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Gotta Do It: Feb.11 through Feb. 18

Feb. 11

• 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.

• Successful Interviewing – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• Allison.com – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Illinois JobLink – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit 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.

Feb. 12

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

• "AARP Foundation Tax-Aide" program – Tuesdays through April 9, Troy Township. By appointment only. Free to taxpayers with low and moderate income, Especially 60 and older. Call 815-744-1968 or 815-744-1963.

• “AARP Income Tax Prep for Seniors” program – Tuesdays through April 9, White Oak Library District,121 E. 8th St., Lockport. By appointment only. Free. Call 815-552-4260.

• Chicago Cubs’ Chris Singleton to Speak on Overcoming Adversity – 5 p.m., Lewis University dining room, Romeoville. Singleton inspires others with his forgiveness of the man who murdered his mother in 2015. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Danielle Burke at dburke3@lewisu.edu or 815-836-5072.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m. Township Hall, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• 100+ Women Who Care of Will County – 6 to 7 p.m., P.B. Mulligan’s Restaurant & Bar, 19433 Renwick Road, Crest Hill. For information, visit www.100wwcwill.org or email Maribeth@100WWCWill.org.

• Celebrate Black History Month: More Than a Month – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.,  Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W 195th St, Mokena. Documentary about Discovering oneself. To register, call 708-479-9663 or visit the events calendar at mokenalibrary.org.

• Public Safety Town Hall Meeting – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Lincoln-Way East High School, Colorado Ave., Frankfort. State Sen. Michael E. Hastings to address ongoing safety concerns at the 191st Street railroad crossing in Mokena. Town hall will also be streamed on Facebook on Hastings’ Facebook page, Michael E. Hastings (@HastingsforIL), and Mokena Neighborhood Watch. For information, call 815-464-5431 or email Outreach@senatorhastings.com.

Feb. 13

• Microsoft Excel – 10:30 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.

• Master Your Job Search – 1:30 pm., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., 1100 S. Cedar Road, New Lenox. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com

• Pruning: The Kindest Cut – 6 p.m., Will County Extension 100 Manhattan Road, Joliet. Learn how to prune your trees, shrubs and vines the right way. $10. For more information, call 815-727-9296 or kuhajda@illinois.edu.

• Free Rail Safety Presentation: “Operation Lifesaver” – 7 p.m., New Lenox Village Hall, Community Room, New Lenox. Railroad safety and awareness for children and adults of all ages. METRA and Operation Lifesaver safety items. Register at Eventbrite.com. For more information, visit icc.illinois.gov/ilol or contact Daniel Martin at dmartin@newlenox.net or 815- 462-6493.

Feb. 14

• Job Fair – 9 to 11 a..m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. flex officers, security officers, direct support professional, customer service representative, forklift operator, HVAC service/installation technician, machine operators, maintenance technicians, production manager, quality assurance technician, package handler, home care aides, group leaders, universal associates, home care aide/homemaker, staffing supervisor and material handlers. For information, visit will.works.

• 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.

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

Feb. 15

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

White Oak Library Rummage Sale – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; also Feb. 16, White Oak Library, 501 E. Romeo Road, Romeoville. Proceeds to benefit STEM Fest on March 2. For more information, contact jsmith@whiteoaklibrary.org or call 815-552-4210.

• Ribbon Cutting Set for Happy Daze Vape & Smoke Shop – 1 p.m., 340 S. Budler Road, Romeoville. For information, call 815-524-4434 and or visit Happy Daze Romeoville on Facebook.

Feb. 16

• I-Cash Event with Illinois State Treasurer’s Office – 9 a.m. to noon, State Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport, and state Sen. Pat McGuire, D-Joliet district office,16151 S. Weber Rd., Suite 103 in Crest Hill. For more information, call 815-372-0085, email RepConnor@gmail.com or visit icash.illinoistreasurer.gov.
 
• Jim Gibbons Presents The 1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landing – 1 to 2 p.m., Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W 195th St., Mokena. To register, call 708-479-9663 or visit the events calendar at mokenalibrary.org.

Feb. 18

• Local College Tour – 8:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. Depart from the Galowich Family YMCA, 749 Houbolt Road in Joliet. Tour North Central College in Naperville. For area high school students. To register, visit jolietymca.org or contact Kelsey Kruel at 815-782-0303, ext. 420 or kkruel@jolietymca.org.

Fifth annual Kids’ Fair – 9 a.m. to noon, Troy Middle School. 5800 W. Theodore St., Plainfield. Explore local services and organizations. Free. Hosted by State Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood). For more information, call 815-254-4211 or visit SenatorBertinoTarrant.com.

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