Cascade Mineralogical Society – Kent, Washington

Welcome

Cascade Mineralogical Society is a non-profit educational organization. Our club is a proud member of the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies, American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the WA Mineral Council.

We welcome individuals interested in geology, mineralogy, paleontology, gems and related lapidary arts to join us. The objective of the club is to stimulate interest in the study of the earth sciences, lapidary arts and related subjects. These goals will be accomplished through educational presentations, personal experience and demonstrations at club meetings and other public presentations. The club also provides opportunities for field trips, rock collecting, and social gatherings. We are located in Kent, WA.

You are welcome to join us as a guest – so check us out!

All are welcome and membership is open to everyone.

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Keep your dues up to date. We now can accept debit or credit cards online and at our meetings.

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Cascade Gem & Mineral Show

September 22 – 23, 2018

Green River College, Student Union Bldg, Auburn, WA 

Further Details

Updated: July 17, 2018 — 11:51 am

Presidents Message

  • Remember our August picnic is coming up. As I am writing this monthly message, we have not reserved a location or have a confirmed date. We are trying to reserve a location at Lake Wilderness Park on Sunday August 5th or 12th. As soon as we have confirmed a location and date it will be posted on the website. So check it often so you can put it on your calendar. We had a great turnout last year. Let’s do it again this year! In case you are new member and have not attended our summer picnic before, it’s a pot luck with […]

Meeting Announcements

  • General Meeting – August 9th

    NO MEETING TONIGHT!! Our meeting this month is our annual picnic at Lake Wilderness Arboretum. See meeting info on below post.

  • Annual Potluck Picnic and Auction – Sunday, August 5th

    Our picnic will be Sunday, August 5th at our regular location, Lake Wilderness Arboretum. Bob Wahlberg has reserved this space for us for several years. He has also moved the tables in and out for our use. We owe him a huge thanks for all the years he has done this for our Club!! Thank you! Our member Charley lives on Lake Wilderness and is on the Arboretum Committee. He has been able to reserve the space for us. Thank you Charlie are arranging this for the Club. The Club may have to furnish our own tables this year but […]

  • General Meeting – July 12th

    Topic: Gemstones of Washington Bob Pattie gave a talk on the “Gemstones of Washington” at the NFMS Rock & Gem Show in Yakima earlier this year. His presentation was very well received. I thought we would all enjoy hearing his talk and Bob has agreed to repeat his presentation for us.   Show ‘n Tell: Gemstones from the Northwest.

  • July 12th Youth Program – Do You Need Help With Your Case?

    If you need help or have questions regarding putting your case together for our Gem Show in September just show up at our General Meeting at 6:30 pm. Mike and Kat will be available to help. The Cascade Mineralogical Society is a member of AFMS’s program Future Rockhounds of America. All kids belonging to clubs affiliated with Future Rockhounds of America automatically receive the FRA Membership Badge. The badge program is designed to encourage young Rockhounds to learn further about the hobby of rocks, minerals and/or fossils. It also teaches them confidence in speaking, how to organize their thoughts, writing […]

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