Jul 25, 2014

What is Open and Closed on MLK, Jr. Day Around Norristown?

The King Holiday bill was signed into law by president Ronald Regan in 1983.

What is Open and Closed on MLK, Jr. Day Around Norristown?

Here is a round-up of what will be open and closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Jan. 20, around Norristown. Scroll down to see a surprise offered by Norristown's Elmwood Park Zoo.


Government:Norristown borough offices in Municipal Hall and Montgomery County government offices will be closed.

Schools:Norristown Area School District schools, St. Francis of Assisi School and Penn Christian Academy will not have a school day. 


Trash/Recycling/Yard Waste: J.P. Mascaro and Sons does not use a holiday schedule for this day.


Courts: the Montgomery County Courthouse will be closed.


Libraries: the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library will be open.


SEPTA: some SEPTA lines will run on a modified schedule


PennDOT Drivers License Centers: the PennDOT centers will be closed.


Banks: the day is a bank holiday and many banks will be closed.


Mail: USPS post offices will be closed.


Liquor Stores:According to the PA Liquor Control Board website, all Wine & Spirits stores will closed.


Zoos: The Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown is open and there is free admission (though a donation is appreciated), and the Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia is open.  



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