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Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
4:00 pm
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Summer Solstice Festival has been postponed to a later date.  New information coming soon! Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth … Continue reading Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival
Red Earth Gardens
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
12:00 pm
CDIB’s and Tribal IDs still available.
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
8:00 am
CDIBs and Tribal IDs still available.
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Family Fun Night Committee Presents: Elders Night Out! A night of fun and games for the whole family! Come play Bingo, Bags and Bone Dice. Community members are encouraged to bring Elders so they can … Continue reading Elders Night Out
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Stop in to the Tribal Center on Friday, June 28th to say “farewell” to BIA Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Michael Cizek. Both have been helping out at the MPD for the last month. At … Continue reading MPD Farewell and Welcome
Tribal Center
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
A Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
5:30 pm
We’re moving this to 5:30 to hopefully wait out the rain!  Join us for a BBQ and Family Fun Games at the Meskwaki Health Clinic from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 3rd!  … Continue reading Meskwaki Health Clinic BBQ
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 9 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:00 am
 
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm
10:00 am
Join us for the Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival on Wednesday, July 10th from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm. Fun Walk/Run around Red Earth Gardens – Registration starts at 10:00 am, Walk/Run at 10:30 am. Noon … Continue reading Summer Solstice Milkweed Festival
Red Earth Gardens
Jul 11 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
10:30 am
Join us for a Job Skills Workshop on Thursday, July 11th! This training is from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm and will be held in the East Conference Room at the Tribal Center. Some of … Continue reading Job Skills Workshop
Tribal Center - East Conference Room
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm – Jul 13 @ 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
The Weiting Theatre Presents: Our Town by Thornton Wilder Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: July 11th – 13th at 7:30 pm Admission: Adults – $12, Students/Children – $8 Advanced tickets on sale at both State Bank … Continue reading Our Town – Weiting Theatre Play
Weiting Theatre
12:00 am
We’re closed today in celebration of Meskwaki Nation Day!  Come out and celebrate with us on Saturday.  Check out the Events Page for more info!  
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 6:30 pm
8:30 am
Meskwaki Nation Day is on Saturday, July 13, 2019. All events will be held at the Meskwaki Tribal Center: Fun Run/Walk 8:30 am – Registration (tshirts) 9:00 am – Start Refreshments provided after. Sponsored by … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Events
Tribal Center
Jul 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow July 13, 2019 at the Tribal Center Gym 6:00 pm – Grand Entry Head Staff: Head Man: Sean Keahna, Jr. Head Woman: Delonda Pushetonequa AD: David “Odie” OldBear Specials: Tiny Tots … Continue reading Meskwaki Nation Day Powwow
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us on Monday, July 15 for a Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program! This Cooking Demo will be held at the Meskwaki Health Clinic (Lawn) and will have Grilling Kabobs – steak, chicken, … Continue reading Cooking Demo
Meskwaki Health Clinic
12:00 am
At a Special Meeting on June 6, 2019, the Sac and Fox Tribal Council voted to establish the Meskwaki Settlement School Board. The board will initially be established through an election process on July 16, selecting … Continue reading School Board Election
Jul 16 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:00 am
 
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
8:00 am
Meskwaki Settlement School Registration for the 2019-2020 School Year will begin Monday, July 22nd to Monday, August 19th.  Registration hours are 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Middle School/High School Offices. First Day of … Continue reading MSS School Registration
Meskwaki Settlement School
Jul 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
7:00 am
 
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jul 25 @ 7:45 pm – 8:45 pm
7:45 pm
Join MNR staff on Thursday, July 25th at 7:45 pm to experience the not-so-scary bats up close and personal! Dr. Russ Benedict will be visiting the Settlement to mist-net bats and to give a presentation … Continue reading Meskwaki Bat Program
Meskwaki High School - Parking Lot
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm
8:30 am
PURPOSE Pursuant to the Constitution and Bylaws of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa “Any member of the Tribe who resides away from the reservation for a period of ten years … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit

