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New Yoga Session – Starting May 24th

Adult Yoga - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel Quilting:

There is a new series of yoga classes starting in Adel next week, Wednesday May 24th.

Class is from 5:45 to 6:45 pm at the Raccoon Valley Bank Community House, 11th and Main St.

Fee is $12 a class or $60 for all 6 classes in the series.

Following this […] Continue Reading…

Nice Bangs at Rock’n Friday June 2nd (Updated)

NiceBangsAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Join the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce at the Stage and Pavilion for a FREE evening of entertainment Rescheduled to June 2nd, Sponsored by Landmark Companies Inc.

Nice Bangs will play from 7-10 pm.

Nice Bangs is a fun party band that covers a wide variety of music from the 60s to today […] Continue Reading…

Brenton Arboretum Celebrates 20 Years – June 9th

Brenton-June-MoonCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Brenton Arboretum Celebrates 20 Years – June Moon – Friday, June 9th, 2017 at 6:30 pm.

Join us for a barbecue dinner, drinks, and live music by Kevin Gordon under the Full Moon.

Help support The Brenton Arboretum’s mission to bring joy to all through the beauty and […] Continue Reading…

2017 VBS at Faith Lutheran Church June 12th – 16th

Faith-Lutheran-VBSCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

VBS Registration is Now Open! 

Maker Fun Factory – Created by God, Built for a Purpose. A world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they’re lovingly grafted by God.

Vacation Bible School (VBS) at Faith Lutheran Church in Adel, June 12th – 16th from 9:00 to 12:00 for kids 4 years old on […] Continue Reading…

2017 Adel Holiday Flag Signup Time

Adel Lions Club FlagsCourtesy of Adel Lions Club:

Want to show some American pride at your house this year?

The Adel Lions will place a flag on your property for: Memorial Day, Flag Day, 4th of July, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day […] Continue Reading…

ISU Ext. Dallas County – June Babysitting Clinics


Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Dallas County is partnership with four Dallas County cities to host Babysitting Clinics

This two-day workshop for youth in grade 5 and above is designed to teach essential child care skills.

The workshop will address first aid, safety, essential […] Continue Reading…

2017 John D Gomke Charity Golf Tournament June 10th

John D Gomke Charity Golf ClassicCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity:

Whether you are an avid golfer or never picked up a club, we would love to have you join us for the annual John D. Gomke Charity Golf Tournament at Lake Panorama National on Saturday, June 10th

This event includes a double shot gun starts at 7:00 am and 1:30 pm, 18 holes of golf with cart, lunch, commemorative towel, […] Continue Reading…

#thinkAdelfirst for Live Music this Summer!

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The Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce and local sponsors are hosting a summer of Live Music at Adel’s Stage & Pavilion at 10th and Main in Adel.

Rock’N Fridays  • 7 pm – 10 pm.
June 2 – Nice Bangs
– (Rescheduled from 5/18)
June 23 – Toaster
July 21 – Brother Trucker
Aug. 18 – […] Continue Reading…

Adel’s Island Park Campground Now Open

Adel New LogoCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Camping Season has begun at Adel’s Island Park Campground.

2017 Island Park Camping Fees:
$20.00/Night Full Service – Full Service
$25.00/Pull Through RV’s – Full Service
$17.00/Night for a Tent – No Electricity

Camping at […] Continue Reading…

Our May 2017 Newsletter Now Online

Peg DeLoriea 

The Latest Issue of the Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

This month we have an interview with Peg DeLoriea from the Adel Brick Street Bakery.

The bakery is so much more than a place to pick up a fresh donut to go with your morning coffee.

So grab a cup of coffee, there’s a lot to cover this month and we look forward to seeing you in Adel.

Get the Newsletter delivered to your email the first business day of each month. Click on the Newsletter button at the top of the site to register.

Many thanks to our supporters and sponsors who made this issue possible: […] Continue Reading…

Adel Public Library – 2017 Summer Reading Program

Courtesy of Adel Library:BetterWorld

The Adel Public Libraries’ Build a Better World Summer Reading Program starts soon.

The library is excited to host Blank Park Zoo at our Kick off programs in June.

Last year over 700 people participated in our programs and read over 10,000 hours!

Ms. Paula and Ms. Michelle are busily planning all […] Continue Reading…

Adel Public Library Receives Grants

Courtesy of Adel Library:2017DCFGrantReception

The Adel Public Library is thrilled to receive a grant from the Dallas County Foundation which provides the funds for a new floor to be installed in our Community Room! Thanks to our Friends Foundation for their matching funds.

The library has been blessed to receive additional grant funds from the Adel Rotary Club which has allowed us to purchase […] Continue Reading…

ISU Ext. Dallas County – New Executive Director Jeff Jackson

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Jeff Jackson has accepted the newly created position of executive director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Dallas County effective May 1.

As executive director, Jackson will provide leadership to the Dallas County Extension Council and staff while overseeing delivery of educational programs that align with the needs of […] Continue Reading…

BASE® Staff Volunteers at Meals from the Heartland

Courtesy of Base®:

BASE® employees spent a Friday afternoon packaging meals for the hungry at Meals from the Heartland, a charity located in West Des Moines, Iowa.

In two short hours, over 17,000 meals were packaged to send to malnourished people in Iowa, across the United States and around the world. 

BASE® was […] Continue Reading…

ISU Ext. Announces New Regional Director – Andrea Nelson

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Andrea Nelson has accepted the position of regional director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Region 13 serving Dallas, Polk, Madison and Warren counties effective May 1.

As regional director, Nelson will provide leadership to county extension councils and oversee delivery of regional educational programs that align with needs of the region. […] Continue Reading…