Iowa Masonic Monthly Calendar – updated 04/18/2019
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Grand Master Terry E. Osborne – April – May Schedule
(*Grand Master Expects to be present)
(**Grand Lodge Officers Expect to be present)
**25 – Fairfield – Informal Third Degrees hosted by Clinton Lodge No. 15, 52 ½ E Briggs Avenue, dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The 3rd Degree starts at 6:00 P.M. Dark Suits, No plans for the Ladies.
26 – Lucas – Regional School 5:30 P.M.
**27 – Des Moines – Grand Master One Day Class held at the Des Moines Scottish Rite, 519 Park Street, Des Moines. Registration starts at 7:30 A.M.
*27 – Cedar Falls – El Kahir Potentates Ball, Hilton Garden Inn 6:00 P.M. (Personal)
**28 – Monticello – Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast 7:00 A.M.
**1 – Madrid – Informal Third Degree hosted by Star Lodge No. 115, 233 S State Street, Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The 3rd Degree starts at 6:00 P.M. Dark Suits, No plans for the Ladies.
*3-5 – Cedar Rapids – Midwest Conference on Masonic Education at the DoubleTree in Cedar Rapids, 350 First Avenue SE. (Personal)
*6 – Cedar Rapids – Supreme Session of the White Shrine at the DoubleTree in Cedar Rapids, 350 First Avenue SE. (Personal)
**7 – Sloan – Informal Third Degree hosted by Attica Lodge No. 502, 416 Evans Street, Dinner is at 5:00 P.M. The 3rd Degree starts at 6:00 P.M. Dark Suits, No plans for the Ladies.
*8 – Malcom – Stated Communication for Poweshiek Lodge No. 174 (Personal)
**10 – Cedar Rapids – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony at Cottage Grove Place, Grand Lodge opens at 2:00 P.M. with a Practice at 2:15 P.M. Ceremony starts at 3:00 P.M. at Cottage Grove Place, 2115 1st Avenue SE. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. Ladies are invited.
12 – Happy Mother’s Day!
**16 – Des Moines – Reception and Third Degree hosted by South Gate Lodge No. 657 located at 1111 Randolph Street, Social is at 4:00 P.M., First Section at 5:00 P.M., Dinner at 6:00 P.M., Reception at 7:00 P.M. with Second Section to follow. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. No plans for Ladies.
**17 – Grinnell – Grand Lodge of Iowa Annual Golf Outing at Grinnell College Golf Course 9:30 A.M. (Personal)
17 – Waterloo – Regional School 5:30 P.M.
18 – Marshalltown – Regional School 8:00 A.M.
**18 – Bettendorf – Bettendorf Home Annual Visit, 2500 Grant Street at 10:00 A.M. (Personal)
**18 – Bettendorf – Joint Reception for Grand Treasurer, Matthew A. Buckley, Grand Marshal, Robert M. Litwiller, and Grand Musician, Antonio B. Collins hosted by Roosevelt Lodge No. 626, Hamilton Lodge No. 664 and Early Morning Lodge No. 672 at the Davenport Masonic Center, 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Davenport. Social Hour is at 1:00 P.M., Lodge opens at 2:00 P.M. for reception of Grand and Past Grand Lodge Officers, Dinner will be at 3:00 P.M. G.L.O. tuxes, Ladies are invited.
20-21 – Indianapolis, Indiana – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Indiana (Personal)
20-21 – Dearborn, Michigan – Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Michigan (Personal)
**25 – Mason City – All- Masonic Parade. Ladies Invited
**27 – Memorial Day
**31 – Oskaloosa – Cornerstone Laying Ceremony at Mahaska County Conservation, Grand Lodge opens at 4:00 P.M. with a Practice at 4:15 P.M. at Mahaska Lodge No. 644, 1312 17th Avenue E, Ceremony starts at 5:00 P.M. at Mahaska County Conservation, 2400 Highway 92 East. G.L.O. Dark Business Suits. Ladies are invited.
Thank you for the cards, phone calls and well wishes during my recent surgery.
Robert H. Bud Erickson