HarvestFest Brings Friendship and Fun


On Saturday, September 22, the Masonic Homes campus welcomed community members from throughout the Tri-City region to recognize the fall equinox with a festive campus-wide celebration. Children of all ages enjoyed carnival games, a petting zoo, a miniature golf course, and a bounce house. Guests feasted on pulled pork sandwiches, frozen treats from Rita’s of Hayward, and a variety of other favorite festival treats.

A number of Masonic organizations and dignitaries were in attendance at the event, including three past grand masters of Masons in California, along with the current grand marshal and grand pursuivant. Masonic youth from California Rainbow for Girls and Northern California DeMolay volunteered their time and assistance during the event, serving food, manning games, and providing parking assistance.

“Thank you to all our friends and Masonic family members who made this wonderful autumn celebration such a success,” says Masonic Homes Executive Vice President Gary Charland. “It was truly a pleasure to gather together with our community to celebrate the beginning of the season.”

Our next Masonic family celebration will be held in Covina, in summer 2019. Look for more information in the coming months!

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