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Smoked Pork Fundraiser at Adel United Methodist Church April 16th

UMC Wednesday Night BBQ DinnerCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

Stop in Wednesday, April 16th for Barbecue by Pastor John at the Adel United Methodist Church.

The evening menu is Smoked pork loin, new potatoes w/cream peas, salad, bread, and dessert.

We welcome everyone in the community to enjoy a meal and Christian fellowship with us [...] Continue Reading...

Free Document Shred It Day April 19th

Shred It Day - Adel IowaDo you a stack of sensitive paper that requires shredding but you just don't have the time to shred it basket after basket until it's all gone?

Peoples Trust & Savings Bank, State Farm Insurance, and River Valley Insurance in Adel are teaming up to offer a Free document “Shred Day” on Saturday, April 19th.

A truck from Secure Shred Solutions will be parked in the Peoples [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Yoga Series - Wednesdays April 23rd to May 28th

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

A new series of 6 yoga classes begins on Wednesday,  April 23rd.

We meet each Wednesday evening at the Raccoon Bank Community House, 11th and Main St. in Adel.

This is a great course of classes to help with joint flexibility, muscle strengthening and stress reduction. All ages are [...] Continue Reading...

The 10th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk Aug. 9th

2013 Adel Sweet Corn 5KCourtesy of Adel Sweet Corn 5k:

The 10th Annual Sweet Corn Festival 5K Run/Walk.

The race begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 10th, 2013.

The race takes place on the scenic brick streets along the parade route in front of hundreds of spectators.

The Adel Sweet Corn Festival 5K kicks off the Adel Sweet Corn Festival. [...] Continue Reading...

Extension Offers Summer Camp for Youth June 18-21st

Taste of Camp - 4H

Krista Smith attended Taste of Camp in 2013 where she learned and became proficient in a new skill.

Courtesy of ISU Extension Dallas County:

Extension Offers Summer Camp for Youth - Dallas, Warren, Madison and Polk County youth invited

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering, “Taste of Camp” for youth in Dallas, Madison, Polk and Warren County.

This event will be held June 18-21 at the Iowa 4-H Camping Center near Madrid, Iowa. Youth will participate in campfire cooking, swimming, zip lining, canoeing, rock wall climbing, night hiking, skits, songs, games, crafts [...] Continue Reading...

Doc's Hunt Club 2013-2014 Season Thank you!

Docs Hunt Club Adel IowaCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

Doc's Hunt Club members and friends,

Thank you Hunters!
Doc's Hunt Club would like to thank all of our members for making the 2013-2014 season a fabulous one!!

Thanks to everyone that came out to hunt at Doc's this year...your support is greatly appreciated! Doc's is already in the process [...] Continue Reading...

American Legion Post 464 to Host Old Glory Day Poker Run June 14th

American Legion Post 464 - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel American Legion Post 464:

Old Glory Day Poker Run, June 14th at 9:00 a.m.
Registration for poker run 10:00 a.m.

All proceeds will go to the Adel American Legion Post 464.

Poker Run Start at Captain’s Quarters Ruby’s Pub, Stuart Doc’s Stadium, Jefferson TOJO’s Jamaica Longest Yard, Dallas Center 4:00 p.m. finish at Captain’s Quarters in Adel. [...] Continue Reading...

1st Free Friday Entertainment Series April 25th

Adel Partners 2014 Entertainment SeriesCourtesy of Adel Partners:

The start of Adel's festival season is the Free Friday Entertainment Series.

Every third fourth Friday from April to August, Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce, along with other local sponsors, will host FREE community stage events.

These events will be BYOB...that's Bring Your Own Basket of snacks, food, regular or adult beverages [...] Continue Reading...

Al Dente Toffee Now Open Late Friday and Saturdays

Al Denta Tofffee Romano and Co. Adel IowaCourtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Now that the weather is nice for an evening stroll, Al Dente Toffee is now open Fridays and Saturdays until 8:00 p.m. 

The Gelato Case is fully stocked with new flavors and delicious classics.

Come by today and sample all of the new flavors like creme brulee, chocolate cookie crunch, mocha, mint chocolate, and disaronno amaretto. [...] Continue Reading...

Our April 2014 Newsletter Now Online

DiscoverAdelThe Latest Issue of the DiscoverAdel.com Newsletter is now archived for viewing online.

Spring has sprung in Adel and it promises to be a great one.

We had the privilege of talking with Jesse Akers and Catherine Miller of Genesis Development as Genesis celebrates 40 years of exemplary service.

Last month's return of Terry [...] Continue Reading...

Circular Sock Knitting Machines at the Adel Library April 24th

Sm234Courtesy of Adel Library:

Join the Adel Public Library on Thursday, April 24th at 6:30 p.m. 

Local knitters Lorinda Inman and Glenance Shank will share the important history of antique Circular Sock Knitting Machines.

During WWI thousands of soldiers were crippled by trench foot, the result of standing for hours in stagnant water.

Dry socks were key to fighting trench foot, but at the start of the war there was [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Farmer's Market Senior Applications Now Available

Farmers Market AdelCourtesy of Adel HomeCare Services, Inc.:

Farmers’ Market applications may be picked up at HomeCare Services, Inc., 101 N 9th St., Adel, IA 50003.

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You must be 60 years of age and live in Dallas County as of the application and meet the income requirements.

Each person will receive $30.00. which can be spent at any [...] Continue Reading...

Classic Movie Monday at the Adel Library April 14th

Classic Movies at the Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

The Adel Public Library will show the much loved, John Hughes film, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”  at our next Classic Movie Monday.

Join us Monday, April 14th at 2:00 p.m.

This event is open to all school age children.

No need to sign up. Just come and have fun! We'll make the popcorn. [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Joins National Movement to Prevent Child Abuse

Child Abuse Prevention MonthCourtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach:

Child Abuse Prevention Month raises awareness that everyone plays a role in prevention.

Join the Dallas County Children’s Advocacy Council (DCCAC) and the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) in helping to celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month this April in Dallas County. If you [...] Continue Reading...