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 note:  The church is using the basement for its annual sale and we will meet in the lobby upstairs in March.) 


  Next Mtg:  March. 13, 2020  

Program:  Echinoderms– Extinct and Modern Animals 

                            by Stephen Mayer 

 Come learn about crinoids, starfish, sea urchins and more. 

Special event at the March Meeting: Bring a mineral or two that you have collected or obtained to give to the club towards a trade with another club and you will be part of a raffle. See March Newsletter for more info.


 Newsletter  March 2020    


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



New Quarterly Newsletter for Sand Collectors "WCGMC Sand Times"



  Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club Schedule - through Mar., 2020 (more will be added)


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


March 13 monthly meeting 

March 21st workshop

April 1st - (Ace of Diamonds Opening Day)   https://herkimerdiamonds.com/

April 10th  meeting  program not yet determined. 

April 25th  Franklin, NJ "Super Digg" http://superdiggg.com/

JUNE 6-7:  GemFest in Canandaigua   

    (June 5th is set-up day).  We will need help!!!

 July or early August -  New England trip (probably Maine) 

 An August Saturday – PICNIC TIME (date should be set soon

 September 12th- 26th – Two week trip around Lake Superior


  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,   March. 21th


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 2/26/19:


Alexander, Avery, W. Anderson, G. Anderson, Ashley, Atwood, Bancroft, Beck, 

Biedenbach, Braell, Breese, Brown, Cataldos, Cappon, Carter, Chambers, 

Chapman, Chase, Chethey, Clark, Coleman, Cooper, Corbin, Cordaro, Crofoot , 

Curcio, Craig, Daniels, Desmond, Diaz, Dobbs, Donahue, Eck, ELam, Ellias, 

Errico, Federico, Ferris, Franko, Freiburg, Glaser, Guilfoyle, Hastings, Haynes, 

Hiler, Hubbard, Inzero, Sc.Jones, Su.Jones, Keeler, Keneston, Kirsop, Kisselburgh, 

Klass, Knight, Lapham, Lesniak, Leszczenski, Linderbery, Lord, Losert, 

Lyons, Mayer, McDonald, McKay, Meredith, Millis, Moore, Morgenstern, Nudd, 

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

Prezyna, Renken, Rhoades, Rienhardt, Sabocheck, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, 

E.Smith, G.Smith, Stanton, Stola, Thomas, Tokaya, Van_Iderstine, VanNeel, 

Waddy, D.Walker, Watkins, Webster, Weiler, Weldin, Wells, Whitney, J.Wilkins, 

K.Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg

Davis, Rowe, Wheaton, B.Walker


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



Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 


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