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Lego Building Contest Adel Public Library August 8th

Lego Building Contest - Adel IowaCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Come to the Adel Public Library for their annual Lego Building Contest for all school-aged kids.

The contest will be held on Tuesday, August 8th at 10:00 am.

Come and let your imagination run wild as you design and build great things.

Awards will be given in many categories to celebrate your designs.

Adel Public Library
310 S 10th St.
Adel, Iowa  50003
Phone: (515) 993-3512
Facebook: Adel-Public-Library/90418118224

Library Hours:
Mon. and Fri. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tues. -Thurs. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Submit an Entry to the “Anything Goes” Basket Silent Auction

Friends of the Adel LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

This September, Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation will have their first ever Anything Goes Basket Silent Auction.

Starting the week of Labor Day, they will be collecting baskets at the library.

The silent auction will then run September 12th at 10:00 a.m. through September 30th at 5:00p.m.

The […] Continue Reading…

City of Adel Mosquito Spraying July 28th

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

The City of Adel is scheduled to spray for mosquitoes during the evening of Thursday, July 28th.

Depending on the weather, the spraying will begin between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. that night and […] Continue Reading…

2016 Team Hall ‘Roling for a Cure’ Summer Events


Courtesy of Team Hall:

Join Team Hall this summer as they roll for a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Show your support for Alex and Shade Hall – Brothers who fight CF every day and their family Shawn, Michelle and Caden Roling

We hope these events help raise awareness and funds toward THE CURE!

[…] Continue Reading…

Girl Scouts Announce Adel Dog Park Opening Aug. 14th

Courtesy of Troop 505:

The Adel Girl Scouts proudly announce the Adel Dog Park Opening!

Sunday, August 14th at 2:00 pm.

The park is located North of the Adel Aquatic Center – 1800 S. 15th St. Adel Iowa.

The Adel Girl Scouts-Junior Troop 505 raised […] Continue Reading…

Doug James and the Pocket – Adel Sweet Corn Fest Aug. 13th


Doug James and the Pocket, a Tour de Force of Chicago based musicians and their original brand of American Hip Shakin’ Music will headline the Adel Sweet Corn Festival Block Party on August 13th.

It’s High Energy Roots with sounds that stir together meaty grooves, funky dynamics, soulful R&B swagger, gospel harmonies, with a rock and roll attitude and cheeky humor.

You’ll notice […] Continue Reading…

Rescue Ride Grand Prix to Benefit AHeinz57 Aug. 13th

RescueRideGrandPrixCourtesy of AHeinz57 Pet Rescue:

Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center will host the Rescue Ride Grand Prix on Saturday August 13th at their beautiful facility in Cumming, Iowa.

Proceeds will benefit AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport to continue their mission of rescuing homeless, injured and abused dogs throughout Iowa.

The silent auction […] Continue Reading…

Free Backpacks of School Supplies at UMC – July 27th

Courtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

The Adel United Methodist Church and Adel First Christian Church have joined together to help children in our community.

On July 27th, 2016 from 5 pm – 7 pm they will be handing out backpacks and basic school supplies to preschoolers through fifth graders attending ADM Schools this fall. 

Available at the […] Continue Reading…

Summer Garage Sale at Adel Library July 29th-30th

Adel Public Library Garage SaleCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The next Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation summer Garage Sales will be on Friday July 29th and Saturday July 30th in the second floor conference room.

The garage sales have lots of household and outdoor items and every month there are new items added that have been donated from the community.

All proceeds […] Continue Reading…

NAPA’s Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fundraising July Event!


Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp.

Hot July Sales and Heartwarming Support during NAPA’s Get Back and Give Back Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fundraising (IFHF) event!

Adel Auto Parts has been proud to help support the Intrepid Fallen Heros Fund for the past 5 years.

Each year, the IFHF supports the brave men and […] Continue Reading…

2016 Figure 8 Races at the Dallas County Fair Grounds

Dallas County Fairgrounds - Figure 8 RacesCourtesy of Dallas County Fair Associates:

Who’s ready for Race Season? Come out to the Dallas County Fair Grounds for the 2016 Season of Figure 8 Racing starting this April.

Races are held on the North Track and start at 6:30 p.m. unless other while posted. It’s gonna be a great year of racing!

Admission for all […] Continue Reading…

2016 New Hope Vacation Bible School Aug 1st – 4th

NewHopeVBSCourtesy of New Hope Church:

New Hope Vacation Bible School, August 1st – 4th, 6 – 8 pm.

Deep Sea Discovery God is with me wherever I go!

Kids will have an awesome time at Praise VBS focusing on Biblical attributes of God (Greatness, Authority, Providence, Power & Love) and then praising Him in response. […] Continue Reading…

City of Adel Board Openings – Honor the Call to Serve

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

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!

To apply, […] Continue Reading…

2016 – 2017 Membership Drive for ADM Fine Arts

ADM Fine Arts Booster ClubCourtesy of ADM Fine Arts:

You’re invited to support Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade fine art students, teachers and programs at ADM!

The Fine Arts Boosters are celebrating 10 years of cooperative effort to support Art, Band, Choir, Drama, Speech, Academic Decathlon, Newspaper & Yearbook including the purchase of items such as choir risers with safety railings, baby grand piano, […] Continue Reading…

BASE® Employees Support Good Samaritan Food Pantry

BASE® Employee Benefits Adel IowaCourtesy of Base®:

BASE® Helps Local Food Pantry. Employees support those in their own community. 

Employees at BASE® pulled together to support their community by donating food items and other various products to the Good Samaritan Food Pantry in Adel.

BASE® employees donated items for the entire month of June to assist those in need in […] Continue Reading…

Chess Club Classes at the Adel Public Library this July

ChessClubAdelLibraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Chess?

Join Mr. Vasto at his Chess Club classes in July on Tuesday the 19th, Thursday the 21st, Tuesday the 26th or Thursday the 28th.

Come to one, two, three, or even all four classes; each class meets at 11:00 am. […] Continue Reading…

Sizzling Summer Sale – Buy One, Get One – Studio Q 360

Courtesy of Studio Q 360:

Buy One, Get One from Studio Q 360 Massage Therapy in Adel!

Mention this Web-Only ad to save 25% off your next massage when you buy a 25% off massage gift certificate to share.

Call Katrina to book your massage at (515) 689-4754. […] Continue Reading…

Free Friday Entertainment July 22nd (Updated)


Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

(Max Wellman is unable to perform the 22nd. as originally posted.)

Gina Gedler will perform Jazz and Cabaret music at the Pavilion.

Gina can be found at

Every fourth Friday this summer, the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce, along with other local sponsors, will host FREE community […] Continue Reading…