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Cary Curbside Collections Move, Other Services Modified for Thanksgiving

Post Date:11/20/2019 8:45 AM
  • Cary Town Hall and most staffed facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, in observance of Thanksgiving. 
  • Cary garbage, recycling, and yard waste will remain on a normal schedule Monday-Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. Thursday collections will move to Friday. The Citizens Convenience Center will be closed on November 28.
  • GoCary will not offer service on Thanksgiving Day. On Friday, fixed routes will run on a normal schedule, with Door to Door service operating for all tiers. 

Cary, NC -- Cary Town Hall and most staffed facilities will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, for Thanksgiving, reopening on Monday, December 2. Cary Tennis Park will be closed on Thanksgiving, open noon-6 p.m. on Friday, and operating on regular hours throughout the weekend. The Cary Theater box office is closed on Thursday and Friday. The Theater will open at 6:30 p.m. on November 29 for the Johnny Cash Tribute Show. The theater and box office will operate with regular hours the rest of the weekend. Sk8-Cary will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, and open regular hours, noon-10 p.m., Friday-Sunday. The Citizens Convenience Center will be closed on November 28.

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste collections will remain on a normal schedule Monday through Wednesday the week of Thanksgiving. Thursday collections will move to Friday, November 29. 

GoCary will not offer service on Thanksgiving. On Friday, fixed routes will run on a normal schedule, with Door to Door service operating for all tiers.

If you’re visiting Downtown Cary on Saturday and Sunday, be aware of the Downtown Urban Open Disc Golf Tournament taking place on Town Hall Campus. N. Academy Street will be closed from E. Cedar Street to Wilkinson Avenue on Saturday, November 30, from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, December 1, from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cars traveling north on Academy Street should take the East Cedar Street detour, and cars travelling south should take the Adams Street detour. Wilkinson Avenue will also be closed to through traffic during this time. The Cary Police station and Amtrak station will remain open and accessible throughout the weekend.

Cooking for Thanksgiving? Remember to properly dispose of cooking fats, oils, and grease via the residential waste cooking oil curbside recycling program. Simply place cooled, used cooking oil and grease in a plastic screw-top food container. Once at least a half-gallon (approximately one 2-liter soda bottle) is collected, label the container “Used Cooking Oil” and call (919) 469-4090 or visit services.townofcary.org to schedule a free curbside pickup. To learn more, visit www.townofcary.org/fog

If you’re looking for something fun to do over the long holiday weekend, the Chinese Lantern Festival returns to Koka Booth Amphitheatre on November 22, and runs nightly (excluding Mondays), 6-10 p.m. through January 12, 2020. Information is available at boothamphitheatre.com, and more events can be found at townofcary.org/calendar

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Primary Contacts

Dwayne Jones, Superintendent of Recreation, (919) 469-4064
Kelly Blazey, Transit Services Administrator, (919) 462-2080
Bob Holden, Solid Waste Manager, (919) 469-4388
Jennifer Warner, Senior Marketing Manager, (919) 462-3960

Resources

Town Holidays
GoCary
Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste
Fats, Oils, and Grease
Downtown Urban Open
Calendar

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