Events Scheduled in Titanic’s Centennial Year

A calendar of events around the Great Lakes region

This calendar is not intended to be a comprehensive listing, but is offered as a representative selection of events scheduled throughout the region. Our focus here is on adult and family programming, but many of the libraries listed below also offer programs oriented toward teens and younger children. Check with your local library or historical society for additional Titanic-related programs.
If your organization has an event you would like us to add to our calendar, please contact GLTS.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
– michigan –

March 31, 2012 to September 30, 2012
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
Exhibition Website: http://www.titanicdetroit.com/
Discover Titanic at THF: http://www.thehenryford.org/
Tuesday Lecture Series: http://www.thehenryford.org/

February 9 to to July 7,2013
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Grand Rapids Public Museum
Grand Rapids, Michigan
http://grmuseum.org

– ohio –

June 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Great Lakes Science Center
Cleveland, Ohio
http://geatscience.com/titanic/

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Titanic: The Musical
– indiana –

February 10-11, 17-19, 24-26, 2012
Titanic: The Musical
The Belfry Theatre
Noblesville, Indiana
http://www.thebelfrytheatre.com/

– michigan –

April 13-15, 19-22, 26-29; May 4-6, 2012
Titanic: The Musical
Stagecrafters
Baldwin Theatre
Royal Oak, Michigan
http://www.stagecrafters.org/

– ohio –

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 8pm
Titanic: The Musical
Akron Symphony Orchestra
Akron Civic Theater
Akron, Ohio
http://www.akroncivic.com/

May 11-19, 2012
Titanic: The Musical
Jarson-Kaplan Theater
Aronoff Center for the Arts
Cincinnati, Ohio
http://cincinnatiarts.org/aronoff

Saturday, June 2, 8pm and Sunday, June 3, 2012, 3pm
Titanic: The Musical (concert format)
VOCI
Lions Lincoln Theater
Massillon, Ohio
http://www.voicesofcanton.org/

– ontario –

June 1-10, 2012
Titanic: The Musical
Orpheus Musical Society
Centrepointe Theatre
Ottawa, Ontario
http://orpheus-theatre.ca/

– pennsylvania –

April 12-15, 2012
Titanic: The Musical (concert format)
Erie Playhouse
Erie, Pennsylvania
http://www.erieplayhouse.org/

– wisconsin –

March 8-11, 15-18, 2012
Titanic: The Musical
Appleton North High School Theatre
Appleton, Wisconsin
http://www.appletonnorththeatre.com/

Libraries – Museums – Historical Societies
– indiana –

Sunday, April 1, 2012, 2pm
Victorian Tea
Titanic’s story through the eyes of survivor Molly Brown
Debi Owens
Brown County Art Gallery
Nashville, Indiana
http://www.browncountyartgallery.org/

– illinois –

February and March 2012
The Batavia Library has several Titanic-related programs
Batavia Public Library
Batavia, Illinois
http://www.batavia.lib.il.us/

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 7pm
Titanic the Ship of Dreams
Nancy Perzo and Karen Patton, The Tea Ladies
Milner Library, Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
http://library.illinoisstate.edu/

Saturdayday, March 31, 2012, 2pm
Portrayal of Titanic Survivor Violet Jessop
Leslie Goddard
Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum
Grayslake, Illinois
http://www.villageofgrayslake.com/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6:30pm
Titanic 100th Anniversary Remembrance
Denise Vanaria
McGuire Hall, Saint Xavier University
Chicago, Illinois
http://libcal.sxu.edu/

Friday, April 13, 2012, 7pm
In Remembrance of the 100th Anniversary
of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic

Emory Kristof, Titanic Explorer
Mundelein Auditorium, Loyola University
Chicago, Illinois
http://alumni.luc.edu/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 9am – 4pm
Remembering the Titanic
Joliet Public Library, Black Road Branch
Joliet, Illinois
http://www.joliet.lib.il.us/

Sunday, June 24, 2012, 3pm
A Rare Titanic Family
Julie Hedgepeth Williams, Author
Historic Elsah Foundation
Elsah, Illinois
http://sites.google.com/site/raretitanicfamily/

– michigan –

February 13, 2012 to April 30, 2012
Unsinkable Titanic
Frankenmuth Historical Association
Frankenmuth, Michigan
http://www.frankenmuthmuseum.org/

Thursday, March 1, 2012, 6:30pm
Southwest Michigan Connections to the Titanic
Jennifer Quail, Museum at SMC
Tracy Gierada, North Berrien Historical Museum
Museum at Southwestern Michigan College
Dowagiac, Michigan
http://www.swmich.edu/museum/

