July 4th Celebration at Wolf Lake


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 …

City of Hammond Public Presentation with Jeff Speck and Associates


Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City Department of Planning and Development Department invite you to a public presentation by best-selling author, city planner and urban designer Jeff Speck, along with urban design leader David Dixon, on Tuesday, May 28th at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology gymnasium (door M) 33 Muenich Court, starting at 6pm. Mayor McDermott …

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Hessville Park Ribbon Cutting

CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office, Parks Department

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 6th District Councilman Scott Rakos, 5th District Councilman Dave Woerpel and the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners as they dedicate the enhancement to Hessville Park with a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday, May 23rd at 1:00 p.m. The improvements include an Interactive water feature, poured-in-place safety surfacing in the …

Coffee with a Cop

CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department

On Thursday May 30th, officers from Hammond Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee. All community members are invited to attend. The event begins at 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Schoop’s Hamburger Restaurant 7235 Indianapolis Blvd. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with questions: (219)852-6376. Coffee with …

Hammond Sportsplex to Host Kids Volleyball Camp

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

The Hammond Sportsplex is hosting a Youth Volleyball Camp from Monday, June 10, 2019 to Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm for children ages 5-15. Registrations will be taken at the Hammond Sportsplex, 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 10:00 pm in the main office until June 7, 2019. Space is limited. …

2019 Region Riot Criterium Bike Race

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til, is proud to bring back the Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8:00am – 6:00pm. A criterium cycling race, also known as a crit, is a bike race consisting of multiple laps around a closed …

Hammond’s 2019 Flower Giveaway

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Department of Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Giveaway Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State ID showing your Hammond address. For more information, call 219-554-0155. Event is while supplies last.