Annual Disabilities Awards Breakfast & Resource Fair

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The purpose is to recognize youth, adults, and organizations that reach out and make a difference regardless of a disability. Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities will choose award winners. The Mayor’s Commission on Disabilities would be greatly honored if you would nominate someone you think deserves recognition from one of the following categories: Nomination Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2018 Please complete …

2018 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host the 2018 Annual Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place on the first floor of City Hall located at 5925 Calumet Avenue, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, beginning at 10:00 a.m. As part of this …

Celebrate ‘Da Region at 219 Day

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 219 Day Committee invite all Region residents over 21 years of age to join us for the fun, weird and wacky event that celebrates everything Region, 219 Day. The 219 Day is at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 17 from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.  This year, the event’s theme is “Feats …

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Bishop Brandon A. Jacobs, Sr., President of The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, present the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March and Legacy Awards Celebration. Lineup for the march is at 6:30am on January 15, 2018, at Hammond City Hall, 5925 Calumet Ave, and the march will begin at 6:45am. The celebration …

Winter Jazz Ensemble “Sounds of the Season”

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Hammond Parks & Recreation invites you to join us and enjoy sounds of the season with a Winter Jazz Ensemble on Wednesday, December 20th from 7:00pm until 8:30pm at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond. Come and enjoy this FREE holiday celebration featuring live music by “South Side Jazz Combo”. Refreshments will be provided. Call …

American Red Cross Blood Drive

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The American Red Cross Blood Services Indiana-Ohio Region is hosting a blood drive at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive on Tuesday, December 26 from 12:00pm – 6:00pm in Café Rooms A and B. To schedule an appointment in advance, call 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “jscommc”. For more information, visit www.redcrossblood.org. Your support and participation …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 54th Edition of the Carden International Circus proudly present the 2017 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Thursday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 3.  Come and see the elephants, tigers, lions, monkeys, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more!  This may be your last chance to see the elephants live! Four …

Hammond Holiday Parade

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2017 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2nd beginning at 10:00am. The parade starts at Gavit High School, 1670 – 175th Street, heads east to Indpls. Blvd., turns north on Indpls. Blvd. and ends at 169th Street & Wicker Ave. The parade’s Grand Marshal …

Hammond Blood Drive Helps Hurricane Victims

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Heartland Blood Centers have partnered with Hammond Parks & Recreation and the Hammond FOP #51 to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma: When: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00pm to 4:00 pm Where: Hammond Civic Center 5825 S. Sohl Avenue Hammond, IN 46320 Walk ins are welcome, but advance appointments are appreciated and can be scheduled at www.heartlandbc.org. Be sure …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

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The City of Hammond celebrates its 4th annual Veterans Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. 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. This year, the parade’s Grand Marshal and keynote speaker will be Hammond’s Fourth District Councilman and US …