Category Archives: Whiting

Calumet Revisited Lecture Series

Calumet Forum Programs 2020      Calumet Revisited Forums continue at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) in 2020,  shedding light on the region’s rich human history and environmental treasures.        Feb. 4 will be Dr. Larry McClellan, author and retired dean at Governor State University will give a talk on the Underground Railroad…

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Winey Beach Cafe Approaches 15 years In Business!

by Tim Bandura      With the full onset of winter, and if a tropical vacation is not on the schedule for you this year, a trip to Downtown Whiting’s Winey Beach Café may, at the very least, put you in a Florida-state of mind.  With its Floridian inspired menu and drinks, you’re sure to feel…

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Mascot Hall of Fame Announces the 2020 Inductees at the Fur-Tie Fundraiser

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko,     Who were the winners at the Mascot Hall of Fame?….anyone that joined in the fun for the Annual Fur-tie Fundraiser in December because that’s when the 2020 new Mascots Inductees to join the MHOF were announced. Each year, four inductees from the 4 major United States professional sports leagues…

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Marian Theatre Guild presents “9 to 5, The Musical” – Review by Carol Moore

Whiting audiences are loving Marian Theatre Guild’s production of “9 to 5: The Musical”. The story is hilarious while Dolly Parton’s cheerful score is guaranteed to lift your spirits. If you’ve ever dreamed about vengeance against a hellacious boss, and you’re looking for an enjoyable evening, you can’t miss with “9 to 5.” 2 Spotlights…

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Home for the Holidays Home Tour Whiting Indiana

by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko      Come to the Whiting Arts Alive! Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 8th where you can meet the gracious hosts and appreciate the homes of five different Whiting residences plus the amazing church turned into a home by one enterprising couple.      The huge brick church had been the home…

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Take a Break and See “9 to 5 the Musical”

   By Gayle Faulkner Kosalko       It’s 1979 just before the whole corporate greed and money is power scene of the 1980″s. Three women finally realize their importance, significance and strength in not only their personal lives, but also in the workplace.  The musical opens Saturday, November 2.      Directors Bette Diaz and DJ Halicky and a cast…

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9 to 5 The Musical by Marian Theatre Guild

    Remember the 1980 movie “9 to 5” starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda?  Well, now it’s “9 to 5 the Musical” and the Marian Theatre Guild at the elaborate St. John  auditorium.        Set in 1979, three female coworkers concoct a plan to get even with their sexist, egotistical…

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Chance of a Lifetime Historical Tour

Historic Community Center/YMCA Tour & City Sale Sept. 28 by Carl Zurbriggen    Join us on Saturday, September 28th to experience the history of the Whiting Family YMCA and former Whiting Community Center built by John D. Rockefeller!     Explore the facility like never before by taking a tour behind the scenes.  Look and experience…

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Things To Do In Whiting Indiana

      Although the City of Whiting is a little City by the Lake, it is quickly becoming a must-see Tourist attraction. Recent additions and changes to the area have made this little town quite the place to see. There’s everything from the Beachfront Park – Whihala Beach to a Bird Sanctuary, bike trails,…

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Sean Wiggins Concert

     The Sean Wiggins concert  appears at the Sheridan Plaza Stage in beautiful downtown Whiting, Indiana! A series of events featuring today’s popular cover music! Backed by a full band, their sound is truly amazing! Bring lawn chairs!      Please join us on Friday, August 9th at 7:00 PM for an evening of music…

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