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Get Out of Your Room…

Latinos unidosHola, como estas? Are you Latino or Latina and looking to make connections within your community? Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month alongside fellow Association of Latin Amerian Students members. Not a member? Not a problem! Bienvenido! Meetings are Mondays at 3 p.m. For meeting locations and general club info, contact Mariangie Karen Castro at [email protected].

Music appreciationDo you have a taste for international music? Come to the FAU Symphony Orchestra concert and hear Russian, Hungarian and Finnish pieces on Sunday, Oct. 12 at the University Theatre on the Boca campus. Let the live music sweep you over the continents. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. For more info, call (561) 297-2977.

Get Off Campus…

Tuesdays gone wildLeave 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, enjoy $2 shots after midnight and enjoy 50 percent off on 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. So remember, all in moderation. For more info, call (954) 428-4539.

Paddle aroundNavigate your way around Pelican and Adventure islands, located in Jupiter by kayak. Don’t forget to look up at the breathtaking starry sky as you and a guide paddle toward the promise of a roaring campfire. The elements to a great adventure are provided on Saturdays, 7-9 p.m. For registration and ticket prices, call (561) 747-9666.

I “thunk” itDo you have well-developed creativity? Join the Inventors Society of South Florida and channel your inner Thomas Edison or Madame Walker. You could be the mastermind behind one the greatest inventions of the new millennium. Meetings are every first Saturday of the month and start at 1 p.m. in Ligi Tool in Deerfield Beach. For more info, call (561) 395-7615.

Entertain or be entertainedCan you sing, rap, read poetry or do stand-up? If your answer is ‘yes’ and you’d like to show off your skills, the Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca lends you its stage during open-mic Wednesdays for the cheap price of $3. If you don’t want to perform, you can have someone else do the work for you! For info, call (561) 368-4643.

Love it ’cause it’s IrishEnjoy free domestic drafts starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays when you visit Murphy’s Downtown Saloon in Boca. Experience what an Irish pub would be like set to the music of DJ Explicit. Toast a mug with some friends, socialize with a lad or lass, and take a college load off – just don’t forget responsibility at the door. For more info, call (561) 447-6617.

How to get your groove backTuesday dinners with the sunset as your backdrop can restore your mojo. Plan for a dinner at the Pavilion Grille in Boca Raton between 4:30-6 p.m., then enjoy the show from 7-11 p.m. For box office info, call (561) 912-0000.

Get Good Karma…

How the run/walk by the sea makes a differenceSign up for the ninth annual Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse run/walk by the sea to help out victims of domestic abuse. Registration starts with the early bird at 6:30 a.m. If you’re a runner, keep in mind the distance is five kilometers. There’ll be food and prizes but it’s a free event, so come and show your support! For more info, call (561) 265-3797.

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…didn’t you wish you lived there? Now you can work there! Toys “R” Us is looking to hire new personnel for positions ranging from customer service to management. Live out the ultimate kid dream and get paid for it! To apply, visit www2.toysrus.com/careers/.

A chef in the makingLike eating sandwiches? How ’bout getting paid to make them? Subway is on the lookout for sandwich artists, able to lift at least 50 pounds and willing to help clean up, too. Try it! It not only tastes good, it’s good for you! Go to a Subway near you to apply.

Get Free Money…

Adobe seeks girl powerIf you’re a woman majoring in computer/information sciences and you have a 3.0 GPA, then apply for the Adobe Systems Computer Science Scholarship by Feb. 15. You could be awarded a maximum of $2,000 courtesy of the Society of Women Engineers. For more information and requirements, go to www.swe.org.

Having a green thumb pays

If you’re a botany major with a mighty green thumb and sharp writing skills, submit an essay for the Field Botany Scholarship sponsored by the Garden Club of America. Submit two letters of recommendation from your adviser and professor, a transcript and essay by Feb. 1 for a chance to be awarded $1,500. For more info, visit www.gcamerica.org or e-mail [email protected].

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