WAYNE COUNTY GEM & MINERAL CLUB, INC.

        P.O. BOX 4 NEWARK, NY 14513-0004

   

    Next Meeting: July 23, 2016

             Club Annual Picnic at President Weiler's Homestead

6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY  

Program: Fun, Food & Friends


      

 Newsletter:    June 2016 

  

Website of the month:   http://www.americangeode.com/ 

  

     

                          "Gem Fest 2016"    

Great time was had by all, Show Goers, Members,and Venders


    

 Anyone that played the guess the number of rocks in the glass jar.

  

The correct guess was:  156


   

    June 4: 10-5   &  June 5: 10-4


             Show Flyer       4 sm Flyers      Map      Vendors (4/1/16)

     

 WCGMC 2016 Field Trip/Event Schedule                                    last update 5/27/2016)

 

April and May were busy collecting months and we have sponsored 9 field trips already this young season.  But we are not stopping here.  

 

Remember to attend a WCGMC field trip you must be a club member, or a member of an affiliated club if you do not live in our region.

 

 

Much more will be planned, particularly into June and July– Watch this space

Fossil Trips proposed include Deep Run, Indian Creek, perhaps Second Creek in Sodus, and more.  Mineral trips to Walworth (October), Benson Mines and Rose Road (September), and more

  

 June 24-26  (Fri-Sun)   NYPS trip to Ridgemont and James Dick Quarry in Canada   This is a New York

          Paleontologic Society Trip.  Trip is open to WCGMC members.  Contact Fred Haynes

 

June 25-26 Gilsum Rock Show and Swap, Gilsum, NH  http://www.gilsum.org/rockswap

 

July 9 (Sat.) – Rickard Hill - Lower Devonian Fossil Dig – Schoharie, NY roadcut in Helderberg Group

          Joint trip with the Rochester Academy of Science (they lead)   (Details to follow)

 

July 9-10  GemWorld 2016 in Syracuse  (SRC Arena, 4585 W. Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse)

            http://www.gmss.us/news/gemworld50-coupon/image/image_view_fullscreen for details & coupon       

 

July 16-17 Herkimer Diamond Festival and Gem Show (Herkimer High School, 801 W. German St.)

                    http://www.herkimergemshow.com/

 

July 23  WCGMC annual picnicand workshop event (note the move from August to July) Email EvaJane (gwexterior@gmail.com) if you will be attending so we can plan for enough chicken. Don't forget your dish to pass.

 

August 7th Sunday -  Green’s Landing – Middle Devonian collecting East side of Canandaigua Lake

          Joint trip with Rochester Academy of Science (we lead) (Leader – Stephen Mayer)

 

August 13-20 -  Niagara Peninsular Geological Society trip to Thunder Bay Area.  Several of us are

        planning to attend this week camping/collecting long trip to the northern shore of Lake Superior.  Visit

        http://www.ccfms.ca/clubs/NPGS/trips.htm for some information or contact Fred Haynes

 

August 20-21 – St. Lawrence County Rock and Mineral Club Show  --- NEW LOCATION in Canton, NY   

            visit http://www.stlawrencecountymineralclub.org/Library/2016_show.pdf for details

 

      

Saturday, July 23, 2016    Next Club Workshop will be open during picnic, 

Bring your rocks to saw and polish. The workshop is

open to all paid club members; we do ask for $5/visit

from each adult to help maintain equipment. We plan

to hold similar workshops once a month through the

winter months. 

    

When:  10:00 AM til mid afternoon, 

       

Where:  The Weiler’s Barn and Workshop

                 6676 E. Port Bay Rd, Wolcott, NY  

      

Rules:  BYOR (Bring your own rocks, there are many that

            can be purchased) to saw, grind, polish or even facet.  

            Training on equipment is available.  Eye protection is

            highly recommended.   

 

      

 check Events Calendar for Points Out and Around

     

          

Reminder: Membership runs from Oct. - Sept.

   (Microsoft Word Fill-in Form)  or   (PDF printable form)

 

Members for 2015-16 as of 4/9/16:

  

Aldrich, Bancroft, Bastedo, Beck, Becker, Breese, Brudecki, Cappon, Cataldo, Chapman, Colyer, Craig, Curcio, Daniels, Davey, Diaz, Donahue, Dougenik, Dow, Doyle, Elias, Errico, Fox, Frey, Haynes, Heinzerlin, Heffernan, Henrie, Hilts, Hoch, Hrabko, Hubbard, Imel, Jastrzab, Jones, Kerr, Krisher, Linderbery, Lesniak, Leung, Lyons, Mayer, McGrath, Mills, Rowe, Scherer, Schiltz, Schmidtgall, Shorey, Smith, St.John, Stephens, Sutherland, Teachman, Thomas, Tokaya, Underwood, VanNeel, Walker, Watkins, Weiler, Wells, Wilson, Wirth, Woodworth, Wheaton, Davis

     

          

 New Link: Newsletter editor has his own site. Check it out. http://fredmhaynes.com/ 

  

PDF of the slide presentation by our newsletter Editor: Fred Haynes "2015 Review"   Part 1   Part 2       

   

Link to pdf of Feb. program. "Review of 2014 (Part I) (Part II) by Fred Haynes"  

          

I'm looking for some one to help me with uploading photos to this site, if anyone is interested in helping, e-mail me. wmlesniak@aol.com  

      

 Click for Pictures from Tichenor Point 6/18/11 

Click for Picture from Walworth Dig 10/9&10/10

Click for Pictures from Glendon, NC Check out the 8th pic. down

 Click for Pics: (9/18/10) Cameron Dig

         

           

Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of the month at 7:00 PM

Location: at the Presbyterian Church, Maple Court St., Newark (CLICK for MAP)

         (Please use North side entrance of church to enter basement) 

    

Mail us at:                                                                   

Wayne County Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 4

Newark, NY 14513-0004 

                                                              

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