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Oct
18
Fri
Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest Deadline
Oct 18 all-day
Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest Deadline

Meskwaki Youth Program is proud to announce the Veterans Day Powwow Princess and Brave Contest!

Applications are now being accepted for the Princess and Brave contest. The application and picture deadline is October 18, 2019. Applicants must be from 10-17 years of age, and a descendant of a Meskwaki Veteran. You can apply online at > , https://forms.gle/Li71Sgxcf2CrN4Zf6 .

For questions please contact MYP at (641) 484-5369.

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Plaza 9 Movie w/ Lunch
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Washington University at St. Louis Visits Meskwaki Higher Education @ Meskwaki Higher Education Offices
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Washington University at St. Louis Visits Meskwaki Higher Education @ Meskwaki Higher Education Offices

Washington University at St. Louis will be on-site at Meskwaki Higher Education Offices on Friday, October 18, 2019.

Their primary focus is to engage with students about the possibility of becoming a student in the School of Social Work. They have a full-ride scholarship and many other funding opportunities for Native American students.

Please stop by the MHEP Office between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm on Friday, October 18th.

https://www.brownschool.wustl.edu

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Oct
21
Mon
CANCELLED: Senior Walking @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
No MAP @ MSS
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
22
Tue
No MAP @ MSS
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tribal Ops CLOSED @ Meskwaki Settlement
Oct 22 @ 6:35 pm – 7:35 pm
Oct
23
Wed
CANCELLED: Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: Harvest Highlight
Oct 23 @ 2:46 pm – 3:46 pm
CANCELLED: Harvest Highlight

Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty Present – HARVEST HIGHLIGHT

Join us for harvesting the produce from the Kinship Garden – you take home what you harvest!

Wednesday, October 23rd at the Kinship Garden (located behind the east side of the Health Clinic).

Questions? Contact the Health clinic at (641) 484-9400 or Natural Resources at (641) 484-9584.

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Oct
24
Thu
NE Iowa Food Bag Distribution @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 all-day
CANCELLED: Blood Pressure / Sugar Check @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Senior Birthday Meal @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
No MAP @ MSS
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
MSS Parent/Teacher Conferences @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening with Mary Black @ Tama Civic Center
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
An Evening with Mary Black @ Tama Civic Center | Tama | Iowa | United States

Meskwaki Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center Presents… “An Evening with Mary Black and Blain Constant”.

Thursday, October 24th from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Tama Civic Center (305 Siegel St, Tama, IA 52339).

Mary and Blain are returning to the Meskwaki Settlement for an encore to their Red Ribbon Week performance. This Indigenous duo uses motivational songs and stories to deliver their culturally-relevant message on preventing drug and alcohol abuse by sharing their personal journeys of hope and healing.

There will be a FREE community meal for those who attend this event. We hope to see you there!

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Oct
25
Fri
MSS No School @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Oct 25 all-day
MSS No School @ Meskwaki Settlement School

Staff comp day for conferences.

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Oct
28
Mon
Bag Halloween Candy for Masqueraders @ Seniors @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Decorate Your Pumpkin @ Seniors @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Harvest Highlight @ Kinship Garden (Behind Health Clinic)
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Harvest Highlight @ Kinship Garden (Behind Health Clinic)

Join the Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty as they host the Harvest Highlight on Monday, October 28th! Harvest Highlight will be from 4:00-5:30 pm at the Kinship Garden (located behind the Health Clinic).

Join us as we harvest the produce from the Kinship Garden – you take home what you harvest!

Questions? Contact the Health Clinic at (641) 484-9400 or Natural Resources at (6410 484-9584.

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Oct
29
Tue
MNR Open House @ Meskwaki Natural Resources
Oct 29 all-day
MNR Open House @ Meskwaki Natural Resources

Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having their Open House on Tuesday, October 29th! This will be an all-day event with more details to come! Make sure to save the date!

