The 2019 Entered Apprentice Degrees

The 2019 Entered Apprentice Degrees to be held on: Monday, July 8, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 7:00 P.M. Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 9:00 A.M. And if needed Saturday, July 27, 2019, at 9:00 A.M. The Entered Apprentice Degree will be conferred on...

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: WAIT Until DARK

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: WAIT Until DARK Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:30 P.M. Wait Until Dark is the kickoff show of the 63rd Attleboro Community Theatre Season.  Each year, Ezekiel Bates Lodge is invited to a V.I.P. showing of each of the theatre's 4 shows....

H.P. Lovecraft – 1,495th Regular Meeting

H.P. Lovecraft - 1,495th Regular Meeting Wednesday, September 18, 2019 Since the traditional September Official Visit was moved to October this year, we decided to move our traditional October Halloween inspired meeting to September. This month we will welcome D.W....

Masonic Con 2020

Masonic Con 2020 Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M. Donation requested to offset speaker travel fees. Tickets will be available this Fall ————————————————————————————————- Masonic Con 2020 Festive Board Saturday, April 18, 2020 7:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M....

Christmas in July 2019

Christmas in July 2019 and maybe a Regular Meeting if Needed Wednesday, July 17, 2019 6:00 P.M. The Haku (Chef in Hawaiian) will be preparing the islands top Pork offerings for your delight. $10pp Ladies always free. There may be a meeting at 7:00 P.M. depending on a...

Lodge Cookout – 1,494th Regular Meeting

Lodge Cookout - 1,494th Regular Meeting Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Meeting 6:30 P.M. Cookout to follow 7:00 P.M. ish Join us as we celebrate another successful year with a fine Barbecue with chicken, burgers, hot dogs and all of the sides.

5th Annual Chicken Challenge

5th Annual Chicken Wing Challenge Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM @The Boneyard Barbecue and Saloon 540 Central Ave Seekonk, Massachusetts Teams of 5 compete to eat as much BBQ or Buffalo chicken wing weight in 5 minutes as possible. The team with the most...

2019 Cigar Dinner Banquet

2019 Cigar Dinner Banquet Saturday, August 3, 2019 Hosted Social Hour 5:00 P.M. Dinner 6:00 P.M. This annual favorite is back for its 6th year, each year, a little better than the year before. Join us for an evening of laughs, good food, and amazing cigars. This event...

Ezekiel Bates Lodge Presents: The 2019 Military Dining In

Ezekiel Bates Lodge Presents: 2019 Military Dining In Saturday, November 16, 2019 4:00 P.M. Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. 71 North Main St Attleboro, Massachusetts This event is to honor our  Veterans who offered their lives to their country to protect their...

2019 Spring Cleanup of Larson Woodland

Larson Woodland 2019 Spring Cleanup Sunday, May 19, 2019 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM We are entering our 6th year as stewards of Larson Woodland. Over the years we have hauled countless bags of trash and junk from the small 3-acre property. We will be cleaning up as usual as...

The Barn Takeover – September Regular Meeting

The Barn Takeover - Nava Grotto September Regular Meeting Thursday, September 14th 2017 7:00 PM At the Barn Food and Spirits inside the New England Sports Village 1395 Commerce Way Attleboro, MA 02703 The September meeting will be held off site at the...

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: Play On

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: Play On Directed by Jeanne Smith & Assisted by Megan Ruggiero Wednesday, October 4th 2017 7:00 PM The Attleboro Community Theatre kicks off its 61st Season with the play Play On.   Play On! is the hilarious story of a...

Organ Donation Awareness Day

Organ Donation Awareness Day October 14th 2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Everyday 22 people die waiting for an organ. Only 52% of Americans are Organ Donors, Only 3 of ever 1000 die in a way that allows their organs to be donated. These are some of the horrifying...

