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NY Fire Island: LBT Women’s Pride in the Pines-Dance, dinner, Judy Gold
written by Natasha, 4/3/14 11:45pm
edited by Natasha, 5/22/19 1:27pm

COMPLIMENTARY wine, vodka & hors d’oeuvres 400 WOMEN in white. MEN ARE WELCOME. comic Judy Gold & singer Joi Cardwell perform Dance: $125 ($150 door) VIP Package (Dance + Dinner and show) $200 /person

9th Annual LBT Women’s Pride in the Pines Dance Party (400 women in white - men are welcome) 

Saturday, June 8, 2019.  2:30 – 6 PM Dance,
    6-9:30 PM VIP Cocktails, Buffet Dinner and Show: comic Judy Gold and singer Joi Cardwell perform!

Where: Whyte Hall, Fire Island Pines

Dance: $125. $150 at the door. Most is tax-deductible.
RSVP and tickets:

VIP packages: (dance + VIP Cocktails, Dinner and Show) $200 per person; $250 at the door.  Most is tax-deductible
Join us on Saturday, June 8 in
Fire Island for the 9th annual LBT Women’s Pride in the Pines Dance (400 women expected), including COMPLIMENTARY wine, vodka & hors d’oeuvres plus a great silent auction (fantastic high-end bargains in past years, such as theatre tickets, restaurants and travel). 

Last year all 400 Dance tickets were sold and over $115,000 was raised for charity.

Dress code: Classic White.  

Show features comic Judy Gold and singer Joi Cardwell (Billboard Top 100 Greatest Club Artists of All Time)


The LGBTQ Focus Foundation is a 501(c)3 that produces Women's Pride in the Pines. In 2019 it will benefit Ali Forney.   Ali Forney helps LGBTQ kids on the streets.  An estimates 40% of all kids on the streets are LGBTQ. 

In past years o
ver 75% of event proceeds benefited the designated charity, as overhead is low. 

Pride in the Pines is proudly co-hosted by Yale GALA, Inc.   

It is easy to get to Whyte Hall, Fire Island.  You do not need a car nor a hotel to attend.

There will be a round-trip bus from New York City. 

Or -- the Sayville Ferry ( goes from Sayville, Long Island to the Pines. ($16 round-trip).
Take the special 2:15 PM Sayville Ferry (NOT on the schedule) to the Pines for the event.  Follow the women.

There are special MTA LIRR-Ferry packages (take the LIRR to Sayville LIRR Station, transfer via Colonial Taxi to Ferry -- $40 round-trip) or via water taxi from any other beach on the Island ($7 fare).   

If you drive, there is a paid parking lot across the street from the Sayville Ferry.


Detailed Public Transit Directions: Take the LIRR (from Penn Station, Brooklyn or Jamaica) to Babylon, transfer for the LIRR to Sayville.  At Sayville take a quick ride in the Colonial Taxi (part of the MTA package deal) to the Sayville Ferry and take the Sayville Ferry boat to the Pines.  It is a quick walk to the event; follow the women.  To connect with the special 2:15 pm Sayville Ferry just for the event ...

From NYC Penn Station take the 11:55 AM LIRR to Babylon, transfer for the Sayville LIRR (depart Babylon 1:17 pm, arrive Sayville 1:40 pm).  OR from Brooklyn Atlantic Terminal take the 11:45 AM LIRR to Jamaica, transfer to the Babylon train (depart Jamaica 12:20 pm) and transfer to the same Sayville LIRR train (depart Babylon 1:17 pm, arrive Sayville 1:40 pm). 

n Sayville, take the Colonial Taxi to the Sayville Ferry (or use Uber) and take 2:15 pm special ferry to event.  The MTA has a special $40 same-day package deal for all 3 legs (LIRR, Colonial Taxi & Sayville Ferry), too:   (Buy same-day packages from gray, green or blue ticket machines, under Getaways --> Beach Getaways!).  

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