Civic Center Renovations Begin

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In celebration of the 80th year anniversary of the Hammond Civic Center in 2017, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has authorized renovations to the iconic building. Remodel work has already begun on the two concession stands inside the arena. Other improvements coming soon to the building at 5825 Sohl Ave. include new gymnasium bleachers, new scoreboards, gym floor refinishing, new …

Veteran’s Ballroom Dancing

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Join us at the Jean Shepherd Community Center for Veteran’s Ballroom Dancing! Admission is free to Veterans and Active Military. $5 admission for all other attendees. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Please call 219-554-0155 for more information. The Jean Shepherd Community Center is located at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323.

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. Vendor booths are $35 per booth. For information, call 219-554-0155 or stop by the Jean Shepherd Community Center and reserve your spot today.

“January at the Jean” Saturday Recreation Program

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite HAMMOND RESIDENTS with energetic children between the ages of 7 and 10 to beat the cold weather blues at the “January at the Jean” Saturday Recreation Program. January at the Jean is being held on Saturdays in January, the 7th through the 28th, 2017. This SUPERVISED program helps to …

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 21st from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple +$2 per …

Hammond Holiday Parade

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2016 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 3rd beginning at 10am. 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 …

Orak Shrine Circus Returns to Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Carden International Circus proudly present the 2016 Orak Shrine Circus at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Ave., beginning Thursday, Oct. 6th through Sunday, Oct. 9th. Come and see the elephants, tigers, lions, monkeys, dogs, aerialists, jugglers and much, much more! Four big days … seven big shows!! Tickets are on sale now …

United Combat League MMA in Hammond

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Be there for the next big event in MMA history: United Combat League MMA – Havoc in Hammond III! Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue. Doors open at 7:00pm. Fights start at 8:00pm. Some fighters at this event include: Miguel Torres, Dennis Dombrow, Dan Stittgen, Josh Lee, Nick Wayne, Ryan Peters and more! Tickets cost $32, …