Calendar

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

September

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 – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg; We will meet in the class area of the bee shop.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.
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

Sep 30th – Oct 1 —- BELLEVILLE, MICHIGAN: Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society Rock Swap. Sat 10 am – 5 pm; Sun 10 am – 4 pm. Wayne County Fairgrounds, 10871 Quirk Rd., Belleville. Contact Tom Morris, (313) 278-5063 website – http://www.mmls.us/upcoming-events.html

October

3rd — KGMS General Meeting Social Hour starts 6:30 p.m., 7:00 Meeting
This is our annual Show and Tell Meeting. Location – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
This meeting is open to the public.

7th — KGMS Show Committee Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m. )
Location – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

13-15 — Warren, MICHIGAN: Michigan Mineralogical Society Annual Show. Fri 9 am – 6 pm; Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 11 am – 5 pm. South Macomb Community College Expo Center, Building P located in the southeast section of the campus (14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088) and is best reached off of Hayes Road. 60+ dealers. Contact: Wilbur Pfromm at wpdog-mms@yahoo.com website: http://www.michmin.org

16th — 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.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

21-22 — CLIO, MI Flint Rock & Gem Club Annual Show. Sat & Sun 10 am – 5 pm. Carter Middle School, 300 Rogers Lodge Dr., Clio. Contact Bill Wendling, (810) 638-5796; bwrockbarn@centurytel.net
Show Info at http://www.flintrockandgem.org

20-22— MASON, MICHIGAN: Central Michigan Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary & Jewelry Show Fri 6pm-9pm; Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5. Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason. Contact – Roger Laylin, (517) 349-3249; l.r.laylin@gmail.com www.michrocks.org

November

4 — TAYLOR, MI; Annual Auction, Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society, Democratic Club of Taylor, 23400 Wick Rd, 6-7 pm; auction starts at 7pm. Contact Dan Gumina, (313)776-8944. www.mmls.us

4-5 — MIDLAND, MI: Sat 9 am – 5 pm; Sun 10 am – 4 pm. Chippewa Nature Center, 400 S. Badour Rd., Midland. Contact Debra Young, debiyoung50@yahoo.com http://www.midmichrockclub.com/?Page=14

7th — KGMS General Meeting Social Hour starts 6:30 p.m., 7:00 Meeting
Presentation will be Al Holden of Pro Stock Detectors will speak on metal detecting and how to choose the best detector for the mineral you’re after. Note -Location (May Change to WMU) – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
this meeting is open to the public.

20th — 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.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

December

5th — KGMS General Meeting Christmas Party! 6:30 p.m. – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
This meeting is open to KGMS members only.