General Meeting (7:30 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday)

The monthly General Meeting brings all the Sections together each month with a program of special interest. The business meeting starts at 7:30 p.m.. Following that, members are encouraged to exhibit and discuss their Show and Tell items to highlight their current activities. Following a brief break, a guest speaker presents the program topic for the evening. Snacks provided by volunteer members are available during the break.

Take an informal tour of the Clubhouse, view interesting items brought by members, enjoy a social snack break, and see interesting presentations. Every month a door prize drawing is held, and a member or visitor in attendance wins.

Send suggestions for General Meeting Programs to programs@hgms.org.

Next Meeting

Date: September 26, 2017
Program:  Dustin Villareal, a PhD candidate at the University of Houston, will present a talk titled “The Pre-Cenozoic Tectonic History of the Pamir” for our September 23rd General meeting.  His geologic interest is understanding the tectonic evolution of orogenic systems (mountain building)  in both an intercontinental and continental-oceanic boundary setting. To conduct his research he integrates regional geologic field mapping, satellite imagery, and structural analysis, with sedimentology and geochronology data to interpret the deformation history of the crust.

Future Meetings

Date: October 24, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: November 28, 2017
Program: To be announced

HGMS Shop Days and Hours

The shop is usually open four days of the week. An important note is that the Youth Section meets the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon. If the Youth are using the shop, adults must wait until the Youth either are finished working in the shop, or they are not using the equipment that morning.

Days Shop is open:

Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

HGMS Board Meetings are the first Tuesday of each month.

Archaeology Section (7:30 p.m. on the 1st Thursday)

Date: October 5, 2017
Program:  Dirk Van Tuerenhout, Curator of Anthropology – HMNS: Knights in Shining Armor: A Sneak Peek at the New HMNS Exhibit

Date: November 2, 2017

Program:Gail Larsen Peterkin, Master Docent – HMNS: New Innovations from the Upper Palaeolithic: Late Old Stone Age

 

 

 

Beading Section (1:30 p.m. on the 3rd Saturday)

Date: September 6, 2017
Program: Circle pendant of copper wire and seven graduated beads. The charge will be $1.

Date: September 16, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 21, 2017
Program: To be announced

Day Light Section 1:00-3:00 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday)

Date: September 6, 2017
Program: Circle pendant of copper wire and seven graduated beads: The charge will be $1.

Date: October 4, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: November 1, 2017
Program: To be announced

Gemstones and Faceting Section (6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday)

Date: September 13, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 11, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: November 8, 2017
Program: To be announced

Lapidary and Silversmithing Section (7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Monday)

Date: September 18, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 16, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: November 20, 2017
Program: To be announced

Mineral Section (7:30 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays--September into June)

Date: September 6, 2017
Program: The first meeting back from Summer vacation: “What did you do last summer? What did you buy? Where did you go?” Be sure to bring your new treasures for us to admire.

Date: September 20, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 4, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 18, 2017
Program: To be announced

Paleo Section (7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday)

Date: September 19, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 17, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: November 21, 2017
Program: To be announced

Youth Section (10:00 a.m.-12 noon on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays)

Date: September 2, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: September 16, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 7, 2017
Program: To be announced

Date: October 21, 2017