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Jan
16
Wed
Healthy Recipe Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jan 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Healthy Recipe Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Cooking starts at 5:00 pm at the Tribal Center for the contestants.

Voting and tasting starts at 6:00 pm for the public.

Come on over to eat some tasty food and vote for your favorites! The Top 2 recipes will win additional prizes.

 

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Jan
17
Thu
MBCH Owner Appreciation Meal
Jan 17 @ 8:34 pm – 9:34 pm
MBCH Owner Appreciation Meal

Annual MBCH Owner’s Appreciation Meal

Thursday, January 17th

Meal from 5-8 PM

MBCH Convention Center

For questions contact Katy Croskey at 641-484-2108

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Jan
23
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 23rd starting at 5:00 pm 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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Jan
25
Fri
Fundraiser: Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Tribal Center Snack Bar
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fundraiser: Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Tribal Center Snack Bar

Indian Taco & Bake Sale Fundraiser:

Friday, January 25th from 11:00 AM until Sold Out at the Tribal Center Snack Bar!

Indian Taco – $6.00

Frybread – $3.00

Softshell Taco – $3.00

All proceeds will go towards planning for the MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous People’s March on Feb. 14th in Minneapolis, MN.

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

For more information contact Dara Jefferson at (641) 484-4444

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Jan
29
Tue
Canceled: MSS Middle/High School Awards Assembly @ MSS High School Gym
Jan 29 @ 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
Canceled: MSS Middle/High School Awards Assembly @ MSS High School Gym

On January 29, 2019 at 2:50 pm in the High School gym Meskwaki Settlement School will be having their Mid-Year Academic Award Assembly for the Middle/High School students.

Honor Roll A – 4.0 – 3.5 GPA

Honor Roll B – 3.49 – 3.0 GPA

Perfect Attendance

Parents/guardians are welcome to join us for the assembly. Please enter through the High School’s main entrance and sign in at the front office.

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Jan
31
Thu
Middle School Night
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Middle School Night
Movie at Plaza 9 Theaters
“The Kid Who Would Be King” PG
7:00-9:00 pm
 
Leaving the Tribal Center at 6:30 pm.
Returning at 9:20 pm.
Make sure to dress warm!
 
Admission and snack pack paid for by MYP. Middle School student will need MYP packet on file. Kay will have MYP packets available to fill out.
 
For questions, call K. Waseskuk (641) 484-5369
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Feb
4
Mon
Sign Painting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sign Painting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Tonight, Feb. 4th at the Tribal Center Snack Bar from 5-7pm there will be supplies available for those who are going to the MMIW March and would like to make signs for that event.

If you’d like anything printed out, please contact Dara Jefferson at (641) 484-4444 beforehand.

In preparation of the MMIW March in Minneapolis (02/14/19).

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

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Feb
5
Tue
Robert Morgan Post 701 Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Robert Morgan Post 701 Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

The Robert Morgan Post 701 will be having a monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 5th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center starting at 6:00 pm.

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Feb
6
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council Meeting
 
Wednesday, February 6th starting at 5:00 pm 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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Feb
7
Thu
MYP Middle School Night
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MYP Middle School Night

MYP Middle School Night

Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar

Guest speaker Megan Koehn, Dietitian

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Feb
14
Thu
MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous PeoplesMarch @ Minneapolis American Indian Center
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
MMIW: Missing and Murdered Indigenous PeoplesMarch @ Minneapolis American Indian Center | Minneapolis | Minnesota | United States

This event is held by a collaborative of Minneapolis Native organizations, seeks to bring awareness to missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, boys, two spirit and transgendered persons by holding an annual community walk on the streets near the Minneapolis American Indian Center each Valentine’s Day.  Participants are asked to wear red as a visible sign of support for the MMIW movement.

MMIW: Missing & Murdered Indigenous Peoples March

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Feb
15
Fri
Movie Screening: Coco @ Tribal Center Snack Bar & Gym
Feb 15 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Movie Screening: Coco @ Tribal Center Snack Bar & Gym

alentine’s Day-After Movie Night. Join us for a family-fun movie night!

