Calendar

Go to Field Trips for the schedule of field trip events.

2017

June

19th — KGMS Board Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg; We will meet in the class area of the bee shop.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

July

There is no KGMS General Meeting in July

8th — Tour the ledges at Grand Ledge and the fossils at Brick Park. This is part of KGMS’ Coffee and Doughnuts study group. We will meet at the big shelter at 10am for coffee and doughnuts, a brief lecture and be supplied with a field guide before we tour the area. KGMS and WSU Geology Grad student Jay Kim will lead us in an exploration of the Ledges at Grand Ledge county park and of the fossil sites. Bring a dish to pass and join us for a picnic lunch after the Fitzgerald Park tour.

15th — Show Committee Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.
Location – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

17th — KGMS Board Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – to be determined
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members. — Note — this is a tentative date —

August

There is no KGMS General Meeting in August

12 — Holland, MI, Annual Tulip City Tailgate Swap & Sell. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location:  Sam’s Club Parking Lot, 2190 N. Park Dr. (next to US-31) Holland  Any club member of a west Michigan club can set up, including juniors; No charge or fees to participate Provide your own folding tables & chairs, small tents    http://www.tulipcity.org

12 —  CLIO, MI,  Flint Rock & Gem Club Rock Swap.  9 am – 4 pm.  Flint Rock & Gem Club, 11350 N. Saginaw Rd., Clio.  Contact Bill Wendling, (810) 638-5796; bwrockbarn@centurytel.net www.flintrockandgem.org

18-20 — SOUTH BEND, IN Michiana Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show. Fri noon – 7 pm; Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 11 am – 5 pm. St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds, 5117 S Ironwood Rd., South Bend. www.michianagms.org

21st, if a KGMS Board Meeting happens in August it may happen on this date starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – to be determined
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members. — Note — this is a tentative date —

September

5th — KGMS General Meeting Social Hour starts 6:30 p.m., 7:00 Meeting
Location – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
This meeting is open to the public.

15-17 — HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: annual show and sale, Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Holland; The Soccer Stop, 5 River Hills Dr., Holland.  Times to be determinded.  Contact Sue Goedert, sonbeams2000@yahoo.com; www.tulipcity.org

16 – 17 — HOWELL, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Livingston Gem & Mineral Society; Hartland Educational Support Service Center; 9525 Highland Rd.; Sat. 10-6 Sun 10-4; Contact Ed Oller, (810) 241-8801; edleatherandcraft@gmail.com

18th — KGMS Board Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – to be determined
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

23— KALAMAZOO, MI; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society annual Tailgate Sale, parking lot of St. Michael Lutheran Church, 7211 Oakland Drive, Portage, Mi – 1.5 Mile South of 1-94. Open from 9am to 1pm. Contact – Terry Buder, 269 271 0285. KGMS Tailgate information page