Category: Past Meeting Announcement

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: […]

General Meeting – June 14th

General Meeting – June 14th Topic: The current Hawaiian volcanic eruption. The USGS and HVO have put out a video on the current eruption of Halema’uma’u and the eruption history of Kilauea. Show ‘n Tell: Show off the volcanic (igneous) rocks in your collection. Magma erupts from volcanoes, the lava cools and forms rocks. Obsidian, […]

May 10th – General Meeting

General Meeting – May 7th Kat will be presenting the awards our club won at NFMS regional meeting at the Yakima Rock and Gem Show. She will also be presenting the awards our club won at the past AFMS national meeting held April 4-8, 2018 in Raleigh, NC.   Speaker: Roger Danneman, Field Trip Guide Roger will be […]

Presidents Message

  • Mark and I are happy to announce that our Cascade Rock and Gem Show will be held on September 20 (setup), 21 & 22 (show), 2019. The same 3rd weekend of September as last year. Mark, Charlie, Pete and I met at Green River College and viewed the only facility they have large enough for us and is available on “our” weekend. Our show will be held this year in the gym. It is 10,000 sq. ft. of wide open space that can accommodate up to 60 booths. The gym does come with increased costs though. As a comparison, last […]

Meeting Announcements

  • General Meeting – February 14th

    Meeting has been cancelled due to weather. They are forecasting a new snow storm Thursday afternoon/evening.

  • General Meeting – March 14th

    March’s meeting program is on rock displays. We know all of us are rock hounds and have rocks everywhere. This is your chance to show off your hobby. Merriann has requested that you send her photos of your display of rocks, minerals or fossils. It can be either indoor or outdoor rock displays, large or small. It can also be any lapidary project: a bowl, bolo-tie, lamp, clock, rock display, outdoor wall, rock pile, etc. Please send Merriann the photos as soon as possible so she can create the March presentation on rock displays. Please, if possible, include the name […]

  • Board Meeting – Monday, February 11th

    Board meeting has been cancelled due to weather conditions!  

  • Young Tumblers

    We will soon be starting regular Young Tumbers meetings. The website now has your own section. Be sure to look at to see what’s new this month and any announcements.

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