Staten Island Holiday Events Include Train Show, Toy Giveaway

 

ublished: Thursday, December 09, 2010, 6:33 AM
 Staten Island Advance


STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- As Staten Islanders ease into the spirit of the season, a free-to-the-public display of train sets with door prizes and raffles this weekend in Castleton Corners and a toy giveaway on Dec. 17 will spread the joy of what, for many borough residents, is indeed the most glorious time of the year.


This weekend, at Clove Lakes Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, the third annual Holiday Train Show will allow visitors to view three historic train sets laid out in an elaborate miniversion of real life.


Xbox and all manner of toys will be the stars of the show the subsequent Friday, at the West Brighten Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m., at a toy giveaway sponsored by the not-for-profit Brothers who Care, Inc. along with state Sen. Diane Savino, Richmond County Savings Foundation, the Merchant Marine, Teddy Atlas Foundation, Sistahs 4Ever Mine and There to Care.


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