Upcoming Events


Scheduled activities of the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society Inc. - FOMS, include meetings, field trips, and other events. Regular meetings are held on the third Saturday of March, April, May, June, September, October, and November, and generally comprise a business session followed by a lecture. FOMS meetings are open to the public and are held at 1:30 PM, usually in Kraissl Hall at the Franklin Mineral Museum, 30 Evans St., Franklin NJ (check listings for exceptions).

Most FOMS field trips are open only to FOMS members aged 13 or older.
Proper field trip gear required: hard hat, protective eyewear, gloves, sturdy shoes.
For a complete set of rules and regulations follow this link FOMS Field Trip Safety Rules and Regulations

**Activities so marked are not FOMS functions, but may be of interest to its members. Fees, and memberships in other organizations, may be required. Any information in this schedule, including fees, is subject to change without notice.



Saturday, March 16, 2019  --  FOMS Field Trip / Meeting

  FOMS Field Trip - Details not available now, please check back.

Noon - 1:15 PM - Future Rockhounds of America
Meet in Franklin Mineral Museum’s Kraissl Hall
Parents are welcome to sit in the meeting room
For questions please contact Mark Dahlman at: fra@fomsnj.org or 301-428-0455

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM - FOMS Meeting, Franklin Mineral Museum.
Lecture: Friedensville Zinc Mines of Southern Lehigh County, by Kent Littlefield.




Wednesday to Sunday, April 3 to 7, 2019    **

  2019 NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Raritan Center
97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, N.J.
Wednesday thru Friday: Noon - 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 PM

Admission:
Wednesday thru Friday - unlimited reentry all three days:
Online Tickets - $10.00 for age 4 and up; free admission for children under 4 years old.
Tickets at the Door, cash only - $15.00 for age 4 and up; free admission for children under 4 years old.
Saturday and Sunday - unlimited reentry both days:
Online Tickets - $15.00 for age 4 and up; free admission for children under 4 years old.
Tickets at the Door, cash only - $20.00 for age 4 and up; free admission for children under 4 years old.
More information at their website: www.NYNJ.Show