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Seniors Halloween Party – *Prizes for Best Pumpkin! @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Trunk or Treat at Travel Plaza @ Meskwaki Travel Plaza
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Trunk or Treat at Travel Plaza @ Meskwaki Travel Plaza

The Meskwaki Travel Plaza will be hosting their Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, October 29th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Travel Plaza.

Judging will begin at 6:00 pm. There will be three (3) categories – Most Original, Scariest, and Funniest. The winners of each category will receive $100.00. *All participants will receive a free bowl of chili!

This is a free event and open to all community members.

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Oct
30
Wed
MSS 12:30 pm Early Dismissal @ Meskwaki Settlement School
Oct 30 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night @ Meskwaki Settlement

The Tribal Council of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa is please to announce Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night on Wednesday, October 30 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Turn your porch lights on to invite all the little Meskwaki ghosts and ghouls!

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Oct 18 all-day
Meskwaki Youth Program is proud to announce the Veterans Day Powwow Princess and Brave Contest! Applications are now being accepted for the Princess and Brave contest. The application and picture deadline is October 18, 2019. … Continue reading Veterans Powwow Princess and Brave Contest Deadline
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Higher Education Offices
Washington University at St. Louis will be on-site at Meskwaki Higher Education Offices on Friday, October 18, 2019. Their primary focus is to engage with students about the possibility of becoming a student in the … Continue reading Washington University at St. Louis Visits Meskwaki Higher Education
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm MSS
 
Oct 22 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm MSS
 
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Oct 22 @ 6:35 pm – 7:35 pm Meskwaki Settlement
 
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 23 @ 2:46 pm – 3:46 pm
Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty Present – HARVEST HIGHLIGHT Join us for harvesting the produce from the Kinship Garden – you take home what you harvest! Wednesday, October 23rd at the Kinship Garden (located behind … Continue reading CANCELLED: Harvest Highlight
Oct 24 all-day Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm MSS
 
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Tama Civic Center
Meskwaki Alcohol and Drug Abuse Center Presents… “An Evening with Mary Black and Blain Constant”. Thursday, October 24th from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Tama Civic Center (305 Siegel St, Tama, IA 52339). … Continue reading An Evening with Mary Black
Oct 25 all-day Meskwaki Settlement School
Staff comp day for conferences.
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Kinship Garden (Behind Health Clinic)
Join the Diabetes Program and Food Sovereignty as they host the Harvest Highlight on Monday, October 28th! Harvest Highlight will be from 4:00-5:30 pm at the Kinship Garden (located behind the Health Clinic). Join us … Continue reading Harvest Highlight
Oct 29 all-day Meskwaki Natural Resources
Meskwaki Natural Resources will be having their Open House on Tuesday, October 29th! This will be an all-day event with more details to come! Make sure to save the date!
Oct 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Meskwaki Travel Plaza
The Meskwaki Travel Plaza will be hosting their Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, October 29th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Travel Plaza. Judging will begin at 6:00 pm. There will be … Continue reading Trunk or Treat at Travel Plaza
Oct 30 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Meskwaki Settlement School
 
Oct 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Meskwaki Settlement
The Tribal Council of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa is please to announce Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night on Wednesday, October 30 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Turn your … Continue reading Meskwaki Trick or Treat Night
Oct 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Nov 1 – Nov 22 all-day
Help Fight Hunger In Our Community! The 4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive is  currently being held from November 1st through November 25th. There will be Donation bags and/or boxes left at each home and … Continue reading 4th Annual Arrest Hunger Food Drive
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Tribal Chambers
Join us for a Swearing In Ceremony for the newly elected Tribal Council Members on Tuesday, November 5th at 10:00 am in the Tribal Chambers. Light refreshments will be served.
Nov 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm MBCH Convention Center
Join the Meskwaki Settlement School for the Fall Sports Banquet honoring all 9th through 12th grade Cross Country, Football and Volleyball participants. This Banquet will be held on Tuesday, November 5th from 5:30 pm to … Continue reading MSS Fall Sports Banquet