United Combat League MMA in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Be there for the next big event in MMA history – United Combat League 32! UCL is returning to the Hammond Civic Center for a pro MMA event featuring UCL Welterweight champ and UFC/Bellator vet Dan Stittgen taking on Indiana’s up and comer Cameron Van Camp. Co main-event features two UFC vets when TUF 2 vet Melvin Guillard takes on …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House


CATEGORY: Events, Fire Department

Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00am – 2:00pm at the Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Bounce House for Children Raffle for Free Smoke Detectors Raffle for LCD …

Fall 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.

14th Annual Remote Controlled Air Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to attend an indoor remote controlled air show and static display hosted by the Midwest RC Pilots on Saturday, September 21 from 12-3p. This event is being held at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and watch or join in on the fun—this event …

Monster Mash at the Jean Shepherd Community Center


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash! On Friday, October 18, 2019, the Jean Shepherd Community Center will host a Halloween dance for all ages from 5:00pm until 9:00pm. Costume contests, games, music, and more! $5 per couple, $2 per additional person (concessions …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

New Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and City Officials at Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new pedestrian bridge on Tuesday, September 10th at 3:00 p.m. The five-span, 600-foot-long multi-use bridge is the fifth pedestrian roadway overpass in the City of Hammond.

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Featured

The City of Hammond celebrates its 6th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10:00am in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd Street and ends at the Hessville Park Veterans Memorial. Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions and VFW posts, musical entertainment from area …

Blue Dot Safes to Conduct Open Interviews


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, News

Blue Dot Safes, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will host a Hiring Event on Thursday, Sept. 12th from 10am – 3pm at the HDC Building, 5233 Hohman Ave. Blue Dot Safes is a growing safe manufacturing company in Downtown Hammond. Bring your resume and come learn about their open positions. For more information, please call the …

Coffee with a Cop


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department

On Wednesday, September 25th, officers from the 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 and runs to 7:00pm at Johnel’s Restaurant, 4145 Calumet Ave, Hammond, IN. Please contact Sgt. Scott Holbrook with …

Hammond Hosts 33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond Planning and Development present the 33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 8:00am – 10:00am at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4125 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. For the 33rd anniversary edition of the breakfast, the theme is “Serving Our Community”. Tickets for the event are issued on a …