Nicholas Spear – Preserving our Past

In 1950, Freemasonry was on the rise, there were over 3.6 Million Americans Freemasons. One of those Masons was a Boston man by the name of Nicholas Spear. At the age of 37 he sought to join Freemasonry, he made his application to Loyalty Lodge in Jamaica...

148th Installation of Officers

Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. 148th Installation of Officers Saturday, September 30th 2017 2:00 PM Join us as we install our officers for the 148th year. Much more information to come! Reserve your seat today!

Sun Worship, Freemasons and the Stone Chambers of New England

Sun Worship, Freemasons and the Stone Chambers of New England Presented by: David Brody At Masonic Con 2016 April 23rd 2016 David S. Brody is a Boston Globe best-selling fiction writer and author of seven novels. A graduate of Tufts University and Georgetown Law...

Masonic Con 2017 – Freemasonry and the Higher Man

Freemasonry and the Higher Man Presented by: Brother Angel Millar Presented April 29th 2017 Angel Millar is the author of The Crescent and the Compass: Islam, Freemasonry, Esotericism and Revolution in the Modern Age (2015), Freemasonry: Foundation of the Western...

Wheaton Whims 2017

Wheaton Whims 2017 April 19th 2017 Ezekiel Bates Lodge held its first Spouses Appreciation night for their meeting in April. The evening started off with an outstanding dinner prepared by Ms. Melissa Twitchell. The lodge hired the world renowned acapella ladies group...

Masonic Con 2017 – Masonic Pub Crawl

Masonic Con 2017 - Masonic Pub Crawl Presented By: Right Worshipful Brother Robert Johnson of Waukegan Masonic Lodge #78 Right Worshipful Brother, Robert Johnson a Freemason out of the 1st Northeast District of Illinois, belonging to several appendant bodies and...

Food and Friends

Sat, May 20th 2017, Ezekiel Bates Lodge returned to the Hebron Food Pantry's "Food and Friends" kitchen to serve lasagna again to the less fortunate of Attleboro. The night before, a small gathering of Brothers and one member's wife assembled to prepare five large...

Chicken Wing Champions….Finally

Chicken Wing Champions Two years ago Ezekiel Bates Lodge started a chicken eating challenge fundraiser brain child of Worshipful Dave Thompson. The first was in the Summer of 2014 when a team of Brothers from the Westchester-Putnam 2nd District of New York swooped in...

John Michael Greer

John Michael Greer Last fall Brother Aaron Chauncey attended a Greg Kaminsky Lecture at the Hermetic Arts Center in Salem, Massachusetts. When the lecture was completed, Aaron wanting to support the center, picked up the book "Inside a Magic Lodge" one of Brother...

Expo of the Senses 2017 (Civil War Monument Com.)

Expo of the Senses 2017 June 10th 2017 Noon to 5:00 PM In Partnership with the Civil War Monument Committee and the Attleboro Cultural Council The Providence Brigade Band a Civil War Period Band that captures the music of the time on period instruments We will also...

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: Boys Next Door

Masonic Theatre Night Presents: Boys Next Door Wednesday May 3rd 2017 7:30 PM Open to Masons and their Guests This is a VIP Free show Directed by Kelli Tallman Assisted by Doug Greene   Attleboro Community Theatre closes it’s 60th season with “The Boys Next Door”...

How to Join Tall Cedars

How to Join Tall Cedars So, you have decide to follow the wooded path through King Hiram of Tyre's land and become Tall Cedar of Lebanon. Your quest is admirable and begins with an application. Tall Cedars Application The application can be brought with you or emailed...

Alchemy & Transformation 2017

Alchemy & Transformation 2017 Presented by: Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. July 29th 2017 1:00 PM 71 North Main St. Attleboro, Massachusetts On Saturday, July 29th, Ezekiel Bates Lodge and Lvmen Scientiae will host a day of talks on the subject of Alchemy...

