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Gotta Do It: June 18 through June 25

Ongoing

• Bernie’s Book Bank – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday through July 5, Grundy County Land Use Department’s Environmental, Resource and Conservation Office, 1320 Union St., Morris. Drop off used children’s books. For information, contact Cheryl Wardell at 815-941-3228 (cwardell@grundyco.org) or Heidi Miller at 815-941-3229 (hmiller@grundyco.org).

• District 202 Preschool Screening – The Bonnie McBeth Learning Center. District 202’s preschool will screen 3- and 4-year-old children who reside in District 202 for the 2017-18 “Preschool for All” state preschool program. Eligible children will take part in a free educational program for five days a week. For information and to schedule a screening, call 815-577-4114.

• Grundy VAC office – To learn about programs for veterans on the local, state and federal levels, call 815-941-3152.

• Illinois AMVETS collection site – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Grundy County Administration Building, 1320 Union St., Morris; and Ace Hardware parking lot, 855 S. Ridge Road, Minooka.

• Joliet Junior College Summer/Fall Classes – Six- or eight-week summer sessions that begin July 3. Fall classes begin Aug. 21. Available online and at JJC’s three campuses in Joliet and Romeoville and education centers in Joliet and Morris. View classes and register (existing students) at eResources. New students, call 815-280-2493 or visit www.jjc.edu/admissions.

• Joliet Public Schools District 86 Summer Food Service Program – Dirksen Junior High (8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.), Gompers Junior High (8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m), Eisenhower Academy (8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.), Cunningham School (8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.), Taft School (8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.), Marycrest School (8:30 to 8:50 a.m.), Thigpen School (8:30 to 8:50 a.m.).

• Romeoville Cooling Centers – Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road and Fire Station No. 3, 698 Birch Drive. Also White Oak Library: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. After 9:30 p.m. Monday to Friday or after 5 p.m. on the weekends, call the police department at 815-886-7219.

• St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 307 N. Chicago St., Joliet; and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., 1820 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Monday is 50 percent off day. Seniors receive 20 percent off on Thursdays. For information, call 815-722-1140 (Chicago Street) or 815-729-4585 (Jefferson Street).

• Valley View School District 365U Summer Food Service Program – 8:30 to 9 a.m. Monday to Friday through June 30 at Hermansen and R.C. Hill elementary schools in Romeoville and 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. at Bolingbrook High School. Free lunch 11 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday through July 25 at BHS. Any child younger than age 18. For information, visit www.vvsd.org/food. To find a nearby site, text FOODIL to 877877 or call 1-800-359-2163.

• VVSD Mobile Meals – Free lunch Monday to Friday through Aug. 11 (except for July 4), at Bolingbrook: 11 to 11:20 a.m. at the Annerino Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. at the BRAC, 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Bulldog Park and 12:45 to 1:15 p.m. at Fountaindale Library; and Romeoville: 11 to 11:20 a.m. at Conservation Park, 11:30 to 11:50 a.m. at the Romeoville Recreation Center, 11:30 to noon at Irene King Elementary School and noon to 12:20 p.m. at Boucher Prairie Park. For information, visit www.vvsd.org/food.

• Yearlong Food Drive for Will County Humane Society – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, VCA Animal Hospital, 220 N. Hammes Ave., Joliet. Donations of food, toys and treats will be accepted. For information, call 815-729-0770. These and other items, along with monetary donations, may be delivered to WCHS, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood. Shelter open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.

Upcoming

• Boys & Girls Club of Joliet Summer Session – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, through Aug. 11, 226 E. Clinton St., Joliet. To register, call 815-723-3434.

• Summer Seminars – One day each. Continues through June 28. Offered by College of Education at Lewis University in Romeoville. For teachers and administrators. $40 per person. Attendees earn four professional development units for each seminar. Seventeen seminars of varied topics. For information, visit www.lewisu.edu/SummerSeminars.

• DeICE Summer Workshop – July 27, Troy Middle School, 5800 Theodore St., Plainfield. Topics: Seesaw Digital Portfolios, Class Dojo and Google Classroom, as well as coding in the classroom, podcasts, Google Forms and old-school games used in a “techy” way. $10 per adult and child. Register at https://goo.gl/00me7v. For information, email akasa@troy30c.org.

June 18

• Junk in the Trunk – Setup is 8:30 a.m. Sale is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Commercial Drive, Morris. $10 per space. For information, call Ken at 815-942-2032 or email willis824@comcast.net.

• Frankfort Country Market – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Downtown Frankfort. Variety of fresh produce, live entertainment, demos. For information, visit www.villageoffrankfort.com/calendar.

• 2nd Time Around Sale – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1000 S. Washington St., Lockport. For information, call 815-838-1017.

• Father’s Day Picnic – Noon, Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Barbecue lamb and chicken, cevap’s, sandwiches, bake sale. KGB Tamburiza Orchestra starts playing at 1 p.m. Free and open to the public. Call 815-723-3154.

• Pet Fest – Noon, St. Joseph Park, 700 Theodore St., Joliet. Live music, vendors, adoptable pets, affordable pet vaccines, veterinary wellness care. For information, visit www.w2wrescue.com and www.spayillinois.org.

