Time Out New York Kids: Unicycles, Magic And A County Fair

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

Price: Free

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

Price: Free

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.

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