Santa Canvas Paint Party


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

$35 per person, includes all materials.  Spaces are limited to 20 guests.  Cash, Cards or Checks Payable to Hammond Parks Department will be accepted. Register at the Hammond Civic Center before December 1st or until spots are full.  Call us at 219-853-6378.

Finger Painting Picassos


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Ages 2-4 with parent Children will work with paints, glue, paper, shaving cream and more.  All supplies, borrowed apron and snack included.  Special Holiday activity on the last day! Cost is $25 per child.  Minimum class participants: 6; Maximum class participants: 12. Register at the Hammond Civic Center.  Call 219-853-6378 for more information. Deadline to register is November 7!

Hammond’s Edison Park Design Wins Award


CATEGORY: News, Parks Department

Congratulations to the City of Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., 4th District Councilman Bill Emerson, the Hammond Board of Park Commissioners and Parks and Recreation Administrator, Mark Heintz on the award winning Edison Park. The Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (INASLA) recognized outstanding professional achievement projects completed in the State of Indiana at an awards …

Hammond Holiday Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Featured, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2019 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7 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 …

Autumn Colors Fall Craft Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the Autumn Colors Craft Show on Saturday and Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Get your Holiday shopping done early, find some fun décor for Halloween, fall, and Christmas, and treat …

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 …