. the lab during the 7 weeks, no instruction. Registration Fee $18.75/7 Registration Fee $11.00/3 Sessions. Class length 2 hours. Instructor weeks. Maralyn Reichow. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 62 Tuesday Sept. 18 To be arranged CC 55 Wed. Sept. 26 7:00 p.m. CC 63 Tuesday Nov. 6 To be arranged CC 'SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER Teen Activities BACK TO SCHOOL BASH NORTH VIEW TEEN SOCIAL COUNCIL Got the back -to- school blahs? Well, the Co -Rec staff at North View The council is made up of representatives from each grade and is invites you to break out of the rut and come to the 1st annual Back To responsible for planning social activities for North View Co -Rec and School Bash on Sept. 28. The Metro Rockers will be there to Dances. Applications can be picked up in the school office. Fill out and demonstrate and teach the latest Break Dance moves. We'll also have return to office. Deadline to apply is October 12. door prizes, refreshments, swimming and loads of fun. Cost $1.00. CO -REC GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS Students must have passed Advanced Apparatus. The intermediate level Looking for something to do on Friday Nights ? ?? Why not try Co -Rec? offers more advanced skills in tumbling, apparatus and floor exercises. Activities include basketball, gymnastics, swimming, football, bumper- The beginning (novice) compulsory routines will betaught. Registration pool, volleyball, music and more. Co -Rec is open to all Brooklyn Center Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise Jr. High residents and their friends regardless of what school district you Schleusner. are in. Listen forschool announcements and watch fordetails inlhe Post # Day Begins Time Location to find out when this great activity begins! Fee is $1.00 /per time. Friday 64 Sat. Sept. 22 12:25 p.m. NVJH nights from 7 -10:00 p.m. at North View Jr. High School. HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR — NEW DANCE, POTTERY, PAINTING, EXERCISE The eerie caverns of North View Jr. High will be the location fora be- See Adult Activities for descriptions. Open to Senior High Teens. witching evening of fun on Friday, October 26, 1984. Activities include game booths, contest, music and more. If you dare, call the Parks and BEGINNING BREAK DANCE Recreation Dept. at 561 -5448 or pick up a flyer in the school office for more ghoulish details. For grades 7 -9. Class will teach basic ground work — back spin, knee spin, Chinese sweep and kick worm. Students will learn a routine choreographed to exciting music. For grades 7 and up. Registration Fee $11.50/10 SADIE HAWKINS DANCE Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. # Day Begins Time Location All junior high students are invited to the annual Sadie Hawkins Dance 65 Sat. Sept. 22 12:00 p.m. NVJH on Friday, November 30 from 7:30 -10:30 p.m. at North View, (69th & Zane). Highlights include a live band, marriage booth andjail house. So, get your friends together and catch the dance fever! Fee $2.00 /per person. 8 Children's Activities WIGGLES AND GIGGLES BEGINNING BREAK DANCE An exercise class for parent and child ages 2 1 /2 - 5. Some exercises, a Break dancing is the hottest dance craze today. Class will teach basic little dancing, stunts, tricks, and most of all wiggling and giggling and ground work -back spin, knee spin, chinese sweep and kick worm. lots of fun for everyone! Wear playclothes and a smile. Registration Fee Students will learn a routine choreographed to exciting music. Some $9.00/9 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Linda Schiesl. beginning gymnastic ability preferred. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee # Day Begins Time Location $11.50/10 Sessions. Class 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider, 66 Sat. Sept. 24 1:20 p.m. NVJH # Day Begins Time Location 83 Sat. Sept. 22 11:05 a.m. NVJH 84 Mon. Sept. 24 4:35 p.m. Orchard Lane TINY TOT BATON AND BALLET — NEW 85 Wed. Sept. 26 3:50 p.m. Earle Brown For preschool children who will be 3 1 /2 years old by Dec. 1984. Children will learn beginning movements, some marching techniques and the FLASH DANCING —NEW basic skills of baton handling. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Mary Ziebarth. An energizing class geared for fun and staying fit. Class includes warm- # Day Begins Time Location up, toning exercises and simple dance routines such as those featured in 67 Thurs. Sept. 20 4:05 p.m. Willow Lane the popular movie Flashdance and latest music videos. No previous 68 Mon. Sept. 24 3:40 p.m. Northport dance experience necessary, for grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Ann Schneider. # Day Begins Time Location RHYTHMS AND TUMBLING 86 Wed. Sept. 26 5:30 p.m. Earle Brown Beginning tumbling stunts and patterns for coordination will be taught. For preschool children who will be 3 1 /2 years old by Dec. 1984. GIRL'S BEGINNING TUMBLING Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructors, #'s 69, 70, & 72 Ann Schneider, #71 Nancy Candea. A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an # Day Begins Time Location opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, cartwheels, walkovers and 69 Sat. Sept. 22 10:10 a.m. NVJH headstands. Girls new to our program must register for this class 70 Mon. Sept. 24 5:25 p.m. Orchard Lane before taking the more advanced classes. For grades K -6. Registration 71 Mon. Sept. 24 4:50 p.m. Garden City Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. 72 Wed. Sept. 26 4:40 p.m. Earle Brown # Day Begins Time Location 87 Sat. Sept. 22 12:15 p.m. NVJH 8 5 Mon. Sept. 24 :20 p.m. Orchard Lane TINY TOT TAP AND BALLET Tues. Sept. 25 5:00 p.m. Palmer Lake Children will have an opportunity to participate in beginning ballet 90 Wed. Sept. 26 5:25 p.m. Fair Oaks movements and simple tap steps. For preschool children who will be 3'h 91 Wed. Sept. 26 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown years old by Dec. 1984- Registration Fee $11.50 /10 Sessions. Classes 45 92 Thurs. Sept. 27 3:55 p.m. Evergreen min. Instructors #73 Ann Schneider, #74 Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location 73 Thurs. Sept. 20 5:00 p.m. Evergreen GIRL'S ADVANCED TUMBLING 74 Wed. Sept. 26 6:25 p.m. Fair Oaks Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling. Girls will have the opportunity to learn handsprings, one - handed and dive cartwheels. Grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. TAP AND BALLET Instructor Linda Schiesl. The fundamentals of ballet and simple tap combinations will be taught. # Day Begins Time Location For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. 93 Sat. Sept. 22 9:00 a.m. NVJH Instructors #'s 75 & 76 Ann Schneider, #77 Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location BOY'S TUMBLING 75 Thurs. Sept. 20 3:05 p.m. Evergreen 76 Mon. Sept. 24 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane A course in the beginning techniques of tumbling. Students will have an 77 Tues. Sept. 25 4:10 p.m. Palmer Lake opportunity to learn such basic skills as rolls, headstands, handstands, etc. