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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
Mar
29
Fri
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Apr
1
Mon
Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
2
Tue
3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works

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3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3rd Annual College & Career Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

Open to the public! Meet with employers and various college and university representatives.

Tuesday, April 2nd from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the MBCH Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center.

Employer Information Booths: Health Services, Manufacturing, Retailing, Sales and Marketing, Varied Industries.

College and University Booths: Apprenticeship Programs, Career/Technical Schools, Colleges, Internships, Trades/Vocational, Universities.

College and Department Registration Information: Terri Scott, Director (641) 484-3157, director.mhe@meskwaki-nsn.gov

Business Registration Information: Neysa Hartzler, Business Marketing Specialist – Iowa Works (641) 844-6995, Neysa.hartzler@iwd.iowa.gov

Sponsored by Meskwaki Higher Education Program and Iowa Works.

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Apr
3
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
4
Thu
Guest Speaker…TBA @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Apr
5
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie; Early Afternoon Showing @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 5 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Special Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, April 5th starting at 5:00 pm inside 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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Apr
6
Sat
Spring Sale on the Settlement @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
8
Mon
Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
9
Tue
IA State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
10
Wed
U of Iowa Museum of Natural History Trip @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
POSTPONED: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
POSTPONED: Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

The previously scheduled Child Abuse Prevention & Sexual Assault Awareness Walk/Run has now been POSTPONED due to the expected rain for tomorrow, Wednesday, April 10th.

Rescheduled date to be announced at a later time.

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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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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 @ Tribal Chambers
Mar 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Tribal Council has called a meeting to be held on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.  (Changed from the 25th). Please note: Attendance is limited to Tribal Council Members and … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting