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Gotta Do It: Sept. 30 through Oct. 7

Sept. 30

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

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also Oct. 7, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Variety of on-the-job skills available. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Networking Tools for Today's Job Market – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

Oct. 1

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

• Recycle Your Bicycle: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m, Tuesdays through Sundays, through Oct. 13, Monee Reservoir in Monee Township. Recycle your old bicycle so it can be refurbished for people in developing countries. Bikes can be in any condition; new or beyond repair. Visit ReconnectWithNature.org.

• Senior Men's Club – 8:30 to 11 a.m., Gladys Fox Museum, Lockport. Buffet breakfast, speaker. Men age 50 and up. Register at lockportpark.org or call 815-838-1183.

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Health care. Register at will.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sand Ridge Savanna Nature Preserve, Custer Township. Seed collection. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• Illinois JobLink – 1030 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 1 p.m.; also Oct. 3, 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, visitwillcountygreen.com.

Center for Disability Services (CDS) 64th Annual Meeting of the Corporation Center – 6 p.m., 311 S. Reed St., Joliet, IL. Presentation of Melvin J. Larson award, light refreshments, tour of classrooms and building. Contact Gina Wysocki at 815-744-3500 ext. 220 or ginaw@cdsil.org or visit cdsil.org.

Oct. 2

• Job Readiness workshop – 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. Visitwill.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Presentation on John Mitchell – 7 p.m., City Hall, Braidwood. Speaker: Dick Joyce, scholar and historian. Refreshments. Hosted by Braidwood Area Historical Society.

Oct. 3

2nd Hand Sale – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; also 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 4, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1015 Winthrop Ave., Joliet.

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

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

• Utility Bills Savings Clinic – 10 a.m. to noon, Morris City Hall, l700 N. Division St., Morris. Sponsored by State Rep. David Welter, R-Morris and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB). Call 312-263-4282 ext. 111 or email events@citizensutilityboard.org with the subject line “Morris 10/3”. For information, call 815-416-1475.

• Math Review – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Variety of on-the-job skills available. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Industry Orientation – 2:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register atwill.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• 23rd Annual Take Back the Night – 5 to 8 p.m., Joliet Central High School, 201 E. Jefferson St., Joliet. Speaker: Dr. M. Susan Scanlon, local gynecologist and author, will offer advice for survivors of teenage dating violence and domestic violence. Sign language interpreter will be present. Candlelight vigil honoring women and children from Will County who were murdered over the past 10 years. Free.

• 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.

“State of Pride” – 7 p.m., Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet, 3401 West Jefferson St., Joliet. Social justice film. Free. Refreshments. Call 815-744-9020 or visit uujoliet.org.

Oct. 4

• 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.

• Standout Resumes – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works 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. Visitwill.works or call 815-727-4444.

Oct. 5

• "My Sister's Closet" – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Revolution Church, 24520 S. US Hwy. 52, Manhattan. Update your wardrobe and "shop" for designer and gently used clothing and accessories. For $10, choose 10 items. For information, contact Pat Wozny at 708-837-4062.

Oct. 6

• Swap Meet – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Chicagoland Speedway, NASCAR track, Gate 5, Laraway Road, Joliet. Vendor fee is $20. $5 admission. Under age 12 free. Call Rod at 815-478-3633.

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Brush control. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• Deadline for Residential Senior Snow Removal Program – For Joliet residents 65 years or older, or a person with a doctor verified disability. A lottery will be held of all applicants. Submit at joliet.gov/snowprogram or via email at NeighborhoodServices@joliet.gov, or in person at Joliet City Hall, 150 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.

Oct. 7

• Silver and Gold Club – Noon to 2 p.m., Fairmont Community Center, Lockport. Buffet lunch, speaker. Age 50 and up. Register at lockportpark.org or call 815-838-1183.

• 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.

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