Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Trivia - Are You Smarter Than A Librarian?

The Whiting Public Library will hold a special Saturday evening trivia contest called “Are You Smarter Than A Librarian? Match your knowledge against a team of Whiting librarians for prizes. Free snacks, pizza & liquid refreshments will be provided. The event is free but you must make reservations by calling the Library at 473-4703 as space is limited.

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Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

The Life of Andy Griffith

Historian Jim Gibbons will be at the Whiting Public Library to present his program on the Life of Andy Griffith. Jim will discuss the life & career of Andy & his great friendships with costars Don Knotts & Jim Nabors & how Griffith was & still is known for being a role model to many today. Admission is free & refreshments will be served.

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Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

Arts Alive! Garden Walk

Join us as Arts Alive! brings back the lovely tradition of “Whiting in Bloom.” This year’s tour will include 8 gardens as well as a small reception for garden visitors. Tickets , which are $10, are available at the Chamber, Rebeca’s Hair & Tanning, and Mindbenders. Call Gayle at 659-8129 for more information.

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Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

July Crime Watch Meeting

The July meeting of the Whiting/Robertsdale Crime Watch will take place on Thursday, July 11 at Calumet College of St. Joseph, Room 200. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. with Ally Taylor from the Indiana State Excise Police Department as the guest speaker.

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Jul
4
10:00 AM10:00

100th FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

The 100th 4th of July Parade in the city of Whiting will step off at 10 a.m. It will travel south down Indianapolis Blvd. to 119th Street and continue east into Whiting Park. This special edition of the parade promises to be bigger and better than ever. Come early to get your favorite spot on the curb to see this 100th anniversary event.

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July 3rd Fireworks
Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

July 3rd Fireworks

The City of Whiting will celebrate its’ 5th year of July 3rd fireworks. Held in Whiting Park, the celebration includes live entertainment, a beer garden & food. Festivities begin at 7 p.m. with the gigantic fireworks display starting at 10 p.m. Parking is $5.00 per vehicle.

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Three Things to do on June 22.
Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Three Things to do on June 22.

Three big events take place on Saturday June 22. Its Superhero Saturday on 119th Street from 11 AM to 3 PM. Check the Chamber website for details. Secondly, the Whiting Animal Shelter, located at 1915 Front Street, will host an open house from Noon to 2 PM. Finally, this Saturday marks the opening of the Whoa Zone in Whiting Park.

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Mascot Hall of Fame - DAY 3 - CEREMONY DAY
Jun
16
8:00 AM08:00

Mascot Hall of Fame - DAY 3 - CEREMONY DAY

Museum opens at 8 am. Enjoy the museum until 10 am, when fans will gather at Oil City Stadium and parade down 119th Street to the museum stage with the Hall of Fame Mascots. The official 2019 Induction Ceremony will begin at 10.30 am. The rest of the day will feature photo and autograph sessions, and more mascot meet and greet opportunities. Visit www.mascothalloffame.com and Facebook for more information.

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Mascot Hall of Fame - Day 2
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Mascot Hall of Fame - Day 2

Experience “Mascot Madness” for MHOF Inductee photo ops, autograph sessions and meet and greets galore for the general admission price. Fan Fest will set up outside the museum from 10 am to 6 pm. It will feature an array of family-fun activities provided by local merchants and nationally recognized sports franchises and organizations.

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Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Mascot Hall of Fame 2019 Induction Weekend

Three days of fun! It begins on Friday, June 14 with a ticketed Opening Reception at 6:30 pm. You can spend an evening with MHOF performers and industry executives celebrating the 2019 inductees: Tommy Hawk, Benny the Bull, The Nittany Lion (Penn State) and Sluggerrr (Kansas City Royals). Visit www.mascothalloffame.com for ticket information.

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Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

Whiting Public Library Book Sale

The Whiting Public Library will hold their Summer Book Sale on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 9 am to 4 pm. Not only books, but magazines, DVDs, and other items will be for sale. Please join the Friends of the Library to help us raise funds for our library programs while picking up your summer reading materials. Hope to see you there!

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Whiting/Robertsdale Crime Watch

The June meeting of the W/R Crime Watch will take place on Thursday, June 13 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Calumet College of St. Joseph in Room 200. The guest speaker will be The Hammond Director of Economic Development, Ann Anderson. Come to hear about the development plans that the city of Hammond has on their drawing boards. All are welcome.

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Jun
8
2:00 PM14:00

Whiting Public Library Program - Mother Jones

The Whiting Public Library will present a program by Betsey Means on Saturday, June 8 starting at 2 pm. Betsey will impersonate Mother Jones. Jones was one of America’s most effective and dynamic labor organizers. In 1903, she marched striking mill children from Philadelphia to President Franklin Roosevelt’s home on Oyster Bay, Long Island. She wanted to draw the attention of the nation to the crime of child slavery. All are welcome to attend this very interesting presentation and refreshments will be served after the program.

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Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Hazardous Waste Collection

The City of Whiting & the Lake County Solid Waste Management District invite Whiting & Lake County residents to safely dispose of your household hazardous waste on Saturday, June 8th. The collection will take place at the Whiting Public Works Facility located at 1915 Front Street in Whiting from 9 am to 2 pm. For more information call (219) 853-2420.

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Jun
5
6:00 PM18:00

Mayor's Forum

Mayor Joe Stahura will conduct a Public Forum on Wednesday, June 5 starting at 6 pm at the Mascot Hall of Fame. Mayor Joe will provide an update on city projects & programs & then take questions from the audience. Staff will be on hand to give tours of the Hall of Fame beginning at 5 pm.

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May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Whiting/Robertsdale Historical Society Annual Dinner

The Whiting/Robertsdale Historical will be having their 42nd Annual Dinner on Thursday, May 23 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, located at the corner of 119th Street & Atchison Avenue. Social time begins at 6:30 pm with dinner at 7. Entertainment by INDIANA. Door prizes & fun for everyone! Cost is $25 per person. Tickets can be purchased at the April 25 W/R Historical Society Meeting, at the W/RHS office at 1610 119th Street on Tuesdays between 11 am & 1:30 pm, or by calling Frank at 659-2190. If there is no answer, you MUST leave a message with your name & phone number so you can be called back.

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