As we approach Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 18, there are a few community and government office closures to be aware of.
The Fairfax Connector will operate on holiday weekday service. A full list of routes affected is available online.
The visitor center at Riverbend Park will be open from noon to 4 p.m.
The farm at Frying Pan Farm Park will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the indoor arena will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment. The visitor center at the park will be closed Monday.
Green Spring Garden’s horticultural center will be open from noon to 4:30 p.m., and its historic house will be closed.
The Reston Community Center Hunters Woods will host its 36th Annual Reston Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration with events on Saturday, Sunday and Monday that can be found online. The location will also be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday.
Reston Community Center Lake Anne will be closed all day Monday.
The town offices and Herndon Community Center will be closed Monday.
Recycling normally collected on Monday will be collected Tuesday, Jan. 19.
Metro, DMV and more
WMATA will have an altered schedule from Saturday through Monday. Metrorail will operate from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday and 8 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Sunday. On Monday, trains will run from 5 a.m. until 11 p.m. operating on Saturday service frequencies, every 12-15 minutes on the Red Line and every 15-20 minutes on all other lines.
All DMV offices will be closed Monday.
Photo courtesy of Center for National and Community Service
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