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructors Linda Schiesl & Bryon Hough CREATIVE DANCE AND JAZZ # Day Begins Time Location Here is an opportunity for children to enjoy the freedom of creative 94 Sat. Sept. 22 11:10 a.m. NVJH ?xpression combined with modern jazz body movements. For grades 1- 6. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. BOYS BEGINNING APPARATUS # Day Begins Time Location Skills will be taught at the beginning level on the use of the rings, bars, 78 Mon. Sept. 24 5:40 p.m. Garden City and rope. Boys must be in 2nd grade or above and MUST havetaken the 79 Wed. Sept. 26 3:40 p.m. Fair Oaks Beginning Tumbling course offered by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department in order to register for this class. Registration Fee $12.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructors Denise Schleusner BATON TWIRLING — NEW & Bryon Hough. This special class for grades 1 -6 features twirls, marching, special tricks # Day Begins Time Location and more. Skills taught will be incorporated into a routine. Students 95 Sat. Sept. 22 12:15 p.m. NVJH must provide baton. Kraskin balanced batons may be purchased from instructor for $3.50. Those continuing throughout year, will have GIRL'S BEGINNING APPARATUS opportunity to be in the Earle Brown Parade. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Mary Ziebarth. Students must have passed Beginning Tumbling in orderto register for # Day Begins Time Location this class. Skills such as mounts, turns and stunts will be taught at the 80 Thurs. Sept. 20 3:15 p.m. Willow Lane beginning level on the use of the balance beam, uneven parallel bars ano 81 Tues. Sept. 25 3:45 p.m. Northport vaulting horse. For grades 1 and up. Registration Fee $12.00110 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # Day Begins Time Location MIME AND FACE PAINTING — NEW 96 Sat. Sept. 22 10:20 a.m. NVJH Learn the body movements and facial expressions to create a story in 97 Wed. Sept. 26 6:15 p.m. BCHS Mime. Students will also learn the technique of creating their own mime face with facepaint. Fun, creativity and individuality will be encouraged. GIRL'S ADVANCED APPARATUS For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $11.50/10 Sessions. Classes 45 min. Instructor Nancy Candea. Students must have passed Beginning Apparatus in order to register for # Day Begins Time Location this class. Girls will continue work on various jumps and leaps and will 82 Wed. Sept. 26 4:30 p.m. Fair Oaks learn more advanced gymnastic stunts. For grades 2 and up. Registration Fee $14.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hour 15 min. Instructor Denise Schleusner. # Day Begins Time Location 98 Sat. Sept. 22 9:00 a.m. NVJH 9 99 Wed. Sept. 26 7:15 p.m. BCHS CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED GIRL'S INTERMEDIATE GYMNASTICS INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER See Teen Activities for description. Students will learn limited programming skills and to load and run prepared software. Cost varies with location because of number of students allowed in the class based on computer's available. Classes are AFTER SCHOOL SKATE 1 hour. Instructors #'s 106,107,108 & 109 Jim Unger, #'s 110 & 111 Nancy Ice skating specials will be held on Wed. Sept. 5,19 and Oct. 3 & 17 at the Simon. Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center. All ages are invited to skate PALMER LAKE — GRADE 4 — COST $8.00/6 SESSIONS from 4 -6 p.m. Fee: Adults $2.00, Students $1.50 or Family $5.00. # Day Begins Time Location 106 Wed. Sept. 26 3:05 p.m. Computer Rm. 107 Sat. Sept. 29 9:30 a.m. Computer Rm. SOCCER CAMP 108 Sat. Sept. 29 10:30 a.m. Computer Rm. Fundamentals of the game will be taught and some informal games will 109 Wed. Nov. 7 3:05 p.m. Computer Rm. be played. For boys and girls in 1st through 6th grade. Registration Fee EVERGREEN —GRADE 5 & 6 — COST $9.50/6 SESSIONS 110 Wed. Sept. 19 3:10 p.m. Room 129 $6.00/4 weeks. Camp 1 hr. 10 min. #100 for grades 1 -2, #101 for grades 3 -4, #102 for grades 5 -6. (Registration now being accepted). 111 Wed. Oct. 31 3:10 P.M. Room 129 # Day Begins Time Location 100 Sat. Sept. 8 9:30 a.m. PCHS MY FRIEND THE COMPUTER 101 Sat. Sept. 8 o a.m. PCHS Non Have fun with the computers and at the same time improveyour reading 102 Sat. Sept. 8 Noon PCHS and math skills. For students in grades 2 & 3 who have never taken an after school computer class. Registration Fee $7.00 /6 Sessions. Classes BASKETBALL — WRESTLING 1 hr. Instructor Marianne Lerbs. # Day Begins Time Location Information on the Youth Basketball and Wrestling Program will be 112 Wed. Sept. 26 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown passed out via flyers at the various schools and will also appear in the Brooklyn Center Post. Look for this information in mid - October. BOOK CLUB — NEW Enter the fascinating world of books. The club will meet weekly. We will YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE have guest speakers and share and review our favorite books. For grades It's not too late to sign up for football. Participants will be given an 5 & 6. Registration Fee $6.00/10 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Chris oportunity to learn the basic fundamentals of football and Colegrove. sportsmanship through practice and competition. Fee is $15.00 per # Day Begins Time Location player. Practices are usually held 6 -7:30 p.m. Mon. -Fri. Sat. Sept. 8 is the 113 Mon. Sept. 17 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake 1st game. For more information call Jack Knutson 537 -4205. COMIC BOOK CLUB — NEW YOUTH HOUSE HOCKEY Creating comic characters is a way of stimulating creativity and improving drawing skills. Students may be able to complete their very For boys and girls 8 through 14 years of age (age as of Dec. 31, 1984) own comic book. No previous drawing experience necessary. For who want to play in the House Hockey program. Our teams will be grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor competing with teams from Robbinsdale, Golden Valley and Crystal. Nancy Candea. The deadline for registration is Monday, November 5. Anyone # Day Begins Time Location registering after this date may not be placed on a team. The cost is 114 Mon. Sept. 24 3:45 p.m. Garden City $27.00 which includes a shirt. 115 Tues. Oct. 30 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake STUDENT SKI LESSONS MODEL ROCKET CLUB Ski lessons and trips will be offered during Christmas vacation for the Students in grades 3 -6 will learn the art of building model rockets very beginner through the advanced skier, (minimum of fifth grade). including pre - flight ground school, design, test flights and altitude Flyers will be distributed through the schools the week of November 26 contest. Fee includes supplies, instruction and model rocket. Students or call Parks and Recreation Department, 561 -5448. will launch rockets on the last day. Registration Fee $10.