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Gotta Do It: Nov. 4 through Nov. 11

Nov. 4

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also Nov. 4, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Visitwill.works or call 815-727-4444.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also Nov. 4, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Variety of on-the-job skills available. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Silver and Gold Club – Noon to 2 p.m., Fairmont Community Center, Lockport. Buffet lunch, speaker. Age 50 and up. $8 at door. Register at lockportpark.orgor call 815-838-1183.

• 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.

Nov. 5

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

• Senior Men's Club – 8:30 to 11 a.m., Gladys Fox Museum, Lockport. Buffet breakfast, speaker. Men age 50 and up. $8 at the door. Register atl ockportpark.orgor call 815-838-1183.

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

• Allison.com – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Learn how to access over 1,000 free online courses for individual learners, to help obtain a certificate or diploma in over 300 categories Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 1 p.m.; also Nov. 7, 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.

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Old Plank Road Trail – Washington Street Access, Joliet. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

Nov. 6

• 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 will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

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

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

• Public hearings in for I-80 improvements – 4 to 6 p.m., Holiday Inn & Suites,
1472 Rock Creek Boulevard, Joliet. IDOT will present the preliminary plans to reconstruct 16 miles of I-80, from Ridge Road in Minooka to U.S. 30 in Joliet and New Lenox. Visit www.i-80will.com.

• Lincoln-Way GFWC Junior Woman's Club of Illinois Monthly Meeting – 6 to 8 p.m., Trinity Services, 301 Veterans Pkwy, New Lenox. A New Lenox-based club that works to strengthen the community through volunteer service. Visit Lincoln-Way GFWC Junior Woman's Club of Illinois on Facebook.

• Active Shooter Readiness Seminar – 7 p.m., Rialto Square Theater, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Free and open to the public. Seating first-come, first-served. No ticket needed. Visit RialtoSquare.com or call 815-726-7171.

Nov. 7

• 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.

• Industry Orientation – 2:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Professional, financial, information technology. Register atwill.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• FAFSA Completion Night – 4 to 6 p.m., Joliet Junior College, Rooms T-2025 and T-2028 of T-Building, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Registration not required. For more information, call 815-280-2528, email finaid@jjc.edu or visitjjc.edu.

• Public hearings in for I-80 improvements – 4 to 6 p.m., All Nations Church of God in Christ Community Center, 503 Water St., Joliet. IDOT will present the preliminary plans to reconstruct 16 miles of I-80, from Ridge Road in Minooka to U.S. 30 in Joliet and New Lenox. Visit www.i-80will.com.

• Electronic Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., 25355 S. Center St., Channahon. The recycling center will accept residential electronics and take up to two televisions a household. Residents must show ID.

Nov. 8

• 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.

• 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.

 9th Annual Veterans Ceremony Nov. 8 – 2:20 p.m., Joliet Central High School auditorium, 201 E. Jefferson St., Joliet. Doors open 1:30 p.m. Honors veterans and those currently serving in the military, JROTC Cadets; the Joliet Central Symphonic Band with a musical tribute representing each branch of the service; the Joliet Central Choirs; ROTC Commander Phil Jayko reading “Duty, Honor, Country,” and the reading of veteran service biographies. Reception follows. Food provided by JCHS culinary arts students. Music provided by the Joliet Township High School Orchestra. To have a veteran honored, call 815-727-6796 or email Kristine Schlismann at kschlismann@jths.org. 

Nov. 9

• Free Tire Collection Event – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Will County Fairgrounds, 710 S. West St., Peotone. Open to Will County residents and those who live in a municipality that is partially in Will County. Only car, tractor and small truck tires accepted. Maximum of 100 tires per donor allowed. Business tires, industrial tires or off-road tires or heavily soiled tires not accepted. Must be able to unload own tires. For more information, call Tim Anderson or Eric Fasbender at 815-727-8834.

Nov. 10

Veterans Day Celebration Event – Noon to 3 p.m., Konow’s Farm, Homer Glen. 21-Gun Salute. DJ music by White Rose Weddings. Tractors and military vehicles will be on display. Face painting and kids activities. Refreshments. Free. Donation drawing and Veterans Day T-shirts sale benefits upcoming Veterans Plaza at Heritage Park. Submit photos for digital display at mediarelations@homerglenil.org by Nov. 7. Veterans needing transportation to event: Call 708-301-0632 to arrange for a ride. Rides need to be scheduled by Thursday, November 7. Visit homerglenil.org.

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