Community Calendar Events

Antiques on Ninth Open Feb 8th - 9th

[ November 30, -0001 12:00 am to February 8, 2013 3:00 pm. November 30, -0001 12:00 am to February 9, 2013 3:00 pm. ] Antiques on Ninth - Adel Iowa

Adel and Dallas County memorabilia will be featured at  Antiques on Ninth (Cameo Rose Building)  from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. this weekend.

February 8th - 9th

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Dallas County Snowshoeing

[ February 25, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Dallas County, Iowa

Dallas County Conservation Board Outdoor EventCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Dallas County Snowshoeing

Kuehn Conservation Area, Earlham

Date: 2/25/2012

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Explore the beauty of Dallas County by snowshoe. There will be an introductory class for beginners. You can bring your snowshoes or borrow a pair at the class.

Registration is required for this free program.

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Wake Up with Extension Nutrition Every Fourth Thursday

[ 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 ISU Ext

Courtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office

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

St. John's Parish Mission Feb. 18 - 23rd.

[ February 18, 2012 to February 23, 2012. ] St. John's Parish Adel Iowa

St. John's Catholic Church of Adel will hold "A Reason for Hope" Mission on February 18th - 23rd.

The message begins Saturday with the weekend masses and continue Monday through Thursday with evening masses at 7 p.m. each night.

Evening Themes: Faith, Prayer, Forgiveness, Hope and Joy.

Fellowship and refreshments will be provided following the services.

February 18th., Saturday Eve:

Potluck following mass. Bring your favorite salad and or dessert to share. Sloppy Joes will be provided,

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GraceJuliet Photography Spring and Summer Bookings

[ February 8, 2012 to February 29, 2012. ] Grace Juliet Photography - Adel, Iowa

Grace Juliet Photography - Adel Iowa
© Grace Juliet Photography

With the weather warming up, contact GraceJuliet Photography about a creative, on location session.

Booking currently for spring and summer. 

For senior pictures GraceJuliet Photography covers the Des Moines Metro area for locations, making each session unique from the last.

All sessions come with a CD of edited photos along with the copyright.

Weekends are filling up quickly so to call now to book.

Also booking Weddings through 2013.

Contact:, or Phone: 515-447-1354.

You can now "like" GraceJuliet Photography on Facebook to get special offers and facebook only deals!
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Take a Night Off!!

[ February 18, 2012; 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Adel Tumbling and Dance Club

Courtesy of Adel Tumbling & Dance Club:

Adel's Divine Dancers want YOU to take a night off!

Adel's Divine Dancers are offering a night of babysitting.

When: Feb. 18th, 2012
Time: 5:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m.
Where: Adel Tumbling and Dance Studio
Cost: $5 per child per hour 

Activities and Snacks provided.

Advanced sign up is suggested. Call Sue Dunsmoor at (515) 669-6657

Care will be provided by the dance team and dance moms.

The team would like to thank the citizens of Adel for all of their support in helping the girls make their way to regionals and nationals. Continue reading

Remember To Vote February 7th, 2012

[ February 7, 2012; 7:00 am to 8:00 am. ] vote-discover-adelCourtesy 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

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Adel Public Library to Host China Painting Classes

[ February 28, 2012; 6:30 pm; ]

Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

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.

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Re-Election Fundraiser for Chad Leonard Feb. 9th.

[ 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

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Lenten Soup Supper and Service on Wednesdays

[ February 29, 2012; 6:00 pm; March 7, 2012; 6:00 pm; March 14, 2012; 6:00 pm; March 21, 2012; 6:00 pm; March 28, 2012; 6:00 pm; ]

Lenten Suppers at First Christian Church

The First Christian Church is hosting a Lenten Soup Suppers & Service on Wednesdays.

Dates: Feb. 29th, Mar. 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th.


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TOPS Meeting at Raccoon Valley Bank Community House

[ February 6, 2012; 5:30 am; February 13, 2012; 5:30 am; February 20, 2012; 5:30 am; February 27, 2012; 5:30 am; ]

TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly in Adel on Mondays

Are you still struggling with your New Year's resolution?

TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) is meeting at 5:30 p.m. every Monday night at the Raccoon Valley Bank Community House.

They'll give you the support to help keep those extra pounds off sensibly.

Open to the public.

Call Jane for more information at (515) 993-3421.

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Benefit Wednesday Meal - Feb. 29th

[ February 29, 2012; 5:20 pm to 7:00 pm. ]

Courtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

Please join us on February 29th for a benefit supper for Aubrey Dunbar.

Aubrey has been fighting cancer for quite some time.

Meal: Lasagna

Time: 5:20 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

We appreciate your support.

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Valentine's Day at the Adel Library

[ February 14, 2012; 4:00 pm; ]

Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

Teens are invited to the  Adel Library on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 4:00 p.m. to make Hersey Kiss flowers.

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Isaac Martin Long Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast Feb 11th.

[ February 11, 2012; 8:00 am to 11:00 am. ]

Courtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

Isaac Martin Long Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast

Isaac Martin Long Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast,  February 11, 2012 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Adel Methodist Church.

Isaac Martin Long, or "Ike" as he likes to be called, is a 3 ½ year old rambunctious loving twin that has been diagnosed with a chronic lung disease, that may require a lung transplant.

He has a long list of other related complications that have left dozens of doctors perplexed, and unsure how to treat his situation.

It is Ike’s fighting spirit and determination that keeps the Longs hopeful that with each new doctor, there is new information, that will assist them in improving the life, and health of their little boy.

If you are unable to attend, please go to Isaac’s profile under community at, to make an online donation.

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