Category Archives: Hammond

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Santa’s Mountain is Back at A Christmas Story in 2022

The Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond opened “A Christmas Story Comes Home” exhibit  Sat. Nov. 12 which runs through Dec. 30. presented by The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, the popular exhibit, showcases a variety of scenes that people will recognize from the beloved 1980s film “A Christmas Story.”       The Indiana Welcome…

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All Branches All Wars Memorial Exhibit Announced – Hammond Indiana

Story by Valencia “Mother Diva” Dantzler,  Hammond Indiana’s American Legion Post 168 and Veterans View’s Radio Show presented a very special ceremony at the corner of Lyman and Douglas where the Monon and Erie Lackawanna bike trails intersect.  The unveiling of a Tribute to Our Troops All Branches All Wars Future Exhibit.  The ceremony’s organizer…

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OMG! View Our NWI Halloween Newsletter Online!

View ONLINE This Week’s Newsletter!! CLICK HERE! We feel this week’s NwIndiana Halloween Newsletter is so valuable that for the first time ever we are blogging you about it! This Week’s Newsletter is SO IMPORTANT We Made is Available TO EVERYONE! Without Subscribing! We have the Haunted Houses, Decorated Halloween Homes, Trunk Or Treats, Halloween…

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Mayor Anthony Copeland’s 5k Run/Walk – East Chicago

East Chicago is hosting a 5k Run/Walk Saturday, October 15th. We are encouraging residents to show support to the runners and walkers that will be trekking through your neighborhoods beginning at 9:00 a.m. The 3.1-mile run/walk should last no longer than 2 hours. The course is flat and fast, beginning at Carrie Gosch School, to…

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Help Save the NwIndiana Mudpuppies from Wolf Lake

     Research conducted by scientists from Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium and Southern Illinois University (SIU) has focused on the newest threatened species at Wolf Lake–the mudpuppy.      Research of the aquatic salamander, a long-time resident of Wolf Lake that grows to 11 to 18 inches long, has piqued the curiosity of local fishermen. Concern…

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Labor Day 15 Mile Bike Ride

      The 19th annual Active Living Faire 2022 at Wolf Lake in Hammond Indiana will feature a fishing clinic for youngsters and the bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride on Monday, Sept. 4, 2022.      Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the 15-mile ride, with frequent stops along the way,…

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NWI Symphony Orchestra FREE Summer Music Concerts

      The Free Symphony Concerts In the Park, begin in July in Crown Point and concludes on August. every year. These FREE concerts are hosted by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra in 6 communities across Northwest Indiana. Come early, bring your lawn chairs and blankets and, relax and enjoy the music!  Everyone is…

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“Reefer Madness” Coming To Hammond in July

The Towle Theater is proud to present the third show in their 2022 season.  Reefer Madness is a musical comedy by Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney and is directed by Towle Theater Managing Director, Jeff Casey with Musical Direction by Ron Attreau and Choreography by Colin Funk. Reefer Madness is sponsored by Calumet College of…

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Hammond Library Announces Summer Reading

Last week, Hammond Public Library kicked off its annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme, “Read Beyond the Beaten Path” revolves around summer camp adventures and invites readers of all ages to participate in reading challenges to win prizes. The Summer Reading Challenge runs from June 1 through July 31, and is a way to…

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Live in the Ville Festival Returns To Hessville

Live in the Ville Opens June 3rd and 4th in Downtown Hessville, Indiana. Patons Can Enjoy Live Music, Kids Fest, Beer Garden, Circus Acts, Food Trucks, Vendors and More! Located on Kennedy Avenue at 173rd Street in Hessville community of Hammond. Show off your ride at this year’s Live in the Ville on Saturday, June…

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