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, September 15, 2018  --  FOMS Field Trip / Meeting

  9:00 AM - Noon - FOMS Field Trip - Details Soon

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




Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2018

  62nd ANNUAL FRANKLIN-STERLING GEM & MINERAL SHOW
Sponsored by the Franklin Mineral Museum and the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society.
NEW LOCATION
Littell Community Center (formerly the ‘Armory’),
10 Munsonhurst Road #12, Franklin, New Jersey.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday (indoors).
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday (indoors).
The ticket price covers the show, The Pond outdoor swap,
and admission to the Franklin Mineral Museum:
$7.00 per day for adults, $4.00 per day for children (6-16).

The Pond Swap-and-Sell
takes place outdoors on the Littell Community Center grounds
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Sunday.
Show admission required.