Posted: 9:00 a.m. Friday, April 26, 2013
Upcoming 1913 Flood Commemoration Events
Premiere of the documentary “The 1913 Flood: Shadow Over the Miami Valley” by Sam Ashworth, 7 p.m. Friday, Heritage Hall, 20 High St.
Downtown Walking Tours, 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday at the Hamilton Visitor’s Center, High Street and Monument Ave.
“The First Methodist Church as a Red Cross Hospital in the 1913 Flood,” 3 p.m. Saturday, 225 Ludlow St.
“The 2013 River & Our Future,” 7 p.m. May 3, Miami Hamilton Downtown, 221 High St. Civic leaders will share visions for the future of the Miami River Corridor. Moderated by Frances K. Mennone, Great Miami Rowing Center, featuring Mike Dingeldein, Community Design Alliance; Jonathan Granville, Butler County MetroParks; Stan Kegley, Ohio’s Great Corridor Association; Kimberly Munafo, YMCA, and Hamilton City Manager Joshua Smith.
The 1913 Flood Commemoration Finale, May 4, RiversEdge Park & Amphitheater, 200 Riverfront Plaza. The day’s activities include the Burgundy & Blue Regatta, sponsored by the Great Miami Rowing Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entertainment at RiversEdge Amphitheater includes, The Cincinnati Brass from the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony Orchestra, 1 p.; “After the Flood” by the Demetrius Klein Dance Company, 2 p.m.; “Stories & Songs of River Life” by the Rabbit Hash String Band, 3:30 p.m.; Ceremonial remarks by Hamilton Mayor Pat Moeller and Curt Ellison of the Flood Centennial Committee, 5:45 p.m.; Rockin’ the River with Blue Sacrifice, 6 p.m.