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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 01/16/2018

* Grand Master will be Present
** Grand Lodge Officers will be Present

January – 2018

1 – Happy New Year!

2 – Oskaloosa – Secretary Conference

2 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

4 – Davenport – Secretary Conference

9 – Cedar Falls – Secretary Conference

10 – Des Moines – Secretary Conference

13 – Cherokee – Secretary Conference

15 – Missouri Valley – Secretary Conference

15 – *Fairfield – Grand Lodge Third Degree

16 – Des Moines – Secretary Conference

17 – Sioux City – Secretary Conference

18 – Lohrville – Secretary Conference

20 – Council Bluffs – Secretary Conference

22 – Mason City – Secretary Conference

23 – Cedar Rapids – Secretary Conference

25 – Mount Pleasant – Secretary Conference

February – 2018

1-3 – *Kearney, Nebraska – Grand Lodge of Nebraska

5 – *Prairie City – Grand Master Golf Outing Committee Meeting

5 – *Prairie City –Long Range Planning Committee Meeting

5 – *Prairie City – Public Relations Committee Meeting

6 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

7- *Madrid – Grand Lodge Third Degree

8-10 – *Arlington, Virginia – AMD Week

13 – *Boone – Grand Lodge Third Degree

14 – Happy Valentine’s Day

17-21 – *Indianapolis, Indiana – Conference of Grand Masters of North America

17-21 – *Indianapolis, Indiana – Conference of Grand Secretaries of North America

22 – Alexandria, Virginia – George Washington Gala

24 – **Des Moines – Grand Lodge of Iowa Masonic Education Conference

26 – **Decorah – Grand Lodge Reception and Third Degree

March – 2018

3 – **Perry – Rowley Masonic Home Visit

3 – **Madrid – Grand Marshal & Deputy Grand Secretary Reception

4  – **Altoona – Joint Brunch OES

6 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

9 – *Des Moines – Meet with staff of the Airport holiday Inn for 2018 Grand Lodge Session

10 – **Des Moines – Senior Grand Steward Reception

14 – *Polk City – Lodge Service Committee Meeting

15-17 – *Topeka, Kansas – Grand Lodge of Kansas

17 – **Council Bluffs – Senior Grand Deacon Reception

18 – Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor

21 – Quick – Regional School

22 – Lucas – Regional School

24 – **Indianola – Grand Tyler Reception

27 – Des Moines – Scholarship interviews

29 – Exira – Scholarship interviews

29 – **Pleasant Hill – Grand Lodge Reception and Third Degree

April – 2018

1 – Happy Easter!

3 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

4 – Sioux City – Regional School

4 – Waverly – Scholarship interviews

5 – Council Bluffs – Regional School

5 – Cedar Rapids – Scholarship interviews

7 – **Belle Plaine – Junior Grand Deacon Reception

11 – *Grinnell – Speak at Friendship Night

12-14 – *St Cloud – Grand Lodge of Minnesota

12 – Cedar Rapids – Regional School

13-14 – Estherville – Estherville York Rite Festival

14 – **Clarion – Junior Grand Deacon Reception

20-22 – South Dakota – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education

21 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Foundation Meeting

21 – *Des Moines – Jurisprudence Meeting

21 – *Des Moines – Nomination Meeting

21 – **Des Moines – DeMolay Grand Master’s Class

26 – **Spirit Lake – Ladies at the Table

27 – *Urbandale – Scholarship Meeting

27 – *Urbandale – MCEC Meeting

28 – **Decorah – Junior Grand Steward Reception

29 – **Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast

30 – **Altoona – Grand Lodge Reception and Third Degree

May – 2018

1 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

2 – *Oelwein – Speak at Friendship Night

4 – **Boone – Courthouse Cornerstone Rededication

4 – Malcolm – Regional School

5 – Bettendorf – Regional School

7 – *Grundy Center – Speak at Friendship Night

13 – Happy Mother’s Day!

14-15 – *Indianapolis, Indiana – Grand Lodge of Indiana

14-15 – *Alma, Michigan – Grand Lodge of Michigan

17 – **Des Moines – Grand Lodge Reception and Third Degree

19 – **Bettendorf – Iowa Masonic Health Facilities Visit

19 – **Cedar Rapids – Grand Chaplin Reception

22 – *Cedar Rapids – Grand Lodge Trustees Meeting

26 – *Iowa City – T. S. Parvin Wreath Laying Ceremony

29 – Memorial Day

31 – *Ames – Grand Commandery

31 – *Madison, Wisconsin – Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

31 – *Winnipeg, Manitoba – Grand Lodge of Manitoba

June – 2018

1-3 – *Ames – Grand Commandery

1-3 – *Madison, Wisconsin – Grand Lodge of Wisconsin

1-3 – *Winnipeg, Manitoba – Grand Lodge of Manitoba

2 – **Waterloo – Deputy Grand Master Reception

5 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

9 – **Harlan –  Junior Grand Warden Reception

14-16 – *Rapid City South Dakota – Annual Communication South Dakota

15-17 – *Des Moines – Grand Assembly Rainbow

16 – **Sioux City –  Grand Treasurer Reception

16 – **Spirit Lake – Twilight Lodge No. 249 Cornerstone

17 – Happy Father’s Day!

22 – Albia – Regional School

23 – Madrid – Regional School

23 – **Le Claire – Fishing Derby

July – 2018

3 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

4 – Independence Day

11 – Windsor Heights – Regional School

12 – Avoca – Regional School

12-14 – *Des Moines – Prince Hall Grand Lodge

15-19 – Imperial Shrine

20 – *Altoona –Iowa Grand Chapter OES Golf Outing

27-29 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Conclave

21 – Board of Custodians Ritual Competition

27 – **Altoona –Grand Master’s Golf Outing

28 – Board of Custodians Ritual Competition

29 -**Tiffin – Hiram in the Hill’s

August – 2018

4 – Board of Custodians Ritual Competition

7 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

9-11 – *Des Moines – Grand Chapter/Grand Council

18-20 – *Wichita, Kansas – Midwest Conference of Grand Lodges

25 – Adel – Regional School

September – 2018

3 – Labor Day

3 – Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox Labor Day School

4 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

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

8 – *Sioux City – Grand Commander Reception

13-15 – *Des Moines – Covenant General KYCH

19 – *Des Moines – Trustees Meeting

19 – *Des Moines – Pension Administrators Meeting

20 – Des Moines – Grand Lodge School

20-22 – **Des Moines – 174th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Iowa

NOTE: Not all future dates are confirmed!

Future Grand Lodge Locations and Dates

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