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, …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade & Concert

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The City of Hammond celebrates its 3rd annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. in Hammond’s 5th and 6th districts. The parade route travels from Olcott Avenue, down 173rd street and ends at the Hessville Park Veteran Memorial. Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions and VFW posts, musical entertainment from …

11th Annual RC Pilots Air Show

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The Jean Shepherd Community Center will be hosting the 11th Annual RC Pilots Air Show featuring a candy drop for kids on Saturday, September 24th 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.

WWE Live at the Hammond Civic Center

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WWE Returns to Hammond for the 1st Time in 2 Years! Friday, October 21st, 2016, 7:30pm at the Hammond Civic Center. See your Favorite WWE Superstars including: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns, Kevin Owens, Charlotte, The New Day, Sami Zayn, Rusev, Cesaro, and many more!* Tickets start at just $15! Tickets available now at www.NXTTickets.com or at the Hammond Civic Center …

Hammond Parks extends pool dates

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Hammond Parks & Recreation extends pool dates to the public at Hessville pool, located at Kennedy Avenue and 173rd Street, and Pulaski pool, located at 137th Street and Sheffield Avenue, through Saturday, September 3rd. On Tuesday, August 16th Hessville and Pulaski pools will be open from noon until 7 p.m. Starting on Wednesday, August 17, the hours for Hessville and …