4th Annual Relay for Life Breakfast

4th Annual Relay for Life Breakfast Saturday, June 10th 2017 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM North Attleboro High School Concession Stand 472 Landry Avenue North Attleboro, Massachusetts Breakfast will be: Pancakes, Sausage and Scrambled Eggs Plates are $5.00 per person Survivors...

Attleboro Freemasons Honor the City’s Jewelry Past

Attleboro Freemasons Honor the City’s Jewelry Past Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. has been in downtown Attleboro for close to 150 years and had many of Attleboro’s Jewelry executives become Freemasons. From the early days of Horton, Angell, Blackington and Crosby...

Larson Woodland Spring Cleanup 2017

Larson Woodland Spring Cleanup 2017 Saturday April 15th 2017 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM It is that time of year again, where we haul trash and debris from the Woodland. This is our 4th year cleaning the Woodland up, and we have a pretty good hang of it now. All are welcome to...

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon

Massasoit Forest #91 Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America As of May 11th 2017 will be meeting at the Attleboro Masonic Building. Come learn more at Masonic Con on 4/29/2017 Questions? jalawsoniii@gmail.com Check back soon for more to come Bring an application to...

Nava Grotto Dues

Nava Grotto Dues Below is the link to pay your Grotto Dues Online Nava Grotto Dues 2018 2018 Dues $45.00 USD 2018 Dues with Lantern $95.00 USD

How to Join Nava

                                                                                     How to Join Nava Joining the Mason's Playground is a step down the rabbit hole of fun... Step one:  Fill out the Application Grotto Application When Finished email it...

2017 Veterans Grave Flag Placement

2017 Veterans Grave Flag Placement Thursday May 18th2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM St. Stephens Cemetery On South Main St and Tiffany St. in Attleboro Entrance is on Tiffany St. In cooperation with the Attleboro Veterans Department we will be placing American Flags at the...

Freemasonry in the 21st Century

Freemasonry in The 21st Century By Don Bradley Native Planet Books 1991 "Freemasonry in the 21rst Century" holds a unique place amongst masonic esoteric literature. Online research will reveal that this title is both highly lauded and deeply reviled by those that seek...

Ezekiel Bates Brotherhood Fund

Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. Brotherhood Fund As a Mason, there is no greater feeling than helping a worthy Brother in need. This Fund has been set up for just this purpose. The money donated will be set aside in a different account and to be used to help...

Inside a Magical Lodge

Inside a Magical Lodge By John Michael Greer Lvmen Scientiae Book of the Quarter February 2017-May 2017 You can find the Facebook discussion Here Inside a Magical Lodge by John Michael Greer reveals what has been hidden for centuries: the true secrets of what happens...

Lvmen Scientiae Presents: An Introduction to Tarot

Lvmen Scientiae Presents: An Introduction to Tarot Presented by Brother Greg Kaminsky Saturday, July 8th 2017 7:00 Ezekiel Bates Lodge 71 North Main Street, Attleboro Greg Kaminsky again will visit Lvmen Scientiae and discuss the Tarot. The history, the uses, and...

Past Master’s Jewel Comes Home

Past Master's Jewel Comes Home In December, Worshipful Andy Eldridge, Master of Pilgrim Lodge in Harwich, Ma messaged our Facebook page having found a Past Master's Jewel from Ezekiel Bates Lodge for sale on Etsy. After a few discussions with the seller, we were able...

3rd Annual Chicken Wing Challenge

3rd Annual Chicken Wing Challenge Saturday, July 15th 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Boneyard Barbecue and Saloon 540 Central Ave Seekonk, Massachusetts Teams of 5 compete to eat as much BBQ chicken wing weight in 5 minutes as possible. The team with the most weight...

4th Annual Cigar Banquet

4th Annual Cigar Banquet Saturday, August 5th 2017 5:00 PM Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. 71 North Main St Attleboro, Massachusetts Prime Rib Feast Cigars provided by: Brennan's Smoke Shops This year we have added entertainment! Grandma Martha will be joining us...

