County Governments announce Thanksgiving closures

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Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2012 3:37 pm | Updated: 9:54 am, Thu Nov 22, 2012.

SARASOTA, FL - Trash collection schedules will be modified due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no waste collection Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.

The schedule for collection will be as follows: Thursday garbage, recycling and yard waste collection will occur one day later on Friday, November 23. Regularly scheduled Friday garbage, recycling and yard waste collection will occur on Saturday, November 24.

City of Sarasota administration offices will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving. All offices will reopen on Monday, November 26.

The Robert L. Taylor Community Complex, 1845 34th Street, will be closed Thanksgiving Day only.

Bobby Jones Golf Club will hold its 4th Annual ‘Turkey Shoot’ Thanksgiving Day starting at 8:45 a.m. The rate for 18 holes, with a riding cart plus a hot breakfast at Bobby’s Clubhouse restaurant, is $28.50. For more information about the ‘Turkey Shoot’ contact the golf shop: 941-954-4163.

Lido Pool, 400 Benjamin Franklin Drive, will be open Thanksgiving Day 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

For more information regarding trash collection, please call the City of Sarasota Solid Waste Division: 365-7651. If you have questions regarding recycling, yard waste or bulk waste, please contact Waste Management at 497-8088.

NORT PORT - North Port residents and commercial customers will experience changes in their solid waste pick-up dates due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

There will be no garbage, recycling or yard waste collection on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2012. Residential and commercial collection for Thursday's and Friday's pick up will be delayed one day. Thursday collection will take place on Friday, and Friday collection will take place on Saturday.

Government offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday.

Please remember to place all garbage, yard waste, recyclables and scheduled bulk curbside before 7 a.m.

For more information, contact a Public Works Customer Service representative at (941) 429-8050.

MANATEE COUNTY - Below is a listing of Thanksgiving holiday closures across Manatee County Government.

County Government offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23.

Thanksgiving trash collections will be made Friday, Nov. 23 and Friday's collections will be made Saturday, Nov. 24.

Central, Island, Rocky Bluff libraries will close at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 21. All libraries will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 through Saturday, Nov. 24.

Fixed route, Handy Bus service and the Longboat Key Trolley will be suspended on Thursday, Nov. 22, and will resume on Friday, Nov. 23. The Anna Maria Island Trolley and Beach Express will continue normal routes on Thursday and Friday.

G.T. Bray Recreation Center will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23.

Manatee County’s passive parks, beaches and preserves will remain open throughout the holidays.

For more information on Manatee County Government, visit online at or call (941) 748-4501. You can also follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter, @ManateeGov.

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