Meetings are usually on the second Saturday of every month at 7:30P.M. at the United Presbyterian Church in Mars, PA. Entrance and parking are at the rear of the Church on Garfield Ave. We meet in the board room on the first floor of the Church. (Directions are on the About Us page). Any changes to the normal start time of 7:30 pm will be noted below with the meeting subject / topic.

      Please note that even though presenters and/or topics may vary from the schedule shown below, all meetings are informative and fun!

      Members -- please check the website and/or emails for any meeting rescheduling or cancelations due to weather, location changes, etc.

Meeting Schedule.....

Meeting Date Presenter and topic
January 14, 2017 I love being a rockhound

February 11, 2017 Meeting Canceled

March 11, 2017 Tanzanite -- Topic lead by Sarah Brim

April 8, 2017 Dave Illig will talk about his field trip to the National Limestone mine and discuss the history and minerals found there.

May 13, 2017 Bring a rock and/or share a memorable rock story with the group.

June 10, 2017 Minerals and gems of Mexico

July 8, 2017 Field Trip to Laural Caverns

August 12, 2017 Photographing your gems and minerals - part 1 -- START TIME 6:30 PM

September 9, 2017 My Favorite Fossil -- Bring your favorite and share the when, where, and why

October 14, 2017 Opals,Opals, Opals,,, Bring your favorite Opal -- Meeting start time is 5:30 pm

November 11, 2017 Topaz -- Colors, Treatments, Countries -- Meeting start time is 5:30 pm

December 9, 2017 Xmas Luncheon at Hines Ward Table 86 -- Start time is 1:00 pm -- Link toTable 86

Meetings Topics.....

      Members -- If you have specific rock, mineral, gem or lapidary interest / topic that you would like to learn more about or would be willing to present, please email the suggestion to and we will see if we can schedule it for an up coming meeting.