Category Archives: Hammond

Hammond Hosts Springtime Pawp-Up

Join us at this free event in the month of National Pet Day at the Hammond Civic Center (5825 Sohl Ave.) on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 3pm. Come and find your new fur baby while shopping local vendors & crafters. Concessions will be available for purchase. This event requires that all vendors and…

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Bishop Noll receives 10 Music Gold Medals – Makes History

Bishop Noll Institute’s band recently made history at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) competition. All competitors from Bishop Noll scored gold medals for the first time in school history. Students Nyree Ruiz, of Hammond; Rebecca Carlos, of Hammond; Hanna Abuzead, of Hammond; Arianna Magallanes, of Hammond; Alessandra Lopez, of Hammond; Abigail Wojtaszek, of…

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Books, Brushes & Bands Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

COVID-9 has brutally affected many around the world. BBB4E is no exception. With mandatory closing of schools and businesses, all spring and summer classes, performances, and events had to be canceled. This continued throughout the year with classes moving virtually. Despite best efforts through moving to virtual classes and pursuing grants, the loss of revenue…

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Hammond Mayor Announces Night Out Schedule

Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. is pleased to announce the Mayor’s Night Out schedule for 2021. The Mayor’s Night Out program is an open public forum that allows the residents of Hammond access to the Mayor and a representative from each city department to discuss Hammond’s current events. Be sure and mark your calendars to…

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Festival of the Lakes 2021

Everyone at Festival of the Lakes is excited to announce that as of today the 2021 fest is a go! Even though the global pandemic required the cancelation of the 2020 Festival, we’ve re-grouped and are ready to bring you the best live music festival in Northwest Indiana from July 14-18th. While it is too…

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Hammond – Whiting Kid’s Baseball League Signups

Lakeshore Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth is a Baseball/Softball League for children ages 4-18. They are now accepting sign-ups for the 2021 season. Their games take place in Hammond, Indiana at the Robertsdale Sports Complex.  2021 Season Sign Up Dates: Feb 27 (Sat) March 3 (Wed), March 6 (Sat), March 13-14 (Sat-Sun), March 16 (Tue) 2021 Season…

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Northwest Indiana Warming Shelters Announced

With high temperatures between 10 and 15 degrees predicted Friday and Saturday, with Sunday’s high temperature in the single digits, frostbite and hypothermia can occur during below-zero temperatures and individuals are recommended to limit time outdoors. In addition, Power outages are quite common with these frigid temperatures. Anyone in need of shelter is asked to…

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Share the Love in Hammond Indiana

The City of Hammond has launched their “Share the Love” program where Hammond restaurants and venues are offering Valentine’s Specials to present a “share the love” this Valentine’s Weekend  from area Restaurants. Patrons are encouraged to visit the City of Hammond’s website where they will post special offers the beginning of February. Or, visit this…

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Hammond Seeking Restaurants for Valentine’s “Share the Love”

The City of Hammond is gathering Hammond restaurants to present a “share the love” this Valentine’s Weekend with specials from area Restaurants. Patrons are encouraged to visit the City of Hammond’s website where they will post special offers the beginning of February. Or, visit this page as we update this post with new information and…

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Cline Avenue Bridge is Now Open!

The Cline Avenue Bridge will restore a critical transportation route on State Road 912, serving employment centers, promoting economic development, and establishing a vital emergency route in Northwest Indiana.      The Cline Avenue Bridge is owned by United Bridge Partners, which funds, designs, builds, owns, and operates private toll bridges across the United States.  …

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