Gotta Do It: July 16 through July 23

Published: Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:26 p.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:30 p.m. CDT
John R. Rogers will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 17 at the WRDR office in Joliet.

Ongoing

• Joliet Junior College Fall Classes – Begin Aug. 21. Available online and at JJC’s three campuses in Joliet and Romeoville and education centers in Joliet and Morris. New students, call 815-280-2493 or visit www.jjc.edu/admissions.

•  Joliet Public Schools District 86 Registration – Deadline is July 26. For information, visit www.joliet86.org or call 815-740-3196. 

• District 86 Summer Food Service Program – 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Dirksen Junior High, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Gompers Junior High, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Eisenhower Academy, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Cunningham School, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Taft School, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. at Marycrest School, 8:30 to 8:50 a.m. at Thigpen School.

• Romeoville Cooling Centers – Recreation Center, 900 W. Romeo Road, and Fire Station No. 3, 698 Birch Drive. Also White Oak Library: 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. After 9:30 p.m. Monday to Friday or after 5 p.m. on the weekends, call 815-886-7219.

• Valley View Schools Summer Food Service Program – Free breakfast 7:45 to 9:45 a.m. through July 25 at Bolingbrook High School. Free lunch 11 a.m. to noon Monday to Friday through July 25 at BHS. Any child younger than 18. To find a nearby site: Text FOODIL to 877877 or call 1-800-359-2163.

Upcoming

• Boys & Girls Club of Joliet Summer Session – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, through Aug. 11, 226 E. Clinton St., Joliet. To register, call 815-723-3434.

• DeICE Summer Workshop – July 27, Troy Middle School, 5800 Theodore St., Plainfield. Topics: Seesaw Digital Portfolios, Class Dojo and Google Classroom, as well as coding in the classroom, podcasts, Google Forms and old school games used in a “techy” way. $10 per adult and child. Register at https://goo.gl/00me7v. For information, email akasa@troy30c.org.

July 16

• Frankfort Country Market – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; also July 23, downtown Frankfort.

• Junk in the Trunk – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 100 Commercial Drive, Morris. $10 per spot. Benefits Sunrise Center Therapeutic Riding organization. For information, contact Ken at 815-942-2032 or willis824@comcast.net.

• Holy Cross Parish Picnic – St. Joseph Park, Theodore Street and Raynor Avenue, Joliet. Polish Mass at the Grotto: 10:30 a.m. Picnic: noon to 9 p.m. Gora Band: noon to 3 p.m. Polka Generations: 3 to 6 p.m. Joey Dee and the Starlighters: 6 to 9 p.m. Polish food, car show, face painting, clown.

July 17

• WOTM Bingo – Doors open 8 a.m. Bingo starts 10 a.m., 118 10th St., Lockport. Upstairs. Elevator accessible in back of lodge.

• St. Patrick’s Food Pantry – 9 to 11:30 a.m., 710 W. Marion St., Joliet. For those living in the 60436 ZIP code. For information, call the parish office at 815-727-4746.

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

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Microsoft Excel – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• 90th Birthday Celebration – 4 to 7 p.m., 755 Essington Road. WRDR invites you to a very special open house celebrating Mr. Rogers’ 90th birthday. Enjoy hor d’oeuvres, drinks and cupcakes. Stop by and help us wish one of our founding partners a very happy 90 years young.

• Affordable Pet Vaccines – 5 to 8 p.m., Paws 4 U Pet Bakery, 1736 Essington Road, Suite C, Joliet. No appointment necessary. For information, visit www.spayillinois.org.

July 18

• 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. For information, visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Career Café – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet.

• Living Life Skills Educational Workshop – 9:30 to 11 a.m.; also Wednesday and Thursday, Disability Resource Center, 77 N. 129th Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-729-0162 (voice), 815-729-2085 (TTY) or 815-768-2582 (VRS).

• Encore Resale Shop Back to School sale – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and the first Saturday of the month, 710 Cedar Crossing, New Lenox. For information, call 815-300-7542.

