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Holiday Schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday, Monday, January 16

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 5, 2017

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday holiday.

County Offices – closed  

Libraries – closed

County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Recreation – aquatics programs and facilities open; all other classes and programs canceled; Administrative office, senior centers and community centers closed 

Montgomery Parks - for operating schedule, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, visit 

Ride On – will run a special Holiday Schedule. Click on route number in this link to see the timetable for each route:

Metrorail – Information available at

Metrobus – Information available at

TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – closed

Refuse/recycling pickup – no collection on Monday. Trash will be collected on a sliding schedule for the week, which means all collections will be made one day later that week, last collection day is Saturday. Trash should be curbside by 7 a.m. on scheduled pick-up day  

The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station - closed

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free

MCPS Schools and Administrative Offices – closed

State offices and courts – closed

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Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Public Information Office 240-777-6507