Trestleboard - ERAC Lodge Number 163 F&AM

ERAC Trestleboard

All dinners will begin at 6:30pm except the Table Lodge indicated below. Dress code for all meetings will be jacket and tie unless we have degrees scheduled and the dress code will be updated at that time.

All meals will be catered by Forest Hills Catering and by Lodge Brothers. Lodge Brother meals have an asterisk (*) next to the menu item.

2016-2017
July 16 Lodge Picnic at Cross Lake 129 Fire Lane 13 Cato NY
September 12 Rededication Ceremony, Three Obligations and the Walking Charge
Dinner: Sirloin Tips/Mashed/Veggies
September 24 Trip to Masonic Campus at Utica we will have tours of the Medical Research Lab, the Home, Livingston Library and Tompkins Chapel. Visit Scipio Historic Lodge on the return trip. Details to follow. Lunch provided at the home.
September 26 Discussion begins: The Six Questions of Socrates Intro. Discussion: What is Good?
Dinner: Chicken French with the fixings
October 10 Discussion: What is Justice?
Dinner Octoberfest catered by Swann’s Market
October 24 Guest Speaker Oscar Alleyne, Phd. “Esoteric Masonry”
Dinner Stuffed Pork Chop with the fixings
November 14 Discussion: What is Courage? Sharing Gratitude.
Dinner: Roast Turkey with the fixings.
November 28 Official Visit
Dinner: Strip or Ribeye Steak with the fixings *
December 12 Discussion: What is Moderation?
Dinner: Baked Lasagna
December 26 NO MEETING
January 9 Table Lodge Steak Dinner
Guest Speaker RW and Rev. Charles Roberts “Spirituality and Freemasonry”
January 23 Discussion: What is Virtue?
Dinner: Grilled Pork Tenderloin or Chicken with the fixings.
February 4 It’s not really winter party. Details to follow
February 13 Discussion: What is Integrity?
Dinner: Hawaiian Night- summer cookout *
February 27 What is Piety?
Dinner: Stuffed Chicken Breast with the fixings
March 13 Senior Warden Program Night: What is Spirituality?
Dinner: Corned Beef and Cabbage *
March 27 Guest Speaker: Robert Davis author of "The Mason's Words: The History and Evolution of the American Masonic Ritual"
April 10 Guest Speaker RW Samuel Lylod Kinsey, DDGM of the First Manhattan District and Vice Chairman of the Custodians of the Work
Dinner: Grilled marinated Chicken Breast
April 24 Junior Wardens Program Night- details to follow.
Dinner: TBD
May 8 Annual Meeting and Elections
Dinner: Roast Beef Dinner with the fixings
May 22 Masters thank you reception, Open to all.
Master to cater. *
June 12 Installation of Officers
Other Key Dates
Monthly, year-round Ronald McDonald House Dinners (Fourth Thursdays, except November)