Food Bank in Adel Monday

December 14, 2017

Food Bank of Iowa mobile pantry will be in Adel on Monday, December 18, from 5:30-7 p.m. (Please note that this is a week earlier due to Christmas falling on the 4th Monday of the month.) The mobile food pantry will be located at the New Hope Youth Center, 712 Cottage St. Please bring bags, laundry baskets or boxes to carry your food. If you have questions, please call Food Bank of Iowa at 515-564-0330 or Kristi Fuller at 993-5663.

Girl Scout Christmas Cookie Walk

December 8, 2017

Girl Scout Troop 837 is hosting a Christmas Cookie Walk Saturday, December 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 602 S. 14th St., Adel to raise money for a trip in August 2018 for outdoor education and adventure.

Healthy & Homemade Meals Calendar

Looking for low-cost holiday gifts? ISU Extension is once again offering its 12-month, 11″ x 17,” full-color “Healthy and Homemade” 2018 Nutrition and Fitness wall calendar for only $3. Each month features an easy, healthy recipe for family dishes such as black bean burgers, banana berry popsicles, blueberry pancakes, and pork stir fry. Each recipe comes with a suggested meal plan, nutrition facts, and food preparation ideas. The calendar is perfect for cooking on a budget because only low-cost, readily available ingredients and basic equipment are needed to prepare recipes. To order, visit the ISU Extension online store at

Wood Carving Club to Meet

Please join local craftsman Wayne Rebischke for a new Wood carving Club on Tuesday, December 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Adel Public Library community room. Wayne will help anyone interested in wood carving, and all are welcome to attend, but you must have your own knife and a carving glove to participate.

Adel Masons Second Sunday Breakfast

The Adel Masons Second Sunday Breakfast will be held Sunday, December 10, from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Biscuits and gravy, sausage, pancakes, scrambled eggs, coffee, milk and OJ will be served. Adults and take outs $7, Children under 10 $3. Come join us this Sunday at 411 S. 12th St. in Adel. There will be a bake sale – take home some goodies!

Girl Scouts to Hold Santa Workshop

Girl Scout Troop 505 and 468 will be having a Santa Workshop on Saturday(s) December 9 and 16 at the American Legion at 119 N. 9th St., Adel, from 9 a.m.-noon. We will be selling some fun crafts that the troop has made and hosting a board (Make and Take) Party and light refreshments. Come shop for Christmas! Bring your little ones to shop for mom and dad! If you have any questions, email

Penoach Winery Christmas Open House

December 5, 2017

Penoach Winery’s Christmas Open House is Saturday and Sunday, December 9-10 from noon-5 p.m. Come by for wine specials, wine samples and goodies. Sample mulled apple and cranberry or any of our other wines. Shop for gifts from one of our many wine accessories. Get 20% off plus two free mulling spice bags for each bottle of Dallas County Apple or Sweet Iowa Cranberry. Wine and wine accessories make great Christmas gifts!

Pictures With Santa

The Adel Fire Department presents Pictures with Santa Saturday and Sunday, December 9 & 10, from 9 a.m.-noon. Breakfast will be served by the Boy Scouts until 11 a.m. Saturday only. Your free-will donation supports the Adel Fire Department and Boy Scout Troop 152.

Free Essential Oil 101 Class

The Baker’s Pantry, Dallas Center is offering a free class about essential oils Thursday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m. Join us to learn why essential oils are becoming popular and how they can benefit you and your family.

4th Grade to Free Skiing or Snowboarding

December 1, 2017

4th grade students can learn to ski or snowboard free at Seven Oaks Recreation in Boone. Our 4th Grade Passport Program is designed as an opportunity for your child to try out both skiing and snowboarding, learn to do the one that they enjoy most, and at no expense! 4th graders receive a free season pass for the entire 2017-2018 winter season at Seven Oaks. This includes lift tickets, ski or snowboard equipment rentals, and free beginner lessons every hour on the hour the entire season! Our hope is to bring physical activity in to the lives of our youth, and of course, for those students that end up loving it, future Seven Oaks skiers and snowboarders! Bring your 4th grade student, proof of their grade level (class picture, grades, etc.) in to Seven Oaks Recreation before January 31, and we will make them a season pass! Parents must accompany the student on the first visit. For more information call 515-432-9457 ext. 300. Check us out on

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