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2016 Farmer’s Market Senior Applications Now Available

Farmers Market AdelCourtesy of Adel HomeCare Services, Inc.:

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

Qualifications are: You must be 60 years of age, live in Dallas County as of the date of the application, and meet the income requirements.  

Applications may be […] Continue Reading…

St. John’s Parish Wide Garage Sale May 20th & 21st

StJohnsParishAdelIowaCourtesy of St. John’s Parish

St. John’s Catholic Church, Adel Parish Wide Garage Sale (in the lower level hall) Friday, May 20th from Noon to 8 pm and Saturday, May 21st from 8 am to Noon.

All are encouraged to donate clean, used items to help to make this fund raiser a success! Please note we can not except exercise equipment, child car seats, high chairs, […] Continue Reading…

Penoach Winery 2016 Iowa Clay Festival May 14 & 15th

IowaClayFestivalCourtesy of Penoach Winery:

Penoach Winery’s annual Iowa Clay Festival is May 14th and 15th, 10 am – 4 pm both days.

Twenty Iowa potters setting up their booths, demonstrating and selling their products beside the vineyard.

Iowa Wine and Iowa pottery, a great combination.

Penoach Winery is […] Continue Reading…

City of Adel Board Openings – Honor the Call to Serve

Adel New LogoCourtesy of City of Adel:

Serving on a City Board or Commission is a great way to become involved in shaping the direction of your community.

If you’ve ever wanted to be a part of the decision-making process, please consider serving today!

To apply, […] Continue Reading…

DCCB Wild Iowa Trek (Deadline May 1st)

Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:DCCB-Trek

Wild Iowa Trek
Date: 07/28 – 30 /2016 

The Dallas County Conservation Board is inviting Dallas County 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in an environmentally immersive experience to apply for Wild Iowa Trek 2016.

From June 28th – 30th, selected students will learn to […] Continue Reading…

Farewell Reception for Jeff Macomber May 11th

Courtesy of the ISU Extension Office:JeffMacomberISUExt

Staff at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Dallas County are experiencing bittersweet feelings.

For the past 20 years Jeffrey Macomber, Regional Youth Field Specialist, has been housed in the Dallas County Extension office, providing leadership to the 4-H Youth Development Program in central Iowa.

Beginning June 1, he will step into a new role as a Regional Extension Director presiding over Scott, Muscatine, Clinton and […] Continue Reading…

Harvey’s Kids Seed Bomb Workshop May 14th & 15th

gardeningCourtesy of Harvey’s Greenhouse:

Harvey’s Greenhouse 2nd Workshop in their 2016 “Grow With Us” series for kids!

This event is Free for kids age 4-10 on Saturday, May 14th at 9:00 am and Sunday, May 15th at 2:00 pm.

The class will include an educational session on seeds and germination and a make-and […] Continue Reading…

2016 John D Gomke Charity Golf Tournament June 11th

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 7th John D Gomke Charity Golf Tournament at Lake Panorama National on Saturday, June 11th

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

DCCB – Spring Bird Hike

Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:DCCB - Bird Hike

Spring Bird Hike
Date: 05/14/2016 • 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Voas Nature Area, Minburn

The beauty of spring certainly includes the songs and colors of the birds that return to their summer nesting grounds.

Mid-May is the peak of songbird migration with the potential to see over 50 different species. We […] Continue Reading…

2016 Figure 8 Races at the Dallas County Fair Grounds

Dallas County Fairgrounds - Figure 8 RacesCourtesy of Dallas County Fair Associates:

Who’s ready for Race Season? Come out to the Dallas County Fair Grounds for the 2016 Season of Figure 8 Racing starting this April.

Races are held on the North Track and start at 6:30 p.m. unless other while posted. It’s gonna be a great year of racing!

Admission for all […] Continue Reading…

Laborshed Project

GreaterDallasCountyDevelopmentAllianceThe Greater Dallas County Development Alliance will be working with Iowa Workforce Development’s Regional Research Bureau to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Adel & Perry area. 

This study will examine the labor force from which Adel & Perry area employers draw their employees, and is based upon commuting patterns into the area. 

The study will […] Continue Reading…

Friends of the Adel Public Library Luncheon April 23rd

Adel Public Library FoundationCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Our annual Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation Luncheon will be on Saturday, April 23rd at 11:30 am with a program to follow at 12:30.

This year we are pleased to welcome Adel native Suzanne Kelley who will read from her books “Reaching Across the Waves” and share stories of her childhood and many years teaching a special class of “sixth grade super sleuths.” […] Continue Reading…

2016 Dallas County Babysitting Clinics

ISU Ext Baby Sitting ClinicCourtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Dallas County is ready for the return of a popular summer youth program – Babysitting Clinic.

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

“The number one thing we provide in the […] Continue Reading…

2016 Dallas County Toddler Festival May 7th

DallasCountyToddlerFestCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Dallas County Library Association and 4 R Kids ECI are hosting our third annual Dallas County Toddler Festival on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 am to Noon in the community buildings at the Dallas County Fairgrounds.

We’ll have two hours of free activities dedicated to toddlers and their caregivers, including visitors from the Blank Park Zoo, the. […] Continue Reading…

Studio Q 360 Mother’s Day Massage Packages


Courtesy of Studio Q 360:

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a gift from Studio Q 360 in Adel.

This year give Moms what they really want- a little bit of “ME” time!

Personalized Hot Stone massage melts away stress and tension.

Show Mom how much you care – pick up a gift certificate today! […] Continue Reading…

March 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 March, 2016.

Our book clubs are always welcoming new people to our fun-filled discussions.

The Brown Bag Book Club meets on Thursday, April 14th at Noon to talk about the novel “The Nightingale” by Kristin Hannah. The […] Continue Reading…