In the Bible, Passover marks the Exodus of the Children of Israel from Egyptian slavery, when God "passed over" the houses of the Israelites during the last of the ten plagues. When the Temple in Jerusalem stood, the paschal lamb was offered and eaten on Passover eve, while the wave offering of barley was offered

Eeyore’s Birthday Party

Eeyore's Birthday Party certainly attracts a varied crowd. You've got hippies, weirdos, furries, responsible parents, dogs, and all other manners of folk attending this adored annual tradition. All-day drum circles, face painting, copious amounts of bubbles, and exotic animals are all yearly occurrences at Eeyore's Birthday. Essentially, it's an opportunity to hang out in the

Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. More popular in the United States than Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become associated with the celebration of Mexican-American culture.

Mother`s Day

Mother`s Day is a holiday honoring motherhood that is observed in different forms throughout the world. The American incarnation of Mother`s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Jarvis would later denounce the holiday`s commercialization and spent the latter part of her life trying to remove

Memorial Day (Lodge is Dark)

Lodge is dark. No dinner will be served, and no meeting held afterwards.Masonry 101 class will still be held. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years

Pride Month

To quote the Scottish Rite:"Human progress is our cause,liberty of thought our supreme wish,freedom of conscience our mission,and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere our ultimate goal."

Father`s Day

Father`s Day, in the United States, holiday (third Sunday in June) to honour fathers. Credit for originating the holiday is generally given to Sonora Smart Dodd of Spokane, Washington, whose father, a Civil Warveteran, raised her and her five siblings after their mother died in childbirth. She is said to have had the idea in

St John the Baptist Day

The first Grand Lodge was formed on 24 June the feast day of John the Baptist in 1717. This may arise from a very old tradition, since the Baptist appears to have been regarded as the patron of stonemasons in continental Europe during the Middle Ages. The guild of masons and carpenters attached to Cologne

Independence Day

Independence Day, also called Fourth of July or July 4th, in the United States, the annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.

Labor Day

Lodge is dark. No dinner will be served, and no meeting held afterwards. Masonry 101 class will still be held. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers and is traditionally observed on the first Monday in September. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and

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