News and Events Around Colorado
Events and dates may change, check with Event planners before attending.
NOTE: Please check with event planners before trying to attend.
Thank you Peter J. Modreski, USGS, Denver, CO, for communicating these events.
Tues., Oct 10, 2:00-3:00, To Xiphactinus and beyond: The savage seas of ancient Kansas. (Anthony Maltese, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center)
Mon., Nov 6, 2:00-3:00, Our Earth was completely frozen? Twice? (Carol Dehler, Utah State U.)
Thurs., Sept. 21, 6:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society Past Presidents’ Dinner; presentation by Monte Swan, MagmaChem Associates, LLC, topic title TBA ; in-person dinner meeting at Mount Vernon Canyon Club, Lookout Mountain, Golden; see https://coloscisoc.org/ for details. All are welcome.
Thurs, Oct. 19, 7:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society October meeting, Permafrost and Melting in the Arctic, by Denny Capps, Denali Park and Preserve Chief Geologist; in-person meeting at Calvary Church Golden; see https://coloscisoc.org/ for details. All are welcome.
Thurs., Nov. 16, 7:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society November meeting, Colorado Structural Evolution, by Lonn Abbot, University of Colorado; in-person meeting at Calvary Church Golden; see https://coloscisoc.org/ for details. All are welcome.
Thurs., Dec. 14, 6:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society, December Annual Meeting, Potluck Dinner and Presidential Address, Cal Ruleman, US Geological Survey (presentation title TBA); in-person meeting at Calvary Church Golden; see https://coloscisoc.org/ for details. All are welcome.
There are a lot of “rock” (gem and mineral) shows taking place this fall, most are indoor with free admission. Here is a list; have fun!
Sept. 7-11, Just Minerals & Crystals Event, Summit Conference & Event Center, 411 Sable Blvd., Aurora/Denver (free admission).
Sept. 8-16, Colorado Mineral and Fossil Show, at the Crowne Plaza DIA, 15500 E 40th Ave., Denver (free admission).
Sept. 8-17, Denver Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show, at National Western Complex and Denver Coliseum (free admission).
Fri.-Sat.-Sun.-Mon., Sept. 15-18, Denver Gem and Mineral Show; part of the “Hardrock Summit” mineral and gem show, at the Colorado Convention Center. The 2023 theme is “Gem Minerals: Nature’s Bling”. Sponsored by the Greater Denver Area Gem & Mineral Council, it will include displays and demonstrations by area gem and mineral clubs plus special museum displays from around the country (admission charge).
Other Area Geology Club's Meetings
During the pandemic, check the individual club's website to see details of upcoming meeting dates and details.
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - The Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Lake George Community Center, located on the north side of US Highway 24 on the east edge of town, sharing a building with the county highway shops. In the winter, meeting is at 10:00AM. From April through October, meeting is at 9:00AM, to allow more time for field trips. http://www.lggmclub.org/www.lggmclub.org/
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Mt. Carmel Veteran’s Service Center, 530 Communication Circle, Colorado Springs. http://www.csms1936.com
Columbine Gem & Mineral Society, meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30PM in the meeting room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16 th (at J St.), Salida. https://rockaholics.org/
Pueblo Rockhounds, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 University Circle, Pueblo. http://www.pueblorockhounds.org/
Colorado Mineral Society - General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month, October through May, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at 10th and Garrison in Lakewood. http://www.coloradomineralsociety.org/
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
2023 Hike and Program Schedule
(Bob Hickey, Linda Julia)
Hike Program Schedule and Updates
Information will be posted for 2023 when available
Colorado School of Mines