North Shore Land Alliance Outdoor and Educational Events

Event dates, times and locations are subject to change. Please check our website for updates. For event information, please call 516-922-1028 or info@northshorelandalliance.org.

    Spring Walk at Iselin Preserve

    Friday, April 24, 6:00 PM – Dave Taft will introduce you to some of the most beguiling plants at the Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve!

    Composting Demonstration

    Saturday, April 18, 10:00 AM – CCE Compost Committee Master Gardeners will teach you how to compost, the process and its benefits.

    Japanese Stroll Garden Opening

    Saturday, May 2, 11:00 AM – Opening day celebration at the Stroll Garden. Join us for Shakuhachi music and Japanese refreshments

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, May 2, 11:00 AM – Join the Land Alliance at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    Explore the Marine Nature Study Area

    Saturday, May 2, 2:00 PM – This program will feature a variety of birds, particularly shorebirds and warblers during their migration north.

    Heritage Committee Spring Soiree

    Thursday, May 7, 6:00 PM – Join the Heritage Committee for our annual Spring Soiree in New York City.

    Annual Golf and Tennis Outing

    Wednesday, May 20, 8:00 AM- Join the North Shore Land Alliance for our annual Fore the Love of the Land Golf and Tennis Outing

    More than Morely Walk

    Friday, June 5, 11:00 AM – Join the Land Alliance and Virginia Dankel for a nature walk and inspirational readings at Christopher Morely Park.

    Ikebana Demonstration

    Saturday, June 6, 3:00 PM – Ikebana Demonstration at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden Led by Yoshie Takahaski.

    Shakuhachi and Koto Duet

    Saturday, June 6, 3:00 PM – Join us at the Garden for a Shakuhachi Duet featuring Daniel Nyohaku Soergel and Masayo Ishigure.

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, June 13,  11:00 AM – Join us at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    Open Space Society Dinner

    Saturday, June 27, 6:30 PM – Join us for cocktails and dinner overlooking a beautiful open field with Beaver Lake beyond

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, July 11, 11:00 AM – Join us at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    Kayak the Shore, Cold Spring Harbor

    Wednesday, July 15, 6:00 PM – Explore the cultural and natural beauty of Cold Spring Harbor at sunset by kayak. 

    Owl and Bat Prowl at Iselin Preserve

    Friday, July 31, 7:30 PM – Stella does the best Eastern Screech Owl call around and has a knack for enticing other species, too.

    Bonsai Display (Weekend Event)

    Saturday, August 8, 10:00 AM – Bonsai display at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden with members from the Long Island Bonsai Society.

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, August 8, 11:00 AM – Join us at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    Bonsai Display (Weekend Event)

    Sunday, August 9, 1:00 PM – Bonsai display at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden with members from the Long Island Bonsai Society.

    Farm Tour of Youngs Farm

    Saturday, August 15, 10:00 am Tim Dooley will give you a tour of Youngs Farm – one of Nassau County’s most treasured farms.

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, Sept. 12,  11:00 AM – Join us at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    Kayak the Shore, Port Washington

    Saturday, September 12 at 2:00 pm Enjoy lower Hempstead Harbor by kayak. We’ll set out from North Hempstead Beach Park.

    Prairie Walk at Hempstead Plains

    Saturday, September 19, 10:00 AM – Stroll through this Nassau County prairie when some of its most enticing flowers beckon.
  • Humes Japanese Stroll Garden

    Japanese Stories and Walk

    Saturday, September 19, 3:00 PM – Stroll through the Garden accompanied by Japanese stories, inspiring anecdotes, a group Haiku and more

    Wine Auction and Dinner

    Saturday, October 3, 6:30 pm – North Shore Land Alliance Annual fall Wine Auction and Dinner. Location to be determined.

    Bamboo in Northeastern Landscapes

    Sunday, October 4, 11:00 AM – Bamboo in Northeastern Landscapes Walk with Michael Veracka

    Monarch Butterfly Migration

    Sunday, October 4, Noon – Learn all about what is arguably the most captivating of pollinators, the Monarch Butterfly

    Shakuhachi with Daniel Soergel

    Saturday, October 10, 11:00 AM – Join us at the Humes Japanese Stroll Garden for Shakuhachi with daniel Nyohaku Soergel.

    TOBAY Beach Exploration

    Saturday, October 24, 2:00 PM – We will explore the salt marsh, maritime forest and ocean and the migrating birds and insects they support.

    Fall Walk at Alley Pond Park

    Sunday, November 1, 11:00 AM – What better time than glorious fall to visit and learn about the layers of the forest in this grand dame of NYC!

    Hike Beaver Brook Corridor

    Saturday, December 5, 2:00 PM – This hike will warm you up as we explore some ground in this spectacular corridor of conserved land.