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What’s closed for the Fourth of July?
Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Tai Moses
Besides the Austin Monitor, which will be closed for the holiday on Friday, city offices and municipal facilities will be closed on Friday and Saturday, July 3 and 4. The Austin Animal Center is closed Friday, but open Saturday, by appointment only. Trash, recycling and compost collection for Austin Resource Recovery customers remains on schedule Friday. All Austin Public Library branches, the Recycled Reads Bookstore and the Austin History Center are closed Friday and Saturday. Because of the increase in Covid-19 cases, all city parks and recreational facilities (e.g., pools, golf courses, tennis courts, boat ramps, recreation/cultural centers, museums, Austin Nature & Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, preserves, etc.) will be closed from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. Barton Springs Pool and Deep Eddy Pool are closed until further notice. The annual H-E-B Austin Symphony July 4th Concert and Fireworks event at Vic Mathias Shores has been canceled. Austin Public Health is pleading with community members to stay home this weekend and help slow the spread by celebrating safely in your own backyard.
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