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The county has released the schedule of closings and other changes to mark the Presidents Day holiday Monday, Feb. 19.

All county offices and libraries will be closed for the holiday, as will state offices and courts.

The county’s liquor stores will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

The Recreation Department’s aquatics programs and facilities will be open, though all other classes and programs for that day are canceled. The department’s administrative office, senior centers and community centers will be closed.

Park patrons should check for operating schedules, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks and tennis centers.

TRiPS Commuter Store at the Silver Spring Transit Center will be open, though the TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store will not operate Monday. RideOn will run on a modified holiday schedule. Metrorail and Metrobus riders should check WMATA’s schedule information.

There will be no pickup of trash or recycling on Monday. All pickups will be made one day later in the week. The Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Station will be open normal hours for recycling and trash drop-off, but the Recycling Center and administrative offices will be closed.

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

Presidents Day closings, other changes announced

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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.
Presidents Day closings, other changes announced