The City of Tampa and Hillsborough County, in partnership with MOSI, will host the 2012 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2 at MOSI, 4801 E. Fowler Ave. in Tampa. Admission to the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo is free, and will include access to MOSI’s Astronaut Training Adventure. In addition, Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo guests can enjoy MOSI exhibit galleries and one standard IMAX Dome Theatre film for only $8 per person (children under 2 admitted free).
Special engagement films and exhibits, including the Mummies of the World, are not included.
At the expo, residents will be able to look up their evacuation zone and learn more about making an effective plan in the event of an emergency. The expo will feature a variety of disaster preparedness vendors, children’s activities, emergency vehicles, giveaways (while supplies last) and a chance to win an IPad 2. BJ’s Wholesale Club also will have a display showing the quantity of supplies needed by a family to survive 72 hours following a disaster.
Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo attendees will also be able to attend a question-and-answer weather panel, held at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., to hear from meteorologists representing local news stations and Brian LaMarre of the National Weather Service.
For more information and the latest news on the Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo, visit www.TampaBayHurricaneExpo.com.