Pythian Events

Grand Lodge encourages Subordinate Lodges and Districts to submit ALL of their events. Events are listed in chronological order. All events are listed below. You may also browse grand lodge events only and other events only.

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All Requests for Postings to the Pythian Events Calendar MUST Be made via email to Executive Secretary to the Grand Chancellor.

The proposed posting MUST include date, time (start and end time where known), and title of event, event location (including street address), event sponsor (lodge, district, grand lodge, pythian charity, etc.), contact person (phone and email), any costs or fees, whether event is public, Pythian-only (closed), or limited to Pythians and spouses/guests. You may submit a flyer in PDF format that will be linked to the event. All events subject to approval of the Grand Chancellor.

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Grand Lodge, Other Events, Districts & Lodges Calendar

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
New City Orangetown Lodge No. 854 40th Anniversary Brunch
at Mount Fugi, 296 Old Route 17, Hillburn, NY 10926
Cost: $60.00 per person. Anyone interested in attending should contact PACDGC Steve Gold (845) 597-5141.

Monday, April 3, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Grand Council Meeting (By Invitation ONLY)
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580
upcoming dates: May 1 & June 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Grand Lodge ACS Committee meeting
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580
Call PGC Steven Kohn for details at (718) 743-3483 or email pythian109@optonline.net

Saturday & Sunday, April 8 & 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shake-A-Can to Support Pythian Diabetes Research Association - Volunteers Needed
at Vegas Diner, 1619 86th St, (Bensonhurst) Brooklyn NY 11214.
For more information contact PDGC Stuart Teicher at (347) 517-5752 or Jeffrey Freese (646) 623-7368. Please continue to check Pythian Events for more Shake-A-Can events as they get posted (posted 2016-11-29)

Thursday, April 13, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Mid-Island Lodge #828 presents the Red Jacket to Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz and Grand Secretary Marc Bochner
15 West Carl Street, Hicksville, NY 11801
Contact Chancellor Commander Micheal DiBlasio (917)-744-2159 for any additional information.

Saturday & Sunday, April 15 & 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shake-A-Can to Support Pythian Diabetes Research Association - Volunteers Needed
at Vegas Diner, 1619 86th St, (Bensonhurst) Brooklyn NY 11214.
For more information contact PDGC Stuart Teicher at (347) 517-5752 or Jeffrey Freese (646) 623-7368. Please continue to check Pythian Events for more Shake-A-Can events as they get posted (posted 2016-11-29)

Monday, April 17, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
46th District Past Chancellors' Association
at Fillmore Realty, Batchelder Street and Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY (Enter from the parking lot through the rear of the building.)
Upcoming District Meeting: May 15, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Neptune Temple No. 190 Pythians Sisters Dinner & Fashion Show
at Gargiulio's Restaurant, 2911 W. 15th Street, Coney Island
Featuring gowns by Alta Moda of Merrick.
$45/ person. Proceeds to be shared by many worthy charitable organizations
Reservations: Susan Triguero: (718) 332-0195 or Myra Schwartz: (917) 733-9939.
Download the flyer (updated 2017-02-09: dated changed from 4/20).

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Humanitarian Fund Meeting
at Parkside Chapels, 98-60 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, NY 11374

Friday, April 21, 2017, 7:00-9:30 p.m.
Dinner Honoring Deputy Grand Chancellor Steve Cohan (Open)
at Lobster Box Restaurant, 34 City Island Avenue, City Island, NY 10464 (718) 885-1952
Cost: $45.00 person (OPEN to wives and friends). Contact Randy Silverman (347) 427-7977 or Doug Handler 7(18) 671-8859. Download the flyer.

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Genesis Lodge #64 RADIO BINGO
at Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
$15pp members; non-members $25pp. payable to "Alpha-Genesis" & mail to Lowell Goldberg, 1462 E 70th St, Brooklyn, NY 11234 (718) 531-6726. Bring your own food. Nosh, soda, ice, paper goods & utensils, coffee & cake supplied. Download the flyer.

