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Gotta Do It: July 16 through July 23

John R. Rogers will celebrate his 90th birthday on July 17 at the WRDR office in Joliet.
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.

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