Calendar of Events

Passaic County Historical Society

2019 Upcoming Events

Friday November 1

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique- Wine and Cheese Preview Night: 5p.m.-10p.m. at Lambert Castle. Usher in the Holiday Season with us. Enjoy wine and snacks as you preview the goodies at this year’s Holiday Boutique. Tickets are $15 (includes two return visits). Reserve tickets to guarantee admission.

Saturday November 9, 2019                

Genealogy Club Meeting 10am at Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Floyd Eshbaugh FOUND! And more…”Lisa Ilowite

This presentation is a follow up to “Floyd Eshbaugh: Illegitimate Son to Deadbeat Dad.” Thanks to a fellow researcher who found Floyd after 1917, many documents chronicle his continued bad behavior and its effects on later generations. If you liked hearing about Floyd’s earlier exploits, you’ll love hearing about his later years and his descendants!

Saturday and Sunday November 2-3

Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique Opening Weekend
The boutique offers shoppers an assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambiance of Lambert Castle. Join us opening weekend. Doors open 10 a.m. to 5 pm. Opening weekend admission is $7, including two return visits.

November 6-December 1

32nd Annual Lambert Castle Holiday Boutique
The boutique offers shoppers an assortment of festive holiday gifts, jewelry, seasonal decorations, crafts, collectibles and gourmet food in the historic atmosphere and ambiance of Lambert Castle. 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. Admission is $6 and includes two return visits.

Wednesday November 13

Quarterly Meeting 7 p.m., at the Louis Bay II Library, 345 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne, NJ 07506

A short business meeting of the Society followed by the Civil Rights Movement, presented by Mario Medici. The civil rights movement was a struggle by African Americans in the mid-1950s to late 1960s to achieve civil rights equal to those of whites. No social or political movement of the twentieth century has had as profound an effect on the legal and political institutions of the United States. Learn how this movement sought to restore to African Americans the rights of citizenship guaranteed by the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, which had been eroded by segregationist Jim Crow Laws in the South. The program is free admission and open to the public.

Saturday, December 7, 2019
Genealogy Club Holiday Continental Breakfast and Silent Auction
Location to be announced
Please bring your gently used items (in excellent condition, of course) bring something new or re-gift an unwanted item. Whatever you donate to the auction will be much appreciated and will add to the fun. Reservations required, members free

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Genealogy Member Exchange

Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Bring your special family photos, keepsakes and other treasures to share with members & guests.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Ask the Questions-Informal Workshop

Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Are you just beginning, need to organize your files, find different type of records? Learn to utilize genealogy sites. Several stations will be set up around the room for our seasoned genealogists to assist you with your questions.           

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Advanced DNA presented by Fred Voss

Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Saturday, April 11, 2020

A First Taste of Ukrainian Genealogy” presented by Michael Buryk

Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Michael Buryk is a free-lance researcher, writer & speaker on Ukrainian & Lemko genealogy and history. He is founder of Nashi Predky, a Ukrainian genealogy group.

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Researching Ancestors in Galicia, Austria-Hungary Presented by Michelle L. Chubenko

Clifton Library 292 Piaget Av. Clifton, NJ

Discover resources for research the multi-ethnic Province of Galicia in Austria-Hungary. Learn what records are available to assist you in determining your immigrant ancestor’s home village and their emigration to the United States. mid-19th century through 20th-century immigration from Austro-Hungarian Empire which today includes Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, and western Ukraine.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

The Annual Genealogy bus trip

Location to be announced