ITHACA, N.Y.—As summer gradually ends and people prepare to fire up their grills one last time, there are a few festivities lined up for Labor Day Weekend so locals can make use of the long weekend.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Black Hands Universal is holding its Community Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Village Apartment complex on Chestnut Street in Ithaca, touting a kid-friendly environment with food, drinks and music. 

The Fall Creek Brass Band will be playing at the Hopshire Farm & Brewery on Sept. 2 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Admission is free but a $5 donation is suggested. 

Monday, Sept. 4

Loaves & Fishes of Tompkins County will be serving salad and hot drinks on Sept. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is open to everyone.

Slaterville Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company and The Caroline History Association will be hosting a picnic and potluck called Caroline Comes Together on Sept. 4 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Slaterville Volunteer Fire & Ambulance Company Fire Station.

Closing things off is the 37th Annual Labor Day Picnic, hosted by the Tompkins County Workers’ Center and the Midstate Council for Occupational Safety and Health. Every year, the picnic focuses on a specific theme with this year being Immigrant Workers: Past and Present. The picnic will take place at the Stewart Park Main Pavilion on Sept. 4 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is open to the public.

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