Hey gang! Travis here with some information that you will want to take note of. Save the date for the 2009 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo. It's May 30 from 9am to 2pm at a great Tampa Bay attraction, MOSI in North Tampa! Now, we always do our best to bring you the latest Tampa Bay emergency information, but if you can, attend this and hear it for yourself!
The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County are hosting this event...and it's FREE to attend! Plus, Hurricane Expo guests can enjoy MOSI exhibit galleries and one standard IMAX® Dome Theatre* film for only $8 per person.
This year, the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo theme is “Run From the Water, Hide From the Wind” and will feature seminars on the importance staying safe this season by knowing the possible threats to your community, knowing your evacuation zone, and what preparation steps to take if you are required to evacuate your home due to an impending hurricane.
Here's some info from MOSI -
Held in Kids In Charge! The Children’s Science Center at MOSI, the expo will feature over 40 vendors, educational seminars, emergency vehicles, giveaways (while supplies last) and much more! Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo attendees will enjoy a family-fun event complete with youth activities, presentations by city and county departments and community partners, a special appearance by Dan Noah of the National Weather Service and over 450 hands-on science exhibits inside the Museum of Science & Industry!
Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo guests can also enjoy Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart, MOSI’s entire exhibit galleries and one standard IMAX Dome Theatre film for only $17 per person (special engagement films not included). For this price guests can tour a unique collection of over 200 authentic human specimens, including whole-body plastinates, organs and translucent body slices inside BODY WORLDS & The Story of the Heart, and experience Disasterville featuring WeatherQuest, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition on floods, hail, lightning, tsunamis and volcanoes, including immersion theatres that demonstrate what it’s like to be in an earthquake, hurricane, tornado and wildfire.
And there you have it...so make sure you make plans to be there! Head over to www.tampabayhurricaneexpo.com to get more info on the event.
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