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Press Play: MOSI’s Interactive Gaming Showcase

Press Play: MOSI’s Interactive Gaming Showcase

Tampa, Florida -- MOSI and Verizon FiOS have joined forces to host Press Play, a video gaming expo, during the first two weekends in November.

Press Play will take place in MOSI’s newly renovated “do-it-yourself” laboratory, Idea Zone. Participants will be using Verizon’s FiOS Quantum 150/65 mbps speed tier, which is ideal for gamers because the connection is virtually ‘lag free’ without service delays or latency issues.

Press Play is included with MOSI admission. Gamers who pre-register for the Nov. 4 event will receive free admission. To register, call 813-987-6000.

Malicious software class to protect your computer

Malicious software class to protect your computer

Ruskin, FL - Organizers are inviting the public out to learn about different types of malicious software, how they get on personal computers, how to remove them, and precautions to take when using the Internet.

The free class is for adults and is being held tomorrow, October 19 at 3 p.m. in the Pauline Dickman Lawler Community Room of the Ruskin Branch Library which is located at 26 Dickman Dr. S.E.
in Ruskin.

Free Wi-Fi service at Ruskin recreation center

Free Wi-Fi service at Ruskin recreation center

Ruskin, Florida - Hillsborough County Park, Recreation and Conservation says Wi-Fi service is now available at 12 recreation centers including one in Ruskin.

This Wi-Fi service is available from 7 a.m. until midnight, seven days a week, and is part of Hillsborough County's efforts to continuously improve the experiences at its facilities for its residents.

The recreation center offering free Wi-Fi in Ruskin is located at 901 6th Street. It was one of a dozen centers chosen due to how busy how busy it gets.

MOSI to host Hillsborough Brain Bowl

MOSI to host Hillsborough Brain Bowl

Tampa, FL-- The Museum of Science & Industry will host the Hillsborough County Public School’s Brain Bowl event tomorrow from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

As many as 400 students will participate in science trivia and experiments, including a “Quiz Bowl,” trebuchet contest, mousetrap car competition, chemical equation balancing competition, demo contest and a poster contest. 

Students qualified at their schoolsto make it to the final Brain Bowl at MOSI.

Good luck to those competing!

My Gym New Tampa: Fabulous Fall Facebook Photo Contest

My Gym New Tampa: Fabulous Fall Facebook Photo Contest

Tampa, FL-- My Gym Family Fitness Center in New Tampa is hosting a 'Fabulous Fall Facebook Photo Contest' between October 15 and October 29, and the top three winners can win a FREE lifetime family membership to the facility, with other cool perks too!

World of Beer "In the palm of your hand"

World of Beer "In the palm of your hand"

Tampa, Florida-- World of Beer Franchising, Inc. (WOB), a rapidly growing Tampa-based concept, formally announced on August 23 the launch of their free mobile app for iPhone and Android users.

The highly anticipated app is aimed at providing customers all over the country with the most up-to-date information on inventory, upcoming events, nationwide locations, and loyalty status, a release about the launch states.

MOSI open today

MOSI open today

Tampa, Florida-- The Museum of Science & Industry, better known as MOSI, will be open today despite many closures from Tropical Storm Isaac.

Those of you looking for something to do with your kids from from school can visit the museum, with the exception of their ropes course and zipline.