City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for the 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday,
For Immediate Release: November 24, 2014
All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on , and , in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Refuse Collection: Residential trash and recycling will be collected on the regularly scheduled day during the week of November 24, including Thanksgiving Day, . On Thanksgiving Day, trash and recycling collection will begin at , in order to clear routes early for the Annual Turkey Trot.
Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.) and the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) will close at and remain closed on . The Teen Wellness Center at T.C. Williams High School (3330 King St.) will be closed on .
Historic Alexandria: All museums will be closed on November 27. On , the Alexandria Black History Museum and the Friendship Firehouse Museum will be closed; the Alexandria Archaeology Museum will be open from ; Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum will be open from ; and The Lyceum and the Fort Ward Museum will be open from
Hotlines: All emergency hotlines operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the child protective services hotline at 703.746.5800; the domestic violence hotline at 703.746.4911; the emergency services for mental health or substance abuse crisis hotline at 703.746.3401; and the sexual assault hotline at 703.683.7273.
Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches will be closed on .
Parking: The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, residential permit parking districts and other areas with signed parking time limits, on . This suspension of enforcement applies only to the restrictions at legal parking spaces, and does not permit parking in any location normally prohibited (for example, no parking zones, loading zones, or spaces for persons with disabilities).
Recreation Centers: All City of Alexandria recreation centers, including the Chinquapin Recreation Center, will be closed on November 27. The Chinquapin Recreation Center will be open from . The Charles Houston, Cora Kelly and William Ramsay Recreation Centers will open from . All other neighborhood recreation centers will be closed.
Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools will be closed from , through .
State Offices: The Circuit Court will be closed on . The General District Court, and the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court will close at , and will remain closed on . The Department of Motor Vehicles office at 2681 Mill Road will be closed Thursday, November 27, through , and will reopen on .
Transit: Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will not operate on , and will operate on a regular weekday schedule on . On , the free King Street Trolley will operate on its regular schedule, running every 15 minutes from , Trolley service will begin operating at and will run every 15 minutes until in support of the Old Town Black Sale.