We here in the Calendar department were just informed that today is the 96th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Now, this may not sound very notable to the average person who has no way to experience this historic event (other than a little film that may have won some awards). But you, my dear friend and Orlando resident, have at your figurative fingertips the Orlando Science Center, which currently houses an entire exhibit about the famous oceanliner. So if you're looking for an excuse to put off doing your taxes for even longer, look no further.As our inside source tells it: "We have costumed historians that take you on a guided tour of the Titanic story as they portray a member of the crew or a passenger. They share little known stories of what it was like to be on board the Titanic. The tour really connects people with the personal story of the ship and what people experienced on its ill-fated maiden voyage."
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