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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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Quick Links: 2016 CFMS SHOW    County Fair   Contact
Meetings:

Have a Rockin' Memorial Day!Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119, located at 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive near El Dorado; Map)

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thursday,  June 16, 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Presentation to be announced.
Thursday,  July 16 Our Annual Picnic!
Location to be announced.
Guests are always welcome to attend!

Committee & Other Meetings:  
Thu Jun 02 Board Meeting    5:15 pm American Legion Hall
Thu Jun 02 Special Planning Meeting    7:00 pm American Legion Hall
More about Meetings                   More about Membership
Map to General Meetings            Map to Wheeldon Center
Junior Rockhound Program:
  • Junior Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except during summer break).  Note: There will be a Special Junior meeting on Wednesday, June 15, (Emails will be sent with details about time and location)   Please RSVP.
             
    More about Education/Junior Program            Map to  Wheeldon Center
    Lapidary & Jewelry Arts:

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  • Lapidary Workshops are held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.,at the Senior Center, 937 Spring StreetMinumum number must be signed-up for each workshop. To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, please RSVP ONLINE or sign up at the General Meetings.                    Map-SeniorCenter.pdf
  • Jewelry Arts Classes are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main Street.  Sign up for classes is required. Sign up at General Meetings or contact instructor. See Members Area for class details.   Map-Wheeldon Center   
    NOTE: Location is to be announced for the June 14 & 28  Copper Enameling Classes
     
      Other Activities:

     
    The El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    will host the
    77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
    Show & Convention

    September 16 - 18, 2016

    at the

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


     See more about
    "STRIKE GOLD 2016" - ROCK, GEM & MINERAL SHOW

    Watch clips from the
    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society's
    2015 ROCK & GEM SHOW
    and gold panning demonstrations





    We also hope you will be able to stop by and visit with us at the
    Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building at the
    EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
    JUNE 16-19, 2016
    About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY



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