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Family Yoga at the Adel Library 2015

Family Yoga Adel IowaKids Yoga at the Library!

Come join us the last Saturday of each month (beginning May 30th) for Family Yoga at the Adel Public Library.

Class will begin at 10:00 am, and the cost will be $20 per family.

Yoga mats are optional, or you may bring a beach towel if you would prefer.

Please email Maggie at if you [...] Continue Reading...

Al Dente Toffee Now at the Fareway in Adel

Al Dente Toffee at FarewayCourtesy of

Do you ever have that craving for Adel Dente Toffee but you just can't get to the shop?

Al Dente Toffee now available at the Fareway in Adel.

Pick up one or more of the finest Toffees to have at any time.

Of course if you want one of our great sandwiches and a cup of freshly brewed coffees, you'll still want to stop in during our regular hours.

Al Dente is open 8:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday and until Noon on Saturday.

Al Dente Toffee - Romano and Co.
109 N. 9th St.
Adel, Iowa, 50003
Facebook: AlDenteToffee?ref=br_tf [...] Continue Reading...

Penoach Winery to Reopen for 2015 Season Feb. 13th

Penoach Winery Adel IowaCourtesy of Penoach Vineyard:

Adel's Penoach Winery will open for business starting on February 13th, just in time to get your Valentine's Day wine!

Also, come see them at the Iowa Wine Village at the Home and Garden Show, February 12-15, 2015 at the Iowa Events Center.

Wine and winarita mix make a great gift for the Holidays! [...] Continue Reading...

Our February 2015 Newsletter Now Online

HIRTA Dallas County Iowa
Alex James of HIRTA

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

This month we talked with Alex James of HIRTA, from of the Homecare Services of Dallas County offices in Adel.

Terry is back with another interesting take on a Holiday.

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...

4-H's Positive Development Featured in International Press

Reclaiming Youth MagazineCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Children and youth learn best when they learn through experience. This positive youth development is the essence of 4-H and is featured in the international research journal Reclaiming Children and Youth.

Iowa State University Vice President for Extension and Outreach Cathann Kress served as guest editor of the fall 2014 issue, which focuses on [...] Continue Reading...

Author Christopher Bollyn at Library Feb. 17th

Solving 9-11 Book Author Christopher Bollyn"Solving 9-11" will be presented by investigative reporter Christopher Bollyn.

The presentation will be at the Adel Public Library, February 17th, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Mr. Bollyn will speak a short time, answer questions and sign his books.

More details and future events are available at, where you can read, Chapters 15 and 16 online of his e-book, "SOLVING 9-11".
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2015 NAPA Gold Filter Sale Feb 16th - 24th

NAPA Adel Auto Parts Corp.Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp:

February is a great month to maintain your car with the Adel Auto Parts Corporation!

Mark your calendars for the NAPA Gold Filter Sale, February 16th - 24th, 2015.

There's never been a better time to get with the Program. The NAPA Filters Program keeps you running and saves you money at every [...] Continue Reading...

ADM After Prom Fundraiser Daddy-Daughter Dance Feb 28

ADM After Prom Fund Raiser

"Daddy-Daughter Dance" to help raise funds for the 2015 After-Prom Party.

Saturday, February 28th. at the ADM Middle School commons and is open to girls Pre-K through 5th grade.

7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $20 per couple, $10 for additional daughters.

A Pampered Princess Event will be held from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Bldg., [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Extension and Outreach 2014 Annual Report - Video

ISU 2014 Annual ReportCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Iowa State University educates more Iowa students than any other university, and ISU Extension and Outreach educates more Iowans.

Because of the support our county offices receive, we are able to reach and serve the one million citizens who directly benefit from our programs every year.

ISU Alumni, (video below) [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Waukee Fish Fry Fridays During Lent Feb 20 - March 27

Fish Fry Knights of Columbus - Adel Waukee IowaAdel Waukee Knights of Columbus:

Feed Your Family for $25. The Adel Waukee Knights of Columbus are serving their annual Lenten Fish Fry on the Friday’s of Lent, Feb 20th, through March 27th.

Serving 5:00-7:30 p.m. at St. Boniface Parish Hall, 1200 Warrior Lane, Waukee Iowa.

Serving a Lenten Smorgasbord! Baked and Fried Fish, Fried Shrimp, Pasta, Side dishes, breakfast [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller - This Day in History "Groundhog Day"

Terry Traveller - DiscoverAdel.comTerry is back with another interesting take on a Holiday. Now I've given up on verifying Terry's "facts", but I always enjoy the unique perspective. - Editor

Dear fellow traveler ~

February is home to my 7th favorite holiday, Groundhog's Day, and is amongst the best of my handwritten and Xeroxed manuscript, "The Lost Tales of American Tradition". As many [...] Continue Reading...

"Breakin' Bacon" Takes First at Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

Al Dente Toffee Sweet Dish 2015Adel's Al Dente Toffee was once again crowned a Champion with their new bacon toffee made especially for this year's Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival.

Held Saturday, January 31st.,at the Iowa Events Center, they won the "Best Sweet Dish" award with their 100% Pure Bacon Toffee called Breaking Bacon..

Congratulations to John and his team!

If you haven't tried it yet, [...] Continue Reading...

Early Out Craft at Adel Public Library Feb. 25th

Crafts - Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

What better way to de-stress from school than with an Early Out Craft!

Come join us from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm on Wednesday, February 25th.

Be sure and mark your calendar.

We provide the materials; we just need your attendance and creativity! [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Conservation at the Adel Library Feb. 17th

Free Preschool and Toddler Story Time at the Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

On Tuesday, February 17th, the Dallas County Conservation will be at the Adel Public Library for a very special story time on “Toes & Tracks”!

The program begins at 10:30 am.

We always welcome new joiners to our programs, so don’t be shy! We like to get silly, read wonderful stories, sing songs, and do a craft or [...] Continue Reading...

Early Out Movie at the Adel Library Feb. 4th

Early Out Movie - Adel LibraryCourtesy of Adel Library:

Last month we showed How to Train Your Dragon at our Early Out Movie.

This month we are following it up with the new release of How to Train Your Dragon 2.

Please join us on Wednesday, February 4th at 2:00 pm.

And yes, we will have popcorn! [...] Continue Reading...