Upcoming Events

Robert H. Goddard and Liquid-Fuel Rocket

Exhibition: The Goddard Connection


  • August 31, 2019 - December 22, 2019
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Tribute to the Father of Modern Rocketry.  On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the Conservancy celebrates Dr. Robert Goddard, whose invention of the liquid-fuel rocket in 1926, underwritten by the Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics, propelled the United States space program for decades to follow.  (Event Information)

Winter Solstice Preservers’ Celebration


  • December 21, 2019
    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 who contribute $1000 or more per year, ensuring that Conservancy’s goals can be met.  (Event Information)

A Study in Wine


  • Art of Wine-Making, CA, WA, OR
    January 7, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • France - Part I
    January 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • France - Part II
    January 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Italy & Germany
    January 28, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Spain, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, South Africa
    February 11, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Australia, New Zealand, Sparkling Wines & French Champagne
    February 25, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for six evenings in Hempstead House to discover the world of wine in a new six-session course  (Event Information)

Tea served during a Forest Therapy Walk

Forest Therapy Walk


  • January 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • February 29, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • March 28, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • April 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • May 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • June 6, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 8, 2020 - July 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • July 25, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • August 22, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • September 23, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • October 24, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • November 14, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • December 9, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Take a meditative Forest Therapy Walk, 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 a peaceful tea ceremony.  (Event Information)

Earth Expeditions – Spring 2020


  • Session I
    March 2, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session I
    March 9, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session 1
    March 16, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session I
    March 23, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session I
    March 30, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session I
    April 6, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    April 20, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    April 27, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    May 4, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    May 11, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    May 18, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Session II
    June 1, 2020
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Earth Expeditions is an after-school interdisciplinary program, unique to the Sands Point Preserve, for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.  (Event Information)