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Aug
13
Tue
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Fill the Bus @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join us for this Fill the Bus event!

Tuesday, August 13th from 1:00 – 6:00 pm in the MSS High School Commons.

Come pick up your school supplies for the new school year! Also, FREE haircuts will be offered as well!

*Please bring your child’s hair clean and already shampooed.

ALL community youth are welcome, but do NOT need to be present.
Supplies will be available as long as supplies last.

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
RISE Presents: Gridshock @ MBCH Convention Center

R.I.S.E will be having a free film screening of Gridshock is an investigative documentary about sex trafficking in Iowa.

Tuesday, August 13th

Doors open at 5:30 pm

Film begins at 6:00 pm

*Discussion following the documentary with filmmaker Vanessa McNeal

There will be soda and popcorn available

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Aug
14
Wed
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Health Clinic Powwow Fun Run/Walk @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

UPDATED LOCATION!

The Meskwaki Health Clinic will be hosting a Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, August 10th at the Meskwaki TRIBAL CENTER.

Registration begins a 5:00 pm

Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm

*Senior route available

Food, drinks and door prizes after the run!

For questions, contact Kathy or Danelle at 484-4094.

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Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Tribal Council Meeting @ Meskwaki Tribal Chambers

The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm and be held 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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Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Community Engagement - Meskwaki Recreation Center @ Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym

On Wednesday, August 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal  Center Gym there will be a Community Engagement Opportunity about the Meskwaki Recreation Center!

Kayella’s will be catering and there will be door prizes available!

This will be the last change to share your thoughts and ideas with the group.

*COMING SOON: Meskwaki Recreation Center 3D Virtual Reality Walk-through!

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Aug
15
Thu
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Signing Ceremony @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing Ceremony of Regulatory Treatment as a State in the Development of Tribal Water Quality Standards.

Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Meskwaki Tribal Center, located at 349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, Iowa.

Speakers:

  • Environmental Protection Agency: Regional Administrator Jim Gulliford
  • Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa: Tribal Chairman Tony Waseskuk
  • Meskwaki Natural Resource Department: Dr. Jarrett Pfrimmer

The Meskwaki Nation welcomes our friends, neighbors and partners in celebrating this historic moment, as Meskwaki Nation moves forward in Water Quality Standards for all residents in the state if Iowa.

Questions or comments, please contact the Natural Resource Department: (641) 484-3511

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CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
FFN: Back to School BBQ @ Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach

Family Fun Night Committee is hosting a Back To School Barbeque!

Thursday, August 15th

Starts at 5:00 pm and Ends at 8:00 pm

Come play volleyball, bags, swim and more!

All children must be accompanied by an adult. (Swim at your own risk, no lifeguard on duty).

Bring chairs, towels, blankets, etc.

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Aug
16
Fri
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day
Tribal Membership Audit @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, 2019.

AUDITS MAY BE COMPLETED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2019.

**Required documents to complete audit: Picture ID such as: Current State-issued ID, Current Tribal ID, Passport ID AND original Social Security Card.

**Documents needed for children: Original birth certificate and Original Social Security Card.

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Aug
19
Mon
POSTPONED – MSS Flagraising @ MSS High School Flag Poles
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
20
Tue
CANCELLED: Marshalltown Plaza 9 Movie – TBD
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training @ Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room

Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at the clinic.

These classes are FREE to the Meskwaki Community.

If interested, contact Sara or Charise at the Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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Aug
21
Wed
CANCELLED: National Senior Citizen Day @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 all-day
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo @ Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen

Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen!

This demo will be about how to do healthier spin on sweet treats! We will learn how to make homemade popsicles, banana ice cream, and more nutritious brownies.

One lucky participant will win a set of popsicle molds!

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CANCELLED: Bingo @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: Darts @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
CANCELLED: MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CANCELLED: MADAC Fun Run & Walk @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

MADAC will be hosting a Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, August 21st at the Meskwaki Health Clinic.

Register at 5:00 pm and the Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm.

Start and Finish at the Clinic. Route: Clinic to the Casino stop sign and back.

Seniors may walk at their own discretion.

EXCELLENT DOOR PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN AWAY!

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Aug
22
Thu
CANCELLED: Guest Speaker: Jacob Molitor, MNPD Chief of Police @ Meskwaki Senior Services
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Back to School Supply Distribution @ Meskwaki Family Services
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Back to School Supply Distribution @ Meskwaki Family Services

There will be a school supply distribution tomorrow, Thursday, August 22nd from 3:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Family Services for anyone that missed the previous event or needs supplies.

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South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
South Tama County School District Open House @ South Tama County Schools

The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019.

The schedule will be as follows:

  • Middle School – 4:00 pm
  • Elementary – 5:00 pm
  • High School – 6:00 pm

School begins on Friday, August 23, 2019.

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POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing @ Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym

Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing

Thursday, August 22, 2019

5:00 – 6:00 pm

Tribal Center Gym

A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions, and ask for feedback.

Light refreshments will be served while supplies last.

For questions, please call Tiffany or Kayla at Meskwaki Family Services (641) 484-4444.

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Aug
23
Fri
Grout Museum Exhibit – Waterloo, IA
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
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Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
On Wednesday, August 14th from 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal  Center Gym there will be a Community Engagement Opportunity about the Meskwaki Recreation Center! Kayella’s will be catering and there will be … Continue reading Community Engagement – Meskwaki Recreation Center
Aug 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center
Please accept this invitation and join the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and the Environmental Protection Agency in the Signing Ceremony of Regulatory Treatment as a State in the Development of … Continue reading Signing Ceremony
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Otter Creek State Park - Swimming Beach
Family Fun Night Committee is hosting a Back To School Barbeque! Thursday, August 15th Starts at 5:00 pm and Ends at 8:00 pm Come play volleyball, bags, swim and more! All children must be accompanied … Continue reading FFN: Back to School BBQ
Aug 16 – Sep 30 all-day Meskwaki Tribal Center
At a regular meeting conducted on August 14, 2019, Tribal Council voted and approved to extend the Membership Audit to September 30, 2019. AUDITS MAY BE COMPLETED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30, 2019. **Required documents to complete … Continue reading Tribal Membership Audit
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am MSS High School Flag Poles
 
Aug 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training
Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic Conference Room
Charise and Sara from the Meskwaki Health Clinic will be offering American Heart Association CPR/First Aid classes on August 13, 15, 19 and 20 from 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm in the Conference room at … Continue reading CANCELLED: CPR & First Aid Training
Aug 21 all-day Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
Join the Diabetes Program for a Cooking Demo on Wednesday, August 21st at Noon in the Health Clinic Kitchen! This demo will be about how to do healthier spin on sweet treats! We will learn … Continue reading POSTPONED: August Cooking Demo
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic
MADAC will be hosting a Fun Run & Walk on Wednesday, August 21st at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. Register at 5:00 pm and the Run/Walk starts at 5:30 pm. Start and Finish at the Clinic. … Continue reading CANCELLED: MADAC Fun Run & Walk
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 22 @ 3:30 pm – 7:00 pm Meskwaki Family Services
There will be a school supply distribution tomorrow, Thursday, August 22nd from 3:30 pm until 7:00 pm at Meskwaki Family Services for anyone that missed the previous event or needs supplies.
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm South Tama County Schools
The South Tama County School District will be having their Open House on Thursday, August 22, 2019. The schedule will be as follows: Middle School – 4:00 pm Elementary – 5:00 pm High School – … Continue reading South Tama County School District Open House
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center Gym
Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing Thursday, August 22, 2019 5:00 – 6:00 pm Tribal Center Gym A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be … Continue reading POSTPONED: Meskwaki Child Care Program Public Hearing
Aug 25 all-day Tama-Toledo Country Club
The Diabetes Program will be hosting their 2nd Annual Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 25th at the Tama-Toledo Country Club! *Must sign-up by August 12th! 2 person teams 1 person on the team must be … Continue reading 2nd Annual Golf Tournament
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center - Gym
A new grant proposal has been made regarding the Meskwaki Child Care Program. A public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed changes, answer questions and to ask for feedback. Monday, August 26th 5:00 … Continue reading Meskwaki Child Care Program – Public Hearing
Aug 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic - Kitchen
 
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center - Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council Meeting has been scheduled to be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meetings are held … Continue reading Tribal Council Meeting
Aug 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Senior Services
 
Aug 30 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center
On Friday, August 30th Tribal Operations, including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy, will be closed from 10:30 am until 1:00 pm for the Labor Day Employee Cookout.
Sep 2 all-day
In observance of Labor Day, Tribal Operations including the Meskwaki Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. Offices will re-open for regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, September 3rd.