“Drinkin’ Singin’ Swingin’ Party” with the Rat Pack at the Pav

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce that Drinkin’ Singin’ Swingin’ will make its Pav debut on Saturday, June 27th. Head out to The Pav to celebrate what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Although Frank’s birthday is December 12, there’s no reason to wait to celebrate! Get your tickets now for …

Hammond celebrates Cinco de Mayo

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Come out to celebrate Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.’s 11th Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Saturday, May 2 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave. This event offers a full night of entertainment as well as feature performances by Ballet Folklorico Yolotzin and Mariachis Imperial Azteca and the band Together. The ticket …

12th Annual Job Fair at the Hammond Civic Center

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The Mayor’s Office of Economic Development would like to invite you to attend the 12th Annual Job Fair on Thursday, April 23rd from 11am to 3pm. This year the Job Fair will be at the Historic Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue, a change of venue from the past few years due to construction at Dowling Park in Hessville. Co-sponsored …

Get Out and Get Active at Wolf Lake

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce the details of fitness and recreational opportunities at Wolf Lake. Join the Calumet Region Striders for running groups on the new Wolf Lake Trails. The Cal Striders group will meet weekly on Thursdays beginning April 2 at 6:30 pm in front of the Pav. This group …

Mayor McDermott to speak at Hessville Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting

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HESSVILLE NEIGHBORHOOD CRIME WATCH MEETING Date: Thursday, February 19, 2015 Time: 7:00 P.M. Location: Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive Guest Speaker: Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. Hammond Police Department Sergeant Scott Holbrook Hessville Community Affairs officer will be there to provide crime prevention information and ready to listen to your concerns. For more information contact Sergeant Scott Holbrook …

Hammond Public Library Features Photography of Lax-Salinas

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Through February 26, the Hammond Public Library is pleased to feature 15 photographs by Hammond native, Joey B. Lax-Salinas, in its first and second floor galleries. Lax-Salinas spent his childhood in the Woodmar area of Hammond, and he is a 1999 graduate of Gavit High School. He received a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, and has been a photographer for …

Hammond Public Library Youth Programs for February

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Feb. 5 and Feb. 19: EARLY LITERACY PROGRAMS The Hammond Public Library, 564 State St., offers the following early literacy programs on Thurs., Feb. 5 and Feb. 19, Information is with Youth Services at (219) 931-5100, Ext. 336. Babies and Books, for newborns through age 18 months, meets at 10 a.m. Tiny Tots, for ages 18 months through 2 years, …