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Family fun continues in Hammond throughout September

2013-09-06T00:00:00Z Family fun continues in Hammond throughout SeptemberBy Michelle Turchany Times Columnist
September 06, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Summer may be officially over, but the city of Hammond continues to offer activities for all ages in September.

Radio Disney

A family movie event is the screening of  “Toy Story” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake, 2324 Calumet Ave. Join us for music, games and prizes until 10.

Haven House fundraiser

Haven House is holding tits annual fundraising yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 13 and 14 to purchase school uniforms and shoes. The sale will be held at 251 Doty Street in Hammond, and includes kitchen items and much more. Zucchini bread can be ordered for $3 a loaf. Call Judy at (219) 931-7203.

R.C. Air Show

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. and the Hammond Parks & Recreation Department present the eighth annual Remote Control Air Show from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive. Bring the whole family to enjoy this free event with helicopters, jets, bi-planes and a static display. Weather permitting, a candy drop  from a large remote control airplane  will be held.

Mayor’s Night Out

Please join Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. and his City Department heads from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Hammond Academy of Science & Technology, 33 Meunich Court. Bring your questions and concerns.

Bizarre Bazaar

Join The Downtown Hammond Council for its eighth annual Bizarre Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at Historic Harrison Park, Hohman Avenue and Waltham Street.

Come and enjoy a wacky, outrageous day of family fun, including arts & crafts, a garage sale, food vendors, car and motorcycle show, HAST 5K Run/Walk, kids' games, pony rides, live music with Dick Diamond & The Dusters and so much more.

Call (219) 512-4298 or visit

Yoga classes

Free yoga classes are offered at The Pavilion at Wolf Lake at 6 p.m. every Tuesday evening and 7 a.m. every Saturday morning through September. Come join us at our great facility and have some fun.

Michelle Turchany is special events coordinator for the city of Hammond. Her opinions are her own. Contact her at

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