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List: Thanksgiving week closings and events around Colorado Springs

By: The Gazette
November 24, 2013 Updated: November 27, 2013 at 11:41 am
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photo - This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost $49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost $49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe) 

Here is what's open and what's not in the Pikes Peak region:

Closings

Banks and credit unions: Closed Thursday.

Buses (Metro Transit): No bus service Thursday.

Government offices: City, county and state offices closed Thursday and Friday. Federal offices closed Thursday. Most offices open Friday; check with individual offices.

Libraries: All Pikes Peak District Library branches closed Thursday.

Postal Service: Offices closed and no mail service Thursday.

Public schools: Closed for Thanksgiving break. Check with individual districts for dates.

The Gazette: Office closed Thursday; newspaper delivery unaffected.

Malls: The Citadel and Chapel Hills: Closed Thursday,although Chapel Hills will have more than 20 stores that will open at 8 p.m. Thursday; The Citadel and Chapel Hills open 6 a.m.- 10 p.m. Friday.

Major department and grocery stores: Some stores open Thursday, some have shortened hours. Check with individual stores.

 

Road conditions and other information

Colorado: 1-877-315-7623, www.cotrip.org

Arizona: 1-888-411-7623, www.az511.com

Kansas: 1-800-585-7623, www.ksdot.org

Nebraska: 1-402-471-4533, www.511.nebraska.gov

New Mexico: 1-800-432-4269, tinyurl.com/ketyaqw

Oklahoma: www.okladot.state.ok.us

Utah: 1-866-511-8824, tinyurl.com/mqs83fu

Wyoming: 1-888-996-7623, www.wyoroad.info

Texas: 1-800-452-9292, www.drivetexas.org

 

Events

Thursday

YMCA Turkey Trot 5K - 9 a.m., Briargate YMCA, 4025 Family Place. Go online for registration: pprrun.org.

Community Holiday Dinners - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 908 Yuma St.; Fountain Valley Senior Center, 5745 Southmoor Drive, Fountain; and Venue 515, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. Transportation and meal delivery for the nonambulatory, free; 636-5266.

Care and Share is still in need of turkeys. Click here for more information on how you can help.

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