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Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
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, … Continue reading 3rd Annual College & Career Fair
Apr 2 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
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, … Continue reading 3rd Annual College & Career Fair
MBCH Convention Center
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 5 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
11:30 am
 
Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
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 … Continue reading Tribal Council Special Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
9:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
5:00 pm
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.
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm and taking place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
9:00 am
This is a FREE community event designed to encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent and manage disease and connect you to resources. Informational Booths Door Prizes Health Resources & more! For more information contact the Meskwaki Tribal … Continue reading Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair
MBCH Convention Center
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
11:00 am
 
Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The previously scheduled Cooking Demo hosted by the Meskwaki Diabetes Program for today (04/15/19) has been postponed.
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
Meskwaki Culture Museum
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
5:00 pm
Language Night at the Meskwaki Settlement School will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, April 17th. 5:00 pm – Kiwisenibeni in the HS Commons. Menu: soup, frybread, dessert and drinks. 6:00 pm – Kiwittenotibeni in the Elementary … Continue reading Language Night at MSS
Meskwaki Settlement School
1:00 pm
Meskwaki Senior Services to host their 2nd Annual Seniors Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April 19th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. There will be 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place prizes! Please join us for Easter … Continue reading Canceled: Senior Services 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Meskwaki Senior Services
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A Celebration of American Indian Song and Dance, Tradition, and Education April 20, 2019 Grand Entry 1pm & 7pm Doors open at 11am UI Field House 225 South Grand Avenue Iowa City, Iowa Master of … Continue reading 25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow
UI Field House

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MSS School Registration 8:00 am
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Aug 19 @ 4:00 pm
MSS School Registration @ Meskwaki Settlement School
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
Tribal Membership Audit 8:30 am
Tribal Membership Audit
Jul 29 @ 8:30 am – Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm
Tribal Membership Audit
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
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Event 10:00 am
VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Event @ East Conference Room - Tribal Center
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Event @ East Conference Room - Tribal Center
VA will be holding a Bringing VA Benefits Home event here on the Meskwaki Settlement on Friday, August 2nd from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm in the East Conference Room of the Tribal Center. During … Continue reading VA Benefits Open Sign Up and Claims Event
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Tribal Membership Audit 9:00 am
Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Tribal Membership Audit
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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Tribal Membership Audit 8:30 am
Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 5 @ 8:30 am – Aug 7 @ 4:00 pm
Tribal Membership Audit
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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Postponed – Community Engagement re: Meskwaki Recreation Center 5:00 pm
Postponed – Community Engagement re: Meskwaki Recreation Center @ ISG Tent - TBA
Aug 6 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Postponed - Community Engagement re: Meskwaki Recreation Center @ ISG Tent - TBA
This event has been postponed.  Check back soon for the rescheduled date! Community Engagement Opportunity regarding the Meskwaki Recreation Center August 6, 2019 from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This is the last chance to … Continue reading Postponed – Community Engagement re: Meskwaki Recreation Center
No Sewing/Beading Crafts This Week 6:00 pm
No Sewing/Beading Crafts This Week @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
No Sewing/Beading Crafts This Week @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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Tribal Membership Audit 8:30 am
Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – Aug 9 @ 11:30 am
Tribal Membership Audit
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
Meskwaki Annual Powwow 1:00 pm
Meskwaki Annual Powwow
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 11 @ 11:00 pm
Meskwaki Annual Powwow
The Meskwaki Annual Powwow is the only one of its kind in Iowa and is held on the only Indian Settlement in Iowa. Beginning as a celebration known as “Field Days”, the first powwows were … Continue reading Meskwaki Annual Powwow
NE Iowa Food Bag Distribution 8:00 am
NE Iowa Food Bag Distribution @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 11:45 am
NE Iowa Food Bag Distribution @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Tribal Operations Closing @ 12 PM Includes Seniors, Tribal Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy 12:00 pm
Tribal Operations Closing @ 12 PM Includes Seniors, Tribal Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Tribal Operations Closing @ 12 PM Includes Seniors, Tribal Center, Health Clinic and Pharmacy
Senior Center serving  breakfast only!
105th MAPA Princess Contest 5:00 pm
105th MAPA Princess Contest @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
105th MAPA Princess Contest @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
 
