The Passaic County Historical Society  


2015 Calendar of Events


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

July 1 to August 2Exhibit - The 2015 Summer Art Show of the Clifton Association of Artists.  Regular museum admission applies.
July 11
Saturday
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.
July 12
Sunday
Lambert Castle Concert Series: 5 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  Pianist Sophia Agranovich presents Schumman: Carnival, Fantasie and other works.  Tickets $15
July 18
Saturday
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. 
July 24-25
Friday and
Saturday
Shakespeare at the Castle.  The Passaic County Historical Society will host ATC Studios' Summer Shakespeare Conservatory for two performances at Lambert Castle one on July 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)
August 5
Wednesday
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
Oct.  4
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.  Regular admission.
Sept. 12
Saturday
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.
Oct. 6
Tuesday
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.
Nov. 10
Tuesday
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 admission

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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