By Alana Dore, deputy inside editor

Event of the Week: Saturday, April 4

Think you’re too old for an Easter egg hunt? Think again. Faneuil Hall Marketplace will host its second Annual Easter egg hunt this weekend for all ages. The eggs will mostly be filled with candy, but a select few will feature free item coupons for participating marketplace shops. Meet in the Upper Rotunda at Quincy Market to get your clue sheet and coupons from stores around the area before dashing around the center in search of Easter spirit. Go online and reserve your free Easter basket ahead of time, as they’re sure to go fast. 4 South Market; 10 a.m. – noon.; free.

 

 

 

Thursday, April 2

It may not star Daniel Radcliffe, but the Off the Grid Theatre Company’s production of “Equus” is sure to be a magical experience. Recently founded by graduates from Boston Conservatory, Off the Grid strives to produce boundary-pushing art. The Tony Award-winner for Best Play, “Equus,” written by Peter Shaffer, explores the mind of Alan Strang – a troubled young man who worships horses. Take a few hours to view the show’s latest rendition and see some of Boston’s up-and-coming actors. 549 Columbus Ave.; 7:30 – 10 p.m.; $20.

 

Friday, April 3

This Friday, Samaritans, the world’s largest and oldest suicide prevention network, will be hosting its first, This is How We Roll bowling tournament at South Boston Bowlarama. This event not only offers a chance to make bowling history, it will also feature an auction with exciting raffle prizes and free food. Join as a team or as an individual – either way you will be helping to raise awareness for suicide prevention and funds for Samaritans. 543 East Broadway; 6 – 10 p.m.; $25/person.

 

Sunday, April 5

Do the words Cybermen, Dalek and sonic screwdriver mean anything to you? If so, you may want to check out the TARDIS Tour at the Westin Boston Waterfront. This three-day “Doctor Who” fan event will feature cosplay, gaming, vendors and special guests from the classic and new “Doctor Who” series. These guests, including Nicholas Briggs and Samuel Anderson, will participate in panels, a Q&A and several autograph and photograph sessions. 425 Summer Street; Noon – 5 p.m.; $25.

 

Monday, April 6

Cinema Jukebox returns to Coolidge Corner Theatre with the 1952 movie-musical hit, “Singin’ in the Rain.” The charming film, starring Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor, features such hit songs as “All I Do is Dream of You,” “Make ‘Em Laugh” and the show-stopping title song. Cinema Jukebox appeals to those passionate about both movies and music, and features everything from filmed concerts to musicals. Go get your feet tapping with this classic film. 290 Harvard Street, Brookline; 7 – 9 p.m.; $11.25.

 

Tuesday, April 7

Northeastern University Career Services is bringing some of Boston’s most successful women to campus together for their upcoming sheLEADS panel. The event, Life in the Fast Lane: Advice from Women who are Crushing It, will include a discussion about juggling success in the workplace with a healthy personal life. Panelists include Karin Goodfellow, director of the Boston Art Commission; Megan Costello, executive director at the Mayor’s Office of Women’s Advancement;  and Tara Sexton, brand manager for Dunkin’ Brands, among others. Stearns Center, 420 Huntington Ave.; 5:30 – 7 p.m.; free.

 

Wednesday, April 8

Turn up “Wannabe” in celebration, Improv Boston’s newest musical comedy event is the Spice Girls: World Tour. The talented comedians of Improv Boston will ad lib their way through a week in the life of Baby, Posh, Sporty, Ginger and Scary Spice, creating drama, songs and laughter as the team interacts with roadies, managers and fake crazy fans. Expect to see ‘90s garb and a lot of song and dance throughout this amusing evening. 40 Prospect Street, Cambridge; 8 – 9:30 p.m.; $12.

 

Photo courtesy Toelstede, Creative Commons