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Feb
12
Wed
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Valentine’s Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center - Front Entrance
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
RESCHEDULED – Family Fun Night
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center
Feb 12 @ 6:30 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ East Conference Room, Tribal Center

An Election Committee Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 12th at 6:30 pm in the East Conference Room at the Meskwaki Tribal Center.

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Feb
13
Thu
Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Feb
14
Fri
MMIW March in Minnesota
Feb 14 all-day
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Lacrosse Signup Deadline @ Meskwaki Youth Program

Sign up now for the Lacrosse 2020 Spring Season!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Signup Deadline is Friday, February 14, 2020.

Boys Lacrosse is for ages 9 to 13. There is a$30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

Girls Lacrosse is for grades 4th – 6th. There is a $30 registration fee. Payment due by March 6, 2020. *Payment plans available.

For more information about games and practices please contact Head Coach: Britt Mitchell at 443-714-5052 (Text or Call), or you can email him at knuckleheadlacrosse@gmail.com.

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Valentine’s Lunch Giveaways @ Seniors Center
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Elder’s Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 14 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Elder's Committee Indian Taco and Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services | Tama | Iowa | United States

The Elder’s Committee will be having an Indian Taco and Bake Sale on Friday, February 14th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Senior Services Center, 301 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339.

Menu:

  • Indian Taco – $6.00
  • Frybread – $3.00
  • Chili – $3.00
  • Yeast Rolls – $12/dozen
  • Cream Pies – $12.00
  • Cupcakes – $0.50/each
  • Cookies – $0.25/each
  • Pie – $9.00
  • Pop – $1.00

*Prices and items are subject to change without notice.

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Feb
17
Mon
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program
Feb 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Girls Softball Signup Deadline with MYP @ Meskwaki Youth Program

t is time to sign up for the 2020 Spring Softball Season with the Marshalltown Girls Softball Association for girls in grades K-12th!

There will be a Walk In Registration event on Wednesday, February 5 from 3:30-5:00 pm at the Tribal Center Snack Bar. The deadline to sign up through MYP is Feb. 17th by 4:30 pm. There is a $30.00 registration fee. (*Payment plans available). Final payment is due by March 13th at 4:30 pm.

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Feb
18
Tue
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Tribal Council Chambers

Join us for a Swearing-In Ceremony on Tuesday, February 18th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Council Chambers.

The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members Vern Jefferson and Judith Bender, elected during the Recall Election held on February 11, 2020. Light refreshments will be served. Open to all.

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Feb
19
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 19 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Bean Bag Toss @ Seniors Center
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Storm Spotter Training @ MBCH Breakout Rooms

The MBCH Security Department and Meskwaki Risk Management Committee will be hosting a Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, February 19th from 4:30 pm until 6:00 pm. Sign in begins at 4:15 pm and this training will be held in the Breakout rooms across from the Meskwaki Veterans Convention Center. Training instructed by The National Weather Service, Des Moines-Johnston Office.

Please call (641) 484-1516 or email dackman@meskwaki.com to reserve your place!

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(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
(Canceled) Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council Meeting is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 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
20
Thu
(Canceled) Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Diabetes Program Presents “Plant Based Eating” Cooking Demo!

Thursday, February 20th at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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Feb
24
Mon
CANCELED – Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
CANCELED - Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

Tribal Council has scheduled a Special Meeting to be held on Monday, February 24, 2020 at 10:00 am 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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Darts @ Seniors Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Feb
25
Tue
Plaza 9 Movie Canceled @ Seniors Center
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm
Feb
26
Wed
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo @ Health Clinic Kitchen

The Diabetes Program is  hosting a Plant Based Eating Cooking Demo on Wednesday, February 26 at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen.

Learn what it means to eat more “plant based”, and how to make it easy, delicious and nutritious!

