Hammond Hosts 34th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast


CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond Planning and Development present the 34th Annual Volunteer Awards Breakfast on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 8:00am – 10:00am at the Dynasty Banquet Hall, 4125 Calumet Avenue, Hammond. For the 34th anniversary edition of the breakfast, the theme is “Volunteers Strengthen Communities”. Tickets for the event are issued on a …

Sinatra Forever @ The PAV


CATEGORY: Events, Featured

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to welcome Rick Michels’ and his 24-piece big band back to the Pavilion at Wolf Lake for Sinatra Forever on Saturday, September 18th Sinatra Forever: A Salute to Frank Sinatra is a concert that pays homage to the greatest singer of all time. Rick Michel is one of ...
Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

State of the City Address


CATEGORY: Events, Mayor's Office

2020 was a challenging year in so many ways.  The City endured a global pandemic, an economic downturn, and came to grips with social issues that made us all reflect on what makes every one of us an important part of our community.  Through all of this, the state of the City of Hammond remains strong. Please join Mayor Thomas …

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr.

“Blue Net” Press Conference CANCELLED


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Police Department, Mayor's Office

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Please join Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Chief Andy Short and the Hammond Police Department for a press conference on Tuesday, June 1st at 11:30 a.m. at Schoop’s Hamburgers, 7235 Indianapolis Blvd in Hammond. This press conference will discuss a new partnership between the police department, local businesses and residents related to enhancements being …

Splash Around Hammond’s Hessville Park This June


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond invite all kids to Hessville Park Sunday, June 6th for a free day of fun! This event takes place at Hessville Park from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Kid’s will be able to run through the water feature, dance to DJ music including kid’s Zumba, join in on a bicycle rodeo (obstacle …

Hammond Sportsplex Introduces Canvas Parties in the Union Lounge


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond are excited to announce the first canvas painting party happening this June 12th at the Hammond Sportsplex! The Summer Canvas Social will feature a hands-on teaching format where guests learn and paint a lion. The event is Saturday from 11:00am – 2:00pm in the Sportsplex Union Lounge. All are invited …

Kids Gardening Camp at the Hammond Sportsplex


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond are pleased to present a camp all about nature and plants. The Grow Your Own Camp is open to all kids ages 5-9 and 10-15 and is taking place on June 7th, 8th, 10th and 11th outdoors at the Hammond Sportsplex. The program runs from 10am – 11am for ages …

Hammond Sportsplex Branches Out with New STEM Camp


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond welcome a new program to the Hammond Sportsplex, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp. Various age groups are offered for this program and include ages 5-9, 10-14 and 15-18. The program takes place at the Sportsplex on June 7th-11th from 10am – 11am for ages 5-9, 11:15am – 12:45pm …

Kid’s Run Club


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department, Sportsplex

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond introduce the coolest club for kid’s this summer, the Kid’s Run Club. All kids ages 6-12 are invited to register for this program taking place on Thursday’s from June 3rd to July 8th at Martin Luther King Park (Highland St. and Tapper Ave. next to City Hall). The supervised program …