IHSAA Boys 3A Basketball Sectionals


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce that the 2021 IHSAA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Tournament will be held at the Hammond Civic Center on Tuesday, March 2; Friday, March 5; and Saturday, March 6. Here is the game schedule: Tuesday, March 2: Doors open at 5:00 pm and the game start …

Black History Month Virtual Celebration


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Department of Community Development, the Black History Coalition Committee and the Hammond Human Relations Commission, will host a Virtual 2021 Black History Month Celebration on Friday, February 26, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. The theme will be “2021 Leadership in Education” and will be honoring African American Principals and Assistant Principals. The honorees are: Yolanda …

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events, Mayor's Office

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., The Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity, Inc. and the City of Hammond invite the public to attend a virtual program to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18, 2021 beginning at 10:00 am. The theme will be “Unity Amongst Diversity” and can be watched online on Facebook at: …

Virtual Public Meeting with: Artspace


CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond invite you to join a Virtual Public Meeting with Artspace on Tuesday, December 8th at 5:30pm. During this interactive Zoom, we will be learning more about the potential of an artist’s live/work art development in Hammond. There will be opportunities for comments and questions from the public, along with …

Tree Lighting Ceremony


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that the 2020 Tree Lighting Ceremony to kick off the Holiday season. When: Friday, November 27th @ 6:00pm Where: Hammond City Hall (front of building) 5925 Calumet Avenue There will be a special performance by the Calumet College of St. Joseph Dance Team and The Hammond Academy of Performing Arts Singers. For …

Hammond Holiday Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2020 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 5th 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 proceeds down Indpls. Blvd. to end at the Hammond Sportsplex between …

Autumn Colors Craft Show


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are pleased to bring back the Autumn Colors Craft Show. Get your holiday shopping done early, find some fun décor for Halloween, fall, and Christmas, and treat yourself to a new outfit, jewelry, lotions, chair massages, and more. Come on by to shop small businesses, handcrafters, and local consultants. …

Halloween Canvas & Mimosas


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Details Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate the Halloween season with a Canvas & Mimosas class. WHEN: Saturday, October 10, 2020 11:00am – 3:00pm WHERE: Hammond Civic Center 5825 Sohl Ave DETAILS: Rain or shine. A $2 donation to support the Dowling Park Stocking Program is suggested. Check-in at the playground under the tent. Bring …

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate its 7th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 7 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 Veterans Memorial. Some of the parade participants include members of local American Legions …