5/18: Free Haagen-Dazs Night!

Plus, a Prom Fundraiser and Food & Folklore at Eatonville

GREAT SCOOP: It's a big birthday for Häagen-Dazs, but you're the one getting a present! The ice cream chain turns 50, and is celebrating by giving away free scoops of its first three flavors. Go to any participating location, wish them a happy birthday and get a free scoop of one of chocolate, coffee or vanilla. 4-8 p.m.; free.

PROM QUEEN 911: Help high school students have a prom to remember! The Got Yourself a Sponsor event at Jin Asian Caribbean Soul Lounge (2017 14th St. N.W.) is geared up to help kids at Coolidge Senior High School. Attend the event to donate gently used formal attire for men and women, or make a monetary donation. Students will receive raffle tickets for a chance to win donated apparel, money for prom tickets and services from confirmed sponsors, including hair, makeup, transportation. The fundraising event includes $5 appetizer specials, giveaways and goodie bags. For bottle or table service at the funsraiser, e-mail events@prettypowerfulevents.com or call (202) 709-8727. 6-10 p.m.; free.

GOOD HORSEY: The latest Food & Folklore event at Eatonville (2121 14th St. N.W.) is Bourbon Down the Backstretch, featuring a themed prix-fixe menu and the backstory of the classic pairing of horse racing and bourbon. Many menu items are flavored with -- what else? -- bourbon, such as the bourbon- and Coke-glazed shrimp and chicken skewers. Reservations are required; e-mail foodandfolklore@eatonvillerestaurant.com or call (202) 332-6432. 6:30 p.m.; $45.

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