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Your Week Ahead

5 things to do this week

The annual Pride Parade, an Ansel Adams exhibition, the Scooper Bowl, and more.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/file

Angie Thibault of Boston marched on Boylston Street in the annual gay pride parade.

Pride Parade photograph by John Tlumacki/Globe Staff/file; ice cream photograph by iStockphoto; “The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, 1942,” photograph by Ansel Adams © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

June 3



New England Aquarium hosts a free outdoor celebration of World Oceans Day with submersible robots, seafood cooking demos and samples, sea chanteys, and more. 617-973-5200,

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A bona fide smorgasbord of ice cream — Superfudge Truffle, Cookies & Cream, Peppermint Stick, and more favorites — comes to City Hall Plaza for three days from noon to 8 p.m. for the Jimmy Fund’s Scooper Bowl, an all-you-can-eat ice cream bash. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for kids (ages 3 to 9) on-site or online.

June 8-10


Irish music, soda bread, and redheads play starring roles at the Boston Irish Festival in Canton. The band Gaelic Storm kicks off the entertainment Friday night, and Saturday’s events include an attempt to break the world record for most redheads in one place, an Irish soda bread contest, plus music on four stages. Buy tickets online or at the gate; prices vary by festival day.

Ansel Adams © The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust

Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, 1942.

June 9


That’s the number of people expected to watch the annual Boston Pride Parade, which launches from Copley Square at noon on Saturday with some 15,000 marchers. Visit the website for more info on Pride Week events, from block parties to “Pride Idol” to a youth dance. 617-262-9405,


An exhibition of 104 water-themed photographs by Ansel Adams, including the first shot the famed American photographer took at age 14, opens at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem on Saturday. 978-745-9500,

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