Jun
29
2:00 PM14:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Summer Lineup

Dino Freddy

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Jul
4
10:00 AM10:00

Whiting's 4th of July Parade is 100!!

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Join us for this magnificent milestone • 100 YEARS • of Whiting's July 4th Parade! Mayor Joe Stahura and the City of Whiting invite you to celebrate • MANY YEARS • of Whiting's spectacular tribute to soldiers and local veterans, with appearances by nationally recognized characters and tons of Independence Day fun! Bring the entire family to Whiting on July 4th, 2019 at 10:00am to enjoy 100 Years of • TRADITION • along with the many other surprises we have in store for you!

• THANK YOU FOR 100 YEARS! •

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Jul
6
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Lineup

Chicago WOW Bubble Show

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Summer Lineup

Cresent Circus

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

Whiting In Bloom hosted by Arts Alive

Tour 8 beautiful and unique gardens of the Whiting-Robertsdale area on Saturday, July 13 from 1 pm – 4 pm.

The starting location for the Arts Alive Garden Walk Event is 1449 Ohio Street in Whiting!

This is where guests will pick up their Garden Map the day of the event.

$10 tickets include a tour map (self guided tour), descriptions of the gardens and a small reception featuring refreshments at one of the garden stops.

Only 100 tickets will be sold for this wonderful event. So get yours soon. Tix go on sale at the following locations on June 1st (cash and checks only please).

Whiting Chamber of Commerce, 1417 119th St.
Rebeca’s Full Service Salon, 1544 119th St.
Mind Benders Puzzles & Games, 1438 119th St.

For more information or questions, please call 219-742-1648.

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Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Lineiup

Gladius Music

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Pierogi 5K Stumble
Jul
25
6:00 PM18:00

Pierogi 5K Stumble

The Pierogi 5K Stumble race falls on July 26, 2018, the eve of Pierogi Fest®, the third largest event in the State of Indiana.

RUNNERS AND WALKERS WELCOME!

Entry Fee: (includes T-shirt, sample pierogis, and adult beverages)

Pre-Registration: $30
Race Day: $35
 

 

REGISTER HERE: https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Whiting/PIEROGI5KSTUMBLE 

Race day packet pick up starts at 5:00PM at Calumet College, 2400 New York Avenue, Whiting, IN.

Race Starts at 6:30PM

Awards for the 5K Run presented to the top overall male and female finishers and top three finishers in each age group: 14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64;65-69; 70-75; 75-79; 80+ 

Computerized Timing provided by T&H Timing.

The race starts at Calumet College of St. Joseph-2400 New York Avenue, Whiting, IN, will tour through the bike trail alongside Lost Marsh Golf Course, follow the path alongside Calumet Avenue, around the Hammond Clark Track, and back on the bike trail to end at Calumet College of St. Joseph. 

Sample Pierogis will be given to all race participants and a post race party will be held after awards in the CCSJ parking lot. Post race party will include sample pierogis from Center Lounge, Big Frankie's Sausage, and Dan's Pierogis, as well as adult beverages provided by Bulldog Brewery with live music provided by A Sound Decision. Parking available at CCSJ. 

*Shirts guaranteed if registered before July 14th.

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Pierogi Fest®
Jul
26
to Jul 28

Pierogi Fest®

The Whiting Pierogi Fest® is presented annually by the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce. Drawing almost 300,000 visitors each year, Pierogi Fest® is the pride of Whiting, IN. It welcomes all to celebrate our heritage while poking a little fun at ourselves at the same time. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers (buscias, as we say) in housecoats and babushkas? Or the lawnmower brigade strutting through town with sandals and socks on like our dads did? You’ll also see life-size polish pastries and goodies walking and talking waiting to take a picture with you.

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Aug
3
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Summer Lineup

Mad Science

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Aug
10
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Summer Lineup

Bing Bang Boom Show Time TBA

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Howl 2 Go Dueling Pianos Sheridan Plaza Stage

Join us for ‘The Howl Experience” at Sheridan Plaza this September, bringing Howl at the Moon’s world famous, high energy, all request Dueling Piano show to the City of Whiting. Performers from various Howl at the Moon venues will travel here with their signature, electric baby grand pianos and full band setup for the true Howl at the Moon experience. We are bringing this live, interactive music experience to you; a night of dancing and singing along to your favorites from classics to modern pop!

