SUNDAY

88th Annual Easter Promenade

Wear your Easter best for one of Philly’s oldest traditions. Master of ceremonies Henri David leads the egg-stravaganza, complete with best-dressed contests and photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny.

12:30 to 2 p.m., South Street Headhouse District, 200 Pine St., free, 215-413-3713, southstreet.com

MONDAY

Philadelphia City Council Candidate Convention

WHYY hosts a meet-and-greet with some of the 55 candidates in this year’s election. You’ll be able to cycle through and ask them questions, speed-dating-style.

5:30 to 8 p.m., WHYY Studios, 150 N. Sixth St., free but registration required, 215-351-1200, whyy.org

TUESDAY

‘Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man’

The world premiere of Kate Tarker’s play, commissioned by the Wilma Theater and employing performance arts, clowning, and absurdist theater to consider childhood as a Greek tragedy.

6:30 p.m., with additional performances through May 12, Wilma Theater, 265 S. Broad St., $53-33, $10 industry and students, 215-546-7824, wilmatheater.org

WEDNESDAY

Parks on Tap Opening Week

The roving beer garden kicks off its 2019 season at the Azalea Garden next to the Art Museum, where you can enjoy a beer among spring’s first daffodils, irises, crocuses, and tulips. Bonus: Show your SEPTA Key and get $1 off your first drink.

1 to 10 p.m., with additional hours through Sunday, April 28, Azalea Garden in Fairmount Park, pay as you go, myphillypark.org

Miranda Budine and her son, Bryce, and Geraldine Lisondra (right) relax in hammocks after the kick-off of "Parks on Tap" in the Azalea Garden in Fairmount Park Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Parks on Tap is a mobile beer garden that travels to a new park within the city each week during the summer.
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Miranda Budine and her son, Bryce, and Geraldine Lisondra (right) relax in hammocks after the kick-off of "Parks on Tap" in the Azalea Garden in Fairmount Park Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Parks on Tap is a mobile beer garden that travels to a new park within the city each week during the summer.

THURSDAY

‘La Danse’

The Koresh Dance Company presents a world premiere based on the Matisse painting of the same name, set to an original score by John Levis, with poetry by Karl Mullen.

7:30 p.m., with additional performances through April 28, Suzanne Roberts Theater, 480 S. Broad St., $10-$40, 215-985-0420, koreshdance.org

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Philadelphia Science Festival

Twenty-five stargazing parties happen in conjunction Friday to celebrate the start of this weeklong festival, taking place in nature centers, parks, engineering labs, bars, and more all over the Delaware Valley. The programming will build up to the keystone event — the free science carnival on the Parkway on May 4.

Friday, various times and locations through Saturday, May 4, 215-448-1200, fi.edu

Trash cans full of rubber balls and liquid nitrogen land on the ground as part of the "trash can salute," the finale event of the Philadelphia Science Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018, in front of the Franklin Institute.
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Trash cans full of rubber balls and liquid nitrogen land on the ground as part of the "trash can salute," the finale event of the Philadelphia Science Festival Saturday, April 28, 2018, in front of the Franklin Institute.

Brian Regan

Vanity Fair once called Brian Regan “the funniest stand-up alive,” and because of his 30-plus years in the business and seven hour-long comedy specials, we’re inclined to believe that’s not too far from the truth. Regan’s latest, Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, is available on Netflix.

8 p.m., Saturday, the Met Philadelphia, 858 N. Broad St., $29.95-$122.45, 800-745-3000, themetphilly.com