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2015 Iowa Cubs Day Trip - June 24th

Adel Parks and Rec Iowa Cubs TripCourtesy of Adel Park and Recreations:

Join Adel Parks & Rec. for a trip to watch the Iowa Cubs vs. Omaha on Monday, June 24th.

We will leave Adel City Hall at 10:30 am and return around 3:30 pm.

Price includes game ticket for each participant. Join us for an action packed day of baseball!

Minimum of 4 registrations to go.

Fee: $25.00 per person
Date: June 24, 2015
Time: 10:30 am-3:30 pm
Grades: 3-6

Registration Deadline is June 18th.

Adel Parks & Rec.
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4525

Super Caricatures at the Adel Public Library June 19th

Super Caricatures - Adel LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library:

Mark your calendar for Friday, June 19th because there will be Super Caricatures at the library from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Registration is required as there are only so many time slots for this event.

To sign up for your time, please stop in the library or call 515-993-3512. You won’t want to miss this [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Sweet Corn Princess Contest August 7th

Adel Sweet Corn Princess LogoCourtesy of Adel Partners:

Registration is underway for the 2nd Annual Sweet Corn Princess Contest to be held as part of Adel’s Annual Sweet Corn Festival.

The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7th, 2015 at the Adel Community Stage and is [...] Continue Reading...

Superhero’s at Adel Library During Month of June

Super Hero Gathering - Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library:

Calling all Superhero’s!

Wednesday afternoons are full of super heroes at the library during June.

On June 10th we will have a Super Science Program, on June 17th we will be showing the movie Big Hero 6 and on June 24th Dallas County Conservation will be onsite [...] Continue Reading...

Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Garage Sale June 18 - 20

ICADV - Iowa Coalition Against Domestic ViolenceCrisis Intervention & Advocacy Center's 4th Annual Garage & Bake Sale at the Dallas County Fairgrounds.

They rely upon generous donations of the community.

To help make this fundraising event another huge success, donating your gently-used housewares, furniture, appliances and more.

All donations [...] Continue Reading...

City of Adel - Honor the Call to Serve Deadline June 3rd

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

City Board & Commission Openings

Serving on a City Board or Commission is a great way to become involved in shaping the direction of your community.

If you've ever wanted to be a part of the decision-making process, please consider serving today! [...] Continue Reading...

6th John D Gomke Charity Golf Tournament June 13th

John D Gomke Charity Golf ClassicCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity, Inc.:

Join us to remember and celebrate Angel Babies on Saturday, June 13th 2015 for the 6th Annual John D Gomke Charity Golf Classic at beautiful Lake Panorama National Golf Resort and Conference Center

There will be two tee off times, 7:00 am or 1:30 pm; with two Flights in each session (awarding [...] Continue Reading...

Cooking Up Science: Cookie Factory June 29th & 30th

Scientist ISU ExtCourtesy of ISU Ext and Outreach:

Monday, June 29th and Tuesday, June 30th from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. at the Waukee Community Center.

Registration deadline is June 22th.

Become a scientist as you enter the Cookie Factory.

Use various baking methods and see how every ingredient, temperature and type of baking sheet [...] Continue Reading...

2015 BACooN RIDE Too “A Second Helpin' June 20th

Bacoon Ride Too 2015Courtesy of BACooN Ride:

The 2015 BACooN RIDE Too will once again visit the brick streets of Adel, June 20th.

Combining a love for Bacon and riding, cyclist will travel through Waukee, Ortonville, Adel, Redfield, Linden, Panora, Yale, Herndon, Jamaica, Dawson, Perry, Minburn and Dallas Center.

The ride will feature "Bacon Stops!"

Adel stops are [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller Series - The Story of the Orange Parka

Do Not PanicI've always been a little nervous to ask Terry, "what's up with the orange parka?" Anyone who's followed Terry knows that thing is a hallmark of our "illustrious friend". So imagine my delight when Terry carrier pidegeoned this to the office. - Editor

Dear Fellow Travelers,

My trademark orange parka has been with me for ages. I remember my previous jacket, a lime [...] Continue Reading...

ADMSC Fall Soccer Club Registration May 15th - June 28th

Adel Desoto Minburn Soccer Club-ADMSCCourtesy of ADM Soccer Club

The Adel Desoto Minburn Soccer Club - ADMSC 2015 Fall Recreational Soccer online registration is now open at and runs through Jun 28th, 2015.

There will be a walk-in registration on June 6, from 9 am-Noon at the Island Park Soccer Complex concession stand.

Deadline to register [...] Continue Reading...

Summer Sandals Available at Your Adel HealthMart

Adel HealthMart - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel HealthMart

Adel HealthMart has a fun way to enjoy summer while protecting your feet.

With summer around the corner, flip flops are a popular shoe choice.

While they might be fun and fashionable, they can cause significant foot pain.

Dr. Comfort has a comfortable line of ortho sandals that support the arch. Come see them today! [...] Continue Reading...

St. John’s Catholic Church Multi-Family Garage Sale May 29th

St Johns Parish Adel IowaCourtesy of St. John Adel:

Join St. John's Catholic Church for a multi-family Garage Sale Friday, May 29th from 2 - 8 pm and Saturday, May 30th from 8 - 1 pm.

The sale will be in the lower level parish hall.

The church is located just 1 mile south of Adel on H169.

All proceeds go [...] Continue Reading...

2015 ADM Ecumenical VBS Program - June 15 to 19th

G Force VBSCourtesy of ADM Vacation Bible School:

ADM Ecumenical Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 15th – 19th, 9 a.m. - Noon. Children ages 4 to 5th grade* are invited to attend.

The theme is G Force with movement and kid-friendly transportation (think skateboards, running shoes, bikes, roller blades, etc.) as the church turns into an exciting skate [...] Continue Reading...

Daisy Nails & Spa Ribbon Cutting & Open House June 2nd

Daisy Nails & Spa - Adel IowaDaisy Nails & Spa in Adel, is holding a Ribbon Cutting & Open House - Tuesday, June 2nd at 4:00 pm.

Please come out and help welcome them to Adel.

Daisy Nails & Spa
628 Nile Kinnick Drive S. Ste 4.
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4020
Facebook: daisynailsspaadel [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Adult Summer Sports and Activities Signups

Adel Parks & RecCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Sign-up is currently open for Adult Slow-Pitch Softball and Adult Sand Volleyball.

Deadline to Register: Friday, May 29th.

Sand Volleyball is played on Tuesday nights and begins on Tuesday, June 9th.

Slow-Pitch Softball plays on Thursday nights and begins on Thursday, June 11th.

Sign-up [...] Continue Reading...

Coffee with Bryce Smith at Al Dente May 22nd

Bryce Smith at Al DenteCourtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Bryce Smith, who is running for State Rep., will be at Al Dente Toffee in Adel Friday, May 22nd from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Come have a cup of coffee, meet and talk with Bryce and learn about why he is running, what he is running for and anything else about Bryce you might want to know! [...] Continue Reading...