Upcoming Events


Scheduled activities of the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society Inc. - FOMS, include meetings, field trips, and other events. Regular meetings are held on the third Saturday of March, April, May, June, September, October, and November, and generally comprise a business session followed by a lecture. FOMS meetings are open to the public and are held at 1:30 PM, usually in Kraissl Hall at the Franklin Mineral Museum, 30 Evans St., Franklin NJ (check listings for exceptions).

Most FOMS field trips are open only to FOMS members aged 13 or older.
Proper field trip gear required: hard hat, protective eyewear, gloves, sturdy shoes.
For a complete set of rules and regulations follow this link FOMS Field Trip Safety Rules and Regulations

**Activities so marked are not FOMS functions, but may be of interest to its members. Fees, and memberships in other organizations, may be required. Any information in this schedule, including fees, is subject to change without notice.



Saturday and Sunday, April 25 and 26, 2020

  48th Annual NJ Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show
Held in conjunction with the
25th Annual FOMS Spring Swap-and-Sell.
Fluorescent Minerals on display and for sale from the World Famous Fluorescent Mineral Mines in Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey

NJESA Show hours:
Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Swap-and-Sell hours:
Saturday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Littell Community Center (formerly the ‘Armory’),
10 Munsonhurst Road #12, Franklin, New Jersey.
Admission: Adult $7.00 Children (6-16) $4.00
Dealer Information: http://njesa.org/dealer-information.html
Sponsored by the New Jersey Earth Science Association and the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc.