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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 1/3/2017

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2017

January – 2017

1 NEW YEAR’S DAY

3 – Chariton – Secretary Conference

5 – **Marshalltown – Informal 3rd Degree

5 – Maquoketa – Secretary Conference

10 – Des Moines – Masonic Cooperation Meeting

10 – Oelwein – Secretary Conference

11 – Windsor Heights – LSC Meeting

11 – Des Moines – Secretary Conference

14  – Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

14 – Sanborn – Secretary Conference

16 – Marne – Secretary Conference

19 – Manilla – Secretary Conference

19 – **Marion –  Informal Third Degree

21 – Marshalltown – Secretary Conference

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

23 – Clarion – Secretary Conference

24 – Cedar Rapids – Secretary Conference

26 – Wapello – Secretary Conference

28 – Cedar Rapids – El Kahir presentation ceremony

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

February – 2017

2-4 – *Kearney, NE – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Nebraska (Personal)

9-11 – Arlington, VA – AMD Week

14 – Happy Valentine’s Day

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 – **Perry – Rowley Home Visit

4 – **Des Moines – Reception Honoring Senior Grand Warden William W. Post

5 – **Altoona – Joint Brunch with Grand Chapter Order of Eastern Star

16-18 – Topeka, KS – Grand Lodge of Kansas

17 – Marne – Regional School

18 – Des Moines – Regional School

18  – *Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor (Personal)

18 – **West Union – Reception Honoring Junior Grand Deacon Richard J. Hofmeyer

25 – **Prairie City – Reception Honoring Senior Grand Deacon Marvin D. Kendall

27 – Prairie City – Regional School

April – 2017

1 – Des Moines – Iowa York Rite Education Conference

5 – Council Bluffs – Regional School

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

13 – **Spirit Lake – Ladies at the Table

15 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Foundation Meeting

15 – *Des Moines – Jurisprudence Meeting

15 – *Des Moines – Nomination Meeting

16 – Happy Easter

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

23 – **Monticello – Camp Courageous Omlet Breakfast

27 – Fort Madison – Regional School

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

May – 2017

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

6 – **Creston – 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 – **Bettendorf – Iowa Masonic Health Facilities Visit

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

29 – 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 – *Ames – Annual Conclave, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of Iowa (Personal)

10 – **Davenport – Rededication of Trinity Lodge No. 208

14-17 *Rapid CIty, SD – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of South Dakota (Personal)

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

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

15 – Sioux City – Lewis and Clark York Rite College

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 – 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)

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

September 14-16, 2017 – Davenport

September 20-22, 2018 – Des Moines

September 19-21, 2019 – Cedar Rapids

September 17-19, 2020 – Sioux City