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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Jan. 21:

County Offices – closed Monday, Jan. 21;

Libraries - closed Monday, Jan. 21;

Department of Liquor Control retail stores - all stores open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;

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

Montgomery Parks - for special programs, events and operating schedule, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks and tennis centers, visit;

Ride On –Modified holiday schedule; link to the schedule:;

Metrorail – Information available at;

Metrobus - Information available at

TRiPS Commuter Store at Silver Spring Transit Center – open;

TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store – closed;

County-provided refuse/recycling pickup - County-provided trash and recycling collection is cancelled Monday, Jan. 21.  Collection will slide by one day with the last pickup on Saturday, Jan. 26;

Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station - entire facility closed; 

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters - free; and 

State offices and courts – closed.

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Release ID: 19-004
Media Contact: Information Office 240-777-6507