Welcome to Polar Star Lodge 5-472, Aurora, Illinois - Sons of Norway!
General information including lodge news, current newsletter, and upcoming events is provided below. Click on the navigation links above for additional information.
Polar Star members as of September 2017:
June - September, 2018
- 1-5 pm, Saturdays and Sundays
- Norsk Museum in Norway, Illinois
- Docent volunteers needed; contact Steve Tanda
September 13 to November 1,
- Fox Valley Norwegian Choir rehearsals for November 4 Høstfest program;
Doris Pittman, choir director.
- 7pm Thursdays, September 13 to November 1
- St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Montgomery, IL
- Polar Star and friends singers needed
October 7, 2018 - Sunday - Norway Illinois
- Program: Slooper Society; Stoughton Norwegian Dancers; Norwegian Knife Maker; "Norwegian Americans and WW1"
- 1:00 Potluck Luncheon. Bring a dish to share.
- Doors open at 12:00.
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting
- Kitchen Hosts: n/a
November 4, 2018 - Sunday - 11:30 am to 3:30 pm
- Program: Annual Norsk Høstfest - Fall Festival
- Kitchen Hosts: All Polar Star members
- Taste Traditional Norwegian Food; shop for Scandinavian gifts and jewelry.
- Polar Star Norwegian Choir
- Lefse and Krumkake demonstrations; Norwegian Craft demonstrations: rosemaling, Kolrosing, Jewelry, and knitting.
- Kitchen Hosts: all Polar Star Lodge members
November 17, 2018 - Saturday - seatings at 4:00 or 5:30 pm
- Program: Annual Norwegian Smorgasbord (carry outs available)
- Norway Community Center in Norway, Illinois
- Proceeds support the Norsk Museum Building Fund
- Advance tickets only; phone 815-343-5070
- Kitchen Hosts: All Cleng Peerson & Polar Star Lodge members; bring at least one dish to share
Sons of Norway:
The mission of Sons of Norway is to promote and preserve the heritage and culture of Norway, and to provide insurance and financial products to its members.