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St. John’s Catholic Church Dedication Ceremony Jan. 31st

St Johns Parish Adel IowaCourtesy of St. John Adel:

Join St. John’s Catholic Church in Adel, on Saturday, January 31st at 2:00 p.m. as they dedicate their new addition.

The new addition houses classrooms, office space a , meeting rooms and a large gathering space/parish hall.

The Most Reverend Richard Pates, Bishop of the Des Moines Diocese will be the special guest at [...] Continue Reading...

Big Game Party at UMC Feb. 1st - CANCELED

Big Game PartyCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

The Adel United Methodist Church (UMC) will host a Super Bowl Party February 1st.

They'll have the game on the big screen in the fellowship hall.

Kickoff time is 5:30 p.m.

During half time there will be a paper football tournament to spice things up. [...] Continue Reading...

Healthy Living Series Beginning at the Adel Library Feb - May

Healthy LivingHealthy Living Series at the Adel Library this Winter.

Join us one Saturday a month from 10-noon for this workshop series designed to improve your health and your family's health.

The Series will be at the Adel Public Library and will be four consecutive sessions: February 7th, March 7th, April 4th, and May 2nd. The theme for [...] Continue Reading...

Our January 2015 Newsletter Now Online

Adel Power EquipmentThe Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

Welcome to 2015! As I write this, the temps are dropping and Winter is preparing for another round.

As fortune would have it, we had the privilege of interviewing Mike Enos of Mike's Adel Power Equipment.

Once again, Terry [...] Continue Reading...

Invite to the RRVT Annual Banquet Feb. 21st. 2015

RRVT - 2015 Fundraising EventCourtesy of RRVT Association:

Join the Raccoon River Valley Trail Association Saturday, February 21st for their annual Fundraising Banquet.

West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines, IA. Please submit Your RSVP by February 11, 2015

Featuring: Dr. Richard Deming, Founder and Chairman of Above and Beyond Cancer. [...] Continue Reading...

The Deep Freeze is Over at Doc's Hunt Club!

Docs Hunt Club Adel IowaCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

The Deep Freeze is Over!!

Old man winter is going to loosen it's grip on Iowa this weekend...the weather forecast looks perfect for hunting at Doc's Hunt Club!

Doc's just got in a bunch of brand new strong flying pheasants that are ready to go!! Don't miss [...] Continue Reading...

DCCB Owl Prowl Under a Full Moon Feb. 3rd

DCCB Owl ProwlCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Owl Prowl Under a Full Moon

Date: 02/03/2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Kuehn Conservation Area, 32828 Houston Trail, Earlham

Enjoy hot chocolate around a bonfire before taking a hike as we try our luck in calling in native owls. [...] Continue Reading...

Master Gardener Winter Webinar Series Offered Jan - March (Updated)

ISU Supports Local Food SystemsCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Master Gardener Winter Webinar Series Offered Three-part series shares work of Master Gardeners

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners support local food systems during a winter webinar series.

The 2015 series will [...] Continue Reading...

DCCB A Conversation with an Owl Jan. 25th

DCCB Owl ProwlCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

A Conversation with an Owl

Date: 01/25/2015 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Location: Kuehn Conservation Area, 32828 Houston Trail, Earlham

Learn about the Dallas County resident and visiting owls, including an appearance from a live barred owl that has been injured and rehabilitated. [...] Continue Reading...

New 4-H Clover Kids Club Starting up in ADM Community

4-H Clover KidsCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Join us as we start a new 4-H Clover Kids club in the ADM community of Minburn.

Clover Kids is the 4-H youth program for kids in kindergarten through 3rd grade, providing hands-on activities and experiences designed to build life skills while having fun!

Clubs generally meet one time per month throughout the [...] Continue Reading...

DCCB Maple Syruping Program Feb.14th

Equinox in Dallas CountyCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Maple Syruping - Tree Tapping

Date: 02/14/2015 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Kuehn Conservation Area, 32828 Houston Trail, Earlham

Enjoy a short hike as we drill small holes in select maple trees, install taps and hook up the collection system to harvest maple sap. [...] Continue Reading...

Run Club at Captain's Quarters Every Saturday

Captains Quarters and CQ BrewingCourtesy of Captain's Quarters:

Join the Captain's Quarters Run club!

Just let Brenda know if you are interested and She will add you to the club.

They meet at CQ every Saturday morning at 9am.

If you would like to run with them or just text Brenda that you get a run in and Brenda will log it in. [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Annual Soup Luncheon Adel Public Library Jan. 24th

Adel Public Library - Harry S TrumanCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

The Adel Public Library Annual Soup Luncheon will be held on Saturday, January 24th at Noon with program to follow at 1:00 p.m.

This year’s program, presented by Rod Stanely as he presents a program about Harry Truman’s visit to Dexter, Iowa in 1948.

Make your reservations [...] Continue Reading...

City of Adel Debuts New Brand

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

The City of Adel is pleased to debut its new brand, which features a new logo, tagline, and narrative.

The Branding Committee worked with Webspec Design to develop the City’s new brand.

The new Adel brand and [...] Continue Reading...

Family Time at the Adel Public Library

Adel Public Library

Courtesy of the Adel Public Library

The Adel Public Library's Family Reading Program kicks off on Thursday, January 15th at 6:00 pm.

We will introduce the program and have story time, so be sure to mark your calendar!

A new year means new goals: we will have Family Yoga on Tuesday, January 20th at 4:00 pm. Get [...] Continue Reading...