Upcoming Events

Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party


  • June 25, 2020
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Take a brief tour of Hempstead House, the iconic 50,000-square-foot Gold Coast mansion and former residence of Daniel and Florence Guggenheim, and enjoy a two-hour sunset cocktail party in the magnificent rose gardens  (Event Information)

Bugs as Pets!


  • July 19, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Biologist Eric Powers leads us through the realm of bugs, including insects, arachnids, and myriapods. We’ll find out which ones make great pets and which ones don’t. Participants will get an up-close look at Eric’s fantastic bug collection during this interactive session – some may even get to hold several of these amazing creatures. Admission  (Event Information)

The White Party, Benefit for Education Programs


  • August 13, 2020
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THE WHITE PARTY Benefit for Education Programs Family Nature Programs Adult Nature Programs Horticultural Programs at the Organic Vegetable Garden Programs for Individuals with Special Needs After-School Programs for Preschool – 5th Grade Earth Expeditions for 6th – 8th Grades Early Childhood Mornings School Visits for Co-Curricular Enrichment Join us for a beautiful summer evening in  (Event Information)

National Honeybee Day


  • August 15, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

Honeybees serve a vital purpose in our environment as pollinators. Discover the world of the extraordinary honeybee and the mysteries of honey as we explore its many special qualities.  (Event Information)

Holiday Tales at the Castle


  • December 6, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the holiday cheer in Castle Gould’s Great Hall with a celebration of holiday traditions from around the world. Festive music will play, Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit, and special guest readers will share favorite stories. A special reading corner will have magical stories from many cultures for parents and children to enjoy together.  (Event Information)