Maplewood Rock and Gem Bazaar!

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club
Maplewood Rock and Gem Club

Keep up with all the exciting, educational and fun activities happening with the Maplewood Rock and Gem Club!
A great gem, jewelry, fossil and mineral show coming to beautiful Washington by our friends with Maplewood Rock and Gem Club.
This is an excellent group of skilled, knowledgable and fun rockhounds and gem, mineral and fossil professionals.
Be sure to “tell ’em American Geode sen’cha!” The good folks at the entrance will get a kick out of hearing that you are also friends with American Geode. Plan your trip in advance and take advantage of the Washington state and national parks, museums and historic landmarks in the area.

December 10 & 11, 2016

5th Annual MRGC Winter Bazaar

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club

Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse
8802 196th ST SW
Edmonds WA

Sat – 9 – 6
Sun – 10 – 6

Contact: MaryAnne Collins 650 383 7625 info@maplewoodrockclub.com
Maplewood Rock & Gem Club fosters community spirit by encouraging the exploration of lapidary arts and appreciation of the earth sciences of geology, fossils, minerals, and gem stones. Members join together to enjoy each other’s company as we explore new avenues of learning through field trips, lectures, seminars, craft workshops, special shows and events. Maplewood welcomes adults,
youth and junior members who actively contribute to the growth and liveliness of the group.

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Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society festival is this April!

Gem and Mineral Festival


2016 SCVGMS GM&J festival $1 off coupon

The Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society announces their 61st annual Gem and Mineral Festival on April 16 and 17 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in the Exposition Hall. Come and celebrate the wonders of our Earth at this fun-filled family event.
This year offers some new and exciting vendors, displays, speakers, and activities for you and your family. Make sure to mark your calendar, and visit our club website www.scvgms.org for discount coupons.
Some of the highlights of our festival are:
• World renowned paleobotanist, Walt Wright will be displaying some of his vast collection of petrified wood. Walt has traveled the world studying and identifying many ancient species of plant life.
• Mr. Richard Wade, a renowned children’s science speaker, will be presenting different interactive talks. Richard is wildly popular with children and has a way of explaining scientific principles while making them fun and memorable. At our festival, Richard will be speaking at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM daily. Topics will be the “Last Days of the Dinosaurs” and “Volcanoes” for ages 4 to 104.
• Fluorescent Rocks and Minerals will also be on display in a darkened area and available for purchase at our festival. This is a must-see for children and adults. The bright “glow-in-the-dark” colors are simply amazing.
• Lapidary Arts demonstrations will be happening throughout each day. Rock tumbling, intarsia, cabochon making, sphere making, stone setting, silver smithing, wire wrapping, and beading are all possible demonstrations. A schedule will be posted at our hospitality table by the front door.
• Donna Kelley will be demonstrating the ancient art of flint knapping throughout both days of the festival. She makes arrowheads from a variety of different materials including obsidian and agate. It requires incredible patience and skill. Donna answers visitor’s questions while she works.
• Children will love our Kids Area. It is a hands-on, interactive area where children of all ages can learn about geology, rocks, minerals, fossils, volcanoes, and more. With their entrance fee of $3.50, children will get a worksheet to complete, a rock bag with 5 specimens, and a show patch, in addition to a fun learning experience. There are special programs for Cub Scouts and Webelos to satisfy their geology-related Adventure requirements and Girl Scouts can earn a fun patch and get a memory wire bracelet kit to make. Scout programs are higher priced according to the extra materials needed to complete their programs. Advanced reservations are not necessary, walk in participation for individuals and groups are welcomed. For more information on the Scouting programs please see our Kids Area webpage .
• Our Scholarship Booth helps support Earth Science and Geology students at local universities. This area has an eclectic mix of minerals, rocks, magazines, and a spinning wheel for children to win a prize. There will also be a station where geodes of various sizes can be selected for purchase and then cut in half by club members while you watch. While supplies last, children will also get a free sample of California’s State Rock, Serpentine. This year, we will be giving four San Jose State University students and one University of California at Santa Cruz student a $1000.00 scholarship each. Don’t miss this, there are lots of interesting things for sale and all of the purchases support our future scientists and geologists.
• There will be 30+ individual display cases from collectors all over California.
• There will be over 50 dealers with a variety of materials and items for sale including gems, beads, rocks, minerals, jewelry, fossils, lapidary equipment, books, and so much more. We will also have dealers who will be demonstrating how to polish, carve, and sculpt rocks and create jewelry. We have many returning dealers, but some new and interesting dealers, too.

The SCVGMS annual show will delight you with its vast offering of activities, displays, speakers, and vendors. Come, bring the family, and be amazed.
2016 SCVGMS GM&J festival $1 off coupon

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Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show of Greater Cincinnati


Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show of Greater Cincinnati

GeoFair 2016
Learn more about Geofest 2016 and the Cincinatti club meetings, activities, events and shows.

Visit Geofair.com and print their coupon for $2 off one adult admission at the door.

Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry  Show of Greater Cincinnati
Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry
Show of Greater Cincinnati

Saturday April 30, 10 am – 6 pm

Sunday May 1, 11 am – 5 pm

Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road
Sharonville, OH 45246

$9/adult; $3/child; uniformed scouts free; teachers (with ID) free with paying adult
FREE PARKING!!!

Visit Geofair.com and print their coupon for $2 off one adult admission at the door.

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New Jersey Mineralogical Society Annual Club Show in November


New Jersey Mineralogical Society Annual Show
NOV 5 & 6, 2016
12 – 5pm Both Days
ROCK AND MINERAL WEEKEND
TRAILSIDE NATURE & SCIENCE CENTER
452 NEW PROVIDENCE ROAD
MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY 07092
Learn more about the New Jersey Mineralogical Society and their club meetings, activities, events and shows.
All mineralogical society meeting are held at :
TRAILSIDE NATURE & SCIENCE CENTER, 452 NEW PROVIDENCE ROAD,
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ 07092

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NEW JERSEY EARTH SCIENCE ASSOCIATION GEM & MINERAL SHOW


Learn more about the New Jersey Earth Science Association and their events, membership and activities here.
A great, educational and affordable gem and mineral show is coming to New Jersey next month! Here are the details of this show hosted by the top notch members of the New Jersey Earth Science Association. Bring your questions, bring youngsters, bring your friends, bring cash, and have a great time!
44TH ANNUAL N.J. EARTH SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
GEM & MINERAL SHOW WITH OUTDOOR SWAP

APRIL 23, 2016, SATURDAY
9 AM – 5:30 PM
SWAP OPENS AT 8:00 AM
APRIL 24, 2016, SUNDAY
10 AM – 5 PM
SWAP OPENS AT 9:00 AM

FRANKLIN SCHOOL
50 WASHINGTON AVE.
FRANKLIN, N.J. 07416
DONATION : $6.00 PER PERSON CHILDREN UNDER 14 FREE WITH PAYING ADULT
Learn more about the New Jersey Earth Science Association and their events, membership and activities here.
PURPOSE : To promote popular interest and education in the various Earth Sciences, and in particular the subjects of Geology, Mineralogy, Paleontology and also Lapidary and other related subjects.

MEMBER SOCIETIES:
FRANKLIN-OGDENSBURG MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY
MORRIS MUSEUM MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY
NEW JERSEY LAPIDARY SOCIETY
NEW JERSEY MINERALOGICAL SOCIETY

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