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Gotta Do It: Dec. 30 through Jan. 6

Dec. 30

• Festival of Lights Light Show – The Promenade Bolingbrook, 631 E Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. 250,000 LED lights twinkle, sparkle and dance to more than 20 different holiday songs! The show will play nightly on the hour 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 pm. The 60-tree sits in the round-a-bout in the middle of the shopping mall. The last show will be Dec. 31. For more information, visit www.shoppingpromenade.com.

Dec. 31

• After-Noon Celebration – 1 to 4 p.m., Skateland Recreation Center, 25334 W Eames St. Channahon. Skating, epic balloon drop at 3:30 p.m., prizes. $10 at the door. For more information, visit www.channahonpark.org.

• New Year's Eve Family Parties – 3 to 5 p.m. or 6 to 8 p.m., Channahon Lanes, 25306 W Eames St, Channahon. Cost includes bowling, shoes, pizza, soft drinks and party favors. Reservations required. Call 815-467-2026.

Jan. 2

• Job Readiness Workshop – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit 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.

Jan. 3

• 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.

• Encore Resale Shop – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays (except New Year's Day), Wednesdays and Fridays and the first Saturday of the month, 710 Cedar Crossing, New Lenox. For information, call 815-300-7642.

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

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

• Senior Services of Will County satellite office – Noon to 3 p.m., Troy Township, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. Every third Wednesday and every Thursday. Services include case management, Medicare assistance, Benefit Access (formerly known as Circuit Breaker), Title XX, Medicare open enrollment. For information, call 815-744-1968.

• 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.

Jan. 4

• PSAT Placement Exam – 7:30 a.m. to noon, Joliet Central High School,201 E Jefferson St in Joliet. Bring two No. two pencils and a calculator. Students must be dropped off and picked up at the main entrance on Herkimer Street. To register, contact Vickie Clark at 815-727-6732 or vclark@jths.org.

• 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

• Standout Resume – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit 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 VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet.

• 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. Must be 18 to play.

• 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.

Jan. 5

• 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.

• “Hallelujah” Soup Supper – 4 to 6:30 p.m., Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E. McArdle Road, Coal City. Cheesy potato soup and chili. Includes choice of soup, a sandwich, crackers, a beverage, ice cream and dessert. Carry-out available. $8 (ages 13 and up), $4 (ages 6 to 12), $2 (ages 3 to 5). Children age 2 and under eat free. Benefits church building fund.

Jan. 6

• 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.

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