Archive for Monday, May 31, 2010


Memorial Day closings

May 31, 2010


Government offices and public services in Lawrence and Douglas County will be closed today 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.

Douglas County District Court offices and city offices in 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 today.

The Dole Institute of Politics will remain open.

No city yard trimmings collection will take place today. 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.

To report a water or sewer emergency, call 843-2685.

The Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, will be open from 9 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. 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. Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St., will also be closed.

The post office will be closed.

Federal Express and UPS will not make regular deliveries.

Oak Hill Cemetery, Maple Grove Cemetery and Memorial Park Cemetery will be open to visitors from dusk to dawn during the holiday weekend. Memorial Park Cemetery will have office hours from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday through today.

Douglas County Senior Services will be closed, including the Lawrence Senior Center. Lawrence Meals on Wheels will not deliver Monday.

LINK, 221 W. 10th St., will serve meals.

Lawrence Public Library will be closed Sunday and Monday.

The Journal-World’s circulation office will be open for calls and walk-ins from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday.

USA Today is not published on Memorial Day.


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