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Our November 2017 Newsletter Now Online


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

Last year, challenged our Staff Writer Katrina Brocka to shop local for the holidays- everything from decorations to gifts and holiday meals.  

Her shopping list consisted of 15 gift recipients ages 5-75, four holiday potlucks, one Secret Santa item, and one decorative store front window… Read More.

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Get Ready for Your Holiday Travels at Adel Auto Parts

NAPA-Adel Auto Parts

Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts:

Holiday travels are here and that means college kids are coming home with lots of laundry and the Check Engine light flashing on the dashboard. Time to bring them down to Adel Auto Parts for some NAPA Know How.

Teach them how to top off the engine coolant and antifreeze with NAPA’s own 50/50 solution. […] Continue Reading…

November Book Clubs at the Adel Public Library

Adel Library Book ClubCourtesy of Adel Library:

Join one or both of the Adel Public Library book clubs during the month of November, 2017.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursday, November 9th at Noon.

The NEW Afternoon Book Club will meet on Tuesday, November 21st.

Copies of both books are available to check out and […] Continue Reading…

Save the Date – 24th Annual Holiday Open House December 1

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce:Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

Join the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce as they host the 24th Annual Holiday Open House on December 1st, 2017

This year’s event, “Spice Up Your Holiday at Sip & Sample Adel”, will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.

The Adel Partners Chamber will provide a special […] Continue Reading…

Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry Thanksgiving Meal Baskets

Courtesy of Adel Food Pantry:Food Pantry Turkey

The Adel Good Samaritan Food Pantry is offering Thanksgiving Meal Baskets to those in need.  

The baskets will contain a turkey, potatoes, stuffing mix, sweet potatoes, green beans, and other yummy ingredients needed to make a delicious  homemade Thanksgiving dinner.

Sign up is […] Continue Reading…

Strengthening Families Program November 6 – December 18

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension OfficeISU Ext Strengthening Families Program

Learn how to build healthy and thriving family relationships during those sometimes challenging teen years, by attending our Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and […] Continue Reading…

Exercise at the Library This Week

adel-libraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Come exercise at the Adel Public Library as they Walk Away the Pounds every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 9:00 am.

Also, you’re invited to join them for Tai Chi every Wednesday at 9:00 am.

Both groups are free and always welcoming new people. Complete schedules are available at the […] Continue Reading…

Adel Library Holiday Craft Show and Book Fair December 1st

Adel Public Library GiftCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The Holiday Craft Show and Book Fair  at the Adel Public Library is fast approaching and we still have a few tables left for local authors or crafters to rent.

The show will be at the library on Friday, December 1st from 1:00 to 5:00 pm and interested vendor should contact Paula at 515-993-3512 or for more details. […] Continue Reading…

2017 Adel Public Library Garage Sale Wrap Up

Adel Public Library Garage SaleCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Garage Sale season is over and, thanks to the generosity of friends and patrons, the Adel Public Library still has many items left at the library.

Throughout November you can visit the library and, in exchange for a donation of non-perishable foods, take home whatever items you like.

At the end of November all the foods collected will […] Continue Reading…

Work at Doc’s Hunt Club!

Docs_Hunt_ClubCourtesy of Doc’s Hunt Club:

Doc’s Hunt Club has a great opportunity!

We are seeking a part-time seasonal person to join our team. We want you to…‘give us your best shot’!

We offer a relaxed comfortable work environment where you’ll be surrounded with beautiful scenery, passionate hunters of all ages, […] Continue Reading…

Invitation – 2017 Single Moms Christmas Dinner Dec 9th

6thSingleMomsChristmasDinnerRegistration for the 6th Annual Single Moms Christmas Dinner is now OPEN!

Join us for a special night of music, a catered dinner, inspirational program, laughter, gifts and prizes all in the great company of other single moms.

Childcare is provided for this free event, so while you enjoy a memorable evening, your children will enjoy a fun evening with games, […] Continue Reading…

Adults 55+ – Be a Role Model for Children in Adel

Courtesy of United Way Foster Parents:

Our Foster Grandparent program has an opening for a volunteer in Adel.

Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and friends to children with exceptional needs.

The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. 

Regular […] Continue Reading…

Save Money and Eat Healthy with Spend Smart Eat Smart

Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:SpendSmartEatSmart

Are you spending more and more on food and ending up with less and less? Does the thought of meal planning make your head spin?

Attend our free Spend Smart, Eat Smart program from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, at the Waukee Family YMCA.

Participants will […] Continue Reading…

City of Adel Water Update

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

After enduring extended and substantial drought conditions, which resulted in record water demands throughout the summer and fall of 2017, the City’s Water Department has ended its temporary measures enacted to address the increased use of the City’s Water System.
Yesterday […] Continue Reading…

2017 Panther Creek Craft Fair and Soup Lunch With a Twist!

chilipotatosoupCourtesy of Panther Creek Church:

Panther Creek Church of the Brethren’s Annual Craft Fair and Soup Lunch has a twist this year.  

We will have a Craft Fair on Saturday, November 4th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

On Sunday, November 5th from 11:45 am – 2:00 pm we will have the Craft Fair along with a […] Continue Reading…