Next club meeting is set for October 15, 2020 at the Elmwood Community Hall 16415 - 83 Avenue NW 7 pm to 9 pm. All persons attending the meeting must wear a mask and sign in as per provincial regulations for gatherings. The tables and chairs have been sterilized ahead of the meeting. Bring your own beverage and or snack as none will be provided.
Anyone with library books can return them at the meeting. The library will be open at the meeting for takeouts.
The shop at Bedrock Supply is open Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm to 9 pm. The shop is also open on second and fourth Saturdays of the month 1 pm to 4 pm. four person plus the instructor will be allowed in the shop at one time due to covid19 restrictions. For more information on the shop look at the shop drop down tab.
Edmonton Tumblewood Lapidary Club (ETLC)
(edmontonlapidary.ca) is our site name
The Edmonton Tumblewood Lapidary Club is a registered not-for-profit society dedicated to promoting the lapidary arts and earth sciences in the Edmonton and surrounding area.
The purpose of the club is:
To assist the club members in the development of skills in lapidary arts and earth sciences.
- To stimulate the members interest in the study of rocks, gems, minerals, meteorites, fossils and artifacts.
- To encourage the appreciation, preservation and conservation of the rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts and natural resources for future generations.
- To promote the hobby as a positive healthy family activity which provides healthy outdoor recreation which spans all age groups.
- To collect and document and exhibit the gemstone and geological specimens for public display.
Club activities include educational and social events. Rock hounding trips are organized during the year, weather permitting. The club provides a fully equipped lapidary workshop for members’ use. Club members are trained in the safe and proper use of lapidary equipment to make various lapidary related items for personal use or display.
The club publishes a monthly newsletter, Tumblewood Tales, and is made available to all club members.
Membership in the Lapidary Club provides membership in the Alberta Federation of Rock Clubs and membership in the Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada. These memberships link you with Rockhounds throughout all of Canada. These memberships act as your spokesman at Government levels and private sectors on matters of Lapidary and related concern to you.