Community Calendar Events
[ March 24, 2012; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. March 31, 2012; 9:30 am to 11:30 am. ] Courtesy of Healing Therapies Adel:
Heart Wisdom Class
When you think of your heart in your chest, it is the size of your hand squeezed into a fist.
When you think of your heart “on stress” it is the tension of your hand squeezed into a fist.
Continue that tension indefinitely and you have the many physical problems of stress.
Come learn to listen more deeply to your heart’s wisdom as it communicates with you about your life.
Beginning with the attitude-of-gratitude, we will share a variety of different ways to relax and open your heart – for your physical health and your emotional/spiritual health... Continue reading
[ March 14, 2012; 10:30 am; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library
Join the Naturalist from the Dallas County Conservation office at the Adel Public Library for "The Signs of Spring."
Wednesday, March 14th at 10:30 a.m.
[ March 5, 2012; 10:30 am; March 26, 2012; 10:30 am; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library
Story times are a valuable way of exposing children to early literacy skills.
Storytimes are also a great way for kids to socialize, play and just have fun with their peers while listening, singing and doing crafts.
They even provide a fun time for parents and caregivers to socialize with one another. So mark your calendars for a fun, educational time at the Adel Library! Continue reading
[ March 12, 2012; 10:30 am; 10:30 am; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library
March 12th and 13th is Music Time at the Adel Public Library !
This is a free class for your toddlers and preschoolers.
Music sure to set little feet tapping and minds working.
Be sure to bring your little one to the Library at 10:30a.m.
[ March 6, 2012; 10:30 am; March 27, 2012; 10:30 am; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library
Join the Adel Public Library for music, singing and dancing with your child!
Toddlers are invited to the Adel library on Tuesday, March 6th and 27th for a music sing-a-long.
The kids will be singing Wiggles songs.
[ March 6, 2012; 6:30 pm; ]
Due to a great response of her first class, Kathy Lewis of Adel, will present “An Introduction to China Painting” at the Adel Public Library.
The class will be held Tuesday, March 6th at 6:30 p.m.
Please sign up by calling the library or stopping by. Continue reading
[ March 2, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library
Gather your friends, glue, and photos and head to the Adel Public Library for the Scrapbooking Club!
This adult program will meet Friday March 2nd at 6:00 p.m.
Please bring a snack to share and your sense of fun!
This is a great chance to sit and relax with friends while working on your next project.
New members are always welcome. Continue reading
[ March 11, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Adel's United Methodist Church will host a Living Presentation of Leonardo daVinci's "The Last Supper" on March 11th. From 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
An hour of drama, music, and worship presented by The United Methodist Men of West Des Moines United Methodist Church.
Open to the Public - Free Will Offering
Dessert Fellowship Following presentation. Continue reading
[ March 8, 2012; 6:30 pm; April 14, 2012; 11:00 am; ] Courtesy of Adel Community Garden:
The Adel Community Garden will assign garden plots on Saturday, April 14th at 11:00 a.m.
The garden is located to next to Harvey's Greenhouses in Adel.
To reserve a spot, contact Robert at 515-669-9652, or Nick at 515-993-4525.
The next Community Garden meeting is March 8th, 6:30 p.m. at Adel City Hall. Continue reading
[ March 4, 2012; 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Keasey's Hideaway Lounge in Adel, invites you to their Customer Appreciation Day, Pot Luck Dinner on March 4th.
Bring a dish, talk to friends, and have some fun!
2-fer drinks from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
[ April 26, 2012; 8:00 am; April 27, 2012; 8:00 am; ]
Classes Help Family Caregivers Learn to Take Better Care of Themselves
When caregivers take better care of themselves, they can provide better care to their older adult loved ones. That’s the philosophy behind Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a series of classes provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The “tools” family caregivers learn in the six-week series help them... Continue reading
[ February 23, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. March 22, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. April 26, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. May 24, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. June 28, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. July 26, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. August 23, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. September 27, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. October 25, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. November 22, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. December 27, 2012; 6:15 am to 6:30 am. ]
Wake Up with Extension Nutrition Segment on WOI
Each fourth Thursday of the month, Jody Gatewood, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach nutrition and health specialist, teaches early risers nutritious recipes.
Gatewood provides a short nutrition segment on WOI Channel 5 morning news from 6:15 to 6:30 a.m. once a month... Continue reading
[ March 9, 2012 to March 10, 2012. ]
The volunteer workshop offers training in care for children who have experienced disasters.
Hosted by local congregations, the workshops offers participants a taste of living conditions in disaster-affected areas as they sleep overnight in church facilities.
CDS training is open to anyone over 18 years old... Continue reading
[ February 7, 2012; 7:00 am to 8:00 am. ] Courtesy of ADM School District:
Please Vote February 7th, 2012.
ADM Schools PPEL election for technology.
Polls open 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Minburn - United Methodist Church
Adel - Adel Public Library
Desoto - City Hall
[ February 28, 2012; 6:30 pm; ]
Kathy Lewis of Adel, will present “An Introduction to China Painting” at the Adel Public Library.
The class will be held Tuesday, Feb. 28th at 6:30 p.m.
With good response, Kathy will hold classes on the first three Tuesdays in March at 6:30 p.m. to complete a project.
Please sign up by calling the library or stopping by.
[ February 9, 2012; 6:00 pm; ]
Help support Sheriff Chad Leonard for re-election on Thursday, February 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the Adel Raccoon Valley Bank Community House.
Join Chad for a fundraising kick-off.
Free will donation.
Raccoon Valley Bank Comm. House
1016 Main Street
Adel, IA 50003-1453
Ph: (515) 993-2056
[ February 29, 2012; 5:20 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Please join us on February 29th for a benefit supper for Aubrey Dunbar.
Aubrey has been fighting cancer for quite some time.
Time: 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
We appreciate your support.