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Upcoming Events


Mark your calendars for upcoming events.

  • April 5, 2023 – This will be the first Session of the year. Come dressed for Nydia’s Birthday party celebration.
  • April 23, 2023 – Nydia’s Spring Luncheon, “Garden Party Dragonfly Style”, will be held at Colwood Golf Center starting at 11:30 am. Cost is $35, please contact Pr. Recorder, Jennifer Moyer PQ, for credit card or Venmo payment. Tickets will be available for purchase at our next Session April 5, 2023. Please contact Deb Baugh for more information. Tickets must be prepaid no later than April 11, 2023 and can be picked at the door.
  • April 28, 2023 – Salem Nile Club fundraiser; Tee off for Shriners Children’s to be held at the Salem Scottish Rite.
  • May 3, 2023 – Stated Session – Hawaiian Luau
  • May 24, 2023 – First Ceremonial of the year, will be held at Al Kader Shrine Center starting at 5:30 pm. We will have a light dinner with the Ceremonial starting at 6:30 pm. Please get your proposal turned in to Jennifer Moyer by April 5th. So, we may read the proposal and ballot at May Session.
  • June 7, 2023Nydia Kick-off luncheon hosted by Patrol.
Upcoming Events2023-04-01T10:56:33-07:00

A New Queen’s Robe


For those members attending Nydia Temple’s Installation on March 19th may have noticed I was wearing a different robe.  Not to take away from the historical purple robe with the very long train nor the beautiful robe designed and worn by Kathy Walliker for Nydia Temple 100th Anniversary, both robes were little, large for someone under five feet tall.

Both Pr. Linda Hatch and PQ Holly Austin felt they too would feel better in a robe with a shorter train.  So, the three of us collaborated along with JPQ Nancy’s input designing a queen’s robe scaled for those of us 5’1” and under in height.  We found this luscious green velvet.  Member, Adell Goggins, embroidered the white roses on the bottom of the train.  A few sequins were added for bling.  PQ Holly had the hard part, sewing the robe together.  It was a little touch and go but the robe was completed prior to the installation.  We have shared the cost in making the robe so there is no charge to the Temple.

I was proud to wear the new robe.  Thank you everyone for all your compliments made during our installation.  For the future Nydia queens, you now have a couple of choices.  It will be fun to watch each cycle and see which robe is chosen.


A New Queen’s Robe2023-03-30T19:31:16-07:00



Save The Date:  August 27, 2022 in Celebration of our Supreme Queen’s visit at the Al Kader Shrine Center.  2 pm Ceremonial (members only) and a social hour follows which is open to all, then share a refreshing banquet in honor of our Supreme Queen’s visit.  Unit performances to close the evening. More details and information coming soon


Important Events on June 1st


Ladies of the Household, we’ve got some important events happening on June 1st, at the Al Kader Shrine Center, and ALL Ladies of the Household and welcome to attend!

  • At 10 A.M. we will briefly open a special stated session, ballot on three Proposals, and then close the session. We requested and received a dispensation from Supreme Temple to ballot on three proposals which were read at the last session. This can allow us to include these ladies in our Ceremonial scheduled for the Supreme Queen’s visit on August 27th!
  • Legislation for Supreme Session will be discussed following this session. There are some interesting and important issues to consider.
  • PADIR’s KICK-OFF luncheon is at 11:30! PADIR is hosting and the cost is $15. The deadline is May 29th. If you haven’t already reserved your ticket, please call Barb Wilde (503-871-9952) or Debbie Cook (503-730-8821). It will be a delicious lunch!

See you on the garden path!

Queen Nancy

Important Events on June 1st2022-06-01T19:29:59-07:00

Annual Kick-Off Luncheon


There’s still time to RSVP to attend our all member Kick Off Luncheon!

  • The luncheon will be on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, starting at 11:30 am at the Al Kader Shrine Center.
  • The cost is only $15 and tickets can be purchased from a member or at the door.
  • PADIR will be providing croissant sandwiches, choice of two salads and tomato basil soup. For dessert there will be yummy brownies with a variety of toppings including ice cream, fudge and caramel sauce.
  • A raffle ticket will be provided to each attendee for door prizes. If you wish to increase your odds you may purchase additional tickets for $1.00 for one ticket or $5.00 for six tickets.
  • Entertainment will be provided by PADIR.
  • Please RSVP to ensure we have sufficient food by contacting either Barb Wilde or Debbie Cook by May 29th.

 PADIR is looking forward to visiting with everyone on June 1st, Come Join Us!

Annual Kick-Off Luncheon2022-06-01T19:30:21-07:00
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