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Gotta Do It: Jan. 28 through Feb. 4

Jan. 28

• 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 Feb. 4 and 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.; also Feb. 4, 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. Professional, financial, information technology. Register at 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.

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

Jan. 29

• 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. Health care. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Registration for Lincoln-Way High School 2019-2020 preschool programs 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lincoln-Way East High School, Room 166; and 10 a.m. to noon, Lincoln-Way West High School, Room B126. For more information, call Beth Russler 815-464-4299 at East, and Amy Vollmer at 815-717-3618 at West.

• Grandparents Raising Children: Fellowship, Support & Resource Group 10 a.m., JTHS Administrative Center, 300 Caterpillar Drive, Joliet. Presenter: Mary White, JTHS Bridge Builder and grandparent raising a JCHS freshman,. Refreshments. RSVP to Kristine Schlismann at ]kschlismann@jths.org or call 815-727-6967.

• Job Fair – 1:30 to 3:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Seeking forklift operators, production line worker, customer service representative, HVAC service/installation technician, machine operator, maintenance technician, production manager, quality assurance technician and treatment officer, construction laborer, package handler, correctional officer, food service supervisor, nurse, social worker material handlers, auto body shop detailer/porter, supervisor, machine helper, press assistant, quality inspector, supervisor, assembler, CNC lathe machinist, polisher, deburrer, and  tool crib attendant. Visit www.will.works.

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

• Senior Scams and Identity Theft – 2 p.m., The Timbers of Shorewood, 1100 N. River Road, Shorewood. Presenter:  Lynn Lionhood of Legal Shield. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 815-609-0669 or visit timbersofshorewood.com.

• "a life with less PLASTIC" – 6 to 8 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. Presented by C.A.R.E. Citizens Against Ruining the Environment. For information, call Ellen at 815.592.5629 or visit willcountycare.org.

Jan. 30

• 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. 31

• 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.

• Thrift Shop – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; also 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 3, Channahon United Methodist Church, West Eames Street, Channahon. Benefits UMW missions. For information call 815-467-5275 or visit www.channahonumc.org.

• 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.

• 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.

• Bicycle/Pedestrian Master Plan Open House – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Council Chambers, 3rd floor, Lockport. Review exhibits, concepts and locations of new bicycle and trail connections, and ask questions of project consultants from GreenbergFarrow. 

• "The Screen Zombie - How to Develop a Healthy Relationship with Social Media"– 6:30 p.m., Plainfield East High School, 12001 Naperville Road, Plainfield. Presenter: Jeff Bean, police officer, president and founder of Safe Schools 4 All. Spanish and English.Professional development credits (CEUs and CPDUs) available for teachers. For more information, visit plainfieldparentcommunitynetwork.

Feb. 1

• 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

• 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.

• Encore Resale Shop Antiques and Collectibles Event – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; also Feb. 2, 710 Cedar Crossing, New Lenox. Toys, books, linens, jewelry, glassware, some small furniture pieces. Call 815-300-7642.

• 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.

Feb. 4

• 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.

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