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Shorewood

Gotta Do It: March 5 through March 12

ONGOING

• Middle School Meet Up – 3 to 4:45 p.m., Monday, Wednesdays, Fridays, Romeoville Recreation Department, Recreation Center’s Drdak Teen Room, 900 W. Romeo Road, Romeoville. $1 per day. For information, call Jason Buckholtz at 815-886-6222 or visit www.romeoville.org.

• 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 information, call 815-722-1140 (Chicago Street) or 815-729-4585 (Jefferson Street).

• Yearlong Food Drive for Will County Humane Society – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, VCA Animal Hospital, 220 N. Hammes Ave., Joliet. Donations of food, toys and treats will be accepted. For information, call 729-0770. These and other items, along with monetary donations, may be delivered to WCHS, 24109 W. Seil Road, Shorewood. The shelter is open from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 815-741-0695 or visit willcountyhumane.com.

March 5

• Stomp Out Breast Cancer benefit for Kristin McGuire – Noon to 4 p.m., Skooter’s Roadhouse, 700 W. Jefferson St., Shorewood. $30 (adults) and $15 (children). Buffet dinner, cash bar, silent auction, door prizes, themed baskets. For information, email stompout35@gmail.com.

March 6

• Citizenship Test Prep – 6:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. 8-week course. Register with SSIP at 630.296.6755.

• 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’s 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. Visit www.jobs4people.org.

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

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

• Basic Microsoft Excel – 1:30 p.m.., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. How to use Microsoft Word in job searches. For information, visit www.jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• 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.

• Microsoft Excel – 6:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

March 7

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

• Career Café – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit www.jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

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

• Illinois JobLink – 10 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit www.jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Math Review – 2 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit www.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., Romeoville Public Works, 615 Anderson Drive, Romeoville. For information, visit www.willcountygreen.com.

• Computer Basics – 6:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

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

March 8

• Free AARP Tax Preparation Service – Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. Eighth St., Lockport. For seniors and low-income individuals. By appointment only. Visit whiteoaklibrary.org or call 815-552-4260.

• Industry Orientation – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. Register at www.jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• Re-employment Workshop – 9:30 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. For information, visit www.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. Visit www.jobs4people.org.

• 2017 Knights College and Career Fair – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lincoln-Way Central High School, New Lenox. 130 partners. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to attend during their advisory period.

• Lunch & Learn: Aligned Marketing for Social Media – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Rasmussen College, 1400 Normantown Road, Romeoville. Presented in cooperation with the Bolingbrook, Romeoville, Plainfield and Joliet Chambers of Commerce. For more information, contact 815-886-2076 or email info@romeovillechamber.org.

• Successful Interviewing – 2:30 p.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Joliet. May schedule individual, digitally recorded mock interview. One hour. Free. For information, visit www.jobs4people.org or call 815-727-4444.

• 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.

• Microsoft PowerPoint – 6:30 p.m., Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W. Briarcliff Road, Bolingbrook. Call 630-759-2102 or visit fountaindale.org.

• “Where Are You Now?” Women & Money Seminar, Part 1 – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., NuMark Credit Union,  701 W. Haven Ave in New Lenox. Attend any or all of this three-part series.

• Candidates Forum – 7 to 9 p.m.,Lincoln-Way Central High School, Fine Arts Building, New Lenox. Hosted by the Lincoln-Way Education Association. Q&A. Public invited and may email questions to lwea210@gmail.com. For information, call Tim Conway at 815-545-9928.

March 9

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

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

• Guide to College and Career Planning – 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Lockport Township High School, east campus auditorium, Lockport. Breakout sessions. Giveaways. Information about LTHS dual credit. For parents and students in grades nine through 12.

March 10

• Weekly Job Fair – 9 to 11 a.m., Workforce Center of Will County, 2400 Glenwood Ave., Suite 100, Joliet. Seeking certified medical assistants, general helpers, general laborers, installation technician trainees, machine operators, maintenance mechanics, medical receptionist, production supervisor, sanitation workers, school bus drivers, security guards and warehouse associates. For information, visit www.jobs4people.org.

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

• 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.

• Potato Bar Lunch – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church, Joliet. Variety of toppings. Dessert and beverage included. $7.

• 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.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 7 p.m., Ingalls Park AC, Bond Road and Park Street, Joliet. French fried cod, shrimp, catfish and chicken tenders, French fries and baked potato. Dine in or carryout. Call 815-727-7217.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 8 p.m., Moran AC, 1207 Nicholson St., Joliet. Baked or fried cod, shrimp, catfish, or fried chicken. Prepared by Chefy’s Kitchen. Dine in or carry out.

• 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.

• Fish Fry – 4 to 7:30 p.m., Croatian Cultural Club, 1503 Clement St., Joliet. Baked or fried cod, shrimp, catfish or fried chicken breast. Dine-in or carryout. Music starts at 7:30 p.m. 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.

March 11

• Know Your Rights Presentation and Community Fair – Mt. Carmel Church, 205 E. Jackson St., Joliet. For information, contact Karina at peaceintern@dioceseofjoliet.org or 815-221-6095.

• Pancake Breakfast – 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., New Lenox Fire Protection District’s Station 1, 261 E. Maple St., Joliet. Free. Donations to food pantry encouraged.

• Will-Grundy Transition Planning Committee’s 19th Annual Transition Conference – 9 a.m. to noon, Joliet Junior College, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet. Topic: Success After High School. Registration is from 8:30 to 9 or at www.transitionplan.org. For information, email
WillGrundyTPC@yahoo.com.

• Shark Shredding – 10 to 11 a.m., Mokena Community Public Library District, 11327 W. 195th St., Mokena. Shred and recycle old documents and confidential files. Free. Contact Tracy Domzalski at tdomzalski@mokena.lib.il.us or 708-479-9663.

• Relay for Life Spaghetti Dinner – 5 to 8 p.m., Joliet Elks Lodge 296, 250 S.E. Frontage Road, Joliet. $9 for adults. $5 for children under age 12. Carryouts available. For information, call Carol at 815-685-7499.

• St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser – 5 to 8 p.m., St. Mary Immaculate Parish/School, 15629 S. Rt. 59, Plainfield. Corned beef and cabbage catered from Jack & Pats, Irish (and green) beer, Keigher Dance Academy, Irish bag pipes. Bake sale. Raffles. Kids’ games. $11 for corned beef, cabbage, vegetables, roll. $3 for pizza and chips for kids. Hosted by the church’s men’s club.

March 12

• Belmont Little League registration and tryouts – Registration is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tryouts are March 18. Register at Belmont Athletic Club, 651 Highland Parkway, Joliet or at www.BelmontLittleLeague.com. For information, call 800-229-4815.

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