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Alexandria Announces Services for Week of Labor Day, September 7

Alexandria, VA –  The City of Alexandria announces services for week of Labor Day, September 7. All City of Alexandria government offices are closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day. The following list includes schedule information for other City facilities and partner agencies.

Resource Recovery: Residential refuse and recycling will not be collected on September 7. Collection services will be delayed by one day during the week of September 7, and yard waste will not be collected on Friday, September 11. The Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling Center (3224 Colvin St.) will be closed on September 7.

Animal Shelter: The Vola Lawson Animal Shelter will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 7 by appointment only, offering both virtual and in-shelter animal visiting opportunities. To make an appointment, visit For an animal emergency or wildlife concern, call 703.746.4444.

Health Facilities: The Alexandria Health Department (4480 King St.), the Flora Krause Casey Health Center (1200 N. Howard St.), and the Teen Wellness Center at T.C. Williams High School (3329 King St.) will be closed on September 7.

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum (Zebra file photo)

Historic Alexandria: On September 7, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and Alexandria’s History Museum at The Lyceum will be closed. All other City museums remain closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, visit or call 703.746.4554.

Hotlines: All emergency hotlines operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including the child protective services hotline at 703.746.5800; the domestic violence hotline at 703.746.4911; the emergency services for mental health or substance abuse crisis hotline at 703.746.3401; the adult protective services hotline at 703.746.5778; and the sexual assault hotline at 703.683.7273.

Zebra Library photo

Libraries: All Alexandria Library branches and the Alexandria Law Library (520 King St.) will be closed on Monday, September 7. Curbside service will not be available on Friday, September 4 and Monday, September 7.

Parking: On September 7, the Alexandria Police Department will suspend enforcement of parking restrictions at metered spaces, residential permit parking districts and other areas with posted parking time limits. This suspension of enforcement applies only to the restrictions at legal parking spaces and does not permit parking in any location normally prohibited (for example, no-parking zones, loading zones or spaces for persons with disabilities). Temporary no-parking signs will be enforced on September 7.

Impound Lot: The City’s Impound Facility (5249 Eisenhower Ave.) will be closed September 7.

Alexandria Announces Services for Week of Labor Day
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Recreation and Arts Centers: On September 7, all recreation and nature centers will be closed, including Chinquapin Park Recreation Center & Aquatics Facility. The Torpedo Factory Art Center will be closed on September 7.

Outdoor Pools: The Old Town Pool will be open for prearranged use through the City’s online ticketing and lottery systems on Monday, September 7, and on the weekend from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Memorial Pool and Warwick Pool remain closed. Visit for more information.

Schools: All Alexandria City Public Schools and administrative offices will be closed on September 7.

State Offices: The following Commonwealth of Virginia offices in Alexandria will be closed on September 7: the Circuit Court, Clerk of Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, and Court Service Unit, located in the Alexandria Courthouse (520 King St.); and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office (2681 Mill Road).

Alexandria Announces Services for Week of Labor Day
DASH Bus (Courtesy photo)

Transit: On Monday, September 7, DASH bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule. The free King Street Trolley remains suspended until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, visit

Need more information? Check with the City of Alexandria for services for Week of Labor Day

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