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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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Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers
Apr 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Chambers

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 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
11
Thu
Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Meskwaki Spring Into Health Fair @ MBCH Convention Center

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 Health Clinic at 641-484-4094.

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Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Apr
12
Fri
Plaza 9 Movie; Early Afternoon Showing @ Plaza 9 Movie Theater
Apr 12 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Apr
15
Mon
POSTPONED: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen
Apr 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Kitchen

The previously scheduled Cooking Demo hosted by the Meskwaki Diabetes Program for today (04/15/19) has been postponed.

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Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
16
Tue
IA State Extension Class @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
17
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Language Night at MSS @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Language Night at MSS @ Meskwaki Settlement School

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 gym and classrooms. Bone dice, hand games, Meskwaki style Bingo!

*This is a family activity and we encourage everyone to join us in playing language games. All levels of language learners are welcome.

Activities will end by 8:00 pm.

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Apr
19
Fri
Canceled: Senior Services 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Canceled: Senior Services 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt @ Meskwaki Senior Services

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 Fun. We will begin eating at 1:00 pm.

*Sign-up sheet available.

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Apr
20
Sat
25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow @ UI Field House
Apr 20 all-day
25th Annual University of Iowa Powwow @ UI Field House

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 Ceremonies
Vince Beyl, Minnesota

Arena Director
Darrell Hill, Iowa

Head Woman
TBA

Head Man
TBA

Host Drum
Motown, Minnesota

Invited Drums
White Tail, Nebraska
TBA

Sound System
Hokah Sound, Oklahoma

Color Guard
Robert Morgan Post 701, Iowa

Dance Categories
Golden Age Women
Golden Age Men
Adult Women’s Traditional
Adult Men’s Traditional
Adult Women’s Jingle
Adult Men’s Grass
Adult Women’s Fancy
Adult Men’s Fancy
Teen and Junior categories will receive day money.

Dance Specials
Women’s Woodland Special
Men’s Woodland Special
Potato Dance
Two-Step
TBA

American Indian Arts & Crafts
American Indian Food Vendors
Native American Student Association Graduation Recognition

FREE ADMISSION & ALL ARE WELCOME!

MORE INFORMATION: powwow.uiowa.edu

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact NASA in advance at 319-335-8298.

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U of I Powwow @ UI Field House
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Apr
22
Mon
Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
23
Tue
Bowling – Marshalltown @ Wayward Social
Apr 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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1 Wed
All-day
Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino
Temporary Closure Meskwaki Casino
Apr 1 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
Apr 1 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
Apr 1 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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11:00 am Grab-N-Go School Lunch Pick-Up
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