Educational Meetings

Guests Are welcome to attend

Our educational meetings are designed to share knowledge about rocks, minerals, and related subjects. Each meeting may feature guest speakers, refreshments, silent auction, and information of upcoming events and activities within the Society. Guests are warmly welcome to attend and explore the fascinating world of gem and minerals with us.

August Educational Meeting

Annual Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, August 13th, 2024
Doors open at 5:30 PM | Dessert starts at 6:30 PM
Garden Room @the Grounds Placer County
700 Event Center Drive, Roseville, CA 95678

Join us for a fun-filled evening at our August Educational Meeting and Ice Cream Social! Don't miss this opportunity to cool off with some ice cream and engage in our auction.

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Ice Cream Social

    Setup will begin at 5:30 PM.

    The Ice Cream Social will start at 6:30 PM.

    Volunteers are welcome to help set up. Please label any containers or serving utensils you bring.

    Oral Auction

    Participate in our lively auction and bid on exciting items.

  • What to Bring

    • Ice Cream
    • Toppings
      (sprinkles, chocolate syrup, etc.)
    • Cones
    • Sweet Treats
      (cookies, brownies, etc.)
    • Ice Chest
      (we do not have a freezer available on-site).

What to Expect

  • Welcome New Members and Guests

    Introductions of guests and new members to the Society.

  • Business Meeting

    Includes reports and announcements from the Society's leadership.

  • Presentations

    Expert talks on various topics related to geology, mineralogy, lapidary arts, and more.

  • Social Time

    Enjoy refreshments and socialize with fellow rockhounds before and after the meeting.

Meeting Minutes and Agenda

Stay informed by reviewing the minutes from previous meetings and the agenda for upcoming meetings. This section ensures transparency and keeps members up-to-date with Society business and future plans.

Meeting Activites

  • Sign-In and Door Prizes

    Our Hostess will ask members and guests to sign in and use the sign-in sheet to determine door prize winners for members, juniors, and guests.

  • Membership Applications

    We accept payments (cash, check, or card) for membership applications during meetings.

  • Refreshments

    Enjoy refreshments and socialize with fellow members. Sign up to brings refreshments to future meetings.

  • Society Merchandise

    Society merchandise (t-shirts, vests, patches) will be available for purchase.

  • Field Trip

    Our Field Trip Chairperson will provide information on recent and upcoming field trips.

    Field Trips 
  • Silent Auction

    Members can participate in a silent auction featuring a variety of items.

  • Craft Classes

    Our Lapidary Craft Classes Chairperson will share details about upcoming classes.

  • Library Check-Out

    Our Librarian will have library materials available for check-out.

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Recurring Meetings

The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society hosts a variety of engaging and enjoyable recurring meetings throughout the year. These meetings provide opportunities for members to learn, share their knowledge, and build community. From educational presentations and scholarship contests to social gatherings and annual traditions, there's something for everyone. Mark your calendars and join us for these exciting events!

  • May

    Rookie Rock Rollers Junior Members Presentation

    Rookie Rock Rollers 
  • June

    Camp Paradise Scholarship Contest

    CFMS Camp Paradise 
  • July

    Potluck Dinner, early start time at 6:30pm.

  • August

    Ice Cream Social, early start time at 6:30pm.

  • November

    Election of Officers

    Board of Directors 
  • December

    Holiday Potluck Dinner, early start time at 6:30pm. Installation of Officers and Awards.

Date: 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Time: Doors open at 6:30 PM, meeting starts at 7:00 PM.

Where: Garden Room @the Grounds Placer County
700 Event Center Drive
Roseville, CA 95678