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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Polar Star members as of September 2018:
Thursdays until November 1, 2019
- Fox Valley Norwegian Choir rehearsal for our November Høstfest performance. Polar Star and friends singers needed.
- 7 pm at St. Olaf Church, Montgomery, IL.
- Weekly rehearsals until Høstfest; information to follow from our choir director, Doris Pittman.
November 3, 2019 - 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.
- Polar Star Norwegian Choir performance at 1:00.
- Lefse and Krumkake demonstrations; Norwegian Craft demonstrations: rosemaling, Kolrosing, Jewelry, and knitting.
- Kitchen Hosts: all Polar Star Lodge members
November 16, 2019 - Saturday - seatings at 3:30 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. Call 815-343-5070 to purchase
- Kitchen Hosts: All Cleng Peerson & Polar Star Lodge members; bring at least one dish to share
- Contact John Morrow (Cleng Peersen lodge) with volunteer shift.
December 8, 2019 - Sunday
- Program: Annual Family Juletrefest Celebration
- 1:00 Tree Trimming and gift exchange.
- 1:30 Pot Luck Luncheon
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting
- Kitchen Hosts: Polar Star Board
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.