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September Social Presentation

McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan St. Parksville. 133 McMillan Street,, Parksville, B.C., Canada

We are fortunate to have Jack Whittles as a club member, Jack we will be sharing with us what it is to have a dream job as an avid  Rockhounder.

Garage Sale Fundraiser

933 Esslinger Road Parksville 933 Esslinger Road, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada

We will have a garage sale fundraiser in September. Members are encouraged to bring items for sale. Members are also needed to volunteer to help set up, take down and be present during the day

October Meeting and Social Gathering

McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan St. Parksville. 133 McMillan Street,, Parksville, B.C., Canada

The October meeting presentation will be done by Jack Whittles. He will talk about Vancouver Island Rocks as Part 2 - Rockhounder's Dream Job. Membership renewals and new memberships are both possible. In addition to the presentation, there will be opportunities to volunteer to help in the operation of the Club.  Please consider getting more … Continue reading October Meeting and Social Gathering

November Annual General Meeting and Social

McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan St. Parksville. 133 McMillan Street,, Parksville, B.C., Canada

Our last meeting of the year is coming up next Tuesday, November 7th, at the MacMillan Arts Centre at 7 pm. Our rock of the month is “Petrified Wood”, bring a sample to share. The presentation will be on Petrified Wood by Jim McKinnon. Final plans for the  November Show will be discussed . Find … Continue reading November Annual General Meeting and Social

Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show – Day One

Qualicum Beach Civic Centre 747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada

The Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club is excited to present its Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show. In addition to a full hall of vendors, we will have children's activities and demonstrations of a variety of rock related activities. Watch  for  flint knapping, wire wrapping and use of the Genie for creating cabochons.  … Continue reading Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show – Day One

Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show – Day Two

Qualicum Beach Civic Centre 747 Jones Street, Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada

The Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club is excited to present the second day of its  Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show. We will have a full hall of vendors, children's activities, and demonstrations of a variety of rock related activities. Watch  for flint knapping, wire wrapping and how to make a cabochon using … Continue reading Fifth Annual Rock and Gem Show – Day Two

For members Only – Annual Christmas party and dinner

Parksville Legion 146 Hirst Ave West, Parksville, B.C., Canada

Party time for Club members! This social will be at the Parksville Legion . Bring a rock or mineral to share/trade. Dinner is served at 6:30. it's too late to sign up for this year as the cooks needed to know how many were coming!

January Meeting and Social

The first meeting for the Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club will be held on Tuesday January 2 at 7 pm. The Minutes of the November meeting can be found for Members on the Members section of this site. The Rock of the Month is Cinnabar. The program for January will be given by … Continue reading January Meeting and Social

February Meeting and Social

McMillan Arts Centre 133 McMillan St. Parksville. 133 McMillan Street,, Parksville, B.C., Canada

The February meeting will be held on Tuesday February 6 from 7 to 9 pm at the MAC. The Executive will be presenting the 2024 Budget for approval. Toxicity of Rocks will be the Program given by Ken P. from Port Alberni. Please mark your calendar and join us if you can.