Community Calendar Events
[ April 30, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
The Adel Grace Lutheran Church is holding a workshop on Identity theft at the Adel Public Library. Monday, 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.
Reservations are required to ensure enough workshop materials are... Continue reading
[ April 7, 2012; 11:00 am; ] Courtesy 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
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.
In the event of severe weather the test will be postponed until Thursday April 5th... Continue reading
[ April 7, 2012; 1:00 pm; ]
The 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.
[ April 13, 2012; 7:00 pm; April 14, 2012; 7:00 pm; April 15, 2012; 2:00 pm; ]
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
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
[ April 5, 2012; 6:30 pm; ]
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
[ 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
[ 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
[ 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; ]
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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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