Welcome to Monitor Lodge 218 – Sacramento

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Chartered April 8, 1912 in Sacramento, Monitor Lodge #218-Sacramento is a local lodge of the Vasa Order of America, a Fraternal Society originally established for the benefit of Swedish immigrants more than a century ago, but now dedicated to preserving and sharing our Swedish and Nordic culture and heritage.

At our meetings, you will find an opportunity to socialize with fellow members of Nordic roots sharing common history and interests.  Please check out our Calendar to find out more about our upcoming events and explore the rest of the website to learn more about the various things our Lodge has to offer.

Membership is open to men and women over 14 years of age of Nordic roots, (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish or Icelandic,) who would like to rediscover the traditions of their forefathers as well as those who are not of Nordic ancestry but are interested in Swedish and Nordic heritage and cultureClick here to learn more about joining our Lodge

We invite you to attend our monthly meetings and special events.  Youth and children under the age of fourteen are always welcome to participate in Monitor Lodge activities and there are often activities specifically tailored for them.

 

Last updated 08-28-2018

 

What's new?    We have revived our lodge lending library where you will find books in Swedish, books in English by Swedish authors and a few books about Sweden.  Contributions to the library are always welcome.

 

You can find our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MonitorLodgeSacramento

 

Last updated 01-11-2019

 

What events are coming up in the next few weeks?

 

Sunday, January 13th,will be the next Children's Club meeting at Lisa Rea's home.

 

We will be having our annual Pea Soup & Pancakes Friday, February 1st, 2019 along with a presentation on New Sweden's history in th e1600s.

 

March 1st will have us indulging in Corned Beef and Cabbage with a presentation on the founding of the Swedish community in Bishop Hill.

 

Last updated 01-11-2019

 

  • Please join us for

     “Pea Soup and Pancakes”

    Friday, February 1, 2019
    Monitor Lodge 218 at IooF Hall
    1831 Howe Ave, Sacramento, CA 95825

     5:30 pm  -  Social hour

    6:00 pm  -  Business meeting
     – includes electing
     2019 convention delegates and
     voting on Scholarship program guidelines

    6:30 pm  -  Cultural presentation starts
    New Sweden - program on the first
     Swedish settlement in Delaware in
     early 1600s” by Marilyn Jackson.

    7:00 pm  -  Dinner @ $10 per person

    Children under 12 free

    Legos will be available for th
    e kids and the young at heart

     We will be using our telephone tree
     to get a head count but please cal
    l or text Meribeth Bean at cell
     (916) 995-4965 or

    Chuck Johnson at cell (916) 501-9256
     if you don’t get a call and you
    plan to attend.  Email also
    OK (chuckj50@surewest.net)

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