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, July 11, 2020

  9:00 am - 1:00 pm - First Annual FMM reopening workday
Volunteers are needed to help the museum get ready to open.
All tools will be provided, chores divided up as needed, based on how many willing hands we can muster. Work gloves and face masks required. Hats and sunscreen recommended. 
Water, but no food provided.
To sign up please contact Steve Phillips: phamilyminerals@gmail.com or 973-670-1167.




Wednesday to Sunday, September 30 to October 4, 2020    **

  Note Date Change
2019 NY/NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Raritan Center
97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison, N.J.
More information at their website: www.NYNJ.Show