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Bingo @ Seniors Center
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MSS Language Night – Details TBA @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

A Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 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
27
Thu
Blood Pressure/Sugar Checks @ Seniors Center
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jul 1 @ 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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Tribal Ops Closed for Employee Picnic 8:00 am
Tribal Ops Closed for Employee Picnic
Jul 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tribal Ops Closed for Employee Picnic
Tribal Ops including the Health Clinic, Pharmacy, and Tribal Center will be closed on Friday, July 2nd for its annual employee picnic.
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Health Clinic Community Event 8:00 am
Health Clinic Community Event @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 4 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Health Clinic Community Event @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join the Meskwaki Health Clinic for a walk-run, lunch and family fun games on Sunday, July 4 from 8:00AM-2:00PM at the Meskwaki Health Clinic! Walk-Run registration at 8:00AM Walk-Run begins at 8:30AM Food and Games … Continue reading Health Clinic Community Event
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Tribal Operations Closed in Observance of the Independence Day
Tribal Operations Closed in Observance of the Independence Day
Jul 5 all-day
Tribal Operations Closed in Observance of the Independence Day
Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6, 2021.
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jul 6 @ 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
Jul 7 @ 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
Jul 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
Meskwaki Girls Softball Teams End of Season Pool Party 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Girls Softball Teams End of Season Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Jul 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Meskwaki Girls Softball Teams End of Season Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Meskwaki Softball Teams Black, White, Green, Eagles, Thunder and Fish and their family are invited to the End of the Season Pool Party on Thursday, July 8 from 8PM-10PM at the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center! Weather … Continue reading Meskwaki Girls Softball Teams End of Season Pool Party
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Lacrosse Teams End of Season Pool Party 8:00 pm
Lacrosse Teams End of Season Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lacrosse Teams End of Season Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Meskwaki Lacrosse Club will be hosting an End of Season Pool Party for the Meskwaki Knuckleheads and Meskwaki Swans teams on Friday, July 9 from 8PM-10PM at the Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center. *Weather permitting.
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Tribal Operations Closed – Meskwaki Nation Day
Tribal Operations Closed – Meskwaki Nation Day
Jul 13 all-day
Tribal Operations Closed - Meskwaki Nation Day
Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in observance of the Meskwaki Nation Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, July 14, 2021.
Meskwaki Nation Day Events 8:00 am
Meskwaki Nation Day Events @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Events @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Join us to celebrate: MESKWAKI NATION DAY Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Meskwaki Powwow Grounds Agenda: 8:00AM – Walk/Run 10:00AM – Flag Raising 10:30AM – Oral history on the significance of Meskwaki Nation Day > … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Events
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jul 13 @ 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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2 Hour Delay for Tribal Operations (Health Clinic opens at 8 AM) 8:00 am
2 Hour Delay for Tribal Operations (Health Clinic opens at 8 AM)
Jul 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Two hour delay on Wednesday, July 14th.  Tribal Operations opening at 10 AM excluding the HEALTH CLINIC which will OPEN at 8 am!
Coffee and Culture 8:00 am
Coffee and Culture @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jul 14 @ 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
Diabetes Bingo 12:00 pm
Diabetes Bingo @ Meskwaki Convention Center
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
July 14, 2021 at noon Diabetes Bingo at Meskwaki Convention Center, call to sign-up Snack provide and prizes for all!
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid-19 precautions, only Tribal Council Members, key staff and individuals on … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jul 15 @ 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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Diabetes Support Group Meeting 12:00 pm
Diabetes Support Group Meeting @ Meskwaki Convention Center
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
July 20th, at noon support group meeting, at Meskwaki Convention Center, call to sign-up more information to come! Meal provided
Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jul 20 @ 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
Jul 21 @ 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
Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
June 3, 2021 at 2 PM Healthy Walking Club Powwow Grounds every Thursday in the summer
*Rescheduled – MFS Community Pool Party 8:00 pm
*Rescheduled – MFS Community Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Aquatic Center
Jul 22 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
*Rescheduled - MFS Community 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, July 15 from 8:00pm-10:00pm. Pizza will be provided while supplies last. Concessions will also be available for purchase. Must wear … Continue reading *Rescheduled – MFS Community Pool Party
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Election Committee Meeting 3:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Election Committee Meeting Notice July 23rd at 3pm in the Tribal Chambers All enrolled members invited to attend.
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Cooling Center for Community OPEN
Cooling Center for Community OPEN
Jul 26 – Jul 30 all-day
Cooling Center for Community OPEN
A cooling center has been set up at the Meskwaki Tribal Center for community members needing an air-conditioned space to temporarily deal with the health effects of the heatwave hitting our area this week. With … Continue reading Cooling Center for Community OPEN
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Healthy Walking Club 12:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Toledo Heights
Jul 27 @ 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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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 beginning at 5:00pm to be held in the Tribal Chambers. With Covid-19 precautions in mind, Tribal Council Members, key … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Healthy Walking Club 2:00 pm
Healthy Walking Club @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Jul 29 @ 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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