Please take notice that the Gaming Advisory Committee, City of Hammond, Indiana, will hold work Study Caucus at 4:00 p.m. followed by the Gaming Advisory Committee Meeting at 5:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers
Hammond City Hall
Room 209, Second Floor
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, Indiana.

If any member of the public wishes to attend the meetings electronically, the meetings will be available on Zoom, which can be accessed for free on the internet access below.

Please take notice that the Gaming Advisory Committee, City of Hammond, Indiana, will hold work Study Caucus at 4:00 p.m. followed by the Gaming Advisory Committee Meeting at 5:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers
Hammond City Hall
Room 209, Second Floor
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, Indiana.

If any member of the public wishes to attend the meetings electronically, the meetings will be available on Zoom, which can be accessed for free on the internet access below.

Please take notice that the Gaming Advisory Committee, City of Hammond, Indiana, will hold work Study Caucus at 4:00 p.m. followed by the Gaming Advisory Committee Meeting at 5:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held in the Hammond Common Council Chambers
Hammond City Hall
Room 209, Second Floor
5925 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, Indiana.

If any member of the public wishes to attend the meeting electronically, the meeting will be available on Zoom, which can be accessed for free on the internet access below.

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation, the Hammond Parks Foundation, Inc. and the American Veterans Motorcycle Riders Association (AVMRA) invite Hammond residents to bring children ages 0-12 to the 17th Annual Easter Egg Hunt. There is no charge to attend, This year, a special needs section has been added. Don’t forget to wear your mask and practice social distancing.

Where:
Hessville Park 173rd & Kennedy Avenue Hammond, IN

When:
Sunday, March 28, 2021 @ 12:00 noon

Ages 0-12. Please bring your own bags or baskets to fill with goodies.

Don’t forget pictures with the Easter Bunny!

For more information, call Gina at 219-614-7397.

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Marina are pleased to announce the return of the Annual Fishing Derby for the 23rd year!

When:
Saturday, April 17, 2021
No Rain Date
7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Where:
Hammond Marina
701 Casino Center Drive

Prizes and trophies are given for:

  • Largest Salmon
  • Largest Trout
  • Largest Bass

This event is FREE and is open to all adults and children, with free parking and refreshments. Fishing will take place on the outer Lake Michigan break wall, on the inside, west end docks of the marina break wall, and on land. NO BOATS! Use live and/or artificial bait.

This derby is subject to all IDNR fishing and game laws, so please have your license and stamp. Get your fishing license online at www.wildlife.in.gov or simply visit Cabela’s in Hammond.

For more information contact the Hammond Marina at (219) 659-7678.

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation are excited to announce the return of the Springtime Pawp-Up. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 10am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Avenue.

Spend the day shopping over 30 local vendors and rescue shelters. Admission and parking are free for this event. Concessions available for purchase.

For more information, call Selina at (219) 853-7667.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is conducting a 3-day Virtual Panel Discussion to study Downtown Hammond and its potential for redevelopment. They will be looking at the vacant and occupied buildings along the Hohman Avenue corridor, including proposed new development, and assessing them for future use. During this Final Presentation, they will be discussing best uses of space and how to attract and retain retail. Please join us for some expert insight on our downtown area and how to best plan for the future.