Meetings


Our monthly meetings are open to the public, but we encourage you to join the club in order to receive additional benefits including field trips, our monthly newsletter, our Annual Rock & Mineral show,  our Annual Holiday Party and mineral auction. 


 We have moved our meeting location. We meet on the 2nd Friday of each month at the Chester Senior Center, 81 Laroe Road, Chester, NY 10918 beginning at 6:30 pm all are welcome! Come and Join Us


Our next regular meeting is Friday, October 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be Jeff Fast, the topic will be News and Notes from 2019." Refreshments will be provided, and we will have our monthly mineral auction.


Jeff Fast has been a mineral dealer for over 30 years. He has participated in many local shows as well as the Tucson and Denver shows for most of those years. He has also traveled to many different countries to buy minerals, starting with Russia and Mexico in 1992 and including Brazil, Madagascar, Peru, Colombia, Europe, and Pakistan. Every year he learns things he never knew before. He will be sharing some of what he learned in 2019 at our club meeting.


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Meetings for 2019

January 11   Speaker Dan Bishuk  "trace fossils"

February 8   Speaker Bill Prehoda

March 8        Speaker Doc Bayne "How Iron is made"

April 12         Speaker Dr. Charles Merguerian

May 10          Speaker Ted Johnson

June 14         Speaker Karenne Snow

July 12           Speaker Eric Orlowski

August 9       Speaker Dr. Alexander Bartholomew

September   No Speaker/ Annual Mineral Picnic 

October 11   Speaker Jeff Fast