April 12th – General Meeting: Rock Bingo Night We will need everyone to bring 3 items: polished rocks, slabs, crystals, clay baby, fossils, cabs, carving, jewelry, or a rock or fossil related item to contribute to our prize pool. Please wrap your donation in anything from gift wrap paper, newspaper, to a brown paper bag. […]
Category: Past Meeting Announcement
Tonight’s speaker is: Joan, Co-Owner of Jerry’s Rock Shop. Joan will be speaking on everything from rocks and minerals in general to being aware of fakes and not getting scammed. Show ‘n Tell: An item from your collection that is not from the northwest.
Just a reminder that our monthly Board Meeting/Show Committee meeting will be at: Green River College – Student Union Bldg. Combined Show Committee & Board Meeting @ 7:00 pm The object of holding our meeting at the Student Union is so everyone can see our show venue and also evaluate getting additional space. If everyone […]
Thursday, February 8th – General Meeting Map’s and Map Reading by Bob Pattie It will include a discussion on types of maps such as Township, Quadrangle grid, GPS readings, also maps on land ownership, informational, and recreational, with the emphasis on rock collecting. I will have sample maps to review. This information should help you […]
Thursday, January 11th – General Meeting Bob Pattie is sick and can not do the planned meeting on map reading. Our new topic will be: TUMBLING We will discuss three types of tumblers. Lot-O Vibrating Tumbler by Kat Small Home Rotary Tumbler by Mark Large 4ft. Outdoor Tumbler by Mike We will have a Q […]
Sunday, December 3rd – General Meeting & Holiday Dinner Come and join us for our annual Election of Officers, Holiday Dinner and Rock Auction. It’s always good food, good rock/gem bargains, great rock conversation and generally a good time to sit and visit with one another. Time: Potluck setup at 11:30 am Meeting starts at […]
Shop Work Party – Saturday, October 14th, 1 pm We need a work party for our lapidary equipment. We need to get the tarps secure for winter, replace a work table table and make sure the buckets of rocks are sheltered so they don’t fill with water during the winter. It will take a couple of […]
Thursday, October 12th – General Meeting Meeting Topic: Joan of Jerry’s Rock Shop will give a talk on “Buyer Be Aware When Buying Rocks and Minerals” and other interesting things. Show ‘n Tell: A rock, gem or fossil you are exceptionally proud to own. Also if you entered anything in the 2017 Puyallup Fair, bring […]
Thursday, September 14th – General Meeting Karissa Smith, Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Renton will speak on the Geology of Cascadia. The geology of our area affects us all who live here. It should be a very interesting presentation. Show ‘n Tell: A Washington rock or mineral.
We will need everyone to bring 3 items: polished rocks, slabs, crystals, clay baby, fossils, cabs or rock related to contribute to our prize pool. Please wrap your donation in anything from gift wrap paper to a brown paper bag. This will be a great night for the kids. Be sure to bring your […]