Archive for June, 2016

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to LaFarage Quarry in Lockport – June 19, 2016

Buffalo Geological Society Field Trip to LaFarge Quarry in Lockport, NY is June 19. Arrive by 7:30am, enter at 8am. Must be 18 or older.

Have GLOVES (new requirement), hard hats, steel toed shoes, eye protection and long pants. Gas powered saws and tools are NOT allowed.

Expect to find crystals of Calcite, Dolomite, Selenite, Sphalerite. Celestite and Fluorite also few fossils have been found.

Questions, please contact Don Lapham at 716-438-3794 or 716-481-6438 24 hours before the dig.

New Dino Club – Fossil Fun – Buffalo Museum of Science – June 22, 2016- Buffalo, NY

New Dino Club – Fossil Fun  at the  Buffalo Museum of Science on June 22 from 2:30 to 3pm for Ages 4-8. Register

Bring your littlest paleontologists to explore dinosaurs and other ancient creatures through hands-on activities and crafts! Themes will vary throughout the month. $3 for the first child and $2 for each additional child with paid Museum admission or BMS Membership.

1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo

Niagara Peninsula Geological Society Field Trips and Newsletter- April 2016

Niagara Peninsula Geological Society Field Trips and Newsletter for April which features a field trip to Beamsville on May 7, an auction on May 27, a mineral show on June 11. Also, someone is selling a slab saw and microscopes.  June 11th Show is 10am to 5pm at the Heartland Forest, 8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls, Ontario. PDS April 2016 – final (1)

Buffalo Geological Society Auction – June 10, 2016- Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Geological Society Live Auction is June 10 (moved from 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!

Open to the public – bring your friends!

You are allowed to have FIVE (vs. previously four, then seven, now five)  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