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Welcome to Portland, Maine Lodge #188, part of "The Greatest Organization In The World"
The Mother Lodge Of Maine Since 1891
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On behalf of the Officers and Members, we cordially invite visiting Elks to join us at our regular meetings at 6:00 pm on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. (July & August have fourth Monday meetings only)
TUES: CLOSED (Bingo in Hall 12:30 pm Tuesday)
WED: 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THURS: 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
FRI: 9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
SAT: CLOSED (Check exception #1 below)
SUN: CLOSED (Check exception #2 below)
1. We are currently closed on Saturdays. Exception: We normally hold a Meal Deal Raffle once a month at 2:00 pm, and Karaoke twice a month, with Pot Luck. Karaoke, when scheduled, is held 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
2. We are currently closed on Sundays: Exception: We are open from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm on the second Sunday of each month when we hold our Monthly Breakfast.
Be sure to check our News Page, Newsletter and Calendar for updated information regarding added events.
We are located at 1945 Congress Street Portland, directly across from the main entrance to the Portland International Jetport. Lodge #188 is a non-smoking lodge.
Bingo is held at 12:30 pm on Tuesdays, unless otherwise noted.
On Friday nights, we have entertainment in the lounge for your dancing and listening pleasure.The kitchen is open from 5:30- pm - 7:00 pm. (Again, check our montly calendar)
We have several spots for RVs, most with electrical hookups and welcome traveling Elks.
We offer Banquet Facilities for every occasion. Our facility is the second largest function room in Southern Maine and can accommodate from 50 to 300 guests. CONSIDER OUR FACILITY FOR YOUR NEXT MEETING OR EVENT. Please contact Joanne Gagnon @ 207-883-1685 if you have any questions.
Lodge Contact Numbers-
Lodge Phone (207)773-7396
Lodge Fax (207)773-3582
Secretary Phone (207)773-6939
~ WHAT WE BELIEVE ~
To inculcate the principles of Charity, Justice, Brotherly Love and Fidelity; to recognize a belief in God; to promote the welfare and enhance the happiness of its Members; to quicken the spirit of American patriotism; to cultivate good fellowship; to perpetuate itself as a fraternal organization, and to provide for its government, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America will serve the people and communities through benevolent programs, demonstrating that Elks Care and Elks Share.
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