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Gotta Do It: May 13 through May 20

May 13

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also May 13, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also May 20, 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. Professional, financial, information technology. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

• New Life for Old Bags – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., New Lenox Public Library, New Lenox Public Library, 120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox. Make mats for the homeless from old plastic grocery bags. Grades seven to 12. Call 815-485-2605 or visit newlenoxlibrary.org.

May 14

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

• Fishing For Trash 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., through May 19. Monee Reservoir. Pick up a trash bag and gloves at the concessions window, fill the bag and receive a free gift when you bring the bag back to the concessions window. Visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• LinkedIn Lab: Starting Your Profile – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• LinkedIn Lab: Maximize Your Profile – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

Job Fair – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100, Joliet. Seeking diesel mechanic, general laborers, warehouse associates, wire worker, yard worker, welder, customer service representative, forklift operators, HVAC service/installation technician, machine operators, maintenance technicians, production manager, maintenance clerk, maintenance worker, production worker. 

Also, order selector/unloader, warehouse packer, order selector, production line worker, electronic bench technician, light industrial worker, material handler, quality control analyst, shipping associate,on-call nanny, tutors, case manager, community support associate and direct support professional.  For more information, visitwill.works.

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

• ESL Conversation Group – 5 to 6:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Call 815-552-4280 or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

May 15

• 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.

May 16

• 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.

• Farm Stand – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nettle Creek Lavender Farm, 8255 Pioneer Road, Morris. Lavender and other plants for sale. Payment with honor system. Call 815-325-1770.

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

• Successful Interviewing workshop – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Health care. 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.

• Bringing Joy Where There Is Sadness – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., University of St Francis, Sexton Auditorium, 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Renowned spiritual master Paramahamsa Prajnanananda explores the great Saint Francis' compassion, courage, and commitment to his chosen life lived in imitation of Jesus Christ. Free. Register at stfrancis.edu/bring-joy.

May 17

• 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 18

Annual Gardener's Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Barber and Oberwortmann Horticulture Center, 225 N. Gougar Road, Joleit. Antiques, plants, garden decor. Call 815-741-7278.

• Free document destruction event – 9 a.m. to noon, Parking Lot D just east of the University of St. Francis at Taylor Street and Plainfield Road, Joliet. For more information, contact Tim Anderson at 815-727-8834 or visit willcountygreen.com.

• Used Oil Drive – 9 a.m. to noon, USDA Service Center parking lot, 3605 N Illinois Rt 47, Morris. For information, call 815-942-0359 ext. 3.

Fallen, But Not Forgotten event – 1 p.m., Coal City Performing Arts Center located in the Coal City High School, 655 W. Division St., Coal City. Presenter Ward B. Nickisch, colonel, Army, retired will discuss the search and recovery of POW/MIAs from Southeast Asia, Korea, and World War II. Refreshments,

May 19

• Junk in the Trunk – Setup is 8:30 a.m. Sale is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Commercial Drive, Morris. For information, call Ken at 815-942-2032 or email willis824@comcast.net.

May 20

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

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

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 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 will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Intro to Instagram – 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Shorewood-Troy Public Library, 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Call 815-725-1715 or visit shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

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