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This website contains information about Oneida District Masonic activity- events, news, POCs, lodge and District POCs as well as DDGM and GL schedule for 2016-2017.

TRAVELING GAVEL – Currently Resides at Amicable Lodge, which meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday in Utica Masonic Hall.. Rules found here.

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Download 2016/2017 TRESTLEBOARD HERE with Master/Secretary List HERE.

LINKS – NYMASONS.ORG; Grand Lodge of New York Officers;  EMPIRE STATE MASONS; Hiram’s Highlights; MORI; Masonic Online Reading Course

RW Carl Klossner

District Deputy Grand Master, Oneida District

Old Forge, NY 13420



RW Jon Server

Grand Steward, Oneida District




RW Richard J. Kessler


Grand Lecturer of Masons

in the state of New York

ASK the GL (press link)

VW David Taylor Jr.

Assistant Grand Lecturer , Oneida District



VW William Bowen

Assistant Grand Lecturer , Oneida District


MW Jeffrey M. Williamson


Grand Master of Masons in the state of New York






September 23, 30;


Ziyara Shriners Friday Fish Frys in September.

Shriner Park, Halsey Road, Whitestown, NY

Choice of Fried or baked Fish, Fried Shrimp or Chicken Fingers with cole slaw with choice of French fries, baked potato or mac and cheese. Adults-11.75; Children-$6

September 23-7pm; September 24 -2pm or 7pm; September 25-2pm

Ziyara Shriners CIRCUS CIRCUS!!!!

Utica Memorial Auditorium

Adult - $16; Child with Adult - $6(1 with each adult)

Child Only - $12

Reserve ticket adult - $20;

Reserve Child with adult - $10 (1 with each adult)

Reserve Ticket child only - $16

Tickets at http://shop.ziyarashriners.com/category.sc?categoryId=26

Thursday September 22, 2016

Boonville-Uriel DDGM. Boonville, NY

Open at 7pm. Light refreshments afterwards

September 28, 2016

Sanger Lodge DDGM. Waterville, NY

September 30, 2016

LSOME Education. Utica Masonic Lodge,


October 1, 2016

Ziyara Shriners Sportsman Raffle

$20 per ticket for 20 chances for prize from $200 to $1000.

Drawing Party on October 1 at Shrine Park from 2pm to 5pm. 

October 4, 2016

Roman Hatheway Rendition of Grand Master Message. NOT Official Visitation

October 5, 2016

Grand Lecturer Convention for Oneida District.

Utica Masonic Hall.

October 9, 2016

8am to Noon

October 18, 2016

Amicable lodge DDGM Official Visitation

Utica Masonic Hall. Open at 5:30pm; Dinner at 6:30pm ($15 RSVP to Jim Nagy at nagyj@roadrunner.com). Rendition of GM message around 7:30pm.

October 19, 2016

Philanthropic #164 Official DDGM Visitation. Camden, NY

October 22 & 29

8am - Noon

Masonic Development Course, Part 1 on 22nd and part 2 on 29th.

Utica Masonic Hall.

October 26, 2016

Baron Steuben DDGM Official Visitation

October 30th, 2017

Daughters of the Nile

Harvest Bazaar

Utica Masonic Hal

Saturday November 5, 2016


FIRST Annual Masonic Curling Charity

Utica Curling Club; Clark Mills Rd, Whitestown, NY

Link to Flyer: pdf document; Word document

Team Entry & Signup Packages: pdf documents; WORD documents


November 12, 2016

200th Anniversary of Utica Lodge #47

RSVP to RW Ron White.

November 30, 2016

Oneida District Master and Secretary Meeting

October 15, 2016. 9:30am

Ziyara Shrine Adirondack Railroad Scenic Trip.

Open to everyone. $31 per person.

Leaves Union Station (Utica, NY) at 9:30am.

Entertainment on train with light refreshments.

Leave Thendera Station at 4:45pm and return Union Station around 7pm. Purchase tickets by October 7, 2016 at http://shop.ziyarashriners.com/product.sc?productId=146&categoryId=25

September 22nd - 25th

NYOSA Fall Session


Thursday of every month.


Widows of Shriners:

The Mosqueteers cordially  invite you to join them  for lunch at Kirby’s on  Commercial Drive

For more information, please call Marilyn Kane at 732-3991 or  Joyce Ebensperger

Oct 8th
Walk for Children With Dyslexia
Eastern Star Home & Campus

11th Annual Children’s Dyslexia Center


CNY Walk for Children With Dyslexia

When: Saturday— October 8, 2016

Where: Eastern Star Home & Campus

8280 State Route 69, Oriskany, NY 13424

Time:  9:30AM Registration — 10AM Start

Course: 3K & 5K Walk

Walk – a - thon forms may be picked up at:

Valley of Utica, AASR, 251 Genesee Street , Utica, NY 13501

or printed from their website www.aasruticany.com

Join them for a Chicken BBQ after the Walkathon!

Bottle & Can Drive/Bake Sale

Starting at 11AM until gone

$10 PP; Pre-orders Appreciated!

Call Steve Park at 315-369-6889

Oct 15th
Special One DayClass
Utica Masonic Hall

Nov 6th
Veterans & Awards Dinner
Daniele’s Restaurant

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Daniele’s Restaurant

620 Memorial Parkway; Utica, NY


This Year The Valley Will Be Combining The  Veterans And Award Dinners Due To A Busy Fall Schedule


Event Will Begin @ 2:30PM With Cash Bar Social Hour

3PM Deluxe Buffet

Followed By: Veterans Recognition

Past Presiding Officer Jewel Presentation

Special Awards


No Charge: AASR Veteran and Their Guest

$20 Per Person: Non-Veteran and Their Guest

$10 Per Person: Non AASR Veteran 

$15 for Their Guest


Reservation Required by October 27th

Make check payable to:

Valley of Utica, A.A.S.R

Or pay online at www.aasruticany.com

Nov 12th
Regional 32 Degree Day
Masonic Care Community Campus






































RW Norman M. McKnight (Suzanne)

District Deputy Grand Master – Herkimer District





RW Alan Daley

Grand Sword Bearer (Herkimer District)

269 North Road

Salisbury Center, NY 13454





VW Steven Esford

Assistant Grand Lecturer, Herkimer District







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