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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  • Current Newsletter:  
         July 2019  
  • Culture Programs and Medals

             See Activities and Culture


  • Sports Medal Program   

    Virtual Bike Ride from Lillihammer to Bergen (363 miles) to earn the Sykkelmerke biking cultural medal.
    Contact Sports Director Jeri Lynn Baker 

    for additional information. 

    Polar Star Virtual Walk 2018-2019: the Camino de Santiago 486 mile journey. Contact Sports Director Jeri Lynn Baker for additional information.    


  • Polar Star on Facebook:
    Find the "Group" Polar Star Lodge.



Polar Star members as of September 2018:

  • 98  

Current Events:  

June - September, 2019  
- 1-5 pm, Saturdays and Sundays  
- Norsk Museum in Norway, Illinois  
- Docent volunteers needed; contact Steve Tanda  Hosts: All Memberss

August 4, 2019 - Sunday   
- Program:  Polar Star Family Picnic and Grillmat (barbecue)  
- 1:30 Potluck Indoor Polse Grillmat Piknik Luncheon 
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting
Kitchen Hosts:  NEEDED

September 8, 2019 - Sunday   
- Program:   Scandinavian Festival    
- Vasa Park in South Elgin, 10 am - 6 pm
- Set-up 9 am  

- Program: Scandinavian Festival Waffle Making; Polar Star Bakery and Flea Market booth 
- All Members:  Start baking (and freezing) your favorite Norwegian baked goods to sell in our booth, and look for Norwegian collectibles at garage sales to re-sell in our "Loppemarked" (flea market). We will be baking Norwegian Vaffler with Lingonberries on site, as well as selling pre-packaged baked goods and Norwegian knit items and collectibles. 

September 12, 2019 - Thursday   
- 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.  

Additional Meetings and Events 


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