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Gotta Do It: Oct. 14 through Oct. 21

Oct. 14

• Frankfort Country Market – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., downtown Frankfort.

• Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm Pumpkin Fest – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Through Oct. 31, 17250 S. Weber Road, Lockport.15-acre Superman Corn Maze, hayride out to the U- Pick Pumpkin Field, pet and feed farm animals, ziplines, giant slides, over 30 other attractions. For themed events and information, visit www.OurPumpkinFarm.com.

• Vortex Open Video Game Play – 3 to 5 p.m.; also Oct. 21, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

Oct. 15

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 9 a.m.; also Oct. 17, 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. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• C.A.R.E. Meeting – 6 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. Citizens Against Ruining the Environment. Various topics. Call Ellen at 815-834-1611 or Mary at 708-204-6924.

Oct. 16

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

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon,  Goodenow Grove Nature Preserve, Crete Township. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• 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).

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

• 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.

• Master Your Job Search – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Mobile Driver Services Unit –Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. Renew drivers’ licenses, obtain duplicate or corrected licenses and obtain Illinois identification cards between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rules of the Road Review course from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration for the course required. Call 815-744-1963.

• Golden Agers – Noon to 4 p.m. Senior Services of Will County Main Office, 251 N Center St., Joliet. Play cards and dice. For information, visit willcountyseniors.org/events or call 815-723-9713.

• 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.

• ESL Conversation Group – 5 p.m., White Oak Library District, Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Call 815-552-4185 or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• 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.

• Ghost Roads of Illinois with Dave Clark – Windy City Warrior – 6 to 7 p.m., White Oak Library District, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. To register or for more information, visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org or call 815-552-4230

• “Mortgage Refinance Tips – 6 to 8 p.m., NuMark Credit Union, 951 E Lincoln Highway, New Lenox. Free. To register, call 815-729-3211 or visit numarkcu.org.

• Next Steps Transition Training – 6:30 p.m., District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard St., Plainfield. Speaker: Sam Knight, an independent living advocate with the Disability Resource Center in Joliet. Topic: “Roadmaps to the Future." Contact Dee Graves at 815-577-4023 or dgraves@psd202.org.

• “Estate Planning” registration deadline – Event is 6 p.m., Oct. 18, Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. Presenter: elder law attorney, Jerome J. Goergen. For Troy Township veterans and residents. Free. Refreshments served. To register, contact Angela at 815-744-1963 or ascaggs@troytownship.com

Oct. 17

• Job Readiness 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 or call 815-727-4444.

• Job Fair – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Seeking food production worker, assemblers, forklift operators, machine operators, pickers/packers, verifiers, production worker, package handler, CDL drivers, trailer mechanics, customer service representatives, HVAC service/installation technician, maintenance technician, production manager, quality assurance technician, warehouse associates, administrative assistant, sales associate, material operator, general laborer, sanitation specialist, independent living coach, program specialist and team leader.
Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Upward Bound Veterans Job Club – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Joliet VA CBOC, 1201 Eagle St., Joliet. For information, call 815-740-8100, ext. 73093.

• Gender Explorers – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet, 3401 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. For information, visit genderexplorers.weebly.com.

• Manhattan Township Historical Society Monthly Meeting – 6:30 p.m., Manhattan Township Historical Society, 255 S. State St., Manhattan. Email ManhattanHistorical@yahoo.com.

Oct. 18

Community Services of Will County – 8 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Joliet. Topic: annual legislative update. For information, visit www.willcsc.com.

• 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.

• Making the Most of a Job Fair – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• ESL Conversation Group – 1 to 2 p.m. White Oak Library District, 121 E.
8th St., Lockport. For more information, visit whiteoaklibrary.org/ESL or call 815-552-4260.

• 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.

• “Mortgage Refinance Tips – 6 to 8 p.m., NuMark Credit Union, 2380 Caton Farm Road, Crest Hill. Free. To register, call 815-729-3211 or visit numarkcu.org.

Oct. 19

• Friday Business Builders Referral Group – 8 to 9 a.m., Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. Chamber membership required. Call Danielle Blake at 815-727-5371 or visit jolietchamber.com

• Friday Business Builders Referral Group – 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., Joliet Chamber office
63 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Chamber membership required. Danielle Blake at 815-727-5371 or visit jolietchamber.com

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

• 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

• 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.

• 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.

• 176 Catering Fish Fry – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Joliet Elks Lodge No. 296, 250 S.E. Frontage Road, Joliet. Baked and fried cod, fried shrimp, combo, burgers, salad bar. For information, call 815-744-3355

• 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.

Oct. 20

Electronics-only collection event – Just off Rt. 59, Shorewood. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon,  Sugar Creek Preserve, Joliet. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

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

• A Fair Tax Meeting – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Silver Spoon Restaurant, 1601 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. A lively discussion to abolish the IRS. For information, call 815-474-4385.

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

• Swiss Steak Dinner – 4 to 7 p.m., Elwood Community Church, 101 N Chicago Street, Elwood. $10 (adults) and $5 (12 and under). Tickets at door. Carryout available.

Oct. 21

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon,  Sugar Creek Preserve, Joliet. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

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