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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24.

  • County Offices – closed
  • Libraries – closed
  • County Liquor stores – closed
  • Recreation - all programs and facilities are closed
  • Montgomery Parks - For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, visit
  • Ride On – Ride On will run on a Sunday schedule
  • Metrorail – Information available at
  • Metrobus – Information available at
  • TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – closed
  • Refuse/recycling Collections – No collection*
  • The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station - closed.  Public Unloading Facility and Recycle Lot, at the Transfer Station will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23
  • Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free
  • MCPS Schools and Administrative Offices – closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25
  • State offices and courts – closed Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25
  • *Collection for Thursday and Friday provided one day later for remainder of week (last collection day is Saturday)

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Release ID: 16-439
Media Contact: Public Infomation Office 240-777-6507