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Gotta Do It: Jan. 15 through Jan. 21

Ongoing

• Holiday Lights Drop-off – Through Jan. 31, lobbies of the County Office Building, 302 N. Chicago St., Joliet; Sunny Hill Nursing Home of Will County, 421 Doris Ave., Joliet; and the Land Use Department, 58 E. Clinton St., Joliet. Dispose of unwanted string holiday lights. For more information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 307 N. Chicago St., Joliet; and 9 to 8 p.m., 1820 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Monday is 50 percent off day. Seniors receive 20 percent off on Thursdays. For more information, call 815-722-1140 (Chicago Street) or 815-729-4585 (Jefferson Street).

Jan. 15

• Pancake Breakfast – 8 to 11:30 a.m., St. Anne Church, 1800 Dearborn St., Crest Hill. $7 (adults) and $4 (children). Age 3 and younger are free.

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Alessio Prairie, Crest Hill. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• Indoor Flea Market – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Oaks Recreation & Fitness Center, field house, 10847 W. La Porte Road, Mokena. For information, call Mokena Park District at 708-390-2401 or visit www.mokenapark.com.

• MLK Worship Service – 5 p.m., Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Singleton Place, Joliet. Speaker: Vincent F. Cornelius, president of the Illinois State Bar Association. For information, call 815-723-9445 or visit www.mtzionjoliet.org.

• MLK Celebration Service – 7 p.m., St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1404 S. Briggs St., Joliet. For information, call 815-723-5396.

Jan. 16

• Forest Preserve District of Will County Martin Luther King Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Theodore Marsh, Crest Hill. For more information, email rgauchat@fpdwc.org or call 815-722-7364.

• Pancake Breakfast – 8 to 11:30 a.m., St. Anne Church, 1800 Dearborn St., Crest Hill. $7 (adults) and $4 (children). Age 3 and younger are free.

• 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 St. Patrick parish office at 815-727-4746.

• Conversational ESL – 10 a.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• Android Basics – 11 a.m.; also 7 p.m., Jan. 18, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Bring your phone. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• After School Program – 2 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, Boys and Girls Club, 226 E. Clinton St., Joliet. Ages 6 to 18. For rates and information, call 815-723-3434.

• Affordable Pet Vaccines – 5 to 8 p.m., 2 Paws 4 U Pet Bakery, 1736 Essington Road, Suite C, Joliet. No appointment necessary. For information, visit www.spayillinois.org.

Jan. 17

• iPhone Basics – 11 a.m.; also 7 p.m., Jan. 19, Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Bring your phone. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• Electronics Recycling – 6 to 11 a.m., Lockport Public Works, 17112 Prime Blvd., Lockport. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• Living Life Skills Educational Workshop – 9:30 to 11 a.m., Will-Grundy Center for Independent Living, 2415 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. Call 815-729-0162 (voice) or 815-768-2582 (VRS)

• Encore Resale Shop – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and the first Saturday of the month, Silver Cross Hospital Campus, 710 Cedar Crossings Drive, New Lenox. For information, call 815-300-7642 or the hospital’s volunteer services at 815-300-7117.

• Career Café – 10:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. RSVP at 815-723-3885 and press 0 or chellis@willcountyillinois.com.

•Introduction to Facebook – 2 to 3 p.m., White Oak Library District, Romeoville Branch, 201 W. Normantown Road. For information, call 815-552-4230 or visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org.

• 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., Romeoville Public Works, 615 Anderson Drive, Romeoville. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• Internet Basics – 6 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Bring your phone. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• Next Steps Transition Training – 6:30 p.m., District 202 Administrative Center, 15732 Howard St., Plainfield. Topic: “PACE Program, National Louis University." Contact Dee Graves at 815-577-4023 or dgraves@psd202.org.

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

• Midwest Crossroad Chorus of Sweet Adelines International – 7 p.m., Trinity Christian School, 901 Shorewood Drive, Shorewood. Call 866-588-7464 or visit midwestcrossroad.org.

Jan. 18

• Bounce Back Social Services Off Sight Food Pantry Location – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., 500 Dr. Naomi O’Bryant (Ontario) St., Joliet. For information, call 815-782.6040, email bouncebacksocialservice@gmail.com or visit www.bouncebacksocialservices.com.

