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Flushing’s Moon Festival celebration to kick off Saturday

"Dancing Princess" Inessa Fedorova, originally of Uzbekistan, leads the Fantasy Parade down Main Street during a past moon festival celebration in Flushing.
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FLUSHING — The Flushing Development Center will be hosting a Moon Festival celebration in Kissena Corridor Park Saturday.

The holiday, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival, is a chance for families and friends to come together and enjoy a full moon along with good food.

The festivities begin at 2 p.m. with kite flying, which will last until 6 p.m.

From 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. a parade of various dance groups, including lion dancers, will march down Main Street from 40th Road to Elder Avenue, and will then perform in the park.

Finally, at 8 p.m. fireworks will light up the sky to cap off the free and family-oriented event.

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Mike from Parez says:
I live in the flushing area and no one informed me of the fireworks and it scared my baby all night long. I can't believe they didn't let the community know about it before hand.
Sept. 16, 2013, 3:54 pm

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