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St. John’s Catholic Church Multi-Family Garage Sale May 29th

St Johns Parish Adel IowaCourtesy of St. John Adel:

Join St. John's Catholic Church for a multi-family Garage Sale Friday, May 29th from 2 - 8 pm and Saturday, May 30th from 8 - 1 pm.

The sale will be in the lower level parish hall.

The church is located just 1 mile south of Adel on H169.

All proceeds go [...] Continue Reading...

2015 ADM Ecumenical VBS Program - June 15 to 19th

G Force VBSCourtesy of ADM Vacation Bible School:

ADM Ecumenical Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 15th – 19th, 9 a.m. - Noon. Children ages 4 to 5th grade* are invited to attend.

The theme is G Force with movement and kid-friendly transportation (think skateboards, running shoes, bikes, roller blades, etc.) as the church turns into an exciting skate [...] Continue Reading...

Daisy Nails & Spa Ribbon Cutting & Open House June 2nd

Daisy Nails & Spa - Adel IowaDaisy Nails & Spa in Adel, is holding a Ribbon Cutting & Open House - Tuesday, June 2nd at 4:00 pm.

Please come out and help welcome them to Adel.

Daisy Nails & Spa
628 Nile Kinnick Drive S. Ste 4.
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4020
Facebook: daisynailsspaadel [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Adult Summer Sports and Activities Signups

Adel Parks & RecCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Sign-up is currently open for Adult Slow-Pitch Softball and Adult Sand Volleyball.

Deadline to Register: Friday, May 29th.

Sand Volleyball is played on Tuesday nights and begins on Tuesday, June 9th.

Slow-Pitch Softball plays on Thursday nights and begins on Thursday, June 11th.

Sign-up [...] Continue Reading...

Coffee with Bryce Smith at Al Dente May 22nd

Bryce Smith at Al DenteCourtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Bryce Smith, who is running for State Rep., will be at Al Dente Toffee in Adel Friday, May 22nd from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Come have a cup of coffee, meet and talk with Bryce and learn about why he is running, what he is running for and anything else about Bryce you might want to know! [...] Continue Reading...

Doc's Hunt Club's 2015 Summer Clay Shoots

Do's Hunt ClubCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

Doc's Summer Scene
Doc's Hunt Club has already started getting ready for next season. We have burned half the property, are removing willows, and are planting sorghum strips to expand our fields and enhance our cover!

Summer Clay Shoots
Doc's has clay shooting available all summer! If [...] Continue Reading...

Rockets Away June 24th & 25th

ISU Ext Rockets AwayCourtesy of ISU Ext and Outreach:

Wednesday, June 24th and Thursday, June 25th from 9 a.m to 12 p.m. at the Waukee Centennial Park Shelter. Registration deadline is June 17th.

Blast off toward an action-packed adventure in math, engineering, aerospace, and physics with this study of rocketry science.

Activities in [...] Continue Reading...

State 4-H "...And My World" Camp June 21st - 25th

4-HCourtesy of ISU Ext and Outreach:

State 4-H "...And My World" Camp, held Sunday, June 21st -Thursday June 25th at the 4-H Camping Center near Madrid. Registration Deadline is June 1st.

Choose a specialized educational track to learn about other cultures, develop nutritional knowledge and culinary skills or strengthen your leadership skills.

$350 for [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Red Cross Babysitting Certification Classes

Red Cross Babysitting Course Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Receive your Babysitting Certificate and become a Certified Sitter.

Adel Park and Rec, and the American Red Cross are offering the certification class Thursday, June 26th and on Thursday, July 23rd from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Adel Public Library Community Room.

Participants must [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Annual Membership Gathering June 6th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

10th Annual Membership Gathering
Date: 06/06/2015
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Non-Members Fee: $20.00
Members Fee:

Join the Brenton Arboretum for this special event where they celebrate their members! Owner of Iowa Native Trees and Shrubs, Mike Bevins, will share his expertise on [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Red Cross Swim Lesson Dates and Sign-up Information

Red-CrossCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

Online registration is now open for the 2015 Swim Lessons and Season Passes!

Public Swimming Lessons: Max. of 10 participants per class, per level.
Session 1: Weeks of June 8th and June 15th - 10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Session 2: Weeks of July 6th and July 13th: Evening Classes 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m. [...] Continue Reading...

FT Engine Mechanic Opening - Mike's Adel Power Equipment

Mike's Adel Power EquipmentMike's Adel Power Equipment is looking to hire a FT Small Engine Mechanic.

We are a family-owned business located in Adel. If you are knowledgeable, reliable and trustworthy, we would like to speak with you.

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be detail-oriented with the ability to follow through.

Knowledge of [...] Continue Reading...

Harvey's Ribbon Cutting & Open House (with Photos)

Harvey's Ribbon Cutting 2015 Courtesy of Harvey's Greenhouse:

Valerie and Mike Sutton had a great turn out of well wishers at the Harvey’s Greenhouse Ribbon cutting and Open House last Friday, May 8th.

Valerie and Mike continue the tradition of the 114 year family business, previously owned by Valerie's grandparent's, Don and Mary Harvey.

Mike and Valerie are [...] Continue Reading...

Farmland Owners Workshop June 12th

ISU Ext Dallas County - FarmerCourtesy of Dallas County ISU Extension:

With a El Niño favoring a good crop yield this fall and land values dipping around the state, crop revenues could vary in 2015.

In response to this possible variation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County is hosting a farmland owners workshop on Friday, June 12 open to residents in Dallas County. [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Friday Fitness Walk June 5th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Friday Fitness Walk
Date: 6/05/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Non-Members Fee: $5.00
Members Fee:

Stay fit and enjoy the fresh air as we take a brisk hike around the arboretum!

Meet at the main entrance by the Kiosk.

Member, Free - [...] Continue Reading...

2015 VBS at Faith Lutheran Church June 8th - 12th

Adel Faith Lutheran VBSCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

Everest, Conquering Challenges with God's Mighty Power, (VBS) at Faith Lutheran Church in Adel,  June 8-12 from 9:00 to 12:00 for kids 4 years old on June 1st, 2015 to the completion of 6th grade.

Pre-register by June 1st and receive a free music CD. Registration can be done on line here. Online [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller Series - Episode Two

Do Not PanicTerry is back out in the field, and has sent in this recent report in Terry's on going series. 

Inspired by a visit to Terry's 23rd class reunion (it's Terry and I've quit asking.) 

Nonetheless, with a respectful nod to Theodor Seuss Geisel, "this isn't a story about Here. It isn't a story about There. It's a story about Everywhere"- Editor

Dear Fellow Travelers,

And now, a wise fable by the prolific author and correspondent, Terry Traveler. [...] Continue Reading...