Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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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 …

Edison Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Please join Hammond Mayor, Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners and 4th District Councilman William Emerson for a ribbon cutting ceremony of the revitalized Edison Park. The ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 14th at 3:30pm at Edison Park. The public is welcome to attend!

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 55th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2018 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Friday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 25. Come and see the elephants, tigers, ponies, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Three big days … six big shows!! Friday …

Hammond Holiday Parade

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2018 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1 beginning at 10a. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd. turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond Sportsplex between …

Valpo Comes to Hammond for Open Basketball Practice at Civic Center

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. along with the Valparaiso University Athletics Department is pleased to announce an open Valpo Men’s and Women’s Basketball practice to be held on Saturday, October 20 at the venerable Hammond Civic Center. “This is an effort by everyone involved to support the One Region campaign across Northwest Indiana. It is a unique opportunity for people …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House

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Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours – See the newly built Station #8 Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Bounce House for Children Raffle …

Monster Mash at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to the City of Hammond’s Monster Mash! Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Friday, October 19th from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple …

Fall Indoor Garage Sale

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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. A 10’x10’ Vendor Booth that includes 1 table and 2 chairs is only $35! For information, call 219-554-0155 or stop by the Jean Shepherd Community Center and reserve your spot today.

Hammond Sportsplex Grand Opening Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Sportsplex are hosting a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9:00am until 1:00pm. There will be contests and free giveaways from our sponsors. Open gym will be free to the public from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. Come by and sign up for sports leagues, meet the staff, tour the new …