Farmers market on the way
March 20, 2013 8:50PM
Updated: April 22, 2013 10:02AM
The Mokena Farmers Market is gearing up to sell its fresh produce starting next month.
The market, at 11120 Front St., will be open every Saturday from April 27 through Oct. 26. Parking is free. More information is online at www.Mokenadowntownmarket.com.
Skate night for charity
The Brooks Booster Club is holding a fundraiser March 28 for Brooks Middle School in Bolingbrook.
The skate night fundraiser is set from 6 to 9 p.m. at USA Skate Center, 1303 Naperville Drive, Romeoville.
Admission is $10, which includes the cost of skate rental.
Widowed, divorced help
A presentation aimed at helping divorced and widowed people is scheduled for April 13 at St. Charles Pastoral Center in Romeoville. Called “Building with Broken Pieces,” the conference is being led by Amy Florian.
A donation of $35 is requested and includes morning coffee, lunch and resource materials.
More information is available online at http://www.dioceseofjoliet.org/familyministry or by calling Desiree Marciani at (815) 838-5334. The deadline to register is
Hazardous waste collection
The Will County Land Use Department is collecting household hazardous waste and electronics from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Channahon United Methodist Church, 24751 Eames St.
Dave Hartke, a department official, said people should clear their homes of poisons and toxic materials, which can include cleaning products, pesticides, antifreeze and pool chemicals. Such materials should be kept out of children’s reach and removed when they’re no longer needed or usable.
Other materials accepted at the event include automotive fluids, boat and automotive batteries, lawn and garden chemicals, feritilizers, flourescent light bulbs, oil-based paints and stains, rechargeable and lithium batteries and items containing mercury.
Electronics also are being accepted, including computers and monitors, televisions, printers, microwaves, printers, stereo systems, among other things.
For more information, visit www.will
countygreen.com or contact the Resource Recovery & Energy Division at (815) 727-8834 or by email at email@example.com.