Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show This Weekend at PSC

Chicago Heights, IL—(ENEWSPF)— The Dept. of Natural Science at Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted Street , Chicago Heights, IL, will host the 39th Annual South Suburban Earth Science Club’s Fossil, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show Saturday and Sunday, October 18th and 19th.

This free annual event will be held in the Prairie Center Gym and offers something for everyone. There will be exhibits, demonstrations, dealers selling handmade jewelry, lapidary tools, etc. There will be an area set up for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts to receive help in earning their Geology Badge, a children’s activity area and a raffle where the proceeds go to the Prairie State Student Science Scholarship Program.

On Saturday Mr. Joel Knapper, NASA Ambassador, will present two lectures: Phoenix Mars Landing at 11:00 a.m. and Hubble Telescope: The Last Mission at 1:00 p.m.

For more information call Lee Ann Burrough, Assistant Professor of Earth Science at 708-709-3674 or e-mail [email protected]