Topic Schedule for Meeting Presentations

Early Fall 🍂 is here and we our preparing to help for the Portland Regional Show 💎 (see below). These meetings will continue both on-line through zoom and in person simultaneously for the first meeting of the month.

Click Below to Join Zoom Meeting (for the second Tuesday of the month only) as scheduled on date below at 7:30pm.
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So far we have had a wonderful picnic (and bingo) we got to know our members better too. I would also like to thank Cindy Proctor for her silver smithing presentation we had so many good questions so I though I should post here about her contact through her shop in case you would like to learn more.

Check out her contact at this website or find her on facebook -> https://newbergjewelersworkshop.com/

Below is our presentation topic schedule but, check out our web calendar for new and updated member activities, field trips and events added on (9/16/22).

Date
2022
SpeakerTopic / Other club business
Sept. 22We will be painting rocks and making things for Kids Corner. You are encouraged to bring your own rocks, paintbrushes and paints. Halloween themes are cool 🎃😎
future dateCasey SessionsOpals of Nevada and Cabochons of them

As you join us in person at the Forest Grove Senior Center, wearing a mask is now optional and not required. If you are vulnerable or immune compromised you may still choose to wear one. If you would like to join us on line and are not currently a member please send a notice through the contact so we can send you the link through email.

Our next show will be in cooperation with 4 other area clubs and with NFMS (Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies) annual meeting, of which this club is a member of. In October this is a very big show. We are currently promoting members and people to create and put in displays. We will also need club volunteers to help support it and of you put in a display or volunteer to help of course you will have free entrance to the show all weekend. Please refer to this new link on how to create a display. https://tvgc.org/displaying-at-a-rock-and-gem-show/

September / October Topics

Today Sept. 16th is National Collect Rocks Day ⛏. Yeah, I know right? Like rock hounds need a holiday excuse to go out and collect rocks 😂. There are so many great places to go and so for I have seen some great stuff out there on social media, out in the field and even at the Rock and Gem shows. Who says you can’t collect at the rock and gem shows (don’t forget to come see us at the Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show. It seems to me that over the years the most favorite self collected rock is the red carnelian agate found near the rivers. Well it’s not too late the weather is getting cooler and here is a link for some of the Oregon sites rockhounding-oregon

Enjoy this video of parallax in a rock a found at a rock show on National Collect Rocks day