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The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents
The 45th Annual Galaxy of Gems Expo -
“Quartz - Gemstone of the Ancients”

Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way
Oxnard, California 93030

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Date:

November 1st & 2nd 2014

Time:

Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

Sunday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free Admission
Free Parking
Free Hourly Door Prizes

This year we are featuring the following Special Guests:

   * Cameron Lowder of Cam's Crystals
  *  Women in Mining - meet successful women miners!
  *  Meet Professional Geologists
  *  Santa Paula Oil Museum

Exhibitor Form

We will host about 70 display cases that will showcase the talents and artistic skills of members and guest exhibitors. Some of the displays and activities are directed towards teaching students about the earth sciences.

The Show also offers:
 

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Each child will receive a free polished rock.
 

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Take part in the National Park Service Paleontologist Junior Ranch Program (Ages 5-12).  OGMS is an official National Park Service Partner. 
 

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“Pebble Pub”, a fun quiz for the kids to fill out, is based on our displays.
 

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Dino Discovery - Collect 36 different free Dinosaur Trading Cards.
 

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A scout badge requirement, “Make A Fossil” is one of our many activities.
 

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Dino Dig!  Choose a fist size “rock” and dig out one of 12 different Dinos!
 

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Games and crafts for kids.
 

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Feed Fred - Bean Bag Toss Game
 

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Teachers with their Teacher ID will receive Earth Science Posters and material to display in their classrooms. By the way, teachers come early, we only have limited quantizes.

School and Scouting groups are always welcome at the show. A badge requirement, “Make A Fossil” is one of our many activities.

Activities throughout both days will include demonstrations of lapidary techniques, glass-bead making, wire wrapping and rock polishing.  A silent auction will offer rock and mineral treasures.  On hand will be a select group of dealers with gems, minerals, fossils, stone beads, Idaho opals, silver  craft, finished jewelry, tools, lapidary supplies and books about earth science and more.

To have something for everyone in the family, we will also have Book and Plant Sales. It's a great opportunity to do some early Holiday shopping. We really do have some excellent prices on jewelry and mineral curiosities from around the globe.

Most of all, it is a great opportunity to have some fun!

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Oxnard Gem and Mineral Society

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