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Veterans Day Observed Monday, Nov. 12

What's open and what's closed for Veterans Day. The traditional observance is Sunday, but the national holiday will be Monday.

Americans will pause to remember those who have fought for our country on Nov. 12, a day later than the traditional Veterans Day.

The national ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery takes place at 11 a.m. on Sunday as Nov. 11 is the traditional Veterans Day (since Nov. 11 is a Sunday, Nov. 12 will be bank and national holiday). If you are planning to attend, organizers say to arrive early to get through security.

Here is a look at what is open and what is closed Monday in Fairfax County.

County Government – Closed.

Courts – Closed.

Public Schools and School Offices – Open.

Library – Closed Sunday and Monday.

Fairfax Connector – Operating a holiday weekday schedule. Routes with weekday service operate according to the weekday schedule except routes 335, 395, 585, 595 and 597, which will not operate. 

Fastran – Not in service.

Park Authority  RECenters will operate on regular schedules. Nature centers and historic sites closed. Visitor center at Huntley Meadows Park open noon to 5 p.m.; Frying Pan Farm Park open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and visitor center open 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.; Green Spring Gardens open noon to 4:30 p.m. and historic house closed.

Teen and Senior Centers – Closed.

Community Centers – Closed.

County Trash and Recycling Collection – Regular collection.

Recycling and Disposal Facilities at I-66 Transfer Station and I-95 Landfill Complex – Open.

Don Carr November 11, 2012 at 12:31 PM
Today - Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 - is Veterans Day, and will be observed at 11 a.m. Tomorrow is just a federal holiday.

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