Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2015

Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show at Trailside Nature & Science Center

Calling all geologists, young and old! The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you visit Trailside Nature and Science Center on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 from noon to 5 p.m. for the Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show.  More than 20 vendors will be on hand displaying and selling their specimens of rocks, gems, fossils, minerals, sea shells and jewelry from around the world.  Admission to this event is free. Trailside is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For additional information call 908-789-3670.  Visit us at www.ucnj.org/trailside for information on fall programs and special events for families and adults.

Calling all geologists, young and old! The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you visit Trailside Nature and Science Center on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 from noon to 5 p.m. for the Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show. More than 20 vendors will be on hand displaying and selling their specimens of rocks, gems, fossils, minerals, sea shells and jewelry from around the world. Admission to this event is free. Trailside is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. For additional information call 908-789-3670. Visit us at www.ucnj.org/trailside for information on fall programs and special events for families and adults.

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to explore the fascinating world of rocks, minerals, fossils and gems at Trailside Nature and Science Center on Saturday, November 7 and Sunday, November 8 from noon to 5 p.m. on both days.

“This two-day event brings rocks and gems to life with many exhibits and displays,” said Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh, “There is something for everyone at this unique event.”

Sponsored jointly with the New Jersey Mineralogical Society, the Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show will host more than 20 vendors selling minerals, rocks, gemstones, jewelry, sea shells and fossils from around the world.  Geologists young and old will be mesmerized by the variety of specimens on display and for sale.  Children can purchase geodes, arrowheads and fluorescent minerals, while adults may enjoy the jewelry, fine gems and collector-grade pieces.  Free children’s activities are available.  Admission to the event on both days is free.

For more information about the Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show call Trailside at 908-789-3670.  Visit www.ucnj.org/trailside for additional information on programs offered this fall at Trailside.  Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

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