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Iowa Masonic Yearly Calendar – Updated 8/8/2017

* Grand Master will be Present

** Grand Lodge Officers will be Present

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 – *Sioux City – Grand York Rite 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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22 – Davenport – Royal Order of Amaranth

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

3 – *Prairie City – Stated Communication

7 – Des Moines – Red Cross of Constantine

11 – *Cedar Rapids – LSC Meeting

12-14 – *Springfield, Illinois – Grand Lodge of Illinois

14 – **Des Moines – Grand Master Reception

16 – *Council Bluffs – Towne Hall Meeting

17 – *Corning – Towne Hall Meeting

18 – *Sioux City – Towne Hall Meeting

19 – *Spirit Lake – Towne Hall Meeting

20 – Davenport – Regional School

20-21 – Des Moines – Scottish Rite Reunion

21 – Cedar Rapids – Regional School

21 – Marshalltown – KYCH Meeting

23 – *Urbandale – MCEC Meeting Iowa State Bank

23 – *Urbandale – Scholarship Endowment Meeting

23 – **Prairie City – Grand Lodge Third Degree and Reception

26-28 – *Altoona – Grand Chapter Iowa Order of Eastern Star

31 – Happy Halloween!

November – 2017

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

4 – *Nora Springs – Towne Hall Meeting

6 – *New Virginia – Towne Hall Meeting

7 – *Fairfield – Towne Hall Meeting

7 – *Prairie City – Stated Communication

8 – *Des Moines – Towne Hall Meeting

9 – **Newton – Grand Lodge Reception 3rd Degree

10-11 – Des Moines – Scottish Rite Reunion

5 – *Sioux City – WGM – WGP Reception

11 – Veteran’s Day

9-12 – *Guthrie, Oklahoma – Grand Lodge of Oklahoma

13 – **Tama – Towne Hall Meeting

14 – **West Union – Towne Hall Meeting

15 – *Cedar Rapids – Trustees Meeting

15 – *Cedar Rapids – Iowa Masonic Library Association Meeting

15 – *Cedar Rapids – Towne Hall Meeting

16 – *Davenport – Towne Hall Meeting

18 – **SGW – GLO Reception

22 – Tama – Regional School

23 – Altoona – Regional School

24 – THANKSGIVING

December – 2017

6 – Des Moines – Scottish Rite Christmas Party

25 – CHRISTMAS

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

January – 2018

1 – Happy New Years!

2 – Oskaloosa – Secretary Conference

4 – Davenport – Secretary Conference

9 – Cedar Falls – Secretary Conference

10 – Des Moines – Secretary Conference

13 – Cherokee – Secretary Conference

15 – Missouri Valley – Secretary Conference

17 – Sioux City – Secretary Conference

18 – Lohrville – Secretary Conference

20 – Council Bluffs – Secretary Conference

22 – Garner – Secretary Conference

23 – Cedar Rapids – Secretary Conference

25 – Mount Pleasant – Secretary Conference

February – 2018

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

8-10 – *Arlington, Virginia – AMD Week

10 – **Garner – Musician Reception

14 – Happy Valentine’s Day

17-21 – *Omaha, Nebraska – North American Conference

22 – Alexandria, Virginia – George Washington Gala

24 – **Des Moines – Grand Lodge Education Symposium

March – 2018

3 –  **Perry – Rowley Home Visit

3 – **Madrid – GLO Reception

4  – **Altoona – Joint Brunch OES

6 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

10 – **Des Moines – GLO Reception

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

17 – Marne – Regional School

17 – **Council Bluffs – GLO Reception

18 – Des Moines – Regional School

18 – Des Moines – DeMolay Legion of Honor

24 – **Des Moines – GLO Reception

27 – Prairie City – Regional School

April – 2018

1 – Happy Easter!

3 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

5 – Council Bluffs – Regional School

7 – **Decorah – GLO Reception

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

6 – Osceola – Regional School

14 – Waterloo – GLO Reception

13 – **Spirit Lake – Ladies at the Table

21 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Foundation Meeting

21 – *Des Moines – Jurisprudence Meeting

21 – *Des Moines – Nomination Meeting

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

22 – **Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast

27 – Fort Madison – Regional School

28 – **Cedar Rapids – GLO Reception

May – 2018

1 – *Prairie City – Stated communication

4-6 – South Dakota – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education

13 – Happy Mother’s Day!

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

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

17 – **Des Moines – South Gate Lodge No. 657 3rd Degree Reception

19 – Boone – Regional School

19 – **Bettendorf – Home Visit

19 – **Bettendorf – GLO Reception

28 – 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

10 – Davenport – Trinity Lodge No. 208 Rededication

14-17 – Rapid City South Dakota – Annual Communication South Dakota

10 – Happy Father’s Day!

22 – Waterloo – Regional School

23 – Polk City – Regional School

July – 2018

4 – Independence Day

6-8 – *Des Moines – Prince Hall Grand Lodge

7-8 – *Des Moines – DeMolay Conclave

7-8 – *Des Moines – Grand Assembly Rainbow

29 -**Tiffin – Hiram in the Hill’s

August – 2018

10-12 – *Des Moines – Grand Chapter/Grand Council

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

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

25-28 – *Washington D.C. – AASR

26 – Adel – Regional School

September – 2018

4 – Labor Day

4 – Ottumwa – C. Dale Cox Labor Day School

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

9 – *Des Moines – Grand Commander Reception

19 – *Des Moines – Trustees Meeting

19 – *Des Moines – Pension Administrators Meeting

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

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