Community Calendar Events


Theodore Roosevelt at the Adel Library April 7th.

[ April 7, 2012; 1:00 pm; ] Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

Darrel Draper as Theodore RooseveltThe Adel Public Library has received funding from Humanities Iowa, a private, non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to host a presentation called "Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider President" by Darrel Draper at approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 7 in the Adel Public Library community room.

The program will follow the Annual Friends of the Library Luncheon which will begin at noon.

The doors will open at 11:30 a.m. Reservations can be made at the front desk or by calling the library at 993-3512. Deadline is Thursday, April 5.

The event is open to all Friends members and potential Friends members. Read the full article at the Adel Library website.
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Lynne Schlaht Retirement Party - Adel Public Library Mar 29th

[ March 29, 2012; 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

Lynne Schlaht Adel Public LibraryThe Adel Public Library is having an Open House on March 29th in honor of Lynne Schlaht.

Lynne  whose work has been valuable to us in the community is retiring from her full-time Assistant Librarian position. Lynne will continue to volunteer at the library.

The Reception - 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Please join us in thanking Lynne for her 12 years of service. Continue reading


Zombie Apocalypse at ADM High School April 13-15th.

[ April 13, 2012; 7:00 pm; April 14, 2012; 7:00 pm; April 15, 2012; 2:00 pm; ] Zombie Apocalypse - Performed by ADM Students

ADM Actors to Perform "Zombie Apocalypse".

Directed by Molly Longman, "Zombie Apocalypse" by Michael Soetaert will be presented by ADM students at the Adel High School.

Zombie Apocalypse is a modern fast paced comedy that takes place on a low budget "Zombie" movie set.

As the actors and crew try to determine who's dead and who's alive, throw in a love story and a few dance steps.

This promises to be a great show and one you don't want to miss! Continue reading


70's Night at Keasey's March 31st.

[ March 31, 2012; 7:00 pm; ] Keaseys Hide Away Lounge Adel Iowa

Courtesy of Keasey's Hideaway Lounge:

Keasey's Hideaway Lounge in Adel, invites you to their 70's Night on March 31st.

Wear your tye dye shirts,bell bottom jeans,beads,peace signs,head bands & more.

There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes awarded. Continue reading


Garden Seminar at the Adel Public Library March 31st.

[ March 31, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Adel Community GardenCourtesy of Adel Community Garden Committee:

A Free Garden Seminar will be held Saturday, March 31st, from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Adel Public Library.

Topics include Gardening Tips by Mary Harvey Kimber, Herbs by Betty Mather and Heirloom Tomatoes by Terry Hook.

The seminar is sponsored by Adel Community Garden Committee. Continue reading


Silent Auction Benefit for Lori Steelman - March 24th

[ March 24, 2012; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Silent Auction Adel IowaCourtesy of Cynthia (Steelman) Stepp:

Silent Auction Benefit for Lori Steelman

Saturday, March 24, 2012

9:00am until 1:00pm

Adel Public Library

In late September 2011, Lori came down with pneumonia. A spot was found on her lung after a chest x-ray was performed... Continue reading


St. Patrick's Lunch at SunnyBrook March 17th.

[ March 17, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] SunnyBrook of Adel

Open Invitation to a St. Patrick's Lunch at SunnyBrook of Adel on Saturday, March 17th.

Come for a delicious meal of Corned Beef and Cabbage or Polish Sausage, Red Potatoes, Carrots and Desert.

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Cost: Free will donation for the Adel Food Pantry
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Healthy People, Environments and Economies for Child Care Professionals Conference

[ April 28, 2012; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] ISU Extension and Outreach

Courtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach has planned a conference for child care professionals that will give them the tools they need in the areas of financial planning, indoor and outdoor materials and nutrition... Continue reading


ADM Alumni Requests Your Help to Honor Adel Veterans

[ August 10, 2012; 5:00 pm; ] ADM Alumni Association

Courtesy of ADM Alumni Association

The ADM Alumni Association is starting it's 2nd phase of honoring all ADM Alumni who have served in the Military.

Phase 1 was completed on Veteran's Day, 11/11/11 when a total of 11 ADM alumni were honored for giving their lives on the field of battle.

The Association is now working to identify and list every alumni who served in the military. They are requesting that the community contact them with submissions this spring so that the display can be completed in time for the ADM All Class Reunion, August 10, 2012.

Read the full article here at the ADM Alumni site. Continue reading


Evening Book Club at the Adel Public Library - March 29th.

[ March 29, 2012; 7:00 pm; ] Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

Take part in the Adel Public Library with the Evening Book Club on Thursday, March 29th at 7:00 p.m.

The book club will be reading Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell. Copies are available for check-out at the front desk.

New members are always welcome, so stop by the library and pick up a copy of this month's selection today! Continue reading


2012 John D. Gomke Charity Golf Tournament - June 16th.

[ June 16, 2012; 7:00 am; 1:00 pm; ] John D Gomke - Golf Tournament

John D Gomke Charity Golf Class 2012Courtesy of John D. Gomke Charity, Inc.:

The 3rd Annual John D. Gomke Charity Golf Tournament is set for Saturday, June 16th.

The tournament will be held at Lake Panorama National Golf Course at Lake Panorama.

Two flights during each tee time, with 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes in each flight.

Tee times are 7 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Entry fee is $65 per golfer or $250 per 4-some which includes 18 holes, cart, prizes, and lunch.

Come out and enjoy a day of golf for a great charity!

Register online at johndgomkecharity.org or call 515-314-9171. Continue reading


Hospice Bereavement Counselor Char Gustafson - April 5th.

[ April 5, 2012; 6:30 pm; ] Hospice Bereavement at Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

Hospice Bereavement Counselor Char Gustafson will discuss the healing process following a death.

Char will lead the group in special activities on Thursday, April 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Adel Library Community room.

Call the library for more information. Continue reading