Sunday, April 23, 2017, 10:00 a.m.
Past Grand Chancellors Meeting
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580
Bagels and Coffee will be served. Advise Jerry Berns if you cannot attend.

Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
2nd District Deputy Dinner honoring Grand Chancellor Avery Marder
at Fort Hamilton Army Base
$60pp. Attendees must RSVP by April 1 to PACDGC Alex Needelman (Anyone not on list will not be passed by security.)

Monday, April 24, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
72nd District Meeting
at Street School Community Center. New City, NY
Upcoming District Meetings: May 15 and June 19 (convention), 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Assistant Chief Deputy Grand Chancellor Bill Cohen's Homecoming at Genesis Lodge #64 (Open)
Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229

Sunday, April 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Rochester Jay Lodge #639 hosts Golden Spur Presentation and Brunch
at Jewish Home of Rochester, 2021 Winton Road S, Rochester, NY
Pythians $5pp. Watch this site for more details. For more information contact PDGC Mort Stein (585) )381-5964.

Monday, May 1, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Grand Council Meeting (By Invitation ONLY)
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580
upcoming date: June 5, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Grand Lodge Membership Committee Meeting (Open to any Pythian)
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580
All Chancellor Commanders, and Membership chairmen from all lodges are requested to attend this vital committee meeting. This meeting is open to all Pythians.
Please contact GP David Stanger if any questions.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
New City Orangetown Lodge #854 Annual Scholarship Night (OPEN)
at Ramapo Senior Center, (Ramapo Lodge's castle hall), 319 Haverstraw Road, Suffern, NY.
Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding high school seniors from various Rockland County high schools going on to college, who excelled in academics and provided community service. The recipients also have written an essay on the tenets of the Knights of Pythias -- Fraternity Charity Benevolence.

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
United Queens #175 Jacket and Tie Knight; Winter Jacket to Junior PC - Tie to GC Sheldon Blitz (OPEN)
at American Legion Post #131, 10-20 Clintonville Street, Whitestone, NY 11357 (between 10th and 11th Avenues).
Collation at 7:00 p.m.; Meeting 8:00 p.m. For info, contact PCDGC Sir Joseph Robinson (646) 270-6285.

Friday, May 12, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge #613 Night of the Shield to GC Sheldon Blitz (CLOSED)
at Midwood Masonic Hall, 1348 E. 64th St, Brooklyn
Pre-Meeting Dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($5pp FDR Members; non-members $10 payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation)
For more information, contact PACDGC Corey Bearak, Bearak@me.com or (718) 343-6779.

Saturday, May 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Grand Chancellor's Dinner honoring Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz and Grand Secretary Marc Bochner
at Temple Avodah, 3050 Oceanside Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Black Tie optional -- Business Attire Required. $125/person $245/couple. For more information, contact PCDGC Jerry Bale, (718) 336-5955. RSVP by April 28 (516) 739-5000. Download the
invite and rsvp card.

Saturday & Sunday, May 13 & 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shake-A-Can to Support Pythian Diabetes Research Association - Volunteers Needed
at Vegas Diner, 1619 86th St, (Bensonhurst) Brooklyn NY 11214.
For more information contact PDGC Stuart Teicher at (347) 517-5752 or Jeffrey Freese (646) 623-7368. Please continue to check Pythian Events for more Shake-A-Can events as they get posted (posted 2016-11-29)

Monday, May 15, 2017, 7:00 - 11:00 p.m.
3rd District Deputy dinner honoring Deputy Grand Chancellor Arthur Getzel (OPEN)
at the East Meadow Jewish Center, 1400 Prospect Avenue, East Meadow, NY
$55 per person. Make checks payable to "3rd Pythian District" and include names of attendees and Lodge with remittances. Contact CDGC Robert Banks (631)327-2960 for additional details.

Monday, May 15, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
46th District Past Chancellors' Association
at Fillmore Realty, Batchelder Street and Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY (Enter from the parking lot through the rear of the building.)

