The SCAA would like to welcome everyone
back to Saltaire! After the winter in the Northeast, it is
time to enjoy the beach.
Candidates for Two Trustee Positions
The Village of Saltaire 2015 election for two trustee positions will be
held on Friday, May 22 from 12 noon to 9 PM.
The three candidates are Alex
Connolly and Hugh
O'Brien They have provided statements
that may be seen on the Saltaire Citizens Advisory Association
here to learn more about them and their views before it is time to vote!
The SCAA is sponsoring a Candidates Forum on Saturday May 16th
at 1 pm in the Saltaire Library. This is an opportunity to hear from each
candidate and have an opportunity to raise questions.
*Save the Date for more 2015 SCAA Activities,
forward to seeing you at them!
July 25th -
Saltaire House and Garden Tour
- Music and Arts Festival
Aug. 15th - Jogathon
Aug. 16th - Jogathon
Aug. 29th -
Oct. 17th -
invited to our Kismet KLAW Flea Market
Sat/Sun June 20-21
10-4 at the Kismet Fire House
It's that time again --
Time for the great
annual Kismet Flea Market to benefit Kismet League for Animal Welfare.
Wagon of Cheer!
Donations Welcome: Call Bradlee
(Please no clothes, Furniture, TVs, used Linens)
Pines Party 2015: The Emerald City
Saturday, July 25 at 10:00pm
$150 EARLY BIRD THROUGH 5/25! $170 starting 5/26; $200 day of
event and at the door. Dance under the stars, on the beach, Fire Island
Pines, 10:00 PM to Dawn Music by: Pagano (London) Steven Redan...
Island Lighthouse Preservation Society
& 15-16 Plein
Air Art Show
from Wet Paints Studio Group will be painting on site in the Lighthouse
area. All art work will be on display until June 8th and for sale
with 30% of the proceeds being donated to the Preservation Society by the
Saturday 16 Evening
Tower Tour & Sky Viewing
Experience the sunset from a new perspective. View the sunset on the
first whole day of spring from the top of the Lighthouse. Followed by a star
gazing opportunity on the terrace of the Lens Building. Bring a flashlight for
your walk back to the parking field. - $15 for FILPS members/$20 for
non-members. Reservations Required. Sunset 8:03 pm.
Sunday 17 Lecture
2pm in the
of the Surf Hotel. Join our VIP Frank Konop for a discussion on the
world cholera epidemic in the late 1800’s that led to the demise of the Surf
Hotel. This luxury hotel, adjacent to our lighthouse, hosted 3
presidents and was the largest, most prestigious hotel on Fire Island. It
ultimately became Long Island’s first state park.
Saturday 30 Horseshoe
7 pm –
Learn about Horseshoe Crabs and watch them come ashore to lay their eggs while
reveling in the beauty of the evening on a May beach. $4 per person -Free for
FILPS members. Reservations required.
Saturday 13 Light
Keepers Behind the Scenes Tour
9 am –
Follow one of our present day Lighthouse Keepers on his rounds. This
bottom to top tour takes you from the auxiliary generator and the Light Keepers
workshop in the basement of the Keeper’s Quarters to the beacon in the lantern
room of the lighthouse tower. Learn how lighthouse Keepers in the 1860’s to
2015 maintained the light. Includes a tour of the Lens Building
which houses our original first order Fresnel Lens. $15 for FILPS
Members/$20 for non-members – Reservations required. Limit 12 people.
Sunday 14 Lecture
2pm in the Lens Building-Free
VIP Angela Reich for a discussion on an early Light Keeper.
Learn about an early keeper of the original light, his family, and
his role in the shaping of Maritime history.
Sunday 20-21 Path
History at the Fire Island Lighthouse”
1pm-meet in front of the Keeper’s
Take a walk
through history at the Fire Island Lighthouse with a Lighthouse Keeper. Visit
the Keeper’s Quarters, Historic boathouse and Fresnel Lens Building from a
Keeper’s perspective. Tower tours reduced for those on the walk.
Friday 26 14th Annual Benefit Art Show-through July
artists display their nautical artwork in the Keepers Quarters at the
Lighthouse. Opening reception will be held on June 25- 6pm – 9pm (take
a shuttle bus from Field #5 RMSP). All artwork is for sale with a
portion of the proceeds being donated to the Lighthouse by the
artist. Admission free.
is open late – 8 pm
early evening at the Lighthouse. Beat the parking fee after 6pm.
Tower tours are available until 7:30 pm at regular fee. Weather permitting
please call ahead
661-4876. Every Saturday in July.
week program is designed for parents and children to work together learning
about the natural and cultural maritime history of Fire Island. The
program will meet at the Lighthouse at 10 am on Wednesday mornings beginning
July 8 through August 12. Activities will range from seining for
marine life in the Great South Bay, exploring the old boathouse, and various
maritime crafts. There will be a nominal fee for each program. Please
call ahead (631-661-4876) so we can plan accordingly.
Friday 31 Evening
Tower Tour-Blue Moon
Experience the sunset from a new perspective. View the night sky
from the top of the Lighthouse. Bring a flashlight for your walk back to the
parking field. - $15 for FILPS Members/$20 for non-members, Reservations
Required. Sunset 8:10 pm.
(631) 661-4876 to make all reservations
The Lighthouse and museum is open all year round. Spring
hours are 10am – 5pm daily – tower closes at 4pm. All
parking is in Field #5 of the Robert Moses State Park. Tower tours are $7
adults, $4 seniors & Children under 12 (children must be 42” tall to
climb). Foot ware is required to climb. `
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