36th Annual Hammond Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony


Five men and two women from Hammond’s historic athletic past will be inducted into the Hammond Sports Hall of Fame, Thursday, May 12 at the Hammond Civic Center. Comprising this year’s 36th annual induction class are Hammond High/Weber State and professional basketball player Jermaine Boyette Hammond High & professional baseball player/pitching coach/instructor Joe Fletcher Hammond High/University of Chicago basketball player ...

Veterans Appreciation Day Parade

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the City of Hammond celebrate its 8th annual Veteran Appreciation Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 6 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 …

VIDEO: Downtown Hohman Avenue Redesign Presentation

CATEGORY: Economic Development, Events, Mayor's Office, Speck

2021 Realtors Breakfast

CATEGORY: Community Development, Events

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Breakfast for Realtors®. The Breakfast for Realtors® is an opportunity to learn about the Hammond’s Code Enforcement, the Hammond Port Authority, College Bound programs, the Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center, Hammond City Parks & Recreation, and the School City of Hammond. Golfing is free for Registered Realtors®! Be sure to ...

15th Annual Remote Controlled Air Show

CATEGORY: Events, Parks Department

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite you to attend an indoor remote-controlled air show and static display hosted by the Midwest RC Pilots on Saturday, September 25 from 12-3p. This event is being held at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Come and watch or join in on the fun—this event is ...

Fall Leaves Paint Party

CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Public Library, Parks Department

DetailsMayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation are holding a fall canvas painting party in September at the Hammond Sportsplex. The Fall Leaves Paint Party will feature a hands-on teaching format where guests will learn to paint a fall scene. WHEN: Saturday, September 18, 2021 11:00am – 2:00pm WHERE: Hammond Sportsplex Union Lounge (second floor) 6630 Indianapolis …

Outdoor Movie Night in Hammond

CATEGORY: Events, Hammond Public Library, Parks Department

DetailsHammond Parks & Recreation has teamed up with the Hammond Public Library to have a free Outdoor Movie Night. WHEN: Saturday, September 3, 2021 7:30pm WHERE: front lawn of the Hammond Sportsplex 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard DETAILS: The movie will be “The Greatest Showman” starring Hugh Jackman. Come early and bring your chairs and blankets. The movie will start at 7:30 …