Calendar

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…)

Nassau Chamber Chorale


  • May 20, 2018
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Nassau Chamber Chorale performed so magnificently at the 2017 Winter Choral Concert at Hempstead House, the Conservancy invited them back as the featured artists in their very own concert on May 20, 2018 at 2 pm. Led by Edward P. Norris III, the NCC is an exceptionally talented ensemble comprised of Nassau County’s finest (more…)

Father’s Day Birdhouse Building


  • June 17, 2018
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • June 17, 2018
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Last year, we built bat boxes for Father’s Day – this year, we’ll build bird houses to take home to your gardens. Create your own birdhouse with step by step instructions from biologist Eric Powers. (more…)

Summer Solstice Celebration


  • June 21, 2018
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

“BYO” picnic dinner and stay until the sun sets at 8:30 pm! Spend the longest day of the year outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Sands Point Preserve. (We’ll step inside one of our mansions, if it rains.) First, we’ll take a guided walk into the woods, along the pond and shoreline with “Tree (more…)

Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party


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

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 Island Sound. We’ll sample excellent rosés, reds, whites and craft beer. Admission Conservancy Members: $35 (more…)

Built 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. (more…)