The Fourth of July is on Sunday this year, which has moved Fun Fourth in Downtown Greensboro to Saturday, July 3, and the officially recognized city holiday to Monday, July 5.
For Greensboro residents with Monday trash and recycling pickup, that means all the refuse from Independence Day celebrations won’t be picked up until Tuesday, July 6, and those with Tuesday pickup have an extra day to get their trash to the street because it won’t be picked up until Wednesday, July 7.
Greensboro residents with Thursday and Friday pickup will see no change in the schedule.
The White Street Landfill and the Transfer Station at 6310 Burnt Poplar Road will both be closed on Monday, July 5.
The Greensboro Parks and Recreation administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 5, along with recreation centers, Greensboro Sportplex, Smith Active Adult Center, Trotter Active Adult Center, Caldcleugh Multicultural Arts Center, Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion at Barber Park and the Greensboro Youth Council.
However, Gillespie Golf Course, Lake Brandt, Lake Townsend and city pools and spraygrounds will be open.
Lake Higgins will be closed.
The city bus service operated by the Greensboro Transit Agency (GTA) will operate on a Saturday schedule, hourly from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., but Route 11 will not serve the Guilford Technical Community College campus in Jamestown. Access GSO will also operate on a Saturday schedule on Monday, July 5.
The Greensboro Public Libraries, Greensboro History Museum and the Greensboro Cultural Center are all closed.
City of Greensboro offices are also closed on Monday, July 5.
However, emergency services for water and sewer needs are available as they are 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Greensboro water customers may call 336-373-2489 to report water or sewer problems. After placing call, you need to follow the prompts that will connect you to the water resources dispatcher.