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Listings for June 2

Get out of your room …

Race to whip your body into shape

Wanna be the swimsuit envy of the summer and stay fit? Join the FAU Runner’s Club! It’s your chance to meet new people and burn off some serious calories Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. on the track and field complex located on the Boca campus. For more info, e-mail [email protected]. 

Ohmm …

Stretch out any kinks and ease semester stress by learning to tap into healing energy called Reiki. For $425, inhale and exhale while you meditate your worries away and visualize completing any goals you may have set for yourself. Workshop dates are from May 16 to 17, June 6 to 7, July 18 to 19 and Aug. 8 to 9. For more info, contact Dr. Marguerite Purnell at [email protected]. 

Get off campus …

No Doubt and Paramore

Get tickets to the long-awaited reunion of the pop band No Doubt as they dance and belt out the lyrics to songs like “Just a Girl” and “It’s My Life.” The star-striking celebrity effect of this concert won’t stop there as you continue to rock out to Paramore. It’s a can’t-miss opportunity for all when these two musical powers combine on June 3 at 8 p.m. at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach. For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com. 

It’s not a dream, it’s Cirque du Soleil

The famous acrobatic circus is in town from May 27 through June 7 at the BankAtlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale. If the unbelievable circus feats don’t get to you, the amazing colors and staging of Saltimbanco will. Don’t miss out on this fun event that has no age limit. For tickets, visit www.ticketmaster.com. 

Swing into Friday’s dirty dancing

Loosen those hips and prepare to work it on the dance floor to some great salsa, merengue, reggeaton and bachata beats. For only $5, you can dazzle onlookers with your dance skills when you let the music take control on Friday, June 5, at 8 p.m. in West Palm Beach’s Cuillo Centre for the Arts. For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com 

Attention, animation fans

Get the ultimate anime and comic book fix when you meet the voice-over stars from Pokémon, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and more at Florida Super Convention in the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Convention Center in Miami. Starting Friday, June 5, enjoy some cosplay, watch anime music videos and  mingle with over 100 special guests including celebrity guest star Bruce Campbell. The SuperCon contests and amazing programming continue over the weekend. ^_^! For more info, tickets or contest guidelines, visit www.floridasupercon.com. 

Play at the Funkey Nutz

Looking to go out and let loose, but without the club atmosphere? Funkey Nutz in Boca is the place to come and listen to skillful piano playing and indulge in some oldies but goodies. Save your wallet 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.   

Get a gig …

Clerical job for FAU students

If you are available a minimum of 20 hours a week and are in serious need of some moolah, apply for a clerical job in Fort Lauderdale with a salary of $9 to $12. You’ll be responsible for the clerical duties of three companies which include overseeing shipment orders, marketing, research and inventory control. You must also be able to work Saturdays from Oct. 1 through Dec. 20. For more info, contact [email protected]. 

Can you hear the job jackpot at Verizon Wireless?

“How ‘bout now?” Verizon Wireless is looking for financial services representatives and retail sales representatives, each for full- and part-time shifts. Work the phone and help out customers with their payment plans and account balances or help sell the latest technology. For more info, go to www.snagajob.com. 

Can the kid at heart come out to play?

Flashback 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 management to customer service. Live out the ultimate kid dream and get paid for it. To apply, visit http://www2.toysrus.com/careers/. 

Get free money …

National Law Enforcement and Firefighter’s Children Fund 

If you’re the child of someone who was part of law enforcement or firefighter personnel and lost their life in the line of duty, you may be awarded a $5,000 grant. You must be a full-time student with a minimum 2.5 GPA and submit an essay. Extracurricular activities, community service and leadership positions will be taken into consideration. For more info, visit www.nleafcf.org/ scholarship.php. 

Random listing of the week …

Exploring the paranormal with Ghost Hunters

Are you curious about life after death? The Lake Worth Playhouse becomes the perfect setting for a ghost hunt on Friday, June 5, at 10 p.m. Meet the stars of Sci Fi Channel’s show, Ghost Hunters, tag along their live investigation and have the chance to purchase your own ghost-hunting equipment. Careful, you might find the bone-chilling experience you’re looking for! For more info, visit events.pbpulse.com.

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