• Summer Meals program information session – 2 p.m., Professional Development Alliance, 2705 McDonough St., Joliet. Sponsors, meal sites needed. Illinois State Board of Education will provide information on resources available to organizations wishing to feed eligible children during the summer months. Register at 800-545-7892 or cnp@isbe.net.

• ESL Conversation Group – 3 p.m., White Oak Library District, Crest Hill Branch, 20670 Len Kubinski Drive, Crest Hill. Call 815-552-4185 or visit whiteoaklibrary.org.

• Manhattan Township Historical Society meeting – 6:30 p.m., Manhattan Township Historical Society, 255 S. State St., Manhattan. New members welcome. Email ManhattanHistorical@yahoo.com or visit Facebook.com/ManhattanHistoricalSociety.

Jan. 19

• Networking Your Way to a New Job – 9 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Free. RSVP by calling 815-723-3885 and press 0, or email chellis@willcountyillinois.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.

• English as a Second Language Conversation Club – 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Plainfield Public Library District, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield. Call 815-263-8145 or email thess@plainfieldpubliclibrary.org.

• Microsoft Word – 1:30 p.m.; also Jan. 19, Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. How to use Microsoft Word in job searches. RSVP at 815-723-3885 and press 0, or email chellis@willcountyillinois.com.

• Business After Hours – 5 to 7 p.m., Stella’s Place, 2035 Ridge Road, Minooka. No entry fee. Bring business cards. Hosted by Grundy County Chamber and the Channahon Minooka Chamber.

• Balancing Work and Life – 7 p.m., White Oak Library District Lockport Branch, 121 E. 8th St., Lockport. Presenter: Family Life & Personal Skills Advisor Terrie Vanover. For information, visit www.whiteoaklibrary.org or call 815-552-4265.

Jan. 20

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

• Will County Mobile Workforce Center – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Mokena Public Library, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena.

• 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.

• Fish Fry – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Stone City VFW Post 2199, 124 Stone City Drive, Joliet. Dining room opens 4 p.m. Carryouts available. Call 815-722-7122.

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

• Fish Fry/Karaoke – Fish fry is 4 to 8 p.m. Karaoke is 8 p.m. to midnight, Cantigny VFW Post 367, 826 Horseshoe Drive, Joliet. Call 815-722-5398.

• Studio 300 in Your Pocket – 4 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• 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.

Jan. 21

• 9th Annual Tournament of Dreams – Competition rounds begin at 8 a.m. followed by rounds at 9:30 and 11 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. Final rounds are at 2:30 pm. Awards ceremony and entertainment at 4:30 p.m., Bolingbrook High School. Enter Door 17. Free admission. For information, email Donna Franks-Tapley at franks-tapleyd@vvsd.org.

• Lockport Woman's Club – 10 a.m., Cross Point Church, 17530 W. Fox Hollow Drive, Lockport. Speaker: Jeanne Bishop, criminal justice lawyer and author of "Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy, and Making Peace with My Sister's Killer." For information and to RSVP, call 708-997-8524.

• A Fair Tax meeting – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Silver Spoon Restaurant, 1601 W. Jefferson St., Joliet. A lively discussion to abolish the IRS. Call 815-474-4385.

• 7th Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – 4 to 7:30 p.m., Troy Middle School cafeteria, 5800 Theodore St., Plainfield. $8 for adults in advance, $10 at the door. $5 for kids ages 4 to 8. Purchase tickets at www.troybandboosters.org. For information, email roybandboosters@gmail.com. For carryouts, call 815-302-4782 the day of the dinner.

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

• Pot Roast with Vegetables Dinner – 4 to 7 p.m., Elwood Community Church, 101 N. Chicago St., Elwood. $10 (adults) and $5 (kids 12 and under). Purchase tickets at door. Carryouts available.

• Spaghetti Dinner – 4 to 7 p.m. Hope United Methodist Church, 2506 Caton Farm Road, Joliet. $10 adults, $5 children. Includes salad, spaghetti, bread and beverage.

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