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Listings for April 9

Get out of your room …



Whether you’re a beginner who just learned that “checkmate” doesn’t refer to Australian lingo or you want to put your chess skills to the test, the Boca Raton Chess Club offers the ultimate workout for your brain. Unleash your brain’s lethal weaponry on the intellectual battlefield of the chess board on Fridays at 6:45 p.m. in the Student Union on the Boca campus. For more info, call (561) 883-2917. 


Explore the depths of the human social psyche while you watch “Bulworth.” Sounds like a great opportunity for extra credit in a sociology class! Don’t worry, you won’t need to take notes – it’s sure to be a memorable movie. The movie starts at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8 in PA 101 on the Boca campus. For more info, call (561) 297-3270. 

“The Clearing”

Fall in love with this star-crossed lovers tale from April 3-12. Witness the battle between ethics and love in Studio One – just remember to bring a box of tissues. If you’re looking to butter up your sweetie, this is the perfect opportunity to show your sensitive side. For more info, visit www.fauevents.com. 

Step up!

Nothing beats the rhythm of a classic step show! Come to the 14th Annual Sunshine State Classic Step Show on April 18 in the Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium at 8 p.m. See sororities and fraternities duke it out with extremely coordinated foot stomps. Tickets are available at www.fauevents.com, so hurry up and step on it. 

Get off campus …

Play at the Funkey Nutz

Looking to go out and let loose, but without the club atmosphere? Funkey Nutz in Boca Raton is the place to come and listen to skillful piano playing and indulge in some oldies but goodies. Save your pocket some money! Enjoy Karaoke with your friends … that is, if you dare step up to the mike and belt it out. For more info, call (561) 544-0858. 

Psychedelic flashback, man

Journey to the groovy ’60s and ’70s when you come to the Mellow Mushroom in Delray Beach. Enjoy pizza or indulge in the vegetarian menu while surrounding yourself with the neon lights, disco ball and all! There may be no John Travolta, but you can still bust a move. For more info, call (561) 330-3040. 

It pays $$$ to be health care center promoter

If you’ve got a car, are willing to drive to various businesses in South Palm Beach and Northern Broward County and are able to devote 10-12 hours a week, this paid internship is the right job for you. Some of your responsibilities will include: setting up an info table at the Breezeway, helping out campus programs dealing with sexual health and public policy and keeping a detailed record of your outreach efforts. You can kiss any social anxiety you had goodbye and prepare to add this accomplishment to your resume. If you’d be interested in working for Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast, send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. 

Get a gig …

Cashier for K-Mart

If you’re fast, efficient and have good communication and sales skills, K-Mart on Palmetto wants you! It’s a perfect part-time job, and don’t forget employee benefits. Make the little blue bulb proud and apply at www.snagajob.com. 

Sales/merchandise associate for T. J. Maxx

If you have a flexible schedule, are able to lift 50 pounds, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then T. J. Maxx wants you to work as their sales/merchandise associate. Show some enthusiasm and strut yourself to T. J. Maxx on Glades in Boca to apply in person. 

Retail sales associate for RadioShack

If you’re confident, enthusiastic and able to work weekends and holidays, apply to work in sales at RadioShack. Positions are available full- and part-time. To submit a preliminary application, visit www.jobsatradioshack.com/rd/retail_sales_cbtt_rd.html. Bilingual skills are a plus. For more info, visit www.careerbuilder.com. 

Get free money …

Milton & Gladys Meisner Scholarship

If you’re a junior or senior in serious need of financial aid and majoring in ocean engineering, architecture or are in a pharmaceutical program, this scholarship is the $$$ savior. Just remember to apply by April 17. Who says brains don’t pay off? For more info, contact Barbara at (561) 397-3518. 

Random listing of the week …

Laugh out loud

Let ‘er rip – your laughter, that is! Sit back and enjoy comedy by Steve Hofstetter on Tuesday, April 7 in the Live Oak Pavilion on the Boca campus. He’ll be sure to move you to tears of happiness … and all you have to do is bring your good humor at 8 p.m. For more info, contact Alicia Keating at [email protected].

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