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Monthly or Annual Re-ocurring events/meetings

  • KGMS General Meetings - Open to the public.  Location: Portage Senior Center @ 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI, 49002  Time: First Tuesday of every month. No meetings in Jan., July or Aug. 6:30 p.m. Social Hour, 7:00 Meeting starts

  • KGMS Board Meetings - Open to any KGMS member - 3rd Monday of Every Month @ Great Lakes Bee Supply (in their classroom) 47 W. michigan Ave, Galesburg, MI 49053.

  • Currently on hold until a new chairperson can be found - Rock and Donuts Social Group - First Saturday of the Month* @ 9am. We meet at Great Lakes Bee Supply (in their classroom) at 47 W. Michigan Ave, Galesburg, Mi 49053 (*Ocassionally this group will meet on a different date and time due to schedule conflicts or the group may take a field trip)

  • Rock & Gem Show  ***OUR MAIN EVENT**  Every year the weekend before Mother's Day (Fri., Sat & Sun) - This is a GREAT event and it's a lot of work. To make this show successful each year, it takes a little bit of help from everyone. Please visit our Volunteer Page for information on how you can help.

  • New member orientation and ice cream social - This even occurs every year at the June General Membership Meeting, so mark your calendars and don't miss this fun meeting!

  • JULY SHORT TRIP - Because we don't have general meeting in JUNE, we take the opportunity to get together and take a "short trip". Generally this is to one of our lakeshores looking for rocks or some other short trip that can be completed in a day.

  • Work Bees and Picnic - these activites generally happen in July & Aug. We meet at a members house to fill egg cartons with rocks, make up grab backs, sort rocks, etc.....all in preperation for the Rock and Gem Show.

 

  • Rock Tailgate Show - September 22:  PORTAGE, MI  Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society Rock Swap and Tailgate.  9 am - 1 pm.  St. Michael Lutheran Church Parking Lot, 7211 Oakland Dr., Portage.  Contact:  Dennis Guy; (260) 651-1314; dguy3@charter.net

 

  • Holiday Potluck - This event occurs every year at our  December General Memebership Meetings. If you would like to get a gift, you must bring a gift. Please bring a dish to pass also.

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