While well-known cheese authority Andrew Steiner of Andrew’s Cheese Shop in Santa Monica periodically offers classes and tastings at his Montana Ave. store, the former Patina Maitre d’Fromage is hosting a free event on Tuesday, Oct. 18th at 7:00pm in the Fairview Branch of the Santa Monica Public Library. In Cheese 101, Andrew will lead you through the basics of cheese, its history and origins. Seats are likely to book up, so secure yours by calling (310) 458-8681. Find out more about Andrew’s programs by visiting http://andrewscheese.com/ . The Fairview Branch of the Santa Monica Library (http://smpl.org/) is located at 2101 Ocean Park Blvd.