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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 8/05/2014
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2014

 

 

September – 2014

1 LABOR DAY

1 Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

3 ** Arnolds Park – Queen II Boat Ride

9 * Sanborn – Stated Communication of Onyx Lodge No. 419 (Personal)

13 * Mason City – Reception for Grand Commander (Personal)

17 * Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

17 * Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Pension Administrators (Personal)

18-20 ** Cedar Rapids – 170th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

20 Cedar Rapids – KYCH and Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

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27 ** Moville – Temple Dedication Ceremony at Trial Lodge No. 532

28-30 * Columbia, MO – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri (Personal)

October – 2014

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

9-11 * Springfield, IL – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Illinois (Personal)

11 ** Sioux City – Reception for Charles D. Yates, Grand Master of Masons in Iowa Social 4:00 P.M., 801 Douglas Street

17 – Boone – Regional School 9:00 A.M.

17 Des Moines – Scottish Rite Reunion

18 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 10:00 A.M. Crescent Lodge No. 25, 210 6th Street, Cedar Rapids

18 Attica -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

18 ** Marion -  Reception for Mark A. Cline, Senior Grand Deacon

18 Marshalltown – KYCH Annual Meeting

23 *  Altoona – Grand Chapter of Iowa O.E.S. Worthy Grand Matron’s Fellowship Banquet

25 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 10:00 A.M. Auburn-Union Park Lodge No. 592, 3843 6th Avenue, Des Moines

25 ** Prairie City -  Reception for Dennis E. (Toby) Williams, Senior Grand Warden 3:00 P.M. Social, 706 W McMurray Street

25 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

27 * Urbandale – Masonic Charitable Education Corporation Meeting (Personal)

27 * Urbandale – Scholarship Endowment Fund Meeting (Personal)

27 ** Prairie City – Grand Lodge reception and Third Degree hosted by the South Central MI-DL Club

30 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 7:00 P.M. Trial Lodge No. 532, 884 Glen Drive, Moville

31* Cedar Rapids – Table Council (Personal)

31 Des Moines – Scottish Rite Reunion

November – 2014

1 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

1* Cedar Rapids – Red Cross Constantine, Saint Ignatius Conclave

5 Des Moines – University of Freemasonry hosted by Scottish Rite

6 Mount Vernon -  Regional School 5:30 P.M.

6 ** Newton – Past Master’s Night

7 Dubuque -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

7-8 Sioux City – Scottish Rite Reunion

8 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 10:00 A.M. Amber Lodge No. 569, 27046 Highway 6, Quick

11 Veterans Day

12 * Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

12* – Cedar Rapids – Annual Meeting of the Iowa Masonic Library Association 1:00 P.M. (Personal)

14-15 Sioux City – Scottish Rite Reunion

15 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 10:00 A.M. Osage Lodge No. 102, 527 Main Street, Osage

20-22 Omaha – Scottish Rite Reunion

21** Kinross – 3rd Degree

22 * Grand Master’s Area Meeting – 10:00 A.M. Mount Pleasant Lodge No. 8, 206 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant

27 THANKSGIVING

December – 2014

3 Des Moines -  Regional School 5:30 P.M. (East Gate Lodge No. 630)

4 Lucas -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

6 Cedar Rapids – Certified Mentor Training

13 Altoona – Certified Mentor Training

25 CHRISTMAS

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

2015

January – 2015

1 NEW YEAR’S DAY

6 Secretaries Conference Ottumwa

8 Secretaries Conference Bettendorf

10 Sioux City – Certified Mentor Training

10 Des Moines – Iowa Conference for Masonic Cooperation

13 Secretaries Conference Guttenberg

14 Des Moines – Meeting of the Lodge Service Committee

15 Secretaries Conference Des Moines

17 Secretaries Conference Spencer

17 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

19 Secretaries Conference Avoca

20 Secretaries Conference Bedford

21 Secretaries Conference Sioux City

22 Secretaries Conference Carroll

24 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

26 Secretaries Conference Hampton

27 Secretaries Conference Cedar Rapids

29 Secretaries Conference Burlington

31 Des Moines – York Rite College #37, 519 Park St.

February – 2015

5-7 * Kearney, NE – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska (Personal)

15-17 * Vancouver, BC – Conference of Grand Masters of Masons of North America (Personal)

15-17 Vancouver, BC – Conference of Grand Secretaries of Masons of North America

16 PRESIDENT’S DAY

21 Centerville – Reception and 3rd Degree

March – 2015

1 Altoona – OES Brunch

7 Marshalltown – Meeting of Iowa York Rite College No. 37

7 ** Sioux City – Reception Jeffery D. Heimensen, Grand Chaplain

11 Cedar Rapids Meeting of the Lodge Service Committee.

18 Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor (Personal)

19 Cedar Falls -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

20 Avoca -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

19-21 Topeka, KS – Grand Lodge of Kansas

24  Cedar Rapids – Scholarship interviews

25  Des Moines – Scholarship interviews

26 Pleasant Hill – Reception and 3rd Degree

26-28 Duluth, MN – Grand Lodge of Minnesota

26-28 Duluth, MN – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education

31 Waverly – Scholarship interviews

April – 2015

5 EASTER

9 Ames – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

10 Manilla -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

11 Des Moines -  Regional School 8:00A.M. (Daylight Lodge No. 660)

11 * Des Moines – Nominating Meeting

11* Des Moines – Grand Master’s DeMolay Class

18 **  Manilla – Reception A. Lyle Miller, Deputy Grand Master

24 Ottumwa -  Regional School 9:00A.M. (Empire Lodge No. 269)

25 Fort Madison -  Regional School 8:00A.M.

25 ** Reception David K. Aves, Junior Grand Warden and Fredrick L. Erickson, Junior Grand Deacon

