Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 54th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2017 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 3.  Come and see the elephants, tigers, lions, monkeys, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more!  This may be your last chance to see the elephants live! Four …

Hammond Holiday Parade

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2017 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2nd beginning at 10:00am. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd., turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and ends at 169th Street & Wicker Ave. The parade’s Grand Marshal …

Hammond Blood Drive Helps Hurricane Victims

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Heartland Blood Centers have partnered with Hammond Parks & Recreation and the Hammond FOP #51 to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00pm to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Civic Center 5825 S. Sohl Avenue Hammond, IN 46320 Walk ins are welcome, but advance appointments are appreciated and can be scheduled at www.heartlandbc.org. Be sure …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

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The City of Hammond celebrates its 4th annual Veterans Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial. This year, the parade’s Grand Marshal and keynote speaker will be Hammond’s Fourth District Councilman and US …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House

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Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at the “NEW” Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours – See the newly built Station #8 Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Raffle for Smoke Detectors …

Fall Indoor Garage Sale

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Come and turn unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items to choose from. It’s FREE to enter and concessions will be available to purchase. A 10’x10’ Vendor Booth that includes 1 table and 2 chairs is only $35! For information, call 219-554-0155 or stop by the Jean Shepherd Community Center and reserve your spot today.

12th Annual RC Pilots Air Show

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The Jean Shepherd Community Center will be hosting the 12th Annual RC Pilots Air Show featuring a candy drop for kids on Saturday, September 23rd from Noon – 3:00pm. This event is free. Concessions will be available for purchase. The Jean Shepherd Community Center is located at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond.

Balloon Twisting Class

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Come out and learn how to twist balloons into Halloween creations! Join us on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:30pm for a balloon twisting workshop taught by “It’s My Party” balloon specialists. The cost is $10 per person. Kids of all ages are invited to come and twist the decorations for the Monster Mash – and even take …

Monster Mash at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash! Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Friday, October 20th from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple …

Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra @ The PAV

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce that the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra will return for their annual concert at The Pavilion at Wolf Lake on Friday, August 11th. Bring your chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets and join us for a wonderful evening of marvelous entertainment. Kids! Join us 1 hour before show …