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Gotta Do It: April 29 through May 6

April 29

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also April 29, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also May 6, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• JTHS Coffee & Community Conversations – 7 to 8 p.m., JTHS Administrative Center located at 300 Caterpillar Drive, Joliet. JTHS Superintendent Cheryl McCarthy and Board of Education members. No structured agenda. Interpretation will be available.

April 30

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

May 1

Electronic & Hazardous Household Items Pickup – Starts today. For Romeoville residents. Call 800-449-7857 or visit wmatyourdoor.com.

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

Veteran's Driver License Certification – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Joliet Junior College, C-1039, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Call 815-280-2966 or veteransbenefits@jjc.edu.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 12:30 p.m.; also Friday, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

May 2

Coffee with the Superintendent – 9 to 10 a.m., Troy Middle School, Don D. Bacon Administration Center, 5800 W. Theodore St., Door 10. Meet Superintendent Todd Koehl. Refreshments. Free. Open to staff, parents and community members. No structured agenda. Call 815-577-6760.

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

• 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.

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

• Microsoft Word – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronic Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., Families of Faith Ministries, Channahon. The recycling center will accept residential electronics and take up to two televisions a household. Residents must show ID.

May 3

Spring Youth Rummage Sale – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m; and 9 a.m. to noon, May 4, Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1910 Black Road, Joliet. Call 815-725-1606.

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Networking Tools for Today’s Job Market – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works 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.

• 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.

May 4

• The BIG Serve – Also May 5, Community service projects in the Plainfield area. Many family-friendly choices for people of all ages and abilities. Visit thebigserve.info.

• Flea Market for Kids – 8 to 10 a.m., Heritage Crossing Field House, 24935 West Sioux Drive, Channahon. Preregistration is required. The sale is open to the public and in conjunction with Channahon’s Village wide garage sales. For information, visit channahonpark.org.

Spring Book Nook Sale – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30p.m.; also 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., White Oak Library District. 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Newly donated books for astronomers, historians, vets, cooks, youth and kids, as well as audio books, CDs, and DVDs. Visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Living Green – 2:30 to 4 p.m., White Oak Public Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Dr, Crest Hill. Topics will cover small every day changes and larger ways to reduce energy consumption. Registration required due to limited space. Presented by Will County Green.
Contact Erin Dedin at 815-552-4286 or ededin@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

May 5

• Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, O’Hara Woods Preserve, Romeoville, garlic mustard removal. Dress for outdoor work and weather. RSVP: 815-722-7364 or rgauchat@fpdwc.org.

May 6

• Industry Orientation – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Professional, financial, information technology. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Microsoft Excel – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Allison.com – 3 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Health care. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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