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A local event lineup of Titanic proportions to mark centennial

Titanic events:

Today

• Film “The Unsinkable Molly Brown” (1964), Kansas City Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.; 6:30 p.m.; free.

Tuesday

• Bloch Fountain turned on to commemorate Titanic’s departure from Southampton, noon, in front of Union Station.

Friday

• “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition,” extended hours to 9 p.m., Irish-themed reception 6-8 p.m., Union Station; regular admission.

• Howard Iceberg and the Titanics perform at the Rooftop Terrace at the Kansas City Central Library, 14 W. 10th St., reception 6 p.m., program 6:30 p.m.; free but RSVP at

kclibrary.org/titanic-weekend Saturday

• “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition,” extended hours to midnight, with actors in period attire, Union Station; regular admission.

• “Racing Through the Night,” Wade Sisson discusses rescue efforts of sister ship Olympic, 10 a.m. Arthur Stilwell Room, Union Station; also 1 p.m. Kansas City Public Library Waldo branch, 201 E. 75th St.; free but RSVP at

kclibrary.org/titanic-weekend

• Julie Hedgepeth Williams on Titanic survivors, 2 p.m., Arthur Stilwell Room, Union Station.

• Science City at Union Station, Titanic-themed activities, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; regular admission.

• Titanic-themed brunch, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Harvey’s at Union Station.

• Ten-course Titanic-themed meal, 7 p.m., Pierpont’s at Union Station, reservations required, hjensen@pierponts.com or 816-221-5111.

• Candlelight ceremony, 7:30 p.m., Union Station.

Sunday

• “Titanic Lives,” Kristen Iversen and Julie Hedgepeth Williams discuss survivors, 2 p.m., Kansas City Central Library, 14 W. 10th St.; free but RSVP at kclibrary.org/titanic-weekend

• Science City at Union Station, Titanic-themed activities, noon to 5 p.m.; regular admission.

• Titanic-themed brunch, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., with string quartet, Harvey’s at Union Station.

• Ten-course Titanic-themed meal, 7 p.m., Pierpont’s at Union Station; reservations required, hjensen@pierponts.com or 816-221-5111.

Through July 31

• Exhibit about Titanic and two Park University alumni who survived, McAfee Memorial Library, Park University, Parkville; free.

For more event information, go to

unionstation.org kclibrary.org
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