Your Week Ahead

Five things to do in and around Boston, June 6-12

Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl, USA Gymnastics Championship, Pride Parade, and more.

Olympic hopefuls Steven Gluckstein (above) and his brother, Jeffrey, will be at the USA Gymnastics Championships, which start June 8.
Olympic hopefuls Steven Gluckstein (above) and his brother, Jeffrey, will be at the USA Gymnastics Championships, which start June 8.Ezra Shaw/getty images


Starting Wednesday, June 8

Catch some potential Olympians in action at the 2016 USA Gymnastics Championships at the Convention Center and Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence through June 13. Champions — and Olympians — will be decided in rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline, and the non-Olympic team sport acrobatic gymnastics. Among the competitors in rhythmic gymnastics is Junior Olympian Isabella Pappas, an 11-year-old from Canton. In trampoline, look for New Jersey brothers and Olympic hopefuls Jeffrey and Steven Gluckstein. $30 for a single-day pass, $25-$30 for single-day evening session, $80 for an all-session pass. usagymchamps.com


Tuesday-Thursday, June 7-9


Indulge in a colossal all-you-can-eat ice cream buffet at the Jimmy Fund Scooper Bowl at City Hall Plaza from noon to 8 p.m. over three days. Sample scores of flavors from Baskin-Robbins, Ben & Jerry’s, Quincy’s Yasso Greek frozen yogurt, and others to support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute care and research. Pre-event tickets, $5 for children ages 3-9, $10 for adults; on event days, $10 for children, $15 for adults. scooperbowl.org


Starting Friday, June 10

What would happen if two people claimed to be unrelated but genetically identical? For them, fame, fortune, then political power, unless a journalist can stop them. That’s the plot of Blinders, Patrick Gabridge’s absurdist political allegory, being performed by the Flat Earth Theatre community at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown through June 25. Among the ensemble is Robin Abrahams, the Globe Magazine’s Miss Conduct. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. flatearththeatre.com


Friday-Sunday, June 10-12

Tired of watching your teens read texts? Take them to Barnes & Noble’s first-ever B-fest Teen Book Festival, with Young Adult authors and writing events. On Sunday at the Prudential Center store, Jesse Andrews (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl) signs his new book, The Haters. Globe Magazine’s Dinner With Cupid editor Melissa Schorr talks about her new novel, Identity Crisis, at the store in Hingham on Friday, in North Dartmouth Saturday, and at the Pru on Sunday. Times vary. bn.com/b-fest



Saturday, June 11

Part of a monthlong celebration of LGBT diversity and unity, the Boston Pride Parade kicks off at noon at Boylston and Clarendon streets and ends at City Hall Plaza. There, the accompanying festival and concert include acts like Boston reggae band Long Arm Rex, drag performer Nikita Le Femme, and Massachusetts native and America’s Got Talent semifinalist Samantha Johnson. Free. Find more info on Pride Month events at bostonpride.org. 617-262-9405

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