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The following list of gem and mineral clubs and organizations in Washington State is as up-to-date as we can make it. To make any additions or corrections, contact our front desk by phone 360-902-1450, fax 360-902-1785, or e-mail geology@dnr.wa.gov

 Location Name Address Contact Meetings
ABERDEEN Chehalis Valley Gem Club422 W 2nd St;
Aberdeen, WA 98520
Second Thursday, 1:00 pm, in members' homes
 

Grays Harbor Geology &

Gem Society

PO Box 2003;
Aberdeen,
WA 98520-0331
Third Friday, 7:30 pm, Pearsall Multi-Purpose Center, 2109 Summer Ave, Aberdeen
ARLINGTON

Port Susan

Gem & Mineral Club

9406 164th St NE; Arlington, WA 98223-8904First Wednesday, 12:00 pm, 12015 Marine Dr, Marysville
BELLEVUEBellevue Rock Club, Inc.PO Box 1851;
Bellevue, WA 98009-1851
Dave Scott, 425-643-0546
lagger175@yahoo.com
www.bellevuerockclub.org
First Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 14230 Newport Way, Bellevue
BELLINGHAMMt. Baker Rock
& Gem Club
PO Box 30324;
Bellingham, WA 98228-2324
Reynold Bork
rbork1792@aol.com
Third Monday, 7:00 pm, Bloedel Donovan Park Pavilion, Bellingham
CHELANLake Chelan Rock & Mineral Club100 Coral St;
Manson, WA 98831

Rich Sink
rockhnd48@nwi.net

First Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Lake Chelan Recl. Dist. Board Room, 80 Wapato Way, Manson

COLLEGE PLACE

Blue Mountain Gem & Mineral Society1011 Broadway;
College Place, WA 99324-1571
509-525-1776Second Thursday, 7:30 pm, Rt 1 Box 114, Walla Walla
COLVILLEPanorama Gem and Mineral Club701 "B" Williams Lake Rd; Colville, WA 99114Johnie Pitman 509-684-8887
jgpitmam@wildblue.net
www.mapmet.com/PGMC/pgmc.htm
Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Arden Community Center, Arden
EDMONDSMaplewood Rock and Gem ClubPO Box 5657, Lynnwood, WA 98046-5657

Beverly Ryder, 425-338-4184
Elizabeth Hutchinson, 206-326-8297

info@maplewoodrockclub.com
http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com/

Third Monday, 7:00 pm, Clubhouse, 8802 196th St SW (3 mi W of I-5), Edmonds
EVERETTEverett Rock & Gem ClubPO Box 1615;
Everett, WA 98206

Fritz Mack

425-232-0809
http://www.everettrockclub.com/

Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm, Everett United Church of Christ, 2624 Rockefeller Ave, Everett
FEDERAL WAYFederal Way Gem & Mineral Society4503 S 254th, Kent, WA 98032

Dave Estes, 253-661-1193
dwestes@comcast.net

Third Friday, 7:30 pm, Totem Jr High School Library, Federal Way
FORT LEWISFort Lewis Rock Club10107 111th St Ct, Tacoma, WA 98498First Monday, 7:00 pm, MWR Arts & Crafts Center, Bldg 5038, 2nd & Pendleton, Fort Lewis
ISSAQUAHIssaquah Valley Rock Club1420 NW Gilman Blvd, Suite 2 #2736; Issaquah, WA 98027

Information@IssaquahRockClub.org
http://www.issaquahrockclub.org/

Check website for meetng dates

Often last Friday, 7:00 pm (Juniors 6:30 pm) (no meeting July or August), Issaquah Senior Center, 75 NE Creek Way (off Sunset), Issaquah
KENNEWICKLakeside Gem
& Mineral Club, Inc.
PO Box 6652;
Kennewick, WA 99336-0603

Andy Johnson, 509-546-1950

cbagates@hotmail.com

http://www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com/

First Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 7305 W 10th Ave, Kennewick
 Rockateers Gem and Mineral ClubPO Box 6652;
Kennewick, WA 99336

A. Johnson

washatonian2@hotmail.com

http://www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com/

Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm, Banner Bank, basement, 203 W 1st Ave, Kennewick
KITSAP peninsulaKitsap Mineral and Gem SocietyPO Box 3342;
Silverdale, WA 98383-3342
John Hubbard, 253-884-4415
johnhubbard993@centurytel.net
http://www.kmgs.org/
Second Friday most months, 7:00 pm, Chico Alliance Church Daycare, 3670 Chico Way NW, Bremerton
LAKE STEVENSSnohomish Lapidary Club, Inc.9108 105th Ave SE; Lake Stevens, WA 98258Glenn Morita
206-337-0385
First Monday, 7:30 pm, Snohomish Library, 1st and Cedar
LANGLEYWhidbey Pebble PushersPO Box 279;
Langley, WA 98260-0279
Gen Richards
206-221-2637
First Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Kiwanis Bldg, Island Co. Fairgrounds
LONGVIEWSouthern Washington Mineralogical SocietyPO Box 704;
Longview, WA 98632-7451
Robert Koyckman
360-785-4417
Fourth Saturday, 7:00 pm, Catlin Grange Hall, 207 Shawnee St N, Kelso 
MARYSVILLEMarysville Rock & Gem Club, Inc.PO Box 1721; Marysville, WA 98201-1538

