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Hot Tamale and the Red Hots at Penoach Vineyard Oct. 17th

Hot Tamale and The Red HotsCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Hot Tamale and the Red Hots will perform from 2-5 p.m. at Adel's Penoach Vineyard during Octoberfest.

Food will be available from Brewer Family Farms, serving brats. No admission charge.

Bring a lawn chair and friends and get ready to enjoy a great evening at the winery. Have your Penoach Winearita blended for you to enjoy at the concert.

Penoach Winery
26759 N Avenue
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4374

Visit Adel This Weekend October 2nd - 4th

Discover Adel This Weekend

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

On Friday, do Lunch downtown, catch the Game on Livestreaming, and more.

Saturday Shop the Kids Closet, take part in a 5K, visit Wills Orchard, and more.

On Sunday, Stop by the Orchard and enjoy a little Chilli!

We look forward to seeing you in Adel this weekend!


Brick St. Books & Cafe   7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
803 Main St., Adel, Iowa

Al Dente Lunch Special  11:30 a.m.
109 N. 9th St., Adel, Iowa

Catch ADM Events on Livestreaming
801 Nile Kinnick Dr S., Adel, Iowa

River Valley Golf
22927 Valley View Trl. S., Adel, Iowa

Brick St. Books & Cafe  8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
803 Main St., Adel, Iowa

Wills Family Orchard  9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
33130 Panther Creek Rd., Adel, Iowa

Free Kids Closet   9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
218 N 9th St., Adel, Iowa

John's Baby Steps 5K/1Mile Race & Memory Walk  10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Nile Kinnick Park, Adel, Iowa

Brenton Arboretum Fall Bird Hike  7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Dallas Center, Iowa

Casa de Oro Open  11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
815 Main St., Adel, Iowa

River Valley Golf
22927 Valley View Trl. S., Adel, Iowa

Brick St. Books & Cafe  8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
803 Main St., Adel, Iowa

Casa de Oro Kids Eat for $2.00  11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
815 Main St., Adel, Iowa

Wills Family Orchard -  12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
33130 Panther Creek Rd., Adel, Iowa

Strengthening Families Program  5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Waukee Elementary School, Waukee Iowa

River Valley Golf Course Chilli Opens  11:00 a.m.
22927 Valley View Trl. S., Adel, Iowa

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2015 Adel Beggars Night Oct. 31st

Adel Trick or Treat Beggars NightCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

The City of Adel will celebrate Beggars’ Night on Saturday, October 31st from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Beggars' Night is for parents and kids looking forward to a fun, safe night.

Although it is still important that parents and children use caution. 

Check out this website to find Halloween Safety* tips!

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2015 National 4-H Week is Oct. 4-10

Courtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office:4-H Your Adventure Starts Here

National 4-H Week is Oct. 4-10

During October 4-10, Dallas County 4-H, the youth development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will be celebrating National 4-H Week.

The Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program is active in each of Iowa’s 99 counties and empowers youth to reach their full potential through many different types of experiences

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2015 Dallas County Public Heath Survey

SurveyCourtesy of DC Public Health Nursing Services:

What do you think about Dallas County?

Please complete a 10-minute survey to share your views about health care, transportation, employment, public services and more in Dallas County.

This information will help community agencies

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Adel Pumpkin Carving Contest

Adel Pumpkin Carving ContestCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Attention Creative Carvers!

Now through October 31st, create a jack-o-lantern and take at least one picture with the person(s) carving it.

On the back of the picture, write the dates and the names of the people in the picture, and the the phone number to reach you at.

Winners will be notified the

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Disc Golf Tournament Oct. 10th

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 10th
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Fee: $5.00 per person
Register at

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ISU Ext. Relationship Education Offered Nov. 5th

Healthy-Relationships-TrainingCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be facilitating Marriage and Relationship Education: Choose and Share on Thursday, November 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Urbandale Outreach Center located at 10861 Douglas Ave.

“Choose” is based on the idea of making relationships a priority. Program participants will realize the power of being deliberate when [...] Continue Reading...

Gifts and Autumn Decor at Adel HealthMart

Courtesy of Adel HealthMart 

Adel HealthMart has several new items arriving weekly in our gift department.

Lots of fall decor to spruce up your home. 

They just got in a new line of fancy soaps and lotions that make a great accent to your home or also a great gift!

Lots of new fall and winter scarves and other items to get you prepared for the cold weather that is ahead.

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Flu Shots Available at Adel HealthMart

Courtesy of Adel HealthMart Flu Shots at Adel HealthMart

Flu shots are now available at Adel HealthMart.

Protect you and your family this winter against the flu. Flu season begins generally in October and goes through May.

The vaccine takes two weeks in your system to become effective, so the time is now! No appointment is necessary.

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Al Dente Toffee Lunch Specials Sept 29th - Oct 2nd

Al Dente Chicken Salad Sandwich Special

Courtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Adel's Al Dente Toffee Weekly Lunch Specials for September 29th to October 2nd:

Tuesday: Chicken Salad Sandwich on a croissant with chips and drink $7.25

Wednesday: Italian Panini with chips and drink $7.25

Thursday: French Dip with chips and drink $7.50

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Adel Parks & Recreation Archery Center Grand Opening Oct. 3

Adel Archery CenterCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

The City of Adel is building an archery center for beginner through senior archers, the first municipal archery range in Dallas County.

By providing five shooting lanes that can accommodate ten archers at one time, the center gives archers and hunters a safe place to practice and prepare for upcoming shooting [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Fall Bird Hike Oct. 3rd

Brenton Arboretum Nature ClubCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Fall Bird Hike
Date: 10/3/2015
Time: 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Non-Members Fee: $5.00
Members Fee:

Hike the arboretum with John Bissell in search of more than 184 bird species observed at the arboretum!


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River Valley Golf Course Chilli Opens October

2015 Chilli OpensCourtesy of Adel River Vally Golf Course:

Hello Adel,

Here at River Valley we like to wrap up of the golf season the best way we know how, a month of tournaments.

That's right, every Sunday in October we host our annual Chilli Opens.

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Position Opening: Dallas County Ext. Office Assistant

ISU Extension and Outreach Adel IowaCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Dallas County Extension and Outreach, located in Adel, IA, has a position opening for a Office Assistant.

The Dallas County Extension and Outreach Office Assistant is the first point of contact with clientele.

This person must possess excellent communication, customer service, teamwork and

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Still Time to Register for John's Baby Steps Oct 3rd

John D Gomke 5K logoCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity Inc.:

There is still time to get signed up for the 6th John's Baby Steps Memory Run/Walk on October 3rd at Kinnick-Feller Park in Adel at 8:00 am.

1 Mile
Kids Fun Run

Come join our Angel families and help us celebrate our

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Strengthening Families Program Oct. 4th - Nov. 15th

ISU Ext Strengthening Families Program Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County believes building strong communities begins with building strong families.

Those wishing to reinforce or improve bonds with their youth are encouraged to participate in the Strengthening Families Program (SFP): For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14. [...] Continue Reading...

Catch ADM Events on Livestreaming

ADM Schools - Adel IowaCourtesy of ADM Shcool District:

Have you ever missed an event at the school and couldn't find it on the radio? Never miss an event again.

"ADM is now providing livestream internet coverage of school events-athletics, fine arts, etc. Events will be available live as they occur and also on-demand for viewing later. This is available without charge to [...] Continue Reading...