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2014 Older Iowans Day Trip to the Iowa State Fair

2014 Iowa State Fair TripCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Do you like going to the Iowa State Fair; but don’t like the hassle of all the traffic?

Let us take care of that!

We are providing transportation to the Iowa State Fair on Wednesday, August 13th.

We will leave Adel City Hall at 8:30 a.m .and will leave the Iowa State Fair at 3:30 p.m. Fee: [...] Continue Reading...

1st Annual Freedom Fest "Free Carnival and Dance" Aug. 2nd

Freedom Fest 2014 - Adel IowaAll Carnival Events will be a Free will donation.

The first annual Freedom Fest August 2, 2014 will be held at Kinnick/Feller Park.

The event is designed to raise Funds for Adel Legion & Child Youth Program and the Warrior & Family Services Branch out of Camp Dodge.

This Family event starts with a free will lunch hosted by [...] Continue Reading...

UMC Salt & Pepper at Sweet Corn Festival Aug 9th

Adel UMC Church - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

The Adel Sweet Corn Festival is August 9th.

This year, for the second year, our church (Adel Methodist) will be extending hospitality to all those coming to eat sweet corn on 10th Street.

We will be offering salt and pepper in [...] Continue Reading...

You're Invited to Cowboy Church at Adel UMC Aug 24th

Cowboy ChurchCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

Cowboy Church The character of our worship on the 24th of August will try to honor Gospel and Country Music and the Cowboy Way.

After the first worship at the Adel United Methodist Church, you are invited to eat BBQ in the Courtyard.

Merle Cox will be bringing his famous pulled pork and BBQ beans. This is a [...] Continue Reading...

Adel's Own Sweet Corn Toffee Available for Sampling

Al Dente Copper Pots - Adel Iowa
John Ramano of Al Dente Toffee

Courtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

John at Al Dente Toffee has working hard on a new toffee.

He calls his latest creation, Adel's Sweet Corn Toffee in honor of the upcoming Sweet Corn Festival.

The limited time toffee has a sweet buttery taste with a special "glad" corn infused into it resulting in a tender to the tooth crunch.

Samples are now available with 5oz. and Snacker packs [...] Continue Reading...

Aerial Tour of the Dallas County Courthouse

Arial View Dallas County Courthouse - Ken-DePue
Arial View Dallas County Courthouse - Ken-DePue

Courtesy of Ken Depue:

Ken Depue of Code Electric and Imagination Images of Iowa sent us another great video.

Ken is an Adel native and ADM graduate who recently purchased a "flying camera".

He recently shot a great video of the Dallas County Courthouse. (Movie below)

A large "Thank you!' to Ken, it's well worth the watch! Enjoy! [...] Continue Reading...

Korner Kone Family Movie Night Aug 1st

MovieCourtesy of Korner Kone:

Korner Kone in Dallas Center, is showing the next of 6 Free Family Movie Night this season with E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial!

Friday, August 1st. 6:00 p.m. with music and fun. Movie begins at dusk.

The street will be blocked off to show the movie on the big screen with a rockin' sound system! [...] Continue Reading...

Help Wilma McManus to Celebrate Her 100th Birthday!

Wilma McManus Adel Resident
Wilma McManus

Wilma McManus turns 100 on July 20th, 2014.

Wilma is a retired school teacher and principal of the Waukee School system and a longtime resident of Adel.

To help celebrate this momentous occasion you are invited to an Open House on Sunday, July 20th from 1-3 p.m. at Legacy Pointe Community Room, 1650 S.E. Holiday Crest Circle, Waukee.

Guests are asked to bring photos and stories for her [...] Continue Reading...

Vacation Bible School at New Hope Church July 20th - 24th

New Hope Church Adel IowaCourtesy of New Hope Church:

Vacation Bible School will be July 20th - 24th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Adel, New Hope church building and is for children 4 years thru 5th grade.

The theme this year is “Shine” by the Go Fish Guys.

Kids entering 4-year-old preschool through 5th grade for Fall 2014 are invited to get movin' and groovin' as [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Adel Sweet Corn Festival T-shirts Now Available

2014 Adel Sweet Corn Fest T-shirtsAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

The official 2014 Sweet Corn Festival shirts are here!

This year's 35th Annual Adel Sweet Corn Festival T-shirst are available in in two colors.

They can be purchased at:
Adel City Hall
Adel & Winterset TV & Appliance
Fuller's BP
Fareway Food Stores' (Adel)
Peoples Trust & Savings Bank's (Adel)
Raccoon Valley Bank (Adel). [...] Continue Reading...

Al Dente Toffee Now Serving Sandwiches!

Al Dente - Adel Iowa

Courtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Al Dente Fans! If you haven't already heard, we are now serving lunch from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. DAILY!

We will have paninis available as well as Chicken Pesto, Ham and Sharp Cheddar, and Turkey Club.

Perfect with chips and a drink!

Gluten free bread is available as well! Stop by for lunch [...] Continue Reading...

Panther Creek Church Annual Ice Cream Social July 27th

Panther Creek Church of the Brethren Adel Iowa

Panther Creek Church of the Brethren Adel IowaThe Panther Creek Church of the Brethren annual Ice Cream Social, hosted by the Panther Creek Youth Group, will be held on Sunday, July 27th, from 5-7 p.m.

Beefburgers, chips, brownies, pie, drinks, and – of course – homemade ice cream will be served. Don’t forget to invite your friends and neighbors!

A free will offering will be received. [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Yoga in Adel - Wednesdays July 23rd - Aug

Yoga in AdelCourtesy of Healing Therapies and
Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.

A new series of 6 classes begins on Wednesday, July 23rd at the Raccoon Bank Community House, 11th and Main St.

We meet early, 5:45 to 6:45 pm, to avoid Wednesday evening church conflicts.

Yoga is wonderful way to help build strength, improve flexibility and balance and maintain sanity. [...] Continue Reading...

Corn and Khurshchev at the The Adel Public Library July 19th

Corn and Khurshchev at Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.:

The Adel Public Library and Adel Quilting are pleased to announce a free joint program in the Adel Public Library Community Room on Saturday, July 19th at 11 a.m. called “Corn and Khruschshev” given by Liz Garst of Coon Rapids.

Liz tells how it came to pass that Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev and his family visited the Garst family [...] Continue Reading...