Listings for June 7, 2010

Compiled by Diana Burgos, Listings Editor

Get out of your room …

Ice cream and a movie

Who doesn’t love a movie about penguins? On June 15, enjoy an ice cream social and watch a family’s three-month adventure with penguins in Antarctic: Wildlife Adventure at the Johnson Education Center on the Harbor Branch campus. For the really painless cost of $5, indulge in the penguin cuteness from 6 to 9 p.m. The only way the night could get better is with the addition of some friends or a date. For more info, e-mail [email protected]

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 by Aug. 9. For more info on the application process, contact Mihaela Metianu at [email protected]

In need of a mentor

Remember how disoriented your freshman self was in the beginning, not just with the campus but with the overall college experience? Now’s your chance to help an international student adjust to FAU! Become an international mentor and pass down your pearls of knowledge. For more info on the application process, contact 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 located on the Boca campus. For more info, e-mail Kyoto at [email protected]

Get off campus …

Sushi and a stroll

Take a night walk through the beautiful Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens while you listen to the beat of taiko drums. Sounds like a very romantic date. For the price of a movie ticket, you could be gaining points with your date for trying something different and refreshing for a change. Tickets are $7, and if you’re interested in watching a taiko performance, it’ll only cost you an extra $2. On June 11 starting at 6 p.m., whether you have date, are with your friends or treating yourself, you can have your sushi and eat it too For more info, call (561) 495-0233.

Latin nights swing into Friday’s dirty dancing

Loosen those hips and prepare to work it on the dance floor to some great salsa, meringue, reggeaton and bachata beats mixed by DJ Elliot 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’s Pavilion Grille. For more info, visit www.paviliongrille.com.

Supercon is baaack …

Get the ultimate anime and comic book fix when you meet the voiceover stars from Invader Zim and Aqua Teen Hunger Force at the Florida Super Convention in the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Convention Center in Miami. Starting Friday, June 18, enjoy cosplay, watch anime music videos, and mingle with guest stars such as movie star Tia Carrere, Syfy’s Ghost Hunters, Richard Horvitz, the voice of Invader Zim, and Dana Snyder, the voice of Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s Master Shake. The Supercon contests and amazing programming continue over the weekend. ^_^! Weekend passes are $35 before the day of and $40 at the gate. For more info, tickets or contest guidelines, visit www.floridasupercon.com.

Get a gig …

Summertime for working at Macy’s

No full-time class load = job for you! If you have a flexible schedule, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then Macy’s wants to hire you. Experience is preferred but not necessary. For more info or to apply, visit www.snagajob.com

Job jackpot at Cracker Barrel!

Positions available are busboy, dishwasher, cashier and host/hostess. If you have a flexible schedule, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then Cracker Barrel wants you! Experience is preferred but not necessary. Part- and full-time positions are available. For more info, visit www.snagajob.com.

Get creative at Michael’s

If you’re knowledgeable, outgoing and responsible, then you could be hired as a Michael’s customer experience associate. Not only will you be performing cashier duties, but you’ll be primarily responsible for giving customers the very best impression of Michael’s. To apply, visit www.snagajob.com.

Bed Bath and 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 www.snagajob.com. ?

Get free money …

FAU Memorial Scholarship

Have a 3.0 or better GPA and some obvious financial need? Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, if you’re specializing in business or architecture, 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 …

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 life. 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 www.lighthousearts.org.