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Coastal Conservation with Senator Elaine Phillips


  • November 25, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Senator Elaine Phillips for a special post-Thanksgiving gathering at the preserve. Meet at Castle Gould’s Clock Tower at 10 am for a brief address followed by a guided nature walk to the beach with Sol Center founder Hildur Palsdottir. We ask participants to stay for a beach cleanup – gloves and bags will be (more…)

Holiday Tales at the Hearth


  • December 3, 2017
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the holiday cheer at Hempstead House with a celebration of holiday traditions from around the world. Festive music will play, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit, and special guest readers will share favorite stories by the library’s roaring fireplace. The mansion’s former billiards room will be transformed into a reading room filled with magical (more…)

Not Quite Christmas Cabaret


  • VIP
    December 9, 2017
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • General
    December 9, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Composer Steven Lutvak returns to Hempstead House for this annual pre-holiday concert featuring a stellar cast of Broadway performers singing quintessential cabaret in the Winter Living Room. This year’s cast includes two extraordinary Broadway artists making their Hempstead House debuts, Emily Skinner and Nicholas Ward; and the resplendent Lauren Worsham returns with Steve to round out (more…)

Sessions in Hempstead House


  • Sessions - Hoffman & Katz
    December 14, 2017
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Conservancy proudly announces a new music series of original concerts curated by three extraordinarily talented musicians: Solomon Hoffman, Bobby Katz, and Ethan Usoskin – all Port Washington, NY natives. Casual Thursday evenings at Hempstead House, starting at 8 pm on September 14, October 12, November 9 and December 14. See below for information about individual concerts. (more…)

Winter Solstice Preservers’ Dinner


  • December 21, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Sands Point Preserve celebrates every season throughout the year, and, on this wintry evening of the shortest day of the year, we honor our major donors at $1000 per year and above whose support ensures that Conservancy’s goals can be met. This complimentary evening includes cocktails in the Palm Court, dinner served at a King’s Table (more…)

Science of Winter Wildlife


  • January 7, 2018
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

ADULT NATURE EDUCATION WITH RANGER ERIC POWERS Explore the winter habits of our local wildlife and enjoy a guided walk in the frosty woods. (more…)

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…)