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City of Adel Board & Commission Openings - Deadline Oct. 7th

City of AdelCourtesy of City of Adel:

There are two openings on the City's Economic Development Commission.

There is one opening on the City's Parks & Recreation Board.

View and download an application or pick one up at Adel City Hall.

Applications are due by Tuesday, October 7th to City Hall.

City of Adel
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
301 S. 10th St.
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4525

Visit Adel This Weekend Sept. 19th - Sept. 21st

Discover Adel This Weekend

It's a great time to visit Adel this weekend!

Friday: Start your morning off with Breakfast, a Concert, and more!

Saturday: Visit the Apple Festival, enjoy Punt Pass & Kick, and much more!

Sunday: Enjoy Breakfast and Lunch Downtown, and more.

We look forward to seeing you in Adel!

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Out of the Darkness Walk Sept. 21st

Out Of Darkness WalkCourtesy of Greg Nimmo:

This Sunday is the annual Out of the Darkness Walk at Ankeny DMACC.

The team name remains Justin 213 in memory of Justin Nimmo.

Check in time starts at 12:00 p.m., and the walk begins at 2:00 p.m.

Everybody is welcome to join our team!

Free will donation. [...] Continue Reading...

Child Care Quality Improvement Grants Available

Child CareCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Child Care Quality Improvement Grants Available

Child care providers seeking to improve the quality of child care within their facilities could qualify for grants sponsored by 4Rkids Early Childhood Iowa.

Applications forms for the “Reach for the Stars” grant will be available to child care centers, preschools and child development home providers located [...] Continue Reading...

Veterans of Dallas County Lecture Sept. 21st

VeteransCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Veterans of Dallas County Lecture

Forest Park Museum
14581 K Ave. Perry, IA 50220

Date: 09/21/2014 

Time: 1:30 p.m.

The public is invited to a presentation by Justin Alliss, a firearms and military historian and former [...] Continue Reading...

Penoach Winery 2014 Apple Festival Sept. 20th.

Apple Festival Penoach Winery Adel IowaCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Penoach Winery will have its annual Apple Festival on Saturday, September 20th., 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Free wine samples including warm apple wine.

Horse and wagon rides around the vineyard, marshmallow roasting, face painting for kids, pumpkins, apples, plus fifteen [...] Continue Reading...

El Dorados at Sunset in the Vineyard Concert Sept. 19th

The EldoradosCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

End your Summer with a trip to Adel's Penoach Vineyard | Winery | Nursery to sample some great wines and to listen to some great music.

On Sept 19th, Sunset in the Vineyard concert with the El Dorados, 7:00 - 10 p.m. Free Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.
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2014 NFL Punt Pass and Kick Competition - Sept 20th

NFL Punt Pass Kick CompetitionCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition

Football competition for youth ages 6-15. (Both boys and girls) Local winners advance to the sectional competition.

When: Saturday, September 20th.
Where: Kinnick Feller Park Football Field
Time: 10:30 a.m. Free Program

Pre-registration is required, please visit [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Yoga in Adel - Wednesdays Sept. 10th - Oct. 22nd

Yoga in AdelCourtesy of Healing Therapies and
Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.

A new series of yoga classes begins in Adel on September 10th and runs through October 22nd.

This class continues to meet at the Raccoon Bank Community House, 11th and Main Street on Wednesday evenings, 5:45 to 6:45 pm.

Yoga is a great way [...] Continue Reading...

Try One of Al Dente's Great Specials Today!

Al Dente Lunch SpecialsCourtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Al Dente Toffee in Adel, serves some fantastic homemade food from the Romano family's recipe book!

Each day is something unique, see Today's Special. (They usually post by 10:00 a.m.)

Lunch starts at 11:30...I wouldn't be won't last long

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2 New Youth Ministries at Fusion Church Starting Oct. 1st

Fusion Ministries - Adel IowaCourtesy of Fusion Church:

Fusion Church in Adel, is introducing 2 new Youth Ministries starting this October.

Kids Connection - Connecting Kids to Christ is for grades 1 -5.

Spark Youth Ministry is for grades 6 - 12.

Both groups meet on Wednesday nights from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning October 1st at Fusion Church, 29147 Prospect Circle, Adel. The [...] Continue Reading...

Disc Golf Tournament Oct. 11th

Adel Disc GolfCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Disc Golf Tournament

A 9-hole tournament will be held at the Evans Park Disc Golf Course. This is a two-person best shot tournament.

Location: Evans Park
Date: Saturday, October 11th
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Register at the Park/Rec. Office [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Girls Youth Basketball Sign-up

Adel Basketball RegistrationCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Girls Youth Basketball. Games played on Saturday mornings November through December. 8 week season

Ages: 3rd - 6th grade

Deadline: October 10th

Location: Adel Elementary and Old Middle School Gyms

Fee: $50.00 [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County ISU Ext. Office Outdoor Adventure Oct. 4th

ISUEO_2LineWordmarkReversedOnRedFACEBOOK-01Courtesy of ISU Extension:

Outdoor Adventures - From Iowa to the ocean

On October 4 from 10-11:30 a.m., Iowa State University Extension Educator, Cindy Watson Pottebaum, will be leading Outdoor Adventures for youth 4-8 grade, their parents and adult volunteers.

Children are the world’s little “explorers”, always questioning, [...] Continue Reading...

Bounce For A Reason Sept. 20th

Crusaders For HopeCourtesy of Crusader's For Hope:

Crusaders 4 Hope presents Bounce For A Reason an inflatable event.

When: Saturday September 20, 2014

Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Where: Centennial Park 1255 S. Warrior Lane Waukee IA 50263

Tickets: $1.00 for 1 ride [...] Continue Reading...

“Senior Scams” Seminar Sept. 19th

Senior Scam SeminarCourtesy of Watermark  Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

The Village at Legacy Pointe Retirement Community of Waukee Hosts “Senior Scams” Seminar.

With fraudulent activities on the rise in the digital age, one in five seniors will fall victim to a scam.

Learn the warning signs as The Village at Legacy Pointe retirement community of Waukee hosts a Senior Scams Seminar on Friday, September 19, at 2:00 p.m. [...] Continue Reading...

Preharvest Inspection of Fields, Harvest Scheduling

Harvest TimeCourtesy of ISU Extension:

By Mark Johnson, Field Agronomist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Soon combines will roll, so many farmers are checking out their combines, making sure all systems are working properly.

Now is also a good time to walk soybean and corn fields to determine the condition of the crops and look for signs of potential problems. [...] Continue Reading...

Volunteer to End Hunger in Dallas County

FoodBank of IowaFoodBank of Iowa:

The Food Bank of Iowa is hosting a free produce stand for hungry Iowans in Dallas County.

We are looking for volunteers to help hand out the produce from 12-2 p.m. on September 17th and September 24th.

We currently are looking for 5 volunteers on the 17th and 4 volunteers on the 24th.

No experience necessary. Training will be provided onsite by the food bank staff.
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Passport to Literacy of the Natural World Sept. 18th

Insectigations Cindy BlobaumCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Passport to Literacy of the Natural World

Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham &
Voas Conservation Area, Minburn

Date: 09/18/2014 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Local children's author [...] Continue Reading...