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174th Annual Communication Schedule

174th Annual Communication Schedule

Thursday, September 20:
8:00 A.M. – The Annual Grand Lodge School of Instruction begins
DL School One: Iowa B, DL School Two: Room 397, Craft School: Room 396
12:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Credentials open
12:00 P.M. – Lunch will be on your own
1:15 P.M. – Open Lodge on the Third Degree in the Grand Lodge Room
1:30 P.M. – Exemplification of the Third Degree
5:00 P.M. – Social Hour – Courtyard
6:00 P.M. – Grand Master’s Fellowship Banquet – Ballroom
Friday, September 21:
7:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Credentials opens
8:30 A.M. – Annual Communication opens in the Grand Lodge Room
12:00 P.M. – Lunch – Center Ballroom, provided by Iowa York Rite bodies
1:00 P.M. – Annual Communication resumes.
5:00 P.M. – Social Hour – Courtyard
6:00 P.M. – All-Masonic Banquet – Ballroom
2018-2019 Grand Lodge Officers Installation – Grand Lodge Room
Reception – Courtyard
Saturday, September 22:
7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. – Credentials open
7:00 A.M. to 8:30 A.M. – Masonic Breakfast – Courtyard, provided by Iowa Scottish Rite bodies
8:30 A.M. – The Grand Lodge Communication resumes

Ladies’ Information and Program 
All Events at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn
Wednesday, Afternoon, September 19
2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. – Ladies Hospitality Room open to receive silent auction Items and baked goods
Thursday, September 20
8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. – Ladies Hospitality Room open for registration, silent auction items and bake sale.
10:00 A.M. – Program by Administrators of the Masonic Homes
1:30 P.M. – Program by Beacon of Life
Friday, September 21
8:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. – Ladies Hospitality Room open
9:30 A.M. – Breakfast and Program. Jennifer Hirakawa is the owner of Kawa Farms.
Saturday, September 22
8:30 A.M. – Ladies Hospitality Room Open
8:30 A.M. – Continental Breakfast hosted by the 2017-2018 Grand Lodge Ladies.