The Buffalo Geological Society Banquet will be held May 6 at Classics V at 2425 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst. The cost this year to members is $20 with the remainder subsidized by the club. The speaker is Chris Amo focusing on African minerals and collection sites. The favors are BGS coffee mugs.
Within the city limits, LaFarge promised to pay for repairs of any breaks in the city’s drinking water. Additionally the Common Council will vote next week on a special use permit to allow blasting on the current Hinman Road area until the company gets final permission for a new 200 acre quarry on the south side of Hinman Ave. Yeah Rock hunters! Blasting won’t begin until late summer at the earliest.
The Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Dolomite Products Quarry in Penfield NY is May 7, 2016. You must be a member to go on the field trip.
Expect to find Calcite, Dolomite, Selenite, Fluorite, Sphalerite, Galena.
The Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to Aecon Quarry, Marmora, Ontario is June 4 . You must be a member to go on the field trip and it is for those age 16+. Photo ID required and each member must provide proof of current membership.
Buffalo Geological Society Live Auction is June 3 at 7:30pm at the Parkside Lutheran Church at Depew and Wallace Streets, Buffalo. There is a kids auction table with FANTASTIC deals for kids that are into rock collecting or want to be. GREAT FUN for EVERYONE!
You are allowed to have FOUR items up for auction and you will get ALL the proceeds from the items. Sign in the master sheet, get auction slips and take to front table for display and to be auctioned.
6:30pm – Auction Set-Up
7pm – Viewing of Items
7:30pm – Auction Begins