MLK Day: What's Closed on Monday?

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Monday is the Martin Luther King Jr. Day federal holiday and there are quite a few things closed. Here's a rundown of what we know is closed and/or open. If you know of any things we missed, please add them in the comments.

Most banks.

The United States Post Office -- no mail delivery, except Express Mail.

Federal Government offices: All Harris County Courthouses.

Solid Waste Management Department Facilities are closed. No trash pick-up. No recycling services, and neighborhood depositories are closed.

Schools: Houston Independent School District, Pasadena Independent School District, Goose Creek Independent School District, Katy Independent School District, Spring Independent School District, Aldine Independent School District, surrounding area districts, etc.

Libraries: All Houston Public Library branches are closed.

Metro and MetroRail: Will be operating on regular weekday schedule.

FREE PARKING! No need to wait until 6 p.m. to enjoy free parking in the Downtown District.

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