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May 5–7—Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society's Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show, Kalamazoo Cnty. Expo. Cntr., 2900 Lake St. Info.—269/979-3348, or, or

May 5–7—McPherson, KS. McPherson Gem & Mineral Club's 25th Annual Sale & Swap, 4-H Bldg. and Grounds, 710 W. Woodside. Info.—620/755-5415, or 620/241-7600, or

May 6–7—Billings, MT. Billings Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Rock Show, Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium, 1125 Broadwater Ave. Info.—Doug True, 406/670-0506, or 

May 6–7—Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Mineral Society and Cincinnati Dry Dredgers' GeoFair 2017, 52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show, Sharonville Convention Cntr., 11355 Chester Rd. Info.—Terry Huizing, 513/574-7142, or, or

May 6–7—Everett, WA. Everett Rock and Gem Club's 64nd Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show, Everett Community College, Walt Price Student Fitness Cntr., 2206 Tower St. Info.—Fritz Mack, 425/232-0809, or

May 6–7—Marshfield, WI. Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society's 44th Annual Show, Marshfield High School field house, 1401 Becker Rd. Info.—Cynthia Kelman, 715/387-8782, or, or

May 6–7—North Charleston, SC. Lowcountry Gem and Mineral Society's Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show and Sale, Charleston Area Convention Cntr., 5000 Coliseum Dr. Info.—, or

May 6–7—Roseburg, OR. Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club's 47th Annual Show, Douglas Cnty. Fairgrounds, I-5 Exit 123. Info.—Sue Woodman, 541/672-3486, or

May 6–7—Topsfield, MA. North Shore Rock & Mineral Club's New England Gem & Mineral Show, Topsfield Fairgrounds, Fair Trade Building and Coolidge Hall, Rte. 1 N. Info.—Michele Weisberg,, or

May 8–11, 2017. Argonne, Illinois, USA. 2017 APS/CNM Users Meeting. Web:

May 13–14—Bozeman, MT. Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Gem and Mineral Show and Sale, Gallatin Cnty. Fairgrounds, Bldg. #1, 901 N. Black. Info.—Jerry Hancock,

May 13–14—Hermiston, OR. Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society's Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Hermiston Conference Cntr., 415 Hwy. 395 S. Info.—Mike Filarski, 541/571-2593, or

May 19–21—Hamilton, MT. Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society's 79th Annual Gem and Mineral Show and 2017 NFMS Show, First Interstate Cntr., Ravalli Cnty. Fairgrounds, 100 Old Corvallis Rd. Info.—Steve Vieth, 406/381-7597, or

May 19–21—Santa Ana, CA. Martin Zinn Expositions' West Coast Gem & Mineral Show, Holiday Inn-Orange Co. Airport, 2726 S. Grand Ave. Info.—505/867-0425, or, or

May 20–21—Leesport, PA. Berks Mineralogical Society's 49th Annual Rock, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show, Leesport Farmers' Market Banquet Hall, 312 Gernant's Church Rd. Info.—Jim Woodeshick,, or

May 20–21—Saint Joseph, MI. Blossomland Gem and Mineral Society's Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School, 3165 Washington Ave. Info.—Pam Kriegsmann,

May 20–21—Wauwatosa, WI. Wisconsin Geological Society's 60th Annual Wisconsin Geological Society Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Muellner Bldg. at Hart Park, 72nd and W. State Sts. Info.—Paul Schmidt, 414/771-8668, or

May 27–28—St. Charles, IL. Chicagoland Gems & Minerals Association's 41st Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show, Kane Cnty. Fairgrounds, 525 Randall Rd. Info.—, or

June 4–9, 2017. Oxfordshire, UK. IMMW20: International Magnetic Measurement Workshop. Web:

June 5–7, 2017. San Francisco, CA, USA. CANSAS (Collective Action for Nomadic Small Angle Scatters) Meeting 2017. Web:

June 10—Kent, CT. CT Museum of Mining and Mineral Science's 15th Annual Gem, Jewelry, and Mineral Show, Grounds of the CT Antique Machinery Assoc., 31 Kent-Cornwall Rd. Info.—John Pawloski, 860/927-0050, or

June 17—Chelmsford, MA. Micromounters of New England's 2017 Gene Bearss Annual Symposium, Trinity Lutheran Church, 170 Old Westford Rd. Info.—Scott Dion, 603/670-8999, or

June 24–25—Gilsum, NH. Gilsum Recreation Committee's 53rd Annual Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show, Gilsum Elementary School & Community Cntr., 640 Rte. 10. Info.—Robert Mitchell, 603/357-9636, or

June 26–30, 2017. Lund, Sweden. ICTMS 2017: Third International Conference on Tomography of Materials and Structures. Web:

July 29–30—S. Burlington, VT. Burlington Gem and Mineral Club's 38th Annual Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Tuttle Middle School, 500 Dorset St. Info.—Peg Powers, 802/462-3548, or

July 31–August 3, 2017. Saskatoon, Canada. Summer School on Environmental Research. Web:

August 14–15, 2017. Oxfordshire, UK. Q2XAFS2017: International Workshop on Improving Data Quality in XAFS Spectroscopy. Web:

August 27–September 1, 2017. João Pessoa, Brazil. Eighteenth International Conference on Luminescence. Web:

September 8–10—Winston-Salem, NC. Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club's 46th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show and Sale, the Fairgrounds, Education Bldg., 27th St. Info.—W.A. Marion, 336/416-9001, or

September 9–17—Denver, CO. Eons Expos' Denver Coliseum Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Denver Coliseum + National Western Complex, 4600 Humboldt St. Info.—Heather Grana,, or www.Coliseum.Show.

September 17–22, 2017. Thessaloniki, Greece. EUROMAT 2017 Symposium: Materials Science with Synchrotron X-rays. Web:

September 25–28, 2017. Oxford, UK. WIRMS 2017: Ninth International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator-Based Sources. Web:

October 7–8—Jefferson, WI. Rock River Valley Geological Society's 45th Annual Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show, Jefferson Cnty. Fair Park, Jackson & Peurner Rds. Info.—Steven Streich, 608/655-1011, or, or

October 13–15—Hillsboro, OR. Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association's Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show, Washington Cnty. Fair Complex, 873 NE 34th Ave. Info.—Linda Harvey,, or







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