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Easter in Dolores Park - Under the Big Top Download as iCal file
Sunday, March 31, 2013, 11:00am - 04:00pm

It's our birthday and we want you to come to the place where the Sisters started it all back in 1979 - Dolores Park - and help us celebrate in proper style with the ever-popular Kiddies' Easter Egg Hunt at 11am, followed later in the day with the Easter Bonnet Contest and the Hunky Jesus Contest. This year's theme is "Under the Big Top" (don't we all) so costume accordingly and be sure to bring a picnic blanket, some nosh and, of course, a little libation and then sit back and enjoy the show, which will be translated by ASL interpreters.


Schedule of Events
Subject to change without notice.

Children's Easter Egg Hunt
Welcome Kippy Marks & friends 
Fou Fou Ha's
Ash Thursday  
Easter Bonnet Contest
Beard Summit
Honey Mahogany
Jason Brock / Hedwig
Bohemian Bretheren
Ethel Merman
Elevations & Grants
LOVE CHARISSE with Special Guest Jane Wiedlin
Announcement & Sparkle Ponies
Vows Walk & Collections
TrashKan Marchink Band
Hunky Jesus Contest
Jerk Church leads out


“Easter in Dolores Park - Under the Big Top" is supported by the SOMArts Cultural Center’s Technical Services Program, which provides subsidized rental rates for wheelchair-accessible lifts, staging, catwalks, bleachers, P.A. systems and consultation for San Francisco’s many street fairs, festivals and community events. SOMArts receives support from the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Community Arts and Education Program with funding from Grants for the Arts/The Hotel Tax Fund. The mission of SOMArts is to promote and nurture art on the community level and foster an appreciation of and respect for all cultures. To find out about SOMArts classes, events and exhibitions, please visit www.somarts.org.



Location Dolores Park
Contact Sister Connie Pinko
Free (donations gladly accepted)


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