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.
Dec. 1-2 (Sat-Sun), Dave Bunk Minerals, annual end-of-year open house and mineral specimen sale. All are welcome: at his shop, 5695 Yukon St., Olde Town Arvada; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat., 10-5 Sun.
Dec. 3 (Mon), Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Earth Science Colloquium, The Improbable Fossil Record of Jellyfish and Their Kin, by Graham Young, Manitoba Museum. VIP Room, 3–4 p.m.
Dec. 3 (Mon), 6:00 p.m., monthly meeting of DREGS (Denver Region Exploration Geologists’ Society), featuring a talk by Ned Sterne, Consulting Geologist, “A restorable, crust-scale cross section traversing the Colorado Rocky Mountains along Interstate 70—Possible structural implications for the distribution of some Colorado mineral deposits???” Berthoud Hall Room 241, Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden; social time with refreshments at 6 p.m., program at 7. All are welcome. Ned Sterne gave another version of this talk to the Colorado Scientific Society in October.
Dec. 6 (Thur), 7:00 p.m., Friends of the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum “First Thursday” program and Annual General Meeting. Featuring an introduction of and a talk by Renate Lafler, FGA, the new Executive Director of the CSM Museum. Refreshments served; all are welcome to attend, to come meet Renate and learn more about the Friends and the future of the CSM Museum. In GRL 201, the large conference room across the hall from the Museum.
Dec. 7-9 (Fri-Sun), Flatirons Rock and Mineral Show, “Rocks & Rails”; Boulder County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Building, 9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont CO. The Flatirons Mineral Club Rock & Mineral Show is combined with the Boulder Model Railroad Club Model Railroad Exposition. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day, adult admission $5. See https://flatironsmineralclub.org/about/annual-fmc-gem-and-mineral-show/ .
Dec. 9 (Sun), 2:00 p.m., WIPS (Western Interior Paleontological Society) annual auction. Clements Community Center, 1580 Yarrow St., Lakewood. “All are welcome to attend; proceeds benefit grants & scholarships in paleontology; earth science books; fossils, fossil replicas, minerals, art, “you never know what you’ll find”; potluck refreshments provided by our members”. Doors open at 2 p.m. for setup, silent and verbal auctions take place from 3 to 5 p.m.
Dec. 11 (Tue), 5:30 p.m., Rocky Mountain Map Society, monthly meeting, “How maps reveal (and conceal) our history”, by Susan Schulten, University of Denver; Denver Public Library, 5th floor, Gates Room, free and open to the public.
Dec. 11 (Tue), 6:30 p.m., at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Gates Planetarium, “Cities, and a World, at Risk”, by Dr. Bob Raynolds. Colorado Scientific Society annual President’s Address; 6:30 p.m. social time, 7:00-9:00 p.m., presentation and discussion. All are welcome; no admission charge. See http://coloscisoc.org/ for more information.
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/
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