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


    Meetings    7:00 PM  

  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) 


  Next Mtg: Nov. 8, 2019  



 Newsletter  OCTOBER 2019


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 Nov., 2019 (more will be added)


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


October 12th and 13th Walworth Quarry Open House Saturday 7 AM to 2 PM , Sunday 7:00 until noon. Please arrive early to sign-in and participate in the safety talk that will begin promptly at 7:00 AM. After the meeting, we will be led to the upper level of the quarry. This is a working quarry and safety equipment is required (hard hats or bicycle helmets for kids, safety glasses, long pants, and boots). Gloves are recommended. All children must be accompanied by an adult/guardian at all times. Walworth Quarry is at 1200 Atlantic Ave. in Walworth, NY. 

October 19th – Saturday Workshop

October 20th – Sunday afternoon Club Sale at Linda Schmidtgall’s. 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM    (Linda’s garage, 1267 Wiley Rd in Savannah, less@tds.net for details),


October 25th and 26th (Friday and Saturday) – Ace of Diamonds for Herkimers, two days for our end of season visit this year! Make your own travel plans, the site opens at 9:00 AM

October 26th and 27th –Rochester Lapidary Society Gem and Mineral Show, Rochester, NY (Roch.Lap Soc.)

November 2nd – Workshop

November 8th monthly meeting, 

November 23rd – Workshop



  check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around



Interactive Map of Collecting Locations (see also p.6 of April Newsletter 


 Workshop is open  Check dates    Map

Saturday, Oct. 192019 &  Nov. 2. 


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 year. 


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 2019-20 as of 9/27/19:


Alexander, W. Anderson, G. Anderson, Atwood, Bancroft, Beck, Biedenbach, Braell,

Breese, Cappon, Carter, Chambers, Chapman, Chase, Chethey, Coleman         ,

Corbin, Cordaro, Crofoot , Curcio, Craig, Daniels, Desmond ,Diaz, Dobbs,

Donahue, Eck, Ellias, Errico, Federico, Ferris, Franko, Freiburg, Glaser,

Guilfoyle, Hastings, Haynes, Hubbard, Sc.Jones, Keeler, Keneston, Kirsop, Kisselburgh, Klass, Knight, Lapham, Lesniak, 

Leszczenski, Linderbery, Lord, Losert, Lyons, McDonald, Millis, Morgenstern, 

Nudd, Owens, Pandina, Petschelt, Perkins, Pidor, Pierce, Posha, 

Posmantur, Prezyna, Renken, Rhoades, Rienhardt, Sabocheck, Schiltz,

Schmidtgall, E.Smith, G.Smith, Stanton, Thomas, Tokaya, Van_Iderstine, Webster,

Weiler, Weldin, Wells, J. Wilkins, K. Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg

Davis, Rowe, Wheaton, B.Walker


Members for 2018-19 need to renew:

Avery, Bastedo, Brown, Boronczyk, Burch, Cataldo, Ennis, Evans, Gates, 

Guardino, Hiler, Hilts, Hinds, Hird, Inzero, K.Jones, Su.Jones, King,

Laviolette, Lince, Loyd, Mayer, McDonald, McGarth, Meredith,  

Nemetz, O'Laughlin, Pennington, Pitcher, Reich, Roloson, Scherer, J.Smith, 

Spector, Stephens, VanNeel, Verzulli, Waddy, S.Walker, 

M.Watkins, Whitney, Wilson,



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Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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