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Gotta Do It: April 15 through April 22

Ongoing

• Caring for God's Creation – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m, through April 28, New Life Lutheran Church Bolingbrook, Bolingbrook. For a list of recyclable items, visit For more information, visit NewLifeBolingbrook.org/events.

April 15

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3:30 p.m.; also April 22, Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.m.; also April 22, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Illinois JobLink – 10:30 a..m., 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. Manufacturing, transportation, distribution, logistics. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

April 16

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

• Recycle Your Bicycle: 6 a.m. to 5 p.m, through April 28, Monee Reservoir in Monee Township. Recycle your old bicycle so it can be refurbished for kids and others in need locally and abroad. Bikes can be in any condition; new or beyond repair.

• Industry Orientation – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Professional, financial, information technology. Register at will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

Mobile Driver Services Unit, Troy Township Community Center, 25448 Seil Road, Shorewood. Obtain a vehicle sticker, vision screening with driver’s license renewal, renew, replace or correct your driver’s license or state ID card, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rules of the Road Review Course from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Register for the course at 815-744-1963. For information call 217-782-7044 or visit cyberdriveillinois.com.

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

• Computer Basics: Introduction to Computers – 2 to 3 p.m., White Oak Library District, 201 Normantown Road, Romeoville. Contact Dennis Broz at 815-552-4230 or dbroz@whiteoaklibrary.org or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

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

Going Green – Hop to It! – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W 195th St., Mokena. Presenter Joann Webb. Learn to make changes at home to help the environment. Call 708-479-9663 or visit mokenalibrary.org.

• Next Steps Transition Training – 6:30 p.m., District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard St., Plainfield. Speaker: Mary Anne Ehlert, president and founder of Protected Tomorrows will discuss accessing life planning services for people with special needs. Contact Dee Graves at 815-577-4023 or dgraves@psd202.org.

• Swedish Death Cleaning – 7 to 8 p.m., Frankfort Public Library, 21119 S Pfeiffer Road, Frankfort. Presented by Jeanne Roppolo. Register at frankfortlibrary.org or call 815-534-6173.

April 17

• 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.

• Job Fair – 10 a.m. to noon, Wilmington Island Park District, 315 N. Water St., Wilmington. Seeking diesel mechanic, warehouse associates, welder, wire worker, yard worker, flex workers, security officers, assemblers, forklift operators, general laborers, material handlers, pickers/packers, loaders/unloaders, banquet servers, cafe worker, flaggers, maintenance workers, corrections food service supervisor, corrections nurse, correctional officer, corrections social worker, corrections treatment officer, caregivers, extrusion operator associate, thermoforming operate associate, freight handler, power equipment operator and yard driver, order selector/unloader, maintenance technicians, production supervisor, reach truck operator, registered behavioral technicians, warehouse customer service representative, building service worker, director of information security, director of project management, lab assistants, packaging technicians, home health care aide/CNA, production line workers, sanitation workers, supervisors and taskers, CDL Class A drivers, customer service representative, customer service associate, pharmacy technician and shift lead. Visit will.works.

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

• Job Club – Noon to 1:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library, 15025S.Illinois St., Plainfield. Presenter: Cathy Giacobbi, Community Career Center. Topic: Branding and Networking. Visit www.plainfieldpubliclibrary.org or call 815-327-2515.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 12:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Excel 2010 Basics: Formulas and Functions – 3 to 4 p.m., White Oak Library District, 20670 Len Kubinski Dr, Crest Hill. Contact Antonio Penaherrera at 815-725-4280 or apenaherrera@whiteoaklibrary.orgorg or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

“Reverse Mortgages for Seniors” – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Library District, 121 E.
8th Street, Lockport. Visit whiteoaklibrary.org, or call 815-552-4260.

April 18

• Microsoft Word – 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 1 to 3 p.m., Wilmington Public Library District, 201 S. Kankakee St., Wilmington. Visit jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• 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.

“Build a Basic Budget: the Five-Step Spending Plan" – 6 to 8 p.m., New Lenox Park District, 701 W. Haven Ave., New Lenox. Hosted by NuMark Cred Union. Free. Seating limited. Call 815-729-3211.

• Citizenship Test Prep – 6 to 8 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Adults. To register, call Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project at 630-296-6755.

Investments 101: Becoming a Smart Investor" – 6 to 8 p.m., NuMark Credit Union, Crest Hill. Free. Seating limited. Call 815-729-3211.

• After-hours job fair – 4 to 6 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100, Joliet. Seeking flex officers, security officers, registered nurse, substitute special education paraprofessional, home care aides, home care aide/homemaker, transportation aide, home health aide/certified nursing assistant, customer service representative, forklift operators, HVAC service/installation technician, machine operator, maintenance technician, production manager, quality assurance technician, correctional officer, corrections food service supervisor, corrections nurse, corrections social worker, corrections treatment officer, material handlers, reach truck forklift operator, electronic bench technician, light industrial worker, quality control analyst, shipping associate and census takers. Visit will.works.  

• 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.
 

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