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:  
           August 2021     
  • Culture Programs and Medals

             See Activities and Culture

Our Sports Director has offered each of us several walking challenges for 2021.
Contact Sports Director Jeri Lynn Baker with questions or to register.


Contact Sports Director Jeri Lynn Baker for additional information.



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Polar Star members as of
January 2020

  • 70    

Current Events:  

September 12, 2021 - Sunday    
 Program:   Annual 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 Bakeri 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. 
​- Contact Nancy Andersen with volunteer shift and baked goods.

October 3, 2021 - Sunday 
- Program: Culture Showcase; Masse Moro Heritage presentation.    
- 1:30 Potluck Luncheon. Bring a dish to share.
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting   
- Kitchen Hosts:  Kitchen Committee   

November 7, 2021 - 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, Rosmaling, Jewelry, and knitting. Dulcimer demonstration.
- Kitchen Hosts:  all Polar Star Lodge members  

Additional Meetings and Events 


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