Charles County Government September Holiday Schedule

The County Administrator wishes to remind residents of changes to normal operating schedules for the month of September.  All offices, facilities, and services not listed will be operating their normal hours.

Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day)

  • All Charles County Government offices and the Tri-County Animal Shelter in Hughesville will be closed.
  • The Charles County Landfill and Recycling Center on Billingsley Road in Waldorf, and the Pisgah Recycling Center on Route 425 in Pisgah will be closed.
  • Curbside recycling and yard waste collection will be delayed one day for the remaining week, Tuesday, Sept. 4 through Saturday, Sept. 8.
  • VanGO services will not be operating.
  • The Nanjemoy Community Center, senior centers, Port Tobacco Recreation Center, Elite Gymnastics, and all school based community centers are closed.
  • All indoor pools will be closed.
  • All outdoor pools will open noon – 5 p.m. for open swim (La Plata, and McDonough).
  • Charles County Public Library is closed from Saturday, Sept. 1 – Monday, Sept. 3 (All branches).
  • Charles County Department of Health is closed.

For questions about County Government holiday closures, contact the Public Information Office at 301-885-2779  Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

Calvert County Announces Labor Day Schedule

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – Aug. 17, 2018 – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners announces county offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. In addition:

  • The county senior centers will be closed and Meals on Wheels will not be delivered.
  • There will be no county bus service Monday, Sept. 3.
  • Calvert Library locations will be closed Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3.
  • Mt. Hope, Southern, Harriet E. Brown and Northeast community centers will be closed Sept. 3.
  • The Appeal Landfill and county convenience centers will be closed Sept. 3.
  • Chesapeake Hills Golf Course will be open with regular hours.
  • The Calvert Marine Museum will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park will be open Monday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Kings Landing Park will be open Monday, Sept. 3, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp will be open Monday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Kings Landing pool will be open with regular hours all weekend and will close for the season at 7:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3.
  • Cove Point Park pools will open with regular hours all weekend and will close for the season at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3.
  • The Solomons Visitor Information Center will be closed Monday, Sept. 3. Normal hours of operation are Thursday and Friday, 12:30-5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 30.
  • Breezy Point Beach and Campground will be open with normal operating hours Monday, Sept. 3.
  • Edward Hall Aquatic Center will be closed for the holiday weekend and is scheduled to reopen after several weeks of maintenance on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 6 a.m. The aquatic center’s hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Information on Calvert County Government services can be found online at Find Calvert County Government on Facebook.

St. Mary’s County Government Operations for Labor Day

Leonardtown, MD – All St. Mary’s County Government administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day. Offices will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, September 4.

The following is a schedule of essential county services for the holiday weekend:

ServiceSeptember 1September 2September 3
St. Andrews LandfillOpen

8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Convenience CentersOpen

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

St. Mary’s

Transit System

Saturday ScheduleSunday Schedule (California-Lexington Park route only)Closed
St. Mary’s County LibraryOpen

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lexington Park branch open

1 – 5 p.m.

Senior Activity CentersClosedClosedClosed – no meals on wheels deliveries made
Piney Point & St. Clement’s Island MuseumsOpen

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


10 a.m. – 5 p.m.


10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Additionally, the Statewide Special Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP) will resume regular service on Tuesday, September 4.

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