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POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk 8:30 am
POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Aug 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Join us on Sunday, August 11th for MADAC’s Annual Fun Run and Walk during the Meskwaki Annual Powwow! Registration at 8:30 am Run/Walk starts at 9:00 am. Start and Finish at the powwow grounds cook … Continue reading POSTPONED: MADAC Annual Fun Run & Walk
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Fill the Bus 1:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Join us for this Fill the Bus event! Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons. Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE … Continue reading Fill the Bus
CPR & First Aid Training 5:00 pm
CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CPR & First Aid Training
RISE Presents: Gridshock 6:00 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
R.I.S.E will be having a free film screening of Gridshock is an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa. Tuesday, August 13th Doors open at 5:30 pm Film begins at 6:00 pm *Discussion following the … Continue reading RISE Presents: Gridshock
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk 5:00 pm
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
UPDATED LOCATION! The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 10th at the Meskwaki TRIBAL CENTER. Registration begins a 5:00 pm Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm *Senior route … Continue reading Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center 7:00 pm
Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Engagement - Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
On Wednesday, August 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal  Center Gym there will be a Community Engagement Opportunity about the Meskwaki Recreation Center! Kayella’s will be catering and there will be … Continue reading Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center
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Signing Ceremony 11:30 am
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing Ceremony of Regulatory Treatment as a State in the Development of … Continue reading Signing Ceremony
CPR & First Aid Training 5:00 pm
CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CPR & First Aid Training
FFN: Back to School BBQ 5:00 pm
FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Family Fun Night Committee is hosting a Back To School Barbeque! Thursday, August 15th Starts at 5:00 pm and Ends at 8:00 pm Come play volleyball, bags, swim and more! All children must be accompanied … Continue reading FFN: Back to School BBQ
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Tribal Membership Audit
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, 2019. AUDITS MAY BE COMPLETED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2019. **Required documents to complete … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
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MSS First Day of School 8:00 am
MSS First Day of School @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
MSS First Day of School @ Meskwaki Settlement School
 
MSS Flagraising 9:00 am
MSS Flagraising @ MSS High School Flag Poles
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
MSS Flagraising @ MSS High School Flag Poles
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
CPR & First Aid Training 5:00 pm
CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CPR & First Aid Training
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Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie – TBD 12:00 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie – TBD
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie - TBD
 
CPR & First Aid Training 5:00 pm
CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CPR & First Aid Training
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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National Senior Citizen Day
National Senior Citizen Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 all-day
National Senior Citizen Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
August Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen! This demo will be about how to do healthier spin on sweet treats! We will learn … Continue reading August Cooking Demo
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
MADAC Fun Run & Walk 5:00 pm
MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
MADAC will be hosting a Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, August 21st at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Register at 5:00 pm and the Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm. Start and Finish at the Clinic. … Continue reading MADAC Fun Run & Walk
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Guest Speaker: Jacob Molitor, MNPD Chief of Police 12:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Jacob Molitor, MNPD Chief of Police @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Guest Speaker: Jacob Molitor, MNPD Chief of Police @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing 5:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:00 – 6:00 pm Tribal Center Gym A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be … Continue reading Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing
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2nd Annual Golf Tournament
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club
Aug 25 all-day
2nd Annual Golf Tournament @ Tama-Toledo Country Club
The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club! *Must sign-up by August 12th! 2 person teams 1 person on the team must be … Continue reading 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
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Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Guest Speaker – Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. 12:00 pm
Guest Speaker – Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Guest Speaker - Robert Bills, CEO of Meskwaki, Inc. @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Aug 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum | Tama | Iowa | United States
The museum will be open every Tuesday night for sewing/beading so people who want to work on their regalia or projects may do so.
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Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
August Birthday Meal 12:00 pm
August Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
August Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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