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 7pm
RMS Titanic: 100 Years Later
Ron Bartsch
Northville Community Senior Center
Northville, Michigan
http://northville.lib.mi.us/

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 7pm
Thinking About The Unsinkable
Edward Tenner
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 5pm and 7:30pm
Tales of the Titanic
Floyd Andrick
Midland Center for the Arts Garden Room
Midland, Michigan
http://www.mcfta.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6:30pm
Titanic Jeopardy (Teen Program)
Royal Oak Public Library
Royal Oak, Michigan
http://www.ropl.org/

Friday, April 13, 2012, 4pm
100th Anniversary of the Titanic Sinking (Ages 8-12)
Dearborn Public Library
Dearborn, Michigan
http://dearbornlibrary.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 7:30pm
History of Titanic Sinking
Floyd Andrick
Scottish Rite Masonic Auditorium
Corner of Center and Madison, Bay City, Michigan
To benefit the Bay City School for Dyslexic Children
http://baycityscottishrite.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Remember the Titanic
Alma Public Library
Alma, Michigan
http://www.youseemore.com/alma/

Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 7pm
Local Links to the Titanic Disaster
Tracy Gierada, North Berrien Historical Museum
Jennifer Quail, Museum at SMC
North Berrien Historical Museum
Coloma, Michigan
http://www.northberrienhistory.org/

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 7pm
The Quick Family
Jeanine Killmar and Terry Murphy
New Baltimore Historical Society
First Congregational Church
New Baltimore, Michigan
http://www.voicenews.com/

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 1:30pm
Titanic
Janet Whitson
Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Detroit, Michigan
http://www.rootsweb.com/~miigsm/

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 7pm
Making of the IMAX® Film “Titanica”
Stephen Low
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Saturday, May 19, 2012, Noon
Crocker House Titanic Tea
First Presbyterian Church
Mt. Clemens, Michigan
http://www.crockerhousemuseum.com/

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 7pm
The Philadelphia Experience: Time Takes Its Toll
Tony Gramer
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 7pm
Michigan Connections to RMS Titanic
Ken Vrana
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7pm
The Sinking of the Titanic:
Copper Country Bound Passengers

Barb Koski, Historian
Keweenaw County Historical Society
Eagle Harbor, Michigan
http://www.keweenawhistory.org/

Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 7pm
The Ship Magnificent
Bruce Beveridge
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7pm
RMS Titanic: A Century in Cinema
Ron Bartsch
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

– minnesota –

Thursday, Februaury 16, 2012, 6:30pm
The Unsinkable Titanic
Dale Blanshan
Watonwan County Library
St. James, Minnesota
http://www.co.watonwan.mn.us/

– ohio –

Sunday, February 19, 2012, 3pm
The Titanic – One Hundred Years Since Its Sinking
Janet Bird and Jim Smith, LCHS Education Coordinators
North Ridgeville Library
North Ridgeville, Ohio
http://www.lorain.lib.oh.us/

Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 6:30pm
Carpathia: a Biography of the Titanic's Rescue Ship
Roger Pickenpaugh, Author
Guernsey County Library, Crossroads Branch
Cambridge, Ohio
http://www.daily-jeff.com/

March through May 2012
From Cornwall to Akron:
Summit County’s Titanic Passengers

Special Collections, Akron-Summit County Public Library
Akron, Ohio
http://sc.akronlibrary.org/

Sunday, March 4, 2012, 3pm
1912 – The Year of the Titanic
Janet Bird and Jim Smith, LCHS Education Coordinators
The Hickories Museum
Elyria, Ohio
http://www.lchs.org/

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 7pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
Dover Public Library
Dover, Ohio
http://www.doverlibrary.org/

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 7pm
The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Carol Starre-Kmiecik
CCPL, Strongsville Branch
Strongsville, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Monday, April 9, 2012, 7pm
RMS Titanic - A Centennial Reappraisal
Tad Fitch, Author
Hudson Public Library
Hudson, Ohio
http://www.hudsonlibrary.org/

Monday, April 9, 2012, 6pm
Tea On The Titanic With The Unsinkable Molly Brown
Sally Whiston
Canal Fulton Public Library
Canal Fulton, Ohio
http://www.canalfultonlibrary.org/

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 7pm
Titanic Myths, Titanic Truths
David G. Brown, Author
Rodman Public Library
Alliance, Ohio
http://www.rodmanlibrary.com/

Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 7pm
100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic
Ed Pershey, Western Reserve Historical Society
Euclid Public Library
Euclid, Ohio
http://www.euclidlibrary.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 2pm
The Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era
Mandy Altimus Pond, Archivist, Massillon Museum
Stark County Library, East Canton Branch
Canton, Ohio
http://www.starklibrary.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7pm
Titanic: 100 Years
Tad Fitch, Author
Granville Public Library
Granville, Ohio
http://granvillelibrary.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7pm
Titanic - Unsinkable Molly Brown
Sally Whiston
Dover Public Library
Dover, Ohio
http://www.doverlibrary.org/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 7pm
Women & Children First: Stories of Titanic Survivors
Rob Catalano
CCPL, Middleburg Heights Branch
Middleburg Heights, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 10am
Titanic Ties to Gallipolis/Gallia County
Lynn Pauley and Mike Brown
Dr. Samuel L Bossard Memorial Library
Gallipolis, Ohio
http://www.bossard.lib.oh.us/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 1pm
The Titanic
Frank Rendes, Titanic Historian
Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Thomas Room; Main Library
Warren, Ohio
http://www.wtcpl.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 1pm
“Why Did I Survive the Sinking of the Titanic?”
Chris Hart, Roscoe Village Historian
Dover Public Library
Dover, Ohio
http://www.doverlibrary.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 2pm
Titanic - Unsinkable Molly Brown
Sally Whiston
Dr. Samuel L Bossard Memorial Library
Gallipolis, Ohio
http://www.bossard.lib.oh.us/

Monday, April 16, 2012, 7pm
Famous American Women: Molly Brown
Carol Starre-Kmiecik
CCPL, Independence Branch
Independence, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 7pm
Titanic and the Great Lakes
Carrie Sowden, Peachman Lake Erie Shipwreck Research Center
CCPL
Bay Village Branch, Bay Village, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Thursday, April 19, 2012, 6:30pm
Titanic: the 100th Anniversary
Mandy Altimus Pond, Archivist, Massillon Museum
Stark County Library, Jackson Township Branch
Massillon, Ohio
http://www.starklibrary.org/

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 3pm
Titanic - Unsinkable Molly Brown
Sally Whiston
Rodman Public Library
Alliance, Ohio
http://www.rodmanlibrary.com/

Monday, April 23, 2012, 7pm
Titanic Survivor Archibald Gracie
Mel Maurer
Westlake Porter Public Library
Westlake, Ohio
http://www.westlakelibrary.org/

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 7pm
Exploring the Titanic
Jim Paskert, Cleveland Underwater Explorers
CCPL, Chagrin Falls Branch
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 7pm
Exploring the Titanic
Jim Paskert, Cleveland Underwater Explorers
CCPL, North Royalton Branch
North Royalton, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Monday, June 18, 2012, 7pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
Keystone-LaGrange Community Library
LaGrange, Ohio
http://www.elyria.lib.oh.us/

Thursday, June 28, 2012, 7pm
Exploring the Titanic
Jim Paskert, Cleveland Underwater Explorers
CCPL, Independence Branch
Independence, Ohio
http://www.cuyahoga.lib.oh.us/

Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 6pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
Milan Public Library
Milan, Ohio
http://www.milan-berlin.lib.oh.us/

Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
Central Library
Elyria, Ohio
http://www.elyria.lib.oh.us/

<Saturday, September 15, 2012, 11am - 1pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Janet White and Mary Ann Whitley, Authors
Andover Public Library
Andover, Ohio
>/www.andover.lib.oh.us/

<Thursday, September 27, 2012, 2pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
University Heights Public Library
University Heights, Ohio
http://www.heightslibrary.org/

>Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7pm
Ohio Tales of the Titanic
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
The Nordson Depot
Amherst, Ohio
http://www.loraincounty.com/

<Saturday, October 20, 2012, 2pm
Ohio’s Titanic Connections
Mary Ann Whitley, Author
Lorain Public Library
Lorain, Ohio
>

– ontario –

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 2pm
RMS Titanic: Gilded Lives on a Fatal Voyage
Hugh Brewster, Author
Toronto Reference Library
Toronto, Ontario
See website for additional dates and branch locations
http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/

– quebec –

Sunday, April 15, 2012, 2pm
Out of the Depths – Remembering the
Canadian Passengers of the Titanic

Jason Tiller
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Gatineau, Quebec
http://www.civilization.ca/


