Upcoming Events

THE ONDERDONK HOUSE WILL BE CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE, Sunday, Dec 24 and NEW YEAR'S EVE, Sunday, Dec 31, so our staff can enjoy the holidays with their families.   

New Hours for the Onderdonk House!!! Starting Saturday, November 11, 2017 the hours for both Saturday and Sunday will be 12 Noon to 4:00 PM. Starting November 8, 2017, the hours for Wednesday will be 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Guided tours available. Suggested donation is $3.00, Members, Service men and women are always free!!!   Like us on FACEBOOK for updates: 

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Hours:   HOURS  - Saturdays  12 - 4 PM, Sundays 12 - 4 PM, Wednesdays 3 - 6 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.

"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

"The Legend of Sinterklaas" - Exhibit on the legend of St. Nicholas.  Richard Asbell, curator.

ALL PROGRAMS ARE SATURDAY, EXCEPT AS NOTED.

January 6th - Candlelight Tours.  6 - 9 PM.  Live music , guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

February 3rdCandlelight Tours.  6 -9 PM.  Live music , guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

March 3rd –  Candlelight Tours.  6 -9 PM.  Live music , guided tours by candlelight, mulled cider and sweets. Donation $5.00

March 10th EARLY AMERICAN MUSIC AND ART - MINISTERS OF APOLLO. 1 - 5 PM.  Living History Program on music of the 18th Century.  Demonstrations and hands on activities.  Kid Friendly!!!  Donation $5.00.

 

 

 

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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.