Community News

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Posted: Thursday March 12, 2015
Recyclepalooza & Household Hazardous Waste Event - JJC 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 8:00am to 03:00pm
Joliet Junior College 1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, IL, 60431-8938
For more information call 815-727-8834 or visit

Refuse to Be a Victim Class

Posted: Monday March 9, 2015

Refuse to Be a Victim senimar teaches men and women safety tips and techniques for maintaining home, phone, automobile and physical security.  This is event is FREE for Will County District 5 residents.

March 24, 2015 at 5:30pm to 9:30pm. at

Plainfield Township Community Center at 15014 S. Des Plaines St.

Register by March 17th at or 815.741.3474

The Great Read

Posted: Tuesday January 13, 2015

The Great Read was started to promote literacy, reading, conversation and community in the greater Plainfield area.  In 2015 The Great Read will be highlighting Pop Culture.  The Great Read will be hosting a pop-culture trivia contest titled "the POP Culture CLASH."  For more information on the program and to register for the contest, please visit The Great Read website.

Food Drive for Plainfield Interfaith Food Pantry

Posted: Tuesday August 26, 2014

For the 2nd year, American Family Insurance Nick Diorio Agency will host a food drive for the Plainfield Interfaith Food Pantry.

September 1st - 30th

Donations can be dropped off at American Family Insurance, 15515 S. Route 59, or the UPS Store, 13400 S. Route 59.

More info at

Senior Fair

Posted: Monday June 30, 2014

Senior Fair presented by State Representative Tom Cross

July 22, 2014 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

at St. Mary's Immaculate Parish Church 15629 IL Rt 59, Plainfield

for more information please call 815.254.0000