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Archive for Friday, May 23, 2008

Holiday closings, hours announced

May 23, 2008

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Government offices and public services in Lawrence and Douglas County will be closed Monday in observance of Memorial Day.

All city, county and state offices will be closed, as will federal offices in the General Services Administration and the federal courts.

City offices in most area towns and counties also will be closed.

Most banks will be closed.

The Lawrence Transit System fixed-route and paratransit buses will not run. Parking at meters in downtown Lawrence will be free on Monday.

Kansas University offices will be closed. The Dole Institute of Politics will remain open.

No city yard waste pickups are scheduled Monday. City residents are asked to put yard waste out with their normal weekly trash pickup. No other changes are planned in sanitation route schedules, and commercial collection will run as usual.

The Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, will be open. The Outdoor Aquatic Center, 727 Ky., will be open from 1 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Eagle Bend Golf Course and Learning Center, 1250 E. 902 Road, will be open for tee times. All other Parks and Recreation facilities will be closed, and there will be no recreation classes, adult sports, special populations, special events or youth sports.

American Legion Post 14 of Lawrence will stage a ceremony at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. The Veterans of Foreign Wars plans a ceremony at 11 a.m. at Lawrence Memorial Park.

Clinton Cemetery will have a Memorial Day service at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Lawrence Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday.

There will be no regular mail delivery Monday. UPS and FedEx regular deliveries also will not be made.

Home delivery and Bus 62 senior service meals will be canceled Monday. All activities at Lawrence Senior Center, including clubs, classes and the noon meal, will be canceled. Meals will not be served at Babcock Place, Clinton Place, or Lecompton, Eudora and Baldwin City senior centers.

Lawrence Meals on Wheels will not be delivering.

The business office of the Journal-World will be open for walk-ins and phone inquiries from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday.

USA Today will not be printed.

Most liquor stores will be open but may close early.

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