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Oct
23
Wed
CANCELLED: Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
24
Thu
NE Iowa Food Bag Distribution @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 all-day
CANCELLED: Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senior Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
No MAP @ MSS
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Oct
28
Mon
Bag Halloween Candy for Masqueraders @ Seniors @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Decorate Your Pumpkin @ Seniors @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Oct
29
Tue
Seniors Halloween Party – *Prizes for Best Pumpkin! @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oct
30
Wed
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement

The Tribal Council of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa is please to announce Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night on Wednesday, October 30 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Turn your porch lights on to invite all the little Meskwaki ghosts and ghouls!

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Oct
31
Thu
Medicare Reimbursement Check Distribution @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Nov
2
Sat
Meskwaki Halloween Party @ MSS High School Gym
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Meskwaki Halloween Party @ MSS High School Gym

Join in on the fun during the Meskwaki Halloween Party! Saturday, November 2nd in the MSS High School Gym. Doors open at 5:30 pm, there will be Door Prizes, Games, Dancing and Refreshments!

Party Games begin at 6:00 pm – there will be prizes for winners!

Contest Registration from 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm.

  • Witch and Warlock Contest (Sponsored by MNCSS)
    • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.
  • Baby Contest (Sponsored by Child Care Program)
    • 3 Places -Ages  0-12 month, 13-24 month and 3-5 years.
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest **Pumpkins donated by Red Earth Gardens**
    • Adult’s will have 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners (Sponsored by Economic Development)
    • Youth will have 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners (Sponsored by Youth Program)
HALLOWEEN POW-WOW
  • Grand Entry at 7:00 pm
  • Host Drum: Meskwaki Nation
  • MC: Mikona
  • Youth Categories:
    • 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-17
  • Adult Categories:
    • 18 and Up
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Nov
5
Tue
Plaza 9 Movie w/ Lunch
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov
6
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Nov 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
7
Thu
Ames Shopping w/ Lunch
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov
8
Fri
Grout Museum Waterloo
Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov
9
Sat
Meskwaki Veterans Powwow @ TBA
Nov 9 @ 5:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Meskwaki Veterans Powwow @ TBA

2019 Meskwaki Veterans Powwow – Saturday, November 9th in the MSS High School Gym

ALL Veterans and General Public Invited – Free Admission.

Come join us as we honor and show respect to Veterans.
5:00 pm – Dinner (Sides Greatly appreciated!)
5:30 pm – Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest
  • 10-17 years old
  • Must be a descendant of Meskwaki Veteran
6:30 pm – Grand Entry
  • Color Guard – Robert Morgan Legion Post #701
  • Head Man – Dennis Youngbear, US Army -Meskwaki
  • Head Lady – Aubry Roberts, 2018 Veterans Princess
  • Emcee – Mikona – Tyler Lasley
  • Youth Emcee – Tyrin Lasley
  • Arena Director – Jason “Jayrock” Kingbird
  • Youth Arena Director – Lincoln Kingbird
  • Host Drum – Coon Hunters
  • Youth Host Drum – The Crew
  • Sound – Bones Explicit

Contest:

  • Junior Girls Jingle Special – 3 Places, Sponsored by Aubrey Roberts, 2018 Veterans Princess
  • Veterans Men’s Combined (50 & up) – 1st Place and 2 Consolations, Sponsored by Dennis Youngbear
  • Youth Categories (Juniors & Teens) All Styles – Sponsored by Meskwaki Youth Program
  • Tiny Tots (6 & under) Must be in Regalia- Sponsored by Meskwaki Family Services

To Sponsor a Special – Please contact Jennie Wanatee at (641) 481-5360.

All Drums (Day Money) and Vendors – Contact Jennie Wanatee (641) 481-5360

Door Prizes throughout the evening – MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN

Questions? Contact Jennie Wanatee at (641) 481-5369.

Hosted in partnership: STC Native Pride Unity Club and Meskwaki Nation Youth Program

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Nov
12
Tue
Guest Speaker – Megan Koehn, Register Dietitian @ Senior Services
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Senior Services
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
13
Wed
Darts @ Senior Services
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
15
Fri
Boone Railroad Trip w/ Lunch
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Boone Railroad Trip w/ Lunch
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Nov
19
Tue
Altoona Movie w/ Lunch
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Nov
20
Wed
Bingo @ Senior Services
Nov 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Nov
21
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Senior Services
Nov 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
November Seniors Birthday Meal @ Senior Services
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm