Since 1968, the Quartzsite Roadrunners Gem and Mineral Club has been meeting and teaching classes behind La Mesa RV at 65 Ironwood. The cost to join is $15.00 for the season from November to April 1. Along with social functions, you can take inexpensive classes to learn lapidary, opal cutting, basket making, knapping, wire wrapping, casting, beading and much more.
From their website:
“…Quartzsite Improvement Assoc headquarters in Arizona for the POWWOW Rock & Gem Show and great community events throughout the winter “season”.
We are a non profit, community based, all volunteer group of people wanting to help the Quartzsite area and all the wonderful visitors we get here every year.”
For only a $5 per season membership fee, they hold dances, bingo, dinners, educational seminars, exercise classes, shows, and much more.
Office Hours are 9am to Noon
Monday thru Friday – November to late March