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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 2/5/2016
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* Grand Master will be Present

** Grand Lodge Officers will be Present

 

 

February – 2016

4-6 – Grand Lodge of Nebraska

6 – Next Generation Membership Roundtable; Avoca, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Des Moines, Mason City, Fairfield, Moville, Rockwell City, West Union

10-13 – Washington D.C. Allied Masonic Degree Week

14 – HAPPY VALENTINES DAY

20-24 – Madison Wisconsin – Conference of Grand Masters of North America

22 – PRESIDENTS DAY

27 – Des Moines – Iowa Education Conference

March – 2016

2 – Cedar Rapids – Lodge Service Committee Meeting

5 – Perry – Rowley Home Visit

5 – Hartford – Reception for Grand Chaplain Russell D. Altes

6 – Altoona – Joint Brunch with OES

12 – Mason City – Reception for Junior Grand Steward Sean I. Morgan

17-19 – Topeka Kansas – Grand Lodge of Kansas

18 – Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor Observance

19 – Osceola – Reception for Junior Grand Deacon Jon. D. Lloyd

27 – HAPPY EASTER

31 – Pleasant Hill – Home Lodge Third Degree Reception

 

April – 2016

2 – Ames – Optional Mentor Training

2 – Ames – Rosacrucians

7-10 Minnesota – Grand Lodge of Minnesota Annual Communication

8-9 – Des Moines – Multi – State Scottish Rite Reunion

14 – Spirit Lake – Ladies at the Table (Table Lodge)

15 – Urbandale – MCEC Meeting Iowa State Bank

15 – Urbandale – Scholarship Endowment Meeting

16 – Des Moines – Iowa DeMolay Foundation Meeting

16 – Des Moines – Jurisprudence Meeting

16 – Des Moines – Nomination Meeting

16 – Des Moines – DeMolay Grand Master Class

15-16 – Estherville – York Rite Festival

16 – Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Ceremonial

23 – Ankeny – Reception for Grand Marshal Harvey N. Woody

24 – Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast

30 – Des Moines – Reception for Deputy Grand Master Darrell G. Fremont

 

May – 2015

2 – Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

6-8 – North Dakota – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education

7 – Des Moines – Reception for Grand Treasurer William K. Paisley

8 – HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

14 – Cedar Rapids Lodge Service Retreat

14 – Cedar Rapids – South Gate Visit to Library and Museums

15-16 – Indiana – Grand Lodge of Indiana

19 – Des Moines – South Gate Third Degree Reception

21 – Bettendorf – Home Visit

21 – Mount Pleasant – Reception for Junior Grand Warden Theodore C. Wiley

25 – Memorial Day

27-28 – Manitoba – Grand lodge of Manitoba

30 – MEMORIAL DAY

June – 2016

2-4 – Ames – Grand Commandery

2-4 – Madison, Wisconsin – Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

8 – Windsor Heights – Lodge Service Committee Meeting

9-11 – North Dakota – Grand Lodge of North Dakota

11 – Mount Ayr – 150th Rededication

16-18 – South Dakota – Grand lodge of South Dakota

19 – FATHER”S DAY

24-25  Des Moines’ Valley Scottish Rite Reunion

25 – Cedar Rapids – Optional Mentor Training

July – 2016

4 – Independence Day

4-9 – Imperial Session for Shrine

7-9 – Prince Hall Grand Lodge

9 – Oxford – Reception for Senior Grand Deacon Michael C. Ryan

15 – Altoona – OES Golf Outing

16 – Norway – Saint Claire Lodge Tractor Ride

16 – Des Moines – Rosacrucians

16 – Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

29 – Marshalltown – Grand Lodge Golf Outing

 

August – 2016

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

September – 2016

5 – LABOR DAY

5 – Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox School of Instruction

9 – Oxford – Reception for Senior Grand Deacon Michael C. Ryan

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

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

15-17 **Cedar Rapids – 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

15 – Des Moines Valley Scottish Rite Reunion (4° – 14°)

29 – Des Moines Valley Scottish Rite Reunion (15° – 22°)

November – 2016

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

5  -Cedar Rapids – Scottish Rite Reunion

5 – Za-Ga-Zig Shrine Ceremonial

12 – Des Moines’ Valley Scottish Rite Reunion (23° – 32°)

19 – Des Moines’ York Rite Festival

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