Listings for June 21, 2010

Compiled by Diana Burgos, Listings Editor

Get out of your room …

Become an International Friend

Want to literally make friends from around the globe? You’ll undoubtedly hit it off with the international student whom you’ll soon be socializing, hanging out and simply having fun with. Become the bridge between worlds and make a new friend in the process. Apply to the International Friend Program (IFP) by Aug. 9. For more info on the application process, contact Dr. Mihaela Metianu at [email protected]

Score a Sexy, Hot Beach Bod

Looking for someone to run with, or wanna find a way to burn off some extra holiday pounds? Join the FAU Runner’s Club! It’s your chance to meet new people and burn off some serious calories Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Track and Field Complex on the Boca campus. For more info, e-mail Kyoto at [email protected]

Source: www.fau.edu, personal announcements

Get off campus …

Fun in da sun!

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 price ranges 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 events.pbpulse.com or www.visitpalmbeach.com.

Latin Nights Swing into Friday’s Dirty Dancing

Loosen those hips and prepare to work it on the dance floor to some great salsa, merengue, reggaeton and bachata beats mixed by DJ Elliott Crespo! For only $10, you can dazzle onlookers with your dance skills when you let the music take control on Fridays, starting at 8 p.m. in Boca Raton’s Pavilion Grille. For more info, visit www.paviliongrille.com.

Indulge in the provocative

Let your eyes feast themselves on artwork that exposes humanity’s “dirty laundry.” Come to the Lighthouse Center for the Arts in Jupiter and gaze upon the Multiple Sins exhibit, which explores the sinful indulgences people allow themselves in their everyday lives. Your pockets are spared by the reasonable admission price of $5. From June 12 to Sept. 25, starting at 10 a.m., stimulate and excite the senses while arousing your intellectuality – if you dare. For more info, visit

Get a gig …

Halloween City in search of managers

If you’re looking for a job that allows you a flexible schedule or is hiring for a season, then apply to Halloween City. Be in charge of fun and exciting costume sales! Love dressing up for Halloween? Then apply and enjoy the hefty employee discount on costumes and other merchandise! To apply, visit www.snagajob.com.

Kool kash at Kohl’s

If you have a flexible schedule, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then Kohl’s wants to hire you. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Part- and full-time positions are available. To apply or for more info, visit 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 …

Artist?

If you draw original works, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future contest wants your submission for a chance to win $500 and be eligible to win the grand prize along with $5,000. If you qualify to compete for the grand prize, you will be assigned a short story to read and illustrate a cover for. The deadline is June 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit www.writersofthefuture.com.

Writer?

If you write original science fiction or fantasy short stories, the L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future essay contest wants your submission for a chance to win $1,000 and be eligible to win the grand prize along with $5,000. Entries may be up to 17,000 words in length. The deadline is June 30. For more info and contest guidelines, visit www.writersofthefuture.com.

FAU Memorial Scholarship

Have a 3.0 GPA and some obvious financial need? Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, if you’re specializing in Business, Architecture, or Urban and Public Affairs, then quickly apply for this scholarship! A letter of recommendation is needed from an FAU faculty member or adviser. Turn in the application to the Office of Student Financial Aid on the Boca campus by June 30 no later than 5 p.m.

Random listing of the week …

Escape into A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Enter the comedic world of Shakespeare through a magical forest during the Studio One performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Friday, June 25. Follow Lysander who’s in love with Hermia who’s being followed by Demetrius who’s being followed by Hermia’s best friend Helena! Enter the ancient forest at 8 p.m. and suffer in the comedic confusion created by the fairy royals and the mischievous hobgoblin, Puck. For ticket or more information, visit www.fauevents.com.