Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond and play open chess with your friends. When:March 24th and 31st, 2018.Noon to 4pm Cost is $3 per player. Refreshments served. Call 219-554-0155 for additional information.

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s Hammond Marina Fishing Derby When:Saturday, April 21, 2018No Rain Date7:00 am to 4:00 pm Where:Hammond Marina Prizes and trophies are given for: Fishing on outer Lake Michigan Bin Wall and Fishing on the inside docks of the marina, West End, Bin Wall and dock fishing only. No boats! Live and artificial bait. No entry fee. …

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Where:Hessville Park 173rd & Kennedy Avenue Hammond, IN When:Sunday, March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 noon Ages 1-14 Bring your bags/baskets to fill with candy. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! Call AVMRA Events Coordinators Lisa or …

Hammond Invitational Tournament (H.I.T.) 2018

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Dear League President/Team Manager: On behalf of the City of Hammond, I am excited to announce and invite your baseball team(s) to what has become one of the premier summer invitational tournament in the region. From June 1st – 3rd, the fourth annual Hammond Invitational Tournament (HIT) will take place throughout Hammond. Over the last several years, my administration has …

15th Annual Hammond Job Fair

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The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend the 15th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 22nd from 11am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue in Hammond. This event is instrumental in addressing the employment needs of the residents of the City of Hammond and the Region, as well as assisting …

IHSAA Boys 3A Basketball Sectionals

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that the 2018 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Tuesday, February 27; Friday, March 2; and Saturday, March 3. Here is the game schedule: Tuesday, February 27: Doors open at 5:00 pm and the games start …

32nd Annual Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

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The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will induct seven individuals from the city’s proud athletic past during its 32nd annual induction dinner, Tuesday, March 13 at the Hammond Civic Center. The inductees are: The recipients are Brittany Lynn Anderson of Bishop Noll and Malcolm Lang of Gavit. Anderson earned 11 varsity letters and numerous postseason honors as a member of …

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

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The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018 Please complete …

2018 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2018 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place on the first floor of City Hall located at 5925 Calumet Avenue, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. As part of this …

Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.  This year, the event’s theme is “Feats …