VALLEY OF THE MERRIMACK

Scottish Rite Masons

Feb
14
5:30 PM17:30

February Reunion

Presentation of Fourth and Eighth Degrees

Dinner Reservations

When dinner is part of a Valley event,  dinner reservations are required.  Contact either of the Junior Wardens, Bro. Richard W. Pettengill richard@ccbgroup.org or Bro. Christopher P. Gugger chris.gugger@hds.com .

In the event there are insufficient servings to accommodate all who have appeared for dinner, those with reservations will be entitled to priority seating. Cast members must make reservations unless they are officers. Officers have standing reservations and must call to cancel to avoid dinner charge.

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Dec
13
6:00 PM18:00

December Reunion

6:00 P.M. Social

6:30 P.M. Dinner — Meatloaf. Cost $15.00

7:30 P.M. Regular Business Meeting

4th Degree — Video Presentation

15th Degree — Live Presentation

Collation

Dinner Reservations A Must

When dinner is part of a Valley event,  dinner reservations are required.  Contact either of the Junior Wardens, Bro. Richard W. Pettengill richard@ccbgroup.org or Bro. Christopher P. Gugger chris.gugger@hds.com .

In the event there are insufficient servings to accommodate all who have appeared for dinner, those with reservations will be entitled to priority seating. Cast members must make reservations unless they are officers. Officers have standing reservations and must call to cancel to avoid dinner charge.

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Oct
11
5:30 PM17:30

October Reunion

Tri-Valley Degree (Valleys of Lowell, Nashua, and The Merrimack)

Location: Freemasons Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass. Free parking in lot behind building on How Street

Open to: Scottish Rite Masons

5:30 P.M. Registration and Social

6:00 P.M. Dinner (Baked Stuffed Chicken). Price: $15.00.  Reservations are a must.

Presentation of Fourth Degree

Annual Meeting. Election of Trustee of the Permanent Fund

Collation

Master Masons who wish to become Scottish Rite Masons at this meeting should contact the Secretary or a Scottish Rite friend.

DRESS: For officers of both bodies, past Heads, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General is black tie. For members and candidates is business suit (black tie may be worn). Members who have attained the Thirty-Second Degree will wear Consistory jewels. Past Heads, holders of the Meritorious Service Award, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General will wear appropriate jewels. No more than two jewels shall be worn.

DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Contact Junior Wardens Bro. Richard W. Pettengill richard@ccbgroup.org or Christopher P. Gugger csgugger@verizon.net or csgugger@verizon.net

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Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

Guest Night: "The Interview"

Location: Freemasons Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass.

Open To:  Master Masons

Dress: Suggested dress is coat and tie.

Bring a prospective member and join us at our annual guest night. The Valley of the Merrimack Players will perform "The Interview," a one-act Masonic play starring Solomon, King of Israel, Hiram King of Tyre, and Hiram Abif. This play is a must-see for Master Masons who would like to know more about the legendary early days of Masonry. Don’t miss this year’s performance. The evening’s program will include a brief introduction to the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, sometimes referred to as the graduate school of Freemasonry. This event is open to Master Masons only.  Refreshments will be served. Reservations are a must to ensure all are properly accommodated. 

6:00 P.M.     Social

6:30 P.M.     Dinner. Baked Stuffed Chicken

7:30 P.M.     Program

8:00 P.M.     Social

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Jul
26
6:35 PM18:35

Lowell Spinners Game

Family Life Event: Lowell Spinners vs. Hudson Valley Renegades

LeLacheur Park, 450 Aiken St., Lowell, Mass,

Dress: Casual 

Who May Attend: Members of the Valley and their Guests

Cost: $10 Per Person

For tickets contact: Brother George H. Kopps, 32:   gkopps1@gmail.com 

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May
10
5:30 PM17:30

Valley of the Merrimack May Reunion

Location: Masonic Building, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass. Free parking behind building (access from How St.)

Open To: Scottish Rite Masons and Their Ladies

5:30 PM   Social

6:00 PM   Business Meeting. Election of Officers

6:30 PM   Dinner -- Chicken Pot Pie. $15.00 Per Person. Make reservations by May 8.

7:30 PM   Installation of Officers

Dress: 

Meeting dress for Officers of Both Bodies, Past Heads, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General is black tie. Meeting dress for members is business suit; black tie may be worn. Members who have attained the Thirty-Second Degree will wear Consistory jewels. Past Heads, Holders of the Meritorious Service Award, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General will wear appropriate jewels. No more than two jewels shall be worn.

