Events

CLUB MEETINGS AND EVENTS FOR  2018

Below is the SDSC schedule of meetings and events for the 2018 calendar year. Locations for meetings and events have been scheduled at a variety of locations. Please check the addresses provided with the scheduled meeting dates.

Jan 20, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at David Waller’s home, 505 Willowspring Drive, Encinitas, CA 92024 – Mr. Waller will give a presentation, topic to be determined.

Feb 17, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at Don & Jeanne Pisor’s home, 10373 El Honcho Place, San Diego, CA 92124 – Bob Yin will give a presentation on underwater mollusk photography.

Mar 17, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at Paul Kanner’s home, 10609 Ester Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90064 – Paul Kanner will give a presentation on Collecting California Shells.

April 14, Saturday 12:00 noon, Annual Auction & Potluck at Dr. Wes Farmer’s Clubhouse, 3591 Ruffin Rd. San Diego, CA.  No General Meeting in April.

May 19, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at Leo Kempczenski’s home 17431 Parker Drive, Tustin, CA 92780 –  Leo Kempczenski will be giving a presentation on Diving and Shell Collecting in Guam.

June 1 through July 4, San Diego Shell Club will be exhibiting at the San Diego County Fair in Del Mar.

June 16, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at David Berschauer’s home 25461 Barents Street, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 – Presentation to be determined.

July 14, Saturday 1:00 p.m., Shell Bazaar, at Todd & Jill Spofford’s home 11772 Clearwood Ct., San Diego, CA 92131 – No presentation.

Aug 23, 24 & 25  West Coast Shell Show, Casa Del Prado, Rm 104 Balboa Park, San Diego, CA – Set-up and Judging on August 23rd. Open to the Public at 9:00 a.m. on August 24th and 25th.

Aug 26 through Sept 2, San Diego Shell Club hosts the 2018 Conchologists of America Convention.

Sept 15, Saturday 1:00 p.m., September Party will be held at Sylvana Vollero 5613 Carnegie Street, San Diego, CA 92122. No General Meeting in September.

Oct 20, Saturday 12:00 noon, General Meeting at David Berschauer’s home 25461 Barents Street, Laguna Hills, CA 92653 – Dr. Kimo Morris will give a presentation on eel grass surveys in Southern California

Nov 17, Saturday 1:00 p.m., San Diego Shell Club November Shell Action, Elections and General Meeting location to be determined.

Dec 8, Saturday 1:00 p.m., Holiday Party General Meeting location and Title of the presentation to be determined.

For location of  Room  101 and Room 104, Casa del Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego. Click for Map and Directions

EVENTS

The San Diego Shell Club currently has seven annual events.

The Shell Auction held in April is a Pot Luck dinner with socializing followed by a verbal auction, silent auction and dollar table.

Exhibition at the San Diego County Fair held in the middle of June through July 4th. The San Diego Shell Club has a large display cabinet containing shells, information on shells and shell collecting as well as other shell related items.

The Shell Bazaar held in July is an informal gathering of shell enthusiasts from southern California to share shells and shell collecting stories with one another.

The West Coast Shell Show held in August is hosted by the San Diego Shell Club and visitors can see and purchase shells from around the world.

The end-of-the-Summer September party is a social gathering usually at one of our member’s homes where we discuss the progress of our club and plan for the upcoming year.

The Shell Auction held in November is a Club hosted luncheon with socializing followed by a verbal auction, silent auction and dollar table.

The Holiday party held in December is a special event where we have dinner, memorialize the events of the previous year, and usher in the New Year with a presentation from a special guest speaker.


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