2nd Annual Polka @ The PAV

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Dance the afternoon away to the sounds of the fantastic live polka band, Tony Blazonczyk’s New Phaze, while you sit back, relax, and enjoy the gorgeous views of Wolf Lake. Food will be available for purchase by Hammond’s Cavalier Inn and a cash bar. Remember to bring your own lawn chairs and/or blanket for additional seating.

Free Concert at The PAV

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to host the Region Reunion with Dick Diamond and the Dusters! Head to The Pav on Saturday, July 29th for the first Region Reunion. What better setting to catch up with your friends than a party on the lake with Dick Diamond and the Dusters providing the soundtrack for …

July 4th Celebration at Wolf Lake

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the details of the annual Fourth of July Celebration at Wolf Lake. The annual Naturalization Ceremony will begin July 4th at 5:00pm at The Pav. The Bill Porter Orchestra is guaranteed to put you in a patriotic mood when they perform after the ceremony’s completion (approximately …

Sinatra Forever @ The PAV

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to welcome Rick Michels’ and his 24-piece big band back to the Pavilion at Wolf Lake for Sinatra Forever on Saturday, June 17th. Sinatra Forever: A Salute to Frank Sinatra is a concert that pays homage to the greatest singer of all time. Rick Michel is one of …

2017 Realtors Breakfast

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GNIAR (Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors) and the City of Hammond invite all Realtors to join us for the Annual Realtors Breakfast Discussion Topics: Economic Development, College Bound, Homebound, Neighborhood Stabilization Program, Parks & Recreation and much more. Free golfing for registered realtors. Please RSVP by calling Owana Miller at (219) 853-7326 or email millero@gohammond.com by Friday May 26, …

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) …