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County Schools, Offices to Close for MLK Day

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Arlington County schools and government offices will be closed on Monday for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Arlington administrative and human services offices, libraries, and schools will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20. Parking meters will not be enforced. Courts and the Sheriff’s Office will be closed on Friday and Monday.

The Arlington Mill Community Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., but all other community centers will be closed.

ART buses and Metro will operate on a holiday schedule. Pools will also operate on a holiday schedule. Trash collection will proceed as normal.

Arlington will hold its annual tribute to Dr. King from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Washington-Lee High School auditorium (1301 N. Stafford Street).

“The program, now in its 45th year, will feature live music from the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Show Choir, dance from Lesole’s Dance Project and spoken word from Arlington’s own Joan Trumpauer Mulholland,” according to the county website.

Disclosure: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute is being advertised on ARLnow.com.

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