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EVENTS & Hall Use

​Masonic events are generally invite only, however our facilities host a number of community groups from local artisans to business meeting space. Special events and gatherings always draw a good crowd.  Our member functions are fun for the young, and young at heart.  Maybe we'll see you at the next Renaissance Dinner. 
Rental Update - 2022/23

Our rental services are currently suspended for the general public with potential to resume in the fall of 2023. Sorry for any inconvenience. 

Hall Rentals:

The Golden Star 484 hall has barrier free access & facilities.  We have worked very hard to provide clean, affordable rental facilities for groups and special events that include:

  • Capacity for 80 people

  • Several exits, plus wheelchair access

  • Kitchen

  • Tables & chairs


  • Rentals Contact James Cochrane - 807 223 2600 (mon-fri)

Rental Calendar (not always up to date - call to confirm )

The Masonic Family in Dryden

Craft Lodge

Golden Star 484

Dryden's Craft lodge is Golden Star 484.  Freemasons gather together as a Lodge to work the three  Degrees of Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft and Master Mason.  While there is no degree in Freemasonry "higher" than that of Master Mason, there are concordant bodies such as the York or Scottish Rite which offer further study.  There are also organizations such as the Shrine where members must be Master Masons in good standing.  Golden Star 484 shares it's facilities with the concordant bodies listed.

  • When: Second Tuesday September - June


Dryden Shrine Club

The Dryden Shrine Club helps children in the area with a world-class network of specialized hospitals that treat children with orthopedic conditions, burns of all degrees, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate, up to their 18th birthday, free of charge. 

The Dryden Shrine Club raises money locally for the transportation of area children and their families to the hospital that will be able to help them best.  An initial assessment clinic is located in Winnipeg and run through the Khartum Shrine Club.  This is an easier and less stressful way for the children to get the help we can deliver.

  • When: Third Wednesday September - June

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York Rite

Golden Star Chapter 254

The York Rite is one of the appendant bodies of Freemasonry that a Master Mason may join to further his knowledge of Freemasonry.

  • When: Third Tuesday September – June

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