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Brian Swerine. JUDO # Day Begins Time Location 116 Tues. Sept. 25 3:45 p.m. Garden City For boys and girls 8 years and up who are interested in learning the basic skills or more advanced techniques of judo. Carl Flood, 4th Degree CROCHETING FOR KIDS Blackbelt, provides complete instruction. In addition, interested students may join the Brooklyn Center Judo Club which is nationally Beginning crochet instruction for 4 -6 graders. Third graders accepted sanctioned. All sessions held in the Wrestling Room. Registration Fee with consent of instructor. Bring a G or H metal crochet hook and $14.00/8 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Class #39 Beginning; Class #40 practice yarn to first class. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. Classes 1 Advanced. For adults and children. hr. Instructor Esther Hyland. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 39 Thurs. Sept. 27 7:00 p.m. NVJH 117 Wed. Oct. 10 3:05 p.m. Evergreen 40 Thurs. Sept. 27 8:00 P.M. NVJH 118 Thurs. Oct. 11 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake SPORTS COLLECTORS CLUB NATURE ART CREATIONS Get together with other sports enthusiasts to swap football, hockey, This is the class for kids who love to draw, paint and create. We will be baseball cards, stickers, posters and othersports collectibles. Instructor sharpening our observation skills and learning about natural objects will share interesting information he has collected. For grades 4 -6. using artistic media. Each week we will be making something to bring Registration Fee $4.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hour. Instructor Wayne home. Registration Fee $8.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Finley. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 119 Tues. Sept. 25 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 103 Tues. Sept. 25 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown OUR FRIEND THE COMPUTER CRAFT CLUBHOUSE Learn to write your own programs for the computer and learn from This class will give children in grades 1 -6 an opportunity to make fun, programs already made. Students must have taken a previous after creative crafts especially for Halloween and Thanksgiving. If you loveto school computer class to register for this class. # for grades 2 & 3, # for draw, paint, and create, this class is for you. Students will make a grades 4 -6. Registration Fee $7.00/6 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor different project each week. Registration Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes Marianne Lerbs. 1 hr. Instructor Nancy Candea. # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 104 Tues. Sept. 25 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 120 Tues. Sept. 25 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake 105 Thurs. Sept. 27 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown 121 Mon. Oct. 29 3:45 p.m. Garden City 10 CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CONTINUED POTTERY FOR KIDS Students will learn the basic techniques of hand - building, throwing on the wheel and sculpture pieces. Forgrades4 -6. Registration Fee $7.50/6 Sessions. 1 hr. BEGINNING DRAWING #D y Instructor JoeSacco. Time Location This course is a mixture of figure drawing, learning about perspective, 126 Mon. Sept. 24 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown faces, still life, pictorial structure and nature using a variety of media. For grades 1 -3. Registration Fee $6.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Ms. Farrell. MOVIE AND FREE SWIM — OCT. 19 # Day Begins Time Location A popular Community Center event returns on Friday, October 19 with 122 Mon. Sept. 24 3:40 p.m. Fair Oaks Disney's Now You See Him, Now You Don't. Movie times at 12 noon and 123 Wed. Sept. 26 3:20 p.m. Willow Lane 2:00 p.m. (approximate running time: 1 hours). After the movie stay for a free swim. Perfect for birthday parties. Concessions will be sold. CALLIGRAPHY FOR KIDS Admission $1.25. Beginning study of various alphabets. Students in grades 4-6 will SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES practice Gothic, Roman and Text styles of writing using a flair pen. Registration Fee $7.00/5 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. Instructor Ms. Farrell. On Dec. 1 at 12:30 p.m. Peter Pan will be shown at the Community # Day Begins Time Location Center. All ages are invited to see this wonderful movie. The cost is 75' 124 Mon. Oct. 29 3:40 p.m. Fair Oaks per person, and refreshments will be sold. After the movie enjoy a 125 Wed. Nov. 7 3:45 p.m. Garden City discount swim for 1/2 the regular admission rate. Special Activities TRIPS AND OUTINGS ANNUAL HOLIDAY BAZAAR — FAMILY Special trips and events are offered at group discounts planned by the Join us in our 13th year at the Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November3 Recreation Departments of Brooklyn Center, Crystal, Brooklyn Park, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Golden Valley, New Hope, Plymouth, Maple Grove and Robbinsdale. The Bazaar's sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Registration taken on a first -come basis. Sorry, NO phone reservations, Department. See the many handcrafted gifts and decorations!! Hope lap sitters or refunds. Send all money and registrations to New Hope you will stop by for a free cup of coffee and a chance to begin your Recreation, 4401 Xylon Avenue North, New Hope, MN 55428, 533 -1521. holiday shopping. No admission charge. Don't miss this big annual See which trip program described below is best for you. event — circle your calendar! FAMILY FARE BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BAND Families will want to take advantage of these special offerings, planned The band is co- sponsored by the Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park with the family in mind. Parks and Recreation Departments and is open to all post high school Sept. 22 — RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL — 9:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. — Come age men and women. Practice is on Monday nights at North View Jr. back in time to King Henry's rule where jesters frolic, minstrels serenade High. New members are welcome. For more information call the Park and vendors tempt you with their succulent wares. Browse the and Recreation Department at 561 -5448. Director Woody Hoiseth. marketplaces, play the games of the Renaissance! Cost $10.50 adults, $8.00 children (6 -12 yrs.) and 5 & under $3.00. Fee includes festival BROOKLYN COMMUNITY CHILDREN'S CHORUS admission and bus transportation. Meals and