Monday, May 15, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
72nd District Meeting
at Street School Community Center. New City, NY
Upcoming District Meetings: June 19 (convention at Temple, Greenwood Lake), 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Rex Lodge #551 presents Swords of Defense (OPEN)
at Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Dinner at 7:00 p.m., followed by Swords of Defense program. RSVP REQUIRED to Marty Fasting (718) 338-5620.

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Salaam and Habibi Temples DOKK honor GC Sheldon Blitz
Ayhan's, 550 Sunrise Highway, Baldwin
Buffet Brunch, $30 per person. Members of Salaam Temple should make their reservations with Alex Needelman. Members of Habibi Temple should contact Roger Siegel. All others contact Steven Kohn at (646) 258-3042

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Genesis Lodge #64 Presents the Gavel to Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz (Closed)
Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
North Shore Lodge #824 Hosts Homecoming for CDGC Robert Banks (Open)
at American Legion Hall, 10-20 Clintonville Street, Whitestone, NY 11357 (between 10th and 11th Avenues).
Dessert and Coffee Collation. (October 27, 2016: date changed from May 23, 2017)

Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Genesis Lodge #64 host 3 in 1 Rank (Closed)
Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
All Lodges are invited to have members take the ranks. If you have Pythians coming you must email to Genesis Lodge Recording Secretary Errol Lewis the name of each member and advise they have paid their dues and are eligible to take the ranks. Without a letter they will not be allowed to take the ranks. Any further questions please contact Errol Lewis.

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Humanitarian Luncheon
at Temple Avodah, 3050 Oceanside Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Ad deadline April 14, 2016: Gold Page $500 (includes 8 tickets to Luncheon); Silver Page $250 (includes 4 tickets to Luncheon); Full Page $125 (includes 2 tickets to Luncheon); 1/2 page $75 (includes 1 ticket to Luncheon).

Monday, June 5, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Grand Council Meeting (By Invitation ONLY)
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580

Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
New City Orangetown Lodge #854 Installation of Officers by DGC Steven Cohan
at Street School Community Center, Zuckor Road, New City, NY.
Details on collation & open/closed meeting to follow

Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
DGC Steven Cohan installs the officers of Yorktown Lodge #859 (OPEN)
at Unitarian Meeting Hall, 1698 Strawberry Road, Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
Dinner will be served prior to installation at 7:00. p.m.

Wednesday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
Diabetes Research Association Meeting (All Invited)
at GL HQ, Grand Lodge, 71 S. Central Avenue, Suite PH1, Valley Stream NY 11580.
Open to any Pythian. Contact Diabetes Research Association Secretary PACDGC Roy Triguero.

Friday, June 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Crier's Lodge #651 hosts Homecoming for Grand Chancellor Sheldon Blitz (Closed)
at Ancient Order of Hibernians Hall, 2750 Gerritsen Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11229
Ceremonies begin at 8:30 p.m. following Pre- meeting dinner at 7:30 p.m. Due to limited space, this meeting will be closed. Watch this site for further details as they become available. For more information, contact Fred Greenberg (347) 452-1223.

Saturday June 10, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
American Cancer Society RELAY FOR LIFE
at MCU Park, Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY
Save the date. Watch this site for additional details. All Pythians are invited to participate in the Relay For Life. For more information, contact PGC Steven Kohn at pythian109@optonline.net or (646) 258-3042. Register here [2017-01-18: changed date from June 3]

Saturday June 10, 2017, 5:00 - 1100 p.m.
American Cancer Society RELAY FOR LIFE
at POB Middle School, 121 Central Park Road, Plainview, NY
Save the date. Watch this site for additional details. All Pythians are invited to participate in the Relay For Life. For more information, contact GS Marc Bochner at mailto:gsnykop@gmail.com or (516) 739-5000. Register here

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 8:00 a.m.
Camp Sunrise Walk
at Wheatley Heights, New York
More information to come

Sunday, June 11, 2017, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Wendell Willkie Lodge #473 72nd Anniversary Luncheon
at Sea Shore Restaurant & Marina, 591 City Island Avenue, City Island, New York 10464
Cost: Non-Members $55 per person; Members of Wendell Willkie Benevolent Association $25 per person/ $50 per couple. Payment must be made by May 31, 2017. Checks payable to: Wendell Willkie Benevolent Association. Send checks to: Sir Lloyd Merson, 2133 Wallace Avenue, Apt. #516, Bronx, NY 10462. For information call (347) 293-7751. Download the invite.

