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For Immediate Release: 6/27/2013
Holiday Schedule for Independence Day

Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Independence Day on Thursday, July 4:

County Offices – closed

Libraries – closed

County liquor stores – all retail stores open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Recreation – indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open (Germantown Indoor Swim Center will close at 3 p.m., all others will close at 6 pm.) and aquatic classes will meet as scheduled. All other classes and programs, including summer camps and fun centers, are cancelled. Administrative offices, senior centers and community centers are closed.

Montgomery Parks – for holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, visit

Ride On – Saturday schedule

Metrobus – Saturday schedule

Metrorail – Special service for 4th of July

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

Refuse/recycling pickup – no collection*

Transfer Station – closed

Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free

MCPS Administrative Offices – closed

State offices & courts – closed

*Collection provided one day later for remainder of week (last collection day is Saturday). 

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Release ID: 13-200
Media Contact: Information Office 240-777-6507

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