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Jun
12
Wed
Reschuled: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Reschuled: Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

The Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program has been rescheduled to June 12th starting at noon at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic.

Bring a lawn chair and enjoy grilled pizza and fun salads!

For more information call the clinic at (641) 484-4094 and ask for Megan or Ashley.

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Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Movie Night @ MBCH Convention Center
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Movie Night @ MBCH Convention Center

Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a movie night!

Neither Wolf Nor Dog will be played on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center.

This event is open to all Meskwaki Community Members.

Popcorn and Drinks will be sponsored by the Meskwaki Health Clinic.

For questions, call Kayla at (641) 484-4444.

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Jun
13
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jun
14
Fri
ISU Reiman Gardens
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jun
18
Tue
Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting

2019 will be our first growing season in the Kinship Garden, a communal space where community members can grow together.  Those who participate will be able to share in the harvest.

If you are interested in being a part of the Kinship garden, join us at the groundbreaking and planting!

The garden is located on the hilltop south of the Health Clinic.  Light refreshments will be served, then we will plant the garden.  For questions, call Meskwaki Agriculture and Food Sovereignty (641) 484-3511.

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Father’s Day Field Events @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Father's Day Field Events @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

A special event to educate families on financial empowerment. Healthy finances contribute to healthy families.

Tuesday, June 18th

5:00 pm Registration

5:30 pm Start Time

@ Tribal Center Field

Field events include water balloon toss, marshmallow relay, HORSE competition, and hot potato!

Breakfast burritos starts the event at the Tribal Center Snack Bar, financial education information will be provided.

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Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Jun 18 @ 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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Jun
19
Wed
Bean Bags @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 19, 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 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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Jun
20
Thu
Seniors Guest Speaker: Ashley Aylsworth
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
21
Fri
Seniors Trip: Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad
Jun 21 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon
Jun 21 @ 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival @ Red Earth Gardens
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival @ Red Earth Gardens

Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Summer Solstice Festival has been postponed to a later date.  New information coming soon!

Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth Gardens for our Summer Solstice Festival on Friday, June 21st!

Events begin at 4:00 pm.

Fun Run/Walk and Youth Races at 5:30 pm.  *If raining, the run/walk will be cancelled.

Traditional Meal will be served following the fun run/walk.

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Jun
25
Tue
Enrollment Office Closed This Afternoon
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CDIB’s and Tribal IDs still available.

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Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Jun 25 @ 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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Jun
26
Wed
Enrollment Office Closed Today
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

CDIBs and Tribal IDs still available.

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Jun
27
Thu
Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
June Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Elders Night Out @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Elders Night Out @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

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 participate in the fun too! June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month – Engaging Elders in community activities is a great way to make an impact to prevent and address Elder Abuse.

Thursday, June 27th at the Tribal Center Gym

Dinner at 5:00 pm

Games from 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Prizes for winners of rounds of Bingo. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the Bags Tournament and Bone Dice!

If you are an Elder and in need of transportation, please call Nicole Lepley at (641) 484-4444 to request transportation to and from this event.

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Jun
28
Fri
Medicare Reimbursement Checks @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 28 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
MPD Farewell and Welcome @ Tribal Center
Jun 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MPD Farewell and Welcome @ Tribal Center

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 the gathering, meet the new BIA officers, Lee Simcox and Branden Hassett, coming to help out as the MPD continues to recruit new team members. You’ll also have the chance to get to know new and current Meskwaki Police Department officers too. Join us!

Friday, June 28th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Tribal Center. Sandwiches will be served!

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Jul
2
Tue
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers
Jul 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Tribal Chambers

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 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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Sewing/Beading Crafts @ Meskwaki Culture Museum
Jul 2 @ 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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Jun 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
A Tribal Council Special Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Thursday, June 6, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and be held in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and … Continue reading Tribal Council Special Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Jun 7 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
8:30 am
Join us on Friday, June 7th from 8:30 am – 10:00 am in the MBCH Convention Center Break Out Room for Basic Weather Spotter Training. Instructors are National Weather Service Meteorologists from Des Moines. Community … Continue reading Basic Weather Spotter Training
MBCH Convention Center - Breakout Room
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
MBCH along with American Red Cross will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, June 10th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Due to continuous natural disasters blood stores around the country are in great … Continue reading MBCH Blood Drive
Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services are hosting a Pool Party for the Meskwaki Community! Monday, June 10th from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm at the Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center Pizza and drinks provided. Gift card door prizes … Continue reading Family Services Pool Party
Tama-Toledo Family Aquatic Center
Jun 11 @ 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
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
The Cooking Demo hosted by the Diabetes Program has been rescheduled to June 12th starting at noon at the Meskwaki Tribal Health Clinic. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy grilled pizza and fun salads! For … Continue reading Reschuled: Cooking Demo
Meskwaki Health Clinic
Jun 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services is hosting a movie night! Neither Wolf Nor Dog will be played on Wednesday, June 12th at 6:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center. This event is open to all Meskwaki Community … Continue reading Movie Night
MBCH Convention Center
Jun 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 18 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
4:00 pm
2019 will be our first growing season in the Kinship Garden, a communal space where community members can grow together.  Those who participate will be able to share in the harvest. If you are interested … Continue reading Kinship Garden Groundbreaking & Planting
Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
A special event to educate families on financial empowerment. Healthy finances contribute to healthy families. Tuesday, June 18th 5:00 pm Registration 5:30 pm Start Time @ Tribal Center Field Field events include water balloon toss, … Continue reading Father’s Day Field Events
Meskwaki Tribal Center
Jun 18 @ 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
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
 
Meskwaki Senior Services
Jun 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. It will begin at 5:00 pm and take place in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
4:00 pm
Due to circumstances beyond our control, the Summer Solstice Festival has been postponed to a later date.  New information coming soon! Please join us for an evening full of activities and celebration at Red Earth … Continue reading Postponed -Summer Solstice Festival
Red Earth Gardens
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
12:00 pm
CDIB’s and Tribal IDs still available.
Jun 25 @ 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
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