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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 4/17/2017

* Grand Master will be Present

** Grand Lodge Officers will be Present

 

 

2017

April – 2017

1 – Des Moines – Iowa MasonicEducation Conference

5 – Council Bluffs – Regional School

6 – OsceolaRegional School 9:00 A.M.

6-8 – St. Cloud, MN – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota

8 – **Malcolm – Reception Honoring Junior Grand Steward William Dayton

8 – Ames – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

10 – *AtlanticReception and Third Degree hosted by Pymosa Lodge No. 271

11 – *DecorahSpeak at North East Iowa Scottish Rite Club

12 – *Janesville50 Year Presentation

13 – *Postville3rd Degree hosted by Brotherly Love Lodge No. 204

15 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Foundation Meeting

15 – *Des Moines – Jurisprudence Meeting

15 – *Des Moines – Nomination Meeting

15 – **Des Moines Grand Master DeMolay Class

16 – Happy Easter

18 –  **AltoonaReception and Third Degree hosted by East Gate Lodge No. 630 at the Za – Ga – Zig Shrine Temple

19 – **WaverlyInformal Third Degree hosted by Tyrell Lodge No. 116

21 –  *Urbandale Masonic Charitable Education Corporation Meeting

21 – *Urbandale Scholarship Endowment Fund Meeting

22 – **Woodburn – Rededication of Unity Lodge No. 212

26 – **LucasInformal Third Degree hosted by Paul Revere Lodge No. 638

27 – **Spirit Lake Ladies at the Table hosted by Twilight Lodge No. 329

27 – Fort Madison – Regional School

29 – **Des Moines – Reception Honoring Grand Treasurer George S. Eichhorn

30 – **Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast

May – 2017

1 – *Grundy CenterGrand Master to Speak at Emerald Lodge No. 334

3 – *Oelwein – Grand Master to speak at Hebron Lodge No. 374

6 – **Des Moines – Reception Honoring Junior Grand Warden Rick N. Mc Campbell

6 – Des Moines – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

6 – Des Moines – Charles Clyde Hunt Priory KYCH

14 – Happy Mother’s Day

15-16 – *Indianapolis, IN – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Indiana

15-16 – Alma, MI – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Michigan

18 – **Des Moines – Grand Lodge Reception and Third Degree hosted by South Gate Lodge No. 657

19 – Boone – Regional School

20 – Sioux City – Regional School

20 – **Bettendorf – Iowa Masonic Health Facilities Visit

20 – **Davenport – Rededication Ceremony at Trinity Lodge No. 208

20 – **Davenport – Reception Honoring Grand Tyler Monte L. Harris

23 – *Cedar RapidsGrand Lodge Trustees Meeting Iowa Masonic Library and Museums

27 – *Iowa City Wreath Laying Ceremony at T.S. Parvin’s Grave

29 – Memorial Day

June – 2017

1-3 – *Madison, WI – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

1-3 – Winnipeg, MB – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba

1-3 – *Ames – Annual Conclave, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Iowa

7 – *Cedar RapidsLodge Service Committee Meeting, Iowa Masonic Library & Museums

10 – **OlinRededication Ceremony at Ancient Landmark Lodge No. 200

12 – **Cedar Rapids – Celebrating 300 Years exhibit at the Iowa Masonic Library and Museums

14-17 –*Rapid City, SD – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota

14-17 – *Minot, North DakotaAnnual Communication of the Grand Lodge of North Dakota

18 – Happy Fathers Day

22 – Waterloo – Regional School

23 – Polk City – Regional School

24 – Des Moines – 300th Anniversary of the founding of the Grand Lodge of England

July – 2017

4 – Independence Day

6-8 – *Des Moines – Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Iowa

7-8 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Conclave

7-8 – *Des Moines – Rainbow Grand Assembly

14 – Altoona – Order of Eastern Star Golf Outing – Terrace Hills

15 – Cedar Rapids – Red Cross Constantine Divisional Meeting

15 – Des Moines – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

15 – Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

21 – Altoona – All Masonic Golf Outing – Terrace Hills

29 – **Tiffin – Hiram in the Hills hosted by Canopy Lodge No. 290

August – 2017

10-12 – Des Moines – Grand Chapter & Grand Council

18-20 – *Wichita, KS  – Midwest Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges (Personal)

18-20 – Wichita, KS – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education

20-23 – Washington D.C. – Supreme Council Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite SJ

26 – Adel – Regional School

September – 2017

4 – LABOR DAY

4 – Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

6 – **Spirit Lake – Annual Queen ll Boat Ride

9 – *Des Moines – Grand Commander Reception

13 – *Davenport – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

13 – *Davenport – Meeting of the Pension Administrators (Personal)

14-16  – **Davenport – 173rd Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

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23 – Cedar Rapids or Iowa City – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

24-26 * – Columbia, MO – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri (Personal)

30 – Des Moines Valley Scottish Rite, 33rd degree Coronation

October – 2017

7 – Des Moines – Red Cross of Constantine, St. Bartholomew Conclave

5-7 * – Springfield, IL – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Illinois (Personal)

14 ** – ?? – Reception for the Grand Master of Masons in Iowa

21 – Marshalltown – KYCH Meeting

November – 2017

4 – Cedar Rapids – Red Cross of Constantine, St. Ignatius Conclave

23 – THANKSGIVING

December – 2017

25 – CHRISTMAS

27 * – Davenport – Feast of the Holy Saints John (Personal)

NOTE: Not all future dates are confirmed!

Future Grand Lodge Locations and Dates

Davenport September 14 – 16, 2017
Des Moines September 20-22, 2018
Cedar Rapids September 19-21, 2019
Sioux City September 17-19, 2020
Davenport September 16-18, 2021