June 15, 2024, Saturday - Limestone Festival. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. IU Bloomington campus, in quad area by the Geology Building.  Our club will have a booth at the fest. See this site for more info, https://www.visitbloomington.com/event/limestone-fest/51099/ All meetings are open to the public!   All meetings start at 2:00 pm (EST), with presentations 2:00-3:00 pm, followed by a business meeting 3:00-4:00 pm. Meetings are in the Community Room at the Warren Brennan is speaking about gemstones of Brazil.


2024 Program Calendar ‚Äč


January 14, 2024 - Tom Odom will discuss fossil and mineral preparation.  Bring a specimen if you want to try some cleaning techniques.


February 11, 2024 - Catalina Tome, Paleobiology Curator at the Indiana State Museum, will give us a tour.  Our meeting will be held at the Indiana State Museum.


March 10, 2024 - Chauncey Collins, a vendor from our Greenfield show, will speak about his gem filled pyramids.


April 14, 2024 - Randy Patrick returns with a talk about Paleontological Ethics.


May 19, 2024 - James Tharp spoke about the Kentland meteor impact and shatter cones.


June 9, 2024 - Warren Brennan is speaking about gemstones of Brazil. The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Eagle Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library.


June 15, 2024, Saturday - Limestone Festival. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. IU Bloomington campus, in quad area by the Geology Building. 500 Earth Sciences will have displays at the show.


July 14, 2024 - Brian Mercer will speak about gem mining in North Carolina and Club members will sift through mining trails for gems. The meeting will be held at 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Eagle Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library.


August 11, 2024 - Show Preparation, no formal program


September 6, 7 and 8, 2024 - 47th Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, Indiana's Premier Rock Show! Hancock Count 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple St. Greenfield, Indiana.


October 13, 2024


November 10, 2024


December 8, 2024 - Annual Holiday Celebration and Award Ceremony.  The meeting will be held at the Eagle Branch of the Indianapolis Public Library, 3905 Moller Road, Indianapolis 46254.