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:  
          January 2020      
  • Culture Programs and Medals

             See Activities and Culture

In celebration Sons of Norway's 125th anniversary, Polar Star is participating in a Virtual Walk from our meeting site in Montgomery IL to Minneapolis MN (401 miles), and then on to Hamar Norway, location of the 2020 International Convention (3984 additional miles), for a grand total of 4385 miles. You can count all kinds of activity such as walking, biking, swimming, and even miles tracked on your smart phone! If you have any record of your activities, you can count it back to November 1st. Contact Sports Director Jeri Lynn Baker for additional information.


  • Sports Medal Program   

    Virtual Bike Ride 2019 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:  

January 25-26, 2020 - Saturday & Sunday 
- Norge Ski Club Jump Tournament 
- 100 Ski Hill Road, Fox River Grove, IL 
- Saturday: Junior Olympic Qualifiers 
- Sunday: International Competition 12-4pm
- Contact Nancy Andersen for details

February 2, 2020 - Sunday   
- Program:  Penny Social Auction; bring your treasures for re-sale at auction! (25 cents per ticket); Also, Polar Star's Annual Norwegian Soup Cook off. Wear your Norwegian sweater. 
- 1:00 - 
Judging begins at 1:00 for your favorite Norwegian Soup. 
- 1:30 Pot Luck Luncheon 
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting
- Bring a few dozen cookies for the Barnebirke. Be sure to wrap by the dozen and label each package. No nuts please. 
- Kitchen Hosts: Karen Oswald     

March 1, 2020 - Sunday   
- Program: Vikings in Ireland     
- 1:30 Pot Luck Luncheon  
- Polar Star Monthly Meeting  
- Kitchen Hosts:  TBD   

March 22, 2020 - Sunday 3 p.m.   
- Polar Star Culture Event: "A Doll's House", play by Henrik Ibsen     
- Ravens Theatre, 6157 N. Clark Street, Chicago  
- Tickets $30; contact Barb Johnson.  

Additional Meetings and Events 


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