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    Your Week Ahead

    Five things to do in and around Boston June 3-9

    Indulge in ice cream to benefit a good cause, take in some music at the Boston Public Library, experience all things Greek at a Woburn festival, and more.

    This week, the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl returns to Boston’s City Hall Plaza.
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    This week, the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl returns to Boston’s City Hall Plaza.


    Get The Scoop

    Try to have an empty stomach for this one. The Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl returns to Boston’s City Hall Plaza with all-you-can-eat frozen treats from Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, and Quincy-based Yasso Frozen Greek Yogurt, just to name a few. Proceeds support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Noon to 8 p.m. all three days. $15 adults, $10 ages 3-9 ($10 and $5 before June 4).

    Starting Wednesday

    Summertime Tunes

    Concerts in the Courtyard return to the Boston Public Library’s Central Library in Copley Square with acts ranging from R&B to classical to bluegrass. For one hour, twice a week — Wednesdays at 6 p.m. (in partnership with Berklee College of Music) and Fridays at 12:30 p.m. — the McKim Courtyard rings with the music of artists from Berklee and around the Boston area. Free.

    Opening Wednesday

    Universally Acknowledged

    Award-winning playwright Kate Hamill puts her unique spin on Pride and Prejudice, taking Jane Austen’s classic novel and making it even more hilarious and timely. The eight-person Actors’ Shakespeare Project production, a collaboration with the Vermont-based Dorset Theatre Festival, plays the Balch Arena Theater at Tufts University through June 29. From $25.


    Release Valve


    After spending six years behind bars and 15 years refining his comedy, Ali Siddiq is a stand-up star. The Houston-based wit sheds light on the prison system and delves into his personal experience — including practicing his act in the laundry room. At Laugh Boston Thursday at 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. $20.

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    Get Your Greek On

    Celebrate Hellenic culture and enjoy a snack or hearty meal made from scratch (moussaka, spanakopita, gyros, and more) at the Woburn Greek Festival. It features live Greek music, dancing by the Sons and Daughters of Alexander the Great troupe, vendors, and more. The party, at the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, kicks off with gyro night Thursday at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free admission.

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