The county has released its schedule of closings for the Veterans Day holiday on Monday, Nov. 11.

All county offices, libraries and state offices and courts will be closed.

The aquatic centers will be open, while the recreation and senior centers, as well as administrative offices will close.

Montgomery Parks headquarters and permit offices will be closed, as will Meadowside Nature Center, Brookside Nature Center, Locust Grove Nature Center, and the Black Hill Visitor Center and nature programs. Park patrons should go to the website for operating hours for other park facilities.

All of the retail stores operated by Alcohol Beverage Services will operate on regular schedules.

Ride On and Ride On Flex will operate on a holiday schedule, while Metro and Metrobus riders should check www.wmata.com for schedules.

The Silver Spring TRiPS Commuter Store will be open, though the TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store will be closed.

While the Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station will be open regular hours, all county trash and recycling pickups for Monday will be postponed until Tuesday, and other collections will be one day later than usual.

Finally, all parking at county garages, surface lots and street meters will be free.

Photo from Public Domain Pictures.

Mike Diegel

Co-Founder/Editor at Source of the Spring
Mike Diegel, a founding member of Source of the Spring, is a Silver Spring advocate who has been appointed by the county executive to several committees and task forces. He currently is a member of the Silver Spring Arts & Entertainment District Advisory Committee. His background is in journalism and he earned a bachelor of arts in communications from McDaniel College. He is self-employed as a communications consultant and is an active volunteer with Appalachian Great Pyrenees Rescue. He has lived for more than 20 years in Northwood/Four Corners with his wife Trish and multiple Great Pyrenees dogs. He is better known around Silver Spring as the Guy with the Big White Dogs.
County Releases Schedule of Closings for Veterans Day