WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.
P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004
Next Meeting: May 13,2016
6:30 - Social 7:00 meeting
Location: at the Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark, NY
Any members with ideas to help advertise GemFest are meeting at Tim Horton's in Newark from 5:00-6:30 PM before the club mtg.
Program: Minerals & fossil of Pennsylvania & New Jersey
Bring in your minerals and fossils you've collected from this year’s or past year’s trips (including fluorescents), to show, share and enjoy.
"Gem Fest 2016" June 4: 10-5
& June 5: 10-4
Newsletter: May 2016
Website of the month: http://www.geologyin.com/
WCGMC 2016 Field-Trip & Show Schedule last update (4/26/2016)
Remember to attend a WCGMC field trip you must be a club member, or a member of an affiliated club if you do not live in our region.
April 29-May 1 (Fri.-Sat.-Sun.) - Pennsylvania: ( Friday-Mt. Pleasant Mills for wavellite, calcite and more, Sat.- Red Hill fossil site http://www.devoniantimes.org/., and Sunday- Carbondale-Jerymn for plant fossils) (motel in Lewisburg) -- Leader – Bill Chapman
May 7 (Saturday) - Penfield Quarry Open House. (7:00 - Noon) - Be early for safety info. Quarry rules: hard hat, boots, safety glasses, etc. We drive right in. It could not be easier!
May 14 (Sat.) Club workshop is open
May 17 (Tues.) Ilion for travertine, etc. Details to be worked out at the May 13th meeting. Leader - Bill Chapman
May 21 (Sat.) – Dig with the Experts Day at Penn-Dixie, see http://penndixie.org/dig-with-the-experts/
May 21-22 Southern Vermont Mineral, Rock, and Gem Show, Grace Christian School, Bennington, VT WCGMC members free with dues card, others $5
May 25th weekend: Hickory Hills will likely be open this weekend for Herkimer picking.
June 4-5 -- THE BIG EVENT -- GEMFEST 2016 IN CANANDAIGUA
Members, setup starting at 9:00 AM Friday June 3.
June 24-26 (Fri-Sun) NYPS trip to Ridgemont and James Dick Quarry in Canada This is a New York
Paleontologic Society Trip. Trip is open to WCGMC members. Contact Fred Haynes
June 25-26 Gilsum Rock Show and Swap, Gilsum, NH http://www.gilsum.org/rockswap
July 9-10 GemWorld 2016 in Syracuse http://www.gmss.us/news/gemworld50-coupon/image/image_view_fullscreen
July 9 (Sat.) – Rickard Hill - Lower Devonian Fossil Dig – Schoharie, NY roadcut in Helderberg Group Joint trip with the Rochester Academy of Science (they lead) (Details to follow)
July 16-17 Herkimer Diamond Festival and Gem Show (Herkimer High School, 801 W. German St.)
July 23 WCGMC annual picnic and workshop event (note the move from August to July)
August 6th or 7th [TBA]- Green’s Landing – Middle Devonian collecting East side of Canandaigua Lake Joint trip with Rochester Academy of Science (we lead) (Details to follow) Leader – Stephen Mayer
August 13-20 - Niagara Peninsular Geological Society trip to Thunder Bay Area. Currently several of us are planning to attend this week camping/collecting long trip to the northern shore of Lake Superior. Visit http://www.ccfms.ca/clubs/NPGS/trips.htm for some information or contact Fred Haynes
Saturday, May 14, 2016 Next Club Workshop,
Bring your rocks to saw and 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
When: 10:00 AM til mid afternoon,
Where: The Weiler’s Barn and Workshop
6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY
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
check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around
Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.,
Members for 2015-16 as of 4/9/16:
Aldrich, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, Becker, Breese, Brudecki, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Colyer, Craig, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, Diaz, Donahue, Dougenik, Dow, Doyle, Elias, Errico, Fox, Frey, Haynes, Heinzerlin, Heffernan, Henrie, Hilts, Hoch, Hrabko, Hubbard, Imel, Jastrzab, Jones, Kerr, Krisher, Linderbery, Lesniak, Leung, Lyons, Mayer, McGrath, Mills, Rowe, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Shorey, Smith, St.John, Stephens, Sutherland, Teachman, Thomas, Tokaya, Underwood, VanNeel, Walker, Watkins, Weiler, Wells, Wilson, Wirth, Woodworth, Wheaton, Davis
New Link: Newsletter editor has his own site. Check it out. http://fredmhaynes.com/
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Click for Pictures from Tichenor Point 6/18/11
Click for Picture from Walworth Dig 10/9&10/10
Click for Pictures from Glendon, NC Check out the 8th pic. down
Click for Pics: (9/18/10) Cameron Dig
Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM
Location: at the 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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