Calendar

Forest Therapy Walk


  • March 23, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • April 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 15, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 29, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 27, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • August 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • September 28, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • October 26, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • November 23, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Wellness programming at the Preserve expands in 2019 with monthly Forest Therapy Walks led by certified guide Linda Lombardo. Based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, a wellness practice developed in the 1980s, each unique walk inspires mindful connections with the natural elements of the woods for a range of healthful benefits. Walks conclude with (more…)

Garden Talks


  • Wake Up Your Garden
    March 24, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Garden to Table Vegetables
    April 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Herb Gardening
    May 27, 2019
    10:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Sustainability for the Home Gardener
    June 23, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Garden Maintenance I
    July 14, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Garden Maintenance II
    August 11, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Village Day Fall Festival
    September 8, 2019
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Grow Native/Live Native
    October 6, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
  • Putting Your Garden to Bed
    November 3, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

A new series of lecture/demonstrations by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County’s Master Gardeners This monthly horticultural series will cover a range of topics for home gardeners who wish to grow their own healthy food using organic and sustainable methods. Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will give 75-minute lectures, specific to each season, on garden (more…)

Just Moms Discussion Group


  • March 25, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • March 25, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • April 1, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • April 8, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • April 15, 2019
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Conservancy hosts “Just Moms” – a weekly informational discussion group for parents of newborns to 12 months, created and facilitated by licensed therapists Amy L. Kates and Dr. Stacey G. Kaufman – who are also experienced moms. (more…)

Celestial Weekend


  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 30, 2019
    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 30, 2019
    5:45 pm - 6:15 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 30, 2019
    6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 30, 2019
    7:15 pm - 7:45 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 31, 2019
    11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 31, 2019
    11:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 31, 2019
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Starlab Planetarium
    March 31, 2019
    1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

Explore the universe in a fascinating digital display inside the inflatable Starlab Planetarium in Castle Gould. (more…)

Four Seasons in Music – 2019 Series


  • Spring
    April 6, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Summer
    July 13, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Fall
    October 5, 2019
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Four magical concerts with themed culinary experiences in four stunning locations across the Sands Point Preserve (more…)

Pond Exploration


  • April 13, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the fascinating aquatic residents of our fresh water pond with Biologist Eric Powers. (more…)

Guided Nature Walks


  • Earth as a System Exploration
    April 14, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • A Search for Spring
    May 12, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Life Between the Tides
    June 9, 2019
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for this monthly series of themed walks as we explore different aspects of the preserve’s environment, encompassing its unique physical features and wildlife, as well as critical conservation issues and helpful practices to create a healthy, sustainable environment. (more…)

The Butterfly Ball 2019


  • May 4, 2019
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, May 4 at 7 PM THE BUTTERFLY BALL An annual benefit to enhance the Preserve’s beautiful landscape with new features and programs for everyone to enjoy. (more…)

Family Butterfly Day


  • May 5, 2019
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Venture into the immersive live butterfly exhibit in Hempstead House! More than 120 exotic butterflies will call the “Breakfast Room” home, complete with an indoor tropical garden and fresh citrus fruit on which to feed. See if you can identify all of the species! Butterfly crafts and educational activities will be available in the mansion (more…)