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Adel Tumbling & Dance Club Open House August 3rd

Adel Tumbling and Dance ClubCourtesy of Adel Tumbling & Dance Club:

Adel's Dance Studio and Tumbling is having an Open House Tuesday, August 4th, from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. at their studio next to Patrick's restaurant.

Skilled and Experienced Instructors Teaching Every Class.

Tumbling is under the direction of Lori Rickert, Owner; Dance under the direction of Sue Dunsmoor, Dance Director/ Instructor and Kate Freeman, Dance Instructor.

Currently taking Fall Dance and Tumbling registrations for the Fall. Sign up for both Tumbling & Dance and receive a monthly discount off total price.

Mark's Dancewear will be on hand to purchase dance shoes and attire.

For more information and to register for classes, call (515) 993-4411.

Adel Tumbling & Dance Club
211 S 7th St Ste A
Adel, IA 50003
Phone: 515-993-4411

August 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 August, 2015.

Book Clubs are a great way to meet new people and share the love of reading and your library has two monthly adult book clubs that are open to everyone.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursday, August 13th at Noon to discuss “Inside the O’Briens” by Lisa Genova.

The Evening Book Club meets on Thursday, [...] Continue Reading...

Adel United Methodist Church Mission Followup Sept. 3rd-8th

Adel UMC Cherokee Nation Mission TripCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

The Adel United Methodist Church is in the process of collecting items for the Kenwood OK mission we attended in June.

David and Cheryl Baird have decided after coming back from the trip, that they needed to go back and try and address some of the needs the group became aware of.

These are [...] Continue Reading...

3 on 3 Tournament During Sweet Corn Festival Aug. 8th

3 on 3 TournamentCourtesy of the First Christian Church

Visit the Adel First Christian Church Annual 3 on3 Tournament during the Adel Sweet Corn Festival.

August 8th at 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., in the Church Parking Lot.

Nile Kinnick Drive and Rapids Street.

They'll be selling food in the fellowship hall during [...] Continue Reading...

Lego Building Contest Adel Public Library August 4th

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 4th from 10:00 am and 11:00 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 [...] 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...

Free Fresh Produce Stand Tuesday and Thursdays July - Aug.

FoodBank of IowaDallas County Public Health Nursing Services:

The Food Bank of Iowa will have a fresh produce stand every Tuesday, July 14th - August 18th, from 11:30 - 1:30 p.m. at Mound Park, 1700 Walnut Street, Dallas Center Iowa.

And every Thursday, July 16th -  August 20th, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. at Maple Grove Park, Waukee Iowa. [...] Continue Reading...

Adel American Legion Sweet Corn Festival Lunch Aug 8th

American Legion Post 464 - Adel IowaAdel American Legion Post 464:

The Adel American Legion Post 464 would like to extend and invitation to attend the Sweet Corn Festival lunch Saturday, August 8th.

Enjoy lunch in air-conditioned comfort.

Serving from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Join us at 119 N. 9th St, West of the Courthouse. [...] Continue Reading...

2nd Bags Tournament During Sweet Corn Festival Aug 8th

2nd Annual Bags TournamentCourtesy of St. John Adel:

Join St. John's Parish, Saturday, August 8th during the Adel Sweet Corn Festival, for their 2nd Annual Bags Tournament at the Old Middle School at 11:00 p.m., after the parade.

Registration is $25 before August 1st, $30 after August 1 or or on the day of the tournament.

To register [...] Continue Reading...

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...

Terry Traveller Series - Ballenese

Terry TravellerI know, I know, Terry was missing last Sunday. When Terry sends in articles by carrier pigeon, things aren't always pretty - Editor

I often hear from readers that I write as though the entire world is listening, or alternatively, that I write to amuse myself alone.

I admit that both are true: my goal is to reach a wide audience of readers and share with them [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Library Book Sale at Sweet Corn Festival Aug. 6th - 8th

Friends of the Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

We are busily preparing for the annual Friends of the Library Foundation Book Sale which will be during our Sweet Corn Festival here in Adel.

We’ve had such great support in years past that we’ve extended our sale to three days.

New this year, the pre-sale for Friends of the Adel [...] Continue Reading...

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Sept. 17 - Oct. 22

Powerful Tools for CaregiversCourtesy of ISU Extension Dallas County:

More than 65 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or intermittent basis.

Powerful Tools for Caregivers, beginning September 17 in Clive, is an educational six week series designed to provide the tools a person would need to take better [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Quilting Customer Appreciation Days Aug 20 - 22nd

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

Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Customer Appreciation Days, August 20th - 22nd.

Featuring 15% discounts, refreshments and prize drawings.

Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co., is located at 909 Prairie Street.

Shop Hours: [...] Continue Reading...

Mayor Peters Discusses the City of Adel

Adel Mayor Jim PetersCourtesy of City of Adel:

In June, Adel's Mayor, Jim Peters spoke with Mediacom Newsleaders host, Elizabeth Klinge about the city of Adel.

They cover some of the history of Adel, the downtown district, the Court House, the brick streets, the Adel Tax incentive and the Adel Sweet Corn festival, which is August 8th.

View the [...] Continue Reading...

Retirement Community Named Best Place to Retire in Iowa

The Village at Legacy Pointe Retirement CommunityCourtesy of Watermark  Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

Waukee Retirement Community Named Best Place to Retire in Iowa by

The popular online vacation rentals booking website evaluated retirement communities to find those that offer adults 55+ the best fun, active and independent living.

One community [...] Continue Reading...

RRVT Trail Permits Now Available Online

RRV Trail Permits OnlineCourtesy of RRVT Association:

You can now purchase Raccoon River Valley Trail permits online courtesy of Dallas County. Online registration form.

A permit is required for all trail users 18 and over who are using the trail for walking, skiing, skateboarding, jogging, biking, snowmobiling, etc.

Daily permits are $2.00 (not available online) and [...] Continue Reading...

16th Annual White Eagle Multicultural Pow Wow Sept 25-27th

2014 White Eagle Pow Multicultural Pow Wow Courtesy of White Eagle Pow Wow:

A Gathering to Build Understanding

The White Eagle Multicultural Pow Wow seeks to mend the “Sacred Hoop” of life by honoring family, children and community.

The Pow Wow brings families of different races, cultures and countries together to share their heritage through music, dance, food and [...] Continue Reading...

Iowa Learning Farms to Host Field Day in Dallas County

IowaLearningFarmsCourtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office:

Iowa Learning Farms to host field day on whole farm conservation in Dallas County

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Craig Fleishman farm, rural Minburn.

The field day will [...] Continue Reading...