Our Next Meeting
Western Park Community Center

May 19-20, 2017

275 Old Highway 58

Cedar Point , NC 28584


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Friday May 19

Registration 7:00 pm

Meeting 7:30 pm

Short Program: Doug Wolfe "How to Measure Shells"

Speaker: Stephen Godfrey, Curator of Paleontology, Calvert Marine Museum

“Fossils of the Calvert Cliffs"

Contest - Shell Craft. Must be created by amateurs. Not commercial. One of a kind, hand made, not mass-produced.


Saturday May 20

Field Trip: 8:45 am _ Shackleford Banks - subject to weather: Meet at the Park Service dock on Harker's Island near the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum. Fee: $25 in advance. Send your reservation check to Karlynn Morgan, Treasurer, payable to "NC Shell Club". Final arrangements announced Friday night.


Registration: 7:00 pm Western Park Community Center
Meeting: 7:30 pm

Program: Shelling in Oman. A power point presentation created by the Bosch family. Traditional Omani dressd will be worn at the meeting by several members.



Shells from the Bosch family will be auctioned.
Today shelling is almost totally restricted in Oman and many of these species are very difficult to find.





Places to Stay During the May Meeting:


Hampton Inn
215 Old Hammock Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
$129 2Q or 1K (AARP rate)

Best Western
801 Cedar Point Blvd. (NC 24)
Swansboro, NC 28584
877-459-1448 - toll free
$81 2Q or 1K (AARP rate)
May not be available

Parkerton Inn
1184 Highway 58
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
866-573-4235 - toll free
$100 2Q (AARP rate)
May not be available

Clamdigger Inn
511 Salter Path Road
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
800-338-1533 - toll free
Limited availability

3410 Bridges Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-247-2940 - local
$100 2Q or 1K (AARP rate)

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Refreshment donations are welcomed at the Friday and Saturday night meetings. Share your favorites with an appreciative audience!

For suggestions contact Susan Ross.
910-270-4236 srossaloha@att.net





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