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Adel Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday May 30th

American Legion Post 464 - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel American Legion Post 464:

The Adel American Legion Post 464 would like to extend and invitation to everyone to attend the Memorial Day Ceremony at Adel Oakdale Cemetery Monday, May 30, starting at 9:00 a.m.

This day is our opportunity to give thanks to the heroes that died and the loved ones left behind to make sure that their sacrifices are remembered and that their service to this nation always be honored.

Please bring a lawn chair, since seating is limited. Incase of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at the old Adel Middle School gym, 215 N. 11th Street.

American Legion
Post 464
119 N. 9th. Street
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4080

2016 ADM Ecumenical VBS Program – June 27th to July 1st

Adel_2016_Ecumenical_VBSCourtesy of ADM Vacation Bible School:

ADM Ecumenical Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 27th – July 1st, 9 a.m. – Noon. Children ages 4 to 5th grade* are invited to attend.

The Churches of Adel UMC, Minburn UMC, First Christian, and St. Johns joining together to learn about the Lord!

The mission focus for 2016 is Bidwell Riverside. Kids can […] Continue Reading…

2016 VBS at Faith Lutheran Church June 13th – 17th

2016FaithLutheranBibleSchoolCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

Cave Quest – Following Jesus the Light of the World, (VBS) at Faith Lutheran Church in Adel,  June 13th – 17th from 9:00 to 12:00 for kids 4 years old on June 1st, 2016 to the completion of 6th grade.

Registration can be done online.

Online Registration will close on June 11th, 2016. After […] Continue Reading…

“Drive-Thru” Memorial Day Supply Drive for Veterans


Courtesy of Operation Barnabas:

Please join Operation Barnabas.

Simply “Drive-Thru” Camp Dodge on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30th, from 5 to 9 am. and drop off donations to benefit Veterans in Central Iowa.

While at Camp Dodge enjoy a free breakfast during the Van and Bonnie Show.

(Note: […] Continue Reading…

2016 Outdoor Quilt Show and Sale June 18th

Adel Quilting and Dry Goods CoCourtesy of Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.:

Visit us at Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co., Saturday, June 18th for our annual Outdoor Quilt Show Sale, 10 am to 4 pm.

We will have beautiful quilts hanging all around the shop, between trees and on the porch.

We will also have lots of handmade items and […] Continue Reading…

2016 Sweet Corn Princess Contest Information August 12th

Adel Sweet Corn Princess LogoCourtesy of Adel Partners:

Registration is now open for the 2016 Adel Sweet Corn Princess Contest!

Girls entering 2nd, 3rd, or 4th grade during the 2016/2017 school year and who reside in the ADM district are encouraged to participate in […] Continue Reading…

2016 Adel Partners Chamber Free Concert – May 27th

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Join Raccoon Valley Bank and the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce as they kick off the Chamber’s 2016 Free Friday Concert Series.

Be sure to check out Randy Burk and the Prisoners at the Adel Stage and Pavilion (Corner of Main and 1oth) this May 27th, from 7-10 pm. 

This event is […] Continue Reading…

Adel Public Library – Summer Reading Program

SummerReadingProgramCourtesy of Adel Library:

The Adel Public Libraries On Your Marks, Get Set, Read Summer Reading Program starts soon and the library is excited to host Blank Park Zoo at our Kick off programs in June.

Last year over 600 people participated in our programs and read over 10,000 hours!

Ms. Paula, Ms. Michelle, and Mr. Trever are busily planning […] Continue Reading…

BUS-eum Exhibit – Adel Public Library May 20th

TRACESCourtesy of Adel Library:

The TRACES Center for History and Culture will be at the library on Friday May 20th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm to present its newest BUS-eum exhibit

“At Home in the Heartland: Forgotten Stories of How Iowans Got to Be ‘Us.”

“The BUS-eum exhibit examines how the Midwest developed in ways different from other regions, […] Continue Reading…

Adel Historical Museum Open for 2016

Adel Historical MuseumCourtesy of the The Adel Historical Museum:

The Adel Historical Museum is now open on Saturdays through September from noon to 4:00 p.m.

Explore eight history filled rooms of Adel and the surrounding areas. New items have been donated since last season.

You’ll find information on the Orton Brothers Circus, […] Continue Reading…

May Book Clubs at the Adel Public Library

Adel Library Book ClubCourtesy of Adel Library:

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursday, May 12th at Noon to talk about the novel “Same Kind of Different as Me” by Ron Hall and Denver More.

Take your lunch break at the library and come share your love of books with us.

Books for each group are always available at the library. The adult book clubs are open to everyone. […] Continue Reading…

5th Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser June 9, 10, 11th

GarageBakedSaleCrisis Intervention & Advocacy Center’s 5th Annual Garage & Bake Sale at the Dallas County Fairgrounds.  

June 9 – 8 am to 7 pm
June 10 – 8 am to 7 pm
June 11 – 8 am to 3 pm

To help make this fundraising event another huge success, donating your gently-used housewares, furniture, appliances and […] Continue Reading…

May is Maytag Month at Adel TV & Appliances

Adel-TV-Maytag-SaleCourtesy of Adel Winterset TV & Appliance:

Once a year rebates on Maytag Appliances including washers, dryers, refrigerators, ranges, microwaves and dishwashers are now in effect through June 4, 2016

Up to $750 off is available on combination purchases

New models are in stock. Take one home today. Now is the best time of year to buy Maytag appliances. […] Continue Reading…

Adel Parks & Recreation 3D Archery Shoot June 11th

Adel Archery CenterAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

A 3D Archery Shoot will be held June 11th, 2016, from 8 am to Noon and will be the first shooting event at the new Adel Parks & Recreation Community Archery Center.

The 3D Archery Shoot includes one practice round and one scoring round for $10 per person for current members and $20 per person for non-members (includes range membership). […] Continue Reading…

Open House Fund Raiser for Bryce Smith May 13th

Bryce Smith

Bryce Smith

Courtesy of Marie Hansen:

I am hosting an Open House/Fund Raiser for Bryce Smith of Adel on Friday, May 13th in my home located at 415 Walnut St, De Soto.

If you would like to join us and see what he has to offer to those interested in political thoughts, I would like to have you join us.

We will begin around 6:30 and Bryce will briefly speak […] Continue Reading…

Mothers’ Advice to Mothers is Based on Hundreds of Years of Experience

Village at the Point - Enduring LoveCourtesy of Watermark  Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

Being a mom is a hard job; no matter how many parenting books are read, no one is fully prepared before they become a mom.

That’s why we reached out to 15 mothers at four Des Moines area retirement communities to give advice to new mothers.

The moms have a […] Continue Reading…

NAPA Spring Cleaning

NAPA Adel Auto Parts Corp.Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp.

NAPA’s got you covered for all your Spring Cleaning needs.

Stop by Adel Auto Parts to pick up carpet and upholstery cleaner, leather treatment wipes, and dashboard dusters.

Spruce up the engine with degreasers, deep cleaners, and new spark plugs. Make a statement with clear coat restorer, wheel cleaner, and […] Continue Reading…