Passaic County Historical Society
2015 Calendar of Events
Calendar subject to change. For up-to-date
call (973) 247-0085
|July 1 to August 2||Exhibit - The 2015 Summer Art Show of the Clifton Association of Artists. Regular museum admission applies.|
|Our 'Smokey' the Bear Unveiled. 1
p.m. at Lambert Castle. Join is as we celebrate 'Smokey' the fire
company bear's return to Lambert Castle after a two year restoration
effort. Guest speakers Glenn Corbett, past PCHS President/author
and George A. Dante, Jr. f Wildlife Preservations will share
information about 'Smokey's' past and shed light on his larger
significance. Regular admission.|
|Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m. at Lambert Castle. Pianist Sophia Agranovich presents Schumman: Carnival, Fantasie and other works. Tickets $15|
|Clifton Association of Artists' Summer Art Show Reception at
Lambert Castle 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Get a chance to meet some of the
artists at this reception and award ceremony. Regular museum
admission applies. |
|Shakespeare at the Castle. The
Passaic County Historical Society will host ATC Studios' Summer
Shakespeare Conservatory for two performances at Lambert Castle one on
24th at 7 p.m. in the Atrium of the Castle, and one on July 25th at 5
p,m, on the Castle lawn. Tickets for Friday night are $10.
Outside is free on Saturday, but reserved lawn seating is available for
$10 (only patrons who reserve are guaranteed inside seating in case of rain)|
|Quarterly Meeting: 7 p.m. at Lambert Castle. Business meeting of the Society followed by 'Ere the Shadows Fade: New Jersey's Civil War Era Photographers,' presented
by Gary D. Saretzky, archivist, educator and photographer. Mr
Saretzky is the Archivist of Monmouth County and Coordinator,
Internship Programs, Rutgers-New Brunswick History Department.
This presentation features several notable examples of New
Jersey's Civil War Era photographers. Free admission.
This program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New
Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National
Endowment for the Humanities. |
|Aug. 12 to|
|Exhibit: Reflection on Visual Beauty. View
photographs of Eastside High School students participating in the Real
Beauty: Uncovered Project. Third floor gallery at Lambert Castle.
|Destination: Pearl Harbor. 10 a.m. at the PCHS Genealogy Club meeting at Lambert Castle. After the business portion of the meeting, local
actor Mark Simmons will give a moving one-man presentation and tribute
to the soldiers and sailors who were witness to the terrible attack of
December 7th, 1941. Vivid, compelling narative and monologues, as told
in the very words of the men who experienced the two hours of terror on
the "Day that would live in infamy." No charge.|
|PCHS Annual Beefsteak and Tricky Tray Fundraiser.
6:30 p.m. at the Brownstone (351 West Broadway, Paterson).
A fun-filled evening of food, good company and great prizes.
Proceeds benefit the Passaic County Historical Society.
Reservations are required. Ticket price TBA.|
|Quarterly Meeting: 7
p.m. at the Louis Bay II Library in Hawthorne (located at 345 Lafayette
Ave.). Business meeting of the Society followed by The
Garden State: Where Things Grow presented by author Linda Barth. New Jersey is truly the
land of inventions. M&M’s, solar panels, transistors, flexible film and
Graham crackers; Learn about the many inventions and innovations that came from
the minds of Garden
State people. Free
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.