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MESKWAKI NATION - NEWS & EVENTS

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Mar
4
Mon
Darts @ Senior Services Center
Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
6
Wed
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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
8
Fri
Ames Shopping Trip
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Ames Shopping Trip

Leaving Seniors at 10:00 am and will return by 4:30 pm.

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Mar
11
Mon
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
12
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar
13
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Traditional Game Night @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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
14
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Mar
15
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie – Early Afternoon Showing
Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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
Plaza 9 Movie – Early Afternoon Showing @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
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
26
Tue
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
27
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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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Mar
28
Thu
Guest Speaker: Ashley Aylsworth, Health Educator @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Craft Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 3 @ 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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Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up 1:00 pm
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 4 @ 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
Aug 4 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
With the passing of a tribal member, the Tribal Council meeting previously scheduled to be held today has been cancelled. Another meeting has been scheduled to be held on August 4, 2021.
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 5 @ 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
Aug 10 @ 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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Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Aug 11 @ 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
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event 10:00 am
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am
Rec Center Ground Breaking Event
Please join us as we break ground on the new Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center.  Located behind the Meskwaki Public Works building, next to the Health Clinic, the new state-of-the art facility will host numerous amenities … Continue reading Rec Center Ground Breaking Event
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Children’s Day 7:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Children’s Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Children's Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Grand Entry at 7PM Children’s Day!
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106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Senior Citizens Day 1:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Senior Citizens Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Senior Citizens Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Grand Entry at 1PM and 7PM Senior Citizens Day!
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106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Veterans Day 1:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Veterans Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 11:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Veterans Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Grand Entry at 1PM and 7PM Veterans Day!
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106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Special Events Day 1:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow – Special Events Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
106th Annual Meskwaki Powwow - Special Events Day @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Grand Entry at 1PM Special Events Day!
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Aug 17 @ 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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Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up 1:00 pm
Red Earth Gardens Share Program Pick-Up @ Red Earth Gardens
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pick up bag of veggies Cooking Demo Starting at 1:30pm at REG (Red Earth Gardens)
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 19 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June 1, 2021 at noon Healthy Walking Club– Toledo Heights every Tuesday in the summer