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Gotta Do It: Nov. 11 through Nov. 18

Nov. 11

• Veterans Day event – 9 a.m., Braidwood Veterans Memorial Wall (across from Braidwood City Hall). Presented by Braidwood American Legion group.

• Will County Veterans Day Ceremony – 10 a.m., Rialto Theater,102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Ceremony will feature performances by the Joliet Police and Fire Department pipe and drums and the American Legion Band. Natalie Coleman, an Iraqi campaign veteran and CEO of After the Peanut Foundation will be the keynote speaker. A free reception will follow at the Joliet Area Historical Museum at 11 a.m.

• Romeoville Veterans Day Service – 10 a.m., Edward “Doc” Memorial,11 Montrose Drive, Romeoville.

• Bolingbrook Veterans Day Ceremony – 11 a.m., Village of Bolingbrook Veterans Memorial,375 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook.

• Veterans Day Ceremony – 11 a.m., American Legion hall, Gardner. Guest speakers include a representative from Honor Flight Chicago and a recent Honor Flight Veteran.

• Veteran's Day Observance – 11 a.m., Coal City High School, 655 W. Division St., Coal City. St Juvin Post 1336 Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post 796 will participate in the observance. The US Navy Band from Great Lakes will also perform.

• Veterans Day Observance – 11 a.m., Morris High School gym.

• Veterans Day program – 4 to 5 p.m., 650 Deerwood Drive, Shorewood. Adults. MaryAnn Shanley will share The Story of the Canteen, revealing how decades after WWII, her father's canteen made it from the Beaches of Normandy back to his children in the States. Register at 815-725-1715 or visit shorewoodtroylibrary.org.

• Veterans Day Observance and Dinner – 6 p.m., The Mazon American Legion Post 352, Mazon. A short program will follow dinner.

Nov. 12

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

• Veterans Day assembly – 8 a.m., Immaculate Conception School, Morris. Veterans invited to attend.

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

• Illinois JobLink – 11 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Learn how to upload resume on the site, job tips. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• High School Equivalency (GED) – 1 p.m.; also Nov. 14, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m. Township Hall, 11000 W. Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. For information, visit willcountygreen.com.

• 100+ Women Who Care of Will County – 6 to 7 p.m., P.B. Mulligan’s Restaurant & Bar, 19433 Renwick Road, Crest Hill. Nominate, vote, choose one local charity and write a $100 check on the spot. Two or four-person team welcome. For information, visit100wwcwill.org or email Maribeth@100WWCWill.org.

• 100+ Women Who Care of Chicago Southland – 7 p.m., Little Joe’s Restaurant, Rt. 30 and LaGrange Road, Frankfort. Email 100pwiswc@gmail.com or visit 100+ Women Who Care in Southern Will County on Facebook

Nov. 13

• Free Vehicle Inspections for Seniors 60+ – 9:15 to 11 a.m.; also Nov. 14, Lincoln-Way Central High School, 1801 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox. Lincoln-Way automotive students, under supervision of an auto shop teacher, will check fluids, belts and hoses coolants, headlights, turn signals, parking lamps and registration plate bulbs;, inspect tires and suspension; load test batteries. For appointments, contact Daniel Martin at dmartin@newlenox.net or call 815-462-6493.

• 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.

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

• Adult Education Information Session – 1 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Visit will.works or call 815-727-4444.

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

• Green Tech Here and Now” registration deadline – Event is 9 to 11 a.m., Nov. 15, Four Rivers Environmental Education Center, Channahon. Learn about the many green elements that went into the building’s design and construction and then learn about some of the options and resources currently available to consumers. Free; ages 16 and older. Register at ReconnectWithNature.org or call 815-722-9470.

Nov. 14

• 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 will.works or call 815-727-4444.

• History of the American Flag – 10 a.m., Church of St. Anthony, 100 Scott St., Joliet. Presenter: Barry Kolanowski, executive director Senior Services Center of Will County. Light breakfast served before presentation. Call Karen at 815-347-2309 or Linda at 815-722-1057 or email at either saintanthonyjoliet@hotmail.com or ksorbero@aol.com.

• Microsoft PowerPoint – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. 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.

• Electronics Recycling – 5 to 7 p.m., City of Wilmington, 1165 S. Water St., Wilmington. Visit willcountygreen.com.

Nov. 15

• 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.

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

• LinkedIn Lab: Maximize Your Profile – 2 p.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.

Nov. 16

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Whalen Lake, Naperville. Brush control. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• O'Hara Woods Restoration Workday – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., O'Hara Woods, 525 Belmont Drive. Romeoville. Meet in parking lot off Beverly J Griffin Drive (to the southwest of Lake Strini).For information, email tjoray@theconservationfoundation.org.

Nov. 18

• AARP Legislator’s Breakfast – 9 to 11 a.m., Prairie Bluff, Lockport. Learn about what is happening at the federal, state, and local levels to address prescription drug issues. Register at lockportpark.org or call 815-838-1183.

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

• Free Senior Driving Seminar – 10 a.m., Lockport Police Department’s community room, 1212 Farrell Road. To RSVP, call the office of State Rep. Margo McDermed (R-Mokena) at 815- 277-2079.

• OJT Orientation – 10 a.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.

• Successful Interviewing Workshop – 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. Professional, financial, information technology. Register atwill.worksor call 815-727-4444.

• Citizens Against Ruining the Environment – 6 to 7:30 p.m., White Oak Lockport Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. Nonprofit. All volunteers. For information, call Ellen at 815-834-1611 or Mary at 708-204-6924.

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