Masonic Lodge Tomalpin, Weston holds open night

Cessnock Gem and Mineral Club president Terry Stothard will be the guest speaker at Masonic Lodge Tomalpin's open night on September 18.

Cessnock Gem and Mineral Club president Terry Stothard will be the guest speaker at Masonic Lodge Tomalpin's open night on September 18.

Masonic Lodge Tomalpin at Weston will open its doors for its annual open night on Monday, September 18.

Members of the public are welcome to attend, especially men from Kurri Kurri and surrounding districts who may be interested in Freemasonry and the work it does in the community.

The topic for the evening will be gem-fossicking and lapidary. The guest speaker is lodge member Terry Stothard, who is also the president of Cessnock Gem and Mineral Club.

Mr Stothard will present a talk, and will have a display of stones in the rough as well as samples of jewellery created by lodge members.

The evening will also be an opportunity for men who are interested in freemasonry to explore the lodge room at Weston, and to meet members of the lodge and their partners.

A short talk on Freemasonry will be presented following the evening’s main address.

A buffet supper will follow the presentation.

The open night will be held at the Weston Masonic Centre (47 Second Street, Weston), with doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

For further information, call Graham Smith on 0408 333 604. 

GEMS: Samples such as these will be on display at the Lodge Tomalpin open night. Picture: Cessnock Gem and Mineral Club

GEMS: Samples such as these will be on display at the Lodge Tomalpin open night. Picture: Cessnock Gem and Mineral Club

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