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Meskwaki Nation Photo Gallery

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 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
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 @ 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
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 @ 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
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next scheduled Tribal Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encourage … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
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 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
5:00 pm
Meskwaki Youth ages 10-18 we want to hear your views and opinions. Join us on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Meskwaki Tribal Gym to discuss the Meskwaki Nation Recreation Center. Discussion will be from … Continue reading Youth Focus Group Discussion
Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Jul 23 @ 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
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 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join Meskwaki Juvenile Probation in welcoming Meskwaki actor, Larry Yazzie, as he speaks on issues that today’s youth deal with and how he overcame those issues to get where he is today. Friday, July 26, … Continue reading Youth Motivational Speaker: Larry Yazzie
MSS High School Commons
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
Jul 30 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Diabetes Program Presents: SUMMER LUNCH AND LEARN July 31, 2019 at Noon in the MBCH Convention Center Menu: Marinated and Grilled Summer Vegetable Kabobs Asian Grilled Chicken Skewers w/ Light Vinaigrette Chopped Greens Salad Steamed … Continue reading Summer Lunch & Learn
MBCH Convention Center
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.   Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.   … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Tribal Chambers
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services

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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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Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed – LABOR DAY
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed – LABOR DAY
Sep 2 all-day
Tribal Operations & MSS School Closed - LABOR DAY
In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.
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Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Sep 3 @ 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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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Cooking Demo 12:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen
Sep 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen
Diabetes Program Presents a Cooking Demo featuring Breakfast Recipes! Join us on Wednesday, September 4th in the Meskwaki Health Clinic Kitchen at Noon to learn how to prepare and make quick, easy and on the … Continue reading Cooking Demo
Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration 5:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
KE KO KO ME SE NA NA KI   kaoni  KE ME DO E NA NA KO Join us on Monday, September 9th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! 5:00 pm Sign in and Sign Ups … Continue reading 5th Annual Koko & Medo Celebration
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Elder’s Committee Meeting 1:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Elder's Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Sep 10 @ 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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MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal 12:30 pm
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative 12:00 pm
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Guest speaker: Social Security Representative @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Green Corn Festival 5:00 pm
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Green Corn Festival @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
The Green Corn Festival is our FALL seasonal meal, taking the place of the former Fall Harvest Celebration. It will take place on Friday, September 13 at the PowWow Grounds. Seasonal meal will be served … Continue reading Green Corn Festival
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MSS Homecoming Week
MSS Homecoming Week @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 16 – Sep 21 all-day
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation 5:30 pm
Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Community Meeting - Rec Center Community Presentation @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Join us for the Recreation Center Community Presentation on Monday, September 16th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym! The meeting will begin at 5:30 pm with a meal and following dinner the presentation will begin … Continue reading Community Meeting – Rec Center Community Presentation
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Sep 17 @ 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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Bingo 1:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Tribal Council Meeting 5:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk 5:00 pm
MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join MADAC as they host a Recovery Fun Run and Walk on September 19th in honor of National Recovery Month! This Fun Run/Walk will be held at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Registration at 5:00 pm, … Continue reading MADAC Recovery Fun Run & Walk
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Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date 8:00 am
Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date
Meskwaki Nation Hemp Department is having a Logo Contest! Artists needed to help the Hemp Department design its new logo. Submit your design idea to hd.exec@meskwaki-nsn.gov by Friday, September 20th at 4:30 pm. Winner to … Continue reading Hemp Department Logo Contest Due Date
MHE Office Closed 8am-9am 8:00 am
MHE Office Closed 8am-9am
Sep 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
MHE Office Closed 8am-9am
MHE Offices closed from 8am – 9am  
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Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop 10:00 am
Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – Sep 22 @ 4:00 pm
Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop @ Meskwaki Powwow Grounds
A two-day Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop is being held on Saturday and Sunday September 21-22 at the Meskwaki Powwow Grounds. *If inclement weather alternate venue will be the Meskwaki Tribal Center. The following stations will … Continue reading Meskwaki Traditional Arts Workshop
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MSS Picture Day
MSS Picture Day @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 23 all-day
MSS Picture Day @ Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Bean Bags 1:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sewing/Beading Crafts 6:00 pm
Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Sep 24 @ 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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NE Iowa Food Bags Distribution (AM) 8:00 am
NE Iowa Food Bags Distribution (AM) @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:45 am
NE Iowa Food Bags Distribution (AM) @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED 9:00 am
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Meskwaki Higher Education Program is hosting the Iowa Valley Education and Training for High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) Start date is September 4.  Other start dates available. Times and location:  Meskwaki Higher Education computer lab … Continue reading MHE Hosts the Iowa Valley Education and Training for HSED
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check 11:00 am
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Senior’s Birthday Meal 12:00 pm
Senior’s Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Senior's Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Jacob Flores Presentation 5:00 pm
Jacob Flores Presentation @ TBA
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jacob Flores Presentation @ TBA
Join MADAC as they celebrate National Recovery Month with Jacob Flores as he presents “Family Systems Recovery – It’s Not A One Way Street”. Date: Thursday, September 26th Time: Dinner Served at 5:00 pm, Presentation … Continue reading Jacob Flores Presentation
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MSS Neno Day
MSS Neno Day @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Sep 27 all-day
 
Taco/Bake Sale 4:00 pm
Taco/Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Taco/Bake Sale @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
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Medicare Reimbursement Checks 11:00 am
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Darts 1:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services