Upcoming Events

Gems, Minerals & Fossils


  • March 29, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Volcanoes, diamonds, marble, and fossils… discover how these are all parts of our fascinating geologic cycle in a hands-on program with Ranger Eric Powers. He’s bringing his extraordinary rock collection and invites you to bring your own specimen to investigate together. After the presentation, we will head to the beach to explore and identify some  (Event Information)

Four Seasons of Family Yoga


  • 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)

Spring Celebration


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

Every season brings beautiful changes to the Preserve’s landscape, and, in springtime, we celebrate the return of longer days, warmer temperatures – and budding trees, shrubs, and perennial plants. While these blooms occur naturally, we have much work to do to plant colorful annuals, fresh herbs, and plants to attract butterflies. At the Spring Celebration, visitors  (Event Information)

Kentucky Derby Gala


  • May 2, 2020
    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE! The Sands Point Preserve Conservancy will host a Kentucky Derby Gala on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 6 pm in Hempstead House on the Guggenheim Estate.  (Event Information)

Photo montage of the Preserve during four different seasons

2020: Four Seasons in Music


  • 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)

Friendly Foragers


  • May 31, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Hungry? Explore the Sands Point Preserve’s woods with Ranger Eric Powers to discover edible, medicinal, and otherwise useful plants  (Event Information)

Father’s Day Owl Box Building


  • June 21, 2020
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In 2020, Father’s Day falls on the Summer Solstice! Join us at 5 – 6 pm for Biologist Eric Power’s fascinating program on Long Island’s native owls – from tiny screetch owls to great horned owls. You’ll discover the basic physiology and behaviors of these magnificent raptors – then Eric will give step-by-step instructions for  (Event Information)

Summer Solstice Celebration


  • June 21, 2020
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Rain or Shine! On the eve of the Solstice, welcome Summer with a BYO picnic dinner and watch the sunset outdoors on the beautiful grounds of the Sands Point Preserve. We’ll have a guided walk into the woods, along the pond and shoreline; nature-based art projects; a special Family Yoga session; lawn games, plein-air watercolor painting, and  (Event Information)