Calico / KOA Hunt 10-29-16

The Calico / KOA hunt is almost here. The following is from Bruce’s last post on our facebook page.

Update Tuesday night Calico talk again AccuWeather guarantees me no rain on Saturday for the hunt going to be well over 1,000 clad coins with some mixed in 1800 in early 1900 coins and some other surprises I think you will really like tomorrow night will be my last post because I’m leaving on Thursday morning if I see something when we get out there I’ll give it updated post one last look at the town if you haven’t been there you’re really going to enjoy it and if you’ve been there before you always see something new also it’s October so watch out for the zombies

October 2016 Meeting Pictures

A big thank you to Peter, Barbara and Jason from the UCLA Meteorite Gallery for the great presentation and samples of meteorites. There were a lot of fantastic meteorites on display. At break many people had many questions which were graciously answered by our guests. See the pictures below.

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Meeting and Monthly Hunt

Just a reminder that this Wednesday, October 12, at the monthly meeting Peter Utas and his son Jason, from UCLA, will be giving a presentation on meteorites.

Also October 29, 2016, is the annual Calico Hunt, The huntmaster is Bruce Gentner. The hunt will be at the KOA Campgrounds at 35250 Outer Highway 15 North in Yermo. The KOA phone number is (760) 254-2311.

Meteorite Presentation

Peter Utas and his son Jason will be giving a talk at our October club meeting. Peter is one of the Advisory Committee Members and Jason is a PhD student at the UCLA Meteorite Collection. They are both avid and experienced meteorite hunters and are experts on the topic.

Click on this link UCLA Meteorite Collection to go to the UCLA Meteorite Collection’s web site. 

Meeting Wednesday September 14th

Our speaker for this meeting is going to be Bob Hirsch.

Bob will be talking about tokens.

If you have a collection of tokens or if you have tokens you can’t identify or even if you have just one or two unusual tokens, please bring them to show and maybe Bob or someone will be able to identify them for you.

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