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Christmas, New Year’s: What’s Open, What’s Closed

by Karen Goff December 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm 0

 

Fairfax County

The holiday season is officially here. If you need Fairfax County services this week and next, bookmark this guide to what is open Dec. 25-25 and Dec. 31-Jan. 1.

County Government –

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at noon (exceptions noted below).
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

Animal Shelter –

  • Dec. 24 – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

Courts –

  • Dec. 23 – All courts open. (Circuit Court Clerk’s Office closed.)
  • Dec. 24, 25 – All courts closed.
  • Dec. 26 – Closed, except for Circuit Court.
  • Dec. 31 – Closed, except for Circuit Court.
  • Jan. 1 – All courts closed.

Public Schools and School Offices –

  • Dec. 23 to Jan.3 – No school for students and teachers.
  • Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1 – Twelve-month personnel off.

Library –

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at 1 p.m.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Dec. 31 – Closed at 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

Fairfax Connector –

  • Dec 24 – Regular weekday schedule.
  • Dec. 25 – Sunday schedule.
  • Dec. 31 – Regular weekday schedule.
  • Jan. 1 – Sunday schedule.

Fastran –

  • Dec. 24, 25 – Not in service.
  • Jan. 1 – Not in service.

Park Authority –

  • Dec. 24 – RECenters will close at noon. George Washington RECenter, nature centers, historic sites, Frying Pan Farm Park and Green Spring Gardens – Closed all day.
  • Dec. 25 – All facilities closed.
  • Dec. 31 – RECenters will close at 4 p.m. George Washington RECenter, nature centers, historic sites, Frying Pan Farm Park and Green Spring Gardens – Closed all day.
  • Jan. 1  – RECenters open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. George Washington RECenter, nature centers, historic sites, Frying Pan Farm Park and Green Spring Gardens – Closed all day.

Teen and Senior Centers –

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at noon.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

Community Centers –

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at noon.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

McLean Community Center and Old Firehouse Teen Center

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at 1 p.m.
  • Dec. 25, 26 – Closed.
  • Dec. 31 – Closed at 5 p.m.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

Reston Community Center Hunters Woods and Reston Community Center Lake Anne –

  • Dec. 24 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Dec. 31 – 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 1 – Noon to 5 p.m.

County Trash and Recycling Collection – For residents receiving Fairfax County collection service for trash and recyclables, there will be no trash or recycling collection on Wednesday, Dec. 25. Trash collection for Wednesday customers will occur on Thursday, Dec. 26. Please have your trash and recycling to the curb by 6 a.m. to ensure collection.

Recycling and Disposal Facilities at I-66 and I-95 –

  • Dec. 24 – Closed at 1 p.m.
  • Dec. 25 – Closed.
  • Dec. 31 – Closed at 2 p.m.
  • Jan. 1 – Closed.

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