Want to get involved? Our special events are an incredible way to support the health of New York’s LGBTQ communities while having a great time doing it! Whether you’ve attended our special events in the past or are new to the Callen-Lorde community we hope you’ll come out and join us. Our special events range from galas to pool parties, cocktail receptions and more – we have something for everyone!
All of our events are a great opportunity to bring friends and make news ones while supporting our life-saving mission to provide high-quality healthcare targeted to New York’s LGBTQ communities and those living with HIV/AIDS, regardless of ability to pay.
Saturday, April 1, 9am
Join us for the 2nd annual Rainbow Run — a spring 5K/10K fun run / leisure walk supporting Callen-Lorde!
Thursday, April 27, 6pm
Picture Ray Studio, Chelsea
Our annual women’s event, Spring Fever recognizes influential women while raising funds for the women’s health program at Callen-Lorde. This year we’re thrilled to honor novelist, playwright and AIDS historian Sarah Schulman, for her long history of activism bringing visibility to women’s and LGBTQ rights as well as the HIV crisis, alongside Discwoman for their efforts in creating platforms for empowerment, activism and community building among cis women, trans women and genderqueer people.
Thursday, June 1, 6pm
Central Park Zoo
Kick off Pride season with an evening of live entertainment, music, open bar & picnic buffet, and fun for everyone! Save the date! More details to come!
Front Runners NY LGBT Pride Run
Saturday, June 24, 8:30am
We are excited to the be the beneficiaries of this year’s Pride Run held by New York Road Runners and Front Runners, a competitive and social club for LGBT runners, multisport athletes, and their allies. Join more than 5,000 runners and show your pride at this five-mile run in Central Park. Click here to register.
NYC Heritage of Pride March
Sunday, June 25
New York City
Save the date! March with us and show your Pride!
Hampton’s Tea Dance
Saturday, July 15, 4pm
Nova’s Ark Project, Bridgehampton, NY
An annual cocktail party at Nova’s Ark Project in the Hamptons, the Tea Dance benefits Callen-Lorde, Sage, and The Center. Save the date! More details to come.
Women’s Pride in the Pines
Saturday, July 29- 2:30pm
Whyte Hall, Fire Island Pines
Callen-Lorde is proud to be the beneficiary of this year’s Women’s Pride in the Pines! Come celebrate Pride at the most popular women’s event of the season! Enjoy a day of socializing, drinks, food, and a silent auction. VIP party to follow from 6:00 – 9:30 PM at Pines Club on the Great South Bay. Entertainers to be announced.
Saturday, August 19th
Fire Island Pines
Join us poolside in the Fire Island Pines for summer cocktails and delicious hors d’oeuvres to celebrate the work of Callen-Lorde! Save the date! More details to come!
For more information on any of our events including sponsorship opportunities, contact Sunil Persaud, Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 271-7263. Also keep up to date with our event by visiting www.callen-lorde.org/special-events