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It's Labor Day weekend -- here are some ideas for what to do.

ALL ABOARD! On Sunday The Great North River Tugboat Race and Competition begins at 10am. Head to Pier 84 and you'll find about 20 tugboats that will be prepping for a race along the Hudson. The race starts just south of the 79th Street Boat Basin and you can be a part of the parade thanks to the Circle Line spectator boat

http://www.workingharbor.com

Do you like dancing, fashion, and music? Well you are in luck for the next 3 days here at the Barclays Center the Caribbean Fever Music Festival featuring big performers like Wyclef!

http://www.barayscenter.com

Calling all Art lovers! The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit, now in its 83rd year, is back this Labor Day weekend and following weekend. The event showcases fine artists from not only our area but from around the world! You will be amazed by what you see on these canvases.

The fair runs along Washington Square's east side and north along University Place to East 12th Street. See you there!

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The New York Unicycle festival is happening both Saturday and Sunday on Governors Island. If you ever have wanted to learn how to ride a unicycle now is your chance. Come test you skills on the custom-built Hell on Wheel trials course, and play unicycle hockey and basketball. And yes it's all for free!

http://nycunifest.com

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