Upcoming Events                        

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

Community Picnic Days start soon - stay tuned! 

 EXHIBIT:  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.  Members are always free!  

SPRING FLING FOR EARTH DAY:  Saturday, April 25, 12 to 4 PM.  It's Spring!  Come celebrate with the Society.  Music and entertainment, refreshments, children's crafts & games, tours of the Onderdonk gardens and house.   Adults $5.00, Children free. Click here for a flier

RAISE THE ROOF RIBBON CUTTING: May 7, 7 PM.  We did it!!!  With the help of our Council members, Diana Reyna and Elizabeth Crowley and the Department of Cultural Affairs, we replaced our cedar shingled roof.  Look for details here and on our FACEBOOK.    This event is by invitation only.     

BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS: June 5, 6 & 7, times TBA.  Our 4th year participating in this iconic  Bushwick event.  Our tent is available for artists who are looking for FREE space to exhibit.  Contact us though our email. 

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL: June 13, 12 to 4 PM.  Best Strawberry Shortcake in NYC!!!  Music, games, entertainment, tours of the Onderdonk House and current exhibit.  Adults $5.00, children free. Click here for a flier.

BATTLE OF BROOKLYN EVENT: August 29, 1 PM to 5 PM.  Dramatic Reading of the Declaration of Independence in 18th Century style at 2PM and 4 PM.  Learn about how it was written and the role it played during the Battle of Brooklyn.  Crafting & activities include a history scavenger hunt, writing with quill pens and simulated wampum jewelry.  Adults $5.00, Children free. Click here for a flier.

HARVEST FESTIVAL:  Sunday, October 11, Noon to 4 PM.  Pumpkins and more Pumpkins!  Free pumpkins to the first 500 children, accompanied by an adult.  Live music, entertainment, games, crafts, apple cider making, candle making, tours of the Onderdonk House.  Adults $5.00, Children free.

 

 



 

 

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We are open on Saturdays, from 1 - 5 PM, unless noted. Suggested donation $3.00 adults, $1.00 children except for special events or programs. Check event calendar on the website for other special events throughout the year!

Address
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

Phone
718.456.1776

Email - Our email info@onderdonkhouse.org is temporarily disabled - for questions, comments, please email us at ridgewoodhistoricalsociety@gmail.com until we restore our custom email.


Please contact us with your comments and questions.  

If you have any questions regarding Ridgewood history, genealogy, publications, or photos and material in our archive, please send them by regular mail to Mr. George Miller, Archivist at

Greater Ridgewood Historical Society
1820 Flushing Avenue
Ridgewood, NY 11385

All other inquiries relating to school trip reservations, yard rentals, administrative items, volunteer opportunities, our Web site, programs, exhibits, etc. can be sent by email via links above.

 

Directions
Bus Q-54 passes and stops two blocks away at the intersection of Flushing and Metropolitan Avenues. Bus B-57 passes the house on Flushing Avenue. "L" subway line to Jefferson Street (Brooklyn) stop; proceed five blocks North (right) along Flushing Avenue. On street car and bike parking is available, plentiful and free!


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