As part of its second annual Homecoming Week, Prairie State College will host a free community celebration from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, featuring food trucks, a car show, face painting, games, giveaways, and more, in the PSC main campus parking lot, located at 202 S. Halsted in Chicago Heights.
Special guests will be 2x Food Network Champion Executive Chef Camerron Dangerfield and Nutritionist and Celebrity Chef Eric Meredith who will be on campus joining PSC President Michael Anthony and community members sampling culinary bits from local food trucks. Dangerfield, Meredith and Anthony will then select the second annual food truck competition winner.
Car enthusiasts will get the opportunity to check out Corvettes, low-riders, and classic cars on display.
The event also will feature face painting, games, a live DJ, and a touch-a-truck activity allowing children of all ages to climb and explore a variety of trucks and vehicles.
“We are absolutely thrilled to welcome the local community to join us in celebrating 65 years of educating students during our Homecoming Week,” said Anthony. “This is a wonderful occasion for everyone to come together, have a great time, and build connections within our community.”
The community celebration is part of PSC’s commitment to fostering community engagement and collaboration. It serves as a platform for individuals of all ages to enjoy a safe and fun afternoon of entertainment, food, and camaraderie.