Community Calendar Events

2015 AFFC Summer 9-Pin League

[ November 30, -0001 12:00 am to April 23, 2015 7:00 pm. ] Adel Family Fun CenterCourtesy of the Adel Family Fun Center:

Summer 9-Pin League at the Adel Family Fun Center.

Super fun and totally affordable!

Every Thursday evening at 7 pm for 10 weeks! 2 person teams for just $12 per week per person!

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ID Theft: What You Need to Know April 30th

[ April 30, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Grace Lutheran Church, Adel Iowa

Identity Theft Class - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Grace Lutheran Church:

The Adel Grace Lutheran Church is holding a workshop on Identity theft at the Adel Public LibraryMonday, April 30th, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Presented by Financial Associate Derek Sargent, this class is designed to help you:

  • Understand how identity theft can occur.
  • Get tips to protect yourself.
  • Know what steps to take if you should become a victim of identity theft.

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Adel Community Garden 2012 Plots Assigned Early

[ April 7, 2012; 11:00 am; ] Adel Community GardenCourtesy of Adel Community Garden:

Due to the great weather this year, the Community Garden Plot assignment date has been moved up to April 7th.

In case of rain or bad weather, the 14th will be the alternate date.

New this year, each plot stake will have an arrow in the direction of the plot it represents.

The garden will be open April 7th through October.

The garden will be tilled/fertilized for you, and ready to be planted!

For more information call 993-4525

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Storm Siren Testing April 4th.

[ April 4, 2012; 10:15 am to 10:18 am. ] City of Adel Severe Weather Testing

Courtesy of the City of Adel

The City of Adel will test the Tornado Sirens in coordination with the National Weather Service and Severe Weather Week, April 2nd - 6th.

On April 4th at 10:15 a.m., the Tornado Sirens will be tested for for 3 minutes.

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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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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.

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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

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.

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Reserve a Spot in the 2012 Adel Community Garden

[ 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.

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Help Family Caregivers to Take Better Care of Themselves

[ April 26, 2012; 8:00 am; April 27, 2012; 8:00 am; ] SU Extension Office -Dallas County Iowa

Courtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office

Powerful Tools for Caregivers - Dallas County Extension

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

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

Dallas County Extension Council Meeting

[ January 9, 2012; 7:00 pm; February 13, 2012; 7:00 pm; March 12, 2012; 7:00 pm; April 9, 2012; 7:00 pm; May 14, 2012; 7:00 pm; June 11, 2012; 7:00 pm; July 9, 2012; 7:00 pm; August 13, 2012; 7:00 pm; September 10, 2012; 7:00 pm; October 8, 2012; 7:00 pm; November 12, 2012; 7:00 pm; December 10, 2012; 7:00 pm; ]

ISU Extension Office

Courtesy of the Dallas County ISU Extension Office

The Dallas County Extension Council meets the 2nd Monday of every month beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The meetings are held at the Dallas County Extension Office located on the Dallas County Fairgrounds north of Adel.

The monthly meetings are open to the public.

The Extension Council members oversee the planning, preparation, marketing and delivery of the extension educational programs in the county...

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Appliqué Quilting Projects at Adel Quilting and Dry Goods Co.

[ April 1, 2011; May 1, 2011; June 1, 2011; July 1, 2011; August 1, 2011; September 1, 2011; October 1, 2011; November 1, 2011; December 1, 2011; January 1, 2012; February 1, 2012; March 1, 2012; April 1, 2012; May 1, 2012; June 1, 2012; July 1, 2012; ]

Courtesy of Adel Quilting and Dry Goods Co.

Are you looking for a quilt project to keep you busy?

Stop by Adel Quilting and sign up for the Appliqué Block of the Month projects!

This quilting program will begin in April and will follow an optional class on either machine appliqué or hand appliqué techniques.

The fee $15 a month and setting fabrics are optional. The book is required ($16.95) and offers several

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