NEW YORK (CBS 2) — Time Out New York Kids has some great ideas for your family this weekend.
Below are just some of the family friendly events going on in and around the city:
NYC Unicycle Festival
Where: Governors Island
Contact: 212-440-2200, nycunifest.com.
Travel: 1 to South Ferry, then take the Governors Island Ferry from the Battery Maritime Building, Slip 7
Description: The celebration rolls into town this weekend (on one wheel, no less). While the fest spans three days with tours and rides around the city, you’ll find the best sights for kids at the Governors Island stop. Check out demonstrations, races and even unicycle basketball and hockey games. All ages.
When: Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Family Magic Show with Mario the Magician
Where: David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, 61 W 62nd St at Broadway
Contact: 212-875-5456, lincolncenter.org
Subway: 1 to 66th St-Lincoln Center
Description: Take your little Houdini to learn a new trick or two from full-time magician Mario Marchese. Along with silly antics and an interactive show, kids can enjoy the sounds of the jazz group Sleight of Hand Band. Ages 3 and up.
When: Saturday at 11am
Richmond County Fair
Where: Historic Richmond Town, 1 Clarke Ave at St. Patrick’s Place
Contacts: 718-351-1611, historicrichmondtown.org
Travel: From the Staten Island Ferry, take the S74 bus to St. Patrick’s Pl
Price: $15, seniors $10, children under 30” free
Description: Kids can participate in potato sack races, watch pie-eating contests and browse produce at a farm stand during this annual celebration. All ages.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.