The Athens Rock and Gem Club is a non-profit organization located in Athens, Georgia. Its objective and purpose is "to promote the recreational, educational, and scientific aspects of lapidary arts, rock and mineral collecting, and earth sciences, for adults and children".
Meetings are usually the third Tuesday of the month, excluding June, July, December, and August. In December (Christmas party) and June (picnic), special dates & locations are announced.
We meet at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 800 Westlake Drive, Athens Ga 30606.
From Broad Street, turn south onto Alps Road. One block south of Colonial Promenade (a.k.a. Beechwood) just past Alps Road Elementary on the left. The room we meet in is on the left side of the church.
The business part of the meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. The educational program begins at about 8:00 p.m. Members are encouraged to attend the business meeting, but some may prefer to attend only the educational program.
Annual dues are $15.00 (single adult) and $17.50 (family of two); $20.00 (family of three or more). Dues are due by the October meeting of each year. Checks should be made out to the Athens Rock and Gem Club and sent to the Treasurer. If a family membership, please provide the names of all individuals in the family who will take part in any club activities.