Here are some important dates for the 2017-2018 Masonic Year. New dates and details will be added as they are released.
**Please note - all Thursday meeting times begin at standard masonic time unless otherwise specified**
Thursday, August 31st - Guys Night Out
We will be kicking off the 2017-2018 Masonic calendar year with a guy's night out at Scoreboards, located at 10333 Northfield Rd # 88, Northfield, OH 44067. Join us for some adult beverages and fellowship!
Thursday, September 7th - Stated Meeting
EA give backs, all business to come before the lodge
Saturday, September 9th - Ladies Night Out
Our first Ladies Night Out of the Masonic Calendar Year is at D'Angelos, 7995 Darrow Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087. Contact WM Howard Mowery to make your reservation at (216) 346-8113. Click here to take a look at D'Angelo's dinner menu.
Thursday, September 14th - Practice
Thursday, September 21st - Special Meeting
Saturday, September 23rd - Summit Temple Board Clam Bake
The Summit Masonic Temple board is holding a clambake fundraiser to generate funds for the next maintenance project on the docket. Reservations are no longer being accepted at this time. Stay tuned for future opportunities to support the beatification and continued standard of good work on our lovely lodge.
Tuesday, September 26th - Knife and Fork Degree, Stow Lodge @7:30 PM
This pure fun degree night is being held at Stow Lodge, click here for a google map of the address.
Thursday, September 28th - Practice
Thursday, October 5th - Stated Meeting
Saturday, October 7th - Shrine Gun Raffle, Lake County Fairgrounds @12:00 PM (noon)
Please contact worshipful brother Lee Pilous at (216) 310-8660 for tickets and more information.
Thursday, October 12th - MM Degree Practice 2nd Section @7:00 PM
MM Degree 2nd Section Practice **Note start time pushed back to 7:00 PM**
Saturday, October 14th - SLOA Meeting @9:00 AM
Summit Lodge is hosting a morning meeting for SLOA, come see what the 21st district is up to!
Thursday, October 19th - Past Masters' FC Degree
Our Past Masters will be portraying the Fellowcraft Degree. Presiding in the East is worshipful brother Russ Sypen. The Senior Warden is being portrayed by worshipful brother Charlie Saxton. The South will see worshipful brother Ray Schmidt as the JW. All remaining posts are filled at this time by past masters of Summit Lodge #213. Please contact worshipful brother Lee Pilous at (216) 310-8660 for more information or to volunteer as an understudy. Due to circumstances beyond worshipful brother Dave Wilke's control, our venerable worshipful brother Lee Pilous will auspiciously conduct the lecture in due Masonic form.
Friday & Saturday, October 20th and 21st - Grand Lodge of Ohio meeting, Dayton, OH
More information can be found here. All principal line officers or their proxies are required to attend.
Thursday, November 2nd - Stated Meeting
Annual Officer Elections. Paper balloting is being used this year to solidify the line. Come out to support your candidates for office!
Thursday, November 9th - MM Degree for T3
Our inspection degree is the MM this year, so this is not only a special night for T3, but also a great opportunity to polish our MM degree work. Every MM should make an effort to clear their calendar and support T3, the FC team and all the officers participating in the degree work!
Tuesday, November 14 - Installation Practice
Installation practice, all officers required to attend. Please arrive before 7:15 PM to ensure a prompt start and a snappy finish.
Thursday, November 16th - Special Meeting
Saturday, November 18th - Installation @7:00 PM
Annual Installation of Officers. **All elected officers please arrive by 6:00 PM**
Thursday, November 23rd - Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 30th - Guys Night Out
Back by popular demand, we will once again rendezvous at the Glenwillow Grille for fellowship, good food and clear liquids. This event is for the guys, but if you want to bring a friend, the brethren will accommodate him! You can explore the restaurant's many menus and find the address at the bottom of the web page after clicking here.
Saturday, December 2nd - Breakfast with Santa @9:00 AM
Get some pancakes and have the kids tell St. Nick how much they want that red rider BB gun at Summit Temple from 9:00-11:00 AM. Flyers are available at the lodge for distribution to friends, co-workers or anyone you feel would make a good Mason. Alternatively, you can print the pdf document below, or email it to your loved ones!
Thursday, December 7th - Stated Meeting
Wild winter holiday-themed tie night. The uglier the better!
Thursday, December 14th - MM Practice
Monday, December 25th - Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 27th - St. John the Evangelist Day
Thursday, December 28th - MM Practice
Sunday, December 31st - New Years Eve
Monday, January 1st - New Years Day- Happy New Year to all!
Thursday, January 4th - Stated Meeting and MM practice
Thursday, January 11th - MM practice @7:00 PM
Thursday, January 18th - MM degree courtesy work for Ricksecker Lodge of Aurora @7:00 PM
Saturday, January 20th - Pot Luck Dinner and Game Night @5:00 PM
Contact Joe Caprioletti at (330) 714-7193 or click on the link and fill out the form below to register and talk about which dish you wish to bring to our first annual potluck dinner and game night, main course, side, dessert, or beverage. We are trying to avoid overlap and will attempt to accommodate everyone's favorite while making sure that the offerings aren't all potato chips and two liters of soda. This will be an open event, so feel free to invite your significant other, bring the kids, grand-kids, and of course, any men you feel would make a good Mason! No tickets required and the event is open to those who register and bring a dish that can feed at least eight people.
