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July 19-21, South Dakota hosts the Five State Gathering in Brookings, South Dakota. Dress is casual for all events. See the invitation for registration and meals information. Reservation Deadline is July 10, 2024. (View Invitation)

Saturday, July 20, 2024 – 2 PM - Lamont Chapter #472, Independence cordially invites you to Christmas in July Candy Cane Olympics. It’s a fun day and official visit of the “Shining Stars” Grand Family at the Quilting Sanctuary – 210 2nd Street SE Independence, IA. Dress is casual in a Christmas T-shirt or other Christmas (Summer) attire! Please RSVP to Melinda Engelbrecht Lamont Chapter Secretary by July 16th. See invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation).

Saturday, July 27, 2024 – 5:30 PM – Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre (LOCATION CHANGE) New location: Spencer Community Theatre – 518 1st Ave East, Spencer, Iowa – just a block north of the Masonic Temple. A fundraiser for Retrieving Freedom. Tickets are $30 and reservations are due by July 13th. Open to the public. See flyer for more information. (View Flyer)

Sunday, July 28, 2024 – Fun Day with the Shining Stars at Signet Chapter, Carroll 2002 US HWY 71, Carroll, IA. Lunch at 12:00 PM for the Grand Officers & Companions, and Chapter Members. Fun and Games at 1:00 PM. Bring your Friends and Families. See Invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation)

Saturday, August 3, 2024 – 1:00 PM - Aspasia Chapter, Sigourney cordially invites you to their fun day and official visit of the “Shining Stars” Grand Family at Webb Lodge, 203 Jefferson Street, Sigourney, Iowa. Ultra Casual Attire. RSVP to Lisa Phillips for Acceptance Only. See invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation)

Sunday, August 4, 2024 – Jessamine Chapter, Iowa City cordially invites you to their fun afternoon and official visit of the “Shining Stars” Grand Family at the Masonic Temple Fellowship Hall, 312 E. College Street. 12:30 PM Light Lunch, Program starts at 1:30 PM. Casual Attire. RSVP to Carolyn Smith for lunch. See invitation for more information including parking and RSVP Information. (View Invitation)

Saturday, August 10, 2024, 10 AM to 3 PM TLC Sewing Day at the Mason City Masonic Temple, 304 First Street SE, Mason City, Iowa. Sewers and Non-sewers welcome. Potluck Lunch will be served. RSVP to Sandra Trainer. See the Flyer for RSVP information. (View Flyer)

Saturday, August 17, 2024 – E.C. Blackmar Chapter #306 cordially invites you to their fun day and official visit of the “Shining Stars” Grand Family at the Masonic Temple, 401 North 5th St, Burlington, IA 11:30 AM – Lunch; 1:00 PM - Program. Casual Attire. RSVP to Judy Boden for lunch by August 9. See invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation)

Saturday, August 24 , 2024 – 2:00 PM – Oelwein Chapter No. 45 invites you to the Conferring of Degrees by the Grand Officers at the Oelwein Masonic Temple, 113 North Frederick Ave. See invitation for overnight accommodations and contact information. (View Information)

Saturday, August 31, 2024, 10 AM to 3 PM TLC Sewing Day at the Masonic Temple LeClaire, 113 South Cody Road, LeClaire, Iowa. Bring your projects to work on and there will be projects available. Potluck Lunch will be served. Drinks available. Members and friends welcome. RSVP to Lark Randall. See the Flyer for RSVP information. (View Flyer)

Saturday, September 7, 2024, Eastern Star Tailgate Party at the Amana Colonies. A day of fun, food, contests and prizes while cheering for your favorite team. (Iowa or Iowa State). Featuring BBQ and the First Annual Iowa OES Cornhole Tournament. Watch for more details on the Iowa OES Facebook Page. (See Flyer for more information)

Saturday, September 14, 2024 - 1:30 PM Newton Chapter #100 invites you to their fun afternoon and official visit of the “Shining Stars” Grand Family at Newton Chapter #100 - 208 1st Ave W, Newton, Iowa. Team bicycle decorating contest and other things. The dress is ultra casual. See invitation for RSVP Information. (View Invitation).

Thursday, October 3, 2024, 6-9 PM. Retrieving Freedom Shindig at the Waverly Area Veterans Post, 300 4th St. Waverly, Iowa to raise funds for the training and placement of Service Dogs for Veterans with disabilities and child with autism. The evening features diner, live and silent auctions, recognition ceremony, and inspirational testimonials. (View Flyer) Tickets available at www.retrievingfreedom.org

November 7-10, 2024 – “LIFE IS A JOURNEY” 147th Grand Chapter Session at the Holiday Inn, Des Moines, Airport. Preregistration deadline and meals October 25. Information and forms can be found on the Grand Session page. You will also find the separate form to register for the November 8, 2024,   2024-2027 General Grand Chapter Reception and Banquet.

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