June is an arts writer for the “g” section. Her daily Things To Do column covers theater, music, lectures, museums, galleries, movies, dance, and other cultural events. She also contributes to the Bring the Family and G Force columns and writes occasional reviews.
What’s happening for kids in and around Boston: THE YANKEE PEDDLER Stories, songs, and local history going back 300 years provide the material for this show by Brad Shur and Chris Monti. Your little ones will meet a sailor, bear, and the world’s largest wheel of cheese. May 24 at 3:30 p.m. $12 (recommended for ages 4 and older). Puppet Showplace Theatre, 32 Station St., Brookline. 617-731-6400. www.puppetshowplace.org WOOL DAYS AT OLD STURBRIDGE VILLAGE Did you know that farmers’ hands are soft when they shear sheep because of the wool’s lanolin? Watch a demonstration of 19th-century-style sheep shearing and sheep herding, and learn about the wool textile process from start to finish. May 25-27 from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $24, $22 seniors, $8 ages 3-17
June 5 “Out In Sports: Moving Forward” discussion at Boston Public Library. www.bostonpride.org June 9 Mark Kozelekat the Institute of Contemporary Art. www.worldmusic.org June 14 Rascal Flatts at Comcast Center in Mansfield. www.livenation.com Chefs in Shorts at Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center. www.seaportboston.com Cyrus Chestnut at Scullers Jazz Club. www.scullersjazz.com June 15 “An Evening With Singer-Songwriter Dar Williams” at First Baptist Church in Newton. www.newphil.org June 15 and 16 Dave Matthews Band at Comcast Center in Mansfield. www.livenation.com Chelsea Art Walk in Chelsea. www.chelseaartwalk.com June 18 Counting Crows at Bank of America Pavilion. www.livenation.com Hot Tuna at Somerville Theatre. www.livenation.com June 19 LL Cool J at Bank of America Pavilion. www.livenation.com June 20 Hal Sparks at Johnny D’s in Somerville. www.johnnyds.comJUNE WULFF