Ezekiel Bates Lodge Goes to the Soup Kitchen 2017

Ezekiel Bates Lodge Helps at the Soup Kitchen 2017 Saturday May 20th 2017 9:00 AM - 12-00 PM Centenary Church 39 North Main St Attleboro, Ma Under the direction of Brother Aaron Chauncey our Service Officer, we will again be volunteering our services to cook, serve...

Chicken Wing Challenge New York 2017

Chicken Wing Challenge New York 2017 Saturday, May 6th 2017 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Westchester Skating Academy 91 Fairview Park Dr Elmsford, New York The Chicken team of Ezekiel Bates Lodge looks for revenge after losing the last 3 challenges to the 2nd Westchester-Putnam...

Masonic Field Trip – John Brown House

Masonic Field Trip - John Brown House John Brown a member of St. John's Lodge #1 Providence, was one of the brothers behind the Gatspee Burning during the Revolutionary War. He was also a Brother. His 1772 house is open for tours on Saturdays. We can carpool from...

2017 Attleboro Winter Festival (Fried Oreo Extravaganza)

2017 Attleboro Winter Festival *The National Weather Service indicates that heavy rain should be coming in between 9-10PM. Fog and "nuisance mist" will arrive between 4-9PM. The wind will be around 5-10mph with gusts of 20-25 mph. Attleboro's Winter Night Festival...

The Masonic Memorial Service

The Masonic Memorial Service Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother’s family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has...

2017 Batsies Award Banquet – 1,471st Regular Meeting

2017 Batsie Awards - 1,471st Regular Meeting Wednesday May 17th 2017 Dinner at 6:00 pm Business meeting at 7:00 pm Awards Banquet to follow. This is our 3rd year for our Batsie Awards. It gives us the chance to recognize those in the lodge and out for their hard work...

Facebook 101 For Lodges

Facebook 101 for Lodges Saturday, January 28th 2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. 71 North Main Street Attleboro, MA Attire is Business Casual  This is a free event for Ambassadors, Secretaries, Membership Committees and anyone else who may...

Ladies Appreciation Night – 1,470th Regular Meeting

Ladies Appreciation Night – 1,470th Regular Meeting Wednesday, April 19th 2017 Dinner at 6:00 PM Business Meeting at 7:00 PM Free and Open Program performed Wheaton Whims to follow The Wheaton Whims have been an A Capella singing group since 1947 at Wheaton College in...

Ryan Flynn – Masonic Art – 1,469th Regular Meeting

Brother Ryan Flynn - Masonic Art Wednesday, March 15th 2017 Dinner at 6:00 PM Business Meeting at 7:00 PM Lecture to Follow Michelangelo's masterpiece in the Vatican has been called "the greatest piece of Christian art in the world." Yet the artist filled his work...

Masonic Funeral Service

Masonic Funeral Service is a solemn and reflective time when masons gather in public and in prayer to bid godspeed to a departed Brother and offer support to the Brother's family. If a member of your family was a Master Mason and has recently passed, please fill out...

Masonic Artifacts – 1,467th Regular Meeting

Worshipful Keith MacKinnon Presents Masonic Artifacts - 1,467th Regular Meeting Wednesday, January 18th 2016 Dinner at 6:00 PM Business Meeting at 7:00 PM Free and Open Lecture to follow Bro. MacKinnon has been a member of the craft since 1983. He was first Master of...

Masonic Theatre Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

Masonic Theatre Presents: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! 7:00 PM Wednesday November 30th Free to Masons and their Guests. Was a book written by Barbara Robinson in 1971. It tells the story of Imogene, Claude, Ralph, Leroy, Ollie, and Gladys, six delinquent children...

The Great Fire in Boston

The Great Fire in Boston Destruction of the Winthrop House and Freemason’s Hall From “The Boston Evening Transcript” ~ April 4, 1864 Boston’s prominent Newspaper ~ 1830-1941 Last night, about 12 o’clock, fire was discovered in a closet under the second flight of...