Bill Moser, bill-jj@comcast.net

Facebook; Marysville Rock and Gem Club

Second Tuesday (except July), 7:00 pm, First Baptist Church Annex Room, 81st Ave & State St, Marysville
MOUNT VERNONSkagit Rock & Gem Club PO Box 244;
Mount Vernon, WA 98273-0244
Dave Britten
360-755-0741
First Wednesday, 7:30 pm, IBEW Hall, 706 W Division, Mount Vernon
NEWPORTPend Oreille Rock & Gem Club332141 SR 2;
Newport, WA 99156

Brian Peck, President

509-447-0391

www.pendoreillerockandgemclub.com

First Wednesday, 7:00 pm, Newport (call for information)
OLYMPIAWashington Agate & Mineral SocietyPO Box 2553;
Olympia, WA 98507-2553
M. J.Huetter
360-352-9702
http://wamolympia.wordpress.com
First Tuesday, 7:00 pm, First Baptist Church; 22nd & College, Lacey
OMAKChief Joseph Gem & Mineral ClubPO Box 525;
Omak, WA 98841
Karen Johnson
509-422-5419
skyview@northcascades.net
Second Wednesday, 7:30 pm, various places
PORT ANGELESClallam County Gem & Mineral Society (CCGMS)PO Box 1285;
Sequim, WA 98362
Tom Ellison
360-460-1333
tom@olympicrocks.com
www.olympicrocks.com
Check the website "Hot News" for next meeting or classes—time/date/place for your location of call Tom Ellison 360-460-1333 with your questions
PORT TOWNSENDPort Townsend Rock Club154 Greenview Lane, Port Ludlow, WA 98365Nancy Rhodes
mn43ludlow@gmail.com
http://www.olympicrocks.com/
Last Monday, 7:30 pm, Rock Club Building, Jefferson County Fairgrounds 
PUYALLUPBedrock Prospectors ClubPO Box 425;
Puyallup, WA 98371
Bruce Beatty, President
253-564-0954
Third Monday, 7:30 pm, Puyallup Masonic Hall, 1005 W Pioneer
 Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club PO Box 134;
Puyallup, WA 98371-0014

Jim Christian, President

253-720-9502

jimchristian_205@hotmail.com

http://puyallupgemclub.org/

Second & Fourth Friday, 7:30 pm, Fruitland Grange Hall, 11102 86th Ave (112th St E & 86th Ave E), Puyallup
REDMONDEast King Co. Rock ClubPO Box 2203;
Redmond, WA 98073-2203
eastkingco@gmail.com
http://www.eastkingco.org/
Third Friday, 7:30 pm (Juniors 7:00 pm), Juanita Community Club, 12027 100th Ave NE, Kirkland
RENTONGold Prospectors Association of America, Renton

info@pnwgpaa.com

www.Pnwgpaa.com

Last Monday, 7:00 pm, Vince's Coffee, 401 Olympia Ave NE, Suite 102, Renton
SEATTLEBoeing Employees Mineralogical SocietyPO Box 3707 MS-5A-CC;
Seattle, WA 98124-2207

Steve Mackey
253-759-8903
smackey@harbornet.com

http://www.bemsonline.com/

Second Thursday, 7:30 pm, Boeing Activities Center, Rm B, 22649 83rd Ave S, Kent
 North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club, Inc.15428 62nd Ave NE; Kenmore, WA 98028Susan Gardner
425-483-2295
sgardner3@mindspring.com
http://www.northseattlerockclub.org/
Second Tuesday, 7:30 pm (Juniors 6:30), Northminster Presbyterian Church basement, 7706 25th Ave NW, Seattle
 Seattle Faceting Club607 N. 62nd; Seattle, WA 98103Leonard Bahr
206-242-556
Fourth Tuesday, 7:30 pm, in members' homes
 South Seattle & Des Moines Gem & Mineral Club13056 24th Ave S;
Seattle, WA 98168
Third Thursday, 7:00 pm, Tukwila Senior Center, 4101 S 131st St, Tukwila
 West Seattle Rock ClubPO Box 16145;
Seattle, WA 98116-0145

Audrey Vogelpohl

avogelpohl@comcast.net
http://www.westseattlerockclub.org/

Fourth Wednesday (except July and Dec.; Nov. third Wednesday), 7:00 pm, Adams Hall, Tibbetts United Methodist Church, 3940 41st St SW, Seattle

