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Events News & Events : Jan. 14th Educational Meeting: How to Use and Navigate the SMS Website
Posted by Alyssa on Saturday, January 02, 2016 (05:58:18) (367 reads)

The educational meeting for Jan. 14, 2016 will be about "How to Use and Navigate the SMS Website" presented by Alyssa. learn how to log in, find the various areas and use the different features of our member website. A great time to ask any questions that you might have!

I am currently trying to locate another place for us to hold these meetings due to the extreme cold this winter - so if you know of a place, please let me know!!!

Following the presentation we will have our Raffle, Attendance Drawing, and last, but not least, our monthly live Rockhound Auction.

Also don't forget to bring in your January Monthly Challenge entry! The January Monthly Challenge is to bring in anything you made in 2015!! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!


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Events News & Events : 2015 SMS Annual December Dinner
Posted by Admin1 on Wednesday, December 09, 2015 (00:25:12) (418 reads)

Please come out and join us for our Annual Holiday Dinner!

Location: Canton Buffet @ 1000 Howe Avenue, Sac. CA
Time: 7pm
Cost: $16 for adult dinner (but please bring extra for a nice tip!)

It's sure to be a great evening for everyone, friends and family are welcome!

We will also be installing the new board for 2016 and as laid out in our Bylaws, this dinner replaces our December board and educational meeting.

We will be doing the worker's prize drawing so if you helped out at our shows for 2014 and 2015 - you ARE invited!!! Members and non-members alike!

Hope to see you all there!!

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Events News & Events : SMS 79th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show is THIS weekend! Nov. 14 & 15, 2015
Posted by Alyssa on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 (08:10:24) (440 reads)

Well it is that time of year again!

The 79th Sacramento Annual Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show is coming up this weekend!!

Looking for some family fun? Worried about the cold or it raining this weekend? Well come out and check out our show!! It has something for everyone and it's all indoors! Free Parking!

All sorts of marvels and treasures to be found!!

* Minerals
* Fossils
* Beads
* Gemstones
* Meteorites
* Jade
* Slabs and Cabochons
* Tools/Books
* Hourly Prize Drawings
* Kids Activities (see www.sacgemshow.com for details!)
* Silent Rock Auctions
* Demos
* Snack Bar
.... and much, much more!

Location: The Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Dates: November 14th and 15th, 2015

Hours: 10am-5pm

Admission: Adults: $6.00, Children 12 and under get in free with a paid adult!

Go to http://sacgemshow.com to download and print a $1 off coupon for admission!

We look forward to having you join us! :)


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Events News & Events : October 8 Educational Meeting: Governing Board Elections &
Posted by Alyssa on Friday, October 09, 2015 (07:03:03) (420 reads)

The Educational Meeting will start at 7pm and then runs until 9pm, and for this month - we will be electing the Governing Board for the year 2016 and then discussing our annual show that is coming up in Nov 14 & 15!

We will have sign up sheets and Royalee with be doing a demonstration of how to help make gem trees for the kids area and we will be firming up the meetings and teams so that we can move forward and have a great show!

Remember this is also a potluck, so please bring along a little snack or something to share with everyone!

Following the presentation we will have our Raffle, our monthly live Rockhound Auction, and last, but not least, the Attendance Drawing.

Also don't forget to bring in your October Monthly Challenge entry! The Octiber Monthly Challenge is to bring in anything you have made!! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!


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Events News & Events : July 9th Educational Meeting: The Minerals of Topaz Mountain
Posted by Alyssa on Wednesday, July 08, 2015 (09:39:15) (481 reads)

The Educational Meeting will start at 7pm, and tonight's speaker Jim Hutchings!

Jim will be doing an educational presentation about "The Minerals of Topaz Mountain". He will be discussing the geology and current access to such gemstones like Red Beryl, Topaz crystals, Psuedobrookite, Bixbyite, and Hematite. He will also be going over the necessary equipment and preparations for digging at this site, as well as have specimens for examining!

It is sure to be a great presentation!!

Remember this is also a potluck, so please bring along a little snack or something to share with everyone!

Following the presentation we will have our Raffle, Attendance Drawing, and last, but not least, our monthly live Rockhound Auction.

Also don't forget to bring in your June/July* Monthly Challenge entry! The June/July Monthly Challenge is to bring in anything made from agate!! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!

* June & July's Monthly Challenge was combined since we skipped the meeting last month due to the CFSM show.


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