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FDR Lodge, Grand Lodge, District & Subordinate Lodges Events Calendar


Download FDR Lodge's 2017-1018 Calendar (tentative as of August 10, 2017).

Friday, September 9, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 receives the Grand Chancellor's Message (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The meeting and Message takes place at 8:30 p.m. after a pre-meeting dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($5pp FDR Members; non-members $10 payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation)- watch for more details here and in The Beam. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Friday, September 23, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Board Meeting and Budget Vote Meeting (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The Board meets at 8:00 p.m. and Budget Meeting follows at 8:30 p.m. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Friday, October 14, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
Open Meeting: Session One of Three Part Financial Planning for and In Retirement
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The program: Financial Planning for and In Retirement: "People don't plan to fail. They fail to plan." Addressing the five most common ("greatest") planning retiree planning risks: 1-Failure to pay off loans; 2-Investment strategy risk - longevity, or outliving one's savings; 3-Social security as an afterthought; 4-Health risks; 5-Waiting to buy insurance.
About Our Speaker: Kelly Welles brings more than 25 years of corporate banking, investment, insurance and business consulting experience to helping business owners and individuals achieve greater financial security. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Accountants Club of America and the President's Council of the Financial Planning Association of New York, and a member of the Board of Directors of Savvy Ladies, a non-profit organization dedicated to free financial education for women.
For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Friday, October 28, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Turkey Giveaway ($15pp) and Game night (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
(make game choice by Oct. 14)

Saturday, October 29, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Kings FDR Tolerance Foundation Halloween Dance
at VFW Hall, 242-37 Braddock Ave., Bellerose, NY 11426 (off southbound Cross Island Pkwy. service road)
$50 FDR couples/ $100 non-members -- DJ, Dancing, cocktail hour with light hor d'oeuvres,(Hybrid-Buffet) Dinner entree' include grilled steak, salmon, chicken, more; Vegetables, Sides, Salad, Soda, Bar, Coffee/Tea, Dessert. View the flyer. See The Beam to RSVP (needed by 10/21) and for more information.

Friday, November 11, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation Dinner & Poker (Open)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
tourney begins at 8:00 p.m. following 7:00 p.m. dinner ($15pp FDR members, $20 non-members payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation) $100 1st Prize, $50 2d Prize, $25 3d Prize. For More information CDSC Robert Kaufman at (917) 626-8185 or rrk4745@aol.com.

Sunday, November 13, 2016, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
46th District Deputy's Dinner for PDGC Stuart Teicher at Rex Manor Caterers, Brooklyn
$160/ couple; FDR members $80/ couple. Non-members Contact PCDGC Jerry Bale (917) 669-6000 for reservations.

Friday, November 25, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Kings FDR Tolerance Foundation Bingo (open)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
RSVP via notice in November Beam or contact Ira Spiegel eves (7:00 -10:00 p.m.) at (917) 207-3600

Friday, December 9, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting (Closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com (updated November 15, 2016).

Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
"Year End Party"(Open)
at Esquire Good Fellowship Lodge #635 Castle Hall @ Mary Queen of Heaven School (in cafeteria), 1326 East 56th St., Bet. Aves. M & N, Brooklyn, NY
$15pp FDR members & member wives; non-members $30. For More information and to RSVP CDSC Robert Kaufman (917) 626-8185 (updated November 15, 2016).

Sunday, December 25, 2016
(CANCELED) FDR Atlantic City Bus Trip
For More information Arthur at (917) 415-4661. The Entertainment Committee may offer another option. Watch for details

Saturday, December 31, 2016, 8:00 p.m.
Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation New Years Eve Dance
at Matteo's, 155-10 Cross Bay Blvd. (Howard Beach) (Belt Pkwy., exit 17)
FDR Member Couples $130; non-member couples $265. Pricing subject to change. See the December Beam for more details and to RSVP.

Friday, January 13, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Executive Board Meeting followed by 8:30 p.m. Lodge Meeting (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Friday, January 27, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting (Closed) (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
For more information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com. (2017-01-13: Foundation meeting moved to Feb 24 following Benevolent.

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Chinese New Year Dinner (with Esquire Goodfellowship Lodge #635)
at Pacificana, 813 55th Street, at 8th Avenue, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, NY 11220 (view on map)
Featuring Chinese New Year Lion Dance and Chinese Cultural Learning.
FDR Members $20pp; non-members $35pp. Includes choice of Appetizer (Steamed Shrimp Dumpling, Crispy Spring Roll, BBQ-honey roast pork), Soup (Chicken Corn Soup, House Wonton Soup with vegetables), Entrees (Fried Jumbo Shrimp with Honey Walnuts, Pork Chops Peking Style, Eggplant stuffed with Shrimp, Roast Chicken with Garlic flakes, Young Style House Fried Rice, Beef Chow Fun noodle). See The Beam, page 6.
For More information CDSC Robert Kaufman at (917) 626-8185 or rrk4745@aol.com.

