Listings for May 31, 2010

Get out of your room …

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 …

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. ^_^! A three-day pass is $35 before the day of and $40 at the gate. For more info, tickets or contest guidelines, visit www.floridasupercon.com.

‘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 www.ticketmaster.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 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 & 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 an application to the Office of Student Financial Aid on the Boca campus by June 30 no later than 5 p.m.

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.

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.

Random listing of the week …

Battle of the bands! ?Like to play Rock Band? Come and battle it out in the Rock Band Tournament on June 2 from 8 p.m. to midnight in Miami’s Transit Lounge. There’s no entry fee! Score high and you might have a chance to compete at Bally’s Atlantic City hotel and casino in New Jersey on July 1 and 2. If you win, your band will receive $10,000, and you’ll meet the legendary Ringo Starr. Hurry up and strum that guitar so you can show off your virtual rocker skills! For more info, call (305) 377-4628. ?