Submitted by the City of Evanston
The City of Evanston has announced facility closures and service schedules for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29.
Memorial Day Ceremony
Evanston American Legion Post 42 will host a Memorial Day community reflection and ceremony honoring America’s fallen heroes at Fountain Square, at Sherman Avenue and Davis Street, at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 29. Assembly will begin at 10 a.m. The ceremony will include non-denominational reflections, singing and remarks by elected officials and leaders of local veterans groups.
Collection services will not take place on recognized holidays, including Memorial Day, May 29. All waste services will be postponed by one day.
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. No street cleaning will occur on Monday, May 29.
The Morton Civic Center, Chandler-Newberger Center, Gibbs-Morrison Cultural Center, and Evanston Ecology Center will be closed Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29.
All Evanston Public Library locations, the Robert Crown Community Center, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and Levy Senior Center will be closed on Monday, May 29.
All Evanston beaches will open for the season beginning Saturday, May 27. Beaches will be open on Memorial Day.
Beaches will be free to Evanston residents again this year. New this year, all beach patrons must present a season beach pass or daily ticket to enter the beach. IDs will not be accepted at beach entrances. Beach fees still apply for non-Evanston residents.
Learn more at cityofevanston.org/beaches.
The 311 Service Center will be closed on Memorial Day. The 311 Center will also be closed on Saturday, May 27 and Sunday, May 28, per its normal operating schedule. 311 is available online 24/7 at cityofevanston.org/311.