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
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
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
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
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
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
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.