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Howard County Government Closings for Good Friday on April 2nd 

Howard County Government Closings for Good Friday on April 2nd 

March 25, 2021        

Media Contact:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information Office, 410-313-2022

ELLICOTT CITY, MD - Howard County Government offices and animal shelter will be closed in observance of the Good Friday holiday on Friday, April 2nd. Maryland courts and the County’s Alpha Ridge Landfill will however be open and regular trash, recycling, food scrap and yard trim services will be in effect. The County’s 50+ centers remain closed currently due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

County Department of Recreation & Parks’ Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers, county parks and Robinson Nature Center will be open on Good Friday; however, the Cedar Lane and Schooley Mill Activity Rooms and the Meadowbrook Athletic Center will only be open for scheduled programs. Additionally, while Recreation & Parks community centers and facilities will be closed on Sunday, April 4th for the Easter holiday, county parks will remain open. County historic sites remain closed for the season and will reopen on Saturday, May 1st.

The Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) will operate on a regular weekday schedule; for more information on RTA, call 1-800-270-9553 or visit www.transitrta.com. All parking regulations and fees will be in effect on Good Friday, but not Easter Sunday.  

The 9-1-1 Center, Police and Fire departments remain staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For emergencies, call 9-1-1; for non-emergencies, call 410-313-2200.

County operations will resume on Monday, April 5th, at regular business hours. Please keep in mind, while most County Government buildings remain closed to the public at this time, several Recreation & Parks facilities and historic sites have reopened with limited hours.

CLOSED on Friday, April 2nd                     
County Government Offices                      
50+centers                                                    
Animal shelter                                              
Historic sites                                                 

OPEN on Friday, April 2nd 
All trash, recycling, yard trim and food scrap services
Alpha Ridge Landfill
Courts
County parks
Gary J. Arthur, North Laurel and Roger Carter Community Centers
Robinson Nature Center
Cedar Lane & Schooley Mill Activity Rooms (open only for scheduled programs)
Meadowbrook Athletic Center (open only for scheduled programs) 
RTA operates on regular weekday schedule

CLOSED on Sunday, April 4th       
Community centers & facilities                  

OPEN ON Sunday, April 4th          
County parks

All parking regulations and fees will be in effect on Friday, but not Sunday. 

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