TAMPA - Here are five things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, September 25.
(1) Living Life: As A Career Jobseeker
The Tampa Employment Coalition Planning Board and DiversityJobsUSA are co-hosting a Diversity Job Expo in Tampa on Tuesday.
The event will help those people who have been long-term unemployed. A seminar will be held at the expo where attendees can learn high impact interviewing skills, proper interviewing etiquette, high impact verbal and non-verbal communication skills, and how to get paid what you are worth.
Over 20 companies looking to hire will be attending the expo including Vitera Healthcare Solutions, AFLAC, Loews Don Cesar Hotel, Centrix Communications, Aerotek and more.
The expo will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel at 3705 Spectrum Boulevard in Tampa.
Admission and parking for the event are free.
For more information or to pre-register, visit www.diversityjobsusa.com .
(2) Quinton Aaron Foundation charity event
Actor Quinton Aaron, star of The Blind Side, will hold a fundraising bowling event for his charity in Tampa on Tuesday.
The Quinton Aaron Foundation works to fight childhood obesity and bullying.
The bowling event will take place at Tampa Lanes at 7:00 p.m. The cost to bowl is $25 per person or $80 per group of four.
There will be door prizes including Buccaneers tickets, Charlie's Steakhouse gift certifications and more. You will have the opportunity to have your picture taken with Quinton Aaron.
For more information, call (813) 272-6536 ext. 330.
(3) Ralphie May in concert
Comedian Ralphie May will hold a special engagement at the Improv Comedy Theater in Tampa on Tuesday.
Best known as the Last Comic Standing season one runner-up, May is playing a surprise set before he departs on the Cowhead Cruise next month.
May was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee and raised in Clarksville, Arkansas, by his single mom. As a teenager, he won a contest to open for his idol, Sam Kinison.
Since being on Last Comic Standing, May has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Man Show, Bash, T he Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and Whoopie.
Tonight's show begins at 8:00 p.m.
For more information, visit (813) 864-4000 or visit www.improvtampa.com .
(4) Marvel's The Avengers'released on DVD and Blu-ray
The summer's biggest movie of the year, Marvel's The Avengers is released on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday.
The available packages include a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, a four-disc 3-D Blu-ray combo pack, and a single-disc DVD pack.
Best Buy, Target and Walmart each have their own special Blu-ray packages that contain various extras.
Each of the Blu-ray versions include the following special features:
(5) World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
The fourth expansion of the online gaming world World of Warcraft goes on sale in stores on Tuesday.
The Asian-themed expansion, Mists of Pandaria, features martial-arts fighting pandas.
Creator Blizzard Entertainment is using the expansion in an attempt to engage its subscribers, about half of which are believed to live in China.
People who buy the expansion will get the chance to play as one of the fighting pandas, called Pandaren in the game. The game also introduces the monk, a new character class that uses martial arts rather than weapons to fight.
For more information on the expansion, visit us.blizzard.com/en-us/games/mists/index.html .
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