26 **Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast

May – 2015

2 ** Moville – Reception Denis G. Stubbs, Senior Grand Steward and Sheldon J. Menin Junior Grand Steward

2 Cedar Rapids – Linn County Genealogical Society 50 Year Anniversary

2 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

2 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

9 Des Moines – Reception Andrae C. Delaney, Grand Tyler

10 Mothers Day

15 Griswold -  Regional School 5:30 P.M.

16 Altoona -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

24 Des Moines – Reception and 3rd Degree South Gate

25 MEMORIAL DAY

June – 2015

4-6 * Madison, WI – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin (Personal)

4-6 Winnipeg, MB – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba

4-6 * Ames – Annual Conclave, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Iowa (Personal)

10 Des Moines – Meeting of the Lodge Service Committee

12 Moville -  Regional School 5:30 P.M.

13 Carroll -  Regional School 8:00A.M.

11-13 * ??, SD – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota (Personal)

20 Fort Dodge – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony

20 Cedar Rapids – Library Tour Brubaker Lodge

21 Fathers Day

25-27 * Cedar Rapids – American Education Symposium

July – 2015

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY

8 Newton -  Regional School 5:30 P.M..

5-9 Houston, Texas – Imperial Shrine Session

18 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

August – 2015

13-15 Des Moines – Grand Chapter R.A.M. and Grand Council R. & S.M.

14 – Cedar Rapids – Meeting of the Lodge Service Committee.

14-16 * Cedar Rapids – Midwest Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges (Personal)

22 Adel -  Regional School 9:00A.M.

28-30 – Delhi – Lodge Service Committee Retreat.

September – 2015

7 LABOR DAY

7 Ottumwa – Regional School 9:00 A.M. (Ottumwa Lodge No. 16) C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

12 Des Moines – Reception Grand Commander Knights Templar

16 * Sioux City – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

16 * Sioux City – Meeting of the Pension Administrators (Personal)

17-19 ** Sioux City – 171st Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

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

27-29 * Columbia, MO – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri (Personal)

October – 2015

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

8-10 * Springfield, IL – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Illinois (Personal)

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

17 Marshalltown – KYCH Meeting

November – 2015

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

7 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

26 THANKSGIVING

December – 2015

25 CHRISTMAS

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

2016

January – 2016

1 NEW YEAR’S DAY

16 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

23 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

February – 2016

4-6 * Kearney, NE – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska (Personal)

20-23 * Madison, WI – Conference of Grand Masters of Masons of North America (Personal)

20-23 Madison, WI – Conference of Grand Secretaries of Masons of North America

22 PRESIDENT’S DAY

March – 2016

5 Marshalltown – Meeting of Iowa York Rite College No. 37

17-18 ??, KS – Grand Lodge of Kansas

18 Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor (Personal)

27 EASTER

April – 2016

9 Ames – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

May – 2015

2 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

2 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

2 Des Moines – York Rite College #37, 519 Park St.

25 MEMORIAL DAY

June – 2016

4 * ?? – Annual Conclave, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Iowa (Personal)

4 * Madison, WI – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin (Personal)

4 Winnipeg, MB – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba

16-18 ??, ND – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of North Dakota

16-18 * ??, SD – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota (Personal)

July – 2016

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY

16 Des Moines – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

16 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

August – 2016

19-21 * ?? – Midwest Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges (Personal)

September – 2016

5 LABOR DAY

5 Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

14 * Bettendorf – Meeting of the Trustees of the Grand Lodge (Personal)

14 * Bettendorf – Meeting of the Pension Administrators (Personal)

15-17 ** Bettendorf – 171st Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

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

25-27 * Columbia, MO – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Missouri (Personal)

October – 2016

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

4 * Springfield, IL – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Illinois (Personal)

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

15 Marshalltown – KYCH Meeting

November – 2016

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

5 Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

24 THANKSGIVING

December – 2016

25 CHRISTMAS

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

2017

January – 2017

1 NEW YEAR’S DAY

14 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

21 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

February – 2017

4-6 * ??, NE – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska (Personal)

18-22 * Omaha, NE – Conference of Grand Masters of Masons of North America (Personal)

18-22 Omaha, NE – Conference of Grand Secretaries of Masons of North America

March – 2017

4 Marshalltown – Meeting of Iowa York Rite College No. 37

16-18 ??, KS – Grand Lodge of Kansas

18 Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor (Personal)

April – 2017

8 Ames – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

16 EASTER

May – 2017

6 Marshalltown – Iowa York Rite College No. 37

30 MEMORIAL DAY

June – 2017

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

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

1-3 * ?? – Annual Conclave, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Iowa (Personal)

15-17 * ??, SD – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota (Personal)

July – 2017

4 INDEPENDENCE DAY

15 Des Moines – Iowa College Societas Rosicruciana in Civitatibus Foederatis

15 Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

August – 2017

18-20 * ?? – Midwest Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges (Personal)

September – 2017

4 LABOR DAY

4 Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

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

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

14-16 ** Waterloo – 172nd 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)

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

September 18-20, 2014 – Cedar Rapids

September 17-19, 2015 – Sioux City

September 15-17, 2016 – Davenport

September 21-23, 2017 – Waterloo

September 20-22, 2018 – Des Moines

September 19-21, 2019 – Cedar Rapids

September 17-19, 2020 – Sioux City