Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

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 …

Hammond Parks & Rec Summer Tennis Camps

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Players bring your own racquets. All other supplies provided by camp! Where: Dowling Park, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323 Register in Person at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 JF Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN (219)554-0155

Adult Group Tennis Lessons and Drills

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Learning or returning to tennis has never been easier! This program is an introductory, instructional program for adults. It is designed to teach basic skills quickly in a group environment. Classes meet twice weekly for six weeks, for 1.5 hours of instruction and drills. Includes a chance to win a new racquet. This class is open to adults aged 18 …

Hammond Parks Department Announces Summer Recreation 2017

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation present: Summer Recreation 2017, a supervised program with Arts & Crafts, Sports and Games. Five Weeks of summer fun:June 12th – July 14thMonday – Friday, 9:00am to Noon. Breakfast provided by the School City of Hammond (served 9:00am through 10:00am) This program is open to boys and girls, Hammond residents only, …

Hammond Announces Pool Closure for 2017

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Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the City of Hammond’s public pools will be closed this season. The city has determined that due to emergency safety conditions that exist at all four of the city’s public swimming pools, they cannot be opened at all this year. “The repairs, even if started today, would not be able to …

Hammond Parks has Six Flags Great America Tickets!

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. invites all area residents to purchase your tickets for Six Flags Great America from Hammond Parks & Recreation at a steep discount! The Six Flags Great America tickets are typically priced at over $70 each if purchased at their main gate. Hammond Parks & Recreation is offering them for only $50 each. That is a …