Keep up with the Latest Activities, Events, and Special Promotions
Please join us Saturday, October 4th, 2014 to support a wonderful charity. The 5th Annual John's Baby Step 5K, 1Mile and Kids Fun Run.
Set in Adel's beautiful Kinnick-Fellar Park. Chip Timing, Kids Fun Run, Kids Activities, Gender & Age Awards.
The weather looks absolutely perfect for a run or walk in Adel with friends and family!
Starting Time is 8:30 a.m. It promises to be another great event. Please let us know if you have any questions!
Thank You! - John's Baby Steps Committee
The John D Gomke Charity helps prevent child loss & honor the memory of infants who have become angels. Providing resources & funding to organizations that help care for grieving families in Central Iowa.
John D. Gomke Charity
PO Box 613
De Soto, Iowa 50069
Phone: (515) 314-9171
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
Flying Arrow Horse Show (FASC) at the Dallas County Fairgrounds in Adel.
Saturday, September 6th. 2014 - Includes Reining Class!
- Entry booth opens at 8:00 a.m.
- Entries for Halter and Showmanship classes close at 8:30 a.m.
- Halter starts at
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Dallas County Monarch Tagging
Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham &
Voas Conservation Area, Minburn
Date: Weeks of Sept. 8th, 15th, and 22nd.
Time: On Call
By registering for this on call program you will be invited to [...] Continue Reading...
It's a great time to visit Adel this weekend!
Friday: Start your morning off with Breakfast, stop by the Garage Sale, take a Dip in the Pool, enjoy a Concert downtown and more!
Saturday: Visit the Army Challenge, stop by the Garage Sale, take a Dip in the Pool, visit a little History, and much more!
Sunday: Enjoy the beauty of the Arboretum, Golf and more.
Monday: Happy Labor Day!
We look forward to seeing you in Adel!
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The 2014 season is wrapping up for the Adel Family Aquatic Center this weekend.
The Center will be open this Saturday, August 30th.
The hours may vary depending on staff availability due to school activities.
Please call 993-5246 on Saturday for details. We look forward to seeing in 2015! [...] Continue Reading...
The Adel DeSoto Minburn (ADM) School's 2014 Sports Schedule of Events has been posted at Adel DeSoto Minburn CSD.
The site lists Calendar, Rosters, Scores and Standings, and Coaches.
Stay up to date with the ADM Volleyball, Baseball, Football, Basketball, Track and more as the [...] Continue Reading...
Prairie Awakening Celebration
The Story of the Ioway Nation
Location: Kuehn Conservation Area
Earlham, Iowa 50072
Date: 9/6/2014 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
"Once again the traditions of the Prairie Awakening Celebration will bring the music, drum, songs, dance and stories of Iowa’s First Peoples to the land.
Our celebration this year will feature the Ioway Nation. Prairie Awakening is an invitation to you to join us in an arena carved out of the restored tall grass prairies of Kuehn and remember your place on this land. [...] Continue Reading...
50 Years of Wilderness - Wild Iowa?
Location: Jester Park Lodge
11407 NW Jester Park Dr.
Granger, Iowa 50109
Date: 9/2/2014 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
"50 years ago, on September 3, 1964, the United States penned the Wilderness Act creating not only a new category of public lands, but also [...] Continue Reading...
Informational Meeting Planned for New 4-H Shooting Sports Club
[ADEL, Iowa] — A new 4-H Shooting Sports Club is starting in Dallas County.
It is open to youth ages 9 – 18. The club is also looking for adult volunteers.
4-H Safety and Education in Shooting Sports (SESS) uses skills and disciplines of shooting to assist [...] Continue Reading...
In the spirit of the "ice bucket challenge" Isacc "Ike" Long's family would like to start an awareness challenge
"In an attempt to raise awareness of childhood lung disease and the challenges each family faces, I have created this page for Ike's Avengers.
Isaac is one of the most lively, vibrant and seemingly healthy 6 year old [...] Continue Reading...
Tour the Brenton Arboretum with Founder Buz Brenton.
Hear firsthand his fascinating history, insights and plans for the future.
Saturday, September 20th
10:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m.
Members, Free; Non-members, $5
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[ADEL, Iowa] — Making a dollar stretch is not as easy as it once was. Knowing where money is going, setting goals, along with having a spending plan and budget can help a person and their family achieve financial freedom.
“Money Matters: Making Your Dollar Stretch in an Expensive World” is a free class on basic budgeting tips applicable to [...] Continue Reading...
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The Coon River Army Challenge comes to the Dallas County Fairgrounds
Get ready for mud, music, and fun at the 2014 Coon River Army Challenge!
Join drill sergeants and active duty Army soldiers for a wild adventure mud run and obstacle course Saturday, August 30th encompassing the entire Dallas County Fairgrounds in Adel, [...] Continue Reading...
Our fourth Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation summer Garage Sales will be on Friday August 29th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 30th., from 10:00 a.m. to Noon in the Second floor conference room.
The library will accept items for the garage sale during regular business hours.
All proceeds from the monthly garage sales are used by [...] Continue Reading...
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...
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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Members of Faith Lutheran Church have a new smoker and are extending an invitation to the entire Adel community to join them for a community BBQ on Sunday evening September 7th from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
Pulled pork, salads, desserts and drinks will be severed at no charge.
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Head out to Adel's Penoach Vineyard | Winery | Nursery this Friday to relax to the music of Crosswind and sample some great wines.
Bring a lawn chair and a friend and get ready to kick off the summer at the winery.
Have your Penoach Winearita blended for you to enjoy at the concert. [...] Continue Reading...