• Illinois JobLink – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Computers for Seniors – 2 to 3 p.m., White Oak Library District, Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. Call 815-552-4230 or visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Math Review – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Bingo – 5 p.m., Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox. Call 815-485-8369 or visit vfwpost9545.org.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., 57 W. Marion St., Joliet. Visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• WOTM Bingo – Doors open 5 p.m. Bingo starts 7 p.m., 118 10th St., Lockport. Upstairs. Elevator accessible in back of lodge.

• Bingo – 6:45 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 100 S. Infantry Drive, Joliet. Call 815-725-0746.

July 19

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Senior Citizen Health Fair and Shred Event – Health fair is 9 a.m. to noon, St. Mary Immaculate Parish, Cana Hall, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. Free refreshments, health screenings, door prizes. Hosted by State Rep. Mark Batinick, R-Plainfield. Also shredding event from 9 to 11 a.m. For information, call 815-436-2651 or visit www.smip.org.

• Re-employment Workshop – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org 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.

• Successful Interviewing – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., 1100 S. Cedar Road, New Lenox. Visit willcountygreen.com.

• Manhattan Township Historical Society meeting – 6:30 p.m., Manhattan Township Historical Society, 255 S. State St., Manhattan. Digitize and organize artifacts. Email manhattanhistorical@yahoo.com.

July 20

• Community Services of Will County – 8 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Joliet. Presenter: Joliet Public Library. Visit www.willcsc.com.

• 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.

• Microsoft Word – 10:30 a.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. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• LinkedIn Lab – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Farmers Market – 2 to 6 p.m., Joliet Junior College Greenhouse Facility, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. For vendor list, visit www.jjc.edu/info/farmersmarket. For information, call 815-280-6662.

• A Look at our Property Taxes – 6:30 p.m., St. Mary Immaculate Parish, Faith Sharing and Harvester meeting rooms, 15629 Route 59, Plainfield. Hosted by state Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, D-Shorewood. Speaker: Daniel A. Berg, CPA and partner at Sikich. Call 815-436-2651.

July 21

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon, Frankfort Public Library District, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort.

• Fish Fry – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Stone City Post, Stone City VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet. Dining room open from 4 to 8 p.m. Call 815-722-7122.

• Fish Fry – 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Fish, chicken and shrimp. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

• Job Fair – 1:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. 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.

• Bingo – Doors open 4 p.m. Cards begin 6 p.m., St. Mary Nativity School, 702 N. Broadway St., Joliet.

• Pork Chop or Chicken Dinner – 4 to 7 p.m., Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Served with mashed potatoes, coleslaw, and bread and butter. Dine-in or carryout. For carryout, call 815-723-3154.

• Fish Fry – 5 p.m., Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545, 323 Old Hickory Road, New Lenox. Karaoke begins at 8:30 p.m. Call 815-485-8369 or visit vfwpost9545.org.

July 22

• Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Naperville Regional HHW Facility, 184 Fort Hill Drive, Naperville. Visit willcountygreen.com. Call 815-474-4385.

• Résumé Maker with WinWay Résumé Writer – 11 a.m. to noon, White Oak Library District, Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road, Romeoville. Call 815-552-4230 or visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Open House H&R Block Income Tax Course – Noon to 3 p.m., H&R Block, 1701 N. Larkin Ave., Crest Hill.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Council 4400, 1813 E. Cass St., Joliet. Carryout. Call 815-723-3827.

July 23

• Outdoor Flea Market – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Park, 10925 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. Free admission. For information, call 708-390-2401 or visit www.mokenapark.com.

• 3rd Annual SerbFest – Noon to 9 p.m., St. Joe’s Park, 700 S. Theodore St., Joliet. Barbecued lamb, grilled cevapcici (Serbian sausage), pork shish-kabab, potato salad, coleslaw, desserts. Carryouts available. Raffles, Bingo, KidZone. Orkestar Veseljak: 1 to 5 p.m. The Cruisers, featuring Dick Tezak: 5 to 9 p.m. For information, call Michelle Efatoski at 773-351-2150 or visit www.stgeorgejoliet.org.