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City offices close for Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Tai Moses

City facilities and public services will be closed or operating on modified schedules over the Thanksgiving holiday. Most Parks and Recreation facilities remain closed due to the pandemic, with a few exceptions (e.g., golf courses and tennis centers). Hours vary based on facility, so call ahead or visit austintexas.gov/parks to see modified hours. All city pools will be closed on Thanksgiving. Trash, recycling and compost collections will slide forward one day on Thanksgiving. Only customers whose regular collection day is Thursday or Friday will be affected. Check your personalized curbside services calendar and set up reminders for your collections. The Recycle and Reuse Drop-Off Center will be closed Thursday and open by appointment only Friday and Saturday. All Austin Public Health Covid-19 testing sites will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. The only site open on Friday, Nov. 27, will be the Ana Lark Center test site, 1400 Tillery St., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Find more info about Covid testing here. The Austin Animal Center will close at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27, and will remain closed Thursday and Friday with regular hours resuming Saturday and Sunday. Austin Public Library branches, Recycled Reads Bookstore and Austin History Center will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, and remain closed Thursday and Friday.

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