The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts

The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts 1733 ~ 1933 R.W. Frederick W. Hamilton ~ Grand Secretary In 1723 there came to Boston a young man of 26 named Henry Price, a member of some Lodge not now known but probably in London. He had a deep interest in Masonry and on...

1st Joint Meeting – 1,466th Regular Communication

1st Joint Meeting - 1,466th Regular Communication December 21st 2016 By Dispensation of the Grand Master of Masons of Massachusetts Harvey J. Waugh Meeting to be Held at: 2115 Broad St Cranston, Rhode Island 6:00 pm St. John's #1P Business Meeting Dinner to follow...

Polar Plunge 2017

Polar Plunge 2017 Saturday, March 4th 2017 10:00 am -1:00 pm For the 3rd year in a row members of Ezekiel Bates Lodge and other lodges in the 16th Masonic District will be taking the plunge to raise money for Heller's Angels a local organization of the Massachusetts...

Tri-State Gathering

Tri-State Gathering Saturday, October 29th 2016 Festivities begin at 4:00 pm The Tri-State Gathering is a completely social event between St. John's Lodge #1 Providence, Ancient York Lodge #87 Nashua and Ezekiel Bates Lodge Attleboro. The event is designed to build...

Lvmen Scientiae Presents: WHY the i

Lvmen Scientiae Presents: WHY the i A lecture by Jim Pecora Saturday November 19th 2016 Social Hour 6:00 pm Lecture begins at 7:00 pm Edutainer Jim Pecora is an amateur Geologist, rock enthusiast, Photographer, Native American historian, Artist, Writer, &...

9th Annual Friends and Family Thanksgiving Dinner

We again come together for the 9th time for our annual Thanksgiving Dinner while spending quality time with our friends and families before the hectic holiday season kicks off. Sunday, November 13th 2016 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm As in the past we ask everyone to bring a side...

Veteran’s Day Tribute to the American Flag

In honor of Veterans Day A special tribute to the American flag Hope chapter #41 and Ezekiel Bates Lodge 71 north main street, Attleboro The tribute will be presented by: The National Sojourners of Connecticut A dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. $7.00 per person...

Opioid/Drug Awareness Day

Opioid/Drug Awareness Day Saturday, October 15th 2016 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm This year in lieu of our traditional open house, members of Ezekiel Bates Lodge have decided to give back to the community and host an Opioid/Drug Awareness day. This event is open to families to...

2016-2017 Installation of Officers

2016-2017 Installation of Officers Thursday, September 22nd 2016 7:00 pm Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. 71 North Main St Attleboro, Ma 02703 Large Collation to follow Facebook Event Page

Lodge of Research Fall Communication

Lodge Of Research Fall Communication and Installation of Officers Saturday, September 10th 2016 At Ezekiel Bates Lodge 71 North Main St Attleboro, Ma 02703 Breakfast will be at 9:00 am Eggs, Bacon and French Toast All you can eat for $5 Lodge opens at 10:00 am Agenda:...

Operation Attleboro – 1,465th Regular Meeting

Operation Attleboro - 1,465th Regular Communication Wednesday, November 16th 2016 Dinner at 6:00 pm ($10 PP - Veterans eat Free) Closed Business Meeting at 7:00 pm Lecture to follow Lecture open to the public This month 50 years ago there was a operation named after...

The Codex Gigas – 1,464th Regular Meeting

Right Worshipful Peter Iacobucci Presents: The Codex Gigas - 1,464th Regular Meeting Wednesday, October 19th 2016 Dinner at 6:00 pm (fill out the contact form below for Reservations) Business meeting at 7:00 pm Lecture to follow Lecture will be open to Non-Masons and...

