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Veterans Day Closures and Events at National Cemetery

Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery by Philliefan99Veterans Day is this Monday, and Arlington National Cemetery will be hosting a “Ringing the Freedom Bell” event Monday afternoon.

Members of the public are invited, starting at 1:00 p.m., to ring the Freedom Bell to honor a loved one who served in the military. The bell will be stationed at the west entrance of the Welcome Center.

Preceding the bell-ringing event, President Barack Obama will participate in the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 11:00 a.m.

Arlington County’s government offices, meanwhile, will be closed for the federal holiday, as will courts, schools and libraries.

STAR will be closed and standing rides will be cancelled, and ART buses will not run, other than routes 41, 42, 51, 77 and 87, which will run on a Saturday schedule. All community centers will also be closed, with the exception of Arlington Mill Community Center (901 S. Dinwiddie Street), which will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Trash pickup will proceed as normal. County pools will be open on a holiday schedule.

Photo via Philliefan99

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