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 …

Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities Recognition Award Nomination Form

Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

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, March 8, 2019 New for …

Hammond Invitational Tournament (H.I.T.) 2019


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

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 Friday, May 31st through Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, the fifth annual Hammond Invitational Tournament (HIT) will take place throughout Hammond. Over the last several …

2019 Black History Month Celebration


CATEGORY: Events

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2019 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place in the Community Room of the Hammond Sportsplex Facility located at 6630 Indianapolis Blvd. Hammond, Indiana, on Thursday, February 14, 2019, beginning at 10:00 …

Celebrate ‘da Region at 219 Day


CATEGORY: Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents (over the age of 21) to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything we love about the Region… 219 Day! 219 Day will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 16th from 6:00pm to 11:00pm. This year’s theme: …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, Inc. and Hammond’s Department of Planning & Development invite the public to attend a candlelight march to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 21, 2019. Participants are to meet in the Hammond City Hall parking lot located at 5925 Calumet Avenue to …