Red Sox shortstop Mike Aviles helped kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Middlesex County do a little back-to-school shopping at Staples this week. . . . Larry Thomas, better known as “the Soup Nazi” on “Seinfeld,” will be in Boston Friday with the Seinfeld food truck. He’ll be in Harvard Square and at the Rose Kennedy Greenway. . . . Funny filmmaker Peter Farrelly had dinner with a few friends at Lobsterville Bar & Grille in Oak Bluffs this week.