Calendar of Events

Date/Time Event Description Location
February 28, 2018

Board meeting

March 3, 2018

Poker Night

Poker night at the clubhouse! Limited to 40 spots total. $65 includes food. There will be a fully stocked cash bar. To reserve a spot, please contact Matt Kaftanich

Hammond Optimist Clubhouse
March 10, 2018

Wing Fest

Annual Wing Fest, all you can eat Wings for just $15. William Paz Wing Eating contest! Cold beer and wine will be available. 50/50s, prizes, and a $3000 purse Reverse Raffle. This years theme is "All Things Hessville", as the Optimist Club is excited to be able to call Hessville home once again with the purchase of our new clubhouse on Kennedy. Proceeds from the event are going to Hc3 (Hessville Commerce and Community Creative) and Hessville Little League.

Hessville Knights of Columbus
March 17, 2018

St. Patricks Parade

Hc3 and Hammond will be hosting the 1st annual St. Patricks Parade, and the clubhouse is on the parade route! Member Rich Alvarado, the clubs parade float specialist, will be putting together a float for the parade. The clubhouse will also be open for the event, and rumor has it Pat Carroll will be cooking his world famous corned beed and cabbage. Come out to the clubhouse, drink some green beer, and be Irish for the day!

Optimist Clubhouse
March 28, 2018
5pm doors open

General Meeting

General meeting at the clubhouse.

Optimist Clubhouse
April 28, 2018

Smelt Fry

Annual Smelt Fry, the clubs largest fundraiser of the year. Come gorge yourself with yummy smelt and be sure to purchase a Raffle ticket for a chance at winning $10,000!

Knights of Columbus
Hammond Optimist Youth Sports

Hammond Optimist Youth Sports

Our own local project is the Hammond Optimist Youth Sports Complex and our affiliation with Hammond Optimist Youth Sports. The complex and program is named for us due to the contributions to develop the park and our yearly support of the HOYS program.

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Optimist International

Optimist International

Optimist International is an association of more than 2,600 Optimist Clubs around the world dedicated to "Bringing Out the Best in Kids." With their upbeat attitude, Optimist Club members help empower young people to be the best that they can be.

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