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Stop The Bleed
Stop The Bleed @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jun 3 all-day
Stop The Bleed @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call-to-action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency … Continue reading Stop The Bleed
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Special Election 9:00 am
Special Election @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Jun 4 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Special Election @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
On April 8, 2019, the Tribal Council issued an Order for Special Election due to a resignation of a Tribal Council member, Harvey Davenport, Jr. The Special Election will fill one vacancy for the remainder … Continue reading Special Election
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie 12:00 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie
 
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Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Swearing-In Ceremony 10:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Council Chambers
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Swearing-In Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Council Chambers
The Tribal community is invited to the swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council member Dawson Davenport, elected during the Special Election held on June 4, 2019. Councilman Davenport will serve the remainder of … Continue reading Swearing-In Ceremony
Tribal Council Special Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and … Continue reading Tribal Council Special Meeting
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Basic Weather Spotter Training 8:30 am
Basic Weather Spotter Training @ MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room
Jun 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Basic Weather Spotter Training @ MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room
Join us on Friday, June 7th from 8:30 am – 10:00 am in the MBCH Convention Center Break Out Room for Basic Weather Spotter Training. Instructors are National Weather Service Meteorologists from Des Moines. Community … Continue reading Basic Weather Spotter Training
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MBCH Blood Drive 10:00 am
MBCH Blood Drive @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
MBCH Blood Drive @ Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
MBCH along with American Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, June 10th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Due to continuous natural disasters blood stores around the country are in great … Continue reading MBCH Blood Drive
Family Services Pool Party 8:00 pm
Family Services Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Family Services Pool Party @ Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center
Meskwaki Family Services are hosting a Pool Party for the Meskwaki Community! Monday, June 10th from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center Pizza and drinks provided. Gift card door prizes … Continue reading Family Services Pool Party
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Reschuled: Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Reschuled: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Reschuled: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
The Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program has been rescheduled to June 12th starting at noon at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy grilled pizza and fun salads! For … Continue reading Reschuled: Cooking Demo
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Movie Night 6:00 pm
Movie Night @ MBCH Convention Center
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Movie Night @ MBCH Convention Center
Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a movie night! Neither Wolf Nor Dog will be played on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center. This event is open to all Meskwaki Community … Continue reading Movie Night
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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie 12:00 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie
 
Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting 4:00 pm
Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting
2019 will be our first growing season in the Kinship Garden, a communal space where community members can grow together.  Those who participate will be able to share in the harvest. If you are interested … Continue reading Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting
Father’s Day Field Events 5:00 pm
Father’s Day Field Events @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Father's Day Field Events @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
A special event to educate families on financial empowerment. Healthy finances contribute to healthy families. Tuesday, June 18th 5:00 pm Registration 5:30 pm Start Time @ Tribal Center Field Field events include water balloon toss, … Continue reading Father’s Day Field Events
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Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Seniors Trip: Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad 11:30 am
Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon 12:30 pm
Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon
Jun 21 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival 4:00 pm
Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival @ Red Earth Gardens
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival @ Red Earth Gardens
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Summer Solstice Festival has been postponed to a later date.  New information coming soon! Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth … Continue reading Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival
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Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon 12:00 pm
Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CDIB’s and Tribal IDs still available.
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Enrollment Office Closed Today 8:00 am
Enrollment Office Closed Today
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
CDIBs and Tribal IDs still available.
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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
June Birthday Meal 12:00 pm
June Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
June Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Elders Night Out 5:00 pm
Elders Night Out @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elders Night Out @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Family Fun Night Committee Presents: Elders Night Out! A night of fun and games for the whole family! Come play Bingo, Bags and Bone Dice. Community members are encouraged to bring Elders so they can … Continue reading Elders Night Out
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Medicare Reimbursement Checks 11:00 am
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
MPD Farewell and Welcome 5:00 pm
MPD Farewell and Welcome @ Tribal Center
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MPD Farewell and Welcome @ Tribal Center
Stop in to the Tribal Center on Friday, June 28th to say “farewell” to BIA Chief Michael Longhat and Officer Michael Cizek. Both have been helping out at the MPD for the last month. At … Continue reading MPD Farewell and Welcome
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