Breakfast with Santa & Holiday Shows

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We know Santa snacks on cookies and milk while doing his yearly Christmas Eve rounds, but how does he like his eggs? Swing by one of Staten Island’s “Breakfast with Santa” events and your family can dine with the big guy himself. Don’t forget to bring your camera — and your wish list! Afterward, catch a local holiday show. Get in the spirit!

Call for event prices. Dates and locations are subject to change without notice. Always call ahead to confirm.

Heaven & Nature Sing with Richmond Choral Society
Saturday, December 5 • 8pm
St. Clare’s RC Church • 110 Nelson Avenue
718-448-3656 •
The Richmond Choral Society presents its 2015 fall concert, Heaven & Nature Sing, featuring Vivaldi’s Magnificat, the Te Deum of Felix Mendelssohn, and the Te Deum of Katl Jenkins. There will also be a selection of holiday favorites, and the traditional “sing along” at he end of the performance.

KidzRock Special Needs Breakfast with Santa
Sunday, December 6 • 10am – 11:30am
8 Johnson Street (off Arthur Kill Rd.)
(718) 966-5990
Buffet for kids, Christmas crafts, pictures and gifts with Santa (with your own camera), and cookies and milk sensory table. The event is for children with special needs and their siblings only. Must purchase tickets in advance.

Sounds Like Christmas
Monday, December 7 • 7pm
Oakwood Heights Community Church • 345 Guyon Avenue
(718) 351-3667
Benefit concert to raise funds for Oakwood Heights Community Church featuring NYC professional actors and musicians as well as special guest appearances by Spotlight Theater. Presented by SI Family Music. Tickets are $15 at the door.

Lincoln Center’s Boro-linc: A Christmas Carol
Saturday, December 12 • 1-3pm
Snug Harbor Cultural Center • 1000 Richmond Terrace (at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art )
(718) 425-3504
Lincoln Center is proud to partner with S.I.’s own, Sundog Theater to present interactive excerpts from “A Christmas Carol,” featuring a Charles Dickens expert who explains little known facts, and international mime Bill Bowers leads a workshop for the entire family.

A Bouncing Breakfast with Santa at Party Jam
Saturday, December 12 • 10am-12pm
75 Ellis Street
(718) 554-4441
Includes bounce, pancakes, bagels, coffee, juice, and photo opportunity with Santa.

Skippyjon Jones Snow What (& The 7 Chihuahuas)
Saturday, December 12, 2015 • 2pm
On Stage at Kingsborough • 2001 Oriental Boulevard (cross street: Oxford), Brooklyn, NY 11235
718-368-5596
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he is a Mexican Chihuahua of course! With the help of his friends the Seven Chimichangos, Skippyjon must rescue the beautiful frozen princess Nieve Que (Snow What) from the magical snowy forest of make-believe. A new musical twist on the classic Snow White fairy tale, based on the book by Judy Schachner. Recommended for Ages 4 & Up.

Annual Breakfast with Santa at Applebees
Applebees Staten Island Mall location:
Saturday, December 12 & Sunday, December 13, 8:30–10am
2655 Richmond Ave • 718-370-3761
Applebees New Dorp, Expressway Plaza, and Outerbridge Crossing locations:
Sunday, December 13, 8:30–10am
430 New Dorp Lane • 718-980-7800
1451 Richmond Avenue‎ • 718-477-1300
2720 Veterans Rd W • 718-943-1200
*100% of proceeds will be donated to Staten Island Children’s Campaign. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Breakfast with Santa at Kids ‘N Shape
Saturday, December 13 • 9-11am
153 Main Street
(718) 227-8300
Bagels will be provided as part of the Breakfast With Santa. Even if your child is unable to stay for the full two hours, he or she will get a chance to meet with Santa since Santa will be there for the whole event. During this time, Santa will talk with the children, and there will be opportunities to have your child’s picture taken with him.

The Christmas Show
Friday, December 11 • 7pm
Saturday, December 12 • 3pm & 7pm
Sunday, December 13 • 3pm & 7pm
St. George Theatre • 35 Hyatt St.
718-442-2900

Beastly Breakfast with Santa at the Staten Island Zoo
Saturday, December 12, 9:30-11:30am
614 Broadway
(718) 442-3101 x33
Includes a hot breakfast buffet, a tour throughout the Zoo, and a picture with a special guest (bring your own camera). Reservations required. Limited seats available.

Nutcracker Ballet
CSI Center for the Arts • 2800 Victory Blvd.
718-980-0500
Saturday, December 19 & Sunday, December 20

Bowling & Breakfast with Santa
Rab’s Country Lanes • 1600 Hylan Blvd.
718-979-1600
Sunday, December 20

Grand Oaks Country Club Brunch with Santa
Sunday, December 20, 11am – 2pm (several seatings)
200 Huguenot Avenue
(718) 356-2771
Enjoy Sunday brunch with all the holiday trimmings including Santa himself. Take pictures and receive a free gift for the kids.

A Fairy Tale Winter
St. George Theatre • 35 Hyatt St.
718-442-2900
Tuesday, December 29 • 6pm

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  1. Opera Classes

    October 18
    October 18, 2017  |  12:00 am - 11:59 pm
    Garibaldi-Meucci Museum
    Lou Barrella. Class meets weekly from October 11 to November 15. Please contact the museum for more details.
  2. THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow

    October 18 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    October 18, 2017  |  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Staten Island Mall
    Staten Island Mall in New Springville will host THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow, a highly visual, educational and free traveling installation of larger than life LEGO replicas of some of our nation’s most beloved landmarks. Ten one-of-a-kind, large scale models of
  3. Greenbelt Peepers

    October 19 @ 9:45 am
    October 19, 2017  |  9:45 am - 9:45 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration required. Fee: $3 per child/Free for Greenbelt Conservancy
  4. THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow

    October 19 @ 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    October 19, 2017  |  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Staten Island Mall
    Staten Island Mall in New Springville will host THE LEGO® Americana Roadshow, a highly visual, educational and free traveling installation of larger than life LEGO replicas of some of our nation’s most beloved landmarks. Ten one-of-a-kind, large scale models of
  5. Greenbelt Tree Tots

    October 19 @ 11:00 am
    October 19, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Mighty oaks from little acorns grow. Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, three and four year-olds and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration required. Fee: $3 per child/Free for
  6. Tot’s Time Plus

    October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    October 19, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.
  7. Bouncing Babies

    October 19 @ 11:15 am
    October 19, 2017  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  8. Science Time

    October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    October 19, 2017  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Join us for this daily program on problem solving, inquiry and creative thinking. Activities include meetings animals from our Bugs exhibit, playing with solar cars, solving puzzle and games or building structures. Time is subject to change each day
  9. Homework Help

    October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    October 19, 2017  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions!
  10. Art Around the World

    October 19 @ 3:30 pm
    October 19, 2017  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Educators journey around the world with students exploring unique artistic styles and mediums from different countries and cultures. CMOM’s creative arts programs support the student’s own creativity and nurture a love of the arts. Using a variety of art media,