Sunday, February 5, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
46th District Super Bowl (TBD)

Friday, February 10, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
CANCELED -- FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting (Closed) -- due to Feb 9 snowstorm
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Saturday, February 18, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation Sweethearts Dance (SOLD OUT)
at Trattoria Lucia, 247-63 Jericho Turnpike, Bellerose NY 11426
$70 FDR couples/ $150 non-members* (*there is a limit to attendance so early RSVP guarantees your spot.)
DJ/ Dancing, Soda, Unlimited Wine & Beer (1st 3 hours), Complete Buffet Dinner Menu: Appetizers (Fresh Mozzarella & Tomatoes, Fried Ravioli, Rice Balls), House or Caesar Salad, Pastas, Entrees (Chicken, Shrimp Scampi, Sausage & Peppers, Meatballs, Veggies & Roasted Potato Medley, Grilled Skirt Steak), Coffee & NY Cheesecake & Belgium Chocolate Fountain Dessert [Gluten-Free menu available upon request]
Questions: Contact Eric Diamond (917) 863-5402 (eves)/ Corey Bearak (718) 343-6779. Mail check payable to "Kings FDR Tolerance Foundation" to: PACDGC Corey Bearak, PO Box 135, Glen Oaks, NY 11004

Friday, February 24, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Florida Luncheon (with Genesis Lodge #64)
at Benvenuto Restaurant, No. Federal Highway, Boynton Beach, Florida 33435
$15 FDR Lodge FLA residents, $50 others; Knickerbocker and United Queens Lodges also participating. For more information (FDR members only), Mark Abramsky, markabramsky@yahoo.com

Friday, February 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Pre-Meeting Dinner followed by Foundation and Lodge Meetings (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Pre-Meeting Dinner (RSVPs required) at 7:00 p.m., the Foundation meets at 8:00 p.m. and FDR's Regular Meeting follows at 8:30 p.m.
RSVP for Dinner (assorted wraps from Gourmet Grill) by February 20 to PC Ira Spiegel eves (7:00 -10:00 p.m.) at (917) 207-3600 or via email i4nsic@aol.com. (2017-01-30: Pre-Meeting Dinner restored; 2017-01-13: Foundation meeting moved from Jan. 27)

Friday, March 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Executive Board Meeting followed by FDR Lodge 613 Benevolent followed Lodge Meeting - Passover Wine (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The Board meets at 7:30 p.m. The Benevolent meets at 8:00 p.m. and FDR's Regular Meeting follows at 8:30 p.m. . For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Monday, March 20, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
46th District presents Blue Jacket to GC Sheldon Blitz and Lodge Man of the Year Awards (Closed)
at AOH hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
FDR's Man of the Year is our Chancellor Commander Dr. Howard Lax

Friday, March 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Pre-Meeting Dinner (members only) followed by Regular Meeting at 8:30 p.m. (Closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
You Must Reserve in advance for dinner. No Payment is required. RSVP to Ira Spiegel-KP, 1419 E. 101st St., Bklyn, NY 11236 or I4NSIC@aol.com or call (7:00-10:00 p.m. only) (917) 207-3600. At the dinner you may make a voluntary donation to support the Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation.

Friday, April 14, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting - First & Second Nominations, Elections - Passover desserts (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
FDR's Board Meets at 8:00 p.m. followed by Regular Meeting (2nd Nominations, Elections) at 8:30 p.m. after a pre-meeting dinner at 7:00 p.m. You Must Reserve in advance for dinner. No Payment is required. RSVP to Ira Spiegel-KP, 1419 E. 101st St., Bklyn, NY 11236 or I4NSIC@aol.com or call (7:00-10:00 p.m. only) (917) 207-3600. At the dinner you may make a voluntary donation to support the Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation.

Friday, April 28, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting (closed))
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
Please note the Poker night has been rescheduled for the fall (updated 2017-04-24).

Friday, May 12, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 presents Knight of the Shield to the Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
FDR's Knight of the Shield follows at 8:30 p.m. after a pre-meeting dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($5pp FDR Members; non-members $10 payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation)- watch for more details here and in The Beam. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Grand Chancellor's Dinner
at Temple Avodah, 3050 Oceanside Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Black Tie optional. $125/ couple FDR member couples; $245/ non-member couples. RSVP by April 28 to DSC Craig Shink (347) 351-3251 or craigshink@gmail.com.

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Grand Lodge Humanitarian Fund Luncheon
at Temple Avodah, 3050 Oceanside Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Ad deadline April 14, 2016: Gold Page $500 (includes 8 tickets to Luncheon); Silver Page $250 (includes 4 tickets to Luncheon); Full Page $125 (includes 2 tickets to Luncheon); 1/2 page $75 (includes 1 ticket to Luncheon)

Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Regular Meeting (closed)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
[Note: Grand Chancellor's Homecoming takes place nearby with ceremonies at 8:30 p.m. -- please consult Grand Lodge Pythian Events Calendar.]. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Friday, June 23, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge 613 Annual Installation & Charitable & Scholarship Awards (open)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The program takes place at 8:30 p.m. after a pre-meeting dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($5pp FDR Members; non-members $10 payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation)- watch for more details here and in The Beam. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR goes to Citifield for Mets v. Yankees to support Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation
at Citifield, Coca Cola Corner
$60 FDR members, $85 non-members payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

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