Mayor Gavin Buckley
Public Information Office
160 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
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City Offices Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Day on Monday, January 17, 2022
Some City Services Remain Operational; Parade Scheduled for April
Annapolis, MD (January 11, 2022) - Mayor Gavin Buckley reminds residents that Annapolis City government offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, 2022 in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and national Day of Service.
Annapolis Transit will operate on a Sunday Service Schedule (Purple, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; State Shuttle, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.). For more information on transit schedules, visit https://www.annapolis.gov/185/Bus-Routes-Schedules.
Refuse and Recycling: Curbside collections WILL NOT be affected.
Recreation and Parks: The Pip Moyer Recreation Center will operate on a regular schedule. The Stanton Center will be closed.
The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, which had traditionally been held in January, has been permanently moved to April due to ongoing weather concerns in January. This year’s parade will be on Saturday, April 2, 2022 and will follow the traditional route through downtown. For information about the parade, please contact parade organizers at MLKParade1@gmail.com.
“It is important for people to remember the legacy of Dr. King’s life,” said Mayor Gavin Buckley. “ I ask people to think about his contributions and I challenge residents to engage in volunteer service in our community on this day and throughout the year.”
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