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Thanksgiving closings

The following will be closed Thursday, unless otherwise noted.

Government and courts

Federal, state, county offices and courts are closed.

Buses and streetcars

HART and HARTplus will operate on a Sunday schedule, and the TECO Line Streetcar System will be closed.

Malls, attractions, museums

International Plaza, WestShore Plaza, Westfield Citrus Park, Westfield Brandon and University Mall will be closed. Department store and restaurant hours may vary.

The Tampa Museum of Art will be closed.

The Florida Aquarium will be closed.

Busch Gardens will be open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lowry Park Zoo will be closed.

Garbage collection

The city of Tampa, the city of Temple Terrace and the Hillsborough County Solid Waste Management Department will not have garbage collection or recycling pickup.

Utilities

Tampa Electric and People's Gas offices will be closed.

Post offices and mail delivery

All post offices will be closed; no mail delivery.

Schools

Hillsborough County public schools are closed.

Hillsborough Community College, the University of South Florida and the University of Tampa are closed.

Libraries and banks

All public libraries and most banks closed.

Recreation

City recreation centers and parks will be closed. County recreation centers and most parks will be closed. Alderman's Ford Regional Park in Lithia, Edward Medard Regional Park in Plant City, and Flatwoods, Morris Bridge and Trout Creek in Thonotosassa will be open.

Thanksgiving closings 11/20/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 8:10pm]
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