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Events News & Events : May 14th Educational Meeting: An Insiders Look At Tucson
Posted by Alyssa on Friday, May 01, 2015 (04:28:07) (443 reads)

May's Educational Meeting will start at 7pm, and tonight's educational presentation's speaker is our Shop Forman, geologist Michael Hunerlach! His presentation, "An Insiders Look At Tucson", will go over a how to navigate through the abundant shows and understand how and why pricing can change on the same mineral specimen as it moves through the various shows.

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 Rockhound Auction.

Also don't forget to bring in your May Monthly Challenge entry! The May Monthly Challenge is to bring in anything anything that resembles a flower for Mother’s Day!!! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!


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Events News & Events : Apr. 9th Educational Meeting: Fine Metals & Jewelry: An overview
Posted by Alyssa on Friday, April 03, 2015 (05:02:16) (416 reads)

The Educational Meeting will start at 7pm, and tonight's educational presentation's speaker is Fine-Metal Artist David Milldrum! His presentation, "Fine-Metals & Jewelry: An overview of techniques, basic tools, and safety", will go over a variety of topics revolving around the art of metal working!

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 Rockhound Auction. Up for auction tonight will be some faceted stones, a trim saw, slabs, rough rock, some material perfect for tumbling, pendants, and whatever else our members might decide to bring to sell!

Also don't forget to bring in your April Monthly Challenge entry! The April Monthly Challenge is to bring in anything egg-shaped or related to Spring and Easter!! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!


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Events News & Events : Feb. 12th Educational Meeting - The World's Greatest Geological Wonders DVDs
Posted by Admin1 on Friday, February 13, 2015 (04:59:12) (479 reads)

The Educational Meeting will start at 7pm, and tonight's educational presentation will a showing of one of the DVD series "The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites". This is a six disk series, and each disk covers six geological sites! Should be pretty interesting to watch and learn about different areas and what is found there!

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 Rockhound Auction. Up for auction tonight will be some faceted stones, quartz crystal clusters, a few slabs, fossils, some material perfect for tumbling, some of the stone keychains (that we made for the show but didn't get to put out), and whatever else our members might decide to bring to sell!

Also don't forget to bring in your February Monthly Challenge entry! The February Monthly Challenge is to bring in something RED that YOU made with a natural stone! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!!


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Events News & Events : 2014 Annual Holiday Dinner
Posted by Alyssa on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 (04:39:53) (692 reads)

Please come out and join us for our Annual Holiday Dinner! It's sure to be a great evening for us all! We will also be voting in our new board this evening so come out and have a say in who will be on the board!!

Let's make 2015 an AMAZING comeback year for our beloved club!!!

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Events News & Events : Oct. 9th Educational Meeting - Properties of Gold
Posted by Alyssa on Tuesday, October 07, 2014 (05:20:30) (533 reads)

The Educational Meeting will start at 7pm, following the Board Meeting which starts at 6pm! Anyone can come - members AND non-members .... it is a great time to check out our club and see some of the stuff we are doing!!!

This evening, Jim Hutchings from the Roseville Rock Rollers will be doing a presentation this month - "Properties of Gold"!

The presentation will be on the origins, chemistry, emplacements, and extraction of the mineral gold. The presentation will cover the physical properties of gold versus fools gold and the practical field methods for determining the difference. Various specimens will be made available for examination.

This is sure to be a great presentation - so hopefully we will see you all there! Remember it is 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 Rockhound Auction.

Also don't forget to bring in your October Monthly Challenge entry! The October Monthly Challenge is bringing in a decorated pumpkin! Carve it, paint it, sculpt it, draw on it, decorate it!! Have fun with it! All entries will be put into a drawing to win 3 free shop hours!! So be sure to remember to bring in a decorated pumpkin for your October Challenge!


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