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Gotta Do It: July 1 through July 8

Ongoing

• "Stars & Stripes Flag Retirement Program" – Woodlawn Funeral Home, 3201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Flags will be stored safely and then disposed in the proper, dignified manner as outlined by the United States Flag Code. Flag donors may attend an official Flag Retirement Ceremony conducted by the Boy Scouts of America. For information, call 815-725-0100 or visit woodlawnfunerals.com.

• Troy Preschool Program Bussing – For the program’s tuition-paying preschool students who attend half-day programs in the 2018-2019 school year. The rate is $400 for the school year and can be paid in installments. For more information, call 815-577-7314 or email Troy Director of Early Childhood Education Pamela Maxey at pmaxey@troy30c.org.

July 1

• Frankfort Country Market – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; also July 8, downtown Frankfort.

• Junk in the Trunk – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Gardner Co-op Flea Market, Old Route 66, Gardner. For information, call Patty or Craig at 630-215-8968.

• St. Mary Nativity Parish Picnic – noon to 9 p.m., St. Joseph Park, Theodore Street and Raynor Avenue, Joliet. Food, Bingo, games, live music The Bruce Korosa Band from noon to 4 p.m. and "Five Guys named Moe" from 5 to 9 p.m), kids activities. Call 815-726-4031.

July 2

• Monday Business Builders Referral Group – 8 to 9 a.m., Joliet Chamber office, 63 N. Chicago St., Joliet. to see if your business has been filled, call Danielle Blake at 815-727-5371 or visit jolietchamber.com.

• Free Fitness classes – 9 to 10 a.m., Joliet Route 66 Stadium, Joliet. Doors open 8:30 a.m. Every Monday through Aug. 12. Presented by ATI Physical Therapy and then Greater Joliet Area YMCA. For more information, call (815) SAY-YMCA or visit www.jolietymca.org

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 9 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 1 to 3:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• Conversational ESL for Adults – 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; also 10 a.m. Tuesdays; Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

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

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

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

• Fourth of July event – 6 to 10 p.m., Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Food, live entertainment. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call

• Fireworks Extravanganza – 9 to 10 p.m., Grundy County Fairgrounds, Morris.

• Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks – 6 to 9 p.m., Plainfield Central High School, located at 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield. Fireworks at dusk. For more information, visit www.plfdparks.org.

• Cruisin’ Into Lockport – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Central Square, Ninth Street and Hamilton, Lockport. Band: The Stingrays (oldies); Cars: Antique 1940s or older. For more information, call 815-838-3621, ext. 0.or visit www.lockportpark.org.

• Fireworks – After the Slammers game, Route 66 Stadium, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive. The first pitch of the game will be at 7:05 p.m. For more information, visit www.jolietslammers.com.

July 3

• Electronics Recycling – 6 to 11 a.m., Lockport Public Works, 17112 Prime Blvd., Lockport.

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

• Career Cafe – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• Drop-In Computer Lab – 10 a.m. to noon (computer lab) and noon to 2 p.m. (drop-in), Warehouse Workers for Justice & NHBW, 1 Doris Ave., Joliet. Get help applying for work or recovering unpaid wages. Free legal referral or help filing regulatory complaint. First Tuesday of the month.

• Encore Resale Shop – 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 815-300-7642.

• Conversational ESL for Adults – 10 a.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

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

• Prologistix-Costco Meat Processing Plant Hiring Event at Grundy Workforce – 1 to 3 p.m., 725 School St., Morris. Must apply online at www.prologistix.com before attending job fair. For information, email mgretenc@jjc.edu.

• “Staying Social: How to do it Right” – 1:30 p.m., Timbers of Shorewood retirement community, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. Speaker: Albert Banushi of Humana. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.timbersofshorewood.com or call 815-609-0669.

• 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.• Bingo – 6:45 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 100 S. 129th Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-725-0746.

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

• Brewhaus Bingo – 6 to 8 p.m., River Hawk Brewing, 24735 W Eames St., Channahon. 21 and up. For more information, visit www.riverhawkbrewing.com.

• Independence Day celebration – 6 to 9:30 p.m. July 3 at Deer Park Crossing, Romeoville. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

• 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.

• Plainfield’s Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks – 6 to 9 p.m., Plainfield Central High School, 24120 W. Fort Beggs Drive, Plainfield. Fireworks at dusk. For more information, visit www.plfdparks.org.

• Joliet Fourth of July fireworks – 6 to 10 p.m., Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. July 3, Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre, 201 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Free event with food, brews and live music.

• Joliet Fourth of July fireworks after the Slammers game, Route 66 Stadium, 1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive. The first pitch of the game will be at 7:05 p.m. For more information, visit www.jolietslammers.com.

July 4

• “All American Celebration” – 3 p.m. Fireworks following the national anthem at 9:25 p.m., Bolingbrook Golf Club. More than a dozen local restaurants, food trucks and a BBQ buffet from 4 to 7 p.m. Two live bands will perform: The Boy Band at 5:30 p.m. and ARRA at 7:45 p.m. Admission is free.

• Independence Day celebration – 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m., Community Park, Channahon.

• Fireworks – About 9:15 p.m., New Lenox Village Commons. Live music, kids activities and fireworks. The rock band Epic and the kid zone will open at 6 p.m.

• Joliet's 72nd annual Fourth of July fireworks – 9:20 p.m., Joliet Memorial Stadium, 3000 W. Jefferson St. Gates open at 6 p.m.

July 5

• 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 or call 815-727-4444.

• Microsoft Word – 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. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444

July 6

• Friday Business Builders Referral Group – 8 to 9 a.m., Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. To see if your business has been filled, call Danielle Blake at 815-727-5371 or visit jolietchamber.com.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Fish Fry – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Stone City Post, Stone City VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet. Dining room open from 4 to 8 p.m. Call 815-722-7122.

• 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.

• Canasta – 1 to 4 p.m., Coal City Public Library District, 78 N. Garfield St., Coal City. Join this group the first Friday of each month in the meeting room. Adults. For more information, contact Kathy Brown at 815-634-4552 ext. 141or kathy@ccpld.org.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• Fish Fry – 4 to 7:30 p.m., Cantigny VFW Post 367, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet. Call 815-722-5398.

• Pork Chop or Chicken Dinner – 4 to 7:30 p.m., Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Served with mashed potatoes, cole slaw and bread and butter. Dine-in or carryout. For carryout, call 815-723-3154.

• 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.

July 7

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

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

July 8

• CFU Sloboda Lodge 32 picnic – Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement, Joliet. Outdoor Mass is 10 a.m. Entertainment by Sinovi Tamburitza Orchestra is noon to 5 p.m. After Mass: apple and cheese strudel, povitica and other delicacies. Starting around noon: lamb, cevap's and a variety of sandwiches. Free admission. For information, call 815-886-6021.

• “Meet a Composter,” 1 to 3 p.m., Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Plum Creek Nature Center, Beecher. An experienced composter will demonstrate different composting techniques that include tumblers, bins, vermicomposting and more. Free. Age 21 and up. Registration not required. For information, visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

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