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Saturday, June 23, 2018 NOTE CHANGE - Degrees are cancelled - !2:30 PM E. C. Blackmar Chapter #306 cordially invites you to join them and the ‘Country Kids” Grand Officers for a Fun Day. Lunch at 12:30 PM with the fun to follow. Leave the formal at home and come in your blue jeans! Please RSVP for lunch to Judy Boden at Join us at the Masonic Temple 401 North 5th Street - Burlington Iowa. 

Sunday, June 24, 2018 – Join Silver Creek LeClaire and Davenport Chapters and District 4 Chapters for a fun filled afternoon of trivia special guest – 2018 Country Kids Grand Family at the Davenport Masonic Center 511 Veterans Memorial Parkway, Davenport, IA – Light lunch 12:30 PM (Free Will Donation) Trivia: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Trivia - $10.  Snack, Pie Auction with all proceeds donated to the 2018 Project. (View Invitation)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 2:00 PM Loess Hills Chapter #502 cordially invites you to join to the Conferring of the Degrees by the ‘Country Kids” Grand Officers at the Morningside Masonic Temple 4110 Morningside Avenue Sioux City, IA. Reservations for light supper by June 23 to Kathy Kenkel. See invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation)

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 12:30 PM Council Bluffs Chapter #441 cordially invites you to attend the Fun Afternoon and Official Visit of the Worthy Grand Matron, Worthy Grand Patron, and the Country Kids Grand Family. Lunch at 12:30 PM - Entertainment to follow lunch - dress is casual. Please RSVP for meal count. See invitation for RSVP information. Council Bluffs Masonic Temple 130 South 6th St. Council Bluffs, IA. (View Invitation)  

Saturday, July 7, 2018 – 2:00 PM South Gate Chapter #547 Des Moines cordially invites you to join to the Conferring of the Degrees by the “Country Kids” Grand Officers at the South Gate Lodge - 1111 Randolph St. Des Moines, IA.  Formal Attire.  Light refreshments following the Degrees. (View Invitation)

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 1:30-3:30 pm Golden Rule Chapter #194 Cordially invites you to a FUN AFTERNOON with the Country Kids Grand Family at the (Note change of venue) Schildberg Recreation Center 102 Buck Creek Rd, Atlantic, IA Casual Attire RSVP to Kathy Lett by July 1.  See Invitation for RSVP information, (View Invitation)

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - General Grand Chapter Reception to honor  Sister Betty J. Briggs Chairman of the Right Worthy Grand Trustees and the General Grand Chapter Ambassador, Committee Members and Special Appointments of Iowa Sisters Diane R. Bargfrede, Nancy Ramthun and Brothers Jerry Jones, Dennis DeJoode, Bruce Thomas and Bill Briggs at Prairie Meadows, Altoona, IA. Receiving Line 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Dinner served at 6 p.m.   Professional Entertainment Dennis and Don “The California Dual”.  Formal Attire.  Meal Reservations for the dinner are required due by July 6.  Meal cost $44.00.  See invitation for Meal reservation and Hotel Information.  (View Information)

July 27-29, 2018 - O.E.S. Five State Friendship Weekend In Nebraska. Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota. Headquarters Hotel Embassy Suites Downtown Omaha - Old Market. Friday - 6:30 pm Dinner at the Embassy Suites. Saturday 11 AM Rawhide Wanglers 4-H Achievement program at the Masonic-Eastern Star Home for Children in Fremont Nebraska - Noon BBQ Lunch. Tours after lunch and time to do as you wish until 6:60 PM dinner back at the Embassy Suites. Sunday 9 AM Worship Service and Send-off. (View Invitation)

Saturday, August 4, 2018 – 2:00 PM – Greenfield Chapter #91 cordially invites you to join to the Conferring of the Degrees by the ‘Country Kids” Grand Officers at the 4-H/FFA Building on the Adair County Fairgrounds – 900 East Elm St. (north of Casey’s on Hwy 25) Greenfield, IA.  Refreshments following the meeting.   Formal Attire.  See invitation about highway construction information.  (View Invitation)

Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 12 - 4 P.M., Ellen and Charlie’s Country Picnic at the Chichaqua Longhouse - 8700 NE 126th Ave, Maxwell, IA. Lunch at Noon for a free will offering. Games and Activities.  Admission is a children’s book for ages 0-6 for Reach out and Read.  Bring your lawn chair and a side dish to share for the picnic meal.   (See Invitation)

August 10-12, 2018 - Iowa/Nebraska Fun Casual Weekend at Mahoney State Park 28500 Park HWY, Ashland, NE.  I-80 Exit 426.   Reservations due by July 10, 2018 First Come/First Serve!!!  See invitation for reservation information.   (View Invitation)

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - Lunch 11:30 AM - Program 1:00 PM - cordially invites you to attend the Official Visit and Fun Afternoon of the Country Kids Grand Family at the Masonic Temple 1413 North McCoy St. Algona, IA. Come for an afternoon of fellowship, food and fun including a Silent Action with proceeds to Reach Out & Read. They ill giant miums plants form the Amish for sale. Place your order with number and colors for pick up at this Fun Day. See invitation for who to contact for ordering information. Casual Attire. (View Invitation)

Sunday, August 19, 2019 – 1:00 PM Buena Vista Chapter Sioux Rapid’s Children’s Story Time Hour – First United Church – 408 Thomas Street – Sioux Rapids, IA.  Casual Dress or come as your favorite childhood character.  Chapter members will be in costume.  Food, Trivia Time Craft Items and Silent Auction with proceed to Reach Out and Read Project.  Please RSVP for acceptance only – see invitation for RSVP information.  (View Invitation)

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Style Show & Luncheon -  Doors open 11:30 - Fashions by The Funky Zebras Panora & Ankeny.  Lake Panorama National Conference Center - Tickets available at - $20.00 - Open to the public - Tickets may also be purchased at the door.  Iowa Eastern Star is sponsoring an event for the General Grand Chapters special project of Regenerative Medicine. Make your reservations by contacting Nancy Ramthun - see invitation for reservations information. (View invitation)



Grand Chapter of Iowa Order of the Eastern Star
Nancy L. Midday, Grand Secretary
303 1/2 E. Marion St.
P.O. Box 72
Knoxville, IA 50138
(866) 484-2071

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