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Weekend calendar for Queens: Dec. 10-11

Your weekend calendar: Dec. 10-11

Sat., Dec. 10

Cheese lovers unite!

Flushing Town Hall is hosting the second annual Great Northeast Cheese and Dairy Fest. Artisanal creameries,

primarily from New York state, will exhibit a vast array of cheeses along with fine wines, beer and cider. Top

New York City chefs, including Will Horowitz of Ducks Eatery/Harry & Ida’s and Hugue Dufour of M. Wells Steakhouse,

will prepare dishes that use the cheeses. There will be demonstrations and workshops given by industry experts and representatives

from the Cheese & Dairy Society of New York State.

Visitors can vote for their favorite cheese at a People’s Choice Awards.

Time: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: $40-$60

Place: 137-35 Northern Blvd.

Flushing

(718) 463-7700

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Dance, classical music and storytellers set the mood for the holidays at the LaGuardia Performing Arts Center,

where the Astoria Symphony Orchestra will play classical holiday music ranging from “Silver Bells” to Tchaikovsky’s

“Nutcracker” in a show for the entire family. LPAC resident dance artists, vocalist Heather Petruzelli and

storytellers will make this a memorable evening,

Time: 3 p.m.

Cost: $30

Place: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

31-10 Thomson Ave.

Long Island City

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Get to know nature’s creatures in Queens under the watchful eye of the Urban Park Rangers, who will

take you on a virtual safari to the best viewing spots for winter wildlife in the borough.

Time: 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free

Place: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Albert H. Mauro Playground

Park Drive East, 73rd Ave. Terrace

(718) 352-1769

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