Pines Party 2016: Xanadu!
Dirty Sugar Photo Booth
The Pines Foundation, a 501(c)(3) affiliate of the Fire Island Pines Property Owners Association and sponsor of the event, is dedicated to preserving, protecting and enhancing the quality of life in the environmentally-sensitive community of Fire Island Pines. Included in its mission is the support of cultural activities and the maintenance of the Whyte Hall Community Center. The Pines Foundation also supports the preservation of the community’s fragile seashore.
Stonewall Community Foundation is one of the leading public foundations focused on the needs of the LGBTQ community. Since 1990, the Foundation has invested more than $18 million in over 600 organizations via donor advised funds, annual grants, and leadership building programs. Stonewall’s approach is to inspire meaningful change through strategic initiatives designed to engage the community, empower leaders and invest in grassroots LGBTQ organizations.
Since the first Pines Party in 1999, The Pines Foundation has donated over $1.25 million to the Stonewall Community Foundation. Recent grantees funded by our donations have included:
The online auction will be going live soon. Check back here or get on our mailing list to get in the action as soon as it's available. Some of the fantastic items in this last year's auction were an Atlantis Gay cruise, Source Events "Jewels of Italian and French Riviera" cruise, Broadway theater tickets including: Hamilton, Chicago and Lion King. Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Grandstand tickets and much much more... this year's auction is poised to have the best items yet!
Open Digital Version of Community Journal
Win a FIAT 500 Lounge Hatchback - a modern recreation of an Italian classic! Your odds of winning are high - only 1,000 raffle tickets will be sold at $100.00 each. Proceeds from the car raffle will benefit The Pines Foundation / Stonewall Community Foundation, The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and Gilda's Club New York City. The drawing will be held on July 29, 2017 – the winner does NOT need to be present to win.
Train from Manhattan:
Express Bus from Manhattan:
Check here for private buses that run from Hells Kitchen and back for the beach party. Dance the night through and hop on the roundtrip return to NYC on Sunday morning.
Water Taxi from Cherry Grove:
For those staying in Cherry Grove, or taking a ferry to the Grove, you can walk on the beach (or through the Meatrack) to the Pines or take a water taxi. Fire Island Water Taxi will provide complimentary service on Saturday evening from the Grove to the Pines for Pines Party ticket purchasers. They will also provide a special departure from the Pines to the Grove. Patrons will need to show proof of purchase, such as a wristband.