Memorial Day is Monday, May 27, and if you were hoping to run some errands, good luck.
Many state and local government offices will be closed for the holiday, a day of remembrance for those who have died while serving in the military.
In Howard County, trash and recycling pickup will run on a sliding holiday schedule.
If you plan to head out shopping in Howard County, you still have to pay the parking meters. Here is a list of county offices' Memorial Day schedules:
Government OfficesCounty parks District & Circuit Court Howard Transit: Brown, Green, Orange, Red and Silver lines on Sunday schedule; Gold, Purple and Yellow lines not operating.
Animal Shelter Connect-A-Ride J and K on Sunday schedule; A, B, C, E, F, G, G, M not operating. Senior Centers
Alpha Ridge Landfill
Gary J. Arthur Community CenterNorth Laurel Community Center Robinson Nature Center Roger Carter Recreation Center
Meadowbrook Athletic Center Kiwanis-Wallis Hall County Historic sites
The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) will close its full-service and express offices Friday, May 24, through Monday, May 27. All Vehicle Emissions Inspection Program (VEIP) stations will also be closed.
MVA officials caution that the day before Memorial Day is typically very busy, so if you have to go, go soon, wait until after Memorial Day, complete your transactions online or use the automated phone system at 1-888-834-7344.