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Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

 

MEMBER OF:

California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(CFMS)


American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(AFMS)



Field Trip Chairmen's Association Inc.
("Co-op")

American Lands Access Assoc. (ALAA)
American Lands Access Association(ALAA)

We host the Mining & Minerals Building
at the:

El Dorado County Fair
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 HOW TO
CONTACT US:

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667

Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

email

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El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society members take an active role in learning about and sharing interests in rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, earth sciences and the lapidary arts.
What's Happening
Here's a quick look at our upcoming events
Quick Links: ANNUAL SHOW   County Fair   Field Trips   Contact
Meetings:

Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month General Membership meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.  

Regular meetings are held at the American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119, located at 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive), near El Dorado.  

Annual PicnicThis month we will meet at the EDC Fairgrounds for our Annual Pot Luck Picnic. 

    Map to picnic location on Fairgrounds

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thur, July 16, Annual Picnic. Apple Tree area of the El Dorado County Fairgrounds.  Map
Set up begins at 6:00 pm.  
     AGENDA:
  • Food
  • Fun
  • Camaradorie!
  • Guests are always welcome to attend!

    Committee & Other Meetings:  
    Thu Jul 2 Long Range Planning Meeting 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
    Thu Jul 9 New Member Orientation 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
    Tue Jun 14 Board Meeting (Tuesday before general meeting) 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
    More about Meetings                 More about Membership
     Map to General Meetings          Map to Wheeldon Center
    Junior Rockhound Program: Top of page
    Junior Rockhound meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday except during the summer break. We are officially on our Summer Break, however, we invite all Junior Members and their families to attend our Annual July Picnic. There will be fun games for Junior Members.  More about Junior Program & Education  
    Lapidary & Jewelry Arts: Top of page
    Lapidary Workshops are held at the Senior Center, 937 Spring St. on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., and 5th Wednesday* when it occurs. Workshops are open to everyone who has passed Lapidary Certification (you may sign up for Certification Classes during any General Meeting).

    Jewelry Arts Classes are held at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main St., on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (or as scheduled), 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sign up for classes is required.
     More about Lapidary & Jewelry Arts
    Regular Lapidary Sched:
    Jul 08 Machine Work
    Jul 22 Machine Work
    Jul 29 Machine Work  *
    Aug 12 Machine Work
     Jewelry Arts Classes: Sign-up required
    Tuesdays, 7/14 & 28 - Gourd Jewelry (with cab)
    Details are posted in members area (password req) and in newsletter
    Other Activities and Info: Top of page

     We look forward to seeing you at our
    32nd Annual Rock & Gem Show
    October 17 & 18, 2015

    El Dorado County Fairgrounds,
    100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

    More about Show

    We also hope you were able to stop by and see the
    Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building,
    EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
    County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA
    About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY

    This year's Fair was held June 18 - 21, 2015.
    Forms and entry rules can be found at www.eldoradocountyfair.org.

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    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    LOCATIONS OF MEETINGS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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