January 22 - Lodge Officers Breakfast / Cribbage Tournament
January 25 - Robert Burns Party
February 9 - Consistory AnnualMeeting
February 16 - Shepherd's Tavern Society
February 19 - AASR - One Day Reunion and Winter Dance Party Honoring Robert Derby 32° KCCH / Karl Killinger 32° KCCH Class
March 2 - KSA Quarterly Meeting
March 4 - Consistro Bistro
March 9 - Spring Reunion Kick - off
March 24 - University of Free Masonry History, Mystery, and lots of Secret Stuff - Pete Taggert
March 30 - Shepherd's TavernSociety
April 1/2 - AASR - Spring Reunion (1st Weekend) Marvin Pomerantz 33° Class
April 15/16 - AASR - Spring Reunion (2nd Weekend) Spring Fling Party
April 20 - Maundy Thursday (Out of town)
April 21 - Maundy Thursday (Des Moines)
May 11 - Quarterly Meeting & Ascension Service
May 25 - KSA (Knighting Ceremony)
June 10 - Scottish Rite Golf Outing
June 22/23 - University of Free Masonry (Royal Mile)
June 25 - AASR / Masonic Leadership
July 27 - Scottish Rite Recognition Dinner and Awards night
July 31 - AASR Family Ice Cream Social and Games
August 3 - KSA Meeting
August 24 - Shepherd's Tavern Society
August 27 - AASR - One Day Reunion Honoring Richard Noyce 32° KCCH / Ivan Johnson 32° KCCH
September 7 - University of Free Masonry Portrayal of the Scottish Rite 3rd Degree
September 14 - Quarterly Meeting & Elections
September 15 - 17 - Grand Lodge of Iowa (Davenport)
September 22 - Fall Reunion Kick - off
\October 26 - Shepherd's Tavern Society
Oct. 28/29 - AASR Fall Reunion (1st Weekend) Ellis Monk 33° Memorial Class
Nov. 11/12 - AASR Fall Reunion (2nd Weekend) Double Eagle Gala
November 30 - University of Free Masonry
December 14 - Quarterly Meeting, Installation, Holiday Party with York Rite
December 27 - KSA Knighting Ceremony
Roberts Burns Party
Tuesday January 25, 2011
The officers of the Des Moines Consistory cordially invite you to our first ever birthday party in honor of Scotland's favourite son, the Ploughman Poet, lyricist of Solway Firth, the Ayrshire Lad, Brother Robert Burns. This party is a chance to enjoy the sound of Scottish pipes and drums, the great stories and songs from the hand of the bard of Scotland, a pint of ale or a wee dram of scotch, and some great food and fellowship.
Robert Burns, famous for his many poems and his authorship of Auld Lang Syne, was also a very active Mason, joining Lodge St. David Tarbolton in 1781.
We encourage you to invite your non-Masonic friends to join us as well. There will be a short program on Free Masonry as well as a tribute to Burns by Ron Lindhart, Pete Taggart, and Bob Speed.
Dinner will feature carved Baron of Beef, rosemary potatoes, vegetable, salad and dessert. The cost is just $12 per person. Your potential Scottish Rite petitioners and their lady are invited to join us at no charge, provided you make a reservation for them by January 21st. To make your reservations, please contact the Scottish Rite office by calling 515-288-8927 or via email
Date: January 22, 2011- 8:00 am
Cost: Free to all Masons
All Masons are invited to the 11th annual Blue Lodge Breakfast hosted by the DSM Scottish Rite. The morning will feature a full breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, cinnamon rolls, juice and coffee.
The purpose of the breakfast is to thank all Blue Lodge Masons and meet Brothers from throughout Central Iowa. The directory of area Masters and Wardens will be distributed.
The cribbage tournament will begin at 9:45 am. Registration will take place from 8:00 am to 9:30 am.