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The Holidays on the North Shore is the most exciting time of the year. Between the tree lighting’s and the visits from Santa Clause, it can be a bit overwhelming to figure out which events to attend, This Way on Bay has got your back. Here is our list, in no particular order, of Holiday Fundraisers and Events on the North Shore.

Would you like to help a group of Staten Island children learn honesty, responsibility and teamwork? You can do just that by making a donation to Above and Beyond Youth Basketball.

MillionTreesNYC is a citywide, public-private program with an ambitious goal: to plant and care for one million new trees across the City’s five boroughs over the next decade. Recently, north shore Staten Island caterer Chez Vous has been feeding the staff & volunteers who are making it happen.

It’s Halloween Eve on Staten Island, and you can already find people dressed up and celebrating the holiday. Kids at school, adults at work, everyone’s getting into it! If you don’t have plans for the holiday this weekend.

The NYC Arts Cypher is interesting all year, but in the days leading up to Halloween, the Cypher transforms into a terrifying haunted house. Today, they were interviewed by NY1 news about their haunted holiday special.

In the mood for something raw from Dock’s Clam Bar on a crisp fall afternoon? How about slice of Valducci’s pizza or a hot soup served courtesy of the Soup Nazi? You can find all that at the inaugural Staten Island Food Truck Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24 and 25, in Tompkinsville

In the video above, The Wall Street Journal highlights some of the best bicycle routes on Staten Island, and gives a first person perspective via a GoPro camera on the front of the bike. It’s part of a series called “NYC Boroughs by Bike” which showcases routes across the city.

One of the exciting exhibits featured during this week’s Illuminate Stapleton art festival is “I Am Stapleton,” The exhibit is a collaboration between The Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership & Mike Shane Photography.

We’ve been telling you about Illuminate Stapleton for quite a while now, and as September comes to a close, you can practically see the lights. Illuminate Stapleton is a collaboration between The Historic Tappen Park partnership, The Projectivity Movement, and NYC Small Business Services.

The following is the second in a series of articles regarding the Historic Tappen Park Community Partnership and their project, “Illuminate Stapleton”, winner of the NYC Neighborhood Challenge Innovation grant competition from Staten Island.