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City Facilities Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 - No Trash or Recycling on Monday Both Holiday Weeks

St. Petersburg, Fla. (Dec. 20, 2017)– St. Petersburg city government offices will be closed on Mondays, December 25 and January 1. During both holiday weeks, regular trash and recycling pickup for St. Petersburg residential customers normally made on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, while Tuesday collections will be made on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday collections remain the same.

City facilities are closed to the public on Monday, December 25 including: Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, The Greenhouse, City Hall & Municipal Services Center, Coliseum Ballroom, Enoch Davis Center, three Golf Courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links & Twin Brooks), Jamestown Apt/Townhomes Office and Dwight Jones Neighborhood Center, Mahaffey Theater/Duke Energy Center for the Arts, Municipal Beach Concession Stand (Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island), Municipal Marina Ship’s Store, North Shore Aquatic Complex, Community Libraries, Recreation Centers, Sanitation Dept. Brush Sites, Sunken Gardens and Sunshine Center.

Most city facilities are also closed on Monday, January 1. The only places OPEN to the public on New Year’s Day are:  Enoch Davis Center (for Kwanzaa event, 6:30 p.m.), three Golf Courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links & Twin Brooks), Municipal Beach Concession Stand (Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island), Municipal Marina Ship’s Store, and Sunken Gardens attraction (business offices closed).

Early Closings:  
Sunken Gardens will be closed Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 
The Municipal Marina Ship’s Store will close at noon on Dec. 24 
Boyd Hill will close at 4 p.m. on Dec. 24 and Jan. 31 
City libraries (except Childs Park) will be closing at 6 p.m. Dec. 26 to 29 
Childs Park Community Library will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 26 to 29 and Jan. 2 to 5 
Mahaffey Theater administrative offices will close at noon on Fri. Dec. 22, through Dec. 25 
Mahaffey Theater Box Office is closed Sundays, including Dec. 24 and 31; hours Dec. 22-23 and Dec. 26-30 will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. unless there is a show that evening.

Golf Courses.  The city's three public golf courses (Mangrove Bay, Cypress Links, and Twin Brooks) are closed on Christmas Day, Dec. 25 ONLY. All three courses will be open regular hours on Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

Libraries.  
The West Community Library at St. Petersburg College will be closed Dec. 22-25 and Dec. 29-Jan. 1 
All City libraries will be closed Dec. 24 and 31
Childs Park Community Library will also be closed Dec. 30.

Residential Sanitation Collection.  During the holiday weeks of December 25 to 29 and January 1 to 5, regular trash and recycling pickup for St. Petersburg residential customers normally made on Monday will be collected on Tuesday, while Tuesday collections will be made on Wednesday. Thursday and Friday collection days remain the same. Brush sites will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

For a complete chart showing holiday closings online, visit www.stpete.org/holidays.

Other Services.  For water or sewer emergency service, call Water Resources at 893-7261.

For police, fire, or medical emergencies, dial 9-1-1.

*Note:  The Coliseum doors open at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, for the “Swingin’ the New Year” big band event from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Enoch Davis Center will be open Jan. 1 for the Imani (Faith) Kwanzaa event, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

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