Thursday, June 15, 2017, TBA
Testimonial for Grand Chief Eleene Schwartz
at TBA
Watch for more information.

Saturday & Sunday, June 17 & 18, 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shake-A-Can to Support Pythian Diabetes Research Association - Volunteers Needed
at Vegas Diner, 1619 86th St, (Bensonhurst) Brooklyn NY 11214.
For more information contact PDGC Stuart Teicher at (347) 517-5752 or Jeffrey Freese (646) 623-7368. Please continue to check Pythian Events for more Shake-A-Can events as they get posted (posted 2016-11-29)

Monday, June 19, 2017, 8:00 p.m.
72nd District Convention
at Temple, Greenwood Lake

Monday, June 19, 2017, TBD
46th District Friendship Dinner
Location to be announced

Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. (Open)
North Shore Lodge #824 Installation of Officers
at Location TBA (note may be open meeting, TBD)
Pre-meeting dinner precedes program at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 23, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
FDR Lodge #613 Annual Installation & Charitable & Scholarship Awards (open)
at FDR's Castle Hall @ Masonic Temple, 1348 E. 64th Street, Brooklyn, NY
The program takes place at 8:30 p.m. after a pre-meeting dinner at 7:00 p.m. ($5pp FDR Members; non-members $10 payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation). For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 12:00 noon
Yankees Old Timer's Day
at Yankee Stadium
Sponsored by The William D. Wernicoff Children's Foundation of Esquire Goodfellowship Lodge #
$80 per ticket, $75 each with the purchase of 4 or more tickets.Tickets include admission to the stadium and all the food you can eat from two hours before the game starts all the way through the final out of the bottom of the 5th inning.
Contact PDGC Keith Karon kisskk66@icloud.com or PCDGC Brian Kohn Bskohn@aol.com if you are interested.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Grand Lodge Convention
Honors Haven Resort, 1195 Arrowhead Road, Ellenville, NY
For more information, download this brochure.

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Grand Lodge Convention
Honors Haven Resort, 1195 Arrowhead Road, Ellenville, NY F
For more information, download this brochure.

Friday, June 30, 2017
Grand Lodge Convention
Honors Haven Resort, 1195 Arrowhead Road, Ellenville, NY
For more information, download this brochure.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
FDR Lodge #613 goes to Citifield for Mets v. Yankees to support Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation
at Citifield, Coca Cola Corner
$60 FDR members, $85 non-members payable to Kings-FDR Tolerance Foundation. For More information PACDGC Corey Bearak at (718) 343-6779 or Bearak@me.com.

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Grand Lodge Special Convention (tentative)
Location to be announced
Registration: 9:00 a.m. Opening 10:15 a.m.

Thursday, October 5, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Dine A Round
at Giardino Restaurant, 44-37 Douglaston Parkway, Douglaston, NY 11363
$35/ person. Menu includes Antipasto, Russo's Hand Rolled Meatballs, House Salad, Fried Zucchini, Zuppa sl Muzzels Pasta; Pasta Primavera or Penne with Volka Sauce Served Family Style; Choice of Entree: Chicken Marsala, Tilapia Oreganata or Eggplant Parmigiana (all served with mixed vegetables & roasted potatoes). Fruit & Cake. Served with Soft Drinks, Coffee and Tea.
RSVP by March 31, 2017 to DSC Craig Shink (347) 351-3251 or GMA David Stanger (718) 336-2533. Send check payable to "KoP Diabetes Research Association Inc." to David Stanger, 2400 East 3rd Street, Apt 222, Brooklyn, NY 11223 or Craig Shink, 61-23 255th Street, Little Neck, NY 11362. (2017-04-02: changed from April 27)
Download the flyer.

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