.: Welcome to our site
This club was created to stimulate
the interest of its members and the general public in the study of Mineralogy, Geology, Paleontology, and Archaeology
.: Club Meetings
Meetings held at 10:15 AM on second Saturday of each month (except July & August), unless otherwise noted.
***Three meeting locations for 2017 - time to mix it up!***
1.) Community Room, First National Bank & Trust - 1625 10th Street, Monroe, WI
2.) Monroe Public Library - 925 16th Ave, Monroe, WI
3.) Mystic Moraine Minerals - 13 N Academy St, Janesville, WI
Saturday, April 8th, 2017. Meeting: Mystic Moraine Minerals. Report on annual show. Activity: Making gem trees (Dan Trocke).
Saturday May 13th. Meeting: First National Bank. Cleaning Minerals (Marv Hanner).
Hope to see you there!
Saturday, March 11th, 2017. Fishpond bagging at the Trocke's farm. Potluck lunch.
Saturday, February 11th, 2017. Meeting: First National Bank in Monroe. DVD presentation for those not in MSHA training 2/11 & 2/12.
.: Our Annual Show
Badger Lapidary & Geological Society, 47th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show
Dates: Saturday March 25th & Sunday March 26th, 2017
Hours: 9am-5pm Sat & 9am-4pm Sun
***New show location for 2017 and beyond***
Location: Rock County Fairgrounds, Craig Center Building * 1301 Craig Ave, Janesville, WI 53545 Download Map
Description: Ten dealers, excellent speakers, many beautiful club displays, fluorescent mineral tent, lapidary demonstrations, club sales table, hourly door prizes, educational films.
Activities for kids: Fishpond, spinner game, scavenger hunt, rock crafts, and roaming rock wizard.
Food: Full Menu.
Free admission: Free-will donation and free parking.
Show Contact: Debbie Wehinger, 708 W 2nd Avenue, Brodhead, WI 53520; 608-897-2608; firstname.lastname@example.org
***Download the 2017 Show Quarter Page Flyer and the 2017 Show Full Page Flyer for your viewing - or to share!***