Calendar

Bee Whispering at the Apiary


  • June 25, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 23, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 19, 2017
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Discover the extraordinary honeybee in the Preserve’s Apiary in three 90-minute sessions this season. Beekeeper Jean-Marie Posner will lead programs about the biology and life cycle of this beneficial insect, and the complex social structure of the hive – including the powerful queen bee and her drones. Attend one or all sessions, and join any (more…)

Dance Visions NY – Isadora Duncan & Contemporary Works


  • June 25, 2017
    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…)

Jazz Night in Hempstead House: Bobby Katz Quartet


  • July 6, 2017
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In Hempstead House’s Winter Living Room, where the acoustics are perfection, hear a selection of American Songbook and jazz standards performed by the Bobby Katz Quartet. Joining Bobby are three world-class musicians: Ted Rosenthal, Matt Wilson, and Martin Wind – scroll down for their bios. Enjoy this special performance while savoring fine wine with friends. “… a sound (more…)

Tea & Meditation


  • July 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • August 13, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • September 10, 2017
    9:00 am - 10:30 am

The Conservancy welcomes Jennifer Goldman and her fascinating program: Tea & Meditation, a full-sensory introduction into the world of medicinal plants, essential oils, and mindfulness. Class begins with a heart-opening tea meditation that soothes the spirit. It follows with light stretching and meditative movement that awakens the body. It finishes with the exploration of essential (more…)

H2O Investigator


  • July 9, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Water sustains life and has many fascinating properties, so young investigators will begin by exploring our beach’s salt water environment on the Long Island Sound. Next, we’ll gather at our fresh water pond and the Phil Dejana Learning Center Outdoor Classroom for a range of fun, age-appropriate experiments and projects for children age 4 – (more…)

The Elixir of Love – Opera in Two Mansions


  • The Elixir of Love - Opera in Two Mansions
    July 22, 2017
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The North Shore Music Festival returns to the Sands Point Preserve for their annual summer opera on Saturday, July 22, when poor Nemorino woos the elusive Adina with the help of L’Elisir d’Amore… 6 pm – Cocktails, dinner, and dessert in Hempstead House 8 pm – Performance in Castle Gould’s Great Hall Tickets Conservancy Members: (more…)

White Party, A Benefit for Education Programming


  • August 3, 2017
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

TICKETS ON SALE NOW! You’re invited to a summer party on Thursday, August 3, at 7 – 10 pm in the opulent setting of Hempstead House and Rose Garden to benefit education programming at the Sands Point Preserve. Join us for a Farm-to Table themed buffet dinner. Individual Tickets: $85 per person VIP Tickets include a (more…)

Bug Scout


  • August 5, 2017
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Preserve is home to many insects, and Bug Scouts age 4 – 10 will head out to the Great Lawn, woods, pond, and beach in search of these little creatures in their habitats. We’ll look for flying insects and even dig into the soil to see what crawling bugs can be unearthed here. Participants (more…)

Seasonal Family Yoga


  • Fall Family Yoga
    September 16, 2017
    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…)

Village Day Fall Festival


  • September 24, 2017
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

September 24 Rain Date: October 1 The fall harvest season will be celebrated with outdoor activities for children of all ages, including a petting zoo; hayrides around the Great Lawn to view the early fall foliage; pony rides overlooking the Long Island Sound; pumpkin painting for budding artists; a Green Grocer market featuring award-winning artisanal (more…)