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Veterans Celebration & City Facility Closures Nov. 11; No Changes To Trash & Recycling Nov. 9-13

St. Petersburg, Fla. (November 9, 2015) – St. Petersburg hosts the second annual Veterans Day Celebration on Wednesday, November 11, at 8 a.m. in Williams Park, corner of Fourth Street and First Avenue North. City officials will present the “2015 Honored Veteran” Award to Willie Rogers, who served as a Master Sergeant with the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. Free and open to the public. 

On Wednesday, November 11, Sunken Gardens, 1825 Fourth St. N., offers free admission for U.S. military veterans and active military members with ID.

For St. Petersburg utility customers, during the Veterans Day holiday week of November 9 to 13, there are NO changes for residential trash collection. Residential curbside recycling pickup days also remain the same.

City government facilities CLOSED on Wednesday, November 11, include City Hall and Municipal Services Center downtown, community libraries, The Greenhouse (formerly Business Assistance Center), Enoch Davis Center, Sunshine Center, Dwight H. Jones Neighborhood Center, Jamestown Apartments and Townhomes Office, Coliseum, and Sunken Gardens’ business offices.

St. Petersburg city facilities OPEN for business on Wednesday, November 11, include Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, three public golf courses, Sunken Gardens attraction, North Shore Aquatic Complex, Mahaffey Theater Box Office, Municipal Marina Ship’s Store, recreation centers, brush sites, and the city’s beach concession stand on Treasure Island.

For water or sewer emergency service, contact the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261. For police, fire, or medical emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

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