Darien's Ivanhoe Lodge No. 107 of Ancient Free & Accepted Masons will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Masonic Club of Darien, 354 Boston Post Road.

Anyone with an interest or curiosity about the lodge or the Brotherhood of Freemasonry is welcome to attend and bring their families. Lodge brothers will be available all day to discuss the fraternity.

In conjunction with the open house, the Masonic Club will be hosting a barbecue to help support the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Guests are asked to bring a bag of nonperishable food items. Of particular need are canned chicken and tuna, breakfast cereals, pasta, pork and beans, bottled and boxed juices, powdered and Parmalat milk, peanut butter, grape jelly, soups, macaroni and cheese, apple sauce, coffee, dried beans and canned black beans.

Throughout the day, Accidental Breakdown will provide entertainment at noon at noon. There will also be children's entertainment.

For information, call 203-655-2040.

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