Things to Look Forward to in April

 1.  In sports:  Major League Baseball gets started today . . . the Final Four is this Saturday with Baylor vs. Houston, and Gonzaga vs. UCLA . . . then the championship game is Monday . . . The Masters is next weekend . . . and the NFL Draft is April 29th.

 2.  Awards season wraps up this month with the Screen Actors Guild Awards this Sunday . . . the BAFTAs a week later . . . and the Academy Awards April 25th.

  3.  Lots of TV is on the way this month, including some new stuff:  The “Law & Order: Organized Crime” spinoff lands tonight on NBC.  Joss Whedon’s Victorian-era superhero show “The Nevers” hits HBO next weekend . . .Jamie Foxx’s new sitcom “Dad, Stop Embarrassing Me” hits Netflix on the 14th . . . and season four of “The Handmaid’s Tale” will finally premiere on Hulu April 28th.  (The last new episode aired August 14th, 2019.)

  4.  And finally, the holidays:  The big one is Easter, which is also the last day of Passover.  But Monday is Deep Dish Pizza Day . . . National Beer Day is April 7th . . . National Pet Day is the 11th . . . Wear Pajamas to Work Day is the 16th . . . Earth Day is the 22nd . . . and Arbor Day is April 30th.