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Sep
14
11:00 AM11:00

Wine. Dine. Shop

Gather some of your closest friends for a girl’s day or some aspiring wine connoisseurs for an afternoon of fun at Whiting’s Wine. Dine. Shop Event on Saturday, Sept. 8th from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. This is definitely one event you won’t wine about. 

Tickets are limited. Be sure to hurry in and pick up your $10 ticket at the WR Chamber today!

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Wickedly Whiting
Oct
12
11:00 AM11:00

Wickedly Whiting

COME ONE, COME ALL to Whiting on 119th Street as it's transformed into a freak show. We've got clowns, freaks and maybe even a few geeks roaming through town. Check out our aerialists and freak show artists along the midway! 

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Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Crawpuppies in Concert

Join us at Sheridan Plaza for a night of music featuring a favorite Northwest Indiana cover band – The Crawpuppies – performing famous rock and pop classics we all know and love! The Crawpuppies will kick off this summer’s Sheridan Plaza Concert Series on June 21st from 7pm-10pm! The concert is FREE to attend, family-friendly concert! Just bring your chairs and your dance moves!

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Jun
22
11:00 AM11:00

Super Hero Saturday

Unleash Your Superhero

On Saturday, June 22nd, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Superheroes will be flying into Downtown Whiting!

The City of Whiting along with the Whiting-Robertsdale Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 5th Anniversary of Superhero Saturday. 

The excitement will include Bounce Houses, Comic Book Vendors, Kids Costume Contests and Merchant Sales.

And while your dressed up as your favorite Superhero, take your Superhero Oath at noon on the steps of the Nathan Hale School entrance on 119th Street and visit the Superhero Training Center at the Sheridan Avenue Plaza!

Superhero Saturday will be filled with excitement, so awaken your inner Superhero…Grab your cape, mask and costume and prepare for a day of fun!

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Jun
22
9:00 AM09:00

WHOAZONE Opening Day

WHOA ZONE Opening Day

Splash into the City of Whiting this summer to experience the WhoaZone at Whihala Beach – a nature-based, obstacle course on Lake Michigan that visitors from 32 States have traveled to experience. The WhoaZone’s largest attraction is a floating water park made up of slides, trampolines, towers, wiggle bridges, monkey bars, and many other play features. Beach rentals such as stand-up paddleboards and kayaks will also be offered all summer long!

Pre-book your visit to the WhoaZone by visiting www.whoazonewhihala.com.

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Jun
1
12:00 PM12:00

Whiting Public Library Sheridan Kids Summer Lineup

Animal Tales provides professional live animal educational programs through highly skilled and experienced presenters. Animal Tales doesn’t simply lecture, but involves the crowd to help facilitate a memorable learning experience. Be prepared to get up close and personal with unique animals like you’ve never seen!

The City of Whiting and the Whiting Public Library are excited to introduce Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza! Every month this summer beginning in June, we have afternoon entertainment and activities planned for kids. From animal tales and science experiments, to musical entertainment, to circus and bubble shows, there is tons of family-fun to be had at Sheridan Plaza this summer!

All Kids Saturdays at Sheridan Plaza are FREE to attend. Sheridan Plaza is located at Sheridan Ave. and 119th Street, right in the center of Historic Downtown Whiting. While in town for the afternoon excitement, we hope that families will enjoy the day Downtown Whiting at our many shops and eateries along the way.

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Garage Mahal
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Garage Mahal

One man's trash is another man's treasure! Start cleaning out your garage, basement, and closets! Join us in our annual city wide garage sale. Rain or shine, you'll find something you're looking for that you probably didn't know you were looking for. We have over 200 participants! 
Registration fee is $20 and $15 for Chamber members. Registration deadline is May 11th. 
Maps with addresses and sale items are available throughout town the day of the event, an online version will also be provided.

The WRCOC does NOT allow food sales during Garage Mahal. That includes pop, water, and chips.

Please contact us at 219.659.0292 or info@wrchamber.com to register.

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