Friday, December 20, 2013

City of Richmond Announces Holiday Schedule

City government offices, including City Hall, will be closed on Monday, December 23, Tuesday, December 24, and Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. City offices will reopen at regular business hours on Thursday, December 26, 2013. This closing includes all branches of the Richmond Public Libraries, which will open on their normal schedule Saturday, December 21, but are closed December 23 – 25.

The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will open the following locations from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, December 26 through Friday, January 3, 2014, with the exception of Sunday, December 29, Wednesday, January 1, and Sunday, January 5.

Battery Park Community Center                           2803 Dupont Circle
Bellemeade Community Center                          1800 Lynnhaven Avenue
Blackwell Community Center                               300 East 15th Street
Hickory Hill Community Center                            3000 East Belt Boulevard
Hotchkiss Community Center                              701 East Brookland Park Boulevard
Humphrey Calder Community Center                 414 North Thompson Street
Powhatan Community Center                              5051 Northampton Street
Randolph Community Center                               1415 Grayland Avenue

All sites will resume normal hours on Monday, January 6, 2014.

Refuse collection will follow its normal schedule for December 23 and December 24; however no collection will occur on December 25. Refuse collection will resume on Thursday, December 26 and continue through Friday, December 27.

The East Richmond Road Convenience Center and Hopkins Road Transfer Stations are also closed December 23 - 25. Each facility will resume its normal schedule on Thursday, December 26.

Richmond Animal Care and Control (RAC&C) is normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays and will also be closed on Wednesday, December 25. RAC&C will operate using their regular adoption hours throughout the remainder of the holiday season.

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