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Your Week Ahead

Five things to do, June 26-July 9

Ban Ki-moon at the JFK Library, a celtic music festival in Cambridge, a pizza party at City Hall Plaza, and more.

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Editor’s note: This edition of your Week Ahead covers two weeks. Look for the next Globe magazine on July 9.

World Perspective

Wednesday, June 28

Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who stepped down in December after completing his second five-year term, appears at the John F. Kennedy Library in Dorchester. He will discuss global issues ranging from the Paris Peace Accords to the Middle East and take questions from the audience. Free, reservations recommended. 6 p.m. jfklibrary.org

Boogie Fever

Friday, june 30

Groove into the night at the 20th Annual Dance Party in front of Cambridge City Hall. Part of Mass. Ave. will close to accommodate the expected flood of revelers, a live DJ will spin, and once the sun goes down (at 8:25 p.m.), the colorful lights go up. Free. 7 to 11 p.m. cambridgema.gov

Irish Jams

Sunday, July 2

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The 3d Annual Summer Boston Celtic Music Festival, at Club Passim in Cambridge, comes in three parts. First brunch, from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Then a free outdoor concert featuring young artists like Keltic Kids and the Rockport Celtic Duo. Finally, an indoor show with artists like fiddler Katie McNally. Free show starts at 2:30 p.m.; ticketed show starts at 7. Evening tickets $18, $10 Club Passim members and students. clubpassim.org/bcmfest

Broadway Baby

Saturday, July 8

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, now better known as the voice of Elsa in Frozen, comes to Blue Hills Bank Pavilion. Menzel will perform songs from her 2016 album idina along with selections from her musical theater career (a showstopper from Wicked, perhaps?) and maybe even belt out a Disney favorite. 8 p.m. Tickets from $35. livenation.com

Toss Up

Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9

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The first Boston Pizza Festival takes over City Hall Plaza. If all works out, you can watch the mayor of Naples, Italy, make a pizza with our own Marty Walsh. Snack on slices made in 30 handcrafted pizza ovens moved to the plaza for the occasion, take the kids to a dough-making class, and enjoy live music and entertainment. 11 a.m. both days. $15 general admission. bostonpizzafestival.com

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