Bee Whispering at the Apiary

  • Educational Workshop: Meet the Pollinators
    June 23, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Educational Workshop: Appreciating Apiculture
    July 21, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Maintenance Session
    July 29, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Maintenance Session
    August 12, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • National Honeybee Day!
    August 18, 2018
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Honeybees serve a vital purpose in our environment as pollinators. The Bee Whispering program is designed for everyone from novices to experts – for those interested in establishing their own hives to those who are just curious about these extraordinary insects. Participants will learn about honeybee behavior, basic beekeeping, bee-whispering techniques, and products derived from (more…)

Four Seasons of Wellness: Summer Retreat

  • June 24, 2018
    10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join Deirdre Breen, IHC, MYT, RMT, for the 2018 Summer retreat in the Four Seasons of Wellness program! Take this special time for your self care: Sunday, June 24 at 10 am to 1:30 pm. ENERGY and ACTION are the hallmarks of summer wellness.  This retreat will focus your mental, physical, and spiritual energy with proven actions (more…)

Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party

  • June 28, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Please call the ticket line for wait list info: 516.304.5076 Meet in the Palm Court of Hempstead House at 6 pm sharp! This special evening begins with a brief tour of this iconic 50,000 square foot Gold Coast mansion, followed by sunset in the magnificent rose gardens overlooking the Long (more…)

Basic Outdoor Survival & Bowl Building

  • July 15, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

ADULT NATURE WITH RANGER ERIC POWERS Learn basic outdoor survival skills in the Preserve’s woods, and build a wooden bowl with the use of fire. Advance registration is requested at 516.570.2185 or Admission Members: $10 per car Non-Members: $20 per car Pay at the Gatehouse; includes parking. (more…)

Opera in Two Mansions: Mozart’s “A School for Love”

  • July 21, 2018
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The North Shore Music Festival returns with a wonderful production of Mozart’s great comic opera “A School for Love” – also known as “Cosi Fan Tutte” – on July 21, when a pair of young lovers test each others’ faithfulness – or lack thereof… 6 pm – Cocktails, dinner, and dessert in Hempstead House 8 (more…)

Build a Boat!

  • July 22, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover the science of how boats stay afloat, then test your skills by building your own boat out of recycled  materials. Admission Members: $10 per car Non-Members: $20 per car Includes Parking. Payment is received at the Gatehouse. (more…)

The White Party, A Benefit for Education Programs

  • August 16, 2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE WHITE PARTY A Benefit to Expand Education Programs After-School Programs for Preschool – 8th Grade Horticultural Programs at the Organic Vegetable Garden School Visits for Curricular Enrichment Programs for Disabled Individuals 6 PM  VIP Cocktail Hour at the new Organic Vegetable Garden 7 PM  Farm-to-Table Feast Hempstead House Rose Garden Honoree Amrit Sethi Founder & (more…)

Dance Visions NY – Isadora Duncan & Contemporary Works

  • August 19, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dance Visions NY, under the direction of Beth Jucovy, honors the legendary choreographer Isadora Duncan’s dances, aesthetics, and techniques, which were created in the early 20th century – the very same era in which the Guggenheim Estate was formed. The company of 16 dancers will perform a combination of Duncan’s works as well as original (more…)

Four Seasons of Family Yoga

  • 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…)