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Join new citizens for music and fireworks tonight at Wolf Lake

Join the City of Hammond at 6 p.m. today at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake for the Citizen Naturalization Ceremony, followed by the Bill Porter Orchestra  at 7. Hammond’s spectacular fireworks display tops off the evening at dusk.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond children can spend summer in the parks

The Hammond Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Recreation Program starts Monday and runs until Aug. 1. The cost is $5 per child, Hammond residents only, and registration continues through June 27.

June 06, 2014 12:00 am

Sail-A-Way at Hammond Marina or take a swing at Lost Marsh

As the weather starts to improve (soon, we hope), take advantage of our Hammond Marina, 701 Casino Center Drive. Boats are ready for launch and the Sail-A-Way program provides classroom and on-water sailing instruction for both the able bodied and disabled.

May 02, 2014 12:00 am

Saturday's Slugfest is a boxing event for Make A Wish Foundation

Spring is here and the City of Hammond's calendar of events is starting to fill up. It’s that time of year where everyone comes out of hibernation and gets involved. So get busy!

April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Basketball, tumbling, boxing and pampering fill Hammond venues

Spring is just around the corner, although you can't tell it by the weather. Mark your calendars for the great events coming up in Hammond.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Stay busy this winter at dance, concert and more in Hammond

Despite the weather, there's plenty of activities in Hammond this month to get you out of the house and enjoying the season. Shake off that cabin fever and have some fun.

February 07, 2014 12:00 am

Globetrotters usher in new year of events in Hammond

As we start a new year, the city of Hammond also starts a new calendar of events.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am

Hammond welcomes the Santa, the Harlem Globetrotters and the WWE

Celebrate the holiday season and usher in the new year in the city of Hammond, where Santa and his elves will be joined by the circus, the Harlem Globetrotters and the WWE.

December 06, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond ready to ring in the holidays and more

There is plenty to do in the city of Hammond this month, whether you like bargains, sports or the holidays.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am

Come see your Hammond firefighters in their house

The Hammond Fire Department will host its annual Fire Prevention Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Central Fire Station on Calumet Avenue. Fire station tours, DJ music, a Moon Walk and many raffles will be included.

October 04, 2013 12:00 am

Family fun continues in Hammond throughout September

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

September 06, 2013 12:00 am

Summer fun in full swing in Hammond this month

Hammond's first Invitational Tournament (HIT), open to all baseball and softball teams ages 10 and 12, continues through Sunday.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am

Music is in the air as Festival of the Lakes approaches

Hammond’s 10th annual Festival of the Lakes is a five-day celebration that begins July 17 and concludes July 21.

July 05, 2013 12:00 am

Concerts, swimming, recreation and Splash Pad mark summer in Hammond

The Hammond Marina will host a “Welcome To The Water” celebration Saturday, which is National Marina Day.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am

Cinco de Mayo celebrated tonight in Hammond

Summer concerts are just around the corner and a packed schedule of spring events and activities in Hammond this month is ready to roll.

May 03, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond ready to bloom with April activities

Hopefully, April will bring Spring weather and some blooming flowers. Meanwhile, the City of Hammond is blooming with Spring activities, including:

March 29, 2013 12:00 am

March is a month full of events planned for Hammond

It will be easy to stay busy in Hammond this month, with everything from boys basketball to pampered women on the schedule. Here's the line-up offered by the City of Hammond:

March 01, 2013 12:00 am

February offers plenty to do in Hammond

Don't let winter weather keep you from enjoying February activities sponsored by the city of Hammond.

February 01, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond plans a full slate of community events in 2013

First of all, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year!

January 04, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond hosting holiday and winter activities

I hope everyone enjoyed Hammond's kick off to the holiday season with our Hammond Holiday Parade. What great weather and such a great turn out.

December 07, 2012 12:00 am

Stay busy in Hammond with garage sale, fashions, boxing and more

The weather may be nudging some folks to stay indoors, but there is plenty to do in the city of Hammond this month.

November 02, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond will keep families busy all month long

Join the Hammond Fire Department for an Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Central Fire Station, 6110 Calumet Ave. Lots of different activities are planned for children as all ages learn about fire safety. Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7 to 13.

October 05, 2012 12:00 am

Plenty to do and see in Hammond this month

As our summer season comes to a close, I look back and think of Hammond’s great summer events and how much fun we had at the 2012 Festival of the Lakes, our inaugural Triple Play Concert Series, the inaugural WHAM midnight bike ride, and all the fun events at the Pavilion at Wolf Lake.

September 07, 2012 12:00 am

August packed full of fun activities in Hammond

Hammond starts August off with a WHAM, the Whiting/Hammond After Midnight bike ride that will be Saturday. Enjoy a fun, relaxing 25-mile ride through Hammond and Whiting, celebrating many of the two communities’ new bike paths.

August 03, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond's Festival of the Lakes offers entertainment for all ages

Hammond’s ninth annual Festival of the Lakes, a celebration that begins July 18 and runs through July 22, will once again bring fun and entertainment to all who attend with music, food, carnival rides and numerous other activities.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond offers recycling, concerts, job fair, fishing and more

Hammond Recycling Center, 625 Conkey St., is accepting old electronics from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Recyclable items include computers, typewriters, printers, fax machines, TVs and VCRs. Computers and television sets can't have broken screens. Wooden console televisions will not be accept…

April 06, 2012 12:00 am

Hammond hosts vendor show, children's events and roller derby

Ladies, prepare to shop until you drop at the 10th annual Pampered Woman Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 at the Jean Shepherd Community Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond.

March 02, 2012 12:00 am
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