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.