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Thanksgiving holiday closures

Posted Nov. 22, 2019 | Last updated Nov. 26, 2019

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Most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Nov. 28-29 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Emergency services will be available as usual.

Solid waste services

There will be no garbage service on Thanksgiving Day. If your normal garbage pickup day is on Thursday, your pickup will be shifted to Friday; Friday service slides to Saturday. Normal pickup schedules resume the following Monday. All residents are allowed two extra bags of garbage next to the cart on their first pickup day following Thanksgiving.

The city’s four drop-off stations and the Environmental Collection Center will be closed Nov. 28-29 and reopen Nov. 30.

Animal services

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter, 4900 Martin St., will be closed Nov. 28-29. PetSmart Adoption Centers will be closed Nov. 28 and reopen on Nov. 29.

Libraries

All libraries will be closed Nov. 28-29. Regular hours resume Nov. 30.

Park and recreation programs

All 21 community centers and Haws Athletic Center will close at 6 p.m. Nov. 27. On Nov. 28, all community centers, Haws Athletic Center, Fort Worth at 6 programs, Log Cabin Village, Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, the Botanic Gardens and McLeland Tennis Center will be closed. The water features at the Water Gardens will be turned off. The Pecan Valley Golf Course’s River course will be open until 3 p.m., but other municipal golf courses will be closed.

On Nov. 29, all community centers will be closed. Haws Athletic Center, Fort Worth at 6 programs and the Log Cabin Village will be closed. The Botanic Garden booking office will be closed, but the Botanic Garden grounds will be open. The Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, McLeland Tennis Center, Water Gardens and municipal golf courses will be open.

Water

To access the Water Department’s automated system for payments and account inquiries or to report an emergency, call the 24-hour call center at 817-392-4477 or visit H2Online.

Transportation

On Nov. 28, there will be no Trinity Railway Express train service; TEXRail and The Dash will run on a regular schedule. Trinity Metro bus and Access paratransit services will run on a Sunday schedule. On Nov. 29, TEXRail and The Dash will run on regular schedules; Trinity Railway Express will run on a Sunday schedule. Bus and paratransit services will be on normal schedules. To learn more, call 817-215-8600.

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Building Standars Commission Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. Dec. 16, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Dec. 17, 2019; City Council Chambers, Second Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas Street.
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Commercial Board of Adjustment Work Session: 9 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Christmas Luncheon at Eugene McCray Community Center: 10 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019; Eugene McCray Community Center, 4932 Wilbarger St.

Commercial Board of Adjustment Public Hearing: 10 a.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, Citty Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Residential Board of Adjustment Work Session: 12:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Residential Board of Adjustment Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Seven (North Tarrant Parkway TIF): 3 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City COuncil Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Community Development Council: 6:15 p.m. Dec. 18, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.
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Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 10 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Halll, 200 Texas St.
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Urban Design Commission Work Session: 10 a.m. Dec. 19, 2019; City Council Conference Room 290, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 200 Texas St.

Fort Worth Housing Solutions Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting: 5 p.m. Dec. 19, 2019; Fort Worth Housing Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th St.
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Christmas Tamalada at Diamond Hill Community Center: 5 p.m. Dec. 19, 2019; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 36th St.

Fort Worh Affordability, Inc.: 5 p.m. Dec. 19, 2019; Fort Worth Housing Solutions Administrative Office Board Room, 1201 East 13th St.
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Movie in the Park: 5:30 p.m. Dec. 19, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

Christmas Night Out at Riverside Community Center: 6 p.m. Dec. 20, 2019; Riverside Community Center, 3700 E. Belknap.

Holiday Drop & Shop at Southside Community Center: 9 a.m. Dec. 21, 2019; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale Ave.

Holiday Drop & Shop at Hillside Community Center: 10 a.m. Dec. 21, 2019; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox Ave.

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