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With long weekends comes a need to fill your time. Lucky for you, there are endless things to do in Austin this Labor Day weekend.

We've got you covered with events going on during your time off.

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Paddle boarders and kayakers head to Lady Bird Lake every chance they get in the summer, like 22-year-old Zach Melton. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

Are you really a local if you've never spent the weekend soaking up the hot summer sun and lounging on Lady Bird Lake? The pastime is so popular that if you find yourself cruising over one of the Lake's many bridges on a weekend, you're likely to see hundreds of people clumped together on the water in a formation locals call "Party Island."

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The Austin metro is not far off from hitting Intensive Care Unit capacity, according to a new report from the University of Texas' COVID-19 Modeling Consortium, which projects city hospitals could be in trouble by the end of the month.

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Blue-green algal blooms can be potentially fatal for swimming dogs and, more rarely, can be harmful for humans. (William van Atken)

A person who played in Bull Creek over the weekend has developed symptoms that could be associated with exposure to harmful algae, the City of Austin reported on Thursday.

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