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Gotta Do It: April 1 through April 8

April 1

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also April 8, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also April 8, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works 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 will.works or call 815-727-4444.

April 2

• Longterm Care – NuMark Credit Union, Crest Hill. Free seminar. To register and for information, call 815-729-3211 to or visit numarkcu.org.

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

• Career Cafe – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

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

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

• JTHS Foundation to Host Reception Honoring Jeff Pierson – 5 to 7 p.m., Joliet West High School Cafeteria, 401 N. Larkin Ave., Joliet. Appetizers, musical entertainment.

• Introduction to Bitcoin II – 6:30 to 8 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

April 3

• Illinois JobLink – 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.

• Free Job Fair Kickoff – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Résumé writing, interview skills. For information, visit jjc.edu/jobfair or call 815-280-2756.

• Money Smart Week: Teens and Fraud Prevention – 6 to 7 p.m., White Oak Public Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Learn first-hand about the types of persuasion tactics used to perpetrate financial fraud through playing a strategy game. For information, contact Colleen Melone at 815-552-4280 or cmelone@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Going Back to School: 101 Open House for Adults – Event is 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., April 6, Lewis University ’s St. Charles Borromeo Center, 101 Airport Road in Romeoville. Includes breakout sessions on variety of topics. Register at lewisu.edu/youcandothis.

April 4

• Job Fair – 9 to 11 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Seeking flex officers, security officers, forklift operators, machine operators, material handler, picker/packer, warehouse associate, customer service representative, HVAC service/installation technician, maintenance technician, production manager, quality assurance technician, home care aides, caregivers, bus driver/van driver, housekeepers, janitorial workers, food service sales associate, golf maintenance worker, park maintenance worker and summer park maintenance worker. Visit www.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.

Internet Safety – 10 to 11 a.m., Shorewood-Troy Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood, Adults. Call 815-725-1715 or visit shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

• Money Smart Week: Reverse Mortgages for Seniors – 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., White Oak Public Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. RSVP with Senior Reverse Mortgage Group, Inc.by calling 312-588-7140. For information, contact Colleen Melone at 815-552-4280 or cmelone@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• 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.

• Adult Education Info Session – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Presentation on Gypsy Moth Treatment – 3 to 6 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. For treatment sites, visit www2.illinois.gov.

• 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.

“Composting 101" registration deadline – Event is 2 to 3 p.m., April 6, Isle a la Cache Museum, Romeoville. Free. 12 and up. Register at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-886-1467.

April 5

Volunteer Day of Service – 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 5 p.m., Galowich Family YMCA, located at 749 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Complete beautification projects inside and outside. Register at jolietymca.org/giving/volunteer-day-of-service.

• 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, 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.

I-Cash Discovery – 1 to 3 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Dr., Shorewood. Alice Morales from the Illinois State Treasurer's office will be here to help you discover if you have property to claim through the I-Cash program. Call 815-725-1715 or visit
shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

April 6

• Rummage Sale – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Braceville United Methodist Church, 106 W. Goold St., Braceville. New Christmas items, new and gently used clothing, household items, toys. Benefits church's children's ministry. 

April 7

"a life with less PLASTIC" – 1:30 to 4 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. Discussion about dependency on plastic along with impact on health and environment. Visit willcountycare.org or call 815-834-1611.

April 8

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

“Create Your Life: Actions for a Sustainable Future” – 7 p.m., University of St Francis, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Presenter: Debra Rowe, national and international leader in education and action for sustainability. Free. RSVP by visiting stfrancis.edu or calling Janine Hicks at 815-740-3807.

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