City holiday closures announced

Published 5:30 pm Friday, November 19, 2021

In observance of Thanksgiving, City of Suffolk offices will close at noon Wednesday, Nov. 24, and remain closed Thursday and Friday. Normal operations will resume at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29. The city observes all state-designated holidays. Thanksgiving is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia, and all state offices are closed on these days.

Trash and recycling regularly scheduled for pickup on Thursday will be collected on Friday. Trash and recycling regularly scheduled for pickup on Friday will be collected on Saturday. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that cans must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. Businesses located in the Downtown Business Overlay District (DBOD) will have their collection day run on the regular schedule on Friday. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.

The Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) Transfer Station and Regional Landfill in Suffolk will be closed Thursday, and will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.

Suffolk Transit will not be in operation on Thursday. It will run as scheduled on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Suffolk Parks & Recreation Joint Use Recreation Centers — King’s Fork, Creekside, Northern Shores, Oakland, Booker T. Washington and Mack Benn Jr. — will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and the Whaleyville Recreation Center will close at noon Wednesday and will remain closed Thursday and Friday. The East Suffolk Recreation Center and the Whaleyville Recreation Center will be open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administration Office will close at noon Wednesday and reopen Monday.

Suffolk’s four major parks — Lone Star Lakes, Constant’s Wharf, Sleepy Hole, Bennett’s Creek — will remain open during the holiday; however, no park attendant will be on duty from noon Wednesday until Monday.

All Suffolk City Libraries — Morgan Memorial, North Suffolk and Chuckatuck — will close at noon Wednesday and will remain closed through the weekend. Morgan Memorial and North Suffolk Libraries will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday.

The Suffolk Art Gallery will close at noon Wednesday and will remain closed Thursday through Monday. The Suffolk Art Gallery will reopen on Tuesday.

The Suffolk Tourism Visitor Center and Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum will be closed Thursday and Friday. The Visitor Center will reopen at 9 a.m. and the Train Museum at 10 a.m. Saturday.

The Suffolk Executive Airport Terminal and restaurant will be closed on Thursday. The airfield and self-serve fuel island will remain open. The terminal will be open on Friday, but unmanned. The restaurant will be open on Friday.