We invite you to a beach walk to see first hand how our last guest speakers presentation can be seen first hand. This is a great stretch of beach on the Eastern shores of Vancouver Island. This is a rain or shine event.
This is your Monthly Social at the MAC in Parksville where you can connect with like minded hobbyists and professionals. Rock of the Month for February is RED JASPER we would love to see your Jasper at the meeting. We have Door Prizes Rock raffles Get the latest information about upcoming events and Field … Continue reading Monthly Social Gathering
The next Rock and Gem field trip will be on Sunday 19th February to The Hand of Man Museum in Maple Bay. This will be followed by lunch at the Lion Rampant Scottish Pub, also in Maple Bay. Meeting time at the museum will be 10.30am and lunch at the pub will be at 1pm for those … Continue reading February Field Trip Hand of Man Museum
This is your Monthly Social at the MAC in Parksville where you can connect with like minded hobbyists and professionals. We have Door Prizes Rock raffles Get the latest information about upcoming events and Field trips March’s guest speaker topic Rock Identification by Norm Lund we have added a tab “ROCK IDENTIFICATION “in the members … Continue reading Monthly Social Gathering
Our next field trip is to the Oyster river in Black creek. For those wishing to carpool or travel together, we'll meet at Wembley Mall parking lot, South East corner. Meet at 8.30am, we will depart at 8.45am sharp. Meeting point: Hamm Road exit of Highway 19 (Exit 144) at Black Creek. We will … Continue reading Field Trip Sunday March 19
Our guest speaker is John Derek, John is a Jeweller and he will be doing a presentation on Jewellery making tools. our Rock of the month is Dumortierite please bring any samples you have. Port Hardy was a great source locally. That mine is closed.
Fossil Hunt at the Top of Doumont Rd Nanaimo. At the site we can find sharks teeth ammonites clam shells to name a few There is a short walk from the road to the area of interest More info on the website under the field trip tab.
We are excited to be hosting our FIRST Rock and Mineral Sale. This is different from our Annual Shows where, in addition to vendors, we promote our hobby, demonstrate both the equipment we use and the products we learn to create from one another. This Sale is an opportunity for vendors to sell rock and … Continue reading SPRING ROCK & MINERAL SALE – Day One
This is the second day of our first ever spring SALE! There will be lots of products from a variety of vendors who are selling rock and mineral related items. There will be crystals, polished cabochons, slices, slabs and rough rock. We also have a food concession and hourly draws. To tickle your creative spirit … Continue reading SPRING ROCK & MINERAL SALE – Day Two
The presentation for the May meeting is: Rockhounding in Arizona, Collecting in the great outdoors Rock of the Month is Obsidian (all types) Please bring any that you have for show and tell.