What’s Up In Southeast Queens: April 20-26, 2018

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April 20-22
Tattoo Expo
On April 20, Resorts World Casino New York City—located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.—will kick off the United Ink No Limits Tattoo Expo, which will draw more than 250 tattoo artists from around the world. The weekend’s events include entertainment and workshops. A daily pass costs $25, while a weekend pass is $55. For more information, visit, http://bit.ly/2E5huqW.

April 21
15th Annual Free Prostate Cancer Screening And Health Fair
First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica will host the 15th Annual Free Prostate Cancer Screening and Health Fair on Saturday. Additional testing for men and women include: free HIV testing; free blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol checks; hearing test; dental screening; and nutritional counseling and more. The fair runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 89-60 164th St. in Jamaica.

Rain Barrel Giveaway
New York State Sen. James Sanders—in partnership with Volunteers for Springfield Park—will present a rain barrel giveaway on April 21. Call to reserve yours today: (718) 327-7017 or (718) 523-3069. The giveaway runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 146-02 Springfield Blvd. in Springfield Gardens.

Say Yes! To The Prom Dress and Suit
The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation—in conjunction with the Bellmore-Merrick School District, Jamaica YMCA and Girly I.N.C.—will host its second prom dress giveaway to help local high school girls attend their prom with a beautiful—and new or gently used—dress. To ensure every student participating can leave with a dress, contact the development corporation and confirm participation by registering. You can send an email to vanderson@gjdc.org for more information or call (718) 291-0282, ext. 127. The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harvest Room, located at 90-40 160th St. in Jamaica.

Men Who Cook
This event features local men who prepare and offer up for judging bite-sized samples of their favorite dishes. Sample exotic and scrumptious dishes cooked by talented men at this exciting and tasty event. There will be more than 25 chefs, both amateur and professional. Visitors will have the opportunity to judge the dishes prepared for three categories—entrée; side course and dessert. There will be music, drinks and door prizes. The tasting starts at 3 p.m. Admission is $12 to $30. It will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at PS 195 (The William Haberle School), which is located at 253-50 149th Ave. in Rosedale. For more information, visit www.epio2018menwhocancook.eventbrite.com.

April 24
Cheesemaking 101
This introductory, hands-on class informs on the rich history of curds and whey and teaches the science behind making the product. Admission is $50. The class begins at 6 p.m. at the Queens County Farm Museum, located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in Glen Oaks. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/2EQFgTG.

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