November 22, 2019 - There will be no trash, recycling or compost curbside collection services in the city of Ann Arbor on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. The normal Thursday pickups will occur on Friday, and the normal Friday routes will be serviced on Saturday, Nov. 30, this week only.
Ann Arbor municipal offices, including the customer service center at Larcom City Hall and the 15th Judicial District Court, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28, and Friday, Nov. 29. Safety services and utility operations will maintain 24-hour schedules throughout.
The seasonal curbside pickups of compostable materials will end for the season on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Ann Arbor's compost collection provides an opportunity for pickup of fall leaves and other yard debris that have been placed on lawn extensions in paper bags, in compost carts or tied into brush bundles, as described online at www.a2gov.org/compost. Leaves are not permitted in the street and will not be collected if pushed there.
Plenty is planned with Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation next week. Though Buhr Park and Veterans Memorial Park ice arenas, as well as Mack Indoor Pool, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 (Thanksgiving Day), there will be skating and swimming fun post-Thanksgiving Friday and through the weekend.
Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena (www.a2gov.org/buhr | 2751 Packard Road)
Public Skating Schedule — Friday, 7:15-8:45 p.m.; Saturday, 2:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:15-8:45 p.m.; and Sunday, 3:15-5:30 p.m.
Buhr Sticks and Pucks/Drop-in Hockey — Wednesday: 3:30-4:30 p.m. (drop-in, all ages); Friday: 4-5:15 p.m. (sticks and pucks, all ages); and Saturday: 1:15-2:15 p.m. (drop-in, all ages).
Veterans Memorial Indoor Ice Arena (www.a2gov.org/vets | 2150 Jackson Ave.)
Mack Indoor Pool (www.a2gov.org/mack | 715 Brooks St.)
Saturday, Nov. 30, 6:30 p.m. – Finding Dory. Admission is discounted to $15 per family (up to two adults, three kids) and $4 individual admission. Bring your own inner tube or noodle.
Public Swim Daily — Admission has no residency requirements, which means everyone is welcome. Fees: Adult: $5; youth (17 and under) and senior (55+): $4. Ages 3 and under, free with a paid adult swimmer.
Friday at Mack Pool
noon–4 p.m. (five lanes available)
4–6:30 p.m. (one lane available)
8–9 p.m. (Women's Only swim-five lanes available)
Saturday at Mack Pool
Sunday at Mack Pool
Shop at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market (www.a2gov.org/market | 315 Detroit St.)
It's the holiday season, and the Ann Arbor Farmers Market features wreathes, center pieces and gifts for all. Come enjoy the twinkle lights, and stock up for those big family dinners. Looking for a special turkey for your turkey day? The farmers market has you covered. Wednesdays continue through Christmas, and Saturdays are year round. Free parking is available at the Ann-Ashley parking structure on Saturday until 3 p.m. for patrons.
Golf season isn't quite over yet!
Leslie Park Golf Course (LPGC, 2120 Traver Road) has closed for the season. Huron Hills Golf Course (HHGC, 3465 E. Huron River Drive) front seven holes will remain open, weather permitting, all winter. Cost is $7 to play seven holes and $10 for a day pass. Golfers are asked to not cross the street to play. Golf course gift cards are available to purchase as holiday gifts. Cards come in any denomination, and the golf course staff can mail the cards within a day. Either golf course can be contacted for more information — LPGC, 734.794.6245 and HHGC, 734.794.6246 — or via email to Director of Golf Doug Kelly at email@example.com.
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