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Aug
8
Thu
105th MAPA Princess Contest @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Aug
9
Fri
Tribal Operations Closing @ 12 PM Includes Seniors, Tribal Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tribal Operations Closing @ 12 PM Includes Seniors, Tribal Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy

Senior Center serving  breakfast only!

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Aug
10
Sat
CANCELLED: Co-Ed Bags Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 10 all-day
ISG Virtual Reality Experience @ Meskwaki Powwow - ISG Tent
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Aug
11
Sun
POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds

Join us on Sunday, August 11th for MADAC’s Annual Fun Run and Walk during the Meskwaki Annual Powwow!

Registration at 8:30 am

Run/Walk starts at 9:00 am.

Start and Finish at the powwow grounds cook shack.

Route: North to railroad tracks, turn right (East) on gravel road to Hwy E49 and back to cook shack.

Seniors need only walk to railroad tracks and back.

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Aug
13
Tue
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join us for this Fill the Bus event!

Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons.

Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE haircuts will be offered as well!

*Please bring your child’s hair clean and already shampooed.

ALL community youth are welcome, but do NOT need to be present.
Supplies will be available as long as supplies last.

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center

R.I.S.E will be having a free film screening of Gridshock is an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa.

Tuesday, August 13th

Doors open at 5:30 pm

Film begins at 6:00 pm

*Discussion following the documentary with filmmaker Vanessa McNeal

There will be soda and popcorn available

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Aug
14
Wed
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

UPDATED LOCATION!

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 10th at the Meskwaki TRIBAL CENTER.

Registration begins a 5:00 pm

Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm

*Senior route available

Food, drinks and door prizes after the run!

For questions, contact Kathy or Danelle at 484-4094.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meetings are held on a bi-weekly basis.

**Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Engagement - Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

On Wednesday, August 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal  Center Gym there will be a Community Engagement Opportunity about the Meskwaki Recreation Center!

Kayella’s will be catering and there will be door prizes available!

This will be the last change to share your thoughts and ideas with the group.

*COMING SOON: Meskwaki Recreation Center 3D Virtual Reality Walk-through!

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Aug
15
Thu
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing Ceremony of Regulatory Treatment as a State in the Development of Tribal Water Quality Standards.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Meskwaki Tribal Center, located at 349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, Iowa.

Speakers:

  • Environmental Protection Agency: Regional Administrator Jim Gulliford
  • Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa: Tribal Chairman Tony Waseskuk
  • Meskwaki Natural Resource Department: Dr. Jarrett Pfrimmer

The Meskwaki Nation welcomes our friends, neighbors and partners in celebrating this historic moment, as Meskwaki Nation moves forward in Water Quality Standards for all residents in the state if Iowa.

Questions or comments, please contact the Natural Resource Department: (641) 484-3511

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach

Family Fun Night Committee is hosting a Back To School Barbeque!

Thursday, August 15th

Starts at 5:00 pm and Ends at 8:00 pm

Come play volleyball, bags, swim and more!

All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Swim at your own risk, no lifeguard on duty).

Bring chairs, towels, blankets, etc.

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Aug
16
Fri
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, 2019.

AUDITS MAY BE COMPLETED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2019.

**Required documents to complete audit: Picture ID such as: Current State-issued ID, Current Tribal ID, Passport ID AND original Social Security Card.

**Documents needed for children: Original birth certificate and Original Social Security Card.

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Aug
19
Mon
MSS First Day of School @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
POSTPONED – MSS Flagraising @ MSS High School Flag Poles
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
20
Tue
CANCELLED: Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie – TBD
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
21
Wed
CANCELLED: National Senior Citizen Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 all-day
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen

Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen!

This demo will be about how to do healthier spin on sweet treats! We will learn how to make homemade popsicles, banana ice cream, and more nutritious brownies.

One lucky participant will win a set of popsicle molds!

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CANCELLED: Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
May 3 – Jun 13 all-day
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge Beginning May 3rd through June 13th. Points will be awarded daily: Steps Only (Walking or Running) Join the Meskwaki Sett-Fit Challenge Facebook Group for more details on the Step … Continue reading Meskwaki SettFit Step Into Summer Challenge
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Sign-Ups for the Red Earth Gardens Share Program 8:00 am
Sign-Ups for the Red Earth Gardens Share Program @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – Jun 9 @ 10:00 am
June 8 and 9 from 8am to 10am Sign-up for the Red Earth Gardens Share program at Health Clinic By having blood draw before the programs starts and at the end.
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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Cooking for One or Two w/ ISU Extention and Outreach Nutrition Program 12:00 pm
Cooking for One or Two w/ ISU Extention and Outreach Nutrition Program @ via Zoom
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 9, 2021 at Noon on Zoom-Cooking for One or Two-call to sign-up Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Nutrition program
Stay Independent: Cooking for One or Two – A Healthy Aging Series 12:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
TRIBAL COUNCIL MEETING Wednesday, June 9, 2021 5:00 pm Tribal Chambers With Covid precautions Tribal Council Members, key staff and individuals on the agenda will only be allowed in the meeting. This will be a … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
MFS Pool Party 8:00 pm
MFS Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Jun 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
MFS Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center | Toledo | Iowa | United States
Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a pool party at the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center next Thursday, June 17th from 8:00pm-10:00pm. Pizza will be provided while supplies last. Concessions will also be available for purchase. Must wear … Continue reading MFS Pool Party
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Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up 1:00 pm
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pick up bag of veggies Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jun 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 with the meeting beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid-19 precautions, Tribal Council Members, key staff … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
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2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament 11:00 am
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament Saturday, June 19, 11 AM – 12 PM Sunday, June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Meskwaki Powwow Grounds, Tama IA Meskwaki anglers of all ages are invited to participate! … Continue reading 2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament
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2nd Annual Golf Outing 10:00 am
2nd Annual Golf Outing @ Tama-Toledo County Club
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2nd Annual Golf Outing @ Tama-Toledo County Club
Meskwaki Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Outing on Sunday, June 27th at the Tama-Toledo County Club from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. Participants will be in teams of two (2) and … Continue reading 2nd Annual Golf Outing
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament 11:00 am
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament Saturday, June 19, 11 AM – 12 PM Sunday, June 20, 11 AM – 12 PM Meskwaki Powwow Grounds, Tama IA Meskwaki anglers of all ages are invited to participate! … Continue reading 2021 Meskwaki Heavyweight Catfish Tournament
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer
Elder Abuse Awareness Event 4:00 pm
Elder Abuse Awareness Event @ Tribal Center Gym
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder Abuse Awareness Event @ Tribal Center Gym
Help us spread awareness about elder abuse! Join us on Tuesday, June 29th from 4-7 PM at the Tribal Center Gym for an Elder Abuse Awareness Event Food will be provided. Come enjoy a good … Continue reading Elder Abuse Awareness Event
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Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
Who: Community elders, members of the Meskwaki Elders Circle, & members of the Meskwaki Nation Police Department What: Discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to strengthen relationships between two unique cultures When: Every 2nd Wednesday … Continue reading Coffee and Culture