6/2 – 6/9: Ice Cream, Soapbox Derby, Kite, River, Car Fests, Adult Prom, Pride Week, & Free Movies!

If you’re not on the Facebook group, then you missed free movie preview tickets to Splice this week! And TONIGHT I have one free ticket (possibly two, email me with a phone number) to Johnny Baseball, the new musical at Harvard’s A.R.T. in Cambridge.

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Free movie preview: ONDINE, starring Colin Farrell 6/7 Boston Metro
Here are some free movie tickets for you! ONDINE stars Colin Farrell, and it’s a fantasy about a mermaid. 7pm and there may be an after-party. Email me for tix.
Stuart Street Playhouse, Boston, MA.
Scooper Bowl (world’s largest ice cream festival) 6/8 – 6/10 Boston Metro Boston's Events Insider, by Johnny Monsarrat
And starting Tuesday is the Scooper Bowl! You pay $8 for charity, and it’s all-you-can-eat ice cream from the best vendors. I went once and ate so much ice cream I nearly hurt myself. It’s the biggest event of its type in the world. Yum! 12-8pm daily.
Boston City Hall Plaza, Boston, MA. see details on the complete Johnny’s List
Friendly’s Free Ice Cream Day 6/5 All Over
Friendly’s is also getting in on the ice cream action. Go to any Friendly’s for a free scoop. 12-5pm.
Any Friendy’s Restaurant, All Over. see details on the complete Johnny’s List
Arlington Soapbox Derby Race Day 6/6 Boston Metro Boston's Events Insider, by Johnny Monsarrat
They’ll be racing homemade cars in Arlington, old-timey style! Starts at 9am when normal people are sleeping. No pics on their website. :(.
Arlington, MA. see details on the complete Johnny’s List
see details on the complete Johnny’s List
Boston Kite Festival 6/6 Boston Metro
This one is highly recommended! It’s so much fun to see real professionals do choreographed ‘dance’ with their kites and have kite competitions. Artists will bring their own custom giant flying lobsters and box kites, and you can learn to fly a stunt kite with two strings. Free. 10am-4pm. No rain date. This website not only has no photos, when I click on their logo it says ouch! Don’t click on me! :).
Pope John Paul II Park, Hallet St., Boston, MA.781-925-3277. see details on the complete Johnny’s List
And a lot more this week at the Events Insider (was Weird Boston Events), including:

Dorchester Day Parade, Cambridge River Festival, Revels Opens Cambridge River Festival, FIGMENT Festival, Urban Canvas, Revere Beach Kite Festival, Boston Pride Week, Art Prom, British Car Day @ Larz Anderson Museum, Boston Folk Festival (WUMB Music Fest), Quilters’ Connection Annual Quilt Show, Agawam Summer Gathering, Acton Chinese Culture Day, Taunton River Festival, Metropolis, Flash Mob Anniversary, Country Life Festival @ Enfield Shaker Museum, North River Festival of the Arts, Coolidge Corner Arts Festival & Brookline Food Festival, Salem Arts Festival, Dedham Square Music and Art Festival, New England Celebrates Israel, Arlington Greek Festival, Bike-A-Thon and Green Roots Festival, Southbridge Fest, Winchester Town Day, Goffstown Old Home Day, Chowder Cook-off, Chowder Fest, Cape Cod BBQ Championship, The Sounds of Song & Dance: A Family Concert, Fort Adams Family Day, Family Paddle and Overnight on the Charles, Old Home Days Family Fair, World Oceans Day Festival, Kids Pirate Festival, Shear Fun Fest @ Davis Farmland, Fight For Air: Climb, Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival, Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival, Block Island Annual Music Festival, Lowell Carnival, AIDS Walk Boston, Statewide Free Fishing Weekend, BioBlitz @ Springfield, Berkshire International Film Festival, Concord Gardens Tour, 29th Annual Festival of Historic Houses, Annual Spring Antique Show and Sale, Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit, The Lady with All the Answers, A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Naked, JAMN 94.5 FM Summer Jam, Johnny Baseball (Red Sox musical with real baseball park food), Sign up early for Spring Wildfire. Fire Arts event., and more.

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