shopping extra. Trip is on rain or shine, dress appropriately. Bus leaves and returns to Brooklyn The chorus is co- sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway. DEADLINE Parks and Recreation Departments and is for children in grades 1 -8. It TO REGISTER: Wed., Sept. 13 - space permitting. provides opportunity to sing with a professional band, work with a Oct. 18 & 19 — THE GREAT PUMPKIN HUNT — Join us for the 2nd choreographer and receive vocal coaching along with their rehearsals. Annual Hunt at the Brooklyn Park Historical Living Farm. Hayride The chorus performs several times throughout the year including the woodstove cooking, games and more add to this great day. Choose annual Spring Show at Park Center. Registration Fee $10.00 /per year. either day, 10:00 a.m. -Noon or 1:30 -3:30 pm. No transportation. Register Rehearsals are Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Brooklyn Junior High School. early, event filled up quickly last year! Cost $5.00 adults, $4.00 children Director Jane Vigue. For information, call 561 -5448. 12 yrs. and under. Flyers distributed in school or call 561 -5448 for details. DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Fri., Oct. 12 — space permitting, BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HARMONETTES Dec. 15 — CHIMERA THEATRE — Join us for a special holiday trip to The Harmonettes are women over high school age who enjoy music. see "The Wizard of Oz ". The cost $7.50 Adults, $6.00 Children — 16 & Performances are given throughout the metro area with an annual under, includes: bus transportation, escort and theatre tickets. The bus spring finale show. The show is developed each year with new songs, leaves the Brooklyn Center Community Center at 12:30 p.m. Flyers costumes and choreographed dances accompanied by a four piece available in fall or call Mark, 420 -4000 for additional information. band. There is a nominal registration fee. The group is co- sponsored by DEADLINE TO REGISTER: Thurs., Nov. 29 — Space Permitting. Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park Parks and Recreation Departments. For information call 561 -5448. Rehearsals are Mondays, 8:00 p.m. at GOODTIMES Brooklyn Junior High School, new members welcome. Director Jane Is open to adults 21 years +. Trips and events will be planned forevening Vigue. and weekends. Call for future trip information 561 -5448. MIXED COMPANY FAMILY HALLOWEEN SPECIAL — OCT. 26 For adults 19 to 35 yrs., single and /or married couples. If you feel there is Get the whole family together for a Movie and FREE SWIM at the a need for events and trips for your age group, let us know. If you would Community Center on Friday, October 26. First beginning at 7:00 p.m. like to help plan, have any ideas or want to be on the mailing list, call See Tim Conway and Don Knotts in "THE PRIVATE EYES ". After the Kathy at 561 -5448, ext 170. Last summer, the group went on a bike trip to movie, stay for a swim, relax in the Sauna or work out in the Exercise the Apostle Islands — Where next? Room. (All children must be accompanied by an adult). Church groups and youth groups are welcome. Admission Fee is $1.25 and includes treat, movie and swim (Children under 5 admitted free). A great night SEE AND SKI SHOW of family entertainment! Kick off the ski season this year on Wed., Nov. 14 at the Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, 5600 -85th Ave. N. The fun begins at 7:00 FAMILY MOVIE AND FREE SWIM — NOV. 16 p.m. with a ski fashion show, representatives from ski areas, and guest MC, Barry Zevan from WTCN — 11. Sorry, no children (17 & under) will Get the whole family together for the movie Benji and Free swim at the be allowed at the ski show. There is no charge for the ski show, but you Community Center. First, beginning at 7:00 p.m. see the movie. After the must RSVP at 561 -5448 by Nov. 7. If you are unable to attend, but would movie, stay for a free swim, relax in the Sauna orwork out in the Exercise like to receive the weekly trip information, call the Parks and Recreation Room. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Church groups Department. and youth groups are welcome. Admission Fee is $1.25. (Children under 11 5 admitted free). A great night of family entertainment! SPECIAL ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ICE SKATING LESSONS COMMUNITY CENTER GALLERY Beginning through advanced instruction, taught by professional The Gallery is available for photography or mixed media shows at skaters. Includes 1 /2 hour lesson and practice. Forages 3 and up. Meet at various times throughout the year. A glass showcase is also available for Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, 5600 -85th Ave. N. Registra- small art and hobby collections. Contact Kathy Flesher at 561 -5448 for tion Fee $24.00/6 Sessions. further information. # Day Begins Time Location GALLERY SHOWS 127 Sat. Sept. 22 2:45 p.m. BPCAC Hennepin Artists Association — December 5 -31. 128 Wed. Oct. 17 6:45 p.m. BPCAC 129 Sat. Nov. 3 2:45 p.m. BPCAC 130 Wed. Nov. 28 5:45 p.m. BPCAC PHOTOGRAPHY DARKROOM USE The photo darkroom located in the Brooklyn Center Community Center SKI, SKATE AND DANCE SHOE EQUIPMENT SALE is open to all interested persons for a fee of $1.00 per hour. Users must furnish their own chemicals and paper. Persons who have completed Equipment to be sold should be brought between 8 -9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22. LABEL ALL EQUIPMENT TO BE SOLD WITH our Darkroom Techniques class are eligible to use the lab. Persons who ` THE NAME, PRICE AND PHONE NUMBER — TIE SKATE LACES AND have had darkroom training somewhere else, must attend one our DANCE SHOES TOGETHER. The commission for selling will be 25% Photo Lab Orientation sessions. See Adult Activities for information. with a maximum of $5.00 /item. Questions call Judy DeBois at 425 -6901. Sale Dates: Sat., Sept. 22, (9:00 -1:00 p.m.) BROOKLYN CENTER WOMEN'S CLUB Wed., Sept. 26, (6:00 -8:30 p.m.) The Brooklyn Center Women's Club meets at 1:00 p.m., the second Sat., Sept. 29, (9:00 -1:00 p.m.) Tuesday of each month from September through May in the Social Hall Sale Location: Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center (All equip- of the Brooklyn Center Community Center, 6301 Shingle Creek ment must be picked up on the last day). Parkway. fhe purpose of the organization is to promote social, cultural and civic activities for area women. Membership is open to any woman over the age 21, yearly fee is presently only $5.00. For further CAMERA CURIOUS information call 535 -4569 or 561-4025. Our Fall season will open with a The Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department will host a luncheon on Tues., Sept. 11 at noon. The cost is $3.00 for newcomers Brown Photo Speaks Tour program on Sat., Nov. 10 from 1 -4 p.m. The and guests. Historical member Delores Hastings will speak on the early computer controlled multi -image program isa comprehensive course in days of Brooklyn Center. On Oct. 9 the club will be entertained by the basic 35mm photography. You will learn about the camera, film, Edina Swingin Singin- Seniors and Barb Green will bring us upto date on exposure, lenses, filters, accessories, composition, storage and display. CEAP. The Nov. 13 meeting features Mpls. Chief of Police Tony Bouza, The program is not just for the newcomer. The seasoned photographer "Mystery Raffle" with proceeds going to the Brooklyn Center Crime will also be able to pick up some tips. Everyone is welcome! And best of Prevention Fund and food collection drive for CEAP. Dec. 11 is our all it's free! festive holiday party with music by Elim Good News Bell Ringers and toy collection for CEAP. Bus tours are usually scheduled during the fourth week of the month. Information on monthly trips are available at each ADAPTED RECREATION meeting. Adapted recreation in the Northwest Suburbs is more fun than ever! Join us for a Fall full of new friends and old friends, new skills and activities FRIENDSHIP QUILTERS CLUB guaranteed to tickle your fancy. (Programs are for mentally retarded children 6 years to young adults age 15 +). Quilters meet at the Brooklyn Center Community Center the 1st and 3rd The Northwest Cooperative is an effort of the cities of Brooklyn Center, Wednesday of the month, excluding June — August from 10:00 a.m. - Brooklyn Park, Crystal, Golden Valley, Maple Grove, New Hope, 2:00 p.m. (Childcare available until 12:15 p.m. 60 per hr. per child). If you Plymouth, Robbinsdale and Suburban Community Services. need a littI3 inspiration to get started on that quilt you've been wanting to make, come join the "Quilting Bee." Each person brings their own All programs will require a certain number of participants. To ensure project to work on. Questions, call 561 -1219. proper head counts, please register prior to the program. The fee varies for each of the programs. For information call Kris Orluck at 933 -9311. TMR /EMR ADULTS — 16 YEARS + SQUARE DANCE LESSONS AND DANCES FRIDAY NIGHT FEVER — Continuous Fridays beginning Sept. 28 at Lessons are offered by the Happy Face Square Dance Club beginning Northport School. This social recreation program includes a variety of Tuesday, Sept. 18. The cost is $2.00 per person, with the 1st lesson free activities: dances, crafts, special events and sports. to new comers. Both singles and couples are welcome. The lessons are EVENING EXCURSIONS — Bi- monthlytripstodifferentsitesinthearea from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Northport Elementary School. This is a fun way to EVENING Tubing, Cross Country Skiing, Plays). get exercise. Dances are held the third Sat. of each month at NVJH from 8 -11 p.m. For more information call 561 -5165 or 561 -6272. NEW ENCOUNTERS — Speciality classes offered bi- monthly be- ginning in Dec. Classes will focus on special seasonal happenings. (i.e., Dec. Craft & Cookie Making, Feb. Cross Country Skiing), EARLE BROWN DAYS COMMITTEE TMR /EMR CHILDREN — 6 -15 YEARS Individuals, business and community groups are needed to help plan SATURDAY ACTION — A social recreation program which provides an Earle Brown Days. Tentative dates for 1985 are June 7, 8, and 9. The opportunity for TMR children to meet new friends. Activities include committee will begin planning for 85 this Fall. Anyone interested in games, crafts and special events. getting involved can call Lonnie at the Chamber of Commerce, 566 - RAINBOW KIDS — For EMR children. Activities as stated above in Sat. 8650. Action. ROMPERS — Special day programs scattered around school holidays, GIRL SCOUTS and special events. This will vary and tentative dates planned are movies There will be an organizational meeting forall girls and adults interested and swim, Oct. 21, New Zoo and lunch at a favorite Pizza place, Nov. 23. in learning more about the Girl Scout program. Girls in grades K -12 are eligible. The meeting is Thurs., Sept. 6, 7:00 p.m. at the Girl Scout Office, BROOKDALE COMMUNITY LIBRARY 5601 Brooklyn Blvd. If you have any questions call Toni at 537 -3822 or Cindy at 535 -4602. Information including selected programs and schedules of upcoming events are presently available on channel 25. Some 1984 summer GIFT CERTIFICATES programs will also be broadcast during the coming year. Need a gift idea? If you are tired of giving perfume or cologne for Children's story time for 3 -5 year olds and the 5 to 7 Club will be offered birthday and holiday gifts, or can not think of something original, get a during the Fall and Winter months. Pre - registration is required. A Parks and Recreation gift certificate. We have many classes, swim calendar of upcoming programs and displays at all Hennepin County memberships, trips, special events and merchandise for all ages and Libraries may be picked up at the library. The calendars include adult interests in any monetary value. The certificates are available in the and youth programs. Parks and Recreation Department at the Brooklyn Center Community Brookdale Area Library Fall and Winter hours are: Center, 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. For information call 561 -5448. Monday Through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday (Oct. thru April) 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. ELM CREEK PARK RESERVE Please call 566 -2034 for renewals and registration, and 566 -8300 for Join in the fun at Elm Creek Park Reserve in Maple Grove All programs reference and information. The Library is located at 6125 Shingle Creek require reservations; some require fee. To make reservations or for Parkway. 12 program information call Eastman Nature Center, 420 -4300. Holiday Activities HALLOWEEN MAKE -UP - CHILDREN 'SCANDINAVIAN STRAW WORKSHOP - ADULT Learn how to do basic make -up for Halloween characters such as a Learn to prepare wheat grain for making Swedish ornaments and clown, witch, gypsy, etc. Bring an old towel and mirror! For grades 1 -6. mobiles. In the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to Registration Fee $3.50/2 Sessions. Classes 1 hr. 15 min. Instructor Anne complete three ornaments. The instructor is the author of Fun With Kronstedt. Straw. There will be lots of other ornaments and mobiles to see. A fun # Day Begins Time Location workshop, don't miss it. Bring common pins, fine needles, pencil, ruler, 131 Thurs. Oct, 18 3:05 p.m. Palmer Lake scissors, bath towel and styrofoam to pin the ornaments on. Please allow 132 Mon. Oct. 22 2:45 p.m. Earle Brown $1.00 for materials to be purchased at the workshop. Registration Fee 133 Wed. Oct. 24 3:45 p.m. Orchard Lane $5.75/1 Session. Class 3 hours. Instructor Jeanette Starr. # Day Date Time Location HALLOWEEN MASK MAKING - CHILDREN 143 Thurs. Nov. 15 6:30 p.m. CC Students will learn about the history of masks and create a unique mask *HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS -ADULT of their own from various materials including paper - mache. Make your own Halloween mask this year, For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/2 Complete two unique projects in one evening -- hanging mistletoe ball Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor Nancy Candea. and a decorative nest of ribbon; dried stance and perky red cardinal. # Day Begins Time Location Great ideas for boutiques, gift giving or keeping yourself! Bring a 134 Sat. Oct. 20 10.00 a.m. CC scissors and wire cutters. Allow $10.00 for supplies to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25x'1 Session. Class 2 hr. Instructor Kathy "CORNUCOPIA = :ADULT" Weissman. # Day Date Time ' Location A bountiful Horn of Plenty centerpiece brimming with silk mums, dried 144 Tues. Nov 20 7:00 p.m. BCHS naturals and more that will grace your home for Fall and Thanksgiving. Allow $17.00 for supplies to be purchased at class. Registration Fee * COUNTRY HOLIDAY WREATH -ADULT $2.75 /1 Session. Class 2'l hrs. Instructor Teena Badzinski. # Day Date Time Location This deluxe silk pine wreath trimmed with ribbon, pine cones, apples 135 Tues. Oot. 16 7:00 p.m. BCHS and baby's breath sends out warm, old - fashioned greetings to all your guests. Perfect for over the fireplace, front door or large wall. Bring a scissors. Allow $15.00 for supplies to be purchased at class. Registration PIE, PIE & MORE PIE - CHILDREN Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 `irs. instructor Kathy Weissman. Learn how to make a delicious pumpkin and homemade fruit pie in time # Day Date Time Location for the holiday season. Each child will make their own individual pie to 145 Tues. Nov.27 7:00 p.m. BCHS take home. Bring an apron and a sandwich as we will be having a pie and milk break. For grades 2 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 SEE SANTA - FAMILY hours. Instructor Agnes Hennen. # Day Date Time Location Santa had so much fun last December, he is having his party again this 136 Sat. Nov. 17 10:00 a.m. CC year. Bring your children and enjoy a delightful morning or afternoon with SANTA and his friends! Lots of fun and surprises! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring your camera. Registration Fee $2.50 HOLIDAY RIBBON WORKSHOP - ADULT per child, $2.00 per adult. Party 1Y2 hrs. # Day Date Time Location A special workshop utilizing ribbon for holiday decor -bows, lace, mini- 146 Sat. Dec. 8 10:00 a.m. CC wreath and angel. You will learn to make the large puffy bow used in so 147 Sat. Dec. 8 12:45 p.m. CC many home decor projects. Bring scissors. Allow $5.00 for supplies to be purchased at class. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hrs. Instructor Carolyn Crowe. # Day Date Time Location COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE - FAMILY 137 Tues. Oct. 23 7:00 p.m. BCHS On Saturday, December 8, we invite you and your family to help decorate your tree at the Brooklyn Center Community Center. Bring an ornament and hang it on the tree!! Enjoy a cup of cider between 9:00 BREAD DOUGH ORNAMENTS- CHILDREN a.m. -2:00 p.m., candy cane treats for the kids. Come meet Clover The Using salt and flour, children in grades 3 -6 will learn how to make the Clown - who will help you decorate the tree, popular bread dough ornaments. Please brig a bowl and covered cake pan to first class. You will need a small Sable brush for the second class. LITTLE ELVES WORKSHOP - PRESCHOOL All other supplies will be furnished. Registration Fee $7.00/2 Sessions. Classes 2 hrs. Instructor Sharon Then. A special 2 day workshop for 4 & 5 year old preschool boys and girls. # Day Begins Time Location (Must be 3'.h years by December 10, 1984). Children will be making gifts, 138 Thurs. Oct. 25 3:15 p.m. Evergreen tree ornaments and decorating cookies. Registration Fee $6.5012 Sessions. Classes 2 hours. Instructors Mrs. Braun and Mrs. Claus. # Day Begins Time Location "STENCIL YOUR CHRISTMAS ADULT 148 M & W Dec. 10 9'30 a.m. CC 149 M & W Dec. 10 12:30 p.m. CC The class project will be a 4" hoop - holiday design. Students will learn 150 T & TH Dec. 11 9:30 a.m. CC stencil cutting, method of using paint and brush on fabric, quilting 151 T & TH. Dec. 11 12:30 p.m. CC design and mounting. Bring to class; SHARP POINTED X -ACTO or utility knife, extra fine point permanent marking pen, 1 sheet fine grain sand paper, off whitethread, needle, scissorsand a4" screwtopwooden MRS. CLAUS' KITCHEN - CHILDREN hoop. Please allow $2.00 for materials to be purchased from the Aone -day cooking /bakingworkshopwhere participants will makesome instructor. Childcare available for morning class. Registration Fee of their favorite holiday treats. Everyone will get a recipe booklet and $3.25/1 Session. Class 3 hrs. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. some homemade goodies to take home. Children should bring an apron # Day Date Time Location and a small shoe box and a sandwich as we will be having a cookie and 139 Wed. Oct. 10 9:00 a.m. CC milk break. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 hrs. 140 Mon. Oct. 22 6:45 p.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 152 Sat. Dec. 8 .10:00 a.m. CC "TRAPUNTO CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT - ADULT 153 Sat. Dec. 15 10:00 a.m. CC Shadow trapunto is an easy technique which combines two forms of CHRISTMAS GIFTS - CHILDREN needlework, quilting and stuffing. Bring to class pencil, white thread, embroidery thread (black, red, green), needles, and a SHARP POINTED Children will make a gift pretty enough to give proudly to family or pair of scissors. Please allow $1.10 for materials to be purchased from friends. Participants will also get the opportunity to make Christmas the instructor. Childcare available for morning class. Registration Fee cards. Bring box to put your gift in. For grades 1 -6. Registration Fee $2.25/1 Session. Class 2 hrs. Instructor Joanne Holzknecht. $5.00/1 Session. Class 3 hrs. Instructor Ms. Farrell. # Day Date Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 141 Mon. Oct. 1 7:00 p.m. CC 154 Sat. Dec. 8 1:30 p.m. CC 142 Wed. Oct. 24 9:30 a.m. CC 155 Sat. Dec. 15 1:30 P.M. CC *SAMPLES ON DISPLAY AT COMMUNITY CENTER 13 Senior Adults If you have any questions about the programs listed below, call Kathy Flesher, Senior Adult coordinator at 561 -5448. SENIOR HAPPENINGS BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING Is a monthly newsletter sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Free screening is done at the following areas: Recreation Department. The "Senior Happenings' tells activities going Community Center — Last Wednesday of each month, 11:30 a.m. — on at the clubs, in the community and outings offered. If you don't 130 p.m. receive one now give Kathy a call at 561 -5448. CEAP — Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. SOCIAL CLUBS West Fire Station — Monday- Friday, 8:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. & Saturday & Sunday, 8:00 a.m. -8:00 P.M. Two social clubs are sponsored by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. The Leisure Time Club meets Wednesdays throughout the year from Noon -3:00 p.m. at the Brooklyn Center SWIMMING POOL Community Center. There are no dues or club requirements to belong. Senior Memberships are available for Brooklyn Center residents 62 The Brooklyn Twins Club meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month years old and over, at a special rate of $5.00 for 3 months. Application through June at Earle Brown, 7:00 -9:30 p.m. Annual membership dues may be made at the Community Center desk. Non - resident and resident are nominal. Any person 60 years of age or older may join; only one seniors may swim for $1.00 per time which is '/2 the regular adult spouse must meet age requirements. admission rate. Membership and single admission entitles a person to use the swimming pool, exercise room and sauna during recreation or COMMUNITY TRIPSTERS .'open" periods. Community Tripsters is a program for people age 55 years and older who enjoy getting away once a month on day or overnight trips. T.A.P. Activities will include tours, fishing trips, attending stage productions, Telephone Assistance Program for elderly and handicapped who live ball games and the like. If you are interested in such activities and alone. The program has helped several persons with immediate needs, meeting new friends from the surrounding area, please call and ask to in some cases Emergency situations. If you are interested in the receive the information. Deadline dates listed are on space permitting ro ram for ourself or a friend, contact a TAP clerk at 535 -2225. We only basis. Refunds are given only if the trip is cancelled or a substitute really care about our participants! Sponsored by Brooklyn Center Police can be found to take your place. Department. GIFT TRUCK SENIOR AQUA EXERCISE A craft club run by Seniors who sell their handcrafted items. A fun and healthy class for both men and women 62 years and older. Membership is limited to Brooklyn Center Seniors or members of either You do not need to be a swimmer or get your hair wet. Please furnish Leisure Time or Brooklyn Twins. For information call 561 -9278 or 561- doctor's name and number when registering. Registration Fee $6.00/10 4805. Shoppers, visit the Gift Trunk on the 1st Wednesday of the month Sessions. Classes 50 min. Instructor Corinne Steffen. from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Additional hours will be Saturday, Sept. 8 # Day Begins Time Location from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Community Center. 1 Tues. Sept. 25 9:15 a.m. CC CLASSES SWIM LESSONS Brooklyn Center residents 62 years and over may register for most See Senior Adult Swim Lessons in Swim Activities Section of this classes at 1 /2 the registration fee. This does not apply to supplies or brochure. special Senior Classes. Swim Activities PRESCHOOL SWIM LESSONS Swimming instruction for 4 and 5 year olds. Parents do not accompany the child in the water. The following lesson levels are taught: Water Adjustment, Beginner, and Advanced Beginner. Average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location 162 Sat. Sept. 15 9:30 a.m. CC 163 Sat. Sept. 15 10:05 a.m. CC 164 Mon. Sept. 17 6:00 p.m. NVJH %n 165 Tues. Sept. 18 6:00 p.m. CC 166 Thurs. Sept. 6W CC DAYTIME CLASSES S TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 167 M & W Sept. 17 9:30 a.m. CC Swim registration starts at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 8, 168 M & W Sept. 17 10:40 a.m. CC 1984. All other class registrations begin at 1:00 p.m. (Numbers 169 M & W Oct. 22 9:30 a.m. CC given out 1 hour before registering). WHEN REGISTERING FOR 170 M & W Oct. 22 10:40 a.m. CC SWIM LESSONS, PLEASE GIVE US NUMBER OF THE CLASS. CHILDREN'S SWIM LESSONS PARENT AND TOT SWIM LESSONS Red Cross Beginning through Swimmers instruction for boys and girls Lessons in water adjustment for children ages 2 and 3. One parent must ages 6 and older. Classes have an average ratio of 5 students /instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Begins Lessons. Classes 30 min. accompany the child in the water, preferable the same parent each time. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. # Day Begins 10:4 Location Re g 171 Sat. Sept. 15 10:40 a.m. CC CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS 172 Sat. Sept. 15 11:15 a.m. CC # Day Begins Time Location 173 Sat. Sept. 15 11:50 a.m. CC 156 Sat. Sept. 15 10:05 a.m. CC 174 Mon. Sept. 17 6:35 p.m. NVJH 157 Mon. Sept. 17 6:00 p.m. NVJH 175 Mon. Sept. 17 7:10 p.m. NVJH 158 Tues. Sept. 18 6:00 p.m. CC 176 Mon. Sept. 17 7:45 p.m. NVJH 159 Thurs. Sept. 20 6:00 p.m. CC 177 Tues. Sept. 18 6:35 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS 178 Tues. Sept. 18 7:10 p.m. CC 160 M & W Sept. 17 10:05 a.m. CC 179 Thurs. Sept. 20 6:35 p.m. CC 161 M & W Oct. 22 10:05 a.m. CC 14 180 Thurs. Sept. 20 7:10 p.m. CC SWIMMING ACTIVITIES CONTINUED ADVANCED LIFESAVING COURSE A Red Cross course for persons age 15 and older. Students must be able ADULT SWIM LESSONS to tread water, surface dive and swim 500 continuous yards. CPR, MMFA and 6 hours of student guarding time will also be part of the course. Beginner thru Swimmer level swim instruction for adult and high school Attendance is required and absences will not be made up. Registration age. Here is an opportunity to learn to swim or brush up on yourstrokes. Fee $35.00/10 sessions and includes all materials needed. Classes 3 Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. Classes 40 min. hours. Instructor Steve Froehlich. CLASSES ONCE A WEEK FOR 14 WEEKS # Day Begins Time Location # Day Begins Time Location 190 Sun. Sept. 23 7 -10:00 p.m. CC 181 Sat. Sept. 15 10:40 a.m. CC WORKSHOP DAYS: Sat., Oct. 20 & Nov. 3 — 9:00 a.m. — CC. 182 Sat. Sept. 15 11:25 a.m. CC *No class Nov. 25th. 183 Tues. Sept. 18 7:45 p.m. CC 184 Thurs, Sept. 20 7:45 p.m. CC DAYTIME CLASSES TWICE A WEEK FOR 5 WEEKS BASIC SCUBA 185 M & W Sept. 17 11:15 a.m. CC 186 M & W Oct. 22 11:15 a.m. CC 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 their own ADULT SUPER CHICKEN mask, fins and snorkel. Other equipment will be provided. Course fee also includes seven hours of open water dives. On completion of the For those persons, high school age and up who have a real fear of water. course an internationally recognized certification card will be awarded. Here is an opportunity to overcome that fear and learn to enjoy the sport. Instructorfrom Smith Diving. Registration Fee $80.00/5 Weeks. Classes Registration Fee $22.00/10 Lessons. Classes same days and times as 4 hours. adult lessons. # Day Begins Time Location 191 Sun. Oct. 7 4:00 p.m. CC SENIOR ADULT SWIMMING LESSONS American Red Cross swim lessons for men and women ages 62 years SCUBA OPEN SWIM and older. Here is a chance to brush up on skills