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What's Open, Closed Good Friday, Easter Weekend

State & local governments in Connecticut close on Good Friday, but the U.S. government and Post Offices stay open. Here are other closings & openings.

What's Open, Closed Good Friday, Easter Weekend
Good Friday is a holiday for the state of Connecticut and many local governments and schools, but not the federal government or post offices.

Darien public schools, the Darien Nature Center and the Depot youth center are all closed on Monday, as well.

[If you have a business or organization that's closed or has shortened hours for the weekend, please tell us in the comments or email david.gurliacci@patch.com by Friday.]

Department of Motor Vehicles and AAA offices

Holiday schedule for American Automobile Association offices and major service centers, including the Norwalk Office:

  • Friday: The Norwalk Office is closed all day. " All AAA offices will be open to process renewals for driver licenses and non-driver ID cards during their normal business hours on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19."
  • Saturday: Norwalk Office is open for normal business hours, starting at 8 a.m. AAA offices are open.
  • Monday: The Norwalk Office is closed, as usual. AAA offices are open.
  • Tuesday: The department reopens for business with normal business hours of 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Good Friday

Good Friday Darien events:

  • Ecumenical 'Cross Walk': "The churches of Darien come together on Good Friday at First Congregational Church (14 Brookside Rd.) at 10:30 a.m. to carry the cross of Christ through town to St. Luke’s Episcopal, where we arrive at approximately 11:45 a.m." 

CLOSED

  • Darien Town Hall and offices are closed (but the Recycling Center/Transfer station is open).
  • Darien Public Schools ( PDF of 2013-2014 school calendar) — schools are closed all week for the April break and a "staff development day" on Monday. Schools reopen Tuesday, April 22.
  • The Depot youth center is closed for April break through Monday, April 21.
  • The Darien Senior Activities Center is closed.

OPEN:

  • Darien Recycling Center/Transfer Station is open.
  • Darien YMCA is open only from 5 a.m. to noon.
  • Banks in Connecticut have the option of opening or closing. According to state policy: "Connecticut banks and credit unions are required to give at least two weeks’ advance notice to their customers of holiday openings and closings by posting such notice in the lobby of each office." TD Bank is open.


Saturday


OPEN

  • Darien Recycling Center/Transfer Station is open.


CLOSED


  • The Depot youth center is closed for April break through Monday, April 21.


Easter Sunday


CLOSED

  • The Depot youth center is closed for April break through Monday, April 21.
  • Norwalk Transit District bus service is closed on Sunday, as usual.

Monday

CLOSED

  • The Depot youth center is closed for April break through Monday, April 21.

Transportation

  • Trains: The Metropolitan Transportation Authority website has announecd no schedule changes for Good Friday or Easter Sunday on the New Haven Line or any other service.





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