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Adult Yoga at the Adel Library Begin February 2015

Yoga - Adel IowaAdults Yoga Classes at the Library

Adult Yoga Classes will be offered at the Adel Public Library on Saturday mornings beginning in February.

Classes will be from 9:00 - 9:45 am, and the cost will be $50/month.

Students will need a yoga mat for the class, and will want to wear comfortable clothing that doesn't restrict movement.

Spaces will fill quickly, so please email Maggie at for payment information and to reserve your spot.

Maggie Rooney
Phone: (515) 360-9850

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

Kids Yoga at the Adel Library Starts January 2015

Kids Yoga Adel IowaKids Yoga at the Library!

Classes will begin Mondays in January from 4:00 - 4:45 pm at the Adel Public Library.

Cost is $45/month, and space will be limited to 8 kids, so please email Maggie at for payment information and to reserve your spot.

Kids will need either a yoga mat or beach towel for the class and [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry Gets 20,000 Grant!

FoodPantry WinnerCourtesy of Adel Food Pantry:

Congratulations to the Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry for winning a one a $20,000 grant from Walmart.

"Thank you to everyone that participated in this year's program to help food pantries and the communities they serve across the nation. It was a great success and the final counts are in!" - Walmart

The Good Samaritan Food Pantry placed [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Adel UMC Christmas Cantata Dec. 20th - 21st

Adel UMC Christmas CantataCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

The Adel United Methodist Church Chancel Choir will be presenting a Christmas Cantata, "Were You There On That Christmas Night?" on Saturday, Dec. 20th at 7:00 p.m. with a cookie reception to follow and on Sunday, Dec. 21st during both services - 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

A cantata is a sung composition with some added [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Public Library Community Gift Wrapping Dec. 8th - 22nd

Adel Public Library Foundation offers Holiday Gift WrappingCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

December can be a stressful time and the Adel Public Library Foundation is here to help.

Staff and Friends will be on hand to gift-wrap your Christmas presents for a free will donation while you look for something good to read.

Gift wrapping is available during normal library hours from [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Ext. MarketReady Helps Producers Go Beyond Consumers

ISU - Market ReadyCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Iowa MarketReady Program Helps Food Producers Reach Beyond Local Consumers

Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January.

The Iowa MarketReady program provides best business practices that have been identified by [...] Continue Reading...

Christmas Eve Service at Fusion Church Dec. 24th

BethlehemCourtesy of Fusion Church:

Fusion Church in Adel will host a Christmas Eve Service, December 24th at 5:00 pm at the church.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Fusion Church
29147 Prospect Circle
Hwy. 6 (just east of Adel)
Phone: 515.993.5438
Facebook: Connectwithfusion [...] Continue Reading...

Our December 2014 Newsletter Now Online

Shawn Roling ADM Fine Arts Booster ClubThe Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

This month we sat down with Shawn Roling of the ADM Fine Arts Booster Club.

They do wonderful work with assisting in part of the trinity of a great school, education, sports, and fine arts. As you know, I believe ADM excels well at all of it.

Terry got a little reflective this month, in Terry's own unique way of course. It does explain the Rat Pack tattoo. Please, don't ask, I wish that I hadn't.

So grab a cup of coffee, there's a lot to cover this month and we look forward to seeing you in Adel.

Get the Newsletter delivered to your email the first business day of each month. Click on the Newsletter button at the top of the site to register.

Many thanks to our supporters and sponsors who made this issue possible: [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Seven Oaks Youth Day Trip Deadline Dec. 29th

Seven Oaks in BooneCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Join the Adel Parks and Rec team over Christmas Break for a trip to Seven Oaks in Boone for skiing, snow tubing and more!

Who: Children in grades 3-8

When: Tuesday, December 29th. We leave at 12:00 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $50.00 per [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Ext. STEM - Multi Project Workshop Dec. 30th

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

A 4-H Multi Project Workshop will be held on December 30 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in the community building on the fairgrounds.

Participating 4-H’ers can attend the workshops they are most interested in.

Clothing - [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Operation Christmas Child Thank You!

Operation Christmas Child Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

Operation Christmas Child was an incredible success this year!

Thank you to everyone for your donations and support! Our drop-off sites in Dallas County, Adel United Methodist Church and Grace West Church, received a 50% increase, making our total an astounding 1,537 boxes! Way to go Dallas County!!

There were [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Ext. Office - Market Beef Weigh In Dec. 13th

ISU Ext - Market Beef Weigh InCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Any 4-H’er planning to show market beef at the Dallas County Fair, Iowa State Fair, Clay County Fair or AkSarBen in 2015 MUST have their entries weighed, tagged and identified in 4hOnline.

The Dallas County weigh-in is Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 8-11 a.m. on the Dallas County Fairgrounds.

Each 4-H’er may [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Boys Youth Basketball Grades 1 & 2 Sign-up

Adel Boys Basketball RegistrationCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Boys Youth Basketball.

Games played on four Saturday mornings in January and February.

Ages: 1st and 2nd Grade
Deadline: December 23rd
Location: Adel Elementary School Gym
Fee: $30.00

Registration forms are available at Adel City Hall, email by request or [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Ext. Office - Strengthening Families Program in Adel

ISUEO_2LineWordmarkReversedOnRedFACEBOOK-01Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Strengthening Families Program in Adel - Participants say ’best thing’ for family.

It’s an Iowa value which Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County believes in—the importance of family. Those who agree may benefit from and are encouraged to participate in Strengthening Families Program (SFP): For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14. [...] Continue Reading...

Threesome! at Captain's Quarters Dec. 13th

Captains Quarters and CQ BrewingCourtesy of Captain's Quarters:

Captain's Quarters in Adel will be hosting a public tasting threesome event at the CQ on Saturday, December 13th at 4:00 pm. 

Business Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 2:00 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m. to  2:00 a.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Sunday : High Noon to Midnight [...] Continue Reading...

Become a Friend of the Raccoon River Valley Trail

Friends of the Trail - RRVTCourtesy of RRVT Association:

It’s that time of year when you are probably thinking about holiday gifts and year-end charitable giving.

That makes this the perfect time to become a Friend of the Raccoon River Valley Trail!

Your donation helps the RRVTA in its mission of promoting and marketing the trail and the [...] Continue Reading...

Helping Hands Food Bank Grant

Courtesy of Adel Food Pantry:

Not too long ago the Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry applied for Wal-Mart Corporation’s “Food Pantry Holiday Makeover” grant.

We were informed that we have been selected as one of 150 finalist to receive one of [...] Continue Reading...