Upcoming Events

NEW!!!!  We are now open on Sundays from 12 to 4 PM and on Wednesdays from 3 to 7 PM; in addition to our regular Saturday hours from 1 to 5 PM.  Guided Tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00.     Like us on FACEBOOK for updates

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Hours:   HOURS  - Saturdays  1 - 5 PM, Sundays 12 - 4 PM, Wednesdays 3 - 7 PM.    History and Geneaology Resource Rooms are also open. Guided and self-guided tours available.  Suggested Donation $3.00 per person.  Members are free. Veterans and Active Service members are free.  First floor and bathroom facilities are accessible for individuals with disabilities.  

EXHIBITS:  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.

"New Amsterdam Festival Exhibit - All about the Tulip", Richard Asbell, curator.  Some curious facts about tulips plus an original painting by Richard Asbell. 

"What is Archaeology?" - Exhibit on tools, methodology and GRHS archtifacts, in particular, stained glass from Louis Comfort Tiffany factory in Corona, Chrysalis Archaeology and Arianna Stimpfl, curators

ALL PROGRAMS ARE SATURDAY, EXCEPT AS NOTED.

November 4th - Goerge Baker as John Adams - "My Wife ABigail Adams, America's First Modern Woman".  2 - 4 PM.  Donation $5.00.  Members Free.  Limited seating, Doors open at 1 PM.  

November 18th - " Finding your Ancestors Occupations in Genealogy Research".  Tony Laurino, Lecturer and Genealogist.  2- 4 PM. Donation $5.00.  Members Free.  Limited seating, Doors open at 1 PM.  

December 3rd - 12 noon - 5 PM.  St. Nicholas Day at the Onderdonk House.  The Saint returns!  Dutch Cultural Event.  Visit with St. Nicholas, learn the legend, exhibit, holiday singing, sweets and treats, ornament craft.  Donation $5.00, children free.  

December 16th - Candlelight Tours.  6 - 9 PM.  Live music by Eden Lane, guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets.  

January 6th - Candlelight Tours.  6 - 9 PM.  Live music, guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets.   

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When:             Tuesdays, Wednesdays,  and Fridays 10:00 – 12:30 PM; October – December; April – June

Cost:                $150.00 per group/class of 30 children

Deposit:           Payment in full is required for confirmation

Size of group:   30 children (with 5 chaperones/adults additional)

Reserved Dates for School Year 2016-17:  WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR.

PLEASE contact Virginia Comber to make your reservation, 718-417-6032

 

We are accepting reservations for October through December 2016; April through June 2017.  Please contact Virginia Comber, at 718-417-6032 to reserve a date.  We cannot hold dates without a reservation form and payment.  For a reservation form click on "Reservation form" under Programs.

CAMP, SUMMER PROGRAM, AFTER SCHOOL, SCOUTS OR SENIORS???  Our beautiful grounds are perfect for a picnics, games and tours of the Onderdonk House. Please contact Virginia Comber, at 718-417-6032 to reserve a date.