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Adel 2015-2016 Youth Bowling League Sign-up

Adel Family Fun CenterCourtesy of the Adel Family Fun Center:

Kids and students ages 4-21! The Adel Family Fun Center will hold four informational meetings for the 2015-2016 Adel Youth Bowling League. 

The season starts in September and runs through the winter.

Info/Sign-up Dates:
Saturday, August 29th, 11 am Or 1 pm.
Sunday, August 30th, 11 am Or 1 pm.

View the flyer, contact Bryce Smith at 993-3350 or stop in for more information.

Adel Family Fun Center
1526 Greene St
Adel, IA 50003
Phone: 515-993-3350

Adel Residents Are Heard During FDA's CF Drug Hearing

Team Hall

Michelle Roling and Alex Hall

A follow up on the presentation Michelle Roling and her son, Alex made to address the FDA about a possible new drug in the fight of Cystic Fibrosis. -  Editor

Guest Writer: Michelle Roling

On Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Alex Hall (19 year old Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Patient) and myself, his mom, had an amazing opportunity to speak at the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee (PADAC) in a [...] Continue Reading...

Two Day 4th of July Celebration in Minburn 2015!

Meet Me In Minburn - 4th of JulyCourtesy of Meet Me in Minburn:

The City of Minburn is hosting a Two Day Celebration of Independence starting the evening of July 3rd  at 5:30 p.m.

The "Friends of the Library" will be serving.

At 7:00 - 10 p.m. Hawk McIntyre will perform on the Stage.

See the  parade, held downtown on July 4th, at 9 a.m., Sharp! [...] Continue Reading...

Thank You, Chief McNeil

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

(An open letter to retiring Adel Police Chief, Jim McNeil - Editor)

On behalf of the city council, staff, and the citizens of Adel I would like to express my sincere appreciation and deepest sense of gratitude for your 29 years of dedicated service to [...] Continue Reading...

Farmers Market Tonight - Spotlight on Brick Street BBQ

Ade lFarmers MarketHarvey's Greenhouse & Garden Center:

This week we're spotlighting one of the vendors at the Farmer’s Market Tuesday Night from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Merle Cox, owner of Brick Street Barbecue has been a perennial fixture of the market since it's beginning.

Serving up wonderfully tasty ribs, pulled pork sandwiches, homemade baked beans and more. [...] Continue Reading...

Harvey's Community Garden - 2015 Improvements Recipient

Harveys Greenhouse Adel IowaCourtesy of Harvey's Greenhouse:

Coming soon, Harvey’s Greenhouse in Adel, will be building a roadside produce stand along the side of the highway drive near the sign.

We will stock it with fresh garden vegetables, fruits, herbs, and eggs as long as they are in season and available.

All produce will be available with a free will offering. It will [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller - Travel Tips

Do Not Panic

Travel can be scary so make sure you know where your towel is with these helpful tips from world famous travel writer and author of the 1987 classic, “Terry-cloth Treasures: 101 New Ways to Use Your Towel”, correspondent Terry Traveler!

1.     Atlas: Oh sure, you could use a smart phone but I wouldn’t hire Siri as my travel guide. Bring an atlas so you can see the big picture - the entire country or continent you are [...] Continue Reading...

New Products at Adel Winterset TV & Appliance

Adel Winterset New Products3aCourtesy of Adel Winterset TV & Appliance:

New Products at Adel Winterset TV & Appliance.

Be the coolest dad at the ball park with a new MiniMax Big Green Egg smoker!

Get all the benefits of a Big Green Egg in a small portable size. It's a grill, an oven and a smoker all in one. Change the way you do laundry with the pureWash system by EdenPURE. [...] Continue Reading...

City of Adel Flooding Update

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

6/25/15 - Due to last night's heavy rainfall, the potential for significant flooding is expected in the City of Adel over the coming days.

The City has implemented its emergency operations plan and is taking all necessary actions, including the implementation of its flood barriers, to [...] Continue Reading...

Free Community Awareness Event July 14th

Mosaic Courtesy of Mosaic in Des Moines:

Mosaic, a non-profit that serves adults with intellectual disabilities, is hosting a free, one hour "Discover the Possibilities" presentation on Tuesday, July 14th from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Raccoon Valley Community House.

Real stories of people served by Mosaic will be told in order to spread awareness about the [...] Continue Reading...

2015 4-H Dallas County Fair July 8th - 12th

Dallas County Fair 4-HCourtesy of  Dallas County ISU Ext:

It’s a theme varying musical artists like Lonestar, Bruce Springsteen and even the Beach Boys can agree on—the county fair.

It’s been sung as a “good ol’ time” with neighbors, friends, family and even a sweetheart. Don’t miss out on the 2015 Dallas County Fair on July 8-12.

Plus, there’s free [...] Continue Reading...

Adel's Island Park Closed

Adel New LogoCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Due to the increased river level of the Raccoon River, Adel's Island Park will be closed until further notice.

The City of Adel will continue to monitor the flooding situation and release notifications via its website, Facebook page, and Twitter account [...] Continue Reading...

July Book Clubs at the Adel Public Library

Adel Library Book ClubCourtesy of Adel Library:

Join one or all of the Adel Public Library book clubs during the month of July, 2015.

Heroes and Villains Book Club meets on Monday, July 6th at 11:00 am to discuss the award winning graphic novel Jane, the Fox, and Me by Isabelle Arsenault and Fanny Britt.

The next gathering [...] Continue Reading...

3 Movies on the Big Screen at the Adel Public Library July

Friday Movies at the Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

The Adel Public Library will be showing three Movies on the Big Screen in July.

The Incredibles” on Wednesday, July 1st at 2:00 pm.

Megamind” on Wednesday, July 15th at 2:00 pm.

Man of Steel” on Friday, July 17th at 2:00 pm. These [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Nature Club July 10th

Brenton Arboretum Nature ClubCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Nature Club
Date: 7/10/2015
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Non-Members Fee: $30.00
Members Fee:

During Nature Club, your children can learn, explore and connect with the natural world through active lessons around the arboretum. [...] Continue Reading...

2015 4-H Dallas County Fair Schedule July 8th - 12th

Dallas County Fair 4-HCourtesy of  Dallas County ISU Ext:

The Dallas County Fair begins on Wednesday, July 8th and runs through Sunday, July 12th.

4-H events and activities at the Dallas County Fair with something for everyone.

Check out the livestock shows with everything from horses to rabbits.

The Community Building features non-livestock [...] Continue Reading...

Retirement Party for Chief McNeill June 26th

Chief McNeils Retirement PartyCourtesy of City of Adel:

The City of Adel is hosting a celebration for Police Chief, Jim McNeill and his many years of dedicated service to Adel.

Please join them at the Adel City Hall this Friday, June 26th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.mView flyer.

Light refreshments will be provided.
[...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Friday Fitness Walk July 3rd

Brenton Arboretum Friday Fitness WalkCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Friday Fitness Walk
Date: 7/03/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Non-Members Fee: $5.00
Members Fee:

Stay fit and enjoy the fresh air as we take a brisk hike around the arboretum!

Meet at the main [...] Continue Reading...