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The upcoming news and events of the Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society:

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Thu Jun 01,2017 17:02BrecciaAvailable
 June Breccia Newsletter is Available
The June Breccia is now available. ( non-Google Docs download )
Thu Jun 01,2017 16:59GeneralMeeting
 June Program
General Meeting: 7:45pm Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the Cabana Club, 100 Belwood Gateway. Los Gatos, CA 95032

"Dendritic and Plume Agate"

A presentation by our own Chuck Boblenz.
Wed Apr 05,2017 14:57ContinuingEducation
 SCVGMS Continuing Education Application
Fill out this application and return to the SCVGMS board for the Continuing Education drawing. The winner receives two tickets to attend the week long Camp Paradise at the end of August. The drawing will be held at the end of the May general meeting.
  • Attend at least three club meetings this year.
  • Volunteered at least eight hours at the annual show (or preparation).
  • And have not won or attended this camp or ZZYZX in last three years.
Application form
Wed Apr 05,2017 14:34FoundersDay
 Founder's Day Picnic
Sunday June 25, 2017 - plan ahead and be sure to be there. At the Cabana Club (same location as the meetings)
Come enjoy a BBQ lunch, bingo, a raffle, and swimming, if you like.
Bring lawn chairs and serving utensils for the potluck dish you bring to share.
Mail the Sign-Up form by May 25, 2017 or hand it in by the May 23, 2017 General club meeting.
Wed Apr 05,2017 14:26MemberDues
 Membership Renewal
Don't wait until the last minute renew now.
The membership dues are due May 31, 2017
Adults: $20.00, Juniors: $5.00, Household: $30.00.
Fill out the membership renewal form, make your check out to the Santa Clara Valley Gem and Mineral Society, and give or send it to the club treasurer: C/O
Chuck Boblenz
655 Santa Coleta Court
Sunnyvale, CA

Wed Mar 08,2017 16:20ShowTell
 Show and Tell for the June Meeting
Members with the last name that starts with L, or M are encouraged bring something to share with the rest of the club.

All members are asked to display at least one time per year. Members who live far away are not included; they may display at any time. If you cannot display in your designated month, that's OK; just display when you can. You can display as many times as you like.
There are no displays in May, November, and December.
Don't know what to display? Any type of rock (identified or not), your latest project, information on a field trip to take, ideas for a display case, anything to do with rocks!!!