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If you’re looking for a way to support and celebrate Staten Island this holiday season then look no further.

There are just a few shopping days left until the holidays begin, and finding the right gifts can be a struggle. Luckily, there are still plenty of places to find the most unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list. This Saturday, December 10th, Urby Staten Island will be hosting their first annual Holiday Market.

Pictures with Santa Claus, gift ideas from local artists, rides on the Holiday Train, a $500 Visa Gift card & a Flat Screen TV giveaway are just a few of the things families can look forward to this weekend.

The Sundog Theatre is celebrating the holiday season with a special performance of “A Christmas Carol,” and the 2017 Scenes From The Staten Island Ferry, a one-act play submission contest.

Thanksgiving is arguably one of the best holidays. It’s hard to compete with a day that’s solely dedicated to eating delicious seasonal food for hours on end. However, some of us like to kick off our celebrations a day earlier by partaking in Thanksgiving Eve festivities.

Halloween is lurking right around the corner, and many of you may still be scrambling to plan the ultimate Halloweekend. Luckily, there are tons of events going on at all of your favorite local haunts. Whether you prefer tricks, treats, or a good scare, here’s what’s going on all over the Island this Halloween.

This Saturday, September 10th from 2pm to 8pm, NYC Arts Cypher is hosting “Cypher Fest.” This first annual art festival consists of both international and local artists working towards a common goal, beautifying the neighborhood. This first annual fest boasts the talents of world-renowned street artists such as Jorit Agoch, Crisp, & Sipros

The College of Staten Island Observatory is located on the College of Staten Island Campus. Go take a gander, you’ll see things you’ve never seen before. The observatory is open to the general public and college community approximately once per week during the Fall, Spring and Summer Sessions and on special celestial events. There is no charge but donations are always appreciated.

The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is located in the Staten Island town of Tompkinsville. It is a preserved home of two of the most influential men of the 19th century. During the years of 1851 – 1853 Giuseppe Garibaldi and Antonio Meucci co-habitated in this Gothic Revival Cottage.

Staten Island Isla Bonita 2016

Staten Island’s North Shore has grown considerably in the past ten years. The culture, growth and art that has been added to the scene has added a New York City element of liveliness to the community. This year Staten Island’s Faber Park will be hosting La Isla Bonita Summer Festival 2016. It will tale place on July 10 from 3:00 – 8:00pm.