Open Day March 21st 2020

For every waiting for the good news about our Open Day!
We plan to have our Open Day on Saturday 21st March 2020.
It starts at 9am until 3pm. Set up times will be given to you when you are given your market stall, you can ring to leave a message for this and other information. Please leave plain and clear details in order for us to call back.

Our Open Day is our chance to show you how the club works. We have morning tea and a yummy sausage sizzle. You are welcome to copy and display the flyer below.
Lot 1 Bensley Road Macquarie Fields
Email: for newsletter info.
Phone: 029618 3206

Campbelltown Lapidary Open Day Markets

Biannual Open Day Come and see Markets and our club

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November News

Christmas is coming soon, Our christmas party will be advertised in the newsletter. Volunteers to help will be welcome. See you there!
Unfortunately our field trip is postponed until next year due to the drought.

Club Holiday Closure Club will be closed for the Christmas Holiday break from Saturday 14 December 2019 until Saturday 11 January 2020.

Sat 14 Dec 2019 CAMPBELLTOWN District Lapidary Club
Christmas Party
Time: 12.00 noon
Cost: $5.00
Venue: Lot 1 Bensley Road, Ingleburn
Note: Please write your name on the noticeboard if attending, for catering purposes.
Please also bring a plate of food, eg salad, desert. The club will be providing BBQ meat and lucky door prizes.
Workshops will close at 11.00 am for cleaning up purposes, as this is the last day the Club will be open for the year.
See the Newsletter for other news.

Rock Grinders Gazette-November 2019
We always welcome stories related to the club for the newsletter. Please contact the club, preferably leave a message on the phone as well so your message can be returned promptly. Late membership fees always welcome. If you haven’t caught up don’t worry things happen. Just let us know.

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October News

Rock Grinders Gazette-October 2019

Open day! Saturday 19th October

Campbelltown Lapidary Open Day

Everyone is Welcome to Our biannual Open Day Oct !9

Remember update your membership if you haven’t already! Any questions? just ring the club and if no one is there we will get back to you asap.

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August News

Good Morning all
You wouldn’t know but I have been in hospital again.
Sorry for the delay.
in my attempt to sort out a new phone I have found the replies to this site should be coming to our emails or our Facebook page. When I get a bit more time I will check my contacts list and make sure they correlate with the web site. Apologies if you have tried to contact the club here. remember the Facebook page

My email is

Rock Grinders Gazette-August-2019 (002)

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Hooray! the Exhibition is coming soon!

Please Put This On Your Calendar and Print out the flyer below. We have gifts and fun for you and your Family!

Campbelltown Lapidary Gem Exhibition Show

Rock, Jewelry,41st Annual Gem Show July 13 & 14 2019

Please SHARE with shops and public places. Everyone is welcome!!!!!

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Fossiking Field Trip!

Hi Everyone
A huge thank you for the help on Open Day. The weather wasn’t the best but we certainly had a great day for our friends and visitors. Thanks everyone

We have been lucky to have field trips that will not be forgotten. Please share this flyer to you lapidary friends.
Glen Innes Fossicking TripApril 19

Important Read the flyer!
Motel accommodation is becoming scarce due to this trip being over part of the Easter weekend. I suggest you book ASAP. Don and I will be staying at Anna Bella Motel (02) 6732 2688. Powered sites are still available at the caravan parks

If you are interested in this trip or need more details
Contact Suzy Brandstater
Or email
Non member participation MUST be okayed by Suzy

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Welcome All ! Open Day Boot Sale Sausage Sizzle

Campbelltown Lapidary Open Day Sausage Sizzle Boot Sale

Please share this with all your creative friends and family!

Look for the most current news from our club.
see the Diary for news throughout the year
Rock Grinders Gazette-February-2019

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December 2018 News

Christmas is coming up very soon!

*The Club rooms will be closed from the end of the
session Saturday 22/12/2018 until Saturday 12/19 when the Club re-opens for 2019/2019

Christmas Lunch 2018
This year will be on Saturday 15/12/2018 from 12 noon
to …….
Setting up to start at 11am.
$5 per person to be pre-paid.
Please also bring a plate of food to
assist with catering
There will be a Raffle and Lucky Door prizes.

Lunch will be held at the club rooms:
ADDRESS: Lot 1 Bensley Road, Hazlett Oval,
Macquarie Fields NSW 2564
MAIL : PO Box 477 Ingleburn NSW 1890
PHONE : (02) 9618 3206

Thank You to everyone who has taken the time to volunteer and help with all of the clubs activities.
Also it has been a joy to share the activities , you can’t accomplish what we do on our own.
Happy Christmas Everyone!
Rock Grinders Gazette-December+Jan-2018-2019

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November News

Happy Thanksgiving! Christmas is around the corner. Good luck with preparations everyone.
I have a great deal of catching up to do.
First thanks everyone on the open day. You had a lot of very kind wishes for me.

Very important note from John our new secretary newsletter writer:
####Please find listed below some important dates which were not published in the Newsletter.
- 15/12/2018 at 12 noon the Club Christmas Party begins. Setting up starts at 11am.
$5 per person to be pre-paid to assist with catering.
Please bring a plate of cakes, slices or savouries and dip or a plate of food to help with the lunch.

- 22/12/2018 is the last day in 2018 the Workshop is open.
- 12/01/2019 Club workshop re-opens in 2019.

- 26 & 28/01/2019 Club workshop is closed for Australia Day Public Holiday.

- 8/12/2018 is the next Management Committee meeting – 9am to 10am. Workshop open at 10am.

A very safe, yet Magical Christmas and New Year to you and your families.


Kind Regards,
our November Newsletter:

Rock Grinders Gazette-November-2018

Rock Grinders Gazette-October-2018

Membership is now overdue:

Please see the newsletter for more information. Please check in, the fee is minimal compared to the benifits. If you have had circumstances that have kept you from the club for any amount of time you are very welcome to rejoin -there in no penalty. If you need our help please contact us. Best Wishes Kathy

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days news!!!!! Upcoming events- pass it on. Share on FaceBook and Instagram and Twitter.

Please Note: this event is finished and the note below is FYI only. Apologies for the confusion, Kathy
We have several events through the year that can be enjoyed. Sorry if you were not able to attend.
Monday! Sept. 8th Details below:
It is a great opportunity for all those wanting special rough Opals. From: Secretary CDLC ]
Sent: Saturday, 6 October 2018 2:19 PM
Subject: Campbelltown & Districts Lapidary Club – Information Updated

Just a quick email to inform you that a commercial Opal Miner will be visiting our Club to display and sell Opal rough and cut Yowie nuts. Prices for the items on sale range from $15 to $200.

This chap has approached our Club to show and offer his goods for sale., the Club has not approached him.

If you are interested, he will be at the Club Rooms on Monday 8/10/2018 from approx. 10:30am for a couple of hours.



From Margaret:
As several members are in lightning ridge digging dirt, casting will not be on this friday night. Next week casting open as usual.
All other days open as usual.
{Oct. 5th. Open as usual Oct 12th 2018}

******SAT, OCT 20 AT 9 AM, please see more in the Newsletter and previous posts here. Please copy and print out flyers to share to others who would like to see how our club works.

Open Day 20th October 2018

Campbelltown & Districts Lapidary Club · Macquarie Fields

Please share for those you know who cares!

October 2018 Newsletter
Rock Grinders Gazette-October-2018

August 2018 Newsletter

Rock Grinders Gazette-August-2018

Other club contacts
Margaret Bryant

direct email for webmaster Kathy campbelltownlapidary@

Thank you all for your patience do to my long term recovery from back and knee surgery., best wishes, Kathy

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