Things to Do
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’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.
July 4th, it happens once a year for most of us. The day that we became independent, also rightly known as Independence Day. This memorial holiday is hard to mess up for yourself. It’s easy to have a good day just going right out into the backyard and enjoying the nice summer air, maybe even a hot dog or seven. You aren’t chained to your own houses though, especially if you’re around the Staten Island area.
The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island’s only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce the return of last spring’s successful Broadway Shines on Harbor Lights with this year’s production of SHOWSTOPPERS!
Valentine’s Day is coming up and like most Staten Islanders, we have no idea what we are doing yet. So we called up a few of our local businesses located on the North Shore to see what they were offering for the week around Valentine’s Day and came up with this list of 14 Things to do for Valentine’s Day. You are welcome in advance.
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.