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City of Austin Memorial Day closures
Friday, May 26, 2017 by Nina Hernandez
The city of Austin will observe Memorial Day by closing its administrative offices and other municipal facilities on Monday, May 29. That includes the Austin Public Library, Recycled Reads and the Austin History Center, though those three will be open during regular hours on Saturday and Sunday. Other closures include recreation and senior centers and the Elizabet Ney Museum, O. Henry Museum, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, Dougherty Arts Center, and Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. Some downtown roads will be blocked off for the Life Time Tri CapTex, so check the city’s website before making any travel decisions. A few places will remain open during regular hours on Monday. They include city aquatics facilities, golf courses, tennis centers, the Zilker Botanical Garden, and the Austin Nature & Science Center.