Hammond’s 2017 Flower Give Away

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. Hammond Parks & Recreation and Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away to HAMMOND RESIDENTS will be held at: Jean Shepherd Community Center 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State …

Region Riot Criterium Bike Race

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til is proud to bring the inaugural Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:00am until 6:00pm. A criterium cycling race, also known as a crit, is a bike race consisting of multiple laps around a …

Flag Retirement Ceremony

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The American Legion Whiting Post 80 will be conducting a Flag Retirement Ceremony on Wednesday June 14th at 4:30pm at 125th & Calumet Avenue next to the Environmental Center. If you have any old, heavily worn, or damaged flags that you would like to have properly honored and retired, you may drop them off at the Hammond Civic Center located …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Indoor Garage Sale of the spring on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10am – 3pm at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and turn an unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items from …

Hammond’s Annual Easter Egg Hunts

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 12 and under to the Annual Easter Egg Hunts on Saturday, April 8, 2017. There is no charge to attend. Both hunts begin at noon. Locations: Dowling Park (by the FOP, off of J.F. Mahoney Drive, turn down 175th Street to the parking area) …

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby

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Hammond Marina Fishing Derby When: Saturday, April 8, 2017 (No rain date), 7:30am – 4:00pm. Where: Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, IN 46320 Prizes and trophies given for: Largest Salmon, Largest Trout and Largest Bass No entry fee, free parking and refreshments. Derby is subject to all fishing & games laws of IDNR (license & stamp). Call 219-659-7678 …

WWE Live at the Hammond Civic Center

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WWE Returns to the Hammond Civic Center! When: Sunday, April 23, 2017 Doors open at 3:30pm | Show starts at 5:00pm Triple Threat Match for the WWE Championship: Randy Orton vs. AJ Styles vs. Bray Wyatt Intercontinental Championship Match: Dean Ambrose vs. Baron Corbin Plus more of your favorite WWE Superstars including: Dolph Ziggler, The Miz, Becky Lynch, Alexa Bliss, …

American Red Cross Blood Drive

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The American Red Cross Blood Services Indiana-Ohio Region is hosting a blood drive at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Wednesday, March 15 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm in Café A and B. To schedule an appointment in advance, call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “jscommc”. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org. Your support and participation gives …

IHSAA Boys 3A Basketball Sectionals

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that the 2017 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Tuesday February 28, Friday March 3, and Saturday March 4. Here is the game schedule: Tuesday, February 28: Doors open at 5:00pm and the game starts at …