Vancouver based hip hop musician Moka Only, a Freemason (he is a member of a Lodge in Vancouver), is headlining Hip Hop’s Toys For Charity 2017, a charity concert to raise funds to help needy families at Christmas.
This concert will be held on 15 December 2017 at the Queens Hotel, 34 Victoria Crescent, in downtown Nanaimo. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The Queens Hotel is only a few blocks from the Ashlar Masonic Temple, 101 Commercial Street, Nanaimo. Tickets are available at Fascinating Rhythm, half a block west of Ashlar Masonic Temple.
We encourage all interested Freemasons to attend and support our Masonic Brother Moka Only in this charitable event.
The Regular Meeting of Temple Lodge No. 33 for November 2017 will be held on 14 November 2017, 6:00 p.m. at Duncan Masonic Temple. Please note the change to 6:00 p.m. from our usual 7:30 p.m. meeting time.
This meeting will also be the Official Visit of our District Deputy Grand Master to Temple Lodge No. 33. In order to allow members of Admiral Lodge No. 170 to take the ferry to and from Salt Spring Island to attend the D.D.G.M. Official Visit we have moved the meeting time to 6:00 p.m. instead of our usual meting time of 7:30 p.m.
Each month Temple Lodge No. 33 and its Vancouver Island Masonic History Project features a Deceased vancouver Island Freemason as a way of highlighting Masonic history and heritage on Vancouver Island.
Each month Temple Lodge No. 33 features a deceased Brother of the Lodge as a way of highlighting the contributions Freemasons have made to Duncan and the surrounding Cowichan Valley.
Our Featured Deceased member of Temple Lodge No. 33 for November 2017 is Alfred Edward Green (1874-1968), who came to the Cowichan Valley with his family in 1921 and served as the local coroner. Descendants of Alfred Edward Greenare still living in the Cowichan Valley.
Our Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason for October 2017 is Simon Leiser (1851 – 1917), a pioneer merchant of Victoria who also had commercial operations in Vancouver Island coal mining communities like Wellington and Cumberland.