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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
Plaza 9 Movie (Afternoon Showing) @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Feb 5 @ 12:45 pm – 4:00 pm
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
Darts @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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
Iowa State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
12
Tue
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MFSI Hunter’s Feast @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Feb 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
MFSI Hunter's Feast @ Meskwaki Senior Services

We are keeping a close eye on the weather, but as of now we are still planning to host the Hunter’s Feast tomorrow evening at 5pm at the Senior Services dining room. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

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Feb
13
Wed
Tribal Council Meeting
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, February 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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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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Iowa State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
20
Wed
Darts @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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
Dubuque Trip
Feb 27 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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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Feb
28
Thu
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Seniors Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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ISU Extension – Lunch & Learn 12:00 pm
ISU Extension – Lunch & Learn @ Meskwaki Senior Center
Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ISU Extension - Lunch & Learn @ Meskwaki Senior Center
 
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10
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00 pm
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Career Awakenings Expo 4:30 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
  
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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Center
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Center
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council has scheduled a meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held on … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences 4:00 pm
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Career Awakenings Expo 4:30 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Mar 12 @ 4:30 pm
Career Awakenings Expo @ Meskwaki Settlement School
  
Election Committee Meeting 5:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Election Committee Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
The Election Committee has scheduled a meeting to be held on Thursday, March 12, 2020 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.
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MSS Spring Break
MSS Spring Break
Mar 16 – Mar 20 all-day
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Center
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Center
 
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Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino
Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino
Mar 17 – Apr 14 all-day
Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino @ Tama | Iowa | United States
The Meskwaki Tribal Council and MBCH Executive Management met today, Monday, March 16, 2020 and have jointly agreed to the temporary closure of our casino and hotel, effective Tuesday, March 17 at 12 am through April 14, … Continue reading Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino
Senior Meal Delivery 1:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery
The Senior Center will provide lunch through home meal delivery each weekday during the temporary closure of Meskwaki Tribal Operations.  Seniors who would like a meal should call the center at (641) 484-9222 before 10 … Continue reading Senior Meal Delivery
CANCELED – Special Meeting re: MBCH Concerns 5:00 pm
CANCELED – Special Meeting re: MBCH Concerns @ MBCH Convention Center
Mar 17 @ 5:00 pm
CANCELED – RESCHEDULED TO LATER DATE. There will be a Special Meeting held regarding Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel Concerns on Tuesday, March 17th in the MBCH Convention Center. Dinner will be served at 5:00 pm … Continue reading CANCELED – Special Meeting re: MBCH Concerns
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Temporary Closure Tribal Operations
Temporary Closure Tribal Operations
Mar 18 – Apr 3 all-day
Temporary Closure Tribal Operations
Meskwaki Settlement, Tama, Iowa – Out of an abundance of caution for our community members and employees, Tribal Council has approved the closure of Tribal Operations beginning on Wednesday, March 18th.  The closure will remain … Continue reading Temporary Closure Tribal Operations
Senior Meal Delivery 1:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery
Mar 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior Meal Delivery
The Senior Center will provide lunch through home meal delivery each weekday during the temporary closure of Meskwaki Tribal Operations.  Seniors who would like a meal should call the center at (641) 484-9222 before 10 … Continue reading Senior Meal Delivery
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Temporary Closure Settlement School
Temporary Closure Settlement School
Mar 23 – Apr 19 all-day
Temporary Closure Settlement School
Meskwaki Settlement School Starting Thursday, March 19th the Meskwaki Settlement School, including offices, will be closed until at least April 13th.  However, the elementary and middle/high schools will be open this Wednesday, March 18th from … Continue reading Temporary Closure Settlement School
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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up 11:00 am
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Mar 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Lunch can be picked up at the elementary main entrance on weekdays .(Monday-Friday) from 11 am – 12 pm. There is NO need to sign up ahead of time, but please know meals CAN ONLY … Continue reading Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up 11:00 am
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Lunch can be picked up at the elementary main entrance on weekdays .(Monday-Friday) from 11 am – 12 pm. There is NO need to sign up ahead of time, but please know meals CAN ONLY … Continue reading Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ by telephone
Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm by telephone.  (Changed from the 25th). Please note: Attendance is limited to Tribal Council Members and essential staff … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting