WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.
P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004
Next Mtg: April 13, 2018 7:00 PM
Park Presbyterian Church, Maple Court, Newark, NY. (please use North entrance to church basement) (Map)
Program: Lapidary Projects
Bring along a lapidary project or piece that you are creating/have created, purchase, or working on at the workshop to show and share. Spend a minute describing what it is, how you created it, and/or why it interests you.
Or bring a piece you plan to work on and seek ideas and advice on how to proceed.
Newsletter: March 2018
If anyone has a contribution for the next newsletter, please send them to Fred at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
March 24, 2018 (Saturday) - Workshop.
March 24 & 25, 2018 (Sat. & Sun.) 49th Che-Hanna Gem & Mineral Show (Che-Hanna web-page)
March 24 & 25, 2018 (Sat. & Sun.) 50th Buffalo Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show (BGS.Web page) Check out their Cincinnati fossil trip, info at website)
March 31 (Saturday) - Opening Day at Ace of Diamonds for Herkimers (Club members are planning on this day) Contact Bill Chapman
April 1 Easter Sunday, opens at 9 AM (Web-site )
April 14-15 (Sat-Sun) – Franklin, NJ trip with UV Nomads Club info-Linda Schmidtgall (email@example.com) (NOT the SuperDig)
April 24 (Tuesday) Ilion - Contact Fred Haynes
April 27-29 (Fri-Sun) – Fossil collecting around Cincinnati (BGS trip, contact Fred Haynes for info)
May ?? - Penfield Quarry Open House date is not yet set
May 11-13 New England Mineral Conf. (Newry, ME) contact Fred Haynes
May 18-20 Herkimer collecting opportunities - with Niagara Peninsula Geol. Club (contact Fred Haynes)
May 25-28 (Memorial Day weekend) – collecting Herkimers, Hickory Hills should be open (This site may help)
June 1-3 GEMFEST in Canandaigua (See Show info)
June 10 (Sunday) IIion Contact Fred Haynes
June 15-17 or June 22-24 - Massachusetts, pending permission release at multiple sites (info-Fred Haynes)
June 22 (Friday) Ridgemount, Ontario, Canada for Eurypterids contact Stephen Mayer
July 14-22 (Ontario, Bancroft and Temagami, 3-4 days at each location (info- Fred Haynes)
August 11 – Saturday (WCGMC PICNIC, MARK THIS DATE)(Pics2017)
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, Mar. 24, 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
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
Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.,
Members for 2017-18 as of 2/27/18:
J.Aldrich, V.Aldrich, Allen, Armstrong, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, Breese, Brown, Brudecki, Burch, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Chethey, Cordaro, Cormier, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, Delducka, Diaz, Dobbs, Dow, Ellias, Errico, Featherly, Ferris, Franko, Gruneisen, Haynes, Hoch, Inzero, K.Jones, Sc.Jones, Su.Jones, Keneston, Kisselburgh, Klass,
Lesniak, Leszczenski, Linderbery, Losert, Loyd, Lyons, Mayer, Meredith, Millis,
Morgenstern, O'Laughlin, Pitcher, 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, R.Webster, Weiler, Wells, Whitney,
Wilkins, Wirth, Woodworth, Zollweg,
Members for 2016-17 (Time to renew):
Baker,Becker, Bigler, Brewster, Bricks, Bruster, DiGristina, Donahue, Dougenik, Fry, Gates, Jarvis, Kerr, Krisher, Leung, Leung, McGrath, Mobley, Murtha,
Olmstead, Phillips, 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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