Sunday, January 21st - Shoot Out at First Strike @10:00 AM - Cost is $25
First come, first serve at the First Strike shooting range. Bring your iron and paint some targets. Here is a link with the location and guidelines. Contact WM Howard Mowery at (330) 527-4202 to make a reservation, reservations limited to 24 participants. To raise additional funds for our charities, we will sell targets for $10 in addition to the $15 range fee, the total for the day at the range will be $25. We will also have a best hand in the land contest, shooting at playing cards to see who can get the best poker hand in seven shots. We will be going to Mange Mange, a nice Italian eatery, for lunch afterwards. If you don't own a firearm or ear protection, either or both can be rented from the range, and ammo is always for sale. Hope to see you there brethren and may the best dead-eye win!
Thursday, February 1st - Stated Meeting and Annual Inspection @7:00 PM
Congratulations on the fine job all the participating brethren gave, thanks to Ashlar Lodge for their support and attendance, to all the visiting past and present DEOs, DDGMs, and of course, the MWGM, E. Schau! It was great having all of you in our lodge to share in the light of Masonry.
Thursday, February 8th - Awards night dinner reservation deadline
Saturday, February 10th - Awards Night Dinner and Presentation @5:00 PM-Cost for dinner is $12 for adults, and $6 for children under 8 years old
We have quite the cadre of awardees, including a 50 year mason, come out to celebrate their dedication to the craft and enjoy a fine meal after the ceremonies:
Thank you to all of our guests for making this a lovely evening and for all the brethren that came out to help set-up, plate-up and clean-up dinner, we couldn't have done it without your aid and assistance!
Wednesday, February 14th - Valentines Day
No excuses brethren, remember the ladies in your life that have helped make you the man you are today and continue to support your commitments to Masonry.
Thursday, February 15th - Special Meeting
All officers and brethren recommended to attend as we will be voting on petitions. Come early and stay after for great fellowship and a late night snack courtesy of our newly minted 25 year mason kitchen maestro, Rich Sypen.
Saturday, February 24th - Ladies Night Out 5:00 p.m.
Thanks to all who attended, what a lovely evening at Villa Toscano in Solon!
Thursday, March 1st - Stated Meeting
Thursday, March 8th - Officers Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 15th - Special Meeting - FC degree
Saturday, March 17th - Fundraiser Dinner, Beef Tips and Noodles @5:00 PM
Thank you to everyone that was able to make time on their St. Patrick's day to come out and support the lodge and enjoy some great food. Special thanks to Joe Caporaletti and Tim Burkhart II for coordinating and cooking the dinner!
Sunday, March 25th through Saturday, March 31st - HOLY WEEK
Thursday, March 29th - Guys Night Out, details TBA.
Sunday, April 1st - Easter
Thursday, April 5th - Stated Meeting
Balloting on two petitions that have come before the lodge, both have been approved by the investigating committee.
Thursday, April 12th - Practice
EA degree practice at 7:30 pm.
Sunday, April 15th - Spaghetti Dinner Registration Deadline
Talk to anyone of the lodge officers at our meetings or contact the event coordinator, Tim Burkhart II via email. for tickets. See the flier below for details.
Thursday, April 19th - Special Meeting
Dual EA degree conferral courtesy of the Landals clan.
Sunday, April 21st - Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
Thursday, May 3rd - Stated Meeting
Saturday, May 12th - Summit Masonic Temple Board Association Fundraiser Dinner
Summit Masonic Temple Board's fundraiser dinner at Summit Masonic Temple. Details to follow, stay tuned.
Sunday, May 13th - Mother's Day
Some of us are blessed to still have the opportunity to devote a day to the woman that brought us into this world. Show her how much you love and appreciate everything she has done for you!
Thursday, May 17th - Special Meeting
Saturday, May 19th - 21st District Grand Master's Reception at 3000 Krebs Dr, Akron, OH 44319-2542.
Monday, May 28th - Memorial Day
Celebrate the fallen that sacrificed their lives for the liberty we enjoy today. Here is an interesting article on the origin and meaning of the holiday: History.com-Memorial Day
Thursday, May 31st - Guy's Night Out
Thursday, June 7th - Stated Meeting
Wild Summer Shirt Night, bonus points for themes hailing from outside of the tropics.
Sunday, June 17th - Father's Day
Skip the tie and buy dad something he can really use, like a big box giftcard, steak dinner, or a new tv for the man-cave. Gratitude is the ultimate expression of love and affection!
Thursday, June 21st - Special Meeting
Stag Cook Out 7:30 PM
Saturday, June 23rd - Ladies Night Out
Sunday, June 24th - St. John the Baptist Day