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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Dec
10
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Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
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Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 – Dec 16 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Guest Speaker: Carol Guestchow, Big River Trading @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Housing Committee Meeting @ Housing Department Office
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Housing Committee Meeting that was previously canceled has now been rescheduled for Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 pm in the Housing Department Office.

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Dec
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Seniors Christmas Gift Exchange Deadline @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Attention: Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, Dec. 13th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm for the Employee Christmas party.

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Santa Dash @ Justice Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Santa Dash @ Justice Center

Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am.

Wear your favorite Santa and/or Holiday Gear and come run with our youth!

T-shirts while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department, for questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Dec
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Tue
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. A FREE lunch will be provided at each Lunch and Learn!

Dates:

December 3, 2019 – Time for Me: Understanding Well-being

December 10, 2019 – Building Strong Relationships

December 17, 2019 – Managing Your Money

January 7, 2020 – Enjoying Good Health and Energy

To sign up, please call (641) 484-4094 and ask to speak with Megan, Ashley or Linda.

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Dec
18
Wed
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center

Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center.

Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Menu: Roast Beef with Au Jus, Broasted Chicken, Wild Rice Pilaf, Whole Grain Roll, Cookie served with Coffee or Water.

For questions, call Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers.

Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

*Meeting dates/times are subject to change at the discretion of the Tribal Chairman.

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Dec
19
Thu
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blood Pressure/Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
CANCELED: Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
POSTPONED: Hunter's Feast @ Tribal Center Gym

The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm.

This event is FREE and open to everyone.

Join us for our 2nd Annual Community Meal celebrating seasonal foods and the hunters whose skills provide wild game.  Our seasonal meal will feature a variety of wild game dishes, including some local favorites.

Also, Archery for all ages will begin at 4:00 pm! Archery is sponsored by Meskwaki Natural Resources Fish and Wildlife Branch.

To help us reduce our reliance on single use paper and plastic, we ask attendees to bring their own reusable plates and utensils.

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Dec
20
Fri
Amana Colonies & Coralville Trip
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dec
21
Sat
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
CANCELED: Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus @ Tribal Center Gym

Join us for Breakfast with Santa and Mrs Claus on Saturday, December 21st from 8:00 am-11:00 am at the Tribal Center Gym!

Breakfast Menu: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, bacon and fresh fruit served with coffee or juice.

Children’s entertainment provided by Living Characters!

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Dec
23
Mon
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
MHEP College Panel Livestream @ Meskwaki Higher Education Program | Tama | Iowa | United States

Click here to watch the livestream: https://livestream.com/meskwakination/collegepanel

Join us for a LIVE panel discussion about the college experience with MSS Warrior alumni who are currently attending college.

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Christmas Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Senior’s Christmas Party & Gift Exchange @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
24
Tue
MSS Winter Break – CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Dec 24 2019 – Jan 3 2020 all-day
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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
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
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
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up 11:00 am
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 1 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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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POSTPONED – Spring Into Health Fair 9:00 am
POSTPONED – Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
POSTPONED - Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
In light of recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines and recommendation on events and mass gatherings, the Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair will be postponed to a later date. Details will be forthcoming and … Continue reading POSTPONED – Spring Into Health Fair
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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up 11:00 am
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 27 @ 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
Apr 28 @ 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
Apr 29 @ 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
Canceled – MSS Fine Arts Night 5:00 pm
Canceled – MSS Fine Arts Night @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Apr 29 @ 5:00 pm
 
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Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up 11:00 am
Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
Apr 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