Most of the Montgomery County government will shut down next Thursday for Thanksgiving, with the exception of Ride On service, which will run on a Sunday schedule.
Trash and recycling pick-ups scheduled for Thursday will happen Friday and pick-ups scheduled for Friday will happen Saturday. Schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday and students will be released early on Wednesday.
County offices, libraries, liquor stores, recreation facilities, Commuter Stores, the Shady Grove Transfer Station, MCPS administrative offices and state offices and courts will all be closed.
Parking at public garages, lots and meters will be free and WMATA will run both the Metrobus and Metrorail on Sunday schedules.
Montgomery County will celebrate Thanksgiving tomorrow (Saturday) with its annual Thanksgiving Parade in Downtown Silver Spring, beginning at 10 a.m.