P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004


  Next Mtg: No July meeting, 2018      7:00 PM  

  Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark, NY.    (please use North basement entrance to church)                        (Map)


Next Club Meeting is at the PICNIC

Saturday August 11th



Newsletter:    July 2018  


 If anyone has a contribution for the next newsletter, please send them to Fred at fredmhaynes55@gmail.com 


  Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club Schedule - through Aug, 2018 (more will be added)


Items listed in bold print are pretty much set, those not in bold print are considered tentative.   

July 14-15 2018 GemWorld – Gem and Mineral Society of Syracuse, Onondaga Community, College SRC Arena, visit GMSS show page for details


July 21-22 Herkimer Diamond Gem Show and Festival, Herkimer County Fairgrounds, visit Herkgemshow.com for details  


 July 20-27 (Friday-Friday), NOTE DATE CHANGE (Ontario, Bancroft and Temagami, 3-4 days at each location (info- Fred Haynes    


July 28 (Sat.) – Bethany Center for Devonian fossils with RAS (get on trip list by contacting Fred before 7/17) 


August 4th (Saturday)– Green’s Landing for Middle Devonian fossils (joint with RAS Fossil Section). We will meet at Deep Run parking lot at 9:00 AM and caravan/car pool to the location which is ½ mile away. This trip involves a 1200’ walk along the creek to the outcrop location. (more detail in August newsletter)


August 11 – Saturday (WCGMC PICNIC, MARK THIS DATE) (Pics2017


August 25-26 St. Lawrence County Annual Show, visit stlawrencecountymineralclub.org/show for details


August 31-Sept 3 (Labor Day) – 3 day plus trip to Kentucky with CVGMC of NC (fluorite, geodes, etc.) Fred Haynes is the contact for more information on this trip. You would need to work your own transportation and accommodations on this one.


September 14th - First Fall club meeting. Workshop in September is not yet scheduled.


September – Adirondack weekend mid-month, probably weekend of Sept. 21-23.


October may include a return to Vermont or possibly other local sites. And, of course, Walworth !!


Please note. The Deep Run Falls are on private property and is in the process of being posted for safety purposes.. We have been asked to advise people to not go there unless new owners are contacted first.


  check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around


 Workshop is open  Check dates    Map

Saturday, August 11 WCGMC PICNIC, 2018


Bring your rocks to saw and/or polish. The workshop is

open to all paid club members; we do ask for $5/visit

from each adult to help maintain equipment. We plan

to hold similar workshops once a month through the

winter months. 


When:  10:00 AM til 3:00 PM, 


Where:  The Weiler’s Barn and Workshop            

                 6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY  Map


Rules:  BYOR (Bring your own rocks, there are many that

            can be purchased) to saw, grind, polish or even facet.  

            Training on equipment is available.  Eye protection is

            highly recommended.   



Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.

   (Microsoft Word Fill-in Form)  or   (PDF printable form)


Members for 2017-18 as of 5/10/18:

J.Aldrich, V.Aldrich, Allen, Armstrong, Avery, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, L.Becker, 

Boronczyk, Breese, Brown, Brudecki, Burch,  Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Chethey, Coleman, Cordaro, Cormier, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, DelDuca, Diaz, Dobbs, Donahue, Dow, Ellias, Errico, Featherly, Ferris, Franko, Gates, Gruneisen,  Haynes, Hilts, Hoch, Inzero, K.Jones, 

Sc.Jones, Su.Jones, Keneston, Kisselburgh, Klass, Lesniak, Leszczenski, 

Linderbery, Losert, Loyd, Lyons, Mayer, Meredith, Millis, Morgenstern, 

Nielsen-Erskine, O'Laughlin, Phillips, Pitcher, Pollack, 

Poorman, Porter, Pospula, Provenzano, Reich, Rhoades, Riley, K.Rowe, 

Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Schwartzmeyer, Shorey, E.Smith, Stanton, 

Stephens, St.John, Suchon,Thomas, Thomson, Tokaya, VanNeel, Walker, Watkins, R.Webster, Weiler, Wells, Whitney, Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg, 

Wheaton, Davis  


Members for 2016-17 (Time to renew):

Baker, Bigler, Brewster, Bricks, Bruster, DiGristina, Dougenik, Fry, Jarvis, Kerr,  

Krisher, Leung, McGrath, Mobley, Murtha,  Olmstead, , Retzbach, J.Rowe, Schroeder, Schwartz, T.Smith, Sutherland,  

Thompson, Valenti, Waddy, Young, Zabarkes, Zeman, 



 Link: Newsletter editor has his own site. Check it out. http://fredmhaynes.com/ and facebook.



Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM

Location: at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark (CLICK for MAP)

         (Please use North side entrance of church to enter basement) 


Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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PicturesPicnic 8/5/2017  Green's Landing Trip 8/6/2017

 Picture from  Canada Trip 8/2017


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