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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) (560 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) (812 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) (649 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) (737 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) (814 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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