News and Events Around Colorado
Events and dates may change, check with Event planners before attending.
Thank you Peter J. Modreski, USGS, Denver, CO, for communicating these events.
Sep. 7-15 (Fri-Sun), Colorado Mineral and Fossil Fall Show, Crowne Plaza Hotel - Airport, 15500 E. 40th Ave. Denver, CO.
Sep. 8 (Sat), 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Dinosaur Discovery Day at Dinosaur Ridge, featuring “Gem and Mineral Day”. Public tour day at Dinosaur Ridge, 16831 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Walk up and down the Ridge to see interpretive guides explain the various fossil and geology stations, or ride a guided shuttle up and/or back for $4. See www.dinoridge.org .
Sep. 8-16 (Fri-Sun), Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show, Denver Coliseum; see http://www.coliseumshow.com/
Sep. 12-15 (Wed-Sat), Denver Fine Mineral Show, Denver Marriott West, 1717 Denver West Blvd.; see http://finemineralshow.com/denver/
Sep. 14-16 (Fri-Sun), 51st annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave., Denver, CO. Minerals of Mexico is the 2018 show theme. See http://denvershow.org
September 19 (Wed), Friends of Mineralogy (See right).
Sep. 20 (Thur), Colorado Scientific Society Student Paper Night; oral or poster presentations by graduate (or undergraduate) students on their earth science research topics, with an award given for the best presentation. To be held at the Arbor House, Maple Grove Park, 14600 W. 32nd Ave., Golden CO. For more information (including for students who wish to apply to present a paper) see http://coloscisoc.org .
Sept. 22 (Sat), 2:30 p.m., Scientific Spelling Stomp, sponsored by the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. “An all-ages team spelling bee.” American Mountaineering Center, Golden CO. Entry fee, $40/adult, students (under 18) $25; spectator tickets $20. Includes hot/cold appetizers and non-alcoholic drinks.
Oct. 13 (Sat), 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Dinosaur Discovery Day at Dinosaur Ridge, featuring “Girl Scout Day”. Public tour day at Dinosaur Ridge, 16831 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison. Walk up and down the Ridge to see interpretive guides explain the various fossil and geology stations, or ride a guided shuttle up and/or back for $4. There will be special activities and earth science badges to complete for Girl Scouts, who may register in advance [$6 for Scouts to register]. See www.dinoridge.org for more info.
Oct. 18 (Thur), 7:00 p.m., Colorado Scientific Society October meeting, “Structural Geology of Colorado” by Ned Sterne, plus a possible 2nd speaker. Shepherd of the Hills Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood.
Oct. 20 (Sat), 12 noon, Littleton Gem & Mineral Club, silent and verbal auction. Seller setups (club retains 20% commission) at 11, silent auction begins at noon, verbal auction at 1 p.m., checkout starts at 3:30 p.m.
Nov. 10-11 (Sat-Sun), 39th annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium, at New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM; see https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/museum/minsymp/home.cfml
November 14 (Wed), Friends of Mineralogy (See right).
Nov. 15 (Thur), 7:00 PM Colorado Scientific November Meeting; "Geothermal Energy", by Jeff Winick, DOE, plus a possible 2nd speaker. Shepherd of the Hills Church, Lakewood.
Nov. 16-18 (Fri-Sun), Denver Area Mineral Dealers Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden CO. Free admission, public welcome.
Other Area Geology Club's Meetings
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/
Colorado School of Mines