Student Conservation Association Invites Volunteers to Plant Trees in Hammond on Saturdays this October

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Join the Student Conservation Association (SCA) Calumet Tree Conservation Corps this fall as they plant hundreds of trees in local parks and schools! The Calumet Tree Conservation Corps is an SCA team of five young adults from the Calumet Region. The team is working to plant and maintain hundreds of native Indiana trees in East Chicago, Gary, Hammond, and Whiting. …

City Council Meeting for October 22nd has been Rescheduled

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Please take notice that the Hammond City Council has canceled the regularly scheduled council meeting to be held on October 22, 2018. The next scheduled Hammond City Council meeting is scheduled for October 15, 2018 in the Hammond City Council Chambers, 5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, Indiana, 46320. If you have any questions please call our office at 219-853-6404.

Valpo Comes to Hammond for Open Basketball Practice at Civic Center

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. along with the Valparaiso University Athletics Department is pleased to announce an open Valpo Men’s and Women’s Basketball practice to be held on Saturday, October 20 at the venerable Hammond Civic Center. “This is an effort by everyone involved to support the One Region campaign across Northwest Indiana. It is a unique opportunity for people …

Annual Fire Prevention Open House

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Join the Hammond Fire Department for their Annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at the Fire Station # 8, 6350 Parrish Avenue. There will be lots of different activities for children including: Fire Station Tours – See the newly built Station #8 Jaws of Life Extrication Demonstration Bounce House for Children Raffle …

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 19th from 5pm until 9pm IN COSTUME for some tricks, treats and to do the monster mash! Cost: $5 per couple …

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.

Hammond Sportsplex Grand Opening Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Sportsplex are hosting a Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, October 6, 2018, from 9:00am until 1:00pm. There will be contests and free giveaways from our sponsors. Open gym will be free to the public from 1:00pm until 5:00pm. Come by and sign up for sports leagues, meet the staff, tour the new …

2018 Trick-or-Treat Hours

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2018 Trick-or-Treat hours for Halloween on Wednesday, October 31, will be from 5pm until 7pm. Please call 219-853-6301 or 219-853-6378 if you have any questions. Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

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City of Hammond Announces Second Starbucks Location in Hammond

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Department of Planning and Development have confirmed the opening of a second Starbucks location within the City of Hammond. The new location, which is a 2,100 square foot stand-alone building and a 1.5 Million Dollar investment will be located in the Marina District Redevelopment area in the Robertsdale section of Hammond. The store …