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 …

Halloween Activities in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

In an effort to provide Halloween options to parents this year, Hammond Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. has announced that there will be a Citywide Drive Through Trunk and Treat event held in the Hammond Sportsplex parking lot located at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard on Friday, October 30 from 5-7pm. “With the support of City departments and area businesses, we expect …

Outdoor Movie Night in Hammond


CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Public Library, Parks Department

Details Hammond Parks & Recreation has teamed up with the Hammond Public Library to show a Movie Night. WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020 7:00pm WHERE: Dowling Park Athletic Complex Plaza (next to the Jean Shepherd Community Center at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive) DETAILS: The movie will be a Tim Burton Film called “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”. Doors open …