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FRIDAY

Ever wonder what Italy tastes like? Find out tonight at this free wine tasting.

Impress Aunt Thelma over the holidays with your new knitting skillz. There's a beginner and an intermediate knitting class Friday night. 

They should really consider revisiting the new "Food Pyramid" to include this gift to man...introducing the Cheeto chili cheeseburger. Thankfully, their lawyer is only allowing them to make it for one night. Get it by 10p and be out of the ICU by noon.

The Kickshaw is bringing in Alyson Greenfield, a dynamic local musician for a live Friday night set. Check out her cover of Gangsta's Paradise.

There's a Toys for Tots collection tonight disguised as a pajama party at Astoria's best gay-friendly bar*.

* as voted by you in the 2010 Best of Astoria awards.

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SATURDAY

This weekend is Santacon, so expect Astoria to be mobbed Saturday morning with drunken Santas. The Queens starting point hasn't been announced yet, but expect it to be at or near Astoria Park. If you want to want to meet up with some other WLA Santas, connect here.

One of our great, local boutiques is having a trunk show, inviting you to wear holiday sweaters, and slinging e.... Yes, my friends, December has arrived.

This new restaurant/bar is offering a free beer flight with each entree on Saturday. 

If you're into the whole UFC octagon of violence thing, there's a local bar that isn't charging a cover and is offering 25¢ wings. 

There's a cool band out of Boston playing in Astoria called The Bad Karma Kids. They're a mix of acoustic hip-hop and punk. Take a listen.

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SUNDAY

Finish up your Christmas shopping this weekend at Astoria Market. They'll without a doubt be pulling out all the stops this weekend.

Probably shouldn't have planned this two months in advance, but the first Occupy Astoria meeting is scheduled for this Sunday.

There's a sick event happening on Christmas Eve for those who don't celebrate the traditional holiday called Woks & Lox. If you're not able to make it on Christmas Eve, they'll be doing a preview on Sunday night.

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Comment by Ran Craycraft on December 9, 2011 at 1:46pm

Here's a pic of my heart attack's motivation:

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