City of Alexandria Announces Schedule of Services for 2017 Memorial Day Holiday | News Release | City of Alexandria


For Immediate Release: May 23, 2017

All Alexandria City government offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.  The following list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies.

Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will not be collected on May 29. Collection services will be moved one day later during the week of May 29. The Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Recycling Center will be closed on May 29.

Animal Shelter: The Vola Lawson Animal Shelter will be open on May 29 from noon to 5 p.m.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.), the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.) and the Teen Wellness Center at T.C. Williams High School (3329 King St.) will be closed on May 29.

Historic Alexandria: Three Historic Alexandria sites will be open on May 29: The Lyceum (from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum (both open from 1 to 5 p.m.). All other Office of Historic Alexandria Museums will be closed on May 29. For more information, visit www.alexandriava.gov/Historic or call 703.746.4554.

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; the adult protective services hotline at 703.746.5778; and the sexual assault hotline at 703.683.7273.

Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches and the Alexandria Law Library (520 King St.) will be closed on May 29.

Parking: The Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, residential permit parking districts and other areas with posted parking time limits, on May 29. 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).  Temporary no-parking signs will be enforced on May 29.

Recreation and Arts Centers: The Chinquapin Park Recreation Center will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 29. The Charles Houston Recreation Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.,  and the Torpedo Factory Art Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All other recreation and arts centers will be closed on May 29.

Outdoor Pools: The Old Town and Memorial outdoor pools will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 29.

Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed on May 29.

State Offices: The following Commonwealth of Virginia offices located in Alexandria will be closed on May 29: Circuit Court, Clerk of Circuit Court, General District, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and Court Service Unit located in the Alexandria Courthouse at 520 King St.; and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office on 2681 Mill Rd.

Transit: On Monday, May 29, Alexandria Transit Company’s DASH bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule.  The free King Street Trolley will operate on its normal schedule, every 10 to 15 minutes, between the King Street Metro Station and the Potomac River waterfront, from 10 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.dashbus.com..

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