Upcoming Events

Outdoor Adventures with Ranger Eric


  • September 25, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • October 30, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • November 27, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • December 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:30 am

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand after years of leading marvelous nature programs, including the popular Owl Prowl, Pond Exploration, and the fantastic Overnight Wilderness Survival courses. He was named the 2020 Long Island Sierra Club Environmentalist of the Year and is the Program Director  (Event Information)

Adult Yoga with Yoga Life


  • September 27, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 4, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 11, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 18, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 25, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • November 1, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • November 8, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • November 15, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • September 29, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 6, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 13, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 20, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 27, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • October 1, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 8, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 15, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 22, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • October 29, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 5, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 12, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 19, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 3, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • November 10, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • November 17, 2021
    9:30 am - 10:15 am

This Fall, add weekly Yoga classes to your wellness schedule. The Rose Garden at Hempstead House and the shady lawn along the bluffs are the perfect settings for Yoga Life’s wonderful classes! Mondays at 9:30 – 10:15 am Wednesdays at 9:30 – 10:15 am Fridays at 10 am – 11 pm Register at Yoga Life!  (Event Information)

Guided Nature Walks


  • October 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • November 13, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • December 11, 2021
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

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)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2021 Four Seasons in Music


  • Fall: Connected Play
    October 10, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Preserve’s historic mansions and waterfront grounds are the backdrop for this unique chamber music series, created by Series Artistic Director Kathryn Lockwood.  (Event Information)

2021 Halloween Haunt: Campsite X


  • October 14, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 21, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 15, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 22, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 23, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 28, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 29, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 30, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • October 31, 2021
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Who’s afraid of the deep dark forest?  (Event Information)

Spring forest path

Forest Bathing


  • October 16, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 20, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • December 18, 2021
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take a meditative Forest Bathing 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. All precautions for COVID-19 will be taken, including social distancing  (Event Information)

Autumn Fest!


  • Autumn Fest
    October 17, 2021
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Autumn Fest Rain Date
    October 24, 2021
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate the Autumn season and Halloween with outdoor activities for children of all ages!  (Event Information)