Showing: Coco

4:30 pm the Geography Club will be hosting a food sale at the Tribal Center Snack Bar
*Indian Tacos, Cake and drinks will be available for
purchase.

5:00 pm the movie Coco will begin in the Tribal Center Gym

Children need to be accompanied by an adult to attend this family event.

Hosted by: Meskwaki Nation Child Support Services and Meskwaki Youth Program

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Feb
21
Thu
MYP: Middle School Night @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Snack Bar
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MYP: Middle School Night @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Snack Bar

Meskwaki Youth Program will be hosting a Middle School Night on Thursday, February 21st from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Tribal Center Snack Bar/Kitchen.

*If there is inclement weather, Middle School Night will be canceled.

For questions, call Kay at 641-750-4714.

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Feb
27
Wed
Family Fun Day @ Meskwaki High School Gym
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fun Day @ Meskwaki High School Gym

Meskwaki Diabetes Program Presents: Family Fun Day!

Wednesday, February 27th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm in the Meskwaki High School Gym.

Join us for fun jumps, food and fun!

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Mar
7
Thu
MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
MYP Movie Night, Captain Marvel @ Meskwaki Youth Program

Meskwaki Youth Program movie night will be this Thursday, March 7th. They will be going to Fridley Plaza 9 Theatres and watching “Captain Marvel”.  MYP will be leaving at 6:20 pm and plan arrive back at 9:20 pm. Meet at the Economic Development Office (1496 Hwy 30, Tama).

Admission and Snak Pak will be paid for.

There is limited seating in the MYP van.

**Must have a MYP Middle School registration on file.

Any questions or if your student needs to fill out the MYP Middle School packet, please call the Meskwaki Youth Program Office at (641) 484-5369 ext. 9298.

***Weather Permitting***

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Mar
13
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 13th starting at 5:00 pm 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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Normalize the Conversation @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Normalize the Conversation @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel

Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Presents:

Tribal Mental Health – Normalize the Conversation

Wednesday, March 13th at 6:00 PM in the MBCH Convention Center

A member of the Kewa Pueblo tribe, Doreen Bird has devoted her career to researching mental and behavioral health among Native American communities. Join her while we tackle tough conversations including Mental Health Among Native Americans, Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Among Tribal Youth.

*There will be gift card drawings for those who attend this event.

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Mar
15
Fri
Meskwaki Drama Club: Seussical @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Drama Club: Seussical @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Meskwaki Drama Club’s Spring Play will be on Friday, March 15, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Stage.

Admission is $5.00.

Music by Stephen Flaharty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Based on the works of Dr. Seuss.

Seussical – Theatre Young Audiences is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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Mar
18
Mon
Healthy Recipe Contest Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Healthy Recipe Contest Cook-Off @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Cook-Off on March 18th starting at 6:00 pm

Voting and tasting begins at 6pm for the public.

Come on over to eat some tasty food and vote for your favorites!

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Mar
19
Tue
Spring Equinox Community Meal @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Spring Equinox Community Meal @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join Meskwaki Food Sovereignty for our upcoming Spring Equinox Community Meal taking place Tuesday, March 19 at 5:00 pm at the Tribal Center.

We will be celebrating maple sugar, garden planning, and all things spring!

Meal will be served between 5:30 and 6:00 pm with other activities taking place throughout the evening. More details to be announced soon!

This event is free and open to everyone, regardless of tribal enrollment status or residency. All are welcome! We look forward to celebrating Spring with you.

Questions – please call 484-9507

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Mar
20
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 20, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and take place 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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Mar
22
Fri
Meskwaki Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Mar 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

Meskwaki Youth Development Program will be hosting a Youth 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Friday, March 22nd.

The tournament is for boys and girls in 3rd to 12th grade and will take place at the Tribal Center Gym.

There is a $5.00 entry fee per team.

Contact Info: Meskwaki Youth Development Program, 1496 Hwy 30 Suite 500, Tama IA 52339. (641) 484-5369. youthassist1.myp@meskwaki-nsn.gov

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Mar
27
Wed
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MSS Language Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Language Night at Meskwaki Settlement School on Wednesday, March 27th.

