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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) (591 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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Events News & Events : Sept. 11th Educational Meeting - November Show: Gemstone Trees
Posted by Alyssa on Thursday, September 11, 2014 (11:01:21) (686 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!!!

Royalee Pierce-Cannon will be demonstrating how to make the wire gemstone trees that are going to be part of the children's activities for our gem show in November!! If you would like to complete one for yourself, there will be a nominal fee of $3 for the supplies.


Gemstone Trees

We would also like volunteers to help make them for the show. More information about that will be given at the meeting.

There will be a Raffle, a Rockhound Auction (members can bring in items to sell as well so you never know what might show up!), a potluck (SMS members, please bring a dish to share with everyone if you can!), and it's lots of fun! Hope to see everyone there!!!


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Events News & Events : July 10th Educational Meeting - November Show & Member's Show & Tell
Posted by Alyssa on Thursday, July 10, 2014 (23:26:58) (724 reads)

Tonight I will be talking briefly about our November show and the rest of the time has been set aside to give members time to talk about the item they brought in for the July Challenge!

The July Challenge was to bring in something that was red, white or blue
- that you either made or found! Remember, the Monthly Challenge entries are ALL eligible to be placed into a drawing to receive 3 FREE shop hours!

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!!!

There will be Raffles, a Rockhound Auction (members can bring in items to sell as well so you never know what might show up!), a potluck (SMS members, please bring a dish to share with everyone if you can!), and it's lots of fun! Hope to see everyone there!!!


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Events News & Events : SMS Class: Wire Weaving ~ July 15!
Posted by Alyssa on Sunday, June 22, 2014 (06:49:42) (624 reads)

Come and join us for an evening of fun, learning how to weave wire with Jan Schmidt! This class will show you how to weave a bracelet using a viking knit weave.

To learn more, click HERE!


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Events News & Events : June 12 Educational Meeting - Wire Weaving with Jan Schmidt
Posted by Alyssa on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (10:14:38) (624 reads)

Jan Schmidt will be doing a presentation on Wire Weaving on June 12, 2014 at the SMS clubhouse. She will be teaching a Wire Weaving class in July 2014 featuring one or two of the weaves that she will be presenting this evening.

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!!!

There will be Raffles, a Rockhound Auction (members can bring in items to sell as well so you never know what might show up!), a potluck (SMS members, please bring a dish to share with everyone if you can!), Show and Tell and it's lots of fun! Hope to see everyone there!!!

Click HERE to check out our Gallery to see some of the weaves that she will be presenting!!


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