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‘Tis the Season…for Engagements!

December 10, 2018

December is a busy month. Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanza all happen or start in December. High school and college students typically face end of quarter or semester exams. For some couples, December is also the month in which they get

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Celebrate the Holidays at the Ives

November 1, 2018

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center is excited to announce five family-friendly shows guaranteed to make your holiday season bright. So sit back and learn more about our three musical treats, two entertaining variety shows and a children’s play. Musical Treats for

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Holiday Parties: Turning Expectations into a Better Reality

September 27, 2018

As the weather turns cooler and the days shorten, many individuals, families and companies start planning year-end holiday parties. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a huge corporate function, here are a few thoughts to consider. Purposeful Parties

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Illuminating Masonic History

August 17, 2018

While museums may seem like fixed collections of artifacts, a lot goes on behind the scenes that patrons never see. At the Colonel James B. Ladd Museum and Charles Nelson Library, one ongoing task is making a thorough inventory of

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The Play’s the Thing: Sidekick Theatre

July 30, 2018

For the past year, patrons have enjoyed a variety of matinée entertainment at the Ives Auditorium, from musical groups to theatrical performances. Starting in 2018, we established a partnership with Sidekick Theatre—a relatively new theater company run by Brian Pekol

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The Second Wedding: Celebrating a New Journey

June 22, 2018

Are you getting married for the second time? Congratulations! The good news these days: choices for a second wedding are almost limitless. There are no rules about avoiding white dresses or having a father walk the bride down an aisle.

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Unearthing a Masonic Time Capsule

May 25, 2018

It was a brisk and sunny October morning in 1957 when the procession of Minnesota Masons, led by Knights Templar, traveled three blocks along Harvard Street in Minneapolis. They were there to witness the symbolic laying of the cornerstone for

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Decorate Your Wedding with Flowers

April 16, 2018

To some degree, most weddings include flowers. From bridal bouquets to aisle runners and reception centerpieces, flowers make a wonderfully fragrant and elegant decoration for any occasion. When incorporating flowers into your wedding designs, consider the following. Trends According to

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