5:00 pm (Commons) – Kiwisenibeni – Soup, frybread, dessert and drinks

6:00 pm (HS Gym) – Kinimibeni – Regalia optional

All activities will end by 8:00 pm.

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Apr
2
Tue
3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works

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Apr
5
Fri
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, April 5th starting at 5:00 pm inside 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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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
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week @ Meskwaki Settlement
May 3 – May 7 all-day
Spring Hydrant Flushing Week @ Meskwaki Settlement
Meskwaki Public Works Hydrant Flushing Week: May 3-7, 2021 Hydrant Flushing is done (twice a year) to enhance water quality by: Flushing sediment from the water mains. Verifying the proper operation of hydrants and valves. … Continue reading Spring Hydrant Flushing Week
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
May 3 – May 17 all-day
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
Bringing Awareness to All Types of Cancer with a Virtual 5K Walk/Run Sign up anytime between May 3rd through May 17th. To register or for any questions, please all Ashley at 641-484-9426 or message her … Continue reading Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer SIGN-UPS
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Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED
Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED @ Tribal Center Gym
May 4 all-day
Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED @ Tribal Center Gym
Notice of School Board Election On March 15, 2021 the Election Committee of the Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa approved the motion to schedule a School Board Election for the Meskwaki … Continue reading Meskwaki Settlement School Board Election CANCELLED
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 4 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 9:00 am
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Tama Civic Center
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Tama Civic Center | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
Diabetes Bingo 12:00 pm
Diabetes Bingo @ via Zoom
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Pick up your Diabetes Bingo Card and let us know your email address so we can send you the Zoom link.
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
May 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ via Zoom
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 beginning at 5:00 pm via Zoom. Due to Covid-19 and for the safety of participants, this meeting will be … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 3:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
May 6 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Health Clinic | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff 12:30 pm
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff @ Meskwaki Settlement School
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) for MSS Students/Staff @ Meskwaki Settlement School | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call (641) 481-1306 or (641) 481-0842
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Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) 10:00 am
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer) @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel | Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Health Clinic is offering the COVID-19 vaccination to ANYONE 16 years old and older. This vaccination clinic is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Walk-ins welcome! If you’d like to schedule an appointment, please call … Continue reading Open to Public Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic (Pfizer)
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Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up @ Meskwaki Settlement
May 10 – May 14 all-day
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up @ Meskwaki Settlement
Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up: May 10-14, 2021 Money Orders and cash payments can be made at Public Works or at the Tribal Center Finance Office. **Please make Money Orders out to : “Tama County Landfill” … Continue reading Meskwaki Community Spring Clean-Up
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Coffee & Culture 8:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
May 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
COFFEE & CULTURE Beginning April 14, 2021 Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Meskwaki Elders Circle and community elders will begin meeting every 2nd Wednesday each month from 8-10am to discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to … Continue reading Coffee & Culture
Stay Independent: Brain Health – A Healthy Aging Series 12:00 pm
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Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer @ You determine your route
May 17 – May 28 all-day
Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer @ You determine your route
Bringing Awareness to All Types of Cancer with a Virtual 5K Walk/Run Sign up anytime between May 3rd through May 17th To register or for any questions, please all Ashley at 641-484-9426 or message her … Continue reading Virtual 5K Walk/Run to Bring Awareness to All Types of Cancer
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Coffee & Culture 8:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Coffee & Culture @ Lucky's Meeting Room (MBCH)
COFFEE & CULTURE Beginning April 14, 2021 Meskwaki Nation Police Department, Meskwaki Elders Circle and community elders will begin meeting every 2nd Wednesday each month from 8-10am to discuss Meskwaki life and Police life to … Continue reading Coffee & Culture
Take and Make on Facebook Live 12:00 pm
Take and Make on Facebook Live @ via Facebook Live on Meskwaki Wellness page
May 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Take and Make recipe TBD *Must sign up by May 12 at Noon. Participants will need to pick up their ingredients on May 25 to make recipe at home!
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