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Artist Reception with Kristin McKibben – December 9th

WintersetArtCenterCourtesy of Winterset Art Center:

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Join us at the Winterset Art Center for an afternoon reception with artist, Kristin McKibben.

Enjoy a cup of coffee and learn more about Kristin’s beautiful encaustic paintings.

You’ll be fascinated to hear how she layers hidden elements, oil paint, beeswax, and more to create these mesmerizing works of art.


Des Moines artist, Kristin McKibben – exhibit of encaustic paintings

This is a free event and we would love to have you attend.
Thank you,

Angela Newman
Executive Director
Winterset Art Center
P.O. Box 325
224 S. John Wayne Drive
Winterset IA 50273
Phone: 804-380-8079
Phone: 515-462-4600
Facebook: WintersetArtCenter

Annual Holiday Open House at Studio 10 Dec. 1st

Studio Holiday 10 Adel IowaCourtesy of Studio 10

Studio 10 – Aveda Concept Salon

Come join us Friday December 1st from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm for our annual Studio 10 Holiday Party.

Enjoy some snacks, refreshments, and conversations with our staff. 

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Strike Out Hunger! Live Broadcast & Food Drive Dec. 4th

Courtesy of the Adel Family Fun Center:

The Adel Family Fun Center will be hosting the Big Red Raccoon Valley Radio Van Monday, December 4th from 5 pm until 7 pm as we raise awareness and food for the Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry!

Also get entered into the radio stations grand prize giveaway!

We will have […] Continue Reading…

Studio Q 360 Small Business Saturday November 25th

studioQ360-AdelCourtesy of Studio Q 360:

Celebrate Small Business Saturday at Studio Q 360 in Adel on November 25th!

Stop in for free food and drinks, sales, contests, and more.

Save 20-50% off Massage Gift Certificates, Spa Botanicals, and gifts.

Visit Studio Q 360 to learn how a medical philosophy towards massage therapy creates a […] Continue Reading…

28th Annual Adel Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 23rd

Everyone is invited to the 28th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner held at the ADM High School commons Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Come enjoy a free, traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings!
No reservations are […] Continue Reading…

Critter Cindy at the Adel Public Library November 21st

Free Preschool and Toddler Story Time at the Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The Adel Public Library will have a special guest this November.

Critter Cindy from the Dallas County Conservation Board (DCCB).

She will host an exciting story time.

Tuesday, November 21st at 10:30 am.

These […] Continue Reading…

Wee Watch Movie at the Adel Library November 22nd

Early Out Movie - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

Visit the Adel Public Library this month for a Wee Watch Movie.

This month they will be showing the movie “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” on the libraries’ big screen.

Please join them Wednesday, November 22nd at 10:30 am. And yes, they will have popcorn! […] Continue Reading…

Shop with a Cop Nominations Due November 28th

Courtesy of the Dallas County Sheriff’s Benevolent Association:Shop with a Cop Dallas-County-Sheriffs-Benevolent-Association

Shop with a Cop & Food Basket Program. This will be the 22nd year for the Benevolent Food Basket and Shop with a Cop programs.

They assist the less fortunate families within our county.

To nominate a needy family for a food basket or a child in need who would benefit from a positive interaction with an officer.

Please visit the […] Continue Reading…

Brenton Arboretum Parent/Child Centerpieces Nov. 18th

Brenton Arboretum Nature ClubCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Parent/Child Centerpieces
Date: 11/18/2017
Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Non-Members Fee: $20.00
Members Fee: $10.00

Parents create thoughtful, seasonal centerpieces from natural materials while children create a special “Kids’ Table” arrangement. Take them home to your Thanksgiving table […] Continue Reading…

2017 Adel Kiwanis Club Annual Wreath Sale

Kiwanis Christmas WreathsCourtesy of the Adel Kiwanis Club:

The Adel Kiwanis Club is taking orders for their Annual Wreath Sales!

You can choose from many items such as wreaths in different sizes, Door Swags, Candy Canes and roping.

They are fresh and provide the wonderful smell of the holidays.

Greenery is […] Continue Reading…

Learn How to Take Better Pictures November 16th

Library-PhotosCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Join the Adel Public Library and Learn How to Take Better Pictures with local photographer Amanda Taborga.

Amanda will be at the library on Thursday, November 16th at 6:30 pm.

She will present a program on taking better pictures just in time for all your holiday photos! […] Continue Reading…

Operation Christmas Child Collection Week – Nov. 13 – 20th

Operation Christmas Child Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

November 13 – 20 is National Collection Week for Operation Christmas Child!

This ministry is a part of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization.

In Operation Christmas Child, gift-filled shoeboxes are distributed in 150 countries to children who are living in destitute conditions. […] Continue Reading…

Adel Library Wee Bake a Tasty Treat November 15th

Adel-Library-BakeryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

School age kids are invited to pre-register at the Adel Public Library for a cooking program with Ms. Michelle when Wee Bake a Tasty Treat at 3:00 pm on Wednesday November 15th in the Community Room.

Adel Public Library
303 S. 10th Street • Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: 515-993-3512
Website: www.Adel Public Library
Facebook: AdelPublicLibrary

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Décor Adel Closing Store Specials


On November 11th Décor Adel  will close the adel store as it transitions to an Online Store exclusively.

Stop in now for 20% off many items including jewelry, home decor, furniture and more. 

All gift certificates will be honored.

Decor Adel website business will continue at […] Continue Reading…

2017 City of Adel Election Results

The regular election for the City of Adel was held on Tuesday, November 7th, 2017.

Elected City Officials:

City Council:
Jodi Selby Votes – 833  – 37.47 %
Rob Christensen Votes – 607 – 27.31 %

Jim Peters […] Continue Reading…