June Newsletter and Getting Ready for the exhibition!

Rock Grinders GazzetteJune16

It’s that time of the year!

Big things are happening

9-10 July 2016 Our Annual Exhibition!

Campbelltown & District Lapidary Club Gem, Mineral & Jewellery Show, Our venue has good lighting and our displays and dealers fill two large rooms.  Our members display their lapidary & Silver work & our dealers have amazing fossils, polished gems, rough and slabs, tools and jewelry, including handmade silver items. Special activities for children  We also have a large dining room where we serve hot & cold drinks, cakes, slices, pies & sandwiches throughout the day. And best of all we have two days for likeminded people to get together and talk about their favourite pastime.


Greg Percival Community Centre, Ingleburn, NSW Entry Fees are: Children & Seniors $3. Adults $5 and Families $15. Open Both days at 9.30am

We are needing everyone on deck!

We need your help.We need people to help with publicity, with packing , transporting and setting up the exhibition. We desperately need help in the kitchen.What can you do? Give us a few hours of your time to make the exhibition a success. We have flyers that need distributing, you can get some from the sign on book or a digital one from a committee member. Remember every person through the door is a happy person in our community. The more people through the door, the happier our dealers will be, we really want our top class dealers back again next year.

If you can help, put your name down on the list on the board or contact Margaret. 0430458054 Please be considerate of time, people need to eat driner and sleep. leave a message, it will be looked at

If you can’t sign up now come on the day. Its a great day for all. It’s like Christmas and the Bead and Button Show all wrapped up in one.  We have a collection of stones and goodies all in one. Bring the kids. It is a learning experience. They participate in games and can buy gifts for mum and dad that will truly please them – and doesn’t cost the world!

What to do on the weekend and during the week if you are able. This is a way to meet the club members and see what we get up to.

Just a reminder Club memberships are due. You need to pay on time to keep your insurance current. You can’t use the machines without insurance! Contact Margaret if you have difficulty but it is best to pay asap. Due July 1st

Single      $15.00  Family      $20.00 Pensioner Family    $15.00  Pensioner / Student  $10.00  Insurance      $5.00 per member  Workshop fees     $2.00  NOTE: You must be an insured member over 12 years of age to use machinery & cutting implements  All visitors are welcome however only members can use machines or gas.  Are you confused? don’t be ring the club and leave a message some one will respond asap.  9618 3206

Finally, We are on Facebook!


If this link doesn’t work google  Campbelltown Lapidary Club Facebook

I am Webmaster, Kathy, you can reach me through the club but also at campbelltownlapidary@hotmail.com

Thanks to all for your kind responses to my health problems. I am still here but “behind the scenes”  Best Wishes Kathy


Author: kathy

Web site manager for Campbelltown Lapidary Club