Edison Park Revitalization Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. in conjunction with the Hammond Parks and Recreation Department, 4th District Councilman William Emerson, and the Hammond Board of Parks Commissioners will begin the revitalization of Edison Park with a groundbreaking ceremony slated for May 1st at 2:30pm. The public is welcome to attend.

Hammond’s 2018 Flower Give Away

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. Hammond Parks & Recreation and Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. Present: The City of Hammond’s Annual Flower Give Away When:Saturday, May 12, 201810:00am to 2:00pm Where:Jean Shepherd Community Center3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive Please bring your valid Indiana Driver’s license or Indiana State ID showing your Hammond address. For more information, call 219-554-0155. Event is while supplies …

Hammond’s 14th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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Sponsored by Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, and Pepsi Beverages Company. When:Saturday, May 5, 20185:00pm – 10:00pm Where:Hammond Civic Center5825 S. Sohl AvenueHammond, IN 46320 Food served by El Gran Taco Mexican Grill (from 5:00pm – 8:00pm). Entertainment by: All tickets include food for $15. Children under 12 are $5. Cash bar available. For more information …

Spring Indoor Garage Sale

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring you the first Indoor Garage Sale for 2018. When:Saturday, April 14th from 10am – 3pm Where:Jean Shepherd Community Center3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and turn an unwanted treasure into a prized possession! Booths will feature a variety of items from which to choose. Admission is free …

Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center

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Open Chess at the Jean Shepherd Community Center Come out to the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive in Hammond and play open chess with your friends. When:March 24th and 31st, 2018.Noon to 4pm Cost is $3 per player. Refreshments served. Call 219-554-0155 for additional information.

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 …