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Dec
1
Sun
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Holiday Expo @ MBCH Convention Center

2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information

Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event!

Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the Meskwaki Bingo Casino Hotel. Open Daily! Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

What to expect at the Meskwaki Holiday Expo:

– Handmade Meskwaki and Native Crafts
– Baked Goods
– Homemade Foods & Products
– & So much MORE!

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

If you’re interested in being a Vendor at this year’s Holiday Expo, please complete the form below and return to:
Meskwaki Cultural Center & Museum
349 Meskwaki Rd, Tama, IA 52339
ATTN: Mary Young Bear

If you’d like to be a Vendor, complete the form below!

 

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Dec
2
Mon
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 2 – Dec 6 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Dec
3
Tue
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. A FREE lunch will be provided at each Lunch and Learn!

Dates:

December 3, 2019 – Time for Me: Understanding Well-being

December 10, 2019 – Building Strong Relationships

December 17, 2019 – Managing Your Money

January 7, 2020 – Enjoying Good Health and Energy

To sign up, please call (641) 484-4094 and ask to speak with Megan, Ashley or Linda.

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Dec
4
Wed
Bingo @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
MSS Winter Concert @ Meskwaki High School Gym
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
MSS Winter Concert @ Meskwaki High School Gym

Meskwaki Settlement School Annual Winter Concert, Wednesday, December 4th starting at 6:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Gym.

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Dec
5
Thu
Seniors Minnesota/Mystic Lake Casino Trip @ Meskwaki Seniors
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day
Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party @ Tribal Center Gym
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party @ Tribal Center Gym

SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, Dec. 5th!

Join the Meskwaki Family Services as they host a Community Holiday Party on Thursday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Tribal Center Gym!

There will be cookie decorating, a bounce house, hot chocolate bar and make and take ornament station. There will also be goodie bags for children (while supplies last).

Dinner will be served – Menu TBA!

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Dec
7
Sat
Santa Dash @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Santa Dash @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Join the Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department as they host the SANTA Dash on Saturday, December 7th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Registration begins at 9:00 am, Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am. Come run with our Youth!

Wear and run in your favorite Santa or Holiday gear! There will be t-shirt while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department. For questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic @ MSS Maintenance Building | Tama | Iowa | United States

Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Dec. 7th

Join MNR for the Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 pm at the MSS Maintenance Building (1610 305th St, Tama, IA).

This Free event is for Meskwaki Community Members with dogs and cats. Have your dogs and cats receive a free veterinary physical exam, get your dog(s) and cat(s) vaccinated against rabies!

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Dec
9
Mon
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Christmas Decorating @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
10
Tue
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elder’s Committee Meeting @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dec
12
Thu
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 – Dec 16 all-day
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways @ Meskwaki Seniors Center

Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)

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Guest Speaker: Carol Guestchow, Big River Trading @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Housing Committee Meeting @ Housing Department Office
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Housing Committee Meeting @ Housing Department Office

The Housing Committee Meeting that was previously canceled has now been rescheduled for Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 pm in the Housing Department Office.

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Dec
13
Fri
Seniors Christmas Gift Exchange Deadline @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Tribal Ops Closed @ Meskwaki Tribal Center

Attention: Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, Dec. 13th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm for the Employee Christmas party.

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Dec
14
Sat
Santa Dash @ Justice Center
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Santa Dash @ Justice Center

Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am.

Wear your favorite Santa and/or Holiday Gear and come run with our youth!

T-shirts while supplies last.

Sponsored by Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department, for questions call Quincy or Misty at (641) 484-9300.

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Dec
17
Tue
Finances of Caregiving Class @ Meskwaki Seniors Center
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach @ Meskwaki Health Clinic

Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki Health Clinic. A FREE lunch will be provided at each Lunch and Learn!

Dates:

December 3, 2019 – Time for Me: Understanding Well-being

December 10, 2019 – Building Strong Relationships

December 17, 2019 – Managing Your Money

January 7, 2020 – Enjoying Good Health and Energy

To sign up, please call (641) 484-4094 and ask to speak with Megan, Ashley or Linda.

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Dec
18
Wed
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting @ MBCH Convention Center

Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center.

Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.

Menu: Roast Beef with Au Jus, Broasted Chicken, Wild Rice Pilaf, Whole Grain Roll, Cookie served with Coffee or Water.

For questions, call Meskwaki Health Clinic at (641) 484-4094.

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CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution @ Tribal Center Entrance

Save the Date:
Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th!

Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM at the Tribal Center Entrance.

Holiday Meat Distribution, 5lbs for Enrolled Members. *Receive one extra pound of ground meat if you bring a reusable bag!

Specialty parts available at the South Farm Office: kidney, liver, heart and tongue. Sign up for hides and skulls too!

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Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm MBCH Convention Center
2019 Holiday Expo and Vendor Application Information Save the Date for the 2019 Meskwaki Holiday Expo Event! Friday, November 29th through Sunday, December 1st to be held in the Meskwaki Veteran’s Convention Center at the … Continue reading Holiday Expo
Dec 2 – Dec 6 all-day Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki … Continue reading Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach
Dec 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Meskwaki High School Gym
Meskwaki Settlement School Annual Winter Concert, Wednesday, December 4th starting at 6:00 pm at the Meskwaki High School Gym.
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day Meskwaki Seniors
 
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tribal Center Gym
SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, Dec. 5th! Join the Meskwaki Family Services as they host a Community Holiday Party on Thursday, December 5th from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at the Tribal Center Gym! There will … Continue reading Meskwaki Family Services Community Holiday Party
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am Meskwaki Tribal Center
Join the Meskwaki Juvenile Probation Department as they host the SANTA Dash on Saturday, December 7th at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Registration begins at 9:00 am, Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am. Come run with … Continue reading Santa Dash
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm MSS Maintenance Building
Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Dec. 7th Join MNR for the Annual FREE Rabies and Mange Clinic on Saturday, Dec. 7th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 pm at the MSS Maintenance Building (1610 … Continue reading Annual Rabies and Mange Clinic
Dec 9 – Dec 13 all-day Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 12 – Dec 16 all-day Meskwaki Seniors Center
Meskwaki Seniors 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways (excluding weekends)
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Housing Department Office
The Housing Committee Meeting that was previously canceled has now been rescheduled for Thursday, December 12th at 5:00 pm in the Housing Department Office.
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Meskwaki Tribal Center
Attention: Tribal Operations including the Health Clinic and Pharmacy will be closed Friday, Dec. 13th from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm for the Employee Christmas party.
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm Justice Center
Santa Dash has been rescheduled to take place this Saturday, December 14th at the Justice Center. Registration at 9:00 am and the Santa Dash starts at 9:30 am. Wear your favorite Santa and/or Holiday Gear … Continue reading Santa Dash
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Meskwaki Health Clinic
Join the Meskwaki Diabetes Program along with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program for Free Well-being Lunch and Learns on Tuesdays in December and January from 12:00 – 12:45 pm at the Meskwaki … Continue reading Lunch & Learns with ISU Extension and Outreach
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Tribal Center Entrance
Save the Date: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th! Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm MBCH Convention Center
Join us for dinner and an educational session on diabetes and oral health on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 starting at 5:00 pm in the MBCH Convention Center. Presenter: Dr. Sukirth Ganesan, Assistant Professor of Periodontics … Continue reading CANCELED: Diabetes & Oral Health Meeting
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Tribal Center Entrance
Save the Date: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution – Wednesday, Dec. 18th! Meskwaki Natural Resources will have Ground, Stew and Roasts available to Tribal Members on Wednesday, Dec. 18th from 9:00-10:00 AM and from 5:00-6:00 PM … Continue reading CANCELED: Holiday Buffalo Meat Distribution
Dec 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Tribal Chambers
The next Tribal Council meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, December 18, 2019 and will begin at 5:00 pm in the Tribal Chambers. Enrolled Tribal Members are welcome and encouraged to attend. *Meeting dates/times are … Continue reading CANCELED: Tribal Council Meeting
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Meskwaki Seniors Center
 
Dec 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tribal Center Gym
The Meskwaki Food Sovereignty Initiative presents the Hunters Feast on Thursday, December 19th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Meskwaki Tribal Center. Meal will be served at 5:00 pm. This event is FREE and … Continue reading POSTPONED: Hunter’s Feast