In Hammond, Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., and Hammond Parks and Recreation announce the return of the Springtime Pawp-Up. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, April 17 from 10am to 3pm at the Hammond Civic Center on Sohl Avenue. Region residents are invited to spend the day shopping over 30 local vendors and rescue shelters. Admission and parking are free for this event. Concessions available for purchase.