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Apr
12
5:30 AM05:30

Valley of the Merrimack April Reunion

Our March 8, Reunion was postponed to April 12.

Location: Masonic Building, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass. Free parking behind building (access from How St.)

Open to Scottish Rite Masons and Candidates.

Our April Reunion will feature presentation of the Fourth and Sixteenth Degrees. Candidates will be advanced to the Sixteenth Degree.

5:30 PM. Candidate Registration and Social Period

6:00 PM. Presentation of the Fourth Degree, Master Traveler. Business Meeting

6:45 PM. Sixteenth Degree, Prince of Jerusalem. First Scene.

Dinner will follow the first scene and second scene will be presented at the end of dinner.

8:15 PM. Collation

Master Masons who wish to become Scottish Rite Masons at this meeting should contact the Secretary or a Scottish Rite friend.

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Feb
8
5:30 PM17:30

February Reunion

Location: Masonic Building, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass. Free parking behind building (access from How St.)

Open to Scottish Rite Masons and Candidates.

Our February Reunion will feature presentation of the Fourth and Fifteenth Degrees. Candidates will be advanced to the Sixteenth Degree.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Candidate Registration and Social Period

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Presentation of the Fourth Degree, Master Traveler

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Business Meeting and Social

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Dinner

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM Presentation of the Fifteenth Degree, Knight of the East. Conferral of the Degrees from the Fourth to the Sixteenth inclusive

8:15 PM - 9:00 PM Collation

Master Masons who wish to become Scottish Rite Masons at this meeting should contact the Secretary or a Scottish Rite friend.

DINNER RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Contact Junior Wardens Bro. Richard W. Pettengill richard@ccbgroup.org or Christopher P. Gugger csgugger@verizon.net or csgugger@verizon.net

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Dec
14
6:00 PM18:00

December Reunion

Location: Freemasons Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass.

Open to Members, Scottish Rite Masons from Other Valleys, and Candidates. Master Masons who wish to become Scottish Rite Masons at this meeting should contact the Secretary or a Scottish Rite friend.

Our December Reunion will feature presentation of the Fourth and Seventh Degrees.

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Candidate Registration and Social Period

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Presentation of the Fourth Degree, Master Traveler

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM Business Meeting

6:45 PM - 7:15 PM Dinner

7:30 PM - 8:15 PM Communication of the Degrees from the Sixth to the Fourteenth inclusive. Conferral of the Seventh Degree, Provost and Judge.

8:15 PM - 9:00 PM Collation

Meeting dress for Officers of Both Bodies, Past Heads, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General is black tie.

Meeting dress for members and candidates is business suit. Black tie may be worn.

Members who have attained the Thirty-Second Degree will wear Consistory jewels.

Past Heads, Holders of the Meritorious Service Award, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General will wear appropriate jewels.

No more than two jewels shall be worn.

DINNER RESERVATIONS are required. Contact Junior Wardens Richard Pettengill richard@ccbgroup.org or Chris Gugger chris.gugger@hds.com. See our dinner reservation policy.

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Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

October Reunion

Location: Freemasons Hall, 111 Merrimack St., Haverhill, Mass. Free parking in lot behind building on How Street

Open to: Scottish Rite Masons

7:00 PM Open Lodge and Council

Work: Annual Meeting

8:00 PM Close

Collation to follow

Meeting dress for Officers of Both Bodies, Past Heads, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General is black tie.

Meeting dress for members is business suit. Black tie may be worn.

Members who have attained the Thirty-Second Degree will wear Consistory jewels. Past Heads, Holders of the Meritorious Service Award, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General will wear appropriate jewels. No more than two jewels shall be worn.

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Sep
21
6:30 PM18:30

Feast of Tishri

Join us as we celebrate Scottish Rite's traditional Feast commemorating the dedication of King Solomon’s Temple.

A ceremonial start is followed by dinner and an inspiring program.

Open to: Members of the Valley of the Merrimack and their guests.

Location: Masonic Temple, 7 High St., Andover, Mass. (Free parking adjacent to the building)

Dress:

Dress for Officers of Both Bodies, Past Heads, and Sovereign Grand Inspectors General is black tie. Dress for members and guests is business suit, but black tie may be worn.

 

 

 

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