Hebron Soup Kitchen Help Day

We will be joining Brother Aaron  Chauncey for the morning and helping run the soup kitchen. Saturday, August 6 at 8 AM - 12 PM   Centenary United Methodist Church 39 N Main St, Attleboro, MA 02703  

Official Visit – 1,463rd Regular Meeting

1,463rd Regular Meeting We begin our 147th year with our annual official visit of Right Worshipful Chris Lindsay and his suite. Our Traveling Gavel will also be up for grabs at the meeting. Dinner at 6:00 pm Business Meeting at 7:00 pm Receive the Suite at 8:00 pm...

Zoo Moon Fried Oreo Extravaganza

This year Ezekiel Bates Lodge will be Frying up some of our world famous Oreos at Capron Parks Zoo Moon. July 20, 2016 4-9 PM Avoid the lines!  Purchase your Zoo Moon tickets in the Zoo Gift Shop starting MAY 15 $6/adult $4/child (age 3-12) At Capron Park Zoo 201...

Masonic Con 2017

Masonic Con 2017 Admission is FREE and the event is open to Friends and Families Can't make it? Subscribe to our YouTube Channel to see exclusive videos! Who is coming? Lvmen Scientiae Angel Millar Robert Johnson and the Whence Came You Podcast Richard Cassaro Ryan...

The 2016 Ultimate Freemasonry Survey

Brother Jon Ruark, a member of the Grand Lodge of Virginia and the Masonic Roundtable podcast is conducting a survey to gain some insight into the craft and its members.   Why do some brothers stay while others leave?  Why are some lodges thriving while others have...

Nava Grotto Presents: Feast of Adam’s Rib

The Feast of Adam's Rib is a multi course meal dedicated to the amazing women in our lives. Not your Grandfather's Table Lodge, join us for a night of food, drink and song. We promise you will not forget this event! Spouses are encouraged, in fact the feast is...

2016 Massachusetts/Rhode Island Masonic Con

2016 Massachusetts/Rhode Island Masonic Con Graciously Sponsored by: Ezekiel Bates Lodge A.F. & A.M. & Nava Grotto Share the event with your friends by inviting them to join the event page below. Facebook Event Page This event is open to the public and Masons...

2nd Annual Chicken Wing Challenge

July 16th 2016 1:00 pm Teams of 5 compete to eat as much chicken in 5 minutes as possible. Winning team picks the charity we donate to, and gets the bragging rights! Team entry fee $100 ...

Relay For Life Breakfast

For our 3rd year in a row, we will be donating, cooking and serving breakfast to the teams at the Greater Attleboro Relay for Life. We will meet at 6:00 am Breakfast is $5.00 Free for survivors 100% of money taken in goes to the Relay for Life!

10th Annual 10 Mile River Clean Up

May 21st 2016 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Help us clean the River and shores around Attleboro Ezekiel Bates Lodge will be making it's 3rd appearance at the river clean up. Last year we were awarded with largest pile which we hope to get again. If interested in joining us...

3rd Annual Cigar Banquet

Saturday, August 6th 2016  Social Hour at 5:00 pm Prime Rib Dinner at 6:00 pm Cigars provided by: FaceBook Event Page Tickets $50 If you want to split it up, buy a Dinner ticket this month and a Cigar ticket next month! Dinner Only $25 Cigars Only...

Nero Ravenholt – Winter Revel

at 10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Saturday, February 6, 2016 Attleboro Masonic Building 71 North Main St Attleboro, Ma *From the Nero Ravenholt Web Site* Since its inception in 1989, NERO Mass has been providing live action roleplaying adventures in the world of Tyrra. Here you...

Annual Official Visit – 1,454th Regular Meeting

Join us for the final Official Visitation at Ezekiel Bates Lodge for our District Deputy Grand Master Right Worshipful Heath VerBurg Lodge will open on 1st degree all Mason’s Welcome Dinner at 6:00 pm Reservations a Must! Lodge Opens at 7:00 pm DDGM Received at 8:00...