Northwest NEWS

August 17, 1998

Events

Benefit cruise remembers Titanic

   A Titanic Steerage Party benefiting Mercy Corps International will be held Aug. 29 from 7 to 10 p.m. aboard the MV Kirkland as it cruises Lake Washington.
  
   The event will remember the immigrant steerage class passengers who went down with the Titanic and at the same time benefit third world countries.
  
   The evening will feature live Irish folk music, dancing, authentic Irish and Scottish food and a brief commemoration ceremony.
  
   Participants are asked to come in their favorite first, second or steerage class apparel. Cost for the event is $75 per ticket.
  
   For information, call (425) 462-5710.