Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., in partnership with Region Racing Powered by Strack & Van Til, is proud to bring back the Region Riot Criterium bike race to the city of Hammond on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Photo: Nicky Jackson, Bunco Bash Committee Chair
Duo Sequenza will perform their all-new concert, “We’ve Got Rhythm!” at the Memorial Opera House, 104 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, Indiana, on Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm in celebration of National Chamber Music Month, a nationwide initiative to draw attention to small ensemble performance. This will be the duo’s 5th Annual National Chamber Music Concert featuring a cornucopia of music written for flute and classical guitar by American composers. A Meet and Greet at the Cash Bar begins at 7:00 pm.
The City of Hammond will host a community celebration and live 2019 NFL Draft telecast on Saturday, April 27, as part of the National Football League’s centennial season and celebration of the NFL’s “Original Towns” – the communities that were home to the NFL’s inaugural season. The media and public are invited to attend the celebration and watch a live telecast of Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. announcing the Los Angeles Chargers Round 6 Draft pick live on NFL Network. The pick will take place at the Hammond Sportsplex located at 6630 Indianapolis Boulevard. There will be food, a kids combine, historical information about the Hammond Pros and other fun for everyone at the Sportsplex this Saturday from 1 – 5 p.m. This is a free event and open to the public. The combine will be run by Empowering Athletes for Life and will include...
Weekend Performances: April 26 Through May 12
La Cage tells the story of Georges, the owner of a swanky and sexy Saint-Tropez nightclub, and his partner Albin who moonlights as the glamorous drag queen songstress Zaza.
Families and loved ones gathered at Sand Creek Country Club to celebrate Easter Sunday. Guests enjoyed an array of lunch, breakfast, and dessert options including an omelet station, prime rib carving station, breakfast buffet, dessert table, and more.
Glasses clinked and music filled the air for the exclusive Uncork and Unwind event at the Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan.
Each year, Mother’s Day is celebrated in a flurry of flowers and cards. The perfect opportunity to let mothers know how much they mean to us, the holiday passes in a warm, heartfelt haze. While cherished, it can be easy to disregard the amount of work that goes into being a mother. Why generalize motherhood when every mother is so unique?
“There’s so much talent in Valpo,” said Mr. U, host of WVLP’s Local Funk. That top talent was on full display on Sunday night at the 7th Annual WVLP Stars Over Valpo concert at Valparaiso University. The concert showcased longtime favorites like Ripley Street, Mark Rongers, Bryan Lubeck, Chad Clifford, John Derado and fresh faces like Frank Ruvoli, stop.drop.rewind, Hot Rod Heathens, and Valpo’s own youth music program The Blues Project.
The team at NorthShore Health Centers scattered 15,000 brightly colored easter eggs on the Portage Boys & Girls Club’s lawn on Saturday. The 6th Annual Easter Egg Hunt was an “eggcellent” chance for families to enjoy celebrating the holiday together.