Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association, Hammond Parks & Recreation, and the Hammond Parks Foundation invite you to attend our 15th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Where:Hessville Park 173rd & Kennedy Avenue Hammond, IN When:Sunday, March 25, 2018 @ 12:00 noon Ages 1-14 Bring your bags/baskets to fill with candy. Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny! Call AVMRA Events Coordinators Lisa or …

IHSAA Boys 3A Basketball Sectionals

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that the 2018 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Tuesday, February 27; Friday, March 2; and Saturday, March 3. Here is the game schedule: Tuesday, February 27: Doors open at 5:00 pm and the games start …

Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink Now Open

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite all area residents to join us for winter fun at Hammond’s Pulaski Park Ice Rink and Warming Center located at 137th Street and Sheffield Avenue. Admission is free. Bring your own skates and dress for the weather! Current Schedule: Jan. 3 9am-9pm Jan. 4 9am-9pm Jan. 5 9am-9pm Jan. …

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 …

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Major Improvements to Hammond Park

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced the ribbon cutting of the park at the corner of Cline Avenue and 173rd Street in Hammond. This all came about when Amy Radolak with “Girls on the Run” from Hess School met with 6th District Councilman, Scott Rakos and Mark Heintz, Parks Superintendent , with their plans to clean up the …

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.

12th Annual RC Pilots Air Show

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The Jean Shepherd Community Center will be hosting the 12th Annual RC Pilots Air Show featuring a candy drop for kids on Saturday, September 23rd from Noon – 3:00pm. This event is free. Concessions will be available for purchase. The Jean Shepherd Community Center is located at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond.

Balloon Twisting Class

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Come out and learn how to twist balloons into Halloween creations! Join us on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 6:00pm until 8:30pm for a balloon twisting workshop taught by “It’s My Party” balloon specialists. The cost is $10 per person. Kids of all ages are invited to come and twist the decorations for the Monster Mash – and even take …

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 20th from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple …