RESCHEDULED: Annual Easter Egg Hunt


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association (AVMRA) invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 0-12 to the 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt which has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 20. Due to the snow storm, the event was canceled on April 14. There is no …

Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast

2019 Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast


CATEGORY: Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and the Hammond Department of Community Development will host the 2019 Annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast. This years’ theme is: PRAY FOR AMERICA – LOVE ONE ANOTHER. The National Day of Prayer was created in 1952 and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. On May 5, 1988, President Ronald Reagan designated the …

Hammond’s 15th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Sponsored by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, and Pepsi Beverages Company. Food served by El Gran Taco Mexican Grill (from 5:00pm – 8:00pm). Entertainment by: All tickets include food for $15. Children under 12 are $5. Cash bar available. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 219-853-6378.

Spring Indoor Garage Sale


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

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. For additional information on attending or becoming a vendor, call the Jean Shepherd Community Center at (219) 554-0155.

Hammond Marina Fishing Derby


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Port Authority

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr.’s Hammond Marina Fishing Derby 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. Free Parking. Derby is subject to all fishing and games laws of …

Annual Easter Egg Hunt


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 0-12. Please bring your own bags or baskets to fill with goodies. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! For more information, call Gina at 219-614-7397.

16th Annual Hammond Job Fair


CATEGORY: Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. and the City of Hammond Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend the 16th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue in Hammond, IN. This event is instrumental in addressing the employment needs of the residents of the …

South Shore Roller Girls Set to Open Season in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation welcome the South Shore Roller Girls back to Hammond as they open their season at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, March 30. The South Shore Roller Girls will take on the Rockford Rage Roller Derby at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue in Hammond. The doors open …

33rd Annual Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet


CATEGORY: Events

The Hammond Sports Hall of Fame will honor seven individuals from the city’s proud athletic past during its 33rd annual induction dinner program, Tuesday, March 12 at the Hammond Civic Center. The inductees are: Hammar earned 13 varsity letters and was a 4-time 1st team all-conference selection in cross country, track & field and basketball. She holds three school track …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host House Youth Volleyball League


CATEGORY: Events, Sportsplex

The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a House Youth Volleyball League beginning Thursday, March 7, 2019, for children ages 10-15 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Finally, a league that is affordable for kids that want to learn to play volley or play volleyball for fun without all of the pressure of tryouts and travel. All practices and games will be …