Calendar

Shlomo Mintz & Friends in Concert


  • January 20, 2018
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy is proud to present world-renowned violin and viola virtuoso and conductor Shlomo Mintz in a special concert in Hempstead House. Mr. Mintz is joined by Levana Cohen, Esther Noh, Kimberly Foster, and Alison Rowe. PROGRAM Stamitz Op. 19 No. 3 Levana Cohen, Clarinet Esther Noh, Violin Kimberly Foster, Viola Alison (more…)

Four Seasons of Family Yoga


  • Winter Family Yoga
    January 21, 2018
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Spring Family Yoga
    March 25, 2018
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Summer Family Yoga
    June 21, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fall Family Yoga
    September 16, 2018
    10:00 am - 10:45 am

Experience the wonderful benefits of yoga with family and friends. Yoga practice aligns naturally with children’s imaginations as they create the shapes of animals and plants using their bodies. They stretch, bend, reach, and balance to become trees, turtles, and more. Bring a mat for each person, and wear comfortable clothing. Preregistration is requested: email (more…)

Winterfest


  • Winterfest
    February 3, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A celebration of the coldest season is fun inside Hempstead House, where the fireplaces roar, and the mansion is filled with exciting family activities. Winter-themed crafts and reading room, and a snowy “I SPY” scene will make the frosty season enjoyable for all. Admission Members: $10 per car Non-Members: $20 per car Includes parking Payments are (more…)

Valentine’s Night Cabaret


  • VIP
    February 10, 2018
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • General
    February 10, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year with your loved one – and two of Broadway’s greatest performers – Rebecca Luker and Howard McGillin, under the direction of composer Steven Lutvak. Tickets are $110/person for Conservancy members and $125/person for non-members. Beginning at 7 p.m., the evening includes cocktails, dinner, concert, and dessert with the (more…)

Winter Choral Concert


  • March 4, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An interfaith concert showcasing four Port Washington-based choirs from The Community Synagogue, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church, and the United Methodist Church. Admission Members: free Non-Members: $10 per car (more…)

Celestial Weekend March 23 & 24


  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 23, 2018
    4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 23, 2018
    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 23, 2018
    6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 23, 2018
    7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 24, 2018
    10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 24, 2018
    11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 24, 2018
    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 24, 2018
    1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Explore the universe in a fascinating digital display inside the inflatable Starlab Planetarium in Castle Gould. Discover the planets and moons that comprise our solar system, and watch for comets, asteroids, and meteor showers! Choose one 30-minute session during our Celestial Weekend. On Saturday, March 24, after sunset, stay on for real outdoor stargazing at (more…)

Pond Exploration


  • April 14, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • April 14, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Biologist Eric Powers leads two sessions of the popular Pond Exploration program at 10 am – 11:30 am and noon to 1:30 pm. We’ll get our hands dirty as we explore our freshwater pond with nets, buckets, and magnifying lenses. (more…)

Bat Box Building


  • April 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

ADULT NATURE EDUCATION WITH RANGER ERIC POWERS Learn why bats are beneficial neighbors, then build a bat house to take home for your yard. (more…)

Spring Celebration


  • May 6, 2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Every season brings beautiful changes to the Preserve’s landscape, and, in springtime, we celebrate the return of longer days, warmer temperatures – and budding trees, shrubs, and perennial plants. While these blooms occur naturally, we have much work to do to plant colorful annuals, fresh herbs, and plants to attract butterflies. At the Spring Celebration, visitors (more…)

Mother’s Day Tea


  • May 13, 2018
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate your mother and all of the great women in your life at the Mother’s Day Tea in Hempstead House. This event offers a light afternoon snack of scones and finger sandwiches to tide you over from brunch to dinner. Live chamber music accompanies the festivities, and guests are welcome to tour Hempstead House and (more…)