Grand Master’s Official Visit To District 27 – 10 February 2018

Admiral Lodge No. 170 is hosting the Grand Master’s Official Visit to District 27 on Saturday, 10 February 2018. All Visiting Brethren are very welcome to attend.

Admiral Lodge No. 170 meets at 506 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Admiral Lodge No. 170 meets every 2nd Wednesday.

Here is the BC Ferries schedule between Crofton and Vesuvius Bay.

Here is a map showing the location of the lodge hall at 506 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island:

Here is a Google Street View image of 506 Lower Ganges Road, Salt Spring Island, B.C.

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Upcoming Masonic Events – February and March 2018

Here are some of the upcoming Masonic events in the Cowichan Valley and in Nanaimo:

  • January 28  Job’s Daughters open Installation 1:30 pm Morpeth Lodge Nanaimo
  • February 1  Master Mason Degree at St Johns Lodge No. 21  7:30 pm
  • February 3  Grand Fraternal Ball in Nanaimo  5:30 pm $65
  • February 7 – Ashlar No. 3 Regular Meeting
  • February 8  St Johns No. 21 Regular Meeting
  • February 10 Grand Master Official visit to District 27 Admiral Lodge(Dan has tickets)
  • February 12 Chemainus Lodge No. 114 Regular Meeting
  • February 13 Temple Lodge No. 33 Regular meeting
  • February 14 Admiral Lodge Regular meeting
  • February 15 Malahat No. 107 Regular meeting
  • February 27 Grand Master Official visit to District 5 Doric Lodge
  • March 3rd  Beer and Burger night, from 4-7 at the Timberlands Pub. Job’s Daughters fund raiser.  Dinner includes a Burger with salad and fries, and your choice of a beer or wine for $20.(Dan has tickets)
  • March 08  DDGM Official visit to St Johns Lodge No. 21
  • March 17  DDGM Official visit to Malahat Lodge No. 107 (Saturday) Lodge tyles at 1:00 pm
  • March 24  District 27 Education day at Malahat Lodge No. 107 (Saturday) 10:30 am

Gizeh Shrine Spring Ceremonial – 17-20 May 2018

The Cowichan Valley Shrine Club has asked us to post the following message:


SUBJECT: 2018 Gizeh Shrine Spring Ceremonial May 17th – 20th

The Cowichan Valley Shrine Club is hosting the Shriners of BC and Yukon 2018 Spring Ceremonial and we are trying to get the word out to all the Masonic Lodges and Concordant Bodies, Eastern Star, Jobies, DeMolay and any other Masonic Family member you might know.

We are asking that you pass this email or letter along to any Masonic Family Member to let them know about the Shrine Ceremonial. Through your help we will be able to get the word out.

There are Ceremonial events that are open to the Public and we are inviting all the Masonic Family to Participate in our Shrine Parade on Saturday May 19th starting at 10 AM (see our Cowichan Valley Shrine Club website for more details).


Thank you for your help. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours in the faith,

Noble Terry Landry – Secretary
Cowichan Valley Shrine Club 

The Cowichan Valley Shrine Club fire truck, a 1946 Dodge. (photo courtesy of Cowichan Valley Shrine Club)
The Cowichan Valley Shrine Club fire truck, a 1946 Dodge. (photo courtesy of Cowichan Valley Shrine Club)

Fraternal Grand Ball – Nanaimo – 3 February 2018

A Message about the upcoming Fraternal Grand Ball from:

Margaret Logan
Miriam Temple No.2
Daughters of the Nile

Ron Yates
Most Worshipful Grand Master
Ancient Free & Accepted Masons
British Columbia & Yukon

JoAnne Finley
Worthy Grand Matron
Order of the Eastern Star
British Columbia & Yukon

Harold Wallace
Chief Rabban
Gizeh Shrine Centre
British Columbia & Yukon

Recorder Miriam Temple, Grand Secretary AFAM, Grand Secretary OES, Recorder Gizeh Shrine Centre

Please send this cover letter and poster to all Clubs, Lodges, Chapters and Units

We invite all members and friends to attend the
Fraternal Grand Ball
Beban Park Complex
2300 Bowen Road Nanaimo BC.
February 3rd 2018

Cost $65.pp
Dress Formal
Cocktails 5:50pm Dinner

Tickets available: Margaret Logan 250-758-1696
JoAnne Finley 250-667-3147
Harold Wallace 250-510-6438
Ralph Rayner

Please pay for tickets at time of ordering
May pay by cash, check to Margaret Logan with Fraternal Ball in memo line or e-transfer to

Gentlemen wear your best tuxedo, ladies this is your chance to sparkle. Bring your dancing shoes.

If staying overnight in town come watch or participate in the Big Chill. To support OES Cancer Project sponsor a ‘dipper’, enjoy watching members brave the waters of Departure Bay Beach and join us for a chilli lunch.

Fraternally the Fraternal Ball Committee
Ron Yates
JoAnne Finley
Harold Wallace
Margaret Logan chair.

Here is a map showing the venue location:

Here is a Google Street View image showing the Bowen Road entrance to the venue:

Moka Only – Toys For Tots Charity Concert- Nanaimo – 15 December 2017

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.

Event poster, Hip Hop's Toys For Tots 2017, 15 December 2017, Nanaimo, B.C. (provided by Moka Only)
Event poster, Hip Hop’s Toys For Tots 2017, 15 December 2017, Nanaimo, B.C. (provided by Moka Only)


Regular Meeting Of Temple Lodge No. 33 and D.D.G.M. Official Visit – 14 November 2017

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. 

Visiting Brethren are, as always, very welcome to attend.

Duncan Masonic Temple, 1963 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C.
Duncan Masonic Temple, 163 Canada Avenue, Duncan, B.C.