Alumni Meetings

Alumni Meeting: Wednesday, September 26th, 5:30 pm

Guest speakers Charles Carmona and Mary Stambaugh will discuss their recent trip to Russia at the invitation of the director of the Gemology Department of the University of Moscow.

We will also be having a Silent Auction.

18050 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
We will have a complimentary dinner buffet with chicken and ribs.

Lab Night: Monday, October 29th, 6:00 pm

PT Creations
2812-B Walnut Ave.
Tustin, CA 92780

Yes, there will be pizzas!

Christmas Party: Thursday, December 20th

Zov’s Bistro
17440 17th St.
Tustin, CA 92780

Additional details TBA.

Upcoming Community Outreach Events

Volunteers are needed for the following Community Outreach events. Please contact John Eyre if you are interested.

October 13th: Prehistoric OC Event

Clark Regional Park, Buena Park
Volunteers needed between 10 am and 3 pm.

November 3rd - 4th: American Opal Society Gem & Opal Show

Volunteers needed 10 am to 6pm on both days.

November 16th - 17th: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show

Volunteers needed 10am to 6 pm each day.

May 10th - 12th: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show, Spring 2019

Volunteers needed 10 am to 6 pm each day.

2018 Events

September 7th: Board of Directors meeting

August 23rd: Lab Night at PT Creations.

August 11th & 12th: Orange County Fair

July 26th: Alumni meeting

Held at the Claim Jumper, Fountain Valley

June 14: Board of Directors meeting

June 9th: Annual Fundraising Dinner & Election

Held at the Old World Restaurant in Huntington Beach.

May 18th - 20th: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show

May 11th: Alumni Meeting

May 5th - 6th: Searchers Gem & Mineral Show

April 13th - 15th: Imaginology at the OC Fairgrounds.

March 23: Santiago Canyon College Science Night

February 23, 2018: Alumni Meeting

Planning for annual fundraising dinner, announcement of Strong Workforce Program and Vital Link Program.

2017 Events

November 4-5, 2017: American Opal Society Show

Alumni Meeting: November 3, 2017

Guest Speaker on Egyptian Jewelry

Alumni Meeting: September 29, 2017

Orange County Fair: August 5-6, 2017

Annual Alumni Dinner & Silent Auction: June 11, 2017

Our largest silent auction ever! Held at the Old World Restaurant in Huntington Beach.

West Coast Gem & Mineral Show: May 19-21, 2017

Searchers Gem & Mineral Show: May 6-8, 2017

"Imaginology" at the OC Fairgrounds: April 21-23, 2017

Santiago Canyon College Community Science Night: March 24, 2017

Alumni Meeting: March 3, 2017

Guest Speaker Walt Lombardo, of Nevada Mineral & Books Co., discussed the gems of Dr. Joel E. Arem, author of "The Color Encyclopedia of Gemstones".