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Gotta Do It: Aug. 19 through Aug. 26

Ongoing

• Cub Scout Pack 256 and Troy CCSD 30-C School Supply Donation Drive – Through Aug. 21. Drop off or mail donation check to Cub Scout Pack256 c/o Troy CCSD 30C, Door No. 10, 5800 Theodore St., Plainfield.

Aug. 19

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also Aug. 12, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also Aug. 26, 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.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• Citizens Against Ruining the Environment – 6 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Lockport Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. Nonprofit. All volunteers. For information, call Ellen at 815-834-1611 or Mary at 708-204-6924.

• Miracle League of Joliet’s Fall 2019 registration deadline – Season begins Sept. 7, Miracle League of Joliet’s field on Clinton street (within the confines of Dupage Medical Field, where the Slammer’s play). For special needs youth ages 4 to 20. $45. To register a child or to register to be a "buddy," visit miracleleagueofjoliet.com or call 815 258-3799.

Aug. 20

• 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. Manufacturing. Register at will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

Conversational ESL for Adults – 10 a.m. to noon, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• Reading Club for English Language Learners – 10 to 11:30 a.m., Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield. Call 815-436-6639 or visitplainfieldpubliclibrary.org.

• Tech Tuesdays – 10 a.m. to noon, Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield. Call 815-436-6639 or visitplainfieldpubliclibrary.org.

• Volunteer Workday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sugar Creek Preserve, Joliet. Seed collecting. Dress for outdoor work and weather. RSVP: 815-722-7364 or rgauchat@fpdwc.org.

• Microsoft Word – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 1 p.m.; also Aug. 22, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Successful Interviewing – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

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

• Group Buy for Solar Panels and Installation information session – 6:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. Will, Cook, DuPage and Kane counties have joined with Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizen Utility Board (CUB). Group buy program will be available until Sept. 30. Visit solarizechicagoland.com or contact Peter Murphy at peterm@midwestrenew.org.

• Two Free Estate Planning Seminars – 7 to 8:30 p.m.; also 10 to 11:30 a.m., Aug. 21, Trinity Services, New Lenox. In partnership with Financial Planning Ministry. To register for either session, call 815-717-3750 or email Sherry Ladislas at sladislas@trinityservices.org

Aug. 21

• 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. Visitwill.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Grammar Club for English Language Learners – 10 to 11:30 a.m., Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois St. Plainfield. Call 815-436-6639 or visitplainfieldpubliclibrary.org.

• Job Club – Noon to 1:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library, 15025S.Illinois St.,Plainfield. Topic: Job trends for 2019. Learn what changes are ahead with AI, data privacy, local
talent, gig economy, leadership, labor shortages with speaker Jill
Geers, Joliet Junior College. For more information, visit plainfieldpubliclibrary.orgor call 815-327-2515

• Job Toolkit – 3 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Health care. Register at will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

Aug. 22

• 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 will.works 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 will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• Adult Education Information Session – 2 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., City of Wilmington, 1165 S. Water St., Wilmington. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

“Farming on the Illinois Frontier” – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. Speaker: Midewin archaeologist and heritage program manager Joseph Wheeler, U.S. Forest Service. Call 815-552-4260 or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• University of Illinois Will County Extension Master Composter Program registration deadline – Event is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Aug. 24, Sept. 14 and Sept. 21. To register and for more information, visit go.illinois.edu/mastercomposter or call 815-727-9296.

Aug. 23

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort. Visitwill.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Autumn Showcase – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; also Aug. 24, Silver Cross Hospital's Encore Resale Shop, 710 Cedar Crossing, New Lenox. Fall home decor and accessories, linens, tableware, glassware, clothing, purses, shoes, jewelry. Call 815-300-7642 or 815-300-7117.

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Citizens Police Academy registration deadline – 6:30 to 9:30 p;.m., Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 1. Free 12-week program. Topics include: Gangs, Criminal/Traffic Law, Traffic stops, Firearms safety, K-9 unit. Ages 18 and up. Priority given to Romeoville residents. Pick up/drop off at the Romeoville Police Department, 1050 W. Romeo Road or mailed. For more information and application, visit romeoville.org/268/Citizens-Youth-Police-Academy.

Aug. 24

• Clothing Giveaway – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 509 E Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Clothing infant to adult, all sizes. Accessories, purses, shoes. Call 630-972-1819.

Aug. 25

“Saving Your Prized Possessions" registration deadline – Event is 7 to 8:30 p.m., Aug. 27, Isle a la Cache Museum, Romeoville. Discover the factors that make stuff fall apart, and learn easy ways to save and store possessions from a museum expert. Free; ages 16 or older. Register at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-886-1467.

Aug. 26

• Group Buy for Solar Panels and Installation information session – 6:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 195th St., Mokena. Will, Cook, DuPage and Kane counties have joined with Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizen Utility Board (CUB). Group buy program will be available until Sept. 30. Visit solarizechicagoland.com or contact Peter Murphy at peterm@midwestrenew.org.

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