you have already A special time to practice for persons with scuba equipment only. learned, experience new skills or start right from the very beginning. We Designed for those taking scuba instruction as well as any other also have room for "Super Chickens ". Registration Fee $22.00/10 interested persons. Cost $75 per time. Thursdays — 8:30 -10:00 p.m. Lessons. Classes same days and times as adult lessons. Brooklyn North View Jr. High beginning Sept. 13. Center residents $11.00/10 Lessons. PRIVATE SWIM LESSONS NORTH VIEW OPEN SWIM Private lessons are available at the Community Center and North View Begins Sept. 13 — Cost . Jr. High for a fee of $9.00 /half hour. Call the Community Center for Thursday — 7:30 -8:30 p.m. further information. NORTH VIEW POOL AND GYM RENTAL ADAPTIVE SWIM LESSONS The North View Jr. High Pool and Gymnasium, located at 69th & Zane Swimming lessons for children and adults of all ages who are physically Avenue North are available for rental at various times during the week. and /or mentally handicapped. Classes have a ratio of one studentto one Call the Community Center 561 -5448 for further information. Costs: instructor. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. Classes 30 min. Pool — $20.00/ per hour. Gym — $6.00 /per hour. # Day Begins Time Location 187 Sat. Sept. 15 9:30 a.m. CC COMMUNITY CENTER POOL RENTAL CHILDCARE SERVICE The Community Center Pool is available for rental by your school group, or party at various times during the week. Call the Community Center The "PLAY- CORNER" will be provided for parents attending morning 561 -5448 for further information. Cost $37.00 /per hour. classes, programs, meetings or swimming at the Community Center. The minimum age is 6 months. The cost is 60¢ perchild per hour foreach preschool child. The "PLAY-CORNER" will beopen Monday-Friday9:00 BROOKLYN SWIM CLUB a.m. to 12:15 p.m. beginning Sept. 10. For further information call All boys iris age 6 and u through college are invited to 561 -5448. Y 9 9 P join the 9 9 1 Brooklyn Swim Club, the local Minnesota U.S. Swimming Club, for competitive swimming, sponsored by Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn DIVING Park Parks and Recreation Departments. The Swim Club offers a wide ranging program for individuals for all levels of ability in competitive Beginning lessons on the 1 and 3 meter springboard for children who are swimming. For further information call 561 -5448, Ext. 171. A free 2week intermediate or better swimmers. Registration Fee $15.00/10 Lessons. trial period is offered to any interested swimmer who has never tried Classes 30 min. competitive swimming. # Day Begins Time Location 188 Sat. Sept. 15 10:05 a.m. CC WOMEN'S CONDITIONING BASIC RESCUE AND WATER SAFETY See Adult Section for description. A Red Cross course for persons ages 11 and older. Skill in self rescue, extensions and artificial respirations will be taught. Students must pass a preliminary swimming test and must attend every class. Absences will SPECIAL MONTHLY POOL ATTRACTIONS not be made up. Registration Fee $20.00/10 Lessons. Classes 1 hour. October — Oktober Swim Fest — Enjoy a cookout by the pool, music # Day Begins Time Location and games to celebrate this German Festival — Sat., Oct. 6, 1984. Hours 189 Tues. Sept. 18 6:00 p.m. CC 1 -4 p.m. (Pre - registration — Nominal Charge). November — A Thanksgiving Special Come for an afternoon of swimming, prizes, free popcorn and fun Fri., Nov. 23,1984 -- Hours 1- 4 p.m. Watch for further information distributed by the Brooklyn Center Parks and Recreation Department. z a LIFE. BE IN IT. AND SWIM Can you swim 10 miles? You may want to take advantage of this - opportunity. All you need to do is obtain a card and fill it out on yourown. Start swimming 1 /4 mile at a time. Earn a Red Cross certificate and patch. o Mark your card after each time you swim. Begin today! Any questions 15 about "Life. Be In It." And Swim contact Gayle at 561 -5448. i CITY Bulk Rate [BROO LYN U.S. Postage 6301 SHINGLE CREEK PARKWAY PAID 3 C ENTER BROOKLYN CENTER, MINNESOTA 55430 Mpls. 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, Sept. 8 The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday (Swim registration is separate — see box). of each month, 7:30 p.m. Council Chambers. This Commission ad- Registrations made by mail will not be accepted before Sept. 10. vises the City Council on the Parks and Recreation Program in No phone registrations. Brooklyn Center. 2. On opening day of registration, Saturday, Sept. 8, a person may Dale Bloomstrand Bud Sorenson, Chairperson Dave Skeels sign up for himself or his immediate family ONLY. After this date. Jacuelyn Albright Don Peterson Mike Streitz 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 p.m. -9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. THE BROOKLYN CENTER 4. Where Classes are limited, registration will be on the first come - PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT first serve basis. Persons are not considered registered until the Dedicated to the Citizens of Brooklyn Center that they may share in fee has been paid. The Parks and Recreation Department reserves the God given right to beauty, to sunshine, to tranquility; and to the the right to cancel classes or activities when an insufficient end that each may herein find the laughter of childhood, the accep- number of people sign up. tance of youth, the fulfillment of adult life, and the companionship of old age, 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 Flesherer Program Supervisor this may be done if an opening exists by paying a 50¢ transfer Susan LaCrosse — Program Supervisor fee per class. All transfers must be done in person at the Gayle Gardner — Aquatic Supervisor 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 service charge before the second class begins. Refund policy REGISTRATION CARDS ARE FOR MAIL USE ONLY. except where noted in class description. WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BEFORE MONDAY, SEPT. 10 8. Persons who register for an activity where capacity enrollment 6301 Shingle Creek Parkway, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 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 (Last) (First) 9. Senior Citizens, 62 years and over, who are residents of Brooklyn 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 (Phone) (Work Phone) 11. Sorry, no trip refunds, unless cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Dept. ACTIVITY 12. Class attendance is limited to participants. Spectators not allowed (Location) except with permission. This includes children. For further information call 561 -5448 CLASS # TIME Swim registration for Swimming Lessons which are to be conducted at the Community Center Pool and North View Jr. High will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the COMMUNITY CENTER. CLASS DAY AMOUNT Mail registrations will not be accepted for Swimming Lessons.