President’s Week @ Fire Island Lighthouse

by Shoshanna M. |

Looking for something to do with the kids? Come visit us! Reduced Tower Tour fees for children under 12 years old (must be 42 inches tall to climb). Crafts for children from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily. Come visit The Fire Island Light Station Fresnel Lens Building, which houses our original First Order Fresnel Lens. Also visit our Boat … Full Story

1st Annual Light-Haus Keepers Craft Tasting @ Fire Island Lighthouse

by Shoshanna M. |

In collaboration with Seas Cartography , relax and enjoy amazing local craft brews! under the tower on October 26th from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Live music, yard games, silent auction, and pretzel vendor will also be featured. Tickets go on sale Sunday 10/13 at 4 pm and are limited! Head over to lighthauskeeperscraft.com to find out more.

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Clear Skies for the 33rd Annual Barefoot Black Tie Dinner at Fire Island Lighthouse

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By Lorna Luniewski // Photos by Sean Fitzthum Picture perfect weather was on tap for the more than 300 people who attended the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society’s annual fundraiser, on Aug. 10. In addition to dancing to the sounds of Tradewinds, guests enjoyed a catered dinner, open bar and silent auction on the Lighthouse Terrace. Sponsors included Bethpage Federal … Full Story

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Horseshoe Crab Education at Fire Island Lighthouse

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By Danielle Lipiec At dusk, children, parents, and those of all ages in between convened at the Fire Island Lighthouse on Saturday, May 18, for the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society’s annual Horseshoe Crab Program. Volunteers, park rangers, and the horseshoe crabs themselves were in attendance as well. The crowd was greeted with a presentation on horseshoe crab anatomy, a … Full Story

Plein Air Art Show

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Artists from Wet Paints Studio Group will be painting En Plein Air at Fire Island Lighthouse, today and May 25. All artwork will be on display through June 10, and for sale, with 30 percent of the proceeds donated to the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society. For details, call 631-661-4876.

Early Morning Tower Tour @ Fire Island Lighthouse

by Shoshanna M. |

Come and enjoy the scenery from the top of the tower as the sun rises. Tour includes a “light” breakfast. Bring a flashlight for your walk to the lighthouse. Come early to enjoy the pre-dawn colors as you walk from Field 5 at Robert Moses State Park. The Tower will close after the tower tour. $20 for FILPS members/ $25 … Full Story

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Happy 160th Birthday Fire Island Lighthouse!

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By Shoshanna McCollum / In 1858, Fire Island Lighthouse would be lit for the very first time. It also would be the year that Theodore Roosevelt was born; Charles Darwin went public with his theories of evolution; and a young man running for senator named Abraham Lincoln made a speech in which he famously said, “A house divided cannot stand,” … Full Story

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Fire Island Lighthouse Barefoot Black Tie 2018

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One Step at a Time   By Lorna Luniewski // Photos by Sean Fitzthum Rain did not dampen spirits at the 32nd annual Barefoot Black Tie Dinner Benefit held on the terrace of the Fire Island Lighthouse, on Aug. 11. More than 300 guests enjoyed a catered dinner, open bar, silent auction and dancing to the music of local favorite … Full Story