The Passaic County Historical Society  


2014-2015 Calendar of Events


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

Dec. 10-12
and
Dec. 15-16
Gingerbread Houe Competition Drop-Off :  9a.m. to 3 p.m.  Children aged 6 to 16 are invited to deliver their hoemade gingerbread houses to be displayed at Lambert Castle from Dec. 17th through Jan. 4th.  The best house(s) will be judged and the winner(s) will receive a prize.  Entering a house is free.  Call ahead before delivery 973-247-0085 x 201.
Dec. 17 to Jan. 4Lambert Castle Holiday Tours: 1 p.m.-4 p.m.  Wednesday through Sunday.  Take a tour of Lambert Castle and see the rooms decorated for the holidays.  Regular admission fees apply.
Dec. 12 to Mar. 29Exhibit:  A Closer Look at our Community: The Fine Art of Mark Oberndorf.  3rd floor gallery at Lambert Castle.  Regular admission fees apply.
Dec. 25
Thursday
Castle Closed for the Holiday.
Jan. 1
Wednesday
Castle Closed for the Holiday.
Jan. 10
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting: 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Members Exchange - An opportunity to share successes, road blocks, family stories, etc.
Jan. 14
Wednesday
Exhibit Reception 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Meet artist Mark Obendorf and take a closer look at the paintings in A closer Look at Our Community: The Fine Art of Mark Oberndorf. Admission free.
Feb. 4
Wednesday
PCHS Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Business meeting of the Society followed by The Vietnam War - Revisited, presented by James Biringer, Marine Carp 1965 to 1969, Vietnam Vet and tour guide at the Vietnam Memorial in Holmdel, NJ.
Feb. 13
Friday
Valentine's Day Masked Ball at Lambert Castle 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Don a mask and join us at Lambert Castle for some dancing.  Light refreshments will be served.  Cash Bar.  Semi-formal attire requested.  Tickets $25 per person.  No one under twenty-one years will be admitted.  Reservations required.  Call 973-247-0085 ext. 201
Feb. 14
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Program:  Two Early Cemeteries:  Ringwood Manor and Erskine, and the History of the Dutch Church (1816) at Boardville-Ringwood, presented by Ralph Colfax.
Feb. 14
Saturday
Make your own Victorian Valentine 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Join us at Lambert Castle on Valentine's Day and make your own Victorian style Valentine.  Learn about early Valentine cards and the evolution of the holiday.   Regular museum admission applies.
Feb. 21
Saturday
Feb. 28 snow date
Images of America: Prospect Park Book Signing 2 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Come and meet the authors of Images of America: Prospect Park as they talk about some of the interesting stories they unearthed in their research.  A book signing will follow the Program.  Regular museum admission applies.
Mar. 14
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Program:  What's New at the New Jersey Archives, presented by Catherine Medich, Archivist, NJ Archives.
Apr. 4
Saturday
Make Your Own Spring Basket 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Join us at Lambert Castle and make your own Spring basket.  Regular museum admission applies.
Apr. 11
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Program presented by Genealogist and Family Historian Lisa Ilowite -  Who was Madeline's Father.
Apr. 24-26
Friday-Sunday
Lambert Castle Victorian Tea
Join us this spring for our annual Victorian Tea at Lambert Castle.  Seating times and program TBA.
May 6
Wednesday
PCHS Annual Meeting 7 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Business meeting of the Society followed by Peter Hasenclever and the American (Iron) Company presented by Hans Niederstrasser.  This presentation will reveal new research about Hasenclever conducted in Germany, Poland and Argenina.
May 9
Saturday
PCHS Genealogy Club Meeting 10 a.m. at Lambert Castle.  Speaker Joseph Grabas.  Owning New Jersey - Specific Individuals and how land ownership played an integral role in their lives. This program will address topics in Grabas' new book, Owning New Jersey: Historic Tales of War, Property Disputes and the Pursuit of Happiness.

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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