Listings for May 24, 2010

Compiled by Diana Burgos, Listings Editor

Get out of your room …

Read that Rx!

Want to become one of those few gifted individuals who can demystify a doctor’s handwriting? Are you interested in drugs or how they interact with your body? Attend the Pre-Pharmacy Club’s first meeting of the summer on May 27 at 2 p.m. in the Sugar Palm Room on the second floor of the Student Union at the Boca campus. Become a member and enjoy benefits such as shadowing opportunities, volunteer hours, pharmacy school tours and presentations, PCAT prep and discounts on Kaplan. For more info, e-mail [email protected]. To keep up to date on all club-related information, add the club on Facebook.

Get off campus …

“Let Go” and listen to Imogen Heap live in Miami!

Whether you know her as the sultry voice in the band Frou Frou or you’ve heard that angelic background voice in Jason Derulo’s “Whatcha Say,” you know your ears will thank you. Imogen Heap will be performing at the Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami on June 2 starting at 8 p.m. Her magnetic voice is sure to attract and soothe you into summer mode. For tickets or info, visit

Feed that gator!

Have a big soft spot for animals — in particular, the baby kind? Come to the Daggerwing Nature Center in Boca at 3:15 p.m. on any Saturday through July 24 and watch a live baby alligator feeding. Who wants to watch a baby gator for free? You do! Yes, you do! For more info, visit

Parasailing, snorkeling and a cruise … oh my!

Been living in Florida for years yet never gone on any water outings aside from sunbathing or swimming in a pool? Well, stop it, just stop it! The sunshine and its scorching temperature have returned, so toss that sweater aside, put on your best bathing suit and sign up for parasailing, snorkeling or a cruise at the Palm Beach Activity Center in Riviera Beach. The prices range from $20 to $60, so it won’t empty out your bank account. Enjoy what the Sunshine State has to offer with friends or family. For more info, visit or

Party Delux-style

Say goodbye to the week’s troubles when you come to Delux, a nightclub and lounge in downtown Delray Beach. Enjoy the DJ’s wide variety of music, work it on the dance floor, and chat the night away on lounge chairs and even beds. This adult party paradise is open from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Don’t forget to dress in style. For more info, call (561) 279-4792.

Comedy festival

Release the stress from finals week and welcome the summer! Come to the third annual Memorial Weekend Comedy Festival at the James L. Knight Center in Miami at 8 p.m. on May 30. Try not to lose your voice from severe laughter when you enjoy performances by Earth Quake, Adele Givens, Gary Owen, Tony Rock, Benji Brown, Mark Curry and Capone. Bring tissues to wipe the tears of hysteria! For more info, visit

Get a gig …

Quest Diagnostics

Got a thing for microbiology? Apply to become a laboratory assistant to get a fancy title and all! At least one year of experience in technical or laboratory work is required. Heads up: This job is full-time. To apply, visit

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 management to customer service. Live out the ultimate kid dream and get paid for it. To apply, visit

Advance Auto Parts seeks salesperson

Love working with cars and their parts? Apply to become a salesperson for Advance Auto Parts. You must have at least two years of retail experience and a charming and outgoing personality. Good verbal skills are also a must. For more info or to apply, visit

Bed Bath & Beyond

Cashiers are in demand! If you have a flexible schedule, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then the “Big Triple B” wants to hire you. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Part- and full-time positions are available. To apply or for more info, visit ?

Random listing of the week …

A GPA Isn’t Everything Scholarship

Tired of scholarships that ask for an insanely high GPA? understands you and is willing to grant a scholarship of $1,000 for one lucky student. All you have to do is explain why you deserve financial aid in the “Tell Us More” box of the scholarship application. This time, it is too good and very true! The deadline is May 31. For more info or to access the application, visit