Other events of interest...
– washington, dc –

March 22, 2012 to January 6, 2014
Fire & Ice: Hindenburg and Titanic
National Postal Museum
Washington, DC
http://www.postalmuseum.si.edu/fireandice/

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, Noon
Report into the Loss of the SS Titanic:
A Centennial Reappraisal

Samuel Halpern, Author
National Archives Noon Lectures
William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC
http://www.facebook.com/

March 29, 2012 to July 8, 2012
Titanic: 100 Year Obsession
National Geographic Museum
Washington, DC
http://events.nationalgeographic.com/

Friday, April 13, 2012, Noon
A Rare Titanic Family: The Caldwells Story of Survival
Julie Hedgepeth Williams, Author
National Archives Noon Lectures
William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC
http://www.facebook.com/

– west virginia –

Saturday, April 21, 2012, 1pm
Weirton’s Titanic Connection
Janet White, Author
Weirton Area Museum & Cultural Center
Weirton, West Virginia
http://www.weirtonmuseum.com/

– oregon –

Saturday, April 14, 7:30pm and Sunday, April 15, 2:30pm
Titanic 1912 A Musical Night to Remember
First Congregational Church
Oregon Historical Society
Portland, Oregon
http://uccportland.org/newsevents

Dinners
– illinois –

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 6pm
Last Night on the Titanic
Chester American Legion Hall
Chester, Illinois
http://www.chester.lib.il.us/

– michigan –

Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:30pm
Titanic Dinner Event “A Night to Remember”
Longacre House
Farmington Hills, Michigan
http://www.fhgov.com/

Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6pm
Titanic Dining Experience
Baldwin Theatre
Royal Oak, Michigan
http://www.stagecrafters.org/

April 12-15, 2012
Annual Titanic Weekend - 100th Anniversary
Stafford’s Perry Hotel
Petoskey, Michigan
http://www.staffords.com/

April 13-14, 2012
Last Dinner Aboard the Titanic
The Kirby House Bed & Breakfast
Saugatuck, Michigan
http://www.kirbyhouse.com/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 7pm
Titanic Remembered: 100th Anniversary Memorial Dinner
The Henry Ford Museum
Dearborn, Michigan
http://www.thehenryford.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012
Remember the Titanic
Alma Public Library
Alma, Michigan
http://www.youseemore.com/alma/

Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 5:30 pm
Titanic Dinner
24 Grille
Detroit, Michigan
http://www.detroitnews.com/

May 4-6, 2012
Titanic at the Grand
Grand Hotel
Mackinac Island, Michigan
http://www.grandhotel.com/

– new york –

April 14-15, 2012
Titanic Festival 2012
Watkins Glen, New York
http://www.rosemaryslegacy.com/

– ohio –

Friday April 13, 2012, 7pm
100th Anniversary Titanic Dinner
Terra Cotta Vineyards
New Concord, Ohio
http://www.visitzanesville.com/

Saturday April 14, 2012, 5:30pm
Titanic Dinner
Leetonia Community Public Library
Leetonia, Ohio
http://www.salemnews.net/

Saturday April 14, 2012
Titanic Remembrance Dinner
Refectory Restaurant & Bistro
Columbus, Ohio
http://www.therefectoryrestaurant.com/

Saturday April 14, 2012, 6pm
The Titanic Dinner & Ball
Greater Toledo Area Chapter of the American Red Cross
Central Park West
Toledo, Ohio
http://www.redcrosstoledo.org/events.html

Saturday April 14, 2012, 6:30pm
Titanic Steerage Supper
Ohio History Center
Columbus, Ohio
http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org

Saturday April 14, 2012, 7pm
Titanic Centennial Dinner
The Galaxy Restaurant
Wadsworth, Ohio
http://www.galaxyrestaurant.com/

– pennsylvania –

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 5pm
The Last Dinner on the Titanic
Greater Monessen Historical Society
Jozwiak Hall, St. Vincent DePaul Society
Monessen, Pennsylvania
http://www.monessenhistoricalsociety.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 6pm
The Last Dinner on the Titanic
21 La Rue Dix
Erie, Pennsylvania
http://www.erieplayhouse.org/

Saturday, April 14, 2012, 6pm
A Night to Remember
Bistro To Go Restaurant Annex
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
http://www.bistroandcompany.com/

– wisconsin –

Sunday, April 15, 2012
Titanic Dinner at the Grain Exchange
Grain Exchange
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
http://bartolottacatering.com/grain/

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