Foraging at the Preserve with Steve Brill

If you like wild foods, this is a tour for you! Join “Wildman” Steve Brill for a special foraging tour of mid-spring plants on the preserve. We’ll search for herbs and greens found in sunny and partially shaded areas, including lemony sheep sorrel and wood sorrel, spicy poor man’s pepper and hedge mustard, piquant green brier, string bean-flavored (more…)

Father’s Day Birdhouse Building

Last year, we built bat boxes for Father’s Day – this year, we’ll build and decorate bird houses to take home to your gardens. Create your own birdhouse with step by step instructions from biologist Eric Powers.  Admission price includes materials. Advance ticket purchase is required for this event. Purchase online or please call 516.570.2185.  Admission Conservancy Members: (more…)

Summer Solstice Celebration

“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…)

Four Seasons of Family Yoga

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…)

Build a Boat!

Discover the science of how boats stay afloat, then test your skills by building your own boat out of recycled  materials. (more…)