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Enjoy Your Veterans Day

by Karen Goff — November 11, 2015 at 7:50 am 1 Comment

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier/Wikipedia Commons

Wednesday is Veterans Day. If you served (are are currently serving) our country, thanks for your brave service. If you have the day off, enjoy, no matter what you do. Reston Now is off today.

Here is a list of what is open and closed:

It is a federal holiday, so the federal government is closed. There is no mail delivery and most banks area closed.

Fairfax County Public Schools are open.

Fairfax County government, courts, animal shelter and public libraries are closed.

Fairfax Connector – Routes with holiday weekday service operate according to the weekday schedule except routes 335, 394, 395, 432, 493, 494, 495, 585, 599, 724, 734 and 985, which will not operate.

Park Authority  RECenters operate on regular schedule. Historic sites are closed. Nature centers are closed. Riverbend Park’s visitor center is closed. Frying Pan Farm Park is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; the visitor center is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Green Spring Gardens is open noon to 4:30 p.m.; the historic house is closed.

Teen and Senior Centers – Closed.

Community Centers – Closed.

Reston Community Center Hunters Woods – Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Reston Community Center Lake Anne – Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Here is a list of businesses offering specials and freebies to vets and their families.

Photo: Tomb of the Unknown Soldier/Wikipedia Commons

  • Chuck Morningwood

    Thank you to all our Members of our Armed Forces whether former or current.

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