The Passaic County Historical Society  


2014 Calendar of Events


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

Aug. 6 through Oct. 5
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.
Sept. 13
Saturday
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
Sunday
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.
Sept. 27
Saturday
Passaic County History Fair:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  
Sept. 30
Tuesday
Beefsteak and Tricky Tray Fundraiser:  6:30 p.m. at the Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson, NJ.  Enjoy the Brownstone's Famous "All You Can Eat Beefsteak Dinner" and our fabulous Tricky Tray  which includes restaurat gift certificates, gourmet baskets, DisneyWorld Passes and much more.  $50.  Call 973-247-0085 or print and mail Reservation Form.

Oct. 6 to Nov. 6Castle Closed to set-up for the Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique.
Oct. 11
Saturday
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. 7
Friday
PCHS Holiday Boutique Wine & Cheese Preview Night: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Lambert Castle.  $15 per person, includes 2 return visits.
Nov. 8
Saturday
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
Wednesday
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
Saturday
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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