County, Takoma Park Announce Holiday Schedules

The county and the city of Takoma Park have announced schedule changes for the Christmas holiday weekend.

County offices, libraries and state offices and courts will be closed Friday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day. Alcohol Beverage Services stores will be open 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Christmas Eve and closed Christmas Day.

Ride On will operate on a Sunday schedule Friday and Saturday, as will Flash service (Orange Line only). Ride On extRa and Flex will not be in service.

The TRiPS Commuter Store in Silver Spring and the TRiPS Mobile Store will be closed Dec. 24-25. MARC train and bus information is available online.

Aquatic facilities will close at 3 p.m. on Dec. 24. Community centers, senior centers and administrative offices also will close Friday and Sunday, Dec. 26, while all facilities will close Dec. 25. 

Since Christmas is on Saturday, there will be no changes to county trash and recycling pickups. Shady Grover Transfer Station and Recycling Center will be on Dec. 24 and close Christmas Day.

Parking at county garages, lots and curbside meters will be free Friday and Saturday.

Most Montgomery Parks offices and indoor facilities will be closed Dec. 24 and 25; more information is available online.

In Takoma Park, city offices and facilities, including police department offices, will be closed beginning at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Dec. 26.

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