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.
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Contact Cultural Director Barb Johnson for additional information and details about the various Sons of Norway culture medals.
Refer to the January 2023 Polar Star Newsletter or contact Cultural Director Barb Johnson for information and details.
Polar Star members as of
October 1, 2023 - Sunday - 10:15 am
- Church service at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, celebrating their 135th anniversary. Wear your most festive Norwegian sweater or bunad.
- Polar Star's Norwegian Choir will be singing at the service. Come early at 8:30 for rehearsal.
- Immediately after the service, an anniversary "coffee" reception will be held in the Fellowship Hall. In honor of the event, please bring a Norwegian dessert to share.
October 8, 2023 - Sunday
- Join the Slooper Association at their annual meeting in the Norway, Illinois Community Center.
- The meeting will be followed by a dinner hosted by the Norsk Museum.
November 5, 2023 - Sunday - Noon to 3:30 pm
- Program: Annual Norsk Høstfest - Fall Festival
- Kitchen Hosts: All Polar Star members (arrive at 11:30)
- Taste Traditional Norwegian Food; shop for Scandinavian gifts and jewelry.
- Lefse and Krumkake demonstrations; Norwegian Craft demonstrations: rosemaling, Kolrosing, Jewelry, and knitting.
- Kitchen Hosts: all Polar Star Lodge members
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.