Purdue University North Central will celebrate its annual homecoming weekend on Friday, Sept. 12 and Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Westville campus. All activities are open to the public. UGN is a sponsor of the weekend’s activities.
Activities begin Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. with registration for a one-mile Fun Run. The fun run will begin at 6:00 p.m. Runners are encouraged to dress as their favorite Super Hero for this Super Hero themed race. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed runner as well as for the overall male and female race winners. There is a $5 registration fee and proceeds will go to PNC Student Athletics.
At 6 p.m. there will be a variety of free games and activities for individuals of all ages. The band Black Water Levee will be providing musical entertainment. Food vendors will have an assortment of items for purchase.
The evening will culminate with a fireworks show hosted by the Purdue North Central Alumni Association and presented by Badaboom that will begin at dark. Spectators may bring lawn chairs and blankets for the fireworks show. No coolers or outside food will be allowed. PNC is an alcohol- and tobacco-free campus.
On Saturday, Sept. 13 activities will continue with an Alumni Softball Game at the Purdue North Central Softball Field located at the Practice Field located at 9450 W. 125 S, Westville, IN 46391 that will begin at 10 a.m.
There will be a Car and Bike Show on campus from noon to 2 p.m., with spectators admitted free. Those who would like to exhibit vehicles may take advantage of early registration from 10 a.m. to noon with a registration fee of $10. Proceeds will to go the Warriors First Foundation and PNC Student Government. Questions about the PNC Car and Bike Show should be directed to PNC Student Government President Matt Migliorini at (812) 564-1805. Further information is available on the Car and Bike Show Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/PNC2014CarAndBikeShow
Homecoming activities will wrap up with an Alumni Baseball Game at 2 p.m. at Hick’s Field on campus.