Upcoming Events

Robert H. Goddard and Liquid-Fuel Rocket

Exhibition: The Goddard Connection


  • August 31, 2019 - July 31, 2020
    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)

Qi Gong in Hempstead House

Qi Gong


  • January 21, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • January 28, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • February 4, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • February 11, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • February 25, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • March 3, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • March 10, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • March 17, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • March 24, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • March 31, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • April 7, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • April 21, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • April 28, 2020
    9:30 am - 10:30 am

Join our weekly Qi Gong program on Tuesdays at 9:30 – 10:30 am. According to instructor Adina Dabija, Qi Gong is a form of moving meditation integrating body postures, breathing, and awareness. Through meditative movements, a clearer and calmer state of mind is achieved, accompanied by a deep state of relaxation.  (Event Information)

A Study in Wine


  • 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)

Winterfest


  • January 26, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A celebration of the coldest season is fun inside Hempstead House, where the fireplaces roar, and the mansion is filled with exciting family activities.  (Event Information)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2020: Four Seasons in Music


  • Winter
    February 1, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Spring
    May 23, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Summer
    July 11, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Fall
    October 3, 2020
    6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Four magical concerts with themed culinary experiences in beautiful locations across the Sands Point Preserve  (Event Information)

Four Seasons of Family Yoga


  • Winter Family Yoga
    February 2, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Spring Family Yoga
    April 5, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Summer Family Yoga
    June 21, 2020
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fall Family Yoga
    September 13, 2020
    10:00 am - 10:45 am

Experience the wonderful benefits of yoga with family and friends.  (Event Information)

Les Misérables Youth Production


  • February 7, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 8, 2020
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • February 8, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • February 9, 2020
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • February 9, 2020
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy & Shining Studios Present Les Misérables School Edition in Castle Gould’s Black Box Theater Performed entirely by students  (Event Information)

Guided Nature Walks


  • February 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • April 5, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • May 10, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • June 14, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • July 12, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • August 9, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • September 13, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • October 11, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • November 8, 2020
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • December 13, 2020
    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.  (Event Information)

Valentine’s Night Cabaret


  • VIP Guests
    February 14, 2020
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • General Guests
    February 14, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate the most romantic holiday of the year with your loved one – and Tony Award-winning composer Steven Lutvak and two of Broadway’s brightest stars: Scarlett Strallen and Bryce Pinkham!  (Event Information)