June 19

• St. Patrick’s Food Pantry – 9 to 11:30 a.m., 710 W. Marion St., Joliet. For those living in the 60436 ZIP code. For information, call the St. Patrick’s parish office at 815-727-4746.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Visit jobs4people.org.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Basic Microsoft Excel – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Industry Orientation – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Affordable Pet Vaccines – 5 to 8 p.m., Paws 4 U Pet Bakery, 1736 Essington Road, Suite C, Joliet. No appointment necessary. For information, visit www.spayillinois.org.

• Citizens Against Ruining the Environment – 6 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Lockport Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. Nonprofit. All volunteers. For information, call Ellen at 815-834-1611 or Mary at 708-204-6924.

June 20

• Electronics Recycling – 6 to 11 a.m., Lockport Public Works, 17112 Prime Blvd., Lockport. For information, visit willcountygreen.com.

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Living Life Skills Educational Workshop – 9:30 to 11 a.m.; also Wednesday and Thursday, Disability Resource Center, 77 N. 129th Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-729-0162 (voice), 815-729-2085 (TTY) or 815-768-2582 (VRS).

• Encore Resale Shop summer season – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the first Saturday of the month, 710 Cedar Crossing, New Lenox. For information, call 815-300-7542.

• Illinois JobLink – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Math Review – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Bingo – 5 p.m., Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox. Call 815-485-8369 or visit vfwpost9545.org.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., Romeoville Public Works, 615 Anderson Drive, Romeoville. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• NuMark Credit Union “Slice of the Pie” Fundraising Event – 5 to 9 p.m., Pizza for U, 116 S. Larkin Ave., Joliet. Twenty percent of sales donated to Northern Illinois Food Bank.

• “Social Security Made ABCD-easy Workshop” – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. Presenters: Juliann and Erik Dybvik, along with Dan Gilley. Free. To register, visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org or call 815-552-4260.

• Bingo – 6:45 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 100 S. Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-725-0746.

• Midwest Crossroad Chorus of Sweet Adelines International – 7 p.m., Trinity Christian School, 901 Shorewood Drive, Shorewood. Call 866-588-7464 or visit midwestcrossroad.org.

June 21

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Re-employment Workshop – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield. Visit jobs4people.org.

• Networking Workshop – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Manhattan Township Historical Society meeting – 6:30 p.m., Manhattan Township Historical Society, 255 S. State St., Manhattan. New members welcome. Email ManhattanHistorical@yahoo.com or visit Facebook.com/ManhattanHistoricalSociety.

June 22

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Wilmington Public Library District, 201 S. Kankakee St., Wilmington. Visit jobs4people.org.

• Microsoft Word – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Industry Orientation – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Job Fair – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Seeking accountant associate, CDL-A local driver, CDL-A over the road driver, clamp drivers/pickers, CMM operator, dispatcher, forklift/reach truck operator, general laborer/machine operators, general production worker, home care aides, human resource specialist/recruiter, machine operator/polisher, maintenance technicians, mechanic, packers, product demonstrator, production line workers, quality and compliance supervisor, sanitation workers, security officers, warehouse workers and welder. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m., Joliet Junior College Greenhouse Facility, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. For vendor list, visit www.jjc.edu/info/farmersmarket. For information, contact market manager Dorothy Rosier at drosier@jjc.edu or 815-280-6662.

June 23

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort. Visit jobs4people.org.

• Illinois JobLink – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Fish Fry – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Fish, chicken and shrimp. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

• Fish Fry – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Stone City VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet. Dining room opens 4 p.m. Carryouts available. Call 815-722-7122.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena. Visit jobs4people.org.

• Bingo – Doors open 4 p.m. Cards begin 6 p.m., St. Mary Nativity School, 702 N. Broadway St., Joliet.

• Fish Fry/Karaoke – Fish fry is 4 to 8 p.m. Karaoke is 8 p.m. to midnight, Cantigny VFW Post 367, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet. Call 815-722-5398.

• Fish Fry – 5 p.m., Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox. Karaoke begins at 8:30 p.m. Call 815-485-8369 or visit vfwpost9545.org.

June 24

• Cemetery Restoration Weekend – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Boardman Cemetery, Paxon Drive, Bolingbrook. Gain hands-on experience identifying, cleaning and repairing grave markers. The Saturday session begins with an introductory workshop at Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• Citizenship Workshop – 9 a.m. to noon, Joliet Central High School, Joliet. Hosted by Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project (SSIP) and the Spanish Community Center (SCC). The event will offer assistance in both English and Spanish. For eligibility requirements and list of documents to bring to the workshop, call either SSIP at 630-296-6755 or call/text the Spanish Community Center at 815-277-9683.

• Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Naperville Regional HHW Facility, 184 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville. Visit willcountygreen.com.

• Low Cost Shot Clinic – 10 a.m. to noon, Hopeful Tails Animal Rescue, 2303 Oak Leaf Drive, Joliet. Also microchipping and nail trims. Register at hopefultails.welcomewaggin@gmail.com.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

June 25

• Outdoor Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. Shoppers admitted free. For information, call Mokena Park District at 708-390- 2343 or visit www.mokenapark.com.

• “Fill The Truck” Food Drive – Noon to 3 p.m., Homecoming Fair, St. Joe’s Park, Joliet. Canned and dry packaged foods, personal hygiene items, laundry and dish soap, paper goods, cleaning products. Benefits St. John the Baptist food pantry. For information, call St. Joseph Church rectory at 815-727-9378.

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