What's open and closed at the city of Montréal over the Victoria/Patriotes
Day holiday

MONTREAL, May 20 /CNW Telbec/ - Several Montréal municipal facilities will be open over the holiday period, while others will be operating on reduced schedules or closed on May 24.

Most municipal offices will be closed on Monday, May 24, 2010, including borough and Accès-Montréal offices as well as local service points.

    
    Garbage and recycling collections in the boroughs
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As a rule, household garbage and recycling collections will take place following regular schedules.

Exception - green waste collection

Green waste collection in the Saint-Laurent borough, Sector 4, is postponed until Tuesday, May 25.

Exception - bulky item collection

Bulky items will not be picked up in the Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie in areas where regular pickup is on Monday.

    
    Sports and cultural facilities
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Arenas, swimming pools, sports and recreation centres, libraries and cultural centres also follow varied schedules set by their respective boroughs. Citizens are asked to contact personnel at these facilities to check on days and times of operation or call 311.

The complexe sportif Claude-Robillard will be closed. The outdoor tennis courts will be open. Information: 514 872-6900.

    
    Science facilities
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The Biodôme (4777, avenue Pierre-De Coubertin) will be open on Monday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 868-3000.

The Montréal Planetarium (1000, rue Saint-Jacques) will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday. The last showing of Saturn Beyond the Rings is at 3:45 p.m. Please visit www.planetarium.montreal.qc.ca for schedule. Information: 514 872-4530.

The Montréal Botanical Garden and Insectarium (4101, rue Sherbrooke Est and 4581, rue Sherbrooke Est) will be open on Monday, May 24 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1400.

Information is also available on the city Web site and at www.museumsnature.ca

    
    Other facilities
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The Montréal municipal court, at 775, rue Gosford, as well as service points and the counter at 303, rue Notre-Dame Est, will be closed on Monday, May 24. Information: 514 872-2964.

Public markets will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 514 937-7754.

Marché Bonsecours (350, rue Saint-Paul Est) will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday. Information: 514 872-7730.

Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, will be closed on Monday, May 24. Information: 514 872-9150.

    
    Écocentres
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Écocentre Acadie (1200, boulevard Henri-Bourassa Ouest) will be open on Monday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-1376.

Écocentre de Côte-des-Neiges (6925, chemin de la Côte-des-Neiges) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3517.

Écocentre Eadie (1868, rue Cabot) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-8359.

Écocentre Petite-Patrie (1100, rue des Carrières) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-7706.

Écocentre de Rivière-des-Prairies (11400, rue Léopold-Christin) will be closed on Monday, May 24. Information: 514 868-4277, ext. 5.

Écocentre de Saint-Michel (2475, rue des Regrattiers) will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Information: 514 872-3267.

    
    Parking
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Please note that meters in parking lots will operate at all times throughout the holiday weekend and that motorists also must obey no-parking signs.

For more information, please visit the Montréal Web site at www.ville.montreal.qc.ca

SOURCE Ville de Montréal

For further information: For further information: Patricia Lowe, Relations avec les médias, (514) 872-4946


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