County schedule for MLK holiday, Monday, Jan. 17

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The Montgomery County Government will observe the following schedule changes for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17:

  • County Offices — closed
  • State Offices and Courts — closed
  • Libraries — closed
  • Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) — stores open noon to 6 p.m.
  • Ride On — will operate on new schedules going into effect on Sunday, Jan. 16. The schedules will be online by Thursday, Jan. 13. More information is available at
  • Ride On extRa and Flex — not in service
  • Flash — will operate on a weekend schedule (Orange Line only)
  • MARC Train and Commuter Bus — will operate on R schedule (not R+) on all three lines. More information available at
  • TRiPS Silver Spring Commuter Store — open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • TRiPS Mobile Commuter Store — closed
  • Parking at Public Garages, Lots, Curbside Meters — free
  • County-collected recycling — no collections will be made on Monday, Jan. 17. Collections will slide one day each week from the regular schedules.
  • Shady Grove Processing Facility and Transfer Stationand the Recycling Center — closed
  • Recreation — aquatics programs and facilities will be open. All other classes and programs will not be held. The department’s administrative office, senior centers and community centers will be closed. 

Montgomery Parks — visit for complete information. The following facilities will be closed:

  • Montgomery Parks headquarters and permits office
  • Brookside Gardens visitors center and conservatory (gardens remain open sunrise to sunset)
  • Meadowside nature center
  • Brookside nature center
  • Locust Grove nature center (closed to visitors unless they are participating in a scheduled program)
  • Black Hill visitor center and nature programs
  • Woodlawn museum, visitors center and manor (trails and grounds open sunrise to sunset)
  • Josiah Henson Museum