Kempsville Lodge No. 196

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Kempsville Lodge No. 196

Chartered in 1955, Kempsville Lodge No. 196, A.F. & A.M. is one of the largest and most active Masonic Lodges in Virginia. In addition to the Masonic Lodge, we're the home of the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Bethel 42 International Order of Job's Daughters, and the Kempsville Chapter of the Order of DeMolay.

This Week at Kempsville Lodge

Tuesday, 7PMFellowcraft Examination Today!
Wednesday, 7PMEastern Star Work Night Tomorrow!
Thursday, 7PMJob's Daughters Work/Fun Night
Saturday, 8AMMonthly Breakfast
Sunday, 2PMDeMolay Meeting
Monday, 7PMRitual School
Tuesday, 7PMMaster Mason Degree

Major Events for 2017

January  5  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  10  Stated Communication, DDGM Official Visit, 6PM
  12  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  1  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  7  Fraternal Visit (DDGM Official Visit), 7PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  8  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  10  Grand Master's Official Visit, 6PM (at Khedive Shrine Center)
  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Firearms Safety and Concealed Carry, Brother Curtis Hardison, 6PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Military Masons, Right Worshipful Pat Garrison, 6PM
  17  Division Leadership Conference, 6-9PM (at Granby Street Temple)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  28  Spring Past Masters' Night, 7PM
April  8  C. Frank Hicks Ritual School, 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge)
  10  James Henry Parkerson Ritual School, 6-9PM
  11  Stated Communication, Topic: Baseball, Brother Doug Williams, 6PM
  17  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  9  Stated Communication, Topic: Life Planning, Brother Chris Anders, 6PM
  16  Fraternal Visit to Union Lodge No. 48, 6-9PM (at Elkton, Maryland)
June  3  34th Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  13  Stated Communication, Topic: Advanced Directives, Worshipful Bill Nelligar, 6PM
  19  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  24  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  11  Stated Communication, Junior Warden's Night, 6PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
August  15  Stated Communication, Topic: Masonry in the Civil War and Afterwards, Brother Larry Floyd, 6PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
September  9  Annual Family Picnic, 1-4PM
  12  Stated Communication, Senior Warden's Night, 6PM
  26  Fall Past Masters' Night, 7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  10  Stated Communication, Topic: Signs of Depression, Worshipful Ron Jacobson, 6PM
  16  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Veteran's Day, Brother Jim Boone, 6PM
December  12  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  16  Open Installation of Officers, 1PM
  18  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)

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GR8 program at Lodge tonight by one of Virginia's finest. Greg Muir, Curtis Hardison & Bob Stanek.
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Major Events for 2017

January  5  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  10  Stated Communication, DDGM Official Visit, 6PM
  12  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
February  1  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Princess Anne Lodge No. 25)
  7  Fraternal Visit (DDGM Official Visit), 7PM (at Willis V. Fentress Lodge No. 296)
  8  DDGM Official Visit, 7PM (at Virginia Beach Lodge No. 274)
  10  Grand Master's Official Visit, 6PM (at Khedive Shrine Center)
  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Firearms Safety and Concealed Carry, Brother Curtis Hardison, 6PM
  20  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
March  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Military Masons, Right Worshipful Pat Garrison, 6PM
  17  Division Leadership Conference, 6-9PM (at Granby Street Temple)
  25  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
  28  Spring Past Masters' Night, 7PM
April  8  C. Frank Hicks Ritual School, 8AM-12PM (at Lake Drummond Lodge)
  10  James Henry Parkerson Ritual School, 6-9PM
  11  Stated Communication, Topic: Baseball, Brother Doug Williams, 6PM
  17  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
May  9  Stated Communication, Topic: Life Planning, Brother Chris Anders, 6PM
  16  Fraternal Visit to Union Lodge No. 48, 6-9PM (at Elkton, Maryland)
June  3  34th Annual Bull Roast, 11AM-7PM
  13  Stated Communication, Topic: Advanced Directives, Worshipful Bill Nelligar, 6PM
  19  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  24  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
July  11  Stated Communication, Junior Warden's Night, 6PM
  29  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
August  15  Stated Communication, Topic: Masonry in the Civil War and Afterwards, Brother Larry Floyd, 6PM
  21  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM
  26  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
September  9  Annual Family Picnic, 1-4PM
  12  Stated Communication, Senior Warden's Night, 6PM
  26  Fall Past Masters' Night, 7PM
  30  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
October  10  Stated Communication, Topic: Signs of Depression, Worshipful Ron Jacobson, 6PM
  16  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Bayside Lodge No. 218)
  28  Monthly Breakfast, 8AM
November  14  Stated Communication, Topic: Veteran's Day, Brother Jim Boone, 6PM
December  12  Annual Stated Communication, 6PM
  16  Open Installation of Officers, 1PM
  18  District Blood Drive, 2-7PM (at Lynnhaven Lodge No. 220)