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Get Out of Your Room…

The Last Day of Summer

Bid adieu to the scorching summer when you attend the Florida-Israel Institute Summer Film series screening of “Did Herzl Really Say it? Episode 1: Transparent Kippah” on Sunday, Sep. 21 at 3 p.m. in the Learning Auditorium in the Boca Campus. Admission is set to the fabulous price of ‘free,’ so it wont leave you broke like the summer blockbusters. For more information, contact Dr. Zvi Roth at [I][email protected][I] or to see the list of films, go to [I]www.floridaisrael.org.[I]

Get Off Campus…

Came with the Wind

How did the student cross the desert? Come to the Gumbo Limbo’s Dune Crossing in Boca on Sep. 12 and experience a dune habitat shaped by the forces of the wind. Meet the hardcore survivors of this harsh terrain from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Just don’t forget: dress comfortably and bring the sunscreen because the sun will shine, wind or no wind. For more information or to make reservations, call (561) 338-1473.

Sayonara, Monday Blues!

Overwhelmed with assignments, papers, labs and tests? For just $20, enjoy all you can eat egg rolls at Soba Sushi Bar and Lounge on Monday nights. Experience a college perk you can’t pass up when you visit the Soba Sushi Bar & Lounge in Boca on Monday nights from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Wednesday is the new Saturday as DJ Anthony Pisano’s music sweeps over the lounge and ladies drink free from 10 p.m. to midnight. The only worry you’ll have is how you’ll manage to stay away. For more info, call (561) 353-4600.

So You Seek the Spotlight…

Do you hear the stage calling to you, but are uncertain of the protocols of acting? On Saturday, Sep. 20 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., take the opportunity to learn from Beverly Blanchette, the dean of the Dreyfoos School of Arts Theatre, as she equips students with knowledge ranging from monologues to agents at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. For $95, gain the confidence to face Broadway and Hollywood – all you’ll need to work on is your acceptance speech! For more information or to make reservations, call (561) 575-2672 (COPA) at extension 2 or visit [I]www.jupitertheatre.org.[I]

Tuesdays Gone Wild

Leave inhibitions at the door when you participate in the American Rock Restaurant Bar and Grill’s wet t-shirt contests located in Deerfield Beach. Listen to the live music, and enjoy $2 shots after midnight and half-off drinks until 2 a.m. Worried about letting loose? What happens in the Bar and Grill stays in the Bar and Grill; that is, unless you’d like to have a camera watch. For more info, call (954) 428-4539.

To the Beat of the Taiko Drums

Find an enchanting Japanese summer escape as you explore the blossoming gardens located in the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray on Sep. 12 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Take a stroll and become at ease with yourself as you take in the ambience set by Taiko drums as the background music. Perhaps you can make use of it for a date with that certain someone. For reservations, call (561) 495-0233.

Love it ’cause it’s Irish

Enjoy free domestic drafts starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays when you visit Murphy’s Downtown Saloon. Experience what an Irish pub would be like set to the music of DJ Explicit. So toast a drink with some friends, socialize with a lad or lass, and take a college load off for awhile. For more information, call (561) 447-6617.

Get Good Karma…

MySpace “Purr-tection”

What is a better volunteering opportunity than one that requires you to go nowhere and can be done from anywhere while still being fun? Manage the MySpace page for 10th Life Sanctuary organization, which promotes a safe place for cats. Whether you’re interested in public relations, you love cats, or love MySpace, this is the perfect place to score those karma points – and the kitties will thank you. For more info, visit [I]www.myspace/10thlife[I] or contact Jose Herrera at [I][email protected][I]

Get a Gig…

Can the Kid-at-Heart Come out to Play?

Flash back to the time when you were a kid in a toy store… don’t you wish you lived there now? Now you can work there! Toys”R”Us “is looking to hire new personnel for positions ranging from management to customer service. Live out the ultimate kid dream and get paid for it! To apply, visit [I]www2.toysrus.com/careers/.[I]

Get Free Money…

FBI Searches for Smarty Pants

Straightforward and to the point, the FBI Common Knowledge Scholarship is looking to award four first place winners $1000 in cash based simply on what they know. Test out your brain power and win money. Winners will be announced in December. For registration and information, visit [I]www.cksf.org.[I]

Reminder to the Overachievers:

It literally pays to do well in school. A scholarship for a graduate with B.S./B.A. interested in studying abroad is available, courtesy of the Fulbright Scholarship. And because FAU’s financial generosity extends to the undergraduates, sophomores and juniors with a particular interest in science, math or engineering can get free money from the Goldwater Scholarship. Juniors focusing on government or public service will find support for their studies in the Truman Scholarship. Deadlines: Fulbright (Sep. 19), Goldwater (Dec. 1) and Truman (Dec. 1). For more information or for requirements, go to [I]wise.fau.edu/divdept/honcol/prestige/index.htm.[I]

Random Listing of the Week…

Horrifically Fun

Is Halloween your favorite holiday? Party City is on the prowl for Halloween sales pros ranging from cashiers to make-up and accessory specialists. All you need to do is have great energy, work ethic, interpersonal skills, and most importantly, be able to take off the serious mask and have fun! Don’t be scared! To apply, go to [I]www.snagajob.com/job-seeker/jobs/job-details.aspx?postingId=896033&ref=vsesimplyhired.[I]