Upcoming Events                        

Hours:  Saturdays 1 - 5 PM.  Tours.  History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. 

EXHIBIT:  Unearthed at the Onderdonk House - Artifacts from the 1970 Archaeological Investigations 

Richard Asbell has re-installed our permanent exhibit, “Unearthed at the Onderdonk House – Artifacts from the 1970's Archaeology Investigations” and added additional material including photos of the other colonial houses along Flushing Avenue.   We are open on Saturdays and by appointment.  Members are always free!

 EXHIBIT:  "Images of America - Forgotten Queens". Exhibit of images from the Ridgewood area.  Through April 2014. Extended through July 2014.

PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS:   July 19  Noon to 6 PM.  $5.00 per person, 12 and under are free with an adult.  Enjoy the beautiful Onderdonk House, gardens and picnic with your friends and neighbors.  See description below.

ANNUAL MEETING:  Tuesday, August 19, 5PM.  Members and guests.  New members are invited to attend to learn about the Society and join us on our mission to preserve the Onderdonk House and offer quality cultual programs to our community. 

BATTLE OF BROOKLYN Battle Week: Saturday, August 23, 1 PM To commemorate this important event in USA and NYC history, we will be installing an exhibit on Nathanial Woodhull, "General Nathaniel Woodhull, Command of the Queens & Suffolk County Militias" and re-installing our exhibit on the DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution as well as conducting tours of the colonial kitchen.  We are also planning a Colonial Kids event, so check back on our website and FACEBOOK for updates.

HARVEST FESTIVAL: Columbus Day Weekend - Sunday, October 12, NOON to 4 PM.  500 pumpkins and more!!! $3.00 Adults, Children free with an adult. 

5 DUTCH DAYS:  Program & Exhibit, Saturday, November 8, 1 - 4 PM.  $3.00 Adults, Children free.

PICNIC DAYS at the historic ONDERDONK HOUSE and GROUNDS:  Saturdays, April 26, May 31, July 19, August 16, September 27, October 18.  Noon to 6 PM.  $5.00 per person, 12 and under are free with an adult.  Enjoy the beautiful Onderdonk House, gardens and picnic with your friends and neighbors.  Includes grills, picnic tables (first come, first served - 5 grills are available).  Groups limited to 8 -10 individuals.  You supply the charcoal, all your food and supplies.  You can bring additional chairs, additional tables, blankets, portable grills, umbrellas, pop up shelters.  NO ALCOHOL. Tours of the Onderdonk House included.

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

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How to Book a Class Visit to the Vander Ende-Onderdonk House:

• Check our website for availability.
• Download a reservation form, including pre-visit questions for discussion.
• Fill out the reservation form with your first and second choice for your visit based on the availability. You do not have to indicate a second choice.
• Class size is limited to 35 children (with 5 chaperones/adults additional)
• Send the form and your payment of $150.00 to Greater Ridgewood Historical Society, c/o Ms. Virginia Comber, 60-08 Putnam Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385
• We will either send you a confirmation or return your payment, if we cannot accommodate your request.
• We will update the schedule weekly online so that you can be assured that you have the most current information.
• You can call Virginia Comber at 718-417-6032 for information, but we will not book over the phone nor hold dates without a reservation form and payment.
• We cannot change dates once we confirm.


       We look forward to seeing you soon.