The Passaic County Historical Society  

2014 Calendar of Events

Calendar subject to change. For up-to-date calendar information,
call  (973) 247-0085

June 4-July 27Exhibit:  On our newly reopened third floor, Lambert Catle will be host to the Summer art show of the Clifton Artists' Association.  Regular museum admission applies.
July 25 & July 26
Fri. & Sat.
ATC Studio' Summer Shakespeare Conservatory at Lambert Castle.  Selections, Scenes, Music & Mayhem.  Friday, July 25th in the Castle Atrium at 7 p.m.; general admission tickets $10.  Saturday July 26th on the Castle Lawn at 5 p.m., free; donattions gratefully accepted.  Royalty Seating (Reserved Prime Lawn Space) $10.   Please bring beach chairs, lawn chairs, or blankets if attending the lawn performance. 
July 27
Lambert Castle Concert Series:  5 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Blue Valley will be presenting Blue Valley - Original Music and Acoustic Rock Covers. Tickets $15, $10 for students..
Aug. 6 through Oct. 6
Exhibit: Pancakes, Patties and Pies:  The History of the Silk City Diner Company of Paterson. Since the first American diner opened in 1872, diners have become an iconic representation of the American lifestyle.  Learn how the Paterson Vehicle Company contributed to this phenomenon.  Regular museum admission applies.
Aug 13
PCHS Quarterly Meeting:  7 p.m. at Lambert Castle.
Business meeting of the Society, followed by Letters from the Civil War.  This presentation focuses on two New Jersey soldiers who served in the Civil War, Private Robert Aitkin, Company B, 4th New Jersey and Commissary Sargent/2nd Lieutenant Matthew S. Austin, Companies G & I, 5th New Jersey.  Presented by Dennis Buttacavoli.  Regular museum admission applies for non PCHS members.  PCHS members free.
Sept. 13
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Speaker Greta Nettleton will be presenting The Quack's Daughter.  Greta Nettleton is a historian and author of  The Quack's Daughter - a true story about the private life of a Victorian college girl.  Greta has a BA in history from Duke University and a MA from the University of Texas..
Sept. 21
Exhibit Reception:  2 p.m. at Lambert Castle. Manufacturing Roadside Landmarks:  The Story of Paterson's Silk City Diners.  Co-curator and author Michael Gabriele will talk about the history of the Silk City Diner and its legacy.  Regular admission applies.
Oct. 6 to Nov. 6Castle Closed to set-up for the Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique.
Oct. 11
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Speaker Melissa Johnson will be presenting Going Paperless - Digitizing your Genealogical Research.  Melissa  is a professional genealogist specializing in NJ/NY and British research.
Nov. 8
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at the Louis Bay Library, Hawthorne, NJ.  Speaker TBA.
Nov. 8 to Nov. 3027th Annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique
Open Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 pm.  (Closed Thanksgiving Day).  No strollers or carriages, please
Nov. 12
PCHS Quarterly Meeting:  7 p.m. at the Louis Bay Library, Hawthorne, NJ.
Business meeting of the Society followed by Rosie the Riveter and her sisters:  The Women of World War II.  Rosie and her sisters changed America forever, not only by their work during the war but also by expanding the presence of women in the workplace, the arts and professions.  The presentation explo how they proved their capabilities by stepping into the places of the men who went to war, what they accomplished in jobs and situations that were considered outside the sphere of women, and how they paved the way for the feminist revolution of the 60s.  Program presented by Trish Chambers.  Regular  admission applies to non PCHS members. PCHS members free.
Dec. 13
PCHS Genealogy Club Holiday Brunch:  10 a.m.  Clifton Senior Center, Clifton, NJ

For information about any of the above meetings or programs, or in the event of inclement weather, please call the office at 973-247-0085.





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