The City of Evanston has announced facility closures and service schedules for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28.

Memorial Day Community Reflection and Ceremony
Due to construction in Fountain Square, Evanston American Legion Post 42 will host a community reflection and ceremony honoring America’s fallen heroes at Patriots Park, located at Sheridan Road and Davis Street, on Monday at 10 a.m.

Refuse Collection
No collections will occur on Monday, May 28. Monday through Thursday trash, yard waste, and recycling collections will occur one day later in the week than normal. Friday condo recycling collections will occur on Friday, June 1. 

Parking meters/pay boxes and downtown parking garages will be free on Memorial Day. In addition, other restricted areas that have signs that prohibit parking except on holidays will be honored on Memorial Day.

Facility Closures
The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center will be closed May 26-28. All Evanston Public Library locations will be closed Sunday and Monday.

The Chandler-Newberger Center and Evanston Ecology Center will be closed May 26-28. The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center, Levy Senior Center, Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, Robert Crown Center, and Noyes Cultural Arts Center will be closed on Monday.

All Evanston beaches will open for the season beginning Saturday. Beaches will be open on Memorial Day. Beach admission fees apply. Learn more at the city’s website..

Through Friday, June 8, beach hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. From Saturday, June 9, through Labor Day, beach hours are 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The 311 Service Center will be closed on Monday. The 311 Center will also be closed on Saturday, May 26, and Sunday, May 27, according to its normal operating schedule.

Charles Bartling

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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