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April 2019

April 2019 Meeting

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Lee County Library, 219 N Madison St
Tupelo, MS 38804 United States
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NMGMS April meeting from 1-3pm at the Tupelo Library. We will be wrapping up any last minute details for the Fossil Road Show and Geology Fest on the 13th and the program will be making some cute wire rings. Will have beads and stretch cording for the junior members to make bracelets. Refreshments are pot luck. Raffle tickets will be available also. **Note! The April meeting date is changed due to Easter falling on the third weekend of the month.

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May 2019

May 2019 Meeting

May 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Lee County Library, 219 N Madison St
Tupelo, MS 38804 United States

The NMGMS May 18, 2019 meeting will be held at the Lee County Library from 1 to 3p.m. The program will be on caves, given by University of Mississippi Professor, Dr. Jennifer Gifford. Come and join us to learn all about this exciting underground world. Refreshments are "pot luck", so members are asked to bring something. NOTE: There will be a board meeting at 12:30pm before the regular meeting. 2019 officers and committee chairpersons are asked to attend. We will…

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September 2019

September 2019 Meeting

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Lee County Library, 219 N Madison St
Tupelo, MS 38804 United States
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Photo by Harbor Freight Tools The NMGMS September 21, 2019 meeting will be held at the Lee County Library from 1 to 3p.m. The program will be, “Proper Techniques for Using a Rotary Tumbler to Polish Stones”, given by NMGMS member Mike Schuchs. Mike will also have on hand some Alabama gravel that is rich in garnets. Come and pick a few! Join us at this meeting to learn how to achieve stunning polishes on your stones with a rock…

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October 2019

“Rocktoberfest” Annual Picnic and Rock Swap

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Ballard Park, 2629 Main St
Tupelo, MS 38801 United States

10th Annual Rock Swap Picnic October 26, 2019 at the large pavilion in Ballard Park, West Main Street/Highway 6, Tupelo, MS We would like to invite all rock hounds from the surrounding areas to join our members for a day of great fun, trading and fellowship. Invite your family and friends too! There is no charge to attend or to set up and trade. The picnic is located in a large covered pavilion (on the west side of the lake)…

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November 2019

November 2019 Meeting

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Lee County Library, 219 N Madison St
Tupelo, MS 38804 United States

NMGMS November 16, 1019 meeting from 1 to 3pm at the Tupelo library. We will have a DOUBLE Feature! We are excited and priviledged to host guest speaker George Phillips, Paleontologist with the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, at our upcoming November meeting. George will be talking about the petrified wood found in Mississippi. Program will be “Fluorescent Rocks and Minerals”, by NMGMS members Mike Schuchs, Beth Thornton, and Nancy Roberts. Bring a rock or two to see if it…

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