2017 Black History Month Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., the Hammond Human Relations Commission and Department of Community Development will host a Black History Month Celebration on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Hammond City Hall, 1st floor lobby. The festivities will begin at 10:00am. The theme for this year’s event is “Women of the Cloth.” Mayor McDermott will present a proclamation honoring eight African …

Rusted Root at the Hammond Civic Center

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Rusted Root with Special Guest Devon Allman Tickets: $22 online at Universe.com/gohammond or at the Hammond Civic Center Box office for $25. Doors open at 7:00 pm. All ages show. General admission seating. Concessions available for purchase. Phone (219) 853-6378 with questions.

Hammond Celebrates 2nd Annual 219 Day – Back in Rat

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Mark your calendars! Mayor Tom McDermott, Jr. brings 219 Day “Back in Rat” to the Hammond Civic Center on Saturday, February 18 from 6:00 pm until midnight with the holiday that is all about ‘da Region. The event boasts free admission with craft beer, food vendors and entertainment exclusively from the 219. Check in early and often for updates at …

Hammond Video Game Festival

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Admission is $15 for a one-day pass; $25 for a two day pass. Tournaments, Indie Game Developers and Rhythm Games to try out. Tournaments will be in Streetfighter V and Super Smash Bros IV. Tournament entry is free, but you must pre-register at www.ipgnation.com. Rhythm games available to try out will be Just Dance 2017, Guitar Hero. NBA2K17 will be …

Region Rap Show @ Hammond Civic Center

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DetailsRegion Rap Show Saturday, January 28, 2017 Doors Open: 6pm Show Time: 7pm MC: DJ KCeaser the Crowd Pleaser Headliner: Twista Openers: Liptak, Al Koleon, Flee Gang, Chino Marks, Xavier Taylor Where: Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue Tickets: online at Universe.com/gohammond for $12 or Civic Center Box Office: $10 Phone: (219) 853-6378 All Ages Show. General Admission. Concessions ...

Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration

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Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr., the City of Hammond, and the Ministerial Alliance of Hammond and Vicinity present the Annual MLK Candlelight March & Celebration: “Dream With A Purpose” Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 6:45am This year’s Candlelight March starts at Hammond City Hall, with lineup beginning at 6:30am, and concludes at the Hammond Civic Center where the festivities continue …

Veteran’s Ballroom Dancing

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Join us at the Jean Shepherd Community Center for Veteran’s Ballroom Dancing! Admission is free to Veterans and Active Military. $5 admission for all other attendees. Coffee and pastries will be provided. Please call 219-554-0155 for more information. The Jean Shepherd Community Center is located at 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive, Hammond, IN 46323.