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.
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.
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 Meal – featuring milkweed and other foraged foods, corn, beans, squash, frybread, bison and walleye.
For the Kids: Door Prizes, bouncy houses, and participation/placement ribbons for the walk/run!
Door Prizes: Including 2 special drawings for those who bring complete dish-kits.
Participation t-shirts for youth and adults.
Red Earth Gardens is located at 1401 305th Street, Tama IA (Behind the Casino, South of the RV Park).
Event sponsored by Red Earth Gardens, Meskwaki Ag & Food Sovereignty Initiative, Meskwaki Diabetes Program, Meskwaki Youth Program.