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    Sand Castle/Sculpting Competition, June 25 at 7:00 a.m.: “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea”

    To help celebrate our Lakefront community, a Sand Sculpting Competition will be held on 25 June 2016. The competition will be hosted by the Whiting Arts Council in conjunction with the City of Whiting. The goal of the event is to bring visitors and the community together to celebrate a morning of sculpting sand at Whihala Beach. We anticipate that this will be the inaugural event of an annual competition. Guidelines Registration table will be located between the beach and boat launch near the 117th Street entrance. Registration (day of only): 7am, build until Noon, at which point judging takes place. Participants will be provided with string to stake out…

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    AWESOME EVENT Coming to Studio 659

    Check out the new event coming to Studio 659 Opening before Pierogi Fest for six weeks. Are you a Photographer? Dust off your lens and get shooting. Building on the growing success of Whiting’s Pierogi Fest, this year the city will team up with The Times Media Co. on a new event — a photo contest. Photographers from Northwest Indiana are invited to photograph St. John the Baptist Church at 1849 Lincoln Ave. in Whiting. The submitted photos will be hung in Studio 659 located at 1413 119th St., and will be judged by Times photographers Jonathan Miano, John Watkins and Damian Rico. The photos will be on display during…

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    Comics and Superheros Exhibit

    We have some Comics and Superheros waiting for you. Comics and Superhero Exhibits opens today May 22nd. Opening reception from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Featuring local artists and selections from the collection of Mike Petrovich. Studio 659 hours: Thursday & Friday 12:00pm to 7:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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    Sheridan Avenue Plaza Public Art Project

    The Whiting Arts Council, in partnership with the City of Whiting, the Whiting Redevelopment Commission and the Whiting-Robertsdale Community Improvement Corporation, is soliciting proposals from qualified artists to design and fabricate a public sculpture for installation in Whiting, Indiana at 119th Street and Sheridan Avenue. See the attached file for details and artist rendering Sheridan Ave Plaza RFP

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