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2014 Upcoming Area Events


Oct. 3, 7:30pm, CMS General Meeting, Philip Persson and Markus Raschke will speak on Colorado Rare-Earth Element (REE) minerals.

Sat., Oct. 11, the last Dinosaur Discovery Day public open house day of the year at Dinosaur Ridge, 10 a.m. – 2
p.m. Featuring National Fossil Day and Girl Scout Day.16831 W. Alameda Parkway, Morrison CO.

Oct. 12-18 is International Earth Science Week. This should include some locally sponsored events; see
http://www.earthsciweek.org/ for these once they are posted, and other info. I (Pete Modreski) plan to lead a freepublic
geology hike for Earth Science Week; probably on Green Mountain, and probably on Sunday, Oct. 12

“THESE ARE FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED; NO NEED TO RSVP. Parking at the Denver Museum of Nature
and Science is free, the VIP seminar room is to the left of the T-Rex café, and admission to the Museum is not needed
in order to gain access to the VIP seminar room.

October 28th, 3 pm, VIP Room, "TBD: Paleoclimates", Caspar Ammann (NCAR). See
https://www2.ucar.edu/news/experts/caspar-ammann

November 17th, 3 pm, VIP Room, "Reconstructing Ancient Colorados with geologically accurate
animations", James Adson, Joseph Rogers, Eric Lobato, Paul Weimer (UC-Boulder). See
http://igp.colorado.edu/

December 17th, 3 pm, VIP Room, "On the trail of Colorado's newest, oldest sedimentary rock formation:
Eluded at every turn by the Tava sandstone", Christine Siddoway (Colorado College).
http://sites.coloradocollege.edu/csiddoway/

“The presentations will be approximately 45-50 minutes in length with 20 minutes for Q&A. They will all take place
in the VIP room next to the T-rex cafeteria starting at 3 pm. The websites for each of our fall speakers are given above.
You can visit them to learn a little more about each of our presenters. I hope you have the chance to join us!”

Monthly Meetings: General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month.
Meetings are held October through May.

Displays are set up by members about one half-hour before meetings. Specimens may be available for sale and trade.

Visitors, guests and kids are always welcome!!

Click here for a map to St. Paul's Episcopal Church (9200 W 10th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215)


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