Educational group representing rock, gem, and mineral enthusiasts on the west side Portland, Oregon.
The Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club holds regularly scheduled meetings. Meetings are held at the Forest Grove Senior Center (map), 2037 Douglas St, Forest Grove Oregon on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30 P.M. There is no meeting in December. Visitors are always welcome.
The following meetings for October will be held virtually through Zoom.com on your computer.
One way to do this is 1) go to zoom.com on your computer. 2) On the opening page click at the top “join a meeting” (You do not need a zoom account or to register to join the meeting! But, have your meeting ID and the password ready to be entered which is sent to you through the membership email before the meeting).
The easier way – From the email sent to you from the club under “Join Zoom Meeting” click the underlined link. (this already has the meeting id and password embedded in the link).
Now zoom will prompt you with an “open link” click this.
After you click “open link”, next click “join with video” and then click “join with audio”.
You may also join the meeting on an apple device or on your mobile device by the downloaded zoom app just enter the meeting id and password. Or after you have the app loaded on your phone go to the email that was sent to you and click the underlined link under the words “Join zoom Meeting“.
October 8th, at 7:30 pm
Topic is “Dynamic Geologic History of the National Parks of the Pacific Northwest” presented by Scott Burns.
The following meetings for June and July will be held virtually through Zoom.com. So on your computer google zoom.com, then click on zoom.com once your on the opening page click this link on the top right click “join a meeting” and have your meeting ID and the password ready to be entered (which will be sent to you through the membership email before the meeting). If you haven’t tried it, it is pretty easy. You can create an account but it is not necessary.
After you type in the meeting id and password click “open link” as prompted.
After you click “open link”, click join with video and then join with audio.
You might want to join a little early and you will be waiting until the host starts the meeting. Also before the meeting starts you can test you laptop or pc audio and video.
You may also join the meeting on an apple device or on your mobile device by the downloaded zoom app just enter the meeting id and password.
June 11th – 7:30 pm
Via Zoom video conference meeting “Geological Day Trips from the Portland Area” By Garret Romaine.
July 9th, 2020 at 7:30pm
Please return to this post as more updates and or changes may occur.
If you would like to contribute (as a member), what you have been working on with pictures or any cool hobby related links, or books you have been reading in this time where we have not been able to join with each other in person. Please share your your information through the contact page on this site. Also tell the website helper in the contact form, whether you want your name posted with your share.