Spring 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.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 16th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Ages 0-12. Please bring your own bags or baskets to fill with goodies. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! For more information, call Gina at 219-614-7397.

South Shore Roller Girls Set to Open Season in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation welcome the South Shore Roller Girls back to Hammond as they open their season at the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, March 30. The South Shore Roller Girls will take on the Rockford Rage Roller Derby at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue in Hammond. The doors open …

Diseased Trees Removed from Harrison Park


CATEGORY: Mayor's Office, News, Parks Department

Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott has announced that due to the impact of the Emerald Ash Borer insect that is devastating ash trees throughout the country, the City of Hammond Parks and Recreation Department has started on tree removal of the dead and dying ash trees at Harrison Park (Hohman Ave. and Waltham St.). This insect will have a large …

Edison Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

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!

Tuesday Night Soccer Returns


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area soccer enthusiasts to come out on Tuesday nights from November through March to play and/or be coached in soccer. Come out and play, no matter what your skill level, at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive from 6:00 – 9:30p. Here is the current …

Hammond Holiday Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

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


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

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 …