Musical clown Unique Derique picked April Fool’s Day to open his show at the Marsh Studio in The City. (Courtesy Eric Carmichael)

April 1-3: Unique Derique, Union Street Easter Parade, Easter in the Park, Music Man, Todrick Hall, Ali Rosen, Pint Sized Plays, Kiley Roache, Matt and Kim, HA*ASH

SUNDAY, APRIL 1

Fool La La! Over the Rainbow: Bay Area clown Unique Derique opens his new show, which includes “a sweet new bag of tricks, physical comedy and a free 20-minute hambone and juggling workshop after each performance.” [1 p.m., Marsh Studio, 1062 Valencia St., S.F.]

Union Street Easter Parade & Spring Celebration: The 27th annual procession — which starts at 2 p.m. and features Grand Marshal San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell — also includes free activities: a bonnet contest, rides and games, a climbing wall, the Easter Bunny, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides and music. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Union Street, between Gough and Fillmore streets, S.F.]

2018 Easter in the Park: The highlights of the 39th annual free festivities presented by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are the Easter bonnet, Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests. [10 a.m. to 4 pm., Hellman Hollow, JFK and Transverse drives, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Easter Extravaganza: The free Easter-themed performance of music, dance, stories and prayer presented by Presto! Opera is for children and the young at heart. [3 p.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

The Music Man: Broadway by the Bay closes its run of the famed Meredith Willson musical about a fast-talking traveling salesman. [2:30 p.m., Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

MONDAY, APRIL 2

Todrick Hall: The YouTube sensation, “American Idol” contestant, Broadway and drag star is promoting the album “Forbidden” in a tour with a new storyline, songs, costumes and production. [7:30 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Ali Rosen: The New Yorker, host of TV’s “Potluck with Ali Rosen,” shares her new book, “Bring It! Tried & True Recipes for Potluck and Casual Entertaining.” [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Jennifer Palmieri: The former White House communications director under President Barack Obama speaks about her book “Author, Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to the Women Who Will Run the World” in a sold-out appearance. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Pint Sized Plays: The evening offers short, mostly comedic, plays set in a bar, written by Bay Area playwrights, with the stipulation that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its characters to finish a beer. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

Kiley Roache: The Stanford University student launches the young adult book “Frat Girl,” her debut novel about “fraternity life, feminism and finding your own truth.” [7 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Matt and Kim: The indie electronic duo from Brooklyn (Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino) headlines a show also featuring Los Angeles-based queer pop duo Twinkids (Tokyo-born Gene Fukui and Floridian Matt Young). [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Mt. Joy: Rolling Stone called the musicians in Los Angeles-via-Philadelphia band “your new folk-rock heroes.” [7:30 p.m., Cafe du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Drop-in Drawing in the Blue Cube: Visitors of all skill levels are invited to the free Contemporary Jewish Museum session in which artist and educator Jennifer Ewing offers supplies and instruction. [Noon to 1 p.m., 736 Mission St., S.F.]

Undocumented-Immigration in America: The screening and conversation about immigration reform moderated by the Dreamer Fund features the short films “Waking Dream,” “Vida Diferida” and “I Was Born in Mexico, But … “ [7 p.m., Roxie, 2117 16th St., S.F.]

Rex Sorgatz: The author speaks about his book “The Encyclopedia of Misinformation: A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Impostors, Illusions, Confabulations, Skullduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery” in conversation with novelist Robin Sloan. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Let My People Go-A Passover Celebration: Rabbi David Booth from Congregation Kol Emeth offers a brief overview of Passover at a luncheon also featuring music by accordion master Stas Venglevski. [11:30 a.m., Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

HA*ASH: The Mexican-American pop duo composed of sisters Hanna Nicole Pérez Mosa and Ashley Grace Pérez Mosa. [8 p.m., Fillmore, Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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