Veteran's Day is on Sunday, but the federal holiday is on Monday. Here's some of the closings and events planned to mark the holiday.
VETERAN’S DAY CLOSINGS
Banks and credit unions: Some banks and credit unions open Monday. Check with individual bank or credit union.
Buses (Metro Transit): Regular service Monday.
Government offices: City, county, state and federal office closed Monday.
Libraries: All Pikes Peak District Library branches open regular hours Monday.
Post Office: No mail service and offices closed Monday.
Public schools: Some school districts closed Monday. Check with individual school district.
The Gazette: Open regular hours Monday.
Malls: The Citadel and Chapel Hill open regular hours Monday.
Major grocery and department stores: Most open regular hours Monday. Check with individual store.
Road conditions and other information:
• Colorado: 1-877-315-7623, www.cotrip.org
• Arizona: 1-888-411-7623
• Kansas: 1-800-585-7623
• Nebraska: 1-402-471-4533
• New Mexico: 1-800-432-4269
• Oklahoma: 1-405-425-2385
• Texas: 1-800-452-9292
• Utah: 1-800-492-2400
• Wyoming: 1-888-996-7623
• Veteran’s Day Parade — 10 a.m., proceeds south on Tejon Street, starting at St. Vrain Street and ending at Vermijo Avenue, free; www.csvetsparade.org.
• “A Turkey V-Day” — With puppeteer, storyteller Cathy Kelsay, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St., Woodland Park, included with museum admission; 686-1820, www.rmdrc.com.
• Veteran’s Day Celebration — With readings, patriot songs and slides of historic moments, accompanied by the 35 rank theater organ, 2 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 828 E. Pikes Peak Ave. Admission is a nonperishable food item to benefit Care and Share; 636-5011.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY
• California Pizza Kitchen honors heroes — Veterans and active military can get a free pizza and non-alcoholic beverage, dine-in only, California Pizza Kitchen, The Promenade Shops at Briargate, 1885 Briargate Parkway. Must be in uniform or have military ID or other proof of service. For hours, go to www.thepromenadeshopsatbriargate.com.
• Free Car Wash — Free car wash to all veterans and active military, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Quick Quack Car Wash, 4285 Austin Bluffs Parkway; www.dontdrivedirty.com.
• “UCCS Veteran’s Day Ceremonies” — Names of about 5,000 service members who dies as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom will be read at 7 a.m.; open house hosted by the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; minute of silence at noon, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Berger Hall, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, free; www.uccs.edu.