1. Dallas County Fair


All day July 11-15 at Dallas County Fairgrounds in Adel.


The Dallas County Fair runs from July 11-15. Visit dallascountyfair.com for the full schedule of events.


2. Run Through Time 5K Fun Run


9 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at Spring Valley assited living campus.


Register today for the Run Through Time 5K Fun Run sponsored by Perry Lutheran Homes. Registration fees are $40 for individuals. Find more information at www.runthroughtime.run. Registration starts at 8 a.m. with the race at 9 a.m. Family-friendly activities will also be offered at the start and stop location.


3. Bike for Life Poker Ride


9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 15 at Caboose Park, intersection of Willis Avenue and 1st Street.


The poker ride will be on the Raccoon River Valley Trail. The ride will start and stop at Caboose Park. Poker cards will be picked up at Forest Park Museum, followed by the depot in Minburn, the trailhead in Dallas Center and finally back at Caboose Park. The ride is approximately a 26-mile round trip. Registration is $20. All net proceeds from the Bike for Life will support the American Cancer Society. For more information, contact Tammy Wallace at 515-465-3618 or 515-201-1033.