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In-person Easter events return to SF

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It's been two years since the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have indulged the public's thirst for hunky Jesuses and foxy Marys in person but, finally, they're back and ready to party.San Franciscans can expect a full weekend of LGBTQ-centered Easter celebrations this year: the Sisters' annual Easter party in Mission Dolores Park on April 17, and a new celebration in the Castro, the Castro Easter Eggstravaganza Block Party, hosted by the Castro Merchants Association on April 16.The Sisters, the internationally beloved drag nun charitable group that got their start in San Francisco, are also expected to gather on Saturday for the official unveiling of Sister Vish-New Way, at the corner of Dolores Street and Alert Alley.

The street name is derived from one of the names that founding Sister Kenneth Bunch has gone by over the years.The Sisters' signature Easter event, organized under the theme "Back to Our Old Habits," begins at 10:30 a.m.

with festivities geared toward children and then, at noon, the more adult-centered activities — including those infamous Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary contests — begin.

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