SEQUIM

Clallam County Gem & Mineral AssociationPO Box 98;
Sequim, WA 98382

Ed Bourassa

360-681-0372

http://www.sequimrocks.com

Third Tuesday, 7:00 pm, 5th Ave Retirement Center, 500 W Hendrickson Ave, Sequim
Clallam County Gem & Mineral Society (CCGMS)PO Box 1285;
Sequim, WA 98362
Tom Ellison
360-460-1333
tom@olympicrocks.com
www.olympicrocks.com
Check the website "Hot News" for next meeting or classes—time/date/place for your location of call Tom Ellison 360-460-1333 with your questions
SHELTONShelton Rock & Mineral SocietyPO Box 242; Shelton, WA 98584

Joyce Evans

360-427-0787

jevansk3@gmail.com

Last Thursday, 7:00 pm, Shelton Christian Church, 105 Arcadia Ave, Shelton
SPOKANEColumbia Geological Society, Inc.509-328-6584First Thursday (except July, Aug., and Dec.), 7:30 pm, Manito Garden Center, Manito Park
 Rock Rollers Club, Inc.9517 E 4th;
Spokane, WA 99206

Beverly Bockman
bockbb@aol.com

http://www.rockrollers.org/

Fourth Tuesday (except July), 7:00 pm, 9517 E 4th, Spokane

TACOMA

Tacoma Faceters Guild

5109 Point Fosdick Dr NW; Gig Harbor, WA 98335

253-845-5870

Fourth Monday, 7:00 pm, Fircrest Community Center, 555 Contra Costa, Tacoma
TENINOTenino Rock CruisersBox 772; Tenino, WA 98589

Spencer Seymour

360-870-2300

judybobmcdaniel@comcast.net

Second Wednesday (except Aug. and Dec.), 7:00 pm, Tenino Masonic Hall, 260 W Sussex, Tenino
TUKWILA Northwest Opal Association18515 160th Ave NE, Woodinville, WA 98072Char Jorgensen
425-483-0557
http://members.tripod.com/
northwestopalassn/
Second Wednesday (except July and Aug.), 6:30 pm social/dinner, 7:30 pm meeting, Denny's, 5700 Southcenter Blvd (north side of I-405), Tukwila
Vancouver NorthWest Mineral Prospectors Club Inc.PO Box 1973;
Vancouver, WA 98668
Scott Atkinson
360-600-4984
http://nwmpc.com/
First Thursday, 7:30 pm, NFW Building, 3405 SE 87th Ave, Portland, OR
WALLA WALLAMarcus Whitman Gem & Mineral Society, IncPO Box 338;
Walla Walla, WA 99362-0009
Suzanne Young
beaumontyoung@hotmail.com
http://sites.google.com/site/mwrocklicker/home
Second Tuesday, 6:30 pm, Lions Park Field House, Larch St, College Place
WASHOUGALWashougal Gem Club, Inc.   938 17th St;
Washougal, WA 98671-1510
Fourth Tuesday (except July and Aug.), 2:00 pm, 938 17th St., Washougal
WENATCHEEGinkgo Mineral SocietyPO Box 303;
Wenatchee, WA 98807

Howard Floyd
1prettyboy@charter.net
http://wenatcheerockclub.org

Third Saturday, 1:00 pm, Clearwater Steakhouse, 838 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee, 509-884-7605

YAKIMA Yakima Rock & Mineral ClubPO Box 326;
Yakima, WA 98907-0969

Dwayne Drake

509-972-0799

dwaynedrake4@yahoo.com

http://www.yakimarockclub.com

Third Friday (except July and August), 7:30 pm, Central Lutheran Church, 16th & Yakima Ave, Yakima
YELMNisqually Valley Rockhounds SocietyPO Box 1025;
Yelm, WA 98597-1025
Ken Greetham
360-352-8909
Second Thursday, 7:30 pm, Yelm High School Art Room
STATE AND NATIONALFriends of Mineralogy, Inc Pacific Northwest Chapter26317 222nd Ave SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038Bob Meyer, president (term 2009-2013)
 North America Research Group (NARG)http://www.narg-online.com/First Wednesday, 7:30 pm, Rice Northwest Museum, 26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro, OR
 Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies (NFMS)4401 SW Hill St; Seattle, WA 98116206-937-7872
http://www.amfed.org/nfms/
 Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group (NWMMSG)356 SE 44th Ave; Portland, OR 97215

Donald G. Howard

503-231-1193
pogoette@primenet.com

First Saturday of May and November, PUD Bldg near Fort Vancouver, WA
 Washington State Mineral Council27871 Minkler Rd SW; Sedro-Woolley, WA 98284wsmc@mineralcouncil.org
http://www.mineralcouncil.org/

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